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Ebola death toll rises to 887: WHO
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Ebola death toll rises to 887: WHO

GENEVA: The World Health Organization has said that 887 people have died from Ebola epidemic in West Africa. This is after 61 more fatalities were recorded recently. The UN health agency has said that 61 deaths were reported recently in Guinea, Nigeria and Sierra Leoone. The agency has said that this is the worst Ebola…

i-Optics Announces New Cassini Total Corneal Astigmatism Functionality
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i-Optics Announces New Cassini Total Corneal Astigmatism Functionality

Press Release: Eye diagnostics innovator i-Optics, announces new Cassini Corneal Analysis functionality designed to measure both anterior and posterior astigmatism, providing refractive-cataract and cornea surgeons with a Total Corneal Astigmatism (TCA) measurement. Previous clinical studies have demonstrated that posterior corneal astigmatism could be a factor in generating unexpected postoperative outcomes. 1 Cassini provides critical information…

Nigeria hopes to eradicate polio despite insurgency
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Nigeria hopes to eradicate polio despite insurgency

A Nigerian military offensive against Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram has opened up a corridor for mobile units of health workers to vaccinate children against polio in parts of the northeast. But the worsening insurgency poses a grave risk to the campaign to stamp out the crippling virus in Africa’s most populous nation. Nigeria, Pakistan…

Biological pacemaker’cells  through Gene therapy
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Biological pacemaker’cells through Gene therapy

Los Angeles : In order to deliver a steady heartbeat using a gene therapy researchers have succeeded by  turning ordinary cardiac muscle cells into specialized ones, which may become an alternative to implanted electronic pacemakers. A recent research study appears in the journal Science Translational Medicine involved pigs having heart block condition that makes their…

Doctors Protest against Military action in Palestine
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Doctors Protest against Military action in Palestine

Karachi: Doctors have gathered at Numaish Chowrangi in Karachi to pledge support to the oppressed people of Palestine. Speaking to Medical News, Dr Ali said that we stand against the oppression of the Palestinian people. He added that the ongoing oppression by Israel has created a severe humanitarian crisis. The recent Israel-Palestinian crises has resulted…

Biological pacemaker’cells  through Gene therapy
International News

Biological pacemaker’cells through Gene therapy

Los Angeles : In order to deliver a steady heartbeat using a gene therapy researchers have succeeded by  turning ordinary cardiac muscle cells into specialized ones, which may become an alternative to implanted electronic pacemakers.A recent research study appears in the journal Science Translational Medicine involved pigs having heart block condition that makes their hearts…

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