Medicine

Health officials concerned about parasite outbreak making Texans sick

Chris Van Deusen, a spokesman for the Department of State Health Services, says the outbreaks have been most common in Texas' major cities, but that there are e...


Recalled coffee contains ingredient similar to Viagra

The undeclared desmethyl carbodenafil in the coffee could interact with nitrates in other prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin. "Desmethyl carbodenafil is ...


On the fightback against Aids

HIV drug resistance develops when people do not adhere to a prescribed treatment plan, often because they do not have consistent access to quality HIV treatment...


Scientists Reverse Brain Damage In Toddler After Drowning Accident

After 39 sessions, the hospital said that the girl was able to walk with assistance, could speak at a level greater than she was capable of prior to drowning,...


Facebook blocked, then restored, many Catholic pages

Starnes concluded by taking a step back and looking at the bigger picture: "Let's hope people of faith stand alongside the Catholics as they try to persuade Mar...


Pro-Kannada activists deface Hindi display signs at metro

Pro-Kannada activists today staged protests at some metro stations here and defaced signages in Hindi by blackening them, as they continued their protest agains...


Dark web marketplaces AlphaBay and Hansa shut down

While you or I can easily buy groceries, electronics and clothes online, when it comes to finding drugs, weapons and stolen identities, things can get a little ...


Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) Reviewed By Analysts

Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 285,508 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $13,861,413.4...


The Cenovus Energy Inc (NYSE:CVE) Cut to "Underperform" at Macquarie

Next quarter's EPS is expected be $0.02 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $0.36. Cenovus Energy Inc is a Canada-based integrated oil company. On...


Amnesty calls for United Kingdom government to condemn Turkey arrests

Turkey marked the first anniversary of the attempted putsch on Saturday with mass rallies and bellicose speeches by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who told hun...


WealthTrust Fairport LLC Cuts Stake in Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM)

Copeland Capital Mgmt Ltd Com has 0.04% invested in Philip Morris International Inc . The dividend payment was $1.040 per share for the quarter or $4.16 annual...


Emma Watson offering reward for lost rings

And hopefully, things won't get too messy with the Mandarin Oriental Spa - because even if they did more than simply misplace the rings, chances are they're...


Chipotle Shares Plunge Following Norovirus Report

The company he said was planning to reopen its Sterling restaurant this week and will take every report of people becoming ill seriously. Jim Marsden, Ch...


Ed Sheeran explains Twitter disappearance after GoT cameo

Stark told Sheeran's unnamed character: "It's a pretty song, I've never heard it before". "If people didn't know who Ed was, they wouldn't have thought abou...


These nine lifestyle changes could cut dementia cases by a third

In late life, stopping smoking, treating depression , increasing physical activity, increasing social contact and managing diabetes could reduce the incidence ...


Did Love Island's Jamie dump his girlfriend to go on the show?

If that wasn't enough, according to The Sun Jamie reportedly hid his three-month romance with shop worker, Georgia Hayden then broke things off over the pho...


Apple's new emojis include hijabi, breastfeeding and zombie

Other examples of the new emojis are food items, such as "sandwich" and "coconut", as well as fictional characters "T-Rex", "zebra", "zombie" and "elf". She w...


First child to undergo double hand transplant surgery achieves dream

Zion's hands and feet were amputated when he was 2 years old due to a life-threatening sepsis infection that resulted in the failure of multiple organs. Just ...


Sensex posts biggest drop this year, ITC hammered after govt hikes cess

At close, the 30-share BSE Sensex posted biggest single day loss in 2017, down 363.79 points or 1.13 percent at 31,710.99. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 0.77 pe...


Uruguay Becomes First Country to Implement Legal Cannabis Sales

Legal sales of marijuana for recreational purposes are set to begin tomorrow in Uruguay at a limited number of pharmacies to almost 5,000 people who have regist...


Costa Rica Grateful For Panama's Huge Boner

To win any worldwide tournament, you need a few bounces to go your way. Both teams looked more lively after the break, with Armando Cooper blazing high and wi...


Sena slams RJ for parody on BMC

The BMC clarified that it was a routine check which they conduct throughout Mumbai , and the official who served notice to Lilly Mendosa was not even aware who...


McDonald's Corporation (MCD) - Nomura Maintains Rating And Raises Price Target

Morgan Stanley set a $150.00 price target on shares of McDonald's Corporation and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research report on Wednesday. It has ...


Watch a New Trailer for "Blade Runner 2049"

Oculus says two more Blade Runner-inspired titles are coming to Gear VR and Oculus Rift in advance of the cinematic sequel's premiere in October. La La Land s...


Florida conman tricked National Basketball Association stars by impersonating Adele's manager

What they got apparently was duped by a Florida man named Justin Jackson (no relation to the former North Carolina star) and were just a few of several celebrit...


Dauphin County collects more West Nile-infected mosquitoes

Symptoms usually start to show between three and 15 days following the bite of an infected mosquito. Use an EPA-registered mosquito repellent with DEET, perme...


June Housing Starts Rose 8.3%

Construction starts were solid in June as well - privately-owned housing starts experienced a 8.3 percent month-over-month and 2.1 percent year-over-year increa...


Wednesday Fever For Tollywood Celebs In Drug Mafia Case

Sources said the SIT was ready with a questionnaire. The questioning continued after lunch break, causing anxiety among the filmmaker's family members. The ra...


United Continental Turns Lower After Beating Expectations

The company's expansion-related efforts also raise optimism. Its sales stood at -0.30% a year on average in the period of last five years. Finally, Citigroup In...


Liverpool to make new bid for top midfielder, confirms journalist

Leipzig can offer the pair Champions League football - something Milan, at least, cannot - after finishing second in their debut Bundesliga campaign and Hasenh...


Caitlyn Jenner might also run for Senate

But the former Olympic athlete and current LGBTQ activist says she's still trying to figure out where she'd be most effective: "Kind of working the perimeter of...


Single-Tablet Hepatitis C Virus Regimen Approved as Salvage Therapy

It is the first treatment approved for patients who have been previously treated with the direct-acting antiviral drug sofosbuvir , or other drugs for HCV that...


Give Grab and Uber a break, LTFRB urged by Senator Grace Poe

LTFRB spokesperson Atty. Aileen Lizada issued the clarification emphasizing that only TNCs with provisional authority (PA) or certificate of public convenience...


New Bluetooth standard supports mesh networking for the Internet of Things

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) yesterday announced that Bluetooth now supports mesh networking . Bluetooth mesh devices are ideal for sma...


State pension age to rise from 67 to 68

A separate report from the Government Actuary's Department, also out today, seems to point towards the state pension age rising to 70 for anyone now aged 30...