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(Medical Xpress) -- As the most common and deadliest form of cancer, lung cancer kills 1.4 million people per year worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. While current treatments may improve the survival rate ...
Cancer Sep 08, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (40) | 20 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have identified a new means to eradicate malaria infections by rapidly killing the blood-borne Plasmodium parasites that cause the disease.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A man is in critical condition after testing positive for the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, state media said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
China's H7N9 bird flu spread west to the central province of Henan on Sunday, as government websites and state media reported two deaths and 11 new cases nationwide.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
The outbreak of a new foodborne bacterial strain wreaking havoc in Germany is a reminder of the fast-changing nature of microbes and the dangers they pose to society. University of Arizona researchers are ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Mexican papayas tainted with salmonella have sickened 99 people in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A dirty packing facility at a Colorado farm was the likely source of an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupes that killed 25 people in the US since August, health authorities said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A bus driver in southern China who contracted the bird flu virus died Saturday, health authorities said, in the nation's first reported human case of the deadly disease in 18 months.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
US health authorities on Friday finalized a change that will force most insurance plans to cover contraception for women and other preventive health services at no extra cost.
Health Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
French health authorities have approved the use of a drug, originally designed to treat nervous spasms, for the treatment of alcoholism on a "case by case" basis.
Medications Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes, debuted in China in 2003 and have since become available globally, particularly through the Internet. While they resemble traditional tobacco cigarettes, they ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A man in southwestern China has died of bird flu, health authorities said Saturday, becoming the second fatality from the H5N1 virus this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Burgers and meatballs sold in Portugal by French retailer Auchan have been found to contain horsemeat with small traces of an animal painkiller that is potentially harmful to humans, Portugal's consumer watchdog said Thursday.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
China's deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu has spread to the central province of Hunan, local health authorities said Saturday, the third announcement in three days of a case in a new location.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Four more cases of the deadly coronavirus have been detected in Saudi Arabia, the health ministry said, raising the number of people infected from the SARS-like virus in the kingdom to 28, including 15 fatalities.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0