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Trump withdraws from Iran deal, defying allies

Trump withdraws from Iran deal, defying allies

Iran likely hopes the European Union will pass laws to protect European firms from any potential USA sanctions. The backing from Gardner, R-Colo., comes amid outcry from European allies and former Obama administration officials, as well as uncertainty on whether US allies would even work with the Trump administration on a new deal.


UAE Surprised over Yemeni Statement on Socotra

UAE Surprised over Yemeni Statement on Socotra

The UAE military's seizure of the seaport and airport on Socotra is an "unjustified" assault on Yemen's sovereignty, its exiled government said in a statement from Prime Minister Ahmed Bin Dagr's office. Relations between Hadi and the UAE have soured; however, due to the latter's expanding influence in southern Yemen. Officials in Mogadishu have also accused the UAE of conducting unauthorised operations in other parts of the country through port deals in Berbera and Puntland.


New drug could be used to treat baldness

New drug could be used to treat baldness

It is estimated that 50% of men above the age of 50 are afflicted by male pattern baldness and there are only two treatments available on the market, both of which do not offer consistent results and can lead to negative side effects. Research has found the drug inhibited SFRP1, a vital protein that blocks molecular pathways for hair growth. Hawkshaw said the next phase ought to be a medical test to determine whether WAY-316606, or even similar chemicals, are safe and effective.


Illnesses on the rise | VitalSigns

Illnesses on the rise | VitalSigns

Tick-borne diseases can be treated with antibiotics, and prompt diagnosis can help prevent complications. In addition to scaring the nation away from ever eating a poppy seed again, the CDC was making an important point about just how small a tick can be.


Tourism's carbon footprint much larger than previously thought

Tourism's carbon footprint much larger than previously thought

Lead author of the research, University of Sydney's Professor Manfred Lenzen, said air travel was the key contributor to tourism's carbon footprint and that its impact is likely to expand due to increasing affluence and technological developments making overseas travel more affordable.


Mental health awareness emphasizes physical fitness, children's mental health

Mental health awareness emphasizes physical fitness, children's mental health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month to recognize and spread the word that mental health is something that affects everyone. The Ministry of Education is addressing early intervention and prevention in schools by adding more supports, so students can begin to discuss mental-health challenges with their teachers or counsellors as soon as these issues develop.