Murray undergoes hip surgery to ease pain

Andy Murray has undergone hip resurfacing surgery in London. The two-time Wimbledon champion was debating having the procedure, which involves putting a metal plate into the joint, in a final bid to prolong his career. The 31-year-old said before the Australian Open earlier this month that he intended to retire after this year’s Wimbledon. Murray […]

Best supplements for back pain: Seven vitamins and minerals to help ease your backache

BEST supplements for back pain: Back pain can be debilitating when you’re in the grips of it, with the majority of the population suffering from this common health issue at some point in their lives. While your doctor can best advise on the best form of treatment, some experts believe supplements can help ease backache.

As US coal use drops to 1979 levels, EPA may ease rules on new coal plants

Enlarge / An eastbound Norfolk Southern Corp. unit coal train passes through Waddy, Kentucky. (credit: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears poised to roll back Obama-era rules that effectively prevented new coal plants from opening in the US. The rules required new coal plants to emit no more […]

Too little, too late? Merkel comes to Chemnitz to ease ethnic tensions, but faces mass protest

German Chancellor Angela Merkel finally visited the eastern German city of Chemnitz, more than two months after massive right-wing protests there. However, twenty times as many people came to protest against her than to see her. In late August, the city of Chemnitz witnessed a surge of anti-immigrant sentiment after the fatal stabbing of a […]

US won’t let Russia ease North Korea sanctions, Haley says

Russia says it’s trying to ease sanctions on North Korea to make aid organisations’ work there possible. The US says it won’t let that happen. Following a closed-door UN security council meeting this Thursday requested by Russia and China, US ambassador Nikki Haley told press members that Russia is trying “to lift banking restrictions” against […]

How This Fertility Guru Is Set to Ease the Pain of 176M Women

Heather Bowerman is on the verge of a breakthrough. Her company is poised to release the first noninvasive test for endometriosis — the agonizing uterus condition that affects tens of millions worldwide and renders many infertile. For the first time, she believes, these women can dare to hope for better than a decade-long wait and […]