Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo

A leading oncologist said the findings will lead to a "fundamental change" in how the disease is treated. Judy Perkins said she felt as if she had a second chance at life. It saves lives, but side-effects of the toxic drugs range from vomiting, fat... More..

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'Consider joining us': Andrea Horwath makes strategic voting pitch to Liberal supporters
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

'Consider joining us': Andrea Horwath makes strategic voting pitch to Liberal supporters

The Liberal candidates in three of Windsor-Essex's ridings have reacted to the news that Wynne is not expecting to be premier in the next government. "We know Andrea Horwath and her NDP team will stand up not j...More..

39-yr-old Kerala woman under observation for Nipah symptoms dies
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

39-yr-old Kerala woman under observation for Nipah symptoms dies

In Palakkad, district medical officer Dr K P Reetha said that "four patients are under observation in the isolation ward of the district hospital for Nipah virus " with two of them coming from Nipah virus-affe...More..

by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

5 dead, almost 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

Health officials said there are now 197 cases across 35 states. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. Almost half of those who became ill had to be hospi...More..

World No Tobacco Day
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

World No Tobacco Day

But reductions in smoking rates in some nations "are nearly entirely offset by the increasing consumption in many countries with weaker tobacco control regulations", says The Tobacco Atlas anti-smoking lobby....More..

UAE issues Nipah high alert to airports, hospitals
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

UAE issues Nipah high alert to airports, hospitals

While responding to Nipah virus , Mr. Vij said that he has ordered the Health Department to become alert. Dr Fatma said that the circular had also been sent to all points of entries including the airports an...More..

TAYTULLA birth control packaging error — RECALL ALERT
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

TAYTULLA birth control packaging error — RECALL ALERT

Allergan , the manufacturer of Taytulla, announced Tuesday that it was issuing a nationwide recall of one lot of the pills, totaling almost 170,000 packs, after being notified of a packaging error by a physic...More..

New Zealand to kill 150000 cows to end bacterial disease
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

New Zealand to kill 150000 cows to end bacterial disease

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern have made it clear the aim of the slaughter is to protect New Zealand's economy, which reportedly relies heavily on the animals' deaths and exploitation. " And we have to support...More..

Man dies of Nipah virus in Kozhikode, toll reaches 14
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Man dies of Nipah virus in Kozhikode, toll reaches 14

State health authorities claim things are under control and the Union Health Ministry maintains virus outbreak is a localised occurrence and there is no need to panic, fear runs high across the country. Recen...More..

Science is basically telling you to lie-in this weekend
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Science is basically telling you to lie-in this weekend

There is also no risk of early death. According to new research, getting extra sleep on the weekend can undo the damage of failing to get enough during the week, ultimately helping you live longer. However,...More..

Rare Nipah virus claims fourth family member in India
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Rare Nipah virus claims fourth family member in India

The first fatal cases in Kerala were reported on Saturday from a family in Kozhikode , as two brothers in their late 20s and their 50-year-old aunt died from the virus. Of the 13 confirmed cases, 10 persons ...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. Nipah Virus is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes a se...More..

FDA Warns Parents To Stop Giving Unsafe Teething Medicines to Children
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

FDA Warns Parents To Stop Giving Unsafe Teething Medicines to Children

Benzocaine is used in products to treat not just teething, but also sore throats, canker sores , and other oral irritations. The FDA has warned companies of legal action if these products are not removed f...More..

Trump blocking critics on Twitter violates Constitution: US judge
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Trump blocking critics on Twitter violates Constitution: US judge

District Court in the Southern District of NY ruled that Twitter serves as a "designated public forum" and is protected under the plaintiffs' First Amendment , which is the aspect of U.S. As such, he is brea...More..

Ex-Boyfriend Of Woman Killed In Aliso Viejo Explosion Arrested
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Ex-Boyfriend Of Woman Killed In Aliso Viejo Explosion Arrested

A woman was killed and three other people were injured in the explosion. Almost choking up at times, he said he had visited his sister for two weeks last month in order to help her with her business. Authorit...More..

World Health Organization says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

World Health Organization says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city

When a new Ebola case is diagnosed, all people who might have been in recent contact with them are traced and vaccinated to try and prevent the disease's spread . "WHO and our partners are taking decisiv...More..

Romaine-linked E. coli outbreak reaches Nebraska
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Romaine-linked E. coli outbreak reaches Nebraska

The CDC said Wednesday that April 16 was the last day romaine lettuce was harvested in the Yuma area. "It takes two to three weeks between when a person becomes ill with E. coli O157:H7. Of 157 people with ...More..

More than 100 protestors rally at Capitol, block traffic
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

More than 100 protestors rally at Capitol, block traffic

This afternoon's inaugural event, near the steps of the Statehouse, will focus on child poverty, women in poverty and people with disabilities. At the conclusion of the hourlong protest, some 50 people linked...More..

More illness linked to recalled eggs
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

More illness linked to recalled eggs

The eggs come from a single source, Rose Acre Farms in North Carolina. The eggs were sold at several grocery stores, including Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Crystal Farms, Food Lion, Glenview, Great Value...More..

WWE Announces Ronda Rousey's Opponent For Money In The Bank PPV
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

WWE Announces Ronda Rousey's Opponent For Money In The Bank PPV

This will be Rousey's first singles match on television. Two ladder matches (one male, one female) to determine the MITB victor will also take place. Here's where things get tricky: To this point in her WW...More..

Man Donated Enough Blood To Save 2 Million Children
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Man Donated Enough Blood To Save 2 Million Children

James Harrison has extraordinary blood. The Australian Red Cross Blood Service announced that Harrison made 1,100 donations in total, which went toward saving the lives of more than 2.4 million infants in ...More..

Selfie-seeking fan breaches security to meet Virat Kohli at IPL
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Selfie-seeking fan breaches security to meet Virat Kohli at IPL

It was then up to the young pair of Rishabh Pant 61, 34b) and Shreyas Iyer (32) to take Delhi to a good total. For the second match in a row, DD saw the opposition surmount a huge total easily while cha...More..

Exit polls give BJP clear edge over Congress in Karnataka
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Exit polls give BJP clear edge over Congress in Karnataka

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday dropped a huge hint on Congress' possible alliance with Janata Dal (Secular) if there's a split verdict in the recently held Karnataka Assembly elections...More..

Mirtle: Kyle Dubas won't be defined by hockey's archaic analytics debate
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Mirtle: Kyle Dubas won't be defined by hockey's archaic analytics debate

It'll be interesting to see if the veteran National Hockey League executive is willing to leave his job as an advisor in Toronto to join a struggling Islanders franchise. "It was a hard decision in that we had ...More..

Blake Bortles Reportedly Stops Thief At Jaguars House Party
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Blake Bortles Reportedly Stops Thief At Jaguars House Party

Bortles almost made it far too easy for the teenager to make off with his 2017 Ford F-150 pickup truck, leaving his keys inside the vehicle - along with his wallet. At that point the video shows the thief, iden...More..