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The True Story of a Man Who Survived Without Any Food for 382 Days

The True Story of a Man Who Survived Without Any Food for 382 Days

Most people can survive without food for at least a few weeks, maybe a bit longer. Eventually, however, starvation kills. Yet the limits on how long people can go without eating are complicated; without water people are unlikely to last a week, but the amount of time starvation takes can vary drastically. Take the story of Angus […]

Gambian HIV Patients Recount Herbal Treatment Under Yahya Jammeh

Gambian HIV Patients Recount Herbal Treatment Under Yahya Jammeh

Former president Yahya Jammeh claimed he could cure people suffering from HIV and AIDS. Jammeh treated hundreds of patients in Gambian clinics, administering herbal remedies. Now that he has left power, many are still sick and telling their stories. Please follow and like us:

Conservation Efforts Must Include Small Animals. After All, They Run the World

Conservation Efforts Must Include Small Animals. After All, They Run the World

Humans like to think that they rule the planet and are hard wired to do so. But our stewardship has been anything but successful. The last major extinction event, 66 million years ago, was caused by a meteorite. But the next mass extinction event, which is under way right now, is our fault. Geologists have […]

Scientists Are Making Personalised Eczema Treatments From People’s Own Microbes

Scientists Are Making Personalised Eczema Treatments From People’s Own Microbes

Cultivating ‘friendly’ bacteria from people’s skin makes it possible to develop personalised lotions to treat skin conditions like eczema, a new study shows. It’s the latest evidence that beneficial bacteria in our microbiome can be used to treat infections spurred by harmful microbes, and could provide a new direction in antibiotics research: something we desperately […]

Spanish government creates new sex position to stimulate low birth rate

Spanish government creates new sex position to stimulate low birth rate

The Spanish government has taken a radical step to arrest the country’s declining birth rate – by creating the position of a ‘Sex Tsar’. It’s part of a bid to encourage a baby boom and counteract the population slump. Galician senator and demographics expert, Edelmira Barreria Diz, has been appointed government commissioner with special responsibility […]

Central African Republic Still Chaotic Despite Elections

Central African Republic Still Chaotic Despite Elections

There was hope last year that the election of President Faustin-Archange Touadéra would bring real change to the troubled Central African Republic. But 12 months on, he has been unable to extend his authority beyond the capital, Bangui, and the rest of the country is as lawless as ever. Fatimatou Issa and her family witnessed […]

Five HIV patients left ‘virus-free’ with no need for daily drugs in early vaccine trials

Five HIV patients left ‘virus-free’ with no need for daily drugs in early vaccine trials

A new vaccine-based treatment for HIV has succeeded in suppressing the virus in five patients, raising hopes further research could help prevent Aids without the need for daily drugs. Researchers combined two innovative HIV vaccines with a drug usually used to treat cancer in the trial, conducted over three years at the IrsiCaixa Aids Research […]

United Nations demands action as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen

United Nations demands action as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen

Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, the UN children’s agency said. The warning comes a day after government officials and the United Nations declared famine in parts of South Sudan. In Yemen, where war has been raging for nearly two years, 462,000 […]

Get Serious About the South Sudan Conflict

Get Serious About the South Sudan Conflict

Over the past six months, at least half a million South Sudanese fleeing insecurity in South Sudan have arrived in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda, joining the thousands of South Sudanese who had relocated to Uganda earlier. On Saturday, this newspaper reported that a health training institution from Kajokeji town, Yei, South Sudan, had […]

Man Beheads Wife After DNA Proved 6 Kids are Not His…???

Man Beheads Wife After DNA Proved 6 Kids are Not His…???

Karen Rainford, the mother of six who was beheaded in Mountain View was killed by the father of her six younger children. Sources are now saying that the man Rainford told that the children belonged to him found out that none of the children were his. Days leading up to the murder, the alleged father […]

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