Stories about Medical

Feb 17 2017

Genes can predict baldness in men

The scientists said they would expect to see even stronger genetic associations with hair loss if they were able to include information about which men experienced early ...

Feb 17 2017

Dead, 2 Sickened By Rare Rat-Carried Disease In The Bronx

Bassett, MD, MPH, said in the release. City officials say the cases, occurring in the past two months, are the first such concentrated cluster. Leptospirosis can be t...

Feb 15 2017

A chance to win #PizzaforLife on National Donor Day

The province said donor rates have increased substantially, with more than 330,000 Albertans registering with the Alberta Organ and Tissue Donation Registry since it laun...

Feb 14 2017

Trump's supreme justice pick feels "disheartened" over president's tweet attack

Uber sues Seattle MORE (R-Iowa) on Saturday said he looks forward to reviewing Gorsuch's questionnaire . On Thursday Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of NY upp...

Feb 14 2017

Sargento recalls products due to possible listeria contamination

Listeriosis is a serious infection that's usually caused by eating contaminated food and can be particularly unsafe for pregnant women and older people. Food and Drug Adm...

Feb 14 2017

Lawmakers question pricing of drug for genetic disease

The Wall Street Journal reports the now-FDA-approved deflazacort will be offered by Marathon Pharmaceuticals for $89,000 or so a year, up to 70 times its cost outside t...

Feb 11 2017

Orange gator draws attention in SC

The little gator, reportedly about 4.5 feet long, lives in a pond in Hanahan, South Carolina. Residents joke the gator used too much self-tanning lotion. You wouldn't e...

Feb 08 2017

Will Trump repeal Obamacare in 2017? All signs point to no.

With talk of the Affordable Care Act possibly being replaced by the current administration, conversation surrounding the future of US healthcare is occurring more frequ...

Feb 03 2017

US Smokeless Tobacco Company Voluntarily Recalls Certain Smokeless Tobacco Products

US Smokeless Tobacco Co., part of Altria, is voluntarily recalling some smokeless tobacco products after consumer complaints of foreign metal objects in cans. USSTC is in...

Jan 19 2017

Bill Would Let Drivers 'Unintentionally' Hit Protesters

One would make it illegal for adults to hide their faces with masks, which would lead to easier identification of protesters and/or justify the arrests of those covering ...

Jan 04 2017

Federal Judge Issues Injunction Blocking Obamacare Protections of Transgender People

Katie Hill, White House spokeswoman, spoke out against the ruling, saying, "Today's decision is a setback, but hopefully a temporary one, since all Americans-regardle...

Jan 03 2017

Modi addresses nation, announces schemes on New Year eve

The government has also waived of interest on existing farm loans for the latest kharif and rabi crops. "In rural areas, loans of upto Rs 2 lakh taken for either new ho...

Dec 30 2016

Ravens' Steve Smith set to play final National Football League game

The Ravens' playoff hopes came to a brutal end in Week 16 during a last-minute, 31-27 loss to the Steelers in Pittsburgh. Including a go-ahead fourth-quarter touchdown wh...

Dec 30 2016

Not Long Enough For You? We Add One Second on December 31

In order to add a leap second , Google has derived an idea to do it in a course of 20 hours on the New Year's Eve when its server clocks will tick one second by adding...

Dec 25 2016

Bucs RB Martin a healthy scratch against Saints

Before New Orleans hosted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFC South showdown, the Saints were rooting against the Green Bay Packers and the Washington Redskins. This is ...

Dec 25 2016

Girl, 10, with autism sings unbelievable rendition of 'Hallelujah'

It was a huge accomplishment for Kaylee, who has autism and ADHD, ITV reports . "It was really fantastic how many views I got", she said about the clip, which has bee...

Dec 24 2016

RBS share price rises as peer Deutsche Bank settles with US

The agreements, struck just before a new administration takes the White House, adds resolution to the Obama administrations efforts to hold Wall Street's largest banks ac...

Dec 21 2016

Apple in talks to start production in India

A report on The Wall Street Journal states that Apple is now in discussions with the government on the possibility of manufacturing in India. "Make in India" is one...

Dec 20 2016

That Time Donald Trump Donated Thousands to Jewish Settlement

AIPAC, the largest pro-Israel lobby, has not weighed in on the choice of Friedman as ambassador to Israel, citing "a long standing policy of not taking positions on presi...

Dec 20 2016

Google Unveils Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivans For Self-Driving Fleet

These one hundred Chrysler Pacifica minivans were part of collaboration initially announced by the companies back in May. The tests involved over 200 hours of weather ...