Getting Repairs Done on Surgical Instruments

It goes without saying that surgical instruments need to work at all times. A person’s life could really be at stake if a surgical instrument stops operating correctly during a procedure. However, these instruments will need to be repaired occasionally. This is especially true if you are using instruments that…

Cancers ‘Rising Around The World’

There will be 18.1 million new cases of cancer and 9.6 million people will die with the disease this year worldwide, a report predicts. The rise, from 14.1 million cases and 8.2 million deaths in 2012, is partly due to a growing and ageing population. The figures suggest one in…

Deadly Ebola Outbreak In Eastern Congo Reaches City Of 1.4 Million

Congo health officials say that a case of Ebola has been discovered in Butembo, a city of 1.4 million people in the country’s northeast. Jessica Ilunga, a Ministry of Health communication officer, said Wednesday that Congo’s government and the U.N. World Health Organization are taking immediate steps to contain the…

3 Reasons Why Tiger Nuts Are About To Become The Next Big Superfood

The newest fiber-rich superfood isn’t actually a nut at all. A tiger nut, which tastes something like a coconut/almond hybrid, is actually a small root vegetable that resembles a shriveled peanut, roughly the size of a chickpea. It has been suggested that the crop (cyperus esculentus) made up a large…

Teenagers Who Smoke And Drink Suffer Ill Effects By Age Of 17

Teenagers who smoke and drink alcohol are causing visible damage to their arteries by the age of 17, a study has revealed. Tests showed stiffening of the arteries had begun by this relatively young age. These physical changes have been linked with an increased risk of heart and blood vessel…

Scientists Discover A Sixth Species Of Ebola Virus

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown species of Ebola virus, called Bombali virus, that’s carried by at least two species of bats in Sierra Leone. This is the first Ebola virus species detected in an animal before having been detected in humans. Although researchers believe the virus is capable of infecting…

How to Get in the Best Shape of Your Life

If you are overweight and have struggled with shedding pounds for years, you may feel like getting in the best shape of your life is simply out of the question at this point. While it may seem nearly impossible, you can lose weight if you get into the right routine…

No Alcohol Safe To Drink, Global Study Confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research which has shown that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. The researchers admit moderate drinking may protect against…

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