Medical

Video games can be useful in slowing onslaught of dementia

Given that many suffering from the disease will eventually need to be put into specialist care homes, and will also need medical care from the NHS, costs are in...


Weird Lizards In New Guinea Have Green Blood, Muscles, And Bones

As of now, however, the function of bile pigment in green-blooded lizards remains a mystery. Another green skink ( Prasinohaema virens ) that has green bloo...


FIFA Ranking - Nigeria Remains 47th Position, 6th in Africa

There was no movement in the top 47 with Germany, Brazil and Belgium retaining the first three spots on the ranking. The Super Eagles alongside their Group D ...


Delhi to overtake Tokyo as world's most populated city in 10 years

Today, 55% of the world's population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68% by 2050. Shanghai is home to 26 million, Mexico City...


Sporting Libson players attacked during training, Bas Dost hurt

A group of angry fans forced their way into Sporting Lisbon's training center on Tuesday and assaulted its players and staff, the club said. Sporting issu...


Ebola vaccine arrives in DR Congo amid outbreak

So far, the 23 deaths believed to have been caused by Democratic Republic of Congo's latest Ebola outbreak had been detected in more isolated areas, giving au...


US Surgeon General helps with medical emergency on flight to Jackson

Surgeon General Jerome Adams tweeted some details of the "medical emergency" Wednesday afternoon. "Why yes - yes there was", he recounted in the tweet . The...


Former Aston Villa defender Jlloyd Samuel killed in vehicle crash

In a statement released through Cheshire Police, his family said: "Jlloyd was a loving son, father, husband and brother". Former Premier League defender Jlloy...


Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again

That was the message Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and if not exactly a thundering signal of "all clear", it's pretty close. Si...


Ekiti guber: APC congratulates Kayode Fayemi, courts other aspirants

Bamidele warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was already latching on to the existing crack in the party to destabilize the party. Ojo, who polled 2...


Petrol price soars close to Rs 75 a litre in Delhi

In some cities, diesel prices have touched a record high while that of petrol are at a 56-month peak. In the other metropolitan cities of Kolkata , Mumbai ...


More rain, more flooding forecast for Fairfax

Two to five inches of additional rain is forecast through Friday. Lightning and thunderstorms were in the region during the morning hours on Tuesday. Meteorol...


Body clock disruption linked to mood disorders

Mathematical modelling was used to investigate associations between low relative amplitude (reflecting greater activity during rest periods and/or daytime inact...


First doses of experimental Ebola vaccine arrive in DR Congo

The lawmakers resolved to urge the Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), "to take necessary steps to check immigration". The Africa Center ...


Charity to hold events on mental health in Havant

We all need the confidence to be able to talk frankly and openly with patients about how they are feeling, in order to let them know we can support and help t...


Messi Eager To Banish 2014 World Cup Disappointment By Winning In Russia

Liverpool could be set for a £100m boost after the new Club World Cup deal was put on the table. Sponsors from the United Arab Emirates, Japan and Saudi Arabia...


Alfie Evans: Private funeral to be held

Alfie's father Tom had spoken of his hopes to take his son to watch the Blues in action. The vigil will be held in Springfield Park, next to Alder Hey Childre...


Sensex zooms 260 points as BJP takes the lead in Karnataka

However, emergence of selling at every rise wiped off initial gains and the index finally settled 20.92 points, or 0.06 per cent higher at 35,556.71. "Going b...


Cardinals rookie Christian Kirk arrested for criminal damage

Christian Kirk , a former standout at Scottsdale Saguaro and Texas A&M who was drafted in the second round by the Cardinals, was arrested nearly two months be...


World Health Organization urges ban on industrial trans-fats by 2023

He further stated that implementing the six strategies in the REPLACE plan will help in eliminating the prevalence of trans-fat, thereby signifying a pivotal vi...