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October 20, 2017 3:33 PM Pollution kills more people every year than wars, disasters and hunger: study

One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure, according to the study released in the Lancet medical journal. NEW DELHI—Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking 152

October 20, 2017 2:56 PM Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger

NEW DELHI — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease 146

October 20, 2017 1:21 AM World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger, study says

Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic 136

October 19, 2017 3:17 AM Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 74

An outbreak of highly contagious plague has claimed 74 lives in Madagascar over the past two months with the capital particularly affected, according to a new official toll. A total of 805 cases have been reported on the poor Indian Ocean island nation since August, the health ministry said in a statement. Madagascar has suffered plague outbreaks almost 130

October 18, 2017 10:02 AM Blood donated by a mother could be dangerous to men

Men who receive blood transfusions from women who have ever been pregnant are at risk of an early death, research suggests. Experts suspect antibodies produced by a woman's body in pregnancy might provoke a severe immune response if injected into a man. But scientists last night stressed that the study of 31,000 people, by experts at Leiden University 124

October 17, 2017 10:47 PM First flu death of the year reported in Yolo County

A middle-aged man died of influenza, Yolo County health officials announced Tuesday, making him the first influenza-related death this year. The man had “significant, pre-existing medical conditions,” said Yolo County Spokeswoman Beth Gabor in a statement. Last season, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported nearly 12,000 influenza-related 133

October 17, 2017 9:15 PM Blood transfusion from previously pregnant donor deadly for men: Study

Men beware! Receiving blood transfusions from a woman donor, who has ever been pregnant, is linked to an increased risk of death among males, warns a recent study. The results revealed that men, who received blood transfusions from previously pregnant female donors, were 13 percent more likely to die, compared with men who received blood transfusions 120

October 17, 2017 6:10 AM Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro: Specs, AI features, Leica dual cameras and more

Huawei has just launched the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro - flagship smartphones that come with premium specs, glass and metal designs and future forward artificial intelligence tricks courtesy of Huawei's in-house Neural Processing Unit. All throughout yesterday's launch event, Huawei threw shade at Samsung and Apple - claiming boldly that these phones are here to compete 86

October 16, 2017 7:01 AM First commercial flight lands at isolated St Helena airport

Jamestown — The first regular commercial flight landed at St Helena on Saturday, opening the small British island in the South Atlantic to the world after centuries of isolation. About 100 islanders came out to the airport to watch the historic landing of the Embraer 190 jet which came from Johannesburg. On the tarmac, 60 incoming passengers were welcomed 140

October 16, 2017 4:57 AM St Helena's Isolation to End as Air Link Opens

The British island is known best as the rocky outcrop where French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte saw out his final days. Life for the people of St Helena will change forever Saturday when the first regular commercial flight from the outside world touches down on the remote island's windswept new runway. The British island of just over 4,000 people, where 123