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August 13, 2019
Ebola Drugs Show ‘90% Survival Rate’ in Breakthrough Trial

Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.

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Too many in Congo's Ebola outbreak are dying at home
August 01, 2019
Too many in Congo's Ebola outbreak are dying at home

Two-month-old Lahya Kathembo became an orphan in a day. Her mother succumbed to Ebola on a Saturday morning. By sunset her father was dead, too. They had been sick for more than a week before health workers finally persuaded them to [...]

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July 31, 2019
Democratic Debates: Ten Candidates Clash Over Healthcare and Immigration

Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls have clashed in a televised US debate that laid bare the party's deep divisions over how best to win in 2020.

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July 18, 2019
Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people . A WHO expert committee declined on three previous occasions to advise [...]

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July 12, 2019
Cleveland Clinic First in North America to Deliver Baby from Deceased-Donor Uterine Transplant

For the first time in North America and the second time worldwide, Cleveland Clinic delivered a baby from a uterus that was transplanted from a deceased donor...

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July 02, 2019
Doctors agree a one-two punch most effective in treating gynecologic cancers

In The Bahamas where the rate of new cases of cancer of the cervix is the highest in the Caribbean and nearly twice as high as the global average, experts say a one-two punch is proving most effective in treating the disease. At almost one...

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June 26, 2019
San Francisco becomes first US city to ban e-cigarettes

San Francisco has become the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes until their health effects are clearer...

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June 21, 2019
Inside Italy's war over vaccines

Scientists say, repeatedly, that vaccines have never been safer - or more effective. So why do some people still refuse to trust them?...

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Local Rheumatologist Honored by The Caribbean Association for Rheumatology!
June 19, 2019
Local Rheumatologist Honored by The Caribbean Association for Rheumatology!

At the recent Annual Caribbean Association for Rheumatology meeting (May 3rd - 5th), a local Rheumatologist, Dr. Vincent Nwosa, was honored for excellence in service and dedication in the advancement of Rheumatology in The Caribbean...

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One million STDs diagnosed every day, World Health Organization says
June 06, 2019
One million STDs diagnosed every day, World Health Organization says

More than one million new cases of four sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are contracted every day, according to figures released Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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