Health workers from Guinea's Red Cross carry the body of a victim of Ebola in Momo Kanédou in Guinea on November 19, 2014.
Congolese expert Jean-Jacques Muyembe may be little known to the public, but he has been one of the world's top Ebola investigators since the first epidemic erupted in central Africa in 1976. Now, amid a decline in...
Air purifier
People with heart conditions may benefit from using indoor air purifiers, suggests a small study from China. While the study can't say air purifiers prevent heart attacks or other major medical problems, several...
France on Wednesday unveiled a list of companies which will sponsor the year-end UN climate talks in Paris, sparking accusations of corporate "greenwashing" from campaigners. Twenty percent of the 170 million...
From stylish, manicured creations to small vegetable plots, gardens are taking to the rooftops of the South Korean capital Seoul
From stylish, manicured creations to small vegetable plots, gardens are taking to the rooftops of the South Korean capital Seoul -- bringing dashes of spontaneity and colour to the skyline of one of the world's most...
A worker from St Mary's Lacor hospital disinfects villagers during an earlier Ebola outbreak in Uganda. Seven doctors and 13 health workers at Kampala's Mulago hospital are in quarantine after "at least one or two cases" were taken there, with one later dying from the virus.
The World Health Organization got the go-ahead Tuesday for a sweeping shake-up, including a $100-million war chest to battle future emergencies following the Ebola fiasco. Delegates from 180 countries at the annual...


Malaysia, made up of 13 states and 3 federal territories, is a Southeastern Asian country, which is...

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Russia on Sunday began investigating the loss of a commercial satellite and a...
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Swiss drugmaker Novartis' logo is seen behind scaffolding at the company's plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein January 27, 2015.
Swiss drugmaker Novartis is raising its bet on smart technology by...
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© AFP/File | A women walks down the street on October 19, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois
Obesity increases the risk for atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm...
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© AFP/File / by Wissam Keyrouz | Falling oil prices hinder global efforts to develop renewable energy sources, experts warned on January 17 at a conference in Abu Dhabi
The home solar project will install approximately 3,600 solar energy units in...
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Italian and Swiss police have broken up an art trafficking organisation and recovered more than 5,000 ancient artefacts worth over 50 million euros ($57.92 million)
The United States returned 25 stolen artefacts to Italy including ancient vases...
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