Health


Diclofenac increases the risk of heart strokes

Ever since then, medical researchers have remained on high alert; wondering if any other drugs in this class - which includes aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil), and naproxen (Aleve) - should be abandoned due to their cardiovascular risks. "Treatment of pain and inflammation with NSAIDs may be worthwhile for some patients to improve quality of life despite potential side effects", the study authors said in a statement .


34% Indians not active enough

34% Indians not active enough

Out of 168 countries ranked in the report on their levels of physical activity, Australia came in at a pretty shabby 97th place: 30 percent of adults here don't meet physical activity targets. A new study suggests the global trend of inadequate physical activity levels is getting worse, with no real improvements since 2001. In addition to the multiple health benefits of physical activity, societies that are more active can generate additional returns on investment including a reduced ...


Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Will Formally Dissolve, Report Says

Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Will Formally Dissolve, Report Says

She was also banned from serving as an officer or director of a public company for 10 years. In the wake of a high-profile scandal, the company will formally dissolve, according to an email to shareholders . This was followed by a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report that claimed that the "nanotainer" was "not validated under actual or simulated use conditions".


Plane quarantined at New York's JFK airport

Plane quarantined at New York's JFK airport

Ten people have tested positive for influenza after being hospitalized when their plane landed at Kennedy Airport, the mayor's office announced Thursday. At least 10 people were taken to a hospital. The Centers for Disease Control, however, said that of the 549 people on board 11 people had been taken to the hospital.



Blood-testing startup Theranos said to be closing

Theranos , the once-celebrated Silicon Valley blood testing firm, is about to dissolve itself months after top executives were indicted for defrauding investors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Theranos was once valued at $ 9 billion . They have negotiated a deal with Fortress Investment Group, their lender, where Fortress retains what intellectual property Theranos had left.


VP Mike Pence Speaks on Trump's Behalf at McCain's Funeral

VP Mike Pence Speaks on Trump's Behalf at McCain's Funeral

And Sen. Patrick Leahy said that he is glad Pence and his wife are able to visit "the most attractive state in the country, & I hope they enjoy their time in VT". Saturday, McCain will be carried from the U.S. Capitol to the National Cathedral were a memorial service will be held to celebrate his. Watch a livestream from the U.S.