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India launches organ donation awareness drive to check black market trade

By Roli Srivastava MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Doctors in India will now get text alerts reminding them to ask families to donate organs...

Scientists find clues to why binge-drinking causes binge-eating leftright 5/5leftright

Scientists have found that the brain cells in mice that stimulate the urge to eat can be activated by alcohol as well as by...

Britain’s health service in a ‘humanitarian crisis’ – Red Cross

Britain's health service is engulfed in a "humanitarian crisis" that requires the support of the Red Cross to use Land Rovers to transport patients,...

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...

Could squid and chips be a taste of things to come...

Squid and chips - hardly a household favourite at the moment but a new study suggests traditional cold-water fish like cod and haddock are...

Companies told to halt production in northern Chinese city in anti-pollution...

HONG KONG About half a dozen listed Chinese companies, mainly in the pharmaceutical sector, have temporarily halted production in China's northern city of Shijiazhuang...

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...

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...

Will a river pool turn Berlin’s Mitte into a trashy beach...

How would a huge swimming area right by the Museum Island change Berlin? DW's Gero Schliess explored the project "Flussbad Berlin" and believes the...

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