DOJ's move on ACA may be Rx for trouble for GOP

The issue became a flash point that helped derail Republican efforts to repeal the law a year ago, with opponents of the party's health bills speaking loudly against weakening protections for the sick and vulnerable. She urged both parties to work to... More..

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Blood test could predict pregnancy due date, potential for preterm birth
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Blood test could predict pregnancy due date, potential for preterm birth

Stevenson suggests, "we might be able to identify specific genes and gene pathways that could reveal some of the underlying causes of preterm birth, and suggest potential targets for interventions to prevent it...More..

Long Locks Chopped As Relay For Life Begins
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Long Locks Chopped As Relay For Life Begins

This year there will be an opening ceremony to honor cancer survivors and a luminaria ceremony to remember those who have died. 7 News is a sponsor of Relay for Life . "I want those with cancer to see there ...More..

Throw away pre-cut melon, CDC warns in multistate salmonella outbreak
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Throw away pre-cut melon, CDC warns in multistate salmonella outbreak

Those who reported illness said they had eaten pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon, honeydew melon, or a fruit salad mix with melon. IN and MI residents are also advised to throw away melon from Kroger, Jay C, or Pa...More..

Kate Spade obituary - 1962-2018 - Style guru had flair and sophistication
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Kate Spade obituary - 1962-2018 - Style guru had flair and sophistication

In all, 25 states saw increases in their suicide rates topping 30 percent. Many suicides within this age group may be " deaths of despair " - caused by the lingering economic effects of the Great Reces...More..

Google Doodle pays homage to baby-saving doctor Virginia Apgar
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Google Doodle pays homage to baby-saving doctor Virginia Apgar

Today's Google Doodle (June 7) celebrates what would have been her 109th birthday , and features a cartoon of her conducting her namesake test. Countries across the world were quick to adopt the test and t...More..

Kate Spade's sister says designer suffered from mental illness
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Kate Spade's sister says designer suffered from mental illness

American fashion designer Kate Spade became renowned for launching a successful line of handbags in the 1990s. Saffo claimed that Spade had been struggling with mental illness for years, and recently turn...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Report warns of Medicare, Social Security financial problems

Options include raising the maximum income cutoff for imposing Social Security taxes, now $127,200. The country's main welfare program for retirees, Social Security, also faces an uncertain future. But federa...More..

Breast cancer gene test could spare some women chemo
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Breast cancer gene test could spare some women chemo

The study, presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago, is thought to be the largest breast cancer treatment trial ever conducted. Lead investigator Steven Rose...More..

Wynne pledges support for Ontario steel companies amid US tariffs
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Wynne pledges support for Ontario steel companies amid US tariffs

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath appealed to traditional Liberal voters on Friday, saying they should choose her party if they want to avoid a Doug Ford government. For the adult daughter who does all she can to care ...More..

Kerala Locals Put Under Quarantine To Analyse Symptoms Of Nipah Virus
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Kerala Locals Put Under Quarantine To Analyse Symptoms Of Nipah Virus

The outbreak in Kerala has, so far, affected mainly four districts - Kozhikode , and its neigbouring districts of Malappuram, Kannur and Wayanad. Ms. Educational institutions across Kozhikode district will...More..

Blood test offers hope of detecting cancers before symptoms develop
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Blood test offers hope of detecting cancers before symptoms develop

Gerhardt Attard, of the John Black Charitable Foundation Endowed Chair in Urological Cancer Research at University College London, told CNN that if research continues at this rate, he believes it could beco...More..

Researchers create the first 3D printed human corneas
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Researchers create the first 3D printed human corneas

A group of researchers from Newcastle University under the leadership of Che Connon ( Che Connon ) learned using 3D printer to create an artificial cornea, partly consisting of these cells of the cornea -...More..

by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce killed 5, sickened 197

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is investigating the outbreak alongside the CDC, believes that the probable link to all these illnesses is romaine lettuce sourced from the winter growing areas ...More..

Smoking dips, awareness yet to rise: World Health Organization study
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Smoking dips, awareness yet to rise: World Health Organization study

Tobacco breaks hearts. "Tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke contribute to about 12 per cent of all heart disease deaths". It's a substance that kills more than half of its users, accounting for one ...More..

Nipah virus: UAE bans import of fruits, vegetables from Kerala
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Nipah virus: UAE bans import of fruits, vegetables from Kerala

Health Minister K K Shylaja told reporters that the authorities had collected details of people who had direct contact with the deceased persons and all of them are now under observation. "There is no need to p...More..

Government set to eradicate mycoplasma bovis
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Government set to eradicate mycoplasma bovis

Mycoplasma bovis has been detected on more than three dozen farms since it was first detected in New Zealand past year, leading to the slaughter of about 26,000 cattle. The plan is expected to cost $886mil o...More..

UAE issues Kerala travel warning over Nipah virus
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

UAE issues Kerala travel warning over Nipah virus

However, the authorities are still clueless about the actual source of the spread of the virus. The health department has also not restricted people from visiting Kerala , where the virus has so far killed 1...More..

Sleeping in on weekends is good for you
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Sleeping in on weekends is good for you

However there is a higher mortality risk if a person is consistently getting less than five hours sleep or more than nine hours sleep , compared to people who are consistently sleeping around six to seven h...More..

What is Nipah virus and how is it transmitted?
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

What is Nipah virus and how is it transmitted?

Blood, urine, and throat swab of patients suspected to have contracted Nipah virus infection would be collected at the District Hospital and the General Hospital and sent to the Virology Institute at Manipal ...More..

World Health Organization warns against outbreak of Nipah virus
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

World Health Organization warns against outbreak of Nipah virus

Panaji: The Goa government has said that though there is no case of Nipah virus reported in the state so far, it would ask doctors to stay vigilant. The health department also advised people to avoid consumi...More..

FDA Demands Orajel to Soothe Teething Babies Be Taken Off Market
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

FDA Demands Orajel to Soothe Teething Babies Be Taken Off Market

The agency has been warning about the products for a decade but said reports of illnesses and deaths have continued. Now they want these products completely off the market. Also, use of such product can put...More..

Weinstein expected to surrender to NY authorities Friday
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Weinstein expected to surrender to NY authorities Friday

He agreed to pay $1 million in cash as part of a prenegotiated bail package, with a Manhattan judge also ordering him to wear an electronic monitor and surrender his passport. She was among the first women to s...More..

Rusal boss and seven directors quit as sanctions take their toll
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Rusal boss and seven directors quit as sanctions take their toll

Evgeny Nikitin , head of Rusal's aluminum division, has been appointed by the board as the acting CEO of the company for a period from May 23 until the board appoints a new CEO. "The company reiterates th...More..

US President Trump can't block his critics on Twitter, judge rules
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

US President Trump can't block his critics on Twitter, judge rules

The White House did not respond to a request for comment. He had already amassed 20.5 million followers and had posted 34,300 tweets before he took office in January 2017. The group argued that failing to recog...More..

Amazon aiding in government surveillance, ACLU says
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Amazon aiding in government surveillance, ACLU says

Soon after that, the company started marketing it to police departments as a tool to fight crime, according to the New York Times . In email correspondence between Amazon and one customer, the Washingto...More..

R Kelly sued over sexual assault
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

R Kelly sued over sexual assault

She remained in a relationship with Kelly for about a year, during which he "routinely engaged in intimidation, mental, verbal and sexual abuse, during and after sexual contact". Rodgers believes Kelly was pr...More..

CSK hero Faf thanks fans after winning knock
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

CSK hero Faf thanks fans after winning knock

A "miraculous" catch from Dwayne Bravo has helped propel the Chennai Super Kings into the final of the Indian Premier League. "They will have to step up in the final", he added. Du Plessis opened the battin...More..

Trump asked me twice the difference between HIV and HPV - Bill Gates
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Trump asked me twice the difference between HIV and HPV - Bill Gates

But after Mr Trump secured the USA presidency, Mr Gates revealed he had spoken with the President on two occasions - once at Trump Tower in New York City in December 2016 and again in March 2017 at the Wh...More..

First batch of Ebola vaccines arrives in Congo to combat outbreak
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

First batch of Ebola vaccines arrives in Congo to combat outbreak

The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines to combat an outbreak suspected to have killed 20 people arrived in Congo's capital Kinshasa on Wednesday, said a Reuters witness at the airport. Ethio...More..