Ebola Survivor’s Blood Could Lead To Future Vaccine

The West African Ebola outbreak , which peaked between August and September 2014, killed 11,310 people, according to the World Health Organization . But some people survived , and from one comes hope. Researchers report today (May 18) in the journal Cell that the blood from one of the survivors…

Uk’s First Proton Beam Machine Arrives At Newport Clinic

A key component of the UK’s first high-energy proton beam machine has been delivered to its new home in Newport. Proton Partners International (PPI) received the part that will fire the cancer-treating beam at its Rutherford Cancer Centre. PPI said the UK’s “most-advanced piece of cancer machinery” could transform treatment…

Us Teen Died After Drinking Caffeine Too Quickly, Coroner Says

A healthy teenager in the US state of South Carolina died from drinking several highly-caffeinated drinks too quickly, a coroner has ruled. A healthy teenager in the US state of South Carolina died from drinking several highly-caffeinated drinks too quickly, a coroner has ruled. Davis Allen Cripe collapsed at a…

Man Gets Parasite Infection After Eating Sushi

Sushi may sound like a healthy choice, but if it’s not prepared properly, raw fish can carry some pretty icky parasites. That’s what sent a 32-year-old Portuguese man to the emergency room with vomiting, severe gastrointestinal pain, and a low grade fever, according to a new case study. At first…

Zika Virus: Brazil Says Emergency Is Over

Brazil has declared an end to a national emergency over the Zika virus after a sharp decrease in cases. The number of cases dropped 95% between January and April, compared to the same period a year ago, officials said. The virus has been linked to the birth of babies with…

Robot Completes Delicate Eye Surgery In First

In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye , greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina . Such growth distorts vision and, if left unchecked, can lead to blindness in the affected eye. In…

What Can I Do To Become A Healthier Person?

People who are passionate about leading incredible lives should know that getting healthy can increase the likelihood of them realizing this objective. Unfortunately, many people lack the basic knowledge about health that would empower them to attain a new level of mental and physical well-being. If this is the case…

Coping With Seasonal Allergies

When spring arrives, your thoughts naturally turn to outdoor activities, beautiful flowers, sunny days and lots of fresh air. However, if you have seasonal allergies, your life can be plagued with uncomfortable symptoms, especially during the spring season. People with seasonal allergies want to take part in outdoor spring and…

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