By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Sep 7 2020 (IPS) – The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of millions of people worldwide, accounted for over 869,000 deaths, destabilised the global economy and triggered a marked rise in poverty and hunger…
Jerusalem, Aug 31 (Xinhua/UNB) – Israeli researchers shed light on the survival mechanism activated in the brain in conditions of uncertainty, stressful conflict with a need to take risks, Tel Aviv University (TAU) said Sunday.
Coronavirus traces, reportedly found on packaging in China recently on consignments of frozen shrimp and frozen chicken wings from South America, has again raised questions about whether the virus can be transmitted via food packaging.
By Steven Broad Cambridge, UK, May 2020 (IPS) – At the time of writing, the COVID-19 pandemic is raging worldwide, causing human mortality and socio-economic disruption on a massive scale and it appears highly likely that profound impacts will continue…
The global lockdown caused by COVID-19 risks a “devastating” surge in tuberculosis cases, with nearly 1.4 million additional deaths from the world’s biggest infectious killer by 2025, new research showed Wednesday.
What looks like a rolling picnic cooler stops at the crosswalk, waits for a car to pass and then navigates its way at a leisurely pace down the sidewalk in suburban Washington.
Washington, Oct 24 (AP/UNB) — U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications.
U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications.
JOHANNESBURG, May 16 2019 (IPS) – Does the name Ihsan Al Fagiri ring a bell? How about Heba Omer or Adeela Al Zaebaq? It’s likely that these names, among countless others, are not known to the average news consumer. But their…
The United Kingdom Parliament’s decision on Tuesday night to reject decisively the European Union withdrawal agreement leaves the country’s future up in the air.