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Mysterious infection causes fatal bleeding in Ghanaians

Mysterious infection causes fatal bleeding in Ghanaians

Strange disease struck people Ashanti Region in Ghana. According to official figures, distributed by the Ministry of Health, at the beginning of this week recorded two deaths, according to Xinhua. Perhaps, the infection is transmitted to humans from infected rodents. There are reports that about two months ago, 19-year-old man sought help from doctors with symptoms of malaria. Antimalarial therapy has not worked. Suddenly, the patient began bleeding from the nose, mouth, ears, anus,...

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India beats all records on a dangerous "old" diseases

India beats all records on a dangerous "old" diseases

Says the latest report of the International Union against leprosy of 228,474 cases of leprosy reported in the world in 2010, in India fell 126,800 patients. At the moment there are more than 1000 colonies with people with leprosy, said "NEWSru Israel". According to the president of the International Union SD Gokhale, India revealed more than 55% of all cases of leprosy. "This is a wake-up call. If not bring the situation under control and the introduction of measures to...

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Disclaimer of soda and juices give a life without diabetes

Disclaimer of soda and juices give a life without diabetes

Women should forget about these sugary drinks. For them the best choice – water, fresh tea and coffee because they reduce the risk of diabetes, says ten-year study of the state of more than 80,000 women. The authors emphasize the scientific work: dilute sugary drinks with water is useless. But the full transition to plain water will protect against metabolic syndrome associated with diabetes. According to Dr. Frank Hu of the Harvard School of Public Health, scientists have been...

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In the U.S., epidemiologists recorded outbreak of plague

In the U.S., epidemiologists recorded outbreak of plague

50-year-old American from Oregon was admitted to hospital in critical condition. The analyzes showed that a man infected with the plague, reports The Herald Sun. As it turned out, the victim feeling sick after he was bitten by the hand (he tried to rob a mouse at a cat) on June 2. For help, he turned only at the end of last week after developed a severe fever. Doctors do not know whose nominal bite – mice or cats – provoked contamination. The cat died shortly after the incident....

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April 7 – the day when you should consider health

April 7 – the day when you should consider health

Today is World Health Day (World Health Day). It was established in 1948 on the initiative of the World Health Organization, according to "Calendar of Events". A first celebration took place in 1950. The purpose of the Day of Health – to convey to people the importance of health in their lives and take stock of health. For this every year the organizers choose their motto and main theme. For example, in 2009, the main theme of World Health Day was security medical...

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