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Format: 2014-09-18
Format: 2014-09-18

U.N. Leader Plans Effort to Aid Ebola Struggle

18 Sep 2014
The move by the secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, signaled his concern with the response so far and the limitations of the World Health Organization’s ability to handle it alone.

Trying to Fix the American Way of Dying

17 Sep 2014
A national panel said the health care system was geared toward delivering costly additional care that patients often do not want.

Respiratory disease associated with depression, anxiety in US adults

17 Sep 2014
Respiratory disease was significantly associated with depression and anxiety during two time periods in a cross-sectional prospective study of US adults.Researchers gathered data from the Midlife...

VIDEO: 'I volunteered for trial Ebola vaccine'

17 Sep 2014
The first healthy UK volunteer has received a candidate Ebola vaccine in Oxford on Wednesday in a safety trial carried out by the University of Oxford.

The New Health Care: How Insurers Are Finding Ways to Shift Costs to the Sick

17 Sep 2014
By charging different prices for generic drugs, health insurers may be violating the spirit of the Affordable Care Act.

Genetic, structural defects triggered epileptic seizures after vaccination

17 Sep 2014
Recent data show that genetic or structural defects were the common underlying cause of epilepsy onset after routine vaccination. Nienke E. Verbeek, MD, MSc, of the University Medical Centre Utrecht...

Go-ahead for £32m mental health unit

17 Sep 2014
Planning permission is granted for a £32m mental health facility in Belfast.

Gaining just 5lbs raises BP

17 Sep 2014
Gaining just five pounds in weight can raise a healthy adult's blood pressure, a new study has found. While many people are aware of the dangers of gaining a lot of weight, US scientists wanted to...

Cosmetics blamed for raised child asthma risk

17 Sep 2014
"Chemicals in make-up and perfumes fuelling rise in children with asthma," reports the Mail Online. One scientist, the website claims, suggests that women should take measures such as checking the...

VIDEO: Playgrounds for senior citizens

17 Sep 2014
Specially designed outdoor gyms for senior citizens in Brazil have been shown to improve their health and fitness

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