Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sudan cholera cases surge to 124

Sudan said on Thursday that the number of cases of cholera reported in the country have surged to 124, most of them in the war-torn state of Blue Nile.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Second woman dies in Spain listeria outbreak

A woman died Tuesday after eating tainted meat in Spain, the second fatality in a listeria outbreak that has seen more than 200 people infected with the potentially fatal food-borne bacteria, authorities said.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Israel seeks to beat PTSD with 'ecstasy' therapy

Nachum Pachenick says he lived a nightmare for nearly two decades after being sexually abused and developing post-traumatic stress disorder—until MDMA therapy came to his rescue.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

40 dead in Bangladesh's worst-ever dengue outbreak

At least 40 people have died in Bangladesh's worst-ever outbreak of dengue, officials said Tuesday, as overburdened hospitals struggled to treat thousands of patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

DR Congo makes new push to fight year-old Ebola epidemic

An Ebola epidemic raging in eastern DR Congo marks its first year on Thursday in a mood of fear mingled with hope that fresh money and a change of leadership will turn the tide.

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