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      The World Health Organization (WHO) has faced criticism for its slow reaction vis-à-vis the yet-worst Ebola epidemic.
      Sat Aug 16, 2014 1:18PM
      Amid continued controversy over a high-profile case, a Thai official says the country is to place a ban on commercial surrogacy.
      Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:25AM
      Guinea has declared a deadly outbreak of Ebola in the country a "health emergency" as West Africa awaits arrival of experimental vaccines.
      Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:1AM
      Canada is to donate 800 to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) for use in Africa.
      Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:30PM
      Researchers have demonstrated a novel map to measuring early brain development of infants.
      Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:17PM
      WHO authorizes the use of unproven drugs in fight against deadly Ebola virus.
      Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:0AM
      Older adults perform better on cognitive tasks in the morning, study says.
      Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:42AM
      More natural light exposure in workplace benefits the workers, new research suggests.
      Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:10AM
      Higher maternal age could increase the risk of emergency operative delivery, new study says.
      Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:20AM
      Learning music lessons and singing help children improve their language and reading skills.
      Sat Aug 9, 2014 9:31AM
      Vitamin D deficiency may boost dementia developing risk in elderly people.
      Sat Aug 9, 2014 7:31AM
      Resistant starch diet may cut meat-related colorectal cancer risk, new study says.
      Thu Aug 7, 2014 5:42AM
      US President Barack Obama has said it was premature to send experimental drugs to Ebola victims in Africa.
      Wed Aug 6, 2014 6:16AM
      Chief researcher in a stem cell study, which before being discredited was thought to have revolutionized the field, has committed suicide.
      Wed Aug 6, 2014 5:53AM
      The largest study to date of the pros and cons attributed to aspirin has shown that a small daily intake of the drug significantly cuts risks of fatality or occurrence of bowel, stomach, and oesophageal cancer.
      Mon Aug 4, 2014 8:24AM
      Scientists have found the clues for normal alertness of some short sleepers despite a lack of sleep.
      Sun Aug 3, 2014 6:17PM
      Chili peppers can reduce the risk of developing intestinal tumors, new study indicates.
      Sun Aug 3, 2014 4:19PM
      Eating more than five portions of fruit and vegetables a day does not provide further impact, study says.
      Sat Aug 2, 2014 10:13AM
      Morning and night people have different ethical choices, study says.
      Sat Aug 2, 2014 5:7AM
      Researchers have revealed clues to depression in a pea-sized spot in the brain.
      Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:31AM
      Researchers claim their use of a hybrid therapy has yielded better results than those of the cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in helping subjects manage stressful situations.
      Wed Jul 30, 2014 5:22AM
      Extreme hot and low temperatures may increase number of deaths caused by heart failure.
      Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:25PM
      Brain nerve cells are able to prevent food consumption, new research has suggested.
      Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:51PM
      Scientists have discovered a new type of virus living in the human gut.
      Sun Jul 27, 2014 3:16PM
      An arrest warrant has been issued in Central California against a tuberculosis sufferer, who fled after being diagnosed with carrying the disease.
      Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:25AM
      Early reading skill can improve intellectual abilities in later life, new study says.
      Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:19AM
      A new study has demonstrated that trees can save many lives and prevent respiratory diseases.
      Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:16AM
      Portugal scientists have developed an effective new sunscreen derived from fish bones.
      Sat Jul 26, 2014 7:57AM
      New study suggests that light exposure may disrupt cancer drug working.
      Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:38AM
      The 20th International AIDS Conference winds up with a warning against international laws encumbering the process to fight the disease.
      Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:46AM
      A worrisome growth in an Indian teenager’s jawbone turns out to having been harboring 232 teeth.
      Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:37AM
      Researchers have used a drug used against cancer to activate hibernating HIV virus, which is then released from infected cells and turns into a sitting duck target.
      Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:35PM
      A new study has discovered some 80 new genes playing role in triggering schizophrenia.
      Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:43PM
      The European Commission has voiced confidence in its Human Brain Project, responding to members of the European neuroscience community, who have leveled criticism against the billion-euro undertaking.
      Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:9AM
      A daily serving of nuts can reduce the risk of heart diseases, new study says.
      Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:23AM
      Researchers have discovered proteins that program a common type of brain nerve cell.
      Sat Jul 19, 2014 8:58AM
      Genetic variations may reverse the cardiovascular benefit of aspirin, new study says.
      Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:14AM
      Experimenting on pigs, scientists have injected the animals’ hearts with a gene, which goes on to develop some of heart’s muscles into a natural pacemaker.
      Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:43AM
      The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS says proper action could spell and end to the existence of AIDS as an epidemic by 2030.
      Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:33AM
      Scientists say they have devised a blood test, which may be capable of predicting the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
      Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:27PM
      Smell and eye examinations can indicate the development of Alzheimer's disease.
      Tue Jul 15, 2014 5:10PM
      US Researchers have unveiled genetic similarities among friends.
      Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:5PM
      A new study shows that lifestyle changes can combat many Alzheimer's cases.
      Sun Jul 13, 2014 9:21AM
      Drinking coffee can avert risk of developing several neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s.
      Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:8AM
      Researchers have developed the world's first vaccine against the tropical disease dengue fever.
      Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:10AM
      A four-year-old American girl, born with HIV and thought to have been cured with aggressive treatment, has had copies of the virus reemerging in her blood.
      Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:36AM
      Experimentally used on patients with a painful form of eczema, a new drug has reportedly provided significant relief.
      Tue Jul 8, 2014 12:35AM
      A US company has developed a tiny chip that, upon hypodermic placement in women, ensures automatic contraception for the span of 16 years.
      Sun Jul 6, 2014 1:36PM
      Scientists have been able to crack the structure of the protease complex, which has been identified as one of the causes of Alzheimer’s disease.
      Thu Jul 3, 2014 10:24AM
      US and Japanese scientists withdraw their claim as to having found a simple way to make stem cells.
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