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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The world is getting brighter, but scientists say that may not be a good thing.
Anne Wafula-Strike was on a three-hour train journey with an out-of-order accessible loo.
The New York Times posted a years-old recipe for a vegetarian slider dish on Twitter this week. It calls for Brussels sprouts cut in half like a burger bun and filled with onions and marinated temp
EDMONTON - A new dental fee guide has been announced in Alberta that the government says will help patients get greater value from the money they pay their dentists. The guide ......
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's NTP Radioisotopes, one of the world's leading producers of Molybdenum-99 used in medical diagnostic imaging, has been ordered to halt production at its Pelindaba f
(Reuters) - A former general counsel of insurer WellCare Health Plans Inc was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in prison for making a false statement to Florida's Medicaid program as part of what
A federal government agency to regulate medical care will reduce deaths.
Lena Tietjen has received hundreds of packages filled with books for her own reading library while she begins to receive treatment and care for an inoperable malignant brain tumor.
NEW YORK/CALGARY (Reuters) - The clean-up of an oil spill from TransCanada Corp's Keystone pipeline may last several weeks, South Dakota's environmental regulator said on Wednesday, but it is still un
Owning a dog is linked to a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, a Swedish study found.
A quarter of newly diagnosed cancer patients 65 or older are survivors who had a prior cancer – often preventing them from participating in clinical trials, researchers have found.
Scientists demonstrate that Leishmania adaptation results from frequent and reversible chromosomal amplifications. This novel insight into Leishmania genomic instability should pave the way for the id
OTTAWA - Alberta's premier says she's worried that marijuana legalization could drive up policing and court bills her province cannot afford to pay. In an interview with The Canadian Press, Rachel ..
TORONTO - A Toronto hospital says it plans to create the world's leading treatment and research centre for multiple sclerosis. St. Michael's Hospital says the BARLO MS Centre will occupy the ...
A research team has sequenced the first six European genomes of the plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis dating from the Late Neolithic to the Bronze Age (4,800 to 3,700 years ago). Analysis of th
Researchers from Maastricht University found that even at considerably lower doses than those taken recreationally, the controversial former 'legal high' still makes people intoxicated within one ho
The singer, pictured, who is about to start a two-week British tour, answers questions about his health including can he run up the stairs and does he get his five a day.
Dr Tara Lynn Frankhouser didn't fully understand the postpartum depression she saw in her patients in her North Carolina practice until she went through itself. She bravely tells of all she went thr
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany, found Yersina pestis bacteria first entered Europe in the Bronze Age, not the historical Black Death pandemic.
A new study suggests that nearly half of the country's cancers may be preventable through decisions we make every day.
The conventional wisdom is that you should use cough medicine: but this could be harmful. You'd be better relying on more traditional methods to heal a seasonal cough or cold
Health leaders warn tough choices will have to be made despite the chancellor's promise of extra money.
Outside of hospitals, men are much more likely to get lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation than women.
(Reuters Health) - Female physicians are more likely to make professional adjustments to accommodate their responsibilities at home, according to a new study.
Twice as many females nowadays are at risk of burnout compared to 1990, found a study by Umea University in Sweden. They're expected to be successful, popular and physically attractive.
Almost half of cancer deaths are linked to preventable risk factors.
(Reuters Health) - Motorcycle crashes are much more likely to cause severe injuries, fatalities and extensive medical costs than car accidents, a Canadian study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - In an emergency involving face or hand trauma, barely one in four hospitals can muster a specialist surgeon, a recent U.S. study suggests.
Rabeya and Rokeya, from Bangladesh, been admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where they will have tests. Their parents want them separated in a bid for them to lead normal lives.
The health advantages of high-intensity exercise are widely known but new research points to another major benefit: better memory. The findings could have implications for an aging population which is
Emma Stumpf delivers art kits to children in the hospital so they can have access to art therapy while they battle their illnesses, as she did.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Six gold mining firms, including Anglo American, have made a 5 billion rand ($361 million) provision to settle a class action law suit with thousands of miners who contracted fat
LONDON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil joined European peers including Royal Dutch Shell and Total in a new initiative to find ways to reduce potent emissions in their rapidly growing natural gas operations.
Speaking to FEMAIL, Sydney-based dietitian and nutritionist, Lyndi Cohen, shares the top seven foods that are routinely described as health foods. She also offered alternatives.
According to an Australian company, only 45 per cent of women will keep a full head of hair. FEMAIL spoke to a dermatologist about ways to increase your hair's thickness.
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London successfully repurposed a diabetes drug to prevent rejection without the side effects of current immunosuppressive drugs.
Philip Hammond promises immediate cash injection for this winter as he unveils the Budget.
The VA commissioned a study to look into the link between liver flukes and a rare bile duct cancer.             
Rockhampton mother, Nikki Flood, 37, has been diagnosed with incurable cancer and is facing the heartbreaking prospect that this Christmas with her family will be her last.
Researchers from the University of Salford found N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) significantly lowers levels of the breast cancer aggressiveness marker MCT4, offering an inexpensive, safe therapy.
Macauley Bratherton, 20, from Denbighshire, Wales was only ill for a few days when he was taken to hospital, and died soon after. His parents ask people to get flu shots to prevent it from reocurrin
Philip Hammond says "we will always back it" and more patients were being treated by the NHS in England.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will increase the amount of taxation paid by those driving diesel cars that do not meet more stringent emissions standards, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government will look into ways to reduce plastic waste through the tax system and charges on single-use plastic items, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday
A new study suggests that nearly half of the country's cancers may be preventable through decisions we make every day.
Exclusive: Measuring levels of a type of protein in a woman's body can indicate the likelihood of miscarriage, found the University of Heidelberg in Germany
Georgie Weatherley, 30, from Gloucestershire suffers from painful tremors and struggles to move because of a rare illness. The condition has made it hard to even hug her kids
The aircraft was returning to the USS Ronald Reagan before crashing.
Suman Prasad, 25, from western India was in surgery for three hours to remove a gigantic hairball after she had been chewing her hair. In the end, the mass of hair weighed three pounds
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's auditor general says the province hasn't clearly defined what to expect from a strategy to recruit family doctors or how to measure the success of its ......
Exclusive: An analysis of over 50 products on the market in the US and UK compared how much saturated fat, sugar and protein they contained compared to an Original Glazed Doughnut.
Scientists from The Chinese University of Hong Kong found men living in areas of high levels of pollution were far more likely to have sperm of an abnormal size and shape.
Improvements in memory were most striking among volunteers whose fitness had also improved the most, especially if they practiced brain training.
According to an Australian company, only 45 per cent of women will keep a full head of hair. FEMAIL spoke to a dermatologist about ways to increase your hair's thickness.
Georgie Weatherley, 30, from Gloucestershire suffers from painful tremors and struggles to move because of a rare illness. The condition has made it hard to even hug her kids
MOSCOW (Reuters) - There has to date been no confirmation from any Russian government agencies that there was an incident on Russian soil that could have caused raised levels of pollution from a radio
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