Baby born in Texas with the Zika-linked birth defect microcephaly has died
The baby was infected in the womb while the mother was traveling in Latin America, though state officials have not identified where.
Delegation of experts from the EU will visit Ukraine in August for ASF fight
EU experts to visit Ukraine to assess the need for technical and financial assistance in the fight against an extremely dangerous viral disease in animals – African swine fever (ASF) – which is threatening the pig industry in Ukraine and in some European countries.
Ukrainian man gets mechanical heart for 120,000 euros
Ukrainian doctors have performed a unique heart surgery. They sewed an artificial heart into the body of a 41-year-old resident of Kharkiv.
Watch: FDA Approves the AspireAssist, a Minimally-Invasive Alternative to weight loss
Aspire Bariatrics, Inc., announced today that the US Food & Drug Administration has approved the 'AspireAssist' System, an endoscopic alternative to weight loss surgery for people with moderate to severe obesity.
Kyiv's health sector in crisis: Lack of funds, retiree doctors, no reform
Chairperson of Kyiv's municipal union of health workers Larysa Kanarovska says that her organization is concerned about the state of the municipal health sector due to low funding, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Putin is going mad due to lack of sleep, he can become absolutely inadequate if he sleeps less than 5 hours - Scientists
Some scientists from Russian Institute of Ecology claim that Putin should sleep more. Otherwise, he’ll face 'irreversible processes in the brain.'
Nothing is impossible - The last wish of dying woman proves that miracles exist!
Katherine Bodo is dying of a cancer and one of her last wishes is to be married.
Watch: Momondo encouraged 67 people to find out more about their origins
Danish travel search site Momondo conducts a mass DNA experiment in this revealing mini documentary, which sets out to prove that our views about foreigners could be fundamentally changed if we knew more about our own genetic origins.
Ukraine is going to start up a motorbike ambulance
The first fully equipped motorbikes will appear on the streets next year.
IOC to check all Olympians since 2008
Following Russia’s doping scandal the International Olympic Committee has decided to check the doping tests of the athletes who took part not only in the Sochi Olympic Games, but the previous Olympics up to 2008.
Indonesia's president signed a decree authorizing the use of chemical castration to punish pedophiles
The authorities have tightened the punishment. Judges can decide on the application of the death penalty or chemical sterilization in cases when the crime is committed against children.
Watch: One-legged defender of Ukrainian Donetsk airport comes back to ATO war zone
The 'cyborg' is going to protect the Donbas despite the loss of his leg in a battle.
Angelina Jolie really decides to reduce breast size one more time - Mass Media
Angelina Jolie had a surgery to remove her breasts in 2013. Actress has been going in for social activities more and more cheerfully.
Senator Herry Reid: It is estimated that at least 200 million women and girls worldwide have undergone genital mutilation
Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. UNICEF estimated in 2016 that 200 million women had undergone the procedures in 27 countries in Africa.
IOC is sure and angry: There is no place for Russia in the Olympics
Russian team can be banned from participation in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. This will be possible if the investigation of the World Anti-Doping Agency confirms that Russian athletes took doping with the assistance of public authorities.
The Times: Russia still won’t take part in Rio Olympics
Russian athletes won’t be allowed to take part in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. It has been decided that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is to ban the All-Russian Athletics Federation from the restoration of its membership in the IAAF.
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis was hospitalized before the band were set to play the KROQ Weenie Roast in Los Angeles
According to Rollingstone, Anthony Kiedis was hospitalized due to 'complications from the intestinal flu.'
Senator Elizabeth Warren: The number of antibiotics sold for use in food-producing animals increased by 23%
According to FDA, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized a rule today that revises its annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in animals intended for human consumption or food-producing animals.
A 70-year-old woman regains sight after 21 years of blindness
The woman fell down in her own house and inexplicably returned her eyesight that she had lost 21 years ago.
Tustin Police Department reported about a terrier mix puppy showing signs of being under the influence of drugs
In March officers arrested two subjects out of a local motel who were in possession of a large quantity of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Health plans hit by Obamacare losses could raise rates just weeks before the election
According to Politico, the last thing Democrats want to contend with just a week before the 2016 presidential election is an outcry over double-digit insurance hikes as millions of Americans begin signing up for Obamacare.
Jennifer Lopez resolved to have breast plastic surgery: According to the doctor’s opinion, Lopez’s breast looks now as firm as 15 years ago
According to the Western mass media reports, 46 year old Jennifer Lopez, who has stated in a recent interview that she is not fully satisfied with her figure, opted for bust enlarging and lifting surgery.
Senator Harry Reid: Zika is a scourge that is already affecting the United States
NASA created a risk Zika virus map to help government agencies better prepare for outbreaks.
At Wroclaw University hospital the baby was born 55 days after the death of his mother
The father was there with the baby, meticulously engaged in his son’s rehabilitation. According to Nowa Trybuna Opolska, a brain-dead Polish woman was kept alive for 55 days, so that she could give birth at Wroclaw University.
Pixee Fox, who had 6 ribs removed, wants to resemble an animated figure like Jessica Rabbit
Barbie doll from Sweeden Pixee Fox made an unusual surgery, the results of which just blew up the Internet. The 25-year-old Pixee Fox says she was inspired by animated characters like Jessica Rabbit, Aurora from Sleeping Beauty, and Holli Would from Cool World.
People are born with "superpowers" everyday — it all comes down to genetic mutations
Researchers from the Mount Sinai Medical Center hospital analyzed the genomes of half a million people and found about ten healthy people with a mutated gene, which inevitably had to lead to a fatal disease.
Scientists in Brazil have revealed a new disorder associated with Zika infection in adults: ADEM
Zika virus infection could lead to acute disseminated encephalomyelitis that attacks the brain and spinal cord. Previously, the researchers have found a correlation between Zika virus and autoimmune disorder – Guillain-Barré syndrome, which attacks the peripheral nerves outside the brain and spinal cord, causing temporary paralysis. The new discovery – the connection of the virus with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) – reveals that Zika could provoke an attack on the central nervous system.
English woman lost more than 80 kg to fit in a plane seat
A resident of the UK suffered from her excess weight and couldn’t fit in a plane seat. Therefore, one day she finally lost 83 kilos and paid $11 000 to remove her saggy skin.
Israel claims victory over Alzheimer's disease
Israeli doctors have declared victory over Alzheimer's disease, Amoranta writes, referring to a daily newspaper Haaretz. It reported about successful completion of pre-clinical trials of a new drug that had proved 99% healing of this previously incurable form of dementia.
Vitamin D is great heart healer - Scientists have found decision
Vitamin D can help people who suffer from heart diseases, recent studies claim. Scientists have carried out a trial on 163 patients and found that Vitamin D supplements improved their hearts' ability to move blood in the bodies.
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