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S. Korea reports three new MERS cases
S. Korea reports three new MERS cases

South Korea reported three new cases of MERS as health authorities remained vigilant about the spread of the virus.

S. Korea reports three new MERS cases
North Korea says it has 'cure' for MERS, Ebola, AIDS
North Korea says it has 'cure' for MERS, Ebola, AIDS

North Korea says it has developed a vaccine that is "very effective" in treating MERS, Ebola and AIDS, the state mouthpiece KCNA reported.

North Korea says it has 'cure' for MERS, Ebola, AIDS
MERS sparks mask rush in Asia, but are they effective?
MERS sparks mask rush in Asia, but are they effective?

As South Korea scrambles to control an outbreak of the killer MERS virus, its fearful citizens have donned surgical masks en masse.

MERS sparks mask rush in Asia, but are they effective?
WHO says MERS outbreak in S.Korea a 'wakeup call'
WHO says MERS outbreak in S.Korea a 'wakeup call'

The World Health Organization said that the MERS outbreak in South Korea was a "wakeup call" and urged all countries to be more vigilant.

WHO says MERS outbreak in S.Korea a 'wakeup call'
Smoking behind half of major cancer deaths: study
Smoking behind half of major cancer deaths: study

Smoking is responsible for nearly half of deaths due to certain types of cancers in 2011.

Smoking behind half of major cancer deaths: study
S. Korea reports 16th MERS death and five new cases
S. Korea reports 16th MERS death and five new cases

South Korea reported the 16th death in an expanding MERS outbreak and announced financial aid to the tourism industry.

S. Korea reports 16th MERS death and five new cases
S.Korea MERS virus outbreak "large and complex": WHO
S.Korea MERS virus outbreak "large and complex": WHO

South Korea's outbreak of the deadly MERS virus is "large and complex" and more cases should be expected, a team of World Health Organization (WHO) experts said.

S.Korea MERS virus outbreak "large and complex": WHO
Nestle challenges noodles ban in Indian court
Nestle challenges noodles ban in Indian court

Nestle said it is challenging a ban imposed by India on its hugely popular Maggi instant noodles brand after tests showed they contained excessive levels of lead.

Nestle challenges noodles ban in Indian court
S. Korean MERS cases rise to 122
S. Korean MERS cases rise to 122

South Korea reported 14 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including the first pregnant woman infected by the potentially deadly virus.

S. Korean MERS cases rise to 122
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Kazakhstani scientists explain Kalachi sleeping syndrome

Are the causes of the sleeping syndrome in Kalachi finally found?

Kazakhstani scientists explain Kalachi sleeping syndrome
Park postpones US trip as S. Korea MERS death toll hits nine
Park postpones US trip as S. Korea MERS death toll hits nine

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has postponed a planned trip to the United States amid growing public alarm at the MERS outbreak which has now claimed nine lives.

Park postpones US trip as S. Korea MERS death toll hits nine
S. Korea reports 7th MERS death, vows to end crisis
S. Korea reports 7th MERS death, vows to end crisis

South Korea Tuesday reported its seventh death from MERS as the government -- concerned about the economic impact -- said it hoped to end the crisis this week.

S. Korea reports 7th MERS death, vows to end crisis
S. Korea reports sixth MERS death, surge in infections
S. Korea reports sixth MERS death, surge in infections

South Korea recorded its sixth death and biggest single day jump in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) infections.

S. Korea reports sixth MERS death, surge in infections
Nestle pulls Maggi noodles after India safety scare
Nestle pulls Maggi noodles after India safety scare

Nestle said it was withdrawing its Maggi instant noodles from sale in India after a scare over excess lead content.

Nestle pulls Maggi noodles after India safety scare
Iggy Azalea needs 'mental break' from touring
Iggy Azalea needs 'mental break' from touring

Hip-hop star Iggy Azalea has said she canceled her tour because she needed a "mental break."

Iggy Azalea needs 'mental break' from touring
Birzhan Nurymbetov. Photo courtesy of caucasia.at.ua
Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development appointed

Birzhan Nurymbetov has been appointed Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development of Kazakhstan staring from June 1, 2015

Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development appointed
Kerry cuts short Europe trip after breaking leg in bike crash
Kerry cuts short Europe trip after breaking leg in bike crash

US Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a cycling accident in France and will fly back to the United States for treatment, cutting short a European trip.

Kerry cuts short Europe trip after breaking leg in bike crash
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Wound dressing from cattle tissue developed in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstani scientists have developed a wound dressing from cattle tissue.

Wound dressing from cattle tissue developed in Kazakhstan
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New study backs risk estimate for contraceptive pills

The broadest study of its kind on Wednesday backed estimates that newer kinds of contraceptive pills carry a higher risk of dangerous blood clots.

New study backs risk estimate for contraceptive pills
Film legend Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's: agent
Film legend Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's: agent

Egyptian-born film legend Omar Sharif, star of Oscar-winning classics such as "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago", is suffering from Alzheimer's disease/

Film legend Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's: agent