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The perfect crime foiled by... a mosquito

The perfect crime foiled by... a mosquito

PARIS — The murderer absconds with a smirk, knowing he has covered his tracks like a pro – no witnesses, no finger- or foot-prints, no stray hairs to betray his identity.

New drugs needed against gonorrhoea: UN

New drugs needed against gonorrhoea: UN

PARIS — New drugs are urgently needed to treat gonorrhoea, a sexually-transmitted disease threatening to veer out of control as it develops resistance to existing antibiotics,...

When anxiety masks a medical problem

When anxiety masks a medical problem

NEW YORK — It is perfectly normal for someone to feel anxious or depressed after being diagnosed with a serious illness. But what if the reverse happens and symptoms of anxiety...

Regular sex could help ageing minds: Study

Regular sex could help ageing minds: Study

LONDON — The benefits of doing crossword puzzles or learning languages have long been touted to stave off mental decline. Now a new study says regular sex for over-50s should...