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Hormone therapies slightly increase breast cancer risk, even a decade later: study

Hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms slightly increases the risk of breast cancer, according to a large-scale study published Friday in The Lancet. Other research has established a similar link, but the new study is the first to show that the risk remains elevated even ten years after treatment has stopped. It also quantifies for […]

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Researchers identify second gene mutation linked to HIV resistance

A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection, Spanish scientists reported Thursday. The breakthrough comes a decade after American Timothy Brown, known as the “Berlin Patient,” became the first person cured of HIV after a bone marrow transplant from a donor with a mutation […]

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Polanski film premieres in Venice as scandal rages

Roman Polanski’s new film premieres in Venice Friday after the defiant director lashed out at critics and as fury over his inclusion in the festival cast a shadow over the star-studdedcelebration of cinema. Polanski’s “An Officer and a Spy”, a historical thriller about the persecution of the French Jewish army officer Alfred Dreyfus, has been […]

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Brazil’s burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage

A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil took effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest. The decree issued by President Jair Bolsonaro comes after escalating international pressure over the worst fires in the Amazon in years, which have ignited a […]

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Battles lines drawn in French football’s fight against homophobia

French football is in the midst of a culture war over homophobic chanting as Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain prepare for a trip to Metz on Friday shorn of their superstar frontline amid rumours of Neymar’s imminent departure for Barcelona. Prosecutors in Nice revealed on Thursday they had opened an investigation after Nice fans caused […]

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Manchester City eye autumn advantage over Liverpool

Manchester City may trail Liverpool by two points in the early season running for the PremierLeague title, but opportunity knocks for the champions in a two-month stretch beginning with Saturday’s visit of Brighton to the Etihad. The visit of the Seagulls is the first of eight Premier League games Pep Guardiola’s men face against sides […]

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Murray suffers defeat in Mallorca Challenger

Andy Murray suffered a setback in his return from injury as he slipped to a surprise last-16 loss to world number 240 Matteo Viola at the second-tier Challenger event in Mallorca onThursday. The three-time Grand Slam champion, returning after hip surgery, was beaten 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) by his Italian opponent. Murray was competing in […]

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“Emirates umbrellas” flying in the sky of Ukraine with four colored medals

The UAE national skydiving team achieved a new achievement for the UAE sports in general and air sports especially after flying four colored medals in the skies of Ukraine during its participation in the international skydiving championship which was held there days ago and saw the participation of more than 11 Country . As usual, […]

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Urban Planning and Municipalities Issue New Legislation to Regulate Construction of Private Homes in Abu Dhabi

The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities has issued new legislation to regulate the construction of private housing in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi aimed at reducing construction costs for landowners. The Department worked on drafting these constructive legislation to enhance the competitiveness of the Emirate in line with the “Tomorrow 21” program of development […]

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More vehicles pass through EDSA in 2019: MMDA

Vehicles passing through Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) increased by 5.75 percent, or an average of 405,882, for the first eight months this year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reported on Friday. MMDA Spokesperson Asst. Sec. Celine Pialago, in a report sent to the media, said this is an additional 22,054 vehicles as compared […]