Health

Cancer drug boost for Astrazeneca

Richard Pazdur, director of the agency's Oncology Center of Excellence. Calquence is a kinase inhibitor that works by blocking an enzyme needed by the can...


Metuh's Trial: Finally, DSS Brings Dasuki to Court

Dasuki was brought to the Abuja Federal high court by heavily armed DSS officials in compliance with a court order. Metuh is facing trial for allegedly receiv...


New Research Suggests Alzheimer's Starts Outside the Brain

Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia, has always been assumed to originate in the brain. However, some experts have said the failure to meet its...


Japanese time zone good news for Kiwi Rugby World Cup viewers

Ireland against Scotland in Pool A in Yokohama is another standout fixture in the first round of matches. In other big pool games at the tournament, Austra...


FDA Warns of Unapproved Marijuana-Based Treatments Marketed for Cancer

The FDA , an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, promotes and protects the public health by, among other things, assuring the safety...


Kildare men asked to grow mustaches for Movember

Suicide is the main cause of death for United Kingdom men aged 20 to 49. "We want men suffering from prostate cancer to maintain control of their lives as they ...


NC reports first 2 flu deaths of the season

It's also the neighborly thing to do. "Getting vaccinated later, however, can still be beneficial and vaccination should continue to be offered throughout the f...


Kamal Haasan coins 'Hindu terror', says they indulged in violence these days

We are very curious to know what he thinks of Zakir Naik, PFI in Kerala and Left Front's reign of "red terror" in Kerala?" asked BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha ...


College Football Playoff title game sites for 2021-24 revealed

Bring on another major sporting event to the Bayou City! The College Football Playoff National Championship is coming to South Florida. "Frankly, our callin...


This firm gives non-smokers six days of extra paid holidays

Smoking at work will cost you more than a week of precious vacation time at one Japanese company. But one company is taking it further: Employees who do not...


Fisher-Titus receives an "A" for patient safety

Maine General Medical Center, Augusta. The hospitals which received Ds are Hanover Hospital in York County, St. Joseph Regional Health Network in Berks County...


Gender equality will be impossible for a hundred years - WEF

Switzerland has dropped a whopping 10 places in the annual Global Gender Gap Report produced by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF ). It has successful...


Southgate selects "very good" Joe Gomez in England squad

England manager Gareth Southgate has been full of praise for Liverpool defender Joe Gomez after selecting the youngster in the senior England squad, ...


Metuh: Jonathan demands N1b to appear in court, wants subpoena set aside

Meanwhile, since the subpoena was issued, neither Jonathan nor Dasuki has appeared before the matter. Dasuki was brought to the Abuja Federal high court by ...


Alzheimer's May Not Start in the Brain

By surgically attaching one mouse with the gene to a healthy mouse, the scientists were able to link them together, simulating a shared blood system. But this...


Loveland hospitals receive safety grades

It received a B in spring 2014 and then C's until now. "Our passion for patients allows us to create one of the state's safest hospital environments". Medical C...


Arrest warrant issued for Rose McGowan on drug charge

So forgive me if I don't find it a little suspicious that there's suddenly wall-to-wall GIANT HEADLINE coverage of an arrest warrant apparently issued for McGow...


One more reason to hate black licorice: It's bad for your health

The problem is caused by glycyrrhizin , a sweetening compound in the licorice root. And if you're chowing down on tons of black licorice and you feel your h...


What a teal pumpkin means on Halloween

The Teal Pumpkin Project is a nationwide initiative and dozens of families in the east are participating on Tuesday. "It's fantastic since he can't eat a lot...


Flying to the US? Arrive 3 hours early

The airline recommended passengers get to the airport three hours before they were were due to fly. The new rules come in place of a ban on electronic device...


APC chieftain, Fabiyi counsels Buhari ahead of new appointments

President Buhari, however, did not indicate whether he will do a cabinet reshuffle. "Mr President invited us for dinner as you know since he came back we have...


Carolina trade Kelvin Benjamin to Buffalo for draft picks

Buffalo later confirmed the trade. He was originally selected by the NFC South franchise in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Florida State. Benjam...


Metuh's trial: Jonathan, Dasuki want Justice Abang hands-off

Dasuki was brought to the Abuja Federal high court by heavily armed DSS officials in compliance with a court order. The former PDP spokesman and his company...


'I am hungry': Duterte jokes during toast remarks in Japan visit

In the second round of the high-level economic dialogue between the two countries in Washington earlier in the month, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence expressed t...


Alzheimer's may start in blood and move to the brain, study finds

But until these experiments, it was unclear if amyloid-beta from outside the brain could contribute to Alzheimer's disease . Professor Tara Spires-Jones, fro...


Warrant issued for Rose McGowan in relation to drug charge

McGowan denies having or using illegal drugs. On October 12, a week after the New York Times first reported allegations against Weinstein, McGowan tweeted ...


Woman Sues Sephora, Claims Sample Lipstick Gave Her Herpes

The woman is suing Sephora for emotional damages over an "incurable lifelong affliction", saying that other beauty stores are more careful to ensure that thei...


Bag of meth found in Wisconsin child's Halloween candy

The child involved did not ingest the drugs, WBAY said . Meth was found in a child's Halloween candy in Wisconsin. Keshena is about 45 miles northwest of G...


FDA Warns Against Eating Too Much Black Licorice

Black licorice contains a sweetening compound called glycyrrhizin , which can cause a drop in potassium levels. That can lead to heart issues, high blood ...


Teal Pumpkin Project shines a light on children food allergies

Witkop, chief advancement officer at FARE . FARE has also helped launch the Teal Pumpkin Project to help families identify homes that are giving out candy th...


See a teal pumpkin on Halloween? Here's what it means!

Fort Smith residents, Taylor Franklin and Michelle Hall are both participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween. "It's fantastic since he can't ea...


Stranger Things star Charlie Heaton has a 3-year-old love child

The 23-year-old actor plays Jonathon Byers on the hit show " Stranger Things ". Now, the actor has issued a statement regarding the incident. Dismissing repor...


Tampa man identified as suspect in deadly NYC bike path attack

CBS reports Saipov had a Florida identification on him. Saipov's rampage ended when he crashed the pickup into a school bus. A law enforcement official ...


FDA warns Americans not to eat too much liquorice on Halloween

It can cause an abnormal heartbeat, swelling, lethargy and high blood pressure . Fans who are 40 and older should limit their licorice intake to a maximum ...


Gas prices in Rhode Island remain the same this week

Prices had been plummeting upwards of 10 cents per week once the market stabilized after hurricanes Harvey (supply) and Irma (demand) caused costs to reach thr...