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U.S. marks 15 years of saving lives on World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   This December 1, on World AIDS Day, the United States commemorates 15 years of saving lives through the U.S. global AIDS relief initiative called the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

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Why jail wildlife experts?

حماية النمور

Persian leopard photographed by a camera trap in Kavir National Park, Iran. (© Frans Lanting/National Geographic Creative)   By : Mary Jane Maxwell.   Fighting for the protection of Iran’s endangered leopards and cheetahs cost Kavous Seyed Emami his life. Iranian authorities arrested and interrogated the 64-year-old professor of sociology and …

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Poliovirus therapy is being used to combat brain cancer


Dr. Matthias Gromeier, a polio virologist in the U.S., holds a sample of the modified poliovirus he developed to attack glioblastoma brain tumor cells. (© Shawn Rocco/Duke Health)   By :  Sadie Goering.   An innovative poliovirus therapy developed at the Duke Cancer Institute, at Duke University, shows significantly improved rates of …

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Epidemic training helps contain Nipah outbreak

Nipah outbreak

India’s health ministry recently confirmed an outbreak of Nipah virus. The World Health Organization has named Nipah a top-priority disease. (© BSIP SA/Alamy)   By : Sadie Goering/ ShareAmerica.   Within 12 hours of being informed about cases of unknown fever and encephalitis-like symptoms in the southern Indian state of …

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This map of the world could save your life


South Korean schoolchildren wore masks during a 2015 epidemic of Middle East respiratory syndrome. Rapid response is key to stop epidemics from spreading, experts say. (© Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)   By : Christopher Connell.   You can learn a lot just by looking at a map. And looking at the world …

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CosmeSurge Clinics in UAE to Offer Customised Vitamin Infusion Therapy, an Effective Alternative to Traditional Medicinal Supplements


By : IENA-NEWS.   Doctors observed that only 10 percent of traditional medicinal supplements can be absorbed by the body and may take months to show results. CosmeSurge offers holistic intravenous vitamins with ingredients tailored to each patient’s specific needs, for efficient nutrient absorption   CosmeSurge – Dubai, announced today that it …

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Tiny hospital can go anywhere, unfold in minutes


The Smart Pod at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia (USAID)   By :  ShareAmerica / IENA-NEWS   A tiny hospital called the Smart Pod is in the works for rapid deployment to the next medical emergency, wherever it may be. The Smart Pod was created by the Baylor Global Innovation Center, a …

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