Thursday, April 25, 2019
A Ghanaian woman, who is expecting a baby and her 25-year-old daughter have both lost their lives at the same hospital, two weeks apart. The mother, Mabel Maku Terkpertey, 42, who was expecting her ninth child reportedly died at the...
Namibia has opened a laboratory for testing food for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) the first in the Southern African country on Monday. The Higher Education Minister, Itah Kandjii-Murangi, opened the laboratory, designed by the National Commission on Research, Science and...
A gynecologist at a California university has denied claims that he sexually abused his patients over decades, with the school coming under fire for allowing him to continue treating patients despite the allegations. The case was brought to light by...
Patients with a systolic blood pressure of 160 mm Hg or above who are at otherwise low general cardiovascular risk may be better off aiming for a target of below 140 mm Hg rather than below 120 mm Hg,...
An outbreak of food-borne listeria bacteria has claimed 36 lives and infected almost 600 people in South Africa, the health minister said Tuesday, warning that newborns and the elderly are particularly vulnerable. Listeriosis is a preventable disease caused by Listeria...
A baby has been born from an embryo frozen for nearly 25 years – possibly the longest gap between conception and birth since IVF began. The embryo was donated by a family in the US and has become the first...
Two Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola patients who fled hospital in the city of Mbandaka on Monday attended a prayer meeting with 50 people hours before they died, Jean-Clement Cabrol, an emergency medical coordinator at Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors...
A woman recently discovered she had two wombs when she fell pregnant – with a baby in each. Poppy and Piran House were born at 34 weeks after parents, Jennifer Ashwood and Andrew House, found out she had a rare...
Honey and Barry Sherman were found dead Friday in their Toronto home. Canadian billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife were reportedly found hanging in their mansion on Friday, and a Toronto police source said their deaths are being...
Procedures have been changed at University of Utah Hospital days after a video was released showing a nurse, who was protecting her unconscious patient from a blood draw by police, handcuffed, arrested, and forcibly moved from the hospital's burn...