FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate

Federal officials are warning that some blood tests may have "significantly" underestimated lead levels, and they are urging the retesting of some children, as well as pregnant and breast-feeding women. "CDC also recommends that healthcare provider... More..

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Rex Tillerson Signs Declaration Calling Climate Change Threat To The Arctic

The Trump administration has been in conflict for months over what to do about US involvement in the landmark 2015 Paris climate accord, which commits almost 200 nations to establishing goals to reduce emission...More..

3-D printed ovaries may restore fertility in cancer survivors
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

3-D printed ovaries may restore fertility in cancer survivors

The bioprosthetic ovaries are constructed of 3D printed scaffolds that house immature eggs. "Every month there is this really remarkable event", said Woodruff. According to study co-author Alexandra Rutz, for...More..

Hirono discloses kidney cancer; says prognosis is favorable
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hirono discloses kidney cancer; says prognosis is favorable

A part of the treatment her doctor has prescribed for her is for her to have her right kidney and a lesion on one of her ribs removed. She will undergo surgery in DC to remove her kidney, and will have an outpa...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cyber should be wake-up call for govts

That's why it's called ransomware . Microsoft created a security update for the WannaCry vulnerability weeks ago - make sure you get this and stay on top of every update that follows. "Code for expl...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Controversy over Trump Israel policy ahead of visit

Mr. Netanyahu's Office issued a statement that said: "The things published on Fox News are false". Israel has long pressed nations to move their embassies to Jerusalem ; Palestinians, and much of the...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

What's to come of Health Care?

Certainly not the voters - who will be doing some heavy thinking about whether we want to send these representatives back for another term in 2018. Bay State lawmakers and doctors warn that the GOP's health ...More..

Singapore to bolster its navy with two more German-made submarines
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Singapore to bolster its navy with two more German-made submarines

The two additional submarines from Marine Systems are to be delivered by 2024. As maritime trade in Asia Pacific grows, regional states there have all increased the strength of their navies, with naval budget...More..

Man holding mother's severed head stabs store employee, deputies say
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Man holding mother's severed head stabs store employee, deputies say

Roberts said the 36-year-old attacker did not say anything after he was " subdued " - except for the freakish moment when he told someone he was thirsty. Joshua Webb was booked on charges of murder and attempte...More..

Bankers prepare for showdown with Treasury
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Bankers prepare for showdown with Treasury

Morrison cast the budget as based on the principles of "fairness, security, and opportunity". Several heads of the banks have hit out at the new levy, warning that any additional costs will need to be borne b...More..

APNewsBreak: Beyonce, Bruno Mars lead BET Awards nominations
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

APNewsBreak: Beyonce, Bruno Mars lead BET Awards nominations

Bruno Mars follows with five nods including "Album of the Year, ' 'Best Male R n B/Pop Artist, ' and 'Video of the Year" for 24K Magic . Other nominees include Solange nominated for four awards and who is ...More..

WannaCrypt sounds massive wake-up call
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WannaCrypt sounds massive wake-up call

Infected computers appear to largely be out-of-date devices that organisations deemed not worth the price of upgrading or, in some cases, machines involved in manufacturing or hospital functions that proved...More..

NHS cyber attack: Sheffield professor's advice on how to protect yourself
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

NHS cyber attack: Sheffield professor's advice on how to protect yourself

A kill switch was accidentally discovered for the "Wannacry" virus that attempts to extort people of money in return for their data by a British cybersecurity researcher. "The operating systems on our compu...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Putin 'ready to provide recording' of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Trump has endured a week of tumult at the White House after he fired the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and then discussed sensitive national security information about Islamic State with Russian F...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Microsoft partly blames US government for cyberattack

If access to some State government websites has been blocked or has only partial access, blame it on the WannaCry ransomware bug scare that has infected several hundreds of systems around the world. Some have a...More..

NAMI Denton County observes National Mental Health Month
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

NAMI Denton County observes National Mental Health Month

The theme of the national week this year was 'Surviving or thriving?'. "Through our Health and Wellbeing programme, we promise to further tackle the discrimination associated with mental health by raising awa...More..

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

The 15-member council in NY unanimously adopted a statement condemning Pyongyang's recent launch, which violates UNSC resolutions, emphasizing it will carry out measures discussed in its ministerial meeting hel...More..

WannaCry ransomware without kill switch discovered
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WannaCry ransomware without kill switch discovered

Here are four facts people should know about this cyberattack, which has been behind 36,000 attacks across Asia and Europe , said Channel News Asia. The NHS was one of many major global organisations affecte...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WashU Expert: Preventing WannaCry, other ransomware attacks

Here's what you need to know. "The EternalBlue exploit is part of a bigger leak called "Lost In Translation" that packs multiple vulnerabilities ranging from simple annoyances to extremely severe ones", Bog...More..

US hepatitis C infections increased by three times in five years
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

US hepatitis C infections increased by three times in five years

But officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention think the reported infections are only a fraction of the actual number. Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that can be transmitted through small...More..