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  • Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year, worse than war: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than $8 trillion a year, experts said on Tuesday. The study, which its authors...
  • Bullying from brothers and sisters may be harmful

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bullying has been linked to worse health later in life, and new findings from the UK suggest that's also true when the bullies are a child's brothers or sisters. In a study of about 7,000 people, those bullied by brothers...
  • UK class, entitlement unleash violence in film "The Riot Club"

    By Solarina Ho TORONTO, Sept 8 (Reuters) - British class and privilege are seldom associated with hooliganism and uncontrolled violence, but Danish director Lone Scherfig pairs the two in a new film about the debauched excesses of an exclusive Oxford...
  • UK class, entitlement unleash violence in film 'The Riot Club'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - British class and privilege are seldom associated with hooliganism and uncontrolled violence, but Danish director Lone Scherfig pairs the two in a new film about the debauched excesses of an exclusive Oxford University dining club....
  • UK's Prince William and wife Kate thrilled at second baby news

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William said on Monday he and wife Kate were thrilled to be expecting their second baby, after news of the pregnancy was released early because the Duchess had been suffering from morning sickness. The baby will be...
  • Ebola map shows people in more African regions at risk of animal infection

    LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Scientists have created the newest map of places most at risk of an Ebola outbreak and say regions likely to be home to animals harboring the virus are more widespread than previously feared, particularly in West Africa....
  • Depression more common for cancer patients, but rarely treated

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Three new studies by researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh in the U.K. reveal that three-quarters of depressed cancer patients are not receiving treatment for depression. The researchers also found...
  • Ebola vaccine to be tested on human volunteers, starting in September

     Ebola vaccine to be tested on human volunteers, starting in September
    GlaxoSmithKline announced Thursday, Aug. 28, that it will begin testing its Ebola vaccination as early as mid-September in human volunteers ¬† ¬†With the help of the National Institutes of Health’s Vaccine Research Center, GSK will start...
  • Wanted: 60 volunteers to test Ebola vaccine in middle England

    LONDON (Reuters) - Fancy testing an Ebola vaccine? It may sound scary but the scientist behind the British trial of a shot that has so far only been given to monkeys sees little risk and is optimistic he will drum up enough volunteers. Adrian Hill,...
  • Experimental Ebola drugs needed for 'up to 30,000 people'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Up to 30,000 people could have used experimental treatments or vaccines so far in the world's worst outbreak of Ebola currently plaguing West Africa, British scientists said on Wednesday. The calculation highlights the dilemma facing...
  • Our life with the Neanderthals was no brief affair

    LONDON (Reuters) - Far from wiping out Neanderthals overnight, modern humans rubbed along with their shorter and stockier cousins for thousands of years, giving plenty of time for the two groups to share ideas - and have sex. The most accurate timeline...