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    Brain acts like thermostat while dealing with pain: Study

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 03:23pm on October 16, 2019

    Pain perception is essential for survival, but how much something hurts can sometimes be amplified or suppressed: for example, soldiers who sustain an injury in battle often recall not feeling anything at the time...

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    WHO accused of controlling Ebola vaccine supply in DRC

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 03:04pm on September 23, 2019

    Aid group Doctors Without Borders on Monday accused the World Health Organisation of rationing the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo where more than 2,100 people have died of the deadly virus...

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    More healthcare investment needed to cut out-of-pocket spending: WHO

    Reuters .  Geneva | Updated at 01:23am on September 23, 2019

    Governments must boost spending on primary health care by at least an additional one per cent of their gross domestic product to widen coverage and stop impoverishing...

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    Abortion beyond reach of many US women: Research

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 03:30pm on September 18, 2019

    Access to an abortion in the United States depends largely upon where a woman lives, research showed on Wednesday, as a rash of clinics closed in areas with the most stringent restrictions...

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    Pakistan overcoming menstruation taboo

    Agence France-Presse . Booni, Pakistan | Updated at 03:44pm on September 15, 2019

    Bent over her hand-crank sewing machine, Hajra Bibi carefully stitches sanitary pads for the women of her mountainous village in northwestern Pakistan, one of many rural areas in the deeply conservative country where periods are still taboo...

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    Five die of lung disease caused by e-cigarette in US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:12pm on September 07, 2019

    At least five people have died in the United States after vaping, officials said Friday, in an outbreak that has sickened hundreds with severe pulmonary disease and left several teens in induced comas...

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    Four European countries lose measles elimination status

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 01:06pm on August 29, 2019

    Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated it, including the United Kingdom...

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    Hungarian doctors separate Bangladeshi twins joined at head

    Agence France-Presse. Dhaka | Updated at 04:38pm on August 02, 2019

    Bangladeshi twins who were joined at the head were recovering Friday after Hungarian surgeons performed a marathon 30-hour operation to separate their skulls and brains.

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