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Europe’s cancer drugs mostly ineffective: Study

October 5, 2017 12:30 pm
Europe’s cancer drugs mostly ineffective: Study

A file photo of drugs (Photo by Corbis) European regulators approved 39 new cancer drugs between 2009 and 2013 despite having no evidence that they worked better than existing medicines, or at all, researchers said Thursday. The number represented more than half of 68 treatments to become available for European […]

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Kenya first country in Africa to use latest generic AIDS drug

June 28, 2017 10:30 pm
Kenya first country in Africa to use latest generic AIDS drug

A picture taken on November 10, 2015 shows a community health worker screening a patient in Ndiwa, Homa Bay County. (Photo by AFP) Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV, officials said Wednesday. Kenya’s […]

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Cholera has killed 242 in Yemen: World Health Organization

May 19, 2017 5:26 pm
Cholera has killed 242 in Yemen: World Health Organization

A Yemeni man suspected of being infected with cholera receives treatment at a hospital in the capital Sana’a on May 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization says 242 people have been killed due to an outbreak of cholera that has engulfed war-torn Yemen, with about 23,500 other […]

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Healthcare bombshell: 24 million in US to lose insurance

March 14, 2017 6:00 am
Healthcare bombshell: 24 million in US to lose insurance

House Republicans’ proposal to revise the Affordable Care Act in the US would lower the number of Americans with health insurance by 24 million while reducing the federal deficit by US$337 billion by 2026, congressional budget analysts said. The report from the Congressional Budget Office underscores the dramatic loss in […]

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Nearly 200,000 protesters rally in London to protest privatization of UK’s healthcare services

March 5, 2017 3:30 pm
Nearly 200,000 protesters rally in London to protest privatization of UK’s healthcare services

Nearly 200,000 protesters took to the streets of the British capital London to voice their opposition to National Health Service (NHS) cuts and the privatization of Britain’s healthcare services. Crowds of protesters carried banners and placards during the Saturday rally, which was organized by Unite trade union. Demonstrators chanted slogans […]

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India boosts health spending to eradicate leprosy

February 1, 2017 5:30 pm
India boosts health spending to eradicate leprosy

Indian health workers mark the wall of a house to show children there have received the polio vaccine during an immunization program at a colony where those suffering from leprosy also live in Siliguri, India, January 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Diseases such as leprosy, tuberculosis and black fever still […]

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Iran displays world’s 1st herbal medicine for Alzheimer’s treatment

January 29, 2017 5:04 am
Iran displays world’s 1st herbal medicine for Alzheimer’s treatment

Iranian researchers and scientist unveil the world’s first herbal medicine to treat Alzheimer’s called Melitropic. Iranian researchers and scientists have put on display the world’s first ever herbal medicine to cure Alzheimer’s or stop it from progressing through alleviating its symptoms such as memory loss and confusion. The medicine, named […]

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Baby born in Iran’s Isfahan from embryo frozen for 14 years

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Baby born in Iran’s Isfahan from embryo frozen for 14 years

File photo of a newborn baby A child has been born in an Iranian hospital after 14 years of cryopreservation, the process of preserving an embryo at sub-zero temperatures. According to Dr. Asadollah Kalantari, a founding member of Isfahan’s Fertility & Infertility Center, on Saturday, the child was born in […]

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WHO: Half HIV infections worldwide remain undetected

November 29, 2016 10:30 pm
WHO: Half HIV infections worldwide remain undetected

Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan speaks during the opening ceremony of the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Shanghai, China November 21, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that nearly half of all people carrying the HIV virus worldwide are unaware […]

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Nigeria abducted Chibok schoolgirls survived Boko Haram

October 14, 2016 9:30 pm
Nigeria abducted Chibok schoolgirls survived Boko Haram

Adama Adam, 15, cries next to the body of her baby, Fana Ali, on September 28. Fana was unable to get to a hospital for treatment because of the war zone. Photo /Jane Hahn for The Washington Post Nigeria abducted Chibok schoolgirls survived Boko Haram. Now many of them are […]

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