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Ebola virus disease - Democratic Republic of the Congo

5 monthes ago   |   By WHO

As the Ebola virus disease outbreak enters the fourth month since declaration, and case numbers surpass 300, substantial progress has been achieved in all aspects of the response.
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Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation's history

5 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Congo's health ministry says the latest Ebola outbreak has now become the worst in the country's recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases
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Marijuana found to lower blood flow to the brain: Study authors suggest this...

Marijuana found to lower blood flow to the brain: Study authors suggest this may increase risk of dementia, but this effect also makes it medicinally useful for epileptics

Scientific literature regarding the effects of marijuana currently has been expanding. This has resulted in a plethora of studies, mainly how marijuana can affect the brain... Read more ...

Eating apples and pears can reduce your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Eating apples and pears can reduce your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise, but this chronic disease can be prevented with the help of dietary and lifestyle changes. A study published in the journal Food & Function... Read more ...

Elmo Taught Cersei And Tyrion A Little Something About Respect

Elmo Taught Cersei And Tyrion A Little Something About Respect

Cersei and Tyrion got a very important lesson about getting along and respect courtesy of Sesame Street What's the one thing that could maybe, possibly broker peace between... Read more ...

1,000 unvaccinated Brooklyn children received the MMR shot this week

1,000 unvaccinated Brooklyn children received the MMR shot this week

Last week, 3,300 children in Williamsburg had not been vaccinated. Since the state of emergency was declared, 1,000 have got the shot. Read more ...

Three Brooklyn parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are summoned to court

Three Brooklyn parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are summoned to court

The parents all live within the four Brooklyn ZIP codes that have been ordered in a 'state of emergency' to vaccinate everyone - children and adults - against measles to... Read more ...

MORE blood pressure pills recalled over carcinogen fears

MORE blood pressure pills recalled over carcinogen fears

Last summer it emerged drugs made in China and India, and dispatched across the world were contaminated with carcinogens NMBA, NMDA, and NDEA. Read more ...

Alerting Patients to Their Risk of Gum Disease Improves Inflammation and...

Alerting Patients to Their Risk of Gum Disease Improves Inflammation and Dental Hygiene, Says Study

Signs of gum disease reduced in patients who adopted a simple psychological intervention, aided by the use of an online risk assessment tool. Read more ...

Microbes in Diabetic Foot Ulcers Can Help Predict Treatment Success

Microbes in Diabetic Foot Ulcers Can Help Predict Treatment Success

Chronic wounds such as a diabetic foot ulcer heal or progresses to a worse outcome, including infection or even amputation, depending on the microbial communities within that... Read more ...

Mechanism of Persistent Infection Caused by Hepatitis B Virus Identified

Mechanism of Persistent Infection Caused by Hepatitis B Virus Identified

HBeAg induced expansion of Myeloid-derived suppressor cells through the upregulation of indoleamine-2, 3-dioxygenase plays a critical role in causing persistent hepatitis. Read more ...

Novel Technique Measures Brain Activity in Milliseconds

Novel Technique Measures Brain Activity in Milliseconds

New MRI method called magnetic resonance elastography can track brain function in milliseconds which could help diagnose and understand neurological diseases like dementia... Read more ...