Madagascar plague outbreak has killed 133, may be slowing down - CNN

(CNN) The spread of a plague outbreak in Madagascar may finally be slowing down. The epidemic, which began in August, has taken the lives of 133 people and resulted in 1,836 suspected or confirmed cases. However, the occurrence of new cases is finally ...

Glimpses of junk food are potent magnets for attention, Hopkins study finds - Baltimore Sun

According to two Johns Hopkins University research psychologists, the easy availability of junk-food makes you more distracted. (Baltimore Sun video). Jonathan M. PittsContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun. The end-of-year holidays can mean plenty of extra ...

Hepatitis C could be eliminated in Canada, but drug prices, screening barriers stand in the way - CBC.ca

Marsha Lecour was just four years old when she contracted hepatitis C. She was born with a heart condition that required open heart surgery. "During the surgery, a blood transfusion was administered. And the blood transfusion contained what they call ...

WHO helps Kenya guard against Marburg Virus Disease - CNBCAfrica.com

The World Health Organization is helping the Kenyan Ministry of Health guard against the spread of Marburg Virus Disease from neighbouring Uganda. Health authorities are strengthening preparedness measures in Trans Nzoia and West Pokot counties ...

These two fizzy drinks increases risk of diabetes - Independent Online

Just two fizzy drinks a week can raise a person's risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers warn. Sugary drinks such as cola and lemonade are known to lead to diabetes by causing a spike in blood sugar levels. A review of 36 studies has now found that ...