They died fighting coronavirus: UK doctors from Sudan, Pakistan mourned

By Nadda Osman Tributes have been paid to three Muslim medical workers who have died in the fight against coronavirus in the UK. The three are the first among UK medical staff to die from the outbreak, which has claimed more than 1,200 lives in the country at time of publication. All three of the

How Long Will the Coronavirus Outbreak and Shutdown Last?

At a news conference on Thursday, President Trump addressed the question of the hour: How long will it take for things to go back to normal? “People are talking about July, August,” he said. But that inquiry, many doctors and scientists say, is the wrong question. “We need to ch

Not enough evidence that vaping helps smokers quit: Report

There is not enough evidence to conclude that e-cigarettes helps smokers quit tobacco, a US government report said on Thursday, as the vaping industry faces increased regulatory pressures. The advice is contrary to that provided by the British government, which classes e-cigarettes as a nicotine re

The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 56 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, and spread around the world.Here are the places that have confirmed cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus: China As of Sunday, almost 2,000 people have been infected across Chin

Xi says China faces 'grave situation' as virus death toll hits 42

President Xi Jinping said China was facing a “grave situation” as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 42, overshadowing celebrations of the Lunar New Year that began on Saturday.China also announced further transport restrictions. With more than 1,400 people infected

New virus behind China’s mystery pneumonia outbreak: State media

Beijing - China believes a mysterious pneumonia outbreak that has struck 59 people is due to a new strain of virus from the family of pathogens that includes SARS, state media said Thursday 9 January 2020 . The infection was first confirmed on December 31 in Wuhan, a central Chinese city with a pop

China says coronavirus cases rise to 440, with nine death

China's National Health Commission said on Wednesday that nine people had died from a new coronavirus and 440 people across 13 Chinese provinces had been confirmed to be infected and warned that the still-unidentified virus could mutate. The number of cases of the infection, known by its technical

The 13 emotions that music evokes in us

A new study from the University of California, Berkeley has identified and mapped the 13 subjective experiences that different kinds of music can evoke in people. Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted a playlist of musical tracks to put you in a certain mood — for example, to mot

AI 'outperforms' doctors diagnosing breast cancer

Artificial intelligence is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms, a study in the journal Nature suggests. An international team, including researchers from Google Health and Imperial College London, designed and trained a computer model on X-ray images from nearly 2

How Disinformation Hacks Your Brain

Three years ago, Edgar Welch sent a text message to a friend announcing he was “Raiding a pedo ring, possibly sacraficing [sic] the lives of a few for the lives of many.” Two days later, he drove 350 miles to a Washington, D.C., pizza parlor called Comet Ping Pong and entered with a .38

Millions of Americans are driving under the influence of marijuana, CDC says

The most recent national estimates of drivers who operate a car under the influence of marijuana put the numbers in the millions, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thursday's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that in 2018, 12 million America

WHO decries ‘collective failure’ as measles kills 140,000

London - Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of the world, the World Health Organization said on Thursday12-5-2019. In figures described by its director general as “an outrage&rdq

Stents no better than drugs for many heart patients: US study

, Chicago - Many patients with severe but stable heart disease who routinely undergo invasive procedures to clear and prop open clogged arteries would do as well by just taking medications and making lifestyle changes, US researchers reported on Saturday11-16-2019. If adopted into practice, the fin

Diabetes cases soar, one in 11 adults affected: Doctors

Paris - More than 460 million people – one in 11 adults – now suffer from diabetes, largely brought on by an over-rich lifestyle short on exercise, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) said Thursday 14 November 2019. Releasing its latest Diabetes Atlas, the IDF said the current n

What can cause back pain and nausea?

Back pain and nausea can often occur together. Sometimes, the pain of a stomach issue can radiate to the back. Vomiting can also cause pain and tension in the back. Pain that radiates from the stomach to the back may signal a problem with an organ such as the liver or kidneys. In this article, we

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