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Obese and diabetic pregnant women high on risk of giving birth to baby suffering...

Obesity and Diabetes during pregnancy can increase the risk of giving birth to a child suffering from autism according to a new study. Diabetes and...

Victorian era diseases are back in Britain

Tuberculosis and a range other potentially fatal diseases are gradually making a strong comeback in different parts of Britain. Recently obtained numbers suggest that...

Ebola Virus Can Survive for 9 Months in Male Survivors

    Findings of a new study have revealed that the Ebola virus is much more persistent and craftier that experts initially thought. This revelation by...

First born kids remain at higher risk of being nearsighted

A new study published in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology on October 8 is suggesting that firstborn kids might be at a slightly greater risk...

New MS drug will cut relapses by almost 50%

A new drug formulated for treating patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) is capable of cutting down relapses by nearly 50% more than what the existing...

Officials Investigating Petting Zoo after child’s death from E. coli

Animal barns and a petting zoo at a Maine county fair are currently getting investigated after two kids who made a trip to the...

Google health search offers interactive details on diseases

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has added a new feature that would allow the people to search for a particular disease, symptoms with potential solutions and...

CDC report links recreational water to Cryptosporidium related illness outbreaks in U.S.

This week, CDC or the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention issued a report that documented as many as 90 illness outbreaks associated with...

Malaria averted 4.3 million deaths in between 2001-2013, says WHO

The malaria disease is a widespread endemic that is caused by the spread of minatory parasites from mosquitos to humans through infectious mosquito bites....

Mediterranean diet can help reduce health disease, can it also reduce aging

The Mediterranean diet was developed in Western Europe along the borders of the Mediterranean Sea. Some of the countries that border the Mediterranean include,...

Advanced Ebola screenings at US airports began Saturday

Advanced screening for the Ebola virus, which has killed more than 4,000 globally, but most precisely in the western parts of Africa, began Saturday...

US Military planes arrive at Ebola hot zone

The United States Military sent six planes, which arrived in Liberia today bringing the total number of American troops in the country to 300....

Ebola virus update: Sierra Leone now in state of emergency

Sierra Leone has now been declared to be in a state of emergency due to the Ebola virus outbreak. So far, at least 670 people...

NIH discovers smallpox vial in Maryland

Earlier this month, on July 1st, the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) scientists uncovered the smallpox virus in vials. The virus, marked as "variola",...

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