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Strengthening the healthcare system in north-east Nigeria – a priority for WHO

Maiduguri, 22 May 2019 – It started like every other normal day. Mallam Isah and his wife, Hauwa, ha..

Less chemotherapy better for older or frail patients with advanced stomach and oesophageal cancers

Less chemotherapy is as effective at controlling disease for elderly or frail patients with advanced..

Skin and breast cancer drugs approved for NHS use in Scotland

Two cancer drugs have been approved for patients on the NHS in Scotland. An immunotherapy for some p..

New hospital in Ulang for people affected by violence and neglect

Project Update Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is establishing a project in the town of Ulang, close..

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disease outbreak news, 9 May...

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak response this past week continues to be hampered by insecurit..

Lung cancer in non-smokers is on the rise, experts say

Lung cancer in non-smokers is on the rise, experts say 1 in 6 people dying of lung cancer in the UK ..

Sidra Medicine to host world congress of paediatric surgery in November

Sidra Medicine will host the 6th World Congress of Paediatric Surgery from November 1-3 with about 1..

His Prostate Cancer Becomes Her Struggle, Too

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Difficulties tied to prostate cancer may not be limited to..

End of Brutal Flu Season in Sight

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It's been a particularly tough flu season, but spring..

Austrian MPs vote to scrap smoking ban

Austria’s lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to repeal a ban on smoking in public spaces, d..