The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of 'Obamacare' is on the brink after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, shelved votes planned for this week
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi zoo showed off a rare white lion cub to mark the animal's first birthday this week, as officials revealed that they hoped to welcome another of the rare big cats in the co
Trump says getting approval of Senate health care bill will be 'very tough'
Scientists describe a well-defined mitochondrial proteome in baker's yeast, in a newly published report.
Researchers from Seoul National University in South Korea suggests male infertility may be connected to long-term noisy sleeping environments.
HALIFAX - Another inmate has died from a drug overdose in Nova Scotia's largest jail, making it the second case in two years of a prisoner dying after taking prescription ...
France's government wants to allow single women and lesbian couples to have a child through assisted reproduction
PARIS (Reuters) - The French government wants to give lesbian couples and single women access to assisted reproduction, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, setting the scene for a major extensio
The unidentified patient in her 30s, from Kent, had been fitted with a Mirena coil by Dr Bhaskar Bora, 41, managing partner at The Elmdene & Bean Surgeries in Greenhithe, ahead of a family trip.
An influenza vaccine can produce robust immune responses and be administered safely with an experimental patch of dissolving microneedles, shows new research. The method is an alternative to needle-an
An early detection method for cow lameness (hoof disease), a major disease of dairy cattle, has now been developed from images of cow gait with an accuracy of 99 percent or higher by applying human ga
A new study has found that concentrations of airborne PCBs inside schools could expose students to the compounds at higher levels than through diets.
Omega-3 fatty acids stop bowel cancer from spreading across the body by releasing molecules that directly attack the deadly tumours, Aberdeen University researchers say.
The health effects of zinc and iron deficiencies can be devastating, particularly in developing countries. One strategy for addressing this problem involves fertilizing crops with the micronutrients.
Examining human remains and other archaeological evidence from a site at nearly 12,500 feet above sea level in Peru, the scientists show that intrepid hunter-gatherers -- men, women and children -- ma
Psychological support and new coping skills are helping patients at high risk of developing chronic pain and long-term, high-dose opioid use taper their opioids.
A new study reinforces long-held suspicions that the brain chemical serotonin, a molecule usually associated with mood, appetite and libido, makes a direct contribution to the actions of cocaine. Scie
A new species of bush tomato discovered in a recently established national park in Australia provides a compelling argument for the importance of federal investment in science and conservation.
Neuroscientists have thoroughly mapped the touch, visual and auditory regions of the brain's cortex, but how does this sensory information get processed into our perception of the world? Researchers h
Male birds often use brightly colored plumage to be attractive to females. However, such eye-catching trimmings may also attract unwanted attention from predators. Now, a new study has found that show
Volcanologists are beginning to use satellite measurements and mathematical methods to forecast eruptions and to better understand how volcanoes work, shows a new article.
The US banned PCBs nearly four decades ago, but they persist in the environment and have been found in animals and humans since then. Now researchers report that concentrations of airborne PCBs inside
Professor David Wright from the University of Exeter, said: 'The results show that aspirin can prevent pre-eclampsia in high-risk pregnancies. I hope that they will alter clinical practice'.
MUNICH (Reuters) - German carmakers BMW, Audi and truck manufacturer MAN have agreed with Bavaria to cut pollution from diesel engines, with manufacturers promising to reduce emissions from older mod
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's Cairo airport has started screening passengers arriving from Sudan for signs of cholera because of a reported outbreak there, the head of airport quarantine said on Wednesday
Kettering General Hospital says its historical data management was "well-intended, if misguided".
ABC News' Paula Faris shares the story of how she found out her husband's snoring was caused by sleep apnea and looks at some possible snoring solutions.
The children were transported to a hospital after a malfunction at an indoor swimming pool caused a concentrated "cloud of chlorine gas" to form, according to the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue depar
Researchers from Semmelweis University in Budapest found that neuroticism - a personality trait associated with nervousness and irritability - increases your migraine risk.
PARIS (Reuters) - The French government favors granting lesbian couples and single women access to medically assisted reproduction, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.
Up to 250 doctors voted in favour of the policy, similar to that of a 'black alert' used by hospitals, at the British Medical Association's annual conference in Bournemouth.
Falling vaccine rates are a "mortal danger to my daughter", a father warns an Italian regional leader.
Kenya 1st in Africa to introduce generic version of current AIDS drug of choice
Researchers from the University of Vermont found magnesium eases depression without causing serious side effects. Some 61% of the study's participants would use the supplements again.