After the phenomenal success of the Harry Potter series globally, J.K. Rowling is all set to publish a new novel for adults. Although I've enjoyed writing it every bit as much, my next book will be very different to the Harry Potter series, Rowling said on her official website, which is currently being refreshed. Further details will be announced later in the year according to the website.
A new treatment given to 132 skin cancer patients in the U.S. and Australia almost doubled their survival, according to New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers used the drug Vemurafenib (Zelboraf) on patients and found that they lived for average 16 months as compared to those who underwent conventional treatment and survived for only nine months on average.
President Barack Obama will join former first lady Laura Bush Wednesday celebrating the start of construction for the National Museum of African American History and Culture which will showcase the history of black life, art, and culture.
In a heated courtroom hearing in Shanghai Wednesday, Apple defended its right to use the iPad trademark in China.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Tuesday approved new suppliers for two crucial cancer drugs. The move was to ease the shortage of the drugs.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is demanding Poland's Association of Folk Artists to stop giving out the People's Oskar. The Academy that hands out Hollywood's Oscar Awards has demanded the Polish to drop its Oskar awards.
The virus EV-71, a more virulent enterovirus, has infected more than 6,000 and killed nine children since January in Vietnam. A 22-month-old boy has died from hand, foot and mouth disease in central Vietnam, bringing the country's death toll nine this January, an official said.
Researchers at Cancer Research UK's Cambridge Research Institute carried out an experiment on mice, in which a chemotherapy drug called gemcitabine was combined with an experimental drug called MRK003 resulting in a chain of events that ultimately killed the cancer cells.
A 72-year-old Nepalese man is hoping to get the title as the world's shortest man in the Guinness World Records.
Birth-cohort screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) in primary care settings was cost-effective in the United States, according to Annals of Internal Medicine.
Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections are leading causes of chronic liver disease, which is the main cause of deaths, especially among baby boomers in the United States.
Deputy Director General of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Herman Nackaerts arrived for the second time in Tehran to discuss Iran's nuclear program. Nackaerts said that his team's main priority is to clarify the possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program.
Rotary clubs will once again illuminate landmarks and iconic structures around the world in view of the group's pledge to 'End Polio Now'.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials will investigate whether 'AeroShot' inhalable caffeine, which is sold in lipstick-sized canisters, is safe for consumers and if its manufacturer was right to brand it as a dietary supplement.
Pakistan's military is working on the development and manufacture of a homegrown version of iPad, according to reports.
David Beckham took home the That's How I Roll award for the most stylish athlete at the second Annual Cartoon Network Hall Of Game Awards in Los Angeles.
The Keep Memory Alive 16th Annual Power of Love Gala honoring Muhammad Ali was held in Las Vegas Saturday.
Austrian entrepreneur Richard Lugner makes headlines every year by inviting celebrities to the Opera Ball. It was not this year too.
Researchers have found that the not enough sleep can lead to illness. In a study, published in the journal Immunity, showed that our circadian rhythm controls the level of a gene vital to our immune system and any disruptions to the cycle can lead us to illness.
The weightloss drugs like GlaxoSmithKline's Alli and Roche's Xenical run the risk of very rare liver-related side effects, according to European Medicines Agency.