Wednesday, April 21, 2021
The rapid spread of "super malaria" in South East Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists are warning. This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs. It emerged in Cambodia but has since...
Three men have been mistakenly admitted to a cholera centre in Zambia after eating herbs with “sex enhancing” qualities, an official has said. The men were vomiting, a symptom of cholera, so worried well-wishers rushed them to the centre, Chanda...
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...
"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...
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have created a fully functioning artificial human heart muscle large enough to patch over damage typically seen in patients who have suffered a heart attack, according to a new study published in the journal...
A doctor who killed his nine-year-old daughter in a horror high-speed crash which 'sounded like a bomb going off' was today (January 26) jailed for four years. A court heard that he was rushing so quickly to get Olivia and...
Two cases of the Ebola virus disease have been confirmed by a lab report in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a source from the Ministry of Health on Tuesday. The two cases were confirmed by the laboratory...
Has somebody put a curse on the World Health Organisation? Every time it holds a conference to discuss the ‘epidemic’ of lifestyle-related diseases, a genuine public health crisis erupts. When it met in Moscow for a global conference on...
China exceeds U.S. in healthy life span for the first time since records began, according to WHO data. The figures show Chinese newborns in 2016 can expect 68.7 years of healthy life, compared with 68.5 years for American babies. The world...
A Nigerian-born British nurse, Josephine Iyamu, who used ‘juju’ to traffic Nigerian prostitutes to Europe, was on Thursday found guilty in the first case of its kind in the United Kingdom. Iyamu, formerly of South London, used a witch doctor...