Lung Cancer Patients Don’t Reap Benefits From Whole Brain Radiotherapy, Study Says
A study found that whole brain radiotherapy has no substantial benefits on the length or quality of life of lung cancer patients in whom the cancer had spread to the brain.
Air Pollution Particles Enter Brain Forming Free Radicals Linked To Alzheimer’s, Study Finds
Scientists discovered, for the first time, the presence of “abundant” quantities of toxic nanoparticles linked to Alzheimer’s, derived from air pollution, in the human brain.
Italy’s Fertility Day Campaign Faces Social Media Outrage
The 12 promotional images released so far as part of Italy’s first Fertility Day quickly went viral on social media, but for the wrong reasons.
Zika In US: Florida Mosquitoes Test Positive For The Virus
The positive samples came from the Miami Beach area and is the first time Zika-carrying mosquitoes have been identified on U.S. soil.
Yoga, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy Help In Relieving Chronic Pain, Study Finds
A study found that yoga, acupuncture, massage therapy and other complementary healthcare approaches can help in managing serious and chronic pain.
Coca-Cola Workers In France Find Cocaine Worth Nearly $56 Million In Delivery Container
Employees at the beverage giant’s factory in southern France found over 800 pounds of cocaine hidden in a shipment of orange juice concentrate.
Alzheimer’s Drug Aducanumab Shows Promise, Destroys Protein Plaque In Brain, Study Says
A new drug, in preliminary trials, destroyed the protein plaque build-up in the brain of Alzheimer’s patients.
Donald Trump Says Mexico Will Pay For Border Wall, No Amnesty For Undocumented Immigrants
Donald Trump, at a rally in Arizona, vowed to deport those who entered the country illegally if he comes to power, hours after his meeting with the Mexican president.
Tasmanian Devils Are Evolving Rapidly To Fight Contagious Cancer: Study
Scientists have found that the Tasmanian devil had somehow developed resistance to a cancer that researchers previously believed would wipe the species off the planet.
Medical Marijuana Program: New York Loosens Its Pot Policy, Allows Home Delivery
The state of New York announced Tuesday the implementation of new recommendations to its Medical Marijuana Program, including home delivery of cannabis.
Ebola Virus Can Stay In Semen Of Male Survivors For Over A Year, Study Finds
Researchers from Liberia’s Men’s Health Screening Program found that one man had been carrying the virus in his semen 565 days after recovery.
Olympic Athlete Joe Jacobi Reunited With Gold Medal Thanks To Atlanta Girl
Joe Jacobi won his gold medal, which was stolen two months ago, during the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona in the men’s canoe double slalom.
Number Of Heart Disease Drugs In Clinical Trials Fall, Cancer Drugs Gain Ground
While heart disease remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide, the number of drugs in development to combat the illness has reduced in the last 20 years, a study found.
Zika-Infected Female Mosquitoes Can Pass Virus On To Offspring, Study Says
Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch concluded that the usage of larvicide is crucial in efforts to curb the spread of the mosquito-borne disease.
Lightning Strike Kills Over 300 Reindeer In Southern Norway
A lightning strike killed 323 reindeer including 70 calves in a private hunting area on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau in Telemark.
Great Barrier Reef Has Been Hiding A Massive New Reef, Australian Scientists Discover
Australian scientists have discovered a massive 2,320-square-mile reef behind the country’s famous Great Barrier Reef using laser data from the Royal Australian Navy.
Zika Virus: Singapore Reports 41 Locally Transmitted Cases
Of the 41, 34 people have recovered completely, while seven are still potentially infectious and have been hospitalized at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
Minnesota Town Elects Dog Mayor Named Duke For The Third Time
Mayor Duke’s political career took off three years ago when he won the honorary post as a write-in candidate by 12 votes.
USDA To Buy Cheese Worth Nearly $20M To Help Dairy Farmers
The purchase is expected to help reduce a surplus that is at a 30-year high. The nearly 11 million pounds of cheese will be provided to families in need.
WHO’s 2020 HIV Target May Fall Short Due To Flaws In Lab Services
Researchers found that several labs were ill-equipped to conduct HIV-infection monitoring tests, which may hinder diagnosis and treatment efforts.
Hundreds Of Americans, Who Floated To Canada Illegally, Sent Back Home
The Americans were participating in the annual Port Huron Float Down on Sunday in the St. Clair River when winds blew the inflatable rafts and tubes off course.
Breast Cancer Risk Increases Threefold On Combined HRT Usage, Study Finds
Researchers monitored nearly 39,000 women and found that the risk of breast cancer in those who used combined hormone replacement therapy tripled.
Donald Trump On Illegal Immigration: Republican Nominee Softens Tone, Wants ‘Fair But Firm’ Solution
The Republican presidential nominee softened his approach to illegal immigration Monday but insisted he wasn’t ‘flip-flopping’ on the issue.
Crocodiles Set Loose In Australian School, Reptiles May Be Euthanized
Police are looking for four vandals who set three crocodiles loose in a school Sunday in Darwin city in the country’s Northern Territory.
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony: Games Come To An End As Tokyo Takes The Flag
Parades, dance and music performances brought the curtains down on the games as Tokyo, host of the 2020 Summer Olympics, took the flag.
Scott Martella, Former Aide To New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Dies In Multi-Vehicle Crash
The crash took place around 9:30 a.m. Sunday and left five people dead, including Scott Martella, a former aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Wikipedia Co-Founder Jimmy Wales’ Twitter Account Hacked By OurMine
OurMine has previously hacked the social media accounts of Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai and Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey.
Bosnian Pine Tree Adonis Is Europe’s Oldest Living Thing
The tree named Adonis, found in a forest in the Pindos mountains near Greece’s border with Albania, is more than 1,075 years old.
Turkey Wedding Blast: Several Dead In Gaziantep City, Erdoğan Says ISIS ‘Likely’ Behind Attack
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called the Islamic State group the “likely perpetrator” of the attack that targeted a wedding in the city of Gaziantep late Saturday.
North Korea Calls Defector Thae Yong Ho ‘Human Scum’ And ‘Criminal’
The reclusive nation called its diplomat who recently defected to South Korea a “criminal” and “human scum” in its first official response to the defection.