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AIDS Healthcare Foundation starts online condom bank to promote safe sex

Archived, 19 days ago From dnaindia.com 

Mumbai, INDIA - Simran Shaikh knows what she is talking about.

At 14, Shaikh, a transgender, fled home and took to prostitution. Thanks to unsafe sex, she fell prey to a sexually transmitted disease.

Now the president of of Impulse Indi ...

JDRF grant to fund new treatment for diabetic gastroparesis

Archived, 19 days ago From diabetes.co.uk 

‎Coventry, U K - Scientists are promising to engineer a solution to a chronic stomach problem common in people with type 1 diabetes.

Researchers from Western Sydney University have been awarded a $150,000 grant from JDRF to study a treatment for diabet ...

570 suspected cholera cases treated in 3 weeks in Yemen: MSF

Archived, 19 days ago From presstv.ir 

Tehran, IRAN - Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says more than 570 suspected cases of cholera have been treated in Yemen during the past three weeks, some seven months after the outbreak of the infectious disease was declared in the conflict-plagued impoverished Arab ...

Paris Hilton, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Kris Jenner and Tommy Hilfiger turn out for star-studded Race to Erase MS gala

Archived, 19 days ago From  

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - Given the FDA’s approval in March of the new drug Ocrevus to treat multiple sclerosis, organizers of the 24th annual Race to Erase MS gala had good reason to celebrate.

According to event host Nancy Davis, the research that event proce ...

Medical charity marks 45 years of giving aid

Archived, 19 days ago From buryfreepress.co.uk 

Bury St Edmunds, U K - Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) celebrated its birthday on Monday.

The emergency medical charity was launched on the May 1, 1972, and since then, its volunteer doctors and paramedics have attended almost 17,000 medical emergenc ...

March for Babies in Richland benefits March of Dimes research

Archived, 19 days ago From keprtv.com 

Cockeysville, MARYLAND - Hundreds of people participated in the March for Babies Saturday morning as they took to George Washington Way.

Organizers say the money raised is a lifeline for babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), connecting babies with ...

Iraq: Shoring up a ruined health system in Mosul

Archived, 21 days ago From doctorswithoutborders.org 

New York, NEW YORK - As Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continues to provide lifesaving emergency and surgical care to men, women, and children wounded in the ongoing battle for Mosul, teams are also extending their response to cover gaps in hospit ...

Food banks help with oral health care

Archived, 21 days ago From saobserver.net 

Salmon Arm, CANADA - Thanks to a donation from the Thompson-Okanagan Dental Society and Scotia Bank, more families in need will be smiling a little brighter this month.

Each year, in an effort to support the oral health of low-income families and individua ...

New Ebola outbreak inevitable, but world better prepared to deal with it

Archived, 21 days ago From afkinsider.com 

New York, NEW YORK - The World Health Organization has admitted that a new Ebola outbreak is something of an inevitability due to the nature of the virus, but the group is confident that the world is now better prepared to combat an outbreak.

The Ebola cri ...

Turkish Red Crescent calls for help to be dispatched to Syrian hospitals

Archived, 21 days ago From dailysabah.com 

Istanbul, TURKEY - Turkish Red Crescent's Director General Mehmet Güllüoğlu has called for medical help from local and international organizations for the ongoing humanitarian crisis and the destitute health care service in Syria.

Güllüoğlu tol ...

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