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Doctors accused the Taliban of causing polio epidemic

Doctors accused the Taliban of causing polio epidemic

Polio – one of the most feared diseases of our time. And all attempts to deal with the problem may not be useful because of the statement of Hafiz Gul Bahadur, Taliban commander in North Waziristan region of Pakistan, reports New Scientist. He banned the campaign, in which the plant had 161,000 children. The ban can be lifted if the U.S. will cease to act against suspected terrorists. The problem is this: the threat of polio has disappeared, must be eradicated completely in all...

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Britain faced a massive measles outbreak

Britain faced a massive measles outbreak

The north of England is the largest deployed in recent years, an epidemic of measles. It is known that infected more than 200 people, writes The Telegraph. In just a month, the number of victims has increased by 50%. Mainly measles victims were children under five. In the center of the flash was Liverpool. Here 125 cases. According to the health system, the epidemic – the result of the refusal of vaccination, which in 1998 was falsely accused of causing autism. The result – now...

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May 5-7, will be held in Barnaul medical ecological exhibition "Man. Ecology. Health – 2010"

May 5-7, will be held in Barnaul medical ecological exhibition "Man. Ecology. Health – 2010"

From 5 to 7, will be held in Barnaul medical ecological exhibition "Man. Ecology. Health – 2010". Actually, the main purpose of the exhibition – to teach people how to be healthy. Therefore, during the period for people to work different "schools of health," and doctors and medical staff are waiting for presentations, workshops and master classes. The way, for the first time at an exhibition held sister "school health" and a competition of student...

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In the next seven years, the market will be different from the unique vaccine against hepatitis B

In the next seven years, the market will be different from the unique vaccine against hepatitis B

Employees of the University of Alberta Come close to creating the final version of the vaccine that works against the main strains of hepatitis C, according to The Vancouver Sun. According to researcher Michael Houghton, a prototype vaccine is being tested in humans. The experiment proved that the vaccine induces an adequate immune response. There are six major strains of hepatitis C and hundreds of subtypes that infect 170 million people worldwide. The new vaccine, created over 15 years,...

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This year, the full-blown flu epidemic Russians are not threatened

This year, the full-blown flu epidemic Russians are not threatened

Despite the fact that in recent years the number of people who become ill with flu in Russia has increased significantly, violent epidemic in the current season is not expected. This conclusion was made head of Rospotrebnadzor, chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko. According to him, fall and winter disease in the northern hemisphere, including Russia, will be moderate. This forecast is based on the data given by the World Health Organization. The fact is that in the Southern Hemisphere...

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A place where working women, affects the health of her child

A place where working women, affects the health of her child

Working women can have a direct effect on her unborn child, the researchers found. Until then, they have argued that the number of chemical compounds increased the risk of asthma in children, but find a similar link between the workplace and health have only now, writes The Daily Mail. Discovery belongs employees School of Public Health in Denmark . The basis of their scientific work they put health data about 43,000 children of seven years. It turned out, pregnant women working with...

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States on the verge of another epidemic of intestinal infection

States on the verge of another epidemic of intestinal infection

Pacific International Marketing Company, with the assistance of the Office of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the California Department of Public Health urged to withdraw from the sale of more than 6,000 cartons of cilantro. Professionals have reason to believe that the product is infected with salmonella, according to WebMD. Withdrawn from sale boxes were distributed to be sold in California, Arizona, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Indiana, South Carolina and Missouri, from 16...

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CPS opens the "hunt" for holders of fake medknizhek

CPS opens the "hunt" for holders of fake medknizhek

Gennady Onishchenko, the chief medical officer, complained that the country has forged many personal medical records and data of medical examinations decreed groups. This group includes employees of kindergartens, schools, health centers, hospitals, food processing industry, trade, cosmetology, saunas, gyms, and so on. Prior to permit only after a medical examination for tuberculosis, intestinal infections pathogens. Accordingly, depending on the health of workers and the health of their...

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A revolutionary vaccine against meningitis type B

A revolutionary vaccine against meningitis type B

New vaccine against meningitis B Bexsero type – the strain against which until recently had no protection, will appear next year, writes The Daily Mail. Experts make predictions: the new vaccine will significantly reduce the number of deaths of children. Bexsero – the first vaccine that provides protection against 800 deadly strain of meningitis type B, capable of causing death within a few hours. Developers, the company Novartis, conducted a study involving 7,500 children,...

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The Philippines is rapidly spreading cholera

The Philippines is rapidly spreading cholera

Representatives of the Ministry of Health of the Philippines Brought disappointing results for the current month. According to official statistics, from diarrhea and cholera killed at least eleven people in the south of the country, reports Xinhua. Outbreak has affected five villages. About 40 people sought professional help with complaints of diarrhea. According to experts, the cause of infection – the use of water from the local river Salog. The region has introduced measures to...

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