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BHP Billiton’s CEO says Brexit would Disrupt Decades of Trade Agreement

BHP Billiton's CEO, Andrew Mackenzie says leaving the EU could disrupt years of trade agreement for U.K.

He joins the voices of FTSE 100 bosses who have been pleading with voters to opt for remaining within the EU. He says, claiming a Brexit could result in a "decade of disruption" to trade agreements. 'Brexit' is a shortened termed coined to refer to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

Scientists develop scanning technique to check cancer drugs effectiveness

A team of scientists have said that they have developed a new scanning technique that might allow them to determine the effectiveness of cancer drugs in a faster way.

The scientists said that they believe that the new scanning technique will allow early indication of the effectiveness of the drugs and allows doctors to provide more effective treatment. They said that the doctors using the technique will be able to quickly match the most effective treatment for each individual.

Heartbeats affect human wisdom, new study

According to a new research study, the heartbeat fluctuations of a person have an impact on their wisdom. The researchers said that the heart rate variation and thinking process work together and enable wise reasoning relating to several complex issues.

Half of all women in UK feel out of breath running for a bus, study

Half of all women in UK feel out of breath running for a bus, studyAccording to a new survey, almost half of all women in the United Kingdom said they feel out of breath when running for a bus.

More people are obese than underweight globally, study

According to a major global study, a higher number of people are now identified as obese compared to those who are classified as underweight.

The study led by scientists from Imperial College London compared the body mass index (BMI) among almost 20 million adult men and women from 1975 to 2014. The study concluded that there are more overweight people than there are undernourished people. The study found that the obesity in men has tripled and doubled in women across the world.

Doctors reunite baby twins after 14 months

Doctors in the United Kingdom were able to reunite baby twins after around 14 months as one of the babies had to undergoing multiple surgeries.

Roman and Hunter Williams, who were born 14 months ago, were reunited at their home in Fishburn, County Durham.Roman was born with the rare condition pulmonary atresia, which is a condition in which blockages prevent blood flow between his heart and lungs. He underwent a total of 16 surgeries before having a heart transplant in 2015.