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
Apr. 28, 2016 For the first time, scientists studying stool transplants have been able to track which strains of bacteria from a donor take hold in a patient's gut after a transplant. The team found that ... read more
May 1, 2016 Men with aggressive prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment could potentially benefit from a new class of cancer drug designed to overcome drug ... read more
Apr. 27, 2016 A new model of care for patients with low-risk prostate cancer has been tested by a research team. The evidence-based approach uses best practices to appropriately select and follow patients to avoid ... 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