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What Theresa May’s rivals can learn from the Ancient Greeks
Amazon has been actively pushing Alexa and its Echo platform to more devices, some of the more absurd than others.
On 9 May 2017, WHO was informed of a cluster of undiagnosed illness and deaths including haemorrhagic symptoms in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), bordering Central African Republic. Since 22 April, nine cases including three deaths have been reported. Six cases are currently hospitalized.
This is Breathe Easy Week, organised to promote lung health and fight against air pollution.
Scientists have ‘stumbled’ across the cells that cause hair to go grey and fall out, causing balding, while studying how cancer tumours develop.
Chiropractors say skinny jeans can "wreak havoc" on the body by restricting free movement in the hips and knees.
Low levels of this nutrient may cause your penis to let you down,Lacking enough of the vitamins might snuff out the lights on your bedroom game.
19-year-old Caleb Mutombo weighs just 78 pounds, but he can outlift men twice his size
A landlord has installed a coin operated flush system on a toilet.
After their baby was born in a private clinic near the Ugandan capital, parents Justine Nakato and Stephen Mbaziira Dembe were frustrated their nurses and doctors would not show them their baby or tell them its gender.
A study has claimed that for women, the key to a better life is having a larger bottom.
"How can I make sure I’m getting my vitamins?" is actually a very loaded question. The answer? It depends on who you ask.
A 145-YEAR-OLD man from Indonesia is believed to be the oldest person in the world, meaning that he would beat the current record holder who died at 122.
The death of a woman in Quetta who was carrying the Congo virus brings the death toll associated with the virus to 19 for the year, with most of the deaths having come in Balochistan and Karachi.There are now genuine worries that there will be an epidemic of this tick-borne viral disease as Eidul Azha approaches.
Did you know that men named John run more of the 1,500 biggest US companies than all women by any name? Whereas, in Rwanda, women make up nearly two-thirds of the country’s parliament?
The Ugandan government is trying to restrict tobacco smoking in the country with a raft of anti-tobacco regulations.
Drones are frequently associated with less than altruistic causes such as remote attacks. However, UPS is teaming up with drone company Zipline and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to deliver blood for transfusions in Rwanda.
Yellow fever has killed 277 people in Angola and infected more than 2,000 others and it’s spread to other countries, too, the World Health Organization said Friday.
A ban on smoking at public gatherings has been announced by the mayor of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, according to local media reports on Wednesday.
About 500 million people in the Americas are at risk of being infected by the Zika virus, which can cause birth defects such as microcephaly, a senior official from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Tuesday.
Almost 1,000 people in Britain die prematurely every week from diseases related to air pollution, a government report revealed Wednesday.
Rwandan health officials have said that the country is on track in its fight against a malaria epidemic which claimed over 400 lives last year alone.
Still, in a recent study it was revealed that there is a dangerous substance in the Colgate toothpaste called Triclosa, which can trigger cancer development and appearance of other ailments.
Muhanga: The Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH), through its Medical Outreach Program known as Army Week, is offering specialized medical services to Genocide survivors in Muhanga District from 25 to 29 April 2016.
After the last 2 weeks of Cancer machine break down, also the Oxygen machine that pumps oxygen into cylinders at Mulago hospital has reportedly broken down.
At least 12 people have died of cholera, and over 60 others are suffering from diarrhea in towns of middle Jubba region, southern Somalia this week, health ministry confirmed Saturday.
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Mosquitoes have become resistant to some insecticides, resulting in an increase in malaria cases in Rwanda, World Health Organization (WHO) official said Friday.
"I like singing and drawing, I feel like a normal child today, and I would never surrender to cancer," said Hanan Mahmoud, a 12-year-old girl receiving her treatment at Cairo’s "57357" Hospital.
Yellow fever: Apart from that time when travellers are compelled to present certificates before going to certain countries, vaccination against yellow fever has for long received limited attention from the public.
The Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI Alliance) over the weekend officially launched in Djibouti the new anti-polio vaccine, Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV), which replaces Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV).
Meet Misael Abreu, a 5-year-old boy from Espirito Santo, Brazil, who weighs nearly 80kg. The boy has an insatiable appetite; this is why he is three times the size of his friends. His parents fear he could die any time by suffocating on his own fat.
Crazy Country, Crazy Government, Take a Serious Note as you Travel to get Treatment from Uganda Hospitals
Ugandan govt don’t feel ashamed buying Armoured Police Vehicles, teargas and training useless crime preventers as Mulago Cancer machine breaks down, Masaka x-ray machine breaks, Butabika x-ray breaks and Masindi Autoclave breaks too. Ugandans live at stake and on a timing bomb.
A hospital in the Australian state of Queensland has expanded its capacity to screen for the Zika virus, the Queensland state government announced on Friday.
An early diagnosis and commencement of therapy are key factors in providing sufferers of Parkinson’s disease with an improved quality of life, Austrian experts said ahead of World Parkinson’s Disease Day on April 11.
Mulago hospital is the main referral hospital and the main treatment for cancer. The cancer unit treats most of the patients in the country.The radio therapy machine broke down and the country is looking at $1.8 million to replace it.
Kenya’s health ministry confirmed on Friday that 216 people have died from an outbreak of cholera since December last year.
In July, a fleet of fixed-wing drones will start dropping precious medical supplies to 21 hospitals and clinics in western Rwanda.