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Ebola death toll tops 4,900 out of more than 10,000 cases - WHO

The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries...

WHO: Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000WHO vaccines boss signs up as Ebola trial guinea pig
US leading global fight to stamp out Ebola: Barack Obama
As New York City reported its first Ebola case, US President Barack Obama today asked the Americans ...

US: Power to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa

The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit...

WHO: Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000

The number of people believed sickened by Ebola has passed 10,000, according to figures released Sat...

Alcohol consumption linked to better memory in elderly

Light alcohol consumption is associated with higher episodic memory...

Music makes strenuous workouts feel easier

Study finds listening to music during a high-intensity workout leads to a significant increase in ou...
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Traffic pollution may damage lungs of unborn babies
Pregnant women who live in polluted areas risk damage to their children's lungs, a new study has war...
Scientists inch closer to creating artificial living systems
Scientists are one step closer to developing an artificial protocell - a basic ingredient for creati...
Fresh milk keeps infections at bay: Study
Infants fed on fresh cow's milk rather than processed milk are less prone to infections, a pan-Europ...
Heart attacks may not be genetic: Study
Lifestyle factors such as poor diet, smoking and lack of exercise are more likely to trigger heart a...
Your walking style affects your mood
Walking in a happy or sad style actually affects our mood, scientists have found...
Microsoft says to provide cloud, tools for tackling Ebola
Microsoft Corp will provide free cloud-computing and research applications...
Roman gladiators ate veggie diet and drank ashes
Roman gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes as a healing tonic...
Ebola suspected, actress Tori Spelling hospitalised and quarantined
Actress Tori Spelling has been reportedly put in quarantine after being rushed to a hospital for Ebo...
Women more likely to develop depression after heart attack
The study investigated the impact of gender and cardiovascular disease risk factors...
Head injury causes immune system to attack brain
Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that stopping the body's immune system from k...
Women more likely to develop depression after heart attack
Women are more likely to develop anxiety and depression after a heart attack..
Vitamin B12 could help detoxify pollutants
In a major breakthrough that could lead to more effective methods for detoxifying pollutants....
US man first to be treated for Google Glass addiction
Doctors have reported the first case of Google Glass addiction after a 31-year-old man in US...
Viagra may help halt heart attacks: study
A daily dose of anti-impotency drug Viagra which improves blood flow could provide...
Kid's genes affect mom's risk of rheumatoid arthritis
A child's genetic makeup may contribute to his or her mother's risk of developing rheumatoid arthrit...
Brain myths hampering teaching worldwide: Study
Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching...
Enterovirus infection may up diabetes risk
Children who have had enterovirus infection are around 50 per cent more likely to develop type 1 dia...
Change in gene linked to depression and ageing
The change in the FKBP5 gene is also associated with increases in markers of inflammation and cardio...
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