Medicine

Senators recall McCain as 'a treasure' and 'happy warrior'

As he was peppered with questions about McCain's legacy, the usually talkative president made no response. The White House flag was lowered after McCain's d...


NY health officials: Protect yourself from West Nile Virus

On Monday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported three new human cases in Hinds, Harrison and Walthall counties. They involved a woman in her 70s ...


McCain’s final statement: Americans have ‘more in common’

A contentious three-way U.S. Senate battle in Arizona on Tuesday among Republicans fighting to prove the depth of their allegiance to President Donald Trump t...


White House lowers flag for McCain again after backlash

Through much of Monday, Trump refused to answer reporters' questions about McCain, who refused to support his presidential bid. Before John McCain's passing...


McCain services set for Phoenix, Washington and US Naval Academy

He offered sympathy to the McCain family. McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran for president in 2008 as a self-styled maverick Republican and...


State reports year's first human cases of West Nile virus

Westchester's Department of Health says the first case was confirmed in a 72-year-old Irvington resident who had been hospitalized, and is now recovering at hom...


Ebola cases reported in DRC

Suspected new cases continued to emerge in Mabalako and Oicha areas of North Kivu, according to the United Nations (UN) relief wing. The vast majority of case...


No amount of alcohol is good for your health, global study says

Of this, almost 42,000 were women. A new study on global alcohol consumption , said to be the largest and most detailed of its kind, says the "safest level o...


Sen. John McCain dies at 81

Trump says on Twitter , "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" On Twitter, the U.S. first lady wrote: "Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy to the Mc...


Schumer proposes naming Senate building after McCain

John McCain was also famous for impatience and a quick temper, angering many Democrats and Republicans alike, earning him the label, "Maverick". This is a ...


British women now among top drinkers in the world

The top 10 heaviest-drinking countries are all in Europe, with Romania leading the pack at an average 8.2 daily drinks among all men, and an astounding 12 dri...


Police arrest man for urinating on girl, using racial slurs

The case is under investigation and police say the children involved are being offered counseling. The alleged incident happened in an alley behind the 1000 b...


Year-old fossil shows humankind's cousins - Neanderthals and Denisovans - interbred

About 50,000 years ago, Eurasia - the combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia - was home to two distinct groups of humans - the Neanderthals and the De...


Professor claims coconut oil is poison

In her controversial speech, Karin Michels , an adjunct professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, described coconut oil as " pure poison ",...


Woman Contracts UK’s First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STD

STD Donovanosis can cause your genitals to rot away. Secondly, a dry ulcer with a raised, uneven edge, this is known as the hypertrophic or verrucous type. Th...


Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41,000 cases, 37 deaths

About 32 people died due to measles complications, 14 deaths were reported in Serbia. Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab , WHO Regional Director for Europe, didn't mince her...


Nurse confirmed dead in DRC Ebola outbreak

Believed to be spread by bats, which can host the virus without dying, as they infect other animals with which they share trees, such as monkeys, Ebola also spr...


Former U.S. CDC director Frieden arrested for sexual abuse

He is accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks near Montague and Clinton streets in Brooklyn Heights in October of past year, sources said. Frieden, who also on...


No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

They say the reason is so that you can avoid risking your health with alcohol, what with a major global study that has concluded that there is no safe limit t...


Harvard professor says coconut oil is ‘pure poison’

It was, she said, "one of the worst things you can eat". A high intake of sat-fats is linked to increased non-HDL cholesterol levels in the blood, which can l...