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Health officials race to prevent Congo yellow fever disaster

Health officials race to prevent Congo yellow fever disaster

It is the stuff of a disaster movie: an outbreak of yellow fever in Congo’s capital city, full of unvaccinated people mostly huddled together in slums with too few drains and the kind of sticky, fetid climate that mosquitoes love. Kinshasa’s 12 million people – twice as many as there are doses of yellow fever […]

Diabetes during pregnancy linked to liver disease later in life

Diabetes during pregnancy linked to liver disease later in life

Women who develop diabetes while pregnant may be at elevated risk of also developing a dangerous build up of fat in their livers when they reach middle age, according to a new analysis. The common risk factor for both gestational diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, researchers say, is trouble making or using the hormone […]

Menopause and abnormal vaginal bleeding

Menopause and abnormal vaginal bleeding

If you’ve already started menopause, this would mean that you’ve stopped having menstruation for more than a year and should not be having any menstrual bleeding. As spotting, even a little is not normal after menopause. What does it mean to have abnormal vaginal bleeding? When you experience abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptoms of […]

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