Scientists have invented a speedy method to make potent painkilling opioids using bioengineered baker's yeast instead of poppies, but need to fine-tune the process to make it commercially viable, according to a study published on Thursday.
Bahrain has witnessed a sharp increase in deaths from diabetes, the country's biggest killer, in the past two years.
It accounted for 15 per cent of all deaths last year, according to Health Ministry statistics released yester
Thousands of specialist testing kits have been shipped in to Bahrain from the US to test for any possible outbreak of the killer coronavirus.
The Health Ministry revealed yesterday that it had bought 2,000 of t
An Indian, described by his lawyer as the "most stupid" person he has ever seen, has been awarded a death sentence by a UAE court for murdering a maid, said a report.
The man, who worked as a cook for a UAE government of
Obesity is a bigger health crisis globally than hunger, and the leading cause of disabilities around the world, according to a new report published in the British medical journal The Lancet.
Nearly 500 researchers from 50 countrie
Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik is cooperating with interrogators, police said on Saturday, but they declined to confirm media reports he had plans to attack the royal palace and Labour Party headquarters.
Describing himself as an ant
Norwegian police searched for more victims on Saturday after a suspected right-wing zealot killed at least 92 people in a shooting spree and bomb attack that have traumatised a once-placid country.
The 32-year-old Norwegian named Anders Be