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World Thalassemia Day 2019: What are the hazard elements of Thalassemia – An inherited blood disorder

International Thalassemia Day is celebrated every year on the 8th of May each year. The day praises the patients who have battled with the disease and their families who have not abandoned the lives of their friends and family. The day likewise denotes the struggles of researchers and doctors who are perpetually attempting to improve…

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African Vaccination Week 2019: Immunization Partners Advocate Renewed Efforts To Reach Kid With Life-sparing Vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has proclaimed that the worldwide measles emergency is an earnest reminder to the requirement for nations to guarantee that all kids, regardless of where they live receive life-saving vaccines. This was owned known in a press statement made accessible to Daily Independent by Collins Boakye-Agyemang on Thursday in Abuja expressing…

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More than 1,000 Ebola cases in Congo

The number of Ebola cases in Congo has surpassed 1,000, the health ministry said, as the second-biggest flare-up ever of the virus continues to wreak havoc in the central African country. “Behind these numbers are several hundred Congolese families directly affected by the virus and hundreds of orphans,” health minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga said in…

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Alex Trebek plans to ‘beat’ pancreatic cancer. The odds aren’t in his favor, specialists say

Alex Trebek, the long-term host of “Jeopardy!,” plans to beat the low survival rate of pancreatic cancer. The chances, however, aren’t to support him, specialists told on Wednesday. Patients diagnosed at stage 4 live an average of 12 to 15 months, said Dr. Timothy Donahue, professor of surgery, chief of surgical oncology and a pancreatic…

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Health officials affirm 64 cases of the measles in Clark Co., two suspected cases

Health officials have recognized another measles case in Clark County on Thursday, making for 64 affirmed cases since the beginning of the year. Clark County Public Health says they are also investigating two suspected cases of the disease. While officials have not recognized any new areas where individuals may have been exposed to the measles,…

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CDC: ‘Zombie deer ailment’ spreading in U.S. could infect people

It might seem like a scene out of a horror movie, but cases of “zombie deer disease” are springing up over the Midwest and a few specialists are cautioning it could represent a danger to people. The ailment, which is really called chronic wasting disease, influences free-grazing deer, elk, and moose. The disease disintegrates the…

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Surgeon says that all breast cancer patients should get genetic testing

Barriers to genetic testing need to fall as knowledge of inherited cancer risks grows, surgeons say. Genetic testing ought to be made accessible for all patients diagnosed with breast cancer, as indicated by rules distributed Thursday by the American Society of Breast Surgeons. The professional medical society has in excess of 3,000 individuals in the…

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