Monday, September 21, 2015



The success of IVF has caused a drop in the number of children being

Uganda, at high risk for Ebola, starts vaccinating medics

Uganda has started vaccinating health workers against Ebola in a border district near the outbreak in Congo.The vaccinations began on

Spanking is harmful to children

Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday in

Eating fish reduces symptoms of childhood asthma: study

Eating fish such as salmon, trout and sardines can significantly reduce asthma symptoms in children, an international study led by

Robotic surgery for cervical cancer boosts death risk

A minimally invasive, robotic surgery commonly used for performing hysterectomies in women with early

Dogs could detect malaria by sniffing socks of infected people: study

Sniff dogs could be trained to detect malaria

Diabetes drug may help prevent blindness: study

Researchers from China's Taiwan Province have found that a

New pathology guidelines to help fight breast cancer: Aussie researchers

University of Queensland researchers said on Thursday that they

Two unborn babies' spines repaired in womb

Two unborn babies have had their spines repaired by surgeons - weeks before

U.S. scientists create new drug to sustain oxygen-starved hearts

U.S. scientists at University of California,

WHO convenes emergency meeting on Congo's Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization says it is convening a

Bangladesh can reduce poverty by improving water, sanitation qualities: WB

Bangladesh can reduce poverty and accelerate growth faster by taking urgent actions to improve

E. coli bacteria present in 80pc of water:WB

A World Bank report released on Thursday found that

Australia 'to eliminate' cervical cancer

Australia will become the first country to effectively eliminate cervical cancer if vaccination and

Suspected cholera cases soar in Yemen’s Hodeida: charity

Suspected cholera cases have nearly tripled in the past

Pfizer's lung cancer drug gets FDA approval

Pfizer Inc said on Thursday that its once-daily oral drug to treat a rare

McDonald's says most burgers now preservative-free

Following years of reformulating at McDonald's, most of the

ADB approves addl $110 mn for BD’s urban health services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an additional

Coca-Cannabis? Coke analyzing cannabis in wellness drinks

The Coca-Cola Company said Monday it is "closely watching"

Saima stresses disaster-time mental health

Mental health expert Saima Wazed Hossain has stressed the need for addressing mental health issues

Pollution 'harms cognitive intelligence'

Chronic exposure to air pollution can cause harm to cognitive performance, a new

No alcohol safe to drink, study confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of

Half the world’s schools lack running water

Nearly half the world's schools lack clean drinking water,

DR Congo rolls out prototype Ebola drugs as death toll rises to 67

An outbreak of Ebola in eastern DR 

Life expectancy declining in high-income countries

Life expectancy is declining in high-income countries worldwide, driven in part by the effects of

Meat-heavy low-carb diets can ‘shorten lifespan’: study

Middle-aged people who get roughly half 

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