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US doctor with Ebola to be released from hospital

US doctor with Ebola to be released from hospital

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 21:07

An American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus disease while treating patients in West Africa will be discharged from a US hospital Thursday, the aid group he worked for said.

Obesity in 30`s increases risk of dementia in later life

Obesity in 30`s increases risk of dementia in later life

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:19

A new study has found that people who are obese in their early to mid-life face more risk of dementia in their later lives, with the ones in their 30`s facing triple the risk.

Health officials draw up plan of action to keep Ebola at bay

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:30

A meeting of senior officers of the Health Department was held here to formulate a plan of action for prevention and treatment of Ebola Virus Disease in Sikkim.

Four suspected Ebola patients in Kenya test negative

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 18:13

The Kenyan government Monday dismissed fears of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in the country, saying that four patients admitted to hospital with Ebola-like symptoms have tested negative.

New tool to detect gene mutations

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:42

Researchers have devised a way to analyse genome sequences in what could help physicians map the risk of various afflictions, including cancer and autism.

How some cancer cells migrate to distant locations

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:27

Some cancer cells transform themselves from "economy model to a fast sports car" and breakaway from cells traffic jam to migrate to distant locations, aggravating the disease in the process, says a study.

Tips to prevent water-borne diseases

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:10

Water-borne disease or water-related diseases are any illness caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms.

New drug restores hair growth in human trials

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 12:29

Researchers from the Columbia University have restored hair in patients suffering from alopecia areata - a common autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.

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