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World Toilet Day marked in UN

UNITED NATION:   (Xinhua) -- The United Nations on Friday highlighted the impact of sanitation on the lives of peoples across the world as...

French foie gras makers worry as bird flu spreads in Europe

By Sybille de La Hamaide | PARIS New outbreaks in Europe of a severe strain of bird flu pose a fresh worry for French foie...

Brains of obese people wired to crave fatty foods: Aussie study

SYDNEY (Xinhua) -- The brains of obese people could be "wired" to seek out fatty foods, Australian scientists have found. Researchers from the Bio-Medicine Discovery...

Monster ‘fatberg’ found in east London sewer

LONDON (Reuters) - One of the biggest “fatbergs” ever seen in Britain - a ball of fat as long as three football pitches -...

Healthcare costs threaten Britain’s aim to balance budget – watchdog

LONDON Britain's official budget watchdog said rising healthcare costs could make it harder for Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to achieve his goal...

After Vatican controversy, McDonald’s helps feed homeless in Rome

By Isla Binnie | ROME McDonald's received a lukewarm reception when it opened a new branch just steps from St. Peter's Square last month, but...

Review offers limited support for using yoga for back pain relief

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) - A new review of past research shows limited evidence that yoga may be better than no exercise when it...

Conservatives rebel against Trump-backed Republican healthcare plan

By Susan Cornwell and Yasmeen Abutaleb | WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Republican legislation to replace the Obamacare healthcare law but the measure...

British royals join Christmas party for mental health charity’s volunteers

Britain's Prince William, his wife Kate and his brother Harry joined in with a mental healthcharity's Christmas party on Monday, helping to make decorations. The...

GlaxoSmithKline seeks U.S. approval for triple lung drug

GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday it had filed its new three-in-one inhaled lung drug for U.S. approval, putting it on track to reach the market...

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