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Category: Health News

Junior doctors row escalates with series of five-date strikes

The British Medical Association has announced three-further five day strikes in the run-up to Christmas, ramping up its bitter dispute with the Government over the new...

FDA bans antiseptic chemicals from soaps, cites no evidence

“In fact, some data suggests that antibacterial ingredients may do more harm than good over the long term”. The agency said it is “particularly interested in...

Dogs really do understand what we are saying to them

Reward centers of their brains lit up the most in the scanner when praising words were met with a praising tone, which makes sense. While the study does conveniently...

Hurricane Hermine moving inland over Florida

In tweetsWhat are they saying? The man had been sleeping in a tent when the tree fell on top of him, the Ocala Star Banner daily newspaper reported. “We’ve dodged...

Dollar, Global Shares Rise On Expectations Of US Rate Hike

An upbeat nonfarm payrolls report on Friday would reinforce the view that a USA rate hike may be on the cards, after Fed officials sounded a hawkish note at a meeting...

Freight rates jump as Hanjin collapse spurs supply shock

The Federal Maritime Commission, an independent government agency that regulates the country’s global ocean transportation, issued a statement saying it is aware that...

More strike action looms for Cambridgeshire junior doctors in contract dispute

There will be a full withdrawal of labour for five days from Monday, September 12, to Friday, September 16, between the hours of 8am and 5pm. In a surprising...

Takeda Gets $312 Million US Government Funding To Develop Zika Vaccine

Takeda joins several companies and government agencies in efforts to develop a vaccine against the virus that has spread across the Americas since the current outbreak...

Senior medics condemn ‘disproportionate’ junior doctor strikes

Further strike action by Junior Doctors is planned for Monday 12 September to Friday 16 September, Wednesday 5 October to Tuesday 11 October (although the weekend will...