Health Care

Flu vaccine about 36 percent effective

With 63 pediatric flu deaths and still many weeks left in this flu season, the CDC continues to recommend flu vaccination for everyone 6 months of age a...


Hostile Black Caps to test new-look T20 Aussies

He retired with two hundreds and 13 half-centuries in the format. Australia had a terrific start to the T20I tri-series against England and New Zealand ...


Cauvery dispute: Apex court to deliver final verdict today

It said its order on Cauvery water allocation will continue for the next 15 years. Both the states might get justice as the Supreme Court is expected to res...


Canadian speedskater Bloemen wins gold in men's 10000 metres

Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen celebrates his gold medal in the men's 10,00 metres at the Pyeongchang Olympics on February 15. Bloemen also captured the silver in the...


New Hampshire's Attorney General to Powerball Winner: You Can't Remain Anonymous

Jane Doe had initially signed her name to back of her winning ticket, as directed by the Lottery Commission, but made a decision to file a complaint in Superi...


This experimental treatment reversed Alzheimer's disease in mice, study says

Unlike Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, which causes one death per million people each year, amyloid beta build-up is very common among the elderly, even when there a...


3 more child deaths from flu reported in Minnesota

That brings the total number of hospitalizations to more than 4,200 this season. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) spokesperson Chuck Ferguso...


William Blair Comments on Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's Q1 2019 Earnings (BMY)

The company's ATR (Average True Range) is 1.7. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 22,000 shares of the company's stock,...


MA confirms first death of child from flu-related illness

The dominant circulating strain has been the Influenza A H3N2, which started the last few weeks of December, the department said, but now it is seeing an incr...


United Nations finds decline in Afghan civilian fatalities

The U.S. has recently sent mixed responses about its readiness to communicate directly with the Taliban. This happened again despite the presence of the USA m...


Area medical marijuana site not ready

Pennsylvania's first medical marijuana dispensary will begin sales on Thursday and sales will begin at five other locations by the end of the week, Gov. "We wan...


At Least 17 Dead In US School Shooting

On Thursday, Broward County authorities listed 17 premeditated murder charges against Nikolas Cruz , the 19-year-old who allegedly opened fire in an attack a...


Study reveals the association between ultra-processed foods and cancer

Examples of ultra-processed food are packaged snacks such as chips, chocolate bars and candies, instant noodles and soups, frozen or shelf-life ready meals, sod...


4 killed, 15 trapped after under-construction building collapses in Karnataka

Police and personnel from the State Disaster Relief Force are at the accident site to rescue those trapped. The report further said that so far eight workers ha...


Esteban Loaiza-Drug Charges

The judge set Loaiza's bail at $250,000 after prosecutors argued that he's a flight risk. Loaiza was booked into the South Bay Detention Center shortly before...


Concussion, brain injury blood test gains FDA approval

Test results can be available within 3 to 4 hours. The test, which measures levels of two proteins in blood, does not by itself provide a firm yes/no as to wh...


Tupou's house destroyed in Cyclone Gita

Tonga felt the full effect of one of its worst cyclones leaving behind nothing but debris. Cyclone Gita caused power outages after tearing through the islan...


Chris Rock's first comedy special in 10 years is out tomorrow

The show, dubbed Chris Rock: Tamborine , will be added to the streaming service on February 14th, and will be Rock's first stand-up special in a decade. Sinc...


Nanobots Used To Help Kill Tumors In Mice

Once into the circulatory system, they homed in on the tumor blood vessels, where the thrombin was then triggered and caused the blood to clot . Most recently,...


Inmate accused of drugging twin, swapping places to escape jail

Alexander Delgado mounted his escape from the prison, located in the capital Lima, on January 10 previous year, during a visit from his brother Giancarlo Delgad...