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  • 28 Jul 2014 19:45

    Liberia closes borders and steps up Ebola screening

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced the closure of most of the Ebola-hit country's land borders, with stringent medical checks being stepped up at airports and major trade routes.

  • 27 Jul 2014 10:04

    Mobile tech reshaping health sector

    "Digital health" has become a key focus for the technology industry, from modest start-ups' focus on apps to the biggest companies in the sector seeking to find ways to address key issues of health and wellness.

  • 25 Jul 2014 17:45

    Male circumcision lowers HIV risk for women, forum told

    A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS infection also indirectly benefits women by reducing their risk of contracting the HIV virus, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum on Friday.

  • 25 Jul 2014 15:22

    Cardiac arrest? A lifeline through the leg could save you

    A new method of inserting an intraosseous catheter into the bone marrow in the leg will be adopted by paramedics from the Singapore Civil Defence Force from August, to help those suffering from cardiac arrest.   

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