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

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 08:39

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Italian soccer standings

Rome, April 20 - Following are the Italian soccer league standings after Saturday's games (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against and points), according to Xinhua.  Read more »

German soccer standings

German soccer standingsBerlin, April 20 - Following are the German soccer league standings after Saturday's games (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.  Read more »

Hafeez imparting young cricketers in native city with 'Skills to Shine'

Hafeez imparting young cricketers in native city with 'Skills to Shine'Karachi, Apr 19 : Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who recently resigned from the Twenty20 captainship post, is reportedly mentoring upcoming cricketers  Read more »

Eoin Morgan credits IPL 'pressure' for helping 'long-term' cricket career

Eoin MorganLondon, Apr 19  : England batsman Eoin Morgan has said that playing in front of 80,000 people during past Indian Premier League (IPL) seasons has helped his long-term cricket career.  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »