Medicine

E-cigarettes may promote smoking among teenagers

Study says teens who smoke e-cigarettes more likely to smoke regular cigarettes. Yet the study researchers, led by Mark Conner of the University of Leeds, urg...


Osinbajo Attends President Kagame's Inauguration In Rwanda

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has left Nigeria for Rwanda for the inauguration of reelected President Paul Kagame. . Several dignitaries and thousands of Rw...


FDA approves Pfizer's new blood cancer drug

The complete remission rate (CR/CRi)* for patients treated with Besponsa was 81 percent [95% CI: 72%-88%] compared to 29 percent with chemotherapy [95% CI: 21...


Yemen facing 'triple tragedy' of conflict, cholera, famine, United Nations says

More than 8,300 people have been killed and 44,000 wounded since the Saudi-led coalition entered the Yemen war in 2015. The Houthi movement denies the allegat...


Remains of Natalee Holloway may have been discovered - FOX10 News

It has been 12 years since Mountain Brook teen, Natalee Holloway , mysteriously vanished from a graduation trip in Aruba. At one point, Joran van der Sloot ...


Trump threat to Obamacare would send premiums and deficits sky high

The CBO's report estimated 1 million more Americans would be without health insurance next year if Trump ends the payments. The panel will begin hearings ...


Train derails outside London Waterloo station

In London for the day, there were two accidents with trains - one at kings Cross, another train derailed at the station of Waterloo. "There's going to be majo...


England 108-2 against West Indies in 1st Test

Roberts was critical of the amount of time players spend in the gym and suggested they should spend more time in the nets. Woakes is far more certain that Sto...


Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in 2 more towns

One dead bird each from Danville and Discovery Bay, a horse from Brentwood and four chickens from the Knightsen area have tested positive for the West Nile viru...


SeaWorld Euthanizes Its Oldest Killer Whale After Respiratory Issues

Kasatka died surrounded by her pod, all of which "appear to be doing well" and were not threatened by Kasatka's infection, the park said. She was estimated t...


Chloe Ayling kidnap arrest: Brother of suspect arrested

Ayling has given a number of TV and press interviews since returning to Britain to give details of her abduction and respond to critics who have voiced doubts a...


Possible Cure for Peanut Allergy Discovered

And that is truly exciting because peanuts are the number one cause of anaphylaxis-related deaths. Could a cure for peanut allergies be close? The kids wi...


Goa cops issue advisory on Blue Whale game

Asserting that the Centre has taken "tough measures" in this regard, Union Law and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad made this clear on Wednes...


Bomb Scare in Delhi High Court, bomb disposal squad at Spot

The bomb squad was alerted and the court scanned. However, nothing suspicious was found and the threat eventually turned out to be a hoax call. Delhi High C...


More US teens are dying of opioid overdose — CDC

The rate climbed 19% from 2014 to 2015 - from 3.1 deaths to 3.7 deaths per 100,000 teens, per the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Moreover, it is also unclear...


Fly under the radar: DJI develops an incognito mode for their drones

The new mode will mean that the DJI apps won't update maps or geofence information, and will not notify users of any newly-issued flight restrictions or updat...


Being 'Obese But Fit' Can Still Harm Your Heart Health, Researchers Say

Researchers from Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge found that overweight or obese people with healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels...


Boom in older workers sees employment rate hit all-time high

Labour market statistics for April 2017 to June 2017 showed a 125,000 rise in employment and 57,000 fall in unemployment. "We are bringing more people out of ...


Case of West Nile virus confirmed in Rock Hill

With mosquito season upon us, the West Nile virus has been making its rounds across the state. Most people who are infected with WNV have no symptoms at all or ...


Security Council condemns terrorist attacks on United Nations mission in Mali

Gunmen attacked the headquarters of the United Nations peacekeeping force in the Mali city of Timbuktu, killing seven people and injuring seven others in what...