NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 20:26 2019-08-13

Australian woman claims cotton-swab misuse led to infection that was 'eating away at her skull'

An Australian woman candidly detailed her experience with a could-have-been deadly infection that occurred after she used cotton swabs to clean out her ears. She’s now warning others to be wary of usi...

Australian woman claims cotton-swab misuse led to infection that was 'eating away at her skull'

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Woman dies from flesh-eating infection she got at the beach A Florida woman died after getting a flesh-eating bacteria from an innocent-seeming cut on her leg at the beach, according to her family. Lynn Fleming was not initially concerned about the wound she got two weeks ago after falling into a small dip in the water at Coquina Beach. “She fell into ...
17:52 2019-06-30

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports....
08:39 2019-07-17

Man contracts flesh-eating bacterial infection after dipping toes in water WARNING: Graphic content A Texas man said “he’ll never be the same” after he contracted a potentially deadly bacterial infection from dipping his toes in the water. Adam Perez, who reportedly was homeless prior to the infection, said that so far he has required several surgeries and has lost most of...
22:52 2019-06-13

UK baby loses all 4 limbs following horrific sepsis infection, mom claims one leg 'came off in her hand' A United Kingdom mother is warning other new parents after her 11-month-old son, Oliver, developed a sepsis that led to the removal of all four of his limbs. ...
20:26 2019-08-13

Dog kisses blamed for devastating infection that cost a woman her hands and legs Dogs are man’s best friend, but their mouths aren’t the most sterile things in the world. In fact, a dog’s mouth can be downright disgusting, and an Ohio woman just found that out in the worst possible way. As CNN reports, Marie Trainer began feeling ill shortly after she arrived h...
00:39 2019-08-07

Doctors thought this woman had a brain tumor but it was actually a tapeworm festering in her skull A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. 42-year-old Rachel Palma had been experiencing some bizarre symptoms that prompted doctors to perform a scan of her brain, and when the images came back they appe...
22:52 2019-06-03

Woman who wore contact lenses while showering, swimming nearly blinded in one eye from rare infection Heads up, contact lens wearers: A woman in England was nearly blinded in one eye after contracting a serious but rare infection likely caused by wearing her contact lenses in the pool and shower. ...
23:00 2019-07-18

Is it a yeast infection or a urinary tract infection? Urinary tract infections (UTIs) and yeast infections share some similarities, but they have distinct symptoms and treatment options. Learn about the differences here....
09:26 2019-08-11

Florida woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria, family says A woman died of a flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg in the waters off Anna Maria Island in Florida, her family says. Carolyn Fleming — who went by Lynn — of Ellenton, Florida, fell into a small dip in the water at the barrier island’s Coquina Beach, near St. Petersburg, on ...
01:52 2019-07-01

Woman who survived flesh-eating disease: It looked like my leg ‘was rotting off’ A woman in Florida on Tuesday recalled how she nearly died after contracting a flesh-eating disease while scalloping off the Gulf Coast. Patty Born, from Santa Rosa County, Florida, told WEAR-TV that she’s thankful to be alive after contracting the flesh-eating infection in 2015 while catching...
11:13 2019-07-17

Woman, 78, who lost arm to flesh-eating bug in 999 blunder can claim £150k A pensioner who lost an arm to a flesh-eating bug after a paramedic decided not to rush her to hospital has won the right to up to £150,000 in compensation from the NHS....
18:00 2019-08-01

Virginia woman infected with flesh-eating bacteria after just 10 minutes in water A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water, had to have emergency surgery days later....
21:39 2019-07-17

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his activities, which the agency said infringed on North Korea’s sovereignty....
17:52 2019-07-06

Texas woman banned from Walmart reportedly for eating half a cake and refusing to pay Six months after a Texas woman was banned by Wichita Falls police for drinking wine from a Pringles can, a second has been banned for taking the cake.       ...
07:13 2019-06-29

Florida woman says dad died of flesh-eating bacteria less than 48 hours after entering water A Tennessee man died just 48 hours after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria from waters in Florida after his daughter says the hospital he was treated at ignored her warnings that he had contracted necrotizing fasciitis....
22:26 2019-07-13

Tucson woman chomps down 26 hot dogs to earn 2nd place in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest NEW YORK (WNBC) –  Tucson resident Michelle Lesco, who wolfed down 26 hot dogs in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, earning her second place in the women’s competition. Reigning women’s champion Miki Sudo had already won the women’s competition by chomping down 31 hot do...
23:26 2019-07-04

Woman Risks Brain Eating Disease To Take A 3-Hour Swim In Roman Baths 2000-year-old Roman Baths in the English city of Bath have been closed for public bathing since 1978 after a girl died of a meningitis-related illness.  ...
05:26 2019-08-01

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
09:13 2019-06-08

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
21:39 2019-06-07

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
21:26 2019-06-07

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
14:13 2019-06-08

| Australian woman allegedly beheads mother in 'horrific' crime An Australian woman charged with murder has been sent for a medical assessment amid reports she decapitated her mother and left the head outside a neighbour's house....
19:39 2019-07-21

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
20:13 2019-06-07

24-year-old U.S. woman and Australian boyfriend were on road trip in Canada when they were killed A manhunt is underway in Canada after a 24-year-old American woman and her Australian boyfriend were found dead earlier this week along a remote highway in British Columbia. The bodies of Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, and Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23, were found just before 7:20 a.m. Monday on Alaska Highw...
19:13 2019-07-21

Ex-Minnesota policeman faces prison for fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer faces the possibility of stiff prison time when he is sentenced on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
17:26 2019-06-07

Minnesota ex-policeman faces prison for fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer faces the possibility of stiff prison time when he is sentenced on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
18:26 2019-06-07

Ex-Minneapolis cop sentenced to 12.5 years for murder of Australian woman Justine Damond Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was sentenced in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Damond, a woman from Australia who was unarmed.        ...
20:13 2019-06-07

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
22:13 2019-06-07

Australian Woman Allegedly Beheads Mother, Leaves Head Outside House An Australian woman charged with murder has been sent for a medical assessment amid reports she decapitated her mother and left the head outside a neighbour's house....
16:00 2019-07-21

North Carolina woman, Australian boyfriend murdered along remote Canadian highway Police in Canada are investigating after a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway in Canada....
23:00 2019-07-19

Australian woman, 20, found stabbed to death beside injured dad in car; father charged with murder A 20-year-old medical student in Australia is being remembered as a “high achiever” and “talented pianist” after she was found stabbed to death in a Mercedes Benz next to her injured father, who has been charged with her murder, reports said Tuesday....
19:13 2019-07-23

Fired Australian rugby player Israel Folau sues federation, claims contract unlawfully ended over Christian beliefs The Aussie rugby player who was fired earlier this year for writing on social media that “hell awaits” gay people has sued Australia Rugby and his former team, claiming that his contract was unlawfully ended over his Christian beliefs....
17:26 2019-08-01

Dramatic video shows Minneapolis cop moments after 2017 fatal shooting of Australian woman Newly released footage from the night an unarmed woman was fatally shot outside her home shows the responsible Minneapolis police officer looking visibly distressed while another officer can be heard telling him “keep your mouth shut.”...
09:52 2019-05-24

Investigators are 'suspicious' after American woman and her Australian boyfriend were killed on Canada road trip Facebook Canadian investigators are probing the deaths of an American woman and her Australian boyfriend who were found on a highway in British Columbia last week. Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, and Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23, were found Monday morning alongside Canada's Highway 97, near Fowler's blue 19...
01:26 2019-07-22

Teens now missing in Canada days after Australian man, North Carolina woman killed along remote highway Authorities in Canada are asking the public to "remain vigilant" after two teenagers have been reported in the missing in the same region where a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway....
18:13 2019-07-22

Alek Sigley latest: Australian student was 'caught red handed spying' claims North Korea An Australian student who was detained in North Korea had been "spreading anti-Pyongyang propaganda" and "committing espionage", authorities in the country have alleged....
21:39 2019-07-06

'Clean Eating' May Lead To Eating Disorders, Says Study The obsession with 'clean diet' and the lack of complete knowledge about the same may signal a risk for eating disorders. The study was published in the 'Journal of Eating Disorders'....
04:00 2019-06-05

Azam Khan Was Expelled From AMU For Misbehaving With Woman, Claims Cleric Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, who was recently made to apologise for his derogatory behaviour towards a presiding officer in the Lok Sabha, was rusticated from the Aligarh Muslim University in 1975......
08:26 2019-08-09

Woman claims botched 'at-home' tattoo landed her in hospital A 20-year-old woman who settled for a cheap tattoo after being told her selected parlor was fully booked said she will always “completely regret it” after she landed in the hospital with a massive infection....
20:13 2019-05-23

Crime Trackers: Woman claims she was attacked and her disabled son was nearly kidnapped TUCSON – A woman claims she was assaulted, and her disabled son was nearly kidnapped from their home. It happened June 12 on 44th Street West of South Sixth Avenue. Mercedes Ortega told News 4 Tucson two women came to her house harassed her son and tried to kidnap him. She arrived just in time...
05:00 2019-06-22

Woman Claims Chris Evans Is Her Number Neighbour. He Responds... The number neighbour trend that took over Twitter recently involves texting a phone number with only one digit different from your own. On Thursday, one woman claimed that she texted her number......
17:39 2019-08-12

Woman claims she was left with oozing blisters after getting hair bleached A 19-year-old woman in the U.K. claims that she was left with severe, oozing burns on her scalp after a hairdresser that her friends had recommended told her that the pain she was feeling from the bleach was “normal.”...
00:52 2019-06-22

North Carolina woman, Australian man were shot dead in Canada, 'possible' link to missing teens, dead man A North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were shot to death before their bodies were discovered last week along a remote stretch of highway, Canadian authorities revealed Monday....
16:26 2019-07-23

Woman claims to find dead, petrified bird in canned spinach A Pennsylvania woman preparing dinner for her family last week was shocked when she allegedly opened a can of veggies only to find a dead and petrified bird at the bottom of the can. Cherie Lyons says she was making dinner in her Franklin County home on June 12 when she opened a can of......
03:52 2019-06-21

Georgia police investigating after woman claims she infected men with HIV in Facebook video A Georgia woman might be facing charges after claiming in a video she was HIV-positive and infecting others — which she later told police wasn't true....
00:26 2019-08-08

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closes after woman claims she was beaten there The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware woman says she was beaten unconscious is temporarily closing due to low occupancy.       ...
09:52 2019-08-14

Detroit woman claims Spirit passenger refused to sit next to her because she's black Spirit Airlines is investigating a Detroit woman's report that a passenger on her flight refused to sit next her because she was black.       ...
20:00 2019-07-09

Woman who filmed man 'masturbating' on train claims she's facing jail and fine of £40,000 A FEMALE train passenger who filmed a man who was allegedly masturbating while looking directly at her claims she could be fined £40,000 for invading his privacy....
18:00 2019-07-02

The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a retired UCLA gynecologist who is charged with sexually abusing two patients (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Los Angeles-area woman tells The Associated Press she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles. The w...
23:26 2019-06-11

Manhattan woman claims ‘deranged’ boyfriend sent revenge porn to her parents, job A Manhattan woman says she endured years of abuse at the hands of a manipulative and vengeful Jekyll-and-Hyde-like ex-boyfriend who sent a trove of revenge porn to her parents and monitored work email because he thought she was cheating on him, a new lawsuit alleges. The woman — only identified as A...
06:00 2019-06-20

Pennsylvania woman claims Golden Corral kicked her out for dressing 'too provocatively' A Pennsylvania woman claims she was kicked out of a Golden Corral restaurant last week for being dressed “too provocatively” – despite learning later that the restaurant didn’t have a dress code....
08:26 2019-06-05

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-old woman’s become the first to do so. His reasonin...
09:39 2019-06-08

Top US cardinal reassigned abusive priest and dismissed sex abuse case, woman claims Texas woman Laura Pontikes reported her abusive priest to a top cardinal, but instead of removing the priest, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo reassigned him.        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

Woman claims she was kicked out of Golden Corral for dressing “too provocatively” A woman who was kicked out of the Golden Corral for her provocative outfit. She feels it was discrimination.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Woman claims ‘lone star’ tick bite caused severe meat allergy A tick turned Kristie Downen into a vegan. “It was the last thing on my mind,” the Missouri farmer tells Springfield’s KSPR TV of her “life-changing experience … [it’s] unbelievable that a tick can make you allergic to food.” Downen was bitten by a common &#...
21:13 2019-07-01

Florida woman claims dog returned from the groomer with neon green eyebrows, pink ears A Florida woman was furious after her dog — who went to the groomer for a simple maintenance appointment — returned with floppy pink ears and neon green eyebrows....
04:52 2019-08-19

Woman claims to find missing puppy dead days after getting loose on subway tracks The 8-month-old cocker spaniel that got loose on the Midtown subway tracks was found dead nearly a week after running from its owner, according to a report. Good Samaritan Simone Peterson discovered Marley’s lifeless body Wednesday, not far from the platform to the Herald Square N/Q station wh...
18:00 2019-05-30

Incapacitated woman in Arizona who gave birth was repeatedly raped, may have been pregnant before, family claims _____ An incapacitated female patient in Arizona who gave birth although no one at her long-term care center realized she was pregnant was “violently and repeatedly raped” and may have been impregnated before, the family claims in court documents In a $45 million notice of claim — the fi...
00:39 2019-05-26

Florida woman sues American Airlines, claims her emotional support dog was confined to a bathroom A Florida woman is suing American Airlines after her emotional support dog was allegedly confined to a bathroom on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

Woman claims C-section complication caused daughter’s facial scar: 'I worry what the future may hold for her' A United Kingdom mom claims doctors cut her daughter’s face with a scalpel while performing an emergency cesarean section (C-section), leaving her baby with a permanent facial scar. ...
18:39 2019-08-20

White Woman Claims She Invented the Hair Bonnet, Black Twitter Tells Her to Go Back to Wypipostan A white woman may have secured her spot in the Columbusing Hall of Fame after claiming that she invented an accessory used by black women ever since Earline Jackson delayed her escape to the Underground Railroad by informing Harriet Tubman:...
22:13 2019-07-22

NY woman claims she drank soda bottle filled with bleach at same Dominican resort where 3 Americans died A New York woman claims a poisonous soda bottle filled with bleach left her ill and bleeding at the same troubled Dominican Republic resort where at least three U.S. tourists have died suddenly in their rooms....
20:13 2019-06-08

Facebook to pay $100 million to settle with SEC over misuse of user data Facebook Inc agreed to pay a $100 million fine to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors for more than two years about the misuse of its users' data, the regulator said on Wednesday....
15:26 2019-07-24

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
23:00 2019-07-03

UN: Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change Human beings must change the way we eat and grow our food in order to avert climate change, says a new report from the UN released today. The study breaks down how much harm increased agricultural production -- from farms to cattle ranches to plantat......
17:13 2019-08-09

Margot Robbie reveals her accent was too Australian for Australian television Margot Robbie spoke to Quentin Tarantino for Vogue Australia about her beginnings in the industry, which included the Australian show "Neighbours."        ...
21:39 2019-08-19

Margaret Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Thursday to conspiring to misuse campaign funds on personal expenses....
22:13 2019-06-13

Cathay suspends second pilot, cites misuse of company information Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it had suspended with immediate effect on Tuesday a second officer operating flight CX216 for misuse of company information, and had also commenced internal disciplinary proceedings....
11:13 2019-08-13

Israel PM's Wife Admits "Fund Misuse" In Plea Deal, Will Pay Fine The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked a Jerusalem court Sunday to approve a plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using state funds for meals, an AFP reporter said....
11:52 2019-06-16

FCC fines 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', others over misuse of emergency alert tone The Federal Communications Commission fined a television broadcaster, cable television network and a radio broadcaster for misusing the emergency alert tones....
09:52 2019-08-17

About 150 Baycrest Hospital workers let go after audit finds misuse in employee benefits Approximately 150 people were let go through a combination of terminations and resignations following an audit into the alleged misuse of employee benefits, Baycrest said....
18:26 2019-07-11

Kamala Harris disses Trump for 'misuse of power' in rapper's case Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, slammed President Trump for his ongoing involvement in bring home American rapper A$AP Rocky after being lobbied by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, calling his actions a "misuse of power."...
02:26 2019-07-25

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
14:26 2019-06-16

Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue app developers that scrape and misuse user data (FB) Reuters Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue developers misusing its users' data. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a Data Abuse Bounty program. It comes after Business Insider discovered a startup was harvesting millions of users' data and tracking their loc...
21:13 2019-08-19

Woman claims she was kicked out of Golden Corral for dressing 'too provocatively' A woman who was kicked out of the Golden Corral for her provocative outfit. She feels it was discrimination.        ...
08:39 2019-06-08

Yeast infection after sex: What to know While sexual activity does not cause a yeast infection, it can increase the risk of one developing by introducing new bacteria to the vagina. Learn more in this article....
03:26 2019-08-21

What's the record at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest? Here's that and more of the craziest eating contest records The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island has become appointment viewing over the last decade-plus. Here's the record       ...
20:52 2019-07-04

Can you get a yeast infection from antibiotics? Taking certain antibiotics can lead to a yeast infection in the vagina. This is because the antibiotics kill bacteria that support vaginal health. Learn more here....
02:39 2019-08-22

How a gut infection might spark Parkinson's Scientists are still unpicking the processes involved in Parkinson's. A new study ties together bacterial infection, mitochondria, and the immune system....
20:52 2019-07-19

Can a yeast infection cause bleeding? A yeast infection can cause a small amount of bleeding, as well as genital soreness and other symptoms. Antifungal medications can help. Learn more here....
02:39 2019-08-18

Fat, flightless kakapo hit by fungal infection Just six weeks ago, New Zealand scientists were celebrating a successful breeding season. Now, they are facing the prospect of widespread deaths due to a fungal infection....
17:39 2019-06-12

Can home remedies help with a kidney infection? Kidney infections will usually require treatment with antibiotics. Home remedies on their own cannot treat a kidney infection, but some may help relieve symptoms alongside antibiotics. Learn more here....
18:39 2019-07-31

Is a urinary tract infection contagious? Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are not contagious, but the bacteria that cause them can travel between people. Learn more about these infections and how they develop here....
02:52 2019-08-09

Someday, an Arm Implant May Prevent H.I.V. Infection for a Year In preliminary tests, a matchstick-size rod containing a new drug offered promise as a shield against the virus. But a large clinical trial must still be done....
18:52 2019-07-23

Implanted drug could someday prevent HIV infection The drug company Merck released research showing that a potent new drug, implanted in a matchstick-sized rod under the skin, holds promise for shielding people from HIV. But it is years from market....
04:13 2019-07-24

Mom shares photo of son's infection to warn others about sepsis A mother in the U.K. is hoping her son’s terrifying sepsis ordeal may help spare others from the same fate after she snapped a photo of a red line that had started creeping up the inside of his wrist following a fall at the zoo....
19:26 2019-06-11

Two Australians die after listeria infection from smoked salmon Two Aussies were killed and a third sickened by listeria infections — apparently caused by smoked salmon they had eaten, according to a new report. One of those who died lived in New South Wales and the other was from Victoria, health authorities told the Australian Broadcasting Corp. Both wer...
01:52 2019-07-25

Rare Bacterial Infection Leaves at Least 12 Dead in U.K. Most of those affected by the outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcal disease in Essex had been receiving care for chronic wounds, the authorities said....
18:39 2019-06-27

Researchers may have found a way to block gonorrhea infection Researchers at Georgia State University say blocking uptake of the mineral zinc by the bacterial pathogen that causes gonorrhea could prevent infection, a finding that may lead to a vaccine for the STI....
00:13 2019-08-06

12,000 years ago, a boy had his skull squashed into a cone shape Ancient people in China practiced human head-shaping about 12,000 years ago — meaning they bound some children's maturing skulls, encouraging the heads to grow into elongated ovals — making them the oldest group on record to purposefully squash their skulls, a new study finds....
14:13 2019-07-12

No, Teenagers Are Not Growing ‘Skull Horns’ Because of Smartphones More than a year ago, a pair of Australian researchers published a paper in Scientific Reports to little fanfare. In it, they noted that a surprising number of young people were developing bone growths on the backs of their skulls. The researchers posited that this was due to the amount of time they...
17:39 2019-06-21

Frazier: Arrieta went 'overboard' on skull remark Todd Frazier said Sunday that Jake Arrieta went "a little overboard" when he threatened to "put a dent" in the Mets third baseman's "skull" after he was steamed at getting hit by the Phillies pitcher on Saturday....
21:13 2019-07-07

Mom saves son from possible deadly sepsis by recognizing this sign of infection A mom said after her son scraped his arm at the zoo, he developed a fever and itching. A short time later, he developed sepsis.        ...
16:52 2019-06-13

Penalties not lowering hospital-acquired infection rates (Reuters Health) - A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn't made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests....
03:13 2019-07-11

The world’s fattest parrots are being killed off by fungal infection The world’s plumpest parrots are dying. New Zealand’s kakapo parrots, an endangered bird that can grow to nearly five pounds, are being killed off by a fungal infection. Seven of the chubby chicks have died from Aspergillosis, which threatens the respiratory system and spreads during the...
18:26 2019-06-15

20-Million-Year-Old Skull Whispers Evolutionary Secrets A visually entrapping 20-million-year-old skull is providing new data on the evolution of brains in primates. ...
07:39 2019-08-23

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
20:13 2019-07-10

Cracked skull may be proof of ancient brain surgery A broken skull suggests that brain surgery existed as far back as 2,200 years ago. The cracked cranium – which appears to have a hole drilled into it – was found at the site of an ancient Greek city in Turkey. Archaeologists uncovered the skull inside a burial chamber during new excavations at the a...
06:26 2019-08-06

Authorities: Man upset about vaping cracked brother’s skull LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man struck his 15-year-old brother in the head in northwestern Indiana because he was upset about the teen vaping indoors, causing a skull fracture that led to his death. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that a recording of a hearing in the...
17:26 2019-06-21

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
20:26 2019-08-02

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
14:52 2019-06-14

Six People In Kerala Suspected Of Nipah Infection Test Negative Samples of six people, including three nurses and a nursing assistant, who had attended on a college student infected with Nipah virus have tested negative and indicate the virus has not spread,......
13:26 2019-06-06

Massachusetts Man Reportedly in a Coma After Contracting Brain Infection From a Mosquito A rare, sometimes fatal viral infection spread by mosquitoes has resurfaced in Massachusetts—and has likely sent at least one man into a coma. Over the weekend, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported that a local resident contracted the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus. Dozen...
01:00 2019-08-14

Deadly Fungal Infection Emerged Because of Global Warming, Study Says A new study on the mysterious origins of a deadly fungal infection that seemed to have simultaneously emerged in far-flung corners of the globe finds that global warming may be to blame. Candida auris, a fungus that can kill anyone who comes into close contact with a carrier, was first identified in...
23:13 2019-07-24

Fisherman says he nearly lost finger after contracting bacterial infection in cut from fish fin An Oklahoma man’s successful day of fishing nearly turned tragic when a striper’s fin sliced into his finger, leading to an infection that nearly cost him the digit....
19:26 2019-05-30

Another Person In Kerala Suspected Of Nipah Infection Tests Negative Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja said today that the sample of one more person suspected to be infected with the Nipah virus has tested negative. He was being treated at the isolation ward of the......
10:52 2019-06-07

Infant has all four limbs amputated after throat infection leads to sepsis This is the stuff of parents’ nightmares. Doctors were forced to amputate the hands and feet of a baby from the UK after a throat infection quickly took a turn for the worse. This past spring, Abigail Wardle, mom to toddler Oliver Aisthorpe, brought her son to an after-hours clinic after he se...
00:00 2019-08-13

Florida golden doodle’s neon makeover causes injuries, infection A Florida woman who brought her golden doodle to a groomer was horrified when the dog inexplicably came back with neon pink ears and Day-Glo green eyebrows. Graziella Puleo of Lake Worth in Palm Beach County took Lola, her golden retriever-poodle mix, to the nearby Amore’s Pet Salon last week to get...
07:52 2019-08-18

Fake lashes with side effects: Risk of eczema and infection Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health risks....
17:13 2019-06-17

Dad shares meningitis B warning after infection kills daughter ‘within 36 hours’ Sara Stelzer’s life was just beginning when it was tragically cut short. At 18, Sara — a smart, loving and thoughtful girl — was a freshman at San Diego State University when, one Saturday in October of 2014, she called her parents to complain of a bad headache. Her headache soon was paired with exh...
07:00 2019-05-25

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
18:39 2019-06-05

Surgeons Opened Her Skull To Remove Tumor. Instead, They Found A Tapeworm Doctors had broken the disheartening news to Rachel Palma, explaining that the lesion on her brain was suspected to be a tumor, and her scans suggested that it was cancerous....
04:52 2019-06-07

Study links low-dose aspirin to bleeding inside the skull People without a history of heart disease and stroke who took low-dose aspirin were more likely to experience bleeding inside the skull, according to a new study....
15:26 2019-05-21

How A Nurse With a Hole in Her Skull Changed The Medical History of Migraines The following is adapted from an excerpt from social and medical historian Katherine Foxhall’s new book, Migraine: A History, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, and out June 18, 2019. In 1936, Alfred Goltman, a physician from Tennessee, reported on one of his cases in the prominent ...
19:26 2019-06-18

Scientists reveal skull of beluga-narwhal hybrid through DNA analysis Using DNA analysis of a 30-some-year-old whale skull, scientists were reportedly able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal....
15:13 2019-06-21

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
01:13 2019-07-11

Odd Skull in Museum Finally Confirmed as a Narhwal-Beluga Hybrid Back in 1990, subsistence hunters in Greenland gave a skull to scientists. Its origin, they explained, was a strange creature, evenly grey, with flippers like a beluga but a tail like a narwhal. The specimen was larger than either a beluga or a narwhal’s skull, but seemed to contain the proportions ...
16:39 2019-06-20

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush a skull with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life. One of those species was the saber-toothed cat, and while we may never know how aggressive the big felines would have been towards a huma...
06:00 2019-06-04

Triceratops Skull, 65 Million Years Old, Unearthed by College Student, 23 Passed over for an air-conditioned summer internship, Harrison Duran instead braved rattlesnakes in a remote area of North Dakota to help make a thrilling discovery....
22:52 2019-07-31

Man Believed Trump Inspired Him To Break Skull Of 13-Year-Old: Lawyer An attorney for the Montana man accused of slamming a 13-year-old boy's head into the ground for not removing his hat during the national anthem says President Donald Trump's "rhetoric" is partially......
13:39 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
17:52 2019-06-14

World’s fattest parrot, the endangered kākāpō, could be wiped out by fungal infection Seven of the birds native to New Zealand have died, with just 142 adults remainingThe world’s fattest parrot is facing an existential threat in the form of a dangerous fungal infection which has already endangered a fifth of its species.Seven of New Zealand’s native kākāpō have died in recent months...
05:26 2019-06-13

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
23:13 2019-05-21

REFILE-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
17:52 2019-06-14

Rugby fans heading to Japan warned about deadly brain infection Rugby fans travelling to Japan for the World Cup are being advised to consider getting vaccinated in order to avoid contracting a deadly viral brain infection....
05:52 2019-08-14

Attorney Says His Client Fractured a Boy's Skull Over the National Anthem Because Trump Told Him To A 39-year-old Montana man assaulted a 13-year-old boy for not taking his hat off during the national anthem because of Trump's "rhetoric," according to his attorney....
00:39 2019-08-09

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought....
20:13 2019-07-10

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was discovered in the Apidima cave on the Mani penins...
19:39 2019-07-10

Hunching over the phone may be giving some people horn-like skull bumps, study says A young woman texting on a smartphone while sitting on a staircase / Getty Images A bizarre finding by researchers that sounds like something out of a science fiction plot — people growing horn-like structures on their skulls due to smartphone use — may, in fact, have a simple explanation: bone spur...
05:00 2019-06-22

Art Spiegelman's Marvel essay 'refused publication for Orange Skull Trump dig' Maus author says he was told the comics giant – whose chairman is a prominent Trump supporter – was trying to remain apoliticalArt Spiegelman, the legendary graphic novelist behind Maus, has claimed that he was asked to remove criticism of Donald Trump from his introduction to a forthcoming Marvel b...
00:13 2019-08-17

The Decomposing Bodies of Skull Island: The Unique Funerary Custom of Trunyan Trunyan (also spelled as Terunyan) is a village located on the Indonesian island of Bali. This village is known colloquially as the ‘Skull Island’, due to its unique funerary practice, known as mepasah.  ...
08:52 2019-06-08

Scientists stumped by unusual whale skull finally find answers Using DNA analysis of an unusual, decades-old whale skull, scientists were finally able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal, it has been reported. The animal was reportedly one of three whales killed during subsistence hunting off the shore of Greenland in the mid...
00:52 2019-06-22

Farmer Unearths Elite Nomad Burials and ‘Laughing Man’ Elongated Skull In Southern Russia, an elite nomad burial site has been unearthed. While working on his lands, a farmer stumbled across burials that appear to have belonged to a nomadic culture. Archaeologists have found several skeletons and many grave goods that are expected to transform our knowledge of nomadic ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Houston residents spot alligator swimming with a knife sticking out of its skull For residents of many southern U.S. states, alligator sightings are a common occurrence. The large reptiles love bodies of water of all sizes, and it’s not unusual to see one or several of them hanging out in ponds and lakes, but one particular gator is causing quite a stir in Fort Bend County...
16:52 2019-06-16

‘Miracle’ teen somehow survives having 10-inch knife lodged inside his skull A teenager from Kansas accidentally plunged a 10-inch knife into his skull — and managed to survive — in what is being described by his family as “a miracle.” “It could not have had a pound more force on it and him survive that event,” explained Dr. Koji Ebersole in a video r...
10:13 2019-06-18

Pleistocene Skull and 300,000 Years of Evolution Secrets Found in a Chinese Cave In China, paleontologists have announced a very important discovery of human fossils and artifacts.  They have uncovered a large number of fossils of early relatives of modern humans in a cave.  ...
00:13 2019-05-26

Tech disorder? Smartphones linked to bizarre horn-like skull bumps A bizarre finding by researchers that sounds like something out of a science fiction plot — people growing horn-like structures on their skulls due to smartphone use — may in fact have a simple explanation: bone spurs. The study, which was published last year in the journal Scientific Reports, indee...
05:39 2019-06-21

A chunk of skull recovered from a Greek cave could rewrite human history Scientists say they've identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece.        ...
20:39 2019-07-10

The 2-Year-Old Who Was Hit By A Foul Ball At An Astros Game Suffered A Skull Fracture On May 29, a two-year-old girl was struck by a foul ball during a game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston. In the first update about the child’s condition since then, an attorney representing her family revealed today that she suffered a fractured skull when she was struck by the ball....
19:13 2019-06-27

Kentucky man fractured 8-year-old's skull with a shovel and raped her, police say Cane L. Madden assaulted the 8-year-old girl with a shovel, sexually assaulted her and stole her iPad, police say.        ...
00:26 2019-08-13

Lisa Rinna says daughter's mental health struggles were caused by childhood infection Reality TV star Lisa Rinna said Monday that her daughter’s recently revealed struggles with mental health were triggered by an “extreme” infection during her childhood years. ...
19:52 2019-07-23

Young Kansas mother who lost both legs to a potentially deadly infection is walking again (KSNW) A Kansas woman has gone from nearly losing her life to thriving. “I look back and I never thought that my life would be like this,” Lucie Kline says. Kline, 23, went in for a routine hysterectomy on November 28, 2018. By November 30, she was severely septic due to complications wi...
08:52 2019-06-18

Florida boat captain contracts bacterial infection in wound after fishing with grandson His family quickly recognized the severity of his symptoms and rushed him to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with Vibrio vulnificus and has been receiving treatment since July 23....
22:26 2019-08-01

Liberty coach Hugh Freeze sidelined by life-threatening staph infection Liberty University head football coach Hugh Freeze was recovering from surgery this weekend after a life-threatening staph infection entered his bloodstream, according to a report. ...
16:00 2019-08-18

A Nurse's Alleged Opioid Theft Led to a Blood Infection Outbreak at a New York Hospital An outbreak of a rare infection at a western New York hospital in 2018 was sparked by a nurse’s opioid use disorder, a new case report out Thursday seems to confirm. The nurse is alleged to have taken intravenous opioid painkillers for her own personal use, replacing the fluid she took with water—wa...
20:39 2019-08-08

Missouri mom battling deadly sepsis infection loses all 10 toes, hand, several fingers A Missouri mother who spent over a month in the hospital in dire condition is adapting to life without her 10 toes and right hand after they were amputated in an effort to stop a deadly infection from spreading throughout her body....
20:26 2019-06-04

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of supporting archaeological evidence raises some quest...
23:39 2019-07-10

Medieval Skull Found Beneath Rothwell Church Shows Violent Blow In a dark crypt that lies beneath an active parish church in England, the remains of thousands of men, women and children who died in medieval Britain are stuffed into crates and stacked on wooden racks from floor to ceiling. Experts have begun examining some of the skulls one-by-one and a violent h...
12:26 2019-06-09

Study concludes 33,000-year-old-skull shows signs of blunt force trauma Enlarge / Right lateral view of the Cioclovina calvaria exhibiting a large depressed fracture. A new paper concludes this is evidence of fatal blunt force trauma. (credit: Kranoti et al, 2019) Some 33,000 years ago, a man was violently clubbed to death by a left-handed attacker wielding a club or ...
13:26 2019-07-07

Fortnite Fortbyte 3 Location Accessible Using Skull Trooper Emoji At Western Most Point Accessible Using the Skull Trooper Emoji At The Western Most Point is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
16:52 2019-06-21

Man raped 8-year-old girl after hitting her in head with shovel, fracturing her skull: police A 29-year-old Kentucky man who has seen past charges against him dismissed in numerous cases after being declared incompetent to stand trial, is now accused of a brutal attack on an 8-year-old girl, according to reports....
18:26 2019-08-11

6 cancer patients developed rare blood infection after nurse tampered with opioids: report At least six patients at a cancer facility in New York were sickened with a rare blood infection after a nurse allegedly tampered with injectable opioids, diluting the medication with tap water. ...
20:26 2019-08-09

Massachusetts resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infection, death A Massachusetts resident has contracted a rare but potentially deadly tick-borne illness, officials in the town of Maynard, where the patient lives, announced this week. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze had surgery for life-threatening staph infection Ex-Ole Miss and current Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze underwent surgery last week for complications from staph infection, he confirmed to ESPN.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Jorge Masvidal Records Fastest Knockout In UFC History With Flying Knee To Ben Askren's Skull It took all of five seconds for Jorge Masvidal to knock out Ben “Funky” Askren and record the fastest KO in UFC history, beating out previous record-holder Duane Ludwig by a whole second....
16:39 2019-07-07

Attorney: 2-year-old girl hit by Albert Almora Jr.'s foul ball suffered skull fracture The 2-year-old girl who was struck by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. last month suffered a fractured skull and seizure....
18:52 2019-06-27

New York City tourist suffers fractured skull, spine after being hit by falling tree branch A New York City tourist was rushed to the hospital in critical condition Monday after a large tree limb crashed down on her in Washington Square Park, fracturing her skull and spine....
11:39 2019-05-22

Nicolas Cage Interview Highlights: Johnny Depp, Weird Pets and That Dinosaur Skull A digressive New York Times Magazine interview touched on his “nouveau shamanic” style, how he started Depp’s career, his pet cobras, a mushroom-eating cat and a grail quest in Rhode Island. Here’s a taste....
15:39 2019-08-07

Russell Crowe has a story we can all relate to: Getting drunk and buying a dinosaur skull from Leonardo DiCaprio Even though they make incredible amounts of money, appear on room-filling movie screens, and attend awards ceremonies draped in jewels and the world’s finest clothes, celebrities, we must always remember, are just like us. If you find this hard to believe, consider this relatable story—one shared by...
19:26 2019-06-20

Pompeii 'sorcerer’s treasure trove' discovered, with bones, skull charms and gems for rituals Archaeologists have uncovered some incredible treasures buried in Pompeii in recent memory, including an ancient fast-food joint, a long-lost fresco and a the buried remains of a racehorse....
20:52 2019-08-13

Florida judge stuns courtroom, acquits mother accused of fracturing baby’s skull A Florida took judge took the unusual step last week of acquitting a mother who was fighting accusations that she brutally beat and hospitalized her 10-month-old daughter, according to a report that cited audio from the trial....
12:26 2019-05-23

Idaho girl, 9, has half her skull removed after her head was impaled by rebar when she fell from a tree: reports A 9-year-old girl from Idaho had half her skull removed after her head was impaled by a piece of rebar when she fell out of a tree Monday, reports say. ...
22:26 2019-08-01

Lawyer: 2-year-old hit by foul ball at Cubs-Astros game suffered skull fracture, seizure Lawyer says the 2-year-old girl hit by a foul ball at Cubs-Astros game last month in Houston suffered a fractured skull and seizure.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

A deadly drug-resistant fungal infection is spreading fast, and doctors are sounding the alarm that ‘urgent’ action is needed CDC PHIL A fungus called candida auris is spreading around the world at an alarming rate. It's resistant to drug treatments. Candida auris outbreaks often happen in hospitals and other health-care settings where the most susceptible people, or those with weakened immune systems, tend to reside. In ...
20:26 2019-07-31

Woman convicted of killing abducted Indiana woman in 1988 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother abducted while walking her dog in northern Indiana. The jury found 56-year-old Barbara Brewster guilty of killing 28-year-old Miriam Rice of South Bend following a three-day trial. Rice̵...
02:52 2019-06-13

Police investigate horrific attack in London's West End that left soldier in smart mess uniform with fractured skull, cheekbone and eye sockets Police are investigating a horrific attack in London's West End that left a soldier in smart mess uniform with a fractured skull, cheekbone and eye sockets....
09:00 2019-08-01

A Montana man attacked a 13-year-old boy and fractured his skull for 'disrespecting' national anthem, police say A Montana man was charged with assault after he allegedly slammed a 13-year-old to the ground for not taking off his hat during the national anthem.        ...
07:13 2019-08-07

Idaho girl, 9, clings to life after losing 'half of her skull' in freak accident Shaylyn Bergeson, 9, is clinging to life after falling from a tree and landing on a piece of rebar that punctured the left side of her brain.        ...
06:13 2019-08-01

What to know about eating raw eggs Eggs provide lots of beneficial nutrients that are good for a person’s health. However, consuming raw, untreated eggs can cause illness, as some eggs may contain Salmonella. Learn more about eating raw eggs here....
17:52 2019-06-20

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card’s worth of microplastic every week, thanks to wid...
01:26 2019-06-13

The Way We Should Have Been Eating Shrimp All Along Flash-frying crisps up the shell so deliciously, there’s no need for peeling. Just eat the whole thing, head, tail and all. This recipe includes a tangy chile-lime dipping sauce and a side of wilted greens with crunchy garlic chips....
22:00 2019-06-20

Nothing Bad Will Happen If You Swim Right After Eating Until someone asked me about it yesterday, I had completely forgotten about the childhood ritual of sitting and whining poolside after a meal. Do you really need to keep kids out of the water for a full hour? Is half an hour okay? Ten minutes? Friends, do whatever you want. There was never any healt...
16:01 2019-05-29

Does eating at night really make you fat? Is nighttime snacking making you fat and miserable? Health buzz would have you think so. One of the trendiest, soundbite-friendliest weight loss mandates out there right now is that eating before bed causes weight gain — and that the fix is to simply stop eating a few hours before bed, at 8 p.m. or ...
05:52 2019-06-12

We’re Eating This Planet to Death A new IPCC report is clear: If we can’t figure out how to feed our species more sustainably, climate change will accelerate and make it harder to grow food....
12:13 2019-08-08

Mother's plea: 'Test all pregnant women for infection that gave my son brain injury' A mother today called for all pregnant women to receive an NHS test for a potentially fatal infection after it left her son with a serious brain injury....
12:52 2019-07-11

How I stay skinny eating Chipotle every day At a Phish concert four years ago, Tyler Whitman thought he might die. He weighed 400 pounds at the time, and, as he danced, he started to feel woozy. “I couldn’t get through one song,” the 6-foot-tall 33-year-old tells The Post. “It was torture.” He eventually fainted and fell to the ground. When h...
18:52 2019-07-31

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 8: But Will It Really Tip the Scales? For everyone who thinks 22 days of veganism will get you bodied like Beyoncé (or think that I think it will), think again—or so says my scale, which this morning registered approximately a pound of weight loss after a week of loosely following the 22 Days Nutrition plan. While those results are far ...
03:26 2019-08-22

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to their diets. Studies show seafood consumption among American children has declined every year since 2007. Many parents opt for red meat or chicken over seafood because of concerns about mercury that fish can absorb from poll...
16:52 2019-05-21

Now more than ever, you shouldn't be eating raw cookie dough AP/Larry Crowe The CDC recently saw backlash after warning people not to eat raw cookie dough. While many assume the potential of salmonella in raw eggs is the biggest risk when eating raw cookie dough, unbaked flour can be just as dangerous. As of late May, 17 people in eight states have been in...
01:26 2019-06-16

The best kitchen gadgets for eating healthy Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Eating healthy can be a challenge, ...
00:26 2019-06-14

How to get back on track after binge eating Many people overeat occasionally, but there are a number of different ways to get back on track. In this article, learn about what to do after binge eating to return to a healthful routine....
08:00 2019-05-31

The health effects of eating maggots A person may accidentally ingest maggots if they eat spoiled food. Although eating maggots is unlikely to cause lasting harm, it can sometimes cause bacterial poisoning. Learn more here....
11:13 2019-05-30

A dietitian's guide to 'clean eating': what it is and how to do it right Heavily processed food has recently been linked to poor health and even early death. No wonder clean eating is having a momentCould plastics disrupt your hormones? Do pesticides cause cancer? If you have questions about the impact of chemicals on your health, ask our experts Doubtless you have heard...
09:13 2019-06-06

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
04:39 2019-06-28

Many U.S. kids still eating laundry pods Many American children are still being poisoned by laundry pods, according to a new study that suggests voluntary safety standards many not do enough to prevent kids from eating them....
09:13 2019-06-05

Russell Crowe bought Leonardo DiCaprio's dinosaur skull, blames 'a bunch of vodka' Once upon a time in Hollywood – or wherever Leonardo DiCaprio lived – Russell Crowe bought a dinosaur skull from his fellow actor.        ...
15:39 2019-06-20

Mets' Frazier says Arrieta went 'overboard' on skull remark New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier says he thinks Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta went a 'little overboard' in his remarks after the latest dustup between the teams       ...
21:13 2019-07-07

Mayhem at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut dominated again for his 12th title at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. These are some of the best images from the event.       ...
20:52 2019-07-04

Over 200 sick after eating at Imelda Marcos party Philippine officials say more than 240 people have been brought to hospitals with suspected food poisoning in an event celebrating the 90th birthday of former first lady Imelda Marcos. (July 3)        ...
01:00 2019-07-04

This smartphone app could change the way we treat eating disorders A new smartphone app promises to help anorexia sufferers learn to eat again. “Anorexic patients can normalize their eating rate by adjusting food intake to feedback from a smartphone app,” says Professor Per Sodersten, lead author of a recent study on the matter published in Frontiers in Neuroscienc...
12:00 2019-06-14

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new study from Harvard University. Researchers tracked the diets of 81,000 adults over an eight year period. They found people who increased their red meat intake by just three-and-a-half a servings a week ...
03:13 2019-06-14

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé: The Good, the Bad, and Can You Pay My Bills? There’s a lot to love about eating healthier—but the cost isn’t one of them; a point that has been roundly driven home to me, as I’ve attempted to comply with 22 Days Nutrition, the plant-based eating plan designed by Beyoncé’s trainer and nutritionist, Marco Borges. For those of you who have wonder...
02:52 2019-08-20

Man dies after taco-eating contest in California Fresno Grizzlies ‘devastated to learn’ of Dana Hutchings’ death following event at minor-league baseball gameA man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly...
03:26 2019-08-15

Is 'flesh-eating' bacteria heading to a beach near you? "Flesh-eating" bacteria that live in the ocean may be spreading to previously unaffected beach waters thanks to climate change, according to a new report....
17:00 2019-06-18

Competitors weigh-in for Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Conestants weighed in Tuesday for the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island. After a record-breaking performance last year, Joey Chestnut appears poised to defend his title once again. In 2018, Chestnut downed 74 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. So this is how @joeyjaws train...
19:13 2019-07-03

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 9: Where's the Beef? (It's Probably With My Coin) I’m sure you’re wondering why, nine days into a 22-day series of blogs about attempting veganism (as Beyoncé and her trainer Marco Borges—among many others—have urged us to do), you’re looking at a perfectly seared, medium-rare steak. Did I break from the plan last night in a fit of bloodlust and st...
11:13 2019-08-23

Here’s What Eating Processed Foods for Two Weeks Does to Your Body Ultra-processed foods—the kinds made irresistible by sugar, fat and salt—are ubiquitous in the U.S., making up as much as 60% of the average American diet. But a small, intensive new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows that their low price and convenience comes at a cost...
15:13 2019-05-21

Cookout tips: safe summer eating (NBC News) Millions of Americans love cooking out in the nice weather, especially around the 4th of July, but as the temperatures climb so does the risk of food borne illness. “We generally see a spike in the number of food borne illnesses like salmonella or E.coli during the summer months,...
23:52 2019-07-03

This couple has been eating their wedding cake for nearly 50 years It’s tradition for couples to freeze the top tier of their wedding cake and tuck into a slice on their one-year anniversary. David and Anne Cowburn have taken it a little further. On every anniversary for the past 49 years, the West Grove, Pa., couple has enjoyed a slice of their wedding cake — or.....
06:13 2019-08-15

I finished last in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest — and I’m proud of it You don’t know Prudence DiBenedetto, but you’ve likely seen her before. The 32-year-old mother of one is a two-time contestant in the Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest, including the 2018 edition. The Astoria native is one of the most anonymous figures in the history of the spectacle. On the same stage that ...
22:00 2019-07-03

Five goats honored for eating their way through Riverside Park These kids are more than all right. Five of the 24 goats brought in to spend the summer chewing their way through the poison ivy and weeds choking the Upper West Side’s Riverside Park were feted Thursday in the first annual Goat Awards. Massey, a 10-year-old animal named for her native Massachusetts...
03:52 2019-08-02

Eating Yogurt May Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer In Men The findings revealed that eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths of tissues (adenomas)...
08:52 2019-06-20

Nigel Slater’s recipes for easy summer eating Tomato salad, fried prawns, courgettes with creme fraiche – dishes for days when you can’t stand the heat of the kitchenThe hotter the weather, the less time I seem to spend in the kitchen. At this time of year, it is the least time-consuming recipes that get my attention. Recipes that fit in with t...
17:26 2019-08-19

We can’t keep eating as we are – why isn’t the IPCC shouting this from the rooftops? | George Monbiot In its crucial land and climate report, the IPCC irresponsibly understates the true carbon cost of our meat and dairy habitsIt’s a tragic missed opportunity. The new report on land by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shies away from the big issues and fails to properly represent ...
04:52 2019-08-09

Helping a nine-year-old recover from an eating disorder - podcast We hear about the importance of early intervention in rare cases of pre-teen eating disorders. Plus, calls to ban hands-free phone use while drivingMaggie and her husband James have four daughters. While their oldest, Hattie, was still at primary school, she began severely restricting the amount she...
05:52 2019-08-14

Black vultures are roosting and eating animals alive LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — They’ll devour slimy newborn calves, full-grown ewes and lambs alive by pecking them to death. First the eyes, then the tongue, then every last shred of flesh. And there isn’t much defense against black vultures and turkey vultures, both of which are federally prot...
20:52 2019-06-28

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 7: The Way to a Vegan's Heart Is Through Her Stomach A wise commenter once said, “Girl, never go on a date hungry. Also, never decline date continuation suggestions after he’s seen your makeup drip and your hair swell up like Donna Summer!”...
01:26 2019-08-21

More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday....
16:39 2019-06-21

Over 500 Rare Vultures Die After Eating Poisoned Elephants In Botswana More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana, the government said in a statement....
02:00 2019-06-21

Florida man gets flesh-eating bacteria after lake trip A Florida man says he was infected with a flesh-eating bacteria from a day at the lake — even though he never stepped into the water. Tyler King, who is from Santa Rose Beach, wrote on Facebook that he developed a massive skin rash on his left arm Friday after paddling across a lake. But......
20:13 2019-07-04

Man says he nearly died after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Georgia man says he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria during a family vacation to Florida — and nearly died. Tony Meredith told WDHN that he began to experience flu-like symptoms about five days after he got home to Colquitt, Ga., from his annual trip to Panama City, Fla., earlier this month. A n...
05:13 2019-07-23

How Eating Less Meat Could Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change By dramatically changing the food we eat as well as the way it is grown and produced, humans can help stop the devastating impacts of climate change according to the latest report by the United Nations body on climate science. More than 100 scientists from 52 countries put together the report, which...
00:13 2019-08-09

Love Bhutta Or Corn On The Cob? Youve Probably Been Eating It Wrong Corn on the cob is incredibly delicious, but it's not the easiest food to eat. Eating bhutta is quite messy and you might leave some residual corn left on the cob....
14:52 2019-07-08

The jungle metropolis: how sprawling Manaus is eating into the Amazon Informal settlements are expanding, with a new occupation attempt every 11 days, and the threat to the rainforest is severeAntonio Pinto’s makeshift home on the outskirts of Manaus is an open-air shack, one of dozens of similar dwellings of timber and tarpaulin scattered around the hills.Around them...
10:00 2019-07-23

What if eating meat is not only wrong – but obsolete? | Arwa Mahdawi In the same way we’re now horrified people used to smoke in offices, we’ll soon find it almost unthinkable that people used to consume so much meatMeat is dead. Carnivores are going the way of cigarette smokers and, by 2050, there’s a good chance that it will be socially unacceptable to eat meat. In...
08:39 2019-06-05

Some teens who exercise to build muscle might have eating disorders Reuters Health - Some teens who see themselves as puny and exercise to gain weight may be more likely to develop so-called muscularity-related eating disorders, a U.S. study suggests....
03:13 2019-07-11

Eating and drinking in Africa's largest slum – in pictures Despite poverty, lack of refrigeration and a constant battle for cleanliness, the residents of Kibera are resourceful with the food they eat and sell. Fried fish, samosas, and bean dishes are all on the menu, reflecting the cultural mix of those who call the area home Continue reading......
12:13 2019-08-10

Boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria at Maryland beach A young boy was left covered in open wounds after he was infected with flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Maryland beach, his mother said. Brittany Carey wrote on Facebook that her son developed the red gashes “all over his body” after he went swimming off the coast of Ocean City l...
09:13 2019-07-04

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the summit in Osaka concluded on Saturday, Putin charged that Donald...
04:00 2019-07-01

Xi Jinping Tells Officials Not To Be Lazy And "Spend Whole Day Eating" Chinese officials must not use the fight against corruption as an excuse to sit around and do nothing, idling their time away and "spending the whole day eating", President Xi Jinping told a meeting......
09:52 2019-07-10

Vultures are eating animals alive on Kentucky farms Vultures are multiplying nationally, and their greater numbers have made them more desperate for food – even if it's alive        ...
10:00 2019-06-30

Eating Dark Chocolate May Help Reduce Depression: Study Eating dark chocolate may help alleviate depression and relieve symptoms. The study looked at whether different types of chocolate are associated with mood disorders....
10:26 2019-08-05

Lisa Rinna 'can't help' but 'blame' herself about daughter's eating disorder Lisa Rinna‘s daughter Amelia Gray addressed her struggles with anorexia prior to Tuesday night’s episode of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” saying in an Instagram story that the footage featured would show “how my eating disorder affected myself and my family.”...
21:52 2019-06-05

Putin says liberalism ‘eating itself,’ migrant influx wrong Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests...
04:39 2019-06-30

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 2: How to Swallow a Plateful of Opinions You know the old adage, “opinions are like assholes; everybody has one?” Well, apparently, the same holds true for diet plans—everyone is sure they have the answer and is insistent that theirs is the best one for you. So, after only two days of publicly sharing what could most accurately be describe...
15:52 2019-08-16

Python wars: the snake epidemic eating away at Florida There are tens of thousands of pythons in the Florida wild, attacking animals and damaging ecosystems – and the quest to stop them has become a collective crusadeOn a Thursday afternoon in St Petersburg, Florida, Beth Koehler crouches over a cairn terrier named Ginger, trimming intently as fur colle...
08:13 2019-08-22

Naomi Campbell Says She Can Go Days Without Eating But Doesn't "Starve" Herself Naomi Campbell says she doesn't starve herself. But she does make it a point to not eat on some days. The 49-year-old supermodel, one of the originals, made her comments on a recent......
20:26 2019-06-27

Alex Rodriguez had $500K stolen from his car while eating with ESPNers A thief broke into the former Yankees slugger's rental vehicle sometime between 9 and 11 p.m. Sunday while it was parked about three blocks from Oracle Park, the San Francisco Chronicle reported....
14:52 2019-08-13

Stress May Dampen Eating Desire, Study Reveals The team of scientists involved in the study discovered a neuro-circuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat....
13:52 2019-08-20

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.        ...
10:26 2019-07-15

Florida alligators caught eating second corpse in a week For the second time in about a week, alligators have been found feeding on a human corpse in Florida, local papers reported. The most recent victim was 16-year-old Jarvis Deliford, whose severely decomposed body was found surrounded by alligators in a St. Petersburg-area lake on the Fourth of July. ...
14:39 2019-07-07

Iceland criticized Duterte’s drug war, so he accused its people of ‘eating ice’ “What is the problem of Iceland? It’s just ice,” the Philippine president said Friday during a rambling speech in Manila. Despite its name, Iceland is not a land of ice. It is unusually temperate for its position just outside the Arctic Circle....
03:39 2019-07-13

Prop bets abound ahead of Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Bettors won’t be left hungry just because New Jersey put the kibosh on gambling on the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Online gambling sites such as Bovada are happy to accept wagers on every aspect of the annual Coney Island contest — whether, for example, 11-time champion and heavy fa...
23:52 2019-07-03

Man dead after taco-eating contest at minor league game RESNO, Calif. — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday. Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly after arriving at a hospital, Fresno Sheriff spokesman Tony Botti said. An autopsy on...
05:26 2019-08-15

Maryland boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Here's what you need to know about Vibrio A Maryland boy was infected with flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio in June 2019 while swimming off West Ocean City. Health official say cases are rare.        ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Kentucky man caught flesh-eating bacteria on camping trip A Kentucky man says he contracted flesh-eating bacteria during a camping trip — and is still recovering from the severe infection nearly two months later, according to a report. Jonathan Metcalf, of Lancaster, took a Memorial Day weekend trip with his family to the Green River, where he went swimmin...
19:39 2019-07-18

Eating Animals review – painful portrait of factory farming Natalie Portman narrates an unsettling documentary about how agribusiness resorts to ever greater squalor and cruelty ‘You vote at least three times a day with your fork,” says a farmer in this sombre, painful, relevant documentary about agribusiness from film-maker Christopher Quinn, based on the 2...
09:13 2019-06-06

Man dies from flesh-eating bacteria he contracted on fishing boat A 78-year-old man in Texas managed to contract a flesh-eating bacteria while he was out on a boat fishing — with no visible open wounds or compromised immune system — and was dead less than two weeks later, his daughter says. “I’m still a little shocked and in disbelief,” explained...
11:26 2019-07-24

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it was a nation made entirely of ice, with no understanding of his country's problems....
21:52 2019-07-12

Kyle Richards Opens Up About Her Battle With an Eating Disorder: "I Was Very Self-Conscious" For the first time, Kyle Richards is opening up about her battle with an eating disorder. In a preview of Tuesday, June 11 episode of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,......
20:52 2019-06-11

Man dies in ‘absolute agony’ 10 days after eating gecko on a dare Dad-of-three David Dowell was always known as a loveable larrikin and a man who would never back down from a dare, but one he took last year — when a friend dared him to eat a gecko at a Christmas party — could be the thing that claimed his life. Friends and family are still......
19:00 2019-07-02

Poop-eating slugs are infecting Hawaiians with brain parasites A horrifying neurological disease is spreading thanks to an invasive mixed-species mollusk called semi-slugs, according to a new study. There have been a total of 82 cases of the brain infection, known as rat lungworm, from the parasite in Hawaii between 2007 and 2017, a new investigation by the Alo...
01:39 2019-07-10

Joey Chestnut wins 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest He’s still the top dog. Joey Chestnut won his 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Thursday, downing 71 franks and buns to take the annual Fourth of July feeding frenzy in Coney Island. The astounding feat of eating was still three wieners short of his 2018 record of 74 dogs. Chestnut’s ...
19:26 2019-07-04

I’m the gutter gourmet: how I spent a month eating other people's leftovers We don’t talk enough about the street food scandal – leftovers chucked away without a second thoughtEvery day for the past month complete strangers have bought me lunch. And breakfast. And dinner. And they don’t even know it.I have been living high on the hog, and it hasn’t cost me a penny – because...
10:52 2019-05-30

Pro-meat protesters fined for eating raw squirrels at vegan stall Pair ate fur-covered dead animals in front of children in London despite pleas to stopTwo pro-meat protesters have been fined after eating raw squirrels at a food market. Related: View to a cull: is grey squirrel the ultimate sustainable meat? Continue reading......
19:13 2019-07-23

‘Flesh-eating’ bacteria may be spreading to beach waters, seafood With beach vacation season underway, scientists are sounding the alarm on a horrifying infection spreading throughout US coastlines. Doctors from the Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, are warning swimmers and fishermen in the Northeast about so-called “flesh-eating” bacteria, whi...
21:13 2019-06-18

Eating spicy foods could lead to dementia, study finds Spicy foods might be good for weight loss. Peppery palates are also thought to be hungrier for sex, too. But a new long-term study has revealed a possible significant downside to fiery flavors: a susceptibility to dementia. “Chili consumption was found to be beneficial for body weight and bloo...
00:13 2019-07-25

This video of a giant spider eating a possum is all the nightmare fuel you’ll ever need If you’re the kind of person who has trouble sleeping after seeing something incredibly creepy, go ahead and just click away right now. Okay, now that they’re gone, let’s take a look at what might be the best nightmare fuel ever to come out of Facebook. It’s an image posted b...
23:52 2019-06-18

Love Spicy Food? Eating Too Much Chilli May Cause Mental Issues A recently conducted scientific study has claimed that a spicy diet may cause dementia. For the unversed, dementia is a term used to describe deterioration of mental health....
17:13 2019-07-23

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: study Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-06-12

Carnivorous pitcher plants are regularly eating vertebrate animals A survey in August and September 2018 revealed that a fifth of the pitcher plants growing in one bog in Ontario had caught at least one juvenile salamander...
17:00 2019-06-10

Jeffrey Epstein demanded ‘three orgasms a day… like eating’: court docs Jeffrey Epstein had an insatiable sexual appetite that included threesomes with “strap-on” dildos and a required three orgasms a day, according to court documents unsealed Friday. The convicted pedophile would allegedly have his butler clean up after him once he was finished with his victims. “I wou...
05:13 2019-08-10

‘American food aisle’ exposes how UK judges our eating habits Brits think we eat hot dogs from jars of mystery juice. A culturally inquisitive woman from Birmingham, England, took to Twitter Thursday to quiz her American followers: “Is this accurate to American food?” asked Yasmine Summan alongside three photos of her local grocery store’s “American” aisle. Sc...
23:13 2019-07-05

Alligators found eating a decomposed body in Florida, witnesses say A body was found by the mangroves of Lake Maggiore in Saint Petersburg, Florida on Thursday. It was badly decomposed, leaving police few clues.        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 10: Have Some Carbs With Your Reduced Carbon Footprint Fun fact, unbeknownst to me before attempting the 22 Days Nutrition challenge: according to PETA (who would definitely know), most bread is vegan (clearly, I haven’t been making a lot of bread). It was a fact lost on me, since like much of the rest of America, despite my profound love of toast, I’ve...
02:26 2019-08-24

Dad allegedly punched, killed 5-year-old son for eating Father’s Day cake A Wisconsin man allegedly punched and killed his 5-year-old son after he got angry the child had eaten his Father’s Day cake, according to prosecutors. Travis Stackhouse told police he punched the boy in the stomach and hit him in the face Friday because he was “upset that others were ea...
07:26 2019-06-28

Miki Sudo wins her sixth Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Hot dog, we have a wiener! Reigning Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest champ Miki Sudo won her sixth title Thursday, scarfing down 31 franks to take in the annual Fourth of July bun fight at Coney Island. Despite beating second-place winner Michelle Lesco for the contest’s Pepto Bismol-spo...
17:39 2019-07-04

Gwyneth Paltrow is right - living apart from my partner is like having my cake and eating it | Grace Dent It’s been this way for a couple of years. My other half is cherished – just from 13 miles awayGwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin parted ways in 2014, but there has been no rush by the rose quartz vagina egg-flogging star to move another man into her Hollywood home full time. Despite marrying TV produc...
15:26 2019-06-22

Bronx girl who lost arm to ‘nightmare’ flesh-eating disease on the mend Seven-year-old Amillian Villa just got a new bike — and a new arm so she can ride it. The Bronx girl, known as Mimi, suffered a heartbreaking amputation of her left arm after she was stricken with flesh-eating bacteria just as she started kindergarten in late 2017. An initial misdiagnosis near...
06:39 2019-07-21

Florida student contracts flesh-eating bacteria on spring break A Florida college student on spring break contracted a rare flesh-eating bacteria while spending time on a river, according to a report. While swimming, Daniel Lively scraped his calf on a nail while on a dock of St. Johns River in March during his spring break, news station WFTV reported. “I ...
22:13 2019-08-01

Serial killer who targeted gay men executed in Florida after eating hearty last meal A mass murderer known as the “I-95 killer,” who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- along the busy travel corridor, ate three burgers, fries and bacon before he was executed late Thursday in Florida....
08:52 2019-08-23

Japan's famous Nara deer dying from eating plastic bags Tourists warned not to feed the animals after plastic waste found in stomachs of several dead deerAuthorities in Japan’s ancient capital Nara are warning visitors not to feed the city’s wild deer – a major tourist attraction – after several of the animals died after swallowing plastic bags.Large amo...
06:13 2019-07-10

Why Kyle Richards Finally Opened Up About Her Eating Disorder: " I Felt Like a Fraud" After nine seasons on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kyle Richards revealed a new aspect of her life: she had an eating disorder while growing up. "It started when I was 17. I......
16:13 2019-06-12

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
15:39 2019-05-21

Vegan blogger eating meat after diet caused ‘early menopause’ A former vegan who lived off a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, meat-free and refined sugar-free diet has ditched the plant-based regime and started eating burgers. Virpi Mikkonen, 38, claims her vegan diet “brought on early menopause” leading to hot flushes and absent periods. An aw...
23:52 2019-05-30

Advice for the End of the World: Simulations, Flesh-Eating Bacteria, and the Meaning of Happiness For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we gave her a column anyway. Advice for the End of the World is a limited edition advice column for cat...
01:26 2019-08-07

Molly Schuyler eats 32 burgers in 10 minutes to win Z Burger eating contest Competitive eater Molly Schuyler finished 32 burgers within 10 minutes in the 10th Annual Z Burger Eating Championship, breaking the 27-burger record she set last year....
07:00 2019-07-05

Girl, 5, 'hallucinating and screaming' after eating brownie laced with cannabis in cafe A HOME-MADE brownie sold at a popular Perth café caused a five-year-old girl to hallucinate and scream out loud at random intervals, her parents claim....
17:39 2019-07-03

Beloved baby dugong Marium dies in Thailand after eating plastic The baby dugong, which washed up in waters off southern Thailand months ago, has died from a stomach infection caused by swallowing bits of plastic. Marium's death once again casts a spotlight on plastics in the ocean....
18:39 2019-08-17

Eating, YouTube and playing with the kids: my day is a procrastination masterclass | Romesh Ranganathan I think I’ve got acres of time, and so have no sense of urgency. This needs to be tackledMy next tour is approaching in September, so I am doing what I always do at about this stage, which is spend more time looking at my working methods than working. My garage/office is strewn with Post-its, cards,...
09:00 2019-05-25

Scientists catch chimpanzees cracking open and eating tortoises for first time BERLIN — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat. In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from Germany say the behavior they spotted dozens o...
00:52 2019-05-24

Mountain lion sickened from eating bratwurst returned to the wild months later No more bratwurst for this wildcat. A Colorado mountain lion was released back into the wild after spending several months recovering at a rehabilitation center because a family in Walsenburg fed it bratwurst. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials wrote on their Twitter that the feline had been resc...
23:00 2019-06-05

UN panel recommends eating less meat and more vegetables to counter climate change Food production and land and forest management have contributed significantly to global climate change, requiring a change in behaviors that have been central to human development — including diets, according to a major new United Nations report....
16:00 2019-08-09

Flesh-eating bacteria: How to avoid summer’s scariest health threat It’s summer’s scariest health threat. But how worried should you be about necrotizing fasciitis, better known as “flesh-eating disease”? Although US officials haven’t issued any warnings this summer about the stomach-turning, sometimes-fatal condition, cases of necrotizing fasciitis seem to be...
14:52 2019-07-23

The wild, outrageous and downright disgusting secrets of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut, the No. 1 competitive eater in the world, still isn’t exactly sure how he broke his own record last summer — eating 74 hot dogs (and buns) in just 10 minutes at the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. “I just found a rhythm,” Chestnut, 35, told The Post. (His previous recor...
20:26 2019-06-29

Two men fined for eating raw squirrels to protest veganism as people begged them to stop Deonisy Khlebnikov, 22 and Gatis Lagzdins, 29, ate the squirrels, with the skin and fur still intact, at the Soho Vegan Food Market in late March.        ...
21:13 2019-07-23

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest: Time, TV, streaming info and everything else you need to know The annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest enters its 103rd contest on July 4. Here's everything you need to know.       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

She died of flesh-eating bacteria after a beach trip. Now her family wants to warn others Lynn Fleming's son and daughter-in-law want to raise awareness about the bacteria that killed the 77-year-old Florida woman.        ...
23:52 2019-07-01

Eating A High Fibre Diet May Cut Preeclampsia Risk During Pregnancy: Study Preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop. It occurs in up to 10 per cent of pregnancies and is characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine and severe swelling in the......
12:00 2019-07-12

Timely Treatment Of Eating Disorders Is Possible By Catching The Early Symptoms: Study The symptoms of this problem are so subtle and gradual that they often remain unnoticed. Thanks to the advancement in science, now it is possible to spot eating disorders by catching the early warning......
14:26 2019-07-01

Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters Climate change is warming ocean waters around the globe, which affects what can thrive in various parts of the seas. Now, bacteria that can cause a flesh-eating infection are showing up in waters once too cold to harbor them. A new report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine links five recen...
02:00 2019-06-18

Hot dog champion Joey Chestnut blasts sportswriter for criticizing competitive eating Joey Chestnut defended competitive eating after sportswriter Peter King labeled the events as "disgusting."       ...
21:39 2019-07-04

Thailand’s lost baby dugong dies from shock, eating plastic An 8-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found lost near a beach in southern Thailand has died of what biologists believe was a combination of shock and ingesting plastic waste...
14:13 2019-08-17

Destruction of wetlands: swamp rats eating away at Louisiana's fragile coastline The US state of Louisiana has funded a program to slaughter nutria, or swamp rats, laying waste to the coastline. The animals eat the roots of swamp vegetation to the point they have no chance of growing back....
13:00 2019-07-17

Teen boys' eating disorders may focus on muscles, not weight loss (Reuters Health) - Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what's typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn....
21:13 2019-06-05

Nathan's hot dog eating contest offers the frank a rare chance to shine The humble hot dog is a common sight at Fourth of July celebrations, and is an established part of the American diet. But the category has been stagnant over the last several years....
15:13 2019-07-04

Texas man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from local beach A Texas man died after he contracted a “relentless” flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing on a local beach on the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Gary Evans, 56, died July 8 from the bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis — only four days after his wife Debbie Mattix, 60,...
18:13 2019-07-17

I spent a day eating food cooked by robots in America's tech capital Vivian Ho befriended an electronic arm and grappled with a defunct tea maker during a trip through Silicon ValleyAround the world, an industry has emerged around automating food service through robotics, raising questions about job security and mass unemployment while also prompting praise for strea...
21:13 2019-06-27

Kraft wants to trick kids into eating veggies by calling salad dressing ‘frosting’ Keeping children on a course for healthy eating is a challenge, and convincing a crabby youngster to chomp on some broccoli is often an exercise in futility. If you’re a parent who knows what it’s like to try to get a kid to eat vegetables, Kraft wants you to know that they sympathize. I...
16:26 2019-06-12

Israeli embassy in Brazil mocked for censoring photo of ambassador eating lobster The Israeli embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of ambassador Yossi Shelley and President Jair Bolsonaro eating lunch, with what appeared to be a non-kosher lobster main course crudely censored....
20:00 2019-07-09

Man dies after taco eating contest at minor league baseball game in Fresno A 41-year-old man collapsed while competing in a Taco Tuesday contest during a Fresno Grizzlies game and died a short time later.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Diabetes: Unhealthy Eating Habits At Work Can Give Rise To Lifestyle Diseases Eating unhealthy food at workplace may put you at a more risk of catching diabetes and cardiovascular problems than other employees who opt for healthier foods....
20:39 2019-05-23

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Eating yoghurt twice a week may reduce bowel cancer risk in men, research suggests RESEARCH from the University of Washington found that men who ate two portions of yoghurt or more a week were less likely to develop dangerous bowel polyps over 25 years....
05:39 2019-06-20

2019 Xtreme Eating list ranks least healthy chain restaurant meals These foods are extreme…ly out of touch with recent studies of what people should be eating. The 2019 “winners” of the annual Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) Xtreme Eating list are in — and they may convince you to opt for a salad tonight. CSPI, founded in 1971, is a sci...
17:01 2019-08-02

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
22:13 2019-08-14

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. Here’s how eating this one food for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels....
15:26 2019-05-21

Scientists found the upper limit to human endurance, right before your body starts eating itself Shutterstock A new study says there is a definite limit to human endurance — beyond which our bodies start breaking down. For long-term levels of exertion, that limit is burning calories at 2.5 times our resting metabolic rate. After that, our bodies start feeding off their own tissue and fa...
14:01 2019-06-08

Macy's removes plates from its stores over accusations that they promote eating disorders Macy’s has pledged to remove dinner plates from its stores after receiving backlash that messaging on them “fuels eating disorders.”       ...
18:26 2019-07-23

Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo relish repeat Nathan's hot dog eating titles Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo remain top dogs in a 103-year-old Fourth of July holiday tradition: Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest on Thursday on Coney Island's famed boardwalk in Brooklyn, N.Y....
07:00 2019-07-05

Heart Health: Eating More Plant-Based Foods May Help In Preventing Cardiovascular Issues A new study has claimed that eating more of plant-based foods and less of animal-based foods can lead to a better heart health and reduces the risk of death from serious heart diseases....
23:00 2019-08-07

Dwayne the Rock Johnson's Late-Night Eating Habits Will Make You Feel Better About Your Own When it comes to the art of the cheat meal, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is devout. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Wednesday, the Hobbs & Shaw star got to chatting......
16:39 2019-08-01

Gunnar Peterson Says Revenge Body Participant Is "F--king Up" After Being Late to Workouts & Eating Bad Khloe Kardashian can set you up with a top-notch fitness specialist, renowned medical expert and round-the-clock support system to boot. But if Sean wants to continue his progress, he at least......
16:39 2019-08-01

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest: Start time, TV, streaming info and more The annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest enters its 103rd contest on July 4. Here's everything you need to know.       ...
13:13 2019-07-04

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that three travelers visiting the state were recently infected with rat lungworm disease. One visitor got the disease because the individual ate a slug. Read m...
01:00 2019-06-01

Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria during beach trip with family, dies 48 hours later A Florida woman has been warning people on Facebook about a flesh-eating bacteria that her father contracted while swimming — which took his life less than 48 hours later. “Flesh Eating Bacteria sounds like an urban legend,” said Cheryl Bennett Wiygul, of Niceville, in a post Wedne...
07:00 2019-07-13

After an eating disorder and obsessive exercise, swimming with friends taught me plumpness is power I was used to strict fitness regimes, but lazy, pleasure-driven swims helped me to feel more comfortable in my own skinIt was last September, while on a hen weekend in north Wales, that I realised how important swimming had become to me.There was a temporary break in the organised fun and a clutch o...
20:00 2019-07-15

Heartbreaking photo shows bride’s grandpa eating alone by memorial for late wife This grandpa just wanted to eat one more meal with his late wife. The photo of the elderly man eating next to a memorial for his late wife reportedly was taken at his granddaughter’s wedding. After being shared online, it garnered over 18,000 retweets and over 150,000 likes. Sahrah Elswick, from Wes...
10:00 2019-07-10

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods of overconsumption and calorie cutting in an effort to build muscle, according to doctors....
04:13 2019-06-09

Florence Welch On Addiction, Eating Disorder Recovery, And Finding True Happiness In Her 30s "I have no idea how much I weigh right now. Five years ago, I could have told you how much in the morning, at night, clothes on, clothes off. To let go of that sometimes feels like a bigger achievement than headlining Glastonbury."...
10:39 2019-06-30

See Eddie Overcome an Eating Disorder & Gain 38 Pounds of Muscle on Revenge Body! Eddie knew how to be thin. Healthy was a different story. "I feel like eating's a chore. Like, I don't like eating," he told personal trainer and lifestyle coach Ashley......
05:26 2019-07-22

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
19:52 2019-07-18

Tapas 101: Rick Steves' guide to eating adventurously, authentically and affordably in Spain Opt for tapas in Spain and you'll be rewarded with bite-size punches of flavor, a reasonable bill, and the unrelenting energy of the locals.       ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game [Updates] A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
03:52 2019-08-15

Joey Chestnut wins his 12th Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest Joey Chestnut ate 71 hot dogs in 10 minutes on Thursday to claim his 12th title in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest.       ...
20:52 2019-07-04

Hundreds of meat-eating fish with razor sharp teeth released in Arizona lake The hope is that the voracious fish will grow and eat many of the small bass in the lake, allowing the remaining bass to grow larger.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
17:13 2019-05-21

Man dies after taking part in taco-eating contest at minor league baseball game A Fresno man died Tuesday after he participated in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, officials said. Dana Hutchings, 41, was pronounced dead at Community Regional Medical Center after he was rushed there from Chukchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies. He collapsed during the...
01:52 2019-08-15

Multiple deer dead at popular tourist park in Japan after eating plastic bags Nine deer at the famed Nara Park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9.5 pounds....
18:39 2019-07-11

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next....
18:00 2019-07-11

The new rules of holiday eating: ditch TripAdvisor, embrace disaster, and make a plan for when you're 'hangry' Dining out while away can lead to meltdowns. From setting a budget to finding a place to eat, here’s how to make the most of your mealtimes away from homeEating out on holiday is considered a treat. And on one level, it is. You have enough cash to blow on a plate of pasta puttanesca that tastes the ...
20:00 2019-07-17

Jeffrey Epstein Allegedly Promised A Victim's Family That He'd Help Her Receive Treatment For An Eating Disorder Three lawsuits filed in New York on Tuesday against the estate of dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein made a series of explosive new allegations against him, shedding light on the ways pulled new victims into his orbit and the depraved depths of his abuse. One of the suits, filed by a woman referred to i...
03:39 2019-08-23

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times. He said Friday that many leaders attending the Group of 20 summit in Osaka later this month share the view that there is a need to modernize the WTO and its rules. ...
12:26 2019-06-07

Mukbang YouTuber Trisha Paytas Loses 37 Pounds Amid Years of Binge-Eating on Camera YouTube star Trisha Paytas has undergone a physical transformation as she continues to try change her relationship with food. The 31-year-old rose to fame a few years ago with her popular......
23:00 2019-05-31

Man dies from ‘Taco Tuesday’ eating competition at Minor League Baseball game A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

ABC offices raided by Australian police A police search of Australian public broadcaster ABC was in connection to an article about possible war crimes in Afghanistan. It was the second such raid in Australia against high-profile journalists in as many days....
10:39 2019-06-05

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to his weeklong detention...
07:39 2019-07-05

Samsung under fire for its Australian advertising Samsung is being sued by an Australian consumer watchdog over misleading claims in its advertising. The ads showed people swimming in pools and surfing in the ocean with their Galaxy phones, leading customers to think that they could safely swim or s......
10:00 2019-07-05

50 Australian words Americans just don’t get If you're traveling to Australia, you may hear some of these words and phrases that are unfamiliar to Americans.       ...
18:39 2019-08-05

Gov’t proposes to ban Australian extremists for 2 years Australia’s government has proposed new laws that would prevent extremist Australians from returning home for up to two years as the country prepares for the return of Islamic State group supporters...
06:26 2019-07-04

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings...
10:13 2019-05-29

Australian tax cuts get enough Senate support to become law Australia’s reelected government has gained enough Senate support to win approval for 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in tax cuts over a decade...
05:26 2019-07-04

| Australian Barty on top of the tennis world Ashleigh Barty became only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings when she won the Birmingham WTA title on Sunday, beating Julia Goerges 6-3, 7-5....
17:26 2019-06-23

Macy's pulls portion control plates after social media users claim they support eating disorders Macy’s vowed to remove a set of dinner plates from all stores after receiving backlash on social media from users who claimed the design promoted body shaming and eating disorders....
14:13 2019-07-23

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Australia, and has the potential to significantly affect the way media companies engage with the social med...
19:00 2019-06-27

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal’s convictions should stand MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness. Cardinal George Pell is the most senior Catholic to be convicted of child sex ab...
04:39 2019-06-06

4 Children Take Stolen Car On 1,000-Km Trip Across Australian Outback Four children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1,000-kilometre (620-mile) road trip across the Australian outback before being nabbed by police, officials said Monday....
17:00 2019-07-15

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most violent attacks in years....
18:13 2019-06-04

An Australian Tourist Was Shot Dead in New Zealand An Australian tourist was shot dead while sleeping in a camper van parked in a coastal New Zealand town in the early hours of Friday, the Guardian reports. Police said a male offender smashed the windows of the vehicle and fired several shots, injuring the man who local media identified as 33-year-o...
21:00 2019-08-16

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conservative coalition won a surprise victory. He also ann...
09:26 2019-05-26

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago. Australian Cardinal George Pell has applied to attend the Victoria state Cou...
11:39 2019-06-04

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
00:52 2019-06-18

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf....
08:52 2019-07-04

No fun playing since Australian Open, says out-of-form Osaka World number two Naomi Osaka admitted on Thursday that the last few months have been "the worst of my life" and that she hasn't had fun on the tennis court since winning the Australian Open in January....
08:13 2019-08-01

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
14:13 2019-05-28

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a briefing by the home affairs department obtained thr...
21:52 2019-05-28

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
09:39 2019-06-06

Australian student released in North Korea says ‘I’m OK’ An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
13:13 2019-07-04

Australian business should cut less, grow more, fund manager says IFM Investors calls for focus on long-term revenue growth, and supports BHP’s pledge to curb carbon emissionsThe head of IFM Investors says the $140bn investment powerhouse will be pushing Australian company bosses to work on growing their businesses instead of focusing on cutting costs.The chief ex...
21:52 2019-07-31

| Struggling Day hopes Australian Open gives him a lift Former world No 1 Jason Day will take another crack at winning his maiden Australian Open this year, hoping to find form on home soil after a slide down the rankings....
08:39 2019-08-22

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are just around the corner and, as always, there'll be a massive list of bargains to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get rid of aging stock they’ve accumulated over the y...
06:52 2019-05-24

| Australian glee as cricketers rise from Ashes Australians basked in pride after Steve Smith inspired an Ashes win over England, redeeming himself following a ball-tampering scandal that left the team in disgrace....
07:13 2019-08-06

Australian Steelmaker BlueScope Plans U.S. Expansion BlueScope Steel said it will be able to produce 850,000 more metric tons of steel each year at its North Star business in Delta, Ohio, once the expansion is completed....
18:39 2019-08-19

How Australian Professors Reacted To IIT Entrance Exam A video that is currently going viral online shows Australian professors reacting to the JEE question paper. The Joint Entrance Examination is used to admit students into the top engineering colleges......
23:26 2019-07-09

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
07:13 2019-06-19

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
04:52 2019-05-30

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill...
06:26 2019-06-19

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
12:52 2019-06-07

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
11:39 2019-06-23

50 Australian words and phrases Americans just don’t get If you're traveling to Australia, you may hear some of these words and phrases that are unfamiliar to Americans.       ...
14:39 2019-08-03

Australian government poised to secure $110 bln tax cut plan Australia's conservative government is close to securing enough votes to pass sweeping tax cuts after independent lawmakers said on Tuesday they were poised to strike an agreement with Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
10:39 2019-07-02

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
06:13 2019-06-24

The great Australian cafe war: he thought he was the best customer ever ... but was he? When Fraser Harvey crowned himself his local coffee shop’s No 1 customer he thought he had no competition. He was wrongIt all started on Monday when Fraser Harvey walked into his local cafe in Melbourne’s city centre. To mark his constant visits to the Sensory Lab outlet on Collins Street, he put up...
10:52 2019-08-23

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
07:39 2019-06-21

At least 4 dead in shooting in Australian city of Darwin MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Media reports say a gunman has killed at least four people in the Australian city of Darwin. Northern Territory Police Duty Superintendent Lee Morgan says a 45-year-old man was in custody following Tuesday’s shooting. Morgan told Guardian Australia, “At this s...
14:52 2019-06-04

Vote for the Woman Because She’s a Woman In February, Nevada became the first state in the country with a female-majority legislature. By June, with the help of the state’s Democratic governor, there were stronger laws ensuring equal pay for women, tougher penalties for domestic violence, better protection for sexual-assault survivor...
14:52 2019-08-22

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
23:26 2019-05-21

Police: Australian man arrested with $140M in meth after crash A man has been arrested by Australian police with nearly 600 pounds of methamphetamine in his truck after he allegedly crashed into two police cars parked out front a police station....
17:26 2019-07-23

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social media....
20:26 2019-06-27

Concern for Australian citizen jailed without charge in Vietnam Van Kham Chau, 70, has been held for six months on treason charges and denied a lawyerHuman rights groups and relatives have expressed concern for the wellbeing of a 70-year-old Australian citizen who has been imprisoned in Vietnam for six months without charge.Van Kham Chau, who fled to Sydney from...
13:13 2019-07-23

Margaret Fulton Brought the World to the Australian Table It’s hard to overstate the cultural impact of the prolific Australian author, who propelled nearly an entire generation toward more open-minded cooking....
17:52 2019-07-31

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon....
08:39 2019-07-04

Australian police link bones to French backpacker Police in Australia say DNA testing has identified the remains of missing French backpacker Erwan Ferrieux. Fears were raised after his rental car was found abandoned near a popular surf beach in February....
18:13 2019-07-15

Australian Model, 25, Sentenced To Probation In Air Rage Incident An Australian model who assaulted a flight attendant and hurled obscenities while apparently drunk on a flight from Australia to Los Angeles was sentenced on Monday to three years' probation....
03:39 2019-07-16

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student was released Thursday after a week in detention in North Korea and flew to Beijing, where he described his condition to reporters as “very good.” Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Alek Sigley, ...
08:39 2019-07-04

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May election. Hurley represents Queen Elizabeth II, who is Australia’s constitution head of state. He will officiate on Tu...
07:39 2019-07-01

Australian model sentenced for assaulting flight attendant Australian model Adau Mornyang was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles for slapping a flight attendant and going on an obscene tirade during a flight.       ...
00:39 2019-07-16

Australian MasterChef judge apologises for £4.5m staff underpayment A judge on the Australian version of TV show MasterChef has apologised after a probe found he had underpaid hundreds of restaurant staff by nearly AU$8 million (£4.5 million) over six years....
16:52 2019-07-18

Budweiser's Australian Beer Sale Leaves Little Bitterness Budweiser parent Anheuser-Busch has sold one of its most lucrative subsidiaries in its effort to reduce a $103 billion debt pile. But the prospect of a higher valuation for the remaining Asian business and less exposure to the volatile Aussie dollar limits the downside for the world’s largest brewer...
03:52 2019-07-23

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
08:00 2019-05-22

KKR buying Australian Tim Tam cookie maker from Campbell for $2.2 billion KKR & Co said it is buying Campbell Soup Co's Australian snacks unit Arnott's Biscuits that will give it ownership of top-selling cookie brands such as Tim Tam, in a deal local media reported was worth $2.2 billion....
07:39 2019-07-24

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rated as one of the best U.S. high school basketball p...
05:00 2019-06-18

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
11:52 2019-05-22

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zone, the band’s keyboard player, Heidi Lenffer, was...
02:26 2019-06-04

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
19:00 2019-06-05

Australian police 'baffled' by Belgian teen's disappearance An 18-year-old Belgian backpacker has gone missing from the coastal holiday town of Byron Bay in Australia. Police said his disappearance is "out of character" and homicide has not been ruled out....
09:00 2019-06-17

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government looked set to secure the required support on Thursday to pass A$158 billion ($110.47 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, a fillip to an economy that is threatening to stall....
04:26 2019-07-04

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees....
04:39 2019-07-04

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....
10:26 2019-05-26

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-earth mineral-processing companies announced a new jo...
16:26 2019-05-26

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
09:13 2019-06-16

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student information was accessed by a “sophisticated operator”...
16:00 2019-06-04

3 Sunni Muslims imprisoned for firebombing Australian mosque Three Sunni Muslim men have been sentenced to prison terms of 16 and 22 years on convictions including engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian city of Melbourne three years ago...
12:52 2019-07-24

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresses, editors in precarious heels rushing between sho...
16:26 2019-05-21

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
09:39 2019-06-14

Windfarm operators taken to court over South Australian blackout Australian Energy Regulator alleges operators failed to ensure continuity of supply Australia’s energy regulator has launched court action against four windfarm operators, alleging they failed to meet performance requirements during 2016’s statewide South Australian blackout.About 850,000 homes lost...
06:26 2019-08-07

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed waters. The pilots were “followed at a discreet d...
13:52 2019-05-29

Former Australian tennis champion Peter McNamara dead at 64 His death at his home in Germany from prostate cancer was confirmed by David Law, a family friend and tennis commentator, on behalf of McNamara’s wife Petra....
14:13 2019-07-22

Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages Views on civilian cybersecurity's future differ widely, but does the Morrison government, and Minister Dutton in particular, have the clarity and clue to sort out the 'train smash' of legislation?...
08:52 2019-08-02

N.Korea: Australian student was spying, spreading propaganda North Korea says an Australian student who was released after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and committed espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North...
12:52 2019-07-06

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him at bay until fully clothed cops arrived. “I’ve noticed I run faster naked — semi-naked anyway,” Adelaide man Kym Abrook, 52, told Ni...
16:26 2019-06-05

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairns, in the north of Queensland state, to charges of...
06:00 2019-05-29

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2017 into the clandestine operations of Australian ...
08:39 2019-06-05

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack 'will not stop' until her name is cleared Jack faces four-year ban from sport after failing drug testSwimming Australia has been ‘nothing but supportive’Shayna Jack emerged from more nearly five hours of talks with Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority officials vowing to “leave no stone unturned” in the fight to clear her name after fail...
19:39 2019-08-02

Australian Kerry Robertson the 1st to die under state's assisted suicide law Kerry Robertson, a 61-year-old Australian woman who fought metastatic breast cancer for 10 years, has become the first person to die under Victoria state's Voluntary Assisted Dying Act....
18:13 2019-08-05

Australian medical booking app taken to court for doctoring reviews An Australian regulator has sued the maker of the country's biggest doctor-booking software app, accusing it of deleting negative reviews and selling the personal details of 135,000 people to health insurers without properly informing them....
16:13 2019-08-08

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
22:13 2019-07-06

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
06:26 2019-07-08

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government minister, meanwhile, is defending the nation’s...
09:26 2019-06-12

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongyang’s official Korean Centra...
16:26 2019-07-06

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have been deemed terminally ill will be able to ask their...
22:13 2019-06-19

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he will pursue....
17:39 2019-05-21

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made his first appearance in the Australian Capital Terr...
05:13 2019-06-13

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
14:26 2019-07-22

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s. The 77-year-old Pell — the most senior Catholic convicted of sex abuse — was sente...
11:13 2019-05-27

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
13:13 2019-05-27

Australian women's cricketers launch Indigenous uniform The Aboriginal-designed uniform will be worn against England in February 2020The uniform pays homage to the 1868 Aboriginal cricket teamThe Australian Women’s Cricket Team will wear a uniform designed by Aboriginal artists when they take on England in a T20 international on 1 February 2020 on Ngunna...
06:26 2019-08-24

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the 29-year-old had been detained since he went missing last week....
11:52 2019-07-04

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from Masses....
03:00 2019-06-05