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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Sea snail compound reduces cancer risk

The remarkable ability of a small Australian sea snail to produce a colourful purple compound to protect its eggs is proving even more remarkable for its potential in a new anti-cancer pharmaceutical. Dicathais More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Choosing Between Breastfeeding and Formula

The topic on whether it’s better to breastfeed or use formula seems to be the ultimate debate among pregnant mothers. Ever since baby formula came on the commercialized market, mothers have argued back and forth More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Life Site News details how the World Health Organization is pushing abortion

An eye opening op-ed by Jonathan Abbamonte at Life Site News begins with “The World Health Organization (WHO) has long promoted abortion under the premise of health. The WHO has long claimed that legalized More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Canada pediatricians to parents: Support your child changing gender, even daily and if you don’t: seek ‘additional help’

The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) has released a new set of guidelines for discussing transgenderism with children, encouraging parents to accept and reinforce their kids’ gender confusion. “More and more, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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WHO: 8.8 million people die from cancer each year

New guidance from WHO, launched ahead of World Cancer Day (4 February), aims to improve the chances of survival for people living with cancer by ensuring that health services can focus on diagnosing and treating More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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France bans ‘unlimited’ soda refills in move to battle obesity

France has banned restaurants from offering unlimited refills of soda and sugary drinks, their latest bid to decrease the rise in the nation’s obesity rate. Hotels, restaurants and school cafeterias will More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Romania measles outbreak grows, officials lower age to give vaccine

The measles outbreak in Romania has more than doubled since late October, according to Romania’s Ministry of Health. The outbreak tally has grown to 1,725, up from about 800 a month and a half ago. Measles More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Are Kids Becoming the New Couch Potatoes?

In recent years, there has been a rise in childhood obesity. Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 6-11 years in More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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WHO: Six percent of all deaths worldwide attributed to alcohol use

The World Health Organization (WHO) released today the ‘The Global status report on alcohol and health 2014’, which takes a hard look at alcohol consumption worldwide.  Public domain image/ Jmcstrav More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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World Immunization Week 2014 begins Thursday

The World Immunization Week campaign kicks off next Thursday, April 24 and continues through April 30 with the World Health Organization noting this year’s theme is “Are you up-to-date?”. Image/WHO According More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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WHO publishes guidelines for the treatment of hepatitis C

Hepatitis C  is a contagious liver disease that results from infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV). It can range in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. According More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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WHO Ebola press conference: ‘We expect to continue seeing Ebola cases for some months’

“This is one of the most challenging Ebola outbreaks that we have ever faced.” Sombering words from Assistant Director-General of the Health Security,  Dr. Keiji Fukuda during a press conference in More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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Japanese encephalitis vaccine from China gets WHO stamp of approval

A Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine manufactured in China has be prequalified by the World Health Organization (WHO) becoming the first Chinese-produced vaccine to receive this status. Ochlerotatus japonicusImage/CDC The More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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WHO committee: MERS coronavirus advice includes increased surveillance related to Hajj pilgrims

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Emergency committee met on Wednesday for the third time since July to go over the latest developments concerning the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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WHO Update: Two Italy MERS cases reclassified as ‘probable’, drops global total to 130

The World Health Organization (WHO) has changed the status of two Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)  cases from Italy from confirmed to probable after further analysis of the laboratory More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
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WHO: 56 million people suffer from a foodborne trematodiases

At least 56 million people globally suffer from one or more foodborne trematodiases, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported today in it’s current Fact Sheet. Foodborne trematodiases  are caused by More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 30th, 2013
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MERS coronavirus: 29-year-old Qatari man is the 104th case globally

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Thursday that they were informed about two additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)  of of Qatar. Confirmation of both cases was More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Heart disease, stroke top list of leading causes of death globally

Of the estimated 55 million people who died worldwide in 2011, two-thirds of all deaths globally were due to noncommunicable diseases (NCD), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This is up 60 percent More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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The World Health Organization advises against E-cigarettes

As part of their Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI), the World Health Oganization (WHO) made a statement earlier this week concerning the use of electronic cigarettes or ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery systems). The More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 30th, 2013
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WHO: Earlier ART recommended in new guidelines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new treatment guidelines for HIV, which centers around earlier antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to the newly published guidelines. Image/CIA The new recommendations More...


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