Medicine

Study of e-cigarettes in United Kingdom teenagers gives mixed smoke signals

The findings showed that among teenagers who at the start of the survey said they had never smoked cigarettes but had tried e-cigarettes, more than a third, or ...


Wallabies set for All Blacks' assualt

New Zealand Rugby has moved quickly to try to shut down the Smith scandal by appointing an independent lawyer to review its handling of the matter when it fir...


Trump Asks, 'What About the Alt-Left?' Here's an Answer

What about the fact they came charging with clubs in hands, swinging clubs, do they have any problem? Mark Pitcavage, an analyst at the Anti-Defamation League, ...


Bomb hoax at Delhi High Court

Teams of Delhi Police, SWAT , bomb squad and fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The threat eventually turned out to be a hoax call. Delhi High Court Bar A...


Breakthrough in Search for Peanut Allergy Cure

It involves children being given a combination of the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus , a bacteria commonly found in healthy female genital tracts and yogurt...


Killer Whale Matriarch At SeaWorld Passes Away

Katsatka is now the third orca death this year at one of SeaWorld's marine parks. Kasatka was one of the last killer whales to enter the park from the wil...


Health officials warn of increased West Nile activity

El Dorado County health officials received confirmation last week that a bird found in the South Lake Tahoe area, of El Dorado County, has tested positive for W...


Blue Whale game: NCPCR asks parents, teacher to be vigilant

Two days ago, the Ministry of Electronics and IT had directed Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately remove the links of the ...


Tim Tebow makes this grandmother's day

He delivered a little more than that, hoping she had a good day and added, "God bless". And here's to you, Miss Margaret. "That's something", she said, "to he...


Suzann Pettersen out of Solheim Cup, Matthew drafted in by Europe

Catriona Matthew, who came to Iowa as a vice captain for Team Europe , was the alternate chosen by captain Annika Sorenstam . Matthew's Solheim Cup career...


CDC: Drug overdose deaths among adolescents highest for opioids

She said the rise in deaths can be attributed to stronger and more lethal drugs. That's only 1.4 percent of the more than 52,000 people who died from overdose...


Gilas Pilipinas falls to South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup quarters

After beating Gilas decisively, however, Korea will move on to the semis where it will face the victor of the game between Iran and host Lebanon on Saturday. Th...


Being 'fat but fit' still carries health risks

The researchers used data from more than half a million people in 10 European countries - taken from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nut...


Kerala woman's conversion: NIA tells SC 'pattern' emerging in southern state

A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud had taken a serious note of the objection raised by the counsel for Kerala-native Shafin...


Rahul Gandhi inaugurates subsidised 'Indira Canteens', food available at Rs. 5, 10

Taking pride over the Congress government conceptualising such a canteen, Gandhi said the intention was that the quality of food and cleanliness in it be the ...


Netflix renews Jason Bateman crime series Ozark for a second season

As such, it's exciting that the story will continue, as the potential is now there for a killer run. Or are you going to watch Ozark's first season all over a...


United Kingdom parliament's 'Big Ben' bell to fall silent for four years

It will be the longest period Big Ben has been silenced in its 157-year history and will begin after noon on Monday August 21. Big Ben's famous bongs will...


Drug-resistant 'Japanese fungus' infecting hospitals across the UK

The potentially deadly superbug has spread to at least 55 hospitals and is particularly unsafe for anyone with a weakened immune system. Public health chief...


106-year-old fruitcake found in 'excellent condition' in Antarctica

The researchers believe that the fruitcake dates to the Cape Adare-based Northern Party of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova expedition whic...


Taylor Swift wins sexual assault case against DJ David Mueller

Martinez and the jury for their careful consideration, my attorneys ... for fighting for me and anyone who feels silenced by a sexual assault, and especially an...


One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

The findings stem from a 2015 survey described as one of the most in-depth ever to examine life in the American workplace. "I was surprised at how physically de...


Mississippi has 25 West Nile cases, 1 death this year

The mortality rate in horses from WNV is reported at around 30%, while the rate for EEE is nearly 90%. St. Louis encephalitis can cause similar symptoms. In...


Under pressure, Trump calls neo-Nazis and KKK criminals

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy , R-La., said Monday (Aug. 14) that President Donald Trump could have condemned white nationalists sooner and more sharply after a w...


Yemen cholera cases soar past half-million

Though numbers have slowed down in recent weeks, some parts of the country still report up to 5,000 suspected cases each day. More than half a million people ...


Demands PM's apology in Independence Day speech

This is the first time we are live streaming India's Independence Day celebrations on YouTube and hope that our users will enjoy the telecast wherever they're...


Fleas in two Arizona counties test positive for the plague

The plague was transmitted through fleas , which themselves were transported around by rats. Navajo County health officials issued a warning about fleas ...


Provisional Republic Of Ireland Squad Named For Upcoming World Cup Qualifiers

O'Neill's side are level on points with group leaders Serbia, who they play in Dublin on 5 September and three days after the away encounter against Georgia. Th...


Trump Calls CNN's Jim Acosta 'Fake News' Again

ACOSTA: Can we ask you some more questions then, sir? "They've been condemned . They have been condemned", Trump said . "We just had a press conference". Ac...


What's your game plan for the Great American Eclipse?

Where can you buy real solar eclipse glasses? "Safety is among our highest priorities", Amazon said in a statement , KGW reported Saturday . The compa...


Supreme Court says Karti Chidambaram can not leave country

On July 4, the CBI once again issued a summons against which I have moved the high court and the petition is still pending adjudication he had said. The Bench...


PDP playing a sinister role in Article 35A intrigue: Omar

The plea has challenged certain provisions of the Article which deny property right to a woman who marries a person from outside the state. Former Jammu and K...


Trump's Vague 'Many Sides' Remark on Charlottesville Attack Sparks Backlash

Trump condemned "in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides". The president, on a wo...


Donuts cause massive disease outbreak in Ohio

Officials began investigating this week after a spate of people developed the gastrointestinal illness. Mama C's voluntarily closed on Tuesday for cleaning an...


Nationals Bryce Harper carried off field with apparent knee injury

Fantasy Impact Everyone feared the worst when Harper slipped on first base and fell awkwardly. The 33-year-old's ERA improved to 3.30 in five starts since join...


Odisha records second dengue death in Cuttack

More than 100 people have been affected by swine flu , while around 370 people are suffering from dengue. "There is no need to panic even though other parts ...