Cochlear Limited launches FDA-cleared, Apple-compatible cochlear implant

Even with the help of hearing aids and cochlear implants , activities like talking on the phone or listening to music can be challenging for people with hearing problems. There are 360 million people with disabling hearing loss worldwide - and 32 mi... More..

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Woman Breaks Into Ex-Hubby's House And Destroys 54 Violins
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Woman Breaks Into Ex-Hubby's House And Destroys 54 Violins

The 34-year-old suspect broke into his apartment in Nagoya and wrecked the instruments, police said. Her 62-year-old Norwegian ex-husband used to make and sell violins in Nagoya. Kawamiya has just now been ar...More..

Parents ask court to let them take their baby home to die
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Parents ask court to let them take their baby home to die

She left court crying and said: "I hope you are happy with yourselves". Ms Yates and Charlie's father Chris Gard had initially said they wanted 11-month-old Charlie to spend days with them at home before dyin...More..

Charlie Gard will end his days in a palliative care unit
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Charlie Gard will end his days in a palliative care unit

A British judge gave the parents of Charlie Gard until noon on Thursday to agree arrangements for his death with the hospital caring for him, failing which he would be transferred to a hospice where his venti...More..

West Nile Found in LaSalle County
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

West Nile Found in LaSalle County

While the Zika virus has received more attention of late, officials warn that West Nile still poses significant health risks and that residents should protect themselves. The Illinois Department of Public Hea...More..

Study finds having undetectable HIV levels
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Study finds having undetectable HIV levels "effectively prevents" transmission among gay couples

Conducted by the University of New South Wales' Kirby Institute, the study is said to be the largest of its kind, following more than 350 homosexual couples from Australia, Brazil and Thailand over four years. ...More..

Drinking Fizzy Drinks With Meals Could Be Making You Fat
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Drinking Fizzy Drinks With Meals Could Be Making You Fat

Perhaps the high amounts of sugar in these drinks contributes to insulin resistance, or a reduced ability of body cells to take up sugar from the blood, and this contributes to the development of visceral fat ...More..

Karnataka, WB, Punjab, Puducherry move SC in favour of Right to Privacy
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Karnataka, WB, Punjab, Puducherry move SC in favour of Right to Privacy

The Supreme Court of India will hear the government's arguments on Wednesday against the constitutional validity of right to privacy in the ongoing case that stemmed from petitioners opposing Aadhaar for priv...More..

U.S. inmate to be first executed in OH in three years
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

U.S. inmate to be first executed in OH in three years

In 2014, Dennis McGuire underwent the state's longest execution of 26 minutes, which resulted in a ruling that the method used was unconstitutional, according to cleveland.com . Two former OH attorney genera...More..

NIA arrests 7 Hurriyat leaders accused of funding Kashmir protests
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NIA arrests 7 Hurriyat leaders accused of funding Kashmir protests

JRL issued a statement to CNS asking people to protest and observe a shutdown against the arrests of Hurriyat leaders Altaf Ahmed Shah, Shahidul Islam, Ayaz Akbar, Mehrajuddin Kalwal and Peer Saifullah by NI...More..

Thousands answer the call, but Red Cross blood shortage continues
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Thousands answer the call, but Red Cross blood shortage continues

After issuing the emergency call, the Red Cross has experienced a 30 percent increase in blood donation appointments through mid-July. While thousands have donated, the organization is still suffering a shortag...More..

Charmee approaches high court
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Charmee approaches high court

Court asked SIT to question Charmee only from 10 am to 5 pm by lady officers and asked them to record all the inquiry. She mentioned that she is not comfortable with the way the investigation is being done. Kau...More..

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) Sees Significantly Lower Trading Volume
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) Sees Significantly Lower Trading Volume

Twin Tree Management Lp increased its stake in Lilly Eli & Co (Put) ( LLY ) by 1273.22% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares ...More..

'Armed and dangerous' suspect still on loose in Pisgah National Forest
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

'Armed and dangerous' suspect still on loose in Pisgah National Forest

Highway 276 is also closed from the Pisgah Ranger District office to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The area of the forest between USA 276 and the Blue Ridge Parkway was evacuated Saturday, including popular areas s...More..

Study Examines Consequences of Growing Nonmedical Vaccine Exceptions
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Study Examines Consequences of Growing Nonmedical Vaccine Exceptions

User computer models, researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine have shown that a five per cent reduction in measles vaccinations among children between the ...More..

'Unjust' leaseholds could be banned on new build houses in England
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

'Unjust' leaseholds could be banned on new build houses in England

But the associated fees - including service charges and ground rents - can increase by huge amounts each year, leaving some leasehold properties unsellable. Although the proposals will not help those now locked...More..

Damning study: All but one NFLer studied had brain disease
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Damning study: All but one NFLer studied had brain disease

Out of 202 deceased former football players total - a combination of high school, college and professional players - CTE was neuropathologically diagnosed in 177, the study said. "It can be used by research...More..

Tesco share price steady as group's sales continue to grow
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tesco share price steady as group's sales continue to grow

Inflation was largely responsible for the extended growth in the grocery sector, however prices have reportedly stopped accelerating, now standing at 3.2 per cent. Lemonade sales increased by 24 per cent, cider...More..

Cows may hold clues for HIV vaccine
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Cows may hold clues for HIV vaccine

Sexual position also made no difference even though when viral load is not suppressed and condoms are not used, transmission is 10-20 times more likely if the HIV-positive partner is the "top" rather than the "...More..

S African girl, 9, is third child with HIV remission
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

S African girl, 9, is third child with HIV remission

Fauci described the child as being in "remission" rather than being cured. And while hoping that the child would never have an active infection, Fauci noted that HIV tends to hide in "funny places" and that it ...More..

Salmonella in papaya found in 12 USA states; 1 dead, 12 hospitalised
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Salmonella in papaya found in 12 USA states; 1 dead, 12 hospitalised

Salmonella cases have been reported in Utah, Texas, Minnesota, Indiana, Louisiana, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Massachussets, with New York and New Jersey the hardest h...More..

More Evidence That Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

More Evidence That Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You

Having a dog around can lead to lower levels of stress for both adults and kids. "Indeed, the magnitude of disparities was such that dog owners who regularly walked their dogs were on average more active ...More..

US Fines American, Delta, and Frontier Airlines Over Passengers' Complaints
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

US Fines American, Delta, and Frontier Airlines Over Passengers' Complaints

The DOT said its findings resulted from on-site inspections of Frontier's bumping procedures in September 2016. Investigators determined that the airline involuntarily bumped passengers from overbooked flig...More..

ICRC: 600000 Yemenis could contract cholera in '17
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

ICRC: 600000 Yemenis could contract cholera in '17

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC ) arrived in Yemen today as the country's unprecedented cholera outbreak ravages an alarming - and growing - percentage of the population. A ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

3 killed after residential building collapses, many feared trapped

More than 200 people including fire brigade personnel, Mumbai Police personnel and local residents are trying to rescue people who are trapped inside the building. The building has a RCC structure and now the r...More..