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3099 Articles Matching "world"

Exclusive: One Of The Largest Pharma Companies In The World Has Made A Big Move In Cannabis

Sep 16, 2019 , Forbes
According to information procured exclusively a subsidiary of NYSE-traded giant Teva Pharmaceuticals has signed a deal with medical cannabis company Canndoc to distribute its GMP products to pharma...
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WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
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Exclusive: One Of The Largest Pharma Companies In The World Just Got Into Cannabis

Sep 13, 2019 , Forbes
According to information procured exclusively a subsidiary of NYSE-traded giant Teva Pharmaceuticals has signed a deal with medical cannabis company Canndoc to distribute its GMP products to pharma...
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Mental Health Roundup: PTSD From 9/11, Inmate Suicides, Facebook Bans, And More

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Mental health takes center stage on World Suicide Prevention Day....
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18 Years On: 9/11 Illnesses Devastating First Responders [Infographic]

Sep 12, 2019 , Forbes
In the 18 years since 9/11, 241 NYPD officers have died from World Trade Center-related illnesses. That's 10 times the number killed in the attacks....
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Sep 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Newly discovered fossils of humans and animals, as well as other evidence of their path through history, from around the world....
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Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila

Sep 10, 2019 , Reuters
Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, the first outbreak of the virus detected in the world's 10th largest pork consumer....
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Suicide kills one person every 40 seconds, says WHO

Sep 10, 2019 , Reuters
Across the world, one person takes their own life every 40 seconds, and more people die by suicide every year than in war, the World Health Organization said on Monday....
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One person dies every 40 seconds from suicide, WHO says

Sep 10, 2019 , CNN Health
The number of people worldwide who die from suicide is declining but one person still kills themselves every 40 seconds, according to new figures from the World Health Organization, which said countries needed to do more to stop these preventable deaths....
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9/11 Firefighters Who Arrived At World Trade Center Early Also Face Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Study Finds

Sep 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
This is the first study to focus on cardiovascular care, which is not currently covered by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The study urges continued long-term monitoring of the first responders....
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Experts challenge WHO with 'epic' goal to eradicate malaria by 2050

Sep 09, 2019 , Reuters
Malaria can be eradicated within a generation and the World Health Organization (WHO) should not shy away from this "goal of epic proportions", global health experts said on Sunday....
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Can the world defeat another disease?

Sep 09, 2019 , CNN Health
A newly released report calls for a world free of malaria by 2050 and sets out in detail the case for and path to eradication....
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9/11 attack tied to cardiovascular risk in firefighters, study says

Sep 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Exposure to the World Trade Center disaster is significantly associated with long-term cardiovascular disease risk in New York firefighters, according to a new study. That risk may vary depending on when the firefighters arrived to the site....
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WHO partners with Facebook to stop the spread of inaccurate vaccine information

Sep 06, 2019 , CNBC Health
The World Health Organization said the spread of inaccurate vaccine information is "a major threat to global health that could reverse decades of progress made in tackling preventable...
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Intense Step Training May Improve Walking, Balance After Stroke

Sep 05, 2019 , RxList
High-intensity step training that mimics real-world conditions could better promote walking ability after a patient experiences a stroke compared with traditional, low-impact training, new research...
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Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

Sep 04, 2019 , Reuters
Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world's biggest killer within just a few decades if current trends persist, researchers said on Tuesday....
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Can Medical Marijuana Help Aging Parents With Dementia?

Sep 04, 2019 , Forbes
Previously demonized, medical marijuana use in aging persons has proven to be helpful. Studies show that it can reduce behavior problems in elders with severe dementia. The World Health Organization urges reclassifying it, from harmful to...
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15 Social Challenges AI Could Help Solve

Sep 04, 2019 , Forbes
Artificial intelligence has revolutionized a growing number of industries and streamlined countless business and personal tasks. Can it solve the world's social challenges,...
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Cancer now tops heart disease as the No. 1 cause of death in these countries

Sep 04, 2019 , CNN Health
The world is slowly seeing cancer surpass cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death among middle-age adults in several countries, according to a new study....
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Jr. NBA: How To Better Run Youth Sports Tournaments

Sep 03, 2019 , Forbes
The Jr. NBA Global Championships not only gave a glimpse of the best young basketball players in the world but also showed how youth sports tournaments need to be...
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