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Health insurance for at least 3.5 million Americans have been cut - yet the exact numbers remain unclear. The Associated Press stressed that data from half the states still is unavailable in their latest survey.
17:46 Nov 4, 2013
There is no doubt that investment and thrust for more effective new diagnostic and treatment tools for tuberculosis (TB) must go up but alongside it is equally imperative to optimally use existing technologies. 'Innovation has the ability to change
15:33 Nov 4, 2013
According to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, with 2.2 million new TB cases annually which amount to 18% of the global TB burden and 66% of that in South East Asia.
17:43 Nov 3, 2013
Have you ever heard of the ractopamine meat additive? Neither have most US food consumers though it is used in 80 percent of US pig and cattle operations.
17:41 Nov 3, 2013
While the number of people detected with MDR-TB increased to 94,000 globally in 2012 (by more than 40%) this amounts to less than 20% of those actually estimated to have MDR-TB. Even amongst the lucky few who did get diagnosed, almost 17, 000 of the
20:38 Nov 2, 2013
Pneumonia is the single largest cause of death in children worldwide. Every year, it kills an estimated 1.2 million children under the age of five years, accounting for 18% of all deaths of children under five
16:21 Nov 2, 2013
According to the recently released WHO Global TB Report 2013, 450,000 people fell ill with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and 170,000 died from the disease in 2012 alone.
11:42 Nov 1, 2013
'2013 has been a year of tremendous progress. I am optimistic that paediatric TB will no longer be 'the neglected of the neglected'. With help of UNITAID and US Agency for International Development (USAID) we are embarking on significant changes
18:22 Oct 31, 2013
For every soldier killed on the battlefield this year, about 18-22 veterans die by their own hands, 349 suicides in 2012, about one a day. More soldiers are dying by their own hands than in combat.
18:52 Oct 28, 2013
Globally around 300 million people suffer from asthma, yet for many of them living in low- and middle-income countries access to quality-assured, affordable asthma essential medicines still remains a distant dream. This was revealed in a study condu
13:50 Oct 28, 2013
Although the IRS is prohibited from using liens to collect fines for non-payment of insurance, there are other, nastier, more costly ways they can do it.
12:14 Oct 27, 2013
The administration's healthcare showcase did nothing but cause extreme stress, gross fatigue and a flurry of nerve-racking last-minute changes requested by the many sub-contractors involved in the Rube Goldberg project.
20:04 Oct 25, 2013
That about covers it. The California-based Foster Farms, believed to be the source of the outbreak, has had salmonella problems for a decade says Food Poisoning News. Nor has the government shut them down, even now.
05:02 Oct 24, 2013
India has certainly come a long way forward in its response to providing access to standard WHO recommended anti-TB treatment through Directly Observed Treatment Short course (DOTS) to more than 14.2 million (1.42 crores) people across the country.
20:08 Oct 23, 2013
On October 19, the World Health Organization reported it is investigating a possible outbreak of the highly contagious Wild Polio Virus in Syria.
04:12 Oct 22, 2013
Violence against women is neither culture nor region specific. It cuts across community and class and makes no distinction.
18:44 Oct 17, 2013
Virus experts say they've linked MERS to bats, but say it's unlikely bats are directly infecting people. Another animal may be involved.
16:50 Oct 16, 2013
The 'Roadmap for Childhood Tuberculosis: Towards Zero Deaths' - the first-ever plan which specifically addresses TB in children and outlines the path towards zero deaths from childhood TB - was jointly launched on 1st October 2013, by the Internat
17:54 Oct 11, 2013
Founders of the American non-profit organisation The Hummingbird Project, Marilyn McHugh and Chris Kennedy, delivered a talk on the topic Beneficial Soil Microorganisms.
14:35 Oct 10, 2013
Apparently, California women support abortion on demand, and the state's Democrats listened to their constituents, allowing non-surgeons to perform abortion.
16:25 Oct 9, 2013
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