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BEIJING, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd About Sinovac Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, manufacturing, and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases. Sinovac's product ...
BusinessWeek · 24 minutes ago
Heart attacks can impact women’s mental health more severely than men’s, suggests a new study from Lithuania. The study, which followed 160 patients admitted to Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Clinics with a heart attack, found that six months later, the women had a greater risk of ...
FOXNews.com · 18 hours ago
(Updates with government official’s comment in eighth paragraph. For more on Ebola, see EXT7 GO.) Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- A Spanish nursing assistant who became the first person outside Africa to contract Ebola has tested negative for the virus and her condition is improving, suggesting she may ...
Washington Post · 19 hours ago
Some 80 British army medics are heading to Sierra Leone to train local health workers on how to treat Ebola patients safely. Tulip Mazumdar spoke to Maj Scott Hamspey and Capt Harriet Sloth about the work they will do there.
BBC · 1 hour ago
Tori Spelling was rushed to hospital in Los Angeles after suffering from a coughing fit. The Beverly Hills 90210 actress was admitted to Cedars Sinai Hospital for severe bronchitis and possible pneumonia after she was coughing so much she nearly passed out on Saturday, according to UsMagazine.com. ...
ONE News · 6 hours ago
Non-cow's milk - such as rice, almond, soy and goat's milk - have become increasingly popular due to their perceived health benefits or because of milk allergies and lactose intolerance. However, a new study suggests that children who drink such beverages have lower blood levels of vitamin D, ...
Medical News Today · 16 hours ago
Pioneering therapy that enabled a paralysed man to walk again has "opened the door" to future treatment with vast potential, the leader of the UK research team Prof Geoff Raisman has said. Darek Fidyka, who was paralysed from the chest down in a knife attack in 2010, can now walk using a frame after ...
BBC · 1 hour ago
A startling jump in the number of people dying of liver disease has been triggered by an increase in alcohol consumption, Public Health England has warned. The first ever regional study into the preventable disease revealed a 40% rise in deaths over the past 12 years, with men twice as likely to be ...
BBC · 22 hours ago
Regularly drinking high levels of sugar-sweetened soda could lead to the premature aging of immune cells, leaving the body vulnerable to chronic diseases in a similar manner to the effects of smoking, according to research. The study associates sugary soda with more than just an increased risk of ...
Medical News Today · 15 hours ago
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf attends an Oct. 14 press conference in Monrovia, Liberia. (John Moore/) Even before Ebola began to ravage Liberia, the country didn't have nearly enough doctors to treat its population. Since the beginning of the deadly outbreak, that number has been ...
Washington Post · 13 hours ago