Medicine

Montgomery County girl found dead

Grace Packer, 14, was the victim of homicide , Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub said, according to a report by WFMZ-TV 69. Her mother, 41-year-ol...


Texas moves to cut Planned Parenthood's Medicaid funding

And the Obama administration earlier this year warned all 50 states that denying Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood violates federal law. Bowen wrote that...


IIT Kharagpur students protest fee hike, go on hunger strike

The gherao continued late into Wednesday but came to an end after the management assured the students that their demands would be looked into. "During the tim...


A physician's gender could affect readmission rates

In an accompanying editorial , Anna Parks, MD and Rita Redberg, MD, MSc, noted that salaries for female academic physicians are about $19,879 lower, or 8.0% les...


Leonardo DiCaprio, Robin Thicke Remember Alan Thicke

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman issued a statement about Thicke, calling him a passionate fan who participated in many league events, charity games and awards sho...


Obama Administration Moves To Protect Planned Parenthood's Federal Funding

While the president-elect could attempt to undermine the new regulation , he would reportedly need both the House and Senate to agree on his disapproval , the...


Alabama inmate coughs, heaves, during execution by injection

In past lethal injection executions, the inmate was given one test, but on Thursday night there were two after Smith continued to move and cough after the first...


Cyclone Vardah awaiting landfall, evacuation on

At Chennai's airport, flight operations were suspended temporarily as the runway was inundated, officials said. Eight fishermen belonging to Tamil Nadu were...


21st Century Fox approaches Sky for estimated $31.27 billion dollar takeover

In June 2010, Sky's share price was lurking in the region of 576p, and subsequently spiked to 698p following the news of a takeover attempt by Murdoch's News Co...


Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

Aside from nicotine, e-cigarettes also have other risky ingredients such as other edible chemicals that are not advisable to inhale and toxic substances that ar...


Zika: More births with virus-related problem reported in New York

After the first case was reported, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission expanded the Medicaid benefit for mosquito repellent to December 31. "Unfort...


No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

Next up: a likely semifinal game at the Georgia Dome on December 31. He was on crutches after the game, and Saban said Hamilton is "probably out for the yea...


No Risk-Free Level of Smoking

National Cancer Institute (NCI). New research suggests there is no such thing as safe smoking, with low-intensity smoking significantly increasing the risk of ...


Trump Organisation 'contacted Taiwan mayor about possible hotel investment'

Ned Price, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council , said Trump's conversation does not signal any change to long-standing USA policy on cr...


Unemployment drops to 9-year low as 178000 jobs added

The jobs report from the Labor Department was in line with monthly averages for the year. When discouraged, marginally attached and involuntary part-time wo...


Hundreds of VA Dental Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis

This violates VA rules, which require use of disposable equipment to ensure sterility. "During all of the orientation, he used all of our equipment". The hosp...


FDA moves one step closer to approving medical ecstasy

The third phase of MAPS' MDMA for PTSD research will begin next year, probably by June 2017, and will last three to four years, Burge said. I am one of the l...


Poor sleep costs US economy $411 billion

And those who sleep between six and seven hours have a 7 percent higher mortality risk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than one-...


Best sports for exercise: find out which ones will extend your life

Ultimately, the study ultimately found that involvement in the racquet sports proved to be the most beneficial. "The growing evidence should support the spo...


WHO says Zika is no longer a global health emergency

This does not mean Zika isn't a problem, but on a global level the spread of Zika is under control. Zika can also be spread sexually, and has been linked to u...


French conservatives voting in first presidential primary

Seven candidates are competing to represent the Republican Party. The top two candidates in Sunday's vote will face each other in a second ballot a week later. ...


Will Legal Marijuana Lead To More People Smoking Tobacco?

Petaluma banned medical marijuana dispensaries in 2007. Some zealous anti-pot advocates used their time to criticize the idea of medical marijuana. The act ...


Donald Trump agrees to pay $25 million to settle Trump University lawsuits

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Schneiderman had argued that Trump University was a " fraud from beginning to end ". "Today, that all changes", ...


A Minnesota Mother Is Suing Her Transgender Teen For Seeking Gender Reassignment

Linnea Mirsch, the St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services Department director, who was also named as a defendant in the suit, declined to comment. Th...


Past depression tied to worse breast cancer survival odds

They analysed data on Danish women diagnosed with breast cancer from 1998 to 2011. This was stated by Cancer Research UK. Experts blamed several reasons for...