WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The reluctance of U.S. federal regulators to require operators of nuclear reactors to spend $5 billion to enhance the security of spent fuel rods stored underground threatens th
A woman has been sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison for performing illegal cosmetic silicone injections _ including one that caused a woman's death
John Shields, 78, died by medical assistance on March 24 in Victoria, Canada. He allowed the New York Times to film the controversial last moments of his life before his lethal injection.
The machine, developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, targets a small part of the brain that is needed to send the first 'movement signal' to our fingers.
Male gum-leaf skeletoniser moths with larger antennae are better at detecting smaller amounts of sex pheromones from females, Australian researchers have found.
(Reuters Health) - - There is little or no evidence to support many popular therapies that aim to help children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to two new reviews of existing research
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration's call for an opening of U.S. national monuments to economic development has drawn 107,00 comments from the public, with many expressing hope that sites
BOSTON (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp's Omnicare unit has agreed to pay $23 million to resolve a long-running whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it took kickbacks from a drugmaker, according to settleme
UK health experts have revealed the cocktails to avoid when glancing over a bar menu. Sadly, it's time to put down that glass of white wine at 130 calories and choose champagne at 90 calories.
(Reuters Health) - - A new type of "heat-not-burn" cigarette releases some of the same cancer-causing chemicals found in traditional cigarette smoke, a recent experiment suggests.
(Reuters Health) - - Recreational drugs like “MDMA” and amphetamines have long been linked to a variety of movement disorders, and a new study suggests that basic motor skill impairment may linger eve
The cells, known as astrocytes, act like mini Hoovers in the brain, sweeping up cells as the brain's connections become weak and break apart, according to Italian researchers.
Stroke patients who learned to use their minds to open and close a plastic brace fitted over their paralyzed hands gained some ability to control their own hands when they were not wearing the brace,
A new drug has been found to significantly reduce the risk of transplantation or death in patients with hepatitis C infection, according to a recent study.
VANCOUVER - Addiction experts from five European countries have gathered in Vancouver to discuss the benefits of their prescription heroin programs and to urge Canada to expand its one clinic ......
RANCH HANDS: The narrow 9 km road beside Stave Lake once led to a prison. Today, 600 youngsters with life-threatening or debilitating ailments follow it yearly to what is now the Zajac Ranch for Child
A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse convicted in 1984 of killing a toddler and facing a new murder charge in the 1981 death of an infant may have killed up to 60 young children around t
ROME (Reuters) - President Donald Trump still refuses to back the 2015 Paris agreement to fight climate change, blocking efforts by world leaders meeting in Sicily to get the new U.S. leader to endors
People with diets high in processed foods and sugar are far more likely to be depressed than healthier eaters. Nutritionist May Simpkin has a mood-friendly diet makeover to fix that.
Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around th
Non-drug approaches that work best at relieving cancer-related fatigue may differ during and after cancer treatment, according to an analysis of past trials.
Researchers from King's College London found expectant mothers who take more than the recommended daily vitamin D dose have babies who better respond to pathogens.
The meditative therapy can work independently of treatment, suggesting it can scupper the need for an antidepressant prescription, the small Massachusetts General Hospital study shows.
Child care experts say it's dangerous for infants to sleep in bed with their parents. Now, researchers say "baby boxes" and education can reduce the practice.
For Kyle Dent, the Cops for Cancer ride is personal. The Vancouver Police Department constable lost grandparents to cancer and has a friend and another family member undergoing treatment now, and he s
German officials plan to introduce fines of up to €2,500 (£2,178/$2,806) for parents who flout the new rules, which will force kindergartens to report them to authorities if their children aren't va
Researchers from the University of Oxford found parents of IVF babies are generally more highly educated, which may 'override' risk factors for poor development, such as prematurity.
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 91 people while more than 100 are missing after torrential rain, officials said on Friday, as soldiers fanned out in boats a
Chris Moulton, vice president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, said all NHS staff are already prepared for any kind of emergency in the wake of the Manchester terror atrocity.
The CDC data published on Thursday revealed a huge surge in deaths from the dementia disease between 1999 and 2014 as the population ages. Experts warn this rate will increase steadily.
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London found statins reduce heart volume by 2.4 per cent and increase nitric oxide production, leading to reduce blood pressure.
Two thirds of preeclampsia-related strokes occur after birth when the mother has gone home, a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center warn.
President Donald Trump's budget released this week would reduce funding for addiction treatment, research and prevention, and some families feel betrayed
Villagers in northern Crete have low cases of heart disease despite their fatty diet. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute researchers found a new cardioprotective genetic variant.
In other celeb news, Ariana Grande plans benefit concert, One Direction’s Niall Horan, ‘Dallas’ actor Jared Martin dies
Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin will host coaches from Tennessee, his former employer, as well as Michigan's Jim Harbaugh and others at the school's camp for high scho
WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas says he must wait until the swelling subsides in his injured right hip before determining his rehabilitation pl
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican police found on Friday the decapitated bodies of five people with apparent signs of torture in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz, which has long been ravaged by drug smu
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations meet African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate ch
Innocent Choga Fitness The Badminton World Federation is on a mission to claim their stake of the exercising and sporting populace in Zimbabwe through the Shuttle Time programme. The Shuttle Time is
It is just past midnight, rain clouds stalking a full moon, and Julie Keene, a 57-year-old grandmother, is out on a muddy riverbank in thigh-high rubber boots and a camouflage jacket, a headlamp s
Europe, the last leg of President Trump’s first foray into international diplomacy, was supposed to be both a learning experience and an exercise in fence-mending with longstanding American allies
In the end, the announcement was too good to be true. Los Angeles was going to get a “generous gift” — a bridge across the Los Angeles River, constructed with private money. Six years later, city
It’s no surprise that a change in our planet’s climate would affect our coastlines, our weather patterns and our food supply. But here’s something you may not have considered before: Global warmin
Every now and then, people drop by the Little Knittery in Atwater Village to catch a glimpse of where it all began. It was here that two young women partnered with shop owner Kat Coyle in November
For years, Lauren Graham and her “Gilmore Girls” cohorts were asked about the possibility of a reunion — either in movie form or by way of more television episodes. Then it finally happened. A fou
Federal authorities have accused nine Southern California residents of participating in a large-scale, international sex trafficking ring that abused and enslaved hundreds of Thai women who had be
A San Bernardino County woman has filed suit against the Jelly Belly Candy Co. claiming that she was duped into buying and eating sugar-filled jelly beans.
It’s the cliffhanger that has fans of “Underground” on the edge of their seats: Will the show return for a third season? The fate of the drama has come into question as WGA America appears likely