Solar eclipse can damage retina of human eye

This summer's solar eclipse has left a NY woman with permanent eye damage in the shape of a crescent. Using several imaging technologies, doctors were able to determine the damage in the woman's left eye and surmised that hers is perhaps the most s... More..

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TIMELINE: The Philippines' dengue vaccine program
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

TIMELINE: The Philippines' dengue vaccine program

Almost 734,000 children aged nine and over in the Philippines have received one dose of the vaccine as part of a programme that cost 3.5 billion pesos (more than $80 million Cdn). Sanofi's announcement last wee...More..

Delhi Woman attacked, paraded naked
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Delhi Woman attacked, paraded naked

DCW chief Swati Maliwal slammed the Delhi Police in a tweet: "A fearless lady beaten and paraded naked in Delhi by liquor mafia, her video is made~all coz she dared to raise her voice against crime and helped D...More..

by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Range Resources (NYSE:RRC) Given a $27.00 Price Target at Scotiabank

The firm has "Hold" rating by Tudor Pickering given on Sunday, November 8. See Walker & Dunlop, Inc. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado increased its stake in Lib Interact A (QVCA) by 2044.6%...More..

Ryan Reynolds to star in live-action Pokemon movie
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Ryan Reynolds to star in live-action Pokemon movie

There are some plot details in the report, too: Smith's character will be teaming up with the detective after the disappearance of his father. Newton will play a sassy journalist who helps them out. Stine...More..

Kidnappers of Plateau PDP chairman 'demand N100m ransom'
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Kidnappers of Plateau PDP chairman 'demand N100m ransom'

The state Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr John Akans told reporters that the chairman left Jos on Wednesday afternoon for the national convention when the incident occurred. "The family spoke with him an...More..

Sensex surges 352 points on all-round buying
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Sensex surges 352 points on all-round buying

All the BSE sectoral indices except Energy were trading higher led by metal, consumer durables, auto, banks and FMCG. The BSE Sensex closed at 32,949.21 points - up 352.03 points or 1.08 per cent - from its...More..

USA health spending growth slows, but still rises to 17.9% of GDP
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

USA health spending growth slows, but still rises to 17.9% of GDP

Medicaid spending hit $565.5 billion past year, making up 17% of all national health expenditures. Growth in non-price factors such as the use and intensity of services increased 3.8% and accounted for most of ...More..

Army General leading Nigeria's war against Boko Haram removed
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Army General leading Nigeria's war against Boko Haram removed

Also media analysts, who view the transfer in the light of his performance in the theatre command told journalists that, his predecessor, Major General Lucky Irabor has left a big shoe that would take an extra ...More..

FG's agents plan to disrupt PDP's national convention, Adeyeye alleges
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

FG's agents plan to disrupt PDP's national convention, Adeyeye alleges

The petitioners said that their demands became necessary to avoid a situation where the Operatives of the EFCC‎ would start chasing elected officers of the Party shortly after the Convention. Adeyeye said Osun ...More..

Flu season could be the worst in almost a decade
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Flu season could be the worst in almost a decade

Flu is already widespread in several states. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday urged people with chronic liver disease to be vaccinated against influenza as soon as possible, as a flu infect...More..

Primary care weight loss schemes 'reversed half of Type 2 diabetes cases'
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Primary care weight loss schemes 'reversed half of Type 2 diabetes cases'

Roy Taylor, director of the Magnetic Resonance Centre at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom. Forty-six percent of participants in the test group reversed their diabetes and went into remission, while ...More..

Gay man running against Kentucky official who denied him a marriage license
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Gay man running against Kentucky official who denied him a marriage license

David Ermold speaks Wednesday with Rowan County clerk Kim Davis as he files to run for the position she now holds. Davis made headlines in 2015 when she refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples ...More..

I will win again in Kano - President Buhari
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

I will win again in Kano - President Buhari

The president said he had seen a lot in politics since he joined it in 2003, adding that Nigerians must understand the difference between democratic and military administration. The governor then named the hosp...More..

Florida man, 20, reportedly behind massive hack at Uber
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Florida man, 20, reportedly behind massive hack at Uber

Uber made the payment a year ago through a program created to reward security researchers who report flaws in a company's software, these people said. If the payment was actually made via HackerOne bug bounty p...More..

Snow warning for Donegal comes into force later
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Snow warning for Donegal comes into force later

Most of the wintry showers will fall at night and snow is expected to gather on higher ground. Staying dry in the south and east for much of the day, but showers will occur across the north and west. There wi...More..

Eating Small Bits Of Cheese Daily Helps Lower Heart Disease Risks
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Eating Small Bits Of Cheese Daily Helps Lower Heart Disease Risks

The researchers' findings were "certainly different from what people might expect", says Dr. Allan Stewart, director of aortic surgery at Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, who was not invo...More..

Some birth control raises risk of breast cancer, study says
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Some birth control raises risk of breast cancer, study says

What those numbers mean in terms of actual women getting breast cancer who otherwise may not have is a bit less striking: there was about one extra breast cancer case diagnosed for every 7690 women who used ho...More..

First Lady, Second Lady stop for lunch at Whataburger in Corpus Christi
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

First Lady, Second Lady stop for lunch at Whataburger in Corpus Christi

Both posed for photos with emergency staff and military personnel who responded after Harvey barreled ashore in South Texas on August 25. The American chain opened its 1st restaurant in Corpus Christi, TX in 19...More..

TVS Motor launches 'TVS Apache RR 310'
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

TVS Motor launches 'TVS Apache RR 310'

Launched at a price of ₹ 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom), the bike had been in development since two years and it shares its underpinnings with the BMW G 310 R thanks to the collaboration between TVS and BMW Motorrad...More..