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Spanish nurse cured of Ebola

Oct 21 2014, 12:38pm CDT | by IANS

Madrid, Oct 21 (Xinhua) Spanish nursing auxiliary Teresa Romero was pronounced cured of the Ebola virus disease according to World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines after the results of a second test confirmed... Read more Oct 21 2014, 12:38pm CDT
 
 

Clinical trials of Ebola vaccine start Nov 1 in Switzerland

Oct 21 2014, 11:56am CDT | by IANS

Geneva, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced Tuesday that it will begin clinical trials Nov 1 in Switzerland of one of the two anti-Ebola vaccines currently under development. Read more Oct 21 2014, 11:56am CDT
 
 

Colombia to launch world's first floating gas liquefaction plant

Oct 21 2014, 11:50am CDT | by IANS

Bogota, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) The world's first floating gas liquefaction plant is due to begin operating next year off the coast of northern Colombia under a pact between Canada-based Pacific Rubiales Energy and... Read more Oct 21 2014, 11:50am CDT
 
 

Paralysed man walks again after pioneering cell therapy

Oct 21 2014, 11:32am CDT | by IANS

London, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) A paralysed man has been able to walk again after therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord, the BBC reported Tuesday. Read more Oct 21 2014, 11:32am CDT
 
 

Non-smokers face major health risks in smoking homes

Oct 21 2014, 7:10am CDT | by IANS

London, Oct 21 (IANS) Living with smokers is as bad as living in smoke-free homes in heavily polluted cities such as Beijing or London, researchers said. Read more Oct 21 2014, 7:10am CDT
 
 

Finally Nepal, India sign power trade agreement

Oct 21 2014, 7:06am CDT | by IANS

Kathmandu, Oct 21 (IANS) Nepal and India here Tuesday formally signed a landmark power trade agreement (PTA), allowing exchange of electricity, which is expected to open up new vistas of cooperation in the hydropower... Read more Oct 21 2014, 7:06am CDT
 
 

Depressed people, too, believe in brighter future

Oct 21 2014, 6:52am CDT | by IANS

Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) Like most adults, even depressed people believe in a brighter future, but for them this optimistic belief may not lead to better outcomes, found a research. Read more Oct 21 2014, 6:52am CDT
 
 

Indian-origin sisters develop tool to detect lung, heart disease

Oct 21 2014, 6:20am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Two Indian-origin high school students Ilina and Medha Krishen have developed screening tools to detect lung and heart disease using electronic stethoscopes. Read more Oct 21 2014, 6:20am CDT
 
 

Gene behind sweating disorder detected

Oct 21 2014, 5:58am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Mutation of a single gene blocks sweat production leading to an increased risk of hyperthermia, also known as heatstroke, said a study. Read more Oct 21 2014, 5:58am CDT
 
 

Comet Siding Spring nucleus relatively small: NASA

Oct 21 2014, 5:46am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter successfully captured views of the comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring when it whizzed past Mars Sunday, obtaining key information about its nucleus. Read more Oct 21 2014, 5:46am CDT
 
 

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