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Bacteria developing new ways to resist antibiotics, doctors warn

Scientists in UK identify growing trend that threatens to leave patients untreatableBacteria are increasingly developing ways of resisting antibiotics, threatening a future in which patients could bec...

Bacteria developing new ways to resist antibiotics, doctors warn

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Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
23:00 2019-05-21

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
14:39 2019-05-21

Spaceflight alters gut bacteria in the same ways, every time Northwestern University researchers found that spaceflight has a consistent effect on gut bacteria. After comparing data from mice in space and studies on Earth using a tool they developed called STARMAPS, they found something surprising. The cause of changes in gut bacteria during spaceflight isn&a...
18:26 2019-08-22

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

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

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great idea. I was so happy that he wasn’t smoking anymore. Now, there was this healthier vaping,” Wilson, who lives in Portland, Oregon, told TODAY. Justin Wils...
01:39 2019-09-14

Doctors warn of 'severe' symptoms when coming off antidepressants People seeking treatment for depression should be informed of potential "severe and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms" when coming off medication, say leading doctors....
17:39 2019-05-30

Heat Health: Doctors Warn About Dangers Of Rising Temperatures Doctors are issuing a warning about the dangers of the massive heat wave that’s sweeping across the United States. Dr. Baruch Fertel of the Cleveland Clinic says heat exhaustion symptoms, like lethargy, confusion and nausea, can potentially progress to heat stroke. “They are no longer sweating...
02:00 2019-07-20

Leg cramps could be early warning sign of heart attack, doctors warn Many people shrug off leg pain when they walk as a normal part of aging. However, it can be a sign of something much more serious, experts have warned. Doctors said that leg pain can, in some cases, be an early warning sign of a deadly stroke or heart attack. This is because cramps can......
04:26 2019-09-12

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were not being used as directed....
18:26 2019-05-22

Doctors Warn That Inaccurate At-Home Cancer Screenings Are Causing Misguided Panic Medical tests can be scary and expensive, so providing someone the option to non-invasively and more affordably find out if they are at risk for cancer from the comfort of their home is an enticing offer. But doctors are pointing out that these at-home kits aren’t always accurate, and patients are c...
23:00 2019-07-22

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

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Friday, fanning anger over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's austerity measures....
07:39 2019-05-25

What to know about antibiotics and tooth infections Antibiotics may be an effective treatment option for a tooth infection. There are many different types of antibiotic and many other potential remedies. Learn more about using antibiotics for a tooth infection here....
23:00 2019-06-14

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 antibiotics may render flu infections more dangerous A study in mice found that antibiotic treatments leave the lungs more vulnerable to flu infection. How? The drugs' effect on gut bacteria plays a key role....
18:00 2019-07-03

A type of antibiotics can cause hearing loss - and now we know why Aminoglycoside antibiotics can save lives, but the drugs can also cause hearing loss because of the toxic effect they have on sensory cells in the ear...
21:39 2019-07-17

4 Your Health: More people using antibiotics without a prescription Many Americans are using antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine. The study shows unprescribed antibiotic use varied from just one percent among patients visiting a clinic to 66 percent for people like migrant workers who don’t have health ...
12:39 2019-07-24

Warning of ‘Pig Zero’: One Drugmaker’s Push to Sell More Antibiotics Overuse of antibiotics in livestock has given rise to drug-resistant germs. Drugmakers say they want to be part of the solution. But a recent campaign urged farmers to administer the drugs to healthy animals daily....
20:13 2019-06-07

Do antibiotics raise the risk of rheumatoid arthritis? A large-scale study finds a link between the antibiotics doctors use to treat some types of infection and a higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis....
08:26 2019-08-29

World's rivers 'awash with dangerous levels of antibiotics' Largest global study finds the drugs in two-thirds of test sites in 72 countriesHundreds of rivers around the world from the Thames to the Tigris are awash with dangerously high levels of antibiotics, the largest global study on the subject has found.Antibiotic pollution is one of the key routes by ...
07:00 2019-05-27

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
16:13 2019-05-28

Slimy fish mucus can help chemists develop new antibiotics — here’s how One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to the tiny microbes that flourish in the slippery layer of mucus that coats fishes. It is critically important to find the next generation of antibiotics. The incidence of bacterial infections resistant to curren...
19:39 2019-05-27

Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer....
02:39 2019-08-22

Common antibiotics may lead to condition that causes heart failure People who use Ciprofloxacin and other fluoroquinolone antibiotics have a 2.4 times higher risk of developing aortic and mitral regurgitation due to blood backflow into the heart...
14:00 2019-09-11

Your Diet May Impact Sensitivity of Gut Microbiome To Antibiotics: Study The study published in the journal Cell Metabolism revealedthat antibiotics change the composition and metabolism of the gut microbiome in mice. But they also said that the diet may mitigate these......
15:00 2019-09-16

Antibiotics Developers Seek a Cure for Industry Ills The bankruptcy of drug developer Achaogen illustrates the challenge facing companies seeking new antibiotics at a time when cash-strapped hospitals are reluctant to splash out on higher-priced medicines....
16:00 2019-07-19

| In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective - study The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study....
13:00 2019-06-06

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise....
23:52 2019-08-16

Huawei 'confident' UK will resist pressure from US over 5G Huawei is confident that the UK will resist "politically motivated" pressure from the US and "make the right decision" to allow the Chinese telecommunications giant to supply critical parts of its next generation 5G mobile internet infrastructure....
01:00 2019-08-17

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year....
09:39 2019-06-17

Study finds residue of pesticides, antibiotics and growth hormone in non-organic milk Researchers found samples of organic free of hormones, antibiotics and pesticides they found in conventional milk samples. Expert is wary of results.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

Antibiotics prior to immunotherapy lower survival rate for cancer patients, study says Cancer patients who took antibiotics before starting immunotherapy survived, on average, for two months following treatment, according to a new study....
06:00 2019-09-14

Pelosi continues to resist impeachment, but says 'nothing is off the table' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler resisted pressure from the left to open an impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, following special counsel Robert Mueller's announcement he's closing his office and would not provide information beyond his already public report in any ...
02:13 2019-05-30

Sexpionage! Why film-makers can't resist a honeytrap From the Bond girls to Red Sparrow, seductive spies have been a movie staple – but the greatest Mata Hari was a Hitchcock heroineReports of the death of the Bond girl have been greatly exaggerated. She has simply matured, as reports from the latest James Bond film suggest that they are now to be kno...
22:26 2019-08-09

First impressions: The OnePlus 7 is a ‘flagship’ for people who can resist the Pro A few weeks ago, OnePlus released its most extravagant phone yet, the OnePlus 7 Pro. Now, it’s time for its more vanilla variant, the OnePlus 7. While OnePlus blew us off with the new design and a stunning screen with the Pro version, this one’s just an iterative update to the OnePlus 6T, and you mi...
11:13 2019-05-31

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have cashed in at the box office in the past 12 months, audiences are about to find out just how many heritage acts have a narrative arc with humble-enough...
16:39 2019-06-18

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old student, was one of thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s airport this week. There, she and a friend had an uneasy conversation about the fut...
11:52 2019-08-18

The cult of cute that Londoners can't resist joining From Snapchat bunny ears to the forthcoming Hello Kitty movie, London is in the grip of a cuteness epidemic. But does it have a dark side, asks Kate Wills?...
20:13 2019-08-08

Verstappen: F1 should resist hasty track changes after Hubert crash Max Verstappen has urged Formula 1 to resist the urge to make sweeping changes to tracks in light of the "freak and unlucky" Formula 2 accident that claimed the life of Anthoine Hubert...
19:52 2019-09-05

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
06:39 2019-05-31

US: Republicans resist calls for urgent action on gun control Democrats and over 200 city mayors have urged Mitch McConnell to bring senators back to Washington to vote on gun control. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre reportedly warned President Trump against background check legislation....
13:39 2019-08-09

Young Kashmiris, Nursed on Conflict, Pledge to Resist Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent decision to end Kashmir’s partial autonomy has set him against young, alienated Kashmiris who see New Delhi as an occupying force. Many say that they will mount protests, others that they aren’t afraid to take up arms....
19:00 2019-08-20

I quit Facebook — but it's getting harder to resist the pull back in I quit social media a few years ago to make my life better and easier, which it has. But Facebook has also completely reshaped community organization and interaction and it's getting harder to resist the urge to jump back in....
23:13 2019-05-28

Bank holiday sales: these TV deals are hard to resist - we bought one When you spend a lot of time each week comparing the best cheap TV deals, you spend a lot of time being seriously tempted by those big discounts we like to share with you. And generally, we're able to resist, otherwise we'd end up with more TVs than rooms in which to watch them at hom...
16:01 2019-05-24

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with a controversial extradition bill despite a massive weekend protest...
15:13 2019-06-10

Skeptical U.S. Allies Resist Trump’s New Claims of Threats From Iran The Trump administration is laying the groundwork for major military action against Iran, but it may have a hard time rallying domestic and international support....
14:33 2019-05-21

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud computing contract that could be used to enforce US imm...
23:26 2019-08-16

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions on Iran after the country said it had for the first time broken the terms of the nuclear deal it signed with foreign powers in 2015.Iran’s foreign min...
21:52 2019-07-01

House Democrats in Trump districts resist liberal pressure on impeachment Of the 31 Democrats who represent districts that Trump won in 2016, only two have endorsed an impeachment inquiry despite a summer campaign by the left and questions at town halls....
20:26 2019-08-31

UK's Johnson will resist calls for Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means leaving the European Union without a deal, a leading supporter said on Friday....
11:26 2019-07-19

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a platform for his views....
21:39 2019-07-05

| Windies resist sentimental Gayle Test recall to face India West Indies selectors have resisted the temptation to grant Chris Gayle a sentimental final Test appearance when they named their squad to face India....
06:52 2019-08-10

Trump firms up plan to import medicines but pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans, but the pharmaceutical industry was quick to resist the move....
19:13 2019-07-31

Trump firms up plan to import medicines; pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans, but the pharmaceutical industry was quick to resist the move....
21:26 2019-07-31

Eminent Bengali Personalities Issue Statement To "Resist" Amid Hindi Row Over 50 eminent Bengali personalities from different walks of life have called upon the people of West Bengal to give "due respect to all languages" and "resist attempt to impose just one"....
15:26 2019-09-16

Florida utilities fortifying power grid to resist major storms With just one named storm so far in the Atlantic hurricane season, Florida hasn't yet faced any serious weather danger -- but state officials are trying to get ahead of trouble they know will arrive someday soon....
12:13 2019-07-11

Moulin Rouge review – high-kicking Broadway remix is hard to resist Al Hirschfeld Theater, New YorkA glitzy, silly stage version of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 pop musical doesn’t have much of a plot but it glides thanks to its infectious energyA keg-stand when the keg is filled with absinthe, a banquet of drug-laced truffles, a riot, a wallow, a leg show and an all-time gr...
18:00 2019-07-31

Mueller urged to talk freely and resist Trump officials' bid to limit testimony Democrats say DoJ ‘boundaries’ warning can be ignoredMueller to testify on Wednesday in two separate sessionsDemocrats are urging Robert Mueller, the special counsel who investigated Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, to ignore efforts by the Trump administration to restrict his long-awaite...
21:39 2019-07-23

Kurdish-Syrian 'feminists' form giant human shield to resist Turkish incursion When the threat of an attack looms, scores of Kurdish women in every major township in their carved out canton of Rojava in northeastern Syria, routinely stand shoulder-to-shoulder with defiant faces. Amid a region ravaged by years of conflict and ISIS incursions, their formation is what they call t...
04:13 2019-08-10

Retailers resist price hikes but we can't eat all China tariff costs, says housewares firm founder Resistance to price hikes creates a "stressful situation" for businesses that cannot afford to absorb the cost of tariffs on Chinese imports, Casabella's Bruce Kaminstein says....
05:13 2019-09-04

No, NASA Did Not Say It's Developing Its Own Cryptocurrency Let’s get one thing straight right now: “crypto” means “cryptography.” It does not mean “cryptocurrency.” Unless you’re a person who thinks the blockchain is the future, that is, which is how we ended up with the dumbest news cycle this side of a measles outbreak.Read more......
02:39 2019-09-06

Is this AI developing a sense of time? Researchers at Heidelberg's Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, the Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, and Montreal's prestigious MILA develop a neural network model that computes whether states of affairs are reversible or irreversible. They hope it adds up to giving a computer a sense of the "a...
22:13 2019-07-05

The five: new uses for bacteria Eating plastic waste, cleaning up oil spills and detecting tumours… how these micro-organisms can help change the worldScientists have discovered a way of using bacteria to produce graphene – a nanomaterial composed of a single layer of carbon atoms with extraordinary properties. Graphene is strong,...
09:52 2019-07-21

Amazon is developing a new wearable that does something no device has ever done before According to internal documents scanned by Bloomberg, Amazon is working on a voice-activated wrist-worn wearable with a special feature; it will be able to read human emotions. The device will work with a smartphone app and is equipped with microphones. The sound of the user's voice will go through ...
02:52 2019-05-24

Kinetic Working On Developing New 250-500 cc Motorcycle The new motorcycle is likely to be an entry-level premium motorcycle under the Norton brand, which will be manufactured in India as a global product....
10:52 2019-05-31

Developing approaches: 8 industries AI could impact next Artificial intelligence technologies are spreading at a rapid pace into a variety of businesses and job types. What will come of the tech, and which industries will be heaviest impacted, however, remains unclear. When we look at where AI will be in the next year, five years or decade, who will feel ...
12:52 2019-07-05

Beyond Meat is developing meatless bacon Beyond Meat is developing a meatless version of bacon, but a representative for the company said it is not sharing any concrete plans for the product at this time....
20:00 2019-07-24

Sony developing wearable air conditioner CNN – When it’s brutally hot, anywhere with air conditioning is the place to be. But what about those times when you can’t enjoy air conditioning’s cool breeze? Get your AC to go! Seriously. Take a look at Sony’s mini AC. It’s hidden in a built-in pocket on a spec...
22:26 2019-07-31

The US Army is developing AI missiles that find their own targets The US Army wants to build smart missiles that will use AI to select their targets, raising concerns that the technology will be a form of lethal autonomous weapon...
14:39 2019-08-14

Celebrities developing real estate in their second acts The 168-unit 50 Rector Park rental — the first market-rate residential high-rise constructed in Newark, NJ, since 1962 — opened last Saturday. The 23-story building has a roof deck with cabanas, a residents’ lounge and units (from $1,800 for a studio) with floor-to-ceiling windows. But residents als...
02:13 2019-06-20

Amazon is co-developing a 'Lord of the Rings' game Lord of the Rings fans have been patiently waiting for the long-promised Amazon series. While we still don't know when the show will debut or who will star in it, Amazon has more Lord of the Rings news. Today, Amazon Game Studios announced that it's......
17:52 2019-07-10

Being active at age 50 halves your risk of developing dementia According to the results, the incidence rate of dementia for those with an optimal cardiovascular health score dropped by 59 percent compared to those with a poor cardiovascular health score....
17:00 2019-08-08

The BBC is developing its own voice assistant called 'Beeb' Smart speakers may be getting more and more popular, but there's an issue continuing to hold them back -- voice assistants still have problems understanding accents. This is particularly true in Britain, which despite its small geographic size has a......
15:39 2019-08-27

Researchers developing AI to stop you from cheating on your diet Artificial intelligence is putting new teeth on the old saw that cheaters never prosper. New companies and new research are applying the cutting-edge technology in at least three different ways to combat cheating — on homework, on the job hunt and even on one’s diet. In California, a new company cal...
20:39 2019-06-10

Citroen developing 'unconventional' saloon models French firm is developing mould-breaking car models, despite recent focus on high-riding SUVs and crossovers Citroën’s product planning boss says the firm is committed to offering ‘traditional’ car styles in the future, despite its recent focus on SUVs – but adds that it will approach future model...
10:13 2019-06-24

How do antidepressants affect gut bacteria? According to recent research in rodents, psychiatric drugs such as antidepressants increase the numbers of certain bacterial strains and decrease others....
15:39 2019-09-11

Hulu developing 'Handmaid's Tale' sequel as series MGM Television and Hulu announced Wednesday they are developing Margaret Atwood's yet to be published "Handmaid's Tale" sequel "The Testaments" as a series....
22:26 2019-09-04

Half of babies affected by Zika virus are developing normally by age 2 In a group of about 200 babies affected by Zika virus, about half of those with abnormal brain scans after birth are developing normally by age 2 or 3...
20:13 2019-07-08

Another tropical storm is developing in the Atlantic. Here's when it could hit Florida The system headed toward Florida, dubbed "Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine," will almost certainly become Tropical Storm Humberto within next 24 hours        ...
22:00 2019-09-13

Your dog may be at risk for developing heart disease based on their food, FDA says The FDA is continuing to investigate a potential connection between certain diets and cases of canine heart disease. Could your dog be affected?       ...
09:26 2019-06-28

A24 developing TV adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea books According to Deadline, production company A24 has teamed up with Nightcrawler producer Jennifer Fox to develop a TV adaptation of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin’s beloved series of fantasy books. No networks—or streaming services—are on board yet, but Deadline says the project will be pitched to them “...
08:00 2019-09-04

The Nokia 2210 is a 4G feature phone for the developing world It’s been interesting to see the growing maturity of feature phones, as they try to keep up with their smarter brethren in terms of features, while simultaneously remaining affordable for low-income consumers. An example of this is the upcoming Nokia 2210 4G, which HMD Global announced earlier today...
23:39 2019-07-24

TikTok Parent ByteDance Developing Its Own Smartphone: Report ByteDance, the company that runs video sharing platform Tiktok, is reportedly working on a smartphone that will come with many of its apps and services pre-installed...
11:00 2019-05-28

Sony developing Searching sequel that probably won't star John Cho, sorry With a clever take on the “screen life” sub-genre (it’s like your computer screen, but a movie) and the crazy likability of leading man John Cho, Searching was one of last year’s biggest little hits. And like Unfriended before it, Searching will have its very own sequel, as Deadline reports that Son...
22:39 2019-08-14

ABC developing Fresh Off The Boat spin-off about a completely new family According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC is in “early development” on a spin-off of its hit sitcom Fresh Off The Boat, but there’s a weird wrinkle: Unlike with the two Black-ish spin-offs (Freeform’s Grown-ish and the upcoming Mixed-ish on ABC), this one won’t be dedicated to a single character from...
07:13 2019-08-07

Zuckerberg says developing deepfake video policy is ‘really important’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips....
21:52 2019-06-27

Opposition developing to Boris Johnson’s Parliament maneuver Political opposition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s move to suspend Parliament is crystalizing amid protests, legal action and a petition to block the move which has gathered more than 1 million signatures...
13:13 2019-08-29

Amazon developing a Tom Cruise-less Jack Reacher series According to Variety, Amazon just picked up the rights to make a TV series based on Lee Child’s Jack Reacher books, with Scorpion’s Nick Santora writing, executive producing, and showrunning. This, naturally, will be unrelated to the Jack Reacher movies that Tom Cruise made, with the most recent ent...
01:39 2019-07-16

Waymo is developing driverless services with Renault and Nissan Waymo might make its way to the top of the automotive world with the help of industry giants that chose to team up with the company. The Alphabet subsidiary has just inked a deal with Renault and Nissan to explore the development of driverless mobili......
14:39 2019-06-20

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s wrist, is reportedly a health and wellness product developed via a collaboration between Lab126 — which built Amazon’s Echo smart speaker ...
02:00 2019-05-24

Other cloud providers cannot keep pace with Oracle in “developing applications” Oracle’s Larry Ellison pointed fingers at its competitors and said that they cannot keep pace with Oracle's speed and expertise in developing applications.At the Oracle OpenWorld, the Executive Chairman and CTO said in his keynote that Oracle has been rewriting all of its applications fo...
08:52 2019-09-19

Gut bacteria: The surprising impact of viruses The role of gut bacteria in health and disease is complex. A new study examines the impact of bacteriophages, which are viruses that attack bacteria....
10:39 2019-06-14

How bacteria could improve soft robots E. coli is bad when it contaminates your food, but it can actually be good for robots. Scientists say synthetic bacteria could eventually repair a robot, generate energy, or detect chemicals in the environment....
00:26 2019-06-28

Fat in soil bacteria may protect against stress The discovery of an anti-inflammatory, stress-protective fatty acid in a soil bacterium sheds light on why contact with dirt can be good for our health....
23:26 2019-05-31

Gut bacteria may help explain why drugs don't work for everyone A study with common human gut bacteria and a mouse model investigates whether our microbiome helps explain why drugs work well for some but not others....
23:26 2019-06-06

Eczema-associated bacteria may be kept in check by a different microbe Eczema flare-ups are associated with bacteria that break the skin’s barrier and cause inflammation – but a different type of bacteria can help fight it off...
15:52 2019-05-21

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting. (July 9)        ...
14:52 2019-07-09

Jaguar Land Rover Developing Next Generation Head-Up Display The company's engineers are working on a powerful new 3D head-up display to project safety alerts, such as lane departure, hazard detection, sat nav directions, and to reduce the effect of poor......
13:13 2019-08-28

Exclusive: Hulu and MGM Are Developing Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments for the Screen Hulu and MGM will develop Margaret Atwood’s new novel The Testaments for the screen, the partners told TIME exclusively. Bruce Miller, showrunner for the Emmy-winning television adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale, is involved in discussions about how to best approach the new material. It&...
02:26 2019-09-05

Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an entire payment infrastructure....
23:00 2019-06-28

The Dutch model of developing young footballers: let them sink or swim The best teenagers at Ajax, PSV, AZ and Utrecht do not play in a youth league. They face men in the country’s second divisionBy Gavin Willacy for Playing in the ShadowsDespite Ajax going desperately close to reaching the Champions League final, the Eredivisie seems to be out of fashion with Premier ...
17:00 2019-08-20

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said....
00:26 2019-06-28

Amazon reportedly developing a wearable that recognizes human emotions In its latest effort to be involved in every aspect of our lives, Amazon is reportedly working on a new voice-activated wearable device that is capable of recognizing human emotions. According to Bloomberg, the wearable will be worn on the wrist, like a watch, and is described as a health and wellne...
22:39 2019-05-23

Teen in coma after developing severe lung disease from vaping A Pennsylvania teenager is in a medically induced coma for a severe lung illness caused by his vaping habit, his parents said. Kevin Boclair, 19, is connected to a heart/lung machine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where doctors said he may need a double lung transplant, his parent...
02:52 2019-09-04

Europol is developing a ‘game’ to teach officers how to trace cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime fighters are about to have a lot more fun after Europol has revealed its developing a game to help law enforcers learn how to trace and investigate illicit uses of digital currencies. Europol declared its intentions to help authorities with the announcement of what it’s calling ...
18:00 2019-06-14

Kevin Hart and Paramount Are Developing a Remake of Scrooged, Which We Can All Agree is Very Necessary When I think of movies I need to see again, with new actors and a slightly refreshed script, of course I think of the moderately charming late-’80s Bill Murray vehicle Scrooged. Do you—do you not?Read more......
01:39 2019-06-09

Pilots criticize Boeing for mistakes made while developing 737 MAX jets Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it....
06:52 2019-06-20

Russian defense contractor developing smartphone spyware: U.S. firm A Russian defense contractor accused by the United States of supporting cyber attacks has developed sophisticated software used to spy on smartphones, an American security company said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-07-24

SoftBank's Son says Japan lacks investment opportunities, is AI 'developing country' SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Thursday that there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in the race to develop artificial intelligence (AI)....
05:52 2019-07-18

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

Your unwashed bed sheets could have traces of dangerous bacteria Slipping into fresh, clean bedding is one of life’s small pleasures. But many of us are guilty of not changing our sheets regularly enough. Whilst you may think that popping them in the wash every three or four weeks is enough, experts say it’s definitely not. In fact, new research has p...
23:52 2019-06-05

Differences in gut bacteria may predispose to heart attacks A small study has found that people with acute coronary syndrome have distinct populations of gut bacteria, suggesting these may influence heart attacks....
03:13 2019-09-05

Gut bacteria might influence how our brains develop as children Two-year-olds with higher abundances of two particular gut microbes have more activity in brain regions associated with attention and language acquisition...
19:26 2019-06-27

Bacteria found in gut might help boost physical performance Scientists say certain species are more abundant in marathon runners after raceFrom go-faster stripes to energy gels, athletes have long sought ways to boost their performance. Now researchers say bacteria might also offer a helping hand.Scientists say they have found that certain species of bacteri...
21:13 2019-06-27

100 million apple bacteria actually keep the doctor away: study Here’s a reason to splurge on organic. An apple not treated with pesticides contains more than 100 million diverse bacteria could make them better for our health than conventional apples, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology. These millions of micro...
20:52 2019-07-24

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
17:52 2019-06-03

How do vaginal bacteria naturally protect against chlamydia? For the first time, scientists have reported how certain types of microbiome can help cells in the vagina and cervix defend against chlamydia infection....
03:52 2019-08-15

Body odor? Bacteria-embedded bodysuit may help Deodorant not enough to stop your body odor? A new futuristic-style bodysuit with live bacteria embedded in it could help combat those unpleasant smells....
01:00 2019-08-15

Japan says North Korea developing warheads to penetrate missile defenses Pyongyang appears to be developing warheads to penetrate a ballistic missile shield defending Japan, the country's defense chief said on Tuesday, pointing to the irregular trajectories of the latest missiles launched by North Korea....
20:26 2019-08-27

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
14:00 2019-07-12

What Trump's Move To Yank Developing Nation Status Means For India US President Donald Trump opened another potential front in his trade war on Friday, terminating India's designation as a developing nation and thereby eliminating an exception that allowed the......
08:00 2019-06-03

Continental Is Developing New Tyres For EVs And Fuel Efficiency Norms; Launch In 2021 Tyres which are designed for electric vehicles have low rolling resistance as well as are better compounded to emit less carbon along with being lighter in weight. Tyres which help in increasing fuel......
12:39 2019-06-14

Saskatoon city council votes to continue developing climate plan If the plan is enacted as is, it would cost $19 billion over nearly 30 years. But according to city administration, it would also make more than $30 billion....
20:26 2019-08-27

Utah teen was left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
03:26 2019-08-31

Rouhani announces 'third step' in backing out of nuclear deal-- developing centrifuges President Hassan Rouhani announced Wednesday that Iran will take its "third step" in scaling back commitments it made to the 2015 nuclear deal by developing centrifuges to speed up the enrichment of Uranium. ...
11:13 2019-09-05

Original Easy A writer developing new spin-off, possibly without Emma Stone Nearly a decade after Easy A turned Emma Stone into a star, Screen Gems has decided that it’s time to go back and do a sequel—or a “spin-off,” though that doesn’t seem like the right word (we’ll get to that later). This comes from Variety, which says Screen Gems has enlisted original screenwriter Be...
01:39 2019-06-21

Freed from elevator, Pope names new cardinals from Muslim, developing countries After being trapped in an elevator due to a power outage, Pope Francis made it to his weekly Angelus prayers. There, he announced 13 new cardinals from the periphery of the church and some who have worked with refugees....
19:00 2019-09-01

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

Scientists create gut gel 'band-aid' made from the body's own bacteria If you get a cut on your skin, you stick a band-aid on it. But what if you get a wound in your gut? When doctors treat injuries to the intestines, they can't use patches or bandages because these materials don't stick to the slippery intestinal walls......
02:00 2019-08-13

Baby gut study finds bacteria different after C-section births A huge study of babies' stool samples has found key differences between infants born vaginally and via Caesarean section, offering clues about the development of the human immune system, researchers said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-09-19

High blood pressure: Could gut bacteria play a role? Over recent years, researchers have investigated the potential role of gut bacteria in hypertension. Although evidence is mounting, questions remain....
14:00 2019-07-14

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

100m bacteria a day keep the doctor away, apple research suggests Study finds organic apples have more diverse and balanced bacterial communityThe impact of an apple a day in keeping the doctor away may be partly down to the beneficial bacteria it carries and their subsequent colonisation of your gut, according to scientists.A study has found that a typical apple ...
06:26 2019-07-24

Ocean Bacteria Colonize Your Skin After Just 10 Minutes of Swimming If sharks and sunburns don’t scare you at the beach, perhaps this will: According to preliminary research out this week, it only takes a 10-minute swim in the ocean to get your skin covered in a fresh coat of bacteria. While that’s not necessarily bad, some of these bacteria could be disease-causing...
22:00 2019-06-22

A comprehensive catalogue of human digestive tract bacteria The human digestive tract is home to thousands of different strains of bacteria. Many of these are beneficial, while others contribute to health problems such as inflammatory bowel disease. Researchers from MIT and the Broad Institute have now isolated and preserved samples of nearly 8,000 of these ...
22:13 2019-09-02

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
11:26 2019-07-18

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

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

A severe autoimmune condition may be triggered by 'good' gut bacteria Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune condition that can lead to miscarriages or even death – and in some cases it might be brought on by a gut bacterium...
19:00 2019-06-18

Caesarean babies have different gut bacteria, microbiome study finds C-section babies pick up more hospital bacteria than those born vaginally, research showsBabies born by caesarean section have different gut bacteria to those delivered vaginally, the most comprehensive study to date on the baby microbiome has found.The study showed that babies born vaginally pick u...
20:52 2019-09-18

Scorpion venom compounds can kill dangerous bacteria Researchers have found two chemicals that are effective against dangerous bacteria. The source of these healing compounds? The venom of a Mexican scorpion....
00:26 2019-06-14

You must resist Big Brother in upcoming Ubisoft video game 'Watch Dogs: Legion' Ubisoft’s urban adventure 'Watch Dogs: Legion' may be one of 2020’s biggest games. It's due March 5, 2020 for PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Google Stadia.       ...
15:01 2019-06-29

Vegetarian And Vegan Diet May Slash Risk Of Developing Type 2 Diabetes: Study For the study, researchers analysed more than 300,000 people who followed a plant-based diet, such as vegetarian or vegan diet or some similar variant....
17:13 2019-07-23

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibilit...
01:52 2019-07-13

Hurricane season starts Saturday as forecasters eye developing system in the Gulf of Mexico The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts Saturday, and, as if on cue, a storm could be forming in the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days.        ...
00:13 2019-06-01

Don't Forget That The Recent Russian Nuclear Accident Happened While Developing A Truly Insane Weapon A few days ago, on August 8, there was an explosion on a barge in the White Sea near Nyonoksa, Russia. That explosion tragically killed seven people, nuclear engineers and technicians working on a project. The project was described as “an isotopic power source for a liquid engine installation,” but...
04:39 2019-08-14

Tests find no harmful bacteria in Arizona romaine lettuce YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A federal report shows no pathogenic forms of E. coli or salmonella were found in samples of romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The Yuma Sun reported Thursday that researchers collected 118 samples of romaine lettuce from facilities in the Yuma area in December. The Food and ...
17:52 2019-08-16

Algae bloom that killed three dogs is the same bacteria found in NJ lakes The toxic algae that killed three dogs in North Carolina is the same type of bacteria found in several New Jersey lakes this summer, according to a report. It’s uncertain if the cyanobacteria bloom in the Garden State is of the same strain as the lethal algae in North Carolina, but one environmental...
14:26 2019-08-13

Harmful hospital bacteria evolved 'in response to modern diets' New research shows how and why one of the most dangerous species of hospital bacteria has evolved and warns that it continues to adapt to modern factors....
15:00 2019-08-14

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

‘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

New food supplement made from bacteria fights metabolic syndrome A new study finds that taking Akkermansia bacteria in pasteurized form as a food supplement improves metabolic parameters in people with prediabetes....
11:26 2019-07-03

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

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research suggests some of these remedies were actually quite good at fighting off infections—a finding that could lead to effective new drugs.Read more......
02:26 2019-05-23

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

Steffanie Strathdee: ‘Phages have evolved to become perfect predators of bacteria’ In 2015, the scientist’s husband was almost killed by an antibiotic-resistant superbug, until she found a cure that is now saving othersInfectious disease epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee’s husband survived a deadly antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection thanks to her suggestion of using an unco...
22:39 2019-06-15

Scientists produce self-healing gel made out of bacteria-killing viruses Scientists in Canada have developed a gel jam-packed with bacteria-killing viruses. According to researchers, the self-healing gel could be used for a variety of applications in medicine and environmental protection....
18:13 2019-07-31

Fecal bacteria found at more than half of US beaches last year, report says Beaches were deemed unsafe on at least a quarter of days tested and climate crisis will likely increase the pollutionBefore diving into the waves this summer, beachgoers in the US might like to do some homework on what they will be diving into, according to a new report.The Environment America Resea...
10:13 2019-07-24

Latest Study Reveals That An Apple A Day Carries 100mn Bacteria For Your Gut A recent study, published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, compared the bacteria in conventional store-bought apples with those in visually-matched fresh organic ones....
15:26 2019-07-24

London’s public spaces are rife with multidrug-resistant bacteria Antibiotic resistance genes were found in high proportions of staphylococcus bacteria isolated from commonly touched surfaces in shopping centres, train stations and hospitals in London...
15:26 2019-08-01

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

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends - sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular desktop-based game, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
13:13 2019-05-22

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends -sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular desktop-based game, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
15:52 2019-05-22

Russia open to private companies developing energy-rich Arctic shelf: minister Russia's natural resources and environment minister said on Wednesday he supported allowing private oil and gas companies to work on the Arctic shelf....
05:39 2019-09-04

Kenya Barris developing animated Netflix show based on upcoming Kid Cudi album Netflix is really getting into visual things based on audible things, huh? We just had Paul Thomas Anderson and Thom Yorke’s ANIMA, and yesterday we reported that Sturgill Simpson and some of the people behind Batman Ninja are making an anime movie for later this year based on Simpson’s new album. N...
04:39 2019-07-23

Amazon is developing high-tech surveillance tools for an eager customer: America’s police On July 12, a few hours before dawn, a man in Chandler, Arizona, was jolted awake by an alert on his phone. It was coming from his Ring security camera, which had detected movement outside his home. The live feed showed a group of young men breaking into cars. The man hollered at them through his fr...
07:39 2019-08-09

Orlando man who lost 25 percent of skin to flesh-eating bacteria has died A man in Florida who had undergone four operations which removed about 25 percent of his skin after he contracted flesh-eating bacteria, died last week....
01:00 2019-09-02

Florida man loses 25 percent of skin to flesh-eating bacteria, wife says A Florida man has undergone three operations, which removed about 25 percent of his skin, and is scheduled for one more after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria, his wife said....
10:26 2019-08-27

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

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon TOKYO — High levels of bacteria forced the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics to be canceled on Saturday. It’s the second setback in the triathlon for organizers of next year’s Olympics and Paralympics. An Olympic triathlon running event was shortened fr...
01:13 2019-08-18

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

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

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

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wednesday....
07:39 2019-05-30

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence the genomes of plague strains that devastated the Ro...
02:26 2019-06-07

Salmonella Bacteria Found In MDH Sambar Masala Sold In US: Food Regulator After the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected the salmonella bacteria in the MDH brand 'sambar masala', the company is withdrawing at least three lots of the product from the shelves....
03:13 2019-09-12

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

Nasty bacteria at Queens beach tested five times higher than last year Call it barf beach. A stretch of a Queens shore infamous for sewer-spillover bacteria has been swamped this summer by germs that can cause stomach troubles and other health problems. Swimmers at the private Association Beach on Little Neck Bay in Queens, beware: sky-high levels of the nasty enteroco...
15:13 2019-07-14

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

Republican ‘Redistricting Expert’ Reportedly Played a Part in Developing 2020 Census Citizenship Question (NEW YORK) — A longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed Thursday by opponents of the move. The filing in Manhattan federal court said the discovery of new documents revealed that Thomas Hofel...
20:39 2019-05-30

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on the subject....
23:13 2019-05-21

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

Calling All Germophobes! The Bacteria on Your Cell Doesn't Stand a Chance Against This Discounted PhoneSoap Haven’t you heard? Your cell phone is disgusting. I mean, it’s absolutely covered in germs — in fact, it’s home to 18 times more bacteria than a public restroom, if you believe the makers of PhoneSoap (I do). Luckily, the PhoneSoap 3 exists to zap 99.9% of those bacteria into oblivion, and today onl...
15:00 2019-05-23

Armpit bacteria cheese, 'talking plant' on show at London food exhibition Cheeses made with bacteria taken from celebrities' ears, toes and armpits, a ceramic toilet cooked up from cow manure, edible water bottles and a "talking plant" may not be your usual exhibits at an......
15:13 2019-05-21

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Maine water district samples, state CDC says Maine health officials this week announced the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires disease — a severe form of pneumonia — has been detected in samples from the Orono-Veazie Water District, a water utility company located in Orono. ...
06:52 2019-07-21

Sprouts recalls frozen cut spinach leaves after listeria bacteria found in product Sprouts Farmers market has voluntarily recalled Frozen Cut Spinach Leaves after Listeria bacteria was found. The product was sent to 19 states.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at least one class of antibiotics. British researchers tested over 20,000 flying insects caught at seve...
01:13 2019-06-24

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

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a cellular component in bacteria that triggers Lyme Disease symptoms (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
11:13 2019-06-19

Researchers say new drugs show great promise in combating life-threatening drug resistant bacteria known as “superbugs” (WJAR) Researchers are inching closer to the development of a new class of drugs to attack life-threatening superbugs. This has become a major focus as the development of new drugs isn’t keeping pace with the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. “They’re smarter. They can out compete a...
14:00 2019-08-06

A Chance For Diplomacy: The U.S. State Department Is Hoping President Trump Can Convince Queen Elizabeth To Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons In Her Attic The whole world is watching today as President Trump travels to the United Kingdom to meet with England’s Royal Family, and the stakes of this diplomatic visit have never been higher. The U.S. State Department is hoping that President Trump can convince Queen Elizabeth to stop developing nuclear wea...
20:26 2019-06-03

Heart Health: Consuming This Healthy Bacteria May Reduce The Risk Of Heart Diseases Researchers have discovered that the use of a pasteurised form of Akkermansia muciniphila - an intestinal bacteria provides greater protection from various cardiovascular disease risk factors....
16:13 2019-07-02

Doctors more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day A new study finds that doctors are more likely to write opioid prescriptions during the last appointments of the day and if appointments are running late....
11:13 2019-09-06

Doctors Now Want More People to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to age 26 (previously it was recommended for women up to 26, and men up to 21) with a “weak endorsement” for people up to age 45....
20:00 2019-06-27

The Mets' Plague Doctors Are At It Again The latest string of updates about the quad injury that’s hounding Mets second baseman Robinson Cano are so familiar that it’s hard to absorb them without feeling intense déjà vu. Let me assure you that this is not news you have read before, or a memory from some past life bubbling to the surface of...
02:00 2019-06-10

Zimbabwe state doctors go on strike over pay Zimbabwe's public sector doctors went on strike on Tuesday after the government failed to meet their demand to have their wages benchmarked in the U.S. dollar....
09:52 2019-09-03

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states.        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

Doctors extract 526 teeth from Indian boy Indian doctors removed a tumor with a record number of 526 teeth inside a seven-year-old boy's mouth, the medical team in the southern city of Chennai said on Friday....
19:13 2019-08-02

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to part-time work or stop working a few years after completing their medical training, according to a recent study published in the journal JAMA Network Op...
23:52 2019-08-06

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT It’s that time again, chickadees: Time to ask all those questions about your health that you’ve been putting off (or let’s be honest, forgetting) for months now....
16:00 2019-08-13

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argue is invasive and doesn’t confront the issue....
04:13 2019-05-27

Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away 5G is helping doctors in China conduct surgery from hundreds of kilometres away, such as directing cardiac operation and performing brain stimulation...
15:39 2019-05-21

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
22:13 2019-06-14

Europe's Banks Warn About Prospects Banks in Germany, Italy and Holland, warned that making money and improving operations are becoming more challenging as already-low interest rates look set to tick lower....
00:00 2019-08-08

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
16:13 2019-05-21

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats insisted that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
02:39 2019-08-08

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
12:13 2019-06-11

You Can't Have It Both Ways Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic caucus held a closed-door, no-aides meeting this morning, after a wave of Democrats publicly broke with her yesterday to support an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Pelosi, however, apparently wasn’t having it....
21:00 2019-05-22

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by Google...
19:13 2019-05-22

Doctors' Strike: 40,000 Boycott Work In Maharashtra More than 40,000 doctors in Maharashtra are boycotting work today as part of a strike call given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in support of their agitating colleagues in West Bengal, an......
13:13 2019-06-17

How doctors got it wrong: 3 'conditions' they no longer recognize Historically, doctors have got things wrong and, occasionally, very much so. In this Spotlight feature, we look at three no longer recognized 'conditions.'...
00:13 2019-07-13

Cancer doctors don't focus on lifestyle risks (Reuters Health) - Cancer specialists only rarely advise patients on lifestyle changes that could improve overall health and possibly also reduce the risk of recurrence, a new survey suggests....
07:39 2019-08-27

Wife thanks doctors as trooper goes home after shooting A Montana Highway Patrol trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being shot three times was released Wednesday from a Utah hospital after his wife gave emotional thanks to the medical team and supporters....
23:13 2019-05-22

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose payments to doctors' Pharmaceutical companies that pay healthcare professionals to use their products should disclose their transactions, according to leading medical experts....
17:26 2019-09-10

Centre Proposes Legislation Over Violence Against Doctors The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has proposed a legislation to address the issue of violence against healthcare professionals and damage to property of clinical establishments across the......
05:52 2019-09-03

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study says....
15:26 2019-05-21

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
15:39 2019-06-05

Stanford’s new AI can help doctors spot brain aneurysms Stanford researchers have developed a new AI tool that can help detect aneurysms, a condition that causes blood vessels in the brain to bulge, potentially causing stroke, brain damage or death. The tool, detailed in a paper published in JAMA Network Open, makes use of a deep learning model called He...
17:13 2019-06-10

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies....
12:52 2019-06-12

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose feels blocked and treat them for the wrong symptoms....
19:39 2019-06-06

Doctors say new immigration rules will mean sicker migrants CHICAGO — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to...
10:13 2019-08-20

Why don’t doctors trust women? Because they don’t know much about us | Gabrielle Jackson The medical community have known for a century that women are living in constant pain. They’ve done nothing about itIt’s frustrating to have questions that don’t get answered. It’s altogether disturbing to find out that those questions haven’t even been asked.When I was diagnosed with endometriosis ...
23:26 2019-09-01

Tired of hiding: five doctors who provide abortions come out They’re fearless, defiant, and increasingly angry at the mounting threats in the US to reproductive rights. Here, they reveal why the reasons why they choose to go public On a frigid evening in January, Dr Katie McHugh welcomed 20 guests into her Indianapolis home and prepared to tell them a secret ...
09:26 2019-08-06

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
21:39 2019-06-04

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Scores of people born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure....
03:26 2019-08-22

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
12:13 2019-06-03

Maine’s New Abortion Law Will Allow Non-Doctors to Perform Procedure The law, which will go into effect in September, will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals to administer abortions....
10:13 2019-06-11

10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Here are some of the most notable....
16:00 2019-07-01

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseases like the West Nile virus or encephalitis virus, County officials said through a press release. They added some parts of Arizona are seeing more case...
05:26 2019-08-17

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that has prompted scientists to warn of significant co...
21:26 2019-08-14

CDC, experts warn about potential kratom dangers TUCSON – For the past 2 1/2 years, News 4 Tucson has been closely monitoring an increase in the popularity of the herbal supplement kratom. Some people say it helps relieve their pain and is a healthier alternative to opioids. Now, new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
13:39 2019-05-22

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Wearing mascara every day is bad for your eyes, docs warn Humans have been wearing mascara for centuries – with Egyptians inventing it more than 4,000 years ago. And it’s a staple in many people’s makeup bags, many women feeling incomplete without it. However, it might be time to ditch it, at least a few days a week – as doctors war...
08:26 2019-09-18

SC officials warn of potentially deadly flooding South Carolina governor is warning of the potential for life-threatening flooding from Hurricane Dorian. (Sept. 4)        ...
08:26 2019-09-05

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
14:33 2019-05-21

Supermarkets warn October no-deal date 'as bad as it gets' Bosses at Britain's three biggest supermarkets have warned that a potential 31 October no-deal Brexit would be "as bad as it gets" as they build up stock ahead of Christmas....
18:39 2019-07-03

DC officials warn of high heat on July 4th Officials in Washington, D.C. warned of high heat for July 4th festivities on the National Mall next week. Temperatures are expected to climb into the nineties. (June 28)        ...
22:39 2019-06-28

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
16:26 2019-06-14

Bahamas Threatened With Another Storm, Forecasters Warn A storm brewing near the Bahamas is threatening to drench the islands, including areas devastated by the deadly Hurricane Dorian less than two weeks ago....
15:13 2019-09-13

UK police warn publishers not to use leaked documents A British investigation into the leaking of confidential diplomatic memos is raising press freedom issues with a police warning that U.K. media might face a criminal inquiry if leaked documents are published...
12:13 2019-07-13

Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable, according to new research. A new analysis from Ethical Consumer magazine found that major brands we...
12:52 2019-07-05

Crossrail is £2.8bn over budget - and MPs warn costs will rise further MPs have launched a blistering attack on the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL), as ballooning costs and long delays continue to plague Crossrail....
14:00 2019-07-19

DJI drones will detect and warn of airplanes and helicopters DJI has announced that all its consumer drones over 250 grams will use "AirSense" tech to help operators see and avoid airplanes and helicopters. They'll be equipped with so-called ADS-B sensors already installed in many aircraft and air traffic cont......
11:52 2019-05-23

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
21:00 2019-06-12

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
06:52 2019-07-19

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass ejections that fling charged particles out into space...
19:13 2019-06-12

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

The many ways our world could end “End Times,” a new book by veteran science writer Bryan Walsh, is a harrowing chronicle of a range threats that could bring about human extinction in the not-so-distant future....
11:39 2019-08-29

Five ways to minimise jet lag There is no way to prevent the condition – but pre-empting the time difference, avoiding alcohol and exposing yourself to natural light can help reduce its effects Continue reading......
00:01 2019-07-22

Five ways to look after your joints It’s not all about stretching. Varied exercise, good posture and changing your diet can help you stay nimbleEssentially, the heavier you are, the greater the impact on the joints and the stronger the muscles have to be to control movements, explains Laura Jamieson, a chartered physiotherapist. Ensur...
18:00 2019-08-11

Google Wants It Both Ways Google is facing a flurry of backlash after announcing plans to protect user privacy by continuing to allow cookies in Chrome in a proposal it calls the Privacy Sandbox. This felt like a surprise, since the company suggested in May that it would “update how cookies are handled in Chrome.” Since Appl...
21:39 2019-08-27

Mamata Banerjee Arrives For Meeting With Doctors At Nabanna Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a......
13:13 2019-06-17

Conjoined Bangladeshi Twins Who Were Separated Are Stable, Say Doctors Conjoined Bangladeshi twins who were separated last week are in a stable condition, the team of Hungarian and Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the marathon operation said Saturday....
23:00 2019-08-10

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predict if patients will wake up....
22:00 2019-06-28

To Treat 11-Month-Old's Fracture, Doctors First Had To Plaster Her Doll In Delhi's Lok Nayak Hospital, Zikra Malik lies on a bed with her doll. The 11-month-old has her legs attached to a traction rod - and so does her doll, named Pari....
20:39 2019-08-30

How Willem Einthoven gave doctors a window on the heart Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invented the electrocardiogram (ECG), a way to record the heart’s electrical activity with electrodes on the skin...
15:52 2019-05-21

Shortage of doctors is growing in states including Arizona As America’s population ages a problem is brewing in hospitals and doctor’s offices around the country. That increased demand has resulted in a shortage of physicians and it’s only expected to get worse. Christopher Lew was drawn to medicine at a young age as a mormon missionary. &...
21:39 2019-09-17

Doctors in Zimbabwe protest after union leader goes missing HARARE – Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot police blocked them from marching to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s office. Peter Magombeyi, president of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA)...
21:00 2019-09-16

Medical Association Writes To PM Modi Over Violence Against Doctors The Indian Medical Association has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, underlining the urgent need to enact a Central law to check violence against health professionals and urged him to bring an......
11:52 2019-09-04

Doctors more likely to prescribe opioids at late-day appointments, study says A patient is 33 percent more likely to receive a prescription during a late-day doctor's appointment, or appointment with a doctor that is running late, than one earlier in the day, according to new research....
18:39 2019-08-31

Dr. Terry Dubrow Explores What Happens When Doctors Have a License to Kill Dr. Terry Dubrow is here to help with your true crime addiction. The Botched doc is hosting a new series, License to Kill, all about jaw-dropping cases of murderous doctors, nurses and medical......
20:01 2019-05-21

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
05:13 2019-06-21

Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and doctors who had expected five babies....
20:00 2019-05-21

Indian doctors call off strike after safety assurances Doctors in India's eastern state of West Bengal called off a strike late on Monday after authorities promised improved hospital security, ending a week-long dispute that had spread to other parts of the country and crippled medical services....
21:00 2019-06-17

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is the result of vaping....
22:26 2019-09-04

BJP's Chinmayanand, Accused Of Rape, Treated By Doctors For "Uneasiness" Chinmayanand, the BJP leader and former union minister accused of rape and blackmail by a law student but yet to be charged, was seen in photos receiving medical treatment on Monday night after he......
08:52 2019-09-17

| Doctors start halting support for vegetative Frenchman French doctors began switching off the life support of a quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for the last decade, in a hugely controversial case that has divided France....
17:39 2019-05-21

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after police blocked their second protest march over the disappearance of their union leader....
16:13 2019-09-18

Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? - podcast The death of a patient at a private London hospital after a delay in his treatment led to the imprisonment of David Sellu. After 15 months behind bars, his name was finally cleared. He tells his harrowing story as a new report reveals that doctors from ethnic minorities are twice as likely to face d...
04:39 2019-07-03

Doctors ending life support for quadriplegic French man Doctors have decided to end life support for a quadriplegic French man whose case has torn apart his family and has been taken to the United Nations....
19:00 2019-07-02

There's No Good Reason To Believe What The Golden State Warriors' Doctors Say Before he took to the court last Monday night, every piece of publicly available information suggested that Kevin Durant wasn’t ready to start a professional basketball game, let alone play in the NBA Finals, after suffering what his team, the Golden State Warriors, called a calf injury. For four we...
22:00 2019-06-18

U.S. doctors more likely to prescribe opioid painkillers after low-risk surgery U.S. doctors are more likely to prescribe opioids to patients than in other countries, as 75 percent of patients filled prescriptions for the drugs within the first seven days after four low-risk surgeries, a study says....
01:13 2019-09-05

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest, today said they were ready for talks with the......
19:00 2019-06-16

David Ortiz reportedly told doctors: ‘Please don’t let me die, I am a good man’ The David Ortiz shooting was reportedly caught on surveillance video — with the suspected gunman hopping off a motorcycle and pumping a single bullet into the baseball star’s back and through his stomach, according to officials. “Please don’t let me die, I am a good man,̶...
08:52 2019-06-10

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create communal tension in the state....
22:39 2019-06-13

More parents are spacing out vaccines, a practice doctors say is risky Amid a growing measles outbreak, more parents are choosing to alter the recommended vaccine schedule for their children in hopes of not overwhelming their immune systems, a practice doctors say could be just as risky as not vaccinating at all....
13:26 2019-06-08

Doctors alarmed that flu killed detained migrant teen HOUSTON (AP) — A preliminary autopsy report says a 16-year-old from Guatemala died of complications of the flu while in U.S. Border Patrol custody. The findings alarm doctors who questioned whether immigration authorities missed warning signs or chances to save his life. A report released by Hidalgo...
18:39 2019-06-06

UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-07-16

UK doctors separate 2-year-old twins joined at the head The highly complex surgery involved multiple operations on the twin girls, who were born in Pakistan in January 2017 with a condition known as “craniopagus” in which the girls’ skulls and parts of their brains were joined and intertwined....
00:39 2019-07-17

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments at VA centers....
13:00 2019-06-06

HHS proposal gives doctors access to patients' addiction records The Trump administration has proposed a plan to tackle the opioid epidemic by allowing doctors to enter substance abuse treatment into a patient's medical history....
14:39 2019-08-23

Australian Cricketer Broke Thumb. Doctors Replaced It With Her Big Toe After Britney Thomas, a 17-year-old Australian cricket player, fractured her thumb during a game, doctors in April 2018 reassured her that a simple surgery and a short recovery in a hard plaster cast......
16:26 2019-09-11

Doctors aghast at Groupon deals for medical care Enlarge / Coupons from the advertising section of a Sunday newspaper (credit: Getty | Karen Bleier) Doctors online expressed shock and dismay after realizing that patients are using Groupon deals to access medical services, such as chest CT scans and mammograms, at discount rates, according to a ...
00:13 2019-09-07

Most doctors think Obamacare opened up healthcare access, study says About 60 percent of physicians in the United States thought the Affordable Care Act gave more people access to medical treatment they wouldn't otherwise have received, a new study says....
10:00 2019-09-07

14 Volunteer Doctors Dead, 21 Injured In Bolivia Bus Crash A bus carrying volunteer doctors from La Paz towards the north of Bolivia crashed leaving 14 dead and 21 injured, the La Paz local government said on Monday...
02:52 2019-08-06

Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities (Reuters Health) - Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportunities and a chance to catch up with the latest developments in their field, a new study finds....
22:13 2019-07-18

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes during an attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, a week ago.More than 100 people were killed and as many as 700 injured in the a...
14:26 2019-06-11

Migrants in Custody at Hospitals Are Treated Like Felons, Doctors Say Dozens of migrants a day are being taken to community hospitals, where doctors are challenging security procedures that they say are harming patients....
11:00 2019-06-10

Toddler with cancer dies after doctors misdiagnose her with constipation The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was diagnosed with constipation — and who then died of complications from cancer days later — say doctors could have done more to spot the deadly tumor. The British girl, Francesca Sio, had a fever and constipation when her parents, Lorraine and John, took her to...
04:00 2019-08-27

Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death Three Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist involved in the Ebola response, a prosecutor said on Wednesday....
04:52 2019-08-08

Many primary care doctors underscreen, misdiagnose diabetes New research shows about 25 percent of physicians misdiagnose people with diabetes with prediabetes, in addition to missing risk factors and signs of the condition....
14:00 2019-09-11

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of my life mentally unwell, detained in various psychiatric hospitals while doctors argued about what was wrong with me. I received numerous conflicting d...
20:26 2019-07-11

Striking Doctors Set 6 Demands, Want Mamata Banerjee To Apologise Doctors in Kolkata, who have been on strike for the last four days over the assault of their colleague, today set six conditions to withdraw their protest that has crippled health services across West......
15:52 2019-06-14

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked off the job in separate incidents since late May, two Border Patrol union officials have confirmed to the Washington Examiner....
10:13 2019-07-12

On Day 4 On Doctors' Protest, Mamata Banerjee Again Attacks "Outsiders" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stood firm on her charge that "outsiders" were to blame for the doctors' protest that affected medical services in the state for the fourth day and......
15:52 2019-06-14

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
06:26 2019-05-30

‘We were counting pennies’: When disability insurance won’t pay because doctors can’t tell what’s wrong Dwane UnRuh developed a debilitating neurological condition, but it would take a year and a half for doctors to reach a diagnosis — and for his insurance to pay disability benefits....
13:39 2019-07-20

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortion provider remain unanswered. Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer decided Tuesday that five doctors who provide care at Planned Parenthood’s St. ...
19:13 2019-06-05

'Flesh-eating' bacteria: Here's how you can avoid contracting necrotizing fasciitis Across the U.S., there appears to be a rise in cases of people contracting 'flesh-eating' bacteria. Experts weigh in on the cause of the bacteria and what families can do to stay safe while enjoying the rest of summer vacation.        ...
22:13 2019-07-21

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation by Big Brother Watch (BBW), which tracks the use o...
23:26 2019-08-16

America too dependent on China for its medicine, experts warn Experts are warning America has become too dependent on China for its medicine -- everything from painkillers, to antibiotics, and even aspirin can all be sourced back to a country the Department of Defense considers an adversary....
03:00 2019-05-31

SpaceX satellites could blight the night sky, warn astronomers Elon Musk’s Starlink internet satellites ‘have no public consensus and may impair view of the cosmos’Mega constellations of human-made satellites could soon blight the view of the night sky, astronomers warned following the launch of Elon Musk’s Starlink probes last week.The first 60 of an intended ...
22:26 2019-05-28

Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma as forecasters warn more could hit Tornadoes touched down on Monday in Texas and Oklahoma, where about 6 million people were facing the risk of twisters, hail and other severe weather, officials said....
19:01 2019-05-21

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
18:39 2019-08-06

Instagram will warn about account takedowns, add new appeals process Instagram is boosting its content moderation appeals process and adding a new alert that will warn users who violate rules when their account is close to being deleted....
20:26 2019-07-19

Officials Warn of Wasp ‘Super Nests’ in Alabama A colony can grow to be as big as a Volkswagen Beetle and can have 15,000 wasps. The last time scientists saw such an unusually high number of enormous nests was in 2006....
19:39 2019-06-30

Google Maps Will Now Warn You About Natural Disasters in Your Area Google Maps can already route you around traffic and road closures, but now it will also be able to help you steer clear of areas affected by natural disasters....
23:13 2019-06-06

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city’s servers hostage has come and gone. It has been two weeks since a cyberattack crippled Baltimore’s computer network. The internet thieves w...
14:33 2019-05-21

Venezuela: widespread blackouts could be new normal, experts warn Country struggled to restore power after massive blackout on Monday left millions without powerWidespread electricity outages could become the new normal in Venezuela, experts have warned, as the country struggled to restore power after a massive blackout that left millions without power or access t...
19:13 2019-07-23

UK, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir The United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to "immediately" cut......
16:00 2019-08-03

May to warn successors that no-deal Brexit threatens UK's future PM to deliver speech in Scotland on eve of Conservative leadership hustingsTheresa May is to warn her potential successors that a no-deal Brexit threatens the UK’s future, in her final speech in Scotland as prime minister.May will also unveil plans for a review into the role of Whitehall departments...
13:52 2019-07-03

Booming LNG industry could be as bad for climate as coal, experts warn Liquefied natural gas developments on a collision course with Paris agreement, Global Energy Monitor saysThe booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry will play at least as big a role as new coal investments in bringing on a climate crisis if all planned projects go ahead, US-based energy analyst...
00:13 2019-07-03

Unhatched birds can warn others of danger by vibrating shells Study finds developing chicks communicate with siblings when they hearalarm callsBaby seabirds that have not yet hatched communicate with their siblings in neighbouring eggs by vibrating their shells, scientists have discovered.A study of yellow-legged gulls revealed one of the most sophisticated kn...
17:26 2019-07-22

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as purple heroin or “purp”, health offici...
21:39 2019-06-04

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
11:52 2019-08-21

Google Maps can now warn you about how crowded buses and trains are Google is updating its Maps app so you can see how full you local bus or train is when you're planning your commute.       ...
15:26 2019-06-28

Yellowstone officials warn visitors not to approach bison after man tries to pet one A man who learned over a railing to pet a bison demonstrated “an incredible lack of judgment and common sense,” park Superintendent Cam Sholly said.       ...
17:26 2019-08-08

'Meth-gators' - Police warn against flushing drugs Police in Tennessee have arrested a man after he reportedly tried to flush his drugs stash down the toilet - with police saying it could lead to "meth-gators" in Alabama....
17:00 2019-07-16

European powers warn on Iran nuclear deal Germany, France and Britain have called for "responsible" action to reduce tensions between Tehran and the United States. Iran has breached the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal by raising limits on uranium enrichment....
10:00 2019-07-15

Fox News brainiacs warn against the dangers of "shooting up" weed Well, the dipshits over at Fox News have gone and done it again. In the past, the network has picked on gun control activist teenagers, said it’s not really that bad to die in a church shooting, actually, failed to check that “a Navy SEAL” is actually a SEAL before having him on air, made Tucker Car...
14:00 2019-08-24

'Third vaping-related death' as experts warn against e-cigarettes Three people in the US have now died from severe lung disease that could be connected to vaping - as health officials urged people to stop using electronic cigarettes....
22:39 2019-09-06

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his arms were red from an allergic reaction after he was...
15:00 2019-06-14

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and business associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, urging him to return to the negotiating table with its largest trading partner....
15:00 2019-06-14

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already volatile region, Russia and China have said....
09:39 2019-06-19

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
09:13 2019-07-10

Bank Employee Unions Warn Of Strike. Heres All You Need To Know Bank strike 2019: Bank strike to lead to four-day bank holiday: The two-day strike will begin on the midnight of September 25. The unions have also mentioned an indefinite stir from the second week of......
21:00 2019-09-14

Cops warn animals at Disney World may have rabies It’s not just the parkgoers you have to worry about. Disney — which is currently dealing with the fallout from its Toontown throw-down in California — may have an even bigger problem on their hands in the Sunshine State, where a 60-day rabies alert was issued for an area near it...
10:00 2019-07-10

Moderate Democrats warn Pelosi of impeachment obsession A day before the House Judiciary Committee took its biggest step yet toward impeachment last week, moderate Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi voiced his frustrations directly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The battleground freshman told Pelosi and other leaders at a closed-door meeting that he and other ...
14:26 2019-09-15

These Are the Best Ways to Eat Summer Tomatoes It is now August, which means we are directly in the middle of Tomato Season, and if you’re not yet planning all the ways in which you will consume their juicy, flavorful goodness, you better pick up the pace. Those pale, watery, tasteless garbage tomatoes are right around the corner....
20:00 2019-08-01

Ways to help scabs heal Scabs form over a wound and are an important part of the healing process. Keeping the area clean and using petroleum jelly can help speed healing. Learn about these methods and more here....
03:26 2019-07-25

What are the best ways to stop overeating? Overeating can lead to obesity and other health problems over time. However, people can take simple steps to control their appetite and eat more healthfully. These steps include eating slowly, checking portion sizes, and reducing stress. Learn more here....
01:39 2019-05-24

10 ways for IT to survive a merger Consolidating staff and system platforms during a merger is a highly charged and complex undertaking -- and IT is right in the thick of it. Here's what you should know going in....
00:13 2019-05-23

The Best Ways to Get Windows 10 for Free Even Zune-clutching Windows loyalists have to admit that Mac owners have it pretty great—at least, they do now. Apple hasn’t charged for macOS, nor macOS updates, for years. Of course, you need to buy your computer from Apple to use macOS (pretty much), but at least the operating system is free....
16:00 2019-08-13

Ways to improve digestion Some methods of improving digestion include avoiding alcohol, caffeine, and fried foods, eating more fiber, relaxing the body, and getting light exercise, such as walking. Learn more here....
12:39 2019-07-24

Ways to stop masturbating Masturbation is normal and healthy. However, it may be a problem if it impacts other areas of a person’s life. Tips to stop masturbating include avoiding pornography and getting lots of exercise. Learn more here....
04:00 2019-07-13

Five ways to have a healthier lunchtime Choose your food carefully, don’t eat at your desk – and try for a quick burst of exerciseIt is cheaper and you know what is in it. Healthy leftovers from the night before, bulked up with extra vegetables or a salad, can be a good option, says Gillian Killiner, a dietitian and spokeswoman for the Br...
01:13 2019-08-19

8 ways to effectively advocate for AI Digital business transformation trailblazers who are actively promoting the adoption and use of artificial intelligence (AI) clearly need to be better at communicating, separating fact from science fiction. AI business champions must keep it real and stay focused on tangible business value. A data a...
01:00 2019-08-30

Five ways to get whiter teeth Strawberries, carrots and cheese can all help you achieve pearly whites – but don’t neglect brushing and trips to the dentistDespite their red colouring, strawberries can be a natural teeth whitener. A study from the Padjadjaran Journal of Dentistry found that strawberry juice had a whitening effect...
19:13 2019-09-08

Happy ever after: 25 ways to live well into old age Determined to enjoy longer and healthier lives, two women researched the science to find the key. Here, they share what they discoveredWhen Susan Saunders was 36, her mother was diagnosed with severe dementia. “I had a toddler, a newborn, a full-time job as a TV producer – and I became a carer as we...
18:26 2019-05-26

Five ways to improve your 5km run time Whether you want to beat you PB at Parkrun or merely speed up a little on your morning jog, here’s how to do itCharlotte Arter, the British 10,000-metre champion and Saucony ambassador, clocked the fastest female Parkrun time in the world in Cardiff earlier this year, at just 15min 50sec. She advise...
17:26 2019-06-23

The New Ways Your Boss Is Spying on You It’s not just email. Employers are mining the data their workers generate to figure out what they’re up to, and with whom. There’s almost nothing you can do about it....
16:00 2019-07-19

What are the best ways to cut an ingrown toenail? People can prevent ingrown toenails by cutting the nails properly. However, cutting an already ingrown nail at home can make it worse. This article covers home treatment, safety considerations, and how doctors can treat ingrown toenails....
15:00 2019-08-14

Yankees getting reinforcements soon — likely in more ways than one Giancarlo Stanton played right field in his second rehab game with Single-A Tampa on Wednesday night and could return to the Yankees as soon as Monday, just in time for them to face the Rays for what figures to be an important week, since AL West-leading Houston follows Tampa Bay into The Bronx. Aar...
14:39 2019-06-13

Five ways to help you quit smoking Getting on with it is the most important thing. But there are tricks to make sure you don’t give in to the inevitable cravingsSmokers who try to gradually taper down the amount they smoke are less likely to quit than those who do so abruptly. “The problem with quitting smoking is it’s something you ...
17:13 2019-06-09

The best ways to keep your Surface Pro charged on the go This article originally appeared on Windows Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide Not using a standard connector for charging limits your options with the Surface Pro and mobile charging. While phones are easily connected to battery packs or car chargers, the Surface Pro requir...
00:52 2019-09-18

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria and balance the gut microbiome....
18:52 2019-05-28

What ways are there to measure body fat? There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include those that a person can try at home....
11:26 2019-09-14

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
00:39 2019-08-15

People on rescue ship off Italy at breaking point, say doctors Ship carrying 107 people rescued from sea has been refused permission to dockThe medical and psychological condition of people onboard a rescue boat anchored off the Italian island of Lampedusa for 18 days has reached breaking point, doctors have said.The vessel operated by the Spanish charity Proac...
22:52 2019-08-19

"Stable After Final Separation": Doctors On Conjoined Bangladeshi Twins Bangladeshi twins who were joined at the head were recovering Friday after Hungarian surgeons performed a marathon 30-hour operation to separate their skulls and brains in the capital Dhaka....
07:26 2019-08-02

U.S. Task Force Advises Doctors to Ask Adults About Illicit Drug Use A national medical advisory panel wants doctors to ask all U.S. adults aged 18 or older about possible illicit drug use to help stem the worsening opioid-abuse crisis....
19:26 2019-08-13

Doctors in Debt: These Physicians Gladly Struck a Deal With California The state is providing up to $300,000 in debt relief for doctors who agree to accept Medicaid. The grant has lifted “an emotional burden,” one recipient said, adding, “I can focus on my patients.”...
18:52 2019-07-31

Resident Doctors On "Indefinite" Strike Against "Draconian" Medical Bill Among the problems raised by the medical fraternity is Section 45 of the bill, which allows the government to override any suggestion of the National Medical Commission, leading opposition parties to......
10:39 2019-08-01

Doctors Threaten Strike Against National Medical Commission Bill Healthcare services at government hospitals, including AIIMS, Safdarjung and RML in Delhi, are likely to be severely hit as resident doctors have threatened to go on an indefinite strike, including......
22:13 2019-07-31

Reduced work hours for trainee doctors not seen to compromise care (Reuters Health) - Physicians who trained in U.S. hospitals under recent reforms that capped their work hours appear to provide care that's similar in cost and quality to doctors who trained before workday reforms took effect, a new study suggests....
22:00 2019-07-11

Doctors advise hospice care for Valerie Harper, TV's 'Rhoda' Six years after going public with her brain cancer diagnosis, "Rhoda" sitcom star Valerie Harper's health apparently has taken a turn for the worse, as her husband acknowledged that doctors have advised that she be placed in hospice care....
23:13 2019-07-24

Doctors pull venomous brown recluse spider from woman’s ear This is the stuff of nightmares. A Kansas City, Missouri woman thought that she had water in her ear – but it was actually a venomous spider. When Susie Torres went to go to see a doctor about her ear, the medical assistant who first checked her out seemed shocked, Torres told KSHB-TV. “She ra...
00:26 2019-08-24

AIIMS Doctors Call Off Strike After Meeting With Health Minister Resident doctors of AIIMS called off their strike and resumed duties on Sunday after Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured them that their concerns over the NMC Bill will be duly addressed....
00:39 2019-08-05

Unnao Rape Survivor Still On Ventilator, Marginal Improvement: Doctors The condition of the Unnao rape survivor, who was critically injured in a road crash showed marginal improvement today, but she remains unconscious and on ventilator support, the doctors said....
22:13 2019-07-31

Doctors' Protest Against National Medical Commission Bill Continues Healthcare services at many government hospitals were affected for the second consecutive day on Friday as resident doctors continued their strike and withdrew all services, including that at the......
10:13 2019-08-02

Doctors not prescribing medicinal cannabis due to lack of clinical trials Commons’ health committee warns patients’ expectations are being disappointedHigh expectations among the public of the benefits of medicinal cannabis are being disappointed because doctors are unwilling to prescribe it in the knowledge that there is little evidence to stand up some of the claims, ac...
03:39 2019-07-03

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and other medical professionals, a long-standing demand......
22:13 2019-07-13

Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admitted in the Supreme Court today. The government,......
19:26 2019-07-02

Scarcity Of Doctors Due To All-India Selection Procedure: Mamata Banerjee Proposing an increase in the number of seats in medical colleges of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday put the blame of shortage of doctors in the state on the present all-India......
03:00 2019-08-31

Health Ministry Forms Panel To Consider Central Law For Doctors' Security The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the "pros and cons" of bringing a central legislation against assault on doctors on duty and violence in clinical establishments....
15:52 2019-07-10

Abused By Protesting Doctors During Hospital Visit, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the protesting junior doctors of Kolkata's SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit....
06:39 2019-06-14

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that it is the result of a......
15:13 2019-06-13

| Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions At least half of the doctors working for Zimbabwe's two leading hospitals have not reported for duty for the third straight day, as medical practitioners embarked on a strike to press for higher wages....
21:26 2019-09-05

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from patients’ families.A brutal assault on a junior doctor in Kolka...
17:13 2019-06-17

Mamata Banerjee Promises Better Security At Meet With Striking Doctors Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today suggested 10-point security measures for safety of doctors in hospitals that would prevent a recurrence of attacks by relatives of patients....
18:39 2019-06-17

Sudan paramilitaries threw dead protesters into Nile, doctors say Death toll from attack on pro-democracy camp reaches 100 as details emerge of tacticsParamilitaries in Khartoum threw dozens of bodies into the Nile to try to hide the number of casualties inflicted during a dawn attack on pro-democracy protesters in the Sudanese capital earlier this week, doctors a...
20:13 2019-06-05

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there......
01:26 2019-06-19

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-05

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery An Australian patient’s life-saving surgical procedure went up in flames, and unfortunately we don’t mean that figuratively. Doctors say their attempts to perform emergency heart surgery on the man went slightly awry at one point, when a flash fire sparked in the man’s cracked-open chest cavity. Ama...
07:52 2019-06-03

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital city to demand higher spending on health care that would cut waiting time for medical care and stop underpaid doctors from seeking jobs abroad...
17:39 2019-06-01

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in California to strike down President Trump’s recent conscience protection mandate, issued via the Department of Health and Human Services, which essentially p...
04:13 2019-06-01

Doctors Arrested For Abetting Junior's Suicide Sent To Judicial Custody A special court Friday sent three doctors of a state-run hospital, arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a junior colleague, to judicial custody till June 10....
21:52 2019-05-31

30 charged in scheme to bribe Bay Area doctors for Medicare referrals SAN FRANCISCO — Thirty people have been charged with a multimillion-dollar scheme that allegedly bribed doctors and others to steer Medicare patients to the largest home health care provider in the San Francisco Bay Area, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. The criminal complaints name Amity Hom...
01:52 2019-09-06

In border camps, Syrians rely on doctors in trucks and tents The Syrian war has inflicted all kinds of hardships on Najwa Abdelaziz but she still manages to make light of one of them. "The uprising ruined my teeth," she jokes while getting dental care for the first time in years in the back of a truck....
15:13 2019-06-23

New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mass resembling a “quail’s egg” that turned out to be a tapeworm....
12:00 2019-06-07

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputations was at a peak of 260. There were three in 2018. The decline has raised concern that military medical professionals may forget how to treat patients w...
14:01 2019-06-08

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said they would not return to work. This came after yet......
06:13 2019-06-16

Services Hit As Kolkata Doctors' Protest Spreads To Delhi, Mumbai Junior doctors in West Bengal are on strike demanding adequate security in hospitals. The strike started following an attack on junior doctors on Monday at NRS medical college hospital....
07:52 2019-06-14

Missouri subpoenas clinic doctors amid legal fight A judge is considering whether to force doctors from Missouri's only abortion clinic to testify in a legal fight over the its license, while anti-abortion protesters demonstrate outside the facility. (June 4)        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

1,200 Doctors Of Chandigarh's PGIMER Protest Kolkata Hospital Violence Over 1,200 resident doctors at Chandigarh's Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) held a demonstration to express solidarity with their protesting counterparts in Kolkata....
15:52 2019-06-14

370 Gujarat Doctors Join BJP In Support To Centre's Move On Article 370 As many as 370 doctors from Gujarat joined the ruling BJP on Sunday expressing their support to the Centre's move to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370....
18:52 2019-09-08

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movement has said....
16:13 2019-06-12

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses.       ...
11:00 2019-06-12

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior doctors. Services at the state-run institutions......
10:52 2019-06-12

"No Response" From Mamata Banerjee: Bengal Governor Over Doctors Strike West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but got no response from her....
19:52 2019-06-14

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives to provide a...
23:13 2019-06-11

High Court Says Doctors' Protest Must End, Gives Bengal 7 Days To Respond The Calcutta High Court on Friday gave the West Bengal government seven days to respond to a public interest litigation or PIL on the doctors' strike that has crippled medical services in the state....
19:52 2019-06-14

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the use of the products....
04:52 2019-09-10

13 Arrested In Delhi, Notice Sent To Fortis Doctors Over Kidney Racket Over a dozen leading private surgeons, including top urologists of Delhi are under the scanner of Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with a sensational international kidney transplant racket,......
20:00 2019-06-09

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors Group protests Guam governor’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to terminate pregnancies...
03:26 2019-06-16

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people with Ebola can recover if they s...
19:52 2019-08-13

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions if an embryonic or fetal heartbeat can be detected....
17:13 2019-06-28

Assam Doctors Abstain From Work To Protest Colleague's Killing Doctors in Assam were on a 24-hour strike today to protest the assault on an elderly doctor at a tea garden that led to his death, officials said. Emergency services have been kept out of the purview......
15:00 2019-09-03

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
13:52 2019-06-16

| Zimbabwe doctors march to support 'abducted' union activist Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors and nurses have marched in Harare to protest the suspected kidnapping of a doctors' union leader by security forces for organising a slew of strikes....
17:39 2019-09-17

Doctors told to restart life support for paralysed patient French doctors have been ordered to resume giving food and water to a quadriplegic - just 12 hours after they switched off his life support against his parents' will....
16:39 2019-05-21

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by...
23:13 2019-05-21

Up To 10 Years' Jail Proposed For Violence Against Doctors In Draft Bill Anyone who attacks a doctor at a hospital may be jailed for up to 10 years or fined Rs 10 lakh, according to a draft bill the Health Ministry has prepared to deal with rising cases of assault on......
08:13 2019-09-03

French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient PARIS (AP) — France’s highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a vegetative state following a car accident 11 years ago. The Court of Cassation quashed a previous decision by a Paris court to resume life support so th...
18:39 2019-06-28

Dishing out more drugs won’t stop the pain. Doctors need new tools | Ann Robinson As a GP, I know opioids have their place. But we shouldn’t be complacent about a US-style crisis happening in BritainGrowing concern about the prescription of drugs that cause dependence has been backed up by a recent report from Public Health England (PHE). The agency discovered that in 2017-18, 13...
10:39 2019-09-16

Heat warnings across US as experts warn of spike in extremely hot days Alerts in place for states as far apart as New Mexico and MaineClimate crisis expected to make heatwaves the ‘new normal’More than half the US was under excessive heat warnings on Friday amid a brutal heatwave – which experts warned could become the “new normal” because of the climate crisis. Relate...
22:13 2019-07-19

Flood victims in Siberia complain authorities failed to warn them Russian residents of the Siberian region of Irkutsk devastated by a fatal flood have accused the authorities of failing to give them adequate warning that could have helped save lives and avert damage....
18:26 2019-07-02

Experts warn world ‘grossly unprepared’ for future pandemics Dire risk is compounded by climate crisis, urbanisation and lack of sanitation, says global monitoring boardIt sounds like an improbable fiction: a virulent flu pandemic, source unknown, spreads across the world in 36 hours, killing up to 80 million people, sparking panic, destabilising national sec...
20:52 2019-09-18

'Alter your course': Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker New audio has been released of both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the HMS Montrose giving instructions to a British-flagged tanker before it was "illegally" seized by Tehran....
12:13 2019-07-21

China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban Chinese officials told the companies there would be dire consequences if they cut sales or pulled production from China, people familiar with the meetings said....
08:39 2019-06-08

Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics Hundreds of thousands of white-clad pilgrims, many gripping umbrellas to ward off Saudi Arabia's blistering summer sun, descended on Mecca this week ahead of the annual haj....
11:52 2019-08-08

Darroch's resignation may have chilling effect on diplomacy, experts warn UK ambassador to the US’s departure may prompt ‘very big change’ in how international diplomacy is conductedThe resignation of Sir Kim Darroch as the UK’s ambassador to the US after controversy over leaked memos in which he criticized Donald Trump could have a chilling effect on international diplom...
22:13 2019-07-10

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
20:13 2019-07-10

All new electrified cars must emit noise to warn pedestrians from July News 6 Jun, 2019 New EU rules will require all new electric and hybrid vehicles to be fitted with an Acoustic Vehicle Alert System from July onwards...
01:13 2019-06-07

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
20:39 2019-06-06

G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how 'pressing' Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick-up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers were divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing"....
02:26 2019-06-09

AI, quantum computing and 5G could make criminals more dangerous than ever, warn police Law enforcement needs to be innovative and act now in order to keep face with near future criminal threats, warns 'Do criminals dream of electric sheep' paper....
17:26 2019-07-19

Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but cybercriminals may soon turn their attention to hijacking your photos, analysts say....
23:00 2019-08-13

Parliamentary workload, marathon voting could kill someone someday, MPs warn Winnipeg MP Kevin Lamoureux says he thinks it's only a matter of time before someone dies after being forced to stay awake for 30 hours or more for a marathon voting session....
21:39 2019-07-14