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W African Ebola epidemic `likely to last months`: UN

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:01

The United Nations health agency said it expected the worst Ebola outbreak in history to continue its deadly rampage through west Africa for at least "several months".

US governor signs legislation to combat heroin epidemic

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:04

New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a legislation to combat the growing heroin epidemic across the state, a media report said Tuesday.

Artificial pancreas can restrain diabetes epidemic: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 09:11

People with Type 1 diabetes walk an endless tightrope daily, monitoring their blood glucose levels and manually taking insulin by injection or from a pump. Not any more.

Ebola virus circulating in Guinea is new strain: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:05

The virus that has caused a deadly Ebola epidemic in Guinea is a new strain that emerged locally, possibly transmitted by fruit bats, virologists have said.

Sugary drinks contributing to obesity epidemic, especially among kids

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 17:08

A new study has found that sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are contributing in the obesity epidemic, particularly among American children.

Obesity epidemic in Europe fuelled by lack of exercise and high fat diet

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 00:20

Obesity epidemic is slowly taking over the world. The fast paced lifestyle and careless way of living has further pushed up this epidemic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that lack of physical inactivity and diets high in fats, salts and sugars has led to obesity and overweight is becoming "the new norm" throughout Europe.

HIV epidemic trends for Thane indicate high prevalence in HRGs

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 18:04

The HIV epidemic trends in the Thane district have indicated high prevalence among (High Risk Groups) HRGs and low prevalence among general population, said a report.

Cars, computers, TVs fueling obesity epidemic in developing countries

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:24

Researchers have said that the spread of obesity and type-2 diabetes could become epidemic in low-income countries, as more individuals are able to own higher priced items such as TVs, computers and cars.

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