World health experts met in Geneva on Thursday for urgent talks on fast-tracking experimental drugs as doctors in the worst-hit countries pleaded to be given the serums.
The Ebola crisis in west Africa could have been averted if governments and health agencies had acted on the recommendations of a 2011 World Health Organisation (WHO) Commission on global health emergencies, according to a ...
Travel restrictions could worsen West Africa's Ebola epidemic, limiting medical and food supplies and keeping out much-needed doctors, virologists said Tuesday as the disease continued its deadly spread.
A new study from researchers at the University has identified a more accurate computerised method that will improve the success of knee replacements, and prevent costly, often unnecessary revisions to existing ...
Pakistan Monday launched a fresh drive to vaccinate more than 700,000 children in its restive tribal belt against polio, but officials said nearly 300,000 others would miss out because of threats from militants.
The limited doses of Ebola trial drugs must not be reserved for the well-off or well-connected, two medical ethics experts said on Thursday as two American doctors treated with an experimental serum were pronounced cured.
Up to 30,000 people would have required Ebola drugs in the west African outbreak by now, according to a scientific attempt to quantify demand for a treatment and vaccine, published Wednesday.
The UN's new pointman on Ebola said Tuesday he will travel to West Africa this week to shore up health services in the four countries hit by the worst-ever outbreak of the virus.
Vietnam and Myanmar are testing three patients for the deadly Ebola virus after they arrived in the Southeast Asian nations from Africa while suffering from fever, health officials said.
Effective treatment for DCIS is vital for continued reduction in Australia's breast cancer mortality rate
Variations in the treatment of DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ or precancerous cells of the breast) may be a contributing factor in worldwide differences in breast cancer mortality rates according to Professor ...
The UN's health agency said Thursday that the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been vastly underestimated and "extraordinary measures" were needed to contain the disease.
Guinea declared an Ebola outbreak that has killed 377 in the nation a "health emergency" Wednesday and more flights from hard-hit west African countries were cancelled as the region awaited shipments of experimental vaccine.
Up to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine were headed for west Africa Wednesday as the world scrambled to halt the spread of the virus which felled dozens more victims this week .
An elderly Spanish priest became the first European to die from a fast-spreading Ebola outbreak on Tuesday, succumbing to the virus in a Madrid hospital five days after being evacuated from Liberia.
As the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history tightens its grip on west Africa, pharmaceutical companies have refocused their quest for a treatment or vaccine.