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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Richest countries worst hit by obesity-fuelled cancer

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 03:52am by LA TIMES

    ... in the future burden of cancer," the researchers concluded. Additional reporting by Reuters   Calorie counts now a must on US menus in chain restaurants The United States has announced sweeping new ... the highest rates were seen in the Czech Republic (5.5 per cent), Jordan and Argentina (4.5 per cent) and the United Kingdom and Malta (4.4 per cent). Postmenopausal breast cancers and uterine cancers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1649398/richest-countries-worst-hit-obesity-fuelled-cancer
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    No time to lose in battle against Ebola, says UN's Ban Ki-moon

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 08:13am by AP

    ... place". A first group of volunteers from Britain's state National Health Service departed for Sierra Leone yesterday to join the battle against the Ebola epidemic, the British government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1646323/no-time-lose-battle-against-ebola-says-uns-ban-ki-moon
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Obesity epidemic costs world as much as wars and terrorism, report says

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:27am by Angela Meng

    ... China has 62 million obese people- behind only the United States. While the battle of the bulge remains a relatively adult problem in China, obesity in children is growing at alarming rates. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1645764/obesity-epidemic-costs-world-much-wars-and-terrorism-report-says
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Nurse back from helping Ebola fight freed from home quarantine in US

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 07:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Fort Kent, United States Judge declares fears of virus 'not entirely rational' as he lifts woman's 21-day isolation US court frees Ebola nurse from home quarantine A judge in the US state of Maine has ruled that an American nurse who treated Ebola victims in West Africa does not need to be confined to her home, declaring fears of the virus in the US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1630309/nurse-back-helping-ebola-fight-freed-home-quarantine-us
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    New York state backtracks on Ebola isolation policy

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 10:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Governor eases rules on health workers back from West Africa after White House weighs in New York state backtracks on Ebola isolation policy New York state has eased its rules for how those arriving from Ebola-stricken West Africa must be treated, ending a mandatory isolation period for people who had no contact with an infected patient. New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1626125/new-york-state-backtracks-ebola-isolation-policy
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    US health authorities brace for confusion over flu and Ebola

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... is the Ebola epidemic in West Africa that spilled into the United States. The second is the late summer outbreak of enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness that has affected more than 1,100 people in 46 states since August, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. Most areas of the country are reporting a decline in EV-D68, but seven states, including California, are still ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1629357/us-health-authorities-brace-confusion-over-flu-and-ebola
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    EU ministers meet over Ebola as Oxfam warns epidemic could become 'disaster of our generation'

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by AFP

    ... mainly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, but isolated cases have begun to appear in Europe and the United States. However, there is good news for Nigeria which is expected to be declared free ... political focus on this as the most immediate crisis facing us," a European diplomat said ahead of today's meeting in Luxembourg. Another EU diplomat said Britain, which has a navy ship ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1620176/eu-ministers-meet-over-ebola-oxfam-warns-epidemic-could-become-disaster
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    United States experts unsure about viability of plans for Ebola screening for airline passengers

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:52pm by Bloomberg

    ... devising a way to check thousands of flights arriving daily at US airports for those who are ill but symptom-free. While United and Delta airlines are the only US-based operators serving Africa, ... Fliers at risk would then need to be scrutinised for any history of exposure to the disease. "It's probably good politics at this point to say we need better screening and more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1611573/united-states-experts-unsure-about-viability-plans-ebola-screening
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ebola outbreak will hit China, virus pioneer Peter Piot warns

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 02:07pm by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... months. West Africa is experiencing the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Cases have also been recorded in the United States, Germany, Spain, Norway, France and Britain. So far, 10,141 suspected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1625753/screening-airport-arrivals-ebola-not-effective-says-co-discoverer
  10. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Asian countries worry about ability to cope with Ebola

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 04:27am by AP

    ... but health experts in the region's less developed countries fear any outbreak would be hard to contain. "Even a country like the United States has not been able to completely prevent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1625356/asian-countries-worry-about-ability-cope-ebola

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