Health Care

UK Food Manufacturers Have to Cut Calories

Combined, these three measures mean health officials are taking direct action to influence the consumption of foods responsible for half of children's calories....


ER visits for opioid overdoses soar in Wisconsin

Since 1999, the prescribing of opioids has increased substantially, and that has led to a large number of Americans developing opioid use disorder or addicti...


China set target for 6.5% economy growth in 2018

China said defense spending would increase at the quickest pace in three years, as President Xi Jinping pursues a " world-class " military capable of projecti...


Trump should be 'smarter' on steel tariffs: US Speaker Ryan

Ryan notes through his spokeswoman that the new tax overhaul "has boosted the economy and we certainly don't want to jeopardize those gains". "If the Europea...


1st T20: Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets

But a six and a four on the last two deliveries by Thisara Perera off the 18th over by Jaydev Unadkat nearly sealed the game for Sri Lanka . By the time he w...


Irving-less Celtics post rout of Bulls

His homeboy came in, whispered in his ear, and he just runs out the - we're filming - he just runs out". He was telling me everything. And to make things easy...


Man in Hyderabad slashes wrist of son addicted to mobile

The accused has been identified as a 45-year-old Mohammed Qayyum Qureshi. The quarrel, however, took an ugly turn as Khaled allegedly bit his father's hand out ...


Carragher: Chelsea 'will have a major problem' with Hazard

If you do that then, if you lose, you do it with your head up high.Conte did nothing, though. "We knew it could be a possibility and when the game started we ha...


Situation in Colombo normal, India to go ahead withT20 tri-series: BCCI

Preview: After a successful and testing tour of South Africa, a new-look team India led by Rohit Sharma is all set to face Sri Lanka in the opening Twen...


Vaping Delivers Cancerous Chemicals, New Study of Teens Shows

Reports have found that middle schoolers and teenagers are taking up e-cigarettes. The group that used both e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes had levels...


Kenya doctors performs brain surgery on wrong patient

It's unclear how long the suspensions will last. The registrars held a meeting with officials of the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Uni...


Australia closing in on a win

There was a subdued finish to the test on the morning of the final day in a stadium that was almost empty of fans. In the video, Warner's anger is directed at...


Officials predict gas prices 'are about to stregthen'

AAA Northeast said Monday in its weekly survey that self-serve, regular unleaded is averaging $2.56 per gallon. AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have ri...


Number of Children Hospitalized by Opioid Overdose Almost Doubles

Kane noted one particularly concerning trend: the younger children were frequently overdosing on methadone . She said there is also more sensitivity to the opi...


Apple becomes global leader in the wearables market: IDC

At the time, Xiaomi's wearable shipments were growing much faster than Apple's , but that turned around for 2017. Apple overtook both Xiaomi and Fitbi...


Trump suggests death penalty for drug traffickers

At the Trump administration's opioid summit, a White House team laid out several initiatives to boost funding for police fighting the epidemic. " Most of...


Dinesh Karthik appointed captain of Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 2018

This year's IPL marks a transition for the Kolkata-based franchise as they chose not to retain their successful leader Gautam Gambhir in the mega auctions and...


Polony the origin of listeriosis outbreak

Listeria is a bacterium that is naturally found in the environment - it commonly occurs in soil, water, vegetation and in the faeces of some animals. "The saf...


Third person dies in Australia after bacteria outbreak linked to melons

There have been six cases in NSW and three in Queensland. "People vulnerable to listeriosis should discard any rockmelon [cantaloupe] purchased before 1 March...


Future at stake! SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam's paper leak row

According to the commission, "Prima-facie evidence clearly indicated that the entire episode was created by some unruly elements, with a malafide intention, to ...