Home > News Top Headlines Inflammatory muscle disorder may increase risk for heart attack, stroke Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows Nigerian hospital quarantined after first Ebola death The Nigerian city of Lagos on Monday shut down and quarantined a hospital where a man died of Ebola in the first recorded case of the highly infectious disease in Africa's most populous country. Penis amputation instead of circumcision A US man has filed a lawsuit after waking up after an operation to find that Instead of a circumcision his penis had been amputated. Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes Researchers in Britain have found that a handshake transfers 10 times as much bacteria as a fist bump. Could Ebola hit SA? Ebola is currently ravaging western Africa and is reported to be spreading to other countries. Why is the disease so contagious? Lymphoma treatment linked to fertility issues in men A new study suggests that lymphoma treatment may halt men's sperm production. Public and health workers urged to be on the lookout for people with Ebola symptoms The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has urged the public and local healthcare workers to be on the lookout for the Ebola virus. Even though the threat to South Africa is low at this stage, the spread of the disease is alarming. Hospitalised woman dies of Ebola after taken to traditional healer A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment centre and took her to a traditional healer, died in an ambulance on the way to hospital. World Hepatitis Day: Organisations call on SA government to better prevent hepatitis B infection On World Hepatitis Day, organisations call on SA government to protect infants with Hepatitis B jab at birth & reduce patent barriers to Hepatitis B therapies. 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