Medicine

ALL Kids children's health insurance program to continue for now

This is good news for supporters of CHIP , as the program's funding expired in September and Congress has been under tremendous pressure since to inject more m...


Houthi Missile Targeting Riyadh Palace Intercepted

Saudi security officials said, "there are no reported casualties at this time". The signatories included eight Nobel peace laureates, religious pioneers, West...


Turtle rescued after being found tangled in 800 kilograms of cocaine

The turtle survived the potentially deadly encounter with the drugs that had been set adrift by smugglers. The ship and its crew are normally stationed at Secto...


Red Cross says cholera epidemic hits 1 million in Yemen

Millions are starving in Yemen and the country is facing a cholera outbreak. Yemen is now engaged in a war against Houthi rebels, who the US and Saudi ...


Mount Carmel doctor caused patient deaths by over-prescribing opioids

Additionally, the physician faces a maximum of 20 years' imprisonment for each of the 12 counts related to the unlawful distribution of controlled substances an...


Dutoit Withdraws From Cleveland Orchestra Concerts Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

The RPO said in a statement: "As a leading global ensemble, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is committed to the highest standards of ethical behaviour..." Th...


Weekly Fish Consumption Linked to Better Sleep, Higher IQ

Those whose meals sometimes included fish scored 3.3 points higher, according to the study published in the journal Scientific Reports . The study also found...


Dennis Bergkamp out as Ajax dismiss manager Marcel Keizer

The likes of Robert Pires, Freddie Ljungberg and Thierry Henry have all had coaching roles at Arsenal in recent seasons and supporters are begging for Bergkam...


Girl doused with kerosene & set ablaze on Secunderabad street by 'jilted lover'

In her dying declaration, she told the police that it was Kartik who set her on fire. She suffered 70 per cent burns and was being treated at Gandhi Hospital. K...


Eating Tomatoes and Apples May Help Keep Your Lungs Healthy

The participants had to answer a questionnaire and undergo two types of lung-function tests in the start, and again after 10 years. Asked to comment, Dr. Simi...


Opioid overdoses on the rise: CDC

The last time the USA life expectancy dropped was in 1993 because of the AIDS epidemic. "That's not a whole lot, but when you're talking about it in terms o...


Eating one portion of salad 'can preserve memory'

The longitudinal study spanned several years and examined 960 volunteers, at an average age of 81 years old. The participants were asked about how often they at...


Coroner: 2 flu deaths reported in McLean County

The CDC tracking, which measures geographic spread and not the severity of the flu, notes that California, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, Ohi...


Life imprisonment for ex-TV producer Suhaib Ilyasi for wife's murder

Then the police had arrested Suhaib on a dowry harassment charge. They lived in London until October 1994. "My client is innocent", Ilyasi's lawyer, Manu Sharma...


Model who lost leg to Toxic Shock Syndrome may lose other leg

She had her right leg amputated below the knee, and her toe amputated on her left foot. Lauren Wasser , 29, contracted toxic shock syndrome (TSS) in 2012 aft...


US Coast Guard saves turtle entangled in bundles of cocaine

Commander Jose Diaz told NBC News that the bales of cocaine were spotted by a military plane. When crewmembers on the Thetis spotted a "debris field" in wor...


U.S. lifts moratorium on studying pathogens capable of creating a viral pandemic

Federal officials on Tuesday reportedly lifted a ban imposed three years ago on funding research that alters germs to make them more lethal, in an effort to d...


Baby conceived in 1992 born

Sommerfelt, who transferred the embryos into Gibson's uterus, said she was amazed that embryos of such an old age could result in the successful birth of a ba...


The FDA Just Approved Gene Therapy for Inherited Blindness

But now the FDA has rubber-stamped the approval of Luxturna , the first ever gene therapy it has backed, all the attention is now on Spark, and what price it p...


Blood drives set for Fremont

It's Red Cross' way of saying thanks for helping patients around the country. NBC12 and the American Red Cross will be teaming up for the NBC12 Be the Givin...