Morbidity

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Name: Morbidity
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Cancer kills 9000 more in bush

LOCALS diagnosed with cancer are at a higher risk of dying from the devastating disease because they live in the country rather than the city, new research has shown. LOCALS diagnosed with cancer are at a higher risk of dying from the devastating disease ... [Published Northern Daily Leader - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Stakeholders Review Maternal Mortality Rate in Lrr

The Regional Health Service Team in the Lower River Region recently organised a day-long forum for health personnel and other stakeholders meant to review the 2014 maternal mortality rate in the Lower River Region, held at Region Four Educational directorate ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Structural engineers, others to discuss effect of cement on concrete

In view of the recent incidents of collapse of buildings in the country and the need to nip in the bud the trend, members of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NIStructE) and other built environment professionals would gather in Lagos on ... [Published Daily Newswatch - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Ebola Scare: 5 Things You Need to Know

#1: The virus is NOT airborne.According to the CDC , a person can only become infected when they come into direct contact with the bodily fluids of a sick person or person who has died of the virus. This includes blood, vomit, urine, feces, sweat, semen, ... [Published Latina.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 6 reports

The map that shows the North South divide is deadly

Blackpool has been a pleasure centre for decades, but now it's the liver disease capital with the highest mortality rate in the country.Far more people in the North of England die from liver disease and liver cancer than in the south of the country. Heavy ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola crisis: Ensuring continuity of HIV services

Via ReliefWeb, a report from UNAIDS: Ebola Crisis - Ensuring continuity of HIV Services (October 2014). Click through to download the PDF. Excerpt from the summary:The recent past has witnessed an unprecedented Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak that ... [Published H5N1 - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: HIV/AIDS, Ebola, Crisis
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 4 reports

WHO declares Nigeria free of Ebola after 42 days with no new cases

The World Health Organisation has confirmed it has declared Nigeria free of Ebola transmission.There have been no new cases there for 42 days.It comes after Senegal was also taken off the list three days ago.There were fears that Nigeria, which has Africa's ... [Published Newstalk - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Alcopops are ‘fuelling a rise in liver deaths’, warn doctors as death rate rises 40% in just 10 years

The ‘alcopop generation’ is dying needlessly from liver disease fuelled by alcohol and obesity, a report warns.Experts say young Britons are paying the price of growing up with cheap drink available round the clock.A report by Public Health England today ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

The Ebola menace

The deadly Ebola virus is already on track to surpass SARS and H1N1 as the most destructive virus of the century. More than 4000 people, mainly from West Africa, have already succumbed to Ebola, which is not the most contagious virus around but has an ... [Published The News International - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 4 reports

What they say - Frontline staff in the battle against Ebola

Lassana Gabana, a 35-year-old Ebola survivor turned social worker who talks to patients and provides comfort. The World Health Organization says that more than 4,500 people have died due to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa with a 70 percent mortality ... [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Turkish border health workers prepared for Ebola

Health officials at the Kapikule Border Gate -- the crossing point between Turkey and Bulgaria in Turkey's Edirne province -- have taken measures to prevent the ingress of Ebola, Edirne Governor Dursun Ali Sahin has said.Sahin said on Sunday that the ... [Published TRT - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Health minister looks to Cuba for Ebola help

"As we are aware, Cuba sent a mission to West Africa in the response to the Ebola outbreak in that region, and we would like some support from their medical doctors to help with our national response," added Ferguson as he called for unity in the coordinated ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 19 2014]

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...and meticulous the staff is and how compassionately they care for Ebola patients and their families," said CDC Director Tom Frieden , M D , M P H "This shows that it's possible to contain Ebola with meticulous attention to detail and care for patients."
...Jose Ramon Arribas, head of the Unit of Infectious Diseases in Madrid's Carlos III hospital, said "the criteria set by the World Health Organization (WHO) has been followed" by testing her twice at 48-hour intervals and that Romero's blood was free of the virus
"MSF retains the right to veto this and say we will not go for this trial" Draguez said. (Reporting by Daniel Flynn; Editing by Larry King)
Richard Preston: I think it has to do with the CDC’s good bedside manner with the American public. "Don’t worry, it’s not that scary. Despite what certain popularizers are saying, Ebola is not this dangerous." Well, it turned out they made mistakes that Doctors Without Borders learned long ago

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Ebola in West Africa: Routine health problems k... [Published H5N1 - 5 hours ago]
Via Ebola Deeply: Ebola Kills, but Now Routine Health Problems Do, Too. Excerpt:The healthcare systems of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea were already fragile before Ebola took hold. This outbreak has crippled them, as they struggle to function with ...
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* Virginia - New Laws for the trouble. Strict penalties could make the practice unprofitable  Blacksburg,VA,USA - Economic Voice, by Keith Kofsky -October 20th, 2014: -- Even though it’s a proven death-trap, most truckers in the U.S.A. still text ...
Fear And Loathing In The Age Of Ebola [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - 5 hours ago]
More so than the actual threat that Ebola has posed to the United States since the day that Thomas Eric Duncan, the one disease that has spread like wildfire through the country is fear and paranoia about an unknown disease, a fear that is spread ...
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MODI’IN, Israel--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Exalenz Bioscience (TASE:EXEN), a leader in developing and marketing non-invasive medical devices for diagnosing and monitoring a range of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, announced the start of a pivotal ...
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