Tag Archives: DISEASE

Chinese doctor, warn, world, coronavirus, disease, sorrow, death toll, 630, Beijing, “people’s war”

Coronavirus kills ‘hero’ Chinese doctor who sounded alarm as to...

02 February, 2020 8:11 am 8:11 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese doctor who tried to warn the world about a new coronavirus died of the disease on Friday, prompting an outpouring of sorrow as the death toll passed 630 and Beijing declared a “people’s war” on the rapidly spreading pathogen. Li Wenliang, 34, died in the early hours of the morning … Read More

air pollution, health, death, disease, costs,

Air pollution cuts lead quickly to large health benefits

12 December, 2019 9:16 am 9:16 am

CHICAGO (Reuters ) – Reducing air pollution at its source can substantially improve health within a few weeks, and the savings from reduced death and disease exceed the costs, according to a review of existing research. The authors looked at evidence of reduced deaths and disability from heart and respiratory disease and other illnesses at … Read More

British, doctor, declares, Nawaz Sharif, disease, complex

British doctor says Nawaz Sharif can be taken to Boston for treatment

12 December, 2019 10:02 am 10:02 am

LONDON (92 News) – A British doctor has declared the disease of Nawaz Sharif, who is on a four-week bail, a complex one. Talking to 92 News on Sunday, Dr Nayyar Zaman said that the PML-N Quaid could be taken to Boston, United States for treatment. “Nawaz Sharif can be treated in London, but I … Read More

patients , severe, stable ,heart ,disease ,arteries ,medications

Stents no better than drugs for many heart patients: US study

11 November, 2019 3:51 pm 3:51 pm

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Many patients with severe but stable heart disease who routinely undergo invasive procedures to clear and prop open clogged arteries would do as well by just taking medications and making lifestyle changes, US researchers reported. If adopted into practice, the findings could save hundreds of millions of dollars a year in healthcare … Read More


Healthy eating tied to lower risk of kidney disease

10 October, 2019 9:55 pm 9:55 pm

BRISBANE (Reuters ) – People with diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy may be less likely to develop chronic kidney disease than those who shun these foods in favor of sweets and meats, a research review suggests. Compared to people who tended to avoid fruits and veggies and pile their plates … Read More

Nawaz Sharif, disease, diagnosed, sentence, suspension, counsel

Nawaz Sharif’s disease was diagnosed during suspension of sentence: couns...

06 June, 2019 6:21 pm 6:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Haris, giving arguments in the plea for suspension of sentence in the Al-Azizia reference, said that his client’s disease was diagnosed during the suspension of his sentence. A division bench comprising Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani heard the plea. The court remarked that there … Read More

Nawaz Sharif, kidney, disease, stage 3, Maryam

Nawaz Sharif’s kidney disease has reached stage 3: Maryam

03 March, 2019 6:14 pm 6:14 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Maryam Nawaz said that the kidney disease of her father Nawaz Sharif has reached stage 8. After meeting Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat Jail on Saturday, she tweeted that result of the test was not okay. “He is still feeling pain in his arm.” She said that former premier’s kidney function … Read More

Inflammatory bowel disease tied to heart attack risk

12 December, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

(Reuters Health) – People with inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis may be up to 12 times more likely to have a heart attack, a US study suggests. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) involves chronic or recurring inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s are the most common forms. People with … Read More

Vaccine confidence low in Europe, raising disease outbreak risk

10 October, 2018 10:25 am 10:25 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Low levels of public confidence in vaccines in the European Union are pushing immunization rates down and the number of disease outbreaks up, according to an expert report on Tuesday. Recent outbreaks of measles – the highest number in the EU for seven years – are a sign of the immediate impact … Read More

Moderate ‘bad cholesterol’ levels tied to early death for healt...

08 August, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – Healthy adults who don’t keep their LDL-C, or “bad cholesterol,” in check are more likely to die prematurely from cardiovascular disease than peers with lower cholesterol levels, a US study suggests. Researchers examined data on 36,375 adults with no history of heart disease or diabetes and a low 10-year risk … Read More

Serena Williams says struggling with ‘postpartum emotions’

08 August, 2018 9:41 am 9:41 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams was in a “funk” last week because she felt her hectic schedule was not leaving her enough time to care for her 11-month old daughter, the 23-time grand slam champion said in a social media post . The 36-year-old American pulled out of the Rogers Cup in Montreal on … Read More

Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

08 August, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday, a senior official at the health ministry said . The experimental vaccine, which is manufactured by Merck, proved successful during its first wide-scale usage against an outbreak in … Read More