The Malta Independent 15 November 2018, Thursday


The science of fright: Why we love to be scared

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 09:56 Last update: about 3 days ago The Conversation

Fear may be as old as life on Earth. It is a fundamental, deeply wired reaction, evolved over the history of biology, to protect organisms against perceived threat to their integrity or existence....

By 2045, 45.2% of Maltese adults will have diabetes

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 11:08 Last update: about 1 day ago Giulia Magri

By 2045 45.2% of Maltese adults are forecast to have diabetes, according to the most recent research published by the International Diabetes Federation. Last year, there were 42,300 adult cases...

Supercars Part-work

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 07:00 Last update: about 1 day ago

THIS UNIQUE, TWO-IN-ONE COLLECTION brings you authentic die-cast models of some of the greatest supercars from around the world – plus fact-packed, superbly illustrated guides all about each...

US health chief says overdose deaths beginning to level off

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 09:52 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it's too soon to...

Science Says: Sex and gender aren't the same

Monday, 12 November 2018, 09:49 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Anatomy at birth may prompt a check in the "male" or "female" box on the birth certificate — but to doctors and scientists, sex and gender aren't always the same thing. The Trump...

Remembering the end of World War One

Sunday, 11 November 2018, 09:46 Last update: about 4 days ago

The Royal Naval Officers' Association - Malta GC, held a memorial service and wreath-laying ceremony at the Kalkara Naval (Capuchins) cemetery on Saturday 10th November to mark 100 years of Armistice...

Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers

Friday, 9 November 2018, 10:00 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the...

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