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3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

War of words in Tripura Assembly

Agartala, Aug. 29 : The brief daylong session of the Tripura Legislative Assembly began here today with the Opposition trying to highlight malarial deaths and a host of other issues.


Related Topix: India, World News, Medicine, Health

7 hrs ago | ABC News

Ebola Survivor - Walked Through the Valley of Death'

MONROVIA, Liberia - Dr. Philip Ireland remembers the moment he realized he had Ebola .


Related Topix: Health

11 hrs ago | AlertNet

Climate change: a chronic health problem for the 21st century

Kari, a nine-year-old suffering from a stomach infection, lies beside her mother at a hospital in Mithi in Pakistan's Sindh province, amid a drought that caused dozens of children to die of malnutrition and other causes, March 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Medicine, Health

18 hrs ago | Nerve News

New method to diagnose malaria faster

Finnish researchers have claimed to develop a new system for diagnosing malaria infection faster.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Europe, Finland, World News

19 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Oxford to lead hunt for Ebola virus cure

Members of a volunteer medical team wear special uniforms for the burial of seven people who died of Ebola in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on Tuesday Scientist Adrian Hill, of Headington, is leading clinical trials into the deadly illness at the Jenner Institute at Oxford's Churchill Hospital A call has now gone out for Oxfordshire residents to play a ... (more)


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Medicine, Health

19 hrs ago | Truthdig

Europe's Warming Raises Tropical Disease Risk

Add one more horror to the list of awful threats that climate change poses: it could introduce dengue fever in Europe.


Related Topix: Medicine, US News, Liberal Political News

19 hrs ago | DNA India

[Photo Story] Boat clinics in Assam providing healthcare to islanders on Brahmaputra River

Hopping between islands dotted in the upper reaches of the mighty Brahmaputra River, a team of 16 ordinary professionals are making extraordinary contribution to the lives of hundreds of islanders by sailing out healthcare to them.


Related Topix: World News, India, Photography, Arts, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014


The Continued Farce

Just last week, the temperatures in Middle Georgia, where I write, were over 100 degrees.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Pacific Ocean, Medicine, Health, Opinion

Business Wire

ChildFund International and Partners Deliver Emergency Medical Aid to West Africa Ebola Front Lines

Manned by two volunteer crews, the 737 jet carried five pallets of personal protection equipment and hygiene supplies for ChildFund in response to urgent requests from staff and health care professionals in Liberia.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Medicine, Health

The Telegraph

Drain distress for Adityapur heal hub

An overflowing drain near ESI Hospital in Saldih, Adityapur, on Thursday and puddles of waste water explain the fear of malaria outbreak.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Hindustan Times

India targets kalaazar elimination by 2015

Using a single-dose drug for treatment and independent experts to monitor implementation are part of the Centre's new roadmap to eliminate kala-azar by 2015.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


MDG attainment at 33%

According to the latest MDG Watch of the Philippine Statistics Authority-National Statistical Coordination Board, the region may possibly achieve only nine of the 27 indicators or 33.3 percent of the eight MDG goals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Trials Journal

Community-based scheduled screening and treatment of malaria in...

In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria continues to cause over 10,000 maternal deaths and 75,000 to 200,000 infant deaths.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, The Gambia, Africa, World News

Liberia: All Hands on Deck to Fight Ebola

The young campaigners coming down the street were wearing mismatched white T-shirts on which they had scribbled the words "Ebola awareness".


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Medicine, Health

Brand Republic

GSK refreshes corporate sites in wider brand refocus

GlaxoSmithKline is giving its corporate sites a makeover, in what it views as a key step towards bolstering the company's image globally.


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

The Economist

Stopped at the border

EBOLA, a nasty disease which spreads only through direct contact with bodily fluids, is unlikely to become a pandemic , as The Economist reported last week.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Health, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Don't treat every fever as malaria - Public advised

A Clinical Pharmacist, Ms Ellen Sam, has advised the public to not treat every bout of fever as malaria since the mismanagement of such illnesses could lead to drug resistance.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Making malaria known

All Saints Lutheran Church in Novato, Calif., has been on a mission this year to make sure neighbors know about the ELCA Malaria Campaign .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Novato, CA

Medical Daily

Family Care May Not Be Best For Orphans Who Often Fare Better In Institutions

A new study has found orphaned children living in institutions are as healthy and, in some ways, healthier than those in family-based care.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Voice of America

WHO: Climate Change Brings New Health Threats

A villager carrying a child crosses a flooded area in the Jorhat district, in the Indian state of Assam, August 25, 2014, where the latest heavy rains have caused landslides and floods.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, Health, Weather