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1 hr ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | Ubuzimabwacu

Global fund audit: Rwanda urged to adopt modern database systems

A Global fund audit team has commended Rwanda for its accountability on funds but recommended the need to adopt data base entry and possibly do this by acquiring up-to-date systems unlike the manual ones used in the health system today.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Rwanda, Africa Travel, Africa, Rwanda Travel, Medicine, Health

19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Toll rising from drug users in Russian-annexed Crimea

Russia's annexation of Crimea has led to a surge in deaths among intravenous drug users, who no longer have access to vital therapy, specialists said at the world AIDS forum on Thursday .

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

St. Augustine Record

New mosquito-borne disease prompts local awareness

Now that health officials have reported for the first time mosquitoes in Florida are spreading chikungunya, a virus that has been tearing through the Caribbean, local officials are starting to take notice.

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Related Topix: Florida, St. Augustine, FL, St Johns County, FL, Anastasia (St. Augustine, FL), St. Augustine Beach, FL, Medicine, Health

Kane Co. Chronicle

Batavia graduate leads malaria campaign

Nulph, a 2010 graduate of Batavia High School, started and led the Wartburg College Malaria Initiative, a year-long effort held in cooperation with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Malaria Campaign.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Batavia, IL, Wartburg College

Korean News

World Malaria Day Observed in DPRK

Attending there were officials of the Ministry of Public Health, public organizations and media, officials concerned and staff members of missions of international organizations here including representatives of WHO and UNICEF.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Aidsmap

Harm reduction funding meeting only 7% of global need

International donors are investing only 7% of what is needed to provide adequate harm reduction coverage for people who inject drugs, according to findings from a report presented on Wednesday at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine

Live Science

'Uncontacted' Amazon People Treated for Flu

Advocates for indigenous tribes and Brazilian officials are worried that a group of people in the Amazon who had been living in isolation from the outside world may have contracted the flu - a potentially deadly disease that these individuals had never been exposed to before.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health

Manawatu Evening Standard

Auckland's disease hotspots found

Westies and North Shore residents are being struck down with more diseases than any other Aucklanders, a new report says.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Medicine, Health, Food Science

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