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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-01-30 12:10:43 -0800 | health-news

The World Health Organization has opened in Geneva Monday morning the 64th annual meeting, with the appointment of a chairman and adopt an agenda for a session that should be dominated by the WHO reform and drastic budget cuts.Dozens of...
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Breaking News: Swiss vote backs assisted suicide
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Zurich :: Switzerland | updated 2012-04-26 03:10:11 -0700 | health-news

Voters in Zurich, Switzerland, overwhelmingly reject proposed bans on assisted suicide and "suicide tourism" in a local referendum. Some 85% of the 278,000 votes cast opposed the ban on assisted suicide and 78% opposed outlawing it for foreigners, Zurich authorities...
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Breaking News: World Health Status: numbers and indicators
Posted by: Rodolfo Buccico

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-07-26 23:48:26 -0700 | health-news

An increasing number of countries are facing a double burden of disease as the prevalence of risk factors for chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart diseases and cancers increase and many countries still struggle to reduce maternal and child deaths...
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Breaking News: Please clean your hands
Posted by: Rodolfo Buccico

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-07-27 19:47:15 -0700 | health-news

Each year, hundreds of millions of patients all around the world are affected by health care-associated infections (HCAI). Although HCAI is the most frequent adverse event in health care, its true global burden has been unknown because of the difficulty...
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Source: Asian Wall Street Journal

New Brunswick :: NJ :: USA | updated 2011-06-27 15:21:44 -0700 | business-news

Johnson & Johnson is expected to announce Wednesday a $21.5 billion deal for medical-device maker Synthes Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. The deal, which had been anticipated, would give the U.S. health-products giant a commanding lead in...
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Breaking News: World Health Day 2011: Urgent action necessary to safeguard drug treatments
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-01-18 20:10:48 -0800 | health-news

6 APRIL 2011 | GENEVA - Drug resistance is becoming more severe and many infections are no longer easily cured, leading to prolonged and expensive treatment and greater risk of death, warns WHO on World Health Day. Under the theme...
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Breaking News: More than 2 Million Babies Stillborn in 2009
Posted by: Mary Elizabeth Dallas

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-11-02 18:47:45 -0700 | health-news

The World Heath Organization (WHO) today reported that roughly 2.6 million stillbirths occurred worldwide in 2009, according to the first comprehensive set of estimates published in a special series of The Lancet medical journal. To put this into perspective, every...
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Breaking News: Swiss Approach to Radiation Safety: Cancel The Simpsons (News, Switzerland)
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Zurich :: Switzerland | updated 2011-12-02 18:36:43 -0800 | health-news

Some things are so far out, it's hard to believe they're true. Like when a broadcaster in one of the most open, liberal countries in the world bans episodes of a TV show like The Simpsons as a public safety...
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-07-25 17:06:48 -0700 | health-news

Ever notice how some women seem to stay slim without ever stressing about missed workouts or counting a single calorie? It seems unfair—and frustrating!—but those ladies might have some secrets the rest of us can steal. Turns out, you don’t...
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Source: Seattle Times

Lausanne :: Switzerland | updated 2011-05-19 12:14:34 -0700 | sports-news

Switzerland German rider Patrik Sinkewitz has been provisionally suspended after becoming the first cyclist to test positive for human growth hormone. Sinkewitz, who has already served a one-year doping ban, tested positive at the Grand Prix di Lugano on Feb....
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-01-15 01:25:42 -0800 | health-news

GENEVA: The Japanese Red Cross has sent 62 emergency teams to rescue victims of one of the most violent earthquakes in recorded history, the IFRC said Saturday.Around 400 doctors, nurses and other experts have been deployed to help victims of...
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Breaking News: Tea is Useful for growing the brain ability, Holland Scientists
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Zurich :: Switzerland | updated 2012-04-14 07:04:42 -0700 | health-news

Amsterdam, Tea is a very useful element for growing the brains ability. According to a neut-ration neuro science journal Holland scientists claimed that tea makes an individual more active then before. According to a research report there are amino acid...
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Source: BBC

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2011-04-18 02:10:06 -0700 | technology-news

Thought-controlled wheelchairs and bionics that 'feel' Science reporter, BBC News, Washington DC Watch the prototype wheelchair in action Thought-controlled wheelchairs and nerve-controlled prosthetic arms are some of the latest innovations in bionics being discussed at a science conference...
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Breaking News: Alcohol kills more than AIDS, TB or violence: WHO
Posted by: Jonalex

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2012-11-02 19:48:23 -0700 | health-news

In a study done by the World Health Organization they found that drinking is responsible for 4% of the worlds deaths That is more than aids, tuberculosis, or even violence. The problem has stemmed from the rising income of developing...
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