Medicine

17 new flu deaths; 165 for the season, NC health officials say

According to DHHS, there were 1,438 confirmed flu cases last week among the state's seven largest hospital networks, representing 17.4 percent of the 8,235 conf...


Germany top Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, Iceland climb two spots

After another quiet month, the Super Eagles have dropped one place to 52nd. World champions Germany remain top of the Federation Internationale de Football ...


Nanorobots Seek and Destroy Tumors

The mini robots were able to cut-off the blood supply to breast cancer , melanoma, ovarian and lung cancer tumors in mice. A new study has recently reveale...


Gita destroys Tonga homes; Fiji next

Cyclone Gita caused power outages after tearing through the island nation just south of the capital, Nuku'alofa, with winds exceeding 200 kilometers per hour (...


Anthony, Westbrook Remain Out with Ankle Injuries

But aside from the Lakers and Cavaliers , Gavriel Wilkins said that the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player should consider signing with the Oklahoma City Th...


Three Eating Habits That Could Help You Lose Weight

Other factors that could assist in losing weight , as per the data, includes not eating within two hours of going to bed and no snacking after dinner. The stud...


Flu Deaths Rise As CDC Unsure if We've Hit Peak Season

Health officials say the influenza vaccine, although not 100 percent effective, is the best way to prevent the flu . As for South Carolina, DHEC released it...


Foreign Accent Syndrome: Arizona woman awakes with a British accent

In 2010, a woman in Virginia reportedly spoke with a Russian accent after she fell down the stairs and hit her head, says The Washington Post . The British ac...


Duterte: Deployment ban to Kuwait stays

The Philippines government has come under more pressure to stop sending domestic workers overseas, with a prominent columnist arguing they should be retrained t...


Swansea beats Burnley to maintain revival under Carvalhal

Burnley play in a 4-4-2 but drop deep and set up with two banks of four in front of goal, and funnel the opposition into areas where they'll shoot from but kee...


Tone deaf? Trump warns 'mere' abuse allegation can shatter lives

David Sorensen, a speechwriter for President Trump , reigned when he learnt that the Washington Post was working on a story detailing accusations of physical...


6N: Laidlaw back as chastened Scots ring changes for France

Scotland had been tipped as a dark horse for the championship title on the back of their November displays - they ran New Zealand close and ripped Australia ap...


Increased prices at Disney parks in Florida, California

The cost of a "value" ticket will remain the same at $97. Value and regular one-day tickets are now $97 and $117, respectively, compared to $97 and $110 past ...


Sporty Seth wins Six Nations tickets thanks to 'rugby buddy' mum

Promising back Jordan Larmour, who has scored six tries in 14 games since making his Leinster debut, was named among the replacements but came off the bench t...


Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma will stop promoting opioids to physicians

The company said it is reducing its sales staff by more than half, and that its remaining salespeople will no longer visit doctor's offices to push their prod...


Google To Bring Android Messages To Your Computer's Web Browser (APK Teardown)

From the now dormant code, it appears users will scan a QR code after visiting a website in a web browser to link his or her phone. It's only one of the updat...


Sri Lanka are in command

Dhaka: Roshen Silva hit an unbeaten half-century to put Sri Lanka in command in the second Test against Bangladesh after stretching their lead to 312 on ...


Bristol-Myers Squibb Reports Rise In Fourth Quarter Earnings

Eliquis was by far the biggest contributor to Bristol-Myers Squibb's success in the fourth quarter. Barclays boosted their target price on shares of Bristol-Mye...


Freezing temperatures forecast for North East overnight with ice and snow warning

Showers will be most frequent in the west and north. The warning comes after a week which has seen occasional ice and snow across the Kingdom. Lowest temperat...


PM Modi Likely To Announce Super-Specialty Hospital In Palestine Today

India and Jordan enjoy friendly ties since diplomatic relations were established in 1950, Raveesh Kumar, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson, said. This...


Scientists Grow Human Eggs Ready To Be Fertilized

Mitinori Saitou, a stem cell biologist at Kyoto University in Japan who was not involved in the study, tells Science that because the paper includes no geneti...


Flu outbreak has killed at least 63 children: CDC officials

Flu activity across the country has reached new highs compared to other recent severe flu seasons, Schuchat said. "Facilities that are experiencing high rates o...


Laying off asparagus may help beat cancer

The researchers gave mice with breast cancer an enzyme that prevents the production of the amino acid asparagine . "The next step in the research would be to u...


Two children die from the flu in Wichita

It indicates that there has been one influenza-associated pediatric death in NY so far this season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends ...


ThinkPad X1 Carbon Recalled Over Fire Hazard

Said loose screw could potentially damage the battery pack's lithium-ion polymer layer and cause a short. Lenovo has also noted that users being effected by th...


After Public Backlash, Publix Will Now Cover HIV Prevention Medication

Truvada can now cost up to $10,000 a year but a PBS listing is expected to bring the price to below $500 a year, meaning thousands of at-risk individuals, inclu...


Winter storm and snow fall warning issued

The snow moved in quickly midday Wednesday and will be heaviest through the evening. Many areas across the state saw upwards of 6 inches of snow. So here's ...


Subsequent Gerber child will likely be a boy with Down syndrome

According to TODAY , his parents shared Lucas' photo on Instagram using the contest's hashtag and was picked from more than 140,000 entries. As the grand p...


FDA Analysis Shows Kratom Not "Just a Plant"

Forty-four deaths have been linked to the drug, according to the agency, and the majority of the cases involve the patient ingesting Kratom with another substan...


Reported Flu Cases Continue in All Areas of Virginia

Kids are especially vulnerable, as are baby boomers, according to CDC officials, although nobody knows why. Pneumonia vaccine is also available for adults a...


Frasier star John Mahoney dies at 77

Tributes to the actor pouring in on social media. He was an early company member of Chicago's legendary Steppenwolf Theater before moving to off- and eventually...


Girl Scouts looking into cookie seller outside pot shop

On the Girl Scouts of the United States of America website, there is a blog post about what parents can do if their daughters are being catcalled , someth...


Hot tea ups esophageal cancer risk in smokers, drinkers

Dr. Lv said that the study found a link between hot tea and increased oesophagal cancer risk. "Drinking hot tea contributed to cancer only when it cluster...


Ram Trucks MLK Super Bowl ad draws heavy backlash

The 1-minute commercial was viewed by more than 100 million people and features an excerpt from King's " The Drum Major Instinct ", a sermon that he gave me...


Heckingbottom wanted by Leeds to replace Christiansen

But now it appears Heckingbottom, 40, is set to leave Oakwell to join Leeds , according to Whelan. Christiansen, who took the job last summer, has paid the p...