Medicine

Mega healthcare scheme may be launched on Aug 15 or Oct 2

In his Budget for 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had provided an initial corpus of Rs 2,000 crore for the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPC) that ...


It's Groundhog Day, what will Phil predict?

What does it mean? Here, Punxsutawney Phil relaxes in his cage after he saw his shadow predicting six more weeks of winter during 128th annual Groundhog ...


Katherine Lockler, Nurse in Florida, Actually Bugged by Flu

In a video, which has been seen very almost 5 million times on Facebook , Katherine Lockler of Milton, Fla., shares her dissatisfaction over how people have ta...


Flu cases near record levels as patients pack emergency rooms

It said hospitalization rates for the flu are the highest since such figures began being tracked in 2010. "We have not hit our peak yet, unfortunately", said ...


Prostate cancer overtakes breast cancer to become the third biggest cancer killer

Mehta adds that this statement does not aim to discourage patients from agreeing to breast cancer therapies but help them make informed decisions regarding th...


This is why everyone's wearing red today… and why you should too

And while you're at it, you can also donate online to help fight the disease that causes one out of every three of our sisters' deaths each year. Lifestyle ...


Could Harley Davidson's future be electric?

Sales of Harley bikes have fallen on every continent, and Harley-Davidson sees more pain ahead, projecting that global sales will fall up to 4.9 percent more in...


Vaping damages DNA, could improve most cancers & coronary heart illness danger - examine

The researchers also exposed cultured human bladder and lung cells to nicotine and found the same effects they have observed in experiments involving mice. Du...


West Ham's Moyes blasts Masuaku after red card for spitting

The Hammers went on to lose the game 2-0 and were eliminated from the tournament, with manager David Moyes livid at the player's actions. Even Masuaku's ow...


Vince McMahon on Kaepernick Playing in the XFL: 'Why Not?'

Almost 20 years after the league's swift rise and fall, WWE chairman Vince McMahon announced that league would "re-imagine" football in 2020, promising a sh...


Flu infection may raise risk of heart attack

The results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine . A new study is suggesting that getting the flu raises the risk of having a heart attack...


First monkey clones created in the lab

What is more interesting to note is that the technique will allow researchers to create whole labs full of genetically identical monkeys. "Humans are pri...


Your dog can get a flu bug

The report also shows that in weeks 50, 2017 to week 2 of 2018, statistically significant excess mortality from all causes is now being observed in over 65s in ...


US Calls Iran Strategic Threat in Syria

Members of Free Syrian Army (FSA), backed by the Turkish army, are confronting US-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters, known as the People's Defence Units or YPG. Bu...


UN appeals for nearly $3bn aid for Yemen

Last week, Saudi Arabia deposited $2bn in Yemen's central bank after the government appealed for help to save the country's currency from collapse and prevent a...


Big blow to AAP: 20 MLAs disqualified over 'office-of-profit'

Commenting on the disqualification, Delhi government minister Gopal Rai said the party will challenge the decision in the high court. All eyes will be on the D...


Sushi lover pulls live 5-foot tapeworm out of his body

The incident was related by Dr. Kenny Banh in the January 8 episode of " This Won't Hurt A Bit ", a podcast that discusses unusual health cases with medical e...


AAP MLAs face disqualification

The AAP launched an unrestrained attack on Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti, saying he was "repaying the debt" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi before hi...


Fit-again Sharapova focusing on positives despite Australian Open exit

Former world number one Angelique Kerber celebrated her 30th birthday on Thursday with an emphatic 6-4 6-1 win over Donna Vekic at the Australian Open to ...


Four dissenting SC Judges not on CJI's New Constitution Bench

He said the Council members had met 15 judges of the Supreme Court following the crisis in the highest judiciary and they had assured that the issues had be...


Number of flu cases remains high in St. Louis County

There were 128 positive flu tests during the same period in 2016, health officials said . "Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, immune system disease, all of th...


Karen Bradley appointed as Northern Ireland minister - PM May's office

As first secretary of state, he was effectively deputy prime minister, standing in for Mrs May at PMQs and playing a key co-ordinating role behind the scenes ch...


Bon Jovi announces Salt Lake City tour stop on March 16

The tickets for his show will go on sale Friday, Jan. 19, beginning at 10 a.m. There is an eight-ticket limit per household. But here's an even better Bon ...


Officers: Spike in variety of flu instances throughout New Mexico

At least 46 states are seeing widespread flu activity, and there have been five deaths so far in CT. If and when that happens, it will mark the first flu epi...


HP Recalls Laptop Batteries

The post also suggests, "Consumers should immediately visit www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018 to see if their battery is included in the recall and for instructi...


As Peak Flu Season Looms, Hospitals Gear Up for Patients

If you have symptoms of influenza, contact your health care provider promptly to find out if antiviral treatment is needed. Gunzenhauser stressed it is not to...


Too much Ibuprofen linked to male infertility

While it is important to note that this was a small study and more research is clearly called for, the fact that ibuprofen is so widely and casually used by...


Attorney General Rescinds Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines

Ellen and Stu Smith are champions for the use of medical cannabis for chronic pain-and they believed something like this could happen. Arkansas voters took to...


Jessica Alba Welcomes Baby Boy on New Year's Eve

Your Mamma is the strongest person I know...you're so lucky to have her by your side. "Cash and I feel so blessed". The image accompanying the happy message...


Local counties see 'dramatic rise' in flu hospitalizations

Siiri Bennett says the dominant strain this year - influenza A - is particularly virulent. Thanks to a phenomenon called "genetic drift", the flu virus of thi...


Could chocolate disappear in the next 40 years?

The crop's tiny seedlings would be able to survive in different climates if the experiment is proven successful. Cacao plants are slated to disappear by as ea...


Season's worst fog at IGI, over 200 flights hit

On Sunday moring, over 40 flights were diverted to other airports and several were cancelled. Meanwhile, 56 trains also got delayed and 15 were cancelled du...


Tennessee hospital sees early increase in flu cases

It also maintains that an annual flu vaccine is the the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses. Under the temporary restrictions, no ...


World Health Organization to classify video game addiction as mental illness

Can excessive video gaming become a health hazard? The beta draft guidance mentions that video game playing, either offline or online, must be "normally ...


Health officials: 6 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season

Flu can be very contagious. An annual flu vaccination is recommended for everyone six months and older. There were two recent flu-related deaths in McLean C...