Health

New study sheds light on how playing games literally shapes the brain

And the more a gamer uses their caudate nucleus, the less they use their hippocampus , which according to the new study , causes that part of the brain to los...


Scientists Hit Breakthrough In Quest To Transplant Pig Organs Into Humans

Some challenges remain, notably engineering organs that aren't rejected by the human immune system, as illustrated in the top panels of this eGenesis-supplied i...


700000 insecticide-tainted eggs imported to UK - gov't

Around 85% of eggs consumed in Britain are laid in the UK. Fipronil is commonly used in veterinary products to get rid of fleas, lice and ticks but it i...


Gold Rises Along With North Korea Tensions

Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman all rose and the Dow Jones U.S. defense index was up 1.6 percent after hitting a record high. E...


No signs of manipulation of Kenya vote - European Union observers

Several people died in protests on Wednesday after opposition leader Raila Odinga alleged that hackers had infiltrated the election commission's database and ma...


Braces Wire Swallowed A Decade Earlier Causes Woman's Stomach Pain

But then the woman came back two days later, once again complaining of intense discomfort in her abdomen. According to the patient, in her youth, she had brace...


Pakistan's answer to Mother Teresa, Ruth Pfau, dies

State funerals are usually only given to soldiers who are killed in war and heads of state or government. Doctor originally from Germany shifted to Pakistan in ...


Marmite Could Prevent Miscarriage And Birth Defects, Says 'Breakthrough' Study

About 60 percent of pregnant woman in their third trimester were found to have low levels of vitamin B3, according to the report. It's the first time that N...


Truck crash covers Arkansas highway in hundreds of pizzas

In the US state of Arkansas in a traffic accident on the highway was scattered with boxes of frozen pizzas . Tractors were called in to scoop up the pizzas a...


Senate condemns attack on anti-Buhari protesters

He said, "The decisions we take today will affect this country". The ailing president has spent the last 95 days in London for medical treatment, but Nigeri...


Smoking weed triples your chances of dying from high BP

They found death rates from high blood pressure were associated with people who reported using pot. To measure the duration of use, this age was then subtracted...


Your Favorite Cocktail Might Be Poisoning You

Vodka, ginger beer and lime, thrown in a copper mug and make a Moscow mule. Public health officials warned that using those mugs could have unwanted health cons...


Opioid overdose deaths continue to rise in Virginia in 2017

The quarterly report also shows cocaine overdoses were up statewide - from 174 in 2015 to 292 in 2016 - a more than 50 percent increase, the report states. "Opi...


Colon Cancer Deaths Rising in Young, White People

Colorectal cancer is expected to kill more than 50,000 people this year. "To put that in perspective, however, the death rate among younger people is a fractio...


Bajaj Auto, Triumph ink alliance for global play

Triumph's portfolio includes high powered bikes like the Rocket III, Speed Triple, etc. This alliance will help Bajaj to go upscale in a segment of relaxed mot...


McDonald's Corporation (MCD) To Double China Stores By 2022

McDonald's Corporation's expansion in China also has a focus on enhancing customer experiences. Earlier this year, McDonald's sold almost all of its Hong Kon...


Violent video games might be harmful to brains, study says

Hard core gamers have brain changes. The difference may be the style of playing, the researchers noted. After 90 hours of playing popular shooting games inc...


Siemian, Lynch share top quarterback spot in Broncos' first depth chart

In the three games he played last season, Lynch didn't do awful but he didn't put up starter stats either. Does that mean that Siemian is ahead of Paxton Lyn...


Solar eclipse will obscure but not disrupt solar generators across United States

At 2:43 p.m. on that day - weather permitting - the skies across Orangeburg County and nearby communities will grow darker than normal for about two minutes a...


Safe Haven Performance Portfolio Stocks Roundup: Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL)

It closed at $57.88 lastly. Several research firms have issued reports on MYL . Mylan N.V. Traders acquired 9,410 call options on the company. The company ...


CDC offers warning about eating Maradol papayas after 1 person dies

Cavi brand, distributed to wholesalers in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey from July 16-19 and available to consumers until July 31.The Cavi brand carries ...


Bajaj and Triumph announce non-equity global partnership

At the moment details are sketchy but Triumph's announcement of the deal reveals that it's a non-equity partnership. Presently, all Triumph motorcycles are ...


Doctors Remove Braces Wire from Woman's Intestine 10 Years After Orthodontics Removal

Two days later, however, she returned to the hospital because her pain had gotten worse. Doctors then did a CT scan, which revealed that her small intestine h...


Could Video Games Increase Your Risk of Dementia?

The study contained full scans of the brains of people who usually played video games and to those who didn't play at all. The difference may be the style...


Remains of 9/11 victim identified almost 16 years later

A source told The Post he was not a police officer, firefighter or other first responder. The announcement marked the first new identification made since Mar...


West Nile virus found in Manchester mosquitoes

Some show no symptoms while about 20 per cent get flu-like symptoms and feel under the weather. In areas of low risk, the Culex species has been detected bu...


This Magical-Sounding Nanochip Can Heal Wounds With A Single Touch

Sen added: "With this technology, we can convert skin cells into elements of any organ with just one touch. This process only takes less than a second and is no...


Shoals gas prices rise again

Several factors are attributed to the increase in gas prices. Gas prices in Florida held steady last week even as prices across the nation increased, a new st...


Alibaba, Marriott partner for Chinese bookings

But Alibaba is also working to expand the way it interacts with consumers beyond being a mere website where people buy products. Marriott hotels in some cou...


Manchester United defender completes loan exit

While CBJ was blooded by Louis van Gaal a few seasons ago, Jose Mourinho sidelined the youngster last season. Defender Borthwick-Jackson drops back down to ...


Copper cocktail mugs can be poisonous, health officials say

That could lead to copper poisoning. Cocktails like the Moscow Mule , which are widely served in copper mugs and include lime juice, fall far below this st...


Chris Pratt And Anna Faris Separating Is Making People Question Love

The two are separating for now, it may be a while before they divorce. Fans of the soon to be ex-couple were shocked as he posted his official statement o...


Obiano says key suspects have been arrested — Black Sunday

While I equally condemn acts of terrorism, their sponsors and dealers of hard drugs, I think we should be cautious in making conclusions. Witnesses said five ...


Severe turbulence on American Airlines flight injures 10

Ehmke's wife posted several photos on Twitter that showed coffee and drinks dripping from the cabin ceiling. One passenger told NBC news: "I was looking...


Medical Center recognized in 'Best Hospitals' by US News & World Report

Under children's specialties, Penn State Children's Hospital ranked 39 for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery , 46 for pediatric orthopedics , 46 for ne...