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Government health officials warned pregnant women yesterday to avoid a Zika-stricken section of Miami and arrange to be tested for the virus if they have visited the Wynwood neighbourhood since mid-June after the number of people feared infected through mosquito bites in the United States climbed to 14.
Thought you had even the slightest idea of where the heaviest people in the world reside? You're in for more than few surprises. For one: it’s not America. (Though we did still make the list...) That's according to health and news information site HealthGrove...
Geneva, Switzerland - The International AIDS Society (IAS), in partnership with the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the NIH-supported Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR), today announced the launch of a new round of the joint research grant programme,
Creative and Novel Ideas in HIV Research (CNIHR).
The CNIHR programme supports projects intended to advance the scientific
The smell of chickens could be a key to preventing the transmission of malaria, or even Zika, a study suggests.
The key to improving worker health is in our hands, literally. That's right: Making hand hygiene products easily available in the workplace can dramatically improve employee health – and, consequently, bolster productivity while keeping health care spending down.
Nurse's training at cancer conference in Toronto to help impact care of young patients and their families in Barbados
A nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados (QEH) has returned from the 46th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP 2014) in Canada...
Economic costs associated with food-borne illnesses in the Caribbean can outstrip some national budgets
The economic costs associated with food-borne illnesses in the Caribbean are “very high” and can range anywhere from $2 million to $40 million annually in some Caribbean countries, Dr. Lisa Indar, Programme Manager for Tourism and Health Programmes, Surveillance Disease Control and Prevention, of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) said.