From Health 7:13 am
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) reported a 63% of the Australian population were either overweight or obese within 2011 to 2012.
From Health 4:53 am
The human brain contains an extensive network of special receptor sites that modulate nervous system function only when activated by the appropriate cannabinoid compounds, many of which are found in abundance in the marijuana plant.
From Health 4:52 am
Africa's only public psychiatric facility resembled a scene out of the movie 12 Monkeys recently when a group of mental patients banded together to overtake the facility's guards and escape.
From Economy 2:21 am
The bird flu strain H7N9, which had so far infected 131 and killed 36 in China, could be passed on between humans through the air and close contact.
From Science May 23
A new study by researchers at the University of Montreal revealed that children who are exposed to second-hand smoke from early childhood tend to be physically aggressive and anti-social once they grow up. This finding according to the researchers is regardless of whether they were exposed during pregnancy or their parent's have a history of being antisocial.
From Science May 22
A compound in Mediterranean diet could stop breast cancer cells from inhibiting their own death, according to a new study.
From Health May 22
Remember the homeless man whose face was chewed off in a bizarre cannibalism attack in Miami last year? He has made a remarkable recovery, and is now bravely showing what’s left of his face, saying he is already satisfied with the surgeries.
From Science May 22
Scientists discovered a new lead of drug development to treat and prevent the degenerative Alzheimer's disease.
From Economy May 22
A Tunisian man who contracted the SARS-like novel coronavirus during a pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia has died.
From Health May 21
Man who oversaw the running of scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust to stand down in March 2014.