Health

Nigeria's Boko Haram Conflict: Huge Rise In Child 'Human Bombs'

Kidane, speaking to BuzzFeed News from Abuja, Nigeria , said the youngest child used as a human bomb was just 10 years old. UNICEF has identified chi...


Ford is rising after talks of a new all-electric Chinese brand (F)

The company didn't immediately respond to questions about why it was opting to use a new brand. As part of its global electrification commitment, Ford has i...


NBC Bans Songs By Davido, Olamide and 9ice

This comes a few days after Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Health openly aired it displeasure about visuals to 'Wo'. The Ministry said on its twitter handle on...


Chilean Tribunal Weighs In: Some Abortions Will Now Be Legal

Chile, known internationally for its strong pro-life laws, has been debating legalizing abortion. The law decriminalizes abortion under three circumstances: i...


Mosquito spraying scheduled in parts of Lexington after West Nile virus confirmed

These cases are the first confirmed human cases in 2017. The Brock University team used 12 years of this research, and combined it with data on human cases ...


Diamond rain of Neptune and Uranus mimicked in the lab by scientists

In fact, the " diamond rain" is thought to contain diamonds weighing millions of carats, which is somewhat hard to fathom. The planet's unique high-pressure ...


Yamaha launches Fazer 25, positions it as a tourer

The Fazer25 is the second offering from Yamaha in India this year. PM: The company has initiated the bookings for the new Fazer 250 which will start reaching ...


McDonald's sabotaging NCLT order: Connaught Plaza Restaurants

While the employees of the units heading for closure are not sure about their future, Amit Jatia, vice-chairman of Westlife, which runs Hardcastle Restaurants P...


Mega Essar-Rosneft Deal Cheers Lenders, Boosts Company

Kremlin-controlled Rosneft (ROSN.MM) and its partners, global trader Trafigura and Russian fund UCP, purchased a 98.26 percent stake in Essar Oil in a deal an...


Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417m to ovarian cancer victim

Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman Carol Goodrich said that the company will appeal the jury's decision. "For over 100 years, Johnson & Johnson has provided consumer...


McHenry urges residents to actively combat West Nile virus

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services said Monday the cases were confirmed in residents of Oconto and Fond du Lac counties. If it's any comfort, state h...


Smokers more likely to quit when cigarette prices increase

The evidence also showed that e-cigarettes heightened the chances of teenagers who already had a history of smoking increasing their tobacco consumption. Just...


Netflix Marvel's The Punisher trailer teases [REDACTED] release date

But Bernthal's scene-stealing turn in Daredevil gives us reason to hope. The image was released following the release of the first The Punisher teaser , whic...


Johnson & Johnson Faces $417M Penalty in Talc Powder Case

Additionally, Johnson & Johnson is preparing to defend itself in future trials across the country. A Los Angeles jury on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 ordered Johnson &...


Not many aware of harmful effects of e-cigarettes

Lead author Daniel Giovenco at the Mailman School of Public Health said that the findings suggest that frequent e-cigarette use may play an important role in ce...


Forecasters watching disturbed weather off of Florida

EDT (1230 UTC). Additionally, the development of a potential low-pressure system in tandem with strong high pressure over the Northeast would create an onshor...


Britain to outline strategy positions in Brexit papers

It comes after the the Brexit department published a key position paper on the customs union last week, making clear that while the United Kingdom will leave ...


Vaping is encouraging children to start smoking

Thirty four percent of the group that vaped reported having smoked at least one real cigarette within one year. Among the group who had not smoked and never u...


Drone-like object spotted in Delhi, flight operations hit briefly

In a statement released by AirAsia India, they said that the pilots of the flight i5 799, which was travelling from Goa to New Delhi , spotted an unidentified ...


Pa. police troopers shot, suspect dead after confrontation outside store

A struggle ensued as troopers tried to arrest Belsar. After they identified themselves as police, Belsar began to walk away and ignored verbal commands to sto...


Brexit: Government to publish reports on negotiation strategy

The British government says it wants the most frictionless trade possible with the European Union after Brexit , but no longer wants to be under the jurisdic...


Small increase in cigarette price can make smokers quit

Over the follow-up period, baseline use of e-cigarettes was strongly associated with subsequent initiation of smoking (OR 5.38; 95% CI 2.94-7.22). Many youngs...


An Adult in Fresno County Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Mark DiMenna, Deputy Director of the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department. There have also been two confirmed cases of West Nile virus in horse...


State Troopers Shot In Fayette County, Suspect Dead

State police Capt. Joseph Ruggery said at a news conference Saturday that the trooper who was critically injured remained hospitalized at Ruby Memorial Hospital...


Study shows binge-watching is linked to poor sleep, insomnia

And among the 423 18-25 year old participants, 61% of who were female, people who said they binge-watched had higher rates of poor sleep quality, insomnia and f...


Birmingham complete the signing of Carl Jenkinson and Bramall from Arsenal

Bramall, meanwhile, needs minutes to develop his undoubted potential, which looks unlikely now in the Arsenal first-team. The Mirror say Birmingham want t...


Adam Cole Makes NXT Debut at TakeOver: Brooklyn, Aligns with reDRagon

When this was announced speculation of an Adam Cole appearance ran rampant. - WWE released the extended entrance video for Drew McIntyre's entrance for ...


Wembley not to blame for defeat, says Tottenham Hotspur manager

Brian also expressed concerns that the wage structure in place at Tottenham Hotspur could prove a stumbling block in keeping the likes of Harry Kane and Del...


United Kingdom clarifies two policy positions along road to Brexit

His warning came as the United Kingdom prepared to publish further details of its Brexit negotiating strategy including a key paper expected later this week o...


E-cigarettes may promote smoking among teenagers

This comes at a time when past year, a major report by the Royal College of Physicians had concluded that e-cigarettes are much less harmful to health and smoke...


Cases of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Stanislaus County

Two adults - a 53-year-old woman and 64-year-old man - are the first cases of West Nile disease reported this year by Stanislaus County health officials. Change...


Long lost USS Indianapolis wreckage discovered by Paul Allen crew

Researchers found the wreckage of a USA warship sunk by a Japanese torpedo during the final days of World War II , 18,000 feet below the surface of the Pacif...


Pennsylvania State Trooper Critical Condition After Shooting, Suspect Dead

Police said the suspect began to walk way and ignored the officers' commands to stop before a struggle ensued as the troopers tried to arrest him. They said the...


Bhoomi song Trippy Trippy: Is this Sunny Leone's sleaziest dance number?

So, while we have to agree that youngsters would be copying her moves, we fail to see the " new " aspect of the song. She has set the floor on fire with her mov...


Graves Been Dug For The Dead Victims Of The Sierra Leone Mudslide

The Turkish Government through the Red Crescent of Turkey yesterday donated a huge consignment of relief items to persons affected by the landslide and flood di...