Medical

Study finds the type of people dogs are more likely to bite

The results showed that the people who owned several dogs were more than three times as likely to have been bitten than those who did not own dogs. Another pa...


Fin Min Thomas Isaac to present State Budget today

To increase the revenue of the debt-ridden state, the government plans to impose heavy tax on liquor. The budgetary provisioning is Rs 36 crore more than the Rs...


US National Toxicology Programme finds link between cell phone radiation and tumours

But don't read too much into that, experts say - because those radiation exposures were much bigger than even the heaviest cellphone users would experience. "Th...


This Florida nurse really wants you to wash your 'stinking hands'

An Escambia County, Florida, local nurse's video rant on this year's flu epidemic has gone viral since the weekend. She sat down in her auto after a 12-hour shi...


Can Standing at Work Help With Weight Loss?

Previous studies have described how different muscles are involved in sitting, and while standing, the muscles are tensed and stretched to fight gravity and bea...


Kuwait- US troubled by reports of mass graves in Myanmar

The news agency unearthed the existence of these graves based on dozens of interviews with members of the Rohingya community living in the refugee camps on Bang...


Healthcare budget 2018 focuses on Universal Health Coverage making healthcare more accessible

For fiscal 2018-19, government has earmarked Rs 29,663.13 crore for Bharatmala Project with target completion being 2021-22. In his budget address, Jaitley ...


Students Shot At Los Angeles Middle School, Police Say It Was Accidental

The teens were hospitalized. According to ABC Arizona , this marks the 14 school shooting to happen in 2018. "It was really close to her", Lopez said ...


Trump Will Release Nunes Memo Friday

Republican lawmakers in the USA have voted to release a controversial memo that, media reports say, accuses the FBI of misconduct in its investigation ...


AHA: Breast cancer therapies, heart disease linked

An ageing population means more men are developing and dying from the disease. Survivors above the age of 65, however, were more likely to die from heart diseas...


Almost 3000 die in France from flu epidemic

According to The New York Times , the C.D.C. believes that this year's flu season is on track to "equal or surpass that of the 2014-2015 flu season". Since chi...


Mayor declares Friday 'Wear Red Day' to promote heart health

If you're a woman, The American Heart Association says, you should know your Total Cholesterol, HDL (good) Cholesterol, Blood Pressure , Blood Sugar, and Body...


Girl raped during 'Padmaavat' show at theatre in Hyderabad

The attacker and the victim had become friends on Facebook and on January 29, he took her to watch Padmaavat . The accused has been identified as 23-year-old K...


Researchers pinpoint the brain's anxiety centers

When the mice entered the open areas of the maze, the researchers noted the cells at the bottom of the hippocampus becoming more active, thus exhibiting signs o...


Georgia GOP candidate blasts National Football League denial of 'Please Stand' ad

The AMVETS ad shows a soldier holding a flag and asks everyone in the stadium to "Please Stand". Ironically, it's unlikely the #PleaseStand ad would have rece...


Breakthrough high tech test can detect Alzheimer's 30 years before symptoms show

A new breakthrough blood test, developed by an global team of scientists, can reportedly measure the concentration of these amyloid beta concentrations using ju...


Doping bans overturned for 28 Russian athletes ahead of Olympics

Twenty-eight Russian athletes have had their Olympic doping bans overturned and their results from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi reinstated after their appeals...


Check Your Cholesterol, February is Heart Health Month

The Titans are supporting Saint Thomas Heart and the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement that helps raise awareness of the threat of hear...


New trains expected to be announced in Railway Budget 2018

While presenting the Budget in the Parliament, Jaitley said that Railways' Capex for the year 2018-19 has been pegged at Rs 1,48,528 crore out of which a large ...


Justice Loya death case: Congress demands SC-monitored probe

Loya's death yesterday. Judge Loya , who was presiding over the CBI court hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, died in Nagpur on November 30...


Suit could force California to declare coffee a cancer risk

The suit aimed to get companies like Starbucks and 7-Eleven to post warnings about the chemical acrylamide and its potential to cause cancer. The lawsuit ...


Five more flu-related deaths in Cuyahoga County

The hope is to provide some additional protection and possibly reduce the spread of the virus and the length of the flu season . However, the flu is not a de...


Cancer 'vaccine' found effective in mice: Research

The team believe it could work for many types of cancer , without the side-effects of other similar treatments. The local application of very small amounts o...


Apple investigated over slowing down older iPhones

Apple also reiterated that it did not release the update aimed at preserving battery life to make older phones obsolete and thus push new ones. Apple has o...


United Nations postpones publication of 'blacklist' listing companies active in West Bank

Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, denounced the report as "a shameful act which will serve as a stain on the U.N.H.R.C. forever". "NGOs,...


Illicit drug overdoses killed more than 1400 people in BC in 2017

Approximately 37 people died of suspected overdoses in Kamloops previous year, down from 43 deaths in 2016. In the first eight months of the year, the province ...


Liverpool boss Klopp branded 'ludicrous' over FA Cup TV time claims

The video assistant also had an integral part who provided ruling out a fourth goal for West Brom and then providing Liverpool the penalty, from which Firmino f...


Gronkowski 'feeling good', confident he'll play Super Bowl

I try to work hard at the things I need to in order allow my body to feel good week after week, year after year. "That's what I wanted to do, so that's what I'm...


Global cancer survival up, but progress uneven, study finds

Liver and lung cancers remain quick killers in both rich and developing countries, but the last 20 years have seen some progress. "This is not surprising - la...


Ducis Rodgers: Eagles are loose ahead of Super Bowl

With a sixth Super Bowl rings that he could earn Sunday, Belichick could be considered in the same class as legendary coaches such as Vince Lombardi and G...


Manchester City land $100M Laporte from Athletic Bilbao

The Spanish club said Tuesday it had signed central defender Inigo Martinez from Basque Country rival Real Sociedad , spending 32 million euros ($39 million)...


Total eclipse of the full blue supermoon

This was the only lunar eclipse visible in 2018. The eclipse was visible from the western United States and Canada across the Pacific Ocean to New Zealand A...


Ambati Rayudu suspended for arguing with umpires in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20

The 32-year-old will now miss Hyderabad's first two matches (against Services and Jharkhand) in the Vijay Hazare trophy, begining from February 5. As it turne...


Nutritionist claims pizza is a better breakfast than cereal

However, compared to breakfast cereal, which are often no more than spoonfuls of sugar, pizza presents a more balanced meal. Speaking to The Daily Meal , nut...


Super Eagles ready for Falcons

The east African country have played 10 matches spanning eight years in the biennial tournament for home-based footballers, winning six and drawing four.Howev...