Montreal public health officials and MarianopolisCollegesay they are taking precautions following...
Montreal public health officials and MarianopolisCollegesay they are taking precautions following the death of an 18-year-oldstudent who contracted meningococcal infection.
In a separatestatement, Montreal's public health agencysaid it is communicating withall the young woman's close contacts in an attempt to limit the spread of the infection.
The bacterial kind of meningitis is considered very dangerous and, in rare cases, can cause death quickly after the onset of symptoms.More on Meningitis
Studies have discovered that hundreds of thousands of these distinctive, scaly animals are now be...
Studies have discovered that hundreds of thousands of these distinctive, scaly animals are now being killed every year to satisfy markets in Asia, making it the most trafficked and poached mammal on Earth.
The pangolin is hunted for its meat and also for its scales, which are believed to have important medicinal properties as cures for poor circulation, skin complaints and asthma.
In addition, spreading deforestation in Africa is also threatening numbers.The problem is worsened by the fact that few attempts to breed pangolins in captivity have succeeded.More on Asthma
A plant-based diet that limits meat and processed foods is one of the ways to keep your kidneys i...
A plant-based diet that limits meat and processed foods is one of the ways to keep your kidneys in excellent working order, research suggests.
Plant-based diets are heavy on whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes, unsalted nuts, and healthy oils, while cutting down on animal-based and processed foods.
Two simple tests can determine if you have kidney disease Millions of Americans dont know they have CKD.More on Kidney Disease
A male Cuvier's beaked whale passed away fromemaciation and dehydration Saturday, March 16, just ...
A male Cuvier's beaked whale passed away fromemaciation and dehydration Saturday, March 16, just a day afterit had washed ashore offthe coast ofthe Philippines' Compostela Valley.
Upon collecting the creature fromthe beach, Davao's D'Bone Collector Museum carried outa necropsy that revealed the 4.7-meter-long juvenile whale had ingested about40 kilograms ofplastic withinits short life.
Regional bureau director Fatma Idris told the outlet the whale, unable toswim onits own due toemaciation and depleted energy, struggled and vomited blood duringits final hours.More on Dehydration
The executive chairman of the agency, Dr Mohammed Alkali Sambo, said this in Bauchi yesterday dur...
The executive chairman of the agency, Dr Mohammed Alkali Sambo, said this in Bauchi yesterday during the commemoration of the 2019 World Tuberculosis Day.
He added that persons with weakened immunity like HIV/AIDs, diabetes and cancer patients are also at high risk of contracting or developing tuberculosis.
He said: Globally, seven countries account for 64 per cent of the total TB cases, with India leading the count, followed by Indonesia, china, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria and South Africa.More on Tuberculosis