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More than $1 billion is needed to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak

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UN's Ebola co-ordinator David Nabarro has said that more than $1 billion is needed to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak - a tenfold...

Alvi Armani Male Pattern Baldness: psychological factors & best hair loss recovery

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Hair loss among men is an alarming concern that men frown upon. Other than self-esteem going down the drain, men lose two more crucial...

Customers Demand More Value as Skincare Trends Change in Europe

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A recent study conducted in Europe states that consumers are changing their focus and now demand better value for money when it comes to...

Diabetic Amputation – A Prophecy of Death

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According to Tropical Medicine Research Institute’s endocrinologist Dr. Michael Boyne, diabetic amputation is a marker for death.  Dr. Boyne of the University of West...

Barack Obama is planning to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus

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President Barack Obama will announce today his plans to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say. It is...

The human brain may be able to compensate for some of the early changes seen in Alzheimer's disease

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According to a research published in Nature Neuroscience, the human brain may be able to compensate for some of the early changes seen in...

People with AB blood appear more likely to develop thinking and memory problems than those with other blood groups

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According to a recent research, there may be a link between rare blood type AB and memory loss in later life. People with AB blood,...

Long-term use of pills for anxiety and sleep problems may be linked to Alzheimer's disease

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A new research suggests that long-term use of pills for anxiety and sleep problems may be linked to Alzheimer's disease. A study of older Canadian...

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed 2,288 people, with half of them dying in the last three weeks

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According to the World Health Organization, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed 2,288 people, with half of them dying in the last...

Human trials of the Ebola vaccine started in the US and will extend to the UK and Africa

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Scientists say that vaccinated monkeys have developed "long-term" immunity to the Ebola virus, raising a prospect of successful human trials. The experiments by the US...

A number of long-forgotten deadly microbes have been uncovered in the NIH laboratories in recent weeks

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A number of long-forgotten deadly microbes have been uncovered in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) laboratories in recent weeks, including the deadly toxin...

Sierra Leone has announced a four-day lockdown to try to tackle the Ebola disease

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Sierra Leone has announced a four-day lockdown to try to tackle the Ebola disease. According to a senior official, from 18 to 21 September people...

The WHO wants to reduce the rate of suicide by 10 percent by 2020

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According to a significant report by the World Health Organization (WHO), a person dies by taking their own life every 40 seconds. The WHO said...

More than 1,900 people have now died in West Africa's Ebola outbreak

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More than 1,900 people have now died in West Africa's Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. WHO head Margaret Chan said there were...

All diets have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest

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According to a new research, all diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one...

The first human trials for an Ebola vaccine have begun in Maryland

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The first human trials for an Ebola vaccine have begun in Maryland. Researchers are studying how human immune systems respond to the vaccine. Twenty healthy adult...

Human brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, using a diet which does not leave people hungry

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A new study has found that human brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, using a diet which does...

Justin Bieber's Ice Bucket Challenge has been the most popular on Facebook with about one million Likes

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral to an extent rarely achieved by health-care topics. The challenge format is simple - somebody has water,...

A two-hour documentary of Jerry Lewis helming the MDA Labor Day Telethon in 1989 has surfaced

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As this year’s MDA Labor Day Telethon took shape, with Mirage headliner Terry Fator the leading representative from Las Vegas, a two-hour documentary of...

Jerry Lewis was honored as a Member of the Order of Australia

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Jerry Lewis was honored as a Member of the Order of Australia, the highest award bestowed on a civilian by that country. Jerry Lewis, 88,...

The MDA Show of Strength has raised about $52.3 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend

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2014 MDA Labor Day Telethon aired on ABC from 9 to 11PM on Sunday, August 31. The MDA Show of Strength has raised about $52.3...

ZMapp shows it is 100 percent effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the Ebola infection

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The experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection, the only clinical trial...

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought...

Eating tomatoes may lower the risk of prostate cancer

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According to a new research, eating tomatoes may lower the risk of prostate cancer. Men who consume more than 10 portions of tomatoes each week...

The Ebola outbreaks have a case fatality rate of up to 90 percent and occur primarily in remote villages in Central and West Africa, near tropical rainforest

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Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. Ebola first appeared in 1976 in 2...