Medicine

Obama's Abortion Rule Goes Into Effect Two Days Before Trump Takes Office

Overturning the regulation would mean either the creation of a new rule-making process or the House and Senate coming to a joint resolution of disapproval with ...


Alabama Inmate Coughed, Heaved For About 13 Minutes During Execution

A MAN who "executed" a shop worker in a brutal killing heaved and coughed for an agonising 13 minutes as he was put to death by lethal injection . The US stat...


Cyclone Vardah: Chennai Suburban Railway Network to remain suspended till further notice

The National Disaster Response Force and naval teams were gearing up for rescue and relief efforts. The wind speed of cyclone Vardah reached 110-120 kmph as t...


European Central Bank chief sees potential turmoil from elections

The euro gained before the decision, and was 0.4 percent higher at $1.0799 at 10:41 a.m. Frankfurt time. As then, ECB officials are likely to stress their abi...


Fox reaches $14.2-bn preliminary deal to buy rest of Sky

Sky said: "The independent directors of Sky note today's share price increase, and announce that Sky has received an approach from 21st Century Fox, Inc". Sky, ...


Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

Between 2011 and 2015, use of e-cigarettes among US middle school students rose to 5.3 percent from 0.6 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control a...


More Infants Born in NYC With Zika-Related Birth Defects

The four reported developing Zika-like symptoms between November 29 and December 1 and were likely infected several days earlier before mosquito-control efforts...


No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

The ninth meeting between the two schools for the SEC Title had some odd moments; most notably the first quarter. Florida struck first with an Antonio Cal...


Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher

To get a better picture of the health effects of light smoking, researchers tracked more than 290,000 adults aged 59 to 82, including more than 22,000 current s...


Was Trump's Taiwan contact a policy shift or a misstep?

Trump said in a series of tweets earlier this week that he would be leaving his company "in total" to focus on running the country, scheduling an event for dece...


FDA to test Ecstasy for PTSD treatment

Initial studies had patients under 12 weeks of psychotherapy along with three 8-hour sessions in which they took MDMA. The approved phase 3 clinical trial ca...


Why your late nights are costing the United Kingdom £40bn a year

In contrast, boosting sleep to between six and seven hours a night could add £24bn to GDP. And it could be costing the US economy roughly $411 billion a yea...


Playing tennis regularly could halve your chances of dying young, study says

Less than half the British population met the recommended weekly physical activity quota when they were surveyed. "Our findings indicate that it's not only ho...


Zika No Longer World Health Emergency, WHO Declares

The organization will create a technical committee to deal with Zika research, vaccine development and other efforts going forward. The following States Par...


French conservatives voting in first presidential primary

First it was Brexit, then Donald Trump and now perhaps the Socialist direction of France might be facing a change, as National Front leader Marine Le Pen had a ...


Trump University lawsuits settled for $25M

According to reports from multiple media outlets , Trump will not admit to wrongdoing. "Today, that all changes", Schneiderman said in a statement. According...


Minnesota Mom Sues Teenage Child Over Transgender Treatment

Ms Calgaro in a press conference streamed on Facebook , announced her decision as she told reporters, "It was brought to my knowledge that my son began rec...


Breast cancer drug approved for NHS use after price cut

This was stated by Cancer Research UK. And experts say there are a range of possible reasons for the outcome, from differences in tumor biology to contrasti...


Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski suffers punctured lung during game, report says

During the second quarter, Gronkowski took what he later called "one of the hardest" hits in his career when he was struck by Seahawks safety Earl Thomas on a...


Salvation Army aims to reach $400000 goal this year

The Salvation Army is once again gearing up to help families in north central Iowa this holiday season. The Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle campaign offici...


Trump vows to deport up to 3 mln immigrants immediately

The 70-year-old president-elect said he planned to first secure the border and would then decide what to do with the rest of the country's undocumented immigran...


Arun Jaitley dispels rumours of 'GPS chip' in Rs 2000 note

While the Rs 2000 currency is still not widely available, speculations were made suggesting these currency will have integrated Global Positioning System tracki...


Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

The jihadists have lost control of seven eastern districts of Mosul to Iraqi special forces who broke through their lines last Monday. " We want to be totally...


'Doctor Strange' spins magic at re-energized box office

It enables odd to not only rewind time to prevent the Hong Kong Sanctum from being destroyed, but also to force Dormammu to agree not to threaten Earth agai...


Californians To 'Fall Back' An Hour As Daylight Saving Time Ends

They can also help by donating to Red Cross Disaster Relief by visiting redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $1...


Gary Johnson's running mate vouches for Clinton: Darcy cartoon

Weld is a former governor of MA now running as a Libertarian with presidential nominee Gary Johnson. "One would be chaos for the country, I think, and the ot...


Pakistan court rejects bail for ill, widowed 'Afghan Girl'

Gula has dual Pakistani and Afghan nationality, and both ID cards have been recovered from her. During the hearing the petitioner's lawyers Abdul Latif Afridi a...


Florida man's hepatitis linked to excessive energy drink consumption

In a weird case Florida doctors describe in the British Medical Journal , the 50-year-old man started gulping down energy drinks on the job but suddenly bega...


In California drought, a $350 million experiment on tastes

The drought monitor's October 27 report showed a slight easing, with 81 percent of the state in drought last week, compared with 97 percent a year earlier. The ...


Iowa Woman Arrested For Committing Voter Fraud

Her decision to vote a second time came on the "spur of the moment" as she happened to walk past a satellite voting location in the Iowa state capital, Rote tol...