Malaria: Kenya, Ghana And Malawi Get First Vaccine

The world’s first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries – Ghana, Kenya and Malawi – starting in 2018. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. The World Health Organization (WHO) said the jab had the potential…

5 Reasons Why Your Uti May Lead To A Kidney Infection

The bladder symptoms started just a day ago, but when you get to the doctor, you learn your kidneys are infected, too. Experts say you probably didn’t do anything wrong, you’re just unlucky. Kidney infections occur when bacteria get into the urinary tract and migrate upwards, infecting the bladder and…

Smoking Affects Women More Than You Think

Having centuries of experience appealing to customers, tobacco companies know how to play the marketing game. They use beautiful people, social appeal, and celebrities to draw attention. Sadly, people are still caving into the allure, and women specifically are suffering the harmful consequences of smoking. Worldwide, 1 out of every…

Drink Herbal Tea And Lead A Healthy Life

Human body contains toxins that are inserted to the body from food, drinks and other pollutants. These toxins can cause disease and sickness even though our body does its best to cleanse on its own. You can increase the process of removing toxins by drinking herbal tea regularly. You will…

Why Inhaled ‘Poppers’ May Cause Eye Damage

Newer types of “poppers” — which are inhalant drugs that people use recreationally — may be toxic to people’s eyes, according to a new report. Poppers are often sold in sex shops or online, but cannot be legally sold as a product for human consumption; they are often labeled as…

Brain Cell Therapy ‘Promising’ For Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists believe they have found a way to treat and perhaps reverse Parkinson’s disease, by making replacement cells to mend the damaged brain. They say human brain cells can be coaxed to take over the job of the ones that are destroyed in Parkinson’s. Tests in mice with Parkinson-like symptoms…

How to Find the Right Doctor for Your Family

The doctor that you choose will determine the quality of care that you receive and how comfortable you feel with each visit. It’s important to find a professional who has several years of experience and listens to your needs or concerns. When you want to find the right doctor for…

Smoking Causes One In 10 Deaths Worldwide, Study Shows

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, a new study shows, half of them in just four countries – China, India, the US and Russia. Despite decades of tobacco control policies, population growth has seen an increased number of smokers, it warned. Researchers said mortality could rise further as tobacco…

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