Health

Taking a stand at work

(HealthDay)—Many studies have pointed to the serious health threats of long periods of uninterrupted sitting at home or at work.

Health

Global study finds women hold different views of harassment

Australian women were less likely to consider wolf-whistling in the street, being asked for sex at a social event and a man overstaying his welcome in their home as unacceptable behaviour than women in other countries, research ...

Medications

US 'upgrades' plan against antibiotic resistance

US President Barack Obama on Thursday issued an executive order to ramp up the national response to the problem of antibiotic resistance and infections that cannot be treated.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ten years on, the SARS outbreak that changed Hong Kong

With its bustling streets, shops and busy restaurants, little suggests that ten years ago Amoy Gardens was on the front line of Hong Kong's battle with a virus that caused a global health crisis.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Toddler is Cambodia's 7th bird flu death this year

(AP)—A 20-month-old boy has become Cambodia's seventh bird flu fatality this year, as authorities warn the virus remains a serious health threat, especially to children.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

British chronic fatigue scientists get 'death threats'

British researchers looking at the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome have received death threats from protesters angry at their focus on possible mental triggers, a report said Friday.

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