US judge approves opioid settlement talks

Sep 16, 19 US judge approves opioid settlement talks

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USA, Opioid Settlement – A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and municipality in the country into their settlement talks. U.S. District Judge Dan Polster, in Cleveland,...

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Tanzania unveils Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography

Sep 13, 19 Tanzania unveils Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography

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Dar Es Salaam – Tanzania unveils first Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography, another key milestone for early detection of breast cancer in East Africa. The launch of the digital mammography system is in line with the country’s Health Sector Strategic Plan to improve prevention and management of non-communicable diseases....

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SA to observe World Aids Day

Nov 30, 17 SA to observe World Aids Day

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South Africa will tomorrow observe World Aids Day 2017 under the theme: ‘It is my right to know my status. Prevention is my responsibility’. South Africa to observe World Aids Day 2017 The theme encourages South Africans to make their actions count and to take personal and collective responsibility to prevent new HIV and TB...

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New technology assists uterine fibroids surgery

Oct 14, 15 New technology assists uterine fibroids surgery

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South Africa – A new technology has been introduced at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg to treat women suffering from uterine fibroids. Uterine Fibroids Technology A new technology has been introduced at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg to treat women suffering from uterine...

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When a bug strikes

Apr 29, 15 When a bug strikes

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If you have been confined to bed recently with a severe infection (glandular fever, severe cold, flu, or bronchitis) your doctor will most probably have given you a course of antibiotics and the immediate symptoms will have disappeared. Unfortunately, antibiotics can be likened to using a sledge-hammer to kill a fly on the wall....

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Yellow fever low risk in Southern Africa

Feb 03, 15 Yellow fever low risk in Southern Africa

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All travellers arriving into South Africa from Zambia, Tanzania, Eritrea, Somalia, Sao Tome and Principe will no longer be required to produce proof of the yellow fever certificate, says the Health Ministry. This following the countries recently being included on the World Health Organization (WHO) Low – risk yellow fever countries...

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