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Jun 07 2018

Major breast cancer study counted W MI patients

José Baselga said, via NPR . The immunotherapy treatment remains experimental and still requires considerably more testing before it can be used more widely. The...

Jun 02 2018

Tobacco use falling but not fast enough: World Health Organization report

People associate tobacco with cigarettes alone. World Health Organization advised countries to also offer help to people who wished to quit tobacco use by covering th...

May 29 2018

After Kerala, Nipah virus suspected in Himachal Pradesh

Animal Husbandry department and Forest officials deposit a bat into a container after catching it inside a well at Changaroth in Kozhikode in the Indian state of Keral...

May 25 2018

FDA Wants Teething Products Made with Benzocaine Pulled from the Market

Oral products for adults to treat sore throats, canker sores and irritation of the mouth and gums can also contain benzocaine. The FDA will continue to monitor the sa...

May 25 2018

Judge: President Trump blocking people on Twitter is unconstitutional

President Donald Trump can not legally block Twitter users who disagree with him, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a case with potentially far-reaching implica...

May 24 2018

Jared Kushner Regains Top Security Clearance

Those clearances were stripped in February under a new White House policy, it added. "His application was properly submitted, reviewed by career officials, and went t...

May 18 2018

World Health Organization raises Ebola risk assessment for DRC to 'very high'

Congo's Ebola outbreak has spread to a crossroads city of more than 1 million people in a troubling turn that marks the first time the vast, impoverished country ha...

May 17 2018

Texas Attorney General Taking Steps To Fight Opioid Crisis

Texas' lawsuit accuses Purdue Pharma , the privately held manufacterer of OxyContin, of violating the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by aggressively selling its p...

May 15 2018

Ebola outbreak in DRC: What is being done?

The organization deployed 50 health officers over the weekend to assist the DRC in outbreak measures. WHO is working with the Ministry of Health and MSF to conduct ring...

May 11 2018

Bioluminescent bloom lights up waves

The San Diego coast is hosting a red tide, which is a bloom involving these single-cell organisms that can make the water appear red. Causing a red tide during the da...

May 04 2018

Basque separatist group ETA announces its dissolution

ETA said it has "completely dismantled all of its structures" and will "no longer express political positions, promote initiatives or interact with other actors". "We d...

May 03 2018

UN SG exhorts leaders to strengthen press freedom, protect journalists

Journalists and media workers shine a light on local and global challenges and tell the stories that need to be told. He stated that the theme is also a reminder to tho...

Apr 29 2018

Simon Harris to organise free repeat smear tests after cervical cancer controversy

She added: 'He also wanted to thank me for still encouraging women to go for smears and for promoting the cervical screening programme'. "I have made a decision to st...

Apr 27 2018

Amazon raising Prime prices again to $119 a year

He added that costs related to data centers, fulfillment centers and other investments "scale really well when we have high-volume quarters" like the one Amazon reported...

Apr 26 2018

Russian Federation hints at providing advanced air defence systems to Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who was traveling in China, said later that a final decision on the S-300s had yet to be reached, but the intent to shore up Syri...

Apr 24 2018

Finch catch seals dramatic IPL win for Punjab

Liam Plunkett gets the wicket in his first over. Plunkett struck in his first over, having the irrepressible Rahul caught by a diving Avesh Khan at short fine leg....

Apr 20 2018

Vikings to face Eagles in Week 5

CT Oct. 28 on NFL Network. According to NJ.com , we now know who the Eagles will be hosting in their season opener and one of their two dates with the New York G...

Apr 20 2018

India court rejects pleas for probe into judge BH Loya's death

While the BJP and the Congress were locked in a high-decibel back-and-forth over the Supreme Court's ruling, Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to say: "Indians are deeply ...

Apr 20 2018

Puerto Rico to sever relationship with contractor after island-wide power outage

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority had managed to restore electricity to 1.43 million homes and businesses, or 97% its customers before the latest outage. Electrical...

Apr 18 2018

In Wake of Inmate Deaths, Records Show South Carolina Prisons are Understaffed

Sen. Karl Allen spoke on Monday about the incident and said rather than cell phones, the issues seem to stem from low morale among prison employees and inmates. Sunday, S...