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Study finds anti-AIDS vaginal ring partially protects women

Intrigued with this finding, the researchers conducted additional analyses. "And in some groups of women who appeared to use it better, such as women over age 21, the risk of HIV was reduced by more than half". Warren noted that other rings with anti...

CDC: 14 more US reports of possible Zika spread through sex

For most people, Zika is not serious. Researchers hope that a Colombian study involving over 5,000 pregnant women will bring clarity to Zika, its connection to other conditions and how to stop it. "These recommendations might seem extreme to people...

14 new reports of possible sexually transmitted Zika virus — CDC

But in Brazil, health officials are investigating a possible connection between the virus and babies born with brain defects and abnormally small heads. The disease has spread to more than 30 countries. After an initial program in a dozen towns nea...

Health Buzz: CDC Says 1 in 3 Adults Don't Get Enough Sleep

Researchers found that more than one-third of the adults reported sleeping less than seven hours in a 24-hour period. Living in paradise doesn't necessarily equate to a peaceful night's sleep, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers...

First case of Zika virus in Erie County confirmed

Rio de Janeiro , Brazil: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Saturday launched a door-to-door "war" on mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus, vowing they will not jeopardize the Rio Olympics in August. "We don't want them to be bothered [by this] s...

World Bank sees modest economic drag from Zika

The South American giant has only reported weekly statistics on microcephaly cases, the birth defect which has affected a rising number of newborns and has been linked to Zika in pregnant women. But it may take several more weeks, or months, as s...

Diabetes Drug Could Combat Heart Attacks And Strokes

This study lasted approximately five years. "These could explain its effects on recurrence of stroke and heart attack". Nine percent of the participants from the drug group suffered from a stroke or heart attack during the study. Kernan, MD , of Yale...

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CRISPR successfully removes genetic disease from human embryo

But so-called "germline" changes - altering sperm , eggs or embryos - are controversial because they would be permanent, passed down to future generations. Unlike other approaches...

White Sox Jose Quintana traded to Cubs for top prospects

Quintana will also be the second-youngest starter in the corps behind Kyle Hendricks . Quintana, 28, is 4-8 with a 4.49 ERA this season after going 13-12 with a 3.20 ERA p...

GST: War of words between Govt vs Opposition. Here's who said what

Modi said whatever was lacking in growth and development of the country, GST will provide the opportunity to realise them. However, state governments led by the Congress party had ...

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Elaine Rodriguez spoke for many parents saying her disabled daughter, Leandra, depends on Medicaid for medicine and oxygen. The group's statement suggested Cassidy "must dema...

Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

Here's Washington Democratic Senator Maria Cantwell. "It's simply not the answer", the Nevada Republican said at a news conference alongside Gov. "We're anxious about the ...

Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact

Amazon also could stock gadgets such as its Kindle e-readers and Echo speakers, as well as goods from its burgeoning private label. Big data will be right there with you. Imag...

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

Some of the Washington CAN people will dress up like pigs because, they say, "the latest iteration of Trump's health care bill is like 'putting lipstick on a pig.'" You don't h...

Lakers, Lonzo Ball to meet again on Friday at undisclosed location

There is pretty much forwards and guards all playing at the same time. I can play off at the two. While the feeling is that Ball is a good fit with the Lakers offensively, Fox an...

Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville Predators for back-to-back Stanley Cup titles

The Tribune-Review's version of plus-minus for the postseason also addresses two-play, albeit with more taken into account. Their legacy holds up among the best the sport has had. ...

Trump says he favors more money for health care

No names were revealed, but it has resulted in plenty of rumors across the political spectrum, especially more from conservative figures on social media, who publicly pointed the f...

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Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

The same argument emerged as the House worked to rewrite the law this year. It's also important to remember that the health-care plans in the ACA and the AHCA are not necessari...

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

It is advisable to upgrade to the latest patch of the Windows operating system to be safe against the attack. The phenomenon of companies failing to update their systems has be...

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the NBA lottery

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the NBA lottery

The 2017 NBA Lottery is nearly here! In fact, it was the Wolves' only victory in the National Basketball Association lottery. But, with the lottery coming up Tuesday, there is...

Love is the greatest gift a mother can give and receive

Love is the greatest gift a mother can give and receive

Moms don't care about the type of paper. No entry in the kitchen on Mother's Day Not making your moms cook for the family is rule number 1 on Mother's Day . Keep your sense o...

Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

The current rate is 28% for income that qualifies, and it hits individuals who otherwise would benefit from a sharply lower effective tax rate because of deductions . He's never d...

Leaked Trump draft order blames NAFTA for 'massive' wealth transfer from US

Leaked Trump draft order blames NAFTA for 'massive' wealth transfer from US

But that norm could usefully be tightened, both as a policy matter and as the political price of greater USA support for the pact overall. DAVID FISHER: President Trump has a po...

IRS Turns to Private Debt Collectors Amid Wave of Telephone Scams

IRS Turns to Private Debt Collectors Amid Wave of Telephone Scams

On the other hand, if you can't afford to pay your taxes and you tell the IRS, you can be put on an installment plan for up to six years. For those of us who are serial procras...

Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

Some 55% thought it went too far in cutting existing programs, while only 35% felt it didn't do enough to end Obamacare. A late Tuesday meeting at the Capitol involving Vice Presid...

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four

But what we've lacked in great games, we've made up for in great shots - even if not all of them counted. With Xavier sending a second and sometimes third defender at Karnowski...