VN takes part in world travel expo

November 7, 2014 5:04 am· Comments Off on VN takes part in world travel expo 

HCM CITY, Nov. 6 — Vietnamese tourism is showing off the country's destinations and tourism services at the 2014 World Travel Market that opened Wednesday in the British capital London.

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Expert warns against irregular heartbeat

November 7, 2014 5:04 am· Comments Off on Expert warns against irregular heartbeat 

TEHRAN, Nov. 6 — Atrial fibrillation, a common condition where the heart beats abnormally, may more than double the risk of “silent” strokes, a new review says.

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Hong Kong conducts Ebola drill

November 7, 2014 5:04 am· Comments Off on Hong Kong conducts Ebola drill 

HONG KONG, Nov. 6 — Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection conducted an Ebola drill in a Tsim Sha Tsui guesthouse, in an effort to review their preparedness in handling the virus, it said here on Thursday.

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UN lacks resources to fight Ebola outbreak: emergency response chief

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MOSCOW, Nov. 6 — The United Nations lacks the necessary resources to defeat Ebola in West Africa, Tony Banbury, head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response said Thursday.

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Japan to adopt new strategy on dementia care: Abe

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TOKYO, Nov. 6 — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday at an international conference on dementia care in tokyo that Japan will adopt a new national strategy to boost measures dealing with the age-linked illness in the rapidly graying country.

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First Ebola vaccination trial in Mali promising: doctors

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MOSCOW, Nov. 6 -– The first Ebola vaccination trial in Mali is looking bright as volunteers have responded positively to the vaccines, an infectiologist in Mali said Thursday.

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Iranian nano-vehicle helps cure gastric cancer

November 7, 2014 5:04 am· Comments Off on Iranian nano-vehicle helps cure gastric cancer 

TEHRAN, Nov. 6 — Researchers at the Department of Biological Sciences of Tehran’s Kharazmi University have developed a drug-delivery system known as nano-vehicle for treating gastric cancer.

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Rural health units get new supplies

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ILOILO CITY, Nov. 6 — Six rural health units in this province today received new office supplies and medical equipment.

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Army’s Negros First Wellness Program receives P5-M assistance from Capitol

November 7, 2014 5:04 am· Comments Off on Army’s Negros First Wellness Program receives P5-M assistance from Capitol 

BACOLOD CITY, Nov. 6 — The Philippine Army’s 303rd Brigade based in Murcia, Negros Occidental received a P5-million assistance for the implementation of the Negros First Wellness Program.

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P13 needed daily to save child from malnutrition, says Dagupan exec

November 7, 2014 5:04 am· Comments Off on P13 needed daily to save child from malnutrition, says Dagupan exec 

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 6 — Dagupan City Nutrition Officer Leah Aquino estimated that P13 is needed daily for a malnourished child to be saved from malnutrition if he or she does not need any medical intervention.

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