Don't inhale! Cleaning products and smoking have something in common

From their forced vital capacity, home cleaners lost an extra 4.3 milliliters a year and occupational cleaners lost an additional 7.1 milliliters a year. It's thought that this is down to the irritation of the mucous membranes of the airways caused b... More..

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Almost 30 Flu-Related Iowa Deaths Reported Last Week
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Almost 30 Flu-Related Iowa Deaths Reported Last Week

Seventeen more people have died from the flu in North Carolina last week as the statewide total has reached 165 since October 1. Health Officials say the H3N3 virus or Flu A has been particularly harmful to...More..

Young Children Need Flu Booster Shot Their First Time Around
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Young Children Need Flu Booster Shot Their First Time Around

Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health. The new report shows that for the week ending January 27, just under 10 percent of USA death certificates listed flu or pneumonia. "The hospital has average...More..

Cauvery water dispute: Advantage Karnataka as SC reduces Tamil Nadu's share
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Cauvery water dispute: Advantage Karnataka as SC reduces Tamil Nadu's share

The SC verdict pronounced that 177.25 TMC of Cauvery water will be released for Tamil Nadu instead of 192 TMC and Karnataka will get an additional share of 14.75 TMC. The 765-km-long Cauvery river origina...More..

Unsafe winds postpone Olympic events, send visitors packing
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Unsafe winds postpone Olympic events, send visitors packing

At the previous games in 2014, Russian Federation topped the table on home turf with 29 medals, 11 of which were gold , strengthening their position as the nation with the second most golds of all time , an...More..

22 more flu deaths reported in SC last week
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

22 more flu deaths reported in SC last week

There were 392 last week. The DPH called the 77 deaths above the range of influenza-associated deaths reported during the previous five flu seasons. Since Jan. 1, there have been 175 laboratory-confirmed flu ...More..

Georgia health officials: Flu has caused 4 deaths, sent 300 to hospitals
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Georgia health officials: Flu has caused 4 deaths, sent 300 to hospitals

DPH says a 47-year-old female from New Castle County died, but records indicate she had not recieved a flu vaccine this season. Thomas commented the health department is now out of adult strength flu shots, b...More..

More civilians killed in 2017
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

More civilians killed in 2017

A USA intelligence assessment submitted to a congressional committee this week anticipates the overall situation in Afghanistan will "modestly deteriorate in 2018 in the face of persistent political instabi...More..

First Medical Marijuana Sale To Happen In Butler
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

First Medical Marijuana Sale To Happen In Butler

The Pennsylvania Departments of Health and Education support the administration of medical marijuana under a Safe Harbor Letter to students with serious medical conditions and the maintenance of a safe enviro...More..

Name of first victim of Parkland shooting learned
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Name of first victim of Parkland shooting learned

Pacific time , comes a day after a former student opened fire at the Parkland, Florida, high school with an AR-15 rifle, killing 17 people and injuring 14 more . According to the Miami Herald some students ...More..

Strong link found between ultra-processed foods and cancer
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Strong link found between ultra-processed foods and cancer

While a small rise in ultra-processed food intake was associated with an increased risk of cancer , there was no significant link between less processed foods - such as canned vegetables, cheese and fresh brea...More..

Building collapses in Bengaluru, at least 4 killed, many trapped
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Building collapses in Bengaluru, at least 4 killed, many trapped

The rescue operations were underway by the time this report was published. More people are suspected to be trapped in the debris and the administration has started a rescue operation. Until now, around six work...More..

Esteban Loaiza-Drug Charges
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Esteban Loaiza-Drug Charges

Loaiza was booked into the South Bay Detention Center shortly before 6 p.m. Friday and was being held in lieu of $200,000 bail on suspicion of possession of cocaine over 20 kilograms, possession of cocaine for ...More..

Concussion, brain injury blood test gains FDA approval
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Concussion, brain injury blood test gains FDA approval

Using the test could rule out the need for CT scans in at least one-third of suspected concussion patients, the FDA says. Results of the blood test is available within three and four hours. The speedy approval ...More..

Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye

Beckley first reported sensing an irritant in her left eye. About half-inch long, translucent and threadlike. According to the case report on Beckley published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine an...More..

Former MLB Pitcher Esteban Loaiza Arrested With 44 Pounds Of Cocaine, Heroin
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Former MLB Pitcher Esteban Loaiza Arrested With 44 Pounds Of Cocaine, Heroin

The 46-year-old is scheduled to appear for arraignment in a San Diego court on Wednesday, Yahoo Sports reported. Investigators then obtained a warrant to search Loaiza's Imperial Beach home where they dis...More..

Fiji, Tonga, Niue, American Samoa, Samoa
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Fiji, Tonga, Niue, American Samoa, Samoa

Crops in the two most southernmost islands of the Lau group, Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa were badly damaged, a government statement issued this afternoon informs. "A lot of the older houses, especially some of the olde...More..

Research used DNA nanorobots to kill cancerous tumors
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Research used DNA nanorobots to kill cancerous tumors

The treatment blocked blood supply to the tumour and generated tumour tissue damage within 24 hours while having no effect on healthy tissues. "The nanorobot proved to be safe and immunologically inert for us...More..

Peruvian prisoner who swapped places with twin to escape jail is recaptured
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Peruvian prisoner who swapped places with twin to escape jail is recaptured

Prison authorities were later able to confirm Giancarlo's identity by taking his fingerprints. Amid the confusion, Ciancarlo was arrested for aiding his brother's escape, but the charges were later dropped. H...More..

Batla House terrorist nabbed after 10 years
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Batla House terrorist nabbed after 10 years

Kushwala said that Junaid is an expert in manufacturing bombs, conspirator of plans and also an executioner. The engineer-turned-terrorist was on a run since the September 2008 Batla House encounter when 2 ...More..

Who is the winking girl breaking the internet?
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Who is the winking girl breaking the internet?

Her account has now been verified too by Instagram . The internet has been on fire for the last few days ever since a video clip from Malayalam film Oru Adaar Love went viral on social media platforms. P...More..

Eating slower could help prevent obesity, researchers say
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Eating slower could help prevent obesity, researchers say

Some studies have shown that only USA adults who have been either overweight or obese managed to lose weight and maintain the weight loss over a longer period of time. At the start of the study, more...More..

New antibiotics discovered in soil offer hope in the fight against superbugs
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

New antibiotics discovered in soil offer hope in the fight against superbugs

The antibiotics' unique approach to killing pathogens targets bacteria's cell walls, which did not cause drug resistance in the laboratory, a USA study found. Scientists from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School c...More..

Arizona Woman Suffering From Rare Disease, Wakes With British Accent
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Arizona Woman Suffering From Rare Disease, Wakes With British Accent

On three separate occasions since 2011, Myers suffered severe headaches and surprisingly woke up with a different accent each time. She has been to the hospital more times than she can count and the stack o...More..

DE breaks record with 995 cases of flu reported in one week
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

DE breaks record with 995 cases of flu reported in one week

Dr. Lopez does recommend getting the vaccine now, if you haven't already, since flu season usually lasts about 13 weeks and can continue into early spring and sometimes even into May. "Erie County's flu sea...More..

White House Aides Try and Fail to Fix Trump's Rob Porter Problem
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

White House Aides Try and Fail to Fix Trump's Rob Porter Problem

Rallying to Kelly's defense , White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and legislative affairs director Marc Short said the president was not seeking new candidates for the job. Al Franken (D-Minn.) when the...More..

Oxycontin Maker Purdue Pharma Will Stop Marketing the Drug to US Doctors
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Oxycontin Maker Purdue Pharma Will Stop Marketing the Drug to US Doctors

Doctors who want information on opioids will now need to contact the company's medical affairs department. In a surprise move, Purdue Pharma , the manufacturer of the opiate painkiller OxyContin, has said th...More..

Dozens plunge into cold water raising money for Special Olympics
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Dozens plunge into cold water raising money for Special Olympics

Last year, more than 950 people threw caution to the wind and took the plunge, raising close to $275,000 dollars for Special Olympics Minnesota. Prior to 2016, the Gaels had also previously been tops among all ...More..

More snow today followed by wintry mix on Sunday
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

More snow today followed by wintry mix on Sunday

Several additional centimetres are forecast to fall on Sunday, and that's not all - the weather agency warns freezing rain and ice pellets are also a possibility. Environment Canada says the conditions should i...More..

US Spies Paid a Russian $100000 for Alleged Material on Trump
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

US Spies Paid a Russian $100000 for Alleged Material on Trump

The secretive agency rarely issues any kind of comment, but came out to deny the report in The New York Times and a similar one in The Intercept , an online journal focusing on national security issues. He n...More..