Medicine

Delhi smog: Trains delayed as air pollution level hits new high

So far, 49 trains have been delayed, 14 have been rescheduled and one cancelled due to pollution. The menace also forced authorities to take emergency measure...


Jackson set to kick off Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade

Santa Claus will light the Christmas tree with its 500 branches and 25,000 lights at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds from this year's parade will be donated to Ronald ...


Spencer Dinwiddie leads Nets at the point in easy win over Jazz

Joe Ingles has been hit and miss as he's averaged 10.1 points, but he may be a hit here. "So we're just obviously [expecting not to need that]", head coach Kenn...


Hope for breast cancer sufferers as breakthrough drug approved

The institute's Professor Nicholas Turner , a consultant medical oncologist at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust , said: "The development of this brand n...


Mom dies after cleaning up scene of her son's overdose

After he was hospitalized, she wanted to help him in some way so she went back to clean up the bathroom. A mother may have died from drug exposure while clean...


NZ family may be paralysed for life from eating wild boar

The family, who moved from Kerala in India to New Zealand five years ago, have two children aged seven and one. "The three patients are responding to botuli...


Professor claims doctors successfully performed human head transplant

Sergio Canavero says he's with the help of specialists representing the Medical University of Harbin, had a transplantation of the head on the corpse, and the l...


Former Michael Schumacher F1 vehicle sells for incredible £5.69m

Michael Schumacher has won the Monaco GP five times. RM Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction in NY sold the F2001, which was initially expected to fetc...


Conaway Votes with US House to Pass Sweeping Tax Reform

It makes the code simpler and fairer. Slaughter and dissenting voters, including several New York City-area Republicans, said they their opposition was trig...


NGT bans construction within 3 metres of national highways in Himachal Pradesh

This comes after air quality levels in the capital gradually improved over the course of the week, with PM 2.5 levels dropping below the emergency level of 300....


Santa Clara County reports its first flu death of the season

OSDH reports 63 hospitalizations associated with the flu since the season began in September. The person who died was an adult under 65, had other medical con...


Windy, rainy weekend weather ends with snowy for Central New York

Rain could mix with some snow as temperatures dip overnight, but most of that should stay in the higher elevations of Tug Hill and the Adirondacks. Lake effect ...


Rose McGowan granted waiver to skip arraignment; preliminary trial set for January

The items allegedly contained traces of unspecified narcotics. The Planet Terror and Scream star previously suggested the warrant was an attempt to "silence" ...


Help for smokers who want to quit available Thursday

The state itself spends more than $1.8 billion in health care costs directly caused by smoking. About 36.5 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobac...


'Fountain of Youth' Gene Discovered in Secluded Amish Community

The Serpine1 gene provides the body with instructions to make a protein called PAI-1 which destroys any unsafe clots that might build up in the blood vessels....


Multiple bomb attacks kill 18, injure 29 in Borno

Isuku said that the incident occurred at about 6:13pm when four suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosives Devices strapped to their bodies. While twenty n...


Smog crisis: Govt plans to procure 500 e-buses

The Delhi government has Rs 787 crore worth of green fund in its kitty. In the backdrop of the anti-pollution rhetoric has come an RTI revelation that the Ar...


After fires, consumers warned to stop using LazyZ Board hoverboards

The CPSC says it is aware of more than 250 hoverboard incidents related to fires or overheating since 2015 . Almost 14,000 hoverboards from seven different ma...


New rules say 46% of Americans have hypertension

If your blood pressure is too high, it might not be because of the political climate this time. Under the new guidelines, 46 percent of Americans now have hy...


FDA Approves First Digital Pill

Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe and disabling brain disorder. Bipolar patients may experience alternating episodes of mania and depression , a persistent sa...