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(HealthDay)—A Vietnamese immigrant in California died of a massive infection with parasitic worms that spread throughout his body, including his lungs. They had remained dormant until his immune system ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP)—Most of the world's urgent problems boil down to water and sanitation, and global leaders must act to reduce child mortality and urban poverty, the UN's deputy chief said Friday.
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Vaccination against the hepatitis A virus (HAV) in children two years of age and younger remains effective for at least ten years, according to new research available in the August issue of Hepatology, a journal of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- While the global community has struggled to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals regarding provision of safe water and sanitation, China is rightfully held up as a ...
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An outbreak of cholera in eastern Cuba has killed at least three people, 130 years after the last known case of the disease was reported on the island.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Global and local health authorities are not doing enough to fight a cholera outbreak that continues to claim lives in Haiti, Doctors Without Borders said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pneumonia and diarrhea are among the top causes of childhood deaths around the world, particularly among the poor, said a report out Friday by the UN Children's Fund.
Health Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Padma Biswokarma covers her young son with a blanket as she breastfeeds, a broad smile spreading across her face.
Health Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Breastfeeding increased infant survival rates in 19th -Century Montreal in two major ways, according to research from Concordia University and McGill University. Mother's milk protected vulnerable infants from food and water ...
Health Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A human rights group said Tuesday it has filed claims with the United Nations seeking damages on behalf of more than 5,000 Haitian cholera victims and their families.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
At least seven children have died from a suspected diarrhoea outbreak which has affected over 6,000 children in two towns in Zimbabwe over the past week, a state newspaper said Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have used next generation sequencing to trace the source and explain the spread of the latest (seventh) cholera pandemic. They have also highlighted the impact of the acquisition of resistance to antibiotics on ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(AP) -- World Health Organization officials said Friday that famine-hit Somalia faces a cholera epidemic as dirty water and poor sanitation are leading to an increase in outbreaks of the disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
With recent deadly cholera outbreaks in Haiti and Cameroon providing the latest indication of a menacingly resurgent disease, scientists have discovered rain and temperature fluctuations in at-risk areas could predict epidemics ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0