Medicine

Videos shows witnesses react to 4.9M quake as only Britons can

The UK usually experiences a quake registering 5 or higher on the Richter scale every eight years, 4-4.9 magnitude every two years and then it increases in freq...


Oxfam scandal: Haiti official was sacked by charity over 'inappropriate behaviour'

On Monday the deputy head of Oxfam resigned over what she said was the charity's failure to respond adequately to the allegations of sexual misconduct by some o...


Oxfam sex scandal: Charity shops hit by 123 sexual harassment claims

Oxfam chair of trustees, Caroline Thomson, said in response to the statement by DfID: "Oxfam is in total agreement with the secretary of state's further propo...


Flu season in 'second wave'

Panelist Yonatan Grad, MD, also of Harvard, said that a flu vaccine that can "elicit strong immune responses" continues to be one of the challenges. "The only...


Eating slowly could be the key to you losing weight

The results suggested that the slow-eaters tended to be healthier and to have a healthier lifestyle than either the fast or normal speed eaters. And when compar...


OxyContin maker will stop promoting opioids to doctors

Instead, any questions doctors have will be directed to the Stamford, Conn. -based company's medical affairs department. He said Purdue's decision is helpful,...


Met Office issues warning for possible ice and snow tomorrow morning

Met Eireann is warning that temperatures are set to plunge this evening, forecasting snow, frost and ice for Donegal and throughout the country . Heavy sleet,...


BJP prepares to brand PM Modi a 'global legend'

The visit will also de-hyphenate Israel and Palestine after Modi's standalone visit to Israel last July. He had visited the UAE in 2015. The presidency anno...


Research trial finds asparagus triggers breast cancer spread

An amino acid found in a variety of foods including asparagus has been linked to the spread of breast cancer. Of course not, but researchers say this is more ev...


Texas televangelist tells viewers flu season is not real

This winter's flu has been the worst in the U.S. in quite some time , with record numbers of hospitalizations , ER visits, and deaths. More than 37 children...


After Public Backlash, Publix Will Now Cover HIV Prevention Medication

New Zealand is about to take a pioneering approach to fighting HIV/AIDS-by publicly funding pre-exposure prophylaxis ( PrEP ) medication Truvada , manufacture...


FDA Warns Of Herbal Supplement Kratom Containing Potential Opioid Properties

Kratom is the common name for the plant Mitragyna speciosa , which grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. It has been sold as ...


Mesut Ozil: Arsenal signs star midfielder to three-year extension

Over the summer, Alexandre Lacazette joined Arsenal for £46.5 million to end Arsenals striking problems but six months afterwards the hotshot striker Aubame...


North Korea is skirting sanctions — United Nations consultants

It also said that North Korea made around 200 million dollars previous year by exporting coal and other commodities in violation of United Nations sanctions a...


Trumbull Community Women Go Red

We don't know if Veryl ever got here gluten-free pizza, but she is happy her and her senior friends were a part of this cause. The Health District's www.GetHea...


Study Finds Pizza is Healthier For Breakfast Than Most Cereals

But pizza is better because it has a higher amount of proteins which keeps you feel full until lunch. "Plus", Amer notes, "a slice of pizza contains more fat ...


Xerox cedes control to Fujifilm in $18 billion deal

The acquisition announced on Wednesday comes as Xerox has been under pressure to find new sources of growth as it struggles to reinvent its legacy business am...


Is the monetary policy debate over — Economic Survey

Of the major points that have been touched upon that has been presented by the Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian is most significant because it touched ...


Gas prices still climbing in northern New England

The price in New Hampshire went up 3.1 cents to an average of $2.53 a gallon. The average price during the week of January 23, 2017 was only $2.610. During th...


Cleveland Indians to Remove Chief Wahoo Logo From Uniforms Next Year

While the team has used the image of a Native American as their logo for almost 100 years, it wasn't until the late 1940's that the Wahoo logo was used but Waho...


Flu Season Death Rate At Epidemic Level — CDC

Tiffany Knipe. The most common strain circulating here and across the United States is H3N2, which causes more severe illness. The flu can be especially risky...


Dealmaster: Sonos feels the HomePod warmth, gives two Sonos Ones for $349

Alarmingly for Sonos, it seems to outgun its own smart speaker, the Sonos One . "We're so excited for people to get HomePod into their homes, apartments and ...


Alabama inmate's execution off for night

His attorneys had argued that stroke-induced dementia has left Madison unable to remember killing the officer or understand his looming execution. The state h...


First camp for Rohingya refugees returning to Burma will open next week

There is a "grave risk" in plans for repatriation for Rohingya refugees to Myanmar without the understanding of their legal status, destination and willingness ...


Flu-related deaths reach 5 in Cuyahoga County

Those who died were a 78-year-old from Cleveland, a 101-year-old from Euclid and a 95-year-old from Rocky River, the collaborative reported. Those flu deaths ...


Nico Mallozzi Flu Death: 10-Year-Old Boy Dies of Complications

He played defense for the CT Rough Riders of the Atlantic Youth Hockey League. His parents made a decision to take him home, but rushed to the Women & Children'...


Myanmar, Bangladesh Pledge to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees 'Within Two Years'

Most of the Rohingya refugees approached in Bangladeshi camps by AFP reporters were said to be unwilling to return to a state where their villages had been to...


Deadly blowfish guts sold at grocery; Japanese city officials send emergency warning

Three of the packages of fish have been recovered by authorities, but two others remain at large. " We are calling for residents to avoid eating fugu, using...


O'Hare travelers may have been exposed to measles

Health officials say the highest concern is for people who have not been vaccinated and were at the airport on January 10 during that window of time. SPRINGFI...


Engineering giant GKN rejects £7bn takeover bid from Melrose

The FTSE 100 firm's board unanimously rejected a bid from Melrose received 8 January that valued the company at 405p per share, a 24 per cent premium on its 5...


Canada says outbreak over

Because leafy greens tend to have a short shelf life-and because the last known illness related to the outbreak occurred last month-it is likely that the cont...


Chelsea and Arsenal in first-leg stalemate

Wenger will be even happier if Ozil and Co. return in time to turn it on in the second leg at the Emirates later this month, when the same level of discipline...


Four-Year-Old Boy Dies From The Flu In Ohio

Riley says he remembers the last time there was an outbreak at a school a couple years back, explaining parents pulled not only the sick kids away from school, ...


Most daily smokers get hooked after first cigarette, study finds

They said that the study, published in the journal Nicotine And Tobacco Research , provides support for reducing cigarette experimentation among teenager...


How High Doses of Ibuprofen May Impact Male Infertility

Ibuprofen is a popular over-the-counter drug used to alleviate pain, fever and inflammation - especially in cases of painful menstrual periods, migraines and rh...


Bus crew intent on continuing to strike in Tamil Nadu

Stating that the High Court order to call off the strike goes against natural justice, the unions blamed the government for the inconvenience caused to the comm...


Cancer Death Rates Fall: Here's Why

It takes more than a year to collate death certificates and analyze the data on cancer deaths. More than one-third of all men and women in the United States w...


Trump's latest on Bannon: 'He called me a great man last night'

The self-appointed keeper of Trump's nationalist flame during the president's first six months in office, Bannon had soured on the president even before he wa...


Woman with breast cancer dies 18 hours after hospital wedding

An American bride battling a severe form of breast cancer died just hours after exchanging vows at a wedding held in the hospital. The couple exchanged vows...


New Year Eve celebrations

A giant digital clock on the tower was counting down before multi-colored fireworks exploded across the city skyline. Meanwhile, Australians are welcoming 201...