Health Care

South Africa investigates Roche, Pfizer and Aspen over drug pricing

Swiss firm Roche and United States company Pfizer are being probed over "excessive pricing" for breast and lung cancer medications respectively, while South A...


'Real Sun Tan' Drug could reduce the Risk of Skin Cancer

Researchers are testing a new drug that gives users a tanned skin without the damaging UV exposure . A new compound promises to give you a nice sun tan with...


Hungary tightens rules on foreign funded NGOs

Since coming to power in 2010, Orban has blunted restraints on his power by taking control of much of the Hungarian media, curbing the powers of the constitutio...


Cosby's fate in hands of jury

The jury of seven men and five women were bused in from Allegheny County near Pittsburgh and have been sequestered in a hotel for the trial. "She'd remember i...


(profile) Key player in 2007 inter-Korean summit named unification minister

South Korea's new president Moon Jae In has proposed staging the 2030 World Cup with other countries in Northeast Asia, including North Korea, in a meeti...


"Epidemic level of West Nile Virus" expected in Ada County

The return of West Nile-positive mosquitoes is once again prompting reminders to wear loose, light-colored clothing and to use repellents containing DEET. Acros...


Study says french fries may lead to higher risk of death

The researchers found that the participants who ate fried potatoes twice a week or more had double the risk of early death than those who did not eat fried...


Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller -White House

In fact, the chain of command for the special counsel is only directly to the Attorney General or in this case the Acting Attorney General. Rosenstein was pro...


Seoul says North Korean soldier defects across DMZ

South Korea discovered a drone, which had taken hundreds of photos, including ten of a United States anti-missile system. Seoul estimates that Pyongyang...


US Open: Jason Day all in on Wisconsin

Open , Roberto Diaz is using the practice rounds to check out the rough and the greens and to find out where he can be aggressive and where to be patient. I'm...


Shire Plc (LON:SHP) Broker Price Targets

Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 32,850 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Commercial Bank Of Mellon reported 0% of its portfolio in Greencore Group plc (LON:G...


Jeff Sessions appears at high-stakes US Senate hearing on Russia, Comey

Yet he says he does not have the power to invoke executive privilege , and the president has not asserted it. Associated Press writers Deb Riechmann, Sadie ...


Trick Or Treat? Delicious Sounding Descriptions Can Make You Favour Vegetables

For instance, adding words like "caramelized", "dynamite" or "sizzling" may make them sound more delicious and tempt you to eat them. For the study, a team ...


Could Drones Help Save People In Cardiac Arrest?

They attached a defibrillator to a drone stationed at a fire station in Norrtälje, a rural location near Stockholm, and dispatched it to locations within 10 k...


4 people hurt in fire that destroyed or damaged 8 buildings

There was no immediate estimate of how many people lost their homes. Moriarty said the firefighting was hindered by weak water pressure in the neighborhood, w...


Suspected North Korean drone photographed USA missile-defense site

Though he did not mention the issue of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, observers speculated that the envoy's remarks were directed at figures who are seeking to...


Study found 1/3 of the world is overweight

Nearly 40% of the 4 million dying as a result of their higher body mass index were not yet obese, highlighting that deaths are occurring nearly as often in thos...


UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed

Conservative leaders on Monday sought to shift the debate away from May's wounded leadership and onto complex Brexit talks, which are formally set to begin n...


Surgeons save constipated man's life by removing 13kg of faeces

Surgeons in China have removed 30 inches of a man's large intestines weighing 13kgs. The medic's instinct told him that the patient was suffering from a form...


I'd 100% Be Willing To Testify Under Oath To Rebut Comey

He also said the testimony confirmed that Mr Trump was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian political meddling. Another asked: "Are...


Russian Hackers Targeted Voting Systems in 39 States

Just how big was the state-run operation, and were any other major tools (aside from Britney Spears' Instagram account ) involved? Citing sources "with direc...


Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

The Evening Standard , edited by ex-Treasury chief George Osborne, is reporting that Cabinet ministers have initiated talks with Labour lawmakers. But a lackl...


New drug shows promise for treating heart disease in diabetes patients

Lead researcher Professor Bruce Neal, from the George Institute for Global Health , said: " Coronary heart disease is the biggest killer by far for people wit...


Darjeeling violence: 3 arrested, situation under control, says police official

Earlier on Monday, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) said that normalcy is returning in Darjeeling , as the strength of the force has been increased to...


Puerto Ricans skeptical of change after vote for statehood

The U.S. acquired the Puerto Rico territory in 1898 from Spain, but the island has never experienced the benefits that come with statehood, like federal funding...


UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

The session had originally been scheduled for Tuesday, but was brought forward a day so that May could explain the status of her efforts to ally with Northern ...


Global Industrial Robotics Market - Toshiba, Denso, Comau

Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021), provides analysis of the global ceramic machinery market , with detailed analysis of market size and growth of the indu...


Record-breaking heat hits Northeast; 97 degrees at airport

A record-breaking blast of summer-like weather has hit NY and other parts of the Northeast. MA residents are in for another day of sweltering summer temper...


Philippine marines killed in clash with Islamic State affiliates

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson conveyed independence greetings on behalf of President Donald Trump and the American people, saying the U.S. stands as an ...


Murdoch, Gordon pull support for Ten

In a filing to the Australian Stock Exchange, Ten Network Holdings said that it had received letters from Illyria, Murdoch's private investment company, and...


Young girl detained after being told abortion was 'not the solution'

Her detention was successfully challenged by a guardian ad litem, a person appointed by the court to represent the girl's interests, after another consultant ps...


Cambodia Says it Regrets 'Irresponsible' Trump Decision to Leave Paris Climate Accord

Fortunately for anyone who cares about the environmental health of the planet and actually takes climate change seriously ― rather than, say, believing it's a...


GOP Lawmakers Stick With Trump After Comey Testimony

I'm not going to say , 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that? Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday, but tweeted a...


Arsenal players glad about manager Arsene Wenger's new deal: Aaron Ramsey

Wenger believed the uncertainty over his future hurt Arsenal's chances of success last season and Ramsey is relieved that the Frenchman has extended his 21-...


Study reveals high environmental cost of tobacco

The World Health Organization ( WHO ) is using this day to highlight how tobacco negatively impacts the development of countries around the world. It cited ...