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Storm Gita: New Zealand counts cost of damage
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:08

A state of emergency is declared after ex-cyclone Gita ravages parts of South Island. BBC News - Asia

Resolvin D-1 limits kidney damage after heart attacks
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:32

A heart attack triggers an acute inflammatory response at the damaged portion of the heart's left ventricle. If the inflammation lingers, it can lead ...

French farmers' protests caused 650,000 euros' damage
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:32

Protests by farmers on the Toulouse ringroad this month caused damage that will cost 650,000 euros to clear up, the authorities have announced. More d...

No rise in claims for flood damage, say car insurers
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:22

SINGAPORE motor insurance companies have not seen an uptick in flood-related claims in the past two months, but a major insurer advised motorists to u...

How too much fructose may cause liver damage
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:55

 FRUCTOSE is the sweetest of the natural sugars. As its name suggests, it is found mainly in fruits. Its job seems to be to appeal to the sweet t...

Tonga capital suffers widespread damage from Cyclone Gita
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:30

Residents of Tonga survey the aftermath of Cyclone Gita after it tore through the island nation. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Reuters Video...

Lemon verbena reduces muscle soreness, damage post-exercise
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:41

Natural Health News — Supplementing with lemon verbena extract could help reduce muscle damage caused by heavy exercise, according to a study condu...

Woodpeckers show signs of possible brain damage, but that might not be a bad thing
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 05:36

With each peck, woodpeckers absorb more than ten times the force it would take to give a human a concussion. But they seem fine. Researchers examined ...

Syria war: Turkish air strikes 'damage ancient Afrin temple'
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:57

Pictures show a crater in the centre of the temple of Ain Dara in Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region. BBC News - Middle East

An outdoor cat can damage your sustainability cred
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 04:33

If you install solar panels on your roof and avoid dousing your lawn with chemicals and pesticides, your online peers may consider you to be environme...

Vaping may raise cancer risk because of damage to DNA, says study
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 04:32

Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a US study has found...

London Underground noise could damage hearing, says academic
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 20:29

A BBC investigation reveals parts of the Underground network exceed noise safety levels. BBC News - Health

Breakingviews TV: Collateral damage
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 11:10

After a nine-month halt, shares of video-streaming service Leshi started trading again this week, then promptly fell. Robyn Mak and Jeffrey Goldfarb d...

Damage from fatal collision puts Vestas’ Volvo Ocean Race future in doubt as they pull out of inshore events in Hong Kong
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 20:44

Vestas 11th Hour Racing’s future in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race is in doubt after the team pulled out of this weekend’s inshore races as ...

Suspension Bans Do Real Academic Damage
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 20:27

The numbers show that banning suspensions does real academic damage. U.S. News - Opinion

Pope Francis, in Chile, Addresses 'Irreparable Damage' Sex-Abuse Scandal Wrought
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:32

Pope Francis began a challenging, three-day tour of Chile, a country where changing social mores and public anger over a sex-abuse scandal have reduc...

Localized cooling of the heart limits damage caused by a heart attack
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:32

Researchers have succeeded in the localized cooling of the heart during a heart attack, a world first. By cooling part of the heart prior to and follo...

Glucose-induced nerve damage: Research identifies underlying mechanisms
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:33

New research has demonstrated that an enzyme she had previously identified as playing a role in peripheral neuropathy induced by cancer chemotherapy a...

Syria war: Photos 'reveal' Russia jet damage at Hmeimim base
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 00:54

Photos cast doubt on Moscow's denial that jets were hit in a rebel attack on a base in Syria. BBC News - Middle East

Newly approved joint checkpoint plan will damage Hong Kong’s rule of law, legal heavyweights say
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:43

A group of legal heavyweights, who will be contesting the Bar Association election next month, have criticised the newly approved joint checkpoint pla...

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