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South Korea will spend over half a million dollars on building floating toilets around shellfish farms to boost sanitary controls, officials said Wednesday, after US health authorities warned of contamination.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The cholera epidemic in Sierra Leone, the worst oubreak of the waterborne disease there in 15 years, has now claimed 255 lives, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A cholera epidemic in Sierra Leone which was declared a national emergency in mid-August has claimed 244 lives and affected 14,521 people, said a statement from a special cholera task force Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Gripped by its worst cholera outbreak in nearly 15 years, which has already left 229 dead, Sierra Leone is likely to see cases triple in the next month as the rainy season hits its peak, estimates show.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The first generic versions of Singulair (montelukast sodium) have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications Aug 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A small group of scientists gathered last week at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to share ideas about a medical mystery: the increasing evidence that some types of weight loss surgery affect not ...
Addiction Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Rates of esophageal cancer have surged due to a lack of awareness about what causes the disease and how it can be prevented, experts say.
Cancer Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has determined how often people should get screened for gastric or stomach cancer in high-risk regions of the world. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the fi ...
Cancer Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Heart-brain-stomach link of major importance for diabetes and heart failure discovered: as a recent study by the MedUni Vienna has demonstrated, the hormone BNP, generated by the heart, also has an appetite-inhibiting ...
Diabetes Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Rachel Byrd doesn't remember a time before she had stomach pain and digestive issues. But her symptoms got so bad in 2009 that she rushed to the hospital, thinking her appendix had burst because ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Cancer Research UK today reveals the shocking level of ignorance about smoking and cancer among the UK public in a comprehensive new survey of more than 4000 people.
Cancer Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have discovered how a hormone in the gut slows the rate at which the stomach empties and thus suppresses hunger and food intake. Results of the animal study will be presented at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An addiction to food may be replaced by an addiction to alcohol in certain bariatric patients. According to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, having Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, where the ...
Addiction Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors are asking parents to take extra care that their children do not swallow small magnets from toys, after two children required surgical intervention following ingestion of such small magnets. In a letter to the Lancet, Dr. An ...
Health Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Black women without diabetes lost about 10 percent less weight than white women after having a weight-loss procedure called gastric bypass surgery, but having diabetes helped increase their ...
Surgery Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0