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2014/11/24 16:35
2014/11/24 16:35
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The first team of British volunteers from the NHS has arrived in Sierra Leone to join the fight against Ebola. The team, made up of more than 30 GPs, nurses, clinicians, psychiatrists and consultants...
2014/11/24 16:35
2014/11/24 16:35
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2014/11/24 16:12
2014/11/24 16:12
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South America and the Caribbean are experiencing an epidemic that has been largely ignored by the rest of the world as it focuses on west Africa’s Ebola outbreak. The debilitating mosquito-borne...
2014/11/23 10:09
2014/11/23 10:09
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The move came as new figures from Universities UK showed that universities were more reliant than ever on fees from foreign students. According to a report, some £3.5 billion in fee income was...
2014/11/21 15:59
2014/11/21 15:59
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The decision by the Indian Ministry of Health to keep under quarantine a 26-year-old Indian man, who travelled to Delhi from Liberia, was a valid precautionary measure, said David L. Heymann,...
2014/11/21 13:38
2014/11/21 13:38
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Globally, one in three women has experienced either physical or sexual violence from their partners, says a series of papers, adding that seven percent of women in the world will experience sexual...
2014/11/21 10:53
2014/11/21 10:53
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The World Health Organization (WHO) says current efforts to stop domestic violence are inadequate, as a third of all women across the globe are victims of domestic violence. The WHO released on...
2014/11/20 14:15
2014/11/20 14:15
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth lays a wreath during the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014. Britain's Queen Elizabeth has warned in a rare social issues statement...
2014/11/19 23:15
2014/11/19 23:15
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FREETOWN - A Cuban doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone became the latest of nearly 600 health workers to have contracted the virus, amid fresh warnings that the fight against the disease is far...
2014/11/19 15:46
2014/11/19 15:46
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MEDICAL MISSION. The first members of a team of 165 Cuban doctors and health workers unload boxes of medicines and medical material from a plane upon their arrival at Freetown's airport to help the...
2014/11/19 14:31
2014/11/19 14:31
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A British journalist has pulled out of an awards ceremony in London over health and saefty fears after returning from West Africa where he had been reporting on the Ebola outbreak. Alex Thompson,...
2014/11/18 12:20
2014/11/18 12:20
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Groundbreaking research projects managed by a Cardiff-based organisation have been announced to combat the spread of Ebola in West Africa. Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance...
2014/11/18 10:34
2014/11/18 10:34
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AFPMen who used prostitutes made up 15.6 percent of sexually transmitted infection diagnoses in the male population. London - One in nine British men has paid for sex, according to a study. And the...
2014/11/17 23:25
2014/11/17 23:25
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Babies around the world face a lot of risks to their health: pneumonia, diarrhea and malaria, to name a few. But it turns out that no single infectious disease takes a greater toll than the simple...
2014/11/17 09:38
2014/11/17 09:38
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Over 3.6 lakh children under age five die from pre-term birth complications each year in India, says an alarming study published in the prestigious journal The Lancet, adding that the complications of...
2014/11/16 13:31
2014/11/16 13:31
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Wikipedia page views could help predict potential disease outbreaks weeks before official health advisories are issued, researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory report in a recently-published...
2014/11/14 20:39
2014/11/14 20:39
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Almost two years ago, Julius Lukes sat down to a meal of raw fish riddled with tapeworm eggs. “I did not enjoy it,” he recalls. Happily, it took just a second or two: “You put it on your spoon and...
2014/11/13 16:36
2014/11/13 16:36
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Is there a cure? There is no known cure or vaccine for the virus and the disease kills between 25 and 90 per cent of its victims. The fatality rate of the current strain appears to be roughly 70 per...
2014/11/13 16:35
2014/11/13 16:35
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Clinical trials for three experimental Ebola treatments are set to begin in West Africa next month, as the official death toll surpasses 5,000. "This is an unprecedented international partnership...
2014/11/11 18:42
2014/11/11 18:42
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As scientists were working on reconstructing the complex genome of this bacterium, they felt compelled to piece together the story of the man who had been infected by it while fighting on the front...
2014/11/11 14:31
2014/11/11 14:31
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Is there a cure? There is no known cure or vaccine for the virus and the disease kills between 25 and 90 per cent of its victims. The fatality rate of the current strain appears to be roughly 70 per...
2014/11/24 16:35
2014/11/24 16:35
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