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Thursday, August 21, 2014
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf imposed a nighttime curfew from Wednesday and quarantined two affected neighborhoods in a bid to stem the Ebola epidemic rampaging through West Africa.
Moms get back in shape
Not having time for a complete workout can be a big challenge for new mothers; yoga offers a diverse range of options that can be tailored to an individual schedule and acts as a springboard to more intensive exercises
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Liberia 'losing grip on Ebola' as hunt for patients goes on
Liberia was desperately searching for 17 Ebola patients Monday who fled an attack on a quarantine centre in the capital Monrovia, as the outbreak appeared to overwhelm authorities in west Africa's worst-hit nation.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
A candidate vaccine against the joint disease chikungunya, endemic to Africa and south Asia but moving north- and westward, showed promise by provoking an immune response in human trials, its developers said Friday.
U.S. computing giant Intel announced Wednesday it was joining an effort to battle Parkinson's disease with new big data and wearable technologies to improve research and treatment.
An Iowa drug developer is preparing to test a possible Ebola vaccine in humans, as scientists race to develop ways to prevent or fight a virus that has killed more than 1,000 people in a West African outbreak.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The UN's health agency said Thursday that the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been vastly underestimated and "extraordinary measures" were needed to contain the disease.
The Foreign Ministry said yesterday it is keeping a close eye on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and helping Taiwanese citizens there look after their health while collecting the most up-to-date disease control information.
Being overweight boosts the risk of 10 common cancers, said a study of five million UK adults that prompted a call Thursday for tougher anti-obesity measures.
People around the world eat twice as much salt as they should, and this behavior translates into 1.65 million heart-related deaths per year, researchers said Wednesday.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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