MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres’ (MSF) mission in the city said on Wednesday.
Claire Wineland vowed she wouldn’t have a lung transplant, but her decline from cystic fibrosis made her reconsider. Now she’s fighting for a chance at survival.
KOCHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian health officials were checking on Wednesday if a rare, brain-damaging virus had spread to a second state after two suspected cases reported in southern Karnataka, as the death toll in adjacent Kerala, where the outbreak began, rose to 11.
You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, as well as a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. But there’s another diet that has its roots overseas, and it appears to offer similar health benefits.
MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Two new deaths from Ebola and seven new confirmed cases have been recorded in Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said on Tuesday.
Before the Trump administration even announced a new rule to stop Title X-funded health centers from providing abortions, the responses poured in.
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – The Marie Stopes Ladies who drive from village to village in the remote north of Burkina Faso offering free contraception, advice on family planning, sexual health and sometimes abortion, may have to stop work in June.
Oliver North, the National Rifle Association’s incoming president, suggested on “Fox News Sunday” that Ritalin — a drug commonly used to treat ADHD — is somehow linked with school shootings. Experts weigh in on that idea.
LONDON (Reuters) – Roche’s new hemophilia drug Hemlibra dramatically reduced bleeding in a broad population of hemophilia patients, results from two clinical trials showed on Monday, setting it up to take a dominant market position.
If there’s one quality I want my girls to have more than any other, it is confidence.