Medicine

Rapper Z-Ro accused of assaulting girlfriend as she recorded him

He was charged with felony aggravated assault and is being held without bond. According to the Houston Chronicle , McVey, 40, and ex-girlfriend Brittany "Jus...


Cubs fans celebrating World Series baby boom

According to doctors at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, the hospital saw a surge of births between July 10 and 18 - nearly double the normal amount of...


Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

In the new study, researchers looked at data on the smoking habits of more than 160,000 Americans, taking particular note of whether these smokers reported usin...


First Gene Editing In Human Embryos In The US

OPB was not immediately able to independently confirm the breakthrough. "The results of this study will be published soon in a scientific journal". The U.S....


Cam Newton looks healthy on first day of training camp

Because he's tried so hard to ignore what others think and say about him, Cam Newton can sometimes appear aloof. "Yeah, do I have weapons?" For my career I ...


Electronics giant Foxconn will build plant in Wisconsin

Walker called Foxconn's plans "the single largest economic development project in the history of the state of Wisconsin". But there was confusion about how m...


UN Says At Least 80% Children in Yemen Need Humanitarian Aid

Stressing that in spite of not having been paid for over 10 months, numerous 30,000 health workers continue their work, the senior United Nations officials sa...


Alcohol Might Be Good for Your Memory

So, researchers used 88 participants, 57 of whom were female, to investigate the hypothesis, and ultimately discovered that individuals who consumed alcohol pri...


Judge approves plan for Charlie Gard to die in hospice

After reluctantly accepting there was no hope for Charlie, his parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, had sought to take their son home to die. Charlie's lif...


Patients advised to take full course of antibiotics prescribed by doctor

A spokesman for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and consultant pharmacist Dr Kieran Hand, said: "As researchers have pointed out, further research is needed be...


Apple and Cochlear announce Sound Processor for hearing implant

It is used when hearing aids are not sufficient. These devices directly pair with an iOS device (running iOS 7 or later) over Bluetooth to receive audio...


The Charlie Gard case shows why parents' authority shouldn't be absolute

At yet another contentious High Court hearing yesterday, his mother Connie Yates fled, screaming 'What if this was your child?' after being denied her final wis...


Government to take immediate steps to stop charging employment tribunal fees

Reports have suggested that the initial introduction of the employment tribunal fees contributed to around a 70-80 per cent reduction in claims being brought,...


New HIV vaccine candidate shows promising results

At 96 weeks, the virus was still subdued in 84 percent of the pill-taking group, 87 percent in the four-weekly injectable group, and 94 percent in the eight-wee...


Ram Jethmalani quits as Arvind Kejriwal's counsel, sends Rs 2 crore bill

However, the veteran lawyer struck back at Kejriwal earlier in the day, claiming that he was instructed by the Delhi CM to use abusive language against Jaitley ...


So long, Flash: Adobe will kill plug-in by 2020

But as open standards like HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly arrived they began to provide numerous capabilities and functions that Flash used to. Many Flash p...


China Q2 smartphone shipments fall 3% year-on-year

Apple needs to stay in the top 5 brands in China as they accounted for nearly 75% of the 113 million smartphone shipments in the country, Canalys says. Vi...


Apple is bringing 3 manufacturing plants to the USA (says Trump)

Apple has yet to comment on the statement by Trump. As it stands, Apple's various products are made in China, and that's no doubt going to remain true fo...


Early Treatment or Immunity? Child Born With HIV Now Free of Infection

The child had caught the HIV infection from their mother during the time of birth in 2007, the doctors had found high levels of HIV in the blood of the baby...


Utah parents give newborn drugs hours after birth

They also said parents who are drug addicts and give birth to babies already addicted to drugs try to mask the addiction by using prescription drugs like ...