Saturday, October 20, 2018
Uganda is on alert following an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which has left at least 17 people dead. Sarah Opendi, minister of state for health, told Xinhua by telephone on...
A 28-year-old pregnant doctor unexpectedly went into early labour while delivering another woman’s child. Emily Jacobs, an OB-GYN resident at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, welcomed a baby boy, Jett Jacobs. Jacobs told the ABC News that she thought...
Charlie Gard, British baby who was sentenced to death by a British court and whose plight drew sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump and sparked a debate about medical ethics, died on Friday, his mother said....
United States (U.S.) regulators have ordered an immediate ban on prescribing a common blood pressure drug made in China over fears it could be carcinogenic. An investigation has shown that, due to a change in manufacturing techniques, an organic chemical...
Scientists from Australia and Britain have discovered a new method which may help to target the HIV virus as it makes its way to infecting cells. Scientists from the University of New South Wales in Australia, led by Associate professor...
Health chiefs are desperately trying to contain a deadly outbreak of airborne plague in Africa that has prompted warnings in nine countries. More than 1,300 cases have now been reported in Madagascar, health chiefs have revealed, as nearby nations...
It's hard to keep track of advice telling us how much water to drink. Some say we need eight glasses a day, but recently the Mayo Clinic said we could need as much as 15 glasses. To be on...
*Chronic pain common in people living with virus An effective Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) vaccine may be a short step away now scientists have overcome a major stumbling block hindering its development. The big hurdle has been the inability...
"Guess what? They got it from someone. Someone gave them the flu,” Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said. Flu killed 80,000 people this past season and put 900,000 into the hospital, making it the worst influenza season in decades, the...
A family has made their dog undergo plastic surgery to make it look like their favourite movie character, Milo the dog from a 1994 movie, The Mask. A woman had bought the puppy for her son, but they noticed that...