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Zimbabwean Tycoon Strive Masiyiwa Opens Up On Daughter’s Cancer Fight

Zimbabwean Tycoon Strive Masiyiwa Opens Up On Daughter’s Cancer Fight

Econet Wireless founder, Strive Masiyiwa, has opened up about his family struggle with cancer adding their harrowing experience has made him accept an invitation to work with Former US President George W Bush. Writing on his Facebook page, Masiyiwa revealed how his daughter had had to suspend university for a year as she battled cancer. […]

Technology, design thinking powers life-saving innovation in cancer screening for developing countries

Technology, design thinking powers life-saving innovation in cancer screening for developing countries

In no other sector does technology hold such potential to save and improve the lives of African citizens than healthcare. And when world-leading medical research combined with expert local insights meet the latest in cloud-based technology, an opportunity beckons to solve one of the leading killers of African women. “We have all the tools available […]

Nutella is being removed from supermarkets ‘because it could cause cancer’

Nutella is being removed from supermarkets ‘because it could cause cancer’

Ferrero, the maker of Nutella, has hit back at claims that palm oil used in their hazelnut and chocolate spreads could cause cancer. In May, the European Food Standards Authority warned that the contaminants found in the oil’s edible form are carcinogenic. It warned that even moderate consumption of the substances represented a risk to […]

Barbecued, fried meat may increase cancer risk

Barbecued, fried meat may increase cancer risk

Cooking meats at high temperatures, as in barbecuing or pan-frying, may increase the risk for kidney cancer, a new study suggests. The World Health Organization warned last month that processed meats — including bacon, hot dogs and sausages — can cause colon cancer. Red meats were also associated with higher risk. The new study looked […]

Man told by doctors he has 30 minutes to live after tapeworm found in his brain

Man told by doctors he has 30 minutes to live after tapeworm found in his brain

Michael Mosley holding up a piece of human tapeworm A Colombian man’s lung tumors turned out to have an extremely unusual cause: The rapidly growing masses weren’t actually made of human cells, but were from a tapeworm living inside him, according to a report of the case. This is the first known report of a […]

Eqypt Welcomes Children Battling Cancer in Africa’s Nile Basin

Eqypt Welcomes Children Battling Cancer in Africa’s Nile Basin

In extended efforts to weave unity and peace across the Nile Basin countries through mutual benefits and shared knowledge, 600 African physicians have been promised to receive medical training at the Egyptian Children’s Cancer Hospital (CCHE)57357 throughout the upcoming three years. The news was announced by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday in a meeting […]

Older Women Face Risk of Cervical Cancer

Older Women Face Risk of Cervical Cancer

There is a perception that cervical cancer is a young woman’s disease, but half of deaths occur in women over 65, a British Medical Journal report says. It argues that the age limit for cervical screening should be raised to 70 and older women should be targeted in health campaigns. There was an average of […]

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