• Princess Cristina of Spain Found Not Guilty of Tax Fraud
Princess Cristina of Spain Found Not Guilty of Tax Fraud

Urdangarin and his business partners-there were 18 defendants in total-were accused of embezzling about 6 million euros ($6.4 million) that had been distributed by regional officials for organizing sporting events. On Friday Spain's royal household made no direct comment on the verdicts, simply stating its "absolute respect for the independence of ...

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  • U.S. flu vaccine a good match; season moderate so far
U.S. flu vaccine a good match; season moderate so far

Indications are that infections are still rising in certain regions of the country, like the Midwest, but declining in others, like the Northwest. He did not have exact numbers on flu cases Banner already has seen this season. "Antivirals are especially important for those at increased risk of complications from influenza, including pregnant women ...

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  • Politics Causes Major Spike In Stress Among Americans
Politics Causes Major Spike In Stress Among Americans

Stress rates have spiked since previous year (wonder why?). Our nation is more stressed now than we have been in the past decade, according to a poll released Wednesday. In January alone, 80 percent of people experienced tension headaches, depression, or feelings of being overwhelmed. 76% of them said that they fear for their future.

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  • Postpartum Depression Signs: Factors That Make New Dads Feel Depression
Postpartum Depression Signs: Factors That Make New Dads Feel Depression

Elevated postnatal depression symptoms were found in 153 individuals or 4.3 per cent of the participants. Overall 8.3 per cent of men reported a history of depression compared with 17.9 per cent of women. Research fellow and the study's author Lisa Underwood of Auckland University said there should be a focus on both the mother and father's ment...

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  • A Cheap Muscular Dystrophy Drug Will Cost US Patients $89000
A Cheap Muscular Dystrophy Drug Will Cost US Patients $89000

The efficacy of Emflaza was demonstrated in a clinical study (n=196) of male patients aged 5-15 years at the start of the trial with documented mutation of the dystrophin gene and onset of weakness before age 5. Patients who get immunosuppressive doses of corticosteroids should not be given live or live attenuated vaccines, the FDA warned. FD...

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  • Facebook now lets you check the weather forecast on mobile and desktop
Facebook now lets you check the weather forecast on mobile and desktop

You'll find it by clicking on the " More " section in the same part of the app where you find "Friends", "Groups", "Events", and "Pages". The Weather section allows users to view a full forecast for the upcoming week, while data is provided by Weather .com.

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  • 26% of teen e-cigarette users
26% of teen e-cigarette users "dripping" e-liquid

Dripping is when e-cigarette liquid is dropped directly onto the hot coils of an e-cigarette to produce thicker, more flavor-filled smoke, USA Today reports . The authors called for additional research into the dangers of dripping and more education for youths. "This is one of the reasons why teens seem to like these devices", Krishnan-Sarin ...

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  • 'Imperative' US Lead Global Pushback for Iran Missile Tests, Senators Tell Trump
'Imperative' US Lead Global Pushback for Iran Missile Tests, Senators Tell Trump

The U.S. slapped new sanctions on Iran on Friday after the Trump administration signaled it wanted to punish Tehran for its latest ballistic missile test. The US argues that the missile test may have violated a United Nations ban, though Iran insists that the missile was not created to carry nuclear warheads, and thus it would not be covered by the...

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  • White House Defends Putting Bannon on National Security Council
White House Defends Putting Bannon on National Security Council

Amid the chaos that unfolded at airports throughout the United States and overseas in the 24 hours after Donald Trump signed an executive order barring the entry of non-U.S. He was, said Bolten, sending a signal to the public and to his administration. Trump also announced that his Chief Strategist Steve Bannon would be a part of that restruc...

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  • Patrice Evra joins Marseille
Patrice Evra joins Marseille

Veteran French global defender Patrice Evra signed for Marseille on Wednesday on a free transfer from Juventus on an 18-month contract, the Ligue 1 club announced. Evra is the club's second signing of the winter transfer window after the arrival of highly rated young midfielder Morgan Sanson from Montpellier on a long-term deal.

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  • HP recalls more than 100000 batteries for possible overheating
HP recalls more than 100000 batteries for possible overheating

Affecting a myriad of laptops sold March 2013 and October 2016, the recall (via CNET ) is actually an expansion to an earlier recall in which an additional 41,000 laptop batteries were recalled over the same concerns in June 2016. In the U.S., users can call HP customer service at 1-888-202-4320 to request a replacement battery. The batteries, w...

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  • Canadian mother's life saved by removal of lungs
Canadian mother's life saved by removal of lungs

Two machines were used to keep the Canadian nurse alive - a Novalung, an advanced piece of equipment whose goal is to infuse the blood with oxygen and to remove the carbon dioxide, and another apparatus called the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Machine (EMCO) whose duty was to help the woman's heart pump blood to vital areas of the body.

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  • Cervical Cancer Deadlier Than Previously Thought: US Sees Higher Death Rates
Cervical Cancer Deadlier Than Previously Thought: US Sees Higher Death Rates

Researchers say prior estimates of cervical cancer deaths included women who had a hysterectomy, which can include the removal of the uterus and cervix. "Therefore, cervical cancer is still a disease in need of effective therapies, and this latest TCGA analysis could help advance efforts to find drugs that target important elements of ce...

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  • Winter storm watch starts Monday evening
Winter storm watch starts Monday evening

Monday afternoon to 10 a.m. Tuesday . The National Weather Service reports the incoming storm could make for potentially hazardous driving conditions in much of the region. The weather could also impact the Tuesday morning commute. Up to six inches of snow and sleet could fall with northeast winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour.

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  • Sitting for more than 10 hours daily ages you faster, study warns
Sitting for more than 10 hours daily ages you faster, study warns

They protect chromosomes from deterioration and progressively shorten with age, increasing the risk of disease. The study was carried out by researchers from the University of California, San Diego State University, the State University of NY at Buffalo, the University of Washington, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, George Washington U...

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  • Markeith Loyd used same gun to kill ex-girlfriend, Orlando officer
Markeith Loyd used same gun to kill ex-girlfriend, Orlando officer

Debra Clayton. Markeith Loyd , the Orlando, Fla ., man charged in the death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a police officer, remained defiant at his court hearing on Friday, taunting the judge that he spat profanities at just the day before.

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  • Astronomers have spotted a massive 'bulge' in Venus' atmosphere
Astronomers have spotted a massive 'bulge' in Venus' atmosphere

The planet's sulfuric acid atmosphere is 90 times denser than ours, and those greenhouse gases produce surface temperatures of 850 degrees F, while winds constantly whip the planet at up to 250 miles per hour. But Thomas Widemann, a planetary scientist at the Paris Observatory who was also not involved in the paper , isn't so sure. Because of that...

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  • Bigg Boss 10: Housemates host haldi ceremony for Mona Lisa and Vikrant
Bigg Boss 10: Housemates host haldi ceremony for Mona Lisa and Vikrant

Yes, in what comes as a surprise to the viewers as well as the gharwale, Bigg Boss decides to marry Mona Lisa in the house. Bigg Boss gives only 6 minutes to the contestants instead of 10 minutes as punishment of not following the rules of the previous task.

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  • CVS generic competitor to EpiPen, sold at a 6th the price
CVS generic competitor to EpiPen, sold at a 6th the price

Millions of parents of sufferers carry epinephrine injectors with them at all times and quickly administer a shot in cases of anaphylactic reactions. One of the challenges with the medication, which is filled with the hormone epinephrine, is that it expires after one year, forcing patients to re-fill even if they didn't have to use it.

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  • Duke Blue Devils: Grayson Allen Returns against Georgia Tech
Duke Blue Devils: Grayson Allen Returns against Georgia Tech

In a 72-61 win over Elon Dec. 21, Allen got tangled with Elon guard Steve Santa Anna, sticking out his right leg and tripping Santa Anna on his way to the rim. 2016 wasn't great to the Blue Devils; the freshman trio made up of Jayson Tatum, Marques Bolden, and Harry Giles all suffered early season injuries.

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