First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

The donor was a 45 year old woman who died of sub-arachnoid haemorrhage (a type of stroke). The baby was delivered via a Caesarean section at 35 weeks and three days. The woman's uterus was removed after she delivered. The woman became pregnant... More..

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Nano-signature discovery could revolutionise cancer diagnosis
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Nano-signature discovery could revolutionise cancer diagnosis

The researchers have dubbed it the cancer "methylscape" - for methylation landscape. Joyce Ohm, an associate professor of oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York, agreed that...More..

Worldwide Donor Hunt to Help Girl with Rare Blood Type
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Worldwide Donor Hunt to Help Girl with Rare Blood Type

To be a donor, a person must have blood type A or O and they must be missing the same antigen - otherwise her body will reject the blood. "This was the worst thing we were expecting". The only people who are li...More..

Unilever To Buy GlaxoSmithKline's Horlicks Unit For $3.8 Billion
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Unilever To Buy GlaxoSmithKline's Horlicks Unit For $3.8 Billion

With this, the company will expand its footprint in India with Horlicks, after having fought off competition from rival Nestlé and Coca-Cola for the popular hot malted beverage. HUL's share price was up Rs 720 ...More..

World response to AIDS epidemic at a ‘critical juncture’
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

World response to AIDS epidemic at a ‘critical juncture’

The United States President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), marking its tenth anniversary in Ghana this year, is in Ho with "Heart to Heart" Ambassadors preaching against stigmatisation and discrimin...More..

World AIDS Day 2018,
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

World AIDS Day 2018, "Know your status", celebrates 30th anniversary

The Maine CDC says individuals who don't know their HIV status should get tested, and there are a number of facilities around Maine that provide that service. The agency's also reminding people ME that HIV care...More..

Prince Harry Sentebale commemorating World AIDS Day
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Prince Harry Sentebale commemorating World AIDS Day

Russell-Moyle, who was elected in 2017, explained that means he does not get sick and "can't transmit HIV to someone else". That's why the NHS says: "Undetectable equals un-transmittable". When someone is HIV-p...More..

Measles vaccine campaign kicks off
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Measles vaccine campaign kicks off

Reports say that Measles -Rubella kills almost 49,600 children every year in the country. "The resurgence of measles is of serious concern, with extended outbreaks occurring across regions, and particularl...More..

Kentucky ranks fifth in the nation for 2017 overdose deaths — CDC
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Kentucky ranks fifth in the nation for 2017 overdose deaths — CDC

A new report released Thursday by the CDC reveals that the age-adjusted suicide rate increased 33 percent from 1999 to 2017. Drug overdose deaths also continued to climb, surpassing 70,000 past year, in ...More..

Congo's Ebola outbreak now second largest in history
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Congo's Ebola outbreak now second largest in history

According to Congo's health ministry, there have been 198 confirmed deaths to the virus. DRC officials say the Ebola outbreak is the worst in country's recorded history. Many new cases have been unrelat...More..

Death rate for those 85+ increases 'significantly,' CDC says
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Death rate for those 85+ increases 'significantly,' CDC says

It continued in 2016 and now the numbers for 2017 have been tallied and appear to follow the same downward slope. Kentucky had a death rate of 37.2, which is above the national average. Redfield lamented over t...More..

MP reveals he is HIV positive in attempt to tackle stigma
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

MP reveals he is HIV positive in attempt to tackle stigma

A British politician has been given a standing ovation in the House of Commons after revealing he has been HIV positive for 10 years. Lloyd Russell-Moyle said that he received the diagnosis ten years ago an...More..

United Nations study: climate change threatens the health
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

United Nations study: climate change threatens the health

Transport is responsible for numerous air pollution problems of urban areas, and levels are generally getting worse. "For India, whose large agriculture economy makes up 18% of the country's GDP and employs a...More..

Gillibrand calls for 'emergency funding' to investigate AFM
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Gillibrand calls for 'emergency funding' to investigate AFM

The exact cause of the illness is still unknown. The patient met some, but not all of the criteria for being a confirmed AFM case. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, called for them to approve emergency funding fo...More..

CDC: You can eat some romaine lettuce; check labels
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

CDC: You can eat some romaine lettuce; check labels

CDC) and the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA ), to investigate an outbreak of E. coli infections in Ontario, Quebec New Brunswick, and several U.S. coli discovered in romaine lettuc...More..

by | Friday, November 30, 2018

USA life expectancy drops, overdoses climb - govt report

Driving the trend have been deaths by drug overdose and by suicide. The rate increased from about 6 overdose deaths per 100,000 people in 1999 to almost 22 per 100,000 in 2017. The figure marks the most deat...More..

United States life expectancy drops, overdoses climb - govt report
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

United States life expectancy drops, overdoses climb - govt report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its latest data on mortality rates this morning, and the news is not good. "Life expectancy gives us a snapshot of the Nation's overall health and th...More..

New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe

More than 130,000 of the new diagnoses came from the eastern part of Europe. Every second person diagnosed with HIV has already reached an advanced stage in the infection. Those who inject drugs using a hyp...More..

Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US

Drug overdose deaths rose by almost 10 per cent past year, claiming more than 70,000 lives, while the suicide rate continued to increase, particularly in rural areas where it was almost twice that experienced...More..

How Lengthy Does It Take To Poop Lego?
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

How Lengthy Does It Take To Poop Lego?

But despite how common this is, little research has actually been done in the area. Six reserchers from Australia and the United Kingdom have revealed that they all swallowed the head of a Lego figure to show...More..

United States doctor warns against backlash over claim of gene-edited babies
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

United States doctor warns against backlash over claim of gene-edited babies

Earlier, He stunned the scientists just as they were gathering for the historic meeting with his claim , which he outlined in a series of YouTube videos , bypassing scientific norms of first subjecting his ex...More..

Obesity May Be to Blame for Quarter of Asthma Cases in Children
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Obesity May Be to Blame for Quarter of Asthma Cases in Children

They reported in the journal Pediatrics that 2.4 children of a healthy weight per 1,000 developed asthma each year, rising to 3.2 per 1,000 for... Accordingly, the total of asthma among children has increas...More..

One confirmed case of polio-like disease found in Louisiana
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

One confirmed case of polio-like disease found in Louisiana

A mysterious polio-like illness that is sickening and in some cases paralyzing children is on the rise with at least 116 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis so far this year, federal health officials said...More..

Global Positioning System dump mental health cases on us, complain police
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Global Positioning System dump mental health cases on us, complain police

Assistant Chief Constable and Mental Health Lead for Devon and Cornwall Police , Jim Nye, said: "We recognise that our partners are working very hard to try to resolve this problem and this is something that w...More..

'MONSTROUS' scientist 'makes world's first gene-edited babies' in HIV test
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

'MONSTROUS' scientist 'makes world's first gene-edited babies' in HIV test

He Jiankui said he changed the twin's DNA to resist an HIV infection to help couples affected by HIV during fertility treatments. He told the AP he felt a strong responsibility "not just to make a first, ...More..

FDA gives OK to eat some romaine lettuce
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

FDA gives OK to eat some romaine lettuce

According to the Food and Drug Administration , the new E. coli O157:H7 strain that has impacted consumers in both the United States and Canada originated from various romaine lettuce farms in California. Groc...More..

Medical emergency delays kick-off for Burnley’s clash with Newcastle
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Medical emergency delays kick-off for Burnley’s clash with Newcastle

The Magpies are now four points clear of the bottom three - and three points ahead of their opponents - after early goals from defenders Federico Fernandez and Ciaran Clark in a 2-1 victory. We are starting to ...More..

Chinese scientist claims to have gene-edited humans
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Chinese scientist claims to have gene-edited humans

The public announcement was highly unconventional, with no supporting data provided to verify the claims and no submission to the traditional process of peer review. As a result, it's revolutionizing scientific...More..

Stanford scientists warn of insulin shortage growing to affect 40 million diabetics
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Stanford scientists warn of insulin shortage growing to affect 40 million diabetics

The estimates suggest that making insulin widely accessible in Asia could more than double numbers of insulin users from 21 million to 48 million people. Overall, Basu and colleagues calculated that global insu...More..

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe in Singapore for treatment, now unable to walk
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe in Singapore for treatment, now unable to walk

Mr Mugabe was the world's oldest head of state before his dramatic exit following 37 years in power. Mnangagwa told ruling Zanu-PF supporters at a rally in Murombedzi, Mugabe's village some 100 km west of the...More..