SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, researchers said in a study published on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Gilead Sciences has thrown down a challenge to GlaxoSmithKline with good clinical trial results for an experimental HIV drug that works in the same way as the British group’s successful dolutegravir.
After about four months of being apart, 2-year-old Dilbireen Muhsin now will be reunited with his family. “It really does sort of take a village to make something like this happen, even for one child,” said one good samaritan.
Dilbireen, a 2-year-old Yazidi refugee, came to the US from Iraq with a charity group to receive medical treatment for his severe burns.
Severe burns disfigured the toddler’s face. Scars are scattered under little Dilbireen Muhsin’s chin.
SANAA (Reuters) – Thousands of cancer patients in Yemen are being forced to seek life-saving medicines on the black market as the health system buckles after two years of war.
TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan has culled nearly 130,000 poultry since the start of this year as authorities on Tuesday reported a fresh strain of bird flu cases on the island.
Louisville emergency responders reported a big spike in overdose calls this week, with 52 calls in a 32-hour period ending Friday. Most were heroin overdoses.
SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Bosnia reported its first case of bird flu on Sunday, after the H5N8 strain was detected at a hen farm in the northwestern town of Prijedor.
WASHINGTON/MARIETTA, Ga. (Reuters) – Anti-abortion protesters rallied at scores of Planned Parenthood clinics on Saturday to urge Congress and President Donald Trump to strip the health services provider of federal funding, while supporters of the organization staged counter-demonstrations around the United States.