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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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    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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    Telemedicine: Blessing for Ivorian heart patients

    Agence France-Presse . Bouak, Ivory Coast | Updated at 02:19pm on September 14, 2019

    Every time Catherine Coulibaly’s 19-year-old son had to make a routine appointment with the cardiologist for his heart condition, she gritted her teeth as she silently counted the financial cost...

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