Health Care

If you swat mosquitoes, they may learn to avoid your scent

First, the mosquitoes were exposed to a variety of scents, taken from a variety of humans as well as rats and chickens. The mosquitoes avoided the human body od...


CDC report: Flu activity is increasing across US

The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday in its weekly influenza report for the period ending January 20 that 83 of the deaths have occurred among peo...


Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins tears Achilles, reportedly out for season

Towards the waning seconds of the matchup, All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins came down with a scary-looking injury off a rebound play. After just being annou...


Dog almost died after owner dyed it purple

Violet, a 2.3kg Maltese mix, is still recovering three months after the chemicals left her with severe burns to her back and eyes. "Once a handsome little whi...


Spread of flu prompts executive order in NY

That brought the total number flu-associated pediatric deaths in the United States this flu season to 37. Rhode Island has seen 11 fatalities and in CT, 32 pe...


How flu virus may up risk of heart attack six-fold

The eight local victims all were at increased risk due to their ago or underlying health conditions , the district. Since the announcement, death rates acros...


European Union court bars 'gay test' for asylum seekers

Effectively barring use of sexual orientation testing as an invasion of "the most intimate aspects" of life, the Court of Justice found that the unidentified ...


CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Shootout occurs at Pensacola intersection

A suspect in a silver Lexus can be seen shooting several rounds from a handgun. That's when a gun is pointed out of the Lexus and shots are fired at a gold Toyo...


Is Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) A Safe Bet For Investors?

ALDX's SI was 360,800 shares in January as released by FINRA. At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for Alaska Air Group (ALK) is noted at 27.16. The stock inc...


China & US Join Forces To Stop Postal Service Drug Trade

A Republican senator is calling for more action from his colleagues to stop the deadly flow of fentanyl, which continues to pour in through USA mail services fr...


Sri Lanka crush Bangladesh : Now where did that come from?

After dismantling the hosts for just 82, Danushka Gunathilaka (35*) and Upul Tharanga (39*), the Sri Lankan openers, knocked off the runs required in just 1...


Kharge accuses Centre, Goa of Mahadayi water dispute

To make sure law and order is maintained, more than 15,000 personnel will be deployed in Bengaluru . Stray incidents of stone pelting were reported from seve...


Government Shutdown: Senate Vote Pushed Back To Noon Monday

Lindsey Graham of SC told reporters, appearing alongside GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham and Kentucky Sen. All those proposals were shot down by the Republicans. "On...


Karnataka Bandh: Amit Shah addresses Parivartan rally in Mysuru today

The city wears a deserted look as buses remain off the roads and business establishments are closed. Though a holiday has been declared for schools and colleg...


Curry substance helps improve memory, mood

Curcumin, the natural bright yellow chemical which lends curry its color, has been shown to improve memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory lo...


Placer County could register its second flu death of season

Williams. There were 520 lab-confirmed cases and two deaths at this same time past year. "And the end of the flu season is still several months away". The 69-h...


China scientists clone first monkeys

Until now, the technique has been used to clone more than 20 different animal species, including dogs, pigs and cats, but primates have proven particularly ha...


Pharmacists can now give flu shots to children in New York State

Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order to help stop the spread of the virus. The order suspends a state law that limits the authority of pharmacists to...


Rise in violent crime and sex offences across England and Wales

The 43 police forces logged 5.3m offences in the year to the end of September with increases in nearly every category of offence. But the Office for National ...


Smoking even one cigarette a day raises cardiovascular risk

Men who smoked one cigarette per day had 46 percent of the excess risk of heart disease and 41 percent of the excess risk of stroke associated with smoking 20...