Medical

Congo is becoming like prison under Kabila: cardinal

The UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday reported a surge in summary "executions" in the country, notably in the southern Kasai region . ...


Scientists successfully clone monkeys; are humans up next?

Using cloning and other forms of genetic engineering scientists have already made hundreds of strains of mice designed to model diseases like Alzheimer's or ...


Bike-borne men shot at school bus driver, kidnap class 1 student

The police have confirmed the incident and said an FIR has been registered and probe is under way. According to an eyewitness, the kidnappers ran immediately ...


La La Land director Damien Chazelle series ordered by Apple

According to The Hollywood Reporter , Chazelle has landed a straight-to-series order at Apple. Chazelle will reunite with his La La Land cohorts Jordan Ho...


The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV)

Hermes Investment Management Ltd increased Travelers Companies Inc ( TRV ) stake by 6.3% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE: TRV...


Smoking just one cigarette a day ups your heart attack risk

The team behind the study say that the findings emphasise that cutting out cigarettes , rather than just cutting down, is necessary to dramatically reduce the ...


Padmaavat Protests: Day After Attack On Gurugram School Bus, 18 People Arrested

Teachers and students were seen on the space between the seats, ducking to take cover from the hail of stones. Arrests have been made in connection with the inc...


'Overwhelmed' by 'Secret Superstar' success in China: Aamir

With this feat, Secret Superstar became the second Indian film to top the Chinese box office in less than a year. According to him, the film earned Rs 43.35...


Padmaavat: Rahul Gandhi condemns BJP over Gurugram school bus attack

Earlier, Director General of Police B.S. Sandhu said: "It (school bus attack) was unfortunate". "No order to close school or colleges or bars (has been given)",...


19 die of Lassa fever in 10 states

Dr. Angela Uwakwem, Imo State Health Commissioner, has revealed that two residents of Owerri, the State Capital, have died of Lassa fever which has resurfaced i...


The power of yellow! Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimer's risk

Indeed, curcumin has also proven frustrating to scientists due to its unstable nature. They were randomized to receive Theracurmin 90mg (a bioavailable form of ...


Flu Hikes Heart Attack, Study Confirms

Jeffrey Kwong of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto . These include maximising the uptake of existing vaccines against other respira...


Facebook Acquires Biometric ID Verification Startup

The startup has earlier raised around $4 million, as reported by Crunch Base . There, Confirm.io's products could have myriad applications - like helping users...


US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown

US cybersecurity functions were continuing, Mulvaney said, and CIA Director Mike Pompeo told the CBS "This Morning" program agency employees would continue "cru...


Leganes win in the Bernabeu to spring massive cup shock in Spain

In a sign of where Zidane's men are right now, however, even a win at the weekend would not lift them above fourth place, with Los Murciélagos five points ahead...


Attack on "Save the Children" HQ, ISIL took responsibility

Mohammad Amin, who was inside the compound when the attackers launched the raid at 9.10am, said from his hospital bed that he heard "a big blast". No militant...


Monday's Train Strike Has Been Cancelled! Here's What We Know So Far

About 9000 rail workers had planned to stop work from midnight Monday to argue for better pay and conditions, which would have forced the closure of all train s...


Cigarettes May Increase Tobacco Use In Kids

While the report found evidence that vaping may prompt teenagers to try cigarettes , it did not find any significant existing links between use of e-cigarett...


Smear tests save lives - make sure you attend yours

The goal is to improve early cervical cancer detection; and thus far, the initiative has demonstrated benefit with 25 per cent more women undergoing testing in ...


Sam Curran: England add Surrey all-rounder to squad for T20 tri-series

He also bagged nine wickets from nine matches. Curran will join up with his brother Tom and the rest of the England team ahead of the fifth and final ODI ...