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Breakthrough device heralds future of cancer detection

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A brand new device, called Miriam, could simplify regular cancer screenings. Early cancer detection can save millions of lives but current diagnostic methods remain costly and invasive. However, a new startup is developing a device which could detect dozens of cancers with a single blood test. The Miriam test platform was recently presented at the TEDGlobal 2014 conference in Rio de Janeiro by Jorge... 

Beer prevents heart attacks and strokes

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Scientists reveal that beer in moderation prevents heart attack and stroke. European scientists have highlighted the beneficial health of moderate consumption of beer, including the prevention of cardiovascular problems and respiratory effects, and have excluded the myth of the ‘beer belly’. The VII European Congress on Beer and Health, held in Brussels this week brought together some... 

Number of Ebola cases doubling every four weeks

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The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of Ebola infections in West Africa is doubling every four weeks despite efforts to stop the spread of the deadly virus. Isabelle Nuttall, the director of the WHO’s Global Capacities, Alert and Response, announced on Thursday that 9,000 people have so far been infected with Ebola, adding that the death toll from the disease will rise to more than... 

2nd Dallas nurse with Ebola flew with 132 passengers day before showing symptoms

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Emergency personnel wearing protective clothing approach a residential apartment after a second healthcare worker tested positive for the Ebola virus in Dallas, in a photo provided by the Dallas Police Department October 15, 2014. The CDC approved the Ohio-Texas flight of Amber Vinson – the second Dallas health worker infected with Ebola – after the nurse reported a low-grade fever at the time.... 

Dallas nurse lashes out at hospital over Ebola response

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Concerns are being raised further still about how health care officials have handled the presence of Ebola in the United States, with one Dallas, Texas nurse now directly blaming a local hospital for failing to halt the spread of the disease. On Thursday, Dallas nurse Briana Aguirre told “Today” show host Matt Lauer that she “can no longer defend” the facility where she works, Texas Health... 

Obama Refusal To Release Data On US Military Ebola Vaccine Shocks Russia

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A new report prepared by the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being (Rospotrebnadzor) that is circulating in the Kremlin today states that Russian disease experts were shocked this past week after the Obama regime refused to turn over to them test results on a successful ebola virus vaccine developed by the US military in 2004. Rospotrebnadzor disease experts,... 

UK to expect ‘handful’ of Ebola cases

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British government’s chief medical advisor Dame Sally Davies. The UK’s chief medical officer has warned that Britain should expect a “handful” of Ebola cases over the next few months. The British Government’s Chief Medical Advisor Dame Sally Davies said on Saturday any Ebola cases in the UK would be a “spill-over” from West Africa. Her remarks came shortly after British medical... 

IAEA to deliver Ebola diagnosis technology to Africa

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A healthcare worker checks the temperature of an Ebola-infected woman at a World Health Organization center in Liberia on October 3, 2014. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) plans to provide the Ebola-ravaged West African countries with specialized diagnostic equipment. A nuclear-derived diagnostic technology will be delivered to the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone... 

Lung cancer can go undetected for 20 years

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Smoking is responsible for nine out of every 10 diagnosed cases of lung cancer. Scientists have discovered that lung cancer cells can lie dormant for over 20 years before they turn deadly, helping to explain the disease’s persistence that kills 1.5 million people every year. According to two papers published in the journal, Science, scientists discovered that tumor cells quietly shape-shift into... 

Death toll from Ebola virus exceeds 4000

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The death toll from the deadly Ebola virus has exceeded 4,000 as the disease continues to claim more lives, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. The latest data released on Friday by the UN health agency showed that up to the end of October 8, 8,399 confirmed, probable, or suspected cases were reported in seven countries. The report added that 4,033 people have also died from the disease. According... 

LaGuardia on strike, 58% of Americans want to ban flights from Africa

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​Airplane cabin cleaning crews at New York’s LaGuardia International Airport began a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, citing, in part, possible exposure to the Ebola virus. Meanwhile, a poll found most Americans want flights banned from Ebola-ravaged areas. Around 200 Air Serv employees who work on domestic flights to LaGuardia began their strike on Wednesday evening. The group is seeking to unionize,... 

Liberia censors media coverage of Ebola

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Members of a medical team disinfect people at an Ebola treatment center in Liberia, October 2, 2014. Liberia has passed a law that will restrict the media coverage of the Ebola outbreak in an attempt to protect privacy of the patients. “We have noted with great concern that photographs have been taken in treatment centers while patients are going in to be attended by doctors. That is invasion of... 

Ban All Incoming and Outgoing Flights to Ebola-Stricken Countries – Petition

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The strategy, if there ever was one, has obviously failed now that an infection has been identified on U.S. soil. As Americans across the country struggle to understand what is being done to stem the possibility of an Ebola outbreak in the United States, many have come to the conclusion that the first and most effective method of prevention is to keep it out of America to begin with. That strategy,... 

Failing smell sense likely death sign

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A study shows that a declining sense of smell could be sign of death approaching. Flopping a simple smell test as a senior could predict one’s approaching demise, a new study shows. Thirty-nine percent of the subjects of the study, which was published on Wednesday, who failed the test died within just five years. This was compared to the 19 percent among those with moderate smell loss and just 10... 

Ebola-Polio Catastrophe Sweeping US Blamed On Obama Regime

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A grim Ministry of Healthcare (MoH) report compiled with documents provided to them by the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) is warning today that the duel Polio and Ebola virus catastrophes currently engulfing the United States appear to have their joint origins at the highest levels of the Obama regime for “purposes as yet unknown.” According to this report, during the past fortnight, MoH scientists... 
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