Cholera Outbreak In Maiduguri IDP Camps Leaves Hundreds Sick, 9 Dead

At least 9 people have died and another 98 are receiving medical treatment from a cholera outbreak at an IDP camp in Maiduguri, according to a health worker speaking with SaharaReporters. Maiduguri is the capital of Borno State and is now the location of the military headquarters to facilitate Nigeria’s fight against Boko Haram. The… Read More Cholera Outbreak In Maiduguri IDP Camps Leaves Hundreds Sick, 9 Dead

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Chipotle is facing a lawsuit from a woman who says she was hospitalized twice after eating there

Flickr/ Collin MesserChipotle is facing a lawsuit following a salmonella outbreak. Chipotle is facing a lawsuit following a salmonella outbreak in Minnesota that has been linked to more than a dozen of its restaurants. The lawsuit was filed by April Beck, who says she was hospitalized twice and developed blood clots in her arms after… Read More Chipotle is facing a lawsuit from a woman who says she was hospitalized twice after eating there

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Eye Doctor Performs Operations Right Under Bridge In Lagos

A Nigerian man claims he is a professional optician, who performs eye operations right under a bridge in Lagos. Please, scroll down to watch the video.  A self-proclaimed roadside doctor uses only herbs and plants, promising to cure his patients from such conditions as myopia or short-sightedness, watery and itchy eyes and many more. A Nigerian… Read More Eye Doctor Performs Operations Right Under Bridge In Lagos

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Cancer breakthrough: MRI scanners can rid body of cancerous tumours, scientists claim

SCIENTISTS have discovered MRI scanners, often used to diagnose cancer, can actually help combat the disease and with less side effects than some current treatments. Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered MRI scanners, normally used to produce images of within the body, can steer cell-based, tumour-busting therapies to specific target sites in the… Read More Cancer breakthrough: MRI scanners can rid body of cancerous tumours, scientists claim

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Why this picture of horror burns should be a warning to families going on holiday

PARENTS have been warned not to let their children get a black henna tattoo on holiday as horrific cases of severe burns spiral. Graphic images of blistering, painful burns and scarring have been issued to warn of the dangers caused by the illegal tattoo practices which are widely available both abroad and on home soil.… Read More Why this picture of horror burns should be a warning to families going on holiday

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GRAPHIC CONTENT: Village where people only come out at night as their faces ROT in the sun

IT’S the Brazilian village that resembles an eerie ghost town – because hundreds of locals only come out at night due to a disease that ROTS their skin when exposed to sunlight. Shockingly 600 out of the population of 800 in Araras, just 70 miles from Sao Paulo, suffer from the genetic disorder – leaving… Read More GRAPHIC CONTENT: Village where people only come out at night as their faces ROT in the sun

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A geneticist says any new parent should ‘roll their child on floor of the NYC subway’ — here’s why

A team of geneticists made headlines a few months ago after its mission to document all the bacteria on the New York City subway turned up nearly 600 different species of microbes crawling around on all those greasy rails. They found some icky stuff, including the bacteria that give people food poisoning, and the bugs… Read More A geneticist says any new parent should ‘roll their child on floor of the NYC subway’ — here’s why

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