Stories about Medical

Feb 18 2018

British Government Temporarily Halts New Funding to Aid Group Oxfam

She urged all victims of abuse to come forward. "There were numerous men and women who tried to get into my house with all sorts of excuses to demand money, work, or to...

Feb 17 2018

Women Who Clean at Home or Work Have Faster Lung Decline

In fact, the decline in lung function capacity among cleaners was found to be comparable to smoking nearly 20 pack-years. Oddly, the study suggested there's no differ...

Feb 17 2018

Health Department: Eleven Flu-related deaths reported in El Paso this season

Because of the severity of the current flu season, Cowans hopes to warn even more people about the risk of taking their health for granted. Health officials said wh...

Feb 17 2018

Sergey Sirotkin eager to get rookie F1 season underway

The FW41 looks significantly different to its predecessor, the FW40, following input from the team's Chief Technical Officer, Paddy Lowe , and Head of Aerodynamics, Dirk...

Feb 16 2018

The influenza flu vaccine works better

As of February 3, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that there have been 63 flu-associated pediatric deaths nationwide. The rate of effective...

Feb 16 2018

Cauvery dispute: Apex court to deliver final verdict today

The total share of river water awarded to Karnataka thus increases to a total of 284.75 TMC. The Supreme Court pronounced the verdict on a batch of cross petitions by T...

Feb 16 2018

NH Officials to Powerball Winner: Sorry, Rules are Rules

Jane Doe won the Powerball drawing January 6 after buying the ticket at Reeds Ferry Market, a convenience store in Merrimack, N.H. Her lawsuit, filed last month, claims s...

Feb 16 2018

Surgical tools could transmit toxic protein linked to Alzheimer's disease

In addition, there was significant improvement in synaptic functions, as determined by long-term potentiation and contextual fear conditioning experiments, in association...

Feb 16 2018

Analyst EPS Estimates Coverage: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

The average 1-year price target for ( BMY ) reveals an average price target of $65.84 per share. Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated...

Feb 15 2018

Flu vaccines just 25% effective against worst strain this year, CDC says

Those ages 65 and older continue to be hit hardest, accounting for 93 of the deaths this flu season - a staggering rate of nearly 73 percent. For instance, the vaccine ...

Feb 15 2018

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Butler for first legal sale in Pa.

Keystone Canna Remedies , at 1309 Stefko Blvd. across from Just Born Quality Confections in Bethlehem , was the state's first medical marijuana dispensary approved for o...

Feb 15 2018

President Trump signs proclamation honoring victims of deadly Florida school shooting

Following the shooting, Trump tweeted that his " prayers and condolences " were with the families affected by the shooting, adding that "no child, teacher or anyone els...

Feb 15 2018

Study warns ultra-processed foods significantly increase cancer risk

Increasing the amount of ultra-processed food in a person's diet proportionately increases their risk of cancer, a large study has found. Too many servings of chicken n...

Feb 15 2018

Health department offers free shots as Oklahoma flu deaths hit record

An Oklahoma County resident between the ages of 5 and 18 has passed away. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says deaths caused by the fl...

Feb 15 2018

Three dead, several feared trapped as building collapses in Karnataka's Bellandur

More people are suspected to be trapped in the debris and the administration has started a rescue operation. This collapse comes on the back of multiple instances of bu...

Feb 15 2018

Former Nats Pitcher Arrested With 44 Pounds of Drugs

If convicted on all counts, Loaiza faces more than 20 years in prison. Officials tell News 8, detectives were doing surveillance in regards to a drug investigation when...

Feb 15 2018

Blood test detects concussions without X-rays

Test results can be available within 3 to 4 hours. The FDA has approved the first blood test to help diagnose concussions, clearing a path to the market for a diagnos...

Feb 15 2018

After undersea naming protest, PH still trusts China

He said he will meet with National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and other Cabinet members on how to deal with China's move. The government rejects Chinese na...

Feb 15 2018

Tropical Cyclone Gita keeps strength after hammering Tonga

As the cyclone moved east towards Fiji, authorities warned communities to brace for conditions similar to cyclone Winston that ravaged the country in 2016. A gale warni...

Feb 15 2018

Chris Rock's Netflix stand-up special to premiere on Valentine's Day

It feels like Rock is going through the motions, really , especially when - with a ton of fish already lying shot in the barrel - he gives a comedic reading of the O...