Regulating all nicotine-containing products (NCPs) under the category of medicines was a proposal that was made open for public consultation. Now, when the consultation is over, it has been decided that the NCPs including electronic cigarettes, will be regulated as medicines.
Tom Staniford from Exeter was born with normal weight. But with passage of time, he started to lose fat under his skin. He was just 10 when he was not able to listen properly and started using hearing aids.
Staniford, 23, is also having type-2 diabetes. It is quite recent that a group of researchers have carried out study and got to know that Staniford is having MDP syndrome, gene mutation.
Recently, a study was carried out that has unveiled that screening is an effective way to detect breast cancer on time. Hence, more lives can be saved from the same.
New Zealand needs to do more to address recently revealed problems in the country’s export trade with China, Trade Minister Tim Groser said.
Speaking about the safety of foods being exported by New Zealand, Groser admitted that there was a lack of control and that all foods exported by the country required stringent food safety requirements.
The opera that was composed by an Italian composer in 1797 was restored by the researchers.
The composer writes the opera but blocked its ending after facing criticism from the viewers as they said it was longer.
The opera was restored after 216 years after the manuscript was passed through the world's most advanced X-ray machines. Beethoven had considered Cherubini as his greatest contemporary.
A new research accomplished by the NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have proved that rare amount of the X-ray sources emerging from the center of the Andromeda galaxy are highlighting dozens of black holes.
A team of researchers determined 26 new credible black holes in the globular clusters around the center of Andromeda. The team of researchers was led by Robin Barnard of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge Mass.
In a harrowing case, New Jersey truck driver's penile implant surgery went wrong. As a result, Daniel Metzgar's penis did not deflate for eight months.
He has filed a malpractice lawsuit, which is being heard in a Delaware court. While revealing the details from court papers, it has been found that Metzgar wanted to reignite love between him and his wife.
A spokesperson from the Local Health District (LHD) has revealed that not even a single case of mumps has been reported in Dubbo. The spokesperson was of the view that credit for the same can be given to advice followed by people in the region.
Experts affirmed that parents have been asked to assure that their children's immunization level is perfect and especially when plans to travel abroad are being made.
Myriad Genetics has protected patents on two genes of breast cancer for a long time. But tables turned when US Apex Court announced ground-breaking ruling about patents on human genes.
As per the ruling, naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented. With it, the Supreme Court has also announced that the companies can patent those genes that are synthetic in nature.
Age UK Norfolk is going to organize Cinderella-themed event on Falls Awareness Week 2013. The event will be organized on June 19 and elderly will be asked to try slippers that fit them.
Old people can keep the slippers if they fit them. This is the reason that the event has been named as Cinderella-themed event. Not only this, it has been found that a number of other events will also take place.
The production for the new Star Wars Trilogy will begin in early 2014. Though not many details about the film have been given but looks like the filming will begin soon next year and with time we would know what to expect form J. J. Abrams next.
Some of the biggest hits of the year. With films like `Fast & Furious 6', `Iron Man 3' making million in their first week of release alone. But a surprise to all was a film that released this weekend, `The Purge' a horror film that made a stunning $36.4 million over the weekend.
It was the event celebrities were looking forward too and it was finally happening, the Tony Awards 2013. The host for the night, the very loved Neil Patrick Harris. At the awards one of the highlights was `Kinky Boots' that won the top prize at the award function on Sunday.
Since news of Tulisa's involvement in a drug deal got out the star hasn't been seen and last night the former x Factor judge was visited by close family and friends during this tough time. Tulisa's cousin and bandmate Dappy from N Dubz were seen at her mansion. Tulisa is currently out on police bail.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have been involved in creating an artificial pancreas since many years. The device is expected to transform the lives of millions living with diabetes.
Reports have confirmed death of a third horse from Hendra virus in Australia this year. It was a 12-year-old Anglo Arabian mare and had no history of the illness, affirmed Biosecurity NSW's Paul Freeman.
Due to the untiring efforts of the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme started by the Ministry of Health, a significant decline in the malaria cases of Solomon Islands has been witnessed.
New Zealand is observing Men's Health Week. The event will continue from 10th June to 16th June 2013, that is from Monday to Sunday and pharmacies across the nation have been providing free health checkups.
According to a new research, there is high possibility in near future to regenerate a liver using cell therapy in patients with liver disease. The findings of the study showed that human embryonic stem cells can be differentiated into liver progenitor cells and produce mature liver cells.
Vanessa Kwan's son Henry did not know that a synthetic drug given to him by his friend will take his life. It has been five days since Henry died. The drug was similar to LSD and Mrs. Kwan believes Henry must have taken it hoping it would help him through his study regime.