Senegal has become the latest country to seal its border with a west African neighbour to ward off the deadly Ebola virus, as the new UN pointman on the epidemic said preparations must be made for a possible flare-up of the disease.
20 Aug 2014 21:42
The lounges help free up hospital beds as patients ready for discharge can be moved to a separate location. Such facilities are in place at the National University Hospital, Changi General Hospital, Singapore General Hospital, and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
20 Aug 2014 10:46
Danish researchers reported a link on Wednesday (Aug 20) between a commonly-used antibiotic and a "significantly" higher risk of heart deaths, while observers urged caution in interpreting the results.
19 Aug 2014 16:52
The Ebola virus has killed 84 people in just three days, bringing the global death toll to 1,229, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday (Aug 19).
19 Aug 2014 07:50
"Having good neighbours and feeling connected to others in the local community" could significantly reduce an individual's heart attack risk, says study.