Health

One Out Of Four American Adults Have Suffered Hearing Loss

The survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds a surprising number of Americans have some hearing loss - and many don't even know it. It r...


Many Europeans Agree With Muslim Ban

Alnylam (alny) CEO John Maraganore, Acorda chief Ron Cohen (who also heads the main biotech industry/lobbying group BIO), and other prominent executives helped ...


The 6 Best Things That Happened at the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Show

Gigi Hadid is basically the definition of Girl Boss. As the face of the American fashion house, the blonde bombshell was the leading star of the show. "It was...


Born Children Usually Smarter Than Younger Siblings

The study , which used data collected by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, examined almost 5,000 children from pre-birth to age 14 and considered factors such...


BSSC exam annulled : About 18 lakh examinees had appeared

The arrests were made by the Patna Police's special investigation team (SIT) which had recommended scrapping of the examinations after its probe detected larg...


Kashmir shuts down on death anniversary of Afzal Guru

Separatist leaders have also called for a complete shutdown on February 11, the death anniversary of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front founder Mohammad Maqbool...


"Obstruction by Democrats" - US President Trump accuses Dems for obstructing his administration

So the Republicans were disproportionately represented to their Senate numbers. Now, elected officials are crying out as the GOP Senate "rubber stamps" Presid...


Eating Whole Grains Increases Calorie Loss, Speeds Metabolism

Given that the obesity epidemic is, well, an epidemic, Tufts researchers performed this study to find out if replacing refined grains could help with weight ma...


School of Medicine researchers named CZ Biohub investigators

These CZ Biohub grant recipients will receive up to $1.5 million over the next five years to undertake non-traditional research deemed too risky for traditional...


India hands over Vijay Mallya extradition request to Britain

Mallya, known for his extravagant lifestyle and who once branded himself the "King of Good Times", was sacked late Wednesday from the board of United Breweries,...


Morrison Community Hospital offers tips to reduce risk of heart disease

Doctor Niraj Pandit was one of the experts at the outreach event and he says the disease is particularly common in women. As a new national sponsor of the Amer...


India raises concerns with China on Masood Azhar after USA moves UN

India's repeated attempts to get him declared a UN-designated terrorist have been blocked by China. The "technical hold" put by China on the proposal jointly ...


Proposed $25-a-person police fee draws criticism

And although the governor boasted that his budget has "no broad-based tax increases", it does contain business and other taxes, including a severance tax on Mar...


Some shareholders want Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gone

Facebook came under the scanner for promoting fakes news on its platform in August previous year after a Gizmodo report accused the company of editorial bias ...


The Rock 'N' Roll Express Officially Announced For WWE Hall Of Fame

Morton and Gibson won that promotion's Tag Team Titles on three occasions, engaging in a heated rivalry with The Midnight Express aka Bobby Eaton and Dennis Con...


Future of "net neutrality" in question under Trump

The status of the nine companies will be changed to "pending", according to CNN , and the FCC will reconsider their participation in the program. "We can not h...


Newcastle United's Cheick Tiote signs for Beijing Enterprises Group FC

He leaves Tyneside having made 143 first-team starts in a seven-year Magpies career that will be best remembered for a dramatic last-minute equaliser in a 4-4 d...


E-cigarettes act as gateway to smoking for teens, scientists warn

Among high school seniors who have never smoked a cigarette, those who vape are more than four times more likely to smoke a cigarette in the following year ...


Three-year degrees, internship requirement included in Scott Walker's UW budget proposal

About $42.5 million of the proposed $100 million increase would be tied to performance and distributed among universities based on rankings related to improving...


Uber Taps NASA Expert to Make Flying Cars a Reality

This paper inspired Google chief executive Larry Page to invest in two aircraft startups in Silicon Valley and now, Moore has been appointed as the director of ...


People are scared of Sasikala, I am not: Deepa Jayakumar

Tamil Nadu's main opposition party were scathing, stressing the unorthodox nature of her ascent. Sasikala, is practically invincible for now, as far as the AI...


Dairy Milk bars and Kit Kats are about to get smaller

The two options for achieving this are either by lowering the amount of sugar in the food or by reducing the portion size. Brands such as KitKat, Mars bar and...


Weather: Rain to continue for much of the week

Wednesday is forecast to have a 50 percent chance of snow showers. A stronger, wetter system is expected to spread more rain and mountain snow across the a...


Suspension of five AIIMS doctors revoked

The nurses have alleged negligence in treatment by the doctor and are demanding suspension of the doctor who was treating Kaur. A detailed report is likely to b...


Luke Bryan delivers sturdy National Anthem

His rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" follows Lady Gaga's well-received performance of the national anthem a year ago. Luke Bryan kicked off Super Bow...


Willie Nelson Cancels Three California Shows Due To Undisclosed Illness

Country music icon Willie Nelson has reportedly been forced to cancel two of his upcoming concerts due to illness. Refunds are available at point of purchase...


Israel Moves to Allow Export of Medical Marijuana

Israeli ministers on Sunday endorsed a draft bill to legalise export of cannabis for approved medical use, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked's office said, without...


Tara Palmer-Tomkinson dies aged 45 after battling a brain tumour

The god-daughter of the Prince of Wales was found dead at her London flat on Tuesday. "The coroner has been informed and the next of kin has been informed". But...


Manual work and night shifts may harm women's eggs, scientists say

The team studied nearly 500 women who sought infertility treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital from 2004 to 2015, and compared their jobs' physical dema...


Trump Threatens to Defund California If It Becomes a Sanctuary State

Trump told Bill O'Reilly of Fox News that the plan was " ridiculous ". "If we have to, we'll defund", Trump said. Proponents of "sanctuary cities" argu...


Amber Alert Issued For Abducted 2-Year-Old In Columbia County

Alexis Weber was abducted from her home at 2200 West Front Street in Berwick at about 7:00 Sunday evening. The Amber Alert said the auto was stolen by an unkn...


Quake hits northern India, no immediate reports of damage

Tremors were reported as far away as Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) estimates the depth of the quake to be 14.2km. Ho...


PM May warns lawmakers about thwarting will of British people on Brexit

A string of MPs branded the offer of a final vote a "con" and a "Hobson's choice", as a refusal to back the final deal struck by May would leave Britain reliant...


Every NHS trust to charge health tourists 'upfront' under law change

This new approach will enable NHS hospitals to devote more time and resource to treating patients rather than chasing money they are owed. "We have no problem...


Jayalalithaa's doctor Dr. Richard Beale dispels rumours surrounding her death

Earlier, O. Panneerselvam paid homage to J Jayalalithaa at her memorial on Marina beach. Sasikala, also known as "Chinamma", emerged the party's numero uno wh...