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Herpes affects 67% of the world population under 50, says WHO report.

Nov 02, 2015 AM EST According to a global assessment by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the rate of two types of herpes virus, around 3.7 billion people in the world have one type of herpes.

Huge Crack Discovered In Wyoming

Nov 01, 2015 AM EST Geologists believe that a huge crack in the Earth, discovered by hunters in a rural area near Ten Sleep in northcentral Wyoming, is the outcome of a landslide.

Skippy Peanut Butter recalled due to possible contamination

Nov 01, 2015 AM EST Hormel Foods has recalled nearly one ton of Skippy Reduced Creamy peanut butter due to possible contamination with metal shavings.

Two antibiotics labeled safe for use during pregnancy

Oct 31, 2015 AM EDT Two antibiotics, belonging to a group of antibiotics named macrolides, have been labeled safe for pregnancy.

Obesity influenced by gene variation, says study

Oct 30, 2015 AM EDT A new study claims to have found variation in a gene for brain-derived neurotropic factor (BDNF) that could influence obesity among adults and children.

Jupiter ejected planet from solar system, says study

Oct 30, 2015 AM EDT A new study by scientists at the University of Toronto suggests that Jupiter may have ejected another planet from the solar system about four billion years ago

Africa's vultures on the brink of extinction

Oct 30, 2015 AM EDT Africa's vultures are facing a growing risk of extinction, attributed to the widespread poisoning and to hunting by poachers, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Sing to crying babies than talk, says study

Oct 29, 2015 AM EDT A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Montreal, suggests that singing to a crying baby is more soothing to the baby than talking to pacify the baby.

Climate change to pose a threat to children's health, say pediatricians

Oct 29, 2015 AM EDT Climate change may hinder the healthy development of children, say pediatricians.

Tuberculosis rivals AIDS as global killer, says WHO

Oct 28, 2015 PM EDT A new report released by World Health Organization says that tuberculosis rivals HIV/AIDS as a leading cause of death from infectious diseases

Breast cancer risk increases with ingredient in shampoos, sunscreens.

Oct 28, 2015 AM EDT A new study suggests that parabens, the preservatives widely used in consumer products like shampoos and sunscreens, may increase the risk of breast cancer.

Miracle drug for autism?

Oct 28, 2015 AM EDT A study by researchers at the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre in Australia has revealed that a drug called oxytocin has immense social and emotional benefits for children with autism.

Reducing sugar intake improves children's health in 10 days

Oct 28, 2015 AM EDT A new study reveals that cutting the intake of sugar in obese children reduces several metabolic diseases in as little as ten days.

Lions fast vanishing in West Africa

Oct 27, 2015 AM EDT New research published on Monday says that the count of lions, the symbol of Africa's beauty, power and freedom, is fast declining in West Africa since 1990.

WHO report says processed meats cause cancer

Oct 27, 2015 AM EDT The World health Organization has said in its much-awaited determination that processed meat causes cancer and red meat may probably cause cancer.

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