Stories about Medical

Dec 13 2017

Flu Activity Is Up Amid Questions About Vaccine Effectiveness

Doctors also suspect the flu season could peak later than normal this season - around February or March - meaning the entire flu season could go from now until April or M...

Dec 10 2017

Creek Fire Containment Up to 40 Percent

The Creek fire has burned more than 15,000 acres and is 40 percent contained. Nearby, the Rye Fire in the city of Valencia has burned approximately 6,000 acres and is 3...

Dec 08 2017

Fletcher replaces Singer on Bohemian Rhapsody

When Ron Howard famously took the reins of Lucasfilm's Han Solo film after original directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord were fired earlier this year, he reshot large c...

Dec 08 2017

Expect a Bad Flu Season

While some people get flu even after receiving a flu shot , the vaccine frequently lessens the severity and duration of illness. A year ago in Canada and the USA, th...

Dec 08 2017

Scientists: Eating cheese reduces the risk of developing heart disease

All but one of the studies excluded people with existing heart disease, and all but two tracked people for 10 years or more . From their findings, the team found that ...

Dec 06 2017

Florida State set to hire Willie Taggart

A formal announcement from the school is expected later today with an introductory news conference scheduled for Wednesday morning. Florida State moved quickly to ide...

Dec 03 2017

Yemen's deadly civil war takes an unexpected turn

The former Yemeni president's break with the Houthis came after five days of bitter clashes around the capital, Sana'a, between his supporters and those of the Iranian-ba...

Dec 03 2017

Strong cyclone kills at least 12 in southern India

Two Coast Guard Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessels, Two Interceptor Boats and Aircraft pressed have been deployed for Search & Rescue operations by Indian CoastGuard. Keral...

Nov 26 2017

CS Sicily Kariuki launches campaign against gender violence

Women in every occupational sector are exposed to violence and harassment, on an epic scale, and where they are deprived of the protection of a union, the likelihood that...

Nov 25 2017

South African Court More Than Doubles Oscar Pistorius's Prison Sentence for Murder

Pistorius shot Steenkamp four times through a door on Valentine's Day in 2013, but he argued that he had thought she was an intruder in his house. Pistorius was then ...

Nov 25 2017

Aid workers to return to Yemen at weekend but no aid yet

He says that "at a time of starvation and a time of cholera, it's very important" to keep all aid channels open. The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen has pl...

Nov 25 2017

Three Coffees a Day Brings More Health than Harm

Coffee was also considered to be linked with a decreased risk of several cancers including endometrial, skin, prostate and liver cancer and also of diabetes mellitus ty...

Nov 18 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Defends Controversial Facebook Post As "Appropriate"

While O'Neill corrected the post to remove the mention of Taft, his original post was preserved for all eternity by a screenshot. A Facebook post from the only Democr...

Nov 16 2017

Trump to nominate 'star' to lead HHS

If Senate confirms his nomination, Azar would replace Tom Price, the administration's first HHS chief, who resigned in September over revelations of his use of private, c...

Nov 15 2017

Hardik Patel accuses BJP of using 'sex tape' to malign him

What else can one expect from the BJP? Though Hardik did not disclose the formula, he made it clear that PAAS would discuss it with leading lights of their community, the...

Nov 13 2017

Week 10 Ups and Downs: Minnesota Vikings at Washington Redskins

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) carries the ball past Washington Redskins free safety DeAngelo Hall (23) during the first half of an NFL football ga...

Nov 13 2017

Fidget Spinners Sold At Target Contain Lead

A consumer group is warning that two models of fidget spinners being sold at Target contain high levels of lead that may be harmful to children. The Target page for Fid...

Nov 10 2017

Rand Paul Aide Disputes News Reports, Was a 'Blindside, Violent Attack'

Dr. Rene Boucher, Paul's 59-year-old neighbor, appeared in Warren County Circuit Court Thursday before Judge Brent Potter. The man charged with tackling his neighbor,...

Nov 09 2017

Transgender candidates win Mpls. City Council seats, make history

Jenkins has 12 years of experience as a campaign aide to other city council members. Extraordinarily happy right now, ' she said . She ran on a platform of raising the m...

Nov 08 2017

Study Blames Mental Lapses on Sleep-deprived Brain Cells

Itzhak Fried , a professor of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Tel Aviv University, said in a statement . The resulting cognitive laps...