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Indian Doctors Stage Nationwide Strike

HUNDREDS of thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Monday (17) demanding better working conditions, the country's top medical body said, as...

‘Nobel For Food’ Winner Tells Ailing World To Eat More Veg

WITH poor diet now topping smoking as a health hazard, the world must put good nutrition over empty calories, especially in emerging Asian economies,...

Nipah Virus Resurfaces In India

THE deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus has resurfaced in the southern Indian state of Kerala a year after it killed 17 people, state officials said...

WHO Decries Big Tobacco Bid To Rebrand World No Tobacco Day

THE World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday (29) condemned efforts by the world's biggest cigarette vendor to rebrand a day dedicated to raising awareness...

High Visa Cost Worsening National Health Service Staffing Crisis

A DOCTOR from India is among hundreds of overseas medics considering quitting the NHS in protest at the high cost of visas and other...

Wrong Information Circulating About Organ Donation Law Change

SEVERAL posts that have been circulating across social media and WhatsApp containing incorrect information about the change in the law about organ donation have...

Ghana Becomes Second Nation To Launch Proven Malaria Vaccine

GHANA on Tuesday (30) rolled out the world's only proven malaria vaccine for infants as part of a landmark campaign against the deadly mosquito-borne...

France To Ban Titanium Dioxide Whitener In Food From 2020

FRANCE will ban the use of titanium dioxide as a food additive from 2020 after the country's health and safety agency said there was...

Scientists Unveil First Three Dimensional Print Of Heart With Human Tissue, Vessels

Scientists in Israel unveiled a three dimensional (3D) print of a heart with human tissue and vessels on Monday (15), calling it a first...

Electrical Brain Stimulation Can Boost Memory Function In Older People: Study

Electrical brain stimulation using a non-invasive cap can help boost older people's mental scores to those of people 20 to 30 years younger, according...