Sierra Leone recorded 121 deaths from Ebola and scores of new infections in one of the single deadliest days since the disease appeared in the West African country more than four months ago, government health statistics showed on Sunday.
More than three million people in Saudi Arabia are obese and around 20,000 people die from obesity-related diseases annually, a report said citing studies.
Saudi Sugar and Endocrinology Society in the Eastern Province has warned t
At least 162,000 people have been killed in Syria's three-year-old conflict, a monitoring group said on Monday, and thousands more are missing after being captured by President Bashar Al-Assad's forces and rebels trying to overthrow him.
Saudi Arabia has identified 18 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), it said late on Wednesday, pushing the total number of infections in the country so far to 449.
Four people died from the disease on Wednesday, t
As many as 241 Indian nationals died in Qatar last year, compared to 237 in the previous year, the Indian Embassy in Qatar has said.
According to a report in The Peninsula nespaper, the embassy said 89 Indian have died so far this
US safety regulators have recorded 303 deaths when airbags failed to deploy in 1.6 million compact cars recalled last month by General Motors, according to a study released by a safety watchdog group.
The new report and higher dea
The death toll from clashes during protests in Egypt on Saturday rose to 49, state-run Al-Ahram website quoted a health ministry official as saying on Sunday.
The fighting erupted on the third anniversary of the popular uprising w
Trebling tobacco tax globally would cut smoking by a third and prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung cancer and other diseases, researchers said.
In a review in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists
Security forces struggled to clamp a lid on Egypt on Thursday after hundreds of people were killed when authorities forcibly broke up camps of supporters protesting the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, in the worst nationwide bloods
According to the World Bank, road crashes kill 1.2 million people and cripple or injure more than 10 million others every year. In fact, at current rates, traffic accidents will become the fifth leading cause of death globally by 2030, up from 1