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Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Boys should be vaccinated against the HPV virus as well as girls to protect them against some types of cancer, according to an article in a leading medical journal. Boys should receive the jab that protects against the
N.C. (AP) Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola. SIM USA President Bruce Johnson announced Tuesday that his group and
Health officials say the bacteria is especially dangerous to people with weak immune systems and is fatal around 50% of the time when it gets into people's bloodstreams, the Broward-Palm Beach New Times reports. "A person can contract the virus by
Across Africa, social media is used for campaigning, for example the recent #BringBackOurGirls campaign which highlighted the plight of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram. But when it comes to a disease, isn't it the role of the authorities to help
Florida health officials have issued a daunting warning to beachgoers over a seawater bacterium that can breed in cuts and scrapes causing flesh eating disease . The infection can also be transmitted through eating or handling contaminated oysters
Taipei, July 29 (CNA) Importers in Taiwan have been instructed to halt sales of nectarines sourced from a central California company after the company issued a recall on concerns that the fruit may be contaminated with listeria bacteria, authorities
Ads by Google More than 1,200 Bungoma county residents received free screening for cancer and were treated for various ailments at a free medical camp at the weekend. The two-day camp held at Kimwanga, Bumula constituency, was organised by Aphia Plus.
Health officials will today hold an emergency meeting to draw up a plan to curb the threat of the Ebola virus countrywide. The meeting has been informed by the threat of the disease, which has rocked several West African states, with Nigeria being
Speaking of Bachelor Nation, who will get picked as the newest Bachelor ? ABC is reportedly eyeing Chris Soules (from the current Bachelorette season) and Arie Luyendyk, Jr. (from Emily Maynard's season). Leonardo DiCaprio 's star-studded gala in
Twenty New Jersey residents have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus that has spread through the Caribbean. The state Health Department says the residents who came down with chikungunya had returned to New Jersey from the Caribbean.