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They said they saw "children who can barely gather the strength to breathe" and vital infrastructure damaged or destroyed. "We spoke with families overcome with sorrow for their ill loved ones and struggling to feed their families". Suspected cholera illnesses in Yemen's outbreak have now topped 400,000 cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today, as leaders from three United Nations (UN) agencies wrapped up a visit to the country, which is torn by conflict and starvation.
  • Health Unit Reports First Human Case Of West Nile Virus

    Health Unit Reports First Human Case Of West Nile Virus

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    No human cases have yet been reported, but the Washoe County Health District urges people to take appropriate steps to prevent being bitten and avoid contracting WNV. Livingston Parish voted down any mosquito control two years ago, but Parish President Layton Ricks says after their two cases, he will now start exploring what options they have.
  • New Treatment 'Completely Effective' in Blocking HIV Transmission Between Gay Men

    New Treatment 'Completely Effective' in Blocking HIV Transmission Between Gay Men

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    Living Positive Victoria President Richard Keane. The study recorded nearly 17,000 instances of anal sex without the use of a condom. 12,000 of those sexual encounters were protected exclusively by the HIV positive partner's undetectable viral load, and in the other 5,000, the HIV negative partner was also taking a drug to protect against contracting HIV, known as PrEP .
  • Sugary drinks with meals reduce fat metabolism

    Sugary drinks with meals reduce fat metabolism

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    They ate the exact same types of food for the whole day and results showed that drinking this type of beverage with a protein-rich meal decreased fat use by 40%. It's impossible to avoid sugar nowadays and whether it's in your food or in your drink, it's hard to get away from it. Sugar-sweetened beverages like soda hold much of the blame for America's obesity epidemic.
  • Privacy does not enjoy status of a fundamental right, Centre tells SC

    Privacy does not enjoy status of a fundamental right, Centre tells SC

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    A nine-judge bench is hearing the matter to decide whether right to privacy is a fundamental right. Contradicting this, Gopal Subramanium, who is now representing the petitioners opposing Aadhaar, argued during last week's proceedings that the right to privacy was inherent in the constitution.
  • US Supreme Court clears way for OH execution

    US Supreme Court clears way for OH execution

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    Supreme Court . Phillips was given the death penalty following conviction in 1993 after he raped and murdered his girlfriend's toddler , 3-year-old Sheila Marie Evans. If the Supreme Court doesn't act, Kasich would be the last with the ability to stop it. His lawyers said he had such "psychosocial deficits" when he was picked up by police that they initially took him to a juvenile, rather than an adult, facility.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

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    Recently, the stock has been noticed trading -0.11% away from the 20-day moving average. North American Management Corp now owns 11,600 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $646,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the period.
  • Charmme moves to High Court against SIT

    Charmme moves to High Court against SIT

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    The officials may question her from 10 am to 5 pm with or without brakes', said her lawyer Vishnuvardhan Reddy. It also accepted Kaur's request that investigators should not forcibly extract any statement from her. However, a woman officer will be present and Prohibition and Excise agreed not to pressurize the actress during questioning. Summary: She has been asked to appear before the Special Investigation Team handling the drug case on Wednesday.Excise officials have said they have not ...
  • Red Cross calls for donations during critical shortage

    Red Cross calls for donations during critical shortage

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    Despite this improvement, blood products are still being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations are coming in, so more donations are needed to meet patient needs and replenish the blood supply. Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass online health history questionnaire are encouraged to help reduce wait times. Blood donations often decline when regular donors are vacationing and schools are out of session.
  • Child's Remission For HIV Gives Doctors Hope

    Child's Remission For HIV Gives Doctors Hope

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    New HIV infections in Swaziland have fallen by almost one half (44%) since 2011, and the number of people who are virally suppressed more than doubled, according to exciting data presented at the International AIDS Society ( IAS) Conference on HIV Science in Paris yesterday.