More than 100,000 cases of cancer will be prevented under plans to give boys the HPV jab as well as girls, health officials have said.
HPV vaccine for boys raises hope of eradicating cervical cancer
An international study has shown that the Zika virus may lead to delayed childhood neurodevelopment and impairment in children's vision and hearing, China Science Daily reported on Tuesday.
Zika virus causes delayed childhood neurodevelopment
People with diabetes are at a higher risk of suffering heart attack, experts said and recommended routine health checkups and lifestyle modification to keep the condition in check.
Diabetes can increase risk of cardiovascular diseases
Data released by the Australian government for the first quarter this year revealed that 94.78 percent of all Australian five-year-olds have been immunized, up from 94.67 percent in the last quarter of 2018.
Vaccination rate for Australian children hits record high
The sweltering heat of the Venezuelan forest makes no difference to Jose Gregorio, who trembles with a cold chill. "I have pain everywhere, fever," he stammers.
Malaria surges back in crisis-hit Venezuela
Experts explain that the technology provides far more accurate readings than other models because it works at the level of ‘nanoparticles’. It also uses artificial intelligence to identify specific chemicals, or ‘biomarkers’, produced by a range of diseases. Previous devices have only been able to detect biomarkers when present in large quantities.
Revolutionary new breath test could detect cancer in minutes
A new technology will ease viral load tests, making results available in a matter of minutes, as well as being usable by personnel that are not laboratory-trained in facilities that are not typical laboratory environments.
New technology to ease HIV viral load tests
Changes in lifestyles including poor eating habits are contributing immensely to growing cases of hypertension in Ghana.
Hypertension cases in Ghana surge
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Sustained high blood sugar levels can pose a number of serious health risks, such as heart disease or stroke. Fortunately, the condition is strongly linked to diet and exercise — factors that can be addressed. One study reveals a more complicated association however.
Study reveals link between outdoor temperatures and diabetes prevalence
Many contemporary discussions on our collective human fight against cancer center on the significance of genetics as related to the onset of this hydra-headed disease.
Congenital heart disease directly linked to cancer in young patients

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