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2015/03/03 08:30
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The first case of Ebola was reported in August 1976 in the Yambuku District of Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), by Dr. Peter Piot, a Belgian microbiologist, who currently heads...
2015/03/03 08:30
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2015/03/03 01:12
2015/03/03 01:12
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It warned that Ebola was among the “high-profile threats that alarm the world”, not least because of the panic the virus sowed around the globe, but that countries, some poorer than the western...
2015/02/27 09:35
2015/02/27 09:35
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People should be banned from lighting up in parks and squares across the UK in order to deter young people from taking up smoking, a former health minister has demanded. Lord Darzi, a leading surgeon...
2015/02/26 15:42
2015/02/26 15:42
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The study, published today in the Cochrane Library, will give health workers vital new evidence in one of their toughest areas of care, keeping seriously ill patients hydrated. The Cochrane review...
2015/02/25 16:21
2015/02/25 16:21
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Two cancer deaths every day could be avoided if New Zealand's cancer survival rates were as good as Australia's, a new study has found. A total of 3631 cancer deaths between 2006 and 2010 were...
2015/02/24 16:37
2015/02/24 16:37
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... reason to love your comfy slippers: if your toes are toasty, you may be better protected against coughs and colds. London - Are you wary of giving your partner a kiss for fear of...
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2015/02/24 08:14
2015/02/24 08:14
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A water filter in the SWEETLab. Photo by Joseph Thiebes. There are 783 million people in the world who lack access to clean drinking water, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...
2015/02/23 10:08
2015/02/23 10:08
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Scientists have shown that airport screening for disease will often miss half or more of infected travellers, but can be improved by customizing to pathogens. The findings are published in the journal...
2015/02/20 19:45
2015/02/20 19:45
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The genetic variants are specifically linked to the most common form of breast cancer, oestrogen receptor positive, and provide important insights into how the disease develops. Scientists believe...
2015/02/20 10:29
2015/02/20 10:29
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London — It is a little known disease but it could make medical history if scientists' predictions are correct: yaws could completely disappear by 2020, given the right resources. The only disease...
2015/02/19 03:27
2015/02/19 03:27
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... — Once you consume them, they can move throughout your body — your eyes, your tissues and most commonly your brain. They leave doctors puzzled in their wake as they migrate and settle to feed on...
2015/02/18 10:34
2015/02/18 10:34
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... dog attacks, strangulation and rape, to injured fishermen being thrown overboard and left to drown, trafficked people can suffer extreme violence and severe health problems no...
2015/02/08 20:16
2015/02/08 20:16
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In a worldwide study of the DNA of 100,000 women, British scientists have discovered two new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. The team from the Institute of Cancer...
2015/02/08 01:09
2015/02/08 01:09
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According to campaigners, over 180 institutions around the world, including city councils, universities and churches, have committed to ending £30 billion of fossil fuel investments. Protests are...
2015/02/06 09:30
2015/02/06 09:30
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Late last year, on a flight out of Brussels Airport, I was seated next to a charming French lady who was all smiles and "Bonjour" when taking her seat. Satisfied that the old lady was probably not...
2015/02/05 11:38
2015/02/05 11:38
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Two new genetic variants to breast cancer found In a worldwide study of the DNA of 100,000 women, British scientists have discovered two new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of...
2015/02/04 10:58
2015/02/04 10:58
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Health sector should divest from fossil fuels, medical groups say Smoke stacks at a coal-burning power plant. The health sector should divest from such companies, campaigners say The health sector...
2015/01/30 14:08
2015/01/30 14:08
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Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the use of antiviral drugs to help treat influenza, in a year when the available vaccine is not a good match for the...
2015/01/30 05:08
2015/01/30 05:08
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Between December 2009 and February 2011, health workers with the AMPATH Consortium sought to test and counsel every adult resident in the Bunyala subcounty of Kenya for HIV. A study in the journal...
2015/03/03 08:30
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