Health Care

Size of wine glasses to blame for Britons drinking habits, finds study

For the new research, published in the British Medical Journal , the team obtained the measurements of 411 glasses from 1700 to modern day. [Image: BMJ] In o...


Virginia house arrest is ending for Paul Manafort

Once in Florida, Manafort can not leave the country and must stay near his home, the judge said, and he needs permission to travel within the United States. Man...


EPL: Lukaku fires Man U past Bournemouth

But Anthony Martial missed a glorious chance to find the target, while Marcus Rashford crashed a shot against the bar from distance. José Mourinho said on Tue...


World Health Organization says element of medical marijuana not risky

Recent evidence from animal and human studies shows that its use could have some therapeutic value for seizures due to epilepsy and related conditions. Despit...


Teens don't always know what they're vaping, study says

As the opioid epidemic sweeps away scores of American adults, abuse of those drugs has hit a historic low among teens, who are increasingly drawn to marijuana a...


Scientists engineer light-emitting plant

The MIT team packaged each of these components into a different type of nanoparticle carrier. The nanoparticles, which are all made of materials that the U.S. T...


WPI inflation up 0.7 pct in November 2017

In terms of food prices, the YoY (Year-over-year) wholesale inflation rate for onion was higher by 178.19 percent, whereas for potatoes it plunged by (-) 40.73 ...


Israeli intel minister wants Saudi crown prince to visit

If King Salman, the crown prince's father and the formal ruler of Saudi Arabia, invites Netanyahu to his country, as Katz suggested, it would be the first visit...


Merriam-Webster Expertly Sums Up 2017 With Its Word Of The Year

Feminism was named Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year for 2017 on Tuesday, marking another victory for women's empowerment in the United States over the pas...


NY Health Department: Influenza prevalent in the state

Many might think of the flu as a temporary setback and inconvenience that comes with the territory during the late fall and winter months, but the reality is ...


Baby survives after born with heart growing outside her body

Hospital officials in Leicester said the medical team knew that other physicians had tried to perform the same procedure at intervals of roughly two to three ye...


Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Bounding Higher 4.89% This Week

Republic Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCAA) has risen 25.29% since December 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Salient Trust Co...


Flu Season Expected To be Harsher This Year

Data from the CDC's interactive flu-tracking site show cases of people falling ill with "influenza-like illnesses" (ILI) are more widespread than in previous ...


Why man flu is not to be sneezed at

Canadian experts reviewed several global studies into colds and flus. After analysing relevant research, Dr Sue found out that adult men have higher rates o...


New drug could offer first treatment for irreversible Huntington's disease

Peter, from Essex, told me: "It's so hard to have that degenerative thing in you". This marks the first time that any therapy for this condition has successfu...


Israeli stabbed in apparent Jerusalem 'terror' attack

An estimated 3,000 Palestinian protesters demonstrated and clashed with Israeli Defense Forces at almost 30 locations across the West Bank and Gaza Strip - ...


Franken's departure could offer opportunity or setbacks for either party

Here's what I've done...' Who cares? Lindsay Menz is seen here during an interview with " Nightline ". Several women who worked with Franken sign a stat...


Starving Polar Bear Captured On Camera In Heartbreaking Footage

In this video, he is chewing on the burnt padding from a snowmobile seat. "My entire Sea Legacy team was pushing through their tears and emotions while docu...


Max Hospital a 'habitual offender', says Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain

A day after the Delhi Government cancelled the license of Max Hospital for wrongly declaring an infant dead, state Health Minister Satyendra Jain said that th...


Lilac Fire Rips Through San Diego County, Dozens Of Homes Destroyed

The Sweetwater Fire was contained shortly after it began Friday morning. Campuses in at least 11 school districts including in Bonsall, Carlsbad, Fallbrook, J...


Casting new light on eclipse eye damage

A 26-year-old woman suffered crescent-shaped eye damage after viewing the solar eclipse without proper glasses, according to a new study . She had glanced...


Pollution can permanently damage a child's brain

Reducing children's exposure in the areas of high air pollution is also very important. The report notes that breathing in particulate air pollution can damag...


Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR as quake hits Uttarakhand

Meanwhile, Uttarakhand also witnessed heavy snowfall in the hilly regions of the state on Wednesday, bringing the mercury down. The weather is muggy in Pithorag...


'TIME' Names the #MeToo 'Silence Breakers' as Person of the Year 2017

Trump claimed last month that the magazine told him he was the likely victor for the second consecutive year, which Time later disputed. Weinstein has denie...


UN Official Begins Rare Diplomatic Mission to North Korea

Asked about Feltman's visit, a spokesman for the U.S. Mission to the United Nations said that "while our focus remains on finding a peaceful diplomatic soluti...