Gov’t dentists provide free services to 20 families in Silay City

March 4, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Gov’t dentists provide free services to 20 families in Silay City 

BACOLOD CITY, March 3 — A total of 20 families from Barangay 5 in Silay City, Negros Occidental are beneficiaries of an oral health care program of the Department of Health National Association of Dentists (DHNAD).

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Teenage deliveries in Iloilo City down

March 4, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Teenage deliveries in Iloilo City down 

ILOILO CITY, March 3 — There has been a decline in teenage deliveries monitored in various district health centers in the city here.

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Bacolod City works to have vibrant local culture and arts community

March 4, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Bacolod City works to have vibrant local culture and arts community 

BACOLOD CITY, March 2 — The City Government of Bacolod continues to push for a vibrant local culture and arts community by paying tribute to Negrense artists as a culmination of the Bacolod Arts Month in February.

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Institut Pasteur launches global health initiative in HK to combat infectious diseases

March 4, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Institut Pasteur launches global health initiative in HK to combat infectious diseases 

HONG KONG, March 3 — Institut Pasteur, a leading non-profit international biomedical research organization, launched a global health initiative in Hong Kong, aiming to raise 120 million U.S. dollars by 2020 for several projects to combat infectious diseases.

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Lome meeting to discuss impact of Ebola on food security

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LOME, March 3 — A West African regional forum kicked off on Monday in the Togolese capital to come up with ways to prevent a food crisis due to the Ebola outbreak.

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Malta's measles vaccination coverage rate stands at 99%

March 4, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Malta's measles vaccination coverage rate stands at 99% 

VALLETTA, March 4 — The vaccination coverage rate in Malta, where the measles vaccine is made freely available and administered to children, stands at 99 percent, according to figures published by the Maltese government on Tuesday.

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(Roundup) Scientists in Italy discover 'hiding place' of HIV virus in cells

March 4, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on (Roundup) Scientists in Italy discover 'hiding place' of HIV virus in cells 

MILAN, Italy, March 4 — A team of scientists in Italy have discovered the "hiding place" of HIV cells that holds promise for important developments towards new therapies to cure the disease.

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Cancer gene capable of slowing cancer growth: Austrian researchers

March 4, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Cancer gene capable of slowing cancer growth: Austrian researchers 

VIENNA, March 4 — The suppression of the known cancer gene "STAT3" may actually be counter productive in the fight against some cancers, an international research team including two Austrian researchers found, local media reported Tuesday.

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Air pollution from traffic may slow cognitive development in children: study

March 4, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Air pollution from traffic may slow cognitive development in children: study 

WASHINGTON, March 4 — Children studying in schools exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution are at an increased risk of having impaired cognitive development, a Spanish study said Tuesday.

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Riches draw foreign players to Chinese league

March 4, 2015 11:31 am· Comments Off on Riches draw foreign players to Chinese league 

BEIJING, March 3 — Shopping spree by Chinese Super League clubs kicked up a notch on the 2014/2015 transfer market as they lashed out over 100 million euros to buy players.

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