Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A team from a Spanish university has discovered what Egyptian authorities are calling the world’s oldest evidence of breast cancer in the 4,200-year-old skeleton of an adult woman.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The latest in a string of candidate vaccines against the deadly Ebola virus was proven safe in an early trial in healthy adults in China, its developers said Wednesday.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Diseases linked to lifestyle choices, including diabetes and some cancers, kill 16 million people prematurely each year, the World Health Organization said Jan. 19, urging action to stop the "slow-moving public health disaster".
The first large-scale trial of an Ebola vaccine will begin in Guinea at the weekend, the World Health Organization said March 5, weeks after a similar test kicked off in neighbouring Liberia
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The US military plans to pull out most troops from West Africa that were deployed to help stem the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, the Pentagon said on Feb. 10, ending a five-month mission
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
The world's oldest person Misao Okawa, a mother of three, grandmother of four and great-grandmother of six, turned 117 on Thursday in western Japan
It's true: working too hard can drive you to drink, said researchers Jan. 14 who warned of the health risks of such dual excess
Ebola-hit Sierre Leone and Guinea saw an increase in the last week in unsafe burials that risk spreading the disease, the World Health Organization reported.
Human tests of two possible Ebola vaccines have proven safe and efficacy tests will begin within weeks in the three west African countries ravaged by the deadly virus, the World Health Organization said
The World Health Organization will soon open an office in Turkey after a regulation from the cabinet to that effect was published in the Official Gazette on Feb. 11
2014 was a year in which the strengths and weaknesses of Turkish design were seen clearly in regard to its tradition and practice, which sometimes shone with brilliant examples and at other times bedevilled people with conditions that challenged the “sanity” of innovators.
A report prepared by the Department of Cancer outlining the average life expectancy of cancer patients has stirred debate among the medical community in Turkey.
New research has found that more than half of the medical advice from television’s Mehmet Oz is baseless or wrong, the Washington Post has reported. This includes the “miracles” and “revolutionary” breakthroughs he’s been spinning to viewers since the beginning of his celebrity career.
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