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Uganda seeks bleach 'miracle cure' victims
UgandansWednesday May 22, 2019 7:03AM ET
Uganda’s police plan to use radio appeals to identify the victims of a so-called \"miracle cure\", made from industrial bleach.
Australian flu deaths up 200 percent: health department
Australia hospitalWednesday May 22, 2019 4:28AM ET
The number of influenza deaths in Australia since the beginning of the year have tripled from the same period in 2018, the government said.
New clinical pathway for cancer patients leads to better outcomes, lower health care costs
cancer patientTuesday May 21, 2019 6:55AM ET
A new clinical pathway for cancer patients at Christiana Care Health System\'s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute is improving their quality of life, providing better health outcomes and delivering lower heath care costs, according to a study published in the May 2019 issue of the Journal of Clinical Pathways.
New US coalition to bolster fight against ticks and mosquitoes
mosquitoesTuesday May 21, 2019 6:53AM ET
As the incidence of diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes in the U.S. continues to rise, a coordinated and strategic response is needed now more than ever—and a diverse set of organizations are aligning to answer the call.
Over 850,000 Nigerians in 12 states at risk of poisoning from mercury use
NigeriansTuesday May 21, 2019 6:28AM ET
In Nigeria, not less than 850,690 people are at risk of mercury poisoning.
Dentist tells 563 patients in the UK to have HIV test because unclean equipment was used
Dentality HoddesdonTuesday May 21, 2019 4:04AM ET
More than 560 people in the UK were told by their dental surgery to get tested for HIV and hepatitis, because a dental hygienist had been repeatedly using unclean equipment.
'Smart' insulin could prevent hypoglycemia during diabetes treatment
UCLAMonday May 20, 2019 7:15AM ET
UCLA bioengineers and their colleagues have developed a new type of insulin that could help prevent hypoglycemia in people who use the drug to manage diabetes.
Thailand records over 20,000 cases of dengue fever in nearly 5 months
Sukhum KanchanapimaiMonday May 20, 2019 4:19AM ET
Thailand has recorded more than 20,000 cases of dengue fever in nearly five months of the year, half of the infected being children, according to the Public Health Ministry.
French doctor charged with poisoning patients
Doctor chargedFriday May 17, 2019 7:15AM ET
An anaesthetist in France is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically bring them back from death\'s doorstep.
Jail risk for parents who raise children as vegans in Belgium
Vegan foodFriday May 17, 2019 5:12AM ET
Doctors in Belgium have called for parents who raise their children as vegans to face possible prosecution after a number of deaths in schools, nurseries and hospitals.
First smartphone app that can hear ear infections in children
Smartphone kidThursday May 16, 2019 8:20AM ET
Ear infections are the most common reason that parents bring their children to a pediatrician, according to the National Institutes of Health.
HIV outbreak sparks panic in southern Pakistan
Southern PakistanThursday May 16, 2019 8:19AM ET
Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe.
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