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The World Has the Knowledge, Tools and Funds to Eliminate Ebola. Let's Do It.
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Ebola Outbreak, prevention, study, treatment, knowledge, tools, funds )

Darren
- 11 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Jim Yong Kim is president of the World Bank. Paul Farmer is the Kolokotrones University professor at Harvard University. Farmer and Kim, who are infectious disease physicians, co-founded the nonprofit organization Partners in Health.
Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Malaria, magnetic, detection, parasite, illness, research, study, prevention, treatment )

Darren
- 21 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
A quick method detects by-products of the parasite's growth in the blood and is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests
Senegal Confirms First Case of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Senegal, West Africa, disease, humans, health, risks, safety, warning, prevention, illness, society, protection, treatment, medicine )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for West Africa's business and aid community, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday.
Disabled Girl Who Was Told She Would Never Walk Unaided Wins Place at Top Ballet School After Pioneering Operation Funded
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ballet school, operation, disabled, girl, Cerebral Palsy, fundraising, disease, health, humans, illness, research, treatment, society )

Lone
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Matilda Duncan was born with cerebral palsy but had an operation paid for by a fundraising campaign launched by her best friend Casey Burke - who also has the debilitating condition.
Now Marijuana Could Be Used to TREAT and PREVENT Schizophrenia
Health & Wellness  (tags: marijuana, schizophrenia treatment, research, drugs, AlternativeMed, disease, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, society, treatment )

Lone
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
European researchers have suggested it could treat schizophrenia and be much more effective than other drugs by having fewer side effects.
The Battle to Eradicate Polio in Pakistan
Health & Wellness  (tags: Polio, Disease, Human Health, Pakistan, Immunization, Vaccine, Rotary )

Brian
- 6 days ago - time.com
"Political unrest in Pakistan has been a gift to the poliovirus, with 99 cases reported there so far this year. But Rotary International, which has already vaccinated 2 billion children in 122 countries, is hitting back hard."
Human Rights Groups Call on Israel to Allow Them Entry to Gaza
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza Strip-Gaza assault 2014, human Rights groups, Human rights-children rights' violations, Israel denies entry into Gaza Strip, Amnesty Int'l, humanitarian, babies, disease, death, children, medicine, investigation, prevention, safety, women, news )

Jess
- 10 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said the Israeli authorities have denied them entry into the Gaza Strip to investigate allegations of human rights violations using various bureaucratic excuses
Hidden Contamination at Checkout: Grocery Conveyor Belts
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, food, health, investigation, prevention, protection, safety )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Few places are dirtier than the checkstand conveyor belts at your local supermarket. Going round and round, year after year, conveyor belts may look clean, but they are actually a breeding ground for unwanted bacteria. Shoppers place billions of products
Giant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: rats, lab, South Africa, tuberculosis, infectious disease, disease, health, humans, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 15 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
On a recent Friday morning, at a laboratory in southern Africa, Tariq correctly identified all six spit samples known to be positive for tuberculosis, the world's second most fatal infectious disease.
Death By Salt? New Study Finds Too Much Sodium Is A Global Killer
Health & Wellness  (tags: salt consumption, diet, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, prevention, study, treatment, warning, society, food, illness, healthcare, health )

Cal
- 19 days ago - npr.org
This salt overload is taking its toll. The study concludes that about 1.65 million deaths from cardiovascular disease each year can be attributed to sodium consumption.
Top 10 Facts You Should Know About Monsanto
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, disease, health, Monsanto, farming, research, prevention, risks, family )

Nancy
- 23 days ago - care2.com
Link to previous post. Came across this again and I always seem to learn more about this company. Many links on this page for additional info.
Woman With Aggressive Cancer Delays Treatment in the Name of Science
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, science, treatment, disease, humans, illness, research, society, study, women )

Lone
- 26 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
Mother, grandmother, and biomedical scientist Kimberly Koss of Illinois is battling a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer, called triple negative -- but has chosen to skip an initial round of chemotherapy
Experimental Ebola Drug Based on Research Discoveries From Canada's National Lab
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola vaccine, research, Canada, death, disease, drugs, ethics, healthcare, humans, medicine, treatment )

Lynn
- 26 days ago - home.mytelus.com
The experimental Ebola drug given to two American aid workers is based on years of research done at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. ... The drug had never been tested in humans before ...
Twenty-One Questions About Ebola: Government Propaganda, Medical Corruption and Bio Weapons Experiments
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, environment, Ebola, family, government, healthcare, humans, interesting, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, society, study, treatment, warning )

Frans
- 27 days ago - naturalnews.com
Something's fishy about the official stories we're being told on Ebola. Things don't add up, which is why I'm posing these twenty-one important questions we should all be considering ...
 

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