Medical

Catching up on sleep on the weekends could help you live longer

Lack of sleep can have dire consequences for your health . According to new research, adults under the age of 65 who consistently get less than five hours' s...


Nipah scare: Don't panic; adopt good hygiene practices

Human-to-human transmission has also been documented. According to an official , the droppings, urine and secretions of the bats would also be sent for testi...


Cops in Nebraska seize enough fentanyl to kill 26 MILLION people

Colonel John Bolduc of the Nebraska State Patrol said, "Through excellent police work, the initial troopers on scene became suspicious of criminal activity". ...


Scientists Discover Traces Of Opioids In Seattle Mussels

The mussels were contaminated because sewage from opioid consumers ended up in the sound after being treated at wastewater plants, scientists explained . They ...


India says it has contained Nipah virus

In Bangladesh in 2004, humans were infected with Nipah virus after consuming date palm sap that had been contaminated by infected fruit bats . The administra...


DR Congo on 'knife edge' after Ebola outbreak

It is one of the world's most virulent diseases and is transmitted through direct contact with blood or other bodily fluids of infected people. Health Minis...


Incognito held by police in Florida after gym altercation

He said in April he was retiring and told a reporter his kidneys and liver were failing. What goes on in Incognito's life isn't a problem for Bills fans to wo...


E-cigarettes aren't better at helping smokers quit than other strategies

Critics of the study say it doesn't close the case on these popular vaping products. These cons although only small are still daunting when facing the increased...


Understanding Nipah virus & public health outcome

The main symptom of Nipah virus infection in humans is encephalitis, which means inflammation of the brain. An expert team from the National Centre for Di...


FDA Warns on OTC Teething Products with Benzocaine

The health agency is also asking that companies add warnings for adults and children age 2 and up to oral-health products containing benzocaine, a common ingr...


Sleeping Late During Weekends May Help People Live Longer, A Study Revealed

However, for people who consistently slept for less than five hours through the whole week, the mortality risk is higher. He said: "You can't keep burning the c...


Harvey Weinstein Arrested, Charged with Rape and Sexual Assault

Seven months after the accusations destroyed his career and catalyzed the #MeToo movement, the once-powerhouse movie producer turned himself in to face the ch...


Milwaukee police chief apologizes to Bucks player Brown for arrest

The two have an exchange before the officer tells the Bucks guard to "back up", and accuses him of not answering a question about his name despite not giving ...


Rusal chief executive and 7 directors quit

Since then, Deripaska has moved to reduce his role in the companies that he manages, including resigned from the board of Rusal, Russia's largest aluminum p...


M&S profits slump on store closure costs

After-tax profit meanwhile came in 74.8 percent lower at £29.1 million. Pre-tax profits have fallen by more than two thirds to £66.8 million for high street ...


Trump Demands Review Of Russia Investigation Surveillance Tactics

Trump's simmering anger over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's year-old Russian Federation probe appeared to spill over into a series of well-worn recrimination...


Novartis, Amgen set low price for first CGRP migraine drug

Amgen Inc won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval on Thursday for the first drug in a new class created to prevent migraine headaches in adults. Dr. E...


Bill Gates: Trump's Knowledge Of Daughter Jennifer's Appearance Disliked By Wife Melinda

But you're Trump?' So I didn't know if the third-party form was what was expected. During the meetings, Trump also asked "if vaccines weren't a bad thing ...


First urban case of Ebola in Congo a 'game-changer'

A now-deadly in Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread to a city. The new case of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in Wangata, one of the three...


FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

For each withdrawal symptom, patients were asked to rate the severity using 4 response options (none, mild, moderate and severe) with the SOWS-Gossop total scor...