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Ibuprofen may increase risk of fertility issues in men, study suggests

High doses of the common painkiller over a long period of time may put men at greater risk of fertility problems and other health issues, research indicates<p>Men who take high doses of ibuprofen for months at a time may be at greater risk of fertility issues and also other health problems, such as …

Biomedicine

NASA Just Saw Something Come Out Of A Black Hole For The First Time Ever

This is the first time we have been able to link the launching of the corona to a flare.<p>“You don’t have to know a whole lot about science to know …

There’s a Massive Blood Shortage This Winter. Here’s How You Can Help

The American Red Cross is making an urgent call for blood and platelet donations of all blood types to help combat a blood shortage, after severe …

Medicine

'Serious gap' in cosmic expansion rate hints at new physics

<b>A mathematical discrepancy in the expansion rate of the Universe is now "pretty serious", and could point the way to a major discovery in physics, says a Nobel laureate.</b><p>The most recent results suggest the inconsistency is not going away.<p>Prof Adam Riess told BBC News that an unknown phenomenon, such …

Physics

Scientists Discover Clean Water Ice Just Below Mars' Surface

Locked away beneath the surface of Mars are vast quantities of water ice. But the properties of that ice—how pure it is, how deep it goes, what shape …

In a fast-warming world, scientists say recent cold wave was exceptionally weird

The record-crushing cold that rang in 2018 was like a blast from the past that will become increasingly rare.<p>For much of the Eastern United States, the polar vortex unleashed the coldest start to a calendar year in recorded history. The punishing cold was exceptional for both its strength and …

Climate Change

Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

THURMONT, Md. — President Donald Trump, shelving comparisons about the size of a “nuclear button,” said Saturday he is open to talking with the North …

North Korea

Scoop: Trump’s “The Wall” moment

<b>President Trump</b> plans to visit the concrete-and-steel prototypes of his beloved border wall in San Diego after his State of the Union address on Jan. …

Donald Trump

Influenza kills 7-year-old boy; overcrowded hospitals forced to use tents Video

In California, 27 people younger than 65 have died since October, compared to four last season.

Natural Disasters

Saline shortage has hospitals scrambling as flu season hits

A saline solution shortage worsened by Hurricane Maria has hospitals worried, even as staff turn to creative solutions such as breaking out the Gatorade.<p>The shortage of the ubiquitous intravenous bags of saline has been going on since 2014, but the supply got hit even further when the hurricane …

Disease