Medicine

Beauty sleep is a real thing, researchers find

Researchers recruited 25 university students, both male and female, to participate in a sleep experiment. The findings underscore the link between sleep, attr...


Teen dies of caffeine overdose

Cripe's cause of death was unknown until May 15, when the Richland County coroner released the results of the investigation into his death. Davis' is not the ...


China Concludes Silk Forum with Development Consensus

The summit will resume on Monday at Yanqi Lake in a Beijing suburb near the Great Wall. "Geese can fly through wind and rain for a long time because they fl...


Civil rights lawyer poised to become Philadelphia's next DA

PHILADELPHIA — A civil rights lawyer who has defended Black Lives Matter and Occupy Philadelphia protesters is poised to become Philadelphia's next district att...


Air Canada plane diverted after passenger tries to open door

He then went to the back of the plane, where he grabbed a pot of coffee from the galley and started to swing it aggressively at crew members, investigators said...


Australian companies warned about global cyber attack

So far the massive cyber attack has hit 200,000 people in at least 150 countries including an Australian business. The attack is unique, according to Eur...


Fidget spinner gets lodged in girl's throat

But a mom in Texas is warning parents about a potential danger, after her daughter almost choked on a metal bushing and needed emergency surgery to remove it. S...


Why isn't the United States getting hit harder by the global ransomware attack?

A day after a massive ransomeware attack hit almost 100 countries, including India, terrifying details were slowly emerging on Saturday as computers from hospit...


WannaCry attack a wake-up call

As of now, one bitcoin costs Rs 1.16 lakh, the hacker said. In 2016, such schemes caused losses of $1.5 billion , according to market researcher Cybersecurit...


American teen dies of caffeine overdose

Mathew Broom, SLUCare Pediatrician at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Instead, the caffeine "brought on this cardiac event", Watts told ABC N...


Abbas visit: India reiterates support to Palestinian cause

President Abbas will be given a ceremonial guard of honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan on May 16 followed by wreath laying by him at Mahatma Gandhi's Samadhi, Raj Gha...


Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

The Lakers, meanwhile, were given the No. 2 spot. The Lakers will pick second and the 76ers third. "I like action", he said. "Happy for our organization, happy ...


UN welcomes Chibok girls' release, urges all be freed

Three had previously been found or escaped. Assuring the girls, Lai Mohammed said: "What is paramount to us is the release of the remaining girls". "We have...


Treatment in hospital by older doctors linked to higher death rates

The study, performed at acute care hospitals in the U.S between 2011 and 2014, looked at patient readmissions, the costs of care, and deaths within 30 days of b...


USA signs treaty to protect Arctic, giving some hope for Paris agreement

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told representatives of Russia, Finland and other nations with Arctic territory that the U.S. needs time to develop its cl...


3-D Printed Ovaries Produce Healthy Offspring

The researchers removed the mice's ovaries and replaced them with bioprosthetic ovaries, which Northwestern describes as "3D printed scaffolds that house immatu...


'Fat but fit' idea is a medical myth, researchers find

But, by studying millions of medical records from 1995 to 2015, a University of Birmingham team found those who were obese but regarded as metabolically healthy...


Hawaii senator discloses kidney cancer; says prognosis is favorable

Her treatment will involve the removal of her right kidney as well as an outpatient procedure to remove a cancerous lesion on one of her ribs. She said doctor...


Netanyahu's office denies rumors the prime minister opposes moving US Embassy

In a bitter diplomatic incident, a senior member of the USA delegation making preparations for Donald Trump's visit to Israel next week angrily rejected a r...


6M with pre-existing conditions could be charged more under GOP plan

Except that it's not. AARP contends that under the House bill, insurance providers could jack up rates on older Americans five times or more for their c...


Decapitated head man brought into grocery store was his mother's

A 911 call from the Estacada Harvest Market Thriftway around 2:15 p.m. laid out the grisly details, deputies said. A man who reportedly carried a human head i...


Australian banks lick wounds after tax hit, investors brace for impact

But industry experts have warned that the institutions may simply redirect the levy to customers. Several heads of the banks have hit out at the new levy, war...


BET Awards: Beyonce to compete against sister Solange

In a statement released back in April, the Webby Awards wrote that Solange is "a true artist of the online generation". The BET (Black Entertainment Telev...


Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan Gear Up for Thugs of Hindostan

Though the makers of the film apart from revealing Katrina's presence in the movie, refrained from divulging more details, rumours stated that Katrina Kaif woul...


WannaCry 2.0 ransomware just arrives with no kill switch

Russian Federation was the country worst affected, with computers at the nation's interior ministry getting targeted. We need governments to consider the damage...


Pharmasave to host screenings, patient education about high blood pressure

Today, May 17, is World Hypertension Day, and the foundation - under the hashtag #MeasureYourPressure - said it was encouraging all South Africans to measure th...


Trump's Russian Federation leak has countries scared to share intel. That's really unsafe

Russian Federation interfered with last November's ballot to ensure Trump won the White House race. But Obama administration officials soon learned that Trump's...


Ambulances diverted to North Mid Hospital following crippling cyber attack

The fact that it only works against old Windows systems shows that it is specifically directed against civilian infrastructure, such as public sector networks...


China's banking regulator to step up protection after cyber attack

In a blog post on Sunday, Microsoft (MSFT.O) President Brad Smith appeared to tacitly acknowledge what researchers had already widely concluded: the attack ma...


Chinese rappers warn S. Korea on US missile defence system

Nonetheless, North Korea is pressing ahead with its nuclear and missile-development program, holding another ballistic missile test on Sunday - one that experts...


Ransomware cyber attack hits Bangladesh too, 30 cases reported so far

Still, he said, "Microsoft needs to admit that the 20th century is over, it's a much more hostile environment, and that hobbling the NSA won't make us any saf...


48000 ransomware attack attempts seen in India: Quick Heal Tech

The WannaCry software has locked thousands of computers in more than 150 countries. Experts said it appeared that the ransomware had made just over $32,000,...


Too much caffeine leads to teen death

On Monday, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts told reporters about the troubling - and what he is sure will be controversial - contributing factors in the SC te...


Cornyn Withdraws From Consideration as FBI Director

John Cornyn, the No. 2 Senate leader and a former Texas attorney general; and U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson, a George W. Bush appointee who struck down th...


International Monetary Fund can offer policy advice, financial support for Belt and Road Initiative

However, Xi has welcomed the participation of countries beyond the geographical reach of the project, Bloomberg reported. Officials from 130 countries includi...