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Norovirus Outbreak Brings Closure of 2 More Wards at Borders General Hospital

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 08:39


Already a ward was closed at Borders General Hospital due to norovirus outbreak, but now two more wards have got affected by the same.

Ward 10 meant for elderly patients is closed. Due to norovirus extension, wards 4 and 12 have now been closed. The hospital staff along with the infection control team has been handling the situation.

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There are long-lasting benefits of staying at green spaces

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 08:37


UK scientists who examined information that followed individuals' health for five years after they moved to greener ranges recommend that it enhanced their mental health and there were several other benefits that kept happening.

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Cervical Cancer Screening Vital for Women over 50 Years of Age

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 08:37


The PLOS Medicine-published study is acting as a reminder for women who have celebrated their 50th birthday that they need to be regular for cervical cancer screenings.

A research has been carried out by Cancer Research UK, suggesting that missing screening over age 50 years means that one is six times more likely to get diagnosed with cervical cancer.

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India removes polio, it is Pakistan’s turn now

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 11:43


Three back to back years without polio, India can now be announced by the World Health Organisation as having effectively killed the injuring infection from the nation.

For a nation, which represented almost 50% of all polio cases around the globe in 2009, this is in fact a minute to stand tall and celebrate.

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Sneak tactics of dengue virus cracked

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 11:40


Researchers in Singapore have uncovered how the dengue infection figures out how to cheat the body's safe shields.

A research group at the Duke NUS Graduate Medical School has identified how the dengue infection detours the invulnerable framework - this discovery can possibly help to plan a successful immunization against the infection.

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Italy finalise 'details' for pre-World Cup friendly

Italian-football-federationRio de Janeiro, April 17 :  The Italian football federation has confirmed its interest in fine-tuning the Azzurri's World Cup preparations with a friendly against Rio de Janeiro giants Fluminense.  Read more »

Wolfsburg's Junior Malanda out for rest of season

Junior-MalandaBerlin, April 17 : Wolfsburg will miss new arrival Junior Malanda for the rest of the season due to a knee injury, the club said in an official statement.  Read more »

Kallis may have to battle for 'extra' KKR berth with Oz 'rookie' in IPL-7

Jacques-KallisJohannesburg, Apr 17 : Retired South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis may reportedly battle for the extra berth in his Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders with emerging Australian batsman Chris Lynn.  Read more »

Carberry still hoping to return to England Test squad despite slamming management

Michael CarberryLondon, Apr 17 - England batsman Michael Carberry is reportedly keeping his hopes alive of returning to the Test squad despite criticising the England management.  Read more »

FIA uphold decision to disqualify Ricciardo

Daniel-RicciardoParis, April 15 : International automobile federation (FIA) announced Tuesday that it will uphold the decision on Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from last month's Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix.  Read more »

Mahindra's Oliveira bags a point in GP of Americas

Miguel-OliveiraAustin (United States), April 14 : Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira showed fighting spirit at the Moto3 Grand Prix of the Americas to emerge from a multi-bike first corner melee -- that eliminated teammate  Read more »