Thursday, April 2, 2020
Boston researchers have reportedly created a supercomputer that has the ability to predict when a patient will die with 95 percent accuracy. Highlights The supercomputer can make a speedy and accurate diagnosis It measures everything from oxygen levels to blood pressure With the...
  Chinese news media have announced that the authorities seized nearly half a billion dollars’ worth of smuggled frozen meat this month across China, some of it dating back to the 1970s.   Highlights Unscrupulous meat traders had been peddling tons of beef,...
Carl Thompson, Britain’s heaviest man at 65 stone (412 kilogrammes) was told by his doctors to reduce his food intake if he hoped to live longer but he died just hours after ordering his last meal.   Highlights  Carl Thompson died at...
Researchers at the Nairobi-based International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) have discovered a new way that could be used to control malaria in Africa. Highlights: The six-year-old research aims to attract female mosquitoes and kill them before they lay...
South African doctors have successfully performed himworld's first penis transplant on a young man who had his organ amputated after a botched circumcision ritual, a hospital said on Friday. Highlights: The transplant lasted nine hours Doctors said the patient has recovered full...
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - Korean researchers believe. Highlights: In the study, the researchers used medical scans to assess heart health In coronary heart...
Global Editors Network (GEN), a cross-platform community of more than 1000 Editors-in-Chief, has ranked Voice of Nigeria (VON) among the best 3 media organizations in the Nigeria Editors Lab competition which ended in Lagos on Tuesday. VON emerged as first runner-up to the winning...
Nigerian journalists from across the electronic, print and online media platforms are gathered in Lagos to hack out solutions to the scourge of Ebola ravaging parts of West Africa and beyond. The journalists, representing ten Nigerian media organizations, are participating...
A clinical trial of a made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine will be conducted in Halifax, the Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada announced on Friday, raising hopes for countries with the highest rate of deaths as a result of...
Almost 300 fewer people are known to have died from Ebola in Liberia than previously thought, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a regular Ebola update on Wednesday. Highlights: The latest update came after laboratory test showed false positives WHO has...