U.N.’s Ebola mission should be closed once battle won: Ban

BAMAKO (Reuters) – The United Nations mission to fight Ebola should be wound down quickly once the battle is won, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday during his first tour of countries stricken with the virus.

The U.N. emergency Ebola response mission, or UNMEER, was set up i…
U.N.’s Ebola mission should be closed once battle won: Ban

The effect of cane length and step height on muscle strength and body balance of elderly people in a stairway environment

Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2014, 33:36 doi:10.1186/1880-6805-33-36
Published: 21 December 2014

The effect of cane length and step height on muscle strength and body balance of elderly people in a stairway environment

Fibroblast growth factor 23 in acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: a biomarker substudy of the intra-aortic balloon pump in cardiogenic shock II (IABP-SHOCK II) trial

1 Clinic for Internal Medicine/Cardiology, University of Leipzig – Heart Center, Strümpellstraße 39, Leipzig, 04289, Germany

2 Medical Clinic II, Universitätsklinikum Schl…
Fibroblast growth factor 23 in acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: a biomarker substudy of the intra-aortic balloon pump in cardiogenic shock II (IABP-SHOCK II) trial

South Korea halts U.S. poultry imports due to bird flu in U.S.

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has suspended imports of U.S. poultry and poultry products due to an outbreak of bird flu in the United States, the Agriculture Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

The suspension, from Saturday, comes as South Korea is struggling to contain an outbreak of b…
South Korea halts U.S. poultry imports due to bird flu in U.S.

In Wineries Vs. Weather, Drones To The Rescue?

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An unmanned aerial vehicle films vineyards in France. Drones like this one are also being used in Califiornia,as part of a broader “precision farming” movement designed to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

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In Wineries Vs. Weather, Drones To The Rescue?

An experienced physiotherapist prescribing and administering corticosteroid and local anaesthetic injections to the shoulder in an Australian orthopaedic service, a non-inferiority randomised controlled trial and economic analysis: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Trials 2014, 15:503 doi:10.1186/1745-6215-15-503
Published: 21 December 2014

An experienced physiotherapist prescribing and administering corticosteroid and local anaesthetic injections to the shoulder in an Australian orthopaedic service, a non-inferiority randomised controlled trial and economic analysis: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

UN’s Ban urges end to discrimination against Ebola workers

CONAKRY (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged countries affected by the Ebola virus to avoid discriminating against healthcare workers fighting to end the disease.

Ban was speaking in Guinea on the second day of a whistle-stop tour aimed at thanking healthcare w…
UN’s Ban urges end to discrimination against Ebola workers

WHO: Recorded Ebola deaths top 7,000

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7,000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization said as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon continued his tour of Ebola-affected countries in W…
WHO: Recorded Ebola deaths top 7,000

LGBT Wellness Roundup: Dec. 19

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout, LGBT HealthLink and researcher Michael G. Bare, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness visit our page dedicated to the topic here.

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LGBT Wellness Roundup: Dec. 19

4 People Share How They Each Lost 100 Pounds — And Kept It Off

For more than four years, TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer has been at the helm of the “Joy Fit Club,” whose members have collectively dropped more than 30,000 pounds! (To be inducted, you have to have lost more than 100 pounds through diet and exercise.) Here, we check in with fou…
4 People Share How They Each Lost 100 Pounds — And Kept It Off

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