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Elias Jaua presented a photo of the encounter with Fidel Castro

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...his death bed. The 86-year-old attacked international media “lies”, and published photos of himself in Cuba’s state media. Fidel Castro said he was in good health, and could not even remember the last time he had a headache. Venezuelan politician Elias Jaua said on Sunday he had a five-hour meeting with Fidel Castro the previous day. Elias Jaua presented a photo of the encounter,...

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to ban any soft drink over 16 ounces across the city by March 2013

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...h 2013. Michael Bloomberg believes that banning the bubbles will combat obesity, diabetes, and other health problems plaguing the people of NYC. “Obesity is a nationwide problem, and all over the United States, public health officials are wringing their hands saying, <<Oh, this is terrible>>,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said to the New York Times. “New York City is not about wringing your...

Thyroid cancer's risk is higher in women with diabetes

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...medical scientists found that if a person between 50 and 71 years old has diabetes the 10-year risk of thyroid cancer is increased by one-quarter. The researchers founded their conclusions on data collected from the around 500,000 men and women who participated in the NIH-American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Diet and Health Study, that was performed in 1995 and 1996. In the first survey...

Margaret Thatcher's funeral will not be attended by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev due to health problems

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...garet Thatcher’s funeral will not be attended by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev due to health problems, his spokesman has announced. Mikhail Gorbachev, 82, with whom the former British prime minister worked closely at the end of the Cold War, was expected to be one of a number of global figures attending. Downing Street said consultation over the funeral guest list was continuing. It...

Nelson Mandela, 94, has been in a Pretoria hospital since June 8 being treated for a recurring lung infection, and his condition became critical on Sunday

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The life-extending medication should not be use as it shows no benefits for terminal cancer, and has dangerous side-effects, said the cancer experts.

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...ny, Australia), was published in the Lancet Oncology on September 26 . The study highlights the need of a judicious medication for terminal cancer patient.   Professor Richard Sullivan, of the King’s Health Partners Integrated Cancer Centre, London, has presented the study at the European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress in Stockholm. Input from drug-makers, payers and educators will b...

Nelson Mandela remains in a serious but stable condition in a Pretoria hospital

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Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, remains in a serious but stable condition in a Pretoria hospital, the latest update has announced. The South African presidency said Nelson Mandela’s condition was unchanged and confirmed that he was in intensive care. Prayers have been said in churches across the country for ex-President Nelson Mandela, who is being treated for a...

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A Chinese man, who was the first case of bird flu in the country in more than a year, has died in the southern city of Shenzhen, according to health officials. The 39-year-old bus driver was admitted to hospital with pneumonia but tested positive for the bird flu virus. The H5N1 bird flu strain has a high level of mortality, killing up to 60% of humans infected with it. Positive tests on a dead m...

H5N1 flu virus was altered to be passed easily between ferrets, during the joint research by Erasmus University in the Netherlands and the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US

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...tween ferrets, during the joint research by Erasmus University in the Netherlands and the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US The World Health Organization said in a December statement that limiting access to the research would harm an agreement between its members. The NSABB is made up of scientists and public health experts, 23 from outside the government, and 18 from within. It cannot st...

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez has improved after a cancer operation in Cuba and has started walking and exercising

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...aid: “The patient has shown a slight improvement in his condition.” However, no pictures of HUgo Chavez after the surgery have been released so far. Hugo Chavez, 58, is scheduled to be sworn in on January 10. The lack of any word from Hugo Chavez for two weeks prior to the comments by the two senior officials raised serious concerns about his current condition and his ability to attend...

Digital pills

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...omes very difficult. “Anyone taking several medications knows how easy it can be to lose track of whether or not you’ve taken the correct tablets that day. Add to that complex health issues and families caring for loved ones who many not live with them and you can appreciate the benefits of an information service that helps patients to get the most from their treatments and for familie...

The UN has suspended an anti-polio campaign in Pakistan after three more health workers died in the latest of a spate of gun attacks

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...her driver died when their car was sprayed by gunmen riding motorbikes in Charsadda district, north of Peshawar, police said. The student volunteer was shot in the head when gunmen on two motorbikes fired at a team of vaccinators in a northern suburb of Peshawar. The UN has suspended an anti-polio campaign in Pakistan after three more health workers died in the latest of a spate of gun attacks G...

ObamaCare, passed in 2010, requires all Americans to obtain health insurance or face a penalty fine

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Barack Obama’s wide-ranging healthcare reform bill, which is seen as a key achievement of his presidency, is facing its moment of judgement in the US Supreme Court. The law, dubbed ObamaCare, passed in 2010, requires all Americans to obtain health insurance or face a penalty fine. But conservative opponents of the president say that “mandate” is illegal under the terms of the US const...

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Health experts believe Christmas is the perfect time to tell the loved ones they are overweight. The UK National Obesity Forum and International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk said it was important to be upfront because of the health risks. Being overweight – particularly around the waist – increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke. But a poll by the groups suggests too...

Ariel Sharon has been in a coma for almost eight years and now he is suffering renal failure

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...inians. While serving as defense minister in 1982, Ariel Sharon masterminded Israel’s invasion of Lebanon. During the invasion, Lebanese Christian militiamen allied to Israel massacred hundreds of Palestinians in two Beirut refugee camps under Israeli control. Ariel Sharon was a keen promoter of the construction of Jewish settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. He also initiated...

Scientists looked at hundreds of studies of mobile exposure and found no conclusive links to cancer risk, brain function or infertility

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According to a major safety review for the UK’s Health Protection Agency (HPA), there is still no evidence mobile phones harm human health. Scientists looked at hundreds of studies of mobile exposure and found no conclusive links to cancer risk, brain function or infertility. However, they said monitoring should continue because little was known about long-term effects. The HPA said childre...

Israel passed a law banning models from advertisements or fashion shows if they measure less than 18.5 on the body mass index

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...s or fashion shows if they measure less than 18.5 on the body mass index (BMI).  The new law is part of an effort to promote health for women of all sizes, and to stop glorifying the ultra-thin. “Beautiful is not underweight,” says Rachel Adato, one of the creators of the bill. In recent years, much attention has been paid to how women are portrayed in the media, whether it’s an...

A British Medical Journal analysis has found that dieting in pregnancy is safe for women and does not carry risks for the baby

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...ngs from 44 previous studies involving more than 7,000 women. The London-based team said following a healthy diet – and not eating for two – prevents excess weight gain and cuts the risk of complications. But current guidelines do not advocate dieting or weight monitoring. The advice from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), published in 2010, says: “...

A review of research evidence by US physicians says intensive training schedules and extreme endurance competitions can cause long-term harm to people’s hearts

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...l changes to the heart and large arteries, leading to lasting injury. Lead author Dr. James O’Keefe, of Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, said exercise was generally beneficial for health but could tip into becoming harmful when taken to excessive lengths. Dr. James O’Keefe said: “Physical exercise, though not a drug, possesses many traits of a powerful pharmacologic agent. “A routine of daily...

A new research suggests that combining exercise with conventional treatments for depression does not improve recovery

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...in addition to receiving therapy or anti-depressants. After a year all 361 patients had fewer signs of depression, but there was no difference between the two groups. Current guidelines suggest sufferers do up to three exercise sessions a week. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) drew up that advice in 2004. At the time it said that on the basis of the research availa...

World Health Organization experts have delayed a decision on whether controversial research into the H5N1 bird flu virus should be released

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World Health Organization experts have delayed a decision on whether controversial research into the H5N1 bird flu virus should be released. It had been looking at how the work could be released while guarding against its abuse by bioterrorists. But talks at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva decided more discussions were needed to see if it could be possible to publish in full. One of...

First Lady Michelle Obama was challenged to a push-up contest on Ellen DeGeneres show during her California tour for promoting her health agenda

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...e Obama told Ellen DeGeneres. Michelle Obama also joined Ellen DeGeneres in a boogie for the benefit of the audience. The First Lady has spent the last few days in California, promoting her health agenda and making high-profile TV appearances. On Tuesday night Michelle Obama told Jay Leno: “I can’t sing.” She claimed that her husband was in the habit of serenading her. Earlier on Wednesday M...

President Barack Obama has accepted "full responsibility" for ensuring the troubled HealthCare.gov website gets fixed

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President Barack Obama has accepted “full responsibility” for ensuring the troubled HealthCare.gov website gets fixed. Speaking in Boston, Barack Obama said he was “not happy” about the glitch-laden project, but made a full-throated defense of the broader 2010 healthcare law. Earlier, the president’s embattled health secretary apologized to the American people over the bot...

Stem cells could offer new hope for unlocking the secrets of bipolar disorder.

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Happiness can deter non violent crime and drug use in adolescents.   Risk of autism recurrence in siblings is higher than thought.   [googlead tip="vertical_mediu" aliniat="stanga"] The University of Michigan Health System researchers said stem cell could offer new hope for unlocking the secrets of bipolar disorder.   A new project begins at the University of Michigan as the Heinz C. Prechte...

Skin and Morgellons disease

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...million-dollar study performed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was started because of the increasing reports of the symptoms and the intense public interest. “We saw a growing number of people complaining about these unusual symptoms, and as a public health agency we felt the need to see what was going on. It was important to rule out an infectious cause because a lot of pe...