The health authorities are evaluating the option of making the seasonal influenza vaccine mandatory for certain groups as concerns rise over the dual impact with … Read more
Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it plans to roll out a version of its cloud-based software that will be modified to suit the needs of … Read more
Six Spaniards were arrested on Friday evening after attacking police officers who approached them to inform them that they were breaking Coronavirus … Read more
230 children in Europe affected and two died from new life-threatening inflammatory syndrome linked to Covid-19
A new life-threatening inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 has affected 230 children in Europe and killed two so far this year, a regional health body … Read more
Thousands of cyclists took over the centre of Ljubljana once again on Friday to protest against Slovenia‘s centre-right government of Prime Minister Janez Jansa, … Read more
A European Union agency report for the month of April, says Malta is the most trusted country among all member states within the health sector.… Read more
The government today launched a new vaccine on the National Vaccination Schedule, which will be available as from Monday, free of charge, the Deputy Prime … Read more
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, warned this evening that “the worst is yet ahead of us” with regard to the global … Read more
The European Environment Agency said Thursday that noise levels were so bad in the European Union that the bloc was failing to meet its own … Read more
The difficulty to forecast the level of spread and danger of the Coronavirus is linked to the fact that the biggest problem that we have … Read more
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc is collaborating with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to contribute towards the effort of developing a vaccine for the … Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Palforzia [Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Allergen Powder-dnfp] to mitigate allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, that may occur with accidental exposure … Read more
As of Thursday 30th January, listeners of VIBE FM’s breakfast show ‘The Morning Vibe’ should step up their persuasion tactics to try and convince breakfast … Read more
Over 50 people killed in China from virus outbreak, Chinese President warns country is facing a “grave situation”
Fifty-six people have died from the coronavirus outbreak in China as the country’s leader described the accelerating spread of the disease a grave situation.
It … Read more
The Superintendence of Public Health is monitoring the situation of the clusters of pneumonia detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and is following the … Read more
Nestlé Research and the University of Plymouth have revealed new insights into the factors that predispose children to developing type 2 diabetes in adult life. … Read more
Italy has stepped up its precautionary measures after the outbreak of a new SARS-like coronavirus in China, with alerts being sent out to family doctors … Read more
China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday, halting transportation and warning against public gatherings, to try to stop the spread … Read more
Chinese authorities have urged people to stop travelling in and out of Wuhan, the city at the centre of a new virus outbreak that has … Read more
The coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China is not of any particular risk to Turkey, the country’s Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday.
Turkish authorities … Read more
Chinese virus outbreak prompts extra checks at airports, fever scanners to be set up at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport
Many countries are checking the temperatures of arriving airline passengers and adopting precautionary quarantine procedures in response to a new virus as cases have been … Read more
A man returning from China has become the first person in the US to be diagnosed with a mystery new virus.
Chinese state media say … Read more
Europe prepares for ‘credible threat’ of Chinese flu pandemic spreading despite likelihood is considered low
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on Monday considered the likelihood of introduction of the virus to the EU to be “low”, … Read more
Parents and teachers tell children to use their head. Well, in Scotland, that might not be allowed.
The Scottish Football Association was finalizing proposals to … Read more
The World Health Organisation is set to hold an emergency meeting to decide whether the deadly coronavirus is an international emergency.
China confirmed on Monday … Read more
China on Monday reported a mysterious SARS-like virus had spread across the country, including to Beijing, raising concerns as millions begin trips for the Lunar … Read more
Links between mobile phone use and health under the lens as Italian court rules that prolonged use causes cancers in the head
The prolonged use of mobile phone can cause cancers in the head, according to a ruling by Turin’s Appeals Court on Tuesday.
The court upheld … Read more
Politico reports that outgoing Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis waded into the increasingly heated EU debate over the recruitment of foreign health care professionals, criticizing … Read more
Vaping products should be sold from behind the counter amid increasing concern they pose a risk to health, experts have claimed.
Martin McKee, Professor … Read more
Global health systems are unprepared to meet the needs of an ageing population living with HIV, experts have warned.
While people with the virus are … Read more
Born too Soon: Providing the right care, at the right time, in the right place – World Prematurity Day 2019
Each year, there are about 15 million babies around the world be born prematurely — or before 37 weeks of gestation each year.
Out of … Read more
Climate change has become a health emergency, children’s lungs are no longer pink, but black due to the pollution
Paediatricians in New Delhi, India, say children’s lungs are no longer pink, but black due to the pollution in the air.
Our warming planet is … Read more
The use of cannabis medicines to treat people with depression, anxiety, psychosis or other mental health issues cannot be justified because there is little evidence … Read more
A research team in Switzerland has discovered the lipid responsible for killing tissue during a heart attack, raising potential for a new treatment model for … Read more
A team of researchers said there is no proof red or processed meat causes cancer.
The experts has said the work which links red meat … Read more
Call for private doctors to provide free vaccinations issued by Health Ministry – Il-Kullħadd headlines
Kulħadd says that the Health Ministry issued a call for private doctors to participate in a government scheme to provide free vaccinations to their patients. … Read more
British Government takes steps to protect healthcare access for UK nationals living in the EU after Brexit
People already living in the EU who have their healthcare funded by the UK, including pensioners and students, will have their healthcare costs covered for … Read more
Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) … Read more
A teenage girl from New Zealand sick with measles visited Disneyland and other popular tourist stops across Southern California earlier this month, possibly infecting others, … Read more
US federal health officials investigating mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette
State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of … Read more
Sharon Stone has accused Hollywood of being “brutally unkind” in its treatment of her as she struggled to recover from a stroke in 2001.
Stone … Read more
Two new studies from WHO/Europe show that a high proportion of baby foods are incorrectly marketed as suitable for infants under the age of 6 … Read more