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New Strain of MRSA Discovered on Isle of Man

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Health officials have warned about the discovery of a new strain of the superbug MRSA on the Isle of Man.

Dumfries Care Home Shuts Its Doors after Vomiting Bug Outbreak

Dumfries Care Home Shuts Its Doors after Vomiting Bug Outbreak

The fears of an infectious stomach bug outbreak have made a Dumfries care home shut its doors.

The bug that has been suspected as Norovirus has affected 50 staff and residents of Goldielea Care Home on Dalbeattie Road following which it is not accepting new admissions. Those who developed illness from Norovirus become victims of uncontrollable vomiting and diarrhoea.

Flu Cases Requiring Intensive Care Doubled In a Week

Flu Cases Requiring Intensive Care Doubled In a Week

In the last three weeks, the number of people who are visiting GPs has surged six times in Britain and 460 patients required intensive care, as per the new statistics revealed by the Department of Health.

Canadian Blood Services Needs the Best Christmas Present

Canadian Blood Services Needs the Best Christmas Present

You can give the best and the most “humane’ Christmas present ever by saving a life and donating your blood.

Canadian Officer Studying Health Effects of Wind Turbine

Canadian Officer Studying Health Effects of Wind Turbine

Grey Bruce public health department is all eagerly waiting for the report from Medical Officer of health Dr Hazel Lynn who is heading the study on the health effects of wind turbines on Canadians.

The need for the study cropped up after the various local municipalities raised their voices for it.

Brand New $16m Clinic in Pipeline for Liverpool Hospital

Brand New $16m Clinic in Pipeline for Liverpool Hospital

Queens County residents cannot hope for anything better with the announcement of a brand new clinic worth $16 million for Liverpool hospital.

In a statement issued to the media by the Premier Darrell Dexter, he said that this has been done to facilitate higher levels of care and facilities for the residents.

Pain-Management Course Amended in Toronto University

Pain-Management Course Amended in Toronto University

A pain management course for the medical students of the University of Toronto landed in trouble after an unidentified student and two members of faculty of medicine filed a formal complaint stating that the course was being taught at the vested interest of a drug making company.

Three Influenza Cases Confirmed in Windsor

Three Influenza Cases Confirmed in Windsor

The influenza virus is once again knocking on the doors of UK with Windsor confirming three cases of influenza till now this winter season. Seeing the situation, the Health Unit of the Windsor is spreading the word to get the influenza vaccinations as soon as possible.

A Report for Syphilis outbreak Widespread in Alberta

A Report for Syphilis outbreak Widespread in Alberta

In Alberta, a syphilis outbreak has been progressively gaining pace for a decade now and health officials have also raised an alarm for it.

Quit Smoking, a Plea to Save Life on Earth

Quit Smoking, a Plea to Save Life on Earth

For helping the smokers to successfully quit their habit of smoking, Saskatchewan has introduced two cessation prescription drugs. This plan known by the name of Provincial drug plan will come into effect from Jan. 1, and includes Zyban and Champix as the two products that could be advised by the physicians to the smokers for quitting their deadly habit.

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