Stories about Medical

Nov 14 2017

D'Angelo Russell to miss several games with left knee contusion

On Saturday, Russell scored 26 points in an eight-point Nets loss to the Jazz, but of primary concern for Brooklyn is the health of their young star point guard. The form...

Nov 14 2017

New blood pressure guidelines released

The new guidelines reflect years of research, which have shown that people within the new range of blood pressure defined as hypertension have doubled their risk of c...

Nov 13 2017

Recent Report: Bill Gates on a mission to 'Cure Alzheimer'

Even though there has been decades of scientific research on Alzheimer's, there's no treatment to slow the progression of the disease. Gates says he will follow the ini...

Nov 13 2017

France suggests Hariri not free, urges he play role in Lebanon

Hariri's resignation is being widely seen as part of a Saudi attempt to counter Iran as its influence deepens in Syria and Iraq and as Riyadh and its allies battle Iran...

Nov 13 2017

Delhi's again toys with odd-even as air quality fails to improve

Ashok Agarwal, another advocate with the Supreme Court told Firstpost that there is no legal bar on the government in filing a review petition in the NGT even if a simi...

Nov 13 2017

Sex triggered one in 100 fatal heart attacks in men, finds analysis

Fear of post-sex heart failure has been bolstered by plot lines on TV shows like Mad Men , but in reality, "the risk is very small", senior author Dr. There's one silver...

Nov 13 2017

Rudy Gobert out 4-6 weeks with bone contusion

Rudy Gobert wasn't real thrilled about Dion Waiters crashing into his knees Friday night , calling it a "dirty play" and implying that the move was intentional. Dion Wa...

Nov 13 2017

Massa saddened by Brazil F1 attacks

His eight-year-old son, Felipinho, gave a heart-warming message to Massa on the team radio at the end of the race. "We race in Mexico, we've raced in India, and I don't...

Nov 12 2017

3 takeaways from Hokies' loss to Georgia Tech

When Georgia Tech LB Victor Alexander came up with sack in the third quarter, it ended a three-game sack-less streak. The winning score came with 6:30 remaining when Ma...

Nov 12 2017

Pakistan's Punjab Government Urges Amarinder Singh To Ban Stubble Burning

Initially, the wind flow was mild and calm northwesterly that carried the pollutants from the adjoining states of Punjab and Haryana where stubble burning was being pract...

Nov 12 2017

Red Sox-Stanton talks 'may be heating up'

The Phillies could be the most surprising team on this list. One way to do the latter would be to acquire four-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger Award victor, ...

Nov 11 2017

Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak Traced to Disneyland

An estimated 13,000 cases a year result in hospitalization around the country, which works out to about 35 people a day nationwide. "On Oct. 27, we learned from the Ora...

Nov 11 2017

Civilians injured in Saudi-led strikes on Yemen capital

A number of houses were also reportedly damaged in the strike. The strikes, which took place late on Friday, hit a residential area near the ministry of defence buildin...

Nov 11 2017

Mustafa Kamal to respond to Sattar's allegations on Saturday

Referring to his joint-press conference with PSP chairman Mustafa Kamal, Sattar had remarked at a press conference on Thursday: "We were left disappointed". MQM-Pakista...

Nov 11 2017

Woman Unseats GOP Lawmaker Who Made Sexist Joke About Women's March

In the fraught days surrounding Trump's inauguration, this turned out to be an epically failed attempt at "reading the room", as they say. One woman held a box of macaron...

Nov 11 2017

Chicago Bulls to announce the hosting of 2020 NBA All-Star Game

It will be the first time All-Star festivities are held in the city since 1988, when Michael Jordan dazzled the hometown crowd. The Windy City is finally getting anot...

Nov 10 2017

Trans-Pacific Partnership talks collapse after Canada pulls out of trade deal

This APEC meeting will be the first for President Trump, as well as New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern and South Korean President Moon Jae-In. "There is a spectru...

Nov 10 2017

Tight security for 3rd Tipu Jayanti today

Earlier, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker from the state Prahlad Joshi had alleged that Tipu Sultan was "anti-Hindu, anti-Kannada and exploited India". In Bengal...

Nov 10 2017

"Inexpensive" device that detects skin cancer wins James Dyson Award 2017

Dyson company founder James Dyson said the sKan received the award because it is "a very clever device with the potential to save lives around the world". After a per...

Nov 10 2017

OJ Simpson Thrown Out of Vegas Hotel ... For Belligerence

Simpson, 70, was released from prison back in October after nine years behind bars. "O.J. was being very unruly, yelling at hotel staff and then knocked over glasses from...