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Imported polio virus leaves 1 infant dead in Xinjiang.

BEIJING, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) — One of the nine infants in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region diagnosed with polio, a disease that can cause irreversible paralysis, has died of the disea… View »

Hrudaya Foundation felicitated the treatment of over 1240 poor children CHD problems free of cost

Hrudaya Foundation felicitated the treatment of over 1240 poor children CHD problems free of cost.   Aims to perform 700 more surgeries in next 12 months India Adds 2,00,000 Congenital Heart Dis… View »

South Korea plans new ‘Health Town’

South Korea has boosted its efforts to compete in the international medical tourism field with a purpose build medical city. Building on rapid growth in the market, authorities aim to attract 300,000… View »

Researcher Pumps Tobacco Smoke Onto Child’s Skin.

At a clinic in East Java, a 3-year-old boy named Satrio lies on a medical table, squirming. His father holds him and his mother looks on as a technician blows tobacco smoke through a small tube onto… View »

Number of underinsured adults increases from 16 million to 29 million between 2003 – 2010.

New Health Affairs study finds underinsured adults skip needed care and struggle with medical debt; Affordable Care Act reforms could substantially reduce the number of underinsured The number of und… View »

Brain Stents Do Not Decrease Stroke Risk, Study Shows.

Brain stents are intended to decrease the risk of stroke but they actually cause more harm than good, a new study shows.   Researchers found that patients at risk for a second stroke did better… View »

Importants of insurance coverage.

Health insurance is the protection people put on their bodies in the event that something serious or unforeseen happens. Like protecting a car, health insurance prevents people from losing their heal… View »

TB vaccine candidate shows early potential in mice.

Scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Colorado State University report in the September 4 issue of Nature Medicine that “[a] potential… View »

Asthma management breakthrough for pregnant women.

An Australian-designed asthma management program has the potential to halve asthma attacks in pregnant women, the most common chronic medical disorder they experience.   Professor Peter Gibson*,… View »

NSAIDs and the risk of miscarriage.

The New Zealand Self Medication Industry (SMI) today commented on a nested case-control study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal[1]. The study included 4705 women who had experienc… View »

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