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    Samoa death toll in Measles still rising

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:14pm on December 03, 2019

    The World Health Organisation warned of a ‘slide back’ in global efforts to eliminate measles Tuesday, as the death toll from an outbreak that has killed dozens of children in Samoa continued to climb...

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    Moscow launches innovative campaign to promote vaccination

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:43pm on November 30, 2019

    Struggling with growing scepticism of vaccinations, health authorities in Moscow have turned to a surprising ally for help: blood-thirsty vampires...

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    Sedentary teens risk health, heart and mind: WHO

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 07:45pm on November 22, 2019

    Teenagers worldwide are jeopardising their health by failing to get enough exercise to reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases, a World Health Organisation-led...

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    Canadian Medical Association study reveals danger of e-cigarettes

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:18pm on November 21, 2019

    A 17-year-old Canadian nearly lost his lungs after five months of intensive vaping, but the ingredient suspected of doing the damage, diacetyl, is different from the substance United States authorities blame for dozens of deaths...

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    Homemade soup may fight malaria

    Agence-France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:32pm on November 19, 2019

    A new study suggests that certain homemade broths — made from chicken, beef or even just vegetables — might have properties that can help fight malaria. Researcher Jake Baum of Imperial College London asked...

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    Bangladesh bans Ranitidine

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 07:20pm on November 14, 2019

    The government on Thursday permanently  banned production, marketing and sales of popular acidity drug ranitidine. Ranitidine with any brand name has been  banned for ever...

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    Measles severely damages body’s immunity: Study

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:54pm on November 01, 2019

    Measles, the contagious childhood disease that is once more on the rise globally, is more harmful than previously thought...

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    Footballers 3.5 times more likely to die from brain trauma: study

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:58am on October 22, 2019

    A new study carried out by Glasgow University has found former footballers are approximately three-and-a- half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative diseases than...

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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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