Tag: health

China implements drastic measures to stop spread of Wuhan virus but more cases are being reported

Although China has implemented drastic measures to deal with the outbreak of the Wuhan virus, it has spread to more Chinese cities. There are also cases in Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Vietnam, the United States and Singapore. On Thursday (Jan 23), Singapore’s Ministry of...

Why Taylor Swift loves it when Jameela Jamil talks about body image

Taylor Swift enjoys it when The Good Place star Jameela Jamil talks about body image. In case if you are wondering who Jameela Jamil is, she is a 33-year-old actress who was also a host in the UK, hosting the Channel 4 morning show,...

Jennifer Aniston always stocks this one thing in her fridge

One thing that is remarkable about Jennifer Aniston is that she looks ageless, even though the popular Friends star has just turned 50. She still maintains her youthful looks as if she was 20 years old. She is one of the few celebrities who...

South Korean popstar Kang Daniel is taking a break to recover from depression and panic disorder

K-Pop singer and songwriter Kang Daniel is on a hiatus from the entertainment industry. Konnect Entertainment, his management company released a statement to the media saying that the 22-year-old is focusing on recovering from health problems. K-Pop culture website Soompi quoted Konnect's statement saying that Kang had...

New York considers ‘virginity test’ ban after rapper sparks uproar

New York state is considering banning so-called virginity tests after an American rapper sparked outcry by saying he takes his daughter to a gynecologist every year to check her hymen is still intact. Democratic legislator Michaelle Solages has tabled a bill proposing the ban, saying...

22 years old and on the brink of death from constant e-cigarette use

by Ivan Couronne With a raging fever, vomiting and diarrhea, Gregory Rodriguez thought he had some kind of bug when he checked himself into the emergency room at a New York hospital in September. Two days later, he was unconscious, hooked up to an artificial lung...

Delhi suffocates under toxic smog but millions go without masks

by Abhaya SRIVASTAVA A thick grey smog choked New Delhi for the fifth day Saturday, adding to a mounting pollution health crisis, but retired naval commander Anil Charan is one of the vast majority of the city's 20 million inhabitants who do not wear a...

Fight for safe abortions is far from over, say experts

by Marion DOUET The fight for safe abortions is an uphill struggle with half of all terminations worldwide still conducted in risky conditions, pro-choice advocates told a major women's health conference in Nairobi. Despite gains in many countries, there are huge barriers in poorer parts of...

Indonesians quitting ‘rice addiction’ over diabetes fears

by Haeril HALIM Indonesian Mirnawati once ate rice with every meal, but its link to diabetes convinced her to join a growing movement to quit a staple food in the third biggest rice-consuming nation on Earth. As World Diabetes Day is held Thursday, the Southeast Asian...

Millions in Indian capital endure ‘eye-burning’ smog

by Glenda KWEK Millions of people in India's capital started the week Monday choking through "eye-burning" smog, with schools closed, cars taken off the road and construction halted. A poisonous haze envelops New Delhi every winter, caused by vehicle fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from agricultural burning...