Medical

Fear as Boko Haram attacks girls' school in Yobe

The leader of insurgent group Boko Haram , Abubakar Shekau, has again escaped from being captured by men of the Nigerian Army . Although with sketchy detail...


Data from NSPCC shows increase in child sex offences recorded in Hampshire

It said existing services created to guide children through the psychological and emotional stress of harrowing sex crimes are "fragile" and unable to meeting r...


Saudi Arabia welcomes push for UN action against Iran on missiles

The UK has drafted a UN Security Council resolution condemning Iran for violating the arms embargo on Yemen and calling for measures to address this violation...


[BREAKING] Jubilation as Pope okays Bishop Okpalaeke's resignation

However, a Vatican press release quoted by its news agency, Agenzia Fides , on Monday said, "Today the Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the past...


CDC reports kratom-related salmonella outbreak in Kansas

So far, 28 people have been infected in 20 states, with nearly a dozen of those people hospitalized. The agency, which urged consumers to not use kratom in an...


In Dieting, Low-fat Or Low-carb Are The Same

Trendy low-carb diets are no better for weight loss than those that cut out fat, new research claims. Some whose genetic markers indicated a low-carb diet...


Bryce Harper says his focus is on 2018

If you guys do talk anything about that, I'll be walking right out the door". "They know that. We've just got to concentrate on the here and now". But are they ...


Flu shot could cut risk of heart attacks

The vaccine offers the best protection from the flu and reduces severe outcomes should an individual become ill with the flu. Dr. Anne Schuchat , acting chie...


Russian athlete suspected of failing drugs test

A Russian athlete at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics has been implicated in a doping case involving the banned substance meldonium, a source close to the situ...


Measles Cases Are Skyrocketing in Europe as More Parents Shun Vaccines

Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can be deadly. World Health Organization said a decline in immunisations, interruptions in vaccine supply, l...


West Brom 'taxi' quartet unlikely to face court case in Barcelona

According to BBC Sport , police were alerted by the taxi driver and the hotel and that the taxi driver was reunited with his vehicle at 08:00 in the morning, t...


Could blood and urine tests detect autism?

Specifically, the scientists found an association between ASD and damage to some proteins found in the blood's plasma, or the fluid that carries white and red...


Donald Trump backs improved gun background checks

Trump is a strong supporter of gun rights and won the endorsement of the National Rifle Association, the powerful gun lobby group, for his 2016 presidential cam...


FDA issues warning on drug-contaminated dog food, products withdrawn from market

According to the FDA: "Pets that eat pet food containing pentobarbital can experience drowsiness, dizziness, excitement, loss of balance, nausea, eyes that ...


Jin Young Ko wins Women's Australian Open in first LPGA start

Ko, 22, left everyone in her wake with a wire-to-wire victory that franks her win in her native country previous year, a triumph that allowed her to take up ful...


Trump Visits Emergency Workers Who Responded to School Shooting

One teen, Emma Gonzalez , angrily criticised politicians who take campaign contributions from the National Rifle Association ( NRA ), and challenged them to ...


APC governors in Daura to meet Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to meet Ahmed Tinubu and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress at his country home in Daura, Katsina state Satu...


Federal Bureau of Investigation admits failure to act on Florida school gunman, draws anger

Authorities have not described any specific motive, except to say that Cruz had been kicked out of the high school, which has about 3,000 students and serves ...


Almost 200 people in IN have died this flu season

Pat Salber, founder of the healthcare blog The Doctor Weighs In . In any case, this year does not appear to the worst recent year for overall effectiveness. ...


West Brom boss Alan Pardew feels by his Spanish four

The football club has confirmed it is investigating an alleged stolen taxi incident that may have involved four senior players in Spain. Its chairman and ch...