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Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

...worst dengue fever outbreak in 2005 when 19 people died from the disease and more than 13,000 were infected. Three people have died from dengue and there have been 3,597 cases in the first 26 weeks of the year, the ministry said. ...

Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt's greatest female Pharaoh died in pain probably due to caner that spread to her p... an overweight woman just over five feet tall, who died at about 50. "First of all, the mummy was not just overweight, she was obese," Discovery News quo...

Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

... participants had been admitted to the hospital or died from the effects of coronary artery disease (CAD), including heart attack. The researchers matched these patients with study participants who remained healthy throughout the follow-up period, selecting those of the same gender and similar ages and...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...igure them out, but of no use. Over 35 people have died here in the last 4-5 years. But no treatment is available," he said. Those who have survived death are now living a life of seclusion, due to social ostracisation. "In remote villages here, whenever a case is reported, none of the authorities...

Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official

...250 million poultry have also been culled, or have died from bird flu....

Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction

...r 30 years by Albin Schram, a professor of law who died last year in Switzerland. He amassed the hundreds of original manuscripts largely without his family's knowledge. In all, the 500 lots on offer fetched 3.8 million pounds, nearly double the amount expected. Other highlights of the sale included a...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

... the victims suffocated from the fumes, drowned or died of another cause might never be known. No autopsies were planned, in part because investigators were satisfied that the deaths were accidental, the sheriff's office said. The deaths struck hard in this picturesque farming region dotted with red bar...

Egyptian Clerics Say Female Circumcision Un-Islamic

...on the Nile south of Cairo, for the operation. She died before she could be transferred to hospital....

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...cancers. Wacker and his team excluded patients who died in the first month after starting the study because they may not have had time to develop the rash or the rash may have been under-reported in these ill patients. Of the 673 patients in the lung cancer study, called BR.21, and in the Tarceva-treate...

Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...es and cholera. Of the 200 children affected, 11 died while many more -- reportedly 181 -- suffered from deafness, paralysis, brain damage and blindness, according to the allegations. Pfizer denies the charges. The Nigerian federal government filed a similar lawsuit on June 4 in Abuja for almost seven...

US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle

A three-week-old girl died of salmonella transmitted by a pet turtle, while 2...ock, on February 20. She was given antibiotics but died on March 1, the CDC said in its "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report." Cultures of cerebrospinal...

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

...s after three Perth children, all aged under five, died from the fatal strain in the past 72 hours. Staf...umonia. "Samples taken from the two children who died in hospital suggested they had secondary bacterial pneumonia," he said. "We'll be able to confirm ...

The Hospital Superbugs

... Actress and TV personality Leslie Ash, who almost died and was left virtually paralysed after contracting MSSA, a strain related to MRSA, in a London hospital. The work carried out by The University of Nottingham in healthcare associated disease will feature on BBC Radio 4 at 9pm on Wednesday 4th July...

BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates

...y when they have just been told their relative has died or is dying. Not surprisingly, when they do not know their relatives wishes a large number (40%) opt for the default position, which is not to donate. The BMA believes that a change to a system of presumed consent for organ donation addresses this ...

Dengue Fever Cases Up 36 Percent in Thailand: Report

...in 2006. The newspaper did not say how many people died last year. "The situation this year is more seri..., which borders Thailand, at least 132 people have died this year, while wealthy Singapore has seen 3,597 cases and three deaths. The virus, which leads t...

Former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar Died of Cancer

Former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar today died in the Apollo Hospital of the city. He was suffering from Multiple Myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cell and was admitted in May after his health condition deteriorated. Chandra Shekar, a MA from the Allahabad Universtiy, is survived by two sons. He...

Australian Injured as Spain Begins Annual Bullrunning Festival

...ullfights are later staged. Fourteen people have died in the event since 1911. On Saturday high attendance delayed the start of the run which normally begins at 8:00 am sharp for five minutes. Experts quoted by Spanish television said that it was not very fast either. Several bulls and runners slipp...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

...ulent form of breast cancer: " Every woman who has died in my family has died of breast cancer," she says. "The women in my family haven't lived long enough to see their grandc...

No Flu Outbreak Here , West Australians Told

... tests had established that the three children had died from a combination of influenza A and a bacterial ...the weekend. Of the three children affected, two died at home before their families could seek medical attention. One died soon after arriving at Princess...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

...hich there is no cure. A total of 161 people have died from variant CJD since the disease emerged in early 1990, including three people who received blood transfusions from donors who later developed the disease. There is therefore an urgent need to develop tests that may be used to screen blood donatio...

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