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 2019-07-18 12:37 

Reuters

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Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group...

Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....

 2019-07-18 12:11 

Reuters

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Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern...

The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries....

 2019-07-18 11:34 

Reuters

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Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda - WHO...

A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected....

 2019-07-18 11:29 

Reuters

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Aurora Cannabis wins contract to supply medical cannabis to Italy...

Canadian pot producer Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Thursday it had secured a two-year contract to supply medical cannabis to the Italian government....

 2019-07-18 10:53 

Medscape

Secondhand Smoke Still Endangers 20% of Nonsmokers at Work: CDC...

One fifth of nonsmoking workers reported recent secondhand smoke exposure, CDC researchers found; the number of exposed workers was highest among those in the construction industry. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-07-18 10:00 

Medical News Today

Scientists discover pathway to skin regeneration...

A new study in human volunteers and mice identifies which danger signaling molecules lie at the heart of skin rejuvenation pathways....

 2019-07-18 09:05 

Reuters

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Ebola patient suspected of going to Rwanda: report...

A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan Health Ministry report published by the World Health Organization on Thursday....

 2019-07-18 08:33 

Medical Daily

How To Get Rid Of Pimple Marks And Acne Scars...

It can get very frustrating to experience a pimple or even an acne scar that just won't go away. Here are some of the best tips from dermatologists on how you can effectively eliminate them....

 2019-07-18 08:26 

Medical Daily

Are Brokenhearted People More At Risk Of Having Cancer?...

A new study warns that a condition called broken heart syndrome, which occurs due to emotional or physical stress, may contribute to the development of cancer....

 2019-07-18 08:16 

Medical Daily

Oily Face Natural Remedies: Best Skin Care Solutions To Do At Home...

There are a lot of health fads going around the Internet as to the best and most effective way of getting rid of oily skin. If you are at a loss as to where you should begin, start with those that...

 2019-07-18 08:01 

Medical Daily

E-Cigarette Ban Could Lead Users Back To Smoking Tobacco, Study Suggests...

Taking flavors out of e-cigs might compel teens to try cigarettes instead....

 2019-07-18 07:30 

Medical Daily

Elon Musk Wants To Stitch A Computer Chip Inside Your Brain...

Human trials of Neuralink's BCI technologgy might one day allow humans to wireslessly ccommunicate with their smartphones and computers....

 2019-07-18 07:15 

Medical Daily

Best Herbal Teas To Drink Against Inflammation...

Read on to see the top and healthy herbal teas that can help you reduce or avoid inflammation and related diseases....

 2019-07-18 07:11 

Reuters

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Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization...

Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....

 2019-07-18 07:07 

Medical Daily

Controversial Study Reveals Gorillas Have Formed Human-Like Social Structures...

A new research states that much like humans, gorillas are also capable of building social hierarchies, drawing mixed reviews and controversy....

 2019-07-18 07:00 

Medical News Today

Do antidepressants work better than placebo?...

A new paper asks whether there is sufficient evidence to prove that antidepressants work better than a placebo. They conclude that there is not....

 2019-07-18 06:39 

Medical Daily

How This Fungus Give 'Zombie Ants' Lockjaw...

Scientists attempt to find out how cordyceps, also known as a zombie-ant fungi, forces an ant to have lockjaw....

 2019-07-18 06:19 

Medical Daily

Ebola Facts Doctors Are Not Telling You Amid Outbreak...

From available treatments, risks to prevention, here are the top facts you should know about Ebola virus....

 2019-07-18 04:55 

Medical Daily

Wasp Spray Overdose: West Virginians Suffer Ill Effects After Using 'Meth Alternative'...

Per police reports, drug users from Boone County have started using wasp spray as a substitute for meth....

 2019-07-18 04:36 

Medical Daily

LGBTQ Members More Prone To Developing Dementia As They Grow Older?...

According to a new research, LGBTQ members are more likely to develop early warning signs of dementia than their straight, cishet counterparts....

 2019-07-18 02:45 

CDC

CDC supports WHO declaration of "Public Health Emergency of International Concern" for Ebola outbreak in eastern region of The Democratic Republic of the Congo...

As cases of Ebola continue to increase in the eastern region of The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and travel-associated cases have been reported in neighboring Uganda, CDC fully supports the decision by the International Health Regulations Emerg...

 2019-07-18 02:21 

Medical Daily

Dermal Fillers Dangers: What You Need To Know...

Dermal fillers do have certain side effects that consumers need to know about beforehand, but as long as they follow the FDA's guidelines there are relatively less risks involved....

 2019-07-18 01:58 

Medical Daily

People With Osteoarthritis More Likely To Die From Cardiovascular Disease...

Researchers found that people diagnosed with osteoarthritis have higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases....

 2019-07-18 01:33 

Medical Daily

Alzheimer's Risk: Study Explains Why More Women Develop The Disease...

A new study found women have higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease compared to men because of their brain connectivity and sex-specific genes....

 2019-07-18 01:26 

Medical Daily

Scientists Move Closer To AI Tech With Human Brain's Full Functionality...

Scientists from Australia developed an electronic chip that replicates how the brain works, a breakthrough that moves people closer to technologies that can learn "just like humans do."...

 2019-07-18 01:00 

Medical Daily

Study Finds Ancient Link To Current Obesity Epidemic...

A new study suggests the ongoing obesity epidemic in the U.S. may have been triggered by a "curse" carried by human's ancient ancestors....

 2019-07-18 00:48 

Medical Daily

Yellowstone Supervolcano Not Overdue For An Eruption But It Will Definitely Erupt...

The human race will be among the first species to be annihilated by the next Yellowstone supervolcano eruption....

 2019-07-18 00:35 

Medical Daily

Plastic Pollution: Scientists Use 'Black Plastics' As New Source Of Renewable Energy...

Researchers from the United Kingdom were able to reuse black plastics and create a new material for electronics and a potential energy source....

 2019-07-18 00:27 

Medical Daily

Searching For Earth's Beginning Beneath The Moonscape...

A research team plans on uncovering some of early Earth's unsolved mysteries by digging on the surface of the Moon....

 2019-07-17 22:14 

AP

House Democratss, GOP unite to repeal Obama health care tax...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats and Republicans joined in a rare show of unity Wednesday, voting overwhelmingly to repeal an unpopular tax on generous health insurance that's a symbol of former......

 2019-07-17 22:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about eye floaters...

Eye floaters are specks in a person's vision. They are normal and not necessarily harmful. It is not always possible to prevent them, and they may not require treatment. Learn more about eye floaters here....

 2019-07-17 21:45 

ABC News (US)

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Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit for $305M...

The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit...

 2019-07-17 21:30 

Reuters

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Biden versus Sanders: Top 2020 contenders snipe over healthcare policy...

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Bernie Sanders are waging a public battle this week over universal healthcare, staking out competing turf on an issue that has become the most divisive in the party's primary campaign....

 2019-07-17 21:21 

Medscape

Universal Test and Treat Won't Stop HIV Epidemic...

In recent years, 3 large studies tested the idea that scaling up HIV testing and offering treatment immediately might halt new infections. Researchers grapple with whether test-and-treat is enough. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-07-17 21:00 

Medical News Today

What is ulnar deviation?...

Ulnar deviation is when problems with the joints, muscles, or ligaments cause the fingers to bend toward the bone on the outside of the forearm. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments here....

 2019-07-17 20:52 

Medscape

Biological Basis for the 'Female Advantage' in Alzheimer's...

The female brain is more efficient then the male brain in the early stages of dementia, which may explain the female advantage when it comes to maintaining verbal memory. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-07-17 20:19 

Reuters

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WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify...

The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries....

 2019-07-17 20:00 

Medical News Today

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Everything you need to know...

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of genetic disorders that affect the connective tissues and cause several symptoms, including stretchy skin and loose joints. Learn more here....

 2019-07-17 19:57 

Medscape

FDA Clears Low-Level Laser Device for 'Whole Body' Pain...

The FDA has granted marketing clearance for a low-level laser device for the treatment of "whole body" musculoskeletal pain, the manufacturer has announced. FDA Approvals...

 2019-07-17 19:41 

Reuters

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U.S. overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades...

U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related deaths is abating....

 2019-07-17 19:28 

Reuters

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California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet...

When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes....

 2019-07-17 19:22 

ABC News (US)

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Data shows flood of opioids across US, many of them generics...

The maker of OxyContin has been cast as the chief villain in the nation's opioid crisis. But newly released government figures suggest Purdue Pharma had plenty of help in flooding the U.S. with billions of pills...

 2019-07-17 19:15 

Reuters

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U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care...

(Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide disparities in access to treatment....

 2019-07-17 19:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about alcohol bloating...

Alcohol can lead to bloating by causing inflammation and discomfort in the stomach. It can also cause weight gain, which can give the appearance of bloating. Learn more about alcohol bloating and how to get rid of it here....

 2019-07-17 18:42 

ABC News (US)

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A timeline of Congo's latest deadly Ebola virus outbreak...

A timeline of Congo's latest deadly Ebola virus outbreak, now an international emergency...

 2019-07-17 18:34 

ABC News (US)

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AP Explains: Why Ebola is now an international emergency...

AP Explains: Why deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international emergency...

 2019-07-17 18:13 

AP

Cooper: Real people need to be heard in Medicaid debate...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says Republican legislators need to hear stories of real people unable to obtain affordable health insurance and struggling with illness so they......

 2019-07-17 18:06 

Reuters

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WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency...

The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat...

 2019-07-17 18:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about inflammatory rheumatism...

Conditions that involve inflammation in the joints are known as inflammatory rheumatism. This article looks at the types, symptoms, and treatments of inflammatory rheumatic diseases....

 2019-07-17 17:54 

ABC News (US)

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Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency...

The World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency after the virus spread this week to a city of 2 million people...

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