HealthWatch: Low-Carb Vs. Low-Fat? Probably Doesn't Matter

A new study reveals that neither is better than the other and the only factor that matters is a good, balanced diet. Even though the previous study used the same genotype patterns that were tested in the new study, researchers were not able to ... More..

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Germs invade supplements, Kratom in Salmonella
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Germs invade supplements, Kratom in Salmonella

Some consumers have hailed the drug as a "natural" pain remedy, but some medical experts say it can be unsafe, even deadly. Eight (73%) of 11 people interviewed reported consuming kratom in pills, powder, or ...More..

Major League Baseball announces rule changes for 2018 season
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Major League Baseball announces rule changes for 2018 season

There will now be a general limit of "six mound visits per nine-inning game without a pitching change, whether by a manager, coach or player", Associated Press confirms. "It'll be a relief for action to move ...More..

Do hospital workers get the flu vaccine? Not all, data shows
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Do hospital workers get the flu vaccine? Not all, data shows

Last week saw the fewest number of new cases in Blair since the week ending January 20. All but one had an underlying health condition. Interim findings show effectiveness for this year's flu vaccine was 36%, w...More..

Google's new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Google's new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

He added that this should not be seen as a replacement for diagnostic tests and clinical judgement but merely an analyser that would be an extension of the diagnostic armament. When given the retinal image of...More..

Metro health centers offers free flu shots daily
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Metro health centers offers free flu shots daily

That's well above this season's average of about 20%, and reflects what the CDC says is an increasing proportion of influenza B and H1N1 viruses being detected nationally. Jude Children's Research Hospita...More..

3 more child deaths from flu reported in Minnesota
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

3 more child deaths from flu reported in Minnesota

If you get flu symptoms, in most cases you should stay home and avoid contact with other people except to get medical care. According to the report , the CDC will continue to investigate the vaccine's effe...More..

FDA Approves Marketing Of First Blood Test To Diagnose Concussions
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

FDA Approves Marketing Of First Blood Test To Diagnose Concussions

Accessibility of a blood test for blackout will enable wellbeing to mind experts decide the requirement for a CT check in patients associated with having mTBI and help forestall superfluous neuroimaging and rel...More..

Eating slower could help prevent obesity, researchers say
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Eating slower could help prevent obesity, researchers say

In the study, published in the journal BMJ Open , obesity was defined as having a BMI score of over 25 - in the United Kingdom people are deemed to be overweight with a BMI score of over 25 and obese if th...More..

Trump's White House stands firm against winds of change
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Trump's White House stands firm against winds of change

In December, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders briefed reporters on Trump's views after three of his accusers called on Congress to investigate his past behaviour. In the case of Sorensen, his for...More..

Ever heard of
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Ever heard of "Cheddar Man?" Here's a look at him, reconstructed

The densest bone in the human body is the petrous part of the temporal bones at the sides of the skull, and it was this that the team drilled into to extract a sample. "So it has taken thousands of years for it...More..

Dalton baby is new face of Gerber
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Dalton baby is new face of Gerber

He loves people", Cortney says. A baby from Georgia with Down syndrome has been named Gerber's 2018 Spokesbaby. She said she entered the Gerber Baby contest after hearing about it from a relative. Accordi...More..

Michigan Child Had Died From The Flu, Health Officials Confirm
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Michigan Child Had Died From The Flu, Health Officials Confirm

While not a pandemic of the 1918 sort, this season's flu has been made worse by several factors. They haven't confirmed any additional ones in the past few weeks. They are conducting their next flu shot clinic ...More..

Disney earnings beat forecasts as more customers visit theme parks
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Disney earnings beat forecasts as more customers visit theme parks

Disney shares rose roughly 1.5% in after-hours trading. He told CNBC that it will have "an array of live programming that is not available - live sports, live sports events - that is not available on current...More..

Ronald Koeman appointed new Netherlands head coach
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Ronald Koeman appointed new Netherlands head coach

He said: "I am proud to finally announce that I am the new manager of the Dutch national team". "I think the Netherlands should and must be qualifying for major finals and I see a bright future in that rega...More..

Health department offering free flu shots in Hampton
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Health department offering free flu shots in Hampton

California provides weekly public health epidemic tracking through 72 enrolled " (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants) located in all 58 California counties. In January, more than 12 perce...More..

Government research shows link between cell phone radiation and tumors in rats
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Government research shows link between cell phone radiation and tumors in rats

Although intriguing, the findings cannot be extrapolated to humans, NTP scientists and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday. Two long-awaited studies of how cell phone radiation affects ...More..

AHA: Breast cancer treatments could raise risk of CVD
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

AHA: Breast cancer treatments could raise risk of CVD

The American Heart Association released a scientific statement , warning that some breast cancer therapies pose serious risks of heart disease . A man dies from prostate cancer every 45 minutes in the U...More..

The Spice Girls Confirm They're Exploring 'New Opportunities' Together
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

The Spice Girls Confirm They're Exploring 'New Opportunities' Together

Commenting on the reunion, the Spice Girls said: 'We have had a wonderful afternoon catching up and reminiscing about the incredible times we have spent together. "Bunton promised the "future is looking spic...More..

Scotland captain John Barclay doubts Wales will play…
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Scotland captain John Barclay doubts Wales will play…

Two early tries laid the platform for a surprisingly comfortable bonus-point victory for Wales over Scotland in their Six Nations opener at the Principality Stadium. "They're two different teams and Warr...More..

The Groundhog Has Spoken: Six More Weeks of Winter!
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

The Groundhog Has Spoken: Six More Weeks of Winter!

Despite the claim that the groundhog has the ability to predict if spring will come early, many people question how accurate Phil's weather predictions are. Groundhog Day is probably more synonymous with the B...More..

Railways and infrastructure get record allocation in Budget 2018
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Railways and infrastructure get record allocation in Budget 2018

Not forgetting aviation in budget this year, finance minister Arun Jaitley proposed to expand airport capacity by five times. Referring to the signalling system, he said 100-year old technology was stil...More..

Researchers develop blood test to gauge Alzheimer's risk
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Researchers develop blood test to gauge Alzheimer's risk

So while we don't have any effective singular treatment for Alzheimer's now, this blood test will hopefully speed up research by making clinical trials more effective. At the moment there is no treatment to cha...More..

Surakiart slams Richardson over attacks on Rakhine advisory board
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Surakiart slams Richardson over attacks on Rakhine advisory board

Richardson, a former Clinton administration cabinet member, quit as the 10-member advisory board was making its first visit to western Rakhine State, from which almost 700,000 Rohingyahave fled in recent months...More..

Rough sleeping in United Kingdom increases by 169% since 2010
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Rough sleeping in United Kingdom increases by 169% since 2010

We have already initiated a City Conversation on rough sleeping, and we will be working with our partners, people and organisations with an interest in ending street homelessness to help achieve this vision. Th...More..