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930 Articles Matching "global"

McDonald's to curb antibiotic use in its beef supply

Dec 12, 2018 , Reuters
McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday it plans to reduce the use of antibiotics in its global beef supply, fueling projections that other restaurants will follow suit....
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Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics

Dec 10, 2018 , Reuters
A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to $8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies....
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Traffic accidents are eighth leading cause of death globally

Dec 08, 2018 , CNN Health
The number of traffic-related deaths reached a high of 1.35 million in 2016, according to the 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety, released by the World Health Organization on Friday. It has also moved up to the eighth leading cause of death for people of all ages, ahead of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis....
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Fitness app maker Freeletics brings in $45M

Dec 06, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The Series A funding will continue to fuel the European startup's push into global...
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Sleeping too much linked to a greater risk of disease and death

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours a night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, says a global study published Wednesday in the European Heart Journal....
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Global Spike in Measles a 'Serious Concern'

Dec 05, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Too much sleep linked to a greater risk of disease and death, study finds

Dec 05, 2018 , CNN Health
The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours a night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, says a global study published Wednesday in the European Heart Journal....
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Global Spike in Measles a 'Serious Concern'

Dec 05, 2018 , RxList
Measles cases surged in 2017, as many countries saw severe outbreaks due to gaps in vaccination coverage, according to new data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the CDC. Since 2000, more than 21 million lives have been saved through measles immunizations, but cases reported since 2016 increased by more than 30% worldwide, the report...
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Global Spike in Measles a 'Serious Concern'

Dec 05, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Global Spike in Measles a 'Serious Concern'Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/3/2018 12:00:00...
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McKesson to relocate HQ to Las Colinas, Texas

Dec 04, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
McKesson said the move — which will bring its global headquarters to the Dallas area — is in-line with its multiyear strategic growth initiative. Read More...
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Patient access to data: Global examples

Dec 04, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Giving patients control of their own data is essential, Dr. Shafi Ahmed, CMO, Medical Realities, says, adding that smartphones are an indispensable tool for empowering the...
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New data suggests people eat too much or not enough — and its costing trillions of dollars per year

Dec 02, 2018 , CNBC Health
According to the newly released Global Nutrition Report, malnutrition and obesity are costly problems...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Infectious Diseases And Global Warming’s Danger To Public Health; Ketamine Is A Godsend For Suicidal Patients

Dec 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health topics and...
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Join the world on Monday in recognizing the strengths and struggles of people with disabilities

Dec 01, 2018 , CNN Health
Monday marks the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The United Nations set up the global observance in 1992 to promote the welfare of people with disabilities and raise awareness of the difficulties they often face....
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Two Daily Servings of Dairy Helps Reduce Risk for Heart Disease

Dec 01, 2018 , CardioSmart
Global study finds that consumption of milk, cheese and yogurt helps reduce cardiovascular risk, regardless of fat...
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China's online healthcare platform jianke.com enters into strategic collaboration with Pfizer

Dec 01, 2018 , Mobile Health News
, China's online healthcare platform, yesterday announced during the Jianke Doctor Rebrand & 2018 Jianke Partners' Conference in Shanghai that they will be entering into a strategic partnership with US-based global pharmaceutical leader...
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Global Spike in Measles a 'Serious Concern'

Dec 01, 2018 , WebMD
Due to gaps in vaccination coverage, there were measles outbreaks in all regions of the world, killing an estimated 110,000 people in...
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Polio cases no longer declining; WHO fears global resurgence

Dec 01, 2018 , CNN Health
Progress has stalled in ridding the world of polio. An emergency committee of the World Health Organization unanimously agreed Friday to continue to designate the paralyzing disease a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern." WHO originally designated polio in this way in 2014, deeming it a health threat serious enough to endanger communities worldwide....
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World's leading geneticists call for investigation into 'deeply disturbing' claims

Nov 30, 2018 , CNN Health
Organizers of a global genome conference have called for an independent investigation into a Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically edited babies, describing his research as "deeply disturbing."...
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Measles surged globally in 2017, health agencies say

Nov 30, 2018 , CNN Health
Measles cases around the world surged 31% from 2016 to 2017, according to new reports by the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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