Ebola vaccinations kick-off in Congo today
Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign today  aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. A spokeswoman for the health ministry, Jessica Ilunga said 4,000 doses of vaccine were shipped on Saturday to Mbandaka, which last week registered the first cases in... Read more
Depressed men may become infertile- Study
A study published Thursday in the journal Fertility and Sterility showed that among couples receiving infertility treatment, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances. The study also linked a class of antidepressants known as non-selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (non-SSRIs) to a higher risk of early... Read more
Ebola: First doses of experimental vaccine arrive DR Congo
The first 4,000 doses of experimental vaccine provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to combat against the Ebola outbreak has arrived on Wednesday in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The WHO on Monday gave the go-ahead to officials in the DRC to import... Read more
Ebola outbreak in Congo, 17 people dead
At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday. It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola river... Read more
Researchers stumble on drug that can reverse baldness
Baldness could be a thing of the past thanks to a new drug shown to enhance hair growth. Researchers from the University of Manchester’s Centre for Dermatology Research found the drug, originally designed as a treatment for osteoporosis, has a “dramatic stimulatory effect” on human hair follicles donated by... Read more
Ebola resurfaces, kills 17 in Congo
Ebola deadly virus, that raged in some African countries several years ago, has staged a return in northwest part of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), killing 17 people. Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday described the fresh outbreak as a “public health emergency with international impact.” “Twenty-one cases of fever... Read more
Nigeria’s elections among world most expensive
Nigeria’s elections are among  the most expensive in the world, with the cost soaring from a little above N1 billion in 1999 to over N100 billion in 2015, investigations by Daily Trust have shown. The country’s huge cost of elections has surpassed that of the world’s largest democracy, India,... Read more
All Twitter users advised to change password following security breach
Twitter is advising all its 330 million users to change their password after a glitch left them exposed in the company’s internal systems. Twitter discovered the glitch and did not find any “breach or misuse by anyone,” the company said in a blog post. The bug left passwords in an... Read more
Amazon reportedly scanning people’s bodies to sell them right clothes
Amazon knows your name, your address, your credit-card details, and what milk you like in your coffee — now it wants to know the shape of your body. According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon is inviting people to a New York office to have the shape and size of... Read more
Scientists discover cure for Colorectal Cancer
A treatment type that uses patients’ own immune cells to attack cancer looks ready for testing in human clinical trials of advanced colorectal cancer, according to researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia,Pennsylvania United States. In a study paper published in the journal Cancer Immunology Research, the researchers report how... Read more