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Karnataka health minister demands case against those spreading Ebola rumours

Aug 21, 2014

Karnataka health minister demands case against those spreading Ebola rumours

Karnataka Health Minister has asked the District Health Officer of Dakshina Kannada to lodge a complaint against persons spreading Ebola rumours. #India #NewsTracker #Karnataka #WhatsApp #Mangalore #Ebola #Karnataka Health Minister #UT Khader #cyber cell police #NITK #DHO
Ebola death toll in West Africa climbs to 1,350, says WHO

Aug 21, 2014

Ebola death toll in West Africa climbs to 1,350, says WHO

The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people. #World #NewsTracker #Health #WHO #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #death toll #Sierra Leone #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak #Guinea #Monrovia
Noodles bad for heart Why S-Koreans aren't happy with this study

Aug 21, 2014

Noodles bad for heart Why S-Koreans aren't happy with this study

A study in the United States that linked instant noodles consumption by South Koreans to some risks for heart disease has caused some heartburn for the people. #Health #heart disease #HealthBuzz #noodles #south-korean
Illness with Ebola-like symptoms kills several in Congo - locals

Aug 21, 2014

Illness with Ebola-like symptoms kills several in Congo - locals

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo has sent its health minister and a team of experts to the remote northern Equateur province after several people died there from a disease with Ebola-like symptoms, a local official and a professor said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear if there was any connection with Ebola #Politics #Business #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #Russia #Health #markets #United Kingdom
Liberia Security forces quarantine slum to prevent spread of Ebola

Aug 20, 2014

Liberia Security forces quarantine slum to prevent spread of Ebola

Ebola is spread through contact with bodily fluids, but relatives have been caring for the sick at home in some cases and burial practices that involve touching the body have continued. #NewsTracker #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Sudarsan Pattnaik
MIT scientists develop technique to stimulate new bone growth

Aug 20, 2014

MIT scientists develop technique to stimulate new bone growth

MIT scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher, have designed a new implantable tissue scaffold that induces the body to rapidly form new bone. #Health #MIT #bone growth #ScienceBuzz #Bone #New bone growth
New vaccine could offer protection against tuberculosis, leprosy study

Aug 20, 2014

New vaccine could offer protection against tuberculosis, leprosy study

In a breakthrough, US researchers have found that an improved tuberculosis vaccine can offer strong protection against leprosy. #science #Health #Vaccine #Leprosy #Tuberculosis #HealthBuzz #ScienceBuzz
Sierra Leone's 365 Ebola deaths traced back to one healer

Aug 20, 2014

Sierra Leone's 365 Ebola deaths traced back to one healer

It has laid waste to the tribal chiefdoms of Sierra Leone, leaving hundreds dead, but the Ebola crisis began with just one healer's claims to special powers. #Nigeria #West Africa #HealthBuzz #Virus #Ebola Virus #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Ebola deaths #Sierre Leone
Photo Sculptor says, 'join hands to fight Ebola' as global outbreak spreads

Aug 20, 2014

Photo Sculptor says, 'join hands to fight Ebola' as global outbreak spreads

The Ebola outbreak of began in Guinea in December 2013, leading to an epidemic in West Africa after it spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #ImageOfTheDay #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Sudarsan Pattnaik
Ebola Liberia prez declares curfew; global death rises to 1,229

Aug 20, 2014

Ebola Liberia prez declares curfew; global death rises to 1,229

Liberia's president declared an ebola curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people. #World #Health #UN #WHO #Africa #Nigeria #Liberia #epidemic #Curfew #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak #Guinea