Tag: Africa

Dec 01 2018

‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa – The New York Times

Supported by Global health ‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa Already used in Western countries, hydroxyurea eased painful episodes in African children with the condition. It also reduced the risk of malaria infection. ImageA doctor evaluating a young patient with sickle-cell disease at a clinic in Kinshasa, Democratic […]

Nov 13 2018

NFL Africa Zone: The 'It's spelled Amukamara, FYI' edition

11:39 AM ET The NFL’s focus in week 10 was on results that went the way few expected, with the New England Patriots being trounced by the Tennessee Titans and the Cleveland Browns bashing the Atlanta Falcons. But some things did stay the same, as the Chicago Bears, New Orleans Saints, and Los Angeles Rams […]

Nov 08 2018

Prince Charles in Africa: Royal speaks Pidgin in Nigeria visit

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Prince Charles in Africa: Royal speaks Pidgin in Nigeria visit  BBC News Prince William Says He Wishes Dad Prince Charles Would Spend More Time With His Grandchildren  Entertainment Tonight Full coverage Source link

Oct 17 2018

Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola  StreetInsider.com As Public Concern Over Zika Eases In US, Efforts To Find Tests, Treatments For Dangerous Virus Stall  Kaiser Health News Zika strikes Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola  Devdiscourse Full coverage Source link

Oct 17 2018

RPT-INSIGHT-Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

(Repeating for additional clients with no changes to text) By Stephen Eisenhammer and Julie Steenhuysen LUANDA/CHICAGO, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control. Born in a poor neighborhood of Angola’s capital Luanda, the 10-month […]

Oct 16 2018

Ugandan President Asked Kim Kardashian What Her Job Is During Africa Trip with Kanye West: Source

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Oct 15 2018

Calling the Shots: North West Takes a Ride on Dad Kanye's Shoulders During Family Africa Trip

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Oct 13 2018

Kim Kardashian 'Still Reeling' From Kanye West's Trump Meeting As They Jet Off To Africa

Fresh off Kanye West’s rant in the Oval Office on Oct. 11, Kim Kardashian is wondering what to do about her husband’s situation as they touch down in Uganda, we’ve learned. What measures is the ‘KUWTK’ star willing to take? There’s trouble in paradise for Kim Kardashian, 37 — literally! The memory of the PR […]

Oct 10 2018

In medical first, HIV-positive mother donates liver to her uninfected baby, in South Africa

Doctors in the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre transplant unit in Johannesburg announced last week that they had performed a liver transplant from a living HIV-positive donor to an uninfected patient, the first in the world. The operation on the woman and her daughter with end-stage liver disease took place last year, when the girl […]

Oct 06 2018

Melania Trump puts on happier face during Africa tour

CAIRO — It took Melania Trump’s first big solo international trip for her to show a different side of herself — a playful, less serious one. And while she generously dished out warm smiles and happy waves, the first lady also used her four-nation tour of Africa to draw some firmer boundaries between her own […]