Medicine

Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Prevents Breast Cancer

After an average follow-up of nine years, those patients who consumed high amounts had a risk of up to 21 percent lower death from any cause, compared to those ...


Cancer: Millennials' Risk of Colorectal Disease Increases Sharply

If this latest research is any indication, the guidelines for screenings may be subject to change if additional studies also indicate the rate of these cancers ...


Reality Check: Has a governing party won a by-election since 1878?

Copeland had been held by Labour for more than 80 years - the Tories' Trudy Harrison won with 13,748 votes to Labour's Gillian Throughton's 11,601. 'It's been...


Drug OD deaths almost tripled since 1999, CDC says

Drug overdose deaths increased from 1999 to 2015 in all age groups , but adults aged 45 to 54 had the highest death rate - about 30 fatalities for every 100,...


South African court rules against ICC withdrawal

On Wednesday, 22nd February 2017, a court in South Africa's administrative capital Pretoria ruled the state's decision to withdraw from the International Crimin...


Spain's Princess Cristina Acquitted in Tax Fraud Trial

Urdangarin's final sentence is less than a third of what public prosecutors originally demanded - 19 and a half years. In a country mired with corruption scan...


Related Stress Took Its Toll On Americans

While a surge in the stress factors is nothing new for APA researchers, this time around Americans can't find their peace of mind because of the latest developm...


New Dads Also Susceptible to Postpartum Depression, Scientists Reveal

The questions were about family environment, stress, and overall health . Study author Dr Lisa Underwood said that while maternal antenatal and postnatal d...


Thousands rally on opposing sides at Planned Parenthood

A small group also rallied in Lincoln, Nebraska. The group received occasional honks of support or jeers from cars driving by on Newtown Road. Protestors' sig...


Where to find Facebook's new Weather app

Unfortunately you can not swipe through multiple locations, so if you want to change to a different location you have to go back to the settings button each tim...


'Dripping' new trend among teens who vape, researchers say

With traditional e-cigarettes, e-liquid in a cartridge is heated up electronically, but with " dripping " users pull apart the device and pour drops of e-liquid...


Doctors save Burlington mom's life by removing her lungs

The risks included bleeding into an empty chest cavity, whether her blood pressure and oxygen levels could be supported afterwards and whether she would survive...


Key Senate Republican McCain signals he will push back on Trump

Back in November Trump said his now Defense Secretary James Mattis convinced him to tone down his position on torture , but some now fear the executive order...


Research shows cervical cancer death rates higher

In the United States, 12,820 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year and 4,120 women die from the disease, according to the National Cancer Insti...


Accused Orlando Cop Killer Combative Again in Court, Interrupts Judge

According to security video of the incident, Loyd, wearing a distinct black shirt with the word "Security" on it, is seen walking out of the Walmart. "Ya'll j...


Premier Foods Lowers Outlook Again as Price Negotiations Drag

Premier Foods plc, the United Kingdom group behind brands including Mr Kipling cakes and Ambrosia custard, today (18 January) warned annual profits could be 1...


Solar System's Biggest Gravity Wave Spotted on Venus

Of particular interest is a high area known as Aphrodite Terra , which is up to more than 3 miles high and the size of Africa near the equator. Venus rotates v...


Wife of Florida Gunman Who Killed 49 Has Been Arrested

According to law enforcement officials, Mateen also texted with his wife during the shooting, which has helped lead to the increase of scrutiny from the Federa...


Salmon with large tapeworms arrive in the US

Experts are now anxious that people who love to eat raw fish might not be willing to give up their preferences. Affected salmon is largely from along the Amer...


CVS takes on Mylan's EpiPen with much cheaper version of an alternative

The first listing on Cigna's drug changes for the year is the EpiPen , showing the new generic versions as now being covered for Cigna's 15 million insur...


Use cotton buds to clean your ears? Stop, says study

It's been well-reported that cleaning your ears with cotton buds can do more harm than good, but many of us remain guilty of carrying out the unsafe habit. In s...


Nuclear-capable missile Agni-IV test-fired off Odisha coast

News agency PTI quoted defence sources to confirm the development. Agni-IV missile is equipped with 5th generation onboard computer and distributed architectu...


Massachusetts: Lawmakers Amend Voter-Initiated Marijuana Legalization Measure

Both the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives voted to delay the opening of recreational marijuana stores from January to summer 2018. The bill h...


Boy's reaction to being adopted goes viral

One of his adoptive sisters, Dezhianna Brown , shared the heartwarming, fist-pumping snap on Twitter , along with some family photos. It has been re-tweeted o...


Pro Bowl snubs include Lions' Matthew Stafford, Cowboys' Sean Lee

This is the final game of Week 16, and features two teams that are in the postseason picture. You see, keeping the momentum going is a finicky task to take on...