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Virtual Reality can Help People With Dementia: Study

Virtual reality (VR) technology can enhance the quality of life for people with dementia by helping them to recall past memories, reduce aggression and...

Novel AI Method Predicts Future Risk of Breast Cancer

Researchers have developed a new tool with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) methods to predict a woman’s future risk of breast cancer. For the study, the...

Thousands of Asylum-Seekers on Border Wait Lists, Stay at Threshold of US

For thousands of desperate asylum-seekers, there are many ways to wait — and wait, and wait — at the threshold of the United States. Parents...

Trump to Fight Health Care Sticker Shock by Limiting “Surprise Medical Bills”

President Donald Trump will begin a push Thursday to fight health care sticker shock by limiting “surprise medical bills,” the unexpected charges faced by...

EU Countries Consume Earth’s Resources Faster than they can be Renewed: Report

The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a...

British Royals Launch Messaging Service to Help People Suffering from Mental Health Crisis

Britain’s young royals, brothers Prince William and Prince Harry and their wives Kate and Meghan, launched a new phone messaging service Friday to help...

Obesity Increasing More Quickly in Rural Areas than in Cities Worldwide: Study

Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic...

World Must Change the Way it Fuels Factories, Vehicles to Limit Future Warming: UN

The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a...

Mozambique Scrambling to Contain Cholera Outbreak after Cyclone Kenneth

VOA U.N. correspondent Margaret Besheer contributed to this report. Officials in Mozambique are scrambling to contain a cholera outbreak in the north of the country...

US Pharmaceutical Companies will Soon Disclose Price of Drugs in TV Ads

The United States will soon require pharmaceutical companies to disclose the price of their drugs during television commercials, a measure which President Donald Trump...

Alcohol Consumption Increased 38% in India: Lancet Study

Alcohol consumption in India increased from 4.3 litres a year per adult to 5.9 litres in 2017, a growth of 38 per cent, says a study...

Here’s How Coca-Cola Retains Power to Kill some Health Research

Coca-Cola supports research in the fields of nutrition, physical inactivity and energy balance, but a contract mechanism could allow the American soft drink giant...

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Exercise can Slow Down or Prevent Vision Loss

Exercise can slow down or prevent the development of macular degeneration and may also help reduce other common causes of vision loss, such as...

Guidelines to Reopen Monuments Issued By Government

The Central government on Thursday issued a slew of directions for reopening of monuments and museums, protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, from...

Saroj Khan Dies at age 71 Due to Heart Attack

Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away after a cardiac arrest on Thursday night. She was 71. Saroj Khan had complained of breathing last month, following...

Here’s How You Can Stay Away From Allergies During Covid-19

I n this unprecedented? the global crisis, health should be a top priority. With the onset of the monsoons and the rise in indoor pollution,...