Friday, September 24, 2021

Can Uganda end its Aids epidemic?

Uganda's government is aiming to launch an ambitious campaign of HIV testing for its citizens. According to the country's Minister of Health, the goal is...

Depression can kill heart failure patients

If you have suffered from heart failure and suffer from depression, it is important that you seek medical help as your depression might kill...

Sleeping sickness‏ threatens 11mn Kenyans

Over 11 million people in Kenya are at the risk of being infected by sleeping sickness, a disease often transmitted – by the tsetse...

Greek hospitals cannot afford painkillers, scissors or sheets as budget cuts bite

Greek hospitals have run out of supplies such as painkillers, scissors and sheets as swingeing budget cuts have left the health service unable to...

German woman Annegret Raunigk, 65, has quadruplets – media

A 65-year-old German woman has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.It says Annegret Raunigk had three...

Somalia Listed as Worst Country for Maternal Health

The British aid group Save the Children ranks Somalia as the worst country on Earth for being a mother. The ranking is based on...

Where’s The Media’s Ebola Mea Culpa?

"The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia is over," announced the World Health Organization on May 9, declaring a cautious end to the...

Map shows the most distinctive causes of death

The most common killers in the United States are well known -- heart disease and cancer. But there are other, less common causes of...

Hunt for AIDS cure accelerates as GSK and U.S. experts link up

Britain's GlaxoSmithKline, which decided last week to retain rather than float off its HIV drugs business, is to collaborate with U.S. scientists in developing...

WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free

Liberia has been declared free from Ebola after no new cases were reported for over a month, the World Health Organisation has said.http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Peter Jan...