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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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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...

Iyer called up as cover for Kohli

Iyer is uncapped at global level but boasts serious form against Australia , having finished 202 not out while batting for India A during the visitors' only tune-up for the cur...

Hamilton gears up for Vettel title fight

Mercedes picked Valtteri Bottas from Williams to replace Rosberg when the world champion made his shock decision to retire at the end of 2016. I have been out on track watching the...

OSU falls to MI in NCAA Tournament

The injury-riddled and youthful Spartans suited up only three players on Friday who saw action in last year's opening-round loss as a No. 2 seed to Middle Tennessee State. There's ...

Trump, Merkel Set to Meet in Oval Office

Merkel also grew up in East Germany, where many ordinary people were victims of a phone tapping and surveillance program perpetrated by the communist regime's Stasi secret police ...

Danica Patrick Reveals History of Concussions, Would Retire If Medically Advised

One more step on the pedal, a tick of a faster pit stop, anything that could shaved time off his run and it would have been Truex with a solo seat on the stage like Hamlin at Day...

Wodonga group welcomes Fair Work Commission Sunday penalty rates decision

The Greens have promised to introduce legislation in parliament to protect penalty rates for retail , fast food , hospitality and pharmacy workers. Full-time and part-time an...

Three years early, Trump to host campaign rally in Florida

The event comes as Mr. Trump tries to regain his footing after what's been a tumultuous first month in office. Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of J...

Angry Voters Are Confronting Terrifying GOP Members Over Potential Obamacare Repeal

To effectively repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congress and the administration must work together, and Tom will play a very important role in that process. Bob Casey ma...

Georgia's United States senators support education secretary confirmation in 51-50 vote

Today's vote to confirm Betsy DeVos , a nominee who was rushed through the process and confirmed only after Vice President Mike Pence's historical tie-breaking vote, is a huge ...

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Super Bowl LI: Matt Ryan focusing on Eli Manning's advice

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick have taken six trips to the Super Bowl together since 2001 and have won four rings. "It's (will be) a special moment",...

Former Minnesota Vikings fail to capture glory at 2017 WWE Royal Rumble

Here are the real five favorites to win the 30-man Royal Rumble match . It was just unfortunate that despite the 2017 Royal Rumble match having the flawless ingredients to be a m...

Hofstra medical students rally for Affordable Care Act

Hofstra medical students rally for Affordable Care Act

It's possible the DOJ might use the executive order as "cover" should it stop participating in the cases, but it doesn't need to, he said. He said pre-existing conditions would hav...

UK opposition leader calls for Donald Trump visit delay

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal hailed the judge's ruling, saying Trump's executive order is "inhumane and undermines core American values". "It's Islamophobic. It's ...

House Democrats Will Not Help Republicans Replace Obamacare

Bob Corker, said the delay was to ensure a replacement can be found to ensure that the more than 23 million people who have gained access to health insurance through the ACA do no...

Senate Republicans take step toward repealing Obamacare

Senate Republicans take step toward repealing Obamacare

He worries about congressional Republicans having to take an unpopular vote to increase taxes if, for example, they repeal the part of ObgamaCare that increased taxes on higher wag...

Sooners go to the trick play well against Auburn

Sooners go to the trick play well against Auburn

I don't know if they're equipped to prevent the Tigers from running it down their throat just because, like you said, we haven't seen them face that type of challenge really at all...

Deshaun Watson: I wanted to play for Urban Meyer at UF

Deshaun Watson: I wanted to play for Urban Meyer at UF

Deshaun Watson is nearly a singular talent, so Ohio State is using one more than one person on its scout team to simulate the Clemson quarterback. Samuel is so good, Clemson lineb...

A.J. Green Plans To Play vs. Texans

A.J. Green Plans To Play vs. Texans

The game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans was a bit of a snoozefest for the first three quarters, but the fireworks picked up in the fourth quarter. Philadelphia i...