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Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 10/25/2014 09:00 AM
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.
Cancer-killing cells made in the lab Cancer-killing cells made in the lab 10/24/2014 05:27 PM
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.
First transplant of 'dead' heart First transplant of 'dead' heart 10/24/2014 06:00 AM
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
Later sunsets 'make kids more active' Later sunsets 'make kids more active' 10/23/2014 06:15 AM
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.
'Nine million have TB' - WHO report 'Nine million have TB' - WHO report 10/22/2014 09:17 AM
The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.
Male genes linked to early death Male genes linked to early death 10/22/2014 01:51 AM
The male Y sex chromosome may have a role in prolonging men's lives and fighting cancer, according to a study.
Man walks again after transplant Man walks again after transplant 10/20/2014 10:31 PM
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
Ebola blood-therapy team set up Ebola blood-therapy team set up 10/23/2014 09:24 AM
An international team of scientists is set up to determine the effectiveness of using the blood of Ebola-survivors as a treatment.
Scans reveal cause of winter blues Scans reveal cause of winter blues 10/20/2014 07:21 PM
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Nigeria declared free of Ebola Nigeria declared free of Ebola 10/20/2014 09:48 AM
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.

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Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast 10/25/2014 02:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start....
Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful 10/25/2014 07:51 AM
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures, two colleagues said Saturday....
Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder 10/25/2014 02:57 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him....
WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000 WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000 10/25/2014 12:44 PM
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread....
WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015 WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015 10/24/2014 11:28 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March....
Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response 10/25/2014 05:42 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science - not fear - as it responds to Ebola....
Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama 10/25/2014 12:39 AM
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms....
GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue 10/25/2014 02:44 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both....
Cholera sickens nearly 1,000 people in Niger Cholera sickens nearly 1,000 people in Niger 10/24/2014 11:20 AM
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Doctors Without Borders says a cholera outbreak in the West African country of Niger killed 20 people and has sickened nearly 1,000 people....
Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines 10/25/2014 04:57 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation - Mali - renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order....
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