Wednesday, April 8, 2020

For stomach cancer, aerosol chemotherapy offers breath of hope

Dijon (France) - "Classic chemotherapy was awful... but with this treatment, I feel hope," says French pensioner Jacques Braud, who is undergoing treatment for...

WHO says Ebola outbreak in DR Congo not yet an international...

The World Health Organization said Friday that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not qualify as an international public health...

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda: health official

Bwera (Uganda) - A grandmother in Uganda has died from Ebola, health officials said Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major...

China tightens rules on genetic research after designer-baby scandal

Beijing - China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in...

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRCongo

Kampala - A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister told AFP Wednesday, as his grandmother and younger brother also...

Uganda confirms Ebola case as virus spreads from DRCongo

A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10...

New drug therapy slows spread of pancreatic cancer: study

Chicago - For people diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer, the outlook is about as grim as it gets: the average patient won't live longer...

Worldwide, obesity rising faster in rural areas

Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic...

China, India boost global booze binge: study

The world consumed ten percent more alcohol per adult in 2017 than in 1990, due in large part to heavier and more widespread drinking...

Scientists develop device to detect bacteria in minutes, not days

Washington - The era of doctors prescribing patients powerful antibiotics while they wait for lab reports could soon be numbered, with a new device...
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