N.J. men snared in big Neb. Fentanyl bust

Nebraska state troopers seized 118 pounds of fentanyl. Police discovered almost 120 pounds of the synthetic opioid in a semi-truck last month after the vehicle was seen driving on the shoulder of the road, CNN reports. "We can't even extrapolat... More..

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Pfizer to pay $23.85 mln to resolve US kickback probe
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Pfizer to pay $23.85 mln to resolve US kickback probe

Under the Anti-Kickback Statute, pharmaceutical companies are prohibited from offering, directly or indirectly, any payment-which includes paying patients' copay obligations-to induce Medicare patients to purch...More..

Your antidepressant could be making you chubby, say scientists
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Your antidepressant could be making you chubby, say scientists

Scientific studies have shown how being obese can increase the risk of developing depression , and how depression can be a predictor for developing obesity . After taking into account factors which may influ...More..

Hot cars under sun may kill trapped kids in one hour
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hot cars under sun may kill trapped kids in one hour

During three days when temperatures reached above 35 degrees Celsius, the researchers moved the cars from the sunlight to the shade for different periods of time. When I asked her if there's anything we can...More..

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus

This Kerala PSC decision is happening after Kerala Government has made a decision to not to conduct any public programmes in Kozhikode after the outbreak of Nipah virus, which has claimed 12 lives so...More..

Obesity ups risk of 12 types of cancer
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Obesity ups risk of 12 types of cancer

In a Norwegian study that tracked 137,205 women between 30 and 70 years old, researchers also found that those who gained more than 22 pounds over a period of five to eight years were almost twice as likely as ...More..

An egg a day may keep the doctor away, study claims
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

An egg a day may keep the doctor away, study claims

At the start of the study, 13.1% of participants reported daily consumption of eggs and 9.1% said they never or rarely ate them. Their health was then documented over a period of around nine years. But Fox News...More..

Tourists warned to avoid visiting Kerala after the outbreak of 'Nipah' virus
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Tourists warned to avoid visiting Kerala after the outbreak of 'Nipah' virus

That time, too, the outbreak was localised, he said. Amid reports that dead bats have been found on the premises of a government school in Himachal Pradesh and two people suspected to be infected with the b...More..

Mussels off the coast of Seattle test positive for opioids
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Mussels off the coast of Seattle test positive for opioids

Although, for now, at least, there is little chance that an oxycodone-infused mussel will end up on your plate, this new discovery underscores the increasing severity of the opioid epidemic nationwide and its...More..

How a weekend sleep-in could help you avoid an early death
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

How a weekend sleep-in could help you avoid an early death

It can give you heart problems or hurt your waistline , and it can leave you anxious and depressed . "They sleep as much during weekdays as during weekends whereas the difference is huge in lower age grou...More..

by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Obesity is linked to 12 different cancers

The recently released report , dubbed "Diet, Nutrition , Physical Activity and Cancer: a Global Perspective", is the "most reliable blueprint available for living healthily to reduce cancer risk". The aim of ...More..

Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers

Jemal stated that his guess as to why this could be happening is because when women decide to quit smoking have a lower decrease in lung cancer then men do. For example, while smoking prevalence among H...More..

Cigarette Smoke Directly Damages Limb Muscles
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Cigarette Smoke Directly Damages Limb Muscles

However, the findings of this study suggest that cigarette smoke directly damages muscles by reducing the number of blood vessels in leg muscles, thereby reducing the amount of oxygen and nutrients they can...More..

Ariana Grande Admits Her Relationship With Mac Miller Was
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Ariana Grande Admits Her Relationship With Mac Miller Was "Toxic"

Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson called out fans Thursday following remarks that suggested he can't be in a romantic relationship due to his borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis. 'I am s...More..

Obesity is a Worldwide Condition
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Obesity is a Worldwide Condition

Moses and a team analysed population data for all countries in the world, obtained from a World Health Organization database. For the study, the population of all countries from 2000-2014 was divided into a...More..

A quarter of people worldwide will be obese by 2045
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

A quarter of people worldwide will be obese by 2045

It's predicted one in eight people will have Type II diabetes . 'We shouldn't be surprised.,' he said, adding: 'As long ago as 2007 Whitehall was warned that 50 per cent of United Kingdom citizens would be ...More..

by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Catholic priest infected with Ebola

The pastor of an evangelical church last Wednesday died several days after he "prayed" for an Ebola victim who went to him for help, a doctor said. Yakouide denied it, saying no cases had been confirmed in the ...More..

Study Offers New Look at Why Our Brains Are So Big
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Study Offers New Look at Why Our Brains Are So Big

Some of the theories argue that there must be a good reason why the human body has a big brain. In the past, scientists believe that it had to do with apes that live in social groups and have bigger brains. Did...More..

North Korea Willing to Talk to US 'At Any Time'
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

North Korea Willing to Talk to US 'At Any Time'

Mr Trump responds by saying his own nuclear button is "much bigger & more powerful". The North Koreans also claim no radiation leaked during the explosions, and that they have never detected radiation at th...More..

Rice to become less nutritious as Carbon dioxide levels rise
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Rice to become less nutritious as Carbon dioxide levels rise

Grains are the bedrock of civilization. Bigger crops aren't necessarily useful to human societies if they're less nutritious. "Rice is not just a major source of calories, but also proteins and vitamins for m...More..