Health

AFL great Garry Lyon seeks treatment for mental health condition

Garry Lyon has relinquished his role as co-host of The Footy Show as he undergoes treatment for a mental health condition. In a statement on Saturday, Channel Nine said Lyon, who is also the co-host of Footy Classified, a Triple M commentator and is an Age columnist, had been “suffering from a serious mental health condition”. Nine said there was no time ...

WHAT A MESS!CELEB PLASTIC SURGERY NIGHTMARES

WRITTEN BY EDITOR KALAHAN DENG How far do some people want to go in order to stay young and what a price they have to pay for their unrestrainable desires?Being a celebrity comes with a great deal of pressure to look PERFECT. To deal with this pressure, a lot of celebs decide to go down the plastic surgery route to ...

Cholera outbreak threatens world’s largest refugee camp

Kenya’s cholera epidemic has reached the world’s largest refugee camp and doctors worry the outbreak could continue to spread. Seven people have died in Dadaab, in northern Kenya near the border with Somalia, since the outbreak was declared in November, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders, or MSF, said in a statement. In the last three weeks, more than 300 ...

33 people were killed, nearly 600 have been hospitalised by swine flu in Iran

An outbreak of swine flu has left 33 people dead in two provinces of southwestern Iran in the past three weeks, the state media reported on Monday. Deputy Health Minister Ali Akbar Sayyari said there had been 28 deaths in Kerman province and 5 in Sistan-Baluchistan and warning the H1N1 virus was likely to spread to other areas including the capital Tehran. ...

China and India were blanketed in hazardous smog

The capitals of the world’s two most populous nations, China and India, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog Monday as climate change talks began in Paris, where leaders of both countries are among the participants. China’s capital Beijing maintained an “orange” pollution alert, the second-highest level, Monday, closing highways, halting or suspending construction and prompting a warning to residents to ...

Man who’s never flown before builds plane from scratch… But will it fly?

KALAHAN DENG On June 15 2015, Asmelash Zeferu sat at the end of a runway, over a decade of work malfunctioning around him. The Ethiopian amateur pilot was as shattered as his propeller. There had been doubters, those who had called him “mad.” Many had turned up at the airfield, 40 kilometers north of Addis Ababa, to watch him take ...

Lebanon faces health issues because of the rubbish crisis

Wael Abu Faour, the health minister of Lebanon has warned that the country is facing a considerable health issues because of the huge amounts of rubbish. Garbage has been collecting on the streets in Lebanon for the past month after the closing down of the main landfill site in Beirut. The crisis has become severe that some residents visit the spot frequently in order to burn rubbish on ...

21 died from heatwave as high as 47ºC in Egypt

21 people have died and 66 others were hospitalized with exhaustion as increasing temperatures and high humidity hit Cairo and other parts of Egypt according to the health ministry. All victims died on Sunday as the temperature soared as high as 47ºC (117 ºF). The ministry said in a statement that 15 people died in Cairo, 4 in the Delta province of Qalibiya and 2 in Upper ...

Baby born with half a heart gets ‘full life’

Little Marcus was born with only half a heart, a condition that once meant there was no hope but thanks to incredible surgery at Westmead, Marcus is looking forward to a full life. Watch Video on the main Source.. https://au.news.yahoo.com/video/watch/28924505/baby-born-with-half-a-heart-gets-full-life/

New smartphone app can diagnose cervical cancer and lymphoma

US researchers have developed a smartphone app that can be used to diagnose cervical cancer and cases of lymphoma. The new app, developed at Harvard Medical School, harnesses several technological advances, including what is essentially a kind of miniature microscope. The head of the cancer program for systems biology at Massachusetts General Hospital and one of the lead researches on ...