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WHO: SARS-Like Illness Surfaces in Qatari Man

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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The World Health Organization says a Qatari man is critically ill in a London hospital after displaying symptoms similar to the deadly SARS virus. In a statement Monday, WHO representatives said the 49-year-old unnamed patient was suffering from acute respiratory infection and kidney failure. A 60-year-old Saudi national died from a similar virus earlier this […]

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Almost 40 percent of Europeans Suffer from Mental Disorders

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A new study says more than 164 million people in Europe suffer from mental ailments, and only one-third are being treated. The three-year survey, released Monday, covered 30 European countries with a population of more than a half-billion people. It concluded that 38 percent of the population was suffering from mental disorders ranging from anxiety […]

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Venus Williams Diagnosed with Immune System Disease, Drops Out of US Open

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Tennis superstar Venus Williams has dropped out of the U.S. Open after winning her first-round match, saying she has been diagnosed with what she calls an “energy-sucking” illness. Williams said Wednesday she is suffering from Sjogren’s Syndrome — a disease where the body’s immune system attacks glands that produce salvia and tears. Along with dry […]

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