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Suspected Air Quality Hazard on Commercial Aircraft Confirmed In Latest Research

Flying could be hazardous to your health in more ways than one, according to the findings of a new study of more than 200 aircrew, which show links between fumes and ill health from contaminated air blown into aircraft cabins. […]

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Eating Red Meat Raises Risk of Death from Nine Major Diseases

The consumption of red meat increases the likelihood of dying from nine major diseases, a new American study claims. Eating beef, lamb and pork hikes susceptibility to death from

CDC Finds Zika-Related Birth Defects Acquired At Any Stage of Pregnancy

With the rainy season bringing an increase of disease-carrying mosquitoes across the region, data out of the United States showing that Zika-related birth defects can occur if a

Doctor Convicted in Michael Jackson’s Death Allegedly Working in Trinidad Without Medical Licence

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday June 14, 2017 – Trinidad and Tobago health authorities are investigating reports that Dr Conrad Murray, who was convicted of the involuntary manslaughter

Election of the First African Director-General of the the World Health Organisation

Member States of WHO elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin

Breast Milk May Cure Cancer, Scientists Say

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Thursday May 18, 2017 – The accidental discovery of the effects of a compound found in breast milk could mean a more effective and targeted way

Venezuela Health Minister Sacked After Revealing Sharp Rise In Infant And Maternal Deaths

Venezuela has fired Health Minister Antonieta Caporale after her department released statistics revealing a shocking increase in infant and maternal mortality. Vice-Minister of Hospitals Luis Lopez has been appointed

Some Antibiotics Linked To Miscarriage In Early Pregnancy

MONTREAL, Canada, Wednesday May 10, 2017 – Many classes of antibiotics are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage when used in early pregnancy, according to a Canadian

Does baby powder cause cancer?

NEW JERSEY, United States (AP) — Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict for the fourth time over whether the talc in its

Plastic-Eating Caterpillar Could Hold Key To Tackling Plastic Pollution

CAMBRIDGE, England, Tuesday May 2, 2017 – Plastic waste fouls the ocean, poisons marine life, defaces the environment and clogs gutters and landfills; sticking around for years without

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