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Dozens of children in India die from brain disease linked to lychees

Dozens of children have died in northern India from a deadly brain disease believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, health officials said. At least 43 children died in the pas...

Dozens of children in India die from brain disease linked to lychees

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A Mystery Disease Is Killing Children, and Questions Linger About Lychees Researchers said the fruit was behind annual outbreaks of a fatal syndrome in eastern India. But local doctors say that theory can’t explain all the cases....
18:52 2019-06-27

How lychees are linked to encephalitis risk in malnourished children Indian medics say children falling ill after filling up on fruit and going to bed with no dinnerThe recent deaths of more than 110 children in India from encephalitis have been attributed to natural toxins in lychees. But experts now suggest that the fruit itself may not be the cause of the illness ...
19:13 2019-06-19

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychees Dozens of children have died from acute encephalitis in the past 10 days, say health officialsAt least 31 children have died in northern India in the past 10 days from a brain disease believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, health officials have said.The deaths were reporte...
07:39 2019-06-13

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
13:52 2019-06-17

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
20:13 2019-06-20

Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes' Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researchers say.It is thought that about 145,000 people in ...
01:39 2019-06-20

Is targeting brain inflammation the key to beating Alzheimer’s disease? The past decade of Alzheimer’s disease research has been fraught with disappointment. Years of focus on one hallmark of the disease ultimately resulted in no progress toward treatment or prevention. Could inflammation be the key to finding a drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease?Chelsea Stah...
07:52 2019-07-13

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease, as well as upper gastrointestinal cancer....
22:26 2019-05-30

The Mysterious 'Brain Fever' That's Killing Children In Bihar More than 110 children, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted Bihar for more than two decades....
18:26 2019-06-19

12-year-old girl with rare disease invents teddy that hides IV bags for children (NBC Palm Springs) – Being in a hospital can be especially scary for children, so, one young girl who is battling a rare disease herself invented a special teddy bear to hide the IV bag to make the experience more comfortable for other kids. Ella Casano, 12, was diagnosed with Idiopathic Throm...
18:13 2019-06-14

Dozens dead amid record heatwave in India At least 36 people have died in a heatwave in India, where temperatures this summer have reached their highest ever recorded, officials said. A month-long heatwave has gripped the nation, with northern cities and territories feeling the brunt of the scorching temperatures. In Delhi, temperatures hav...
07:26 2019-06-15

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer living in rural India, borrowed money to take her to hospital....
20:13 2019-06-21

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
18:39 2019-07-14

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region, officials said on Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight after police and soldiers launched a counterinsurgency operation in the sout...
10:26 2019-05-24

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al Qaeda SRINAGAR, India — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al Qaeda in the disputed region, officials said Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight after police and soldiers launched a counterinsurgency operation in the southern Tra...
16:13 2019-05-24

More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — An encephalitis outbreak has killed more than 100 children in India’s eastern state of Bihar. Authorities say 106 children have died and 437 others between the ages of 4 and 10 are being treated in hospitals in Muzaffarpur district, 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Patna, ...
14:26 2019-06-18

A mysterious sickness has killed nearly 100 children in India. Could litchi fruit be the cause? Doctors describe the illness as Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, or AES, which is characterized by the rapid onset of fever combined with disorientation and seizures....
17:13 2019-06-17

Over 100 children killed in India's encephalitis outbreak as protesters call for action An encephalitis outbreak has killed over 100 children in eastern India since June, officials say, with more than 430 others requiring hospitalization....
17:00 2019-06-18

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbasol in bulk after the company announced that five lucky children will win a trip to get shaved at the...
19:39 2019-06-03

WHO recognizes burnout as a disease Health experts from around the world recommended that burnout be classified as a medical condition. For decades, experts had debated over how to define burnout, and whether it should be considered a disease....
18:00 2019-05-27

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than diseases that affect millions. Rare diseases present...
18:13 2019-05-21

Does Parkinson's disease develop in the stomach? The stomach may play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Pathogenic proteins can migrate from the gut via the vagus nerve to the brain....
04:39 2019-06-28

Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are both conditions that can affect the nervous system and cause joint pain and swelling. Learn about their similarities and differences here....
16:13 2019-05-21

Tomato juice: Could 1 cup per day keep heart disease at bay? A new study concludes that drinking tomato juice each day can reduce the levels of certain markers of cardiovascular disease. However, more work is needed....
23:26 2019-06-06

Lyme disease is spreading across the US but your dog can help track it Lyme disease is spreading as the climate warms. An analysis of veterinary records suggests our dogs’ annual health checks can track infection’s across the US...
14:13 2019-05-22

How does your brain take out the trash? Until recently, no one knew how the brain removed waste. In 2013, the glymphatic system was discovered. Here, we discuss its role in health and disease....
15:13 2019-06-21

What Anxiety Does to Your Brain and What You Can Do About It Anxiety is a perfectly normal and natural part of being a human. There are always going to be times when we’re more nervous or worried than others. But for some, anxiety is a much stronger, more fearsome force—one that never goes away. But what is anxiety exactly, and what’s going on in your mind (a...
02:26 2019-07-10

What happens in the brain when we are bored? What happens in the brain when we get bored? And what is different in the case of people who are prone to boredom in a negative way? A new study finds out....
19:13 2019-07-09

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
21:00 2019-06-22

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized CAIRO (AP) — In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a hangar filled with garbage and sewage, sharing a couple of buckets of water and barely surviving on one meal a day. They say more than 20 died from disease and hunger. The migrants and their advocates...
15:52 2019-06-30

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
21:01 2019-06-19

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

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this......
18:26 2019-07-13

Lightning’s Callahan diagnosed with back disease TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve. Team vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois made the announcement Thursday, saying the 34-year-old Callahan has “degenerat...
02:52 2019-06-21

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of control. Smaller outbreak...
12:52 2019-06-20

Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist? Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen....
17:52 2019-06-19

What to know about alcohol and brain damage Alcohol has many effects on the body and can potentially damage the brain. Long-term and short-term effects can result in a range of physical and psychological changes. Learn more here....
23:39 2019-07-03

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
03:00 2019-06-01

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

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spread from the gastrointestinal tract to the brain.T...
21:13 2019-06-27

FDA Says It's Still Investigating Possible Link Between Some Dog Foods and Canine Heart Disease The Food and Drug Administration said this week that it is continuing to investigate a troubling link between some pet food types and potentially fatal heart disease in dogs. As the investigation into any connection is ongoing, no pets foods have yet been recalled.Read more......
13:13 2019-06-29

FDA investigates possible link between certain pet foods and heart disease in dogs The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish....
19:52 2019-06-28

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes....
17:39 2019-06-12

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
19:39 2019-05-21

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
19:39 2019-06-06

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
21:26 2019-07-05

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
12:00 2019-06-30

Dog food may be putting your best friend at risk for a fatal disease There may be a link between the food your pooch is eating and potentially-fatal heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday they’re investigating whether certain dog foods cause dilated cardiomyopathy, which can lead to congestive heart failure. There have been 560 reports of...
01:26 2019-06-29

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
01:00 2019-06-07

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for heart disease....
17:00 2019-05-28

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identify...
00:52 2019-07-02

Lightning's Callahan diagnosed with back disease Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve       ...
02:00 2019-06-21

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
21:39 2019-07-15

Trump Brain Status: Teflon Pan President Trump has had a wee bit of trouble with his 2016 campaign’s enthusiasm for taking opposition intelligence from foreign officials. You may have heard about it....
07:26 2019-06-13

Trump Brain Status: Man From Mars Here’s a new and important message from the president of the United States regarding the mysteries of the universe and his burning desire to plumb the depths of outer space....
22:52 2019-06-07

Micky Ward – A warrior’s brain On the anniversary of his first fight with Arturo Gatti, Micky Ward tells Tris Dixon that multiple displays of courage have permanently altered his brain The post Micky Ward – A warrior’s brain appeared first on Boxing News....
17:13 2019-05-21

Your eyes are the key to distracted driving, not your brain Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) The key to avoiding distracted driving is simple, according to new research from MIT: just keep your eyes on the road and look where you're going. That might sound horribly obvious, given "look where you're going" is one of the earliest lessons we learn as w...
23:13 2019-07-01

Your brain on gambling: Why we keep betting even when the chips are down Whether it's Powerball, Mega Millions, a roulette wheel or slot machine the Monte Carlo fallacy trips our brains into thinking we could be a winner.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
13:52 2019-06-06

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
10:13 2019-06-22

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
16:26 2019-07-02

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
09:39 2019-06-04

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
09:26 2019-06-05

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
09:39 2019-06-04

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
19:00 2019-05-26

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
17:52 2019-06-06

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
16:52 2019-06-12

States differ in preparedness for disasters, disease outbreaks and other emergencies Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

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

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
15:26 2019-05-21

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
20:26 2019-06-04

Sitting for television, but not work, increases heart disease risk Sitting and watching television for an extended period of time brings with it a higher risk of cardiovascular risk and an earlier death, a new study says -- but that exercise can cancel out the effect....
20:26 2019-06-27

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplant....
07:39 2019-05-25

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease An intermittent low-calorie diet eased inflammatory bowel disease in mice and it may do the same for people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis...
15:52 2019-05-21

The ‘extreme’ pregnancy disease shared by Amber Rose, Amy Schumer “I want to be out, I want to be cute and I want to show off my belly,” says Amber Rose. Instead, the 35-year old model told her 18.7 million Instagram followers, “I just can’t get off this couch. I’m tired and I just want to barf all day.” Rose, who shares a son, 6,......
23:13 2019-06-03

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
23:39 2019-06-03

Tick Gave Toddler A Deadly Disease. What His Parents Want People To Know For days, 2-year-old Jackson Oblisk had been running a high fever and his small body was covered in tiny red spots.His pediatrician had suspected it was a viral rash and had sent him home to recover,......
06:26 2019-06-04

Boost Your Confidence By Tricking Your Brain Into Calming Down We all have moments where we’re not quite as confident as we’d like to be. You know, those moments right before a big presentation or while you’re waiting outside your boss’s office waiting to ask her for raise....
02:39 2019-07-08

Trump Brain Status: A;sldfas;dlfjasdf President Donald Trump spent his evening rambling to Sean Hannity on Wednesday for the better part of an hour, and there’s one part of the president’s long-winded interview I’d like to highlight. As first noted by Vox’s Aaron Rupar, it seems like we can hear Trump’s brain melting out of his ears in ...
17:52 2019-06-20

Woman’s ‘brain tumor’ turns out to be tapeworm A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. Rachel Palma, 42, had been experiencing some bizarre symptoms that prompted doctors to perform a scan of her brain — and when the images came back they appe...
20:39 2019-06-04

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though. Dartmouth College......
20:52 2019-06-23

Trump UK Brain Status: Bangers and Mash President Donald Trump landed in the UK on Monday for a three-day trip to merry ol’ England. And, as befits a man whose diaper-clad image is set to once again fly high over the streets of London, Trump wasted little time before resurrecting his petty feud with Mayor Sadiq Khan....
15:00 2019-06-03

Deaths from brain, heart problems higher for NFL than MLB CHICAGO (AP) — NFL players may be more likely to die from brain diseases and heart problems than Major League Baseball players, but the reasons are unclear. That’s according to study published Friday involving 6,100 professional athletes who died between 1979 through 2013. Repeated head blows ...
19:26 2019-05-24

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

Trump Brain Status: 'Dumb as a Rock' President Donald Trump lashed out at his former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday, calling him “dumb as a rock” after reports Tillerson criticized Trump during a surprise appearance before the House Foreign Affairs Committee earlier this week....
21:26 2019-05-23

The illnesses caused by a disconnect between brain and mind A group of troubling disorders lead to very real symptoms, but tests suggest nothing is wrong. Finding out why is shedding new light on the nature of consciousness itself...
15:52 2019-05-21

This optical illusion breaks your brain for 15 milliseconds Showing this optical illusion to monkeys reveals it works by tricking the neurons that perceive global motion into overriding those that track local motions...
18:00 2019-05-21

Trump Brain Status: Mad at Dead Guy's Boat Our president absolutely COULD NOT stand the sight of a giant boat named after a dead guy he hated, a report from the Wall Street Journal reveals....
04:26 2019-05-30

Use a 'Productivity Song' to Train Your Brain to Work Anyone who has ever seen a movie montage knows the importance of a motivating soundtrack. We may not have a professional editor to splice together footage of us training for a boxing match or studying for the bar exam, but we can pick our own music to help with our productivity....
23:52 2019-06-04

Our astonishing brain is hard to figure out – and that's fantastic It can seem a Herculean task to establish even basic facts about the human brain, but without its mind-boggling complexity we wouldn't be nearly as amazing...
19:26 2019-06-27

Your terrible diet could be ruining your brain: study The average person is eating a lot more calories than they did 50 years ago and it is having devastating results on their brains and waistlines, a new study warns. People are eating an extra 650 calories a day — the equivalent of a burger, fries and soft drink — compared to what they were......
19:00 2019-06-13

Trump Brain Status: Garlic Mashed We’re more than a year out from the 2020 election, and already President Donald Trump is reportedly insisting aides tell him things are going just great, despite both internal and public polls that show him trailing in key states he’ll need to take in order to win a second term....
16:39 2019-06-11

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative state divided both his family and the nation....
14:26 2019-07-11

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection and appointing a former diplomat to signal the government's focus on foreign...
13:52 2019-05-31

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
07:13 2019-07-15

7-year-old with rare disease needs mixed-race donor to save his life The family of a 7-year-old New York boy battling a rare disease is desperately searching for someone with the same mixed heritage to help save his life. Asaya Bullock, of Parkchester, was diagnosed at birth with IPEX syndrome, a disease that causes his immune system to attack his tissues and organs....
23:13 2019-05-29

Heart disease death: 'White coat hypertension' may double risk New research examines the correlations between untreated 'white coat hypertension,' treated 'white coat effect,' heart disease, and heart disease death....
18:13 2019-06-11

Modi Government Eradicated "Disease" Of Communalism: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday that the Modi government has eradicated the "disease" of communalism and appeasement politics and by doing so it has created an atmosphere......
17:26 2019-06-11

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated them in the region 20 years ago....
19:52 2019-06-18

How disease, war and a remote Scottish island inspired George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Jura is a small island off the coast of Scotland, famous for two things: It’s home to a renowned distillery, and it’s where George Orwell wrote “1984.” Orwell arrived at Jura in May 1946, hoping the fresh air would help a chronic lung condition, and moved into a remote farmhouse. He soon set up a......
23:26 2019-06-08

Georgia toddler diagnosed with rare ovarian cancer now disease-free The 2-year-old Georgia girl who touched hearts worldwide when her parents shared that she had been diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer is now celebrating being cancer-free....
20:26 2019-06-19

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output...
14:39 2019-05-21

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer? New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be....
19:00 2019-06-20

A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says A recent announcement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may put a damper on summer fun. A fecal parasite often spread by swimming is causing an increasing number of illness outbreaks, the agency says. The number of disease outbreaks involving the parasite Cryptosporidium...
17:52 2019-07-01

Weight loss support helps people with fatty liver disease People who have fatty liver disease related to being overweight may get the disease under better control when they get lots of support to lose weight, a research review suggests....
23:39 2019-07-01

Trump to sign executive order to encourage kidney disease treatment Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced new measures President Trump will take through executive order to encourage kidney donations and at-home dialysis care....
00:00 2019-07-11

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief  Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s Fund to convene a high-level UN event on Friday to “tackle the issue”. ...
05:00 2019-06-29

Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency after battling Lyme disease Shania Twain, the queen of country pop announced 23 performances for her "Let's Go!" residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.        ...
20:00 2019-06-17

China June soybean imports fall on trade war, deadly pig disease China's soybean imports fell 11.5% in June from May, customs data showed on Friday, as the Sino-U.S. trade war and an outbreak of deadly African swine fever curb demand....
17:00 2019-07-12

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
03:00 2019-06-05

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry has said....
16:39 2019-07-15

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the newly built Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital in Pyongyang. (credit: Getty | KCNA) North Korea is experiencing an ex...
19:26 2019-06-27

Older women have higher heart disease risk with 'apple' shape (Reuters Health) - Older women who are at a healthy weight may be more likely to develop heart disease when they carry excess fat around their midsection than when they store more fat in their hips and thighs, a new study suggests....
18:39 2019-07-01

ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen announces he has Parkinson's disease Bill Rasmussen, 86, co-founded ESPN in 1979 alongside his son, Scott. He said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014       ...
20:00 2019-07-15

30 dead deer found at Utah landfill starved, died of disease SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials have determined that more than 30 deer found near a landfill in northeastern Utah died from starvation, diseases and other causes. The Division of Wildlife Resources said Friday said officials found plastic bags and latex gloves in some of the deers’ remain...
21:00 2019-05-31

Lack of motivation: Does inflammation alter brain systems? A new review suggests that low-grade inflammation may sometimes directly affect motivation. Its authors want to explore possible links with depression....
23:26 2019-06-06

CHEAP: Train your brain with $180 off this magnificent math clock Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! You might think the world is complicated enough and there’s no need to make basic tasks harder, right? Right? Wrong. That’s why you need to stop what you’re doing right now and buy the Albert Math Clock. This cle...
15:39 2019-05-25

Chernobyl: horrifying, masterful television that sears on to your brain This breathtaking series throws us right into the hellish chaos of the nuclear disaster – and its terrors are unflinching and unforgettableAfter three of its five episodes aired, the miniseries Chernobyl found its way to the top of IMDB’s top 250 TV shows in history list. While the fan-voted chart m...
18:00 2019-05-29

Weight loss and brain supplements may cause miscarriages, FDA warns An ingredient commonly found in weight loss and brain-boosting supplements may cause miscarriages and issues with fetal development, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Recent studies show that taking vinpoecetine — in levels equivalent to human dosages — lead to decr...
20:39 2019-06-04

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, based on head CT scans....
21:52 2019-06-17

‘World’s largest’ brain tumor removed from man after 20 years Surgeons in India have removed what they claim is the largest brain tumor ever recorded from a man who let the cancerous mass continue to grow for two decades. The watermelon-sized, 11-pound tumor was cut out of the 31-year-old man’s head during a 10-hour operation in the Indian city of Madurai last...
21:13 2019-05-23

Aptiv CEO sees big gains from consolidating the vehicle’s 'brain' Aptiv, created from Delphi Automotive in 2015, is seeking new business opportunities in the car's "brain and nervous system." CEO Kevin Clark spoke to Automotive News Europe about the challenges of staying ahead of the technology curve....
14:39 2019-07-11

How Your Brain Perceives Magicians Cutting Their Assistants in Half Let me start by describing one of the first magic tricks I learned to perform when I was a kid. Here is what the audience sees: I reach into my pocket and reveal a jumbo-sized card depicting the four of spades on one side and the ace of spades on the other side. After mumbling some magic words, I tu...
02:26 2019-05-23

From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence MIT researchers have devised a novel method to glean more information from images used to train machine-learning models, including those that can analyze medical scans to help diagnose and treat brain conditions. An active new area in medicine involves training deep-learning models to detect stru...
17:39 2019-06-19

Relay station in the brain controls an array of movements Neuroscientists have identified two different nerve cell populations within the brain's substantia nigra, a relay station that controls a diverse array of movements....
14:52 2019-05-21

Teen’s brain tumors allegedly misdiagnosed as ‘anorexia’ A U.K. teen who allegedly was diagnosed with anorexia after she went to her doctor numerous times for complaints of unexplained weight loss, vision issues and stopped menstrual cycles was eventually diagnosed with several brain tumors after a trip to the eye doctor....
20:52 2019-06-27

Archaic testing slows innovation and causes a brain drain If you have a slow testing process standing between highly accelerated development and operations processes, you can't achieve the desired delivery speed.Read More...
17:26 2019-05-21

Muse 2: The brain-sensing headband designed to help you relax The Muse 2 is a multi-sensor meditation device that can read your brainwaves in real time and offer you useful feedback to improve your meditation skills and become more relaxed....
19:26 2019-06-16

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
19:00 2019-07-03

Amazon Lays Off Dozens Of Game Developers During E3 Yesterday, as the video game industry’s attention was focused squarely on the final day of the E3 convention in Los Angeles, Amazon’s video game division quietly laid off dozens of employees....
21:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: Power on at LAX; outage hit dozens of flights LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Power has been restored to all terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, where an hours-long outage caused dozens of planes to be delayed, diverted or cancelled. Some passengers w...
09:39 2019-06-06

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

How Trump’s Executive Order Could Save Lives by Transforming How the U.S. Treats Kidney Disease President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order aimed at streamlining the overburdened kidney care and transplantation system—a move meant to “bring new hope to millions of Americans suffering from kidney disease,” Trump said. The policy is intended to improve kidney ...
17:26 2019-07-11

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development in hematology and immunology....
20:13 2019-06-12

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-12

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Improve Memory In Those At Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease: Study A new study has now suggested that consuming a low-carb Atkins-style diet may help improve brain function and memory in people at risk of Alzheimer's....
02:26 2019-07-11

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at least 100 migrants were sick with disease, mainly tuberculosis....
08:13 2019-07-01

Rare Skin Disease Left Him Isolated. Surgery Gave Him Back His Life When Enrique Galvan was growing up in Paraguay, other children called him a monster. When he was a toddler, a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis was diagnosed, and it caused benign tumors......
04:26 2019-06-14

Even mild brain injuries tied to lasting functional deficits People who have mild traumatic brain injuries may be more likely to have lasting functional deficits that get in the way of daily activities than patients who experience other types of injuries, a U.S. study suggests....
23:52 2019-06-03

Rudy Giuliani's Brain Appears to Be Slowly Dripping Out of His Ears The fun (?) thing about Trump administration septuagenarians and related olds on social media is that every now and again they reveal just how liquid their brain has become and post something so incomprehensible that one must ask, “Are they having a stroke?”...
18:13 2019-05-24

Metal drinking straw impales UK woman’s brain, killing her Reusable metal straws may be good for the planet, but they can also kill you. The November 2018 death of Broadstone, England, resident Elena Struthers-Gardner has just been ruled accidental. According to the Daily Echo, the 60-year-old woman collapsed in her kitchen while holding a glass — whose 10-...
01:39 2019-07-10

Man who urinated on memorial to boy who died of brain cancer arrested, police say Hamilton Township police make two arrests after 'disturbing video' surfaces on social media.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Father sues West Virginia frat over son’s brain damage MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit says a man who fell down the stairs at West Virginia University fraternity party has been permanently brain damaged. It says fraternity brothers posed with David M. Rusko’s unconscious body, squirted Ketchup on him and posted pictures on social media. By the ...
18:39 2019-06-28

Germany's Bundesliga to impose mandatory brain scans for footballers Medical experts have demanded annual brain screenings for all footballers playing in first and second division clubs in Germany. They also recommend checking underage football players, according to Bild newspaper....
18:00 2019-06-23

If you lose a body part, other bits get a sensory boost – thank you, brain When you wake up in the middle of the night in total darkness, it can feel as if you have auditory superpowers. Suddenly, you can hear floorboards creak storeys below and the softest rustle of foxes destroying the bins outside, once again. Indeed, it is common wisdom that when you lose one sense, th...
20:13 2019-05-23

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

Incredible Breakthrough: MIT Scientists Have Successfully Swapped The Brain Of A Man With An Almond Prepare to have your mind blown, because a medical procedure that was once the stuff of science fiction has finally become science fact: MIT scientists have successfully swapped the brain of a man with an almond....
22:26 2019-06-13

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

Brain implant restores partial vision to blind people Medical experts hail ‘paradigm shift’ of implant that transmits video images directly to the visual cortex, bypassing the eye and optic nervePartial sight has been restored to six blind people via an implant that transmits video images directly to the brain.Some vision was made possible – with the p...
09:52 2019-07-13

Ex-NFL linebacker says union cut pensions for retired players with brain injuries A former NFL linebacker claims he and other retired football players with brain injuries are having their pensions undercut by their own union. Andre Royal, 46, who played six years with the Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts, says head injuries left him with debilitating seizures and a host o...
01:52 2019-06-09

Stephen Colbert on Ben Carson: ‘Not a rocket scientist, only a brain surgeon’ Late-night hosts poked fun at the housing secretary’s Oreo error and the possibility of Trump’s case being seen by Merrick GarlandLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s latest failure in court and the prospect of one of his cases being seen by the former supreme court nominee Merrick Garland. Co...
21:13 2019-05-22

RJ Barrett Self-Diagnoses Terminal Kobe Brain After Being Drafted By Knicks The Knicks got their man with the fourth pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, selecting Duke one-and-done prospect R.J. Barrett. Knicks fans in the crowd went nuts as soon as the pick was announced, signaling their approval in no uncertain terms. Barrett, a Canadian, is a slick wing with diverse skills and a...
03:13 2019-06-21

Woman Relieved After Suspected Brain Tumor Turns Out to Be Tapeworm Egg You wouldn’t expect that finding a tapeworm egg in your brain would be seen as good news, but such was the case for New York resident Rachel Palma this past fall. That’s because the larva found inside was the true cause of Palma’s worsening symptoms of insomnia and hallucinations, rather than a brai...
06:13 2019-06-08

Who will wake up from a coma? Electrical jolts in the brain offer hints Enlarge / Healthcare worker sets up an EEG on an ICU patient. (credit: Getty | BSIP) Researchers may have found a way to detect inklings of consciousness in comatose and vegetative patients just days after they experience a brain injury—and it appears the method may help predict which patients wil...
18:13 2019-06-30

Medical student endures 6 brain surgeries at hospital where she trains Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She’s also a fourth-year medical student at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries. The Brawley, Calif., native who was raised in Houston, Texas, wanted to be a doctor since she was a little girl, but she never could ha...
01:13 2019-05-29

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

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi movies at the moment - to connect humans and......
16:00 2019-07-13

After Man Dies In Prison, Body Returned Without Heart, Brain And Throat Everett Palmer had traveled from his home in Delaware to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on April 7 to resolve an outstanding DUI warrant from 2016, his family told The Washington Post on Thursday....
04:52 2019-06-07

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative breathing — wellness buzzwords created by people trying to make a buck. “There is so much nonsense being peddled about the brain,” Jandial tells The ...
12:13 2019-06-18

Brain beats brawn as Strycova ends Konta's hopes Johanna Konta played almost perfect tennis for the opening five games of her Wimbledon quarter-final against unseeded Czech Barbora Strycova on an expectant Centre Court on Tuesday....
03:39 2019-07-10

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday tweeted a rebuke of YouTube over the company’s belated decision to take action against Steven Crowder, a man whose years-long campaign of harassmen...
02:26 2019-06-07

Dozens killed in DRC Glencore copper mine accident At least 36 illegal miners killed by collapse in open excavation pit At least 36 illegal miners are believed to have died in a copper mine owned by Glencore in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Thursday.The miners were killed when two ‘galleries’ overlooking an open excavation pit collap...
02:52 2019-06-28

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are common in Congo, with boats frequently overloaded and lacking life vests....
04:00 2019-05-27

Dozens of Nursing Homes With HUD-Backed Mortgages Have ‘Serious Deficiencies’ A list of the most troubled nursing homes in the country includes 74 with mortgages insured by a federal government agency that stopped inspecting such homes several years ago....
23:00 2019-06-27

Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded during a confrontation in a police cell block in north-western Venezuela.The incident, which took place in the town of Acari...
07:00 2019-05-25

One gored among dozens injured at bull-running in Spain One man was gored in the arm among scores more injured on Thursday during Spain's centuries-old San Fermin bull-running festival where protesters complained new safety measures were spoiling the buzz....
00:26 2019-07-12

Astronomers spot dozens of stars that have been evicted from their homes We often think of stars as things that don’t move around much, but in some galaxies, that’s far from a universal truth. New observations made by NASA’s powerful Chandra X-Ray Observatory reveal that some stars are routinely booted out of their own host galaxies and sent flying back...
03:13 2019-05-31

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
13:13 2019-06-21

Dozens detained in anti-government protest in Kazakhstan More than 100 people detained at anti-government rallies in Kazakhstan amid continuing wave of public discontent over perceived orchestrated handover of power...
20:13 2019-07-06

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

Seven dead, dozens trapped in Cambodia building collapse Seven people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach dozens of missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble....
15:00 2019-06-22

Papua New Guinea: Dozens killed in tribal violence Tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands has killed dozens, including pregnant women and several children. Prime Minister James Marape vowed to bring the instigators of the violence to justice....
08:39 2019-07-10

Dozens Injured in Memphis Unrest After Man Is Killed by Marshals At least one federal marshal opened fire on Wednesday night, killing a man, and more than two dozen police officers were injured in confrontations later....
17:26 2019-06-13

Five dead, dozens feared missing after landslides in Uganda Landslides after heavy rains in eastern Uganda have killed at least five people and dozens more are missing, the country's Red Cross said on Wednesday....
14:26 2019-06-05

Police say too much chlorine sickens dozens at Utah pool PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Police say a “freak accident” at a northern Utah pool sickened dozens with chlorine gas Tuesday. About 50 people were sick after a pump forced too much chlorine out of a jet at Pleasant Grove Veterans Memorial Pool about 36 miles (58 kilometers) south of Salt ...
10:39 2019-06-05

New tick-borne virus infecting dozens in China Researchers in China claim to have identified a new tick-borne disease. In a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers wrote they’ve identified a tick-borne disease dubbed as Alongshan virus (ALSV). The virus was identified after a 42-year-old woman in Inner ...
23:00 2019-06-06

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
10:39 2019-06-05

Dozens of Central Americans returned from US are sent home by Mexico Dozens of Central Americans who had been returned to the border city of Juarez to await the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims were being bused back to their countries Tuesday by Mexican authorities, a first for the program commonly known as "remain in Mexico."...
21:26 2019-07-02

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

Sudan: Dozens die as military cancels deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
15:26 2019-06-05

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and o...
19:00 2019-06-11

Dozens of birds 'bleeding from their mouths' fall from the sky in Australia More than 60 birds dropped from the sky in South Australia, landing in a "scene that looked like a horror movie," and authorities believe they were poisoned. ...
20:52 2019-07-12

First-ever sneaker auction to feature dozens of rare shoes NEW YORK (AP) – True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby’s in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren’t just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around, including the Nike handmade “Moon Shoe̶...
04:26 2019-07-14

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals....
20:26 2019-07-04

Scientists Find Dozens of Lakes Buried Far Below Greenland's Ice For decades, scientists working in Antarctica have been documenting subglacial lakes, bodies of water buried miles beneath the ice. They’ve spotted more than 400 of them, and even drilled into a few and found evidence for both living and long-dead lifeforms. But despite their ubiquity at the bottom ...
13:13 2019-06-29

Everlane Is Letting You Choose What You Pay on Dozens of Sale Styles Everlane’s Choose What You Pay section (which, for the unindoctrinated, allows shoppers to choose from three different, discounted price points for an item) is always a good source of savings on some of the brand’s coveted, stylish basics, but it’s usually pretty limited. That is, until now....
14:39 2019-05-22

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
12:00 2019-06-06

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald's in 20 US cities....
04:26 2019-05-22

Heart Disease Risks In Overweight, Obese Kids Similar: Eat These Foods To Avoid Obesity According to a recent study published, in the journal Cardiology in the Young, obese and overweight adolescents have similar increased risks of developing cardiovascular disorders....
17:13 2019-05-21

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
22:13 2019-06-11

Kentucky toddler's tick bite led to rare disease, mom warns: 'I wouldn't wish this upon my worst enemy' A Kentucky mother who found a tick on her 2-year-old son’s neck now has a warning for other parents: Beware of these potentially disease-causing insects....
02:39 2019-06-05

Sterling Marlin plans return to racing in Nashville after Parkinson's disease surgery The two-time Daytona 500 champion, who underwent deep brain stimulation in the spring, will race late models Saturday night in Nashville.        ...
23:52 2019-07-12

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

UPDATE 1-Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
23:39 2019-07-12

Adding This Spice To Your Milkshake May Trick Your Brain Into Thinking It's Sweet: Study The study that was published in the journal Food Quality and Preference, suggests that in order to limit the consumption of sugar, add vanilla to milkshakes...
18:26 2019-06-21

Georgia QB D'Wan Mathis out of hospital following emergency surgery for brain cyst Georgia freshman QB D’Wan Mathis was released from the hospital Monday after undergoing emergency surgery for a potentially life-threatening brain cyst.        ...
23:39 2019-05-28

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.        ...
20:13 2019-06-07

'Save your money': no evidence brain health supplements work, say experts Worldwide panel says it cannot recommend healthy people take ‘memory supplements’Dietary supplements such as vitamins do nothing to boost brain health and are simply a waste of money for healthy people, experts have said.According to figures from the US, sales of so-called “memory supplements” doubl...
11:26 2019-06-29

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
15:26 2019-05-29

Football Destroyed Ken Stabler's Brain. Why Isn't His Family Getting A Cent From The Concussion Settlement? Ken Stabler, the late Hall of Fame quarterback, suffered from CTE and Alzheimer’s before his death; not even the NFL or its lawyers dispute that. Yet Stabler’s family will not collect any money from the NFL’s class-action concussion settlement, which has proven to be a disaster for hundreds of forme...
20:52 2019-07-03

Your brain might be taking tiny naps throughout the day, and it can lead to disaster if left unchecked StarsStudio/Getty Images Microsleep involves brief, intermittent moments of sleep throughout the day, sometimes without you noticing it. You can have episodes of microsleep when you're feeling drowsy and performing daily tasks such as reading or driving. Microsleep is caused by sleep deprivation, s...
07:26 2019-06-22

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

Nell Freudenberger: ‘Like many women I believed I didn't have the right kind of brain for science’ While writing her latest novel, the American author became obsessed with theoretical physics. She talks about sexism in science, falling in love with teachers and griefFew things bother Nell Freudenberger more than the way girls and women are still so often held back from studying science. For her n...
14:26 2019-06-08

Lowering blood pressure may decrease stroke-related brain bleeding Intensive blood pressure treatment may reduce the amount of deep brain bleeding in people who have a stroke -- which may help researchers and doctors lower the death rate from the condition....
15:26 2019-05-21

Scottish girl is world's youngest deep brain stimulation patient Two-year-old has had brain surgery to treat spasms, raising hopes for other childrenA two year-old girl from Glasgow has become the youngest person in the world to undergo brain surgery that doctors say could help limit severe disability among children afflicted by uncontrollable body movements.Vikt...
21:13 2019-07-10

Parents claim baby suffered a brain bleed after being slapped at daycare A baby boy suffered a brain-bleed after being ‘slapped so hard at nursery it left a hand-shaped bruise on his face’, reports claim. Six-month-old Glen Braun was allegedly hit so hard that his mother Sarah Braun said he was vomiting when she picked him up from daycare in Shawnee, Kan. las...
02:13 2019-06-28

Find tonic water bitter? Part of your brain may be on the small side A region of the brain called the left entorhinal cortex varies in size from person to person, and it’s smaller than average in those who find tonic water bitter...
17:39 2019-05-21

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, the best you can,” Julia Moser said. A year ago, Julia had a brain bleed. Doctors removed half o...
07:39 2019-05-24

Trump's Social Media Summit Was a Brain-Melting Horror Show Wormed-brained attendees at Donald Trump’s Social Media Summit were treated to nearly an hour of him complaining about not getting enough engagement on his tweets, slamming the media for reporting on his spelling and grammar errors, and a flurry of other grievances about socialism, antifa, and much,...
01:26 2019-07-12

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline....
22:00 2019-06-12

CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to dog treats Federal health officials are warning about a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to popular dog treats. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 45 people in 13 states have become ill after coming in contact with pig ear dog treats. Pile of pig ears for dogs./ Getty Images No deaths have b...
23:26 2019-07-04

Are allergies linked to anxiety and depression? A new study finds a link between different forms of allergies and either anxiety or depression. Future research, however, must verify these associations....
22:13 2019-05-29

Dozens feared trapped in deadly Cambodia building collapse Three people have been confirmed killed in a building collapse in Cambodia. The building was under construction in the resort town of Sihanoukville which has seen a boom in hotels and casinos....
09:52 2019-06-22

Bombing Kills Dozens in Kabul as Taliban Talks Continue Attackers set off bombs that wrecked a war museum and TV station, but it was unclear what the target was. Militants were still holed up in a nearby Defense Ministry building....
11:39 2019-07-01

At least 2 dead, dozens injured as violent tornado rips through Oklahoma At least two people are dead and dozens others injured after a devastating tornado struck El Reno, Oklahoma, on Saturday night. The powerful storm leveled the second story of a motel and killed two people at a mobile home park in the area 26 miles west of Oklahoma City, according to local police and...
01:26 2019-05-27

One killed, dozens hurt by Ohio tornadoes as U.S. Midwest braces for more Tornadoes pulverized western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a major highway, officials and media reports said....
19:26 2019-05-28

Mali president visits Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on Thursday visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, vowing once again to crack down on spiraling insecurity....
22:52 2019-06-13

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s environmental department shut down all mainland beaches. NBC’s Morgan Chesky reports for TODAY. Mississippi closed all mainland beaches on the state’s...
20:13 2019-07-10

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
15:26 2019-06-21

Watch dozens of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites speeding through the night sky Last week, SpaceX successfully launched its very first satellite-packed Starlink mission, with dozens of the tiny communications devices traveling to Earth orbit on top of a Falcon 9 rocket. It’s the first of many such missions the company has planned, and eventually the pint-sized spacecraft ...
19:00 2019-05-28

Dozens Killed as Taliban Bombs in 4 Humvees Rip Through Afghan District Insurgents rammed the vehicles full of explosives into a compound that the government had moved once after militant fighters took over its original location....
13:39 2019-06-30

Dozens of 'Parrotheads' reportedly sickened during trip to Dominican Republic Dozens of Jimmy Buffett fans claim they were sickened while visiting the Dominican Republic in April, and while some allegedly tested positive for salmonella, the rest remain stumped by their symptoms....
23:39 2019-06-17

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighboring Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
02:26 2019-07-07

Dozens of protesters arrested at rallies on Kazakh leader's birthday Kazakh police detained dozens of protesters who took to the streets of major cities on Saturday to mark the 79th birthday of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev by demanding he cede power, Reuters witnesses said....
20:39 2019-07-06

Amazon Game Studios reportedly lays off dozens in shake-up Amazon Game Studios has quietly laid off dozens of employees on the last day of E3, one of the biggest video game conferences in the world, according to Kotaku. The company reportedly told affected employees that they only have 60 days to find new po......
02:00 2019-06-16

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
19:52 2019-06-15

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Tunisia Only four people were rescued from the water, one of whom later died at a local hospital. The tragedy came one day after an airstrike killed 44 people at a refugee center in Libya....
23:13 2019-07-04

Memphis protests over police shooting end with teargas and dozens injured Armed officers faced off in the Tennessee city with crowds angered by news that federal marshals had shot dead a local manFierce protests erupted in Memphis on Wednesday night following a fatal shooting by law enforcement and ended with at least two dozen police officers, two journalists and a numbe...
15:00 2019-06-14

Mali fires regional governor after attack that killed dozens Mali's council of ministers has fired the governor of its central Mopti region, after gunmen killed dozens of people in the latest of a spate of ethnic killings there, it said in a statement....
14:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals....
21:13 2019-07-04

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it’...
19:00 2019-06-13

Afghan car bomb kills 12 and wounds dozens, including students Attack on security forces in Ghazni comes as conference including Taliban starts in DohaA car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed at least eight members of the security forces and four civilians and wounded dozens, many of them students attending a nearby school.Hasan Raza Yousafi, a provincial c...
09:13 2019-07-07

Swiss police detain dozens of climate protesters outside bank Activists were carried away after blocking off the entrance to Credit Suisse, one of the biggest banks in Switzerland. The arrests come as student launched a five-day climate change protest in the German city of Cologne....
14:00 2019-07-08

Dozens hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Winnipeg motel Forty-six people have been hospitalized and 15 are in critical condition after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a motel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, city officials said Tuesday....
03:39 2019-07-10

Italy Arrests Captain of Ship That Rescued Dozens of Migrants at Sea Capt. Carola Rackete, an outlaw to some and a heroine to others, was seized after her ship, the Sea Watch 3, docked in Lampedusa and 42 migrants disembarked....
11:52 2019-06-29

3 workers dead, dozens missing in Cambodia building collapse PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville, killing three workers and according to police leaving some 30 others trapped in the rubble. The city police chief, Thul Phorsda, says 10 workers have been rescued fo...
08:26 2019-06-22

Cambodian building collapse kills three, dozens feared buried Rescuers dig through debris of seven-storey beach resort tower that was under construction in SihanoukvilleAt least three people died when an under-construction building collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort early on Saturday, officials said, amid fears dozens more were left trapped in the rubble.Th...
15:26 2019-06-22

Google Maps guides dozens of drivers into ‘muddy mess’ Dozens of motorists who followed directions from Google Maps for a shortcut to Denver International Airport got mired in a “muddy mess” instead, according to a report. One of the disoriented drivers was Connie Monsees, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, who said she was stuck in traffic on the way to pic...
21:26 2019-06-28

Prosecutors: Jeffrey Epstein exploited 'dozens' of underage girls Federal prosecutors charged billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Monday in an indictment that says he sexually exploited "dozens" of minor girls in New York, Florida and other locations over a period of three years....
18:13 2019-07-08

1 Killed, Dozens Injured As 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Iran A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran near the border with Iraq on Monday, causing one death due to a heart attack and dozens of injuries, the country's relief and rescue organisation said....
16:39 2019-07-08

Dozens of buildings completed in Samjiyon county, North Korea says North Korea claimed Sunday "dozens of buildings" in Samjiyon County have been completed, even as the country faces the heaviest sanctions in its history....
19:00 2019-06-16

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsibility....
16:39 2019-07-04

Mali president heads for Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali went on Thursday to visit the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, his office said....
16:39 2019-06-13

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
22:00 2019-07-14

Police: Man killed in Wichita shootout fired dozens of times WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say a 56-year-old man who died in a shootout with officers fired 52 rounds into common walls he shared with two neighbors. Police say Fred Burton’s neighbors called early Thursday to report what they thought was an explosion at MacArthur’s Lake Apartme...
21:00 2019-05-24

Dozens of tornados slam Midwest as floodwaters rise; at least 2 dead Dozens of storms and tornados in the Midwest damaged multiple buildings in their path Tuesday -- including a racetrack grandstand -- but were expected to weaken by Wednesday. ...
07:52 2019-05-22

Dozens clash with police at gas price protest in Bangladesh capital Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government's sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside the energy ministry in Dhaka, protest leaders and police said....
16:39 2019-07-14

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
22:26 2019-07-14

Dozens injured when Air Canada flight hits severe turbulence Dozens of passengers aboard an Air Canada flight were injured when the plane hit severe turbulence en route from Vancouver to Australia, forcing it to make an emergency landing in Hawaii. The plane carrying 284 people was about two hours past the Hawaiian islands on its flight to Sydney on Thursday ...
18:52 2019-07-12

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.        ...
20:52 2019-07-14

Dozens injured as Air Canada flight to Sydney hits turbulence ‘We all hit the roof,’ passenger says after plane forced to land in Honolulu Dozens of people on an Air Canada flight to Australia have been injured after the plane encountered unexpected turbulence, forcing it to land in Hawaii.The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered “unforecasted and sudde...
04:00 2019-07-12

Rabies Alert Issued Near Walt Disney World's Epcot After Feral Cat Tests Positive For the Disease If you’re visiting Epcot at Walt Disney World this summer, keep the kids away from any stray animals you might find. A feral cat just tested positive for rabies and the health department is warning people to be careful during the coming months because it could have infected other animals.Read more.....
13:39 2019-07-10

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
14:52 2019-05-21

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

Kamala Harris has a plan to help prevent HIV from spreading. This map shows the areas of the US that are home to the most people living with the disease. AIDSVu Democratic presidential candidate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, proposed a plan to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic that emphasizes the accessibility of medications to at-risk populations. HIV/AIDS, which first appeared in the U.S. in 1981, is spreading less rapidly, but still affects 1.1 mi...
01:13 2019-06-30

Fernando Ricksen throws birthday party for daughter, 7, at hospice where he is battling Motor Neurone Disease Former Glasgow Rangers footballer Fernando Ricksen threw a birthday party for his seven-year-old at the hospice where he is battling Motor Neurone Disease....
18:26 2019-06-19

‘I’m ashamed’: Thieves return stolen wrestling belts to boy awaiting brain surgery A pair of resentful thieves returned a boy’s WWE belt from the house they stole it from — along with an apology note — after learning that the package they poached was intended for the 5-year-old ahead of his upcoming brain surgery. Tim Vick Sr. said his son, Timmy, has autism, and he wa...
03:26 2019-06-29

Mom claims weeklong brain bleed was dismissed as food poisoning: 'Thought I was dying' A mother who claims she was allegedly diagnosed with food poisoning on vacation in Majorca after she began experiencing painful headaches and vomiting said her extreme agony caused her to fly home, where she learned her suffering was actually caused by bleeding in her brain.  ...
19:52 2019-06-12

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses -survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
02:39 2019-07-11

Brain scans reveal magic mushroom drug enhances mindfulness meditation Both meditation and psychedelic drugs can lead to more self-awareness and serenity. Now a study has found that combining the two seems to magnify the effect...
20:00 2019-05-29

Alberta mom who died shortly after giving birth donates brain, placenta to research Doctors didn't think Sabrina Lauman would live long enough to give birth. She did. Then she passed away and donated tissues to research on her rare dementia....
16:00 2019-06-05

Houston Texans fire general manager Brain Gaine in surprise move The Houston Texans fired general manager Brian Gaine in a surprising move, with mandatory minicamp just four days away and a month after the NFL draft.       ...
04:00 2019-06-08

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

U.S. denies Tesla tariff relief request for Chinese-made Model 3 'brain' The Trump administration has denied requests to exempt Tesla Inc's Model 3 from 25% tariffs on its Chinese-made car computer and center screen, according to letters seen by Reuters....
19:13 2019-06-13

Boxer accuses Jay-Z, sports agency of negligence after suffering 'devastating brain hemorrhage' A boxer filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z and the rapper’s agency Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday accusing both parties of scheduling him for a handful of fights which led to a brain injury....
21:00 2019-05-22

Disney guest suffered traumatic brain injury after bird attack: suit A Florida woman is suing the Most Magical Place On Earth, claiming it knew that seasonal nesting birds were a threat to Disney resort guests but refused to do anything about them — which led to her being attacked and injured. “If there’s a company that’s well-versed in safety, it should be Dis...
16:01 2019-05-29

A New Hearing Aid Promises to Tune Out Distracting Voices By Reading the Wearer's Brain Waves You don’t notice it happening, but in a crowded, noisy room, your brain has the remarkable ability to effectively tune out all but the people you’re talking to. Trying to replicate this behavior in gadgets like hearing aids has proven to be very difficult, but researchers might have finally found a ...
06:52 2019-05-31

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses: survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
05:00 2019-07-11

Do Not Waste Your Brain Cells Watching Chuck Todd Interview Donald Trump For 35 long, dreadful, maddening minutes I watched two of the most annoying men in political news sit down for a televised interview that may have actually left viewers dumber than when they started. Call it the Dueling Comb-Overs....
00:39 2019-06-24

Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield happy to give brain to concussion research AFLPA president “all for” donating organs‘You can’t take them with you when you’re gone’AFL Players Association president Patrick Dangerfield is all for donating his brain to post-mortem concussion research after last month the disease CTE was found in the donated brains from two rugby league player...
12:26 2019-07-08

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports Sued By Former Boxer Over Severe Brain Injuries Suffered In The Ring Jay-Z and his sports management company Roc Nation Sports are being sued by former featherweight boxer and Roc Nation client Daniel “Twitch” Franco, who says that reckless scheduling and inadequate post-fight medical procedures led to catastrophic, career-ending head and brain injuries over the cour...
03:26 2019-05-22

U.S. denies Tesla request for tariff relief on China-made Model 3 'brain' The U.S. Trade Representative, in a May 29 letter denying petitions from the EV maker and a key supplier, said the request concerned "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025’ or other Chinese industrial programs."...
20:00 2019-06-13

Mexico-Linked Stocks Hit by Trump Tariffs Investors punished shares of companies with exposure to Mexico after President Trump said the U.S. would impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports....
18:00 2019-05-31

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food LONDON (AP) — The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and salads. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday he wants “a radical new approach” to the food served in hospitals. Officials have linked...
15:00 2019-06-15

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history....
00:00 2019-06-08

Man Linked To Over 60 Deaths May Be Most Prolific Killer In US History Samuel Little drew their portraits in paint and in pencil, filling out the contours of the faces of women he said he killed over nearly four decades....
05:00 2019-06-09

Sleeping with the TV on is linked to weight gain, study says There are plenty of things that we all know can affect our weight. Cramming heaps of calorie-dense processed foods is a big no-no if you’re trying to get trim, and ensuring you’re getting plenty of exercise will help you keep the pounds off. Simple, right? Well, a new study published in ...
07:00 2019-06-11

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

Traumatic injuries linked to later social dysfunction (Reuters Health) - Nearly half of trauma patients, even those without brain injuries, experience social deficits that make it harder for them to interact with friends and stay involved in the community, a recent study suggests....
02:52 2019-06-13

California ladybug swarm dozens of miles wide shows up on radar A swarm of many millions of ladybugs taking to the sky in Southern California this week to hunt for aphids has been captured on a radar screen as a massive blob, officials said on Thursday....
01:00 2019-06-07

Dozens of people dive into sea to escape Stromboli volcano eruption in Italy One person died and dozens of others threw themselves into the sea when a volcano on the Sicilian island of Stromboli violently exploded Wednesday. Massimo Imbesi, a 35-year-old from Milazzo in Sicily was killed in the eruption and a Brazilian friend who was with him was badly injured, Italian news ...
00:39 2019-07-04

Gym teacher caught on video touching dozens of first-grade girls: prosecutor A former gym teacher at an Ohio elementary school allegedly touched 28 first-grade girls inappropriately, often grabbing their backsides or positioning them to straddle him, a prosecutor said. John Austin Hopkins, 25, of Springboro, was indicted Monday on 36 counts of gross sexual imposition after a...
21:39 2019-06-18

One dead, dozens hurt as Indian troops fire during Kashmir protests Indian troops fired live rounds during protests at two places in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 50, police and an eyewitness said....
21:52 2019-05-29

Gizmodo Dozens of Drivers Got Stuck After Blindly Following Google Maps Into a Mud Pit | Jalopnik Su Gizmodo Dozens of Drivers Got Stuck After Blindly Following Google Maps Into a Mud Pit | Jalopnik Supercars Seized From African Dictator’s Son, Again, Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million | Kotaku Mario Maker 2 Is Hiding Two Secret New Power-Ups | Lifehacker How to Avoid Getting Scammed When ...
20:01 2019-06-28

Dozens of police officers injured in Memphis riots over fatal shooting At least two dozen police officers and two journalists were injured in violent riots that broke out in Memphis overnight, the city’s mayor said Thursday. Six officers were taken to the hospital, Mayor Jim Strickland said in a statement. The injuries came amid clashes between police and protest...
17:26 2019-06-13

Dramatic video shows dozens looting Philadelphia Walgreens, police say Philadelphia police have released surveillance video showing a large group of young people running into a Walgreens store and causing thousands of dollars in damage last week....
03:00 2019-07-10

German police raid dozens of home over online hate speech BERLIN (AP) — Police have raided dozens of homes across Germany as part of a nationwide law enforcement campaign against online hate speech. The Federal Criminal Police Office said the raids took place Thursday in 13 of Germany’s 16 states. Police targeted people suspected of posting anti-Semi...
18:39 2019-06-06

Sudan opposition rejects military's offer of talks, dozens killed Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
08:00 2019-06-06

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terrifying situation currently playing out for a 28-year-old woman in Minneapolis: She has seen dozens of doctors and none of them are able to figure out w...
22:26 2019-06-13

Dozens of protestors arrested for blocking Philadelphia Fourth of July parade Protestors participating in a demonstration against ICE were arrested for blocking Philadelphia's Fourth of July parade.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Violence Involving ISIS Prisoners Leaves Dozens Dead in Tajikistan The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
17:52 2019-05-21

China landslide sweeps cars away as floods kill dozens – video A landslide sweeps across a road in China's Fujian province, in the south-east, pushing cars before it. Days of rain have caused havoc, affecting hundreds of thousands of people and submerging vast swathes of farmland. More than 60 people are feared dead. Continue reading......
08:52 2019-06-15

‘It’s a big concern’: Dozens of dead fish discovered in Moncton’s Jones Lake David Ford, who lives near the lake, says he was walking his dogs along the water on Sunday night when he came across the dead and rotting fish littering the shoreline....
05:00 2019-06-18

Dozens injured after Georgia police fire rubber bullets at demonstrators The unrest was sparked by the appearance of Sergei Gavrilov who addressed an assembly from the parliament speaker’s seatRiot police in Georgia have fired rubber bullets and used water cannon on demonstrators outside parliament who had tried to storm the building over a controversial address by a Rus...
02:13 2019-06-21

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
13:26 2019-07-14

Dozens of NYC ice cream trucks seized over multimillion-dollar ticket scam Freeze! More than 40 ice-cream trucks were seized by the city in Long Island City Wednesday over a multimillion-dollar ticket-avoidance scam. The trucks, most of which brandish the New York Ice Cream logo, racked up thousands of dollars each in unpaid citations over several years — but rather than p...
23:00 2019-06-05

Jeffrey Epstein ‘sexually exploited and abused’ dozens of minors: prosecutors Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein “sexually exploited and abused” dozens of underage girls as young as 14 at his homes in New York and Florida in the early 2000s, Manhattan federal prosecutors alleged in an indictment unsealed Monday. The billionaire financier was charged with sex trafficking and ...
18:39 2019-07-08

Pakistan PM hits out at poor railways as crash kills 11, injures dozens A passenger train crashed into a stationary freight train in Pakistan on Thursday, killing 11 people and injuring more than 60 under overturned carriages, police said, with the prime minister blaming aging, poorly maintained rail infrastructure....
12:39 2019-07-11

Dozens of costumed T. rex race on a horse track in a delightfully bizarre video A group of runners dressed up in blow-up T. rex costumes to partake in an annual race in Auburn, Washington.        ...
02:00 2019-07-11

'Like a horror movie': Dozens of corellas dead after falling from sky in suspected poisoning The native birds were bleeding from their mouths, according to rescuers at One Tree Hill near AdelaideNearly 60 native birds have died after they fell out of the sky in front of horrified onlookers and a nearby primary school in a suspected case of mass poisoning in South Australia.Bird rescuers sai...
04:39 2019-07-12

Dozens rescued from Oklahoma floods as storms swamp central U.S.: officials Dozens of people were rescued from rising waters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms generating tornadoes and heavy rain roared through central United States on Tuesday....
19:01 2019-05-21

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict with their conscience because of their religious beliefs....
16:13 2019-05-22

Guatemala rounds up dozens of immigrants to send back to their home countries Guatemala authorities rounded up 96 people as part of an operation to identify unqualified migrants trying to go to the United States and return them to their countries of origin....
15:39 2019-07-04

Boat with dozens of African migrants capsizes off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
18:13 2019-07-04

Trial hears German tourist shot in Alberta had 8 bullet fragments removed from brain A trial has begun for a 17-year-old male from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation accused of shooting a German tourist on a highway west of Calgary last year....
21:13 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-U.S. denies Tesla tariff relief request for Chinese-made Model 3 'brain' The Trump administration has denied requests to exempt Tesla Inc's Model 3 from 25% tariffs on its Chinese-made car computer and center screen, according to letters seen by Reuters....
19:13 2019-06-13

Texas medical student survives 6 brain surgeries while studying to be doctor at hospital treating her Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She's also a fourth-year medical student studying to become a doctor at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries....
23:26 2019-05-27

Meghan King Edmonds Reveals Son Hart Has "Irreversible Brain Damage" in Heartbreaking New Blog Meghan King Edmonds is living her worst nightmare. In a new, heartbreaking blog post, titled "My Hart," the Real Housewives of Orange County alum shared that her son Hart, 13......
20:00 2019-07-05

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of sub-Saharan African, a study showed on Thursday....
00:52 2019-06-28

Rio police wants Neymar testimony linked to rape accusation Rio de Janeiro's cybercrime police division wants Neymar to testify about a video he published with messages and images allegedly exchanged with the woman who accuses him of raping her in a Paris hotel....
13:39 2019-06-04

The Latest: Company linked to motorcycle crash cooperating LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 9:10 p.m. The owner of a company that employs the truck driver identified as involved in a deadly collision with motorcycles says he can’t reach the driver. Da...
03:26 2019-06-23

Having too many sugary drinks linked to higher cancer risk Sugary drinks aren’t just bad for your waistline — they may also lead to an increase risk of cancer, a new study has found. Researchers in France found that downing a small glass of 100 percent fruit juice or soda — about 3.3 ounces worth — a day was linked to an 18 percent increas...
17:52 2019-07-11

Fecal Transplant Is Linked to a Patient’s Death, the F.D.A. Warns The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers prove proper testing procedures are in place....
03:26 2019-06-14

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins......
05:52 2019-06-14

F.D.A. Won’t Ban Sales of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Many other countries have already banned the products. But the U.S. agency said the risk was still low, despite repeated requests from women and doctors that the implants be removed from the market....
21:39 2019-06-13

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said....
15:13 2019-07-06

Scotland's HPV vaccine linked to 'near elimination' of cervical cancer The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in later life....
15:52 2019-05-21

Twitter deletes accounts linked to foreign governments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government’s agenda. Twitter is adding those accounts and their tweets to a public database it launched last year to track its battle against government-link...
17:13 2019-06-13

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Tuesday that his office is investigating two diplomatic representatives of Guaidó accused of mis...
21:00 2019-06-18

Dietary supplement ingredient linked to miscarriages, FDA warns A widely available dietary supplement ingredient may cause miscarriages or problems with fetal development if used during pregnancy, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
20:26 2019-06-04

3,000-Year-Old Phoenician Shell-Dye Factory Linked With The Temple Shards of Phoenician pottery excavated fifty years ago from an archeological dig in Tel Shikmona located south of Haifa, in Israel ...
21:00 2019-07-03

Baltimore seeks answers for crippling cyberattack linked to NSA Baltimore city officials on Tuesday are looking for help -- and answers -- to explain a cyberattack this month that still is affecting some government systems....
15:26 2019-05-28

Facebook will fight misinformation linked to the 2020 US census Facebook isn't just limiting its anti-interference efforts to elections. The social network has published a second updated on its civil rights audit, and with it news that the company plans to treat the 2020 US census as if it were a vote. It will......
00:52 2019-07-01

Belly, thigh fat linked to aggressive prostate cancer Visceral fat that sits deep in the abdomen or surrounding the organs, and thigh subcutaneous fat that rests just beneath the skin, are linked to advanced and fatal prostate cancer....
19:01 2019-06-10

Kratom Linked to Serious Side Effects and Deaths in New Study The herbal remedy kratom, often touted as an alternative treatment for opioid withdrawal or chronic pain, is in for more bad publicity. This week, scientists published yet more research showing that the plant is linked to reported dangerous side effects like seizures and deaths. Some people also app...
23:39 2019-07-10

Michael Jordan linked to best and worst No. 3 pick in history When the Knicks lost the NBA draft lottery, they lost more than Zion Williamson. They also lost the certainty that comes with picking first overall. The first pick comes with a high percentage of success, especially in a year with someone like Williamson about to enter the league. That’s not always ...
14:13 2019-06-19

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 bln in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, which is the subject of money laundering investigations, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
05:52 2019-06-21

Authorities identify 3 bodies linked to suspected killer For more than 30 years, four suspected victims of serial killer Terry Peder Rasmussen remained unidentified — only decomposed bodies found in two barrels....
11:26 2019-06-07

Kwik Trip veggie trays again linked to salmonella Wisconsin-based convenience store chain Kwik Trip has removed some vegetable trays from its stores after several reported illnesses in Wisconsin and Minnesota....
18:26 2019-05-22

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
06:39 2019-05-29

Mexican-grown papayas linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S. Federal health officials issued a recall alert Friday for papayas grown in Mexico and sold in multiple states in the Northeast due to a salmonella outbreak....
03:26 2019-06-29

Three dead after food poisoning linked to UK hospital sandwiches Three people have died in northern England and three more are seriously ill from food poisoning thought to have resulted from eating contaminated pre-packaged sandwiches served in hospitals, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday....
20:26 2019-06-07

Cardiovascular risk linked not to weight, but to body fat storage Research in a large cohort of women over the age of 50 suggests that body shape, resulting from fat distribution, is associated with cardiovascular risk....
03:13 2019-07-02

Trump signs executive order revamping kidney disease care, includes better access to home dialysis, transplants President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation’s care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis — along with better prevention so patients don’t get that sick to begin with....
19:52 2019-07-10

Fourth of July horror as dozens injured fleeing from ‘shooting and stabbing’ rampage CHAOS has erupted in Chicago after a horror “shooting and stabbing” rampage left dozens injured while fleeing in terror at the city’s Fourth of July celebrations....
12:00 2019-07-05

Former FBI official: Indictment of Jeffrey Epstein is 'placeholder,' expect dozens more charges in near future A former FBI official said Monday that the federal indictment of Jeffrey Epstein is a "placeholder" for prosecutors and he expects a much larger "superseding" indictment to be forthcoming. ...
20:39 2019-07-08

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Boy, 4, has dozens of worms removed from intestines after complaints of pain, vomiting A 4-year-old boy with a history of stomach pain, vomiting and abdominal distention eventually landed on the operating table where surgeons manually removed dozens of worms that had been living in his intestines....
20:00 2019-06-10

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls inappropriately during class....
21:13 2019-06-19

Degenerate Gambler Charged With Making Racist Death Threats To Dozens Of Athletes Addison Choi, a 23-year-old ex-college-soccer player from Fullerton, Calif., was charged today in Massachusetts federal court on one count of transmitting a threat to injure a person, after he sent death threats to at least 45 professional and college athletes between July and December 2017. Accord...
09:13 2019-05-30

Meghan King Edmonds Shares Adorable Video of Son Hart After Revealing His Brain Damage Diagnosis Meghan King Edmonds took to Instagram on Monday to share a cute video of her son Hart learning a new skill. The adorable footage showed the 13-month-old baby boy sitting on the floor in a red......
18:52 2019-07-09

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford opens up about 'tough times' while wife recovers from brain surgery Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford opened up about “some tough times” he and his wife, Kelly, have had to go through since she had surgery to remove a brain tumor....
17:52 2019-05-22

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
15:52 2019-06-14

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties between the two countries....
11:26 2019-06-18

Drinking sugary drinks linked to an increased risk for all cancers Drinking an average of just under 200 ml of a sugar-sweetened drink or fruit juice each day has been linked to an 18 per cent increase in cancer risk...
01:26 2019-07-11

Vision loss linked with anxiety, depression - and vice versa Older adults with impaired vision are more likely to have symptoms of anxiety and depression, and older adults with symptoms of anxiety or depression are more likely to develop vision impairment, according to findings from the U.S. National Health and Aging Trends Study....
07:39 2019-05-25

Pig ear dog treats linked to 'multidrug-resistant' salmonella outbreak in 13 states, CDC says Heads up, pet owners: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a warning this week that a recent salmonella outbreak linked to pig ear dog treats has affected 45 people across 13 states....
18:52 2019-07-05

Breast implants linked to rare form of cancer, but FDA declines to ban Recent medical studies have found that anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is notably higher in patients who have textured implants, compared to other types....
22:26 2019-06-14

Extra red meat helpings linked to increased odds of death (Reuters Health) - Adults who increase the amount of red meat they consume over the years also increase their odds of dying sooner than those who hold steady or reduce meat intake, a U.S. study suggests....
04:52 2019-06-21

New Power Projects May Get Investment-Linked Deductions In Budget: Report The power sector, which got a 10-year tax holiday till March 31, 2017, under the provision of an earlier Section 80-IA (profit linked incentive), was not included under the investment-linked tax......
12:39 2019-06-17

Iran-linked terrorists caught stockpiling explosives in London Just months after signing on to the Iran nuclear deal, authorities in London reportedly discovered that an Iran-linked group was stockpiling tons of the same explosive used in the Oklahoma City bombing....
19:39 2019-06-10

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 100 people....
05:26 2019-06-01

SBI Introduces Repo Rate-Linked Home Loan. Here's What It Means For You SBI or State Bank of India has introduced repo rate-linked home loans. SBI, the country's largest bank by assets, said in a statement last Friday that it would offer home loans linked to the repo rate......
15:13 2019-06-10

Italian arrests linked to neo-fascists after stash of weapons uncovered Police detain three including man who stood as candidate for Forza Nuova party in 2001Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, material featuring Nazi symbols, and a three-metr...
19:52 2019-07-15

City aims to can murder-linked trash hauler this week Embattled private trash hauler Flag Container Services will face the music this week over its lucrative contract to provide Sanitation Department with waste carting services that’s potentially worth $37 million, The Post has learned. The company is owned by Staten Island trash kingpin William Formic...
06:00 2019-06-10

A gene linked to alcohol habits may influence who you choose to marry People in a relationship tend to drink a similar amount, but it’s not clear why. Now it seems that a gene linked to alcohol use may shape our choice of partners...
17:39 2019-05-21

US judge lets case against Manafort-linked oligarch stand CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago federal judge has refused to dismiss bribery charges against a Ukrainian oligarch who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort. Her 39-page weekend ruling denies a motion to toss an indictment accu...
20:39 2019-06-23

FE won't move WEC race clashes, Eindhoven/Brazil linked with races ABB FIA Formula E deputy CEO Alberto Longo insists the electric championship is "not going to move" its clashing race dates with the World Endurance Championship in 2019/20...
02:13 2019-06-22

Ex-craps dealer linked to $1.2M scam is banished from Nevada casinos A former craps dealer at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas now has the dubious distinction of being the 36th person listed in the state of Nevada’s “black book” – a register of those excluded from casinos in the state....
09:52 2019-05-24

Prep school grad linked to sex assault released from jail CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate is set to be released from jail. Twenty-three-year-old Owen Labrie reported to Merrimack County’s jail just after Christmas, after a judge refused to shorten his sentence. He had ...
08:00 2019-06-24

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds because its main food supply has shifted due to ocean warming, according to new research. Related: What...
21:39 2019-05-27

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and other weapons....
04:52 2019-06-01

US Teen Charged With Stealing Jewels, Rolexes, Then Linked To A Lemur As they do every other day, employees at the Santa Ana Zoo showed up early on July 28, 2018, to get ready for the public to arrive. This time, however, something was amiss. Lemurs and capuchin monkeys......
20:52 2019-07-09

1 child dies, 3 sickened by E. coli linked to San Diego fair SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say E. coli bacteria encountered at the San Diego County Fair has killed one child and sickened three others. A Friday night release from the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced four confirmed cases linked to animal contact. While three cases didn...
13:01 2019-06-29

Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to packaged sandwiches Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has said....
23:26 2019-06-07

Fed-backed group outlines framework on SOFR-linked mortgages A financial industry group backed by the Federal Reserve and other U.S. government agencies released on Thursday a proposal on how the mortgage industry would adopt the usage of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) in lending to consumers....
20:39 2019-07-11

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

GOP's Global Gag Rule Linked to Less Birth Control Use—and More Unsafe Abortions The U.S. government’s capricious stance on foreign aid has likely worsened the reproductive care and health of women living in poorer affected countries, according to a new report out Thursday. Read more......
00:39 2019-06-28

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administration officials, as part of its investigations into the president....
20:39 2019-07-11

Bihar Child Deaths May Be Linked To Their Asbestos Homes, Says Study As Bihar awaits the detailed report on what exactly caused the outbreak of encephalitis that caused the death of over 150 children, a team of doctors who treated the children indicated that asbestos......
12:52 2019-06-29

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justice, tracked a national sample of US youths in the 8...
20:39 2019-05-29

DAMS rules out swift FIA F3 entry after rumours linked it to move Francois Sicard says his DAMS team has no intention of joining the new FIA Formula 3 Championship in the near future, despite paddock speculation suggesting otherwise...
14:26 2019-06-19

UK launches effort to vaccinate young boys against HPV and cancers linked to sex Vaccinations to protect against HPV have been primarily administered to women, because HPV is often linked to cervical and vaginal cancers, but they can cause cancer in men as well....
20:39 2019-07-11

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

UPDATE 1-Malaysia aims to recover about $5 bln in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
07:00 2019-06-21

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 billion in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
10:00 2019-06-21

Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk A widely used group of drugs -- anticholinergics -- used for everything from depression to allergies and gastrointestinal conditions to Parkinson's disease, may increase risk for dementia, a new study says....
20:26 2019-06-27

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,800 accounts with ties to the Iranian government in a continuing effort to prevent election interference and misinformation on the platform, the company...
21:39 2019-06-13

Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in U.N. report Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-06-19

Cops nab teen linked to group who assaulted off-duty firefighter Cops nabbed the teen in connection to the assault on an off-duty city firefighter on the Upper East Side police said Thursday. Damir Johnson, 17, was arrested on Wednesday shortly before 10 p.m. after police received an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip that led them to his residence, where a family membe...
20:01 2019-05-23

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little linked to Ohio murders Little was indicted in Cleveland for the deaths of two women and in Cincinnati for the 1981 murder of Anna Lee StewartInvestigators in Ohio who interviewed a convicted serial killer about two women he claims were among his victims have described him as a friendly, normal-seeming person with chilling...
17:39 2019-06-08

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. An analysis of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) records revealed that, from January 2004 to April...
18:26 2019-06-06

Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused and trafficked 'dozens of minor girls,' prosecutors charge Child sex trafficking charges against wealthy businessman Jeffrey Epstein were unsealed Monday morning in New York City, in advance of a court appearance by the former friend of President Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton....
16:39 2019-07-08

El Reno, Oklahoma, tornado leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt as city in 'very trying time,' mayor says At least two people were killed and nearly 30 people were injured Saturday night when a tornado roared through a city in the Oklahoma City area nearly six years to the date another violent twister tore a path of destruction through the same town....
17:39 2019-05-26

UN chief expresses solidarity with Indonesian authorities after flash floods kill dozens in Papua More than 70 have died and dozens are missing in Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, which was hit by flash floods and landslides on Sunday, and more than 4,000 have reportedly been displaced....
14:39 2019-05-21

Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to charges of sexually exploiting 'dozens' of underage girls Federal prosecutors charged billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Monday in an indictment that says he sexually exploited "dozens" of minor girls in New York, Florida and other locations over a period of three years....
23:26 2019-07-08

'Mentally ill' Miami con man sentenced to 18 years in prison for impersonating Saudi royal, swindling dozens A 48-year-old Miami con man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison on Friday after having spent years impersonating Prince Sultan Bin Khalid Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia and swindling wealthy investors out of millions....
19:39 2019-06-02

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans for disabled veterans....
04:13 2019-05-26

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days....
14:52 2019-05-21

Boxing News at Five: Kell Brook announces he isn’t retiring, wants Crawford, and God protects Manny Pacquiao from brain damage Kell Brook rubbishes claims he is set to call it a day, and Manny Pacquiao ignores the concerns of those who fear for his health The post Boxing News at Five: Kell Brook announces he isn’t retiring, wants Crawford, and God protects Manny Pacquiao from brain damage appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00 2019-06-18

Gerald McCoy linked to Browns, Colts, Patriots, Saints, Chargers Free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is being linked to the Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts, among other teams, since being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday....
22:39 2019-05-22

Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Low Levels Of Micronutrients: Preliminary Study Now a new study has also linked sleep to quality of nutrition, indicating that the quality of sleep may be linked to presence or absence of essential vitamins and minerals in a person's diet....
15:52 2019-06-11

German woman faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 32-year-old German woman faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Carla-Josephine S., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, is also charged with child endangerment resulting in death and other offenses, prosecu...
12:26 2019-06-07

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abortions has been linked to a 40% increase in terminations in African countries that depend on American ...
02:52 2019-06-28

Rise in population of crows and avian predators linked to pheasant shoots Call for ecological impact assessment of huge numbers of non-native gamebirds released in UK by shooting industryLarge-scale pheasant and partridge shoots are boosting the populations of avian predators including crows, jays, ravens and buzzards, which are feeding on millions of the non-native gameb...
02:39 2019-07-02

Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes (Reuters Health) - Too little sleep - or too much - can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in people at high risk for developing the disease, a new study finds....
21:26 2019-06-11

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas sickens at least 62 people in 8 states, CDC says Dozens of people in eight U.S. states have been infected with a strain of salmonella after eating fresh papayas imported from Mexico, according to federal health officials....
17:39 2019-06-30

Australian police arrest 3 men over alleged ISIS-linked plot: report Police say three men have been arrested over an alleged Islamic State group-inspired plot to attack several Sydney targets, including police and defense buildings, courts, churches and diplomatic missions....
16:13 2019-07-02

Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked militants to Egypt: KUNA Kuwait has handed over to Egypt eight Egyptians who it said had admitted to carrying out terrorist operations in their home country, and had fled to Kuwait after being convicted in Egypt, the state news agency KUNA reported....
23:13 2019-07-15

Burnout in firefighters linked to sleep issues, mental health concerns Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems, researchers say....
23:39 2019-06-27

CRISPR Baby Mutation Linked to Higher Risk of Early Death New research shows that the genetic tweak employed by disgraced Chinese scientist He Jiankui to make babies immune to HIV carries an associated risk of early death.Read more......
20:26 2019-06-03

2-year-old boy dies from E. coli linked to animals at San Diego County Fair Three other children were also sickened by the bacteria after coming in contact with animals at the fair.        ...
13:00 2019-06-29

Jeffrey Epstein’s ranch in New Mexico linked to sex trafficking, abuse investigation Known as the Zorro Ranch, the high-desert property is now tied to an investigation that the state attorney general's office says it has opened into Epstein with plans to forward findings to federal authorities in New York....
02:26 2019-07-14

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas from Mexico has sickened 62 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas imported from Mexico has sickened 62 people in eight states, according to the CDC.       ...
07:52 2019-07-02

Algerian ex-prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has been questioned for a second time over alleged corruption involving the local partner of Volkswagen. He's the latest to face investigation as part of an army purge on the old ruling elite....
16:26 2019-06-16

Man linked to David Ortiz shooting to be charged with accomplice to attempted murder The first arrests in the Sunday night shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz on the streets of Santo Domingo have been made, according to reports. Motorcyclist, Eddy Vladimir Féliz Garcia, who had a 2017 arrest for drug possession, was one of several people in custody as of Tuesday afternoon, as The...
03:26 2019-06-12

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts as analysts tie some to disinformation campaign Facebook on Tuesday removed 51 user accounts, 36 pages and seven groups and three Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and engaged in "inauthentic behavior" on social media....
02:39 2019-05-29

Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose (Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users' risks for suicidal behavior, unintentional overdoses, injuries and car accidents - and the risks are particularly high for teens and young adults, new research shows....
10:52 2019-06-18

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

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating politicians....
21:52 2019-05-28

World Trade Center dust linked to prostate cancer in 9/11 responders Dust from the World Trade Center in New York, which contained metals and organic compounds, may have triggered chronic inflammation and played a role in prostate cancer in Sept. 11 first responders....
22:52 2019-06-21

Biologics to treat arthritis have flooded the market. They're also linked to 34,000 deaths As biologic drugs have flooded the market to treat arthritis, psoriasis and other autoimmune disorders, deaths due to complications have grown.        ...
17:52 2019-05-30

Prosecutors seek sale of two New York condos linked to Malaysian fugitive U.S. prosecutors are seeking to sell two luxury condominiums in New York City linked to fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, court documents showed, the latest effort to recover money allegedly stolen from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB....
14:13 2019-05-30

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, is also charged with war crimes and violations against the war weapons control act, prose...
13:26 2019-06-19

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Malaysia aims to recover about $5 bln in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
08:26 2019-06-21

Social stress linked to bone density loss in postmenopausal women Postmenopausal women with high social stress and poor relationships may be at higher risk of bone fractures due to stress hormones lowering bone density...
04:00 2019-07-10

Herbal supplement Kratom linked to serious side effects, deaths: study Kratom — an herbal supplement used to manage chronic pain and treat opioid addiction — is more dangerous than previously suspected, according to a new study linking it to dangerous side effects and even deaths. Binghamton University researchers reviewed statistics from the National Poiso...
20:39 2019-07-11

E. coli outbreak: 196 people in 10 states now sick, linked to ground beef The E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has now sickened 196 people in 10 states, the CDC said Monday. Twenty-eight of them had to be hospitalized.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women (Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests....
01:26 2019-06-19