Category: World

Lung Cancer Affecting More American Women Ever Than Men

Lung cancer affecting more American women ever than men, notes the new study despite the previously considered trend suggesting that men are more likely to be detected with the disease as compared to women. Since the last two decades, the…
Financial Incentive Offers Helped Smokers Quitting Cigarettes

Financial incentive offers helped smokers quitting cigarettes as compared to the costly e-cigarette regulation, says a recent analysis conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. A team of the researchers also disclosed more first ever…
EU, US police cripple ISIS media outlets across several countries

An “unprecedented” Euro-American international police offensive has paralyzed the main online propaganda organs of the Islamic State (ISIS) group, the European police agency Europol welcomed on Friday. “We have dealt a great blow to ISIS’s ability to spread its propaganda…
5.6 billion to help Syria in 2018

Syria will receive $5.6 billion in 2018 from international donors, the UN’s chief of humanitarian affairs and emergency relief said Wednesday at a conference on the issue organized in Brussels and bringing together 85 delegations. “It’s a good start, even…
London will ban plastic straws

In an effort to reduce its impact on ocean pollution, Britain intends to ban the sale of plastic straws and several other single-use items. The British government aspires to encourage other Commonwealth countries, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday.…