Medical

Finland to face Canada in men's hockey quarters after beating South Korea

At the same time, Choi, the anchor of the relay team, gained her second gold medal, following the title in the women's 1,500m last week. South Korea has s...


Carbs, fats, genes? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

Further, genotype pattern and baseline insulin secretion were not associated with the dietary effects on weight loss, according to the researchers. We've all...


Study claims alcohol more important than exercise for living past 90

A specialist in neurology from the University of California spoke about the research at a recent conference . Dr Kawas said , 'I have no explanation for i...


After Parkland, Students Launch Historic Youth-Led Movement to End Mass Shootings

More than 100 students from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are heading to Florida's capital to push state lawmakers to do something about gun violence...


Cleaning Products' Impact on Health 'As Bad as Smoking'

The scientists advised that such products should be avoided and can normally be replaced with simple microfiber cloths and water. Dr. Samantha Walker adds: "Cle...


Case DROPPED against West Brom footballers after being accused of 'nicking cab'

An investigating magistrate chose to archive the case because of a lack of evidence owing to the taxi driver's decision not to press charges. The quartet were a...


Measles on the rise again in Europe

These figures follow a record low of 5,273 cases in 2016. Cases were highest in Romania, Italy and Ukraine, with 15 countries, including the United Kingdom, e...


Dog Food Brands Recalled Over Possible Euthanasia Drug

Pentobarbital is most commonly used as a sedative, anesthetic or to euthanize animals. A drug created to kill animals was found in canned dog food causing th...


Trump supports improved background checks for gun purchases after Florida school shooting

U.S. President Donald Trump is supporting efforts to tighten federal background checks on gun buyers in the aftermath of last week's shooting massacre of ...


Hunter discovers TWIN BABIES dead stuffed in suitcase and dumped near ditch

The infants appear to be twins, authorities say. "To think something like that had happened was kind of unusual". "I hope they catch ever who done that becaus...


Harris County reports first flu-related death involving child this season

That percentage rises for young children to 59 percent; however, the vaccine is only 25 percent effective at halting the dominant flu strain this year, influenz...


Google Artificial Intelligence to Predict Heart Disease

Using this data, Verily claims its artificial intelligence can predict the risk of heart attack and other major cardiac event with roughly the same accuracy...


P's PIB faction elects Farooq Sattar as convener

Abdul Waseem, Khawaja Suhail Mansoor, Kamran Tessori, Ali Raza Abdi, Qamar Masoor, Sheikh Salahuddin and Suhail Mashadi were among those who were elected member...


Autism test could allow for earlier diagnosis and treatment in children

As with many other conditions, genetics, environment, and other factors all play a role. There is also a possibility, the team added, that the new tests could...


Scientists create human-sheep chimera with hopes of affordable organ transplants

Researchers had already created the first human-pig hybrid. The organs would be used for transplants. When cells from the rat-grown mouse pancreas were transp...


England beat NZ but fail in tri-series final quest

After a heartbreaking loss against Australia in the 5th T20I at Auckland, New Zealand have a final chance at their hands to book a ticket to the final of th...


High school students in Broward County organize protest after school shooting

Former President Barack Obama spoke out about the heartbreaking mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , that left 17 peop...


RGV appears before Hyderabad Police; to appear again next week

He was grilled for at least three and a half hours, his laptop was seized and was directed to appear before the police next Friday. He has been charged with ins...


JNU students 'gherao' admin block over compulsory attendance issue

The FIR names four JNU Students' Union leaders, including president Geeta Kumari, and others for alleged wrongful restraint and voluntarily causing hurt, offenc...


Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch sparks racism accusations

According to NY Daily News , "the controversial segment was meant to celebrate Chinese-African relations". During the skit, a black woman can be seen asking...


Theresa May Calls For New UK/EU Security Treaty

To make this happen will require real political will on both sides. Britain will pull out of a major foreign policy arrangement as soon as possible after B...


First Pediatric Flu Death reported in OK; Free Flu Shots are available

Those numbers are for the week ending on February 10. "These are middle-aged healthy adults, and that's why we are still trying to make people understand that t...


CDC To Announce New Nationwide Flu Stats Friday

The current flu vaccine is only 60 percent effective at best, with some estimates putting the effectiveness of this year's vaccine as low as 10 percent. Since d...


Our meeting with Buhari not about 2019 elections — APC governors

President Buhari had left Abuja Thursday ahead of the meeting, Daily Trust reported. He also commended Buhari for appointing him to lead the consultation, rec...


Swiss Olympic athletes hit by norovirus

There is a small chance South Korea picks up two medals. It was the first Olympic medal for Tregubov, who is a four-time and reigning junior world champion, a...


Donald Trump visits hospital to meet shooting victims

Of the 17 incidents, one was a suicide, two involved active shooters who killed students, two involved people killed in arguments and three involved people who ...


Simmons scores Rising Stars win

To have so many good young players participate in an event of this magnitude on a national stage has to be a great sign of things to come in Philly. "I'm look...


Kings lead World past United States 155-124 in Rising Stars game

Long considered a playground clash of wills anyway, the NBA All-Star Game will fully embrace its inner schoolyard Sunday at Staples Center with its hand-pic...


Lovely's return a boost for Congress ahead of likely by

Lovely, a confidant of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, had quit the Congress in April past year to join the BJP and a battle of egos between She...


Short Term Outlook For AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)

Toscafund Asset Management Llp who had been investing in Citigroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $197.90B market cap company. Therefore...


Barack Obama sends forceful message about gun control after Florida shooting

But White House officials are working to arrange a visit to Florida in the wake of this week's deadly school shooting. After a married couple allegedly shot and...


ISIS flag raised at Utah high school, vandal still unknown

A statement from Hurricane Police said Washington County School District employees have removed the "ISIS IS COMI" graffiti and replaced the ISIS flag with a ne...


This Year's Flu Vaccine Doing Poor Job Of Preventing Influenza — CDC

Unlike previous outbreaks, which were localized, this strain has spread throughout 49 states . The flu vaccine did perform better in one key demographic, ...


Dads could be passing on genes that advance onset of ovarian cancer

The study, which referenced data collected over a 30 year period, found women born to dads whose own mum had battled ovarian cancer were twice as likely to deve...


Cleaning is as bad for women as smoking 20 cigarettes a day

While the cleaning agents apparently did not hurt men, they had a major negative effect on women's lungs. However, the ratio between FEV1 to FVC - which is a ...