Saturday night, I’ll be watching the San Antonio Spurs attempt to go up 3–0 against the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA’s Western Conference Finals. Leading the charge will be the Spurs’ French-born point guard Tony Parker, Brazilian power forward Tiago Splitter, and Argentine sixth man Manu Ginobili. Show More Summary
We do not take this stuff lightly. Unfortunately the yoga world is served yet another scandal, this time involving Kausthub Desikachar, who also happens to be the grandson of Sri T. Krishnamacharya and son of TKV Desikachar (yes, that...Show More Summary
Controversial celebrity sculptor Daniel Edwards is at it again. This time, the artist, who previously sculpted a rendition of a nude Angelina Jolie breastfeeding her twins on a park bench and a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bear skin rug, has captured Kim Kardashian in his latest exhibit. In his latest work, titled "L.A. Show More Summary
Last week, Yitang “Tom” Zhang, a popular math professor at the University of New Hampshire, stunned the world of pure mathematics when he announced that he had proven the “bounded gaps” conjecture about the distribution of prime numbers—a crucial milestone on the way to the even more elusive twin primes conjecture, and a major achievement in itself.
One-year results from SOURCE XT - one of the largest, post-approval transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) registries to-date - reported today at EuroPCR 2013 show good clinical outcomes in routine clinical practice, with high rates of device success for all access approaches, valve sizes and delivery systems. Show More Summary
An Arizona judge declared a mistrial in the penalty phase of the Jodi Arias trial Thursday after a deadlocked jury said it couldn’t decide whether to sentence her to death. That means a new jury will be chosen, but the first-degree murder conviction still stands. Read more here.
An international team of scientists has proved that the H7N9 influenza virus is efficiently transmitted when animals are in close contact -- defined in the study as touching, coughing and the exchange of bodily fluids.
At a time when the spotlight is focused on obesity more than ever, new research suggests that frequency of candy consumption is not associated with weight or certain adverse health risks. According to a recent data analysis published...Show More Summary
Yesterday, the three judges of the Texas High Court heard the appeal over jurisdiction in the case of Andrew Wakefield against the British Medical Journal and journalist Brian Deer. The case was presented by attorney Brendan K McBride seen here...
Kate Middleton's Jane Corbett hat captured much of the attention away from her growing tummy while the Duchess of Cambridge attended the Buckingham Palace Garden Party Tea yesterday, May 22. She donned her fave coat designer Emelia Wickstead's tweed "Marella" coat. Show More Summary
Patterns of barium in the fossil tooth of a child indicate that breast-feeding ended after 1.2 years, researchers say — much sooner than in modern nonindustrial populations.
In a new breakthrough to find the cause of Alzheimer's disease, scientists have pinpointed a molecule that appears to trigger a chain reaction of protein malfunction that eventually clogs up and kills brain cells. The teams, from the...Show More Summary
Frequent heartburn increases the risk for throat cancer, a new study has found, and over-the-counter antacids may provide protection.
Many people consider them an essential accessory of summer, but the simple sandals known as flip-flops simply aren't a good fit for every activity.
Johns Hopkins researchers have developed new guidelines -- the first in more than 35 years -- to govern the amount of blood ordered for surgical patients. The recommendations, based on a lengthy study of blood use at The Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH), can potentially save the medical center more than $200,000 a year and improve patient safety, researchers say.
As millions of Americans prepare to enjoy the great outdoors this Memorial Day weekend, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day, May 24, 2013, as "Don't Fry Day" to raise awareness of the importance of practicing sun-safe behaviors.
On May 7, Representative Barbara Lee of California introduced the REPEAL ("Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal") HIV Discrimination Act to Congress, calling for the review of federal and state laws regarding the criminal prosecution of individuals for HIV-related offenses. Show More Summary
According to the most recent results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 6.4 million American children have received an ADHD diagnosis in their lifetimes. This is an increase of 16% since 2007 and a 53% increase over the last decade. Show More Summary
Certain statins - also known as cholesterol-lowering medications - could increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. The risk was most significant in patients taking atorvastatin (Lipitor), rosuvastatin (Crestor) and simvastatin (Zocor), according to the study, published in BMJ. Show More Summary