New York, May 6 (IANS) Researchers have developed a miniature camera that can be mounted onto the eyeglasses of people who are legally blind -- vision with 20/200 or worse in the better eye -- and dramatically improve their ability to read an email or a newspaper article. Made using optical character-recognition
Beijing, May 6 (IANS) A giant panda that let down her fans with a "phantom pregnancy" in 2014 gave birth to a cub on Friday morning, with more than 100,000 people viewing her delivery online. The male cub, weighing 145 grams, was born at 6.06 a.m. at Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre
New York, May 6 (IANS) Offering heart patients, who need to monitor their rapid or irregular heart beat, an easier solution, researchers have found promise in a palpitation tracking smartphone app that provides comparable performance to the 14-day event monitors that are the current standard of care.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The two brothers have come to be known as the "solar kids" and their case has mystified Pakistani doctors.
MADRID (AP) — Health authorities say they've identified the first case in Spain of the birth defect microcephaly in the fetus of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus.
London, May 6 (IANS) Insulin when taken in conjunction with metformin -- a cheap and common drug that helps control blood sugar levels -- has the potential to reduce mortality risk and heart attacks in people with Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. "In this research we found that there was
New York, May 6 (IANS) Mothers with a history of depression are not physiologically "in sync" with their children and this may lead to conflicts in their relations, a study has found. "We're trying to figure out, at the body level, in terms of your physiology, do you see this synchrony
New York, May 6 (IANS) Beware! Gorging on red meat such as bacon, sausage, unsalted beef or pork on a daily basis can decrease your life, new research warns. The findings showed the steepest rise in mortality rate at the smallest increase in intake of meat, particularly red or processed meat. A decreased
Spanish health authorities said they had detected the country's first known case of the microcephaly birth defect in the foetus of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus. "A pregnant woman was infected by Zika and dengue and the foetus has shown various defects," the health authority
New York, May 6 (IANS) Weight loss surgery can boost the level of "good" cholesterol as well as decrease the risk of heart diseases in severely obese teenage boys, says a new research. The findings showed that the levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) -- the good cholesterol -- increased
Washington, May 6 (IANS) US' Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted a travel warning for people travelling to Peru, a destination with the Zika virus. The CDC on Thursday issued a level 2 travel notice for the Latin American country, alerting travellers to "practice enhanced
HONG KONG, May 6 (Reuters) - The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Friday 12 companies hadrepurchased their ordinary shares in the market. The following is a table regarding share buybacks: Company Name Stock Code Date of No. of Highest price Lowest price Repurchased Securities per share per share Repurchased
Canberra, May 6 (IANS) A study believes "starving" cancer cells could be the key to prevent the growth of tumours, paving the way for the development of new cancer-beating drugs. Scientists at the Australian National University (ANU) on Friday said they found and blocked a vital "supply
The governor of California has signed a bill raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. Four other states also signed proposals restricting tobacco use in various ways. (May 5)
You may have tried the salted egg croissant or the cheese tart, both of which are making waves at bakeries and cafes in Singapore. While you don’t have to skip these dishes entirely, the experts that Yahoo Singapore spoke all agreed on one thing: moderation is key. What matters are your food choices
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man suspected of spraying a contaminant on unpackaged food at grocery stores faces four charges of poisoning food.
SHAH ALAM, May 6 — The Health Ministry has found that nearly a quarter of the country’s healthcare workers do not adequately comply with good hand hygiene standards, which puts patients at risk of...
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The United States Thursday issued a sweeping ban on sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookahs to those under 18, marking the first time these products have been federally regulated. The ban will go into effect in 90 days, according to the US Food and Drug Administration, which issued the
MIAMI (AP) — British biotech company Oxitec and the Cayman Islands government announced plans Thursday to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the fight against a species that spreads Zika and other diseases.
Was a California doctor acting legally when he sent his son to Prince's home with a drug often used to treat people addicted to opiates such as prescription painkillers? Dr. Howard Kornfeld may have been ...
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Jurors have gone home without reaching a verdict in the trial of a Kansas anti-abortion activist accused of sending a letter suggesting someone might place an explosive under the car of a doctor training to perform abortions.
Medivation again rejected Sanofi's bid to acquire the biologic drugmaker for $9.3 billion, saying Thursday that it "substantially undervalues" Medivation and its prospects.
NEW YORK (AP) — A study in Brazil found nearly 90 percent of people with a rare paralyzing condition said they had symptoms of Zika earlier — contributing to mounting evidence that Zika may be a cause.
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Health authorities in Panama said Thursday that they have identified four cases of the birth defect microcephaly linked to the Zika virus.
A ban on smoking at public gatherings has been announced by the mayor of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.