Sunday, October 26, 2014
The second largest tobacco producer in the United States, Reynolds American said Thursday it will ban smoking in all indoor office spaces, bowing to smoke-free social norms.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts which had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first they said could change the way organs are donated.
Britons had far less gum disease in the Roman era than today, and oral health has seriously worsened despite the advent of toothbrushes and dentists, a study said Friday.
Friday, October 24, 2014
An Australian state is set to unveil tougher measures to tackle bats after three flying foxes were found to be carrying the deadly lyssavirus, officials said Thursday.
A research team at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan unveiled Thursday a pocket-sized blood test card that can identify blood type and finish cross-matching in just minutes.
A Texas nurse infected with Ebola after caring for a Liberian man who died from the disease no longer has the virus, her family said Wednesday.
An American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola headed home with his family.
People entering the United States from the Ebola-hit nations of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone will undergo “active monitoring” for signs of the deadly virus for 21 days, health authorities said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A paralyzed Bulgarian man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment in Poland in a breakthrough hailed by one of the British scientists responsible as “more impressive than a man walking on the Moon.”
Binge drinking and 24-hour alcohol shops have helped cause a “shocking” 40-percent jump in deaths from liver disease in England, public health officials said on Monday.