Health

UK leader visits Salisbury a year after Novichok attack

Mar 4, 2019

British Prime Minister Thresa May has praised the "spirit and resolve" of people in Salisbury, the English city hit by a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy a year ago

UK authorities finish cleanup of sites in Skripal poisoning

Mar 1, 2019

Britain has completed its cleanup of the southwestern English city of Salisbury, where a former Russian double agent was poisoned with a nerve agent

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

Feb 21, 2019

Zebra stripes are dazzling, particularly to flies and scientists say that might be the answer to how zebras got their stripes

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.

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