Richard Morgan, a writer in New York, is the author of a forthcoming memoir, “Born in Bedlam.”
For all its cross-cultural and technological prescience, “Star Trek” — the most prestigious science-fiction universe of all time — was absolutely awful when it came to food. Captain Jean-Luc Picard had the galaxy’s cookbook at his . . . → Read More: What would humans eat in the future
It is said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away but now the same statement should be used for eggs as well because eating them daily gives you protection from diabetes.
A study by the University of Eastern Finland shows that eggs are a really useful addition to a . . . → Read More: Eating eggs can protect you from diabetes
The United States has officially surpassed the “epidemic” threshold with this season’s flu virus, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC estimates that nearly 7% of all deaths nationwide were due to pneumonia and influenza during the week ending December 20 — the last week . . . → Read More: USA in grip of Flu, 15 children dead
More than one million Pakistanis are estimated to be regular opiate (heroin or opium) users with a majority of them hooked on heroin, according to a survey report launched on Thursday.
The report on Drug Use in Pakistan 2013 survey, which was launched by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at a . . . → Read More: The opium epidemic within Pakistan
Drugmakers are now pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into developing Ebola vaccines and cures with a clear and immediate need for these products, as an Associated Press story outlines today. But there’s even more that the federal government could be doing to nudge more drugmakers into funding such treatments, according to a health economist . . . → Read More: A cure for Ebola?
A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned from West Africa recently has tested positive for Ebola at a New York City hospital, the city’s mayor confirmed.
The doctor developed a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a statement on Thursday.
The doctor has been . . . → Read More: Ebola hit new York city doctor