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Mom accused of subjecting son to 323 hospital visits, 13 surgeries

A Texas mother is in jail after hospital staff sounded alarm over a boy who had been seen 323 times at various medical centers and undergone 13 major surgeries in his eight years of life. Kaylene Bowen, who has allegedly previously claimed her son was dying of a genetic disease, fighting cancer and …

Willy Williams, the most decorated enlisted sailor in Navy history

In the history of the U.S. Navy only seven men have earned all of the “Big Three” valor awards: Medal of Honor, Navy Cross and Silver Star Medal. Six …

The new balance of power in Brussels after Brexit

Brussels, Belgium<p>The Justus Lipsius building, home of the European Council, is a giant glass doorstop, clenched between sickly pinkish pillars. This is where EU leaders meet to vote on Europe’s future—and where Britain’s absence will be most keenly noticed after Brexit.<p>As the EU’s second-largest …

Europe

Queen's Speech key points: How Theresa May has shredded the Tory manifesto

Theresa May has shredded the Conservative manifesto in a bid to push her Queen's Speech through Parliament and cling on to power.<p>The Prime Minister has been forced to abandon flagship pledges including overhauling social care, an energy price cap, a new generation of grammar schools and a vote on …

What is Operation Temperer: Theresa May becomes first PM to deploy up to 5,000 soldiers on streets

Theresa May’s unprecedented decision to deploy up to 5,000 armed troops at key strategic sites makes her the first Prime Minister to use a new plan for a show of force in the face of major terrorist threats.<p>It puts her at odds with her predecessor David Cameron who was reluctant to use the …

Maymania - explaining Theresa May's appeal

The apolitical British love a warrior queen<p>Tory activists last week were heard to refer to Mrs May as ‘Mummy’. No Corbynista calls their hero ‘Dad’. The human race is guided by myth as much as by logic, and mythology explains people to themselves more vividly than economics. The agony expressed in …

What Does This General Election Need? An Actual Debate On Policy

Now that the official campaign for the 'Brexit election' has begun, the main parties have already blitzed the media with their positions on Brexit, …

Jeremy Corbyn's left-wing Labour manifesto leaked

Jeremy Corbyn will take Britain back to the 1970s by nationalising industries, forcing wage caps on businesses and giving huge power to the unions if he gets into power, a leaked copy of Labour's draft manifesto reveals.<p>The 43-page document, obtained by the Daily Telegraph, shows that Mr Corbyn …

This Synthetic Cartilage Can Give Arthritis Sufferers a Full Range of Motion

<b>Innovator</b> David Ku<b><br>Age</b> 61<br>Professor of mechanical engineering and engineering entrepreneurship at Georgia Tech; surgeon<p><b>Form and function</b><br>Cartiva …

Terrorism in America? They hate us for our freedom! Terrorism in Russia? They had it coming!

<b>(AP/Evgeny Kurskov)</b><p>No hashtags or Facebook memes for the victims in St. Petersburg, where a gruesome attack is portrayed as blowback<p>Danielle Ryan<p>April 6, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>On Monday 14 people lost their lives and 50 others were injured when a terrorist detonated a nail bomb on the St. Petersburg …

Extremism

At-home genetic test for 10 diseases gets first FDA approval

<b>(CNN) —</b> You will be able to test yourself at home for a genetic predisposition for certain diseases, thanks to a new ruling from the US Food and Drug Administration.<p>On Thursday, the FDA gave 23andMe permission to market its Personal Genome Service genetic health risk tests for 10 diseases. It is …

Molecular Biology

The life-saving treatment that’s being thrown in the trash

Today, transplanted umbilical cord blood can treat or cure more than 80 conditions.<p>Transplanted umbilical cord blood can be used to treat or cure …

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

The key issues Theresa May has to grapple with in her Article 50 letter - in 6 charts

Theresa May is due to trigger Article 50 on Wednesday, and in doing so will start a two-year process of withdrawing the UK from the European Union.<p>The negotiations will be tough and complex, covering everything from fishing and farming to trade and migrants across a continent.<p>While covering such …

US Navy: Iran jeopardizing international navigation, harassing ships with their navy

They spoke after the US aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush confronted what one of the commanding officers described as two sets of Iranian Navy fast-attack boats that had approached a US-led, five-vessel flotilla as it entered the Strait on Tuesday on a journey from the Indian Ocean into the Gulf.<p>It …

Military

Unexpected new lung function discovered: Making blood

Our bodies still hold plenty of secrets, and scientists have just uncovered a doozy: the lungs play a key role in producing blood. Until now, this …

Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment For Deadly Sepsis

It's hard not to get excited about news of a potentially effective treatment for sepsis, a condition that leads to multiple organ failure and kills more people in the hospital than any other disease.<p>But there have been so many false promises about this condition over the years, it's also wise to …

Medicine

Stop bias against Brexit or face fine, BBC warned

The BBC will face sanctions and fines from its new regulator unless it ends its Brexit bias, a former Culture Secretary and architect of the Royal Charter has warned.<p>John Whittingdale, a Conservative MP, said that he is concerned that the corporation is "constantly looking for negatives and …

Where Is The Cosmic Microwave Background?

When you look out at the distant Universe, you’re also looking back in time, thanks to the fact that the speed of light — although huge — is finite. So if you look back at the farthest thing you can see, at the very first light visible to our equipment, you’re bound to reach something. In our …

'Huge advance' in fighting world's biggest killer

<b>An innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels, say doctors.</b><p>The results of the large international trial on 27,000 patients means the drug could soon be used by millions.<p>The British Heart Foundation said the findings were a …

Medicine

The Dangerous Precedent Set by Judicial Attacks on Trump's Travel Ban

Judge Derrick Watson’s imaginative reasoning asserts a new power to disregard formal law if the president’s words create a basis for mistrusting his motives.<p>Let’s start with the law.<p>The president of the United States has power to bar “any class of aliens” both as immigrants and as nonimmigrants and …

Donald Trump

Watch Dozens of Rare U.S. Nuclear Test Films, Now Declassified and Online

Stunning military history, now on YouTube.<p>Up until 1963, when they were banned, the United States conducted above-ground nuclear weapons tests. According to <i>Gizmodo</i>, there were around 210 (!) of them, mushroom clouds and all, and the military quite often filmed the festivities. Those national …

Gravitational waves may defeat new theories of gravity

New theories of gravity fail to handle gravitational waves’ impact on Milky Way.<p>Late in the 20th century, scientists discovered something amazing: …

Nicola Sturgeon hopes to turn Brexit into Scoxit

GAMBLING on a referendum whose outcome is unsure is a risky business. Ask David Cameron, who resigned as prime minister hours after losing the Brexit …

Cancer Drug That Might Slow Parkinson's, Alzheimer's Headed For Bigger Tests

Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.<p>The drug is nilotinib, which is approved to treat a form of leukemia.<p>In late 2015, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center found that small doses of the drug appeared to help a …

Dementia

The five charts that show how economically risky Scottish independence would be

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she intends to ask for a second referendum on Scottish independence because Brexit will result in Scotland being withdrawn from the European Union against its will.<p>The SNP was widely believed to have lost the economic argument during their first stab at …

Doctors could be forced to work at least five years in NHS under plans for 'home-grown' expansion

Doctors could be forced to work in the UK for at least five years after completing their training, under plans by Jeremy Hunt to expand the supply of home-grown doctors.<p>The Health Secretary will today unveil plans for the largest ever expansion in the NHS medical workforce, training an extra 1,500 …

This troubled, covert agency is responsible for trucking nuclear bombs across America each day

The unmarked 18-wheelers ply the nation's interstates and two-lane highways, logging 3 million miles a year hauling the most lethal cargo there is: nuclear bombs.<p>The covert fleet, which shuttles warheads from missile silos, bomber bases and submarine docks to nuclear weapons labs across the …

Tory peer Lord Shinkwin warns Britain’s abortion laws are a ‘licence to kill disabled people’

A Conservative peer has described Britain's abortion laws as "a licence to kill for the crime of being disabled".<p>Lord Shinkwin, who has been disabled since birth, warned that disabled foetuses were being “killed in record numbers”<p>He also accused the medical establishment of treating disability "as …