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A new Ebola-related bat-borne virus with the potential to infect humans and animals has been found by a team of Chinese and Singaporean scientists in southwestern China, according to South China Morning Post. The Mengla virus – discovered in a fruit bat caught in Mengla county ...

Healthcare 2019-01-11 17:27:00

A study including health data for more than 500,000 children in the U.S. suggests obesity might be to blame for about a quarter (23 to 27 percent) of asthma in children who are obese, according to Medical Xpress. This could mean about 10 percent of all kids ...

Healthcare 2018-11-27 19:24:00

November 12 marks World Pneumonia Day, a campaign to educate the public about this disease and to advocate for global action to treat and prevent it. Pneumonia is the leading cause of death globally for children under the age of 5, claiming the lives of more than 1.5 million children annually ...

Healthcare 2018-11-12 12:36:00

Children should be encouraged to spend more time outdoors to reduce their risk of becoming shortsighted, new research suggests. The time spent playing on screens from a younger age and less time playing outside is fuelling rising rates of myopia ...

Healthcare 2018-11-11 14:54:00

A new study out of the Krembil Brain Institute, part of the Krembil Research Institute, suggests there could be more to that morning jolt of goodness than a boost in energy and attention. Drinking coffee may also protect you against developing both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, according to ScienceDaily ...

Healthcare 2018-11-07 20:53:00

Modern methods of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Tuberculosis (TB) is the focus of a two-day national scientific and practical conference organised by the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan with technical and financial support of the World Health Organization ...

Healthcare 2018-11-06 14:37:00

Scientists have discovered up to nine different types of plastic in the feces of every person who took part in a Europe-wide study, according to the www.independent.co.uk. On average, researchers found 20 microplastic particles in every 10 grams of stool, suggesting ...

Healthcare 2018-10-24 11:59:00

By studying the effect of genetic variations on lifespan across the human genome, researchers have devised a way to estimate whether an individual can expect to live longer or shorter than average, and have advanced scientific understanding of the diseases and cellular pathways ...

Healthcare 2018-10-23 18:04:00

In an unusual experiment, James Cook University researchers have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of fish and processed food eaten is related to depression ...

Healthcare 2018-10-11 16:51:00

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 was awarded jointly to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation", according to the nobelprize.org website ...

Healthcare 2018-10-02 10:34:00

China is expected to have the most organ transplant surgeries in 2020, said Huang Jiefu, director of the China National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee, Xinhua reports ...

Healthcare 2018-09-23 15:47:00

An opening ceremony has been held for a new building of the Emergency Medical Aid Centre in the city of Kotor Varos, Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was constructed with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation ...

Healthcare 2018-09-11 11:21:00

Issues concerning introduction of mandatory medical insurance in Azerbaijan have today been discussed during the business forum arranged by the Caspian European Club and attended by Zaur Aliyev, Chairman of the Board of the State Agency for ...

Healthcare 2018-08-29 21:20:00

Researchers have discovered a link between three degenerative eye diseases and Alzheimer`s disease, according to HealthDay. They say their findings could lead to new ways to identify people at high risk for Alzheimer`s ...

Healthcare 2018-08-14 21:00:00

An international research conference of oral and maxillofacial surgery will take place at the Training and Surgical Clinic of Azerbaijan Medical University, June 29-30. The event will bring together the officials of the European Association for Cranio Maxillo Facial Surgery (EACMFS) as well ...

Healthcare 2018-06-20 17:28:00

Azerbaijan’s National Center of Oncology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on mutual scientific cooperation with the UK’s Liverpool University Hospital, University College Hospital and Austria’s Medical University of Vienna ...

Healthcare 2018-05-26 19:19:00

Director General of Azerbaijan`s National Oncology Center, academician Jamil Aliyev has met with leading neuro-radiologists of University Hospital of Cologne, Germany. The event was attended by MD, PhD Radiologist and Neuroradiologist, Acting Head of the Department ...

Healthcare 2018-04-29 14:03:00

Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has visited special boarding school No 5 for physically disabled children in Narimanov district. Leyla Aliyeva met with children and viewed conditions at the boarding schools ...

Healthcare 2018-04-21 11:25:00

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), celebrated each year on April 2, was adopted by the United Nations in 2007 to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis throughout the world ...

Healthcare 2018-04-03 12:32:00

Scientists in the US have identified a new human organ hiding in plain sight, in a discovery they hope will help understand how cancer spreads within the human body, according to The Irish Times ...

Healthcare 2018-03-30 17:27:00