Health Care

Next for hospitals in disaster planning: How to prepare for nuclear war

The agency's website stresses that a nuclear detonation, while unlikely, would have "devastating results", and allow little time for protection against radiat...


Chocolate Could Become Extinct As Soon As 2050!

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , by 2050 the rising temperatures will push the chocolate-growing regions of the world more th...


Police identify mystery drug that hospitalised nine Perth backpackers

Hyoscine is most commonly used to treat nausea, being found in the travel sickness medications Kwells and Travacalm which can be bought over the counter at phar...


Bionic hand with sense of touch can be worn outside the lab

The recipient was named as Almerina Mascarello, a woman in her 50s who is a resident of the northern Veneto region and who lost her left hand in a factory accid...


NHS says 16900 people forced to wait outside A&E over Christmas

Pressures on the NHS have escalated rapidly over the festive period with hospitals experiencing significant bed shortages. Figures from NHS England's wint...


Woman's abdominal pain found to be caused by lodged Heinz packet

The case is one of a series collated from papers in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) detailing illnesses caused by people swallowing foreign objects or overd...


Romaine lettuce linked to deadly E. coli outbreak

Because we have not identified a source of the infections, CDC is unable to recommend whether USA residents should avoid a particular food. People in 13 states,...


Alcohol 'damages DNA and increases cancer risk'

The study also shows that the body is trying to protect itself from alcohol damage by using a family of enzymes as the first line of defense, aldehyde dehydro...


Facial exercise may help you look more youthful

Assuming the findings are confirmed in a larger study, individuals now have a low cost, non-toxic way for looking younger or to augment other cosmetic or anti-a...


Guys In Thailand Are All About Getting Their Penises Whitened

Authorities, however, have expressed concern about laser services. The procedure costs around $650 for five sessions. It uses laser whitening technology whi...


Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak

As it stands, both United States and Canadian governments have yet to initiate an official recall for Romaine lettuce products, but the Canadian government has ...


Millennials strive for perfectionism more than past generations, study says

Overall, their research included responses from more than 41,000 students at American, Canadian, and British colleges. But culture might also be affecting p...


US Cancer Deaths Continue to Drop

One of the biggest forces behind the decline is a reduction in smoking , thanks to public health campaigns warning of its dangers, and tobacco taxes that disco...


Cuyahoga County health officials report second flu-related death of season

You can report flu year-round and view the weekly influenza report during the influenza season here. On Thursday, Fraser Health also issued a public-service...


Addictive Video Game Playing Now Recognized as Disorder by World Health Organization

The global health body says persistent gaming can take precedence over and affect other life interests. The World Health Organization (WHO) ended 2017 by drop...


Mediterranean or Whole30? Which Is the Best Diet to Start 2018

The diet emphasizing fish, healthy fats, and fruits and vegetables tied as the best diet for 2018, according to U.S. News and World Report , which evaluated 40 ...


Spike in number of flu cases across New Mexico

With another severe epidemic upon us, some area hospitals are instituting temporary visitor restrictions to protect their patients from getting the flu. "They'r...


Reports of E. Coli bacteria found in romaine lettuce in Indiana

Five people have been hospitalized, including one person who died from the Illness. The CDC did not report hospitalizations or the death at that time. It can ta...


Is Canaccord Genuity Positive On Shares of Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:BSX)?

Shares are trading price at $24.79 with move of -1.59%. State Street Corporation owns 57.52M shares. Institutions own 95.17% of Boston Scientific Corporation...


Could Black Mirror Season 4's Best Episode Get Its Own Spin-Off?

According to Haynes, the ideas that have been workshopped would involve a direct sequel to the episode, bringing back Plemons' Daly and the rest of his former c...


Research Ratings: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), CNO Financial Group, Inc. (CNO)

The corporation has a market cap of US$142.59 Billion. The stock decreased 0.50% or $1.37 during the last trading session, reaching $273.25. About 1.56 million ...


TVS Motor logs 39 pc sales growth in Dec

Tata Motors Ltd., incorporated in the year 1945, is a Large Cap company (having a market cap of Rs 144459.50 Crore) operating in Auto sector. Face value per sha...


A Series of Unfortunate Events season 2 premiere date official at Netflix

I won't be motivated enough to hit the gym five times a week, so I prefer to set myself a much more achievable goal, like watching a whole series in one sitting...


Chocolate Can Become Extinct in Next 40 Years

Cacao plants originated millions of years ago in South America. Half of the world's chocolate is produced in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, where the plants thrive ...


Haathi Mere Saathi first look: Rana Daggubati is intense, fierce as Bandev

Rana would be paying tribute to legendary actor Rajesh Khanna but is not going to be a remake of the original released in 1971. He says, "Both Rana and Varun ...


Diabetes Drug May Reverse Effects Of Alzheimer's Disease

But there does seem to be a ray of hope for such patients. Discovering a potential new treatment for a devastating disease like Alzheimer's is fantastic new...


Largest train fare hike in five years kicks in today

London Overground: Most single fares are frozen but Travelcards and price caps will increase by an average of 3.4%. A study carried out by the union claims t...


World Health Organization Considers Recognizing 'Gaming Disorder'

While nothing is set in stone, a draft of the WHO's 2018 global classification of diseases lists "gaming disorder" under section 6D11. "Gaming disorder is c...


Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Opposition, Church Defy Protest Ban

Officers also shot dead two men outside the St. Alphonse church in Kinshasa's Matete district, Human Rights Watch's Central Africa director Ida Sawyer said. Kab...


Woman married a few hours before succumbing to cancer

Mosher and Lindsay first met at a swing dance class in May 2015 and fell in love with each other. "Now more than ever, I needed for her to know that she's not...