ISLAMABAD: Two more Polio cases have been reported in Pakistan’s northern areas, TheNewsTribe.com reported.
WASHINGTON: Smartphones reflect the personal microbial world of their owners, say US scientists. More than 80% of the common bacteria that make up our personal bacterial ‘fingerprints’ end up on their screens, a study suggests.
DAKAR: An epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is now “out of control” with more than 60 outbreak hotspots, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Monday.
PARIS: Scientists said Sunday they may have unravelled how chronic stress leads to heart attack and stroke: triggering overproduction of disease-fighting white blood cells which can be harmful in excess.
A super-enriched banana genetically engineered to improve the lives of millions of people in Africa will soon have its first human trial, which will test its effect on vitamin A levels, Australian researchers said Monday.
PESHAWAR: Anti-polio immunization campaign has been started in nine districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday.
JAKARTA: Mahmud hauls bags full of rubbish to the small, dilapidated clinic next to a busy road on Indonesia’s main island of Java several times a month.
GENEVA: More than 200 people have died from the highly contagious Ebola virus in Guinea, making it one of the worst ever outbreaks of the deadly haemorrhagic fever, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
MARTIN: A man with a massive 13lbs tumour on his neck is recovering after having the massive growth removed.
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced a jump of nearly 50 percent in deaths from a new virus on Tuesday after re-examining old data that also showed the number of infections since 2012 was a fifth higher than previously reported.