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Red Cross: $6 Million for Ebola Fight Stolen Through Fraud
(AP)- Fraud by Red Cross workers and others wasted at least $6 million meant to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the organization confirmed on Saturday. The revelations follow an internal investigation of how the organization handled ...
Australia gonorrhoea cases surge 63%
The number of cases of gonorrhoea in Australia has soared by 63% in the past five years, a new study has found. Australian researchers say the rise in gonorrhoea diagnoses was led by an increase in infection in young heterosexual city dwellers. However ...
This 9-year-old boy may not live to see Christmas, so strangers are sending him holiday cards
A 9-year-old Maine boy may not life to see Christmas, so strangers are helping to make every day feel like a holiday. ( Stock photo ). Comment. 0 shares. By The Washington Post. Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson may not live until Christmas. He was ...
CDC: Heart disease deaths down, overdose deaths up
(CNN) - Three new reports from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention bring both good and bad news about Americans' health. Death rates for heart disease, cancer and HIV are all down in the United States in the year ending mid-2017 ...
Bayer in bid to broaden use of anti-clotting drug Xarelto
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer on Monday moved to tap a potentially lucrative new market opportunity for its blockbuster clot prevention drug Xarelto, requesting approval in Europe to make atherosclerosis patients eligible for treatment.
Gut bacteria may make or break your chances of cancer treatment working
New, potent cancer therapies can act like daggers pressed into the hindquarters of the immune system, prodding it to lunge at any cancerous cells in the body. When the drugs work, the immune system tramples tumors into oblivion. But they don't always ...
Fertility professor claims men could get pregnant 'tomorrow'
Men could get pregnant as soon as “tomorrow” thanks to developments in womb transplantation, according to one of the world's leading fertility professors. The success of womb transplants in women means that the science is now available to allow similar ...
Stents Not as Useful as we Think, Shows Lancet Study
The Study says that stents -- tiny wire mesh medical devices used to open blockages in blood vessels -- do nothing to relieve angina pain. News18.com. Updated:November 6, 2017, 1:02 PM IST. facebook · Twitter · google skype whatsapp. Stents Not as ...
Burgan Bank Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Protect Yourself. Check Yourself
Burgan Bank, one of the biggest contributors to society and a champion in advocating for health and wellness, recently hosted their annual breast cancer awareness campaign for the employees. Themed as “Protect Yourself!Check Yourself!”', the ...
Teens Who Smoke Weed And Drink Lot Are Less Likely To Achieve Life Goal, Finds Study
After a lot of studies lately hailed the usage of marijuana by youngsters, now one study has found out that teenagers who use marijuana and alcohol regularly are less likely to achieve life goals as adults. Marijuana. AFP. Past researches have also ...