Pioneers in medicine and natural-based remedies for parasitic diseases have been recognized.
The Irish Parliament has passed a plain tobacco packaging law.
It took humans 5,000 years after farming was introduced to digest milk.
Ireland's Roman Catholic bishops say the public should lobby lawmakers to reject a new abortion bill.
A miscarrying Indian woman who died from blood poisoning after being denied an abortion perished because staff bungled her diagnosis and didn't give her prompt treatment.
Halappanavar was 17 weeks pregnant when, hospitalized for pain, doctors informed her that the fetus would die.
Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores.
U.K. authorities say beef lasagna products recalled from British supermarkets by frozen-food company Findus have tested positive for more than 60 percent horsemeat.
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