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It is a tragic irony that two countries in Africa -- Nigeria and Uganda -- that for many years experienced the subjugation of colonial rule have recently enshrined into law discriminatory practices that dehumanize their own citizens.
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The company controls half the global market for insulin and a sizable 27pc of the world's diabetic treatment market.
Experts said that almost one in five people were infected in recent outbreaks of seasonal flu and the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic.
The Western Trust says it's unable to provide details of Swine Flu admittances or deaths at Altnagelvin but the Sentinel can reveal the virus responsible for the 2009 worldwide pandemic is this season the most common strain across Northern Ireland.
There is one reason the weight loss centers in this country are thriving. The number of overweight and obese people steadily is climbing, and they hope running to a weight loss center magically will shave off pounds from their bodies.
If the news last month that the prevalence of obesity among American preschoolers had plunged 43 percent in a decade sounded too good to be true, that's because it probably was, researchers say.
When paramedics respond to a call of an overdose, the patient may be passed out or may be combative.
We may be on the downswing, historically, based on the weekly flu statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but the threat of an influenza outbreak is always on the mind of the CDC.
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus is a potentially deadly swine virus that has been affecting the U.S. pork industry since May 17, 2013.
On a January morning six years ago, Jonny Benjamin walked halfway across the Waterloo Bridge, in London, stepped to the edge, and prepared to jump.
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, long-acting HIV drugs, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, the largest annual HIV/AIDS medical meeting in the U.S. On the HIV prevention front, researchers reported ... (more)
The Minnesota Veterans Home confirmed today that four patients died last weekend due to a Norovirus outbreak.
That last one is a made-up language, or a "constructed international auxiliary language," meaning it was designed to help people from different nations without a common tongue communicate.
Last week the Senate buckled before military pressure and left authority to prosecute rape charges in the hands of military commanders.
For the first time since 1983, AIDS is no longer listed among the top ten causes of death in NYC, according to Health Commissioner Mary Bassett.