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Canadian team evacuated from Ebola zone home
Three Canadian scientists evacuated from Sierra Leone over Ebola concerns are back in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Friday night.
19 hrs ago
Medical News Today
Cardiovascular risk factors in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
A lack of education, an unhealthy diet, and unemployment go straight to the heart - quite literally, because all three range among the risks that cause ischemic heart disease or contribute to its development.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Oyo Clears Four Suspects of Ebola
Oyo State Government has cleared four patients suspected of contracting the Ebola Virus Disease .
The Toronto Star
DNA sequences reveal Ebola's spread and mutations
First, Mamie Lebbie's mother-in-law died. Then she began to feel feverish and sore.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Tomato-Rich Diet Linked To Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
Epidemiologists have correlated eating over 10 portions per week of tomatoes with an 18 percent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests.
The Toronto Star
Canada to pull scientists fighting Ebola from Sierra Leone
The Canadian government is evacuating three scientists from Sierra Leone, where their role diagnosing blood samples was crucial to the operation of one of the world's biggest Ebola treatment centres.
UN Doctor With Ebola in Germany for Treatment
Officials say an epidemiologist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone has arrived in Germany for treatment.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Tick-Borne Illness Talk
Megan Kelley, the local field epidemiologist for the Maine Centers for Disease Control, will discuss tick-borne illnesses at Rockport Public Library.
ECDC: CDTR, week 34
ECDC has published Monitoring current threats, week 34/2014: ECDC Communicable Disease Threat Report .
New Social Media Surveillance Tool Vital to Public Health Preparedness, Researchers Say
Virginia Tech issued the following news release: A new social media surveillance tool may be the key to helping public health officials prepare for health epidemics or public crises like gun violence.
Risk factors for heart disease are higher in Saxony-Anhalt
A lack of education, an unhealthy diet , and unemployment go straight to the heart - quite literally, because all three range among the risks that cause ischemic heart disease or contribute to its development.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Somerset County Gazette
Farmer volunteers sought for nationwide dung sampling
Scientists from Scotland's Rural College are inviting farmers' help for a GB wide dung sample survey investigating the prevalence of E. coli O157 infection amongst cattle destined for the food chain.
Exercise Can Impact Breast Cancer Risk
But, the study also found that breast cancer risk drops surprisingly rapidly after exercise starts.
Branswell: Meagre pay, tough conditions: Health-care workers needed for Ebola response
The need for international health-care workers to help in the response to West Africa's Ebola outbreak is enormous and pressing.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
It would be easy for West Virginia officials criticized for their handling of the January chemical spill in Charleston to point fingers back at their federal detractors.
UN health worker infected with Ebola
The World Health Organization on Sunday announced the first Ebola infection among its experts, describing the infected person as an epidemiologist who had been deployed to Sierra Leone.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Odds of infant death higher in remote villages
Alaska Native babies in small, remote villages die at twice the rate of Native infants in cities, according to new research from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Mammography false alarms linked with later tumor risk
Women whose screening mammograms produce false alarms have a heightened risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer years later, but the reason remains mysterious, researchers say.
Salmonella 'from single egg source'
The outbreak of salmonella in England is likely to have come from a single source of eggs, according to Public Health England.
Dr. John S. Sampalis nominated as finalist in the 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award
Dr. John S. Sampalis is founder and CEO of JSS Medical Research and one of the world's leading clinical epidemiologists.