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.
GENEVA: Depression is the top global cause of illness and disability for adolescents, with suicide the third-biggest cause of death, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
PARIS: People who use mobile phones intensively appear to have a higher risk of developing certain types of brain cancer, French scientists said on Tuesday, reviving questions about phone safety.
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: Saudi authorities have issued fresh warnings on how to handle the desert kingdom’s wealth of camels, thought to be the source of the mysterious MERS coronavirus in the Gulf state.