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`United effort needed against vector-borne diseases in South Asia`

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 12:03

Vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria still have a significant impact on the socio-economic status of countries in south Asia, the WHO said Thursday, calling for a united effort against them.

Ebola claims more lives in Liberia

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 11:52

The deadly Ebola virus has claimed two more lives in Liberia, Minister of Health and Social Welfare Walter Gwenigale said Thursday, taking the death toll to seven in the West African nation.

Eating chocolates could help you keep flab, diabetes away

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 13:03

Researchers have discovered a particular type of antioxidant in cocoa prevented laboratory mice from gaining excess weight and lowered their blood sugar levels.

New hope for sufferers of age related eye disease

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 12:34

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made a major breakthrough which could help sufferers of the eye disease Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), that can cause central blindness in sufferers.

Obese kids likelier to have slower cognitive function

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:35

Researchers have found that obese children are slower than healthy-weight children to recognize when they have erred and correct it.

How to get relief from spring allergy

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:33

Researchers have said that easing your mind of stress might mean less allergy flare-ups in spring.

`Sewing machine` idea gives insight into Alzheimer`s origins

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 16:12

Researchers have developed a new imaging technique inspired by the humble sewing machine which provides fresh insight into the origins of Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s disease.

Ebola outbreak kills 80 in Guinea: WHO

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 10:27

A total of 122 suspected and confirmed cases of Ebola, including 80 deaths, have been reported in Guinea, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday.

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