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Health experts warn of emerging threat of Nipah virus - Livemint

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LONDON : A deadly virus called Nipah carried by bats has already caused human outbreaks across South and South East Asia and has "serious epidemic potential", global health and infectious disease specialists said on Monday. The virus, identified in 1999 in … [+2026 chars]

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Climate change increasing cases of dengue? - The New Indian Express

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HYDERABAD: Close to 10,000 people were affected by dengue fever this year in Telangana. The World Health Organisation’s new campaign, ‘climate change is a health issue’, points out that an increase in number of vector-borne diseases, such as dengue, is one of… [+2715 chars]

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Measles death toll in Samoa rises to 70 - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

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SUVA, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Samoan government confirmed on Monday two more deaths in the island nation's measles epidemic, bringing the death toll to 70 since the outbreak in mid-October. According to a government statement on Monday, the Samoan Ministry of… [+1046 chars]

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Include these foods in your diet list to strengthen immune system this winter - OrissaPOST

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Just the way flowers need water to flourish and a car needs an oil change to run well, going into the winter months, your body might need food during winter to strengthen the immune system. The cold weather during winter brings with it a number of diseases a… [+1538 chars]

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Decorated with butterflies, infant-sized coffins sent to measles-ravaged Samoa - Reuters India

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Volunteers in the New Zealand city of Rotorua are preparing two dozen white-lined coffins to be transported to Samoa at the end of the week as the measles-ravaged Pacific island nation languishes under a growing death toll that has now hit … [+2319 chars]

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'Holy grail' of cancer cure hides progress made, says charity - The Guardian

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The obsession with a cure for cancer as the holy grail of research on the disease means the public is unaware of how much progress has been made in allowing sufferers to live longer, a charity has found. The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) said the effect… [+3255 chars]

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Bizarre Study Finds Women on The Pill Have a Smaller Hypothalamus, But Does It Matter? - ScienceAlert

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Preliminary MRI scans have shown some women on the birth control pill have different sized brain structures, and while that might sound freaky, that's no reason to stop taking the medication. It's still unclear whether these changes in brain volume are linke… [+3840 chars]

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Stress-relieving to promoting longevity: 5 magical benefits of Ashwagandha - Times of India

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Between our modern-day problems and busy, hectic lifestyles, traditional and old-school remedies can often be the cure we are looking for. Ayurvedic remedies and herbs, in particular, are the ones widely used and talked about. One such important herb is Ashwa… [+457 chars]

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Vitamin E acetate in vaping liquid : What’s safe in your diet might not be in your lungs - ThePrint

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced a preliminary finding that implicates a vitamin E additive as the potential cause of lung injury from THC vaping. The agency examined fluid samples from the lungs of 29 patients with vaping-re… [+6023 chars]

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How close are we to HIV cure and vaccine? - The New Times

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Among the avenues that will put healthcare ahead of HIV/Aids is the development of vaccines, cures and multiple prevention mechanisms. Scientists and activists who spoke to The New Times on the sidelines of the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually T… [+4607 chars]

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Computer betting game can help predict the likelihood of opioid reuse - News-Medical.net

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A computer betting game can help predict the likelihood that someone recovering from opioid addiction will reuse the pain-relieving drugs, a new study shows. The game, now being developed as an app, tests each patient's comfort with risk-taking, producing ma… [+4286 chars]

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Introducing peanuts, eggs early to infants may prevent allergy development. Here’s how - Hindustan Times

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Early introduction of certain foods known to cause allergies -- like peanuts and eggs -- to infants can prevent them from developing an allergy even if the children do not adhere strongly to the diet, a study says. The study, published in the Journal of All… [+2087 chars]

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Wolbachia emerges as an alternative strategy against dengue - Telangana Today

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Hyderabad: A commonly occurring bacterium Wolbachia has emerged as a possible alternative strategy to stop rampant breeding of Aedes aegypti mosquito and check dengue in India. The recent scientific development concerning Wolbachia has relevance in Telangana… [+3428 chars]

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China’s failed gene-edited baby experiment proves we’re not ready for human embryo modification - Scroll.in

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More than a year ago, the world was shocked by Chinese biophysicist He Jiankuis attempt to use CRISPR technology to modify human embryos and make them resistant to HIV, which led to the birth of twins Lulu and Nana. Now, crucial details have been revealed in … [+5592 chars]

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First Polio Case Reported In Malaysia In Nearly 3 Decades - NDTV News

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Malaysia's Director General of Health Noor Hisham Abdullah said the patient is being treated Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia has reported its first polio case in 27 years, health authorities said Sunday, announcing a three-month-old baby had been diagnosed on Borneo … [+2241 chars]

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Researchers Associate Social Media Use to Eating Disorder in Adolescents - http://www.newsgram.com/

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Google-owned YouTube, which has more than 265 million monthly active users in India, will focus on regional languages to drive the growth of creators on the platform in 2020, a top company executive has said. According to Satya Raghavan, Director, Content Pa… [+2801 chars]

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Mum who lost her tongue to cancer has a new one made with skin from her ARM - The Sun

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A MUM who had to have her tongue removed to fight cancer has told how she got a new one made from her ARM. Stephanie Wigglesworth, 36, was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma after noticing a tiny ulcer on her tongue which started to tingle before becomin… [+3390 chars]

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Type 2 diabetes signs appear more than 20 years before diagnosis - The Sen Times Online Newspaper

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Type 2 diabetes signs can appear more than 20 years before a patient is diagnosed, research suggests. Dangerously high blood sugar levels and insulin resistance can be seen two decades before a person is eventually diagnosed with the condition, according to … [+4671 chars]

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5 natural alternatives to your over-the-counter painkiller medication - Times of India

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Cloves have a strong, sweet and bitter flavour. You can have clove powder or clove essential oil when suffering from any kind of pain. This spice is commonly used to flavour curries and rice and is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Clove can be used… [+75 chars]

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African scientists give hope to HIV positive infants amid improved treatment regime - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

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NAIROBI, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Anne Wanza, a young mother who hails from Nairobi's low-income suburb of Kariobangi almost went into a depression as the cost of treating her HIV positive infant took a toll on her emotional well-being. "The cost of buying medicin… [+3914 chars]

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