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VR can help people overcome fear of heights: study

VR can help people overcome fear of heights: study

Researchers have found virtual reality (VR) exercises can help alleviate a fear of heights, showing the technology can be used as an accessible, affordable tool in mental health treatment.

Is Donald Trump an ‘effective leader’?

Is Donald Trump an ‘effective leader’?

No matter how much chaos and disruption US President Donald Trump causes – to trade, business, and even America’s core alliances – his supporters regularly insist that Trump is a leader who gets things done.

France have the quality to rule football for years

France have the quality to rule football for years

There is nothing swashbuckling yet about this France side, no “carre magique” — or magic square — of the team of the 1980s, when Michel Platini, Alain Giresse, Luis Fernandez and Jean Tigana were performing football conjuring tricks in midfield.

Lung disease risk high for people with Type 2 diabetes

Lung disease risk high for people with Type 2 diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes may be at a significantly higher risk of suffering from breathlessness and restrictive lung disease (RLD), a study has found.

We need a food revolution

We need a food revolution

In 1984, I gathered the most successful musicians of the time to form a “supergroup” called Band Aid to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia.

2022 World Cup a source of pride for all Arabs

2022 World Cup a source of pride for all Arabs

With Russia 2018 World Cup coming to an end, eyes are turning towards Qatar which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup as the first Gulf, Arab and Mideast country to win the honour of organising the global event, held every four years.

Remembering ETA in Basque Country, a divisive challenge

Remembering ETA in Basque Country, a divisive challenge

The Basque region of Spain, torn apart by decades of killings, is now facing the daunting task of moving on after the separatist group ETA dissolved in May.

Xi Jinping’s vision for global governance

Xi Jinping’s vision for global governance

The contrast between the disarray in the West, on open display at the Nato summit and at last month’s G7 meeting in Canada, and China’s mounting international self-confidence is growing clearer by the day.

Indictment of Russian officers puts pressure on Trump at Putin summit

Indictment of Russian officers puts pressure on Trump at Putin summit

If US President Donald Trump was inclined to be tentative when raising election meddling with Russian President Vladimir Putin tomorrow, the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking in 2016 has made that approach a much harder sell.

Five steps for lifesaving CPR

Five steps for lifesaving CPR

More than 350,000 people had sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital in 2017. Those who received CPR were two to three times more likely to survive.

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