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CARAPONGO, Peru (Reuters) - On the outskirts of Lima, hundreds of householders salvage scant belongings in what is left of their homes after the Rimac River burst its banks in recent weeks amid Peru's
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's nuclear regulator has granted consent for construction to start at EDF's Hinkley C nuclear power plant, it said on Monday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A majority of EU countries voted on Monday against allowing two new genetically modified crops to be grown in Europe, batting the contentious decision on GM cultivation in Europe
EEG showed seizure-relative activity each time patient took a selfie, suggesting flash or anti-red-eye pulsing could be problem for "photosensitive" epileptics
(Reuters Health) - Lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents report higher rates of tobacco use than heterosexual teens, according to a U.S. study that also highlights gender differences in smoking habits
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's center-left government proposed legislation on Monday that would grant compensation to transgender men and women who had to undergo mandatory sterilization in order to h
HALIFAX - A union study of Atlantic Canada's largest hospital says patient spillover into hallways due to overcrowding and sudden transfers from the emergency department is posing risks to safety. Th
(Reuters) - Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd said on Monday its experimental acne treatment failed to meet one of two main goals in a late-stage study, pushing its shares down about 42 percent.
Research found that parents are giving their children double the recommended amount of pasta sauce, sending the amount of sugar consumed to 96 per cent of a child's RDA.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The prospects of an El Nino weather pattern forming in the next few months has risen significantly, the South African Weather Service said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Can society afford modern medicines? It's a question facing governments worldwide and nowhere more so than in Britain, where a new budget test due to take effect on April 1 threaten
LONDON (Reuters) - International groups representing doctors and patients have launched a fresh challenge to the patent on Gilead Sciences' hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir at the European Patent Office i
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough it w
Researchers from University College Dublin measured the cognitive abilities of nearly 8,000 children. They were tested at both age three and five for their cognitive abilities.
While many medics are sceptical about the supposed healing properties of crystals and gemstones, beauty practitioners are reporting a soaring demand from clients.
Researchers from University College Dublin measured the cognitive abilities of nearly 8,000 children. They were tested at both age three and five for their cognitive abilities.
Christi Barber, 41, was left with open wounds on the top of her head after going on a Caribbean cruise for her birthday in 2011. She is now raising money to buy herself a wig and improve her confide
Doctors warn that reheating leftover foods could make you sick if not done properly. Warming rice, chicken and even potatoes in the microwave could grow 'bad' bacteria in your gut.
The provincial policy of privatizing home and community care services for seniors has resulted in less access for people in need, says a new report released today. Between 2001 and 2016, the closure o
TOKYO (Reuters) - An avalanche in central Japan on Monday killed seven high school students and a teacher who were among a group of almost 50 on mountain climbing training, police said.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The health situation is deteriorating in Syria's eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, where 300,000 people are besieged and none of the three hospitals is functioning, the World Hea
Srilatha Kanchanapally delivered her daughter on last week at a local hospital. Two days later, they were taken to Niloufer hospital in Hyderabad - 87km (54 miles) away for surgery.
A new study has found that stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in an animal model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis. Although, still at a pre-clinical stag
New clinical trial results show that stem cells can restore sufficient erectile function to allow previously impotent men to have spontaneous intercourse. This is the first time stem cell therapy has
Almost 4 in 10 men with high-risk or locally advanced prostate cancer (prostate cancer that is likely to or that has already spread beyond the prostate) may be “undertreated” by the failure to use rad
A new study has found that reducing obstructive sleep apnea (where patients have difficulty in breathing while asleep -often associated with loud snoring) can reduce the need to get up and pee at nigh
Scientists are reporting a test which can predict which patients are most at risk from aggressive prostate cancer, and whether they suffer an increased chance of treatment failure. 
People with learning difficulties are 4 times more likely to die of testicular cancer than the general population. This is the first work relating cancer deaths to learning difficulties, with research
A new analysis raises concern over high prescription rates in the USA of a common drug used to treat overactive bladder. The drug, oxybutynin, when taken orally, is consistently linked with cognitive
The findings, presented at the European Association of Urology conference in London, could pave the way for an effective treatment for men who do not respond to Viagra.
The genomic replication of the Zika virus (ZIKV) is made possible by its 'NS5' protein. Scientists report that they have determined the crystal structure of the entire ZIKV NS5 protein and demonstrate
Video games and 'brain training' applications are increasingly touted as an effective treatment for depression. A new study carries it a step further, though, finding that when the video game users we
Mia Blesky, 12, from Reading was given the routine jab Gardasil - which protects against the human papilloma virus, in September. The straight A student went on to lose all sensation in her legs.
Adele Hug recommends eating marmalade sandwiches on white bread with butter before a run because it will give you the perfect amount of quick-release carbohydrates.

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