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Long-term treatment with aspirin, which helps reduce clotting by making platelets in the blood less sticky, reduces the risk of a future heart attack or stroke by about a quarter

“The remarkable story of a wonder drug, which now comes to an end... Say bye-bye to aspirin!” This headline is just one of many to grace the pages of(...)

A relative of an inmate reacts in front of a prison complex in the Brazilian state of Amazonas after prisoners were found strangled to death in four separate jails. Photograph: Bruno Kelly/Reuters

The leaders of a gang involved in Brazil’s latest prison massacre will be transferred to federal maximum security units later this week, authorities h(...)

Seaweed: Bláth na Mara is a  family-run company that handpicks seaweed on the island of Inis Mór

Two weeks ago, I finally got back to Inish Mór, the largest of the three Aran Islands. It was a gloriously sunny day and I was there to barbecue some (...)

Building destroyed in the town of Yurimaguas, after a eight richter scale earthquake hit Peru. Photograph: Bomberos/ EPA

A powerful earthquake has struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru, causing buildings to collapse and knocking out power to some areas. The (...)

A two-week restriction to three important areas at Machu Picchu was announced last Friday to prevent greater degradation to the iconic Inca citadel. Photograph: Cris Bouroncle/Getty Images

Among the Inca ruins that abound in Peru, none draw nearly as many tourists as the famed Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. There were more than 1.5 millio(...)

Viva has become the third-biggest carrier in Colombia, where it started seven years ago, and the number two operator in Peru where Viva Air Peru started operations in 2017

Viva Air, the Latin American group of carriers owned by a founder of Ryanair, has plans for a third airline in the region plus an initial public offe(...)

Former  Peruvian president Alan Garcia, who has  taken his own life. File photograph: Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty

Peru’s former president Alan Garcia has died after deliberately shooting himself when police tried to arrest him in connection with a multibillion-do(...)

The newly discovered early whale Peregocetus, which lived about 43 million years ago, is pictured along the rocky shore of the southeastern Pacific in this undated artistic reconstruction obtained  The tail fluke is hypothetical. Photograph: Alberto Gennari/Handout via Reuters

Scientists have unearthed fossils in a coastal desert of southern Peru of a four-legged whale that thrived both in the sea and on land about 43 millio(...)

The main gag is Billy’s unease in not just the body of a man, but also that of a being who can shoot lightning from his fingers and leap buildings

It seems as if DC movies really have turned a corner towards the sunnier side of Little Spielbergia. The literal and figurative darkness in Zack Snyde(...)

Mom is right when she says to eat your peas. In one of the largest surveys of data on global dietary habits and longevity, researchers found that con(...)

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