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Ashya’s family ‘unsafe for UK return’

Ashya’s family ‘unsafe for UK return’

unable to retrieve full-text contentThe family of Ashya King say they will not yet return to the UK following his treatment in Prague as they do not feel safe to do so. Continue reading

Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali

Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali

unable to retrieve full-text contentDozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case. Continue reading

Million Ebola vaccine doses for 2015

Million Ebola vaccine doses for 2015

unable to retrieve full-text contentOne million doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced. Continue reading

First transplant of ‘dead’ heart

First transplant of ‘dead’ heart

unable to retrieve full-text contentSurgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a “dead heart”. Continue reading

‘Sunshine can slow weight gain’

‘Sunshine can slow weight gain’

unable to retrieve full-text contentExposure to sunshine could slow down weight gain and the development of diabetes, research on mice suggests. Continue reading

Roman gums ‘healthier than ours’

Roman gums ‘healthier than ours’

unable to retrieve full-text contentPeople living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows. Continue reading

Without swift influx of substantial aid, Ebola epidemic in Africa poised to explode

Without swift influx of substantial aid, Ebola epidemic in Africa poised to explode

The Ebola virus disease epidemic already devastating swaths of West Africa will likely get far worse in the coming weeks and months unless international commitments are significantly and immediately increased, new research led by Yale researchers predicts. The findings are published online first in The Lancet Infectious Diseases . A team of seven scientists from Yale’s Schools of Public Health and Medicine and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Liberia developed a mathematical transmission model of the viral disease and applied it to Liberia’s most populous county, Montserrado, an area already hard hit Continue reading

Without swift influx of substantial aid, Ebola epidemic in Africa poised to explode

Without swift influx of substantial aid, Ebola epidemic in Africa poised to explode

The Ebola virus disease epidemic already devastating swaths of West Africa will likely get far worse in the coming weeks and months unless international commitments are significantly and immediately increased, new research led by Yale researchers predicts. The findings are published online first in The Lancet Infectious Diseases . A team of seven scientists from Yale’s Schools of Public Health and Medicine and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Liberia developed a mathematical transmission model of the viral disease and applied it to Liberia’s most populous county, Montserrado, an area already hard hit Continue reading

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed

unable to retrieve full-text contentMali says a two-year-old girl – believed to have recently visited Guinea – becomes the country’s first person to be infected by the deadly virus. Continue reading

Novel software application can stratify early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients

Novel software application can stratify early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients

Computer-Aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield, is a novel software tool developed at Mayo Clinic that can automatically quantitate adenocarcinoma pulmonary nodule characteristics from non-invasive high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) images and stratify non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients into risk groups that have significantly different disease-free survival outcomes. Continue reading