Intermittent Fasting Linked To Risk Of Death From Heart Disease: Study

Lifestyle interventions aimed at weight loss have come under scrutiny (Representational) The safety of intermittent fasting, a popular strategy to lose weight by limiting food intake to certain times, was called into question by a surprise finding from research presented at a medical meeting.  Limiting mealtimes to a period of just eight hours a day … Read more

‘She Taught Me That Everyone Has…’: Prince William Pays Tribute to His Mother Princess Diana At Public Event

Last Updated: March 15, 2024, 11:41 IST London, United Kingdom (UK) The Prince of Wales, Prince William, Princess Diana and Prince Harry seen attending the Heads of State ceremony in Hyde Park to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of VE Day in London, in this file photo from 1995. (Image: Reuters) Prince William speaks about Princess … Read more

Stricken Gaza Hospital Reports Deaths of Newborns as Israel, Hamas Clash Nearby

Updated Nov. 12, 2023 3:46 pm ET Listen to article (2 minutes) Israeli troops and Hamas militants fought intense street battles Sunday around the Gaza Strip’s biggest hospital, leaving the medical facility with dwindling supplies for thousands sheltering there while a power outage led to the death of two newborns, according to doctors there. Doctors … Read more

Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital Crippled as Israeli Forces Move Closer

Updated Nov. 11, 2023 2:32 pm ET Listen to article (1 minute) Israeli forces said they were engaged in fierce fighting Saturday around Gaza City’s Al-Shifa Hospital, where Israel says Hamas has positioned fighters near thousands of displaced people and hundreds of patients amid worsening conditions at the facility. As the battle in the area … Read more

At Center of Israel-Hamas War, Al-Shifa Hospital Held a Humanitarian Crisis

At the sprawling Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, families packed the hallways inside, while others had set up makeshift tents outside, with bed sheets hung up for privacy. Doctors, short on space and supplies, tended to bloodied patients on the floor.  Israel had told the Palestinians to evacuate the 700-bed hospital, but many believed it … Read more

Vatican Says Transgender People May Be Baptized

ROME—The Vatican said transgender people may be baptized as Catholics and can serve as godparents, in the latest sign of the church’s greater openness to LGBTQ people under Pope Francis. The Vatican also said that the children of gay couples, including ones who are adopted or born to surrogate mothers, may be baptized, and that … Read more

Abortion Rights Measure Takes Lead Shortly After Ohio Polls Close

Updated Nov. 7, 2023 8:10 pm ET Shortly after polls closed in Ohio, supporters of a measure to enshrine abortion rights in the Midwestern state’s constitution had an early lead, in the highest-profile ballot question on a range of issues in Tuesday’s elections around the U.S. The Ohio vote is the latest test of where … Read more

Health Care Roundup: Market Talk

Updated Nov. 7, 2023 12:32 pm ET The latest Market Talks covering the Health Care sector. Published exclusively on Dow Jones Newswires at 4:20 ET, 12:20 ET and 16:50 ET. 1144 ET – Hims & Hers Health’s weight management business will be launched in time for the January rush when people often set new year’s … Read more

How the ‘Fall Back’ From Daylight Saving Time Makes Seasonal Depression Worse

Listen to article (2 minutes) Americans in most states will turn their clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 5, when daylight-saving time ends, which means the sun will set earlier. Less daylight can damp our moods, disrupt our sleep and exercise patterns, and affect our appetite.  While some people feel a little blue following the end … Read more