Medicine

New estimate shows higher global rate of deaths from flu

Some 17 cases of confirmed influenza A are reported to date this season in Western Massachusetts and eight cases of influenza B, according to the state re...


FIFA Fine: We Apologize To Nigerians But Somebody Must Be Punished - Pinnick

Nigeria's total points tally reduced by just one, to 13, while Algeria moved from two to four points. On inviting additional players to join the Eagles, Sanus...


Southern California will be roasting on Thanksgiving Day

The mercury began rising again Wednesday morning and by afternoon temperatures were well above normal seasonal averages. The National Weather Service at Linco...


New high blood pressure guidelines

Millions of Americans are being told to look at their numbers after the American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology and nine other heal...


Even Moderate Alcohol Intake Increases Your Risk Of Cancer, Study Says

The latest study conducted by the group of researchers from ASCO has found links between drinking alcohol and risks for several types of cancer like esophogea...


Amritsar's Golden Temple lit up on Guru Nanak Jayanti

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Gurpurab - the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak De...


Prescription Drug Take Back Day

If you can't make it to the mall this Saturday, you can drop off your unused or outdated prescription medications every day at the Missoula Police Department re...


At least 7 killed in building collapse in Bengaluru

The deceased were identified as Maladri, 25, Pavan Kalyan, 19, Prasad, 18, Ravichandran, 46, and Kalavathi, 68, the official said. Bengaluru Development Minis...


Strachan blames 'genetics' for diminutive Scotland's qualifying exit

Slovakia did what they needed to do at home to Malta , while keeping one eye on events in Slovenia , where Roman Bezjak and Jan Oblack combined to halt Scot...


Senior cop, who offered his chair to Radhe Maa, suspended

Prasad said the photograph of Radhe Maa , reportedly taken on 28 September, also showed a police officer with folded hands standing next to her. Akhil Bharat...


LCHD offers free cancer screening program for women

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a great time to remind ourselves and the women in our lives to have a mammogram . According to the American Canc...


Women can now drive in Saudi Arabia

After decades of repressing their women in a multitude of ways, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia has granted its women the right to drive. The shock announcement is ...


How to Watch Alaves vs. Real Madrid

As for Alaves , on-loan Barcelona forward Munir El-Haddadi once again led the line for the Basque club, while on-loan Valencia midfielder Alvaro Medran s...


OECD revises up Japan's 2018 growth forecast to 1.2 percent

The projections reflect modest improvements in the global economy since the previous Economic Outlook in June 2017. It also says interest rate support remai...


Monster Hurricane Maria Approaches Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria roared ashore in Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the US territory in about 90 years after lashing the US Virgin Isl...


Court orders Intel case review in European Union antitrust blow

The regulator said Intel broke European Union competition rules when it granted rebated to major computer manufacturers - Dell , Lenovo, HP and NEC - on the ...


India offers development assistance to Myanmar's Rakhine

It is his first bilateral visit to the country; it is a very important neighboring country. Naming Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Rabindranath Tagore an...


Modi to Revamp Cabinet to Revive Economy Before Key India Polls

The cabinet reshuffle , sources say, "will not be a cosmetic exercise meant purely to fill the many vacant positions in Modi's council of ministers". Performin...


Delhi BJP looks to review heavy bypoll defeat

The AAP won by nearly 24, 000 votes this year after the final round of counting while the BJP earned 35,834 and Congress earned 31,919 votes. "The by-election...


Windies pull off magnificent win after Hope ton

England lead this three-match series 1-0 after thrashing the West Indies by an innings and 209 runs in the first Test at Edgbaston. Along with fellow Bajan...


Haryana, Punjab burning following Dera Baba's conviction, 25 plus dead

It said 50 minor incidents were reported on Friday in nine districts after a CBI special court held the Dera chief guilty of rape and sexual exploitation of two...


Most Americans say Trump's behavior 'not what I expect from a president'

That gathering, where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed while peacefully protesting the hate groups that had descended on Charlottesville, caused a massive...


Study reveals link between vitamin B supplementation and lung cancer

Male smokers demonstrated the greatest risk. Additional results found that male smokers using vitamin B supplements are much more likely to develop cancer in ...


New DNA technology identifies 9/11 victim 16 years after terror attack

His name was withheld at his family's request, the New York City medical examiner's office said. The last time a victim was identified was March 2015. Over ...


Drinking alcohol four times a week reduces risk of diabetes, study says

That led scientists to conclude "consumption of alcohol on three to four days weekly was associated with significantly lower [diabetes] risk in men and women"...


Scientists edit human embryos for first time in US

The research done at Oregon Health and Science University did not allow the human embryos to develop for more than a few days . Some countries have signe...


E-cigarettes linked to helping people quit smoking

After stalling for 15 years, the USA quit-smoking rate rose to almost 6 percent in 2014-2015, up from less than 5 percent in prior years, according to national ...


Decline in global funding threatens search for HIV vaccine

According to the report, in just the last two years the number of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy has increased by about a third, reaching 17.0...


Orgeron doesn't hide from expectations at LSU

But after losing in two overtimes to Texas A&M , getting blasted by Alabama and losing to SC, it turned into another disappointing season for coach Butch Jo...


Indian forces martyr two Civilians along LoC: ISPR

The Defence Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told media outlets, "The firing which started from 6.30 a.m., is ongoing and our forces are effec...