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India experts find traces of lead, nickel in patients’ blood
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India experts find traces of lead, nickel in patients’ blood

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian health officials have found traces of nickel and lead in a few blood samples taken…
‘Nobody knows’: Experts baffled by mystery illness in India
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‘Nobody knows’: Experts baffled by mystery illness in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Health officials and experts are still baffled by a mysterious illness that has left over 500…
Cancer now ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries
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Cancer now ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries

Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two…
Lower trust in vaccines among people in richer countries: survey
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Lower trust in vaccines among people in richer countries: survey

People in Europe have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, according to a global survey of public attitudes toward…
Prostate cancer death rates stabilizing: study
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Prostate cancer death rates stabilizing: study

Death rates from prostate cancer — the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men — have stabilized or declined in dozens…
Hundreds vaccinated after measles emergency in New York
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Hundreds vaccinated after measles emergency in New York

A New York county which declared a state of emergency over a measles outbreak is on the “right path” after…
Cancer deaths falling for half decade in EU: study
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Cancer deaths falling for half decade in EU: study

The death rate from cancer has been falling for half a decade in the EU, researchers said Tuesday, although the…
Ebola outbreak worst in history of Democratic Republic of Congo
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Ebola outbreak worst in history of Democratic Republic of Congo

  The Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the worst Ebola outbreak in the country’s history, according to officials. More…
Marriage boosts cancer survival rates, study finds
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Marriage boosts cancer survival rates, study finds

An American study has linked marriage to higher survival rates in cancer patients. Contrary to popular belief, a couple's socio-economic status…
Scottish nurse, who suffered from Ebola, discharged from hospital
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Scottish nurse, who suffered from Ebola, discharged from hospital

A Scottish nurse, who recovered from Ebola but then suffered life-threatening complications from the virus persisting in her brain, was…
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