Pakistan has suspended military and intelligence cooperation with the United States amid the diplomatic tensions between Islamabad and Washington, Pakistani Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said. Speaking at the Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad on Tuesday, Khan said that the United States was using Pakistan as a “scapegoat” forRead More →

Pineapple This delicious tropical fruit is packed with vitamins and minerals, including potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, thiamin, vitamin B6 and folate. Pineapple also contains a relatively rare proteolytic enzyme called bromelain, this helps to break down complex proteins and has serious anti-inflammatory effects. As a result, pineappleRead More →

University students attend a protest inside Tehran University as anti-riot Iranian police prevent them from joining other protesters. AP Photo Nader Habibi, Brandeis University A series of urban uprisings in Iran that began on Dec. 28 in its second-largest city shocked the country’s Islamic regime, as well as much ofRead More →

For many parents, sorting the “normal” quirkiness of childhood behaviour from the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be anxiety provoking. (Shutterstock) Adam McCrimmon, University of Calgary Raising a child is often one of the most challenging and joyous events in a person’s life. Watching your child grow andRead More →

The flu has ramped up early this year and is rapidly spreading across the country, with widespread flu activity in 46 states, according to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. “This is a feature of this year’s flu — not only did it start early, but itRead More →