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Channel NewsAsia
Under pressure in diabetes, Novo Nordisk steps up focus on obesity drugsin the first half of 2018. It will involve around 4,500 patients. Worldwide ob
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
in the first half of 2018. It will involve around 4,500 patients. Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975 and the World Health Organization estimates that in 2016 more than 650 million adults were obese - with a body mass index (BMI) of 30... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beating Cancer Threat Through Early Detectionthe steady increase in the prevalence of the twin diseases appear to put many w
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
the steady increase in the prevalence of the twin diseases appear to put many women under threat. The 2008 report by the World Health Organization (WHO) states that incidences of cervical cancer in Malawi are the highest in the world and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Consumer NZ, Dental Association call for added sugar labelsteaspoons) for women and 120g (30 teaspoons) for men. Sucrose, or cane sugar, w
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 hours ago
teaspoons) for women and 120g (30 teaspoons) for men. Sucrose, or cane sugar, was the major contributor to total sugars. World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines recommend limiting added sugar intake to no more than six teaspoons per day for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Deadly plague epidemic in Madagascar will trigger POLIOwill trigger an outbreak of POLIO because aid workers are now focused only on t
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
will trigger an outbreak of POLIO because aid workers are now focused only on the 'medieval disease', researcher warns World Health Organization data shows 2,119 people have now been infected Scientists are worried the 'worst outbreak in 50... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Health staff in southern Libya strike after doctor's kidnappingeast, said Wafi. "We suffer greatly from a shortage of medicines, political di
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
east, said Wafi. "We suffer greatly from a shortage of medicines, political division and lack of support," he said. The World Health Organization (WHO), one of the international bodies to provide Sabha Medical Centre with support, strongly... Read more
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EuroNews
Health staff in southern Libya strike after doctor's kidnappingthe east, said Wafi. “We suffer greatly from a shortage of medicines, political
EuroNews / Posted 23 hours ago
the east, said Wafi. “We suffer greatly from a shortage of medicines, political division and lack of support,” he said. The World Health Organization (WHO), one of the international bodies to provide Sabha Medical Centre with support, strongly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Are Health Experts So Concerned About Drug Resistance?Control and Prevention says. - There are few new antibiotics under development
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Control and Prevention says. - There are few new antibiotics under development to combat AMR. A recent report by the World Health Organization (WHO) identifies 51 new antibiotics in clinical development but only eight are classed by WHO as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Red Sea Hospital Reports New 'Watery Diarrhoea' Casesrenewed Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) campaign reportedly is the key measure. The
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
renewed Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) campaign reportedly is the key measure. The Ministry of Health, in consultation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other stakeholders, has decided to explore the need and possibility of introducing OCV in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rabies kills 59,000 people annually: WHOhumans, can eliminate the disease. An estimated 59,000 people die from rabies
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
humans, can eliminate the disease. An estimated 59,000 people die from rabies across the world each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), with around 90 per cent of these among children in rural areas of Africa and Asia. In India... Read more
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Aljazeera
Toxic cost of rubbish scavenging in East Timor- the seven-acre site set in the belly of a steep valley is an environmental an
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
- the seven-acre site set in the belly of a steep valley is an environmental and public health catastrophe. According to World Health Organization, "about 100 tonnes of hazardous wastes are produced every year in Dili from healthcare activities... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Vision for a better tomorrowdisability in the affected eye. It is important to consult a paediatric ophthal
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
disability in the affected eye. It is important to consult a paediatric ophthalmologist at the earliest. According to the World Health Organization, in 2014, the prevalence of amblyopia across the globe is approximately 1-5 per cent of the total... Read more
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asianage
Vision for a better tomorrowdisability in the affected eye. It is important to consult a paediatric ophthal
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disability in the affected eye. It is important to consult a paediatric ophthalmologist at the earliest. According to the World Health Organization, in 2014, the prevalence of amblyopia across the globe is approximately 1-5 per cent of the total... Read more
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FSView
FSU College of Medicine illuminates living with Diabetes on World Diabetes Daytype 1 diabetes at a rate of about 18,000 per year. Started in 1991 by the Int
FSView / Posted yesterday
type 1 diabetes at a rate of about 18,000 per year. Started in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), World Diabetes Day aims to raise awareness about this global health issue and advocate for... Read more
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CTV News
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
CTV News / Posted yesterday
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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New York Daily News
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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FOX News
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
FOX News / Posted yesterday
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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FOX News
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
FOX News / Posted yesterday
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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CBS News
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter half marathon runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
CBS News / Posted yesterday
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersinto sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 7
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
into sharp focus this month after air-quality readings in New Delhi spiked to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organization. Three days before the race, Delhi's High Court gave race organizer Procam International... Read more
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KERA North Texas
How Madagascar Took Control Of Its Bubonic Plague OutbreakWe must conquer it," read a press release from Malagasy government officials in
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
We must conquer it," read a press release from Malagasy government officials in mid-October, as cases rose. According to World Health Organization estimates, in just over three months, more than 2,000 have become became ill, 171 of whom have... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How Madagascar Took Control Of Its Bubonic Plague OutbreakWe must conquer it," read a press release from Malagasy government officials in
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
We must conquer it," read a press release from Malagasy government officials in mid-October, as cases rose. According to World Health Organization estimates, in just over three months, more than 2,000 have become became ill, 171 of whom have... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Delhi half marathon goes ahead despite smog, health warningswebsite Sunday showed levels of the smallest and most harmful airborne pollutan
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
website Sunday showed levels of the smallest and most harmful airborne pollutants reached 189 — nearly eight times the World Health Organization’s safe maximum. Some runners wore face masks as they jogged through the visible morning haze and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Calls for more attention to young male's mental health on International Men's Dayfor more attention to young male's mental health on International Men's Day Su
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
for more attention to young male's mental health on International Men's Day Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 07:20 am World Health Organization data shows men's life expectancy globally is 69 years. Women are expected to live five years... Read more
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DW
World Toilet Day: A private matter of public health |providing citizens with sanitation systems. Sunday is World Toilet Day. In its
DW / Posted 2 days ago
providing citizens with sanitation systems. Sunday is World Toilet Day. In its 2015 Sustainable Development Goals, the World Health Organization set a target of providing all people with clean drinking water and functioning sanitary systems by... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas State University professor surveys animals in Mongolia for diseases that can be transmitted to peopleIn humans it causes upper respiratory factors like coughing and shortness of br
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
In humans it causes upper respiratory factors like coughing and shortness of breath along with fever, according to the World Health Organization. More than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with MERS, most in Saudi Arabia. Of those, about 35... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Sooke talk focuses on risk of nuclear warof people and a forced “nuclear winter” that would poison massive tracts of lan
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
of people and a forced “nuclear winter” that would poison massive tracts of land, sea and freshwater for millennia. The World Health Organization rates nuclear weapons as the highest of all potential dangers to human health. “Unfortunately,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Interactive map shows air quality in real time across Europemore than 80 percent of citizens in European cities are actually living in air
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
more than 80 percent of citizens in European cities are actually living in air quality that is not up to standards of the World Health Organization,” Bruyninckx said. ADVERTISEMENT Air pollution remains the single largest environmental cause of... Read more
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FOX Business
Is a Digital Pill the Future of Medicine?the most common causes of disability, and it's a common disease. 21 million peo
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
the most common causes of disability, and it's a common disease. 21 million people throughout the world, according to the World Health Organization, suffer from schizophrenia. This is a major problem, because 75% of patients fail to take their... Read more
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FOX Business
3 signs you should retire abroad$33 per month for health insurance. Similarly, France was ranked No. 1 out of
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
$33 per month for health insurance. Similarly, France was ranked No. 1 out of 191 countries for its healthcare by the World Health Organization, and expats are allowed to apply for public healthcare coverage once they establish residency by... Read more
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FOX Business
Is a Digital Pill the Future of Medicine?the most common causes of disability, and it's a common disease. 21 million peo
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
the most common causes of disability, and it's a common disease. 21 million people throughout the world, according to the World Health Organization, suffer from schizophrenia. This is a major problem, because 75% of patients fail to take their... Read more
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FOX Business
3 signs you should retire abroad$33 per month for health insurance. Similarly, France was ranked No. 1 out of
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
$33 per month for health insurance. Similarly, France was ranked No. 1 out of 191 countries for its healthcare by the World Health Organization, and expats are allowed to apply for public healthcare coverage once they establish residency by... Read more
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dna
Drug-resistant germs escape hospscultures. Among these, 201 bacterial strains were isolated from patients who ha
dna / Posted 3 days ago
cultures. Among these, 201 bacterial strains were isolated from patients who had community acquired infections. The World Health Organization and Centre for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines have also emphasised the need of exploring... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Famine may be unfolding 'right now' in Yementhroat, that's easily prevented with a vaccine.It is “spreading fast” and has a
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
throat, that's easily prevented with a vaccine.It is “spreading fast” and has already claimed 14 lives, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which said that a vaccination campaign is planned in nine days' time.In addition to water... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Medical supplies for thousands wounded in Iran-Iraq quakea devastating earthquake, and are urging vigilance against the possible outbrea
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
a devastating earthquake, and are urging vigilance against the possible outbreaks of infectious and waterborne diseases.The World Health Organization (WHO) has airlifted trauma kits and medical supplies to Iran to support treatment for thousands of... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan confirms 11th case of chronic wasting disease, 3 more suspectedwith an infected animal or from handling venison. However, as a precaution, th
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
with an infected animal or from handling venison. However, as a precaution, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization recommend infected animals not be consumed as food by either humans or domestic animals. Chronic... Read more
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CTV News
Delhi half marathon to go ahead despite smog, court rulesto pull its sponsorship of the event if authorities in Delhi failed to act to i
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
to pull its sponsorship of the event if authorities in Delhi failed to act to improve the city's air quality. A 2014 World Health Organization survey found Delhi was the world's most polluted capital, with air quality even worse than... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fossil fuel companies mar integrity of climate talks – int’l transparency groupuphold a conflict of interest policy to ban the intrusion of corporate influenc
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
uphold a conflict of interest policy to ban the intrusion of corporate influence in the climate talks, in the same way the World Health Organization created a similar policy to push against tobacco interests in its discussions on tobacco... Read more
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Daily Mail
'It's not possible to eradicate plague', scientists warnwarn deadly disease will ravage the planet for ETERNITY as Madagascar's 'worst
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
warn deadly disease will ravage the planet for ETERNITY as Madagascar's 'worst outbreak in 50 years' continues to escalate World Health Organization data shows 2,119 people have now been infected Scientists are worried the 'worst outbreak in 50... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Asean members adopt ‘One Health’ approachbecause of the inappropriate use of antimicrobials in the health, veterinary an
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
because of the inappropriate use of antimicrobials in the health, veterinary and agriculture sectors. In 2014, the World Health Organization already raised the alarm that without effective action by governments and global leaders, the world... Read more
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New York Daily News
Missing British explorer Benedict Allen rescued, battling malariain many developed countries, is often carried by mosquitos and killed more than
New York Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
in many developed countries, is often carried by mosquitos and killed more than 400,000 people in 2015, according to the World Health Organization. Allen is a veteran adventurer who has previously done expeditions in places including Papua New... Read more
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EuroNews
How clean is the air you’re breathing right now?which showed that most people living in Europe’s cities are still exposed to le
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
which showed that most people living in Europe’s cities are still exposed to levels of air pollution deemed harmful by the World Health Organization. As he launched the index at the Clean Air Forum in Paris on Thursday (November 16), EEA Executive... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Saudi Arabia Faces Pressure To End Blockade As Crisis Worsens In Yemenalready at a very critical stage, and most of them are malnourished." The Yeme
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
already at a very critical stage, and most of them are malnourished." The Yemeni medical system has also collapsed. The World Health Organization estimates at least 14 million people lack basic health care and an outbreak of cholera has spread... Read more
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asianage
Delhi half marathon gets HC nod despite health warnings from doctorsto pull its sponsorship of the event if authorities in Delhi failed to act to i
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
to pull its sponsorship of the event if authorities in Delhi failed to act to improve the city's air quality. A 2014 World Health Organization survey found Delhi was the world's most polluted capital, with air quality even worse than... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Slightly elevated blood sugar not tied to higher risk of heart attack, says studylevels that are above normal will progress to full-blown diabetes each year - b
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
levels that are above normal will progress to full-blown diabetes each year - but it isn’t “inevitable,” according to the World Health Organization. Studies also indicate that weight loss and lifestyle changes can return blood sugar to... Read more
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asianage
Slightly elevated blood sugar not tied to higher risk of heart attack, says studylevels that are above normal will progress to full-blown diabetes each year - b
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
levels that are above normal will progress to full-blown diabetes each year - but it isn’t “inevitable,” according to the World Health Organization. Studies also indicate that weight loss and lifestyle changes can return blood sugar to... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Delhi half-marathon to go ahead despite smog, court rulesA 2014 World Health Organization survey found Delhi was the world’s most pollut
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
A 2014 World Health Organization survey found Delhi was the world’s most polluted capital, with air quality even worse than Beijing (AFP Photo/DOMINIQUE FAGET) NEW DELHI: The Delhi half marathon is to go ahead on Sunday despite dire health warnings... Read more
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