Stories about Medical

Oct 19 2016

FBI files point to effort to reduce Clinton email classification

According to FBI investigation notes, Kennedy and the FBI discussed a quid pro quo involving downgrading the classification of one email in exchange for getting som...

Oct 14 2016

Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in U.S.

Breast cancer is most frequently found in women who are 50 years old or older, but also affects younger women; 10 percent of all new cases of breast cancer in the United ...

Oct 13 2016

Tax sugary drinks to fight global obesity scourge, World Health Organization says

The WHO's report , " Fiscal Policies for Diet and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases ", addressed several proposed policy recommendations for improving nutrition an...

Oct 13 2016

WHO urges countries to raise taxes on sugary drinks

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is the latest to call for a tax on sugary drinks in a bid to curb the obesity and Type-2 diabetes crisis. "They can also cut health ...

Oct 13 2016

Flu Season: Doctors Say Get an Early Start

With health professionals warning there is potential for this year's flu season to be serious, GP practices will be providing the free nasal vaccine in a bid to ensure ...

Oct 12 2016

Cheryl pregnant? Kimberley Walsh says singer 'will be a brilliant mum'

And she'll be a brilliant mum. For the full story, read this week's Closer magazine . Cheryl , 33, once again fuelled rumours they're expecting their first child, w...

Oct 10 2016

After first debate, presidential campaign turns to sex

These tweets come in the midst of a slashing new attack by Mr Trump on Ms Clinton over her husband's sexual indiscretions, as he sought to put the Clintons' relat...

Oct 08 2016

SEC gives Florida football advantage by allowing postponement of LSU game

LSU's game at Florida was postponed Thursday after Hurricane Matthew wiped out any chance at... The category 4 storm was blamed for 264 teaches deaths in Haiti, ac...

Oct 07 2016

Zika triggers travel alert vs PH, SEA countries

And now there's yet another risky area to have on your radar: CDC officials just issued yet another travel warning , this time for certain parts of Southeast Asia from w...

Oct 07 2016

South African watchdog to quiz Zuma in Gupta inquiry, newspaper reports

Madonsela's interview with Zuma forms part of her investigation into the alleged involvement of the Gupta family in the appointment of Cabinet ministers and board members...

Oct 04 2016

Jayalalithaa's health continues to improve: Apollo

The social media is hurriedly spreading the photograph of a woman wearing an oxygen mask on her face, with the caption telling that it is Jayalalithaa who is admitted in ...

Oct 01 2016

Trump steps up attacks on ex-Miss Universe

Machado said Trump called her "Miss Piggy" after she gained weight. Trump also urges his 12 million Twitter followers to look into a sex tape and asks: "Did Cr...

Sep 30 2016

Labor department will probe Wells Fargo; CEO forfeiting $41 million in stock

That includes his bonus and $41 million dollars in stock awards. Carrie Tolstedt, the head of the Wells Fargo division where the phony account scheme took place, has ...

Sep 29 2016

Zika virus has many Americans rethinking fall travel to Florida

In addition, there are five new travel related cases, with two in Miami-Dade, one each in Clay and Osceola counties, and one case involving a pregnant women. Yesterday Th...

Sep 23 2016

Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple: Katie Prager dies days after husband

The young couple garnered worldwide attention past year after CNN wrote about Katie's fight to get a lung transplant. Katie and Dalton Prager, who both had cystic fibr...

Sep 21 2016

J&J ponies up $4B+ for Abbott Medical Optics

Abbott Laboratories asked to terminate the Alere deal, arguing that it had "serious concerns" about Alere's financial reporting. The purchase price works out to abou...

Sep 21 2016

Britney Spears shows off her abs, dance moves

Britney Spears has officially hit back at critics, after posting a rather raunchy video of her dancing on Instagram . "It's been a while since I've cut loose", the m...

Sep 21 2016

Smog outbreak! Indonesia haze may cause 100k premature deaths

Malaysia has refuted a Harvard and Columbia University study, claiming that the 2015 South-East Asian haze had caused 6,500 deaths in the country. Harvard researchers a...

Sep 21 2016

MDs strengthen advice against codeine for kids' coughs, pain

Some children with undiagnosed nighttime breathing problems may also have respiratory problems after taking codeine , and obesity may increase the risk of this occurring...

Sep 19 2016

World's first face transplant patient dies at 49

After months of living without part of her nose and with exposed gums and teeth, she underwent surgery to received a large, triangle-shaped portion of face skin from a br...