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A vaccine against Ebola has been shown to be 100% successful in trials conducted during the outbreak in Guinea and is likely to bring the west African epidemic to an end, experts say. The results of...
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2015/07/31 12:29
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Introducing rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) in local drug shops can improve treatment of malaria patients, a new study published in PLOS ONE, a peer-reviewed medical journal has found. RDTs assist in...
2015/07/30 05:28
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It’s time for action on Hepatitis C in New ZealandThursday, 30 July 2015, 5:01 pmPress Release: Joint Media Statement“It’s time for action on Hepatitis C in New Zealand”– Hepatitis C can be...
2015/07/29 00:47
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Data gathered from 62 out of 174 local authorities on road casualties and on crimes that may have benefited from streets being in the dark has failed to find a link with reductions in street lighting,...
2015/07/27 07:34
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REUTERSFile photo: The reappraisal of data from the 1998-99 study exposed calculation errors which undermined the finding that school attendance had improved, but agreed with the original study's...
2015/07/24 22:05
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The world's first vaccine against malaria has been recommended to be licensed for use in babies in Africa. Mosquirix is being developed by GlaxoSmithKline and backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates...
2015/07/24 16:29
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London — Fresh analysis of a landmark study in Kenya has thrown doubt on the educational benefits due to "deworming", the removal of the parasitic worms which affect millions of children in developing...
2015/07/24 13:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIAA new draft policy which sets out how schools should support and protect pregnant pupils, is to be published soon. Photo: Moloko Moloto Durban - A new draft policy which sets out how...
2015/07/23 17:38
2015/07/23 17:38
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Banerjee meets business magnates, officials ahead of London trip West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday met a host of businessmen and officials who would be part of her London trip...
2015/07/22 06:38
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Class of diabetes drugs may also help with Parkinson's disease Scientists have found a link between a class of drugs used to treat diabetes and protection against Parkinson's disease (PD). The study...
2015/07/16 15:08
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A new report calling for immediate worldwide action to protect the natural systems that support human health has been released by The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on Planetary Health. The...
2015/07/15 03:12
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People living with the HIV virus today can expect to live nearly two decades longer than those who were diagnosed at the start of this century, thanks to cheaper and more readily available...
2015/07/15 02:41
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The way avoidable deaths are measured in hospitals is "distracting and potentially misleading" and should not be used to assess quality of care, experts have said. The proportion of avoidable deaths...
2015/07/14 04:27
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Phnom Penh - When hundreds of fishermen were rescued from a life of slavery on Thai fishing boats off the coast of Indonesia earlier this year, the world took notice. Trafficked and sold to work on...
2015/07/13 12:30
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A decade or two ago, a marriage certificate was akin to a status symbol. Getting married was the ultimate dream for many women and many endured abusive relationships just to keep the wife tag. In...
2015/07/11 21:52
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It will become increasingly common to see obese parents in some developing countries raising underweight and stunted children because high-calorie food is cheaper and more readily available than the...
2015/07/09 17:17
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LONDON (AP) - The Ebola outbreak exposed the U.N. health agency's organizational failings, a panel reported Tuesday - but it didn't blame any individuals at the World Health Organization for its...
2015/07/09 07:55
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A new study has shed further light on how malaria parasites survive in the bloodstream by identifying a key protein, called a protein kinase, that if targeted, can stop the disease. Researchers...
2015/07/07 19:30
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Pretoria, South Africa — Researchers in Brazil, China, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey will collaborate with research partners in the UK. The Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy and the...
2015/07/07 16:46
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LONDON (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak exposed the U.N. health agency's organizational failings, a panel reported Tuesday - but it didn't blame any individuals at the World Health Organization for its...
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