Health


2 candidates left in fight for World Health Organization post

The former Ethiopian health minister beat out Britain's David Nabarro and Sania Nishtar of Pakistan in the race to lead the UN's public health body. "He will bring great insight and the political leadership necessary to restore trust in the World Health Organization at a critical moment in its history", said Dr.


Pak lawyer in ICJ grilled by ill-informed people

Pak lawyer in ICJ grilled by ill-informed people

The speaker chaired a meeting of Parliamentary Committee for National Security where Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua briefed parliamentarians from different parties on the issue of Indian national Jadhav.


Chocolates may lower 'heart flutter' risk

Chocolates may lower 'heart flutter' risk

They also didn't have data on the type of chocolate or the amount of flavanols participants ate. A team of researchers from Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and the Duke University Medical Centre have found that moderate consumption of chocolate may belinked to a lower risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF).


Residents told to evacuate as fire burns north of Leavenworth

Residents told to evacuate as fire burns north of Leavenworth

State Fire Marshal personnel are in route to the scene to coordinate dispatch of resources. Washington Emergency Management officials say 168 homes and cabins are affected by the order to leave. Spotting remains a concern. Fire has spotted across Chumstick Highway, adjacent from Spromberg Canyon. They immediately toned out a second alarm and received aid from Chelan County Fire Districts 1 and 2 as well as Douglas County Fire District 2.


Theresa May accused of U-turn over cap to social care reform

Theresa May accused of U-turn over cap to social care reform

The Tories faced an onslaught of criticism at the weekend after revealing controversial plans to shake-up social care in their election manifesto. Under the plans, the value of people's homes will be included in the means testing for social care in the home, and the single floor cap will be raised from £23,250 to £100,000.