Health

Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

Feb 17, 2019

Relatives of a British teen who ran away with other London schoolgirls to join the Islamic State extremist group says she has given birth to a baby boy in Syria and both are in good health

UN: Experts to develop oversight standards for gene editing

Feb 14, 2019

The World Health Organization is convening a meeting next month to develop global standards for the governance of gene editing, after a Chinese researcher announced he had created the world's first gene-edited babies

Horseracing to resume in Britain after equine flu contained

Feb 11, 2019

Horseracing in Britain is to resume on Wednesday with strict biosecurity protocols after an outbreak of equine flu

2 arrested in Britain in suspected assisted suicide case

Feb 8, 2019

British police have arrested to people on suspicion of helping a 94-year-old man end his life

Horse racing in UK off until Wednesday at earliest over flu

Feb 7, 2019

Horse racing in Britain has been canceled until Wednesday at the earliest over an outbreak of equine flu

Horse racing canceled in Britain over flu outbreak

Feb 7, 2019

Horse racing has been cancelled in Britain on Thursday due to an equine flu outbreak

The Latest: Dutch say no-deal Brexit could hit 50 medicines

Feb 6, 2019

Dutch health authorities say that the supply of some 50 medicines used to treat life-threatening illnesses could be jeopardized if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal.

Woman guilty of abusing child in UK's first FGM conviction

Feb 1, 2019

A mother has been convicted of abusing her 3-year-old daughter in Britain's first successful prosecution for female genital mutilation

Correction: Polio-Mozambique story

Jan 23, 2019

Correction: Polio-Mozambique story

AP Exclusive: UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

Jan 17, 2019

AP Exclusive: The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal probe into allegations that the agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption after a series of anonymous emails with the explosive charges were sent to top managers

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