More Americans die from cancer as U.S. population continues to grow

July 3, 2015 10:44 am· Comments Off on More Americans die from cancer as U.S. population continues to grow 

WASHINGTON, July 3 — The risk of getting cancer has decreased in the United States over the past decades, but greater number of people die from the disease because the country’s population is growing, U.S. federal agency the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a study released on Thursday.

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Bird flu detected in Turkey's most crowded city

July 3, 2015 10:44 am· Comments Off on Bird flu detected in Turkey's most crowded city 

ISTANBUL, July 3 — Turkish authorities said on Thursday that bird flu cases had been detected in the country's most populous city Istanbul, but there is no risk of an epidemic at present.

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Nigeria on alert after Ebola resurfaces in Liberia

July 3, 2015 10:44 am· Comments Off on Nigeria on alert after Ebola resurfaces in Liberia 

LAGOS, July 3 — The Nigerian government on Thursday alerted the people living in the country to be vigilant and embrace basic hygiene as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) reemerges in Liberia.

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HIV vaccine overwhelmingly successful in monkeys during trials

July 3, 2015 10:44 am· Comments Off on HIV vaccine overwhelmingly successful in monkeys during trials 

MOSCOW, July 3 — An experimental vaccine is set to be evaluated in an international human trial, after it successfully and completely prevented HIV infection in half the monkeys it was administered to.

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Measles leads to 1st U.S. death in 12 years

July 3, 2015 10:44 am· Comments Off on Measles leads to 1st U.S. death in 12 years 

SAN FRANCISCO, July 3 — An autopsy has revealed that the death of a woman this spring in Washington State on the U.S. west coast was due to an undetected measles infection.

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Dengue cases in Palawan slides over 76% in second quarter

July 3, 2015 10:44 am· Comments Off on Dengue cases in Palawan slides over 76% in second quarter 

By Jesus M. Ustares

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 3 (PNA) — Dengue cases in Palawan went down 76.39 percent during the second quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2014, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO).

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1 more MERS infection added in S. Korea, no death for 3 days

July 3, 2015 10:44 am· Comments Off on 1 more MERS infection added in S. Korea, no death for 3 days 

SEOUL, July 3 — One more case of infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was added in South Korea on Friday, but no deaths were reported for three days in a row, the health ministry said.

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Djokovic, Sharapova, Williams reach third round in record heat

July 3, 2015 10:41 am· Comments Off on Djokovic, Sharapova, Williams reach third round in record heat 

LONDON, July 2 — Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams all swept into the third round in a record heat at the Wimbledon Championships here on Wednesday.

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Villanueva hopes to extend win streak in IBF title fight

July 3, 2015 10:41 am· Comments Off on Villanueva hopes to extend win streak in IBF title fight 

CEBU CITY, July 2 — Undefeated Arthur Villanueva hopes to continue his winning streak when he takes on fellow undefeated McJoe Arroyo for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight belt on July 18 in El Paso, Texas.

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Wimbledon: Nadal shocked by 102th-ranked qualifier Brown

July 3, 2015 10:41 am· Comments Off on Wimbledon: Nadal shocked by 102th-ranked qualifier Brown 

LONDON, July 3 — Two-time winner Rafael Nadal suffered a fourth successive Wimbledon humiliation as he was shocked by 102th-ranked qualifier Dustin Brown in the second round here on Thursday.

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