The Malta Independent 28 June 2017, Wednesday


London fire may have destroyed DNA needed to ID victims

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 16:12 Last update: about 1 day ago

The devastating fire that struck a high-rise tower in London may have been so powerful that it destroyed much of the DNA evidence needed to identify its victims. As firefighters keep searching...

Study: Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day

Monday, 26 June 2017, 16:14 Last update: about 1 day ago

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence. The...

Drones carrying defibrillators could aid heart emergencies

Monday, 26 June 2017, 16:07 Last update: about 1 day ago

It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest. Researchers tested the idea and found drones arrived at the...

Obesity rising in nations rich and poor, especially in kids

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 16:42 Last update: about 8 days ago

The global obesity problem now affects 1 in 10 people in the world, it is rising in countries rich and poor, and in many countries it is increasing faster in children than adults, according to a new...

Fashion dissonance at Marni

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 16:22 Last update: about 8 days ago

Marni's new designer, Francesco Risso, in his second season, has tapped the brand's playful spirit. The collection is imbued with a boyish charm of purposely ill-fitting, mostly over-sized, and...

FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 16:40 Last update: about 8 days ago

U.S. regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market amid data showing people continue to abuse it. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it has...

Donatella Versace tribute to late brother

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 16:22 Last update: about 8 days ago

Donatella Versace's collection for next spring and summer is meant as a tribute to her late brother, Gianni Versace, who was the creative force behind the brand. "In a few weeks, it will be 20...

Study finds pregnancy seems safe for breast cancer survivors

Monday, 19 June 2017, 16:43 Last update: about 8 days ago

A study gives reassuring news for breast cancer survivors who want to have children. Those who later became pregnant were no more likely to have their cancer come back than those who did not have a...

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

Monday, 19 June 2017, 16:41 Last update: about 8 days ago

Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer...

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