Health

Half the world lacks access to essential health services – UN-backed report

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Strong primary health care is the lifeblood of every health system and no country can achieve...

British Baby With Heart Outside Body Survives 3 Surgeries

English hospital officials said Wednesday that a baby born with her heart outside her body had survived three surgeries to mend her condition.

World Bank and WHO: Half the world lacks access to essential health services, 100 million still pushed into extreme poverty because of health expenses

At least half of the world’s population cannot obtain essential health services, according to a new report from the World Bank and the World Health Organization. And each year, large numbers of households are being pushed into poverty because they...

Bangladesh moves to protect Rohingya children from diphtheria

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A young woman and a baby waiting to be immunized watch as a health worker fills a syringe with...

Omalizumab improves efficacy of oral immunotherapy for multiple food allergies

Combining a 16-week initial course of the medication omalizumab with oral immunotherapy (OIT) greatly improves the efficacy of OIT for children with allergies to multiple foods, new clinical trial findings show.

Omalizumab improves efficacy of oral immunotherapy for multiple food allergies

Combining a 16-week initial course of the medication omalizumab with oral immunotherapy (OIT) greatly improves the efficacy of OIT for children with allergies to multiple foods, new clinical trial findings show. After 36 weeks, more than 80 percent of...

New NIH consortium award to enhance clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias

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New NIH consortium award to enhance clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias

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Uganda ends Marburg virus disease outbreak

Uganda has successfully controlled an outbreak of Marburg virus disease and prevented its spread only weeks after it was first detected, the World Health Organization said on Friday (December 8).

UN health agency launches first global monitoring system for dementia

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Ashwani, a caregiver at a centre in India, shares a laugh with Didi.