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.
PEOPLE who nod off in the day are more likely to develop dementia, a study has found. It is a sign of rogue beta amyloid proteins in the brain that trigger the devastating neurological illness, say scientists.
Once again, Facebook is notifying the media that it has mass-removed accounts exhibiting “coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram.” This time around, Mark Zuckerberg said the cull caught up 652 pages that it says were linked to a campaign originating in Iran, as well as an unspecified number of accounts linked to Russian military […]
Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people’s homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed for sending more than 70 people to the hospital.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly requested to interview Russian pop singer Emin Agalarov, who supposedly helped arrange the controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. NBC News reported the claim on Thursday, citing Agalarov’s lawyer Scott Balber. The special counsel office declined to comment. “Conversations are ongoing” about a potential interview, Balber […]
Unusual cases of potentially deadly heart disease have been cropping up in dogs fed dog food containing legumes and potatoes that is often marketed as being “grain free,” prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate.