California Judge Tosses Out $417 Million Verdict in Talc-Ovarian Cancer Case

The ruling voids the August award of $417 million in compensatory and punitive damages to Eve Echeverria, 62, of Los Angeles. Johnson & Johnson is facing close to 5,000 cases and might have to spend millions of dollars in litigation while defend... More..

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Curious case of woman who sweats blood
by | Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Curious case of woman who sweats blood

There was no obvious trigger for the bleeding, which could occur while she was asleep and during times of physical activity. In any case, her bleeding was more serious when she was anxious, as per the Daily ...More..

Government launches campaign to stop patients pressuring Global Positioning System for antibiotics
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

Government launches campaign to stop patients pressuring Global Positioning System for antibiotics

The campaign, being run by Public Health England , says it tackle the lack of patient understanding about when antibiotics are appropriate. The reality is that antibiotics are not always needed so you should...More..

Amarillo Average Gas Price Rise to $2.22/g
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

Amarillo Average Gas Price Rise to $2.22/g

Average prices for gas in Grand Rapids were about $2.60/gal, rising almost 9 cents in the last week. Retail prices remain about 5-10 cents higher than where they should be. Kalamazoo: $2.59/g, up 9.1 cents pe...More..

Aamir Khan wishes 'Superstar' Zaira Wasim on her birthday
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

Aamir Khan wishes 'Superstar' Zaira Wasim on her birthday

After Dangal , Zaira impressed the audience with her heartfelt performance in Secret Superstar , which also starred Aamir Khan. For Advait Chandan, who made his directorial debut with Secret Superstar , ...More..

Chelsea comes from behind to beat Watford
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

Chelsea comes from behind to beat Watford

The Blues, who lost against Burnley on the opening day of the season, had built up some momentum before they were beaten by leaders Manchester City at the end of September. As quoted by the official club websit...More..

UK police say lockdown not terror-related
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

UK police say lockdown not terror-related

Ms Mjeshtri said she was eventually allowed to leave after police moved her auto to a safer place. Warwickshire Police said in a statement after the arrest this evening that no one was injured. Speaking just ...More..

Texas Woman Diagnosed With 'Broken-Heart' Syndrome After Her Dog's Death
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

Texas Woman Diagnosed With 'Broken-Heart' Syndrome After Her Dog's Death

The woman lost her 9-year-old Yorkshire terrier when she was diagnosed with broken heart syndrome. Pictured are scans of Joanie Simpson's heart upon the onset of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Ms Simpson said ...More..

by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

California court overturns $417mn verdict linking J&J baby powder with cancer

In August this year, the company was slammed with a $417 million lawsuit by a Los Angeles jury filed by Eva Echeverria, a hospitalised California resident who claimed that the talc in the company's iconic baby ...More..

Rajasthan govt trying to shield corrupt officials: Congress
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Rajasthan govt trying to shield corrupt officials: Congress

On media ban, the ordinance said, " Provided also that no one shall print or publish or publicize in any manner the name, address, photograph, family details, or any other particulars, which may lead to disclos...More..

Study Shows Alcohol Can Improve Foreign Language Skills
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Study Shows Alcohol Can Improve Foreign Language Skills

A recently released study finds that a little drinking could help those struggling to flawless their second language. Researchers from the University of Liverpool , Maastricht University and King's Coll...More..

Breast cancer awareness month continues with more pink themed events
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Breast cancer awareness month continues with more pink themed events

St. Vincent's " SWIM Across the Sound " hosts the event every year in Bridgeport. "We tend to talk more about health and the emotional aspects of cancer, which are very important, but the financial toll is up...More..

Louisville tops Florida State on late field goal
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Louisville tops Florida State on late field goal

Cam Akers was the leading rusher with 16 carries for 75 yards and Jacques Patrick had 70 yards on 14 carries. Louisville drove into Florida State territory with less than five minutes left, stopped on fou...More..

Why Game of Thrones star Kit Harington 'cried' reading final script
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Why Game of Thrones star Kit Harington 'cried' reading final script

The former is all Kit is now allowed to comment on (in typical GOT fashion, he's been sworn to secrecy about the plot). "I cried at the end", he revealed. "[The cast] have all got to be there so the who...More..

Georgia State Rep asks if people with HIV should be quarantined
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Georgia State Rep asks if people with HIV should be quarantined

The Georgia Department of Public Health , on behalf of Wortley, declined to comment. A Georgia state lawmaker, who is married to former US health and human services secretary Tom Price , has drawn criticism...More..

Oral Sex Increases the Chances of HPV-Related Cancer Among Men
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oral Sex Increases the Chances of HPV-Related Cancer Among Men

HPV can easily be transmitted through oral sex, but a recent research suggests men are much more at risk than women. They looked at their chances of developing oropharyngeal cancer, and analyzed their behaviors...More..

Delhi Environment Min. reviews air quality
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Delhi Environment Min. reviews air quality

The Air Quality List (AQI) value on Thursday was 319, placing it in "very poor" class, while the AQI last Diwali (30 October) had touched "severe" level subsequent to recording an index value of 431. Delhi's ai...More..

by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA), Endo International plc (ENDP)

The total amount of shares outstanding is 225.20M, giving the company a market capitalization of about 1.77B. The company's Relative Strength Index which shows price strength now stands at 42.94. For this ENDP'...More..

Trump Vows 'Biggest' Tax Cuts in History After Passage of Budget Resolution
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Trump Vows 'Biggest' Tax Cuts in History After Passage of Budget Resolution

It was approved on an essentially party-line vote, 51-49, late Thursday with one Republican, Sen. The company's new chief executive vowed to shed more than US$20 billion worth of assets after the company's ...More..

by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Taylor Swift Surprises Fans in Rhode Island

The song returns Swift to Shellback and Max Martin, the Swedish producers and writers who helped design much of her pop crossover album "1989". She also sings " I've got a boyfriend, he's older than us, he'...More..

by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Flu shots available now

The vaccine will be available to Albertans aged six months and older, through AHS public influenza immunization clinics, along with a number of pharmacies and doctors' offices. "It's higher in long-term care fa...More..

Your guide to ALCS Game 6
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Your guide to ALCS Game 6

NY leads that series, 3-2, with Game 6 Friday and Game 7 , if necessary, on Saturday. The Astros also did a hitting in taking out the Red Sox in four games in their Division Series, batting.333 with 24 r...More..

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte 'not afraid to face the difficulties'
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte 'not afraid to face the difficulties'

Jose Mourinho led Chelsea to the Premier League crown in the 2014-15 season. only to be sacked in December, just months later. Alvaro Morata returned from a hamstring problem against Roma, but recent kno...More..

Massive fire breaks out at Kandawgyi Palace
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

Massive fire breaks out at Kandawgyi Palace

A firefighter also suffered a non-life-threatening head wound during the blaze and is also receiving treatment. A total of 141 guests including 120 foreigners were staying in 96 rooms in the hotel and as the ...More..

When you die, your brain knows you're dead
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

When you die, your brain knows you're dead

According to researchers in NY, a person's brain is still active after death, meaning in many cases they can be aware that they've passed away. So Parnia and his colleagues started the largest ever study of p...More..

Security flaw prompts fears on Wi-Fi connections
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

Security flaw prompts fears on Wi-Fi connections

Any device connected to a router using WIFi can be exploited using the vulnerability found in WPA2 encryption. No attacks have been reported in connection with the Wi-Fi vulnerability. Depending on the networ...More..

Duterte: Marawi 'liberated' from ISIL-linked fighters
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

Duterte: Marawi 'liberated' from ISIL-linked fighters

Duterte spoke Tuesday in Marawi before an audience of troops at a ruined school campus more than a kilometer from the area where fighting continues. "There are also still in existence about 20 to 30 armed ele...More..

Militants kidnap four Britons in Delta
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

Militants kidnap four Britons in Delta

Andrew Aniamaka, a police spokesman in Nigeria, said in a report to The BBC that officers had identified a militant group, calling themselves the Karowei, as the main suspects. British diplomats in Nigeria have...More..

A Popular Restaurant Is Catching Heat For Buying Chicken From Popeyes
by | Thursday, October 19, 2017

A Popular Restaurant Is Catching Heat For Buying Chicken From Popeyes

This "just own it" strategy doesn't seem to be working: Sweet Dixie Kitchen has become a laughingstock online and its Yelp page is being bombarded with one-star reviews . The exception is Popeyes-we can't fry...More..

U.S. says Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis
by | Thursday, October 19, 2017

U.S. says Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis

However, he did not say if the U.S. would reimpose sanctions on Myanmar over the Tatmadaw operation in northern Rakhine State that has resulted in more than 580,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh si...More..