Category: Health

Climate change multiplies harmful marine heatwaves

Climate change multiplies harmful marine heatwaves

The number of days marked by potentially destructive ocean heatwaves has doubled in 35 years, and will multiply another five-fold at current rates ...
Study : Brace for extra-warm weather through 2022

Study : Brace for extra-warm weather through 2022

Manmade global warming and a natural surge in Earth's surface temperature will join forces to make the next five years exceptionally hot, accordin ...
Want to be a dad? Wear boxers, not skin-tight briefs

Want to be a dad? Wear boxers, not skin-tight briefs

Men trying to become a father the old-fashioned way are better off wearing loose underwear, according to a study published Thursday. Compared t ...
Jurors mull ‘day of reckoning’ in Roundup cancer trial

Jurors mull ‘day of reckoning’ in Roundup cancer trial

The lawyer for a California groundskeeper dying of cancer urged jurors Tuesday to make Monsanto pay hundreds of millions of dollars for failing to ...
Zimbabwe : DIY Tests for HIV Beat Stigma in Fight Against AIDS

Zimbabwe : DIY Tests for HIV Beat Stigma in Fight Against AIDS

When she discovered she was HIV-positive early this year, sex worker Evelyn Msipa, 32, was alone in her rented apartment in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare. ...
UN: HIV Infects 1 Teen Girl Every 3 Minutes

UN: HIV Infects 1 Teen Girl Every 3 Minutes

One girl between the ages of 15 and 19 is infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, every three minutes of every day, a United Nations report fou ...
Study Suggests Your Dog Recognizes, Reacts to Your Feelings

Study Suggests Your Dog Recognizes, Reacts to Your Feelings

Pet owners are always happy to share a memory about the time their dog responded to their distress by coming to them or trying to get their attention. ...
WHO recognises ‘compulsive sexual behaviour’ as mental disorder

WHO recognises ‘compulsive sexual behaviour’ as mental disorder

The World Health Organization has recognised "compulsive sexual behaviour" as a mental disorder, but said Saturday it remained unclear if it was a ...
Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of develo ...
Papua New Guinea polio outbreak declared after 18 years free

Papua New Guinea polio outbreak declared after 18 years free

Papua New Guinea has suffered its first outbreak of polio in 18 years, government and UN officials have confirmed. The first case was detected when ...
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