Thursday, January 29, 2015
A potent symbol of the nightmare enveloping West Africa at the height of the Ebola outbreak, the ELWA-3 treatment center is being dismantled and incinerated bit by bit as the region emerges from catastrophe.
Rich countries must act swiftly to repair battered health systems and get cash to millions of families in the three countries hit hardest by the world's worst Ebola outbreak, the international development agency Oxfam said Tuesday.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Doctor after doctor said removing the tumor causing Pamela Shavaun Scott's unrelenting headaches would require cutting open the top of her skull and pushing aside her brain. Then one offered a startling shortcut — operating through her eyelid.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The World Health Organization's (WHO) chief on Sunday admitted the U.N. agency had been caught napping on Ebola and pledged reforms to avoid similar mistakes in future.
Friday, January 23, 2015
When heated to the max and inhaled deeply, e-cigarettes produce the toxic chemical formaldehyde, which could make the devices up to 15 times more cancerous than regular cigarettes, U.S. researchers said Wednesday.
U.N. recommendations that people should do at least two-and-a-half hours' physical activity a week are unworkable for some individuals, health experts argued Wednesday.
Better techniques and policies have given children born from artificial fertilisation a much better chance of survival and good health, a Scandinavian study said Wednesday.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Arrhythmia causes palpitation where one can feel one's own heartbeat, beating too fast, too slow or irregularly
A U.S. study out Tuesday including more than 23,000 children has debunked the long-standing belief that living in the inner city raises the risk of asthma.
Travelers to China need to pay attention to their personal hygiene and seek medical attention immediately if they develop fever or cough symptoms because of a surge in avian flu H7N9 there, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advised Wednesday.