Stories about Medical

Aug 19 2017

Can Rugby Championship, Bledisloe Cup revive the All Blacks?

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has been looking for a settled midfield partnership since the worldwide retirements of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith after the 2015 World Cu...

Aug 18 2017

CBO Report: Cutting Obamacare Subsidies Would Spike Premiums by 20%

It also found that premiums would be 25 percent higher by 2020, which would increase the amount of government-provided tax credits to help shield low-income people from...

Aug 13 2017

FDA updates gastric balloon warning after 5 deaths

These balloons are meant to stay inside the body for six months before deflating and eventually exiting the body the old-fashioned way. An obesity treatment that involv...

Aug 09 2017

Haruo Nakajima, Original 'Godzilla' Actor, Dies at 88

In an interview last April, the actor explained how the first suit, which weighed around 200lbs, was created from ready-mixed concrete since rubber was in short suppl...

Aug 05 2017

Rahul Gandhi's vehicle attacked in Gujarat, SPG commando injured

According to Banaskantha Superintendent of Police Neeraj Badgujar , a man threw stones at Rahul gGandhi's auto, breaking its rear glass when Gandhi was on his way from L...

Aug 03 2017

First sexually transmitted case of Zika confirmed in Florida in 2017

Casual contact like kissing or sharing a fork or spoon does not increase the risk of transmission of Zika virus as the infection may not spread through saliva, United S...

Aug 01 2017

DC sees no impact from high court's life-without-parole case

States are taking a new look at juvenile life without parole after the U.S. Supreme Court past year applied its ban on no-parole sentences for minors retroactively and sa...

Jul 28 2017

Scientists genetically a modify human embryo for the first time

Food & Drug Administration from considering allowing human trials involving altered embryos. In previous attempts by Chinese scientists, CRISPR caused an editing error ...

Jul 21 2017

Saudi airstrike in Yemen leaves 20 civilians dead

Although the UNHCR said the number of civilian casualties is still being verified, initial reports point to " at least 20 deaths, including that of women and children "...

Jul 18 2017

Artificial Sweeteners In Diet Fizzy Drinks May Be Making You Gain Weight

In fact, the longer observational studies showed a link between consumption of artificial sweeteners and relatively higher risks of weight gain and obesity , high bloo...

Jul 17 2017

McConnell Delays Health Care Vote As McCain Recovers From Surgery

U.S. Senator John McCain had surgery yesterday to remove a blood clot and will not be in Washington D.C. next week to vote on any health care measures, his office sa...

Jul 15 2017

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif rejects graft report as 'slander'

The premier said it while chairing parliamentary party meeting of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah has said Prime Ministe...

Jul 14 2017

Appeals Court Vacates Sheldon Silver's Conviction

Sheldon Silver , 73, was sentenced to 12 years in May 2016 after more than 20 years as Assembly speaker. The Second Circuit didn't outright acquit Silver , determini...

Jul 14 2017

Charlamagne Tha God Wasn't Okay With Conor McGregor Calling Floyd Mayweather "Boy"

After that press conference, McGregor had a quick interview with Jimmy Kimmel's Guillermo in a segment that aired Wednesday night. Mayweather (left) and McGregor have...

Jul 12 2017

Xi Jinping Urges Trump to Maintain Steady Links for World Peace

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China asked the United States for an explanation of the mistake, and the U.S. said it was a technical error. "It will only mak...

Jul 12 2017

What is best for baby Charlie Gard?

The U.K.'s High Court has set a hearing regarding Charlie's case for Thursday. Maxwell Smith, who lives in the United Kingdom with his parents, was diagnosed with mitoc...

Jul 11 2017

Hudson Valley commuters face "Summer of Hell"

Mindy Zelen, a psychologist who expected at least 30 minutes of extra commuting time to and from Penn Station, said the offer of coffee was "sweet but it doesn't make u...

Jul 11 2017

N responsible to produce Qatri prince before JIT: Ch Sarwar

The officials said, the report of the investigators was handed over to the Supreme Court on Monday. Respondent 1 refers to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif; Respondent 6 w...

Jul 11 2017

Raptors will trade Cory Joseph to IN for CJ Miles

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , was first with reports of the Raptors - Nets trade. RAPTORS: Three people with knowledge of the dealings told The Associated Press th...

Jul 06 2017

Pepe: Besiktas unveil former Real Madrid defender

The centre-back, capped 86 times by his country, scored against Mexico in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup third place play-off on Sunday night (AEST) to help Portugal ...