Monday, March 18, 2019
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...
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...
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...
Travel warnings to pregnant women have been extended to eight more countries or territories amid concerns over an illness causing severe birth defects. Highlights: Mosquito-borne Zika virus, said to have been first discovered in Africa in the 1940s has no known...
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...
Men sometimes complain that their wives usually develop headache around bedtime, leaving them with no choice than to allow madam have her deserved rest. However, researchers have said that the best cure for headache is that three-letter word, S-E-X! And...
The Nigerian Health Minister, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu says the battle against the deadly Ebola Virus may have been won but the war is not yet over. Highlights: Health minister says the presence of Ebola in some West African countries is a...
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...
The Liberian health sector is still battling to contain the Ebola Virus Disease that has claimed over 4,400 lives in West Africa, making a request for assistance in procurement of additional 85,000 body bags in the next six months. Highlights: Liberia...