Facebook on Tuesday began enforcing the new rules of its recently updated recidivism policy, which is why 22 pages linked to right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website InfoWars are no longer there. “We use a broad set of signals to determine if a Page violates our recidivism policy and determined these Pages violated […]
Health Canada says a safety review of Fibristal to treat uterine fibroids in women of childbearing age has found a possible link between its use and the risk of a rare liver injury.
The ex-Manchester United boss is reportedly considering taking the vacant top job at Benfica, rivals to his former team Porto, per reports in the Portuguese media. Jose Mourinho’s hiatus from football management could be a short one according to Portuguese outlet Record, who say that Benfica’s hierarchy are interested in handing their top job to […]
The E. coli strain currently suspected of making people sick in both Canada and the U.S. is the same that caused a similar outbreak last year, prompting questions about why regulators aren’t issuing a mandatory recall.
Billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest says star players from around the world are banging down the door to ask about his new Global Rapid Rugby competition. Forrest will launch the competition in either late February or early March, and he’s hoping to attract about 20 of the world’s top 100 rugby players. Former All Black […]
Spain has issued a ban on the painkiller Nolotil, also known as metamizole, from being prescribed to British tourists, according to The Local. A recent inquiry has linked the medicine to the deaths of to ten British tourists in the country. The ten tourists reportedly fell ill with agranulosis, which can result in blood poisoning […]
An anti-terrorist raid ended with 19 Islamist militants killed in a firefight as Egyptian security forces cornered them in a mountainous area in Minya Province, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. The officials linked the militants to the terrorist attack in Minya earlier this week. On Friday, gunmen killed seven people when they opened fire […]
OBESITY and being underweight have been linked to a greater risk of death than previously expected, scientists have said. So what is considered a healthy BMI to help you live longer?
Smoking is well known for its many negative health consequences, but its impact on the brain is relatively less studied.
WOMEN who have a diet high in gluten during pregnancy could increase the risk of their children suffering from diabetes, a study suggested yesterday. The research examined tens of thousands of pregnancies and found an increased risk of Type 1 diabetes.