News tagged with health ministry
Related topics: virus , world health organization , implants , health authorities , bird flu
China on Tuesday said the H7N9 bird flu had spread to a new area as it confirmed the first case in the eastern province of Shandong in an outbreak which has so far killed 22 people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 23, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A World Health Organisation team was due Monday to wrap up a trip to Shanghai, centre of China's bird flu outbreak which has killed 20 people, as part of an investigation into how the virus is spreading.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer sufferer Dietmar Erlacher's lonely anti-smoking campaign in Austria, one of Europe's last bastions of the habit, has won him insults, enemies and even several assaults.
Health Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Brazil's health ministry says the number of dengue cases in Latin America's biggest country has started to decline after rising sharply in the first three months of the year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
US public health experts said developing a vaccine for the H7N9 strain of bird flu could take "many months", as China seeks to control an outbreak which had killed 11 people by Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
As China scrambles to contain a deadly new strain of bird flu, Cambodia is battling a spike in the better known H5N1 strain that is baffling experts a decade after a major outbreak began in Asia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cities in eastern China where an H7N9 bird flu outbreak has killed six people moved Saturday to prevent the virus from spreading by banning live poultry trade and culling fowl.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Italy on Tuesday announced plans to raise the legal limit for buying electronic cigarettes to 18 years from a previous 16, citing the high dose of nicotine inhaled when using the smokeless product.
Health Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
European scientists are criticizing a decision by Italy's government to allow a handful of children to be treated in public hospitals with an experimental stem cell therapy.
Medications Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A French drug watchdog on Tuesday released estimates for blood clots linked to birth control pills in the wake of fears that so-called third- and fourth-generation oral contraceptives boost a small risk of dangerous thrombosis.
Medications Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly 330 million abortions have been performed in China in the 40 years since it first implemented measures to limit population growth in the world's most populous nation, official data showed.
Health Mar 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
"I don't have anything," said Asmaa with a sigh as she stepped out of the mobile clinic offering free AIDS tests in Sale, a conservative city in Morocco where the veiled young woman lives.
HIV & AIDS Mar 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A 35-year-old man has become Cambodia's eighth bird flu fatality this year, prompting concern about the spread of the virus in the country, a health official said Tuesday,
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
AIDS-ravaged Malawi, where over a tenth of the population is HIV positive, records on average 1,000 new cases weekly, a top government official said Saturday.
HIV & AIDS Feb 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Authorities in China are looking to wipe out dingy public toilets with proposed rules to limit the number of flies and flush away bad smells, Beijing said.
Other Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0