Stories about Medical

Sep 18 2017

Unions demand pay rise for one million NHS staff

Yesterday, it emerged that nurses and health workers had demanded a pay rise in line with the retail price index of inflation, which is 3.9 per cent - far higher than the...

Sep 17 2017

FDA Blesses First App to Treat Substance Abuse

The " Reset " app developed by Pear Therapeutics - a US-based Prescription Digital Therapeutics firm - delivers cognitive behavioural therapy to teach users the skills th...

Sep 17 2017

Tunisia scraps ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

But, on the other hand, Tunisian men were free to marry non-Muslim women who didn't have to convert. In its motivations, the justice ministry wrote that the 1973 legisl...

Sep 17 2017

Willson Contreras Suspended Two Games by Major League Baseball

Both were tossed but the fear was that Contreras would be suspended after slamming his mask and it hit Baker. Major League Baseball has suspended Chicago Cubs catcher...

Sep 17 2017

Yes, talk about climate change after storms

Cerveny is the rapporteur on climate extremes within the United Nations-affiliated World Meteorological Organization. Man-made warming did not cause Harvey and Irma . ...

Sep 17 2017

Refugees From Burundi Killed in Congo, Activists Say

A [Congolese soldier] was killed in the clash, and it led to the escalation of violence. Initial reports suggest over 30 dead and more than 100 left injured. More than ...

Sep 17 2017

Tunisia dethrone D'Tigers in Afrobasket final

Nigeria's D'Tigers on Thursday night saw off stiff opposition from Senegal in the semifinal of the 2017 Afrobasket for men in Tunisia. Backed by a vociferous home crowd...

Sep 17 2017

Ind vs Aus ODI Series: Opening match to be played today

However, Australia had an indifferent run with their early Champions Trophy exit and then they had a tough time levelling the Test series against Bangladesh. Rahul, on ...

Sep 16 2017

Florida post-Irma recovery picks up momentum, but dangers persist

The nursing home said it took precautions before Irma hit, placing 10 spot coolers and fans around the facility, according to the timeline provided by Hill and Knowlton, ...

Sep 16 2017

Million Florida Homes And Businesses Remain Without Power After Hurricane Irma

If you're wondering when you'll get your power back, you are not alone. FPL , a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, the nation's largest utility, has 19,000 employees workin...

Sep 16 2017

Irma's Outer Winds Whip Florida as Governor Warns 'Leave Now'

The storm is now headed toward the southwestern tip of the state, then up along the coast to Naples, Fort Myers and the densely populated peninsulas of Tampa Bay on Flori...

Sep 16 2017

Conflicts and Climate Change Fueling Rise in World Hunger

The new United Nations report stated that the global hunger, which is driven by conflict and climate change, is affecting 815 million people in 2016 or 11 percent of the ...

Sep 16 2017

Gurgaon Woman, Filmed Slapping Soldier Repeatedly, Is Arrested

Her vehicle has been seized by the Delhi Police. She was arrested from her house situated in Gurugram. However, reportedly, the soldier had said that there was no col...

Sep 16 2017

Marcelo given Real Madrid contract extension until 2022

OFFICIAL: Marcelo has signed a new contract with Real Madrid until June 2022. Real Madrid have made an official statement to announce that they have reached an ...

Sep 16 2017

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)

The stock rose 0.19% or $0.12 reaching $62.81. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 6,098,935 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $339,830,000 after buy...

Sep 15 2017

Three changes for Bournemouth ahead of derby with Brighton & Hove Albion

Hughton hopes his side they can use that result and performance as a catalyst heading into another winnable game at Dean Court on Friday night. "I would like to think...

Sep 15 2017

Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use a year ago

However, illnesses such as depression, diabetes as well as back pain and other musculoskeletal disorders were impacting the quality of life for many Australians. Even in ...

Sep 15 2017

Sung Hyun Park leads in France as Catriona Matthew struggles

There's more than a major at stake this week for Ryu, Park, Lexi Thompson and other top players. Park was the beneficiary of some good fortune in having her initial sco...

Sep 15 2017

Liquid cats and blood-sucking bats: 2017's Ig Nobel awards

Now all this research and more has at last found the recognition it deserves: with an Ig Nobel prize , the award for science that "first makes you smile, then makes ...

Sep 15 2017

IPOB Clash In Umuahia

There has been an upsurge in the activities of IPOB in the state since the release of the group's leader, Mr Nnamdi Kanu, on bail. We have also observed illegal acts o...