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Bangladesh grapples with country's worst dengue outbreak

Bangladesh grapples with country's worst dengue outbreak

A total of 1,335 new dengue cases were reported in the 24 hours till 8:00 a.m. local time Tuesday, the highest number in a single day. The data reported by the Bangladeshi Ministry of Health gave an...

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Woman wakes from coma with legs, arms partially amputated

Despite her near-death experience, Marie can't wait to be reunited with her dogs. But then suddenly her temperature spiked and plummeted. At first it seemed like the flu and backache, but it soon tu...

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UN to Double Food Rations for Ebola-Affected People in DR Congo

UN to Double Food Rations for Ebola-Affected People in DR Congo

Over the next six months, WFP will almost double its food assistance and nutritional support to 440,000 Ebola-affected people in DR Congo, Mr. Verhoosel announced, adding that this would include "pr...

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Rwanda closes border with Congo over deadly Ebola outbreak

Rwanda closes border with Congo over deadly Ebola outbreak

Rwandan health minister Diane Gashumba said there had been traffic slowdowns at the border, caused by increased health screening in response to confirmation of new infections in Goma, a transit hub ...

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Chennai dentists extract 526 teeth from mouth of seven-year-old boy

Chennai dentists extract 526 teeth from mouth of seven-year-old boy

The mass that weighed almost 200 grams had many minute teeth, and a few medium-sized and big teeth. On Wednesday, the boy climbed on to his father's arms and shyly smiled at the flashing media cameras...

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2nd confirmed Ebola case in Congo's city of Goma dies

2nd confirmed Ebola case in Congo's city of Goma dies

But WHO's regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, said the concern as Ebola enters its second year is that the virus again will spread into one or more of Congo's nine neighboring countr...

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Bangladesh hit by worst dengue outbreak on record

Bangladesh hit by worst dengue outbreak on record

Ayesha Akhter, assistant director at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), told Xinhua the number of dengue patients was 946 in July a year ago, saying some 10,148 people were infected wi...

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University of Iowa Hospitals maintains national ranking by U.S

University of Iowa Hospitals maintains national ranking by U.S

The specialties that hospitals were ranked for included cancer; cardiology and heart surgery; diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; gynecology;...

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Mosquito-Borne Brain Infection Found in Florida

Mosquito-Borne Brain Infection Found in Florida

The latest USA healthcare news warns the rapid spread of a deadly mosquito-borne virus known as Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Florida that causes brain-swelling. DRAIN standing water to s...

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Kamala Harris joins the club with a solid 'Medicare for all' proposal

Kamala Harris joins the club with a solid 'Medicare for all' proposal

Given her talents as a speaker and political communicator, that seems unlikely. Although it resolves some surface-level problems with her messaging , as policy it is almost as muddled and cynical as ...

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Nicola Sturgeon repeats her promise to eliminate hepatitis C by 2030

Nicola Sturgeon repeats her promise to eliminate hepatitis C by 2030

Hepatitis D: Also called delta hepatitis the liver inflammatory disease is more severe than the rest and rare at the same time. "People stricken with hepatitis B are given medication that suppresse...

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Saudi Arabia suspends visas to pilgrims from Congo fearing spread of Ebola

Saudi Arabia suspends visas to pilgrims from Congo fearing spread of Ebola

About three percent of DRC's population is Muslim, according to polling by the New York-based Congo Research Group. The WHO declared Ebola a public health emergency of worldwide concern on 17 July...

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Climate Change, the Main Trigger for Candida Auris Expansion

Climate Change, the Main Trigger for Candida Auris Expansion

Dr. Arturo Casadevall , a microbiology professor at Johns Hopkins University and lead author of the paper , suggested almost 10 years ago that fungi would become more heat-tolerant as Earth became w...

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Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills Man Who Swam in Manmade NC Lake

Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills Man Who Swam in Manmade NC Lake

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the cause of death. However, engaging in extreme water sports can be fatal if the water is forced up the nose during water activities like d...

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Mosquitoes in Pueblo test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes in Pueblo test positive for West Nile virus

Because 80 percent of people infected with West Nile virus are asymptomatic, all potential blood donors are screened to reduce the risk of transmitting the virus through blood transfusions. "Promptly ...

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West Nile Virus cases in Maricopa county continues to grow in 2019

West Nile Virus cases in Maricopa county continues to grow in 2019

The symptoms for West Nile non-neurological syndrome, formerly known as West Nile fever, include chills, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, skin rash, and headaches. The health department recommends peopl...

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Too many in Congo’s Ebola outbreak are dying at home

Too many in Congo’s Ebola outbreak are dying at home

Liberia on August 30, 2014 said it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships at the country's four seaports until the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa was under control. Efforts ...

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Two dead, 768 ill amid Salmonella outbreak affecting 48 states, CDC says

In interviews with 315 sick people, 75 percent said they'd recently been in contact with live poultry before falling ill, researchers found. For this reason, the CDC maintains a page dedicated to b...

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Thunderstorms could lead to power cuts and travel delays in Nottinghamshire

Thunderstorms could lead to power cuts and travel delays in Nottinghamshire

Residents have been warned the storm could cause power cuts and traffic delays. "Scattered thunderstorms are expected to affect parts of south-west and southern England this evening, moving north qu...

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Ebola experimental vaccines trigger cabinet dispute in Congo

Ebola experimental vaccines trigger cabinet dispute in Congo

A declaration of a global health emergency often brings greater worldwide attention and aid, along with concerns that nervous governments might overreact with border closures. The UN health agency dec...

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Resistance to Anti-Malarial Medicines Are Becoming More Aggressive Across South-East Asia

Resistance to Anti-Malarial Medicines Are Becoming More Aggressive Across South-East Asia

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates there were 435,000 deaths due to malaria across the world in 2017 and around 403.000 were in Africa. Malaria can be treated when caught early enough...

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Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin for Heart Health

Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin for Heart Health

Low-dose aspirin should not be administered for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease among adults of any age who are at increased risk of bleeding, according to the guidelines . "Clinic...

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Global Live Cell Imaging Market to Observe Strong Development by 2025

Global Live Cell Imaging Market to Observe Strong Development by 2025

The past data are superb with the Novel Drug Delivery Systems in Cancer Therapy trade at the aspect of gift one and overall Novel Drug Delivery Systems in Cancer Therapy market figure audit goes...

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Congo's Health Minister Quits Over Ebola Response Changes

Congo's Health Minister Quits Over Ebola Response Changes

DRC President Félix Tshisekedi's office announced on Saturday that it would place the Ebola response under a committee directly under its supervision citing the World Health Organisation's declara...

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Dietary supplements may do more harm than good

Dietary supplements may do more harm than good

What are the necessary R&D (Research and Development) factors and Probiotics Dietary Supplement information identifications for rising market share? This market research report has been created to...

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Trump officials weigh delay of abortion rule

Trump officials weigh delay of abortion rule

Two people who attended meetings this week between the Department of Health and Human Services and clinic representatives told The Associated Press that officials said they might be willing to all...

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West Nile Virus tested positive in two local parks

West Nile Virus tested positive in two local parks

One in five persons infected with the virus will exhibit symptoms. A 74-year-old Imperial County man who died in June after contracting West Nile virus is believed to be the first death caused b...

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House Democratss, GOP unite to repeal Obama health care tax

House Democratss, GOP unite to repeal Obama health care tax

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on July 17 to abolish the so-called "Cadillac tax" on employer-sponsored high-value health plans, set to take effect in 2022. "This is a tax on plans and the pe...

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Record-Breaking Heat Wave Threatens Most of U.S.

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Threatens Most of U.S.

Nights will provide little relief: According to AccuWeather , temperatures in numerous big cities may struggle to drop below 80 degrees at night, which then allows the heat to build at an even fast...

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People Suffering from Cancer Could Suffer from Broken Heart Syndrome

Instead, there is a brief disruption of the heart's normal pumping function in one area. The prevalence of malignancies in takotsubo cardiomyopathy is notably higher than in acute coronary syndrom...

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2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff next up

2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff next up

CNN pulled out all the camera angles to determine the Democratic debate line-up, having multiple anchors shuffle cards to draw them out of boxes. Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., South Bend Mayor Pet...

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B.C. man who died from rare rabies infection swatted bat away

B.C. man who died from rare rabies infection swatted bat away

He died on Saturday in hospital St. Paul's. "To ensure privacy for the family, no further information on the individual will be released", Henry said. "Nick was an absolutely wonderful young man and...

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U.S. Drug OD Deaths Fall for First Time in Three Decades

U.S. Drug OD Deaths Fall for First Time in Three Decades

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released its provisional data on illegal drug-related fatalities in the United States. "Lives are being saved, and we're beginning to win the fi...

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Excessive Heat Watch has been issued as extreme heat and humidity returns

Excessive Heat Watch has been issued as extreme heat and humidity returns

Know your local weather, temperature and heat index forecasts. Temperatures will be in the mid-90s this weekend, however, the heat index will be as high as 105. Easton Mayor Sal Panto Jr. on Wednesd...

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WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo a Global Health Emergency

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo a Global Health Emergency

The health ministry suspected that, while infected, the fishmonger also went to Gisenyi in Rwanda on business, and to Goma , a Congolese border city of more than 1 million that serves as a regional a...

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