Health Care

Senate GOP Try To Unify Behind 'Skinny Repeal' In Health Care Debate

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has said the Senate would make significant changes to the House bill. But some Republican senators have said they...


Scaramucci denies accusing Priebus of leak

Speaking on whether or not he took the White House job for media attention, he jumped on Bannon . The tweet has since been deleted. He put out this tweet i...


Baby boom 9 months after Cubs win World Series

Melissa Dennis, OBGYN at Advocate Illinois masonic Medical Center. Dr. Melissa Dennis, vice chairwoman of obstetrics and gynecology at Advocate Illinois Mason...


Orange County inmates filmed their own escape

He then slides the screen aside before disappearing into a vent - from which his hand soon emerges to give a thumbs-up to the camera. It contains voice-overs ...


PM Modi condoles death of former CM of Karnataka N Dharam Singh

He is survived by his wife and two sons, one of whom, Ajay Singh, is a sitting Congress MLA. Born on December 25, 1936 at Nelogi village in Jewargi Taluk of K...


What's legal and what's safe when it comes to your drinking water?

The organization developed a map and a free online database to test water quality in every ZIP code. The EWG is an independent advocacy group based in Washing...


Drinking alcohol just after learning something new retains memory

Professor Celia Morgan, of the University of Exeter , said: " Our research not only showed that those who drank alcohol did better when repeating the world-le...


Charlie Gard hospice move approved

The judge in the case could rule that 11-month-old Charlie should be moved from a London hospital to a hospice and his life-support machines will be turned ...


Justice Department brief argues against protections for LGBTQ workers

The brief was filed as part of a lawsuit filed by a now-deceased skydiving instructor, Donald Zarda , who said he was sacked for his sexual orientation. "The...


United Nations raises alarm over cholera outbreak in Yemen

The western Asian nation has been crippled by a civil war now in its third year and is staving off looming starvation. The global health authorities said that...


OHSU Scientist 1st In US To Modify Human Genes With CRISPR

The research, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, head of OHSU's Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy, involves a technology known as CRISPR which allows scientis...


World Health Organization urges action for eliminating hepatitis in India, Southeast Asia

Wondering if hepatitis vaccinations really work ? Currently, there is no vaccine to shield people from hepatitis C , though the research in the field is ong...


Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

Sales of those vehicles were up 25% in the first quarter of 2017. "It is important that we all gear up for a significant change which deals not just with the ...


E-Cigarette users more likely to quit

He also added: "If every smoker was to change over to e-cigarettes completely, there would be a dramatic and nearly immediate public health benefit". "The best ...


1st LD Writethru: 3 killed, 9 injured in building collapse in India

However, the neighbours have said that there were some commercial activities on the ground floor and that could be the reason for the collapse . BJP MLA Atul...


'Completing the course' of antibiotics not always necessary, new report says

The researchers say that finishing a course of antibiotics is likely to make those bacteria more resistant. But the new paper, which analysed established ...


Cochlear implant beams iPhone audio straight into your brain

The company also claims that the Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is the "smallest and lightest" behind-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor available...


Charlie Gard: Parents and GOSH in stalemate over end of life care

A British court granted the parents of terminally ill infant Charlie Gard more time to discuss an end-of-life hospice care plan with doctors, after the two si...


£27m refunds as work tribunal fees are ruled unlawful

Previously, a claim could be submitted to the Employment Tribunal for free. Mr Burgon, whose party had vowed to abolish the fees during the general election, ...


Local resident tests positive for West Nile virus

Mosquito batches that have tested positive this year have been on the islands, High Park, Sheppard Ave. and Keele St., Dundas St. and Hwy. To reduce the risk ...


New Study Shows Undetectable Viral Load Is Effective In Stopping Transmission

Opposites Attract was a cohort study of HIV transmission among 358 gay couples in relationships where one partner is HIV positive and the other negative. Opposi...


NASA eyes compact Hurricane Hilary

When Noru was spotted yesterday (July 25) by NASA's Aqua satellite , the storm had maximum sustained winds of about 92 miles per hour (148 km/h). Hot, muggy ...


Sugary drinks with meals reduce fat metabolism

Each meal was served with a sweet drink that contained either sugar or an artificial sweetener. The study, published this month in the journal BMC Nutrition ...


"A fundamental right, but wholly qualified", Centre to Supreme Court

The bench is dealing with the limited issue of right to privacy and matters challenging the Aadhaar scheme would be referred back to a smaller bench. He also ...


Sri Lanka finalises $1.12 bn port deal with China

The agency said that under the new deal China's role has been limited to running commercial operations while Sri Lanka will oversee the broader security. "I...