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‘Pretending they’re enslaved’: Kavanaugh protesters outside Supreme Court mocked on Twitter

‘Pretending they’re enslaved’: Kavanaugh protesters outside Supreme Court mocked on Twitter

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican who voted against her party to protect the Affordable Care Act in 2017 , told CNN that she would not be supporting Baldwin's resolution . "I will contin...

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Rare, polio-like disease affecting children in USA, says CDC

Rare, polio-like disease affecting children in USA, says CDC

Two-year-old Julia Payne is one of two children being treated for AFM in Chicago. It caused some paralysis in his arm and put him in the hospital. Minnesota saw three cases of AFM during that year. ...

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Lady Gaga co-writes powerful essay for World Mental Health Day

Lady Gaga co-writes powerful essay for World Mental Health Day

In July, the father of British snowboarder Ellie Soutter said a history of mental health issues - coupled with the pressure of elite performance - may have contributed to her ending her life in Les ...

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Klobuchar Calls for CDC Investigation of Polio-Like Illness

Also see | What is acute flaccid myelitis, the mysterious polio-like disorder affecting kids? Its origins are a mystery, but officials say a virus can cause some cases. By the end of that year, 120 ...

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Is the flu shot or nasal spray better to vaccinate kids?

Is the flu shot or nasal spray better to vaccinate kids?

Students can tweet a picture of themselves receiving a flu shot to @UM_HealthCenter using the hashtag #UM_FLUSHOT for a chance to win a Starbucks gift card. The influenza virus sticks to surfaces. ...

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GOP Voters Madder, More Likely to Vote Because of Kavanaugh

GOP Voters Madder, More Likely to Vote Because of Kavanaugh

Republicans had hoped to confirm Kavanaugh in time for him to join the court on October 1, the start of the new term. The president was drowned out by chants of "lock her up", which the president se...

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Trump apologises to Kavanaugh and declares him 'proven innocent'

Trump apologises to Kavanaugh and declares him 'proven innocent'

Speaking later on Monday afternoon Trump amplified his views about Kavanaugh's treatment by Democrats during the confirmation fight, when he gave a speech in Orlando, Florida before the Internationa...

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: 'Screenings and self-checks are extremely important'

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: 'Screenings and self-checks are extremely important'

Each Monday, thanks to our partners at IU Health Arnett, we will feature different breast cancer topics to help spread awareness. "We want to find a cure so that our kids and our grandchildren never h...

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Gov't urged to prioritise investment in mental health on the youth

Gov't urged to prioritise investment in mental health on the youth

Nearly all employees (96%) agree that mental health is as important as physical health, according to a nationwide survey commissioned by the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable. It may be reoc...

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Vitamin D does not improve bone health or prevent fractures, finds study

Vitamin D does not improve bone health or prevent fractures, finds study

Vitamin D supplements have always been shown to keep bones healthy and help stop colds and flu in older adults. The new study found no meaningful effect of vitamin D supplementation when it came ...

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Texas Health Commissioner: Get The Flu Shot Now

Texas Health Commissioner: Get The Flu Shot Now

The more people who are vaccinated , the more hard it is for the virus to spread. In recent weeks southern Africa experienced a second wave of flu activity, with influenza B the most commonly detecte...

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Tonnes of human body parts stockpiled by Scottish waste firm

Tonnes of human body parts stockpiled by Scottish waste firm

Healthcare Environment Services said the United Kingdom had experienced " reduced incineration capacity " over the past year, which it had repeatedly highlighted to authorities. He added: "There is a...

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1 in 3 US adults eat fast food each day

1 in 3 US adults eat fast food each day

The study, by CDC's National Center for Health Statistics (you can read it in full here), found that nearly 40 per cent of Americans admit to eating fast food every day. "There is no reason to com...

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Annual speedway event brings awareness to breast cancer

Annual speedway event brings awareness to breast cancer

Dr Daniel Asare, Chief Executive Officer (KBTH), said breast, though admirable, it is also a seat of disease that could kill adding regular screening, early detection and early treatment are the sure ...

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Popular artificial sweeteners are toxic to gut bacteria

Popular artificial sweeteners are toxic to gut bacteria

Sweeteners are used in an array of products, with researchers concerned people may unknowingly be consuming the harmful ingredient. Further negative news in regards to artificial sweeteners is that th...

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Tipsy birds flying into windows, cars in northern Minnesota

Tipsy birds flying into windows, cars in northern Minnesota

In Gilbert, an early frost has fermented local berries , leading to young birds getting drunk from eating them. It's avian anarchy. The local birds of Gilbert, Minnesota, have been getting so dru...

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Two scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Two scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

In particular, drugs targeting PD-1 blockade have proved a big commercial hit, offering new options for patients with melanoma , lung and bladder cancers. "He told me, 'Thanks to you I can play gol...

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Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter for "for the phage display of peptides and antibodies", read their statement . "The other half of this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry is shared by George P. "I ca...

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to trio of evolutionary scientists

One of Britain's most successful scientist entrepreneurs will share this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry . Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology, George Smith from the University...

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Pro-Turkey rebels in north Syria 'begin withdrawing' under deal

Pro-Turkey rebels in north Syria 'begin withdrawing' under deal

The pullback is in line with a plan agreed earlier this month between Syrian government ally Russian Federation and rebel-backer Turkey for Syria's Idlib province and surrounding opposition-...

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Nobel Medicine Prize awarded for cancer research

Nobel Medicine Prize awarded for cancer research

Allison won for his work in launching an effective new way to attack cancer by treating the immune system rather than the tumor, according to a release. "When can I book a holiday?" she said. The...

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Texas surf park closes after man dies from rare 'brain-eating amoeba'

Texas surf park closes after man dies from rare 'brain-eating amoeba'

National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Sebastian DeLeon of Weston, Florida, who contracted the brain-eating amoeba in 2016 and survived. It usually infects people when contamin...

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Brett Kavanaugh & UB40: New Report Details Bar Fight Over Band

Reporters obtained a New Haven police report detailing the "incident", only to discover that, while police were, indeed, involved, Kavanaugh was questioned for allegedly throwing ice in another patr...

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Nobel prize in medicine jointly awarded to two cancer researchers

Nobel prize in medicine jointly awarded to two cancer researchers

Allison has dedicated his career developing strategies for cancer immunotherapy and now works at the MD Anderson cancer center in Houston. The duo will share the Nobel prize sum of nine million Swed...

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NJ surfer dies of 'brain-eating amoeba'

NJ surfer dies of 'brain-eating amoeba'

Symptoms of the amoeba are similar to bacterial meningitis. It's unclear if the park remained closed Sunday morning and the CDC did not immediately respond to The Associated Press' call seeking info...

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