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Swine Flu Death Toll Rises; Rajasthan Worst-Affected

Swine Flu Death Toll Rises; Rajasthan Worst-Affected

According to data issued by the government, 169 deaths have been reported due to the H1N1 virus , for which 4,571 people have tested positive till Sunday. "Further, states have been asked to issue ad...

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'Radical rethink' needed to tackle obesity, hunger, climate

'Radical rethink' needed to tackle obesity, hunger, climate

Within two years, consumption of sugary drinks was reduced by 7.6%. Such investment reduces the pollution that causes climate change and makes the air easier to breathe, meaning people can exercise ...

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Apple Watch, using Aetna client data, wants to help you be healthy

Apple Watch, using Aetna client data, wants to help you be healthy

Aetna members interested in the app may need to act fast. "We designed Attain for everyone", CVS Health Executive Vice President of Transformation Alan Lotvin said in a statement. The program is...

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UC Berkeley researchers discover how sleep deprivation amplifies pain

UC Berkeley researchers discover how sleep deprivation amplifies pain

For the goal of this study, 18 young individuals who were healthy and didn't have any pain or sleep related disorders were exposed to pain. "And a number of studies, including the current study, hav...

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Washington State Officials Declare State Of Emergency As Measles Outbreak Continues

Washington State Officials Declare State Of Emergency As Measles Outbreak Continues

Authorities say nine additional cases are suspected. Most of the patients are children under 10. Measles is a vaccine-preventable infection that can be easily prevented by the MMR vaccine which wa...

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Cancer cure? Scientists in Israel make a stunning announcement

Ilan Morad, their treatment will not need time for the body to acculturate to it before it works. The treatment uses a combination of several cancer-targeting peptides for each cancer cell, report...

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Vote on Brexit ‘plan Bs’ could lead to deeper deadlock - Paris Gourtsoyannis

Vote on Brexit ‘plan Bs’ could lead to deeper deadlock - Paris Gourtsoyannis

In a change to previously announced plans, she will address MPs at the start of debate on a series of proposed amendments to the deal, urging them to back proposals from Sir Brady to replace the backs...

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Health professionals urging vaccinations in light of measles outbreak

Only 21 percent of the children at the Slavic Christian Academy in southeast Portland , for example, have all their required vaccinations. "And then you see another generation of cases", he said. H...

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George Fernandes passes away after prolonged illness

George Fernandes passes away after prolonged illness

Fernandes served as the Defence Minister of India in both the second and third National Democratic Alliance governments (1998-2004). "In his life, George Fernandes did not compromise with his ideo...

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State bill introduced to nix personal exemptions for measles vaccine

There are nine additional suspected cases of measles , according to officials. Officials say it appears nearly all involve unvaccinated children under the age of 10. Those who are unvaccinated, tra...

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Cancer cure: Israel AEBi scientists to finish MuTaTo antidote in 2019

Aridor says the treatment will be effective immediately, last only a few weeks, have no or minimal side-effects and be available at a much lower cost than other options. The Post further reports that ...

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Measles outbreak prompts state of emergency declaration by Washington governor

Measles outbreak prompts state of emergency declaration by Washington governor

In recent years, however, the viral illness has popped up again from NY to California and sickened hundreds. These rates of non-vaccination are particularly high in the state of OR, which is worriso...

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Measles outbreak grows in northwest US, 31 cases reported

Measles outbreak grows in northwest US, 31 cases reported

Naus says similar under-vaccinated areas exist in our province, with even possibly as much as five per cent of young children in B.C. who are not vaccinated. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, de...

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Rep. Ted Lieu Endorses Kamala Harris For President

Rep. Ted Lieu Endorses Kamala Harris For President

Harris has fought the Trump administration hard in the past two years, taking the forefront in battles such as dismantling Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. She also gets a boost fro...

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What parents need to know about Washington state measles outbreak 2019

The best protection against measles is vaccination, the centre said. In light of the outbreak in Washington, the BCDC is advising British Columbians to review and update their immunization status at...

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Data of 14,200 people with HIV leaked online by American fraudster:MOH

Data of 14,200 people with HIV leaked online by American fraudster:MOH

It is said that the confidential information is in the illegal possession of one Mikhy K Farrera Brochez, a male United States citizen who was residing in Singapore , on an employment pass, between J...

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Washington declares public health emergency after measles outbreak of mostly unvaccinated children

Washington declares public health emergency after measles outbreak of mostly unvaccinated children

Jay Inslee said in a proclamation declaring the statewide emergency. Most of the patients are in Clark County with one confirmed case in King county. County officials revealed that people may ha...

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Ebola virus found in bats - Liberian health institute

Ebola virus found in bats - Liberian health institute

This could lead to a major breakthrough in understanding where Ebola in humans comes from - something that has puzzled medics for years. The latest epidemic in the disease's 40-year history has ki...

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Measles outbreak grows in northwest U.S., 30 cases reported

The majority of the cases involve children younger than 10. There is also one case in King County , which includes Seattle. It could be weeks or even months before the "exquisitely contagious" vi...

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Hedgehogs 'probably' to blame for salmonella outbreak; stop snuggling them — CDC

Hedgehogs 'probably' to blame for salmonella outbreak; stop snuggling them — CDC

There have been no reported deaths, but one person has been hospitalized. The bacterial infection, caused by a certain strain of Salmonella , was found in samples collected from hedgehogs in some...

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Farmers criticise Canada's decision to drop dairy in revised Food Guide

Farmers criticise Canada's decision to drop dairy in revised Food Guide

Changes to the Canada Food Guide are being called "more inclusive". New Guide emphasises plants over meat and plays down role of dairy in a healthy diet. The government's Food Guide, which provid...

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KDHE: Flu numbers down compared to last year's outbreak

KDHE: Flu numbers down compared to last year's outbreak

The H1N1 virus strain is the most widely confirmed influenza A strain this season, however H3 viruses are dominating in the southeastern United States, the CDC reported Friday. Seasonal flu signs and ...

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Hancock unveils antibiotic resistance action plan to fight 'urgent global' threat

Hancock unveils antibiotic resistance action plan to fight 'urgent global' threat

Scientists believe that around 70% of bacteria that cause infections are already resistant to at least one antibiotic that would otherwise be used to combat it. In 2018, Public Health England repor...

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Another Study Questions Low-Dose Aspirin for Cardiovascular Protection

Another Study Questions Low-Dose Aspirin for Cardiovascular Protection

Aspirin slows the ability of the blood to form clots, which means it can reduce the chances of unsafe blood clots causing heart attacks and strokes. But many healthy people in middle age also take t...

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Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia

Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia

They should contact their healthcare provider to be seen promptly, and if necessary come to the emergency room. A Ministry spokesperson said, "It is important for the public to protect themselves fr...

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