Medicine

Flu season yet to peak, 16 children dead — CDC

It's not alone: Only two states, OR and Hawaii, had lower activity levels. Flu activity is high and increased sharply for the third week in a row across Flori...


National Basketball Association buys Steve Kerr's exhausted excuse for since-deleted tweet

The two teams will meet for the 201st time on Thursday; the Spurs lead the all-time series with Houston 106-84 and own a 65-29 advantage in San Antonio . Nat...


Starbucks launches Visa card to drive customer loyalty forward

Also Cardholders earn free Starbucks drinks and food with purchases they make at the coffee chain and elsewhere. It makes plenty of sense for Starbucks to cou...


Gaga cancels tour due to 'severe pain'

A statement posted on Lady Gaga's Twitter and Instagram pages did not mention fibromyalgia but said the 31-year-old singer made a decision to cancel the sho...


Kerala Budget: GST disappointing, benefits only corporates, says state FM

For the jugs containing more 400 ml liquor, the business duty will be expanded from 135% to 210%. The state is reeling under a revenue shortage and growing ex...


First Financial Decreased Its Abbvie (ABBV) Position; Trinity Industries Has 0.81 Sentiment

The shares were sold at an average price of $98.45, for a total value of $8,569,088.00. It has underperformed by 7.92% the S&P500. Stonebridge Capital Managem...


Cellphone radiation likely causes no harm to humans but there's no evidence

Male rats showed a small increase in a kind of heart tumor after exposure to massive amounts of cellphone radiation, a new government study reports. The 10-ye...


Standing during the day can help shed pounds

Standing still burns calories at a significantly higher rate, but when "fidgeting activity or walking-like activities or transitions between sitting and standin...


Fidel Castro's son 'kills himself' after 'battle with depression'

He had also headed Cuba's nuclear programme from 1980 to 1992, before it was suspended after the Soviet Union's collapse. They called him " Fidelito " - lit...


'Wash your stinking hands!': ER nurse rants about 'cesspool of funky flu'

In one story, in a tone of voice usually reserved for talking to misbehaving small children, the mom of four tells of a softball coach who brought an entire tea...


Hyderabad: Teen raped while watching Padmaavat at theatre, accused arrested

According to the police, "The accused took advantage of the fact that there were few friends in the theatre and nobody was sitting close to them."The victim has...


Baylosis no longer enjoys immunity from arrest: Palace

Police claim the pair were carrying.45 caliber pistols and ammunition at the time of their arrest. Rafael Baylosis, the acting secretary of the New People's A...


New Cancer Vaccine Eliminates Tumors in Mice and Prevents Coming Back

A clinical trial for using both the injections in combination began in January 2018, it will assess the effectiveness of the treatment in patients with lymphoma...


Girl (12) Arrested After 'Unintentional' Shooting At LA School

The teens were hospitalized. Three other individuals, a 30-year-old woman, an 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl suffered minor injuries during the incide...


National Wear Red Day spreads heart health awareness

Created in 2003 by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the holiday is tailored to make you think about heart disea...


Prostate cancer now third biggest cancer killer in the UK

HER-2 directed therapies are created to combat particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer, but the treatments might be doing more harm than good, research h...


This year's flu season: Public health catastrophe or par for the course?

According to hospitalization numbers from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, residents in Oklahoma and Tulsa counties accounted for the most flu hospita...


Suit could force California to declare coffee a cancer risk

The prosecution argues that coffee companies are required to warn customers about the chemical under California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Ac...


Nutritionist claims pizza is a healthier breakfast than cereal

An actual nutritionist said we can have pizza for breakfast and it's like all our childhood dreams have come true at once. This means that, if you're in a hurry...


Alzheimer's blood test promises detection years before symptoms develop

If further studies confirm the test's effectiveness it could be used to spot early signs of Alzheimer's in apparently healthy individuals. Commenting on the r...