Security Council gravely concerned over Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
The Security Council reiterated Friday its "grave concern" about the most recent outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and emphasized the need for continued cooperation with the DRC authorities to address the outbreak, as well as with other countries in the region.
The statement also expressed the Council’s apprehension over the security situation in the Ebola-affected... read more
Researchers find way to make immunotherapy work for lymphoma
New York: Researchers have developed a novel way to use immunotherapy drugs against lymphoma by combining them with stem cell transplantation.
The study, published in Cancer Discovery journal, found that this new process is not only effective in lymphoma treatment but also increases the success of the drugs in melanoma and lung cancer.... read more
Yellow lens glasses don't improve drivers' night vision
Touted to improve nighttime eyesight, yellow lens glasses don’t help drivers see better and may, in fact, worsen vision, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that yellow-lens wearing volunteers operating a driving simulator were no better at spotting a pedestrian when confronting oncoming headlights than those who wore clear lenses,... read more
Vitamin A intake linked with lower skin cancer risk: Study
Intake of vitamin A may be associated with a lower risk of a common type of skin cancer, a study claims.
The study of about 125,000 Americans found that people with the highest intake of vitamin A lowered their risk of squamous cell skin cancer by around 15 per cent.... read more
Fractional CO2 Laser Improves Vaginal Health After Menopause
Fractional CO2 laser therapy is more effective than intravaginal promestriene or vaginal lubricant for improving vaginal health in women with genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), researchers from Brazil report.
At week 14, the total Vaginal Health Index (VHI) score had improved to a significantly greater extent in ... read more