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Health

Meet the Women in South Africa Who Walk Miles Every Day to Test Their Neighbors for HIV

<b>ESHOWE, South Africa —</b> The landscape outside Eshowe, a town about two hours northwest of Durban, is an undulating green sea of sugar cane plants. …

Africa

How breast milk can get garlic aroma

<b>London, July 17 (IANS)</b> Nursing mothers who ate garlic are likely to have evident aroma of garlic in their breast milk, says a study.<p>Breast milk has …

Garlic

How to live blind and bold — a Braille teacher's lesson plan for life

Open the door and announce yourself. That’s the rule for students entering Keith Christian’s classroom.<p>They step inside and hear the pitter patter of paws on the carpet as Whitney, a black labrador, brushes against their legs.<p>If they reach to the right, they feel thin cylinders bedecked with balls, …

Teaching

46 Per Cent Female Cancer Patients In India Are Below 50: Doctors

National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research one woman dies of cervical cancer every 8 minutes.<p>New Delhi: Forty-six per cent of women …

Indian Women's Issues

Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicare $470 Million Annually, Study Shows

This could potentially be a groundbreaking year for the marijuana industry.<p>In November, residents in up to a dozen states could be voting on whether …

Medical Marijuana

Blood transfusions during pregnancy save critically ill babies

Seventeen weeks pregnant with her fourth child, Katie Hauge and her husband Curtis, both of Havre, Mont., decided to have an elective gender ultrasound to find out the sex of their baby.<p>Yet instead of getting happy news, the ultrasound technician urged Hauge, then 28, to go to the emergency room …

Obstetrics

Revisiting the Work of Dr. Linus Pauling

A few months ago a very good friend of mine, who also happens to be a naturopath, learned that her mother had been diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>As is …

Rotary Club of Kingston eyes persons with disabilities

The Rotary Club of Kingston will focus its energies and resources over the next 12 months an the welfare and well-being of persons with disabilities, …

Employment

Young man with Menkes Disease celebrates 21st birthday

Turning 21 is a big deal in just about everyone's life.<p>For Blaine Grenon and his mom, there's extra reason to celebrate.<p>“I'm pretty blessed to have …

Harrisburg holds fundraiser for Tatym and Aiva

<b>HARRISBURG, S.D. -</b> Many people gathered at the Fresh Horses Saloon in Harrisburg Saturday, coming together to support a local family who is facing a …

Pennsylvania

Alzheimer’s Disease Vaccine Nears Testing Phase, Could Prevent And Reverse Dementia

An Alzheimer’s vaccine could be just a few short years away, according to researchers from Australia and the United States. Initial pre-clinical …

14-year-old suffering from fatal disease makes decision to end life

- A 14-year-old girl is living out her summer dreams after choosing hospice over surgery and telling her mother that she is ready to die. Jerika …

Assisted suicide

Teen with sleep disorder wants to help other sufferers

Stephanie Manuli was copying notes in 8th grade math class when something odd, but all-too-familiar happened.<p>Suddenly Stephanie was lost -- as if …

Health

Personality Disorder Leaves Des Moines Man Homeless, but Speaking Out

DES MOINES, Iowa - It's a diagnosis no one wants to receive.But when Ross Trowbridge was told he had Borderline Personality Disorder in January 2015, …

Homelessness

I have terminal cancer and I know my friends want to ask, 'Aren’t you dead yet?'

Last December I wrote an essay for The Times about what I wanted to do with my life after I was diagnosed with terminal cancer. In July of 2015 — despite multiple surgeries, rounds of radiation, and chemotherapy — three doctors had given me and my husband their bleak perspectives on how much time I …

Cancer

3 Primary Ways Researchers Are Combatting Cancer

Image source: Getty Images.Among the countless ailments a person can be diagnosed with, cancer is arguably the scariest. Worse yet, the odds of …

Cancer

Common additive may be why you have food allergies

A Michigan State University researcher has found that a common food additive may be linked to a rise in food allergies. Cheryl Rockwell, an assistant …

Health

Gonorrhea may soon become resistant to all antibiotics and untreatable

Gonorrhea may become untreatable, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Photo by Flickr user Sheep …

Gonorrhea

The Scientific Mystery of a Man Living with 90% of His Brain Missing

The man who lives a functional life with most of his brain filled with water challenges what we know about the brain.<br>Read More

Science

Dad's Psychological Well-Being Impacts His Kids' Development

Source: AP Photo/Warner Bros. Inc.New research from Michigan State University (MSU) confirms that a father's role as a parent goes far beyond simply …

Psychology

New Genetic Test Could Save Some Women With Breast Cancer From Chemotherapy

A new genetic test could save more women with breast cancer from having to go through chemotherapy.<p>The EndoPredict test, which takes just a few days, can accurately predict if a woman’s cancer is likely to spread around the body.<p>Doctors would be able to see the genetic make-up of a tumour giving …

Women's News

My mother's battle with drug addiction in Pakistan

She was Pakistan's first female maxillofacial surgeon. After decades of substance abuse, is she on the road to recovery?<p><b>Karachi, Pakistan -</b> Before I saw my mother in May, I had been dreading the meeting. I had no idea what to expect.<p>She was angry and resentful the last time I saw her. She had been …

Addiction

Inside A Secret Government Warehouse Prepped For Health Catastrophes

When Greg Burel tells people he's in charge of some secret government warehouses, he often gets asked if they're like the one at the end of <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i>, where the Ark of the Covenant gets packed away in a crate and hidden forever.<p>"Well, no, not really," says Burel, director of a program …

Ark of the Covenant

Teen with disability claims discrimination from Fresno ice rink

A disabled teen says she was iced out of a birthday party this weekend and forced to leave an ice rink because she was in a wheelchair.<p>Megan McKeon …

Fresno

Disability in conflict zones: 'I told my wife to take the children and run'

When the shooting started Simplice Lenguy told his wife to take their children and run. It was 5 December 2013, and the war in Central African Republic (CAR) had arrived on his doorstep. “I couldn’t go fast with my canes and I didn’t want them to wait for me,” says Simplice. “All our friends and …

Kids

Don't stop the clock on medical research

Life with multiple sclerosis (MS) today is very different than when I was diagnosed in 1992, which is why I’m so worried to see a representative in …

Research

Local artist shows disability is no barrier to her art

A local artist is proving that her disability won't stifle her creativity and the Drawing Point Gallery decided to showcase her work.

Art

Get the latest news on all disabilities, NDIS & My Aged Care

The top 5 mobility aids for accessible travelling and a better holiday for all.<p>Can you get assistance for music therapy under the NDIS for primarily …

Health Care (Australia)