Health

U.S. to Arm Syrian Kurds

The US now provides air support for members of the SDF - a Kurdish-dominated and anti-Damascus alliance. Reuters reported it was told by a U.S. official tha...


Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

An handout picture released by the PGDBA&HND Mass Communication shows some of the 82 released Chibok girls waiting before a meeting with Nigeria's President at ...


Sen. Kamala Harris: 'There's nothing about any of this that is normal'

Rosenstein also previously served as counsel to Deputy Attorney General Philip B. Heymann, a Democrat, during the Bill Clinton administration. The other attor...


Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

Dr. Stephen Patrick, lead author on the study and a neonatoloigst at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, said the study findings point to an "emerging public ...


Video shows bullies at school beating unconscious 8-year-old boy

The attorneys say school officials told the boy's mother that day that he'd fainted but was alert. Gabe Taye hanged himself from his bunk bed two days later. ...


Life expectancy of those with HIV increases by 10 years

Newer HIV drugs have fewer side effects and are better when it comes to stop the virus from continuing to replicate in the body; they are also harder to bui...


Trance DJ Robert Miles dies aged 47 after battling illness

Miles moved away from releasing dance tracks, instead turning his hand to producing music and later launching a Balearic radio station called Open Lab . DJ Dar...


Massachusetts judge overturns ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Hernandez's appellate attorneys have made their request under a long-standing legal principle in MA holding that when defendants die before their direct appeal ...


Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

Check back soon for updates and follow BuzzFeed News on Twitter. Leahy called Trump's justification for the firing - that Comey had treated Hillary Clinton ...


Kite Pharma reports 1Q loss

Shares for $47,605 were sold by Kim Helen Susan on Tuesday, December 20. 03/13/2017 - Kite Pharma, Inc . was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at Standpoint R...


Trump signs bill to prevent government shutdown

The most recent fight has been whether Republicans would vote on their latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, following an amendment that...


Senate confirms Gottlieb as FDA commissioner

Senate Health Committee Lamar Alexander, Tennessee Republican, said Dr. Gottlieb's array of experience should be viewed as an asset, not a liability. Democrat...


Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in Cairo on 2nd day of trip

He added, however, that he was not aware of any request for a meeting. The pope said he would urge the us president and other leaders to use diplomacy and neg...


Valparaiso Receives Invitation To Join The Missouri Valley Conference

The Crusaders have enjoyed seven consecutive winning seasons and have been to the NCAA Tournament nine times, all since 1996. The Missouri Valley Conference a...


Man guilty of killing missing California girl

The jury reached its verdict in a case that has captivated, and frightened, residents throughout the Central Coast and Bay Area, while also finding Garcia-Torre...


Tad Cummins expected in federal court Tuesday

The married father of two also faces state charges of aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor after allegedly taking the student on March 13 and l...


Travel ban opponents demonstrate at courthouse

Spicer said he was not aware of what was on the Trump campaign's website but that since Trump's first day in office the administration had referred to the imm...


Trump administration delays Paris climate agreement decision

The G7 issued a joint statement from their 2015 meeting saying that climate change was a major global security threat, noting that its impact crosses borders,...


Life expectancy the greatest in three Colorado counties

Those numbers are higher than the highest national average life expectancy of 84.8 years in Andorra. In contrast, a cluster of counties in Colorado had th...


Could cannabis reverse the aging process in the brain?

Mice, which have a life expectancy of two years, have significant difficulty remembering and learning new things by the time they're one year old. The scientis...


Cotton buds may be hazardous for children

The analysis of federal data found that about 263,000 children were treated in emergency departments for ear injuries caused by cotton swabs over the 21-year p...


UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum suspended for failed drug test

Kelvin Gastelum is done fighting in Brazil after he was handed a 90-day suspension, fine and his win over Vitor Belfort was overturned following a positive dru...


South Kashmir terror attack: Security forces kill one terrorist

Vaid said the policemen managed to snatch a pistol from the militants and one more militant is also believed to have been injured. More details are awaited. "...


Aunt Jemima pancakes, waffles, French toast recalled

Pinnacle Foods said they are working with the FDA to coordinate the recall. The specific Aunt Jemima frozen retail products being exited reflect 16 SKUs acros...


Marco Silva: Hull players were too tense in Sunderland defeat

Robertson revealed Silva had highlighted in the build-up the home loss to Burnley at the same stage of the 2014-15 season - a campaign that ended in relegation....


Artificial Womb to Incubate Premature Babies

It's created to replicate the environment of the uterus and protect the baby from infection as an artificial umbilical cord pumps oxygenated blood to the fetu...


Appeals Court Skeptical of Trump Admin's Defense of Travel-Restrictions Order

Niemeyer questioned the plaintiffs' attorney about his motive for opposing the ban. Trump will nominate Joan Larsen, who now serves on Michigan's Supreme Cour...


Senate to vote on FDA pick dogged by financial questions

After serving at the FDA, he went into the business world, becoming a venture partner at New Enterprise Associates. "It is inappropriate for the FDA Commissio...


Samsung Galaxy S8 users to receive software fix after display issues

Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge received scores of five and six out of ten respectively in SquareTrade's tests past year, which are equivalent to 50 and 60 o...


Federal appeals court reviews Trump's revised travel ban

But three Republican appointees on the Richmond, Virginia-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals seemed to lean towards the administration, asking whether the ...


Senators on defensive over all-male healthcare panel

After a meeting of the Senate healthcare group, lawmakers were bombarded with questions as to why no women were named to the 13-man panel. Everybody's at the ta...


Car bomb wounds 42 at supermarket in southern Thailand

Thailand is mostly Buddhist, but parts of the south are majority Muslim. The first auto bomb in Pattani since August destroyed the front of a Big-C supermarke...


Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

Biologics are produced from living organisms grown in labs. The majority of pivotal trials that form the basis for FDA approval for therapeutics (pharmaceut...


Teen shocks classmates by arriving to prom in coffin

She then stepped out, greeted her date, and smiled as other prom goers stared. According to the New York Daily News , 17-year-old Megan Flaherty chose to nix...


Dove's United Kingdom bottle campaign incites ridicule online

But no, the company celebrated (and slammed) for its " Real Beauty " campaign more than a decade ago, has actually introduced " Real Beauty Bottles ". The w...