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Health

WHO sees Zika link proven in weeks as U.S., India lead vaccine race

Yesterday at 14:41 PM, via Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) expects suspected links between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, microcephaly in babies and Guillain-Barre syndrome, to be confirmed within weeks, a top official said on Friday.

Can arthritis damage to joints be reversed?

Yesterday at 14:33 PM, via Health24

Medical science has always regarded arthritis as something you were stuck with once you had it, but developments in the use of stem cells may be able to reverse the damage.

Resistance to HIV drug continues to grow

Yesterday at 10:54 AM, via Health24

In sub-Sahara Africa, up to 15 percent of HIV patients treated with tenofovir-based drug combinations will develop resistance to tenofovir in the first year of treatment, researchers estimate.

FDA warns make-up users about lead poisoning

Yesterday at 10:36 AM, via Health24

A beauty clay sold at major retail outlets may put users at risk for lead poisoning, the FDA warned and users are urged to stop using the product.

Dogs read faces much like humans do

Yesterday at 09:51 AM, via Health24

While dogs read facial expressions like people do, they consider whether a threatening expression comes from a human or another dog before deciding how to respond.

Allergy shots still effective in seniors

Yesterday at 09:33 AM, via Health24

Researchers say that an ageing immune system doesn’t significantly reduce the effectiveness of allergy injections’ usefulness.

Netcare 911 Teams Up with mySOS

Yesterday at 09:30 AM, via eHealth News

A new partnership between Netcare 911 and South African mobile application mySOS will improve response times to medical emergencies. …

AHA, IBM Team Up to Tackle Heart Health

Yesterday at 09:30 AM, via eHealth News

The American Heart Association (AHA) is working with IBM Watson and Welltok to create workplace health technology focused on …