Medicine

Patrick unswayed by House votes on bathrooms, property taxes

Texas' legislative session ends May 29, but that's plenty of time - even if the bathroom bill is scaled-back enough to only affect the state's roughly 5.3 milli...


Iran accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?" he said at a news conference.At a weekend summit in Riyadh, Trump accused Iran of funding ...


Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour cannot win election - Kezia Dugdale

It's perhaps telling that JME hasn't even directly endorsed Corbyn - he simply wants young people from different backgrounds to become more engaged with the p...


PTI holds protests against 'harassment' of party workers

The party held protests outside the respective press clubs in Karachi , Quetta and Islamabad . MNA Asad Umar, a senior leader of the party, along with its...


Second Ebola case confirmed in Congo outbreak

Health workers are trying to trace 125 people thought to be linked to the cases in the country's remote northeastern province of Bas-Uele, near the border with ...


Cosatu to shun Zuma?

Cosatu is holding a briefing in Johannesburg on Tuesday about its recent special central executive committee meeting. " If the ANC is to recover its leaders...


Rain brings respite from hot spell in Delhi (Second Lead)

Sunday's maximum was 39.6 degrees, the season's average, and the minimum 28.4 degrees, two notches above the season's average. According to India Meteorologic...


Single Payer Health Cost Pegged at $400 Billion

The annual state budget is $180 billion. About $200 billion in additional tax revenues would be needed to pay for the remaining costs associated with the legisl...


Labour manifesto includes fees ban, rent controls and minimum tenancies

That's why the Labour party is opposed to another referendum. Labour's manifesto - published on Tuesday - did not set out how plans to nationalise the nationa...


'Bumrah has got all the abilities to be No

Australian Johnson's three wickets included the prize scalp of Pune skipper Steve Smith in the final over. Once as a player and three times as a captain. He h...


Cash-strapped WHO spends big on travel

But some health programmes did get exceptional funding, with the agency spending about $450 million trying to wipe out polio every year. Image credit: WHO/Pie...


Teenager died after too many caffeine drinks

A typical cup of coffee contains about 100mg of caffeine, which is harmless. The American Academy of Pediatrics says children and adolescents shouldn't cons...


Ariana Grande Concert Explosion: First Victim Named, 23-Year-Old Man Arrested

Elsewhere in Britain , police federations have frequently complained about a lack of resources and about their concerns over possible attacks not being taken s...


Israeli-Palestinan deal would be start of Middle East peace

But even as Trump points to a behind the scenes rapprochement between Israel and Arab countries in the Middle East and with his advisers insisting the new...


Concert-goer says security at Ariana Grande show was lax

Mr Parker, who was intending to ask concert-goers for money as they headed home, also went to help a woman who had serious leg and head injuries. "Our thought...


General Election 2017: Tory lead slashed in latest poll from ICM

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Mrs May's announcement was a "triumph of spin over reality" and the policy had changed very little. Mrs May denied that ...


Islamic State group claims responsibility for Manchester attack

It's the most terrible feeling ever, to know your daughter is there and you don't know whether she's dead or alive. Anyone needs help, just let me know. "I won'...


Congo announces nine suspected Ebola cases

Health officials are attempting to find 125 people who they believe to be connected to the identified cases in the northeastern part of Congo, WHO's Congo spoke...


Woman hailed as 'Angel of Manchester' for saving teens from deadly blast

Two Manchester hotels helped shelter people amid a reported explosion that killed at least 19 people and hurt about 50 others during an Ariana Grande concert...


Trump budget slams safety-net programs for poor

Trump would keep campaign pledges to leave core Medicare and Social Security benefits for the elderly alone. That includes cuts to pensions for federal worke...


Iranian president calls USA relations "a curvy road"

Rouhani stressed that 'Trump saw an active presence of about 45 million Iranians going to the polls, ' but visited a country that does not know the meaning of t...


Light cigarettes linked to specific form of lung cancer

Experts investigated why rates of adenocarcinoma, a tumour that grows deep in the lungs, had gone up in recent years while cases of other lung cancers had dropp...


ACLU of Texas Comment of Passage of Anti-LGBT Legislation

Texas is on track to become the second state in the United States to take statewide legislative action to prevent transgender citizens from using the appropr...


#ManchesterBlast - What we know so far

Teenage screams filled the Manchester Arena just after the explosion Monday night, and members of the audience tumbled over guardrails and each other to escap...


Texas to pass bill banning transgender students from choosing bathrooms

In part, it states adoption agencies (providers) are to be "protected" against discrimination related to the provider's "sincerely held religious beliefs", the ...


Trump to Abbas: Peace won't come where violence 'rewarded'

Abbas was among those attending the United States president's anti-Iranian diatribe in Riyadh, and he is reportedly prepared to present a new proposal for "pe...


Just 1 alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, report finds

New research suggests that as little as one alcoholic drink per day can increase breast cancer risk , while exercise and a healthful diet lowers the risk. A ...


Lib Dems mull flat rate pension tax relief in manifesto

NHS services and the town's clinical commissioning group (CCG) would receive the extra funding through an extra penny-in-every-pound on income tax nationally. T...


Behind triumphant Trump visit to Israel, a few old tensions return

The minister's office, which spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the visit, told CNN that a number of ministers meant to skip the ar...


Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

It proposes to get to 3 percent growth by radically redistributing federal money away from programs for the poor and toward an enormous surge in defense spend...


Turkey summons US envoy over 'security lapses' in Erdogan visit

The Turkish president's security aides were shown kicking and hitting protesters as Erdogan looked on . "It has been formally requested that the US authoritie...


Saudi king: Trump visit a 'turning point'

From there, it's a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and a G7 meeting in Sicily -all before coming back to Washington on Saturday. A senior ...


Pediatricians Recommend Do Not Give Fruit Juice to Kids Younger Than One

The doctors' group has long advised against offering juice to babies younger than six months of age, but in this first update of its juice-drinking recommendati...


Yemen officials confirm clashes between US troops, militants

Operations such as this provide insight into the terror organization's disposition, capabilities and intentions, which allows the U.S.to continue to pursue, dis...


Key events under former Ford CEO Mark Fields

Bill Ford said those two jobs showed Hackett can be successful in different environments. Ford views Hackett as a "transformational business leader" as it ...