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.