Thursday, November 19, has been designated World Toilet Day. About 2.4 billion people around the world do not have access to decent sanitation, and more than one billion people are forced to defecate in the open
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said that the chemical is unlikely to cause cancer in humans. The agency proposed a higher limit on the allowable daily amount of residue of the popular weed killer in foods.
American women are twice as likely to die from causes related to pregnancy or childbirth than Canadian women. The United States is one of only 13 countries where the maternal mortality rate rose since 1990.
An analysis of medical records has found an association between taking L-DOPA, commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease, and a reduced risk or delayed start of an eye condition called macular degeneration.
If you want to delay dying, you might as well begin walking some more. A new study released by an independent medical research group showed that increasing your number of steps per day can help reduce your overall mortality risk by around 46%.