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Neanderthals survived at least 3,000 years longer than we thought in Southern Iberia -- what is now Spain -- long after they had died out everywhere else, according to new research.
Humans may be adding large amounts of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by using groundwater faster than it is replenished, according to new research. This process, known as groundwater depletion, rele
Bio-archeologists have discovered a pattern of unusual bone chips in the feet of clog-wearing 19th-Century Dutch farmers -- injuries that offer clues to the damage we may unwittingly be causing to our
Production timings for artificially propagated plants and animals could help flag items offered for sale before they should legally be available.
Negative school experiences can have harmful long term effects on pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions, a new study reports.
(Reuters) - Conservation groups decried U.S. President Donald Trump's decision this week to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring home the endangered animals' tusks
A new study determined that the difference in price of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods plays a significant role in whether people have a healthy diet.
ZURICH (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday expanded approvals for Roche's Gazyva to include previously untreated follicular lymphoma, bolstering the Swiss drugmaker's efforts
Fred McNeill, who died after a brief battle with ALS in 2015, was identified as having CTE in 2012, says Dr Bennet Omalu, who inspired the movie Concussion after discovering CTE.
BOSTON (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded not guilty to charges that he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based spray inten
Researchers from the University of South Florida found completing as little as 15 sessions over 10 years gives an individual just a 5.9 percent chance of developing a form of the disorder.
ZURICH (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Roche's Hemlibra, a new medicine for hemophilia A that the Swiss drugmaker is counting on to help to offset eroding sales
Researchers from University College London found frail older people are 3.5 times more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia one decade later, which may be due to insulin resis
TORONTO - Newstrike Resources Ltd. has confirmed that it has entered an exclusivity agreement with CanniMed about potentially combining the two businesses. The Tragically Hip-backed company (TSX-V:
Angie Oracoy was 19 when she gave her daughter up for adoption.
The founder of a pharmaceutical company accused of leading a conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid pain medication for people who didn't need it has pleaded not guilty
Wildlife advocates have blamed poaching for a decline in elephant populations.
Government investigation finds problems with veterans clinic where Gulf War vet set self on fire, died
Democrats are using new projections by Congress' nonpartisan tax analysts to call the Senate Republican tax bill a boon to the wealthy that boosts middle-income families' taxes
LONDON (Reuters) - Battle lines are being drawn as the first gene therapy for an inherited condition nears the U.S. market, offering hope for people with a rare form of blindness and creating a cost d
(Reuters Health) - For people who already have cardiovascular problems, having high blood sugar below the cutoff for diabetes diagnosis doesn’t raise the risk of potentially fatal heart “events,
Wisconsin's Ron Johnson says he opposes the bill.
Cheryl Castle, 35, a receptionist, from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, said she has had a large ‘baby belly’ since the birth of her son, which she cannot get rid of with diet and exercise.
For the first time, research has confirmed that scientists successfully saw chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- or CTE -- in a living former football player.
Scientists' ability to predict the strength and duration of droughts caused by La Niña -- a recurrent cooling pattern in the tropical Pacific Ocean -- has been significantly improved thanks to new re
Scientists have elucidated the Zika burden in a Brazilian metropolis. Their data indicate: the outbreak may be coming to an end and further outbreaks in the region seem unlikely. The study has also pr
The former secretary of state made the comments in a new interview.
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - China and 18 other nations representing half the world's population said on Thursday they planned to increase the use of wood and other plant matter from sustainable sources
QUEBEC - The Quebec government has tabled its cannabis legislation and is setting up a provincially run corporation to oversee the industry. Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois says the body that
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Denying climate change or being indifferent to its effects are "perverse attitudes" that block research and dialogue aimed at protecting the future of the planet, Pope Francis
Eating a one-ounce serving five times a week was associated with a reduction in heart attacks, strokes and heart disease.
Professor Stephen Holgate, an expert in immunopharmcology at Southampton University, contributed to a list of the most effective ways to combat air pollution in a piece for Healthista.
A government inspector found a veteran who set himself on fire and died outside a veterans clinic in New Jersey had waited three months for an appointment
ZURICH (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Roche's Hemlibra for hemophilia suffers, a new medicine the Swiss drugmaker is counting on to help it offset eroding sales
Experts say you need to fuel your body to give you energy for a workout. Insanity inventor Shaun T, from New Jersey, names the snack he eats before an intense training session.
Ophthalmologists at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi revealed the strange incident in the British Medical Journal Case Reports.
Thirty minutes of chores like light housework or walking slowly was tied to a 12 percent reduction in mortality in older women.
Wisconsin's Ron Johnson says he opposes the bill.
Humans have roughly as many bacterial cells in their bodies as human cells, and most of those bacteria live in the gut. New research released today reveals links between the gut microbiome -- the popu
Some impacts of global warming -- such as sea level rise and coastal flooding -- are already locked in and unavoidable, according to a major research project.
EXCLUSIVE: Alex Jones, 46, from Portsmouth, was tormented daily thinking he'd harmed others. After trying many therapies, he had magnetic therapy and felt 'normal' after just one session.
Archie Innes was born with a rare genetic disorder that has left him 'black blind'. Mother Fiona Gould, living in Sydney and originally from Kent, has raised £6,000 in just two days for the innova
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Top cocoa producer Ivory Coast will launch an operation to expel thousands of illegal farmers from the Goin-Debe forest reserve, the West African nation's largest, a government spo
MPs urge the pharmacy to complete its roll-out of cheaper contraception across all of its stores.
For the first time, researchers have proposed the hypothesis that animals that live in climate zones at a safe distance from both the poles as well as the tropics have the most to gain from acclimatin
Triplets looked at how their bodies responded after each one tried different high-intensity workout routines for two weeks.
The holiday season is upon us and no matter how hard you try, our normal routines get completely thrown off. Whether it is due to hosting guests in town or travelling during the holidays, it’s e
LONDON (Reuters) - Ships which do not meet cuts to the amount of sulfur they can burn in their engines risk being declared "unseaworthy", the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said on Thursday
Scans performed on retired NFL players have led researchers in Chicago to believe they may be one step closer to being able to diagnose CTE while a patient is still alive.
Angel Hind, 33, from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, gave birth to her first set of twins, Blake and Annabelle Smailes, in September 2015, but the tiny babies were too poorly to survive.
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Twenty countries and two U.S. states have joined an international alliance to phase out coal from power generation before 2030, environment ministers said on Thursday.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India directed its largest utility NTPC Ltd to blend crop residue with coal at its power plants, in a bid to reduce stubble burning on agricultural lands which is clouding New De
Hemlata Singh, from Jodphur, India, gave birth to a healthy baby named Sonni, but attached to his stomach was his partially formed, parasitic twin, putting the infant's life at risk.
Levi Krystosek, from Ocean Springs, Mississippi, was expected to die within days of being born - but he overcame the odds. He suffers from Jansen's Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia.
The diagnosis was confirmed after the death of a former NFL player at age 63.
Researchers from University College London found this occurs regardless of whether the mother suffers from the disorder. Past research suggests depression may be inherited.
World Health Organization data also shows the 'medieval disease' has infected 2,119 in the country off the coast of Africa, with scientists worried it has reached 'crisis' point.
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: James Murray, 45, from Louth, Lincolnshire, was hospitalised after his foot was burnt as he fell asleep against a radiator and it became badly infected.
Paul Watling, 34, from Manchester weighed 30 stone at his heaviest and after shedding half his body weight, the loose skin is an unwelcome reminder of the man he was a year ago.
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