BelleNews.com » Health http://www.bellenews.com Breaking News, Current News, Current Events, World, Business, Sports, Entertainment News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:46:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Most important meal may not be breakfasthttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/22/health/important-meal-may-breakfast/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/22/health/important-meal-may-breakfast/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:19:28 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53108 Nutrition science has in recent years been bisected over the importance of breakfast. Recent studies land a weight of evidence thoroughly outside the realm

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Anthony Carbajal: Photographer with ALS explains Ice Bucket Challengehttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/22/health/anthony-carbajal-photographer-als-explains-ice-bucket-challenge/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/22/health/anthony-carbajal-photographer-als-explains-ice-bucket-challenge/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:04:08 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53094 Photographer Anthony Carbajal, who was recently diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), has posted a hilarious video of himself as part of

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Ebola outbreak: Dr. Kent Brantly released from hospitalhttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/21/world/us-news/ebola-outbreak-dr-kent-brantly-released-hospital/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/21/world/us-news/ebola-outbreak-dr-kent-brantly-released-hospital/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:48:32 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53078 Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the US aid workers who recovered from an Ebola infection, is “thrilled to be alive” as he

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Botox may slow tumor growth in stomach cancerhttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/21/health/botox-may-slow-tumor-growth-stomach-cancer/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/21/health/botox-may-slow-tumor-growth-stomach-cancer/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:29:07 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53063 Animal tests suggested that Botox injections may help fight cancer. The new study, published in Science Translational Medicine, showed nerves help stomach

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What is ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/20/health/als-ice-bucket-challenge/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/20/health/als-ice-bucket-challenge/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:44:39 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53025 The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an activity involving pouring a bucket of ice water on someone’s head or donating to the

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Ebola outbreak: Liberia imposes night-time curfew and orders quarantinehttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/20/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-liberia-imposes-night-time-curfew-orders-quarantine/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/20/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-liberia-imposes-night-time-curfew-orders-quarantine/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:56:54 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53019 Liberia has imposed a night-time curfew in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak. In addition, it has quarantined an area

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Ebola outbreak: Liberia runaway patients foundhttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/19/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-liberia-runaway-patients-found/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/19/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-liberia-runaway-patients-found/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:55:31 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52991 Liberia’s information ministry has announced that 17 suspected Ebola patients who went missing after a Monrovia quarantine centre was attacked have been

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Miamoo.org announces new cleft lip event: Jim Dillard Boat Giveawayhttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/19/health/miamoo-org-announces-new-cleft-lip-event-jim-dillard-boat-giveaway/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/19/health/miamoo-org-announces-new-cleft-lip-event-jim-dillard-boat-giveaway/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:09:31 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52977 The Mia Moo Fund is organizing a new event to raise awareness about cleft lip and palate and help children affected by

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Ebola outbreak: Liberia admits West Point patients losthttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/18/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-liberia-admits-west-point-patients-lost/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/18/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-liberia-admits-west-point-patients-lost/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:46:54 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52969 Liberia has admitted that 17 suspected Ebola patients are “missing” after a quarantine unit in capital Monrovia was looted. The government previously

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Ebola outbreak: Liberia quarantine centre attacked by protestershttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/17/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-liberia-quarantine-centre-attacked-protesters/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/17/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-liberia-quarantine-centre-attacked-protesters/#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:59:01 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52931 A Liberian quarantine centre for suspected Ebola patients in capital Monrovia has been attacked and looted by protesters, police say. The incident

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Ebola outbreak: Kenya closes borders to travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guineahttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/16/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-kenya-closes-borders-travelers-liberia-sierra-leone-guinea/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/16/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-kenya-closes-borders-travelers-liberia-sierra-leone-guinea/#comments Sat, 16 Aug 2014 21:35:11 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52914 Kenya is closing its borders to travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in response to the deadly Ebola outbreak. The health

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Parkinson’s disease: Symptoms, causes and prognosishttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/15/health/parkinsons-disease-symptoms-causes-prognosis/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/15/health/parkinsons-disease-symptoms-causes-prognosis/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:48:20 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52900 Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder which leads to progressive deterioration of motor function due to loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. It

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WHO: Scale of Ebola outbreak vastly underestimatedhttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/15/health/scale-ebola-outbreak-vastly-underestimated/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/15/health/scale-ebola-outbreak-vastly-underestimated/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:44:46 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52878 According to the World Health Organization, the scale of the Ebola outbreak appears to be “vastly underestimated”, as the death toll from

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Obesity linked to 10 of most common cancershttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/14/health/obesity-linked-10-common-cancers/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/14/health/obesity-linked-10-common-cancers/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:09:56 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52864 Obesity puts people at greater risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers, according to research in the Lancet medical journal.

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Ebola outbreak: Second Sierra Leone doctor dies from hemorrhagic feverhttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/13/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-second-sierra-leone-doctor-dies-hemorrhagic-fever/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/13/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-second-sierra-leone-doctor-dies-hemorrhagic-fever/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:40:18 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52836 A second senior doctor in Sierra Leone, Modupeh Cole, was confirmed dead from Ebola on Wednesday as West Africa anxiously awaited the

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Ebola vaccine: Canada to donate up to 1,000 doses to WHOhttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/13/world/africa-news/ebola-vaccine-canada-donate-1000-doses/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/13/world/africa-news/ebola-vaccine-canada-donate-1000-doses/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:25:06 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52806 Canada will donate up to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to help battle the disease’s outbreak in West Africa. The

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What Ebola drugs exist currently?http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/health/ebola-drugs-exist-currently/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/health/ebola-drugs-exist-currently/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:15:35 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52786 There a handful of Ebola drugs that have been shown to work well in animals. One is ZMapp – the drug requested

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WHO: Untested Ebola drugs can be usedhttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/health/untested-ebola-drugs-can-used/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/health/untested-ebola-drugs-can-used/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:55:32 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52784 The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that untested drugs can be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus. The

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Denmark Listeria outbreak caused by contaminated sausages kills at least 12 peoplehttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/world/europe-news/denmark-listeria-outbreak-caused-contaminated-sausages-kills-least-12-people/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/world/europe-news/denmark-listeria-outbreak-caused-contaminated-sausages-kills-least-12-people/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:13:02 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52792 Health officials in Denmark say they suspect that pork sausage contaminated with listeria bacteria has killed at least 12 people. The infection

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ZMapp: What you need to know about Ebola experimental drug?http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/health/zmapp-need-know-ebola-experimental-drug/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/health/zmapp-need-know-ebola-experimental-drug/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:41:22 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52768 ZMapp, the experimental drug given to Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol to fight the Ebola virus, seems to be working, according

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ZMapp: Liberia to receive untested drug to treat Ebola patientshttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/world/africa-news/zmapp-liberia-receive-untested-drug-treat-ebola-patients/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/12/world/africa-news/zmapp-liberia-receive-untested-drug-treat-ebola-patients/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:43:00 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52766 Liberia will receive ZMapp, an untested experimental Ebola drug, to treat infected patients, the government announces. The move came after a request

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Kieran Sorkin: Boy born without ears has pair created from ribshttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/11/world/europe-news/kieran-sorkin-boy-born-without-ears-pair-created-ribs/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/11/world/europe-news/kieran-sorkin-boy-born-without-ears-pair-created-ribs/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:31:36 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52762 Kieran Sorkin, a nine-year-old boy from Hertfordshire, UK, who was born without ears, has had a pair created from his ribs. Kieran

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Ebola vaccine may be available by 2015http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/09/health/ebola-vaccine-may-available-2015/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/09/health/ebola-vaccine-may-available-2015/#comments Sat, 09 Aug 2014 18:58:38 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52708 Clinical trials of a preventative vaccine for the Ebola virus made by pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline may begin next month and made available

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Stem cells may help boost recovery after strokehttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/09/health/stem-cells-may-help-boost-recovery-stroke/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/09/health/stem-cells-may-help-boost-recovery-stroke/#comments Sat, 09 Aug 2014 17:04:38 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52700 According to a pilot study by Imperial College London, infusing stem cells into the brain may help boost recovery after a stroke.

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Ebola outbreak: Guinea closes borders with Sierra Leone and Liberiahttp://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/09/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-guinea-closes-borders-sierra-leone-liberia/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/09/world/africa-news/ebola-outbreak-guinea-closes-borders-sierra-leone-liberia/#comments Sat, 09 Aug 2014 16:28:55 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52698 Guinea has decided to close its borders with Liberia and Sierra Leone to contain the spread of Ebola, which has killed 959

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