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Pollution kills more people than previously thought

Air pollution and fine particles would cause 800,000 premature deaths each year in Europe, but also 9 million worldwide…

FDA approves drug to treat serious postpartum depression

In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug specifically designed…

80% of HIV infections in the United States are caused by people who are unaware that they are HIV-positive

80% of HIV infections in the United States are caused by people who are unaware that they are HIV-positive,…

Eating pasta at night may reduce stress and insomnia

Contrary to popular belief, eating pasta at night is not bad for your health! These starchy foods would reduce…

Fake and contaminated drugs kill more 250,000 children worldwide every year

A pandemic of “fake drugs” would be responsible each year for the death of more than 250,000 children. A…

Newly developed smart needle to safely deliver drugs in sensitive areas

A team of researchers has developed a “smart” needle that can deliver drugs more safely. Some sensitive parts of…

Green tea could help prevent obesity

Researchers have succeeded in reducing obesity through a diet rich in green tea. This discovery could help reduce the…

Billions of wandering planets in the Milky Way Galaxy

Scientists have known for a long time that there are “wandering” planets, attached to no star, that wander alone…

Canada adopts a new implant to treat opioid addiction

In Canada, people who are addicted to opioids will now be able to get an implant, a…

These “zombie bacteria” escape starvation and antibiotics using never seen before technique

Bacteria facing hostile environments can slow their metabolism to the limits of what would be considered alive. This previously…

South Carolina Woman mauled to death by own dogs

A South Carolina woman was mauled to death by her dogs, according to reports from local media…

Risks of Cancer

Young people today suffer from more obesity-related cancers than their older counterparts

Obesity-related cancers, typically seen in older adults, are becoming more prevalent among young people in the United…

Businesses bought a record level of clean energy in 2018

European companies bought a record amount of wind and other renewable energy last year, as energy-intensive companies such as…

Illinois girl dies in snow fort incident

A 12-year-old Illinois girl has died from asphyxiation under a snow fort following a snowfall on Sunday in Arlington…

Is the Earth flat? There is a cruise to prove it…

The most influential flat-earth organization is currently preparing a cruise to prove that the Earth is flat. Proponents of…

Health authorities looking into a possible link between opioids and a strange birth defect

US Health authorities are looking into a possible link between prescription opioids and a terrible birth defect. Babies born with…