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Samoa in Christmas lockdown as measles deaths top 50

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The small Pacific island nation of Samoa has closed schools and is restricting travel ahead of the Christmas holiday season as the death toll from a measles outbreak tops 50, in the latest flare-up of a global epidemic of the virus.

This new diabetes drug promotes weight loss too

A diabetes drug, developed by a Japanese pharmaceutical company, not only treats this chronic disease, but also helps the patient lose weight.