Shedding extra kilos may be easier done with Black tea

Scientists have discovered that a cup of the beverage may facilitate a faster weight loss by stimulating a growth of bacteria that boosts metabolism. The...

Cholera outbreak in Uganda district kills six people

While the Health Ministry claims the situation has been contained to just one district, officials on the ground fear the worst may yet to...

Diet soda drinks could affect fertility, new study finds

It goes without saying that women undergoing IVF treatment are desperate to conceive so they can have a child of their own. But, while they...

Uganda urged to help 3,000 nodding disease victims

The disease still affects thousands of children KAMPALA – Ugandan Minister for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Hillary Onek on Thursday called on his government to...

Pig embryos were injected with human stem cells

Scientists from the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), in the US, are in the process of researching methods to overcome the worldwide shortage...

Indian states ban popular Maggi noodles over health scare

Indian states ban Nestle's instant noodle brand after lab tests allegedly found excessive levels of Monosodium glutamate, lead By Mubasshir Mushtaq MUMBAI, India - A series of...

Turkish Airlines denies radioactive leak in cargo plane

-Cargo was examined by officials and no radioactivity was detected ISTANBUL – Turkish Airlines has denied allegations that there was a radioactive leak from cargo shipped...

Mexico City fighting smog with once a week car ban

– Temporary measure aims to fight city’s worst air pollution in a decade By Nancy Caouette MEXICO CITY – Authorities here have imposed a ‘no-circulation’...

Ethiopia’s mentally impaired suffer stigma: Study

Between 17 and 20 percent of Ethiopia's population of around 96 million suffers mental disorders, a new research has shown. Worse still, the majority of...

Second Ebola case reported in Liberia

Son of index case confirmed as carrying dangerous virusBy Evelyn Kpadeh Seagbeh MONROVIA, Liberia – Liberia’s health ministry has announced a second...

Rumor, myth turn Malawians away from circumcision

Malawi wants 1.8 million men uncircumcised by 2018 By Moses Michael-Phiri BLANTYRE, Malawi – Rumors and popular misperceptions are scaring many Malawian men away from a...

Kuwait reports new swine flu death

Kuwaiti health authorities on Saturday reported a new swine flu fatality, the ninth since the virus first appeared in Kuwait in 2009. KUWAIT CITY –...

Non-smoking Ethiopians seek solution to ‘smoker’s teeth’

Millions of Ethiopians suffer from dental fluorosis, a condition caused by drinking water with high fluoride concentration By Tesfa Mogessie ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Brook Solomon was born...

DRC bans Chinese medicine

Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have slapped a ban on Chinese hospitals and physicians practicing traditional Chinese medicine, citing "non-compliance...

South African mother battles stigma over autism

Anadolu Agency speaks to a brave mother who has fought for her autistic daughter's right to be educatedBy Shu’eib Hassen CAPE TOWN, South...

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