Kratom supplements have a new side effect: Salmonella

Laura Gieraltowski, the CDC's foodborne outbreak team lead, said it's not yet known how the kratom would have come to be contaminated with salmonella , noting it could have happened in processing, or the plants could have been contaminated in th... More..

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Alcohol and dementia: What's the truth?
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Alcohol and dementia: What's the truth?

Alcohol abuse is toxic to the brain and can damage memory. Among all men with dementia, the prevalence of alcohol use disorders climbed to 16.5%. "A variety of measures are needed, such as reducing availab...More..

Harris County reports first flu-related death involving child this season
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Harris County reports first flu-related death involving child this season

Students who are constantly being put into new environments with new people can be among those at a greater risk for contracting the virus. Since Oct. "I noticed a coworker was coughing more than usual so I w...More..

Shoals gas prices drop for second week
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Shoals gas prices drop for second week

Gas prices retreated as expected in Southwest Florida over the past week, but the cheaper fuel may not be around for long. Inventory levels now total 422.1 million bbl. In fact, last week's EIA petroleum repo...More..

It's US vs Canada for gold Thursday in women's hockey
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

It's US vs Canada for gold Thursday in women's hockey

The Americans have a shot at the podium for the first time , although they'll have to go against the Dutch in the semifinals of women's team pursuit. "I was trying to tell Brigette near the end of the game '...More..

Google Artificial Intelligence to Predict Heart Disease
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Google Artificial Intelligence to Predict Heart Disease

The company has published its findings in the online medical journal - Nature Biomedical Engineering on Monday. Despite the proof that machine learning can be accurate for interpreting risk factors based ...More..

Potential Tests For Autism Using Blood And Urine Developed
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Potential Tests For Autism Using Blood And Urine Developed

The tests search for harm to specific proteins, appeared to be higher in kids with autism range issue (ASD). Autism is a condition that affects behavior, specifically social interaction. Genetic causes have...More..

CDC: Early detection of flu vital for children
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

CDC: Early detection of flu vital for children

But this year has been a double whammy, with both influenza A and B circulating at the same time. Brendan Flannery, Ph.D., also from the CDC, and colleagues used data from 4,562 children and adults enrolled i...More..

Cleaning sprays as harmful as smoking
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Cleaning sprays as harmful as smoking

The scientists compared the use of cleaning products for a 20 years period with smoking 20 cigarettes per day for 20 years. However, they found no such effect on the lungs of men who did the cleaning as part of...More..

Funerals begin for Parkland school shooting victims
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Funerals begin for Parkland school shooting victims

Later, Trump said he had met with some of the victims' parents and said they were in "really great shape" given the circumstances. But she like other students who spoke at the rally said the time for talk i...More..

Congress plenary in Delhi from March 16-18
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Congress plenary in Delhi from March 16-18

The Congress will hold its plenary session to discuss and evolve the party's future strategy in Delhi on March 16, 17 and 18, its chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said today. During the session, the c...More..

Killed, 28 Wounded In Multiple Bomb Blast In Borno
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Killed, 28 Wounded In Multiple Bomb Blast In Borno

The bombers, all believed to be female, left dozens wounded at the fish market in Konduga, just outside the state capital, Maiduguri. Friday's deadly attacks came in the week that hundreds of Boko Haram sus...More..

Trump maintains 'no collusion' after Russian indictments
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Trump maintains 'no collusion' after Russian indictments

Lavrov's comments were similar in tone to remarks he made on Friday to Euronews TV in which he addressed the general charges of Russian interference in USA elections , but did not mention the indictment...More..

Ex-Teacher Christian Toro, Brother Tyler Allegedly Had Students Help Make Bombs
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Ex-Teacher Christian Toro, Brother Tyler Allegedly Had Students Help Make Bombs

He left the job shortly after a student was arrested for calling in a bomb threat to the school on December 4, 2017. On Feb. 8, the F.B.I. and police officers interviewed the Toro brothers in their apartment,...More..

Public, school officials dealing with flu season
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Public, school officials dealing with flu season

Meanwhile, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against Michigan-based Memorial Healthcare after the hospital rescinded a job offer to a potential employee who would not get a flu vaccin...More..

U.S. figure skating duo dedicates routine to Florida high school shooting victims
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

U.S. figure skating duo dedicates routine to Florida high school shooting victims

According to CBS , the Parkland, Florida , attack is the 18th school shooting so far in 2018. Moments later, they were on Olympic ice. Savchenko, skating in a record-tying fifth Olympic pairs event with...More..

FDA authorizes first blood test for concussions
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

FDA authorizes first blood test for concussions

The test should save money and reduce a patient's exposure to radiation, according to the FDA. Where a CT scan can cost $800 to $1,500, Nordhoff predicts that the new test would cost closer to $150. It's also u...More..

Ultra-Processed Foods Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, New Study Shows
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Ultra-Processed Foods Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, New Study Shows

The paper is the first to explore the link between cancer and ultra-processed foods - that is, industrial formulations that typically contain many ingredients, including some not found in the typical kitchen - ...More..

Indian Mujahideen Terrorist, On The Run Since Batla House Encounter, Arrested
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Indian Mujahideen Terrorist, On The Run Since Batla House Encounter, Arrested

He is also suspected to have been involved in the Batla House encounter that took place in September 2008. DGP of a special cell, Pramod Singh Kushwaha added in a statement that there are more than 165 peop...More..

Priya Prakash Varrier: The internet sensation with the deadly wink!
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Priya Prakash Varrier: The internet sensation with the deadly wink!

Phir kya? Countless fan accounts, 2.4 million (and counting) strong Instafam and a fandom that is growing by the minute, Priya is breaking her own records and how! But aside from this, Priya is your everyday...More..

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma to appear on Koffee with Karan?
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma to appear on Koffee with Karan?

Virat became the first Indian captain ever to score 12 centuries for the team and wife Anushka was totally on cloud nine. Virat , too, shared the teaser of Anushka's upcoming movie Pari on Twitter and...More..

Weight Loss Tips: 3 Ways To Keep Pounds Off
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Weight Loss Tips: 3 Ways To Keep Pounds Off

The researchers analysed health insurance data from 59,717 individuals diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes - a form of the disease that generally hits in adulthood as a result of being overweight. The study did ...More..

Second judge blocks Trump from ending DACA
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Second judge blocks Trump from ending DACA

NY state attorney general Eric Schneiderman, who leads a coalition of 17 attorneys general who sued to protect DACA and Dreamers , hailed Garaufis's decision as a "victory". Garaufis ruled in two lawsuits, o...More..

United Kingdom reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

United Kingdom reviews Oxfam ties after sex abuse scandal in Haiti

Ms Patel's intervention came as it emerged yesterday that Oxfam had allowed three men to resign and sacked four for gross misconduct after they were found to have hosted "Caligula" style sex parties involving H...More..

Ireland rattle Italy at Aviva
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Ireland rattle Italy at Aviva

But fans at least went home happy after a routine win in which five players - one starter and four replacements - got their first taste of the Six Nations . An update is expected on Sunday after Henshaw has ...More..

Maker of OxyContin to stop promoting opioids to doctors
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Maker of OxyContin to stop promoting opioids to doctors

A pharmacist holds prescription painkiller OxyContin , 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D.at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017. Users soon learned that they could bypass its time-re...More..

Widely-mocked 'sketchy' drawing of suspect actually leads to an ID
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Widely-mocked 'sketchy' drawing of suspect actually leads to an ID

Officers of Pennsylvania's Lancaster Country Police Department have issued an arrest warrant for Hung Phuoc Nguyen , 44, after he allegedly pinched money from a market checkout when its attendant stepped a...More..

First Briton, 'Cheddar Man' had darker skin, DNA analysis
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

First Briton, 'Cheddar Man' had darker skin, DNA analysis

According to the results, the most distant Britons had dark curly hair, blue eyes, and black skin. It's believed that the Cheddar Man was among the earliest immigrants to the British Isles, back when there wa...More..

Researchers grow human eggs in laboratory for the first time
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Researchers grow human eggs in laboratory for the first time

They believe the development could offer new hope to some women who struggle to conceive, including cancer sufferers. Egg cell maturation is the process in which human egg cells develop to a stage where the...More..

CDC warns flu season may not have peaked
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

CDC warns flu season may not have peaked

The rate of hospitalizations for the flu reached 59.9 per 100,000 Americans for the week, up from 51.4 a week earlier. The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. According to state surveillance rep...More..