Person diagnosed with monkeypox in England after visiting Nigeria

A person is being treated for monkeypox in England, a rare viral infection that is similar to the eradicated disease smallpox, public health...

Patient diagnosed with monkeypox on return to UK from Nigeria, health officials confirm

A PERSON in the UK has been diagnosed with the rare viral infection monkeypox, Public Health England (PHE) has said. The patient, who was...

High blood pressure: Foods you should avoid if you want to lower your reading

High blood pressure is a condition where the pressure inside the arteries is higher than it should be, and left untreated, the risk...

India asks states to halt online drug sales

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s drugs regulator has asked all states to enforce a court directive prohibiting online medicine sales, a senior government...

Fiji to postpone sports contests as it battles measles outbreak

(Reuters) - Fiji has asked its sports federations to postpone all competitions until January, in a bid to rein in the spread of...

Patients are undergoing HYPNOSIS instead of anesthesia for minor surgery

Doctors are using hypnosis instead of anesthesia to keep patients calm during some surgeries in an effort to reduce  the use of addictive...

States fight bonus pay for CEO of OxyContin maker Purdue

(Reuters) - The chief executive officer of OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma LP should not collect a potential $1.3 million bonus when he has been...

At least 135,000 children in Britain will be homeless at Christmas

At least 135,000 children will be homeless and living in temporary accommodation across Britain on Christmas day – the highest number for 12...