Health

Dog owners who walk their pets outside are more likely to have regular exercise habits, regardless of weather, according to a new study. Regular dog walkers were more active on days with cold, rainy weather – and on days with

DHAKA: Surgeons in Bangladesh have performed what they are calling the country´s first successful separation of conjoined twins in a “groundbreaking” and complex operation. Tofa and Tahura, ten-month-old sisters who were born conjoined at the spine and rectum, were separated

Image Courtesy: BBC LONDON: A London doctor was on Wednesday charged with over 100 sexual offences, with a pre-teen child among the alleged victims, police announced. Manish Shah, 47, is accused of 118 crimes including one charge of sexual assault

Image Courtesy: OHSU PARIS: Scientists in the United States have repaired a disease-causing mutation in the DNA of early-stage human embryos, they said Wednesday, taking a step closer to engineering babies free of inherited disorders. The team’s successful use of

Former drug company executive Martin Shkreli exits US District Court after being convicted of securities fraud, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, US, August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri NEW YORK: Martin Shkreli – once dubbed “The Most Hated

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan exported surgical goods and medical instruments worth US$ 339.19 million during the last fiscal year ended on June 30, 2017, as against the exports of US $ 358.766 million of the corresponding period of last year. The exports

Swathes of southern and eastern Europe sweltered in temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) on Friday in a heat wave nicknamed “Lucifer” that has fanned forest fires, triggered weather warning alerts and damaged crops. Italy and the Balkans were worst

Representational image/Reuters file photo ISLAMABAD: A team of doctors at Noida (India) gave a new lease of life to a three-year-old Pakistani child, who was suffering from a rare heart disease, found in one among 200,000 children. According to a

People who eat a lot of saturated fat – the “bad” kind of fat that’s abundant in foods like butter and beef – are more likely to develop lung cancer than individuals on low-fat diets, a recent study suggests. Compared

A farmer holds freshly laid eggs at a poultry farm in Lunteren, Netherlands, August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir BRUSSELS: Britain and France said Monday that some insecticide-tainted eggs may have entered their countries, as millions of chickens faced being culled