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Massachusetts Man Reportedly in a Coma After Contracting Brain Infection From a Mosquito

A rare, sometimes fatal viral infection spread by mosquitoes has resurfaced in Massachusetts—and has likely sent at least one man into a coma. Over the weekend, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported that a local ...

Massachusetts Man Reportedly in a Coma After Contracting Brain Infection From a Mosquito

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Massachusetts man with deadly mosquito-borne virus in coma, daughter says A Massachusetts man who was diagnosed with a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus known as Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus is reportedly in a coma, his family says. ...
13:33, 08/13/2019

Ohio girl, 7, suffered seizures, hallucinations after contracting mosquito-borne illness The family of a 7-year-old in Ohio who began hallucinating and suffering from seizures after spiking a fever last August is warning about the potential dangers of mosquito bites that go beyond an itchy welt....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Fisherman says he nearly lost finger after contracting bacterial infection in cut from fish fin An Oklahoma man’s successful day of fishing nearly turned tragic when a striper’s fin sliced into his finger, leading to an infection that nearly cost him the digit....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Massachusetts man diagnosed with deadly mosquito-borne virus The first case of the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been confirmed in a Massachusetts man, the state’s department of public health announced over the weekend. The man, who was not identified, is over 60 years old and ...
19:32, 08/12/2019

Massachusetts man diagnosed with deadly mosquito-borne virus; risk raised to 'critical' in nearby areas The first case of the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been confirmed in a Massachusetts man, the state’s department of public health announced over the weekend. ...
17:32, 08/12/2019

Who will wake up from a coma? Electrical jolts in the brain offer hints Enlarge / Healthcare worker sets up an EEG on an ICU patient. (credit: Getty | BSIP) Researchers may have found a way to detect inklings of consciousness in comatose and vegetative patients just days after they experience a brain injury—and it appe...
07:16, 06/30/2019

Deadly mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling detected in Florida A mosquito-borne virus — which causes brain swelling and can lead to death — has been detected in Florida, according to officials. The state’s Health Department issued a warning last week about the discovery of the virus, known as E...
02:48, 07/29/2019

Ohio girl, 7, diagnosed with rare mosquito-borne illness that can cause brain inflammation, seizures A 7-year-old Mt. Vernon, Ohio girl has been infected with a rare mosquito-borne virus that, in severe cases, can cause encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. ...
08:32, 08/16/2019

Guatemalan boy who died in US custody suffered from brain infection The 16-year-old, who died in a Texas children’s hospital, travelled to the US from Camotán, hoping to be reunited with his older brotherA Guatemalan boy who died at a Texas children’s hospital after being detained on the US southern border was suffer...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Florida health officials say mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling, death detected in state Heads up, Floridians: A dangerous and potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus has been detected in the state, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) announced late last week. ...
12:48, 07/29/2019

Man dies after contracting 'brain-eating amoeba' at North Carolina water park A man who went swimming in a North Carolina lake has died after contracting a 'brain-eating amoeba' public health officials said Tuesday.        ...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Rugby fans heading to Japan warned about deadly brain infection Rugby fans travelling to Japan for the World Cup are being advised to consider getting vaccinated in order to avoid contracting a deadly viral brain infection....
01:17, 08/14/2019

Three yaks captured in Massachusetts after reportedly charging at hiker Officials in Massachusetts have captured three yaks that escaped from their owner in Westfield a day after one of the massive animals reportedly charged at a hiker in the area. ...
18:32, 07/26/2019

Mother's plea: 'Test all pregnant women for infection that gave my son brain injury' A mother today called for all pregnant women to receive an NHS test for a potentially fatal infection after it left her son with a serious brain injury....
12:48, 07/11/2019

Is it a yeast infection or a urinary tract infection? Urinary tract infections (UTIs) and yeast infections share some similarities, but they have distinct symptoms and treatment options. Learn about the differences here....
03:32, 08/11/2019

Connecticut man has leg amputated after contracting flesh-eating bacteria A man had to have his leg amputated after contracting flesh-eating bacteria during a swim at a Connecticut beach. Bruce Kagan, 68, has undergone several surgeries since he went swimming at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, where he believes he...
13:48, 08/08/2019

Man says he nearly died after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Georgia man says he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria during a family vacation to Florida — and nearly died. Tony Meredith told WDHN that he began to experience flu-like symptoms about five days after he got home to Colquitt, Ga., from his annual ...
04:32, 07/23/2019

Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV.But the study found a dramatically hi...
08:32, 06/13/2019

Infant left fighting for life after contracting herpes from kiss at christening, mom says A 4-week-old baby in the U.K. was left fighting for his life in the hospital for over two months this fall after his mother claims he contracted the herpes virus from a kiss at a friend's christening....
13:00, 06/14/2019

Man ‘fighting for his life’ after contracting flesh-eating bacteria on kayaking trip An Alabama man is “fighting for his life” because of a flesh-eating bacteria infection he contracted during a weekend kayaking trip — according to his wife, who shared gruesome photos on social media to warn others about the rare di...
12:16, 07/16/2019

Texas man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from local beach A Texas man died after he contracted a “relentless” flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing on a local beach on the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Gary Evans, 56, died July 8 from the bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis —...
06:16, 07/17/2019

What are the best natural mosquito repellents? Many people prefer to use natural mosquito repellents instead of chemical products. Options include citronella, peppermint, and lemongrass. Learn about the best natural mosquito repellents here....
00:48, 05/31/2019

LA is largest city to formally include LGBTQ businesses in contracting process worth billions Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to formally include LGBTQ-owned businesses in its project procurement process, following Nashville, Orlando and Baltimore. Similar changes are being considered in Chicago and New York....
07:16, 07/26/2019

The 5 best mosquito repellents for outdoor summer fun After a bunch of tests, experts have weighed in on the best mosquito repellents. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.        ...
13:00, 04/29/2019

How to Ease Mosquito Bite Symptoms There are those of us roaming this Earth with the knowledge that no matter how closely we sit to the citronella candle, no matter what clothing we wear or what time of day we wander outdoors for a bit during the summer, we will get bit by mosquitos t...
10:32, 06/07/2019

'Mosquito Repellent' Apps Don't Work For decades we’ve been able to buy devices that play noises that are supposed to repel mosquitoes, and for just as many decades they have been completely useless. Now, instead of buying a device, you can now download an app. Guess what? It still won’...
22:16, 06/24/2019

Man wakes from 3-month coma, learns he's going to be a dad again A 29-year-old man who woke from a 3-month-long coma to find out he was going to be a dad again said his infant daughter has given him the strength to recover...
12:48, 07/01/2019

Experience: I woke up from a coma speaking French I still don’t know why I spoke French. I’ve never had any desire to visit FranceIt was May 2006, and I had just been swimming. I was on my way from my home in Hastings to work as a revenue executive for HMRC. It was raining hard, and the visibility w...
03:32, 05/31/2019

The Lynx effect: the deodorant that woke a boy from a coma A Cumbrian teenager was roused from an unconscious state after smelling the much-maligned body sprayName: The Lynx effect.Age: Mid-1990s to mid-2010s. Continue reading......
09:48, 05/28/2019

Parasite brings down mosquito numbers in parts of Guangzhou The number of biting Asian tiger mosquitoes, which spread dengue and Chikungunya, has been reduced by more than 80 per cent at two sites in Guangzhou, China...
11:16, 07/17/2019

U of A researchers: 5 to 10 years from implementing mosquito ‘birth control’ TUCSON- Researchers say they have invented a “birth control” for mosquitoes, and say they could implement the treatment as early as 2024. Dr. Roger Miesfeld at the University of Arizona has been working on the project with his team for mo...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Fast & Furious 9 stuntman 'in coma after fall on movie set' A stuntman who suffered a serious head injury on the set of action movie Fast & Furious 9 is believed to have been place in an induced coma after he was airlifted to hospital....
11:00, 07/23/2019

Virginia teen graduates with classmates after five months in a coma A Virginia teen who spent five months in a coma following a 2017 car crash walked across the stage with her classmates last week to receive her high school diploma. Nada Edwards, who set a goal to graduate from Woodrow Wilson High School on time, was...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Teen wakes up from coma after she’s hospitalized in Dominican Republic The Argentinian teen who fell unconscious on a Dominican Republic vacation because of a life-threatening diabetic condition has woken up from her coma. Candela Saccone, 15, has been taken off a ventilator after she was hospitalized June 19 while stay...
10:32, 06/28/2019

Potentially fatal mosquito-borne EEE virus detected in Delaware Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE, “is one of a group of mosquito-transmitted viruses that can cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis),” the federal health agency says....
13:48, 08/07/2019

Mosquito-killing spider juice offers malaria hope Scientists have genetically modified a fungus to make it produce the same lethal toxin as is found in the funnel web spiderA genetically modified fungus that kills malaria-carrying mosquitoes could provide a breakthrough in the fight against the dise...
09:48, 05/31/2019

‘We’ve had zero mosquitoes’: City talks mosquito surveys, problem pests At the City of Regina's first 'City Buzz' event of the year, they highlighted early mosquito findings (and the dangers of bringing firewood in from out of province....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Beth Chapman is in the intensive care unit of Queen’s Medical Center in Honol...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Groom in a coma after plunging off hotel banister on wedding night A groom is fighting for his life after plunging through a hotel banister on his wedding night, leaving him with a significant brain injury. Newlywed Chris Mallon fell into a paved area Friday as he made his way to the honeymoon suite in West Lothian,...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Thai Teen, In Coma After Being Kicked By Seniors At School, Dies A Thai high school student kicked into a coma by his schoolmates died Thursday, police said, raising alarm about a hazing culture in the country's institutions....
10:48, 07/18/2019

Argentinian teen wakes from coma after falling ill in Dominican Republic An Argentinian teen who was hospitalized in the Dominican Republic after falling into a coma while on vacation has woken up, according to media reports. ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Soared in 2018, According to CDC Data Severe cases of West Nile virus were 25% more common than usual in 2018, and transmission patterns appeared to shift to new regions, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). West Nile is a mosquito-borne vi...
18:48, 08/09/2019

Russian boxer, 28, dies days after Maryland bout that left him in coma The Russian-born fighter had been hospitalized since late Friday night after surgery for severe head trauma suffered in 11-round loss to Subriel Matias....
15:32, 07/23/2019

'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Beth Chapman is in a medically induced coma Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Wonderwall Beth Chapman, who starred alongside her husband in the reality show "Dog the Bounty Hunter," is in a medically induced coma. Chapman's family confirmed her condition in a Facebook post, linking to a repo...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Teen tourist falls into coma on Dominican Republic trip: report Candela Saccone, 15, had been scheduled to return home from Punta Cana on June 19 after traveling there earlier in the week, but she reportedly got sick that morning....
20:16, 06/25/2019

Mosquito samples in Texas county test positive for West Nile virus Mosquito samples collected in a Texas county tested positive for West Nile virus, health officials said this week, officially marking the first positive samples to be confirmed this year. Officials with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DC...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Virginia teen achieves dream of graduating with classmates after spending 5 months in a coma A Virginia teen who spent five months in a coma following a 2017 car crash walked across the stage with her classmates last week to receive her high school diploma....
14:32, 06/20/2019

Health officials warn of deadly mosquito-borne virus found in Florida chickens Florida health officials say several chickens recently tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus that causes fatal brain infection and swelling.        ...
19:48, 07/29/2019

VIDEO: Arnold Schwarzenegger barely flinches when kicked in back: 'Like a mosquito kickin a rhino' After a shocking video showing Arnold Schwarzenegger being kicked in the back went viral Saturday, the star later tweeted new footage shot from a different angle, showing him barely flinching at the moment of impact....
01:16, 05/19/2019

Dog the Bounty Hunter Shares Heartbreaking Photo of Beth Chapman In Hospital Bed Amid Coma Dog the Bounty Hunter refuses to give up hope as his wife Beth Chapman remains in a medically induced coma. In his first Twitter post since revealing her hospitalization over the weekend,......
10:48, 06/25/2019

Good Call: The Makers Of Cap’n Crunch Have Announced That If The Cap’n Ever Lapses Into A Coma They Would Take Him Off Life Support Immediately If you’re a fan of Cap’n Crunch cereal, here’s some exciting news: The makers of Cap’n Crunch announced this morning that if Cap’n Crunch ever lapses into a coma, they would take him off life support immediately....
06:32, 05/08/2019

Can a yeast infection cause bleeding? A yeast infection can cause a small amount of bleeding, as well as genital soreness and other symptoms. Antifungal medications can help. Learn more here....
19:32, 08/16/2019

How a gut infection might spark Parkinson's Scientists are still unpicking the processes involved in Parkinson's. A new study ties together bacterial infection, mitochondria, and the immune system....
17:16, 07/19/2019

Mosquito samples in Texas county test positive for West Nile virus, health officials say A mosquito sample collected in a Texas county tested positive for West Nile virus, officially marking the first positive samples to be confirmed this year, county health officials said this week....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Is a urinary tract infection contagious? Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are not contagious, but the bacteria that cause them can travel between people. Learn more about these infections and how they develop here....
02:48, 08/09/2019

Would You Want a Computer to Judge Your Risk of H.I.V. Infection? A new software algorithm decides which patients are most likely to become infected with the virus. But this is not like other risk calculators, some experts say....
03:16, 07/30/2019

Fat, flightless kakapo hit by fungal infection Just six weeks ago, New Zealand scientists were celebrating a successful breeding season. Now, they are facing the prospect of widespread deaths due to a fungal infection....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Can home remedies help with a kidney infection? Kidney infections will usually require treatment with antibiotics. Home remedies on their own cannot treat a kidney infection, but some may help relieve symptoms alongside antibiotics. Learn more here....
21:48, 07/29/2019

Beth Chapman in medically induced coma: Dog the Bounty Hunter thanks well wishers as wife undergoes hospital treatment Duane 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' Chapman has asked fans to pray for his wife, after she was placed in a medically induced coma amid an ongoing cancer battle....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Canterbury attack: Seven arrests after Lebanese exchange student Daniel Ezzedine, 17, left lighting for life in coma Seven people have been arrested after a 17-year-old exchange student was left fighting for his life with a "30 per cent" chance of survival after a brutal attack in Kent....
10:32, 06/13/2019

Mom shares photo of son's infection to warn others about sepsis A mother in the U.K. is hoping her son’s terrifying sepsis ordeal may help spare others from the same fate after she snapped a photo of a red line that had started creeping up the inside of his wrist following a fall at the zoo....
09:32, 06/11/2019

Implanted drug could someday prevent HIV infection The drug company Merck released research showing that a potent new drug, implanted in a matchstick-sized rod under the skin, holds promise for shielding people from HIV. But it is years from market....
18:32, 07/23/2019

Someday, an Arm Implant May Prevent H.I.V. Infection for a Year In preliminary tests, a matchstick-size rod containing a new drug offered promise as a shield against the virus. But a large clinical trial must still be done....
12:00, 07/23/2019

Researchers may have found a way to block gonorrhea infection Researchers at Georgia State University say blocking uptake of the mineral zinc by the bacterial pathogen that causes gonorrhea could prevent infection, a finding that may lead to a vaccine for the STI....
22:16, 08/05/2019

Rare Bacterial Infection Leaves at Least 12 Dead in U.K. Most of those affected by the outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcal disease in Essex had been receiving care for chronic wounds, the authorities said....
09:32, 06/26/2019

'Flesh-eating' bacteria: Here's how you can avoid contracting necrotizing fasciitis Across the U.S., there appears to be a rise in cases of people contracting 'flesh-eating' bacteria. Experts weigh in on the cause of the bacteria and what families can do to stay safe while enjoying the rest of summer vacation.   ...
17:48, 07/21/2019

Penalties not lowering hospital-acquired infection rates (Reuters Health) - A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn't made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests....
12:00, 07/10/2019

The world’s fattest parrots are being killed off by fungal infection The world’s plumpest parrots are dying. New Zealand’s kakapo parrots, an endangered bird that can grow to nearly five pounds, are being killed off by a fungal infection. Seven of the chubby chicks have died from Aspergillosis, which threa...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Mom saves son from possible deadly sepsis by recognizing this sign of infection A mom said after her son scraped his arm at the zoo, he developed a fever and itching. A short time later, he developed sepsis.        ...
09:32, 06/13/2019

Woman dies from flesh-eating infection she got at the beach A Florida woman died after getting a flesh-eating bacteria from an innocent-seeming cut on her leg at the beach, according to her family. Lynn Fleming was not initially concerned about the wound she got two weeks ago after falling into a small dip in...
09:00, 06/30/2019

30-1 shot Haikal out of Kentucky Derby with foot infection LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Haikal won’t run in the Kentucky Derby because of an infection in his left front foot, reducing the field to 19 horses. Haikal joins early favorite Omaha Beach on the sidelines for Saturday’s race. Trained by Kiaran...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Grumpy Cat, Whose Frown Made the Internet Smile, Dies After Infection Grumpy Cat, whose seemingly unamused facial expressions shot her to viral fame in 2012, has died at the age of seven, her owners have said. Grumpy Cat, real name Tardar Sauce, died following complications from a urinary tract infection on Tuesday in ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
06:16, 06/14/2019

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
05:32, 06/05/2019

Ransomware infection takes some police car laptops offline in Georgia Ransomware infection impacted police car laptops for the Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Capitol Police, and the Georgia Motor Carrier Compliance Division....
18:48, 07/29/2019

Another Person In Kerala Suspected Of Nipah Infection Tests Negative Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja said today that the sample of one more person suspected to be infected with the Nipah virus has tested negative. He was being treated at the isolation ward of the......
02:00, 06/07/2019

Infant has all four limbs amputated after throat infection leads to sepsis This is the stuff of parents’ nightmares. Doctors were forced to amputate the hands and feet of a baby from the UK after a throat infection quickly took a turn for the worse. This past spring, Abigail Wardle, mom to toddler Oliver Aisthorpe, br...
19:32, 08/12/2019

Deadly Fungal Infection Emerged Because of Global Warming, Study Says A new study on the mysterious origins of a deadly fungal infection that seemed to have simultaneously emerged in far-flung corners of the globe finds that global warming may be to blame. Candida auris, a fungus that can kill anyone who comes into clo...
13:48, 07/24/2019

Fake lashes with side effects: Risk of eczema and infection Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health risks....
03:32, 06/17/2019

Dad shares meningitis B warning after infection kills daughter ‘within 36 hours’ Sara Stelzer’s life was just beginning when it was tragically cut short. At 18, Sara — a smart, loving and thoughtful girl — was a freshman at San Diego State University when, one Saturday in October of 2014, she called her parents to complain of a b...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Type 2 diabetes sufferers warned about killer genital infection Type 2 diabetes sufferers are being urged to watch for a killer genital infection that rots your privates. Experts are warning that one of the newer drugs being prescribed to treat the condition, which affects more than 2.7 million in the UK, could h...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Toddler diagnosed with rare cancer after suspected ear infection is now disease-free A toddler whose facial nerves were damaged during surgery to remove a huge tumor which doctors first believed was an ear infection is now cancer free, just months after her parents were told she may not survive. ...
13:16, 05/09/2019

World’s fattest parrot, the endangered kākāpō, could be wiped out by fungal infection Seven of the birds native to New Zealand have died, with just 142 adults remainingThe world’s fattest parrot is facing an existential threat in the form of a dangerous fungal infection which has already endangered a fifth of its species.Seven of New ...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Ohio man recovering from flesh-eating bacteria infection after visiting Florida An Ohio man who was visiting family in Florida on spring break when he suddenly felt ill is miraculously on the road to recovery with all limbs intact after doctors diagnosed him with a flesh-eating bacteria infection in his foot....
09:00, 04/30/2019

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health O...
14:00, 04/28/2019

Man contracts flesh-eating bacterial infection after dipping toes in water WARNING: Graphic content A Texas man said “he’ll never be the same” after he contracted a potentially deadly bacterial infection from dipping his toes in the water. Adam Perez, who reportedly was homeless prior to the infection, said that so far he h...
00:32, 06/14/2019

Dog kisses blamed for devastating infection that cost a woman her hands and legs Dogs are man’s best friend, but their mouths aren’t the most sterile things in the world. In fact, a dog’s mouth can be downright disgusting, and an Ohio woman just found that out in the worst possible way. As CNN reports, Marie Tra...
12:48, 08/06/2019

UK baby loses all 4 limbs following horrific sepsis infection, mom claims one leg 'came off in her hand' A United Kingdom mother is warning other new parents after her 11-month-old son, Oliver, developed a sepsis that led to the removal of all four of his limbs. ...
13:33, 08/13/2019

'Shark Tank' finale: Mr. Wonderful goes batty for a living mosquito-control device A device designed to attract bats to homeowners' yards as a mosquito-control device draws interest from Kevin O'Leary on ABC's 'Shark Tank.'        ...
21:32, 05/12/2019

John Singleton, 'Boyz N the Hood' director, in a coma after suffering stroke "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton is in a coma, eight days after the 51-year-old suffered a stroke, the Associated Press reports.        ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Florida boat captain contracts bacterial infection in wound after fishing with grandson His family quickly recognized the severity of his symptoms and rushed him to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with Vibrio vulnificus and has been receiving treatment since July 23....
17:48, 08/01/2019

Kentucky cheerleader, 13, who died after falling ill at competition had 'underlying strep infection,' family says Lilliana Schalck, a Kentucky cheerleader who died after she felt ill at a cheerleading competition in February, was suffering from a strep infection, a coroner’s report stated....
10:16, 04/28/2019

A Nurse's Alleged Opioid Theft Led to a Blood Infection Outbreak at a New York Hospital An outbreak of a rare infection at a western New York hospital in 2018 was sparked by a nurse’s opioid use disorder, a new case report out Thursday seems to confirm. The nurse is alleged to have taken intravenous opioid painkillers for her own person...
17:16, 08/08/2019

Lisa Rinna says daughter's mental health struggles were caused by childhood infection Reality TV star Lisa Rinna said Monday that her daughter’s recently revealed struggles with mental health were triggered by an “extreme” infection during her childhood years. ...
10:32, 07/23/2019

Australian woman claims cotton-swab misuse led to infection that was 'eating away at her skull' An Australian woman candidly detailed her experience with a could-have-been deadly infection that occurred after she used cotton swabs to clean out her ears. She’s now warning others to be wary of using the buds, which technically are not meant to be...
13:33, 08/13/2019

Missouri mom battling deadly sepsis infection loses all 10 toes, hand, several fingers A Missouri mother who spent over a month in the hospital in dire condition is adapting to life without her 10 toes and right hand after they were amputated in an effort to stop a deadly infection from spreading throughout her body....
21:00, 06/04/2019

Young Kansas mother who lost both legs to a potentially deadly infection is walking again (KSNW) A Kansas woman has gone from nearly losing her life to thriving. “I look back and I never thought that my life would be like this,” Lucie Kline says. Kline, 23, went in for a routine hysterectomy on November 28, 2018. By November 3...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Woman who wore contact lenses while showering, swimming nearly blinded in one eye from rare infection Heads up, contact lens wearers: A woman in England was nearly blinded in one eye after contracting a serious but rare infection likely caused by wearing her contact lenses in the pool and shower. ...
14:00, 07/18/2019

'Fast & Furious 9' stuntman Joe Watts in medically induced coma after serious head injury The set of Vin Diesel's "Fast & Furious 9" was shut down Monday after stuntman Joe Watts received a serious head injury during production.        ...
12:48, 07/23/2019

6 cancer patients developed rare blood infection after nurse tampered with opioids: report At least six patients at a cancer facility in New York were sickened with a rare blood infection after a nurse allegedly tampered with injectable opioids, diluting the medication with tap water. ...
20:16, 08/09/2019

Watch: Bear almost collides with motorcycle in Massachusetts A Massachusetts motorcyclist's helmet-mounted camera captured the moment he narrowly evaded a crash with a bear that ran across the road in front of him....
17:00, 07/02/2019

SEE IT: Massachusetts mom chases down, pins alleged flasher A Massachusetts mom ran after a man who she said exposed himself twice to her while she was out jogging Thursday morning and held him down while she tried to call 9-1-1, according to police....
00:16, 07/25/2019

Massachusetts to Alaska: the best and worst states to be unemployed The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, pushing the monthly unemployment rate down to 3.6% — the lowest level since 1969.        ...
03:32, 06/02/2019

Brady, Gisele list Massachusetts home for $39.5M Patriots QB Tom Brady, whose new deal will pay him $23 million this season, has listed his Brookline, Massachusetts, home on the market for $39.5 million....
18:16, 08/06/2019

Timothy C. Winegard's 'The Mosquito' a fascinating history of a small but mighty menace Winegard’s 400-plus-page expedition explores the vast impact of the mosquito, a small but mighty pest that has shaped human history.        ...
10:16, 08/06/2019

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports....
00:48, 07/17/2019

Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jealousy over a girl in 2016. ...
21:16, 07/09/2019

14-year-old Massachusetts boy killed by pack of dogs he was tending A 14-year-old boy Massachusetts boy was mauled to death Thursday night by a pack of dogs that he was tending for a homeowner who was out of town.        ...
11:00, 05/11/2019

House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill reaffirming the right of a Massachusetts tribe to hold land in trust, a crucial step to building a $1 billion casino. The bill, approved 275-146, would allow the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to hold 321 acre...
13:16, 05/15/2019

NiSource settles Massachusetts gas explosion lawsuits for $143 million Utility operator NiSource Inc on Monday said it will pay $143 million to resolve class action lawsuits brought by residents and businesses that suffered losses caused by a series of gas explosions in three Massachusetts communities last year....
00:48, 07/30/2019

Wynn Resorts Will Not Appeal Massachusetts Regulator's Ruling Wynn Resorts said it would not appeal a decision from Massachusetts regulators after a review of how the company handled sexual-misconduct allegations against its founder and former chief executive, Steve Wynn....
17:16, 05/28/2019

Massachusetts fines Wynn Resorts $35M over sex misconduct claims Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casi...
04:00, 05/02/2019

US Marine honored posthumously in Massachusetts for heroics at Guadalcanal A U.S. Marine who was killed during the Battle of Guadalcanal while trying to drag an injured service member out of the line of fire has received the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty....
16:00, 08/15/2019

U.S. judge bars immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts A federal judge on Thursday ruled that U.S. immigration authorities cannot arrest illegal immigrants at Massachusetts courthouses, the first order of its kind barring courthouse arrests....
15:32, 06/20/2019

2 Massachusetts officers cleared on charges of raping woman SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts police officers have been acquitted of charges that they raped the same woman. Springfield officers Joshua Figueroa and Derrick Gentry-Mitchell were found not guilty by a judge Thursday in a jury-waived tri...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Foodborne parasite sickens over 100 in Massachusetts; source unknown A foodborne parasite has been wreaking havoc on people in Massachusetts — with more than 100 cases being reported since May, according to health officials. The microscopic culprit, Cyclospora, had only caused an average of 18 to 33 infections p...
23:32, 07/24/2019

Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts BOSTON (AP) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursd...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlement with the affected communities Tuesday....
17:16, 05/07/2019

David Ortiz gets police escort to Massachusetts hospital David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” was transferred from his native Dominican Republic to a Massachusetts hospital late Monday. The ex-Boston Red Sox slugger — who was wounded in an ambush-style shooting attack in Santo Domingo on Sunday ...
20:48, 06/10/2019

Massachusetts bill would impose death penalty for cop killers Massachusetts lawmakers recently filed a bill to have the option of sentencing adults who kill police officers to death after a rash of cop slayings in the state....
02:00, 05/19/2019

'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Beth Chapman in hospital amid report she's in an induced coma "Dog the Bounty Hunter" star Duane Chapman asked fans to pray for wife Beth, who's fighting cancer, after a report she's in a medically induced coma.        ...
09:16, 06/23/2019

A deadly drug-resistant fungal infection is spreading fast, and doctors are sounding the alarm that ‘urgent’ action is needed CDC PHIL A fungus called candida auris is spreading around the world at an alarming rate. It's resistant to drug treatments. Candida auris outbreaks often happen in hospitals and other health-care settings where the most susceptible people, or those...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Warren's rebound? Massachusetts senator regains footing in polls Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the populist senator who’s put out one progressive policy proposal after another during the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, is enjoying a fresh rise in the polls....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Mueller flubs on which president appointed him to prosecutor post in Massachusetts Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller confused which president appointed him the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts back in the 1980s....
13:32, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-bln Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Massachusetts teen dies after being dumped at hospital in disturbing mystery A 13-year-old missing Massachusetts girl was dumped at a hospital there — possibly by a much older man — and pronounced dead shortly afterward, according to a disturbing new report....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter dies at family compound in Massachusetts: NYT A 22-year-old granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy died on Thursday following an apparent overdose at the family's compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, the New York Times reported....
21:16, 08/01/2019

Video shows jogger chase down perv who flashed her in Massachusetts Video released by Massachusetts police on Wednesday shows a woman bravely confront a pervert who flashed her while she was jogging on a road in Cambridge, cops said. The footage taken on July 18 shows the woman jogging on Memorial Drive near Vassar S...
23:32, 07/24/2019

Watch: Massachusetts family's home cleaned by unknown intruder A Massachusetts man said he arrived at his family's home to find someone had broken in and given the residence a deep cleaning without stealing anything....
15:16, 05/24/2019

Massachusetts teen found guilty of beheading classmate, tried as an adult Mathew Borges of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was convicted Tuesday of beheading Lee Manuel Villoria-Paulino, then 16, in a dispute about a girl.        ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Deadly gas explosions rocked Massachusetts last September. Now, a $143M settlement The utility blamed for a series of gas explosions in Massachusetts has settled all class action lawsuits resulting from the disaster for $143 million.        ...
08:48, 07/29/2019

Massachusetts officer charged with raping homeless teen girl WOBURN, Mass. — A veteran Massachusetts police officer has been charged with raping a 16-year-old girl who was homeless and addicted to heroin at the time of the alleged attacks. Lowell Officer Kevin Garneau pleaded not guilty Thursday to two counts ...
00:32, 06/28/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
02:32, 05/18/2019

Massachusetts cop accused of raping homeless teen while on duty: reports A Massachusetts police officer was indicted Wednesday on charges that he raped a homeless 16-year-old while working for a city outreach program in 2016, according to reports.     ...
04:32, 06/28/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell lying low at Massachusetts mansion Jeffrey Epstein’s former gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell, who has been accused of procuring underage victims for the millionaire pedophile, has been living in a secluded Massachusetts mansion with her new beau, according to a report. The 57-year-old Britis...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Massachusetts motor vehicles head resigns after fatal crash The Massachusetts motor vehicles chief has resigned amid revelations that the trucker charged in the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was able to keep his commercial driver’s license despite being busted for DWI in Connecticut last mont...
07:48, 06/26/2019

Jobless in Massachusetts? You're in luck: The best and worst states to be unemployed The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, pushing the monthly unemployment rate down to 3.6% — the lowest level since 1969.        ...
03:32, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 mln fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casi...
23:32, 04/30/2019

Massachusetts Democrats look to liberalize abortions late in pregnancies and for minors Massachusetts Democrats are inching toward expanding the right to abortion, giving physicians greater discretion to perform abortions later in pregnancy....
23:16, 06/25/2019

Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 million fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casi...
19:48, 04/30/2019

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify....
21:16, 07/17/2019

Massachusetts man suspected in death of girl, 13, now faces rape charges The Massachusetts man accused of drugging a 13-year-old girl and dropping her off outside at a hospital where she eventually died is now facing an additional charge of aggravated rape, officials said this week....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thu...
17:32, 06/20/2019

Massachusetts latest state to push ban on tackle football for kids Lawmakers argue that the ban would be for kids' safety, citing research on brain trauma. Some parents and coaches are calling it government overreach....
15:32, 05/03/2019

Massachusetts RMV suspends 869 more drivers two months after deadly N.H. motorcycle crash The Massachusetts RMV has now suspended more than 2,400 drivers for out-of-state violations that weren't processed. More are likely.        ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Funeral Mass Held For Granddaughter Of Robert F. Kennedy In Massachusetts A private funeral mass was held on Monday for the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who died last week after being found unresponsive at the family's compound in Hyannis Port,......
07:48, 08/06/2019

Human remains found behind newly purchased Massachusetts home A Massachusetts contractor preparing a newly purchased home for its owner’s move-in day next month has discovered a set of human remains in its backyard. ...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Extremely Rare Blue Lobster Ends Up At Massachusetts Restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week. Blue lobsters are extremely rare, their unique colour being caused by a genetic defect....
01:00, 06/17/2019

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
09:48, 05/29/2019

‘Tornado of poop’ terrorizes Massachusetts residents after sewer line blockage A “tornado of poop” hit residents in Massachusetts last week after an underground blockage caused raw sewage to wildly expel from toilets. Four homes in Melrose, a city roughly 10 miles north of Boston, experienced the storm, which began ...
13:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify....
18:00, 07/17/2019

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled its lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts on Tuesday....
13:48, 07/09/2019

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Perfect Just As You Are: Massachusetts Bill Would Reward Companies for Not Altering Models’ Appearance in Their Ads One lawmaker in Massachusetts is set on making money moves in favor of “body confidence” by sponsoring legislation that would provide financial incentives to companies that did not alter the look of models in their ads....
20:48, 06/04/2019

Massachusetts power plant cooling towers demolition draws spectators Two 500-foot cooling towers of a Massachusetts power plant came crumbling down within seconds Saturday morning during a controlled demolition that drew crowds of spectators who celebrated the concrete structures being destroyed....
12:48, 04/28/2019

Police probe Massachusetts 14-year-old’s mauling death by dogs he was caring for _____ Police are investigating the mauling death of a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy by dogs he was caring for. Ryan Hazel died after the attack by a group of dogs in Dighton, about an hour south of Boston, NBC Boston reported. The incident happened T...
15:16, 05/11/2019

Massachusetts veteran, 72, embarks on cross-country walk to support other vets A 72-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran is on a one-man mission to make sure ordinary Americans don’t forget about the needs that returning combat veterans require....
08:16, 05/16/2019

Massachusetts says Wynn Resorts can retain gaming license with fine, other conditions Massachusetts gaming regulators said on Tuesday that Wynn Resorts Ltd can retain its gaming license needed to run a $2.6 billion casino built outside of Boston with a fine and license conditions....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to new reports. A Salem Superior Co...
13:32, 05/16/2019

'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Duane Chapman offers fans an update amid wife Beth's medically-induced coma While "Dog the Bounty Hunter" star Beth Chapman remains in a medically-induced coma, her husband Duane offered fans a small update Monday night.        ...
06:32, 06/25/2019

Wynn Resorts Cleared to Open Casino as Massachusetts Levies $35 Million Fine Massachusetts regulators said Wynn Resorts can retain its license to open a new casino in the state but sharply rebuked Chief Executive Matt Maddox over his leadership of the company amid sexual-misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO S...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Massachusetts bill that would allow death penalty for cop killers would send 'clear message', lawmaker says A Massachusetts state bill that would allow judges to sentence cop killers to death is designed to send a “clear message that we are not going to tolerate this,” a lawmaker says....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Lance Armstrong says he 'blew the f-----' doors off Mike Pence' on bike path in Massachusetts Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong bragged online about passing Vice President Mike Pence on a bike path in Massachusetts on Saturday — quickly drawing criticism for what he described as a joke....
10:37, 08/11/2019

Massachusetts mother drove into Rhode Island reservoir with 3 children on board, police say A woman from Massachusetts was arrested Friday afternoon after driving her vehicle into a reservoir in Rhode Island with her three young children inside, according to police....
11:32, 06/30/2019

Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE In a reversal, a Massachusetts judge indicted for allowing an undocumented immigrant to evade ICE will be able to keep her $181,328 annual salary.        ...
14:32, 08/13/2019

Lawyers for Massachusetts woman who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide appeal to Supreme Court Lawyers for the Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to throw out her conviction because it violated her right to free speech. ...
08:00, 07/09/2019

Freia David, woman with Down syndrome who worked at Massachusetts McDonald's for 32 years, dies at 55 Freia David — a woman with Down syndrome who was a beloved employee at a Massachusetts McDonald’s for 32 years and praised by Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election — died on April 30. She was 55....
18:16, 05/08/2019

Head of Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles resigns after fatal New Hampshire crash The head of the Massachusetts Registry of Vehicles has resigned amid fallout from a devastating motorcycle crash in New Hampshire that killed seven.        ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter dies at family compound in Massachusetts: New York Times A 22-year-old granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy died on Thursday following an apparent overdose at the family's compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, the New York Times reported....
02:16, 08/02/2019

Rare blue lobster heading to aquarium, spared by Massachusetts seafood restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant that found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week reportedly plans to donate the crustacean to an aquarium.  ...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Massachusetts RMV knew about backlog of driving infractions years before deadly New Hampshire crash The former head of the Massachusetts RMV said out-of-state driving offenses weren't processed at all until 2016.        ...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Massachusetts woman charged after 21 dogs, Macaw found living in squalor in her van: police A Massachusetts woman was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after authorities reportedly found her living with 21 dogs and a bird — all inside a van....
09:48, 05/29/2019

'Boyz N the Hood' director John Singleton's daughter disputes report that he's in a coma Cleopatra Singleton, 19, said in a court filing Friday that doctors are still determining John Singleton's condition after an April 17 stroke.        ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

After deadly N.H. biker crash, thousands of out-of-state traffic notices found untouched by Massachusetts RMV Tens of thousands of notifications detailing traffic incidents that Massachusetts drivers compiled in other states have been sitting untouched.        ...
14:32, 07/02/2019

Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns....
17:48, 06/25/2019

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things have gotten: According to newly uncovered documents, Massachusetts’ courts are still working through a...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Deadly biker crash in New Hampshire prompts motor-vehicle chief in Massachusetts to resign The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division resigned from her reported six-figure-salary gig Tuesday after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driving license of a man accused of colliding with a group of motorcyclists on a rural N...
02:32, 06/26/2019

A Massachusetts police department is asking the public to refrain from criminal activity because it is 'straight up hot as soccer balls out there' REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn A massive heat wave is gripping half of the country, and as of Friday nearly 200 million people were under a heat advisory. And the Braintree Police Department in Braintree, Massachusetts, is asking residents to refrain from ...
16:48, 07/21/2019

Massachusetts man accidentally sold wife’s bike – given to her by Holocaust-surviving father – during yard sale: reports A Massachusetts man mistakenly sold a vintage bike that was gifted to his wife by her Holocaust-surviving father more than 45 years ago and is now desperate to get it back, according to reports....
00:48, 07/08/2019

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod with sandy beaches and fried clams Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial history.        ...
11:32, 06/03/2019

A Massachusetts police department asked would-be criminals to 'hold off' during heat wave. They listened The Braintree Police Department in Massachusetts asked criminals to "hold off" for the weekend and, on Monday, the department reported zero arrests.        ...
19:48, 07/22/2019

How does your brain take out the trash? Until recently, no one knew how the brain removed waste. In 2013, the glymphatic system was discovered. Here, we discuss its role in health and disease....
02:00, 06/21/2019

What Anxiety Does to Your Brain and What You Can Do About It Anxiety is a perfectly normal and natural part of being a human. There are always going to be times when we’re more nervous or worried than others. But for some, anxiety is a much stronger, more fearsome force—one that never goes away. But what is an...
13:00, 07/09/2019

What to know about brain aneurysms Brain aneurysms affect 3–5% of people in the U.S. during their lifetime. When they rupture, they can cause a stroke. Learn about their symptoms, causes, and treatment here....
13:00, 08/15/2019

What happens in the brain when we are bored? What happens in the brain when we get bored? And what is different in the case of people who are prone to boredom in a negative way? A new study finds out....
19:16, 07/09/2019

What to know about alcohol and brain damage Alcohol has many effects on the body and can potentially damage the brain. Long-term and short-term effects can result in a range of physical and psychological changes. Learn more here....
12:48, 07/03/2019

Finding the brain’s compass The world is constantly bombarding our senses with information, but the ways in which our brain extracts meaning from this information remains elusive. How do neurons transform raw visual input into a mental representation of an object — like a chair...
16:33, 08/12/2019

Here's What Noise Pollution Is Doing to Your Brain One GQ staffer took out the headphones and went on a month-long sound fast to avoid sensory overload and figure out what too much noise is doing to our psyche....
10:16, 08/08/2019

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascular and lung issues, like lung cancer and stroke.R...
00:16, 08/07/2019

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial history.        ...
18:32, 06/03/2019

How brain cells pick which connections to keep Brain cells, or neurons, constantly tinker with their circuit connections, a crucial feature that allows the brain to store and process information. While neurons frequently test out new potential partners through transient contacts, only a fraction ...
08:48, 08/06/2019

Your eyes are the key to distracted driving, not your brain Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) The key to avoiding distracted driving is simple, according to new research from MIT: just keep your eyes on the road and look where you're going. That might sound horribly obvious, given "look where you're g...
20:16, 07/01/2019

Trump Brain Status: Man From Mars Here’s a new and important message from the president of the United States regarding the mysteries of the universe and his burning desire to plumb the depths of outer space....
13:48, 06/07/2019

Trump Brain Status: Teflon Pan President Trump has had a wee bit of trouble with his 2016 campaign’s enthusiasm for taking opposition intelligence from foreign officials. You may have heard about it....
01:48, 06/13/2019

Trump Brain Status: CAN YOU HEAR ME?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? Hours before a scheduled flight to the G20 summit in Japan, President Donald Trump got down to the real business of the day: Calling in to Fox Business Network to ramble and YELL and ramble and SHOUT and ramble....
15:48, 06/26/2019

This daily trick can help keep your brain sharp The secret to a healthier brain is a puzzling one. A new study of 19,000 adults over 50 years old finds that older people who do daily number and word puzzles have sharper brains, according to the findings published in the International Journal of Ge...
19:32, 05/16/2019

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is possible....
07:00, 07/22/2019

Playing ‘Pokémon’ as a kid may have rewired your brain If you played Pokémon video games extensively as a kid, there's a good chance that a specific region of your brain gets fired up when you see the characters now. In a recent study, researchers from Stanford University showed test subjects...
16:16, 05/06/2019

A Galaxy Brain Diamond & Silk Take Bright and early Thursday morning, before the start of a House Judiciary Committee hearing made incredibly short by Attorney General William Barr not showing up, Tennessee Democrat Rep. Steve Cohen brought in a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken and re...
09:48, 05/03/2019

Your brain on gambling: Why we keep betting even when the chips are down Whether it's Powerball, Mega Millions, a roulette wheel or slot machine the Monte Carlo fallacy trips our brains into thinking we could be a winner.       ...
03:16, 06/10/2019

Why Your Brain Can’t Process Climate Change Last week saw the latest in a series of increasingly dire reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This past July was the hottest month on record, punctuated by intense heat waves throughout Europe and the Arctic, leading to a reco...
07:32, 08/14/2019

A comprehensive map of how Alzheimer’s affects the brain MIT researchers have performed the first comprehensive analysis of the genes that are expressed in individual brain cells of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The results allowed the team to identify distinctive cellular pathways that are affected i...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Micky Ward – A warrior’s brain On the anniversary of his first fight with Arturo Gatti, Micky Ward tells Tris Dixon that multiple displays of courage have permanently altered his brain The post Micky Ward – A warrior’s brain appeared first on Boxing News....
11:32, 05/18/2019

'Conrad's Law' proposed in Massachusetts in response to Michelle Carter suicide texting case Massachusetts is one of 10 states that lack laws to punish individuals who induce others to kill themselves.        ...
13:16, 07/25/2019

Trump Brain Status: Mad at Dead Guy's Boat Our president absolutely COULD NOT stand the sight of a giant boat named after a dead guy he hated, a report from the Wall Street Journal reveals....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Use a 'Productivity Song' to Train Your Brain to Work Anyone who has ever seen a movie montage knows the importance of a motivating soundtrack. We may not have a professional editor to splice together footage of us training for a boxing match or studying for the bar exam, but we can pick our own music ...
10:48, 06/04/2019

Trump UK Brain Status: Bangers and Mash President Donald Trump landed in the UK on Monday for a three-day trip to merry ol’ England. And, as befits a man whose diaper-clad image is set to once again fly high over the streets of London, Trump wasted little time before resurrecting his petty...
05:48, 06/03/2019

Trump Brain Status: Garlic Mashed We’re more than a year out from the 2020 election, and already President Donald Trump is reportedly insisting aides tell him things are going just great, despite both internal and public polls that show him trailing in key states he’ll need to take ...
06:48, 06/11/2019

Woman’s ‘brain tumor’ turns out to be tapeworm A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. Rachel Palma, 42, had been experiencing some bizarre symptoms that prompted doctors to perform a scan of her bra...
14:32, 06/04/2019

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative state divided both his family and the nation....
02:16, 07/11/2019

Elon Musk wants YOUR brain hooked up to a computer Elon Musk announced that his company Neuralink plans to link human brains directly to computers, saying the first prototype could be implanted in a person by the end of 2020. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story    ...
14:16, 07/17/2019

Here’s How Elon Musk Plans to Put a Computer in Your Brain To hear Musk tell it, Neuralink's hardware is either a state-of-the-art tool for understanding the brain, a clinical advance for people with neurological disorders, or the next step in human evolution...
11:48, 07/17/2019

Stanford’s new AI can help doctors spot brain aneurysms Stanford researchers have developed a new AI tool that can help detect aneurysms, a condition that causes blood vessels in the brain to bulge, potentially causing stroke, brain damage or death. The tool, detailed in a paper published in JAMA Network ...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Alzheimer's: How light therapy could protect the brain A study uncovers the neuron and immune cell changes that explain why light therapy can reduce toxic brain proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease....
14:48, 05/07/2019

Speeding up drug discovery for brain diseases A research team led by Whitehead Institute scientists has identified 30 distinct chemical compounds — 20 of which are drugs undergoing clinical trial or have already been approved by the FDA — that boost the protein production activity of a critical ...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes' Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researche...
15:48, 06/19/2019

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though...
13:32, 06/23/2019

Trump Brain Status: Truck Stop Hot Dog According to the White House, it was supposed to be a speech on American energy and manufacturing policy. But for more than an hour on Tuesday, President Donald Trump complained to a Pennsylvania Shell plant crowd about dwindling TV audiences and the...
17:00, 08/13/2019

Brain-Machine Interfaces Could Give Us All Superpowers The new documentary 'I Am Human' chronicles how neurotechnology could restore sight, retrain the body, and treat diseases—then make us all more than human....
11:48, 05/02/2019

Give Your TV A Brain With the 4K and HDR-Ready Roku Premier For Just $29 If you somehow still own any TVs that don’t have smart apps or a streaming dongle plugged into them, you won’t find a better deal than the 4K and HDR-compatible Roku Premiere for just $29, down from the usual $40 (which itself is a bargain)....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Brain Status: 'Bird Cemetery' President Donald Trump visited Hackberry, LA on Tuesday, where he delivered an unhinged, loopy speech that seemed to dip in and out of his prepared remarks for bizarre asides about Steve Scalise nearly dying, his least favorite airports, and tons of ...
16:48, 05/14/2019

First-of-its-kind robotic arm works without brain implant In a breakthrough move, researchers have developed a high-fidelity, noninvasive interface that allows users to control robotic arms with their minds....
11:00, 06/24/2019

Our astonishing brain is hard to figure out – and that's fantastic It can seem a Herculean task to establish even basic facts about the human brain, but without its mind-boggling complexity we wouldn't be nearly as amazing...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Octopus arms make decisions without any help from their brain Octopuses may be the closest thing to aliens we have on Earth. New findings suggest they don’t need to use their brain to move their arms, thanks to neurons spread throughout them.        ...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial of DBS for drug addiction could begin in June. (May...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Matt Nagy Has Double-Doink On The Brain Time was running out in the first half of the Bears’ preseason loss to the Panthers on Thursday night, and Chicago was in field goal range. Well, ostensibly. Bears coach Matt Nagy took one look at the spot of the ball after the half’s penultimate pla...
06:48, 08/09/2019

Trump Brain Status: Racist Borscht Speaking with reporters on the White House lawn on Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued his racist attack on the city of Baltimore, and Democrat Elijah Cummings, while repeating the bullshit mantra that he is the “least racist person” on Earth....
18:16, 07/30/2019

Trump Brain Status: A;sldfas;dlfjasdf President Donald Trump spent his evening rambling to Sean Hannity on Wednesday for the better part of an hour, and there’s one part of the president’s long-winded interview I’d like to highlight. As first noted by Vox’s Aaron Rupar, it seems like we ...
06:16, 06/20/2019

Your terrible diet could be ruining your brain: study The average person is eating a lot more calories than they did 50 years ago and it is having devastating results on their brains and waistlines, a new study warns. People are eating an extra 650 calories a day — the equivalent of a burger, fries and ...
12:32, 06/13/2019

Brain-controlled VR lightshows could lull you to sleep By most accounts, technology wreaks havoc on our sleep. Even tools meant to help us sleep better can make insomnia worse. But sleep and tech don't have to be mutually exclusive. Artists and researchers from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technolog...
14:48, 07/26/2019

Trump Brain Status: 'Dumb as a Rock' President Donald Trump lashed out at his former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday, calling him “dumb as a rock” after reports Tillerson criticized Trump during a surprise appearance before the House Foreign Affairs Committee earlier this ...
10:32, 05/23/2019

This optical illusion breaks your brain for 15 milliseconds Showing this optical illusion to monkeys reveals it works by tricking the neurons that perceive global motion into overriding those that track local motions...
10:00, 04/28/2019

You can now buy a brain stimulation headset to treat your depression Could a headset and smartphone app really treat depression? That’s the claim made by Flow for its medically-approved brain stimulation headset, a device that nudges your neurons with a gentle electric current, and one you can buy and use in yo...
07:32, 08/17/2019

The illnesses caused by a disconnect between brain and mind A group of troubling disorders lead to very real symptoms, but tests suggest nothing is wrong. Finding out why is shedding new light on the nature of consciousness itself...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Trump Brain Status: Mentally Unfit If it wasn’t clear enough already, we’re far beyond the looking glass with Donald Trump’s mental stability and his inability to faithfully execute the job of president of the United States....
14:48, 07/28/2019

Books of The Times: Mental Illness Is All in Your Brain — or Is It? Anne Harrington’s “Mind Fixers” traces the history of attempts to establish the biology of mental illnesses — which have led to repeated frustration....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Boost Your Confidence By Tricking Your Brain Into Calming Down We all have moments where we’re not quite as confident as we’d like to be. You know, those moments right before a big presentation or while you’re waiting outside your boss’s office waiting to ask her for raise....
14:32, 07/07/2019

The Physics of a Bolt Smashing a Watermelon (or Your Brain) It's easier to follow rules when you know why they exist. In this case, you can calculate the force of an object hitting a melon to see why hard hats matter....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey in jeopardy after young man accusing Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts bar refuses to testify about deleting text messages from missing phone (NBC News) A missing cell phone has become a key focus of the indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey. The man who accuses Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts restaurant went before a judge Monday to explain where that cell phone is, bu...
08:32, 07/09/2019

US rejects Tesla's bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25% tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicle....
21:48, 05/03/2019

What the absolute mouse positioning on the 2020 Acura RDX does to your brain That’s the burning question with the new 2020 Acura RDX, which uses a redesigned touchpad interface. The key feature is absolute cursor positioning, which means when you touch the pad and move your finger, your selection is based on where you ...
05:48, 06/25/2019

This teen’s sore throat turned out to be a brain tumor All her life, Christina Giuffrida dealt with annoying medical problems, from headaches and hearing problems to ear infections. But they never seemed that serious. “Kids get ear infections all the time,” the 19-year-old Yonkers resident reasoned when ...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Elon Musk hopes to put a computer chip in your brain. Who wants one? This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect w...
09:32, 07/20/2019

Is targeting brain inflammation the key to beating Alzheimer’s disease? The past decade of Alzheimer’s disease research has been fraught with disappointment. Years of focus on one hallmark of the disease ultimately resulted in no progress toward treatment or prevention. Could inflammation be the key to finding a dr...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Lack of motivation: Does inflammation alter brain systems? A new review suggests that low-grade inflammation may sometimes directly affect motivation. Its authors want to explore possible links with depression....
11:48, 06/06/2019

Wiggins: Martin's brain-fart could prove costly "Sir Bradley Wiggins believes Tony Martin\u0027s \u0027brain fart\u0027 which led to him almost barging Team Ineos rider Luke Rowe off the road could prove costly."...
09:32, 07/24/2019

From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence MIT researchers have devised a novel method to glean more information from images used to train machine-learning models, including those that can analyze medical scans to help diagnose and treat brain conditions. An active new area in medicine inv...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Teen’s brain tumors allegedly misdiagnosed as ‘anorexia’ A UK teen who allegedly was diagnosed with anorexia after she went to her doctor numerous times for complaints of unexplained weight loss, vision issues and stopped menstrual cycles, was eventually diagnosed with several brain tumors following a trip...
14:32, 06/24/2019

U.S. rejects bid by Tesla for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicle, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial devel...
15:16, 05/03/2019

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants you to type on your iPhone using your brain At its presentation today at the California Academy of Sciences, Elon Musk‘s brain-computer interface company Neuralink revealed its plans to begin human trials of its neuron-reading technology next year. But what is it good for? The company has big ...
05:00, 07/17/2019

Weight loss and brain supplements may cause miscarriages, FDA warns An ingredient commonly found in weight loss and brain-boosting supplements may cause miscarriages and issues with fetal development, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Recent studies show that taking vinpoecetine — in level...
09:16, 06/04/2019

| Proteas: Enoch faces early brain-teaser How wisely he and his allies balance the SA team in India might be vital to the success of Enoch Nkwe in his maiden series as Test mastermind, says Rob Houwing....
06:32, 08/15/2019

8 ways to keep your brain young and stave off mental decline Want to defy ageing and keep your mind sharp? From the right diet to your dental hygiene and social life, here are the best ways to keep your brain fighting fit...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
12:32, 07/17/2019

The Mysterious 'Brain Fever' That's Killing Children In Bihar More than 110 children, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted Bihar for more than two decades....
07:48, 06/19/2019

U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial deve...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Georgia QB Mathis back with team after brain surgery Georgia freshman quarterback D'Wan Mathis is on the mend from May brain surgery to remove a cyst, coach Kirby Smart said Tuesday at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala....
11:16, 07/16/2019

Tesla bid for tariff exemption on Model 3 'brain' rejected by U.S. U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla's bid for relief from President Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" in the Model 3, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial development plans....
15:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Dad’s lawyers blame diseased brain for 5 deaths COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A lawyer for a father facing a death penalty trial in the slayings of his five children in South Carolina says his diseased, damaged br...
13:32, 06/03/2019

U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made Autopilot "brain" of its Model 3 and other electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's indus...
22:00, 05/03/2019

How Exercise Lowers the Risk of Alzheimer’s by Changing Your Brain More and more studies are showing how regular exercise benefits the brain, and in particular, the aging brain. What’s less clear is how exactly exercise counters the cognitive decline that comes with aging and diseases like Alzheimer’s. T...
18:48, 08/09/2019

Can this video game train your brain to crave less sugar? There could be a digital antidote to the “sedentary lifestyle” endangering the health of the touch-screen generation. Playing a new “brain training” computer game called Diet DASH can actually lead players to eat less sugar, according to ...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
05:16, 06/17/2019

Relay station in the brain controls an array of movements Neuroscientists have identified two different nerve cell populations within the brain's substantia nigra, a relay station that controls a diverse array of movements....
06:48, 05/15/2019

How Does Steve King Fit That Galaxy Brain Into Such a Tiny Skull? It is my unfortunate duty to inform you, dear reader, that Iowa Republican Rep. Steve “can’t restore our civilization with someone else’s babies” King is still out here trying to act like he’s a totally chill dude who definitely doesn’t pal around wi...
15:48, 05/13/2019

Cracked skull may be proof of ancient brain surgery A broken skull suggests that brain surgery existed as far back as 2,200 years ago. The cracked cranium – which appears to have a hole drilled into it – was found at the site of an ancient Greek city in Turkey. Archaeologists uncovered the skull insid...
16:16, 08/05/2019

Concussion in sport: brain disease found in two former NRL players Study conducted on brains donated by ex-professionalsDisease can often lead to depression and other issuesA disease linked to repeated concussions in American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players. The disco...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Neuroscientist Ed Boyden is decoding the brain with the power of light Understanding the workings of our minds is one of science's greatest challenges. With the help of flashing lights and materials used in diapers, we could find out what thoughts are made of...
05:48, 08/05/2019

How Your Brain Perceives Magicians Cutting Their Assistants in Half Let me start by describing one of the first magic tricks I learned to perform when I was a kid. Here is what the audience sees: I reach into my pocket and reveal a jumbo-sized card depicting the four of spades on one side and the ace of spades on the...
19:16, 05/22/2019

The brain's drain: how our brains flush out their waste and toxins We now know a major route for flushing toxins out of the brain - a finding that could one day help us treat neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer's...
13:48, 07/24/2019

Brain-swelling virus found in Florida mosquitoes Mosquitoes are a summertime pest that most of us have just learned to deal with. You can treat your lawn and use bug spray, but they’re still going to find a way to annoy you. In some cases, bites from the tiny bugs can lead to more serious con...
12:16, 07/29/2019

Muse 2: The brain-sensing headband designed to help you relax The Muse 2 is a multi-sensor meditation device that can read your brainwaves in real time and offer you useful feedback to improve your meditation skills and become more relaxed....
13:00, 06/16/2019

Archaic testing slows innovation and causes a brain drain If you have a slow testing process standing between highly accelerated development and operations processes, you can't achieve the desired delivery speed.Read More...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro’s brain may be donated to science The brain of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro may be donated to a prominent doctor who researches chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a condition associated with multiple head injuries, her lawyer told The Post on Saturday. Massaro, 39, best...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, based on head CT scans....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Trump Brain Status: Deep Fried Twinkie As a Minnesotan, it pains me to say that President Donald Trump has taken aim at my beloved North Star state, continuing his ongoing racist attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar in a grammatically troubling tweet on Tuesday....
06:48, 07/23/2019

Aptiv CEO sees big gains from consolidating the vehicle’s 'brain' Aptiv, created from Delphi Automotive in 2015, is seeking new business opportunities in the car's "brain and nervous system." CEO Kevin Clark spoke to Automotive News Europe about the challenges of staying ahead of the technology curve....
06:48, 07/11/2019

Seth Meyers to Trump: 'What chemical are you missing from your brain?' Late-night hosts look into more bizarre presidential tweets, a boycott of Trump backer-owned gyms and inaction on gun reformSeth Meyers looked into Trump’s week in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, which has been tep...
09:48, 08/09/2019

A mind-controlled robot arm doesn’t have to mean brain implants A robotic arm smoothly traces the movements of a cursor on a computer screen, controlled by the brain activity of a person sitting close by who stares straight ahead. The person wears a cap covered in electrodes. This "mind-controlled" robot limb is...
20:16, 07/22/2019

‘World’s largest’ brain tumor removed from man after 20 years Surgeons in India have removed what they claim is the largest brain tumor ever recorded from a man who let the cancerous mass continue to grow for two decades. The watermelon-sized, 11-pound tumor was cut out of the 31-year-old man’s head during a 10...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Chernobyl: horrifying, masterful television that sears on to your brain This breathtaking series throws us right into the hellish chaos of the nuclear disaster – and its terrors are unflinching and unforgettableAfter three of its five episodes aired, the miniseries Chernobyl found its way to the top of IMDB’s top 250 TV ...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Clues in brain's waste system may help explain Alzheimer's A new study shows that meningeal lymphatic vessels in the basal skull are crucial for draining cerebrospinal fluid from the brain and decline with aging....
23:48, 07/26/2019

World’s first bird brain surgery performed on parrot These human surgeons are for the birds. When wildlife rangers discovered a strange lump on a “wild-hatched” parrot’s skull, they took action and got it the best medical attention New Zealand could provide. Now the Massey University ...
09:32, 05/10/2019

Diplomat with unexplained injury to give brain for research BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research. Mark Lenzi on Friday joined the several thousand others, including many former ...
11:48, 05/10/2019

CHEAP: Train your brain with $180 off this magnificent math clock Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! You might think the world is complicated enough and there’s no need to make basic tasks harder, right? Right? Wrong. That’s why you need to stop what you’re doing...
09:16, 05/25/2019

India orders probe into 'brain fever' child deaths An encephalitis outbreak in India's Bihar state has killed more than 150 children so far. Public anger over the crisis has been growing, with both the state and federal government accused of "negligence and inaction."...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Germany's Bundesliga to impose mandatory brain scans for footballers Medical experts have demanded annual brain screenings for all footballers playing for first and second division clubs in Germany. They also recommend checking youth players, according to Bild newspaper....
09:16, 06/23/2019

Incredible Breakthrough: MIT Scientists Have Successfully Swapped The Brain Of A Man With An Almond Prepare to have your mind blown, because a medical procedure that was once the stuff of science fiction has finally become science fact: MIT scientists have successfully swapped the brain of a man with an almond....
13:16, 06/13/2019

RJ Barrett Self-Diagnoses Terminal Kobe Brain After Being Drafted By Knicks The Knicks got their man with the third* pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, selecting Duke one-and-done prospect R.J. Barrett. Knicks fans in the crowd went nuts as soon as the pick was announced, signaling their approval in no uncertain terms. Barrett, a C...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Metal drinking straw impales UK woman’s brain, killing her Reusable metal straws may be good for the planet, but they can also kill you. The November 2018 death of Broadstone, England, resident Elena Struthers-Gardner has just been ruled accidental. According to the Daily Echo, the 60-year-old woman collapse...
14:48, 07/09/2019

Poop-eating slugs are infecting Hawaiians with brain parasites A horrifying neurological disease is spreading thanks to an invasive mixed-species mollusk called semi-slugs, according to a new study. There have been a total of 82 cases of the brain infection, known as rat lungworm, from the parasite in Hawaii bet...
14:48, 07/09/2019

After Man Dies In Prison, Body Returned Without Heart, Brain And Throat Everett Palmer had traveled from his home in Delaware to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on April 7 to resolve an outstanding DUI warrant from 2016, his family told The Washington Post on Thursday....
20:16, 06/06/2019

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday tweeted a rebuke of YouTube over the company’s belated decision to take action against Steven Cro...
15:48, 06/06/2019

New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mass resembling a “quail’s egg” that turned out to be a tapeworm....
01:00, 06/07/2019

Brain implant restores partial vision to blind people Medical experts hail ‘paradigm shift’ of implant that transmits video images directly to the visual cortex, bypassing the eye and optic nervePartial sight has been restored to six blind people via an implant that transmits video images directly to th...
00:16, 07/13/2019

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi movies at the moment - to connect humans and......
00:32, 07/13/2019

Brain disease CTE found in 2 Australian rugby league players A study shows that a disease linked to repeated concussions in North American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
07:32, 06/19/2019

Woman Relieved After Suspected Brain Tumor Turns Out to Be Tapeworm Egg You wouldn’t expect that finding a tapeworm egg in your brain would be seen as good news, but such was the case for New York resident Rachel Palma this past fall. That’s because the larva found inside was the true cause of Palma’s worsening symptoms ...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Ex-NFL linebacker says union cut pensions for retired players with brain injuries A former NFL linebacker claims he and other retired football players with brain injuries are having their pensions undercut by their own union. Andre Royal, 46, who played six years with the Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts, says head injurie...
15:16, 06/08/2019

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
15:16, 06/14/2019

Brain beats brawn as Strycova ends Konta's hopes Johanna Konta played almost perfect tennis for the opening five games of her Wimbledon quarter-final against unseeded Czech Barbora Strycova on an expectant Centre Court on Tuesday....
17:16, 07/09/2019

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative breathing — wellness buzzwords created by people trying to make a buck. “There is so much nonsense ...
16:16, 06/17/2019

North Carolina man infected with ‘brain-eating amoeba’ dies A North Carolina man died after he was infected with a brain-eating amoeba from a day spent in a lake, according to a report. Eddie Gray, 59, went on a trip with a mission group July 19 to Fantasy Lake in Hope Mills, where he became infected with the...
14:16, 07/25/2019

Stephen Colbert on Ben Carson: ‘Not a rocket scientist, only a brain surgeon’ Late-night hosts poked fun at the housing secretary’s Oreo error and the possibility of Trump’s case being seen by Merrick GarlandLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s latest failure in court and the prospect of one of his cases being seen by th...
11:16, 05/22/2019

John Senden finds strength from son who’s battling brain tumor CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Golf is a constant mind game. It doesn’t matter how good your skills are — if your mind’s not right, you have no chance. That applies to everyone from Tiger Woods to the 35-handicap at the local muni. So you wonder how a guy l...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Most traumatic brain injuries in U.S. kids linked to consumer products (Reuters Health) - The majority of the more than four million traumatic brain injuries in kids treated in U.S. emergency rooms involved consumer products, a new study suggests....
18:48, 07/29/2019

Man blamed ‘brain surgery’ after allegedly stabbing wife to death A Queens man was charged Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his wife to death and bashing her with a cutting board — and tried to blame his “brain surgery” for making him snap, according to police sources. Isidro Pacheco, 56, turned himself i...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text Study funded by Facebook aims to improve communication with paralysed patients Doctors have turned the brain signals for speech into written sentences in a research project that aims to transform how patients with severe disabilities communicate in t...
10:16, 07/30/2019

Mosquitos Are Spreading a Rare, Brain-Infecting Virus in Florida One of the most dangerous but thankfully rare mosquitoborne diseases has been spotted again in Florida, state health officials say. According to a public advisory issued this month by the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, the Eastern equ...
10:48, 07/30/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, according to a new study....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Man who urinated on memorial to boy who died of brain cancer arrested, police say Hamilton Township police make two arrests after 'disturbing video' surfaces on social media.        ...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Boy 'thrown' from Tate Modern suffered brain bleed and fractures Extent of six-year-old’s injuries revealed in court as teenager, 17, is remanded in custodyA six-year-old boy allegedly thrown from the viewing platform at Tate Modern suffered a bleed to the brain along with fractures to his spine, legs and arms, a ...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Medical student endures 6 brain surgeries at hospital where she trains Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She’s also a fourth-year medical student at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries. The Brawley, Calif., native who was raised in Houston, Texas wanted to be a doctor si...
09:32, 05/28/2019

I Broke My Brain Designing Randomly Generated Sims Buildings I build a lot in The Sims, but like a lot of Simmers, I end up building the same house over and over. No matter how hard I try, they look like the houses in the neighborhood I grew up in. They’re suburban houses with two stories, vaguely Georgian arc...
12:00, 08/14/2019

If you lose a body part, other bits get a sensory boost – thank you, brain When you wake up in the middle of the night in total darkness, it can feel as if you have auditory superpowers. Suddenly, you can hear floorboards creak storeys below and the softest rustle of foxes destroying the bins outside, once again. Indeed, it...
09:16, 05/23/2019

Rudy Giuliani's Brain Appears to Be Slowly Dripping Out of His Ears The fun (?) thing about Trump administration septuagenarians and related olds on social media is that every now and again they reveal just how liquid their brain has become and post something so incomprehensible that one must ask, “Are they having a ...
11:16, 05/24/2019

Rejuvenating brain stem cells may hold key to future MS treatments Scientists have found a way to rejuvenate brain stem cells in rats. The finding offers clues on how to restore lost brain function in diseases such as MS....
11:00, 08/16/2019

'Intensive blood pressure management' may preserve brain health Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds....
13:00, 08/15/2019

Brain scans of US embassy staff to Cuba may show abnormalities Diplomats had reported falling ill after what was thought to be ‘acoustic attack’Brain scans of US embassy staff who became ill in mysterious circumstances while serving in Cuba have found potential abnormalities that may be related to their symptoms...
18:16, 07/23/2019

Electric brain stimulation may help people with severe mental illness For people with mental illness, focusing attention over long periods of time, distinguishing between two different things and processing information can be a challenge...
15:32, 08/16/2019

Boosting a single brain molecule reduced anxiety in lab monkeys Scientists may have found a potential cure for anxiety after isolating and boosting a molecule in the brains of rhesus monkeys. Andrew Fox, a researcher at UC Davis, and co-author Tade Souaiaia from SUNY lead a team of researchers in an experimental ...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Boxer Maxim Dadashev dead after suffering brain bleed Russian boxing contender Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in a Friday night fight in Maryland, according to ESPN.com. Trainer Buddy McGirt and strength and conditioning coach Donatas Janusevicius confirmed the news to the website. McGir...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Scientists Identify New Type of Brain Degeneration That Mimics Alzheimer’s. Here’s What to Know (WASHINGTON) — Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease — and scientists say even though neither is yet curable, it’s critical to get better at telling different kinds of ...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Brain signals decoded into written text in breakthrough research Doctors hoped to create a product that could enable people living with paralysis to communicate more easily than existing devices, which pick up eye movements and muscle twitches to control a virtual keyboard....
13:16, 07/31/2019

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries....
10:32, 07/17/2019

Even mild brain injuries tied to lasting functional deficits People who have mild traumatic brain injuries may be more likely to have lasting functional deficits that get in the way of daily activities than patients who experience other types of injuries, a U.S. study suggests....
11:48, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made Autopilot "brain" of its Model 3 and other electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's indus...
21:16, 05/03/2019

Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts The treatment — deep brain stimulation — has long been used for movement disorders like Parkinson's. Now, the first clinical trial of DBS for methamphetamine addiction is being conducted at Shanghai's Ruijin Hospital, along with trials for opioid add...
05:48, 05/08/2019

4-year-old who recently had brain surgery allegedly kidnapped in Texas A 4-year-old Texas girl who underwent brain surgery last month was abducted by three strangers over the weekend, her stepfather told police. An Amber Alert was issued early Sunday for Maleah Davis, who was last seen Friday night during the dramatic o...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research ...
16:32, 07/18/2019

EPA green lights use of pesticide linked to brain damage in children The Environment Protection Agency said other environmental groups failed to prove that a ban was warranted.        ...
18:32, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial deve...
15:16, 05/03/2019

Pokémon characters have their own pea-sized region in brain, study finds The first Pokémon game was released in 1996 for the Nintendo Game Boy. Detective Pikachu, the first live-action film inspired by the classic Nintendo game Pokémon, hits theaters on May 10. So it's timely that a new paper has just appeared in Nature...
11:00, 05/06/2019

Parents seek help for baby born with brain sticking out of nose A family in Pakistan is desperate for surgeons to save their infant son whose brain is growing out of his nose. The boy, named Daeima, was born with nasal encephaloceles, a rare birth defect which causes a lack of bone fusion, leading to gaps in the ...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Scientists Restore Some Brain Activity in Recently Slaughtered Pigs (NEW YORK) — Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death. The brains could not think or sense anything, ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

World-first brain surgery performed on endangered kākāpō parrot Surgical techniques used on humans deployed to help chick born with skull abnormality in New ZealandVets in New Zealand have performed world-first brain surgery on a critically endangered New Zealand bird, as efforts intensify to save the vulnerable ...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Haryana Makes Sit-Ups In Schools Compulsory, Calls It "Super Brain Yoga" In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's concerted efforts to push for Yoga, Haryana School Education Board on Thursday made sit-ups compulsory during the morning assembly, contending that it will......
19:32, 07/04/2019

Football Destroyed Ken Stabler's Brain. Why Isn't His Family Getting A Cent From The Concussion Settlement? Ken Stabler, the late Hall of Fame quarterback, suffered from CTE and Alzheimer’s before his death; not even the NFL or its lawyers dispute that. Yet Stabler’s family will not collect any money from the NFL’s class-action concussion settlement, which...
10:48, 07/03/2019

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, the best you can,” Julia Moser said. A year ag...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Parents claim baby suffered a brain bleed after being slapped at day care A baby boy suffered a brain-bleed after being “slapped so hard at nursery it left a hand-shaped bruise on his face,” reports claim. Six-month-old Glen Braun was allegedly hit so hard that his mother, Sarah Braun, said he was vomiting when...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Canadian Brain Surgeon Killed Wife, Stuffed Body In Suitcase A Canadian neurosurgeon was jailed for life Thursday for murdering his wife, stuffing her body in a suitcase and throwing it in a river after she tried to leave him....
13:16, 05/09/2019

Rat brain offers insights to engineers designing self-navigating cars, robots Scientists have discovered the neural cells that provide rats a detailed map of their surroundings, and researchers suggest the finding could inspire better navigational software for autonomous vehicles....
17:00, 07/25/2019

UA, AZDHS study doubles survival rate for traumatic brain injuries MESA, Ariz. – It is a situation no one wants to imagine themselves or a loved one in, but traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a major cause of death in the United States. Now, a University of Arizona and Arizona Department of Health Services stu...
20:48, 05/08/2019

A New York Man Was Killed by a Rare Brain-Infecting Disease Spread by Ticks The most dangerous bug in the United States helped kill a New York resident, state health officials reported Thursday. The man is believed to have died from a viral disease spread by ticks called Powassan fever. Though cases of Powassan remain rare, ...
18:16, 08/01/2019

Diplomat who developed mysterious symptoms in China to donate brain for research A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research....
12:00, 05/10/2019

California defies Trump to ban pesticide linked to childhood brain damage The EPA had moved to ban chlorpyrifos under Obama, but the Trump administration reversed that effortCalifornia is banning a widely used pesticide that has been linked to brain damage in children, a major victory for public health advocates who have l...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Tart Cherry Juice May Improve Brain Functioning In Adults: Study The study published in the journal of 'Food & Function' has found that daily intake of montmorency tart cherry juice improves memory scores among adults, aged 65 to 73 years....
10:48, 07/30/2019

Matthew Stafford gives update on wife Kelly’s progress after brain surgery Matthew Stafford is appreciative for the unyielding support he and wife Kelly have received as she continues to recover from brain surgery. Appearing on “The Mitch Albom Show” Wednesday, the Lions quarterback said Kelly is doing well sinc...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Lowering blood pressure may decrease stroke-related brain bleeding Intensive blood pressure treatment may reduce the amount of deep brain bleeding in people who have a stroke -- which may help researchers and doctors lower the death rate from the condition....
12:00, 05/15/2019

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer living in rural India, borrowed money to take her to hospital....
01:48, 06/21/2019

Tissue model reveals role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s Beta-amyloid plaques, the protein aggregates that form in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients, disrupt many brain functions and can kill neurons. They can also damage the blood-brain barrier — the normally tight border that prevents harmful molecules ...
16:33, 08/12/2019

'Save your money': no evidence brain health supplements work, say experts Worldwide panel says it cannot recommend healthy people take ‘memory supplements’Dietary supplements such as vitamins do nothing to boost brain health and are simply a waste of money for healthy people, experts have said.According to figures from the...
02:16, 06/29/2019

India's top court orders investigation into 'brain fever' child deaths India's top court on Monday ordered an investigation into an outbreak of "brain fever" that has killed at least 122 children, after hearing a petition in which the state and central governments were accused of negligence....
09:32, 06/24/2019

Houston girl, 5, ‘abducted’ by 3 men in blue pickup, recently had brain surgery Authorities in Houston are searching for a 5-year-old girl they say may have been abducted Friday night by three men in a Chevy truck who apparently beat her stepfather unconscious during the encounter. ...
02:48, 05/06/2019

Diplomat to donate brain to science after suffering mysterious injury in China A US diplomat who suffered a mysterious brain injury in China — and believes it was a microwave attack by a foreign government — has pledged to donate his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Mark Lenzi, now 44, was working as a security engine...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Confirmed: Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio diagnosed with brain tumour Perfil.com reports Claudio Bonadio, the federal judge leading the 'cuadernos' graft notebooks investigation probing alleged corruption under Kirchner governments, has been diagnosed with a brain tumour....
10:00, 05/03/2019

Anne Hathaway Steps Out After Pregnancy Announcement and Talks "Mommy Brain" Anne Hathaway is having "Mommy Brain" but seems to be in great spirits, days after she announced she is pregnant with her second child. On Saturday, the 36-year-old actress joined......
20:48, 07/27/2019

Brain scans hint the mysterious 'sonic attack' in Cuba was real US diplomats in Havana reported a mysterious illness in 2016, but it was unclear if the effects were psychosomatic. Now scans suggest their brains have changed...
12:48, 07/23/2019

Watch a Republican Goon's Brain Short Circuit Over Whether He'd Support a Racist Is Donald Trump a racist? If you are the average person who did not vote for him, the answer is clearly yes. If you are a cable news anchor, however, the answer is hmm... maybe... let’s go to our panel....
12:48, 07/17/2019

Elon Musk wants to hook the human brain up to a computer by late 2020 In addition to electric cars, road trips to Mars, and strange Twitter behavior, Elon Musk is also known for a new biotech company called Neuralink, which aims to connect human brains to computers. The company just held a presentation where several ex...
19:48, 07/17/2019

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Predator-style thermal vision could help blind people ‘see’ with brain chip Researchers have invented new bionic eye technology that allows patients to “see” again through special glasses that send electrical signals to an implant in the wearer’s brain. These signals stimulate the implant so it gives a patt...
14:32, 08/12/2019

Find tonic water bitter? Part of your brain may be on the small side A region of the brain called the left entorhinal cortex varies in size from person to person, and it’s smaller than average in those who find tonic water bitter...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Adding This Spice To Your Milkshake May Trick Your Brain Into Thinking It's Sweet: Study The study that was published in the journal Food Quality and Preference, suggests that in order to limit the consumption of sugar, add vanilla to milkshakes...
10:32, 06/21/2019

Maxim Dadashev Underwent Brain Surgery Following Loss To Subriel Matias Previously-undefeated fighter Maxim Dadashev was taken to a hospital for brain surgery on Friday following his 11th-round loss to Subriel Matias, and the frightening scenes that served as evidence for just how much damage the boxer had endured....
09:32, 07/20/2019

Scottish girl is world's youngest deep brain stimulation patient Two-year-old has had brain surgery to treat spasms, raising hopes for other childrenA two year-old girl from Glasgow has become the youngest person in the world to undergo brain surgery that doctors say could help limit severe disability among childr...
12:48, 07/10/2019

Georgia QB D'Wan Mathis out of hospital following emergency surgery for brain cyst Georgia freshman QB D’Wan Mathis was released from the hospital Monday after undergoing emergency surgery for a potentially life-threatening brain cyst.        ...
02:16, 05/29/2019

New Jersey boy, 10, back to playing baseball less than a year after stroke, brain surgery Ten-year-old New Jersey boy Rocky Serrano Jr. is playing baseball again, less than one year after suffering a stroke and undergoing brain surgery.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Trump's Social Media Summit Was a Brain-Melting Horror Show Wormed-brained attendees at Donald Trump’s Social Media Summit were treated to nearly an hour of him complaining about not getting enough engagement on his tweets, slamming the media for reporting on his spelling and grammar errors, and a flurry of o...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Nell Freudenberger: ‘Like many women I believed I didn't have the right kind of brain for science’ While writing her latest novel, the American author became obsessed with theoretical physics. She talks about sexism in science, falling in love with teachers and griefFew things bother Nell Freudenberger more than the way girls and women are still s...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Young Richmond player Jack Higgins in hospital with brain bleed 20-year-old has had headaches since SundayPlayer ‘in good spirits’ as he receives treatmentRichmond forward Jack Higgins will stay in hospital for a second night as he undergoes tests following a brain bleed. Related: Alan Richardson stands down as c...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Your brain might be taking tiny naps throughout the day, and it can lead to disaster if left unchecked StarsStudio/Getty Images Microsleep involves brief, intermittent moments of sleep throughout the day, sometimes without you noticing it. You can have episodes of microsleep when you're feeling drowsy and performing daily tasks such as reading or dri...
16:48, 06/21/2019

'Brain-fart' - Wiggins and Smith analyse Rowe v Martin incident "Brian Smith and Bradley Wiggins debate the clash between Luke Rowe and Tony Martin during Stage 17 of the Tour de France. Watch the 2019 Tour de France LIVE on Eurosport 1 and the Eurosport Player."...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Brain imaging weirdness adds to Cuba “health attack” mystery Enlarge / Picture of the US embassy in Havana, taken on September 29, 2017 after the United States announced it is withdrawing more than half its personnel in response to mysterious health attacks targeting its diplomatic staff. (credit: Getty | AFP)...
14:48, 07/24/2019

Brain Scans Of "Injured" US Embassy Staff Show Clinical Abnormalities Advanced brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences, according to a new study published on Tuesday that does little to......
20:16, 07/23/2019

Scary injury forces boxer Maxim Dadashev into brain surgery Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev had part of his skull removed during a two-hour brain surgery following a loss to Puerto Rico’s Subriel Matias on Friday, reports say. Dadashev, 28, was rushed to the University of Maryland Hospital in Prince George...
11:32, 07/20/2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink Shows Off Advances to Brain-Computer Interface Elon Musk and top-level scientists from his neuroscience startup Neuralink, who are developing a next-generation brain-computer interface, unveiled what they billed as a significant advance toward a therapeutic device....
00:32, 07/17/2019

Doctors thought this woman had a brain tumor but it was actually a tapeworm festering in her skull A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. 42-year-old Rachel Palma had been experiencing some bizarre symptoms that prompted doctors to perform a scan of ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Europe's brain drain is getting worse — so some countries are scrapping income tax for young people Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries are proposing radical tax incentives for young people, as part of a drive to stem the flow of skilled workers to Western EU states....
11:48, 08/05/2019

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that three travelers visiting the state were recently infected with rat lungworm disease. One visitor got the...
13:16, 06/01/2019

‘I’m ashamed’: Thieves return stolen wrestling belts to boy awaiting brain surgery A pair of resentful thieves returned a boy’s WWE belt from the house they stole it from — along with an apology note — after learning that the package they poached was intended for the 5-year-old ahead of his upcoming brain surgery. Tim V...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Neuralink’s tech embeds tiny wires in the brain to read electrical pulses Scientists at Neuralink -- a company founded to develop "ultra-high-bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computer" -- gave an update.Read More...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Kelly Stafford, wife of Lions quarterback, details her harrowing brain surgery Kelly Stafford is forever grateful for the doctor who saved her life. The wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford recently underwent brain surgery to remove a tumor, and she penned a touching message to Dr. B. Gregory Thompson of the University of...
15:00, 05/08/2019

A New Alzheimer’s Blood Test Proved 94% Accurate in Finding Brain Changes Related to the Disease More than a century after Alzheimer’s disease was first described, there still isn’t a treatment to control the cognitive decline and memory loss that are the hallmarks of the neurodegenerative condition. The drugs that are available can ...
19:16, 08/01/2019

Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m living rent free inside of Donald Trump’s brain’ Hillary Clinton smiles as she appears on The Rachel Maddow Show in New York on May 1, 2019./ Courtesy: Rachel Maddow Show via NBC News Hillary Clinton said Wednesday night that President Donald Trump keeps attacking her to distract the country from h...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Revised guidelines improve survival rates for traumatic brain injury patients People suffering severe traumatic brain injury may have a better chance of surviving under revised guidelines for emergency medical responders, new findings show....
15:16, 05/08/2019

Alberta mom who died shortly after giving birth donates brain, placenta to research Doctors didn't think Sabrina Lauman would live long enough to give birth. She did. Then she passed away and donated tissues to research on her rare dementia....
14:16, 06/05/2019

Repeat Blows To Head Linked To Brain Disease In Australian Rugby Players Post-mortem examinations have found a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head in two elite Australian rugby league players, the first cases found in the sport, researchers said......
23:48, 06/26/2019

Bristol-Myers' Opdivo fails late-stage brain cancer trial Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Thursday its immunotherapy Opdivo failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage trial testing it in patients with an aggressive form of tumor that affects the brain or the spine....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scatte...
03:16, 07/18/2019

A New Hearing Aid Promises to Tune Out Distracting Voices By Reading the Wearer's Brain Waves You don’t notice it happening, but in a crowded, noisy room, your brain has the remarkable ability to effectively tune out all but the people you’re talking to. Trying to replicate this behavior in gadgets like hearing aids has proven to be very diff...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Disney guest suffered traumatic brain injury after bird attack: suit A Florida woman is suing the Most Magical Place On Earth, claiming it knew that seasonal nesting birds were a threat to Disney resort guests but refused to do anything about them — which led to her being attacked and injured. “If there’s a comp...
23:16, 05/28/2019

U.S. denies Tesla tariff relief request for Chinese-made Model 3 'brain' The Trump administration has denied requests to exempt Tesla Inc's Model 3 from 25% tariffs on its Chinese-made car computer and center screen, according to letters seen by Reuters....
08:48, 06/13/2019

Boxer accuses Jay-Z, sports agency of negligence after suffering 'devastating brain hemorrhage' A boxer filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z and the rapper’s agency Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday accusing both parties of scheduling him for a handful of fights which led to a brain injury....
11:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. denies Tesla request for tariff relief on China-made Model 3 'brain' The U.S. Trade Representative, in a May 29 letter denying petitions from the EV maker and a key supplier, said the request concerned "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025’ or other Chinese industrial programs."...
10:16, 06/13/2019

Do Not Waste Your Brain Cells Watching Chuck Todd Interview Donald Trump For 35 long, dreadful, maddening minutes I watched two of the most annoying men in political news sit down for a televised interview that may have actually left viewers dumber than when they started....
14:00, 06/23/2019

Houston Texans fire general manager Brain Gaine in surprise move The Houston Texans fired general manager Brian Gaine in a surprising move, with mandatory minicamp just four days away and a month after the NFL draft.       ...
19:16, 06/07/2019

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports Sued By Former Boxer Over Severe Brain Injuries Suffered In The Ring Jay-Z and his sports management company Roc Nation Sports are being sued by former featherweight boxer and Roc Nation client Daniel “Twitch” Franco, who says that reckless scheduling and inadequate post-fight medical procedures led to catastrophic, c...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Woman Risks Brain Eating Disease To Take A 3-Hour Swim In Roman Baths 2000-year-old Roman Baths in the English city of Bath have been closed for public bathing since 1978 after a girl died of a meningitis-related illness.  ...
08:16, 07/30/2019

'Cuban Sonic Attack' Study Finds Brain Differences in Victims—but Don't Put on Your Tinfoil Hat Yet In late 2016, U.S. and Canadian diplomats at their embassy in Havana, Cuba began coming down with unexplained symptoms, including nausea, headaches, and hearing loss. Some also claimed to have heard mysterious sounds just prior to their symptoms, fu...
16:32, 07/23/2019

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses: survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
16:48, 07/10/2019

Brain scans reveal magic mushroom drug enhances mindfulness meditation Both meditation and psychedelic drugs can lead to more self-awareness and serenity. Now a study has found that combining the two seems to magnify the effect...
15:48, 05/29/2019

Remains Show Brain Surgery Not Battle Killed This Sarmatian Warrior 1,800 Years Ago Archaeologists in Russia have found the grave of a warrior who did not die directly of his battle wounds but as a result of a failed surgical procedure performed on his skull.  ...
11:16, 07/25/2019

Mom claims weeklong brain bleed was dismissed as food poisoning: 'Thought I was dying' A mother who claims she was allegedly diagnosed with food poisoning on vacation in Majorca after she began experiencing painful headaches and vomiting said her extreme agony caused her to fly home, where she learned her suffering was actually caused ...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Boxer Maxim Dadashev Dead At 28 After Suffering Severe Brain Damage In Bout Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died this morning, four days after suffering severe brain damage in his fight against Puerto Rican boxer Subriel Matias. He was 28 years old....
20:48, 07/23/2019

Cuba Mystery Deepens as Brain Scans Find Differences in U.S. Diplomats Who Fell Ill (CHICAGO) — Advanced brain scans found perplexing differences in U.S. diplomats who say they developed concussion-like symptoms after working in Cuba, a finding that only heightens the mystery of what may have happened to them, a new study says...
06:16, 07/24/2019

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev, 28, dead after suffering brain injuries in first loss, reports say Russian Boxer Maxim Dadashev, who sustained serious brain trauma during a match Friday night that also marked his first professional defeat, later died as a result of the injuries, multiple outlets reported Tuesday. He was 28. ...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Neuroscientists identify brain region linked to altered social interactions in autism model Although psychiatric disorders can be linked to particular genes, the brain regions and mechanisms underlying particular disorders are not well-understood. Mutations or deletions of the SHANK3 gene are strongly associated with autism spectrum disorde...
17:16, 07/26/2019

Russian boxer Maksim Dadashev undergoes brain surgery after devastating loss: reports Russian boxer Maksim Dadashev had part of his skull removed during a 2-hour long brain surgery following a devastating loss Friday night to Puerto Rico's Subriel Matias, reports say. ...
13:16, 07/20/2019

Meghan King Edmonds Reveals Son Hart Has "Irreversible Brain Damage" in Heartbreaking New Blog Meghan King Edmonds is living her worst nightmare. In a new, heartbreaking blog post, titled "My Hart," the Real Housewives of Orange County alum shared that her son Hart, 13......
06:32, 07/05/2019

Elon Musk's latest project shows first step toward mind-reading brain implant After years of speculation, Neuralink, the brain-machine interface start-up co-founded by Elon Musk, started talking directly to the public on Tuesday....
22:00, 07/16/2019

Meghan King Edmonds' Son Hart Making "Great Progress" After Brain Damage Diagnosis Meghan King Edmonds says her son Hart has been making "great progress" following his devastating health diagnoses. In June, the The Real Housewives of Orange County star revealed......
20:48, 07/27/2019

Brain speech signals decoded into written text in breakthrough research for people with paralysis Doctors have been able to turn brain signals for speech into written sentences in a research project that aims to transform how patients with severe disabilities communicate....
20:48, 07/30/2019

Beware of that bed: Child brain injury linked to everyday household items, study finds A new study published in the journal Brain Injury shows that common products are linked to most non-fatal traumatic brain injuries in children.       ...
14:16, 07/30/2019

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev undergoes emergency brain surgery after TKO loss, per reports Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev underwent surgery to relieve swelling on his brain after a TKO loss to Subriel Matias on Friday night.       ...
12:00, 07/20/2019

Newborn dropped on head by hospital staff suffers brain hemorrhage, parents claim A video recorded by the father shows a staffer pick up the newborn girl with one hand before the girl somehow slips and lands head first on the bassinet. Now the parents are threatening legal action....
15:00, 05/03/2019

AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev undergoes brain surgery after devastating loss: reports Russian boxer Maksim Dadashev had part of his skull removed during a 2-hour long brain surgery following a devastating loss Friday night to Puerto Rico's Subriel Matias, reports say. ...
09:48, 07/23/2019

A 7-year-old girl fighting a brain tumor asked for tons of dog photos, and the internet delivered Fighting a brain tumor isn’t easy, and beating it requires a vast support network of doctors, specialists, and of course friends and family. A 7-year-old Wisconsin girl named Emma has all of that, but when she was diagnosed with an inoperable b...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Trial hears German tourist shot in Alberta had 8 bullet fragments removed from brain There was conflicting testimony in court Monday about whether a youth charged in the shooting of a German tourist on an Alberta highway may have acted on his own or was ordered to fire the gun....
17:16, 07/15/2019

Texas medical student survives 6 brain surgeries while studying to be doctor at hospital treating her Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She's also a fourth-year medical student studying to become a doctor at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries....
14:16, 05/27/2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Created Brain-Reading 'Threads,' Surgical Robot That Inserts Them On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has be...
23:16, 07/16/2019

Chiefs rookie Mecole Hardman bought mom a house years after helping her through brain-tumor scare Kansas City Chiefs rookie wanted to show his parents, especially his mom Danyell who battled a brain tumor, how much he cared by buying them a house.       ...
10:48, 07/28/2019

Meghan King Edmonds Shares Adorable Video of Son Hart After Revealing His Brain Damage Diagnosis Meghan King Edmonds took to Instagram on Monday to share a cute video of her son Hart learning a new skill. The adorable footage showed the 13-month-old baby boy sitting on the floor in a red......
11:32, 07/09/2019

Maine resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections, death, state CDC says A Maine resident has been infected with a rare but typically severe tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections and meningitis and, in some cases, lead to death. ...
08:00, 07/25/2019

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford opens up about 'tough times' while wife recovers from brain surgery Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford opened up about “some tough times” he and his wife, Kelly, have had to go through since she had surgery to remove a brain tumor....
10:16, 05/22/2019

French boy thrown from London gallery suffered brain bleed and spine injuries, court told A teenager appeared in court on Tuesday charged with attempted murder after a six-year-old French boy was reportedly thrown from a 10th-floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery in central London....
10:16, 08/06/2019