Medical

Florida governor criticizes Washington for lagging in Zika fight

This is not the time for members of Congress to wage another partisan battle.The number of confirmed cases of Zika in the continental USA now has exceeded 1,800...


New e-cigarettes rules

The multibillion-dollar industry had sought to delay the new rules through lawsuits and proposed legislation in the U.S. Congress. Other regulations include m...


Anthony Wall: Englishman claims first European Tour win in 16 years

Anthony Wall beat Alexander Noren in the Paul Lawrie Match Play final to win his second European Tour title a record 16 years and 204 days after his maiden vi...


Pound Down Following Interest Rate Decision

Investors are counting on the Bank of England to cut interest rates to a record low 0.25 percent later on Thursday to support an economy that has slumped since ...


Rubio Says No to Abortions for Zika-Infected Women

In a STAT-Harvardtelephone poll just a week earlier, which did not mention Zika or microcephaly, 61 percent of respondents said they opposed legal abortion afte...


GM mosquito trial will not significantly impact environment: FDA

The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District will also weigh in on whether and when to begin the proposed field trial in Key Haven, Florida. The insect is genetic...


CDC director: Miami mosquitoes succumbing to aerial sprays

Mothers of the two infants contracted the virus while traveling in countries where Zika is common, state public health officer Karen Smith said. This addition...


New Zika vaccine to be tested on humans: NIAID

Yesterday, they declared that trials of three vaccines had been successful and provided complete immunity to rhesus monkeys. The traditional vaccine used a dead...


Flossing may not be as beneficial for oral health as previously believed

When it comes to research Brenner says he and most dentists rely not on the Department of Health and Human Services or the Associate Press but rather the Ame...


Pfizer's revenue, profit edge past estimates

The maker of Viagra and the Prevnar 13 vaccine against pneumonia and other infections posted revenue of $13.15 billion in the period, up 11 percent from a year ...


Governor talks about Zika tests in Florida

Testing mosquitoes for Zika virus. According to a statement from Scott's office, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now warning pregnant women to...


Athletes in Rio Olympics' refugee team luckier than many

For Congelese Judoka Misenga, recalling the devastating toll that conflict has had on his family was too much. The team of six men and four women includes fiv...


Houston Astros No Longer Interested In Andrew Cashner

Naylor is a first baseman who was drafted with the 12th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft. The Marlins are five games out of first, but in the wild-card hunt. ...


Astronauts are dying of heart disease and we don't know why

Unlike other astronauts , Apollo lunar astronauts are the only ones who have travelled to deep space beyond Earth's protective magnetic shielding. Three of t...


Watch for behavior changes for clues of dementia onset

The training is actually available online in a commercial program by Brain HQ called the Double Decision Exercise (which licensed the training from the rese...


Chipotle branching out, plans to open burger restaurant

Chipotle, still struggling to win back customers after a series of food scares, plans to open its first burger restaurant this year. "Making only burgers, fries...


FDA: No Miami-area blood donations during Zika investigation

Oklahoma has recorded 13 Zika cases involving worldwide travel, but none of those involved a person in southwest Oklahoma. According to the BBC, scientists wi...


CMS releases star ratings despite pressure for further delay

Of 41 academic medical centers, five got a one-star rating; of 87 community hospitals, just three got one star. Another 937 hospitals, or more than 20 percent...


Scientists find new antibiotic right under our noses

Antibiotics are often derived from bacteria themselves, making use of the ways in which microbes defend themselves from other pathogens. In the past, most new...


Deutsche Bank considers more cuts as profits plunge by 98%

Restructuring and redundancy costs jumped to €207 million and there was a €285 million writedown on goodwill from businesses it has got rid of. "However, if ...


Aroldis Chapman Trade Reportedly Close

Chapman and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo also got into a heated argument in the ninth inning of a July 2014 game, but Rizzo said last month he was fine wi...


Zika investigations eating up funds, Florida officials say

The Zika traces, the scientists said in a statement, were found using methods that identify ribonucleic acid from the virus. The Zika virus is primarily spr...


Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot

Offered to honor the Summer Olympics, which take place in Rio de Janeiro next month, the deal eliminates roaming fees in Brazil . Police expert to arrest...


Eating oily fish may boost bowel cancer survival

The study comes from Dr. Andrew T. Chan at the Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, along with other resear...


Beijing to close off parts of disputed sea for exercises

It has responded by asserting that islands in the South China Sea are "China's inherent territory", and says it could declare an air defense identification zo...


US goes after more than $1B taken from Malaysian fund

A sudden infusion of funds from 1.M.D.B. could certainly help explain how Red Granite, which started out by financing the tiny 2011 indie Friends with Kids (m...


Tiffany Trump: My Father's 'Desire for Excellence Is Contagious'

Save for his youngest son Barron, now 10, most of the Trump children - Donald Jr., 38; Ivanka, 34; and Eric, 32 - have according to the Wall Street Journal wi...


Possible Zika outbreak detected in Florida

The person who confirmed the relationship between the two is familiar with the case and spoke Tuesday on the condition of anonymity because the person isn't aut...


Zika Mystery Case in Utah Stumps CDC

The patient, whom Utah health officials say is the eighth Utah resident to be diagnosed with Zika, has since recovered from the virus. Zika virus is spread ...


Man with ax injures four German train passengers

On Monday evening a 17 year-old unaccompanied minor refugee from Afghanistan had attacked train passengers with an axe in the Bavarian city. Joachim Herrmann,...


Vermont's GMO Law Doomed as House Passes Federal Bill

This is why food companies and farm groups lobbied Congress to ban mandatory GMO labeling laws, including the one in Vermont. Although many representatives be...


Three people stabbed after Hyde Park water fight turns violent

Police had been stationed in the park from 3pm after a large group of people arrived for a spontaneous "water fight". The officer was rushed to hospital after...


Wales set to sizzle as temperatures reach 30C

Paul Gundersen, chief operational meteorologist at the Met Office said although temperatures would soar on Tuesday as warm air pushed north from across the cont...


Louisiana's Republican delegation casts votes at GOP Convention

Chris Collins of NY, and a second second from South Carolina Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster. That led to a furious series of discussion between the DC delegation and R...


Duchess Kate Had No Idea About Sister Pippa's Engagement

Still, Pippa's betrothal to James Matthews , who is apparently a hedge fund manager and disappointingly not Prince Harry , is fantastic news for royal watcher...


Kansas City Police Officer reported dead

Several suspects fled from a vehicle and police arrested one. On Sunday, three officers in Baton Rouge were fatally shot by a gunman, while three others were ...


Boris Johnson wants European Union to leave 'doorways' for United Kingdom cooperation

Although the Foreign Secretary traditionally resides in Chevening, Boris Johnson will be splitting usage of the house with Brexit Secretary David Davis and Inte...


GOP candidates for governor to attend RNC

The two men are scheduled to formally become their party's nominees at next week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland . Pence heads back to IN f...


Congress Takes Recess Before Deciding on Zika Virus Control Funding

Gary Edwards, a health official with the Salt Lake County Health Department, stated that neither of those mosquitoes "are present in Utah", according to the Ne...


Brazilian judge blocks WhatsApp nationwide

The 19-page court ruling said Brazilian telephone operators must "immediately suspend" WhatsApp services. As we've said in the past, we can not share informat...


Utah man caring for father contracts Zika

Matt Richardson. Zika was found in a man who had traveled to Costa Rica. Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes sp...


Take precautions to avoid Zika virus infection

On the day the NY woman returned from a trip to a Zika-infected country, she had vaginal sex with her partner, without a condom, health officials were told. Aft...


Third Human Case of West Nile Infection in Dallas County

The Perth District Health Unit is larviciding municipal catchbasins in Stratford, Mitchell, St. Marys and Listowel in its annual West Nile virus surveillance pr...


Melania Trump calls becoming US citizen greatest privilege on Earth

After a chaotic start, Donald Trump is under pressure to steady his Republican convention as a plagiarism charge and other unforced errors threaten to overshado...


U.S. health officials investigating mysterious case of Zika virus

Zika infection during pregnancy can cause severe birth defects , including microcephaly . None of these cases have been the result of local spread by mosqu...


Unusual US Zika virus case baffles experts

There have been no cases of mosquitoes transmitting the disease in the U.S., ABC News reports. Florida has the second-highest number of Zika infections in t...


£24bn takeover of ARM Holdings

No one can deny the British company's reach-ARM-designed chips are everywhere, Recode notes. ARM's processor and graphics technology have been used by many ...


Health Officials Stunned After Elderly Zika Patient Transfers Virus to Caregiver

As of July 13, the CDC has documented 1,306 cases of Zika virus related to travel in the continental U.S, including 285 cases in New York State and 14 instances...


2006 to see high-speed rail linking Malaysia, Singapore

Speaking in a joint press conference with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Seri Perdana here yesterday, Najib said with the project, Kuala Lumpur and...


Global AIDS gains 'inadequate and fragile,' United Nations chief says

Last week, Prince Harry took a almost instant HIV test in London as part of his campaign to raise awareness about the virus. Rather than using epidemiological c...