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Organ Donation: Relieving Pain and Reviving Hope

Najlaa Al-Sudairi, a consultant in international media relations, never thought that she would one day embark on two different journeys — one in which she would donate an organ to one of...

Cameroon starts world’s first malaria vaccine program for children

Cameroon will be the first country to routinely give children a new malaria vaccine as the shots are rolled out in Africa. The campaign due to start Monday was...

Defense Secretary Austin has been hospitalized since Jan. 1, but the Pentagon kept the...

— Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has been hospitalized since Monday due to complications following a minor elective medical procedure, his press secretary said, in the Defense Department’s first acknowledgement that Austin had been admitted...

US seizes more illegal e-cigarettes, but thousands of new ones are launching

— Federal officials are seizing more shipments of unauthorized electronic cigarettes at U.S. ports, but thousands of new flavored products continue pouring into the country from China, according to government and industry data reviewed...

Stigma against gay men could worsen Congo’s biggest mpox outbreak, scientists warn

 As Congo copes with its biggest outbreak of mpox, scientists warn discrimination against gay and bisexual men on the continent could make it worse. In November, the World Health...

Habits regarding alcohol consumption, tobacco and addictions in children under 12 and 13 years...

One in four 12 and 13 year old students has ever tried an electronic cigarette, more girls than boys, and more than two thirds, 37.7%, have consumed an energy drink in the...

Sickle cell affects more families in Africa and India, but new gene therapies are...

Gautam Dongre’s two children in India and Pascazia Mazeze’s son in Tanzania live with an inherited blood disorder that turns blood cells into instruments of pain. Now that new...

Japan eyes banning cannabinoid HHCH after gummies render many ill

Japan's health ministry said Monday it is planning to ban HHCH, a synthetic substance derived from cannabis, as soon as this week after people who consumed gummies containing the cannabinoid had to...

NIH confirms six new Corona cases in last week

Health officials on Tuesday said that six new coronavirus cases were reported during the last week across the country. As per data shared by the National Institute of Health...

Polio virus detected in Karachi’s environmental sample

The Ministry of Health on Thursday confirmed that the polio virus has been found in the environmental sample in Karachi district of Sindh. According to the spokesperson of the...