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More cases of vape-related lung issues in Texas

Houston health officials say three teens have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses after e-cigarette use and vaping. Officials in Dallas County reported additional cases of severe lung diseas...

More cases of vape-related lung issues in Texas

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Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states.        ...
04:52 2019-08-29

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cent...
05:39 2019-08-23

Trump Plans To Ban Vaping In US As 450 Cases Of Lung Disease Emerge Trump administration officials, alarmed by new data showing a huge jump in vaping by young people, said they are moving to ban most flavored e-cigarettes, a major development that could result in......
04:52 2019-09-12

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A......
14:13 2019-08-17

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of lung illness cases reported from 450 cases to 380 across 36 states. ...
17:13 2019-09-13

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
00:52 2019-08-24

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
08:13 2019-08-25

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement Friday....
17:00 2019-08-30

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette product use or “vaping.” Between June 28 and August 15, ...
01:39 2019-08-20

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said Thursday....
02:00 2019-09-13

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated] Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cen...
10:00 2019-08-24

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as of Sept. 17, the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday....
18:00 2019-09-19

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, Minnesota a fourth and California a fifth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes....
00:13 2019-09-07

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company bankruptcies....
04:26 2019-07-15

Officials just confirmed 7 deaths and 530 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about. AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping, or using e-cigarettes. According to new numbers released on Thursday, there have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of illne...
21:13 2019-09-19

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit last month due to his excessive use of e-cigs, according to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Wor...
17:00 2019-08-21

Spain issues international alert as listeria cases hit 150 Spain's health ministry issued an international alert over the country's biggest ever listeriosis outbreak on Wednesday as the number of people affected rose to 150, including one fatality....
04:13 2019-08-22

Measles cases in Texas could skyrocket due to unvaccinated children, study finds Large measles outbreaks could be more commonplace in Texas communities as an increasing number of children in the state show up to school unvaccinated, a new study claims. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

Texas state board fears DNA technology can jeopardize criminal cases AUSTIN, Texas — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at the US-Mexico border. Now a state board in Texas h...
03:52 2019-06-21

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 for the year, already the worst for the disease since 1994....
15:13 2019-05-21

Daimler issues profit warning over diesel issues FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Daimler says profits for the second quarter will be hit by troubles with diesel vehicles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and has downgraded its earnings forecast for the full year. The company said Sunday in a news release that it would be hit by “a high three-...
20:39 2019-06-23

Opinion: Clemson-Texas A&M, LSU-Texas games in Week 2 signal start of college football season Week 2 in college football brings two major matchups between Clemson and Texas A&M and then LSU and Texas, making it the real start of the season.       ...
16:00 2019-09-06

It's a big weekend for the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry that doesn't exist Measuring-stick games against LSU and Clemson in the same weekend give the opportunity for off-the-field bragging rights, the only battle the bitter rivals can wage....
05:39 2019-09-06

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
21:52 2019-06-09

What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases. Learn more about COPD and lung cancer here....
03:13 2019-07-02

What to know about lung diffusion testing Lung diffusion tests measure how well a person’s lungs take in oxygen from the air. This test helps diagnose and monitor a range of lung-related conditions. Learn about its uses, procedure, and results here....
23:26 2019-06-17

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have been identified in Minnesota. Public health officials in Wisconsin issued alerts to the public in late July after identifying cases of Severe Lung Disease...
23:00 2019-08-13

Chinese man’s lung collapses from too much karaoke: report Sing your heart out, not your pulmonary system. In China, a Nanchang county resident was hospitalized after his lung collapsed. Cause of injury? Too much karaoke, according to the South China Morning Post via PearVideo. The 65-year-old crooner reportedly sang 10 songs in a row, straining to hit the ...
00:00 2019-08-13

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
22:00 2019-08-18

More deaths expected from vaping lung illnesses, CDC says NBC — More deaths are expected from vaping-related lung illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seven patients have died so far from the illnesses: two in California, and one each in Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon. Several of the victims also h...
00:52 2019-09-20

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cases. Now, in the state where these cases began to g...
00:13 2019-08-31

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
04:52 2019-08-19

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
02:52 2019-09-07

Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying severeness have been reported nationwide, described by the CDC as “severe unexplained respiratory systems after reported vaping or e-cigarette u...
02:00 2019-08-24

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

Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? The FDA has reportedly found an oil derived from vitamin E in some tested marijuana products used by those affected, according to the Washington Post. Solution: just rip the dang bong instead....
04:39 2019-09-06

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
01:52 2019-09-03

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso gets China OK for type of lung cancer AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday it had received marketing authorization from China's National Medical Products Administration for its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, to treat adults with a form of lung cancer....
16:13 2019-09-04

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The illness initially looks like a bad respiratory infect...
09:39 2019-08-23

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
03:26 2019-08-22

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
01:00 2019-08-15

Novartis wins FDA's breakthrough tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has secured the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its investigational medicine capmatinib, which it aims to file for approval later this year against a mutated form of lung cancer....
15:39 2019-09-06

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
00:26 2019-08-24

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....
07:13 2019-09-11

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list Immunotherapies that have emerged as a breakthrough in treating lung cancer have been rejected for inclusion on the World Health Organization's list of "essential medicines", which received a biennial update on Tuesday....
16:13 2019-07-09

Woman’s birth control implant in her arm ends up in her lung A woman was rushed to surgery after her contraceptive implant had moved from her arm to her lung. In a “very rare” incident, the 31-year-old from Portugal had gone to the hospital because of unusual bleeding from her vagina. She had used the contraceptive implant for eight years but sudd...
17:13 2019-07-22

7th person has died from vaping-related lung illness By Erika Edwards A seventh person has died from a severe lung illness linked to vaping. The Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency in central California confirmed the death Monday. “With sadness, we report that there has been a death of a Tulare County resident suspected to be related ...
21:39 2019-09-17

Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease A California person has died from a vaping-associated lung disease that has now killed at least seven people and sickened nearly 400 people, California health officials announced Monday....
21:39 2019-09-17

E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will not respond to immunotherapy, a new study suggests....
01:52 2019-09-20

Girl in Maine recovering after double lung transplant (WCSH)  A little girl from Maine is recovering after receiving a new set of lungs last month. Makayla Crosby has Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that damages the lungs and digestive system. The little girl spent almost half her life in foster care before she was adopted by her foster mom in Janua...
19:52 2019-07-31

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world’s largest cancer conference. Among those who have benefited is Roszell Mack Jr., who at age 87 is still abl...
18:39 2019-06-02

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, as the British drugmaker holds its ground in a crowded field against rival immunotherapy drugs....
18:52 2019-09-09

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the CDC, 94 people in 14 states have come down with serious lung illnesses that may be linked to use of ...
00:00 2019-08-20

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
02:26 2019-07-17

FDA announces criminal investigation into vape-linked lung illnesses The CDC has counted at least 530 cases of e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses in the last several weeks, and the FDA has collected more than 150 vapor cartridge products for testing....
01:52 2019-09-20

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

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether a series of lung illnesses reported across multiple states is linked to vaping....
23:39 2019-08-19

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to look into the lung injuries that...
21:39 2019-08-22

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping....
23:13 2019-08-23

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal companies to help fund their medical care, but several said the meeting left them discouraged....
05:52 2019-07-24

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
23:52 2019-06-06

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
15:13 2019-09-14

Rand Paul has part of lung removed due to 2017 assault Sen. Rand Paul announced that he will likely be absent from the Senate until September after having part of his lung removed following an attack by his neighbor. “Unfortunately, I will have to limit my August activities. Part of my lung damaged by the 2017 assault had to be removed by surgery ...
21:01 2019-08-05

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
00:26 2019-09-14

CDC flags two new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use....
23:52 2019-09-06

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

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Orego...
00:52 2019-09-14

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

Tests link vitamin E in vaping products to lung illnesses across U.S. State and federal health officials found an oil-extract from vitamin E, called vitamin E acetate, may have played a role in respiratory problems reported by people who use marijuana and nicotine vape cartridges....
06:00 2019-09-06

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
00:26 2019-05-22

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
06:26 2019-05-22

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according to a new study showing the same scan can screen for additional diseases....
12:52 2019-09-05

Milwaukee warns e-cigarette users after 16 hospitalized with lung ailment The city of Milwaukee has issued a health alert to residents, urging them to stop using electronic cigarettes immediately, following several recent hospitalizations....
20:26 2019-08-29

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise in parts of Appalachia....
13:13 2019-07-23

Bristol-Myers releases mixed Opdivo lung cancer results Bristol-Myers Squibb Co released mixed results on Wednesday from trials testing the survival benefit of its immunotherapy Opdivo in combination with either chemotherapy or its other immuno-oncology drug, Yervoy, as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer....
01:13 2019-07-25

UPDATE 1-U.S. CDC flags 2 new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use....
20:39 2019-09-06

Connecticut says 11 people have been hospitalized due to severe lung injury linked to vaping Connecticut state public health officials joined the call for consumers to stop using electronic cigarettes after 11 people in the state have fallen ill with a serious respiratory disease after vaping.ng....
19:39 2019-09-13

Surgeons remove portion of Sen. Paul's lung damaged in 2017 assault Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday that he underwent surgery over the weekend to have a portion of his lung removed, a lingering result of a 2017 violent altercation with one of his Kentucky neighbors.“Unfortunately, I will have to limit my August activities. Part of my lung damaged by the 201...
18:39 2019-08-05

Woman’s birth control implant in arm dislodges, moves to lung: report A Portuguese woman who had abnormal vaginal bleeding for three months went to her gynecologist for a check-up — only to learn her birth control implant had dislodged from her upper arm and made its way to her left lung, according to a recent report from BMJ Case Reports. ...
19:26 2019-07-31

Sen. Rand Paul has part of lung removed from 2017 neighbor attack Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday he had surgery in Tennessee over the weekend to have part of his lung removed as a result of an attack by his neighbor....
09:52 2019-08-06

Homeless man kicks dog 15 feet in air, collapsing dog's lung, displacing heart, police say A homeless man who allegedly kicked a small dog so hard the pup was launched 15 feet and suffered a collapsed lung and displaced heart was arrested after the shocking attack at a California beach....
18:39 2019-08-14

Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfizer in the race to treat a tough-to-treat mutated lung cancer type....
08:52 2019-09-06

GE Healthcare wins FDA clearance for algorithms to spot type of collapsed lung The company's Critical Care Suite, a collection of AI algorithms, is designed to prioritize critical cases for pneumothorax, a type of collapsed lung....
00:26 2019-09-13

Combination therapy shows promise against fast-growing lung cancer A trio of mTOR, IGF1R, and MEK inhibiting compounds shrunk lung tumors in mice and cancer cells in humans caused by a mutation in the KRAS gene, suggesting a new treatment method for adenocarcinomas....
09:13 2019-09-19

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A 50-year-old Kansan is the sixth person nationally to die of vaping-related lung illness, according to state health authorities.        ...
18:00 2019-09-11

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now, health officials and outside experts still seem t...
01:26 2019-08-17

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank tumors in nearly 70% of advanced lung cancer patients whose tumors carried specific abnormalities in the RET gene....
18:52 2019-09-09

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday a combination treatment including its lung cancer drug Imfinzi failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations....
09:52 2019-08-21

AbbVie abandons late-stage lung cancer asset Rova-T AbbVie Inc said on Thursday it will cease to develop its experimental drug Rova-T after the treatment failed to show survival benefit in a late-stage trial for a type of lung cancer. The drugmaker acquired Rova-T through its $5.8 billion acquisition of Stemcentrx in 2016, but recorded impairment ...
17:13 2019-08-29

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

People are vaping THC. Lung injuries being reported nationwide. Why is the CDC staying quiet? CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
19:13 2019-08-28

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

New York To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Lung Disease Alarm, Deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S.......
03:26 2019-09-16

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm to Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they’ve successfully trained a deep learning algorithm...
18:26 2019-05-21

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are already falling....
22:13 2019-06-20

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

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
21:52 2019-08-25

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend to simply collapse in on their own. Air likely entered the pleural cavity, the space between the lung and the chest wall. Visit Business Insider's home...
00:39 2019-06-20

AstraZeneca Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study A combination of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
04:13 2019-08-22

Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 percent for women, according to a new study....
02:00 2019-07-02

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug Alimta....
00:39 2019-08-30

Immunosuppressive drug combo keeps lung transplant patients alive longer Lung transplant patients in a recent study who took a mix of two immunosuppressive drugs, sirolimus and tacrolimus, had a median survival rate of nearly nine years -- two more than the most commonly used combination....
20:52 2019-08-29

Black Market THC May Be Causing the Alarming Surge in Vape-Related Lung Illnesses The toll of people sick with acute lung illness tied to vaping has doubled since last week, with around 354 suspected cases across the U.S. Now, health officials are finally starting to publicly zero in on a leading suspect: unlicensed additives and contaminants, particularly those found in product...
02:13 2019-08-31

New York governor urges halt to all vaping amid lung disease outbreak NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the state’s Department of Health to issue guidance that will urge people to stop vaping amid concerns over a lung disease linked to electronic cigarettes that’s left hundreds ill around the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Pre...
08:00 2019-09-09

UPDATE 1-U.S. public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
03:39 2019-08-19

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
20:00 2019-06-01

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday four cases of young people at Children’s Minnesota with “severe lung i...
15:52 2019-08-16

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
23:52 2019-06-01

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
14:00 2019-06-07

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of lung disease....
02:26 2019-09-13

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for. Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six states. On September 11, the Trump administration announced it's pushing forward a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol flavors,...
21:13 2019-09-19

Arrest made in hate crime that left black woman with collapsed lung Cops have busted the guy who allegedly sucker-punched and stabbed a black woman in November, leaving her with a collapsed lung, officials said Tuesday. Aleksejs Saveljevs, 33, was already cooling his heels on Rikers Island for allegedly attacking a cop on Nov. 8 when police charged him Monday with t...
20:39 2019-08-20

Bootleg vape cartridges linked to outbreak of potentially fatal lung illness Hundreds of cases of a mysterious lung illness have been reported in the US in just a matter of weeks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with city and state officials across the country urge people to stop vaping nicotine and THC cartridges immediately. Here’s what you need ...
01:26 2019-08-30

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities say....
03:39 2019-09-07

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
11:13 2019-09-08

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi misses main goal of advanced lung cancer study London-listed drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday its immunotherapy treatment Imfinzi did not meet the main goal of a late-stage study for advanced non-small cell lung cancer....
09:00 2019-08-21

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday. ...
22:52 2019-09-12

Portable breath monitor quickly detects life threatening lung disease A new, portable gas chromatography breath analyzer can detect acute respiratory distress syndrome with 90% accuracy in 30 minutes, scientists report....
18:00 2019-08-07

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
11:13 2019-09-08

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing this week that more than a hundred similar possible cases have been documented across the country.Read...
00:00 2019-08-24

UPDATE 1-Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfizer in the race to treat a tough-to-treat mutated lung cancer type....
09:39 2019-09-06

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had significantly helped patients with a type of lung cancer live longer without the disease worsening....
11:39 2019-08-09

UPDATE 3-L.A. County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
05:13 2019-09-07

Is Vaping Marijuana Safe? Deaths and Lung Disease Linked to E-Cigs Call That Into Question Vaping THC may be behind many of the serious lung diseases that have been tied to e-cigarette use––raising concerns about an increasingly popular way of consuming marijuana, which many consumers view as a relatively safe habit. Up to 450 people have developed illnesses and at least four...
06:52 2019-09-07

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products....
23:39 2019-09-07

Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
07:13 2019-09-07

Vaping: Wisconsin doctors describe how they uncovered sudden surge of mystery lung illnesses Doctors discovered the sick teens had all vaped through extensive tests and interviews, often needing to separate young patients from their parents.        ...
23:13 2019-09-17

Deadly vaping lung illnesses are cropping up across the US, and experts blame everything from vegetable oil to ‘Dank Vapes’ Luxy Images/Getty Images A mysterious and deadly crop of lung injuries is showing up across the US. Health experts think vaping may be to blame. At least seven people have died from lung illnesses after vaping, and 530 have been injured. Some have been put into medically-induced comas. Authorities ...
21:13 2019-09-19

Vitamin E acetate in marijuana vaping devices possibly linked to deadly lung illnesses, officials say New York health officials this week announced they are investigating the compound vitamin E acetate as a possible cause of the vaping-associated lung illnesses in the state. Federal health officials, too, are looking into the substance as a possible cause — though they were quick to note it is only ...
18:13 2019-09-06

Mysterious vaping illnesses are causing life-threatening lung injuries and death. Here’s what we know about the people who have been affected so far. Shutterstock Between June 28 and September 6, there have been 450 total possible cases of vape-related lung illness, according to the CDC. Five have resulted in death. Both a lack of FDA regulation and the sheer number of different e-cigarettes and juices on the market have made it difficult for he...
01:26 2019-09-11

Sen. Rand Paul Undergoes Lung Surgery Related to 2017 ‘Lawn Maintenance’ Assault Injuries (FRANKFORT, Ky) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul underwent lung surgery in a procedure he says stems from injuries suffered when a neighbor tackled him outside his Kentucky home in 2017. The Republican lawmaker and former presidential candidate tweeted Monday that part of his lung damaged in the assault ...
23:26 2019-08-05

Trump Mulls Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Rise in Deadly Lung Disease Linked to Vaping An alarming rise in a mysterious and sometimes deadly lung disease linked to vaping has the Trump administration gunning for non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to at least discourage young people from taking up the habit....
11:13 2019-09-12

Rise of deadly, mysterious lung illness bolsters calls for banning or strictly regulating e-cigarettes The spread of a mysterious, deadly lung illness linked to vaping is reinvigorating critics of e-cigarettes who want the government to take a much tougher stance on the devices by enacting an outright ban or limiting flavors....
06:26 2019-09-11

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them....
13:00 2019-08-16

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday....
21:00 2019-09-06

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial Wall Street has taken a keen interest in the drug that could become the first approved medicine targeting one of the most common mutations found in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)....
17:52 2019-06-03

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin De...
00:39 2019-08-03

The best iPhone 7 Plus cases If you bought an iPhone 7 Plus, you'll definitely want to keep your investment safe and uncracked. The best thing to protect your purchase is keep it wrapped in a case to ensure its metal body stays unscathed and that its screen is safe from shattering.A regrettable number of smartphone owners ...
19:52 2019-07-24

The best iPhone 7 cases It has been a long time since the release of the iPhone 7 in 2016, and a lot has changed in smartphone design since that point. But at a new low price, the handset remains a great option for those who choose it, and is now the cheapest phone still sold by Apple.Another added benefit of this older ha...
23:13 2019-07-11

New advisory warns of the dangers posed to pregnant women and children by marijuana; mysterious lung disease linked to vaping investigated in more than 20 states (NBC News)  The U.S. Surgeon General has issued new warnings targeting the use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes. The new health advisory from Surgeon General Jerome Adams warns that marijuana use can have harmful effects on a teen’s developing brain, as well as a growing fetus. “We...
11:52 2019-08-30

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troubling."...
01:52 2019-06-06

Many blockchain use cases need IoT to succeed, and more Neither blockchain nor IoT are simple technologies, but the growing credibility of managed platform services makes the technical aspects less daunting. The real barriers to success are the rules and processes required to change business models and culture....
20:39 2019-08-12

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detection. That estimate by WHO emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan on Thursday comes after aid groups expressed concern this week that the rate of new cases ...
15:26 2019-06-06

CDC: U.S. measles cases climb to 1,077 Measles cases continue to pile up in the United States, as the nation has now reached 1,077 cases, which are spread through 28 states, according to the CDC....
20:26 2019-06-27

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
03:00 2019-06-05

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between July 3 and July 11, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease, which has infected 1,123 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
21:39 2019-07-15

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
12:13 2019-06-14

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban center....
23:00 2019-08-11

Ebola: Half of cases going undetected Congo's new Ebola response coordinator has said half of the cases in the deadly outbreak remain undetected. Health experts fear the disease, which broke out a year ago, could spread into neighboring Rwanda....
07:13 2019-08-03

U.S. recorded eight new cases of measles last week The United States recorded eight new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,172 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
17:39 2019-08-05

U.S. recorded 18 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 18 new measles cases last week, a 1.7% increase, taking the total cases for the year to 1,095 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
16:39 2019-07-01

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles last week - CDC The United States recorded 14 new measles cases in the week ended July 3, taking the total number of cases to 1,109 this year, as the country faces its worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
18:52 2019-07-08

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The agency said there have been 1,001 cases so far this year....
07:39 2019-06-06

U.S. records 10 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 10 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,182, in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
18:26 2019-08-12

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
13:13 2019-06-10

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season in a decade....
03:26 2019-05-25

Voice in the enterprise: 3 current use cases Weeding through the hype, Gartner offers three use cases for voice technology that the enterprise can actually use right now, covering Salesforce Einstein and Amazon Alexa....
20:13 2019-08-30

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-06-06

Measles cases triple globally: WHO Measles cases have almost tripled year-on-year, according to new figures from the World Health Organization. Germany plans to make measles vaccinations compulsory for children from March....
20:52 2019-08-13

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
12:52 2019-06-12

U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states in the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
16:39 2019-08-19

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because he was paying off a new model made me bonkers....
07:39 2019-06-06

U.S. records 19 new cases of measles as of last week The United States recorded 19 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,234 across 31 states in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
21:00 2019-09-02

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
00:26 2019-06-05

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Read more......
07:00 2019-06-06

Measles Cases on the Rise in Europe, WHO Says Europe is seeing a resurgence of measles with nearly 90,000 cases in the first half of 2019, surpassing the number in all of last year, underscoring the necessity for more people to vaccinated against the highly contagious disease, the World Health Organization said....
17:00 2019-08-30

The best iPhone XR cases: our guide to protecting your phone When the iPhone XR launched in 2018, its defining feature was that – despite a still quite hefty price - it was the ‘cheap’ iPhone. Since then, it has proved to be the most popular of Apple’s current offerings, likely in part due to the array of attractive color options o...
13:52 2019-07-11

How the Eric Garner Decision Compares With Other Cases Despite increased attention on deaths involving the police, most officers involved in them are not charged. Among the few who are, most are not convicted....
23:39 2019-07-16

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1994 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1994, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said http://bit.ly/2Wc5UEd on Thursday....
01:52 2019-05-31

Contaminated tap water could cause over 100,000 US cancer cases: study Contaminated tap water — containing arsenic and other chemicals — could be to blame for more than 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, a new study revealed. The Environmental Working Group study, published Thursday in the peer-reviewed journal Heylion, analyzed contaminant occ...
17:39 2019-09-19

New diabetes cases fall as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren't sure why. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Three euthanasia cases face investigation in Netherlands Inquiries confirmed following controversy over death of anorexic teenagerThree euthanasia cases involving women with psychiatric conditions and dementia are under investigation in the Netherlands, the Observer can reveal. Prosecutors confirmed that the deaths, in 2017 and 2018, were being investigat...
10:52 2019-06-23

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the disease was declared eradicated in the country, federal officials said on Thursday....
03:26 2019-05-31

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separate to its ongoing legal proceedings....
17:26 2019-07-11

The Galaxy Note 10 hasn’t been announced, but you can already buy cases for it A report claimed earlier this week that the Galaxy Note 10 series will be unveiled on August 7th in New York. The rumor makes sense, as countless others have also said Samsung will announce the handset in early August, but we’re a long way from receiving official confirmation. However, accesso...
02:52 2019-06-21

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
19:01 2019-05-21

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’re cautiously optimistic, but we’re not taking any...
23:13 2019-06-11

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
14:52 2019-05-21

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total under investigation to 24....
14:39 2019-05-21

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women....
03:52 2019-05-22

Two cases of rabies reported in Cochise County COCHISE COUNTY – Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has announced that two striped skunks have tested positive for rabies. The first skunk was captured in Hereford on July 11, 2019, and the second was captured in Fort Huachuca on Aug 4. CCSO advises getting your pets vaccinated against the ...
05:39 2019-09-05

Doping: First cases on Russia cheats sent to federations The first batch of doping cases built on evidence secured from a tainted Russian laboratory have been turned over to international federations (IFs), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-07-02

45% Rise In Number Of Tuberculosis Cases In Rajasthan Rajasthan has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the last one year after the Centre made it a notifiable disease, according to government data....
15:26 2019-06-03

NJ jail with 5 suspected mumps cases quarantined Officials placed the Bergen County Jail in New Jersey under quarantine as they investigate five suspected cases of mumps among the inmates. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco said Tuesday that the first case was discovered a day earlier. (June 12)        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

CDC warns about contaminated papayas after cases of Salmonella The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that more than 60 people in the Northeast have gotten sick with Salmonella after eating papayas. The CDC advised people living in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island not eat any papayas from Mexico...
07:39 2019-07-01

What's the latest on the sex-crime cases against R. Kelly? It looks more likely R. Kelly will be tried in four separate sex-crime cases in three different states. What does that mean? A busy diary.        ...
09:52 2019-09-04

Congo Confirms Over 3,000 Ebola Cases and Nearly 2,000 Deaths (KINSHASA, Congo) — Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are nearing 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus have exceeded 3,000. The committee released the latest numbers Friday after a discussion in Goma by the...
17:00 2019-09-14

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
21:39 2019-09-19

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. The study, conducted by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts, analyzed ca...
00:52 2019-05-24

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
20:00 2019-06-03

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal who ended up ratting on other officers, to four months in prison The U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan advocated for David Villanueva, a star witness in two tria...
04:26 2019-06-13

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in August last year.So far, there have been 1,994 confirm...
20:13 2019-06-03

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide. An Associated Press investigation last year showe...
09:26 2019-06-12

HIV cases rising in West Virginia county HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabell County’s cluster — the only one currently known in West Virginia — is up to 49 confirmed cas...
15:26 2019-05-27

CORRECTED-WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organisation said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban centre....
01:52 2019-08-12

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros in fines and orders to change business practices....
12:26 2019-08-12

Ebola outbreak in Congo records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Friday....
01:26 2019-09-03

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease, which is officially known as angiostrongyliasis ...
16:52 2019-05-28

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
18:52 2019-09-19

Tanzania tells WHO it has no Ebola cases - statement Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unknown illness following Ebola-like symptoms, the organization said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-09-19

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since January Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since January, amid an outbreak largely linked to parents who declined to vaccinate their children....
20:13 2019-09-16

Opioid trial decision could shape other cases Oklahoma's court fight against Johnson & Johnson and it subsidiaries could be a road map for other states to follow in holding drugmakers responsible for the opioid crisis. (Aug. 27)        ...
05:00 2019-08-28

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino says he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misconduct        ...
11:39 2019-06-05

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, according to new research....
20:39 2019-07-22

CDC reports first week with no new measles cases in 11 months NEW YORK — The nation’s worst measles epidemic in 27 years could be in its final stages as a week went by with no new reported cases. “To get to zero is tremendously encouraging,” said Jason Schwartz, a Yale University expert on vaccination policy. The current epidemic emerged about a year ago and t...
21:00 2019-09-16

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
17:39 2019-06-03

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last week....
18:52 2019-06-03

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044 The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
21:52 2019-06-17

P Chidambaram Asks For Bail, Wants To Surrender In Separate INX Cases Former finance minister P Chidambaram, who is in Tihar jail, appealed to the Delhi High Court and a trial court on Thursday in connection with corruption and money laundering cases arising out of the......
20:26 2019-09-12

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
19:00 2019-06-05

Tanzania 'not sharing' data on suspected Ebola cases: WHO The World Health Organization has said it learned the East African country has one confirmed and two suspected cases of Ebola. The latest outbreak has already spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda....
19:52 2019-09-22

Man wanted in numerous armed robbery cases across Tucson TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to several armed robbery incidents at banks and a Family Dollar store, according to Tucson Police Department. The department’s robbery unit issued a felony arrest warrant for 21-year-old Victor Patrick Jacinto on Monday. TPD says Jacinto is wanted for his alleg...
22:39 2019-07-22

Sennheiser MB 360 UC, hands on: A Bluetooth headset for multiple use cases Sennheiser's MB 360 UC scores highly on audio quality and battery life is good, but some users may have wearability and usability issues, so try before you buy....
18:52 2019-07-31

ADHS: Confirmed cases of hepatitis A rises to 339 since November TUCSON – Arizona is one of the states currently experiencing a large outbreak of hepatitis A, according to Arizona Department of Health Services. In response to the outbreak, the department recently launched an “interactive dashboard,” which is meant to help track the number of cases and provide res...
21:39 2019-06-04

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-20

Apple adds titanium cases to the Watch lineup The Apple Watch Series 5, the latest iteration of Apple's popular wearable, will be the first model to be available with a titanium brushed finish. Apple also announced at today's event that the smartwatch will be available in a ceramic version, as w......
21:00 2019-09-10

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
22:52 2019-06-03

UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with 8,000 diagnoses likely in 2019Cases of Lyme disease in the UK may be three times higher than previous estimates, according to new research.After analysing the anonymous medical records of 8.4 million people from across the UK, scientists foreca...
21:13 2019-07-31

More than 5,000 valley fever cases reported in Arizona this year TUCSON — There have been more than 5,000 cases of Valley fever in Arizona so far this year, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. That number is up from what we saw this time in the past couple of years. “The very highest was in 2011 when there were 16,000 cases reported to t...
06:13 2019-07-17

Press freedom in danger: Ten 'most urgent' cases in September Imprisoned, assaulted, murdered with impunity and other crimes against journalists: press freedom is ignored and in danger around the world. One Free Press Coalition is highlighting the current ten most urgent cases....
20:13 2019-09-02

U.S. recorded 7 new cases of measles last week, lowest of 2019 The United States recorded only seven new measles cases last week, the lowest number so far this year, bringing the total for cases to 1,241 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
18:52 2019-09-09

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
11:52 2019-05-30

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
02:39 2019-08-22

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receive these drugs...
16:26 2019-08-13

Muzaffarnagar Riots Cases Against MLA To Go? State Writes To Officials The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh government has initiated steps that could lead to the withdrawal of court cases against its controversial lawmaker Sangeet Som, related to the 2013......
14:26 2019-08-13

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
11:39 2019-06-10

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned, harassed and threatened for doing their work in countries spanning from Colombia to India to Iran are included on September’s list of cases that make up the most serious threats to press freedom. The list—released each month by the One Free Press Coalition, which ...
14:39 2019-09-03

Jeffrey Epstein's final days – and the legal cases that won’t die with him In the final days of Jeffrey Epstein’s life, the high-flying financier who had once counted royalty and presidents among his friends was largely flying under the radar, communicating little from his eight-foot-square cell in a New York federal lockup....
00:26 2019-08-13

216 Police Cases Filed In UP In First 3 Weeks Since Triple Talaq Law Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a spurt in triple talaq cases, with 216 FIRs filed by Muslim women since the enactment of the law which makes the practice of instant divorce a punishable offence....
10:00 2019-08-27

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
15:26 2019-07-04

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven't come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning cases....
23:39 2019-05-26

"How Does CBI Do A Good Job In Apolitical Cases?": Chief Justice Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today said the country's premier investigating agency-- the Central Bureau of Investigation -- should get "statutory status through legislation" to free it from......
04:13 2019-08-14

U.S. records 12 new cases of measles, raising year's total to 1,215 The United States recorded 12 new measles cases last week, bringing the total number of cases for the year to 1,215 across 30 states in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
21:26 2019-08-26

New Order Paves Way For Disclosure Of Corruption Cases Against Ministers The Central Information Commission (CIC) has paved the way for disclosure of corruption complaints against Union ministers by terming objections of the Prime Minister''s Office (PMO) as "not correct"......
14:13 2019-07-04

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Vitamin D in flour could stop 10 million deficiency cases Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would help reduce the incidence of heart disease, seizures, and rickets, at a cost of just 12p per person per year according to new research....
09:52 2019-08-20

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles against its companies, highly placed sources said on......
20:13 2019-05-22

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since outbreak began Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since the start of an outbreak largely linked to parents who declined to vaccinate their children....
18:39 2019-09-16

US judge removed from cases after emails to return to bench CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge who was removed from hearing all his criminal cases last summer as he was presiding over two of Illinois’ highest profile cases will be allowed to start hearing criminal cases again in September. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports that a...
18:52 2019-06-29

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states have now reported new cases of measles since the outbreak began several months back. The state that pushed us to the 50 percent threshold is Maine, whi...
06:39 2019-05-23

David Wallace-Wells: ‘There are many cases of climate hypocrisy’ The journalist and author on the climate crisis and how the US and China will be key to averting disasterDavid Wallace-Wells is the deputy editor of New York magazine. In July 2017, he wrote a long-form essay about the dire prospects for human civilisation caused by the climate crisis. It became the...
13:00 2019-08-25

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
22:39 2019-06-11

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal he...
00:13 2019-05-28

Police Cases Filed Against 119 For "Abusing" Pinarayi Vijayan So Far Police cases were filed against as many as 119 people for allegedly abusing Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on social media over the last three years, statistics provided by the state......
18:39 2019-06-12

4 Your Health: Cancer cases may stem from drinking tap water (NBC News)- Federal health officials say they are leaving no stone unturned while investigating the cause of the recent vaping-related illnesses. According to the CDC, there are at least 530 confirmed and highly probable cases in 38 states. Eight deaths have been reported. The agency says they expec...
11:52 2019-09-20

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and lawyers representing local governments both said they're interested in continuing negotiations to settle lawsuits over the toll of the opioid crisis....
18:26 2019-09-09

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday....
20:26 2019-05-28

Global measles cases three times higher than last year: WHO Every region in the world, expect the Americas, is experiencing an increase in the number of cases of measles, a vaccine-preventable disease that can kill or disable children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
07:13 2019-08-29

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
05:39 2019-06-15

Ex-IPS Officer, BJP's Bharati Ghosh Seeks Transfer Of Cases Against Her Former Indian Police Service officer and BJP leader Bharati Ghosh approached the Supreme Court on Friday seeking transfer of all the cases registered against her by the West Bengal police to an......
23:00 2019-07-12

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
17:13 2019-05-21

8th vaping-related death reported in U.S. as cases of illnesses top 500 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago....
08:00 2019-09-20

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said....
11:52 2019-07-11

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support, UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said on Monday...
00:26 2019-07-16

A chilling look inside one of America’s most infamous serial killer cases On the morning of Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, 18-year-old Samantha Koenig was reported missing from her workplace — a small roadside coffee kiosk she had worked the night before, alone, in Anchorage, Alaska. Her disappearance rocked the city. The FBI joined local police in the search, yet weeks went by ...
20:00 2019-06-29

Surge In HIV Cases In Pakistan, 31 Test Positive In Sindh Province Thirty-one people were tested HIV positive during a screening programme conducted in Pakistan's Sindh province on Saturday, health authorities said amid a probe by international experts from the WHO......
13:13 2019-06-15

Ford suits show ‘fine line' in patent cases Ford, which teaches engineers to "copy with pride" when they see someone else has a better solution, faces several allegations of intellectual-property theft but says it has done nothing wrong....
07:13 2019-06-17

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
09:26 2019-06-19

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing....
22:26 2019-09-19

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwide....
10:00 2019-09-12

Opioid Defendants Seek to Disqualify Judge Overseeing 2,300 Cases A Hail Mary pass by drug distributors and pharmacy chains on the eve of a landmark federal trial argues that the judge already believes that defendants should pay....
18:13 2019-09-14

Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County. The Department of Health Services said Tuesday the Arizona cases are part of an outbreak that has resulted in six deaths nationwide but none so far in ...
04:26 2019-09-18

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
03:13 2019-06-19

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
20:13 2019-06-12

Florida deputy arrested for planting meth, other drugs in nearly 120 cases Former Jackson County, Florida deputy Zach Wester was arrested for allegedly planting drugs on unsuspecting motorists before arresting them.        ...
19:26 2019-07-11

Cuomo signs law making it easier to prosecute rape cases Joined by Academy Award-winning actresses Mira Sorvino and Julianne Moore, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that extends the time period to bring criminal and civil cases for rape and other sex crimes. Prosecutions could be brought for rape and sex crimes in the second degree within 20 y...
08:26 2019-09-19

As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister has been jailed....
03:00 2019-09-17

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reached the milestone three times as quickly as it took to reach 1,000. The outbreak declared in August has killed more than 1,300 people in a volatile regi...
16:13 2019-06-04

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies promote the vaccine as a way to prevent cervical and other cancers....
01:39 2019-07-03

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease that has infected 1,109 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
01:13 2019-07-09

Supreme Court Punts on One of the Most Important Tribal Land Cases Ever On the final day of decisions, the Supreme Court declared that it will bump Carpenter v. Murphy to its next term for further argument, a baffling but telling decision in one of the most significant Indian Country legal cases of the century....
20:26 2019-06-27

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cancers of the cervix, mouth, anus and genitals, UK health officials said on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-07-09

DOJ replaces legal team handling cases related to census The Justice Department has decided to shake things up for the 2020 census — appointing a new team of Civil Division lawyers to handle all census-related cases, including President Trump’s push to have a citizenship question added to next year’s survey. Agency officials confirmed the move...
05:39 2019-07-08

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
20:39 2019-06-08

U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spread to Ohio, Alaska The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, bringing the total number of cases in the year to 1,148 as the country recorded its worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
17:39 2019-07-22

Sarah Jessica Parker reports 'countless' cases of on-set harassment Sex and the City star comments on NPR about impact of #MeToo and reveals harassment by a ‘big movie star’Sarah Jessica Parker has spoken about “countless” incidents of men behaving inappropriately on film and TV productions, including one with a “big movie star” that was only resolved after her agen...
15:52 2019-07-09

U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spreads to Ohio, Alaska The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases this year to 1,148 in the country's worst outbreak in a quarter century, federal health officials said on Monday....
19:26 2019-07-22

Moment takes to the sky with an anamorphic lens, filters, and cases for drones As cinematographers look for other ways to add visual elements to movies, Moment announces support for popular drones with its fantastic anamorphic lens and more....
23:26 2019-07-09

Three dead after UK hospital listeria cases linked to pre-packaged sandwiches Three people have died in hospital in northern England and three more are seriously ill after an outbreak of listeria potentially linked to pre-packaged sandwiches, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday....
18:00 2019-06-07

Measles cases hit 1,001 as anti-vaxxers hold another rally of disinformation BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 04: Anti-vaccine activist Del Bigtree speaks with journalists before entering an anti-vaccine symposium on June 4, 2019. (credit: Getty | The Washington Post) Prominent anti-vaccine advocates and conspiracy theorists held another rally of misinformation in New York Tuesday as...
09:13 2019-06-07

FDA names 16 dog food brands most linked to cases of heart failure The Food and Drug Administration said it has expanded a year-long investigation into links between dog foods and congestive heart failure, and has named more than a dozen brands most often associated with reported cases....
03:26 2019-06-29

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
06:52 2019-06-07

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak began last summer....
13:52 2019-06-12

Uttar Pradesh Police Handling Rape Cases With sensitivity: Top Cop Amid a spate of rape incidents involving minors in Uttar Pradesh recently, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday issued a slew of directions to the state police, including increasing foot patrolling......
16:13 2019-06-10

Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases US officials say there have been seven deaths from lung-related illnesses tied to the devices, with no sign outbreak is easingUS health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to e-cigarettes, and there are no...
21:13 2019-09-19

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease....
18:39 2019-06-10

Tap water contaminants linked with 100,000 cancer cases, US study finds Most of the risk is from naturally occurring arsenic, the byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and contaminantsContaminated tap water causes 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, according to a new study from scientists with the Environmental Working Group.Most of the cancer ris...
11:13 2019-09-19

Surprise! When Los Angeles cleaned up its air, childhood asthma cases dropped Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you, and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to s...
03:00 2019-05-22

U.S. measles cases hit 971, highest single-year total since 1994 The CDC reports that measles cases in the United States have hit a high of 971, shattering the 943 cases in 1994 to be the highest number in 25 years -- and it comes barely halfway into the year....
00:13 2019-05-31

The U.S. Is Experiencing the Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years, CDC Confirms More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday. A total of 971 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. since the beginning of 2019, co...
00:52 2019-05-31

Rich And Powerful Can't Get Order For Early Disposal Of Cases: Top Court The Supreme Court made it clear to the country's "rich and powerful" on Tuesday that their cases would not be accorded preference and it would not direct high courts or trial courts to adjudicate any......
23:00 2019-08-20

WHO accuses Tanzania of withholding information about suspected Ebola cases The World Health Organization pleaded for cooperation from the Tanzanian government and expressed particular concern about a doctor who died after falling sick with Ebola-like symptoms....
17:00 2019-09-22

Norway to probe criminal cases with Danish telecom data Norway’s top prosecutor has asked police and prosecutors across the country to identify all criminal cases where telecommunications data have been obtained from Denmark, amid concerns about the data being used as evidence...
11:39 2019-08-29

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why (NEW YORK) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 2009....
19:52 2019-05-28

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate disputes in small claims courts...
21:00 2019-08-08

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall while obesity rises NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 2009. Ea...
16:39 2019-05-28

Streaming music may make cases like Katy Perry’s more common A Christian rapper who won nearly $3 million in a lawsuit over Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” used his song’s millions of plays on YouTube and Spotify as evidence that Perry and her team may have heard it and then stole it...
19:13 2019-08-03

Three cases of potentially deadly rat lungworm infections confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease, which is officially known as angiostrongyliasis ...
00:00 2019-05-28

Trump administration pushes to speed up cases of migrant families Immigrants can get permits to work legally in the United States once their asylum applications are pending before a judge for six months, which many with fast-tracked cases won’t get to do, lawyers said....
17:13 2019-08-04

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

Improved air quality tied to fewer new childhood asthma cases (Reuters Health) - Childhood asthma rates appear to be dropping in many communities across southern California, and a new study suggests this may be due at least in part to improved air quality....
00:26 2019-05-22

Transfer, play right away? Don't bank on it, NCAA cases show A string of recent high-profile transfers gave the college football world the impression it was getting easier for players to switch schools and compete right away. The reality is much different.        ...
15:39 2019-05-29

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall even as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among US adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 2009. Earlier research had spott...
01:13 2019-05-29

Purdue Pharma in Talks to Resolve Opioid Cases Through Bankruptcy OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are in talks with state and local governments to resolve more than 2,000 opioid cases in a deal valued at between $10 billion and $12 billion....
12:00 2019-08-28

EU approves Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent eczema cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won regulatory approval in Europe for moderate-to-severe cases of eczema in adolescents, the companies said....
09:26 2019-08-06

Michael Avenatti wants to hire lawyer who specializes in ‘hopeless’ cases Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti — who faces coast-to-coast federal indictments in three separate cases — was joined in a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday by a defense attorney who says lawyers turn to him when things look “hopeless.” Miami lawyer Scott Srebnick is one of two cri...
23:39 2019-05-28

Childhood asthma cases decreased when LA cleaned up its air, study shows Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to sit in.....
21:13 2019-05-22

Conviction Ratio In Criminal Cases "Very Pitiful", Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said conviction ratio in criminal cases in the country is "very pitiful" and age-old police techniques such as giving a suspect the third degree and phone-tapping......
14:00 2019-08-28

Measles cases surge across Europe as infection rate more than doubles Europe saw around 90,000 cases of measles in the first half of 2019, more than in the whole of 2018 (84,462), according to the World Health Organisation (WHO)....
05:13 2019-08-29

Over 2 Lakh Cases Pending In Courts For 25 years: Justice Gogoi Expressing concern over the pendency of cases, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said on Sunday that more than two lakh cases are in courts for 25 years, while over 1,000 cases have not been......
00:39 2019-08-05

Number of measles cases so far this year surpasses 1994 total: CDC The number of US measles cases reported so far this year has already surpassed the total from all of 1994 — and outbreaks in the Big Apple are in large part to blame, the CDC announced this week. A total of 971 cases of the viral infection have been reported in the first five months......
21:26 2019-05-31

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to election......
21:52 2019-05-31

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly....
15:26 2019-05-21

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in the region...
15:52 2019-05-21

UP Government Denied Permission To Close 74 Cases In Muzaffarnagar Riots Despite the Uttar Pradesh government seeking closure of 74 cases relating to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, it has failed to get courts' permission to withdraw even a single case, a senior official......
20:00 2019-07-24

How Veterans Affairs failed to stop a pathologist who misdiagnosed 3,000 cases Officials at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks did not heed early warnings about Robert Morris Levy’s intoxication and then were slow to react, according to documents and current and former employers....
18:39 2019-08-30

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, the provincial government said....
17:52 2019-08-16

Serial killer indicted in connection with Ohio cold cases A California inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 people across the United States was indicted Friday, accused of killing two Cleveland women decades ago, according to a statement from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor....
19:39 2019-06-03

Cosmetic surgery: Australian industry under scrutiny after horror cases Experts say the sector is infiltrated by dodgy operators cashing in on $1bn obsession with beauty A huge increase in complications associated with cosmetic procedures has prompted a renewed push for increased regulation in a sector experts say has been infiltrated by dodgy operators cashing in on Au...
04:26 2019-07-24

More than 100,000 cancer cases could be caused by contaminants in tap water, study finds A toxic cocktail of chemicals found in U.S. drinking water could be the cause of more than 100,000 cases of cancer, a new study by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group found....
06:26 2019-09-21

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
17:13 2019-05-21

Ebola kills 9-year-old girl as outbreak records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Friday....
10:13 2019-08-31

Artist Peter Max allegedly taken advantage of in wild fraud cases Peter Max, the 1960s artist and pop icon known for his psychedelic images bursting with colors, The New York Times reported, has allegedly been taken advantage of in wild fraud cases involving family and friends....
05:13 2019-05-29

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak....
16:39 2019-08-16

WHO pulls 'measles free' status for Britain after cases spike British health officials say they'll take "urgent action" to hike vaccination rates after an unusually high number of measles this year has led the World Health Organization to pull its status as a "measles free" nation....
20:00 2019-08-19

Year After Latest Ebola Outbreak, New Cases Emerge in Congo In Goma, two more people were confirmed to have been infected by the virus, and neighboring Rwanda temporarily shut its border crossing with the city....
10:39 2019-08-02

Four cholera cases confirmed in Sudan, three die of acute watery diarrhoea At least four cases of cholera have been confirmed in Sudan's Blue Nile state and three people with acute watery diarrhoea have died, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday,...
22:39 2019-09-10

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from across 25 states....
04:39 2019-08-31

Second U.S. judge blocks Justice Department bid for new legal team in census cases A second U.S. judge has rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases on the 2020 census as the Trump administration tries to add a contentious citizenship question....
04:00 2019-07-11

Centre To Begin Setting Up Special Courts For Rape Cases In October The process of setting up of over 1,000 fast-track special courts across the country to deal with pending cases of rape is likely to begin on October 2, the Law Ministry has said....
15:13 2019-08-12

R. Kelly under pressure to make deal following federal charges in sex crime cases R. Kelly couldn’t be faulted if he felt some confidence he could beat the sex charges brought by Cook County prosecutors earlier this year. He had beaten them before, winning acquittal on all counts in a 2008 child pornography trial....
15:39 2019-08-07

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in Stormy Daniels, Nike cases Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to stealing $300,000 from former client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
07:13 2019-05-29

Fraudsters tried to steal more than $40 million in one of the biggest online scam cases in U.S. history “In some cases, the victims thought they were communicating with U.S. servicemen stationed overseas, when in fact, they were emailing with con men,” a U.S. attorney said....
10:26 2019-08-24

West Nile virus case confirmed in B.C., two more cases in Washington state So far in 2019, one travel-related human case and one travel-related horse case have been reported, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control....
02:00 2019-09-19

N.B. confirms 16 cases of legionnaires’ disease in Moncton, still won’t reveal source of outbreak Dr. Yves Léger, the regional medical officer of health, confirmed on Thursday that there have been four more confirmed cases since they last provided an update on Aug. 22. ...
21:00 2019-09-05

ICICI Reported Most Number Of Fraud Cases In 11 Years Worth 5,000 Crores Of over 50,000 frauds that hit banks in India in the last 11 fiscal years, the ICICI Bank, State Bank of India (SBI) and HDFC Bank reported highest number of cases, according to an RBI data....
18:39 2019-06-12

U.S. Department of Justice shifting census-related cases to new team of lawyers A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday....
10:39 2019-07-08

Harvey Weinstein Reaches Deal To Settle Cases For $44 Million: Report Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, an accused in rape and sexual assault cases, has reached a provisional $44 million settlement with alleged victims and creditors, the Wall Street Journal reported......
08:13 2019-05-24

Ginsburg suggests many 'most-watched' Supreme Court cases could be decided by 1 vote Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that a number of the 27 rulings left before the court’s nine-month term finishes at the end of June could be decided by a one-vote margin, according to reports....
14:39 2019-06-08

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is spreading....
11:52 2019-06-13

Immigration court backlog exceeds 1 million cases, data group says The immigration court backlog now exceeds 1 million cases, according to Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, which tracks immigration court data....
07:13 2019-09-19

‘Tent courts’ set up at border towns to ease strain on immigration cases The Trump administration has quietly started implementing its latest measure aimed at easing the strain of immigration courts tasked with a growing backlog of asylum cases at the southern border....
21:39 2019-09-13

Hitting clean air targets 'could stop 67,000 child asthma cases a year' Staying within WHO pollution limits would prevent 11% of new diagnoses, study saysAlmost 67,000 new cases of asthma in children across 18 European countries could be prevented every year if levels of tiny particulates polluting the air are cut to recommended levels, research suggests.The study joins...
09:26 2019-08-08

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid suspicions that the full extent of the disease is not being reported....
10:13 2019-07-04

With Canada’s military justice system in limbo, cases are being dropped or reduced The Supreme Court of Canada is to decide whether the country's military justice system is constitutional. As the military waits, charges are being dropped....
09:39 2019-07-12

Supreme Court Ruling On Sensitive Cases Like Ayodhya, Rafale After July 1 Upon reopening on July 1 after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with very sensitive issues, including the Ayodhya land dispute, review petitions in the Rafale case and the......
12:52 2019-06-29

UK Supreme Court hears cases that PM Johnson's parliament suspension was illegal Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government will seek to persuade Britain's top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was not illegal as Scottish judges concluded last week....
03:00 2019-09-17

Increase In Dengue Cases In Southeast Asia Due To Warm Weather: Experts Hundreds dead in the Philippines; a threefold increase of cases in Vietnam; hospitals overrun in Malaysia, Myanmar and Cambodia -- dengue is ravaging Southeast Asia this year due in part to rising......
12:13 2019-09-10

Kimberley Strassel: Comey was 'one of the first undiagnosed cases of Trump derangement syndrome' Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley Strassel speculated that the investigation into then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign gained so much steam because former FBI Director James Comey had "Trump derangement syndrome."...
15:00 2019-06-15

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
18:26 2019-05-21

Supreme Court set to decide major census, electoral maps cases The U.S. Supreme Court, approaching the end of its current term, is due to issue rulings in the coming days in major cases including the Trump administration's bid to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and efforts by voters to curb the partisan manipulation of electoral distri...
14:26 2019-06-23

Measles Cases in 2019 Have Hit a 25-Year High Amid Ongoing Outbreaks, CDC Says The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday said that measles cases hit a higher number this year than has been reported since 1994. If the outbreaks continue as they are, the health agency says it could cost the U.S. its elimination status.Read more......
06:52 2019-05-31

Purdue Says Sacklers May Walk From Opioid Deal if Judge Does Not Block Cases The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
00:52 2019-09-20

FBI Director: Majority of Domestic Terrorism Cases Tied to White Supremacy FBI Director Christopher Wray noted that his agency has made around 100 “domestic terrorism-related arrests since October.” Any guesses on how many of those were connected to white supremacist ideology?...
23:26 2019-07-23

Betsy DeVos Used Personal Emails for Work in ‘Limited’ Cases, Feds Say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday. The agency’s Office of Inspector General, which was investigating at the request of Hou...
15:13 2019-05-21

Crime Trackers: New team of retired detectives aim to heat up some cold cases TUCSON – Whoever said you can never go home again may be wrong – three retired homicide detectives are back taking care of business. The former detectives are continuing their public service as volunteers with hopes to close some of the more than 200 cases left unsolved. Lt. Stephen Carp...
21:39 2019-06-04

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
03:52 2019-05-30

After 29 Cases Of Land Grab, Azam Khan Charged For Stealing Buffalo A case has been filed against Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan for stealing a buffalo. Mr Khan was booked on Thursday evening based on a complaint lodged by Asif and Zakir Ali, who have claimed that the......
11:52 2019-08-30

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said Pennsylvania's Secretary of Health....
23:39 2019-05-21

Health Minister Sends Team To Assam After Reports Of Encephalitis Cases In view of the recent cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday dispatched a central team to review the situation in the state....
22:52 2019-06-30

Thomas, Ginsburg draw battle lines for future abortion cases The Supreme Court made clear on Tuesday that it's not ready to take big strides quickly on abortion and the future of Roe v. Wade. But justices also revealed that the far right and the far left side of the bench are drawing their battle lines, in anticipation of other cases concerning more restricti...
20:39 2019-05-29

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement on opioid addiction cases A drugs firm accused of contributing to an opioid addiction crisis in the US has reached a preliminary agreement to settle lawsuits brought against it....
03:39 2019-09-13

Courts Have "Time Machines" Where Cases Live On, Says Bombay High Court Referring to the inordinate time litigations take to end in Indian courts, the Bombay High Court has said courts seem to have "time machines", where cases go on indefinitely....
03:39 2019-09-08

Northern Irish activist seeks to join other cases in Supreme Court A Northern Irish rights campaigner whose case against Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was dismissed by Belfast's High Court on Thursday will seek to join two other challenges before the UK's Supreme Court next week....
01:13 2019-09-13

The CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses nationally is down from last week. Don't exhale yet, and here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.        ...
12:26 2019-09-13

CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses is down from last week. Don't exhale yet. Here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.        ...
20:52 2019-09-13

What Do I Do If An Inspection Reveals Issues On A Used Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about issued revealed on a used car inspection, lift kits voiding warranties, and how long it should take a dealer t...
17:39 2019-09-13

Why YouTube's kid issues are so serious Kids programming is YouTube's most popular category. But with no curation, kids can stumble into sex, hate, conspiracy videos, and parents are upset.       ...
13:52 2019-06-22

My Name Is Heracles, And I Have Father Issues The story of Heracles is considered one of the oldest of the Greek myths. Heracles’ popularity stretched from the western world to the far reaches of northern India.  ...
21:52 2019-08-16

World Health Organization Says Tanzania Is Withholding Info on Suspected Ebola Cases In a statement on Saturday, the World Health Organization (WHO) accused the government of Tanzania of deliberately withholding information about suspected cases of Ebola virus disease, the Washington Post reported. The allegation follows reports of multiple cases throughout the nation, beginning in ...
03:26 2019-09-23

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

U.S. appeals court revives aluminum antitrust cases vs Goldman, JPMorgan, Glencore A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived lawsuits by aluminum purchasers that accused Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, mining company Glencore and other companies of conspiring to drive up prices for the metal by reducing supply....
19:13 2019-08-27

St Louis prosecutor refuses to accept cases from police officers accused of racism Attorney refuses to advance investigations of officers who have allegedly posted racist and violent comments on social mediaThe top prosecutor in St Louis has compiled an “exclusion list” of dozens of police officers whose investigations she will not advance by bringing charges or processing warrant...
01:39 2019-06-20

Serbia reports suspected African swine fever cases in backyard pigs Serbia has reported four suspected outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday....
18:26 2019-08-12

McSally defends keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault cases Sen. Martha McSally on Sunday defended keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault matters and deciding which cases proceed, despite opposition from lawmakers who believe military prosecutors outside the chain of command should instead review sexual assault cases....
22:13 2019-05-26

Doping: WADA chief says path to bringing Russian cases to justice has been painful WADA Director General Olivier Niggli said the process to get the first batch of Russian doping cases turned over to international sports federations had been "very painful" but he was confident that sanctions would soon follow....
23:13 2019-07-04

More abuse cases at Hacienda Healthcare uncovered amid Medicaid agreement termination PHOENIX (KPNX) – Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix posted its only perfect inspection back in April, one day before it was given a state license. A few months later, the facility where a woman with severe intellectual disabilities gave birth in December is back in hot water. The facility is now 3...
01:01 2019-06-21

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
00:00 2019-06-14

Dallas police looking into similarities in cases of 2 transgender women fatally shot, third stabbed Dallas police said they have not directly linked the cases at this time but that there are similarities they want the public to be aware of.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

One Free Press Coalition's most urgent cases for July 2019: 10 journalists under threat Journalists often put their own lives on the line or risk detention for their reporting. With press freedom at risk, the One Free Press Coalition is highlighting these 10 most urgent cases for July 2019....
15:00 2019-07-01

Missing surfer’s family hopes Dominican Republic cases will renew interest The family of a Florida surfer who vanished in the Dominican Republic three years ago hopes the recent spate of mysterious incidents out of the country might draw renewed interest in his case. Since he vanished without a trace, Darryl Fornatora’s family has received limited information regardi...
19:13 2019-06-14

Nomad rugged leather cases: Trio protects your new Apple iPhone 11 Pro in style Nomad has become my favorite iPhone case brand with awesome leather that ages with character, solid protection from typical drops, and reasonable prices....
20:26 2019-09-21

U.S. Supreme Court due to issue rulings in major census, electoral maps cases The court, which has a 5-4 conservative majority, has 12 cases left to decide during its current term, which began in October and is expected to conclude by the end of June....
17:52 2019-06-23

Showing P Chidambaram Evidence Will Hurt Mallya, Nirav Modi Cases: Agency INX Case: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's plea to see the evidence before it is placed before the court will adversely affect several cases involving economic offenders and terror funding,......
15:39 2019-08-29

Supreme Court Seeks Responses Over Aadhaar-Social Media Linking Cases The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others seeking their response on Facebook's plea to transfer four cases from three High Courts to itself....
15:00 2019-08-20

Ohio to review over 2,700 court cases after allegations of judge showing up to work drunk A former common pleas judge in Ohio allegedly came into work drunk and was possibly involved in a a local sex trafficking ring.        ...
00:26 2019-06-16

Britain's Supreme Court hears cases that PM Johnson's parliament suspension was illegal Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government will try to persuade Britain's top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was not illegal as Scottish judges concluded last week....
10:26 2019-09-17

Thousands of court cases under review in Ohio after former judge allegedly came to work drunk More than 2,700 court cases heard by a former southern Ohio judge could be re-examined after the judge's family accused him of repeatedly coming to work drunk....
13:00 2019-06-17

Woman’s psoriasis one of ‘worst cases’ docs have seen, scaly plaques cover 90% of body A young mom has been forced to give up work due to the “unbearable pain” caused by her psoriasis. Sabrina Speaks, 23, has scaly plaques covering 90 per cent of her body, after developing the same skin condition as Kim Kardashian. And now Speaks is opening up about her battle with psorias...
19:39 2019-09-17

Bugged cell location data prompts Denmark to review 10,000 court cases Authorities in Denmark are reviewing more than 10,000 court cases to see if flawed cellphone location data may have led to wrongful convictions, according to The New York Times. The review stems from two recently discovered bugs. The first caused the......
13:13 2019-08-24

With most cases centering on New York City, US measles count nears 1,000, toppling records U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 971 measles cases so far this year, the highest tally in 27 years. Illnesses have been reported in 26 states, but the vast majority are in New York City....
01:39 2019-05-31

Department of Justice shifting 2020 census-related cases to new team of lawyers A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, Kerri Kupec, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, without providing a reason for the shake-up....
03:13 2019-07-08

Department of Justice shakes up team handling 2020 census-related cases A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, a shake-up that came as President Donald Trump pushes to include a contentious citizenship question in the decennial population survey....
03:52 2019-07-08

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges people to vaccinate as measles cases surpass 1,000 Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urged all Americans to vaccinate against measles Wednesday as the confirmed number of cases reached 1,001....
23:39 2019-06-05

Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 Health officials in the Philippines have upgraded the country’s outbreak of Dengue fever to a national epidemic as more than 145,000 cases have been reported since January alone. ...
22:13 2019-08-06

Despite cooler temperatures, new cases of a potentially fatal mosquito virus were confirmed in Massachusetts The Massachusetts Department of Health announced two new cases of Eastern equine encephalitis -- more often known by the acronym EEE -- have been confirmed on Friday....
14:00 2019-09-07

119 Dismissed Cases Later, a Crooked Cop Was Arrested for Planting Drugs During Routine Traffic Stops A former sheriff’s deputy in Florida has been arrested and unceremoniously dismissed after an investigation uncovered his penchant for pulling over drivers for minor traffic violations and planting drugs inside of their vehicles....
23:26 2019-07-11

Prototype cases for the 2019 Apple iPhone lineup might "confirm" your worst fears We've already seen a number of renders showing what we might expect the 2019 Apple iPhone models to look like. The biggest change is on the back where the rear cameras (two in the case of the iPhone 11R and three on the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Max) are mounted in a square housing in the upper left-h...
14:52 2019-06-02

Akhilesh Yadav Forms Panel To Probe "Fake Cases" Against Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has constituted a 21-member committee, led by leader of opposition in the Legislative Council Ahmad Hasan, to probe "fake cases" registered against party MP......
14:13 2019-07-17

Dengue death toll rises in Malaysia, number of cases close to double Malaysia saw a rise in deaths caused by dengue to 113 by August 3, compared to 70 cases in the same period last year, the health ministry said on Saturday....
17:13 2019-08-10

LAPD officer linked to two separate rape cases by DNA 'cold match': police A longtime officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was arrested this week after an investigation linked his DNA to two separate rape cases in 2015 and 2018, prosecutors said Wednesday. ...
10:00 2019-07-18

EU reviews Deutsche Bank, SocGen in screening of past money-laundering cases The European Commission is reviewing past money-laundering cases at EU banks to assess what went wrong and decide possible tweaks to rules, an EU official said, citing Deutsche Bank and Societe General as among the screened lenders....
19:13 2019-06-06

Judge blocks justice department's legal team change in US census cases A US district judge called the request ‘patently deficient’ after it was announced that nine lawyers would be replacedA federal judge in New York ruled the US Department of Justice can’t replace nine lawyers on the legal team arguing the controversial dispute over whether the administration can add ...
09:13 2019-07-10

Centre Plans Over 1,000 Fast-Track Courts For Trial Of Rape, POCSO Cases The Central government has proposed to set up 1,023 fast-track special courts for expeditious trial of over 1.66 lakh pending cases of crime against women and children across the country....
06:52 2019-09-16

2.7 Lakh Prohibition Cases Pending, High Court Asks Bihar For Plan More than three years after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar rolled out an ambitious prohibition policy, its success remains a matter of debate. But one thing it has achieved is an alarmingly high......
03:52 2019-09-19

Spansive’s first wireless charger powers multiple phones simultaneously and works through thick cases When Pi Charging (winner of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017) rebranded as Spansive last month, the company also dropped plans for its previously shown cone-shaped charger capable of charging phones placed within a few inches around it. That charger would’ve required special cases for each device — ...
04:13 2019-05-24

Japan Post Bank admits improper sales to elderly clients, discovers 19,500 cases Japan Post Bank Co Ltd on Friday said it improperly sold investment trust products to elderly customers in about 19,500 cases, the latest instance of misconduct at the state-backed postal and financial group ahead of a planned share sale....
09:13 2019-09-13

Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says tourist ate slug on a dare Health officials in Hawaii have announced three recent cases of rat lungworm disease in U.S. visitors to the state from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019, including one that involved an adult who ate a poisonous slug on a dare....
21:13 2019-05-24

Supreme Court hands down varying decisions in hot-button abortion, transgender and border cases A spate of decisions handed down by the nation's high court on Tuesday left room for cheers -- and jeers -- from both the right and the left, continuing a trend of judicial independence that flies in the face of expectations that Justice Brett Kavanaugh's appointment tipped the scales of justice fir...
20:01 2019-05-28

Opioid maker Mallinckrodt reaches tentative settlement on Ohio cases set for trial next month Opioid maker Mallinckrodt's stock jumped by more than 11% on Friday after hitting an all-time low the day before and reaching tentative settlements on two opioid lawsuits set for trial next month....
19:00 2019-09-06

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested positive for the disease, health officials confirmed Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with Congo over the virus outbreak that now enters its...
20:52 2019-08-01

Customizable Pixel phone cases are no longer a thing, as Google quietly halts sales Google had plenty of neat stuff to announce at its I/O developer conference a couple of weeks ago, from a long list of new Android features to a Nest-branded smart speaker with a large screen in tow and the company's first mid-range phones in quite some time. But the search giant also discreetly kil...
17:26 2019-05-21

Missouri attorney general refers 12 cases of alleged Catholic clergy sex abuse for prosecution Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday said he is referring 12 cases of alleged sexual abuse by members of the Catholic clergy to local authorities for possible prosecution....
22:00 2019-09-13

Illinois opens 24 cases of alleged priest sex abuse after finding reports weren't reviewed The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has opened 24 new investigations into alleged sexual misconduct by Catholic priests.        ...
21:13 2019-09-18

Serial killer Samuel Little, who has confessed to killing 93 women, indicted in Ohio cold cases Samuel Little, 78, has confessed to killing 93 women in 16 states over three decades. He faces another life sentence for killing two Cleveland women.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Opioid maker Mallinckrodt reaches tentative settlement in Ohio cases set for trial next month Opioid maker Mallinckrodt's stock jumped by more than 15% on Friday after hitting an all-time low the day before and reaching tentative settlements in two opioid lawsuits set for trial next month....
10:00 2019-09-07

Facial recognition software used by Scotland Yard wrong in four out of five cases, damning report warns Four out of five people identified as suspects by controversial facial recognition technology used at Scotland Yard were innocent, a damning new report has found....
03:52 2019-07-04

Ruth Bader Ginsburg expects major divisions in upcoming Supreme Court cases Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears to expect major disagreements as the court finishes its term this month. “Given the number of most-watched cases still unannounced, I cannot predict that the relatively low sharp divisions ratio will hold,” she said at a Friday conference in Washingt...
20:52 2019-06-08

U.S. judge upholds Trump rule banning most asylum cases at border: Washington Post A U.S. district judge in Washington on Wednesday declined to block a new rule designed to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, handing a victory to U.S. President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigration, the Washington Post reported....
17:26 2019-07-24