Swine flu claims four lives in two weeks in Multan

MULTAN: At least four people have been killed due to Swine flu in Multan in two weeks while six more patients have been admitted...

Brazil Zika outbreak: More babies born with birth defects

Brasilia, Jan.21: New figures from Brazil show a further rise in the number of babies born with abnormally small heads to mothers infected with...

Newborns die after being sent home with drug-dependent mothers

London, Dec.13: Brayden Cummings turned 6 weeks old the morning his mother suffocated him. High on methamphetamine, Xanax and the methadone prescribed to help her...

Salt causes hypertension, but can fruits and veg save the day?

ISLAMABAD: It's no secret that consuming too much salt has the potential to raise our blood pressure. And according to a new study, this...

Starting statins not beneficial in many older adults

JAMA: Starting statins for primary prevention in older adults fails to offer benefit in terms of a reduction in either all-cause mortality or...

Large Study Uncovers Genes Linked To Intelligence

LONDON: Exactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what extent it is genetic, are some of the most controversial questions in science. But now a...

Zika virus infection ‘through sex’ reported in US

Dallas, Feb.03: The first known case of the Zika virus being sexually transmitted in the US has been reported in Texas. The Centers for Disease...

Living in cities ‘puts teens at greater risk of psychotic experiences’

LONDON: Teenagers who live in large cities could be at greater risk of having psychotic experiences, according to research examining the impact of urban...

Drug Overdose Deaths Hit ‘Alarming’ New Record in U.S.

Washington, Dec.20: Deaths from opioid drug overdoses have hit an all-time record in the U.S., rising 14 percent in just one year, the Centers...

Just half a glass of wine a day may increase breast cancer risk

NEW YORK: "Just half a glass of wine a day ups the risk of breast cancer by nine per cent, experts warn," The Sun...