Posts Tagged by Health news

Mitsutoki Shigeta: ‘Baby factory’ dad wins paternity rights

The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Experts: Underwater Archaeology Site Imperiled in Mexico

Pollution is threatening the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, a vast underground network that experts in Mexico say could be the most important underwater archaeological site in the world. Subaquatic archaeologist Guillermo de Anda said the cave system’s historical span […]

Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns

Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests. read more >>> Source:: BBC

More Newborns Dying in West, Central Africa as ‘World Fails Poorest Babies’

More babies are dying each year in West and Central Africa even as child health improves overall, aid agencies said on Tuesday, calling the region’s newborn death rate a “hidden tragedy.” Five of the 10 most dangerous countries to be born are in West and […]

How Malawi reduced infant mortality

Every year 2.6m babies around the world don’t survive beyond a month but Malawi’s number is dropping. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Bloating could be a sign of this terrible illness: Women warned to visit doctor

WOMEN could be buying probiotic yoghurts instead of seeking medical health for a key symptom of cancer, a charity has warned. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Togo Charity Wins Award for Improving Access to Safe Drinking Water

An African charity that improved access to drinking water and sanitation and reduced the chance of cholera deaths in a village in Togo was on Monday awarded the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize. The award is granted every three years for outstanding grassroots projects to […]

I Want to Drink Your Blood: Vampire Bat’s Genetic Secrets Revealed

If you want to know how vampire bats can survive on a diet that — as everyone knows — consists exclusively of blood, the answer is simple. It’s in their genes. Scientists on Monday said they have mapped for the first time the complete genome […]

Doctors Blast Trump’s Mental Illness Focus to Fight Violence

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. “The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense,” said Dr. Louis Kraus, forensic psychiatry chief at Chicago’s […]

Cancer warning: NINE signs of bladder cancer that you should get checked by a GP

CANCER symptoms vary depending on which part of the body is affected by the tumour. Back pain and weight loss could be a sign of the bladder disease. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

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