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China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in the northern province of Hebei, the government said on Sunday, as the highly contagious disease spreads through the world’s largest hog herd.
Authorities in the United States have charged a man accused of leaking information on thousands of HIV victims in Singapore with possession and unlawful transfer of stolen documents.
An experimental gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) developed by Novartis AG would be worth up to $900,000, according to an independent U.S. nonprofit organization that reviews the value of drugs and medical treatments.
The Trump administration said on Friday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics which primarily serve low-income Americans will no longer be able to refer patients for abortions, a move that critics vowed to challenge in court.
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Two top U.S. senators launched an investigation into rising insulin prices on Friday, sending letters to the three leading manufacturers seeking answers as to why the nearly 100-year-old drug’s cost has rapidly risen, causing taxpayers to spend millions of dollars a year.
(Reuters Health) – Weight-loss surgery has more benefits than simply slimming a patient down, it may also result in lasting improvements to sexual functioning, a new study suggests.
(Reuters Health) – Two chemicals commonly used as e-cigarette flavors might harm users’ airway passages, a small experiment suggests.
(Reuters Health) – When medical marijuana becomes legal in a state, teenagers there may be slightly less likely to use the drug, a U.S. study suggests.
(Reuters Health) – Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests.
The Czech Republic is free to take the necessary steps against the risk of imports of Polish beef that could be infected with salmonella, but the measures have to be proportionate to the risk, the European Commission said on Friday.
China reported a new H5N6 bird flu outbreak in the southwestern province of Yunnan, the agriculture ministry said on Friday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday two of the 16 currently used main chemical ingredients in over-the-counter sunscreen products are considered safe, as part of a proposal https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm631736.htm aimed at improving the safety and quality of sunscreen products sold without prescription in the United States.
The United States, Canada and Mexico are coordinating efforts to prevent the arrival of a highly contagious swine disease that has swept through China’s hog herd and parts of Europe, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday.
A humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is accelerating the re-emergence of malaria, Chagas disease, dengue, Zika and other dangerous infectious diseases and threatens to jeopardize 20 years of public health gains, experts warned on Thursday.


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Missoni took fashionistas back to the 1970s at its Milan Fashion Week show on Saturday, with the Italian luxury label presenting plenty of shimmer and sparkle.
The Oscar-nominated film “Roma,” which chronicles the life of a young housekeeper in 1970s Mexico, has put an uneasy focus on the nation’s sharp class, ethnic and racial divisions, leading to mixed…
From Lebanese street children to love behind the Iron Curtain and the daily life of a Mexican housekeeper, this year’s Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw from real life and, in some cases,…
Veteran designer Giorgio Armani dedicated his main winter line to the color blue at Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, presenting his usual sleek, elegant and tailored looks in mainly darker tones,…
Versace married luxury with grunge at Milan Fashion Week on Friday, presenting an Autumn/Winter 2019 line featuring leather, faux furs and ripped jumpers, as well as plenty of the Italian luxury…
Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli presented fluid versions of its usual animal print designs in Milan on Saturday, showing a colorful collection of soft knits, smooth silks, relaxed tailoring and…
Bottega Veneta’s new creative director, Daniel Lee, premiered his first catwalk show for the Italian luxury label at Milan Fashion Week on Friday, in which he said he added a touch of modernity to…
Etro mixed aristocratic with underground vibes at Milan Fashion Week on Friday, with the Italian designer label looking to models of different ages to present its Autumn/Winter 2019 line.
Britain’s Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan will begin a three-day visit to Morocco on Saturday during which they will show their support for rural girls’ education in the Atlas mountains.
In a small fishing village on South Africas rugged west coast, restaurateur Kobus van der Merwe is struggling to process his meteoric rise to gastronomic stardom.
Romantic lace and plenty of blooming red and pink roses took over the Blumarine catwalk at Milan Fashion Week on Friday, where Italian designer Anna Molinari said she wanted to inject some “love for…
Italian luxury label Prada added a touch of romance to Milan Fashion Week on Thursday with a winter collection looking at both sides of a love story.
Kim Jong Ale? Rock It, Man? Or how about a glass of Peace Negroniations?
Veteran designer Giorgio Armani went freestyle for his second Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, presenting a line he said provided “a repertoire of possibilities” for women’s…
Fendi said farewell to Karl Lagerfeld on Thursday, presenting the last line the veteran fashion designer created for the Italian luxury label before his death.

Updated: January 28, 2010 — 3:26 pm

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