Health News

We are gaining against TB but knowledge gaps remain

(MENAFN – The Conversation) Important gains have been made in the global fight against tuberculosis (TB). Each year, fewer people are being diagnosed with the disease. The recent World Health Organisation (WHO) global TB report, which gathers data from 202 countries and territories,showsa 6.3% reduction in the number of new TB infections between 2015 and…

Study points to new weapon in fight against lethal fungi

Credit: ACS Researchers at Monash University have gained insights into how nanoparticles could be used to identify the presence of invasive and sometimes deadly microbes, and deliver targeted treatments more effectively. This study was conducted as an interdisciplinary collaboration between microbiologists, immunologists and engineers led by Dr. Simon Corrie from Monash University’s Department of Chemical…

10 hospitalized from Oklahoma facility after flu shot mix-up

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Ten people at an Oklahoma care facility for people with intellectual disabilities were hospitalized after they were apparently accidentally injected with what’s believed to be insulin rather than flu shots, authorities said.Emergency responders were called Wednesday afternoon to the Jacquelyn House in Bartlesville, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Tulsa,…

Subscribe To Our Newsletter