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A growing online craze among some fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers for buying and drinking human breast milk poses serious health risks, British experts said.
Social network giant Twitter has banned onsite blood drives in its offices worldwide where regulations do not permit blood donations from gay or bisexual men, a move that LGBT-rights advocates say is a first for a public technology company.
Research from the Laboratory of Infectious Agents and Hygiene at the University Hospital of Saint-ةtienne in France shows that mobile phones used by hospital staff harbour viral RNA.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan on Sept 21 pledged more than US$3bil (RM12.40bil) toward a plan to "cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children's lifetime."
Microsoft Corp is setting up a new research lab focused on artificial intelligence with the goal of creating more general-purpose learning systems.
Only five to 15% of people in low income countries who need a prosthetic limb or orthopaedic brace get one.
The smartphone revolution has brought new ways of fighting infectious diseases in the developing world but women are missing out because they are much less likely to use phones.
For Chinese artist Guo O Dong, the simple black Samsung laptop computer, loaded with six potent viruses, symbolises one of the world's most frightening threats.