WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The new virus that has killed as many as 177 people and spread globally is a mongrel that appears to have mixed with another hybrid virus containing swine, bird and human bits, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank’s internal watchdog group on Thursday gave the poverty-fighting agency a mixed review for its efforts to improve health in poor countries and gave it low marks for its work in Africa.
HONG KONG (Reuters) – When millions of people started dying around the world in 1918, doctors and scientists hadn’t a clue what was happening. As the epidemic spread, people blamed it on everything from tiny plants to old dusty books.
THURSDAY, April 30 — Men who regularly drank up to a half a glass of wine each day boosted their life expectancy by five years, Dutch researchers report.Light, long-term alcohol consumption of all types of beverages, whether wine, spirits or beer,…