China’s bioweapons program linked to COVID-19 origins – Report

Security personnel gather near the entrance of the Wuhan Institute of Virology during a visit by the World Health Organization team in Wuhan in China's Hubei province on Feb. 3, 2021. (AP) Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee are alleging in a newly released report that there are "indications" that COVID-19 could be tied to China’s biological … Continue reading China’s bioweapons program linked to COVID-19 origins – Report

Harry Kane sends heartfelt message to football legend Pele

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between Tottenham Hotspur and PSV at Wembley Stadium on November 6, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) England captain, Harry Kane, has sent a … Continue reading Harry Kane sends heartfelt message to football legend Pele

UK children under 10 dying from Strep A bacterial infection

There have been five recorded deaths within seven days of an invasive Strep A diagnosis in children under 10 in England this season, the UK Health Security Agency has said. A child under the age of 10 has also died in Wales after contracting the infection. Group A strep bacteria can cause many infections, ranging … Continue reading UK children under 10 dying from Strep A bacterial infection

BREAKING: Protests in Shanghai over China’s rigid COVID-19 policy

Thousands of people took to the streets in parts of Shanghai, Beijing and other cities in China on Sunday to protest the country’s harsh zero-Covid policy, which includes stringent lockdowns and repeated mass testing—a sign of growing public discontent over the anti-pandemic approach that has been embraced by Chinese leader Xi Jinping and his administration. … Continue reading BREAKING: Protests in Shanghai over China’s rigid COVID-19 policy

SEX AND ALCOHOL: Can Alcohol Addiction Cause Permanent Erectile Dysfunction?

Photo by Adam Kontor on Pexels.com Can Alcohol Cause Permanent Erectile Dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction is the inability of the penis to become erect. And yes, this can be caused by alcohol intake. Most times, it's just a temporary phenomenon that eventually wears off with time. Now, the question is: can erectile dysfunction be permanent? Yes, … Continue reading SEX AND ALCOHOL: Can Alcohol Addiction Cause Permanent Erectile Dysfunction?

Depression, economic hardship increasing suicide rates in Nigeria – Experts

Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death. Nigeria has one of the highest suicide rates in Africa. Dr. Titilayo Tade of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital also states that, “The suicide rate in Nigeria in 2019 is 6.9/100,000, which is higher than 6.5 rate in 2012; but under-reported or miscoded. Nigeria has … Continue reading Depression, economic hardship increasing suicide rates in Nigeria – Experts

Hospital apologizes with €15m for poor services rendered to autistic child at birth

The Coombe Hospital Dublin has apologised to a teenage boy with autism and his family for the failings in care after his birth. The apology was read out in the High Court as the young man, who cannot be named, has settled his legal action for €15m. His counsel Dr John O’Mahony SC, with Cian … Continue reading Hospital apologizes with €15m for poor services rendered to autistic child at birth

‘World’s dirtiest man’ dies in Iran at 94 a few months after first wash

An Iranian hermit nicknamed the “world’s dirtiest man” for not taking a shower for more than half a century has died at the healthy old age of 94, state media has reported. Irna news agency reported that “Amou Haji”, an endearing nickname for an elderly person, died on Sunday in the village of Dejgah in the … Continue reading ‘World’s dirtiest man’ dies in Iran at 94 a few months after first wash

Loneliness could be ageing you faster than smoking – research

Depression Feeling lonely and depressed could accelerate ageing more than smoking, study finds It is already well-established that being lonely can be bad for your psychological health. But it may also be affecting your physical health - specifically, accelerating your body’s ageing process. That’s according to a new study, which found loneliness increased people’s biological … Continue reading Loneliness could be ageing you faster than smoking – research

Can genetically modified mosquitoes reduce spread of malaria?

Photo by Laszlo Fatrai on Pexels.com Scientists are manipulating the DNA of mosquitoes to fight the spread of malaria Scientists say they have managed to genetically modify mosquitoes so that they are unable to spread malaria, a disease that kills well over half a million people each year. The changes cause mosquitoes to live shorter … Continue reading Can genetically modified mosquitoes reduce spread of malaria?

Mike Tyson shows he’s fighting fit in latest social media post, reveals cause of recent health scare

Recent images of Mike Tyson in a wheelchair left fans seriously concerned with his health. Last month he was seen at Miami airport unable to walk without aid, which sparked all sorts of rumors about his health condition. 'Big Mike' has since revealed he is suffering from sciatica and that an intense flair up was the reason for his use of … Continue reading Mike Tyson shows he’s fighting fit in latest social media post, reveals cause of recent health scare

8 Proven tips for better sleep at night

With everyone trying to make ends meet and the stress that comes with it, tips for sleeping has become a widely discussed topic. Sleep is supposed to be that “it’s finally over” part of the day when you just want to put your feet up and relax for some hours. However, you lay down and … Continue reading 8 Proven tips for better sleep at night