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WHO Pushes to Tackle Rampant Rise of Diabetes

WHO Pushes to Tackle Rampant Rise of Diabetes

The World Health Organization turned the spotlight on the insulin market -- and its domination by three Big Pharma giants -- in a fresh bid to tackle the rapid rise of diabetes. The WHO marked the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of insulin by launching a new Global Diabetes Compact aimed at

Site Where Julius Caesar was Assassinated to Open for Public in 2022

Site Where Julius Caesar was Assassinated to Open for Public in 2022

History buffs will be able to roam the ruins of Rome's "Area Sacra," perhaps catching a glimpse of Julius Caesar's ghost, after the site becomes an open-air museum next year. Work to adapt the Largo Argentina archaeological site containing the ruins of four Roman temples for tourists begins next

Smoking Rates Surge in Britain amid Pandemic

Britain's smokers have been lighting up more as the pandemic raised stress levels, a new survey found.

British Variant of COVID-19 Not as Severe as Feared, Finds Study

British Variant of COVID-19 Not as Severe as Feared, Finds Study

A highly contagious variant of COVID-19 first identified in Britain does not cause more severe disease in hospitalized patients, according to a new study published in the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases on Monday. The strain, known as B.1.1.7, was identified in Britain late last ye

Ramadan Decorations up in Jerusalem as Palestinians Prepare for Holy Month

Ramadan Decorations up in Jerusalem as Palestinians Prepare for Holy Month

Colorful lanterns and ornate Ramadan decorations filled the streets of Jerusalem on Monday as Palestinians prepared for a holy month freer of COVID-19 restrictions than at the height of the pandemic. Ahead of Ramadan’s expected start on Tuesday, the mood in the Old City was far more joyful than l

Prince Harry Arrives in the UK for Prince Philip Funeral

Prince Harry Arrives in the UK for Prince Philip Funeral

Prince Harry, whose explosive interview alongside his wife Meghan plunged the royal family into its biggest crisis in decades, has arrived back in Britain for Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday. Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth who had been at her side throughout her 69-year reig

Men Who Used Monkeys to Steal Cash Arrested in India

Men Who Used Monkeys to Steal Cash Arrested in India

Two men who roamed the Indian capital using monkeys to rob unsuspecting victims have been arrested, New Delhi police said Saturday. The pair were apprehended after one victim complained to officers that three men carrying monkeys had surrounded and robbed him of 6,000 rupees ($80), a local police

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