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[11 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
WHO set to declare flu pandemic

The World Health Organization is set to announce a swine flu pandemic after confirmed cases of H1N1 virus continue to climb worldwide.

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[5 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Green tea Coke to launch in Japan

The drink contains antioxidants called catechins, making the new Coke a good choice for health-conscious younger women.

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[22 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
DOH confirms first A(H1N1) case in the Philippines

The Philippine health department announced Thursday evening that there has been one A(H1N1) flu case confirmed in the country.

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[19 May 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
10-year-old Hannah Powell-Auslam diagnosed with breast cancer

A fifth-grade student from California has become the youngest person in the United States to be diagnosed with breast cancer.

Health, Technology »

[15 May 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
“Dynamic Heart System”: The Beating Heart Machine

A new machine developed by scientists at North Carolina State University can keep animal hearts beating so that they can be studied for research. The machine is capable of keeping an animal’s heart pumping even after it has been removed from the body.

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[5 May 2009 | One Comment | ]
H1N1 virus revealed (photo)

Scientists have snapped the first ever portrait of H1N1, the new swine flu virus that has swept the globe in recent weeks.

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[4 May 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Swine Flu virus 3D visualization (video)

A 3D visualization of how the Swine Flu Gets Released!

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[4 May 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Confirmed cases of H1N1 virus approach 1,000

The World Health Organization cautioned that the swine flu outbreak could gain momentum in the months ahead, despite claims by the health secretary of Mexico — the epicenter of the outbreak — that the virus “is in its declining phase.”

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[1 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Probable swine flu case closes Rockville High

Rockville High School is closed “until further notice,” officials announced late Thursday, because authorities have reported a probable case of swine flu involving a student.

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[29 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
First Swine Flu death in US: A 23 month old toddler from Texas

A 23-month-old toddler from Texas, USA became the first confirmed swine flu death case outside of Mexico. Officials say the death was in Houston.