World / Science & Health Apr 25, 2019

EU to curb trans fats from 2021 to boost heart health

The EU adopted a regulation on Wednesday to curb trans fat amounts in products like snack food as part of efforts to fight heart disease and strokes in Europe. Industrially-produced trans-fatty acids, like margarine and some hardened vegetable fats, are popular among food producers because ...

World / Science & Health Apr 25, 2019

Emirati woman wakes up from stupor after 27 years

A woman from the United Arab Emirates whose apparent awakening from a 27-year-long stupor has grabbed international headlines is a rare but not unique case, one of the German doctors who treated her says. The story of Munira Abdulla was first published by Abu Dhabi's ...