Tag Archives: Medical specialties

12Aug/17

The vending machine helping fight against HIV

An innovative vending machine for HIV tests being piloted in Britain aims to help in the fight to end the epidemic by encouraging more people to find out whether they have contracted the virus as a first step to seek treatment, a doctor said. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading

28Jul/17

Preservative in personal care products may be causing eczema

A growing number of people are getting painful skin allergies, and it’s all thanks to a chemical found in everyday personal products. Continue reading

16Jan/17

Feed peanut products to babies to cut allergy risk, doctors say

New U.S. guidelines advise parents to feed their babies peanut products – though never whole peanuts – to help lower the risk of developing potentially life-threatening allergies. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

19Dec/16

Cells that refuse to die may spread cancer despite chemotherapy

Cells that undergo a near-death experience but refuse to die could be responsible for helping cancer spread in the body.
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03Nov/16

Russians queue for HIV tests as health authorities warn of epidemic

Health authorities in Russia’s fourth largest city say one person out of every 50 in Yekaterinburg is HIV-positive and call on citizens to get tested.

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31Oct/16

Colombia cartels use high-tech torpedoes to smuggle drugs

The Colombian Navy on Oct. 23 found 73 kg of cocaine submerged and attached to a docked sailboat off Baru island near the coastal city of Cartagena on Oct. 23.
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31Oct/16

HIV-infected South African children have rare resistance to AIDS

Scientists have discovered more than 100 African children who appear to be resistant to the human immunodeficiency virus.
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05Sep/16

Detecting food allergens on the go

A California startup has developed a portable technology that will allow consumers to test their food for gluten on the go.
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26Aug/16

Poles in Britain donate blood to strengthen ties with UK

Polish migrants across the United Kingdom donate blood, in a national week long post-Brexit campaign to strengthen solidarity between Poles and Brits.
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