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New Ebola Death Confirmed in Sierra Leone

New Ebola death confirmed

A woman who recently died in northern Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola.It comes as a setback to the country’s effort to eradicate the deadly disease. Sierra Leone was celebrating last week when it discharged its last known Ebola patient from hospital. News of the new case means the country...

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Midday Nap Beneficial For Blood Pressure

Midday nap beneficial for blood pressure

Always envied the Spanish tradition of a midday nap? Turns out, the siesta may help your heart. New research presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress on Saturday found that middays naps are associated with reduced blood pressure levels and prescription of fewer anti-hyperintensive medications. Researchers...

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Young Goths ‘At Risk Of Depression’

Young Goths 'At Risk Of Depression'

Young people who identify as goths may be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, a study suggests.Researchers could not fully explain the link, but suggest a tendency for goths to distance themselves from society could play a part. They say though the vast majority of teenage goths will have...

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If Your Loved One Is Hurt, There Are Options Out There

Mobility and the freedom

Mobility and the freedom to go wherever, whenever doesn’t have to end when a person is confined to a wheelchair. While some still believe that a mobility-reducing illness or accident is a sign that the days of freely going places on one’s own are over, this doesn’t have to be the case. Family members...

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Low Vitamin-D Genes Linked To MS

Low Vitamin-D Genes Linked To MS

People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests.The findings, based on the DNA profiles of tens of thousands of people of European descent, add weight to the theory that the sunshine vitamin plays a role in MS. Scientists are already...