Health Care

Mitt Romney Treated For Prostate Cancer

Romney's treatment, which involved surgery at the University of California-Irvine Medical Center, was successful, and he has a good prognosis, the sources said....


Blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood, platelet donations

Blood and platelet donations go to medical patients who many times are receiving or have received lifesaving treatments. The Red Cross says that means thous...


LaVar Ball: Lakers coach Luke Walton 'doesn't have control' of team

The Hornets' last game was a victory against the Sacramento Kings . The only thing tighter than the rookie's calf muscles was the Lakers' tightly-wound implo...


Four killed, national-level powerlifter hurt in Delhi road accident

The accident took place on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway. Police say that the incident was reported around 4am when the players were returning from an athletic...


Nigerian Army Rescues One More Chibok Schoolgirl in Borno

Punch reports that Pogu was intercepted by troops while in company of another girl, Jamila Adams, 14, and both girls were now in the military facility in Ma...


Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises

Meanwhile, the Canadian government has found sufficient evidence to link its 41 illnesses to romaine lettuce and has advised residents in its eastern provinces ...


THE GIFTED: Renewed For Season 2 by Fox & Season 1 Finale Synopsis

FOX has renewed THE GIFTED , the family adventure series set in Marvel's "X-Men" universe, for a second season . The Gifted now ranked at No. 3 for a new...


Macy's cutting 5000 jobs; plans more store closings

Macy's will shutter its downtown Miami store this quarter as part of a new wave of closures nationwide, the retailer announced Thursday. The location was ...


Woman Hears Late Grandma's Voice Through Her Waveform Tattoo

Purchase and activation costs $39.99 per year. The tweet has been seen over 4 million times with over 290K retweets. "My grandma passed away my junior yea...


Ridley Scott to direct 'Merlin Saga'

Disney is also said to be working on a live action version of The Sword in the Stone , the original animated version of which adapts a portion of the King Ar...


The CDC is now officially planning for a nuclear attack

If not, don't worry: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is giving a talk next week on just that topic. "Learn how planning and preparation e...


Netflix Is Giving Its Poorly-reviewed And Expensive 'Bright' A Sequel

A fantasy/cop-movie mashup about a human (Smith) and an orc (Edgerton) teaming up to get a magical whatsit that the entire community of grumpkins and wizards ar...


2018 kicks off with highest national gas prices since 2014

The GasBuddy forecast doesn't expect prices to break the $3 barrier nationally in 2018, although many major cities - including San Francisco, Los Angeles an...


Flights, trains delayed as fog shrouds national capital

However, the Republic Day rehearsals continued unabated in the National Capital. The Air Quality Index - a measure of pollutant in the air - was recorded at 362...


Facial exercises: The key to looking younger?

How it works: Take a big breath making a puff to your mouth from cheek to cheek and after few seconds slowly start releasing it, repeat this 2-3 times. At home,...


The Racial Inequality in Cancer Deaths

According to the report , men a slightly more likely to develop a form - most commonly, prostate, lung and colorectal - of cancer than women. The cancer deat...


New Beauty Trend? Penis Whitening Procedure Becomes a Huge Hit in Thailand

It reportedly had drawn 100 men per month to give it a shot. The Lelux Hospital also offers vagina whitening services, in case you're interested. Some month...


CDC Investigating Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections

In Canada, 41 cases have been reported and one person has died. However, there are certain strains of E. coli that can cause illnesses such as the Shiga toxin...


Drinking Alcohol Causes Irreversible DNA Damage, Increases Cancer Risk

Working with mice in a laboratory, British scientists used chromosome analysis and DNA sequencing to examine the genetic damage caused by acetaldehyde, a harmfu...


Gaming addiction deemed mental illness by world health body

While the final version of the diagnostic manual won't be published until next year, it now states that gaming disorder is "characterised by a pattern of pers...