Health

Tottenham's Vertonghen heads' clash but briefly plays on

May 1, 2019

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen had to be helped off the field shortly after returning to action despite a clash of heads in the Champions League semifinal against Ajax

AstraZeneca's first quarter profits jump 74%

Apr 26, 2019

Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca says first-quarter earnings jumped 74%, buoyed by emerging markets and the success of new cancer treatments.

UN: No screen time for babies; only 1 hour for kids under 5

Apr 24, 2019

The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under five should get: not very much

US 'concerned' over misused funds allegations at UNAIDS

Apr 17, 2019

The U.S. government says it is "concerned" about allegations of misused funds at the U.N.'s AIDS agency after a report by The Associated Press this week revealed ongoing financial and sexual misconduct problems at the agency

Prince Harry, Oprah work on mental health program for Apple

Apr 10, 2019

Kensington Palace says Britain's Prince Harry will be partnering with Oprah Winfrey to create a mental health series for Apple

London taxes older vehicles in bid to fight air pollution

Apr 8, 2019

In a bid to fight air pollution, London has introduced one of the world's toughest vehicle emissions standards, placing a tax on older, more polluting cars that drive into the center of the British capital

UK survivor questions Russian diplomat on fatal nerve agent

Apr 7, 2019

A British man who survived exposure to a military grade nerve agent has questioned Russia's ambassador about the accidental poisoning that killed his girlfriend last year

Study challenges health benefits of moderate drinking

Apr 4, 2019

Latest study challenges the idea that moderate drinking could actually be good for you

AstraZeneca in cancer deal with Daiichi Sankyo

Mar 29, 2019

Drug maker AstraZeneca has agreed to pay Japanese company Daiichi Sankyo up to $6.9 billion as part of an agreement to develop and market a potentially "transformative" cancer treatment

UN: Ebola increasing in Congo due to 'security challenges'

Mar 22, 2019

The World Health Organization says Ebola has spiked in Congo in recent days because of "increased security challenges," a week after its director-general predicted the outbreak might be contained within six months

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