‘Cockle-chemo’ breakthrough could hold answer to curing cancer

Scientists find "cockle-chemo" could help cure leukaemia, breast, lung and colon cancers, especially in children. Cockles are just as effective as some chemotherapy drugs in...

Experts optimistic after candidate AIDS vaccine passes key early test in nearly 400 HIV-free...

PARIS – The near 40-year quest for an AIDS vaccine received a hopeful boost Saturday when scientists announced that a trial drug triggered an immune...

Lab-Grown Ovaries Could Soon Help Infertile People Conceive – Study

Cancer and chemotherapy can leave many people facing infertility, but new research by Danish scientists offers hope that they may now be able to...

Urine Colors And Their Health Significance

Let us face it, most of us don’t give much thought to our pee before we flush it out of sight. But the basic details...

Fear and suspicion hinder Congo medics in Ebola battle

Health officials say they are working hard to get out accurate information about the deadly hemorrhagic fever but face significant mistrust in a part...

Can you have sex with a UTI?

If you’re thinking about having sex while recovering from a UTI, read this article. Ugh, the fire ripping through your crotch – and the uncontrollable urge to...

Nigeria and health epidemics: acting quickly for a reason

A new outbreak of Ebola that has killed 17 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo is thousands of miles (kilometres) from Nigeria. But health...

Codeine abuse: NAFDAC shuts Emzor, two other drug companies

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down three pharmaceutical firms – Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Peace Standard Pharmaceutical...

104-year-old Australian scientist travels to Switzerland to end his life

A 104-year-old Australian scientist is traveling to Switzerland to die. Renowned ecologist and botanist David Goodall is not terminally ill but plans to perform "voluntary...

8 warning signs from your penis

Our bodies have many ways of telling us that something might be wrong. Here are eight instances when you should listen to your penis. Trouble...