LONDON - A tiny sliver of elastic material swims along inside a narrow tube, coiling up and changing shape in response to the thickness of fluid and the contours of the tube around it as it moves towards its goal. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, has been released from the hospital after undergoing cancer surgery, a court spokeswoman said on Wednesday. | Video
CHENNAI, India A seven year-old Indian girl has complained to the police to have her father arrested after he failed to build a toilet in their home as promised, police said on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI India's toxic air claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017, or 12.5 percent of total deaths recorded that year, according to a study published in Lancet Planetary Health on Thursday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Too many people are
still contracting HIV and dying of AIDS-related illnesses due to
stigma and a lack of access to information and testing, Elton
John said on Monday.
The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history, with 426 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said late on Thursday. | Video
NIAMEY Niger's health ministry has ordered two family planning centers run by British charity Marie Stopes International (MSI) to close because it performed abortions, the ministry said on Wednesday.
PARNU, Estonia - Traffic police in Estonia are hoping to stop speeding drivers in their tracks by handing them organ donor cards as well as fines. | Video
PARIS France's beloved bread loaf, the baguette, may be about to lose some of its bite, with politicians looking into the health risks of additives set to propose legislation forcing bakers and processed food makers more generally to slash salt content.
(Reuters Health) - Eisai's weight loss drug lorcaserin does not increase people's risk of major cardiovascular events, according to data from a study of 12,000 overweight or obese patients.