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British Government To Double Health Surcharge For Visitors Coming From Outside EU

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British government may soon double up the health surcharge paid to 400 pounds per year by long-term visitors and students from India and other countries outside of the European Union (EU). Introduced in April 2015 the health surcharge was earlier…

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Is Poor Public Health Driving Knife Crime?

Is Poor Public Health Driving Knife Crime

The recent spate of knife attacks across London, seen by many as the crux of a 20% increased knife crime rate through 2016, has brought the issue of knife crime into sharp focus. Many police forces and politicians are advocating…

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Zika Virus Is Scarier Than Thought: US Health Officials

Zika virus is rapidly spreading and as an aftermath concerns are also growing faster. Six cases have been found in Maryland and if believed to health experts the mosquito that carries it has been found in 30 states of the…

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Britain Issues Travel Warning For Pregnant To Florida Citing Zika Virus

Britain has warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to Florida as some of the people returning from the country have Zika virus symptoms that includes fever, rash, conjunctivitis and headache. Zika virus is mosquito-borne disease and is highly dangerous for…

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How To Avoid Mosquito Bites And Hence Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya Viruses

Zika virus has links with neurological disorder microcephaly and is being spread by mosquitoes similar to dengue and chikungunya in Texas, Florida and Hawaii causing severe pain, bleeding, shock and death. In past few years chikungunya has been common in…

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Abbott Dissolving Heart Stent ABSORB Succeed In Pivotal FDA Trial

Dissolving heart stent is just few steps away from US approval. It is developed by Abbott Laboratories for about fifteen years. Named as ABSORB, it is made of biodegradable material. It disappears after doing its job, restoring blood flow to…

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