RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced a jump of nearly 50 percent in deaths from a new virus on Tuesday after re-examining old data that also showed the number of infections since 2012 was a fifth higher than previously reported.
LONDON: GlaxoSmithKline Plc GSK.L has agreed a deal worth more than $350 million (209 million pounds) with British biotech company Adaptimmune to develop cancer drugs based on novel cell-based therapies.
ISLAMABAD, May 30 (SANA): Highlighting the alarming number of deaths tobacco use causes every year, health experts demanded the government to raise taxes on tobacco and its products in the upcoming budget 2014.
PARIS: Nearly a third of adults and a quarter of children today are overweight, according to a report Thursday that said no country has turned the tide of obesity since 1980.
WASHINGTON: Three centuries after Thomas Jefferson found standing up a superior way to work, a growing number of Americans are mulling the dangers of sitting down on the job — and opting to get on their feet.
WASHINGTON: The trend of cheap food in the world is setting up, new report indicate that the cheap food making people fate.
LONDON: Doctors in Italy have designed a miniature dialysis machine for babies, used for the first time last year to save a newborn girl, according to a new report. Usually, doctors adapt standard dialysis machines for babies, but that can be risky since the devices can’t always be accurately tweaked. About 1 to 2 percent…
LONDON: Eating unsaturated fats, like those in olive oil, along with leafy greens and other vegetables creates a certain kind of fatty acid that lowers blood pressure, scientists said Monday.
An Illinois man has contracted the MERS respiratory virus after coming into contact with the first case of the mysterious Middle East pathogen in the United States, become the third infected person.
KARACHI: A meeting of various medical associations and Medico Legal Officers (MLOs) held in Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) house in Karachi on Thursday.