Confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) provides real-time histologic imaging of human tissues at a depth of 60–70 μm during endoscopy. pCLE of the extrahepatic bile duct after fluorescein injection demonstrated a reticular pattern within fluorescein-filled sinuses that had no known anatomical correlate. Freezing biopsy tissue before fixation preserved the anatomy of this structure, demonstrating that it is part of the submucosa and a previously unappreciated fluid-filled interstitial space, draining to lymph nodes and supported by a complex network of thick collagen bundles.

The government is on high alert following reports that a deadly outbreak linked to tainted food in South Africa is now threatening other African nations.

South Sudan has gone 15 months without a single reported case of Guinea worm disease, the nation's health minister said on Wednesday, suggesting a major victory for global health officials trying t

As Nigeria deals with the worst outbreak of Lassa fever on record, medical professionals at Irrua in Edo state – the epicenter of the emergency – are dealing with high caseloads and long hours.

Johannesburg – Tiger Brands announced on Monday that "low levels" of listeria had been detected at its plant in Pretoria.

Katsina — An outbreak of strange disease at Government Science Secondary School,Kurfi has killed about 8 students.

E. coli in the wild birds became immune to some drugs within a few months

Namibia’s health minister said on Tuesday it had recorded its first case of listeriosis, the biggest recorded outbreak of which has killed over 180 people and infected almost 970 in neighbouring So

The latest Lassa fever outbreak in country has claimed four more lives, caused 12 confirmed new cases and 265 fresh suspected infections in one week.

Blame it on relatively unhealthy lifestyles, or bad eating habits