Chinese scientist 'proudest' about gene-edited babies, East Asia News & Top Stories

Chinese authorities recently told genetics researcher He Jiankui to stop all work after he made global headlines by claiming to create the world's first gene-edited babies . Nobel laureate David Baltimore said that proceeding with germ-line e... More..

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Will the midterm results affect Trump's foreign policy?
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Will the midterm results affect Trump's foreign policy?

But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a "blue wave" that never fully materialized. Blue-collar voters and rural America embraced his aggressive talk and sta...More..

by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

"Breast Cancer Awareness" on Morning Energy

Mark Rehberg. Proceeds will help support early detection, education, support services, and research for those affected by breast cancer. Unstable and rebellious and prone to antisocial behaviour. Helplessness o...More..

Allison and Honjo win 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer research
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Allison and Honjo win 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer research

James P Allison of the U.S. and Tasuku Honjo of Japan won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research that has revolutionised the treatment of cancer, the jury said on Monday. It was a rare award for a key can...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Blood-testing startup Theranos said to be closing

Blood-testing company Theranos plans to go out of business in the wake of one of the tech community's biggest frauds, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday night. But her net worth was later revised down t...More..

NYU medical school to offer free tuition to all students
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

NYU medical school to offer free tuition to all students

In a surprise announcement , NYU revealed it would foot tuition-about $55,000 per year-for all medical students going forward. Additionally, students who are not saddled with six-figure debt after graduation...More..

Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus

The case comes amid what the health department called a "surge" in mosquitoes infected with the virus across the county. "West Nile virus is in Iowa", said IDPH Deputy Epidemiologist, Dr. WNV infections are g...More..

Smoking Ban In All Public Housing Starts July 31
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Smoking Ban In All Public Housing Starts July 31

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a rule requiring all federally-owned public housing to become smokefree by July 30, 2018. Several hundred thousand NYCHA residents are now barred fr...More..

Hepatitis - a global health concern
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Hepatitis - a global health concern

Around four million people in South Africa are chronically infected with hepatitis B and C. City Health's drive in marking World Hepatitis Day is to encourage testing and to ensure a healthy lifestyle, whic...More..

Shadow Health Secretary: NHS Cash Boost
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Shadow Health Secretary: NHS Cash Boost "Not Enough Money"

The Government said that under the plan by 2023-24, the NHS budget will increase compared to today by over £20 billion a year in real terms, which is approximately £600 million a week in cash terms. "It must be...More..

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

Between 1999 and 2016, suicide increased across 49 states, with 25 of those seeing an increase by nearly a third, the CDC's Vital Signs report shows. This article has been adapted from its original source . ...More..

At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered

Buhse said anyone anxious about a friend or loved one should check in on them and use a direct approach. You can also text them 24/7 at NJHopeline@ubhc.rutgers.edu . Keltz believes talking about mental health ...More..

Hawaii issues 'red air' alert for areas near Kilauea volcano
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Hawaii issues 'red air' alert for areas near Kilauea volcano

The danger could be bigger than just lava. Satellite imagery and analytics firm DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, directed its cameras over the verdant, green landscape of Leilani Estates as it appeared about a ...More..

Brexit: Britain remains committed to no hard Border in North
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Brexit: Britain remains committed to no hard Border in North

Backers of a customs union believe it is the only way of resolving the border issue; but it would also constrain the UK's ability to strike distinct trade deals with non-EU countries. Lord Macpherson, the forme...More..

Yemen gov't accuses Iran of arming Houthis with drones
by | Sunday, April 15, 2018

Yemen gov't accuses Iran of arming Houthis with drones

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , both Assad allies, have condemned the strikes. "He is lying." The United States, France and Britain said they launched the a...More..

Brain injury in teenagers may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease: Lancet
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Brain injury in teenagers may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease: Lancet

Traumatic brain injury caused by an accident or a blow to the head increases the risk of dementia according to a recently published study. "Our findings do not suggest that everyone who suffers a traumatic br...More..

Apple co-founder States he's 'disgusted' by Face-book
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Apple co-founder States he's 'disgusted' by Face-book

He said while Facebook made money off this, the users did not get any share of the profits back. However, Steve continues to be attached to his Facebook handle "stevewoz" and is loath to give up on that, not ...More..

First Maryland case of bleeding from synthetic marijuana reported
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

First Maryland case of bleeding from synthetic marijuana reported

The long-acting anti-coagulant brodifacoum (rodenticide) was confirmed in at least 18 patients. State health officials have issued a warning about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids , or "fake pot", with ...More..

Missing CDC Employee Timothy Cunningham Found In River Months After He Vanished
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Missing CDC Employee Timothy Cunningham Found In River Months After He Vanished

Officials said Cunningham's body was recovered Tuesday evening. "He has this pristine service record and background, and then he's also the guy you can call to help you move furniture or get together with you...More..

British Environment Secretary Promises World's Toughest Ivory Ban
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

British Environment Secretary Promises World's Toughest Ivory Ban

The robust measures will be brought into force through primary legislation and will cover ivory items of all ages. "Ivory should never be seen as a commodity for financial gain or a status symbol, so we will...More..

Condom challenge: All you need to know about the social media trend
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Condom challenge: All you need to know about the social media trend

Plus, if things don't go as planned and you end up swallowing the condom instead of pulling it out of your mouth, it might end up in your stomach or you could inhale it into your lungs and develop bronchitis or...More..

ANA Inspiriation: Japan's Ayaka Uehara takes early ANA Inspiration lead
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

ANA Inspiriation: Japan's Ayaka Uehara takes early ANA Inspiration lead

The first women's major of the calendar year is due to get underway tomorrow at the Mission Hills Country Club in California . But South Korean Ryu So Yeon, who beat Thompson past year, dug herself into a de...More..

European Union condemns spy hit as Britain slams 'absurd' Russian Federation denials
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

European Union condemns spy hit as Britain slams 'absurd' Russian Federation denials

The post Expelled Russian Diplomats Preparing To Leave London Embassy appeared first on Channels Television . The pair remain critically ill in the hospital, while a British police officer also fell ill fr...More..

Authorities: Brother of shooting suspect arrested at school
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Authorities: Brother of shooting suspect arrested at school

Under Florida's Baker Act, Peterson, as a Broward Sheriff's deputy, had the authority to initiate Cruz's commitment to an involuntary mental health evaluation for at least three days. Despite the warnings and...More..

FDA OKs BRCA Consumer Test
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

FDA OKs BRCA Consumer Test

According to the National Cancer Institute, the three mutations are present in ~2% of Ashkenazi Jewish women compared to 0 - 0.1% in other populations. 23andMe founder and CEO Anne Wojcikci acknowledged that m...More..

Petr Cech takes responsibility for both goals in Arsenal loss to Brighton
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Petr Cech takes responsibility for both goals in Arsenal loss to Brighton

The defeat was Arsenal's 10th in the league this season. Glenn Murray made it two for Brighton less than twenty minutes later thanks to some truly dire defending by the visitors. It was almost 2-0 minutes...More..

Trump threatens to yank immigration enforcement from California
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Trump threatens to yank immigration enforcement from California

Of course, ICE would not be able to take any action in California if Trump decides to pull ICE out of the state. "In California, we protect all of our people from criminals and gangs, as well as risky assau...More..

CBI books Simbhaoli Sugars for Rs 109 crore loan default case
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

CBI books Simbhaoli Sugars for Rs 109 crore loan default case

Congress President Rahul Gandhi hit out at the PM, alleging that jeweller Dwarka Das Seth "disappeared" like Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya, while the government loo-ked the other way. "He had approached me for ...More..

World's largest brain tumour removed
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

World's largest brain tumour removed

Only about 10 percent of the tumor developed inside the skull. Pal is now recuperating in the Intensive Care Unit and in stable condition. The tumor had been growing on Pal for the past three years but it g...More..

Gas Prices Down Slightly in Northern New England
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Gas Prices Down Slightly in Northern New England

AAA gas price projections are based on predictable market dynamics barring any unforeseen changes in oil markets, financial markets and/or the political landscape. At the close of NYMEX trading Friday, West Tex...More..

Blood Test for Concussion OK'd
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Blood Test for Concussion OK'd

Sporting injuries dominate conversations about the need to prevent and detect concussion . Test results can be available within 3-4 hours. The new test - dubbed the Brain Trauma Indicator - is created to h...More..

New BMW X4 revealed with two M Performance derivatives
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

New BMW X4 revealed with two M Performance derivatives

Short overhangs and subtle hexagonal wheel arches contribute to the vehicle's athletic look that emphasizes its 50:50 front-to-rear weight distribution. However, BMW has chose to forward the second-generation X...More..

Eating Slowly Tied to Lower BMI and Obesity Risk
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Eating Slowly Tied to Lower BMI and Obesity Risk

These adjustments are linked with lower obesity and weight ( BMI ), and smaller waist circumference. The data in this study is based on observed behaviors that had happened in the past, so no firm conclusio...More..

Chinese cops are using AI facial-recognition glasses to scan travelers
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Chinese cops are using AI facial-recognition glasses to scan travelers

The South China Morning Post reported on a 1.3 billion-person facial recognition system being developed by Isvision, a security company based in Shanghai. One of the reasons Google Glass never caught on...More..

Polar bears struggling to catch enough seals as ice fades
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Polar bears struggling to catch enough seals as ice fades

But understanding the exact relationship between the loss of ice and the plight of the polar bear has been a little murky because it's hard to track the movements of these enormous apex predators in remote regi...More..

AAA: Prices at the pump continue to rise
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

AAA: Prices at the pump continue to rise

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.65, which is up 4 cents from last week. The most expensive gas price averages in Georgia were in Atlanta at $2....More..

Supreme Courtroom halts execution of inmate with dementia
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Supreme Courtroom halts execution of inmate with dementia

In the appeal this week, Madison's lawyers said he is not competent to be executed because he is legally blind, can not walk without assistance and is unable to recall the murder or understand his punishment....More..

Sinn Fein's next generation takes the reins
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Sinn Fein's next generation takes the reins

It is for Sinn Fein...to keep a united Ireland on the political agenda, south and north. Speaking in Belfast, the president-elect told supporters that Irish unity was "the best solution, the best collective a...More..

Man with ravenous appetite for sushi makes a gross discovery
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Man with ravenous appetite for sushi makes a gross discovery

After the worm was removed, the man was given medication to remove any traces of it from his body. "I take out a toilet paper roll, and wrapped around it of course is what looks like this giant, long tapeworm...More..