Medicine

Pinal County officials: 8 have died from flu, more than 1000 cases

The flu virus is rapidly spreading across the country, causing more deaths and hospitalizations. "Everyone is seeing a sharp spike in flu cases". Almost ev...


Marin flu death one of 42 statewide; high volume of patients

Lisa Santora, Marin County's deputy public health officer. Last year, the flu vaccine was 39 percent effective. Most of those hospitalized for flu or pneumo...


27 flu related deaths statewide so far this season

The CDC estimates that flu has caused between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses, between 140,000 and 710,000 hospitalizations, and 12,000 to 56,000 deaths...


HP Recalls 15 Different Models Over Battery Safety Problem

HP issued a statement to stay: "The quality and safety of all HP products is our top priority". The batteries were sold from December 2015 through December 20...


2017-18 flu season expected to be one of worst in years

Flu activity traditionally begins to increase in October and can last as late as May, with cases typically peaking between December and February. The number o...


Male infertility among many side effects linked to ibuprofen

Researchers even tested ibuprofen on "bits of human testes" collected from organ donors and saw the same result: The drug hampered testosterone output. The rati...


California Commissioner Condemns Session's Move Against Legal Pot

Purchasing and possessing pot products is still legal in Colorado and other states that have regulated it. While many states have decriminalized or legalized ...


Four powerlifters died in a road accident caused due to dense fog

The accident took place when the weightlifters were returning to Delhi. The cause of the accident is said to be dense fog that continues to blanket Delhi-NCR am...


HSE confirm number of ''Aussie Flu'' deaths in Ireland

Speaking to RTÉ Radio 1's Morning Ireland, Kelleher said some people are more at risk of " Aussie flu " than others and that the symptoms can affect people very...


Chocolate could be extinct within 30 years

For anyone with a sweet tooth, a chocolate is nothing less than a gift from God. Mars claims it can save the treat by creating genetically modified "super...


Delhi fog: Over 300 flights delayed, 8 cancelled

Not only this, dense fog has engulfed the entire northwestern plains. On Sunday moring, over 40 flights were diverted to other airports and several were cance...


New year to start with 'supermoon' on January 2

January 31's supermoon will occur during a total lunar eclipse . Such events see the moon seem some 14 per cent larger in size, and nearly one-third brighter...


Trump Fires HIV/AIDS Advisory Council With No Explanation

But gay rights advocates say the Trump administration has been discriminatory in a subtle way, leaving out any reference to the LGBTQ community from their state...


Tennessee hospital sees early increase in flu cases

Twelve of those deaths were in Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone. Three more pediatric flu deaths were reported, raising the total to 12 this season. A med...


Mental Disorder Associated With Video Gaming?

Surprisingly, internet and mobile devices have yet to be included in this list, but it seems to only be a matter of time, as the gaming addiction definition has...


Christmas storm brings record snow to Erie

The National Weather Service office in Cleveland says the storm brought 34 inches on Christmas Day - a new all-time daily snowfall record for Erie. We'll ha...


Two More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Dallas County: DCHHS

These restrictions are in place much earlier this flu season due to the rapid increase of influenza across the region, which matches the state and national tren...


Cincinnati Bengals: Two coaches going in different directions

Bank Stadium after ESPN's Adam Schefter reported before the game that head coach Marvin Lewis plans to step down after the season. There's no question tha...


NY's top doc: Flu is prevalent around the state

Hetal Thakore, Medical Director, Doctors Hospital. In Australia, the government reported most of the known influenza cases were H3N2, and Australian labs diag...


Man flu: Study shows it's real, men aren't overreacting

Sue also explored whether there was an evolutionary explanation for why men might experience worse symptoms than women when it comes to viral respiratory infect...