Medical

Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriation

Hundreds of Rohingya refugees staged protests in Bangladesh Friday against plans to send them back to Myanmar , AFP reports. In an agreement Tuesday, the two...


As Trump Nears One-Year Mark, Shutdown Looks More Likely

Branding it the " Schumer Shutdown ", GOP leaders argue Senate Democrats will be responsible for the shutdown if Congress can't pass a stopgap bill before...


White House doctor: Trump is medically fit to serve

Fresh off a White House doctor declaring his health excellent, President Donald Trump swiped at his predecessors on North Korea, while saying he "scored the h...


Blood test promises cancer detecting breakthrough

But sadly, many cancers are not caught until the later stages, and this is largely due to a lack of fast and effective diagnostic tools. With 134,174 new canc...


Flu can be spread just by breathing, says expert

A groundbreaking experiment on flu patients in the United States revealed the virus's capacity to aerosolise and linger in the atmosphere is significantly great...


5 ill after eating sprouts at Wisconsin Jimmy John's

Jimmy John's announced on Friday that it had directed all locations across the USA to temporarily stop serving sprouts "as a precautionary measure". The depar...


Brown's bills would pay military but not Congress during shutdown

Shortly before the House vote, the Freedom Caucus said a majority of its members would vote to support a stopgap spending measure, a key sign that holdout conse...


Eagles practice at Lincoln Financial Field for NFC Championship

The victor of the Vikings/Eagles championship game will play the victor of the AFC Conference game between the New England Patriots and Jacksonville Jaguars i...


Trump muddles GOP shutdown plan with confusing tweet about children's health insurance

Thousands of children in Rep. Vern Buchanan's Congressional district rely on a government-funded program for health care but Congress has yet to vote on a bud...


AfDB's $1 Billion Emergency Lifeline Pulled Nigeria Out of Recession - Adesina

The development of the office complex came on the heels of the Board of Directors' approval of the "Rent or Acquire Premises for Field Offices" policy; and foll...


CHAN 2018: Super Eagles secure first win

The results leave Nigeria and Rwanda on four points from two matches, with Libya one point adrift in third. The CHAN trophy is the only elusive major trophy f...


Joseph Gordon Levitt defends Star Wars The Last Jedi

Should the filmmaker have replaced the red-helmeted baddies with the Knights of Ren, that would have most certainly confused the situation and made a fight scen...


Scientists prolong adolescent years to 24 years old, report says

Puberty is biologically defined as the period when the part of the brain known as the "hypothalamus" starts releasing hormones that activate the body's pituitar...


Bikram yoga no more effective than any other yoga

Bikram yoga - a popular yoga style performed in a room heated to 40 degrees Celsius - may be no better at improving cardiovascular health than the same postures...


Sushi-loving man pulls 5-foot tapeworm from body, visits ER later

Again, Banh: "He thinks he's dying - 'My guts are coming out of me!' " Inexplicably, he decides to grab the end and pull. According to a warning issued previo...


Aldi and Asda to stop selling energy drinks to under-16s

Earlier this week, scientists from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, said that more should be done to restrict sales of the drinks to those under ...


Court dismisses IPOB suit against proscription

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has condemned the Thursday judgment of the Abuja High Court which upheld the September 20, 2017 proscription and tagging of the Indigenous Peo...


Russian Federation will not join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lavrov

Most UN and Western sanctions on Iran were lifted under the nuclear deal. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday Moscow will not support atte...


US Air Force's New Missile-Warning Satellite Launching Tonight

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is seen in a December 2015 image in place at Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida....


Rana Gurjit Singh being wrongly judged: Manpreet Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday accepted the resignation of Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh from the Council of Ministers...