Monthly Archives : October 2014

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Many Now Clear From Ebola Watch List

More than 40 people in Texas are breathing a sigh of relief as they are now off the Ebola watch list  after being quarantined for 21 days

0 Comments / 6 View / October 22, 2014

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Tobacco-Related Mortality Overview

Video Q&A: Tobacco-related mortality: past, present and future. An interview with Alan Lopez   Prof Lopez highlights how this epidemic emerged in the past, and how it is likely to progress in the future. He also discusses ways in which…

3 Comments / 16 View / October 22, 2014

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Ebola Vaccine Trials to Start a in January

Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for “real-world” testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe in soon to start trials, the World Health Organization said Tuesday….

0 Comments / 6 View / October 22, 2014

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Health Dept. Would Ban Pot-Infused Food

Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.

0 Comments / 1 View / October 22, 2014

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Epidemiologist: Nothing is slowing Ebola

 

0 Comments / 6 View / October 22, 2014

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Nigeria Declared Free of Ebola Virus

Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. “Nigeria is now free of Ebola,” WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the capital Abuja,…

1 Comment / 1 View / October 21, 2014

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Microneedle Patch Promises Painless Pricks

Researchers at The National University of Singapore have invented a new microneedle patch that could offer a faster and less painful delivery of drugs such as insulin and painkillers.

2 Comments / 9 View / October 21, 2014

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Depression After a Heart Attack

Doctors say that women are more likely to develop anxiety and depression after a heart attack

0 Comments / 1 View / October 21, 2014

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Wheezing and Serum Levels of Vitamin D

Serum level of vitamin D and trace elements in children with recurrent wheezing: a cross-sectional study Background: We aimed to show the relationship between recurrence of wheezing and serum levels of vitamin D, zinc, and copper in wheezy children compared…

2 Comments / 15 View / October 20, 2014

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Woman in Ireland With Ebola Symptoms

A woman who fell ill at an apartment complex in West Dublin has been taken to the infectious disease unit in Mater Hospital with a suspected case of Ebola. The woman was taken from a house in Tyrrelstown, Dublin 15…

0 Comments / 0 View / October 20, 2014