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After polio, eradicating measles with help of new drug may come next

Good news on the measles front. A new anti-viral drug may prevent measles in people who are not vaccinated but have been exposed to infection. Like the flu, measles is very contagious and turns ill people into efficient infection machines that sicken ... [Published Hindustan Times - 40 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

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A nurse who tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Virus (MERS) upon arrival in his native Philippines from Abu Dhabi has been found free of infection in a subsequent examination.The Filipino man, who has not been named, flew to Manila on an Etihad ... [Published 7 Days Abu Dhabi - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Businessman had 1lb of gold removed from his stomach by Delhi surgeons

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Ebola virus has killed 61 in Guinea since January: official

Sixty-one people have been killed by the Ebola virus in Guinea since the virulent disease broke out in January, said the Guinean Ministry of Health on Saturday.The ministry also said there have been 109 confirmed cases of the Ebola virus disease for the ... [Published - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Virus, Guinea Conakry
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

Pregnant and overweight increase risks

Updated: Saturday, April 19 2014, 12:31 PM CDTResearchers say there's good reason to drop some pounds before getting pregnant.A new study shows overweight or obese women who are pregnant have an increased risk of delivering a stillborn baby.Researchers ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 6 reports

The Irish aren’t drunks anymore, okay! (IrishCentral)

Irish pride in their heritage, rather than drowning the shamrock, was on display during Monday’s St. Patrick’s parade in Dublin.Photo by: Sam Boal / Photocall IrelandThe connection between the Irish and drink is not something that is likely to go away ... [Published Irish Central - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 14 reports

US scientists make embryonic stem cells from adult skin

Washington (AFP) - For the first time, US researchers have cloned embryonic stem cells from adult cells, a breakthrough on the path towards helping doctors treat a host of ... ... [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 11 reports

USDA orders reporting of pig virus infection in bid to control outbreak April 19, 2014

David Zuckerman, a Vermont state senator and leader of legislation that would require labeling of genetically modified foods, operates the Full Moon Farm near Hinesburg, Vt. An increase in porcine diarrhea has led federal officials to increase monitoring ... [Published - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 21 reports

DOH urges Pinoy nurse's co-passengers from Abu Dhabi: 'You still need to get tested for MERS-CoV'

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - Fellow passengers of a Filipino nurse who flew home on April 15, before the man was found to have tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), still need to undergo ... [Published Interaksyon - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 17 reports

Ragwitek Approval May Be an Alternative to Shots for Ragweed Allergies

Ragwitek was approved yesterday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment for short ragweed pollen induced allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever. The approval offers an alternative to allergy shots for millions of adults trying ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 47 reports

Laparoscopic surgery to remove uterine fibroids may spread cancer

The FDA has issued a warning against the use of laparoscopic power morcellation during hysterectomy or myomectomy for the treatment of women with uterine fibroids after finding that the procedure, which uses a medical device to slice uterine tissue into ... [Published - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 34 reports

Researchers successfully clone adult human stem cells

10:50, Biology/Cell & MicrobiologyCredit: Cell Stem Cell, DOI: 10.1016/j.stem.2014.03.015( —An international team of researchers, led by Robert Lanza, of Advanced Cell Technology, has announced that they have performed the first successful cloning ... [Published - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Stem Cell, Cloning, Donor


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