Science & Health

Staff members of the Teaching Hospital receive the first vaccination treatment for yellow fever in El Geneina, West Darfur, November 14, 2012 handout.
Current epidemic in Darfur is worst to strike Africa in two decades, and WHO campaign will cover 5.5 million people
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Fri, 12/07/2012 - 17:14
Carcinogen Found in US Tap Water
New report says culprit could be chemical used in agricultural pest-killers and chlorine used to disinfect drinking water
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Fri, 12/07/2012 - 15:40
This undated image provided by Merck & Co., shows a cross section of a normal brain (right) and one of a brain damaged by advanced Alzheimer's disease, December 3, 2012
Researchers found experimental antibody therapy bound to and or swept away existing plaques associated with disease in mice
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Fri, 12/07/2012 - 08:32
Researchers compared the survival of 61 ovarian cancer patients taking Metformin to that of 178 women with cancer who were not on the drug and found women taking the drug were nearly four times more likely to survive at least five more years than wom
Researchers say findings may play important role in future studies on use of existing medications to treat different or new diseases
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Fri, 12/07/2012 - 07:03
Chimpanzees at the Chimp Eden rehabilitation center, near Nelspruit, South Africa, Feb. 1, 2011.
Rising food prices force some to adopt Congolese custom of eating primates, a trend that may be linked to Ebola outbreaks
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Thu, 12/06/2012 - 12:42
A woman carries her child in Minova, 45 kilometers west of Goma, DRC, November 26, 2012.
UN says rising number of thefts, rapes is preventing delivery of urgently needed assistance to tens of thousands of internally displaced people
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Tue, 12/04/2012 - 10:50
The 4th mHealth Summit brings over 4,000 participants from 50 countries to Washington, D.C. area.
Over 4,000 gather near Washington to discuss 21st Century tools
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Tue, 12/04/2012 - 09:44