Joanne Clarkson

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Scientists Are Now Worried That MERS Could Be Airborne

LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi scientists have found gene fragments of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in air from a barn housing an infected camel and say this suggests the disease may be transmitted through the air.<p>MERS, a serious respiratory illness caused by a virus known as …

Brain disease kills scores in India's east

An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation "alarming".<p>Hundreds of mainly children die across India each year from the mosquito-borne virus, but West Bengal is not normally one of the …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

'Exciting' drug flushes out HIV

<b>Scientists say they have made an "exciting" step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of hiding.</b><p>HIV can become part of someone's DNA and lie dormant for decades, making a cure impossible.<p>Early stage research in six people, reported at the Aids 2014 conference, shows that low-dose …

5 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Not all snacking is bad for you. These five pairings will keep you feeling full (without filling out)<p>Let's get real: It's not <i>always</i> possible to avoid eating after dark. Some situations (a late work shift, a delayed flight) call for legit midnight meals—and hey, other times you're just still hungry. …

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FGM summit: Cameron calls for end 'in this generation'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1095000/1095101_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524701281_2569ed45a330a9db8a0eb8f0c7c2f5da<p><b>David Cameron has said female genital mutilation (FGM) and childhood forced marriage should be stopped worldwide "within this generation".</b><p>Speaking at a …

MH17 bodies leave Ukraine rebel area and reach Kharkiv

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1095000/1095064_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524701280_5e16e420f18fe4937ec5c888bfd42b0d<p><b>A train carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysian airliner which crashed in Ukraine has arrived in the city of Kharkiv, outside rebel territory.</b><p>…

MH17: By defying the West, bully-boy Vladimir Putin could lead Russia to ruin

Europe’s political elite should not fear taking tough measures against an unyielding Kremlin after the Malaysia Airlines atrocity<p>At the height of the Crimean crisis earlier this year, when many feared the tiny Baltic states could be the next target of Vladimir Putin’s bully-boy tactics, local …

The Netherlands can choose to squeeze Russia’s economy over MH17

Netherlands prime minister Mark Rutte, whose citizens make up the bulk of the victims of the MH-17 disaster, didn’t mince words this week when telling Russian president Vladimir Putin about his responsibility to improve the situation there: “I told him that the window of opportunity to show the …