Friday, January 18, 2019
A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. Several other Americans were diagnosed in West Africa and then brought...
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...
By Dr Dallas Clouatre: Every day we read jokes, gossips, propaganda, etc posted to us via Facebook, Whatsapp, Email and other such mediums. As we do so, we expose our eyes to incipient damage. Yet we ignore more important content...
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - Korean researchers believe. Highlights: In the study, the researchers used medical scans to assess heart health In coronary heart...
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...
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...
A clinical trial of a made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine will be conducted in Halifax, the Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada announced on Friday, raising hopes for countries with the highest rate of deaths as a result of...
Scientists say they have identified a gene that makes humans sleep soundly. In a study published in the U.S. journal Science Advances, Jason Gerstner of the Washington State University, and colleagues demonstrated that the gene, called FABP7, plays a role...
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...