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Acupuncture boon for breast cancer patients

Acupuncture boon for breast cancer patients

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 23:57

Acupuncture can bring significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients, a study shows.

World Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert

World Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 22:35

Fears that the West African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew today with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.

EU boosts funding to fight Ebola epidemic

EU boosts funding to fight Ebola epidemic

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 22:27

The European Union Wednesday allocated an additional 2 million euros ($2.68 million) in aid to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

AES claims 212 live in Assam this year

AES claims 212 live in Assam this year

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 20:19

The vector-borne Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) claimed 212 lives while Japanese Encephalitis (JE) 93 in Assam this year, a senior Health Department official said Wednesday.

55 dengue cases detected in Odisha, 1 dead so far

55 dengue cases detected in Odisha, 1 dead so far

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 20:15

At least one person has so far died and 55 others tested positive to dengue virus this year following which the Odisha government made provision of free blood test in three state-run medical college hospitals and seven other places, official sources said Wednesday.

New combination of pills curing hepatitis C patients revealed

New combination of pills curing hepatitis C patients revealed

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 18:48

A new study has revealed a combination of pills that cures 9 of 10 hepatitis C patients and is well tolerated by patients.

First ever malaria vaccines comes closer to reality

First ever malaria vaccines comes closer to reality

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 18:42

A new study has demonstrated how a first-ever controlled malaria infection clinical trial in Africa has paved a way for the development of anti-malarial drugs and vaccines.

Brain `switch` controlling blood sugar levels discovered

Brain `switch` controlling blood sugar levels discovered

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 18:13

Researchers have identified the mechanism in the brain that is key to sensing glucose levels in the blood, linking it to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

New hope for curing cancer

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 18:39

Scientists found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective.

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