Friday, September 20, 2019
A teenager repeatedly bludgeoned a 14-year-old girl in the head in a “sustained and ferocious attack” before raping her and dumping her partially-clothed body in a park, a court has heard. The 16-year-old boy struck Viktorija Sokolova at least 21...
People who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and smokes are far more likely to die from lung cancer than HIV, researchers said Monday. “Having HIV and using tobacco may together accelerate the development of lung cancer,” warned the...
Sixty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo , the authorities said, adding that four novel drugs had been added to the roster of treatments. The health ministry’s General Directorate for Combatting...
A former CNN talk show host Larry King has advised the young and old to go for routine chest examination to ensure early detection of respiratory challenge especially lung cancer. King gave the advise on Thursday in a statement issued...
Half a million people in Sierra Leone will be able to access the life-saving cholera vaccine within weeks, the country’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation announced on Tuesday. The vaccines will be received from the Gavi-funded global stockpile and...
A Canadian billionaire and his wife have been found dead at their home in Toronto in circumstances that police described as “suspicious”. Honey and Barry Sherman were renowned for their charity fundraising. The bodies of Barry Sherman and his wife...
A European Human Rights Court has given its verdict on a case of human rights that will compel a couple to allow their sick baby to die. The parents of the baby Chris Gard and Connie Yates have been in...
Alcoholic drinks in Ireland will be labelled with cancer warnings under a groundbreaking law passed Wednesday, which also sets a minimum price in a bid to tackle a “corrosive” drinking culture. Ministers say the bill, the first in Ireland to...
The devastating Zika virus could be used in the fight against brain cancer, a recent medical report said on Friday. The report was published on Tuesday by researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, who have been researching into...
A Hispanic man died after developing sepsis when his fresh tattoo wound became infected from swimming in the sea. The unidentified 31-year-old ignored advice given to those with new inkings that they should wait for two weeks before venturing into...