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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Which Mosquito Repellents Actually Work?

Mosquitoes are blamed for South Florida's first case of Dengue fever this year. The pesky critters can also cause malaria, yellow fever, encephalitis and they are also the cause of the Chikungunya virus coming into this country and South Florida from the Caribbean islands.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Entomology, Science

2 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

All Human Health Progress is Just Nutrition, Sanitation, Antiobiotics and Vaccines:

Smart Aid for the World's Poor : How can rich countries best help poor ones? Matt Ridley identifies five priorities Most of the original Millennium Development Goals will have been met or nearly so by 2015.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | Switched

Brazil To Unleash Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

When you think about the deadliest animal in the world, what immediately springs to mind? Sharks? Hippos? Crocodiles? While these animals may look the part, the biggest killer amongst us is much more inconspicuous, and it can deliver that one potentially fatal bite without you even noticing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Agriculture, Science

9 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Break the silos: drug use, HIV, HCV, TB, laws and funding

Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service Vietnam is one of the countries in the world that has made remarkable progress over the last decade in not only making harm reduction and HIV services available and accessible for people who use drugs but also reforming laws for supportive health policies on the ground.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Medicine, US News, Liberal Political News

13 hrs ago | The Perspective

Taking Charge of Our Health through Preventive Healthcare

While busying ourselves to celebrate Liberia's independence this year on July 26 at home and abroad, I thought that a good way to truly celebrate another milestone would be to take charge of our health by taking advantage of preventive health care services.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Infectious Diseases, Health, Chickenpox

17 hrs ago | Diabetes Mine

A Third World Mission, with Diabetes

We share numerous stories here at the 'Mine about diabetes across the globe , and how many in our community are doing what they can to help those in need worldwide.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Travel, Mozambique, Mozambique Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

21 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Op-Ed: Pushing Back The Organic Movement

ED: PUSHING BACK THE ORGANIC MOVEMENT Jul. 25, 2014 Source: Greener Ideal news release This article is contributed by Mischa Popoff, a former organic farmer and USDA-contract organic inspector and is the author of Is it Organic? In its first major action in 1972, the United States Environmental Protection Agency made history by banning ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Medicine, Health, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Glaxo Files Its Entry in Race for a Malaria Vaccine

PLC filed with regulators Thursday could help fight one of the world's biggest killers-but rival company Sanaria Inc. has a potentially more effective shot in the works.

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Related Topix: Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Family, Kids

DNA India

Nurses up in arms against BMC's new recruitment policy

The civic body is in trouble for giving stepmotherly treatment to nurses who served during a spurt of infectious diseases two years ago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Infectious Diseases, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health

Oakland Post

Michael Joseph Shaw who is a coordinator for HEPPAC.

World Hepatitis Day is an annual event, held on Monday, July 28, is designed to raise awareness and influence real change in disease prevention and access to testing and treatment.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Oakland, CA

The Raw Story

Why do we care so much about El Nino?

Every month since March, when the first El NiA o Watch was issued, forecasters, government officials around the world, and yes, even those in the media, have been watching with bated breath to see whether various climate agencies would officially pronounce the arrival of that infamous climate phenomenon.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Environment, Science, Medicine, Health, Meteorology

World Magazine

Intelligent design proponent vindicated by new findings

Intelligent design proponent Michael Behe, a Lehigh University biochemist, withstood a barrage of criticism for an inference he made in his 2007 book, The Edge of Evolution .

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Related Topix: Evolution Debate, Lehigh University, Medicine, Health

The New Zealand Herald

New funding needed to win Aids battle

When Aids first emerged in the early 1980s, HIV infection was a death sentence. But a global effort has ensured this is no longer the case for a growing number of people.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, George Bush, Medicine, Health

ABC News

a Heroa TM Doctor Battling Ebola Spotlights Selflessness During Outbreak

The news that a doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone has contracted the infection spotlights the selfless work of health care workers on the front lines of the outbreak.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

Reuters

Nigeria may have no polio cases next year, says Bill Gates

Nigeria could cut the number of polio cases to zero next year and be declared free of the disease in 2018 even though a national eradication campaign has had to contend with an insurgency in the north, Bill Gates told Reuters.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Health

Reuters

UPDATE 2-GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it is applying for regulatory approval for the world's first vaccine against malaria, designed for children in Africa.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Non-Profit

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria vaccine despite low efficacy rates in child...

The experimental shot is the most advanced candidate vaccine for malaria but results from previous trials have been disappointing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Indian Express

AIIMS and other leading hospitals fined for mosquito breeding

This year alone, AIIMS has been issued 22 notices and has been fined twice, once in early July.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Miami Herald

GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot

The experimental shot is the most advanced candidate vaccine for malaria but results from previous trials have been disappointing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

AlertNet

GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline is applying for regulatory approval for the world's first vaccine against malaria, designed for use in children in Africa.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, GlaxoSmithKline, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

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