COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - A cyclone battered refugee camps in Bangladesh on Tuesday where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar have taken refuge from violence at home, as a
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Monsoon rains, which delivers about 70 percent of India's annual rainfall, arrived at southern Kerala coast on Tuesday in line with forecast, a weather office source said, bright
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh has evacuated at least 350,000 people as a cyclone lashed coastal areas on Tuesday, officials said, causing havoc in refugee camps set up for Rohingya Mu
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will halt operations at eight of the country's older coal-fired power plants for a month in June as part of measures to tackle air pollution, the energy ministry said on
Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness. Bronwen Dunn, 83, a retired administrator from Stoke-on-Trent, had a new operation to improve her sight.
The jab contains a protein, called insulin-like growth factor 1, that has been found to halt the damage and stimulate the growth of healthy new heart muscle.
While the official number of those claiming sickness benefits for obesity is 160,000, the true figure is likely to be more than five times higher at around 880,000, Professor Dame Carol Black said.
COLD LAKE, Alta. - A company that operates long-term care homes for seniors in northeastern Alberta says it's firing current nursing care employees and going with a private contractor rather ......
A civil war has broken out among the most powerful players in the industry, which is scrambling in the face of public anger and legislative efforts to reduce costs.
If drug users overdose on substances containing fentanyl or other opioids like heroin, methadone and morphine, naloxone can reverse overdose effects. The medication does not work for other drugs
The effort follows through on the president’s pledge to roll back a requirement that many religious employers include contraception coverage in health insurance.
Studying rats, researchers in France found that those who were raised on a diet high in processed foods experienced a far greater rush of pleasure from junk food as adults.
Elizabeth, 28, from Brighton, has suffered from worsening anxiety for several years. It is affecting her ability to meet new people but she is reluctant to try medication to treat it.
Fresh from her role as DCI Roz Huntley in Line Of Duty, Thandie Newton recently swept on to the red carpet in a strapless gown that showed off her toned upper body and shoulders.
The idea of growing a colony of worms inside you may sound unappetising, but for thousands of people, it becomes an annual, or even weekly task they perform.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in the US modified the drug so it works in three separate ways on bacteria, making it much harder for them to develop resistance.
Nine-month-old Charlie Gard’s parents have raised £1.3 million in public donations for him to undergo experimental treatment, but a court has said they cannot take him to the US for the therapy.
Air pollution has become a major health problem in Britain, claiming more lives here than in most Western European countries, an alarming UN report revealed last week.
Doctors often don’t ask about sexual orientation and gender identity because they don’t want to make patients uncomfortable. But a new study suggests that concern may be unfounded.
While enjoying a glass of wine, many don't realize they are consuming grams of sugar. Red is the best option for dieters while dessert wines should be avoided with nearly two teaspoons of sugar.
BATHURST, N.B. - As provinces across Canada move to establish protest-free "buffer zones" around abortion providers, a judge has banned anti-abortion activists from demonstrating outside a hospital in
In a major trial, rVSV-ZEBOV caused mild side effects including headache, fatigue and muscle pain, but those side effects don't appear to be long term.
Leeds University researchers found no difference in death rates between patients given beta-blockers and those who weren't in the 12 months after they suffered a heart attack.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - As many 11 people were killed and scores injured by falling trees and debris from buildings as a storm swept through Moscow on Monday, the national Investigation Committee, which is
Overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows.
A team of scientists has designed a powerful bacterial sensor with a stable gene circuit in a colonizing bacterial strain that can record gut inflammation for six months in mice. This study offers a s
A new study that analyzes global satellite observations shows that vegetation alters climate and weather patterns by as much as 30 percent. The researchers used a new approach and found feedbacks betw
The visual cortex, the human brain's vision-processing center that was previously thought to mature and stabilize in the first few years of life, actually continues to develop until sometime in the la
A new way to recover almost 100 percent of the water from highly concentrated salt solutions has now been developed by researchers. The system will alleviate water shortages in arid regions and reduce
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has notified the other 163 members of the World Trade Organization that it is considering putting emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imported solar cells, according
JAKARTA (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck an area southeast of the Indonesian city of Palu and nearest to the town of Poso on the island of Sulawesi on Monday, prompting people to flee from the
Think of the professions that demand a high level of expertise. From medical practitioners to auto mechanics, we all want to know that we have someone who takes care of us. Someone that’s honest
Providing new mothers with a “baby box” - a cardboard bassinet with a mattress and fitted cotton sheet - reduces the likelihood that they’ll adopt the unsafe habit of sharing a bed with their newborn,
Canadian academics have found REM sleep behaviour disorder - which often causes movement while dreaming - is the strongest predictor of neurodegenerative disease.
Flushing out the fallopian tubes — a procedure that’s been around since 1917 — may be just as effective, cheaper and far less risky than IVF, study finds
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of survivors of devastating floods and landslides in Sri Lanka are at risk of potentially fatal diseases such as dengue fever, charities warned on Mo
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - The New Westminster School District says counsellors are helping students and staff cope with the death of a teen who took an unknown drug. Police say the ......
Dr Amy Reed, 44, died of cancer on May 24 in Philadelphia. The anesthesiologist and mother-of-six had her cancer upstaged to stage 4 after a morcellator spread cancerous cells.
GRAPHIC CONTENT: A video showing a dermatologist using a nifty tool on someone's blackheads has hundreds of thousands of views - but you'll need a strong stomach to watch it.
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Abundant rainfall fell last week in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions, sparking fears that flooding could hinder harvesting of what is otherwise expected to be a str
Older people are the group most likely to need cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), but they are the least likely to have training in the life-saving technique, according to new findings.
VANCOUVER - A battle over the leadership of the BC Nurses Union is heading to the province's labour relations board. Will Offley was hoping to unseat incumbent Gayle Duteil, but says ...
PARIS (Reuters) - Duck farmers in southwestern France resumed operations on Monday with the latest outbreak of bird flu now deemed to be under control after the culling of millions of birds and a six-
BATHURST, N.B. - A New Brunswick judge has banned an anti-abortion group from demonstrating outside a hospital in northern New Brunswick. Court of Queen's Bench Judge Reginald Leger granted a permane
Researchers in Canada monitored a group of 38 adults with vascular cognitive impairment, the second most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer's. The results were stark, they said.
OSLO (Reuters) - Heat trapped by dark-colored roads and buildings will more than double cities' costs for tackling global warming this century by driving up energy demand to keep citizens cool and by
Earlier this month, one of Dr. Brian Day’s patients, a 38-year-old mother of two young kids and an elementary-school teacher, walked into his office on crutches. She had been injured at work whi
(Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck an area 130 kilometres southeast of the Indonesian city of Palu on the island of Sulawesi, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on M
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. government is auditing a foreign aid program that loaned almost $1 billion to renewable energy projects in Chile – including solar farms in such deep financial trouble th
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has notified the other 163 members of the World Trade Organization that it is considering the case for putting emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imported solar cell
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Weather Service has said the likelihood of an El Nino weather pattern, which brought a scorching drought to southern Africa last year, returning later this year
Most tend to choose their lotion based solely on its SPF, according to a study of 2,000 British adults. But this only protects them from one type of UV ray - and not the one directly responsible for
Kayleigh Chapman, 29, of Pershore, Worcestshire, visited her local doctor's surgery when Lily-Mae Filmer's spluttering cough started to get worse on April 23.
In a rare interview to mark her upcoming 40th birthday, Crown Princess Victoria explains that she began to put excessive pressure on herself once she took up a public role supporting her parents.
The mental fog often experienced by breast cancer patients after chemotherapy might be due more to post-traumatic stress than to the cancer drugs, a new study suggests.
OTTAWA - Ontario is planning legislation to create safe zones around abortion clinics to protect women accessing those services. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi made the announcement today in Ottawa, wh
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday it was right not to gloss over differences with the United States on climate issues and added that a G7 debate at the weekend had show
Smoking giant Philip Morris markets its IQOS device, which tobacco sticks can be placed into, as containing 90 per cent less toxins. But a new Swiss study suggests the opposite.
DHAKA/AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka/ (Reuters) - Bangladesh raised its storm danger signal to the highest level of 10 on Monday as a severe and intensifying cyclone churned toward its low-lying coast and was
ABC News' Linsey Davis reports on a vaccine researchers are looking into with the hopes that it can prevent certain types of breast cancer before they even start.
New Delhi, May 30: England has always been a happy hunting ground for batsmen and seems the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy is going to be no different. Champions Trophy 2017: Schedule and Squads Teams
THE Rotary Club of Bacolod South in partnership with the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R) and the Rams Football Club will stage the 1st Recoletos Invitational Football Challenge Cup s
IF CERES Negros FC still has some ace cards left in its pocket, it's time for them to lay it all tomorrow against Malaysian Johor Darul Ta'zim FC for the AFC Asean Zonal semifinals Leg 2 at the Panaad
With property prices soaring in Sydney and Melbourne, two private equity firms are seeking a piece of the action with bids to buy Fairfax Media, and its Domain website.
“Suits” creator and executive producer Aaron Korsh revealed some new details about the upcoming Season 7 premiere of the USA Network series during a recent Q&A with fans on Twitter. Korsh tweeted
Amid hundreds of protestors opposing Texas' new anti-sanctuary cities law in Texas House's public gallery on Monday, lawmakers got involved in scuffle on the floor below and threats of gun violence a
"All the required conditions have been met," a weather office source who did not wish to be named, told Reuters. The official announcement is expected shortly, the source said.
Even as the RBI and the Centre have been pushing banks to take the legal route in resolving bad loan assets, lenders have filed fewer number of legal cases against defaulters in FY17.
Tehran, May 30, IRNA - Eurasian Economic Union is going to make a free-trade deal with Iran by the end of year 2017, according to a British newspaper.
Tehran, May 30, IRNA – Based on an agreement between Iranian provincial officials in Khuzestan and the neighboring Iraq, the Iraqi commuters using their vehicles to access the Arvand Free Zone in the
First came the catfish hurled from the stands, landing on the ice in a gory splash. Then came the stinky aspect of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ performance in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, a stret
A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday evening three miles from Frazier Park, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:14 p.m. at a depth of 1.9 m
The one player the Angels can least afford to lose — on the field and at the box-office — will be out for six to eight weeks, the estimated timetable for star center fielder Mike Trout to recover
Amid the Memorial Day parades and services held throughout the Southland on Monday, the families of a group of fallen soldiers and Marines gathered in a Pasadena park for a long-awaited tribute to
With its tidy racks of dress shirts, trousers and sweaters, the Ministry of Supply shop on Boston’s Newbury Street looks, in many ways, similar to other clothing stores. That is, except for the 10