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Bangladesh ‘Tree Man’ wants hands amputated to relieve pain

A Bangladeshi known as the "Tree Man" because of bark-like growths on his body said Monday he wanted his hands amputated to relieve him...

France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally: poll

France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which...

Nappies? No thanks, say most men with few still taking full paternity leave

Fewer than half of fathers take all the paternity leave on offer while most men still see changing nappies as a woman's job, according...

World’s rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study

Rivers worldwide are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times, according to research unveiled at a conference Monday. Scientists...

DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid ‘high’ risk of spread: WHO chief

The World Health Organization chief on Monday urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola,...

One in seven babies born with low birthweight: study

More than 20 million newborns in 2015 -- one in seven -- came into the world weighing too little, according to a global assessment...

Awakening from decades-long coma ‘very rare’: experts

The case of a woman from the United Arab Emirates who regained consciousness after a 27-year coma-like state provoked by a brain injury has...

WHO recommends one-hour maximum screen time per day for under-5s

Young children should not spend more than an hour a day watching television and videos or playing computer games and infants less than one-year-old...

Bangladesh mother has twins one month after first birth

A Bangladeshi mother has stunned doctors by giving birth to healthy twins 26 days after a first child was born prematurely. Arifa Sultana, 20, gave...

Bangladesh Town Barbers Face Fines For ‘Foreign’ Cuts

A barber's association in a northern Bangladesh town has warned its members not to give ‘foreign’ haircuts or beard styles on pain of fines,...