Thursday, August 22, 2019
Boston researchers have reportedly created a supercomputer that has the ability to predict when a patient will die with 95 percent accuracy. Highlights The supercomputer can make a speedy and accurate diagnosis It measures everything from oxygen levels to blood pressure With the...
A woman in Sweden has given birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb, in a medical feat that is the first of its kind. The 36 year-old mother, who was born without a uterus, received a donated womb...
Chocolate maker Mars this week ordered a recall of chocolate products in 55 countries. Highlights The recall follows the discovery by a customer in Germany of plastic in a Snickers bar The recall only involved products manufactured in a Mars factory in...
South African doctors have successfully performed himworld's first penis transplant on a young man who had his organ amputated after a botched circumcision ritual, a hospital said on Friday. Highlights: The transplant lasted nine hours Doctors said the patient has recovered full...
Carl Thompson, Britain’s heaviest man at 65 stone (412 kilogrammes) was told by his doctors to reduce his food intake if he hoped to live longer but he died just hours after ordering his last meal.   Highlights  Carl Thompson died at...
          Highlights: The woman helped treat a Spanish missionary and a Spanish priest, both of whom had contracted Ebola in West Africa. Both died after returning to Spain Health officials said she developed symptoms on September 30. She was not hospitalized until...
Nigerian journalists from across the electronic, print and online media platforms are gathered in Lagos to hack out solutions to the scourge of Ebola ravaging parts of West Africa and beyond. The journalists, representing ten Nigerian media organizations, are participating...
US President Barack Obama has stressed the need for increased global efforts in containing the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa, warning that in an age of frequent travel the disease could spread globally. Highlights: Obama cancelled a political campaign trip...
  Chinese news media have announced that the authorities seized nearly half a billion dollars’ worth of smuggled frozen meat this month across China, some of it dating back to the 1970s.   Highlights Unscrupulous meat traders had been peddling tons of beef,...
Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child. Just like when you become a parent, there is no...