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Format: 2014-10-31
Format: 2014-10-31

Say hello to Zilzar.com, the Islamic answer to Amazon

31 Oct 2014
Online market platform will specifically cater to Muslim consumers looking for halal products and services First there was Amazon and its ubiquitous internet retail model. Next came Alibaba, a...

Get lung cancer aware for November

31 Oct 2014
Published date:  Fri, 31/10/2014 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers...

90% of stroke risk factors 'can be controlled'

31 Oct 2014
People can reduce their risk of suffering a stroke for the first time if they consume a Mediterranean-style diet, exercise regularly and keep their blood pressure under control, US doctors have said...

Effects of psoriasis 'underestimated'

31 Oct 2014
The skin condition psoriasis can have a major impact on the lives of those affected, however most healthcare professionals, including dermatologists, underestimate the effects on their patients, a...

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, highlights recent data on link between CVDs, diabetes drugs

30 Oct 2014
BOSTON — At the Cardiometabolic Health Congress, Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, professor of clinical medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, outlines recent trial data and...

Taoiseach launches Irish Heart Foundation “Pumped” Schools’ video awards

30 Oct 2014
Taoiseach Enda Kenny today launched the Irish Heart Foundation's "Pumped" Schools' Video Awards. The awards encourage young people to unleash their creative juices and produce 90-second movies on a...

Adult eczema associated with increased risk of injury

30 Oct 2014
Researchers found a correlation between adult eczema and an increased risk of injury, particularly fracture and bone or joint injury.Using the 2012 National Health Interview Survey to compose a...

Two Virginia hospitals receive first ID risk management certification

30 Oct 2014
Sentara Leigh and Sentara Virginia Beach hospitals are the first two hospitals to receive the DNV Healthcare Centers for Excellence infection mitigation management certification.DNV, a global...

ACIP approves revisions to 2015 childhood immunization schedules

30 Oct 2014
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously, 13-0 with two members absent from the meeting, to approve various revisions to the 2015 childhood immunization schedules.“...

Clustering prevalent among injection drug users with HCV in Vancouver

30 Oct 2014
One-third of people who inject drugs with hepatitis C virus infection from the Vancouver Injection Drug Users Study were found to be clustered, a phenomenon that is a risk factor for HCV transmission...

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