WASHINGTON: Three in four e-cigarettes were found to use a flavored liquid that has been linked to severe respiratory disease, US researchers said.
WASHINGTON: Nearly one third of young doctors in training suffer from depression, according to a US study that warned the phenomenon may have negative effects on health care.
GENEVA: Some 600 million people get sick from eating contaminated food each year, and around 420,000 die, the World Health Organization said Thursday, adding that young children account for nearly one third of those deaths.
A small study suggests that for adolescents, their number of Facebook friends may be related to their stress levels, with more than 300 friends associated with higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
WASHINGTON: US researchers have carried out genetic tweaks to malaria-carrying mosquitoes so their offspring feature genes that block the parasite which causes the disease, opening the way to eradicating it.
MIAMI, United States: People who report drinking three to five cups of coffee per day are less likely to die prematurely from heart disease, suicide, diabetes or Parkinson's disease, US researchers said Monday.
PARIS: Eating processed meats like hot dogs, sausages or bacon can lead to bowel cancer in humans and red meat is a likely cause of the disease, World Health Organisation expers said.