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20.02.2014 09:59 Health
Gains in fighting malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have left the highest risk for the disease concentrated in 10 countries.
21.01.2014 10:42 Health
Heart disease and stroke have replaced infectious disease as the top causes of early death in the Arab world, tracking the West in a trend towards lifestyle disorders.
12.09.2013 16:09 Health
A new vaccine being rolled out in the "meningitis belt" that stretches across north-central Africa has reduced cases of the potentially fatal disease by 94 percent.
10.09.2013 15:43 Health
Hard-hitting ads featuring first-person stories from former smokers prompted more than 200,000 Americans to immediately give up tobacco.
22.08.2013 19:05 Health
A landmark five-year trial has strengthened evidence that early use of antiretroviral drugs helps children combat the AIDS virus.
10.07.2013 18:44 Health
Long-term exposure to particulate air pollution boosts the risk of lung cancer, even at concentrations below the legal maximum.
06.07.2013 12:29 Health
The new MERS coronavirus that has claimed dozens of lives in the Middle East does not yet have the ability to trigger a pandemic, but vigilance is needed in case it mutates.
04.07.2013 19:39 Health
First cousins who marry run twice the risk of having a child with genetic abnormalities, according to the findings of a study in the English city of Bradford, published Friday in The Lancet.
28.06.2013 17:30 Health
A gene scorecard may one day help predict which youngsters are likely to grow out of childhood asthma and which will have the disease in adulthood.
08.06.2013 10:45 Health
The Chinese are increasingly facing diseases of affluence such as cancer, according to a study to be published Saturday in a leading medical journal, with threats to health including diet, pollution and city living.
31.05.2013 10:01 Health
High doses of some commonly used pain drugs like ibuprofen can increase heart attacks, strokes and related deaths by about a third.
27.03.2013 13:34 Health
Life expectancy in Russia has marked time since the collapse of the Soviet Union but risen in its former eastern-bloc allies.
19.03.2013 14:22 Health
Taking vitamin D supplements in pregnancy seems to make no difference to a child's bone health, in contrast to guidelines in some countries.
12.03.2013 13:03 People
An estimated 233 million women in their fertile years will lack access to modern contraception by 2015, up from 221 million in 2010.
11.03.2013 15:27 Health
Scans of mummies from as long ago as 2,000 BC have revealed that ancient people also had clogged arteries, a condition blamed on modern vices like smoking, overeating and inactivity.
01.11.2012 16:32 Health
A drug initially developed to treat some types of cancer now appears to help people suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), a study said Thursday.
30.10.2012 14:34 Health
The benefits of preemptive breast cancer screening outweigh the risks, a study said Tuesday, insisting the practice saves thousands of lives.
27.10.2012 17:30 Health
Women can add nine years to their lives by quitting smoking before the age of 40 but still face a 20-percent higher death rate than those who never smoked.
15.09.2012 10:30 Health
Workers who suffer job strain are 23-percent more likely to have a heart attack than stress-free counterparts, but the risk is far smaller than smoking or a sedentary lifestyle.
05.09.2012 12:39 Health
Adding a few minutes to attempts to resuscitate patients who suffer a heart attack in hospital can significantly boost their chances of survival.
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