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Women Should Sleep On Their Side To Prevent Stillbirths

Women should sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy to help prevent stillbirth, according to researchers. A study of 1,000 women found that women are doubly at risk if women sleep on their backs in their third trimester, the BBC reports. Researchers say that the position in which women fall asleep […]

Madagascar’s Bubonic Plague Crisis Averted, Experts Say

Madagascar is no stranger to small outbreaks of the bubonic plague, a disease which once brought swift death throughout Europe. The disease is spread through flea bites, and is now treatable with antibiotics. But in Madagascar, the number of cases this year suddenly grew quickly, and the disease started spreading in a more serious form, […]

Teens Increasingly Deviating From Traditional Sexual Practices

Sex education for teenagers may need to get more graphic because adolescents are experimenting with taboo practices more and more, researchers have found. A team at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the University College London have been tracking changing sexual practices of young people since 1990, the Telegraph reports. They discovered […]

‘Better not to rule than rule badly’: German coalition talks fail, shaking Merkel's position

‘Better not to rule than rule badly’: German coalition talks fail, shaking Merkel's position

The pro-business Free Democratic Party abruptly announced its exit from three-way talks to form the German government on Sunday, citing a lack of common ground. The setback may see Germany hold new elections, challenging Merkel’s all but secured chancellorship. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Squirrels May Hold The Key To Brain Damage Prevention In Stroke Patients

The solution to preventing brain damage in stroke patients may lie in an unusual source: squirrels. Researchers in the United States have found that when squirrels hibernate, their cells undergo a protective process which allows their brains to work even with reduced oxygen and blood flow, The Telegraph reports. When the squirrels wake up, they […]

Rabies Confirmed In The Superstition Mountains

Officials in Arizona have confirmed cases of rabies near the Superstition Mountains – a rare occurrence since rabies has dramatically changed in the United States. There have been two cases of rabid animals in the area around the Superstition Mountains, which includes popular hiking and camping grounds like the Lost Dutchman State Park, Tonto National […]

Hunter’s Face Ripped Off In Bear Attack Reconstructed

A hunter who had his face severely disfigured in a near-fatal bear attack has had his features reconstructed after months of surgeries. Lee Brooke was on a hunting trip in Wyoming in October last year when a grizzly bear pounced on him, ripping off his nose and mustache. According to the 60-year-old, he had come […]

Huge earthquakes in 2018 will put up to 1bn people at risk – scientists

Huge earthquakes in 2018 will put up to 1bn people at risk – scientists

Scientists warn that fluctuations in the speed of Earth’s rotation could trigger a swarm of devastating earthquakes across the globe, particularly in heavily populated tropical regions. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Tsunami waves observed after 7.0 earthquake near France's New Caledonia

Tsunami waves observed after 7.0 earthquake near France's New Caledonia

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has struck in the Pacific near the overseas French territory of New Caledonia, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reports. Tsunami waves have been observed after the quake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) reports. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Riyadh 'fuels terrorists, wages war' while Tehran works on regional peace process – Iranian FM

Riyadh 'fuels terrorists, wages war' while Tehran works on regional peace process – Iranian FM

Iran’s foreign minister has said Saudi Arabia accusing Tehran of “destabilization” can only be described as “ironic,” as his nation is involved in successful talks on the Syrian peace process, while the Saudis are provoking new regional crises. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed