Medical

Why owning a dog might help you live longer

The study can not explain how dogs have a health-boosting impact, but the company alone may reduce stress and motivate people to live healthier lifestyles. It t...


Among the dead: LA's County's 2017-18 flu season begins claiming lives

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department reported their first flu-related death of the season Thursday. "The most common strains of the flu virus that ci...


WEATHER: Nov. 16 - chance of showers

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. There is still a fair amount of uncertainty as to precipitation type on Thursday night , Friday , and Saturda...


Delhi Pollution: EPCA imposes ban of trucks as air quality improves

Virat Kohli has come together with a popular cab aggregator in their campaign to reduce both traffic congestion and air pollution in the capital city of New...


Framed? Rose McGowan says drugs were planted, arrest was a set-up

According to a report published on Tuesday by The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow , police said a worker cleaning the plane found McGowan's wallet, and in it were...


How effective is the "Great American Smokeout" in helping people quit smoking?

Smoking is associated with at least 12 cancers, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention it kills 480,000 people in the USA every year. D...


Study of Amish suggests mutation linked to longer life span

Those with the mutated version of the gene typically lived to 85 years old, a full 10 years longer than those who did not carry the mutated form. Researchers ...


Two Dead After Being Infected With Legionnaires' Disease, Illness Linked to Disneyland

Patients infected with the disease range in age from 52 to 94. Eleven of those people visited Disneyland in September, said Orange County health agency spokeswo...


Multiple bomb attacks kill 18, injure 29 in Borno

Isuku said that the incident occurred at about 6:13pm when four suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosives Devices strapped to their bodies. The first bl...


For Ration Cards And More, Kejriwal Government Says It Will Home-Deliver

The government could also have purchased road vacuum cleaners, as the dust "is the single biggest contributory factor for air pollution" in Delhi. He said the...


More fires reported, more hoverboards recalled

More than 3,000 LayZ Board hoverboards were imported into the USA from China, according to the CPSC. The LayZ Board is a two-wheeled, battery-powered, self-...


New blood pressure guidelines will impact many Nebraskans

The American Heart Association has announced a change to the criteria for having high blood pressure. "The first step is to seeing what can be changed in our na...


FDA Approves First Digital Pill

Abilify, made by Japan-based Otsuka Pharmaceutical, is the brand-name version of aripiprazole , an antipsychotic drug used for treating schizophrenia , bip...


Indulgent Grandparents Bad For Their Grandchildren's Health, Says Study

The behaviour of grandparents may inadvertently be having a negative impact on the health of their grandchildren, according to a study. They reported that poo...


Bharat 22 ETF attractive for long term investors, says DIPAM Secy

The NFO will open for anchor investors on Tuesday and for non- anchor investors on November 15 and close on November 17. This ETF is a part of government of I...


AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Shares Bought by State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 178,970 shares of the company's stock, valued at $10,593,234.30. It has underperforme...


Forecast for NOV 14th 2017

CAZ068-152300- /O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0002.171115T1800Z-171117T0800Z/ Western Plumas County/Lassen Park- 240 AM PST Wed Nov 15 2017.WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EF...


Minimum alcohol pricing set to come into force in Scotland

The intention is to target problem drinkers by hitting the price of strong alcohol that is sold at low prices, and is unlikely to affect pubs. "This is a hi...


Incidence of non-communicable diseases in India rose by 25 % since 1990

Another communicable disease, tuberculosis too continues to figure among the top killers in most states barring the southern states, and Goa and Punjab where ...


Helperby Therapeutics develops sustainable solution for antibiotic resistance

Rather than using antibiotics to treat bacterial illnesses, which is fine, they are too often used as a hedge, a safeguard or preventative measure to best ensur...