US regulators have approved the first pill that contains a digital tracking sensor to alert doctors and caregivers as to whether a patient is taking the medication as scheduled.
The pill, called Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole tablets with sensor), is designed for patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.Full Story
A Kenyan woman gave birth to naturally-conceived quintuplets on Sunday, however the first two baby boys died shortly after being born in a small town in the west of the country.Full Story
The World Health Organization warned Friday that a Saudi-led blockade of Yemen was threatening to undo efforts to rein in a cholera epidemic already affecting nearly one million people in the war-ravaged country.Full Story
Women who are treated for a kind of breast cancer that is fueled by the hormone estrogen face a substantial risk of the cancer returning, even 20 years later, researchers said Wednesday.Full Story
Like many young people, 29-year-old student L.L. loves his cell phone. So much so, in fact, that his studies, his work and even his personal relationships have suffered, and his phone eventually became a way to avoid people in the real world.
That was when he realized he needed help.Full Story
A British couple in their 80s, together since their schooldays, died in their garden on the same day this summer after suffering separate falls, according to a coroner's report.Full Story
The UN and Bogota signed a major pact Friday to uproot Colombia's booming cocaine business, as part of ongoing peace efforts between the government and drug trade-controlling rebels.Full Story
Only nine of 194 countries which pledged last year to eradicate hepatitis by 2030 are working towards that goal, according to figures revealed Wednesday at the second World Hepatitis Summit in Brazil.Full Story
Non-smoking employees at one Japanese firm are getting six additional days' holiday to compensate for the time their colleagues spend puffing away at work.Full Story
Bad day at the office? In high-pressured Singapore there is now a solution -- a "rage room" that lets stressed-out people take a baseball bat to items ranging from glass bottles to televisions.Full Story