Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Headlines & Global News

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Muslim men break fast with Iftar at the East London Mosque on the last day of Ramadan on August 7, 2013 in London, England.

Eating Consciously Is The Key To Staying Healthy After Ramadan Fast, Say Health Experts

Jun 27, 2017 05:16 AM EDT

The month-long Ramadan fast is coming to a close this week with Eid marking the day of feasting but health experts say that one should eat consciously after such a long fasting period in order to stay healthy.

In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket makes its first successful upright landing.

SpaceX Hits Several Marks With Sunday’s Launch & Land: Elon Musk’s Reuse Policy Becoming A Normal Fad

Jun 26, 2017 07:57 AM EDT

In a time span of 48 hours, SpaceX successfully launched and landed its second rocket back on Earth.

Vitamin Sales Go Up As Consumers Struggle With Cost Of Health Care

Taking High Doses Of Vitamin D Supplements Could Be Dangerous, Recent Study Confirmed

Jun 25, 2017 03:46 AM EDT

A latest study just confirmed that people who take high doses of vitamin D will suffer some health problems like fractures, hardening of soft tissues, and high levels of calcium in the blood.

In this NASA digital illustration handout released on February 22, 2017, the TRAPPIST-1 system is shown containing a total of seven planets, all around the size of Earth.

Scientists Discover A Tenth Planet? Suspect A Planetary-Mass Object In Kuiper Belt

Jun 23, 2017 07:02 PM EDT

All those who had been mourning the eviction of Pluto from the solar system would be delighted to know that scientists suspect a planetary-mass object to be located at the border of the solar system in the Kuiper Belt which is of the size of Mars.

Los Angeles Air Still Among Nation's Dirtiest

California Leads Most Air Polluted U.S. States Ranking Due To High Ozone Levels

Jun 22, 2017 05:22 PM EDT

California was labeled as the state in the U.S. which leads other states when it comes to the level of air pollution as confirmed by one recent study.

Daniel Rose, chef/owner of SPRING restaurant Paris and La Bourse et La Vie prepares steamed black cod

Steaming Fish More Effective In Eliminating Cyanotoxin Than Boiling, Says Study

Jun 21, 2017 05:07 PM EDT

A recent study has found that steaming freshwater fish is more effective in reducing cyanotoxin than boiling it and the biotoxins also get transferred to the water that is used in cooking.

In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket makes its first successful upright landing.

Bulgaria’s First Satellite Rescheduled To Be Launched On June 23; Elon Musk Says “Weekend Doubleheader” Ahead

Jun 21, 2017 02:00 PM EDT

Launching Bulgaria’s first satellite, a telecommunications company will give the launch another shot on Friday, after the mission failed to meet several launch dates.

Discovery Mission To Space Station - Day 6

NASA Discovers 10 New Planets That Can Potentially Support Life

Jun 20, 2017 10:06 PM EDT

NASA just released a report that its Kepler space telescope discovered ten new planets which could potentially support life and liquid water.

Tesla Motors CEO and Product Architect Elon Musk speaks onstage during 'What Will They Think of Next?

Elon Musk Reveals His Mars Colonization Plans; Aims To Build A Sustainable City On The Red Planet

Jun 20, 2017 08:08 PM EDT

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has disclosed his plans about the colonization of Mars and he also said that his ultimate goal is to build a self-sustainable city on the Red Planet.

Clinic In Wuhan Treats Obese Teenagers With Acupuncture

Acupuncture Is Safe And Effective Option To Pain-Relieving Drugs In Emergency Cases, Study Confirms

Jun 20, 2017 06:19 AM EDT

Acupuncture is said to be an effective and safe pain reliever to emergency patients compared to some drugs prescribed by doctors and nurses.

Doctor Antonella Tosti, Dermatologist University of Miami School of Medicine, uses an iphone as a dermatoscope as she examines Michael Casa Nova,12, for symptoms of skin cancer due to sun exposure.

Latest Study Links Radon To Increased Risk Of Malignant Skin Cancer, Risk Higher In Young People

Jun 19, 2017 02:50 PM EDT

A new research study conducted by Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) has found that radon has a connection with malignant skin cancer aka malignant melanoma as it increases the risk of developing the disease which was found to be more pronounced in young people.

A Publix Supermarket pharmacy manager counts out the correct number of antibiotic pills to fill a prescription August 7, 2007 in Miami, Florida.

Scientists Discover New Antibiotic That Fights Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Cures Bacterial Infection

Jun 16, 2017 10:49 PM EDT

Scientists were able to discover a new antibiotic which can be effective in fighting drug-resistant bacteria and this came from a soil sample in Italy.

China Launches First X-ray Space Telescope

China Launches Its First X-ray Space Telescope; Expected To Bring New Breakthroughs In Physics

Jun 16, 2017 01:39 PM EDT

China just launched its first ever X-ray space telescope and this is expected to bring some information about black holes and gamma ray bursts.

Cloud to ground lightning strikes during a supercell thunderstorm, May 9, 2017 in Lamb County, Texas.

Lightning Strikes More Impactful On Ocean, Studies Confirm Old Believes

Jun 16, 2017 01:27 PM EDT

A new research indicates that people living or working on the coastline are more expected to witness a super-charged lightning strike.

Nelson Tejeda, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a sprayer filled with a pesticide in an attempt to kill mosquitos that are carrying the Zika virus on October 14, 2016 in Miami, Fl

Zika Virus And Dengue Do Not Necessarily Cause Problems In Pregnancy, Says Study

Jun 15, 2017 04:57 PM EDT

A new study has found that Zika virus or dengue antibodies may not necessarily be responsible for fetal defects or birth defects in babies born to mothers infected with the virus.

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