• First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start
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  • ‘Dead’ man rescued 2 hours later when family notices body bag moving
  • Doctors remove skeleton of baby left inside mother for 36 years
  • BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses
  • First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

    First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

    The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health will sponsor the first trial of the vaccine, one of several being developed against Ebola. It’s fast-tracked the testing because […]

  • Health Benefits of Corn

    Health Benefits of Corn

    Health benefits of corn include controlling diabetes, prevention of heart ailments, lowering hypertension and prevention of neural-tube defects at birth. Corn or maize is one of the most popular cereals in the world and forms the staple food in many countries, including the United States and many African countries. The […]

  • ‘Dead’ man rescued 2 hours later when family notices body bag moving

    ‘Dead’ man rescued 2 hours later when family notices body bag moving

    A 54-year-old Brazilian man may be suffering from terminal cancer, but the docs got it wrong when they told his family he’d died of respiratory failure and multiple organ failure Saturday night. Two hours later, when family members went to the morgue to dress Valdelucio de Oliveira Goncalves’ body, they […]

  • Doctors remove skeleton of baby left inside mother for 36 years

    Doctors remove skeleton of baby left inside mother for 36 years

    Jyoti Kumar went to the doctor after she started experiencing constant abdominal pain—and experts in the Indian city of Nagpur discovered the cause was a baby skeleton that had been inside her for 38 years. Jyoti Kumar, 62, had an ectopic pregnancy when she was 24, and was told the […]

  • BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses

    BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses

    World-renowned yoga guru BKS Iyengar, the founder of Iyengar Yoga, passed away at a hospital in Pune on Wednesday morning. Iyengar was 95 years old. The internationally-acclaimed yoga guru introduced Iyengar Yoga to the world. It is a form of Hatha Yoga which lays emphasis on physical alignment of the […]

 

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Quick guidelines: Treating fever in infants!

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Ebola scare: South African Airways takes steps to prevent virus spread

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With Ebola virus scare on the rise, South African Airways on Wednesday said it had taken a series of steps, including installation of thermal scanners at airports in that country to detect affected passengers and regular fumigation of its aircraft to prevent its spread. Thermal scanners, which detect high temperatures […]

 
 

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A 4-year-old boy will have his throat rebuilt using part of his own rib by doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Wednesday, according to a press release. Emmett Rauch suffered severe injuries after he swallowed a button battery from a remote control on his first birthday. The quarter-sized battery became lodged […]

 
 

Home Remedies to treat Candida

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First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health will sponsor the first trial of the vaccine, one of several being developed against Ebola. It’s fast-tracked the testing because […]

 
 

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Parents respond to their infant’s babbling can speed child’s language

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Pay attention, mom and dad, especially when your infant looks at you and babbles. Parents may not understand a baby’s prattling, but by listening and responding, they let their infants know they can communicate which leads to children forming complex sounds and using language more quickly. That’s according to a […]

 
 
 
 

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