Senegal has decided to tighten restrictions on travelling from Ebola-hit West African countries as the newly appointed UN coordinator on the epidemic began his visit to countries affected by the deadly disease.
A recent research by scientists at the University of Manchester, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, reveals that insulin which is normally released from the beta cells of the pancreas can protect the pancreatic cells from acute pancreatitis, a disease currently incurable. The disease condition involves the pancreas digesting itself, resulting in severe abdominal pain, vomiting and systemic inflammation.
An Indo-Canadian doctor has turned himself into a comedian to teach people about obesity.
Gambia's ministry of health and social welfare said Thursday that it is on high alert for a possible Ebola outbreak in the country and are taking preventive measures to tackle the disease.
Diabetics may soon monitor their blood glucose levels without pricking themselves to draw blood as researchers have developed a way to use a laser to measure people's blood sugar.
A new study involving 10,000 mothers has shown that women who breastfed their babies were at significantly lower risk of postnatal depression than those who did not.
How about an app that can detect in a jiffy if you are suffering from atrial fibrillation (AF), a serious type of heart arrhythmia that is often a precursor to stroke?
Researchers at the Princeton University have discovered that laser can be used to measure human blood sugar level and this could allow diabetics to check their condition without pricking themselves to draw blood.
Young Europeans are less informed about "legal highs" and the effects of drugs compared to a few years ago, a survey said.