Health

Dementia more common in people who live near highways

However, they say these did not account for the full effect, leading them to speculate that other factors, such as other air pollutants or traffic noise, could ...


United States cancer death rate drops a quarter since 1991

For children between 1 and 14 years old, cancer is the second most common cause of death, after accidents, according to the report. "The continuing drops in t...


How The Brain Changes With Age: Mediterranean Diet Offers Neurological Benefits

The Mediterranean diet incorporates a high intake of plant-based foods, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and nuts, while limiting intake of r...


House committee passes right to work bill

West Virginia was the 26th state to pass such a law, marking a symbolic turning point for right-to-work proponents. Clark said that repealing the prevailing w...


Fisher-Price Will Battle Childhood Obesity With an Exercise Bike Tablet Holder

Fisher Price says in a news release that it's Bluetooth-enabled and works with a tablet and certain smart TVs. The Smart Cycle puts a play experience onto a t...


11 members of Amethi family murdered in UP

Other survivors included his second wife Zahida and another daughter aged 20. As they had left their wives and children behind for Jamaluddin to take care of, h...


Cat food recall issued for several brands including 9Lives

The affected products were distributed to a limited number of retail customers from December 20, 2016 through January 3, 2017. It's possible the cat food has lo...


RBI clears Paytm payments bank

Just a week ago, a report has been released by some online media that SBI had blocked its customers from loading money on Paytm and now, the bank has been seen ...


CES 2017: Withings Teams Up With L'Oreal for Smart Hairbrush

The Kerastase Hair Coach Powered by Withings , which will be available to consumers later this year, is billed as the world's first smart hairbrush, develope...


Health Department Offering Free Radon Test Kits, Urges Residents To Check Homes

Radon test kits are low-cost, easy to use and produce results within three to seven days. In Boulder County, 54 percent of homes have unhealthy radon levels; ...


4 children die in Texas gas poisoning; 6 others injured

A label warning strictly prohibits its use within 100 feet of any building occupied by humans, pets or livestock. Davis said the product is not available for sa...


Two New Girl Scouts Cookies Are Here

Still, if you're on a budget, it's worth noting Keebler Cookies, which are more or less the same product as Girl Scout Cookies, are significantly cheaper. Scott...


Face recognition brain tissues continue to grow into adulthood, study finds

The brain area responsible for facial recognition may continue to grow well into adulthood, scientists have said . The area didn't acquire more neurons, says...


Time to speak up on health care

Instead, he said, "the battle is getting broader waivers from the Trump administration, having more flexibility for the state and more controls over those numb...


Growth may decelerate to 7.1% in FY17

Gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to achieve annual growth of 7.1 per cent in the current year, slower than a provisional figure of 7.6 per cent for 201...


Report shows astonishing drop in number of cancer deaths

That means there were about 2 million fewer cancer deaths than expected if cancer death rates stayed at their peak. While cancer rates remain relatively ste...


INMO fury as 612 are left waiting on trolleys

The trade union SIPTU has said ambulances are arriving at emergency departments but have been unable to hand over patients due to overcrowding. The HSE issued...


GOP Vows to Defund Planned Parenthood, and Pro-Abortionists FLIPPED OUT

Speaker Paul Ryan said at a news conference on Thursday that defunding Planned Parenthood is part of the Republicans' agenda to overhaul the Affordable Care...


Impact of Coach K Surgery on Grayson Allen's Suspension

The Blue Devils (13-2, 1-1 ACC ) notched their first conference win of the season after a disappointing showing against Virginia Tech on December 31. Grayson...


Google Reportedly Interested in Buying SoundCloud

SoundCloud does, after all, possess over 175 million users, and it's not uncommon for Google to pursue several properties that serve the same objective. Howe...


'I tried to kill him': Pistol-packing granny faces down armed intruder

But Rebbie Roberson admits that a would-be robber entering her home was "the scare of her life". "So I had to walk right out in front of him", Roberson said...


County offering free home radon test kits

Radon problems can be corrected by qualified radon contractors, with costs typically ranging between $1,200 and $1,500. That is why testing for radon and reduci...


An quake is recorded off Scarborough

The most damaging United Kingdom natural disaster was in the Colchester area of Essex in 1884 when about 1,200 buildings needed repairs. Hundreds of tiny trem...


Research on United States gun violence still a low priority, study finds

While gun violence kills more than 30,000 people in the USA every year, the study in the Journal of American Medical Association found , it's the least researc...


Scissors 'left in man's stomach' after 1998 operation removed

The Vietnamese, who underwent surgery in 1998 after a vehicle accident, discovered recently that doctors had left a 15-centimetre (six-inch) scissors near his c...


Heather Locklear Says She's 'Feeling Great' Amid Rehab Rumors

She's in a private house with two other people . Locklear's boyfriend of three years, plastic surgeon Dr. Marc Mani, broke up with her after suggestive photo...


Venus Williams pulls out of ASB Classic with injury

Williams was down a break in the second set before breaking Brengle and then powering through her service game to lead 5-4. Venus Williams felt "old" as she s...


CDC Officials Note Slow Start to Flu Season

The latest flu map from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows activity in SC is "regional", an uptick from "local activity" in early December, ...


Sugar free drinks do not help weight loss, study shows

The research is controversial as previous studies have found that calorie-free drinks are better for health than those laden with sugar. Researchers said ...


Scientists Discover a New Organ in the Human Body

According to Science Alert , the world-famous series of medical textbooks Gray's Anatomy has reportedly been updated with the mesentery's new classification...


Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer

The strategies that can re-stimulate the immune system to recognise and target HER2 early during cancer development may be effective treatment options, the rese...


Volkswagen Golf kicks Volvo from half-century top spot in Sweden sales

The Golf made up 5.9 per cent of new cars bought in the country, while Volvo's V70, S90 and V90 constituted 5.7 per cent. Truck sales rose by a whopping 15.3 ...


Dayton proposes $1.5B in construction projects

Dayton claims his proposal will create just shy of 23,000 jobs, including jobs within the private sector. The projects included in the governor's proposal i...


CDC Update on Influenza Activity in the United States

The Iowa Department of Public Health says an 81-year-old man died from the virus. "With flu season potentially lasting at least another two months, it's certa...


Judge dismisses case against former WWE star in 1983 death

Banach said in her order, according to Lehigh Valley Live . Argentino, his girlfriend in the early 1980s, was found dead in 1983 under circumstances that were ...