AFP (Jan. 13, 2016) Twelve-year-old Luna Valentina is epileptic. After 11 years of daily seizures, she started taking medical cannabis made by the Colombian company Cannalivio earlier this year, and her epileptic fits ... watch video
Washington Post (June 12, 2015) With the MERS death toll climbing higher in South Korea, here's what scientists know about the virus, how it spreads, and whether it poses a global threat.
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AFP (Feb. 5, 2016) As the Zika virus spreads to the USA and Europe, officials from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released new guidelines for travellers to and from outbreak regions. The disease ... watch video
Newsy (June 12, 2014) A Batman superfan has built a street-legal Batmobile he uses to cheer up sick children. Zac Mihajlovic, 29, may now be the coolest person ever.
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AP (Apr. 21, 2015) Doctors and nurses have started wearing ballet tutus every Tuesday to cheer up young hospital patients at a Florida hospital. It started with a request made by a nervous patient -- now, almost the ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 21, 2013) Sao Paulo, host city of the first World Cup soccer match next year, has a major pollution problem. A recent study says air pollution in the southern Brazilian city causes three times more deaths than ... watch video
Aug. 25, 2016 Topical intranasal steroid therapy continues to be underused for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) despite practice guidelines that recommend daily use, according to a ... read more
Aug. 25, 2016 Conflict between cell types explains why the immune system struggles to recognize and attack pancreatic cancer, report researchers. Curbing this infighting has the potential to make treatment more ... read more
Aug. 25, 2016 Scientists have identified a new 'multicomponent' virus --one containing different segments of genetic material in separate particles -- that can infect animals. This new pathogen was isolated from ... read more
Aug. 25, 2016 Researchers have successfully trialed a new technique that could aid the process of choosing the "best" embryo for implantation, helping to boost the chances of pregnancy success from the very first ... read more
June 10, 2014 Researchers have studied the match results for 1st round tournament matches 1998-2010 to assess the adequacy of the qualification process. With fierce competition for qualification, is FIFA ... read more
June 5, 2014 Physics experts believe the new soccer ball created for the 2014 FIFA World Cup starting next week is a “keepers’ ball”. The new ball, called Brazuca, should be much more predictable than the ... read more
May 28, 2014 Big soccer clubs in nations that host the World Cup enjoy significant bumps in attendance after the event, which provides at least a small ray of sunshine amid the howls of protest from Brazilians ... read more
May 6, 2014 New research asks FIFA to follow through with its environmental claims. The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played in Brazil. In an article published in the upcoming issue, researchers challenge the role ... read more