Congo confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deaths - ministry

Three people got in touch with the disease. World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a meeting in Geneva on Saturday that "I am personally committed to ensuring that we do everything we can to stop this outbreak as... More..

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Sleeping in on weekends is good for you
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Sleeping in on weekends is good for you

However, people who slept for less than 5 hours a night during the week could eliminate that increased risk by sleeping for more than 8 hours a night over the weekend. Weekend snoozers, the data showed, live ...More..

WV records its first hepatitis A-related death for 2018
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

WV records its first hepatitis A-related death for 2018

However, in rare cases, hepatitis A can cause liver failure and death - more common in people older than 50 and in people with other liver diseases. In light of the recent, large-scale Hepatitis A exposure in...More..

Seafood-rich diet increases sexual activity and pregnancy chances, study finds
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Seafood-rich diet increases sexual activity and pregnancy chances, study finds

Chan School of Public Health in Boston. If both partners consumed seafood the same day, the odds of having sex were 39 percent higher compared to couples where neither partner consumed seafood. The study foun...More..

Twitter slams Hrithik Roshan for taking up Centre`s fitness challenge
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Twitter slams Hrithik Roshan for taking up Centre`s fitness challenge

So, when Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's nominated the actor, cricketer Virat Kohli and badminton player Saina Nehwal on Twitter to join a social media campaign to encourage people to stay fit...More..

by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Sleeping In On The Weekend Is Good For Your Health, Study Says

But when the short sleepers slept in on the weekends, their mortality rate did not differ from that of the consistent seven-hour-a-night sleepers. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get ...More..

Troopers make record breaking fentanyl bust in Nebraska
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Troopers make record breaking fentanyl bust in Nebraska

Just two milligrams of the drug, equivalent to only a couple of grains of salt, is enough to kill a person, and even exposure to the opioid is extremely unsafe and potentially lethal. Police discovered almost ...More..

Nipah Virus not an epidemic: Centre
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Nipah Virus not an epidemic: Centre

Dead bats were found in a well at their home in Kozhikode district - the epicentre of the viral outbreak that has authorities on high alert. This apart, in order to control the spread of Nipah Virus , the ...More..

Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 31; 9 deaths
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 31; 9 deaths

Tedros said he was pleased by the government's quick response. This new United Kingdom aid support will help the World Health Organisation (WHO) to monitor the spread of the disease, identify and diagnose c...More..

Nipah virus scare: No need to panic; adopt good hygiene practices
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Nipah virus scare: No need to panic; adopt good hygiene practices

Richard Hatchett, MD, chief executive officer of CEPI , said, the group's first funding agreement to develop a vaccine against Nipah virus marks a vital step forward in the global battle against the disease....More..

Mussels In Waters Off Seattle Test Positive For Opioids
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Mussels In Waters Off Seattle Test Positive For Opioids

Researchers took clean mussels from Penn Cove on Whidby Island and placed them in cages in Puget Sound, where they took in trace contaminants from their new home after two or three months. The Institute reporte...More..

by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Obesity now linked to 12 different cancers

The WCRF points out that being overweight leads to 12 types of the disease, including cancers of the bowel, gallbladder, prostate, and stomach . While smoking is still the biggest cause of cancer, WCRF says ...More..

Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers

The findings obtained during the research have been disclosed in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday. After analysis, experts have noticed that the greatest likelihood of lung cancer was observed...More..

Study finds cigarette smoke also causes major harm to muscles
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Study finds cigarette smoke also causes major harm to muscles

E-cigarettes don't help smokers quit more than other interventions, though financial incentives do, a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds. But when the cessation aids were coupled with ...More..

Nipah Virus May Have Reached Karnataka, Two Patients In Mangalore Under Observation
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Nipah Virus May Have Reached Karnataka, Two Patients In Mangalore Under Observation

State National Health Mission Director Keshvendra Kumar, who reviewed the situation in the district, said "ribavirin" - a medicine that has shown to be effective against Nipah virus - has been procured by Ker...More..

IPL 2018 Qualifier 2: KKR eye home benefit over SRH
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

IPL 2018 Qualifier 2: KKR eye home benefit over SRH

The video doing rounds on social media was shared after Chennai Super Kings' victory against Sunrisers in the first qualifier. The victor will join Mumbai Indians who became the first team to have won the...More..

Global warming may affect rice nutrients
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Global warming may affect rice nutrients

The researchers suggested that changes in B vitamins may relate to the decline of nitrogen in plants exposed to elevated carbon concentrations. That's a potential concern for public health, the authors say, p...More..

Brainstorm Health: FDA Benzocaine Warning, Wearable Sleep Tracking, Women and Lung Cancer
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Brainstorm Health: FDA Benzocaine Warning, Wearable Sleep Tracking, Women and Lung Cancer

Symptoms include rapid heart rate, lightheadedness, difficulty breathing, sleepiness, headache , skin that is pale and nails that are blue or gray. Pharmacists can play an important role in educating patients ...More..

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

The Sleep Council, an organisation promoting healthier sleep, says shut-eye is essential to "replenish energy stores" and "make repairs, while our minds organise and store the memories of the day before", on it...More..

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, sex abuse and other crimes
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, sex abuse and other crimes

New York police are expected to charge Weinstein with "raping one woman and sexually assaulting a second", Ben Mueller of The New York Times told NPR's Audie Cornish on Thursday . "We got you, Harvey Weins...More..

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker Prize 2018 for Flights
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker Prize 2018 for Flights

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk smiles after winning the Man Booker International Prize 2018, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, for her book Flights , at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London . The "Books of Jacob" ...More..

Donald Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim Jong
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Donald Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim Jong

The demolition came as the North lobbed another verbal salvo at Washington, calling Vice-President Mike Pence a "political dummy" and saying it is just as ready to meet in a nuclear confrontation as at the ne...More..

You have no right to block people on Twitter, court tells Trump
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

You have no right to block people on Twitter, court tells Trump

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and former communications director Hope Hicks are dismissed as defendants in the suit, but social media director Daniel Scavino remains a defendant because...More..

Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas detained: Lawyer
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas detained: Lawyer

There was no immediate confirmation from the Egyptian authorities, but unnamed security officials told the Associated Press that he faced "accusations that include disseminating false news and joining an outla...More..

Russia Says Syria Rejects New Constitution Diluting Assad Powers
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Russia Says Syria Rejects New Constitution Diluting Assad Powers

The region shivered throughout the Israeli war in Lebanon in 2006 and then the Israeli bombing of Gaza in 2014. So far, Israel is making the best of Iran's political debacles. However, such trade would likely...More..

Crude spikes as U.S. ratchets up sanctions on key oil countries
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Crude spikes as U.S. ratchets up sanctions on key oil countries

Also, an executive order that prohibited U.S. citizens from participating in the sale of Venezuelan receivables linked to oil was signed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, Reuters reported. On the de...More..

Ryanair's profit up 10 pct to 1.45 bln euros
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Ryanair's profit up 10 pct to 1.45 bln euros

The company warned profits would fall back to €1.25bn to €1.35bn in the current year, a decline of up to 14%, due to rising oil prices and almost €200m of extra staff costs. Average fares declined by 3 percen...More..

Father of Exchange Student Killed in Santa Fe Shooting Wants Gun Reform
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Father of Exchange Student Killed in Santa Fe Shooting Wants Gun Reform

A Pakistani foreign exchange student is among those killed in the shooting, according to a leader at a program for foreign exchange students and the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C. Sabika had planned to r...More..

GE Sheds Train Engine Unit With $11B Merger
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

GE Sheds Train Engine Unit With $11B Merger

The first $470 million of gross benefits will be paid to GE, while the remainder (with a net present value of $1.1 billion) accrues to the new Wabtec . Wabtec stock rallied 3.5% to 98.55, now extended from an...More..

Ossic is the latest crowdfunding failure to completely screw its backers
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Ossic is the latest crowdfunding failure to completely screw its backers

The start-up was able raise $2.7 million on Kickstarter and $3.2 million on Indiegogo . For its part, the X headphones are actually pretty innovative and unique. While plenty of headphones offer surroun...More..

Steve Kerr: Warriors bracing for 'incredibly difficult' Game 4 vs. Rockets
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Steve Kerr: Warriors bracing for 'incredibly difficult' Game 4 vs. Rockets

I had plenty of opportunities, I just couldn't knock it down. Then once the dam broke in the third quarter ... fans are just so happy when Steph scores. "His three is similar to some people's dunks". "That's ...More..

Substitute teacher, Pakistani exchange student among victims
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Substitute teacher, Pakistani exchange student among victims

Despite perennially rocky relations between Washington and Islamabad, the U.S. has always been a favoured destination for Pakistani students studying overseas, with thousands enrolling in American schools every...More..

Texas doctor bought jet, Maserati with money from fake chemotherapy cases
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Texas doctor bought jet, Maserati with money from fake chemotherapy cases

The task force investigating Zamora-Quezada announced Monday that he was being indicted in a $240 million medical fraud case. The Texas doctor and his partners created false patient records and hid thousand...More..

Chris Evans Could Have Been in Deadpool 2 as the Human Torch
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Chris Evans Could Have Been in Deadpool 2 as the Human Torch

Ryan Reynolds has successfully dirtied the once-spotless superhero movie record with his sarcastic, vulgar projection of Deadpool onto the big screen - and now he and the film's writers Rhett Reese and Pa...More..

Trump asked me twice the difference between HIV and HPV - Bill Gates
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Trump asked me twice the difference between HIV and HPV - Bill Gates

A new clip of Gates talking about his first two meetings with Trump, obtained by MSNBC , may show why the tech innovator turned down the role. Gates also revealed a how he and wife Melinda were creeped out...More..