Category Archives: Healthcare

26Aug/16

Poles in Britain donate blood to strengthen ties with UK

Polish migrants across the United Kingdom donate blood, in a national week long post-Brexit campaign to strengthen solidarity between Poles and Brits.
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09Aug/16

New Survey Reveals Improvement in the State of Men’s Health, But Really?

LEAWOOD, Kan., Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New data indicate men are taking better care of themselves these days, but are they really?
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02Aug/16

Portable device enables pregnant women to monitor baby’s health

Scientists in Poland have developed a fetal heart monitor that can be used on the move, so pregnant women can monitor the heart rate and movement of their unborn child. Liane Wimhurst reports.
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22Mar/16
Bennet Omalu, M.D., and actor Will Smith attend a special screening of "Concussion"

NFL acknowledges link between football and brain disease

The NFL’s health and safety officer acknowledged on March 14 that there is a link between football and the devastating brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also known as CTE.
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06Mar/16

Japan rethinks right to “die with dignity”

Ageing, indebted Japan rethinks right to ‘die with dignity’.
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05Mar/16

Children fall sick in squalid conditions of Greece-Macedonia border camp

Migrants at the Greece-Macedonia border queue for hours to have their sick children examined by medics, as aid agencies warn that squalid conditions are taking their toll on the makeshift camp’s vulnerable residents.

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10Feb/16

Researchers in Singapore develop test kit for Zika virus

Researchers in Singapore have developed a kit to diagnose the rapidly spreading Zika virus.

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22Jan/16

CDC issues guidelines for pregnant women during Zika outbreak

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention is urging pregnant women to refrain from traveling to 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and Latin America affected by the virus.

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