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World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017

The effort features resources to support health care professionals and patients in their efforts to practice safe antibiotic use, underlining the concept that "...


Procedures led to films being dropped: CM

Its director Ravi Jadhav says, "It was a story that needed to be told, since no one asks these models about what their lives are like". I think there must be a ...


FDA warns against using herbal supplement to fight opioid addiction

Some chemists figure it's a promising starting point for new, less addictive painkillers . The drug has increased in popularity over the past five years as p...


OH execution halted after failure to find vein

Cambell's attorneys had asked to have the execution canceled, citing the inmate's many health problems. Two minutes later, the witnesses were told to leave, wit...


U.S. gives green signal to 'sensor' pill to track patient's medication

Abilify MyCite's labeling notes that the ability of the product to improve patients' compliance with their treatment regimen has not been shown. Safety and eff...


Is your blood pressure too high?

This comes after the American Heart Association redefined guidelines for the first time in almost a decade. High blood pressure is now defined as 130/80, a ch...


Fuel prices rise in Las Vegas rise for second week

Overall Chicago is hovering around $2.88 a gallon which is much higher than last year's norm which was $2.23. The nationwide average price Sunday was 39.8 cents...


British doctor 'punches shark' to survive attack

Punching a shark in the face saved a man's life while surfing in Australia Monday. "Just punch it in the nose",' he told Nine Network television. 'I've just g...


Cody Bellinger Wins 2017 NL Rookie of the Year Award

He broke the rookie home run record by blasting 52 of them. He became the first Yankee to be named Rookie of the Year since Derek Jeter in 1996. Along the w...


One-off McLaren 720S revealed at Dubai motor show

Built by McLaren Special Operations ( MSO ), the 720S combines a satin black paintwork with gold-colored wheels and interior trim. This includes a 24-carat gold...


Zimmer announces Case Keenum will start vs. Rams

Zimmer was asked whether Keenum's win streak played into the decision. Before the Minnesota Vikings took the field in Week 10 to face the Washington Redskin...


Watch Roy Moore's Lawyer Give A Train Wreck Interview On MSNBC

He also stated that people of Velshi's "background" have arranged marriages when they are young that are "consensual marriage". "Ali's from Canada", she sho...


Cards Against Humanity rallies Americans to undermine Trump's border wall

The company that makes the popular Cards Against Humanity game is trying to save America by preventing Donald Trump's proposed border wall from being built ...


High blood pressure re-defined, 130/80 now considered high

Tens of millions more adults nationwide are now are recognized as facing an increased risk from hypertension , said Dr. James Blankenship, chairman of Geisinge...


Gas prices rise another 4.8 cents

On the week, gas prices increased for the majority of states across the country. But those prices have held steady over the weekend. The lowest prices this ye...


Delhi pollution: Arvind Kejriwal in Chandigarh to meet Haryana CM

Says he is v busy n can't meet me in Del. Kejriwal flew to Chandigarh along with Delhi's environment minister Imran Hussain and a senior bureaucrat secretar...


FDA Issues Warning on Kratom

Gottlieb said the plant should go through the FDA's regulatory process to determine if it is safe and effective, but that no company has tried to develop kra...


Judge In Meek Mill Case Being Investigated By FBI

According to Page Six , the judge in Meek Mill's now over decade-long probation case who just sentenced him back to prison for the next 2-4 years for violat...


Delhi smog: AAP govt withdraws petition after NGT rejects odd-even exemptions

What may have dampened the Delhi government's plan to re-introduce the Odd-Even scheme for vehicle rationing for a few days in the national capital to com...


STOPPING SEX: Study finds cardiac arrest unlikely during sexual intercourse

Cardiac arrest results in more than 300,000 deaths each year in the United States alone, the researchers say. Cardiac arrest occurs when electrical impulses ...


Army will consider recruits with some mental health issues

Army officials did not respond to USA Today's inquiry as to how many waivers - if any - have been issued since the change in policy. USA Today first rep...


Major Fire at Annapurna Studios, none hurt

A major fire broke out on Monday in Annapurna studios in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad . "Though the flames were very high, the blaze was completely extinguished wi...


Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder over pollution

The weird case of three chief ministers meeting to find a solution to the deadly Delhi smog continues, with Punjab's Amarinder Singh today refusing to meet his ...


Bill Gates pledges $100M to fight Alzheimer's

The DDF, which was launched in 2015 and involves drugmakers GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly, Pfizer and Biogen Idec as well as the United Kingdom ...


Air quality improves marginally, NGT rejects plea for odd-even exemptions

Hearing the case, the green tribunal asked why the government can not run buses only for women to solve the problem of transport when the odd-even scheme is i...


Study finds sex unlikely to cause cardiac arrest, researchers 'surprised'

Among these cases, less than 1 percent of cardiac arrests occurred during or immediately after sexual activity, the study found. The study also found CPR was ...


Pregnant women in urban areas at risk of getting gestational diabetes

The theme for this year is "Women and Diabetes ". Gestational Diabetes Mellitus was thought to be a relatively benign condition, however, now it is known t...


FDA Approves First Digital Pill That Tracks Medicine Intake

Mitchell Mathis, director of the division of Psychiatry Products in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a statement . Monday's hard-won ...


Almost half of Americans have high blood pressure, new guidelines say

The AHA says the new guidelines are created to help people address the potentially deadly condition much earlier. Normal blood pressure is less than 120/80. In ...


Antibiotic misuse could lead to their ineffectiveness

Cloud says using antibiotics to treat a cold or fly can put you at risk of getting a bacterial infection, leaving doctors with few options for treatment. Indisc...


Fire Breaks Out in Annapurna Studio in Hyderabad, no Casualty

Due to the heavy traffic, the fire tenders arrived late and the staff members had to barricade the studio to prevent people from entering. When there is no guar...


Pollution: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh again refuses to meet Kejriwal

Both Mr Singh and ML Khattar have accused Mr Kejriwal of attempting to politicise the issue of pollution. He accused Mr Kejriwal, who heads the Aam Aadmi Party,...


Bill Gates commits $100 million to help fight Alzheimer's

The main aspiration of Gates is that he wants to bring a proper curing treatment for Alzheimer's, because the disease destroys patients' memory as well as menta...


NGT turns down Delhi government plea on odd-even exemptions

The Supreme Court has also sought a response from the Centre and Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab state governments on a plea seeking to curb rising pollution ...


Sex unlikely to cause cardiac arrest, study finds

Researchers examined data on 4,557 adults who died from a sudden cardiac arrest , which is essentially a short circuit in the heart's electrical system. But in...