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DR Congo Ebola eruptions spread to Mbandaka city

Image Copyright AFP / Getty Image Texts Twenty-three People Are Known For Dying The ebola eruption in Congo has spread from rural areas to a city, giving rise to fear that the disease becomes increasingly difficult to control. Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga confirmed a fall in Mbandaka, a city with a million people around 130 km from the area …

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Surgeon General goes to medical emergency at Delta Flight

Surgeon General Jerome Adams responded to a medical emergency while embarking on a flight to Mississippi. He is the United States 20th Surgeon Generals. (19459013) Alex Wong | Getty Images ) A Delta flight was ready to get off the track when passengers became aware of a medical emergency. Fortunately, the US Surgeon General was on board and could help …

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Depression in men can reduce the risk of pregnancy, the NIH study suggests

(iStock) Women who are having difficulty getting pregnant sometimes try yoga, meditation or mindfulness, and some studies indicate that mental stress can affect infertility. But what about men: Does their mental condition affect a couple of pregnancies? The latest survey on this subject was published on Thursday in the journal Fertility and Sterility and suggests that there is a link …

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Study: Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients

Many women with a regular and aggressive form of breast cancer treated with Herceptin can complete six months of the drug instead of the usual 12, which significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease that it sometimes causes, suggesting a study. It's good news, but it's almost two decades after the drug first entered the market and many patients have …

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Rabies: CDC develops new speed test, can lead to fewer shots

A new rabies trial developed at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may mean that people exposed to potentially rabid animals could weaken the weekly regimen of shots to prevent the fatal disease. Rabiesvirus Bild / CDC The new test, designed for use in animals, can more easily and accurately diagnose rabies infection, according to a study published in …

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Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients

Many women with a regular and aggressive form of breast cancer treated with Herceptin can complete six months of the drug instead of the usual 12, which significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease that it sometimes causes, suggesting a study. It's good news, but it's almost two decades after the drug first entered the market and many patients have …

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Demens training program "Do not slow down the brain"

Image copyright Getty Images Image texts People with mild to moderate dementia participated in weight training Exercise programs for people with mild to moderate dementia "do not work", according to researchers writing in the British Medical Journal. They found no improvement in thinking skills or behavior in more than 300 people in the 70's did aerobic and strength over four …

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