10 Dead From Nipah Virus In Southern India

Enlarge this image Indians standing in a line outside a hospital wear masks as a precautionary measure against the Nipah virus at the Government Medical College hospital in Kozhikode, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, on Monday. AP hide caption toggle caption AP At least 10 deaths in the southern Indian state of Kerala are being blamed on an ...

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Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs on the rise, study finds

An American Academy of Pediatrics study published Monday revealed that the rate of adolescent exposure to ADHD medication reported to U.S. poison control centers increased 71.2 percent from 2000 to 2011, with a 6.2 percent decrease from 2011 to 2014. Exposure could include children finding and ingesting the medication, accidental dosage errors or an intentional overdose for the purpose of ...

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Very clean homes may trigger leukaemia in children – study

An over-sterile germ-free environment in the first year of life is one of the major causal factors behind childhood leukaemia, a new study suggests. Coupled with unlucky genetics, it can leave a child vulnerable to common infections such as flu triggering the disease, says a leading expert. Prof Mel Greaves, from the Institute of Cancer Research in London, claims the ...

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Nurse killed by deadly virus amid Indian outbreak

NEW DELHI — A nurse caring for patients infected with a deadly virus has died from the disease during an outbreak in south India, officials said Tuesday. The 31-year-old nurse left behind two young children, a husband who works overseas and a letter that she wrote in the hours before her death. “I think I am almost on my way. ...

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Pompeo's Iran sanctions vow deserves a 'punch,' Revolutionary Guard commander says

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE America’s top diplomat deserves a “punch to the mouth” over his vow to impose “the strongest sanctions in history” on Iran, according to a senior Iranian military commander. On Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that the U.S. would take such action ...

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Trump meets with Moon in crucial moment for Korea summit

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWH aides intentionally compose Trump tweets with grammatical mistakes: report Holder: DOJ, FBI should reject Trump’s requests Ex-Trump campaign adviser rips claims of spy in campaign: It’s ’embarrassing’ MORE faces a crucial juncture ahead of his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he prepares to sit down with South Korea’s president on Tuesday. With ...

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How Iran Can Evade Sanctions This Time

On paper, the 16 companies registered to the 15th-floor office-tower suite of a building in Hong Kong appeared indistinguishable from the thousands of humdrum firms operating within the glass-and-steel high-rises of the city. But according to the U.S. Treasury Department, all these firms, with names like True Honour Holdings and Alpha Effort Limited, were front companies for the Islamic Republic—creative ...

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Can the Mediterranean diet protect against air pollution?

In a recent study, researchers investigated how adhering to the Mediterranean diet might reduce the risk of pollution-related death and cardiovascular disease. Can a small dietary switch protect us from poor air quality? Frequently hailed as a panacea for all ills, the Mediterranean diet focuses on fruits, whole grains, vegetables, olive oil, fish, and poultry while minimizing intake of red ...

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