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Transmission of MERS virus spreads in South Korean hospital

A4W Contributor

A study, published in The Lancet on 8 July 2016, shows the increased potential of MERS virus infection ...

10 Facts and myths about liver disease

AFP - Relax News

Liver disease is often referred to as a 'silent' condition, as its various forms can have no symptoms ...

The truth about exercise during flu season

A4W Contributor

Flu is not to be sneezed at, however, regular exercise has been found to give the immune system ...

Zika virus in brain, placenta tissue increases birth defects

A4W Contributor

A small study provides further evidence that Zika virus infection in the first trimester of pregnancy can result ...

Tired? A common sleep disorder could be to blame

A4W Contributor

Overweight? Tired during the day? You may have this common sleep disorder and it could be impairing your ...

Improving adolescent health & wellbeing could transform global health

A4W Contributor

Adolescents today face new challenges, including rising levels of obesity and mental health disorders, high unemployment, and the ...

Mediterranean diet: High healthy fat does not lead to weight gain

A4W Contributor

Study: Eating a non-calorie restricted Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats does not lead to significant weight gain ...

Childhood diabetes: Some guidelines for parents

Meg Cowper-Lewis

The number of children and teens diagnosed with pre-diabetes and diabetes is growing. For this age group, being ...

Why parents have a high cold and flu risk

A4W Contributor

As we brace ourselves for the cold and flu season, the biggest risk factor for catching the common ...

3 Natural ways to fight the flu season

A4W Contributor

Leading nutritionist, Andrea du Plessis and former Olympian, Elana Meyer, tell us how to stay fighting fit throughout ...

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