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First novel coronavirus death in Belgium

Belgium has recorded its first death from the novel coronavirus strain that is sweeping the globe and four staff at the European Commission have been taken sick, officials said Wednesday. Maggie De Block, health minister in Belgium’s caretaker federal government, said the victim was 90 years old. As of Wednesday, Belgium had recorded 314 cases […]

Personal Health

Why more men die on the Coronavirus as women

The number of Infected and deaths from the Coronavirus from China continues to increase worldwide. In addition to China, other countries, such as Iran, South Korea and Italy to pay sudden increases in the case. Alone in the Northern Italian Region of Lombardy there are 165 proven infections with the Coronavirus (medical Name “Sars-CoV-2”) – […]

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Death toll passes 50 from Samoan measles epidemic

Measles death toll in Samoa reaches 53 as three children from the same family die amid national emergency that has seen ALL schools closed Low vaccination rates have allowed disease to spread rapidly and infect 3,728 Samoa a national emergency, closing all schools and making jabs compulsory Three-year-old and his twin siblings, 18 months, among […]

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Samoa measles death toll rises to 32

Another seven die in Samoa measles outbreak bringing the total to 32 as officials scramble to vaccinate EVERYONE on the islands Measles is spreading quickly because only two thirds of people are vaccinated  Virus can cause deadly brain swelling or pneumonia and be deadly for children About 57,000 out of 200,000 people in Samoa have […]

Health Problems

H. pylori treatment may reduce gastric cancer incidence, death

(HealthDay)—Helicobacter pylori treatment, vitamin supplementation, and garlic supplementation are associated with a reduced risk for gastric cancer mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 11 in The BMJ. Wen-Qing Li, from Peking University Cancer Hospital and Institute in Beijing, and colleagues randomly assigned 2,258 residents of a high-risk region for gastric cancer who were […]

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Study finds air pollution linked to risk of premature death

Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to increased cardiovascular and respiratory death rates, according to a new international study by researchers from Monash University (Australia) and abroad. The study, led by Dr. Haidong Kan from Fudan University in China, analysed data on air pollution and mortality in 652 cities across 24 countries and regions, […]