Alberta Reports First West Nile Death Since 2007

The Canadian province of Alberta has confirmed that one of its residents died due to West Nile virus), the first since 2007. The Alberta Health Services did not reveal much about the victim, except that the casualty lives in the southern part of the province. As of this posting, there are 10 cases of West […]

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West Nile Virus Deaths in United States Increased by 19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the number of confirmed deaths due to West Nile virus this year rose to 19% this week to 219 in United States. The total number of cases, meanwhile, was up 4% to 4,725. According to Marc Fischer, medical epidemiologist working in CDC’s Fort Collins, Colorado, laboratory, […]

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Dark Chocolate May Lower Blood Pressure

People love to eat chocolate that it sometimes become a habitual indulgence. It can sometimes be too delicious that many people think it might not be that good on one’s health. But it seems that eating chocolate may also have its good benefits as well. Eating dark chocolate may help lower one’s blood pressure. According […]

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Study Suggests Red Wine Compound Helps Prevent Cancer

People drink red wine for a number of reasons. Add up cancer prevention as one of them as new studies indicate that a red wine compound may be effective in preventing the development of cancers in people. New evidence may be presented as experts from around the world gather to attend Resveratrol 2012, a major […]

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