Posts with the category “health”
Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95
December 31st, 2022
Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95 Former Pope Benedict XVI has died at his Vatican residence, aged 95, almost a decade after he stood down because of ailing health. He led the Catholic Church for le...
7 Startling And Life-Changing Health Benefits Of Beets
September 23rd, 2022
7 Startling And Life-Changing Health Benefits Of Beets While beets may look quite ordinary, they are a source of great nourishment for the human body. Once you start looking at beets as fantastic vege...
Kenyan Public Health Expert Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
March 2nd, 2022
Kenyan Public Health Expert Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW) have nominated Dr. Miriam Were of Kenya for the 2022 ...
First woman reported cured of HIV after stem cell transplant
February 16th, 2022
First woman reported cured of HIV after stem cell transplant A patient with leukaemia in the United States has become the first woman and the third person to date to be cured of HIV after receiving a ...
African Countries Are Stuck On the Free Movement of People
January 16th, 2022
African Countries Are Stuck On the Free Movement of People Most African countries signed onto the Free Movement of Persons protocol in Addis Ababa in January 2018. Its rationale was set out clearly: t...
Alzheimer's drug aducanumab not approved for use in EU
December 17th, 2021
Alzheimer's drug aducanumab not approved for use in EU The European Medicines Agency has said no to approving a new drug for Alzheimer's disease in the EU. Aducanumab does not appear to be effective a...
Tanzania to lift ban on pregnant schoolgirls
November 27th, 2021
Tanzania to lift ban on pregnant schoolgirls Tanzania announced this week the lifting of a controversial ban prohibiting pregnant girls from returning to school, a decision that came after years of su...
Italy’s Altamura Man Reveals The Oldest Neanderthal DNA Ever Found
November 19th, 2021
Italy’s Altamura Man Reveals The Oldest Neanderthal DNA Ever Found In 1993, a group of cave explorers in southern Italy stumbled across a grisly find: a human skull covered in a thick layer of calcite...
Thousands of migrants camp under US-Mexico bridge
September 17th, 2021
Thousands of migrants camp under US-Mexico bridge Thousands of migrants have set up a makeshift camp on the United States side of the southern border, under a bridge that connects Texas with Mexico. L...
Twins conjoined at head separated after rare surgery in Israel
September 5th, 2021
Twins conjoined at head separated after rare surgery in Israel One-year-old twin girls who were born conjoined at the back of their heads have seen each other for the first time after undergoing rare ...
12 Ways To Survive Off-Grid Without Air Conditioning
August 13th, 2021
12 “Cool Ways” To Survive Off-Grid Without Air Conditioning Heat can be a killer. Heat waves kill more people each year in the United States than all of the other natural disasters combined. According...
Banned Nigerian Athletes Protest in Streets of Tokyo
July 31st, 2021
Banned Nigerian Athletes Protest in Streets of Tokyo Ten would-be Olympians were banned from competing in the track and field competition after Nigerian sports officials allegedly failed to properly r...
Common Household Items That Make For Great Garden Fertilizer
July 10th, 2021
Common Household Items That Make For Great Garden Fertilizer 1. Coffee GroundsDo you start the day with an overflowing cup of coffee? Those dried coffee grounds add nitrogen, potassium, and magnesium ...
Gambia eliminates trachoma as a public health problem
June 6th, 2021
Gambia eliminates trachoma as a public health problem The government of The Gambia recently announced that the country had eliminated trachoma, a highly contagious eye disease, after years of hard wor...
Rwanda Opens Borders to Thousands Fleeing Volcano in Eastern DRC
May 23rd, 2021
Rwanda Opens Borders to Thousands Fleeing Volcano in Eastern DRC Some people are returning home a night after Mount Nyiragongo erupted, sending dangerous lava flows in the direction of the nearby city...
The First Vaccine Passports Were Scars from Smallpox Vaccinations
April 9th, 2021
The First Vaccine Passports Were Scars from Smallpox Vaccinations At the turn of the 20th century, the United States was in the grip of a full-blown smallpox epidemic. During the five-year outbreak fr...
Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot
February 23rd, 2021
Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot Almost all pheasants sold for food in the UK contain toxic lead shot, scientists have found. The discovery comes one year into a five-year transition to ...
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods
November 26th, 2020
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods Did you know that your immune system is capable of healing pretty much every disease known to man? The body’s self-healing capabilities are quite astounding. There a...
Land Grab Leaves Hundreds of Families Destitute In Zimbabwe
September 7th, 2020
Land Grab Leaves Hundreds of Families Destitute In Zimbabwe Three hundred Banket families are set to lose their sources of livelihood after their state-allocated small-holder plots were grabbed from t...
Neuralink: Elon Musk unveils pig with chip in its brain
August 29th, 2020
Neuralink: Elon Musk unveils pig with chip in its brain Elon Musk has unveiled a pig called Gertrude with a coin-sized computer chip in her brain to demonstrate his ambitious plans to create a working...
Does an Apple A Day Keep The Doctor Away?
May 28th, 2020
Does an Apple A Day Keep The Doctor Away? The predecessor of the “apple a day” saying originated in the United Kingdom. But it gained popularity in the United States during the early to mid-20th centu...
Horsemeat seized amid fears criminals exploiting coronavirus disruption in food chain
May 23rd, 2020
Horsemeat seized amid fears criminals exploiting coronavirus disruption in food chain Shipments of horsemeat masquerading as beef have been seized across Europe as criminals take advantage of closed ...
India to provide free food grains to millions of migrant workers
May 14th, 2020
India to provide free food grains to millions of migrant workers India will provide free food grains to millions of migrant workers hardest hit by a weeks-long lockdown as well as offer employment und...
Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway sells US airline shares
May 2nd, 2020
Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway sells US airline shares Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says his company Berkshire Hathaway has sold all of its shares in the four largest US airlines. ...
Hidden Benefits Of Fermented Foods
May 1st, 2020
Hidden Benefits Of Fermented Foods Fermented foods: the words bring up images of sauerkraut and kimchi along with other pungent morsels. But if you haven’t given it much more thought than that, well, ...
Six Natural Immune Boosting Foods Your Ancestors Used
February 28th, 2020
Six Natural Immune Boosting Foods Your Ancestors Used In the not-so-distant past, antibiotics and antibacterial wipes, lotions and hand sanitizers had not been invented, so one had to rely on your imm...
Hong Kong Hospital Strike Over Virus Border Fears
February 2nd, 2020
Hong Kong Hospital Strike Over Virus Border Fears Hundreds of hospital workers in Hong Kong have gone on strike, demanding the border with mainland China be completely closed to reduce the risk of the...
Somalia Bomb Death Toll Rises to at Least 80
December 29th, 2019
Somalia Bomb Death Toll Rises to at Least 80 The death toll from a suicide bomb attack at a busy checkpoint in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, has risen to at least 80. More than 90 others were wounded....
Lawyers Seeking The Exhumation Of Cryptocurrency Exchange QuadrigaCX Founder
December 13th, 2019
Lawyers Seeking The Exhumation Of Cryptocurrency Exchange QuadrigaCX Founder Lawyers representing users of bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX are asking Canadian authorities to exhume the bod...
Why much of the internet is closed off to blind people
September 28th, 2019
Why much of the internet is closed off to blind people Each swipe 17-year-old Maysie Gonzales makes on her smart phone is accompanied by what sounds like the famous Stephen Hawking voice barking out o...
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods
September 1st, 2019
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods 1. Oily/Fatty FishOily or fatty fish include favorites like salmon, tuna, sardines and trout. These fish are simply packed with nutrients and should be a part of eve...
Do You Really Just Need 8 Glasses Of Water A Day?
July 11th, 2019
Do You Really Just Need 8 Glasses Of Water A Day? Almost everyone’s heard of the 8×8 rule. Specifically, it states that one needs to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day in order to take in ...
Relieve Pain Fast With Easy To Use But Little Known Kitchen Remedies
June 22nd, 2019
Relieve Pain Fast With Easy To Use But Little Known Kitchen Remedies Pantry Staples For Pain ReliefVinegar provides soothing relief for a variety of maladies. My favorite vinegar to use is apple cider...
Flaxseeds, The Ancient Superfood That Lowers Cholesterol, And Improves Digestion
June 1st, 2019
Flaxseeds, The Ancient Superfood That Lowers Cholesterol, And Improves Digestion They may be little but they are quite powerful. Flax seeds have been around for thousands of years and are still toppin...
Nigerian Teenager Shatters 125 Year School Record in U.S.
May 19th, 2019
A Nigerian-born teenager, Tobechukwu Phillips has shattered the 125 academic history of her high school in Texas, US.Phillips, a student of Alvin High School boasted a 6.9 GPA, after she earned A's th...
Neanderthals Resorted to Cannibalism in the Face of Climate Change
March 29th, 2019
Neanderthals Resorted to Cannibalism in the Face of Climate Change We know that Neanderthals were carnivores, with a diet that consisted primarily—if not exclusively—of meat. But a new study by resear...
Protests Grow in Algeria as Aging Leader Eyes Another Term
March 3rd, 2019
Protests Grow in Algeria as Aging Leader Eyes Another Term Algeria is facing its biggest demonstrations in years, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to protest another re-election ...
Turmeric: The Colorful Superfood That Fights Arthritis, Cholesterol, And Cancer
February 3rd, 2019
Turmeric: The Colorful Superfood That Fights Arthritis, Cholesterol, And Cancer Turmeric is a rhizome, similar to ginger, that grows wild in Southeast Asia, and it is what provides curry dishes with t...
Anger grows towards Brazil mine firm Vale
January 28th, 2019
Anger grows towards Brazil mine firm Vale Senior Brazilian politicians have called for Vale SA to be held to account for last week's dam disaster, as anger grows towards the mining firm. Brazil's Vice...
Kumbh Mela: The World's Biggest Gathering Of People
January 14th, 2019
Kumbh Mela: The World's Biggest Gathering Of People India's Kumbh Mela festival is billed as the world's biggest gathering of people. Between now and March organisers expect about 120 million pilgrims...