Medicine

Missing CDC worker passed up for promotion before disappearance, police say

The Harvard-educated epidemiologist was promoted in July at the US Public Health Service in Atlanta and contributed to responses to outbreaks of Zika, Ebola a...


Here's why MS Dhoni was not picked for the Nidahas Trophy

India captain Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni were rested from India's squad for the Nidahas Trophy , which is scheduled to begin on March 6, 201...


South Sudan sentences South African to hang over aid to rebel chief

Retired army colonel William John Endley was a former adviser to ex-vice-president Riek Machar, whose rebel forces have been fighting against the government of ...


NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting

Surely the USA government could use proper funding to seriously upgrade security at all their schools, even if this means using trained and armed security to ke...


Lawyer: Siblings in California torture case make progress

John Hall, a spokesman for the district attorney's office, said the new charges were the result of additional investigation in the weeks since the Turpins were ...


Some E-Cigarette Coils May Leach Lead, Other Toxins Into The Vapor

The results obtained from the study showed that the e-cigarettes generate significant levels of toxic metals including lead, chromium, manganese and nickel, chr...


Scotland v England: Six Nations

On a more positive note, this was only England's second defeat in 26 matches, but it could still have huge implications for their Six Nations campaign. He add...


Heavy drinking may increase risk for dementia

Image for representational purposes only. Of 57,000 cases, 38% were "alcohol related by definition" and another 18% featured an additional diagnosis of alcohol ...


Tripura IAS association condemns assault on Delhi CS

Chief Secretary expressed his dissent over the anxiousness on the promotion of 3 years of AAP government. Earlier, AAP's Delhi unit chief spokesperson Sau...


Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing

While this flu season is still one of the worst seen in years, the first signs that infection rates are starting to level off were reported by US health off...


Brit Awards: Liam Gallagher Pays Tribute to Manchester Bomb Victims

Following the heartbreaking attack at the concert on 22nd May past year, the One Love Manchester concert was organised and Ariana and a number of artists ca...


Jennifer Lawrence responds to 'sexist' dress criticism: 'It was my choice'

Twitter users replied to the Versace account's photo of her in the velvet gown with comments such as, "I've seen your handsome suits and coats". "I would h...


Canada's Brady Leman wins gold in Olympic men's skicross

Canada's Kevin Drury didn't finish the final, which followed a competition which had been marred by a series of heavy slams. Ridzik and Drury's crash was not ...


Trudeau 'assures' India Canada won't support Khalistan

Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Punjab Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu were also present with them in the meeting. Six days into his ...


Shane Williams illuminates Ireland-Wales clash

What has been an injury-plagued side is boosted by the return of Leigh Halfpenny , Liam Williams and Dan Biggar . "We have got to be physical against them...


Study Finds Food Quality Matters For Weight Loss, Not Calories

According to the DIETFITS (Diet Intervention Examining The Factors Interacting with Treatment Success) trial, weight loss after 12 months was similar between ...


Ukraine in TOP3 European states with highest number of measles cases

The WHO revealed that 15 countries in the European region experienced large outbreaks past year - that is 100 or more cases. The global health watchdog also sai...


11 die from flu this season in Tenn., including 10 children

The OSDH said 3,440 hospitalizations have been reported in the state since the flu season officially began September 1. "We just wash our hands as much as pos...


Quake fails to trigger Mexico cat bond

The 7.2 magnitude quake left almost a million homes and businesses without power in Mexico City and the south and damaged at least 50 homes in Oaxaca. Monday'...


Google's AI can now predict heart attacks

After analyzing data from over a quarter million patients, the neural network can predict the patient's age (within a 4-year range), gender, smoking status, blo...


Scientists Say New Tests Can Detect Autism In Children

Researchers from the University of Warwick, tested children with and without the condition and found higher levels of protein damage in those with the disord...


Hike In Gas Tax Under Consideration

The fuel tax has the support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which added its proposal for a 25 cent per gallon increase ahead of Trump's announcement on in...


Free flu shots extended in Louisiana

Last week marked the first decline in flu deaths since the week ending February 3, when there were 39 confirmed fatalities, the deadliest week of the state's cu...


Women who clean at home or work face increased lung function decline

Prof Cecile Svanes, who led the Bergen team, said: "We feared that such chemicals, by steadily causing a little damage to the airways day after day, year afte...


Heidi Renae Todd, 4, found in Alabama

Jessup said the child's alleged abductor, 37-year-old Thomas Lawton Evans, told an officer to hold the child before running to his vehicle and driving away. P...


Lovely back in Congress

Maken said that Mr Lovely had left the party as there was some communication gap between the two. At a press conference in the AICC headquarters, Mr Lovely...


Minnie Driver Steps Down As An Oxfam Ambassador After Prostitution Scandal

Haiti's president condemned the British charity Oxfam on Tuesday for a sexual misconduct scandal, describing the alleged misbehavior of aid workers handling qua...


First blood test to help diagnose brain injuries gets OK

A patient who has a suspected head injury is typically assessed using a neurological scale-called the 15-point Glasgow Coma Scale-and then followed up with a CT...


Transgender women can breastfeed, first case study shows

Now, in the wake of this success, the world of transgender health has been changed forever . The report doesn't mention if she continued the treatment during...


1st SC pediatric death from flu

Health officials across the country report flu cases are starting to match numbers seen from the H1N1 outbreak almost a decade ago. The state health departm...


Scientists find promising new antibiotic - in the soil

This led to them finding an entire gene cluster associated with the gene variant of interest that encoded for a new calcium-dependent antibiotic peptide family....


Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis backs Oxfam amid scandal

The new commission will develop a "global database of accredited referees" to make sure sex offenders can not "reoffend somewhere else". Ms Mordaunt said her ...


McDonald's Cuts Cheeseburgers From Happy Meals

The fast food giant said that it will also reformulate its chocolate milk to reduce the amount of added sugar. Trudy Munk, a mother of three from Lombard, Ill...


Provisions to take during flu season

According to nationalgeographic.com , a similar strain called H1N1 was responsible for the 1918 flu pandemic, and the 2009 swine flu outbreak. "If they get b...


Olympic figure skaters dedicate performance to slain Florida high schoolers

In a nutshell, I may have lost a lot of faith in myself, but I grew with my faith in God. "We promised we would be present every single second", she told NBC ...