Pakistan holds state funeral for German nun who fought leprosy

2 days ago
Pakistan's military, naval and air force police officers escort the hearse carrying the coffin of the Germanborn Sister Dr. Ruth Pfau, during her funeral in Karachi, Pakistan August 19, 2017.Akhtar Soomro. Staff. 2 Min Read. KARACHI ()  ... ...

Risky drinking habits on the rise among US adults: study

2 weeks ago
( Health) Highrisk drinking among U.S. adults increased about 30 percent between 20012002 and 20122013, according to a new study that called the proportion Americans developing alcohol dependence a "public health crisis." The study defined  ... ...

Nigeria: Boko Haram Attack On Nigeria Oil Team Killed Over 50

3 weeks ago
More than 50 people were killed in a Boko Haram ambush on an oil exploration team in northeast Nigeria earlier this week, multiple sources told AFP news agency on Thursday, warning the death toll could rise. Tuesday's attack in the Magumeri area of ... ...

First editing of human embryos carried out in United States

4 weeks ago
() Technology that allows alteration of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States, according to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, which carried out the research. The OHSU research is  ... ...

S&P, Nasdaq at records as Vertex rallies; IBM slips

1 month ago
NEW YORK () The Nasdaq Composite and the S&P 500 hit record highs on Wednesday, powered by technology stocks and a more than 20 percent jump in Vertex Pharmaceuticals, while gains on the Dow were capped by a sharp drop in IBM shares  ... ...

9/11 survivors face higher risk of heart and lung problems

1 month ago
( Health) Survivors of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001 and firstresponders who were on the scene that day may have an increased risk for heart and lung diseases, a new study suggests. ... ...

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