Medical

Richie Incognito tells police that government officials were spying on him

Police responded to the incident when the man allegedly targeted by Incognito called 911. 'I didn't know what was happening, and the next thing I know I'm get...


Mussels in salt water test positive for opioids

As the United States continues to grapple with a widespread opioid epidemic, alarming research from Seattle indicates that the local population is consuming so ...


Cutting out booze and bacon dramatically reduces cancer risk

Over 18 years of follow-up, almost 10,000 women developed obesity-related cancers, da Silva's team found. It is impossible to work out how many cancer-free ye...


The Ebola Outbreak in the DRC Is on an ‘Epidemiological Knife Edge’

One of the deaths occurred in Mbandaka, according to a daily healthy ministry bulletin. Bogoch said in outbreaks like this one, people need to know that the t...


Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus

The state government has also issued an advisory, asking travellers to avoid visiting the four districts of Kozhikode, Malappuram, Wayanad and Kannur. Infected ...


FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are Unsafe

Since 2009, 119 cases of benzocaine-associated methemoglobinemia have been reported to the FDA, 4 of which were fatal. Symptoms include pale, gray- or blue-...


Trump loses Twitter decision

The decision marks a victory for free-speech activists representing seven Twitter users who alleged that their rights had been infringed after they tweeted at...


Woman Files Lawsuit Against R. Kelly For Sexual Battery, False Imprisonment

As The New York Times reports , Texan woman Faith A. Rodgers has accused Kelly of initiating " unwanted sexual contact " (among other things) last year, when...


Marks & Spencer profits plunge as store closure costs weigh

M&S shares have fallen 26 per cent over the a year ago and it risks being booted out of the FTSE 100 index as it is now worth less than both online grocer Ocado...


Netanyahu Hails US Policy on Iran, Says it Breaks Tehran's 'Cash Machine'

Behind them lay what Pompeo vowed would be "unprecedented financial pressure" through new sanctions. The Donald Trump administration's new strategy on Iran is...


FDA approves new drug for persistent headache

On Thursday, the USA regulators approved the use of first drug, Aimovig, which has been designed as a preventive treatment for chronic migraines in people. Nova...


Bill Gates Just (Politely) Called Trump a Lecherous Fool

He also said Donald Trump had asked him if vaccines were bad for consumption, that he was exploring forming a commission to look into the "ill effects of vacc...


Vaccines arrive in DR Congo to fight Ebola outbreak

The WHO is anxious about the disease reaching the city of Mbandaka with a population of about 1 million people, which would make the outbreak far harder to tack...


Doctors sweat 1st urban case of Ebola

Cases had previously only been confirmed in Bikoro , a small town whose health clinic only has "limited functionality", according to the WHO. There have been...


Chris Hemsworth hints he will play Thor again

The super hero flick, which stars every possible actor and actress known to man, opened in China over the weekend and was the second biggest opening of all ti...


Brazil's President Temer calls for FIFA World Cup title

Oceania would have its representative in a playoff with the "fifth best placed" team in South America, while the host team would complete the quota of 24. In pa...


Trump's Surgeon General Jumps Into Action In Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

He is the 20th Surgeon General of the United States . It is not clear at this time what the medical emergency was, but Delta released a statement which said ...


Weymouth beach has been handed not just one but TWO awards

Weymouth's popular central beach has once again been recognised with an global Blue Flag Award. Research from Keep Britain Tidy also reveals that a third of...


Fuel Prices: Petrol and Diesel Rates Hiked Nationwide

With this, the price of petrol in Delhi inched further close to the previous high of Rs 76.06 a litre , reached in September 2013. The oil marketing copanies...


Three more Ohio E. coli cases linked to lettuce

Talk to your doctor if you have symptoms of an E. coli infection and report your illness to your local health department. The CDC said three more states - I...