Health Care

Flu now blamed for 84 child deaths this season, CDC says

The flu prevented about 25 percent of illnesses stemming from the influenza A strain H3N2 that has hit many patients particularly hard this winter. If ex...


Cauvery water dispute: Supreme Court reduces Tamil Nadu's share, increases Karnataka's

Dhanapalan, general secretary, Cauvery Farmers Protection Association. On Friday, the apex court will deliver its verdict on the centuries-old dispute. Now ...


Memory problems predict Alzheimer's onset, study says

So the team engineered a mouse model that gradually lost the enzyme as it grew older and then bred those mice with rodents that were engineered to develop amylo...


South Africa's new president vows to tackle state corruption

In another clear sign that the Zuma era is finished, the South African police raided the Johannesburg residence of the Gupta family, closely associates of ...


Free flu shots still available

Those days could be used to close for sickness, but that would have to be approved by the Tennessee Department of Education. Skyward is the school system's st...


Medical marijuana sales in western Pennsylvania begin Thursday morning

Pennsylvania dispensaries will not carry smokeable forms of marijuana . Medical marijuana will start being available for patients at state-approved di...


Bengaluru: 3 dead as under-construction building collapses

The city police and National Disaster Relief Force personnel have rushed to the site for rescue operations, Karnataka State Emergency Operation Centre tweeted. ...


PDP to Tinubu: Buhari most qualified to join retirees club

While the agenda for the meeting is yet to be known, there are insinuations that it may not be unconnected with Buhari's recent appointment of Tinubu as leade...


Here's How & Where to Watch Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Online

Batsman Kusal Janith Perera, who was named in the 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 Series against Bangladesh has been ruled out of the two games, follow...


Eating ultra-processed foods like chicken nuggets 'linked to cancer', study says

Foods were categorised according to degree of processing and the subjects were examined over an average of five years. Foods on the list included packaged bre...


FDA approves first ever blood test to diagnose concussion

The United States Food and Drug Administration approved blood test to detect concussions in people and more quickly identify those with possible brain inj...


Redbarn Pet Products Recalls Bully Sticks for Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Combo Packs were manufactures from October 12, 2017 through February 2. The company only sells its products directly to consumers online. The Darwin's Nat...


Palace defends Chinese names for seamounts

The Philippines has already raised its concern to China over its naming of the undersea features in Benham Rise and may officially notify an global hydrographic...


Oxy-Fuel Gas Leak Suspected Cause Of ONGC Explosion

The Hindu reported that the fire broke out in a ballast tank of the ONGC-owned drillship Sagar Bhushan, which has been in dry dock at the yard for maintenance ...


Transgender woman becomes first in the world to breastfeed

A medical team from Mount Sinai in New York City is the first to formally report on the details of an experimental therapy that allowed a transgender woman to...


Lucknow University declares holiday on February 14 citing Maha Shivratri

The varsity has also requested the parents of the students enrolled to prohibit their wards from visiting the campus. Expectedly, the notice has garnered a lo...


Notley giving BC, Ottawa 'a little space' to discuss BC pipeline issue

Prior to the wine ban, Notley suspended talks on an electricity deal that would bring an estimated $500 million into B.C. government coffers annually. "We do no...


Virat and Anushka's close dance is a Tuesday Treat

Actress Anushka Sharma and Indian skipper Virat Kohli , both 29, married at a Tuscan resort in Italy in December. If you were wondering what the outfit loo...


Experimental Drug Promises to Kill the Flu Virus in a Day

The medication utilizes an alternate way to deal with battle the flu than different drugs. The flu is spread through the body when the virus invades cells. ...


Deputy Head of Oxfam Quits as Haiti Sex Scandal Escalates

Oxfam's internal inquiry ended with four people being fired and three others resigning, including the former Haiti country director Roland van Hauwermeiren. The...


What's The Story Behind Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO)

Altria Group Inc now has $126.02 billion valuation. About 14.85M shares traded or 106.42% up from the average. Altria Group, Inc . (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% ...


Group asks lawmakers for more Puerto Rico assistance

Valentine's Day is the ideal time to launch the LOVE PR collection and celebrate the love that has touched us so much". "With the program ending, we then ha...


President Trump's budget looks to cut funding to the Great Lakes

Trump's budget targets water cleanup programs and he is trying to eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic USA waterways. MI projects have received m...


United Kingdom govt unveils multi-platform system to detect terrorist content online

The government provided £600,000 of public funds towards the creation of the tool by an artificial intelligence company based in London. ASI Data Science s...


NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Reveals What He Would Do During National Anthem

But the reason could have been as simple as the National Basketball Association encourages its players to speak about issues already, and many did not feel the ...


Speaker Madigan Fires Aide Over Inappropriate Texts

Alaina Hampton addressed reporters Tuesday, a day after Speaker Madigan dismissed political consultant Kevin Quinn after an investigation found Quinn sent inapp...


Boris Johnson describes 'sheer devastation' of burned out Rohingya villages

Almost 690,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state and crossed into southern Bangladesh since August, when attacks on security posts by insurgents trigge...


Cape Town's 'Day Zero' delayed as drought declared 'national disaster'

Meanwhile, national government has declared the drought affecting the southern and western areas of South Africa a national disaster. The Department of Cooper...


Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke extends contract until 2022

Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke recently spoke about the possibility of keeping the Belgian at the club beyond the end of the season and claimed th...


People of Delhi elected honest govt 3 years ago: Kejriwal

To improve road conditions in Delhi , Kejriwal said that they will direct the departments to fix roads which digs up road irrespective of land-owning agency. O...