Sunday, November 18, 2018
Ethiopian doctors extracted over a hundred iron nails and other sharp objects from the stomach of a patient in the capital Addis Ababa at the weekend. Dawit Teare, a surgeon at St. Peter’s Specialised Hospital, said the 33-year-old patient suffers...
Congolese rebels have killed 13 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the centre of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s military said. The Allied Democratic Forces rebels attacked Congolese army positions...
Indian authorities have put the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on high health alert in the wake of a Zika virus outbreak in Rajasthan state, according to Xinhua news agency. A senior health official said Monday all hospitals in...
The National Emergency Management Agency on Friday received a seven-year-old unaccompanied child, 12 pregnant women and 148 others from Libya. The 161 returnees comprising 147 adults, four children and 10 infants were assisted back to the country by the International...
*More doctors are warming up to marijuana’s medical benefits—and companies are angling for a piece of a market that could reach $50 billion by 2025. Three years ago, Dr. Lydia Hatcher had a straightforward answer when chronic-pain patients came into...
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...
Dr. Kabir Sheikh, Chair of Health Systems Global (HSG), an organization promoting health systems research and knowledge translation, has said global and national leaders must recognise that tackling major health challenges is not restricted to treating people when they...
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...
India has reported its third Zika virus outbreak in the Western State of Rajasthan since January 2017, where 22 people have tested positive and no death were reported Tuesday.“Till date, a total of 22 positive laboratory confirmed cases have...
Many migrant children separated from their parents at the U.S. border, some of them very young, have landed in shelters where they often experience stress, neglect and minimal social and cognitive stimulation. The latest findings of the long-running Bucharest...