One of the broadest studies of twins in the United States suggests that our genes tend to influence the diseases that afflict us more than where we live, according to research published in the journal Nature Genetics.
Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size—both height and weight—as well as your level of physical activity, and seems to influence a woman's lifespan more than it does a man's, according to a new study published in the medical journal BMJ.
BOSTON – Red Auerbach. Tom Heinsohn. Doc Rivers. K.C. Jones. Those four men represented the only coaches in Celtics history who had reached the 250 regular-season win mark with the organization prior to Monday night. After a 107-99 win over the Miami Heat, Brad Stevens can add his name to that elite list, as well. It took Stevens a little more than five and a half seasons to hit the milestone, and he did so while coaching a number of unique Celtics teams…
New Zealand's rich are still getting richer, while the poor continue to get poorer, according to new research by Oxfam. The non-profit organisation which works to combat poverty and injustice says the poorest 50 percent of New Zealanders saw their collective wealth decrease by $1.3 billion last year. between 2017 and 2018. Oxfam's Chief Executive is Rachel Le Mesurier. She talks to Susie Ferguson.
At least 10 people died after two ships under the Tanzanian flag caught fire in the Kerch Strait near Crimea on Monday evening, according to Russia's state news agency TASS, citing the Russian Maritime Agency.
Israel carried out a series of airstrikes early Monday against Iranian targets in Syria, the Israeli military said, in response to an Iranian missile fired at the Golan Heights, capping off a volatile 24 hours between the two regional enemies with the possibility of more fighting ahead.