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Outbreak of FMD in South Korea Costs Nearly $3.4b

Outbreak of FMD in South Korea Costs Nearly $3.4b

After the outbreak of foot and mouth diseases in South Korea, the government here has culled around 3.3 million pigs, 6.2 million herd of poultry and more than 150,000 cattle. But this fight against the worst ever outbreak of FMD has cost South Korea nearly 3 trillion won (S$3.4 billion) so far.

As stated by South Korea’s Prime Minister, Kim Hwang Sik after noticing a decrease in the number of cases, the government would now lower its disease alert to 'watch' from 'seriousness'.  

Peter Walsh Gets Australia’s First Hand Transplant

Peter Walsh Gets Australia’s First Hand Transplant

Peter Walsh, a 65-year-old man who also goes by the name Plumber, was the first man in Australia to receive a hand transplant. Mr. Walsh, from Cobden in Victoria is very excited about having one of his hands back after he lost both of them, as well as part of his left leg and part of his right foot to an infection four and a half years ago.

Immediate health risk from Nuclear Plant in Japan is minimal

Immediate health risk from Nuclear Plant in Japan is minimalExperts have put people’s fears to rest when it comes to immediate health risks among people who reside near Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant as these risks were sound to be normal but problems that are caused can be long term from cancer and birth defects if things worsen and this will happen from radioactive vapors.
 

Apple and pear shape, both are bad

Woman Pear ShapedEarlier studies state that people who are apple shaped were more prone to heart attacks and that the risk was three to four times more among people who had belly fat as compared to people who had fat around the bottom and hips or were pear shaped.
 

Doctors Ask Psoriasis Patients to Come for Treatment

Doctors Ask Psoriasis Patients to Come for TreatmentMedical and health care experts are requesting people to come for the treatment if they are suffering from Psoriasis. Psoriasis is a non-contagious but incurable disease which causes the inflammation of the skin.

Due to this disease, the skin gets scaling and also gets thick. This disease happens to 1% of the people living in Singapore.

Pediatrician dies after alleged of abusing minor boys sexually

Sexually abusing male patients was what a former Boston pediatrician was accused of on Thursday in a lawsuit that further added that unnecessary medical examinations that were genital examinations were performed by him and the allegations led to his death, cause for which is yet to be found out.
 
Dr Melvin Levine was accused in the lawsuit, filed in Suffolk Superior Court by Boston attorney Carmen Durso that alleged him of harassing about 40 minor boys at the Children’s Hospital Boston when he was working there from 1066 to 1085.
 

Men who get bald early might develop prostate cancer

Men who get bald early might develop prostate cancerA French study has stated that the chances of developing prostate cancer is two times more among men who show signs of balding at age 20 as compared to men who show signs of baldness later in life.
 

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