Sunday, February 17, 2019
Scientists at Oxford University, United Kingdom, have said that the new conjugate vaccine against typhoid has been proved to be safe and effective in preventing the disease, and can be used to protect both adults and children. The researchers in...
US Congressman David Cicilline, has pledged to donate his brain to research into a degenerative brain disease detected in former football players. Cicilline, a Democratic Rep. from Rhode Island, played Pop Warner football in his youth. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy has been...
Coca-Cola Company is set to launch a new programme tagged: “The Safe Birth Initiative” to support the Ministries of Health in Nigeria and Ivory Coast to tackle the high incidence of maternal and newborn mortalities. Disclosing this during a courtesy...
Every year, some 25 million people — one in ten of them children — die in serious pain that could have been alleviated with morphine at just a few cents per dose, researchers said Friday. This represents nearly half of all deaths...
The South African Police Service (SAPS) has confirmed that a 52-years-old doctor in Limpopo has raped a teenage patient during medical examination. SAPS said the medical doctor has been arrested for the crime. He will appear before the Nkoankoa Magistrates’...
WHO on Wednesday warned that the population of obese children and adolescents worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades and has become a global health crisis that threatens to worsen unless drastic actions are taken. On the occasion...
Nearly 2,000 people with incurable diseases were helped to die by Canadian doctors in the first year since the country legalised medically-assisted suicide. From thetime Ottawa passed the legislation in June 2016 to June 30, 2017, 1,982 people ended...
  When tragedy strikes, medical examiners' offices are overwhelmed by the number of bodies that they have to autopsy quickly  Florida's Orange County office was responsible for all 49 Pulse Nightclub shooting victims last year, while Connecticut's office examined...
A Brazilian professor, Luciana Dorin, has refused to undergo a surgery to remove a large tumour on her face. According to Dailymail, Dorini suffers from a condition known as arteriovenous malformation, a tangle of blood vessels under the skin causing disfigurement. She was born with...
A U.S. appeals court has thrown out a ban on sales of Sanofi SA and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals's cholesterol-lowering drug Praluent, in a closely watched case that could have broad implications for drug development. Shares of Regeneron were halted Thursday morning, while Amgenshares declined 1.6...