Health

Panda Watch: Tokyo zoo says new cub in good health

Panda Watch: Tokyo zoo says new cub in good health

Tokyo's Ueno Park announced on Monday that giant panda Xian Nv, Japanese name Zhen Zhen, has successfully given birth to a baby panda . Its mother, Shin Shin, has been holding her cub to keep it warm, even though she appears exhausted from lack of sleep and going without food or water, said the zoo's director Yutaka Fukuda.


One-Third Of World Is Now Overweight Or Obese

One-Third Of World Is Now Overweight Or Obese

The authors of the paper, published in the New England Journal of Medicine , describe "a growing and disturbing global public health crisis". In addition to highlighting the scale of the global obesity epidemic, the researchers hope to raise awareness of the diseases linked to being overweight that can prove fatal.


Attorney General Sessions to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Attorney General Sessions to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Mr. Sessions had planned to appear before the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees, but the deputy attorney general will take his place, the letter said. Despite Sessions' admitted talks with Kislyak, he has been dogged by questions about possible additional encounters with the ambassador, including at a foreign policy conference more than a year ago at a hotel in Washington .


Surgeons Remove Almost 30 Pounds Of Feces From Colon

Surgeons Remove Almost 30 Pounds Of Feces From Colon

A Chinese patient recently underwent a three-hour procedure with a team of surgeons to remove 30 inches of his bloated large intestines. Doctor's said Zhou had months or possibly years worth of feces built up in his colon, reports the Mirror .


Russia's 2016 election hacking was deeper, wider that reported, hitting 39 states

Russia's 2016 election hacking was deeper, wider that reported, hitting 39 states

In Illinois, there is evidence of attempts to delete voter data, access to software used by poll workers on the day itself and at least one finance database was breached. It's unclear from the story whether the hackers changed or deleted any data. In early October, the USA intelligence community, made up of 17 agencies, said in a statement that it was "confident" the Russian government had comprised emails from US persons and institutions, including from US political organizations.



UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed

Despite anger at the election, she was cheered briefly at the start of the meeting, Reuters reporters said. "She said "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who is going to get us out of it"," one Conservative politicians who attended quoted Ms May as saying.