Lifestyle

So what is high blood pressure?

|     Erin N Marcus     | WHEN headlines about new blood pressure guidelines pinged across my phone recently, I remembered a man my inpatient team had...

Lifestyle changes for better blood pressure

IF YOU’RE worried about high blood pressure, there are some things you can do beyond taking appropriate medication. The American Heart Association (AHA) points...

Drugs’ side effects can change, so don’t ignore them

|     Jill U Adams     | A COLLEAGUE in California developed a huge welt that itched terribly; she ended up learning she had developed an allergic...

Record-breaking Russian film relives US-Soviet hoops showdown

|     Maria Antonova     | MOSCOW (AFP) - A controversial Olympic basketball showdown between the Soviet Union and the US has become the subject of a...

Luang Prabang touting three rural idylls to lure visitors

LUANG PRABANG (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Luang Prabang province tourism authorities are promoting Nong Khiew and Meuang Ngoi as adventure destinations and misty Phou Khoun...

Fake medicines flourish in Africa despite killing thousands

|     Christophe Koffi     | ABIDJAN (AFP) - There’s nothing covert about Roxy - a huge market in Abidjan selling counterfeit medicine, the scourge of Africa...

China’s ‘legend’ sports photographer still going strong at 79

SHANGHAI (AFP) - Hong Nanli stands just 153 centimetres (five feet) tall and at 79 years this indefatigable grandmother is almost certainly the oldest...

Early periods, menopause linked to heart disease: Study

PARIS (AFP) - Women who started menstruating at the age of 11 or younger, or entered menopause before 47, face a higher risk of...

As tech ascends, has CES made Detroit Auto Show an afterthought?

DETROIT (AFP) - This year's Detroit Auto Show has unfolded with the slick precision of a corporate infomercial, filled with sparkly new offerings, but...

Peek at future cars at Detroit auto show

DETROIT (AP) - It's the year of the pickup truck at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. There are plenty of vehicles...

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