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Samoa closes all schools and explains the emergency after measles killed 6 people

Wellington: Samoa has shut down all its schools, excluding children from public gatherings and ordered that all be vaccinated after reporting an emergency for a measles outbreak that has killed six people. Over the past three weeks, the pacific island nation of 200,000 has been affected by a measles epidemic, compounded by low immunization rates. The schools closed on Monday …

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Running can reduce the likelihood of death for some reason

Studies show that, according to researchers, walking reduces the risk of death. Washington: Running may reduce the likelihood of death for some reason, states a new study. If more people start running and do not have to walk far or fast, the health and longevity of the population is likely to improve significantly, the researchers conclude. The study was published …

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Keto diet can help you to fight the flu

A ketogenic diet that includes meat, fish, poultry and non-starchy vegetables can help fight the flu virus, new research suggests. This nutritional scheme activates a subset of T cells in the lung that have not been previously associated with the immune system's response to influenza, thereby increasing mucus production from airway cells that can effectively capture the virus, the paper …

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Samoa states the state of emergency as measles spread across the Pacific

Samoa was declared a state of emergency this weekend. All schools were shut down and public gatherings were struck down after several deaths related to a measles outbreak across the Pacific Islands. The island state is only 200,000 km south of Samoa Halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand, a measles epidemic was reported at the end of October after the …

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ISCHEMIA: Invasive strategy is no better than medication for CV events

Both the "extended" endpoint and death / MI did not differ between the poor, but the quality of life was significantly better with PCI / CABG. PHILADELPHIA, PA – After more than 10 years and $ 100 million, the international comparative study Health Effectiveness with Medical and Invasive Approaches (ISCHEMIA) has led to a decisive result: An invasive strategy in …

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Abdominal fat gets you down? Lower risk of age-related diseases due to burns

NEW YORK: Some types of abdominal fat accumulate around the organs as the animals age, contributing to increased inflammation and increased metabolism. This emerges from a study that may offer new ways to combat age-related diseases. Researchers, including Indian-born scientist Vishwa Deep Dixit from Yale University in the US, said that the ability of the human body to burn energy …

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Astronauts experienced reversed blood flow and blood clots on the space station, according to a study

Six of the astronauts had stagnant or reverse blood flow, one had a blood clot and another might have had a partial blood clot. This is the first time that researchers observe these conditions in astronauts. The impact of their discovery could affect future long-term spaceflight, such as a mission to Mars. After more than 50 years of human spaceflight, …

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Bacteria in the gut can alter the aging process: study

Researchers have discovered that gut microorganisms can alter the aging process, which could lead to the development of food-borne treatment to slow it down. All living organisms, including humans, coexist with a variety of microbial species that live in and on them, and research that has been conducted over the past 20 years has played an important role in nutrition, …

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According to the Lancet report, children in India are exposed to a higher health burden from climate change

As temperatures rise in a changing climate scenario, children born in India are particularly susceptible to malnutrition, air pollution and deadly heatwaves. This is evidenced by a key report released Thursday in The Lancet Journal. ] The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is a comprehensive annual analysis that tracks progress through 41 key indicators. The annual project is …

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