Home » Health


Immigrants Brought Lice to the United States of America

Post Pic
One of the little-known and least studied effects of diversity and multiculturalism is the way in which the First World is quietly sliding back into the past, a past we once thought we’d pulled our way up out of. Parts of our lives are literally beginning to go back in time. Increasingly, our work conditions are less stable than those of our parents or grandparents. Working conditions in... 

Venereal Disease Came from Third World

Screenshot
In a comprehensive genetic study, scientists have found what they say is the strongest evidence yet linking the first European explorers of the New World to the origin of sexually transmitted syphilis. The research, they say, supports the hypothesis that returning explorers introduced organisms leading, in probably modified forms, to the first recorded syphilis epidemic, beginning in Europe in 1493. The... 

Researchers Find Drug To Cure Homosexuality

Screenshot
A new study is providing insights into the genetics of homosexuality — at least in fruit flies. Researchers have discovered a gene involved in homosexual behavior in the tiny flies. They also found a way to turn homosexuality on and off with drugs. Humans have a similar gene. But it’s unclear what effect, if any, the gene has on homosexual behavior in people, said biologist David Featherstone of... 

UK's skin bleaching trade exposed

Post Pic
Accompanied by body-armor vested London police officers, Lambeth Senior Trading Standards Officer Ray Bouch walks into a beauty and cosmetics shop on Brixton’s Electric Avenue. Bouch works for the London borough’s Public Protection Unit, tasked with keeping everything from faulty condoms to illicit vodka off the streets. Today, he’s in search of contraband cosmetics: illegal skin... 

Hospital in Atlanta on Point of Collapse

Screenshot
The Negro-run Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta has served as the first place of healthcare for generations of Negro violence in that city, from victims of stabbings and shootings, and motorists grievously injured in Atlanta’s murderous rush-hour traffic. Now, Grady itself is in grave condition. Staggering under a deficit projected at $55 million, the city’s only public hospital could... 

Surgery mix-up: Patient in Tanzania undergoes Head Operation Instead of Knee

Post Pic
Migraine sufferer Emmanuel Mgaya recovering from knee surgery Tanzania’s Health Minister David Mwakyusa has apologised for a recent surgical mix-up where a knee patient underwent a complex head operation. On 8 November, surgeons at the country’s main Muhimbili hospital opened the skull of Emmanuel Didas to remove a non-existent brain tumour. While Emmanuel Mgaya, who had the tumour, underwent... 

Origins of Diseases, Pests and Parasites

Post Pic
Those are the so-called "German Cockroaches". In fact they originate from Asia. Here is a partial list with origins of diseases, pests and parasites: Swine Influenza A (H1N1) – Central America (Mexico) HIV/AIDS – Africa Bubonic plague/Black Death – Africa, Asia (Coming from Jews into Europe) Tuberculosis – Africa, South America Syphilis – Africa, Asia Leprosy... 

Danone yogurts found to be contaminated with Dioxin

Post Pic
European investigations into dioxin-tainted food caught up with France’s global dairy company Danone on Wednesday, when it pulled a batch of its fruit yogurts from Romanian shelves over fears of contamination. Danone’s Romanian subsidiary said that it had traced and secured an unspecified “quantity” of yogurts possibly contaminated with dioxins, a week after an investigation... 
Copyright © 2009 The European Union Times – Breaking News, Latest News. All rights reserved.