Once in medical school, a teacher caught me drifting. He verbally beat me up in front of the class. I was quite embarrassed, but more for him than for myself. When he asked why I wasn’t paying attention, I said “because you’ve shown more passion in your assault on me than in...
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Pakistan's failure to stem the spread of polio triggered global emergency health measures on Monday, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommending all residents must show proof of vaccination before they can leave the country.
The emergency measures also apply to Syria...
November 11, 2013 | 10:24 am
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Integrating foreign DNA (gene splicing or recombinant DNA) to make a new product is overwhelmingly common throughout the world. Recombinant proteins and other substances are found in every pharmacy and hospital, and in doctors’ offices, supermarkets,...
June 3, 2011 | 9:57 am
This week all the buzz is about cellphones and brain tumors. Who would possibly link cellphones and brain tumors? The World Health Organization, that’s WHO.
This week, an agency in WHO announced that it was declaring cellphone use to be “possibly carcinogenic”, adding it to a...
April 28, 2009 | 12:14 pm
“Israel confirmed its first case of swine flu on Tuesday, Israel Radio reported, as the Health Ministry raised its level of alert to 4 out of 6.
A 26-year-old man who recently returned from Mexico was diagnosed with the virus, after two days of quarantine at the Laniado Hospital in Netanya while he waited for the results of his tests.” Read the full story at Haaretz.com.