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
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
Bills seeking to rein in the cost of prescription drugs include proposals to speed approval of generic drugs and allow the importing of cheaper drugs.
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.
The effort follows through on the president’s pledge to roll back a requirement that many religious employers include contraception coverage in health insurance.
When told the bright red rash on his leg might be sepsis or even a flesh-eating bug, Matt Hazledine was shocked.
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.
If you treat the problem yourself, the difficulty is choosing the most effective product available over the counter.
An analysis published in The Journal of Pediatrics considers figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatal Analysis Reporting System.
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 are finding more and more health benefits to having a quick blast of cold water, including boosting your immune system and easing low mood.
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.
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.
This article uses the breaking news that golfer Tiger Woods was arrested for impaired driving (DUI) to explore the history of drunk driving, and why it remains a stubbornly difficult problem in Americ
The latest quarterly reshuffle of the FTSE 100, the UK’s leading blue-chip share index, takes place this week. Candidates to fall out of Britain’s benchmark index with the highest market capitalizatio
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.
Patients with strep infections were far more likely to suffer damaged heart valves if they had a certain mutation, researchers reported.
A small study of football players found their verbal abilities declined over an eight-year period, compared with those of team coaches and executives.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has juggling act as he tries to write a Republican health care bill that can pass the Senate
Injury rates among elite young female athletes may be higher than what’s been reported, new data suggest.
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.
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.
Young onset type 2 diabetes patients have an increased risk of developing diabetic retinopathy at an earlier stage and at a greater frequency, according to researchers.
Semi-transparent perovskite solar cells have been developed that could be great candidates for solar windows, say researchers.
A mobile biofeedback device has been developed for footstrike pattern modification for injury prevention and rehabilitation in runners.
A possible genetic mechanism underlying the evolution of birds has been discovered by scientists. Studies of dinosaur fossils that show bird-like traits, such as feathers, light bones, air sacs and th
New research challenges established medical practice that all heart attack patients should be on beta blockers.
Back pain affects most Canadians. Investigative journalist and back pain sufferer Cathryn Jakobson Ramin says it's time to rethink treatment.
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.
HIV is notorious for lying dormant in immune cells in a way that even the most developed and expensive methods could not spot.
The quest to develop a cure for HIV has long been plagued by a seemingly simple question: how do doctors determine if someone is cured? The virus has a knack for lying dormant in immune cells at level