Cholera Attack: Aid agencies step up emergency services in Zimbabwe

A cholera outbreak that has so far claimed at least 25 lives in Zimbabwe has forced the country's topmost institution of higher learning, the University of Zimbabwe , to postpone its graduation ceremony which had been slated for Friday. More..

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France on high alert after Belgian African swine fever case
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

France on high alert after Belgian African swine fever case

Stéphane Travert, Minister of Agriculture and Food, has asked the authorities in the regions bordering Belgium - Ardennes, Meuse, Moselle and Meurthe and Moselle - to implement the "strengthened action plan spe...More..

Four people die from mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Romania
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Four people die from mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Romania

There are no human cases of WNV detected this season in New Hampshire, but some birds have tested positive, and ME and MA have reported human cases. According to health officials, symptoms of WNV usually appe...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Storm Florence: The impact in numbers

The video had been viewed more than 3.6 million times and had received nearly 60,000 retweets as of Friday evening. Florence made landfall on the East Coast Friday morning with wind speeds of 195 miles pe...More..

In the United States named winners of the IG Nobel prize
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

In the United States named winners of the IG Nobel prize

Research has found that riding a roller coaster has the potential to dislodge any kidney stone that might occur. Passing a kidney stone can be one of the most painful experiences for any person. "RTFM" is an ...More..

Here's where Utah ranks among the most obese states
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Here's where Utah ranks among the most obese states

He said Florida's not the only state struggling with overweight residents. According to the new stats, at least 20 percent of adults in every single USA state are obese. According to TFAH, obesity is the na...More..

Cancer deaths rise to over 9 million in 2018
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Cancer deaths rise to over 9 million in 2018

The number of people around the world who have cancer is growing rapidly. In worldwide locations with exact economies, the more than just a few of cancers coming from poverty and infections has declined, no...More..

Mark Wahlberg reveals gruelling day-to-day regime
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mark Wahlberg reveals gruelling day-to-day regime

Wahlberg also goes to bed by 7:30 p.m., something that has confused people from all over the Internet and has Vanity Fair suggesting that maybe he's just a muscled and colicky baby. The name Mark Wahlberg i...More..

North Somerset urged to take new free flu vaccine
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

North Somerset urged to take new free flu vaccine

We cant predict it, but we do know that the severity of a flu season has a significant impact on our communities. Public Health England (PHE) has announced a more effective flu vaccine for those aged 65 has t...More..

Here’s When Apple Watch 4 Pre-Orders Start
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Here’s When Apple Watch 4 Pre-Orders Start

The iPhone Xs, Xs Max and Xr are all variations on the iPhone X . The Xs is the same size , the Xs Max is larger and the Xr is larger than the original, but has a lower quality LCD screen than the OLED...More..

Mnangagwa calls for improved sanitation amid cholera outbreak
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mnangagwa calls for improved sanitation amid cholera outbreak

Zimbabwean law broadly defines a public gathering as "a public meeting or a public demonstration". "The number of deaths has risen to 21", health minister Obadiah Moyo told reporters on Tuesday. The ban could a...More..

Apple Introduces $749 6.1-inch iPhone Xr
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Apple Introduces $749 6.1-inch iPhone Xr

Both are edge-to-edge displays just like the iPhone X which means that there are no bezels save for a notch at the top which houses the iPhones front-facing camera and its Face ID facial-recognition syste...More..

Teenagers' use of e-cigarettes at epidemic levels - U.S. health officials
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Teenagers' use of e-cigarettes at epidemic levels - U.S. health officials

If the blueprints don't promise to "substantially reverse" the youth-use trend, Gottlieb said the agency will consider steps that could lead to the temporary or permanent removal of flavored products from the m...More..

Apple 2018 Event Recap: iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr, Apple Watch
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Apple 2018 Event Recap: iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr, Apple Watch

Here are all the devices Apple just discontinued. Up until Wednesday, Apple still sold the Series 1, positioning it as a cheaper alternative to the Apple Watch Series 3, which was announced in 2017. Users w...More..

Full-fat dairy may boost longevity and health
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Full-fat dairy may boost longevity and health

Those who consumed an average of 3.2 daily servings had a mortality rate of 3.4 percent compared with 5.6 percent for those who didn't consume any dairy. This new finding is contrary to conventional dietary g...More..

Feds take action against retailers in e-cigarette 'epidemic'
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Feds take action against retailers in e-cigarette 'epidemic'

Upon review, the FDA could require the firms to change their sales and marketing practices, stop distributing to retailers that sell to youth or halt the sale of some or all of their flavored e-cigarette prod...More..

Flu Season Is Here And So Are The Vaccines
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Flu Season Is Here And So Are The Vaccines

Every year the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has to choose the strain of the flu virus that would be put into the flu shot. Public Health England (PHE) has announced a more effective flu vaccine fo...More..

Middle-aged drinkers ‘should have more alcohol-free days’
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Middle-aged drinkers ‘should have more alcohol-free days’

Health chiefs in the United Kingdom are launching a "drink-free days" campaign to target regular drinkers amid fears health risks are "creeping" up on them. This is why Public Health England thinks it's better...More..

18 million new cancer cases this year
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

18 million new cancer cases this year

The researchers have opined that although there has been an improvement in the way the cancer-related data are collected, it is evident that deaths owing to the condition have risen over the years. The Americas...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Prince William gives rare insight into his work as a first responder

According to Mind, every year, nearly 300,000 people lose their job owing to mental health problems. "No matter the size of your workplace, and no matter where you work, Mental Health at Work can help you...More..