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Top Ten Medical News from across the Globe

Top Ten Medical News from across the Globe

Medical News aggregated from across the globe – news to inform, news to educate, news to warn, news to help you know about various health issues across the globe.

Below are 10 of the most prominent and Latest Medical News collected by Medical Island:

1. Fox News – Rape and sexual assaults on the rise at concerts, experts say – Fox News

http://www.foxnews.com/

“No one wants to go to a festival that they can't feel safe at, and the promoters are in tune with this. Security, medical, and safety are a major consideration and expense.”. Maids tell Jacko horror stories. Aldean defends Kerr. MMA fighter fought girlfriend. Tracy still struggling.

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2. The New York Times – Night of Unrest Over Police Killing of St. Louis Teenager – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/

Still images and videos captured on cellphones and posted on social media sites, as well as local news media reports, appeared to show people spray-painting and looting a number of stores.

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3. U.S. lung cancer rates falling overall – WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

http://www.wafb.com/

Norman Edelman, a senior medical advisor to the American Lung Association, said this type of cancer may be increasing as a result of changes in the way smokers smoke.

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4. Liberian Ex-Soccer Star Weah Records Ebola Song – ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/

Experts say fear and misunderstanding of Ebola have led many to ignore medical advice, fueling the disease's spread. Ebola has killed 961 people in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. Join the Discussion. You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. The Independence Day.

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5. The New York Times – Lessons From the Low-Tech Defeat of the Guinea Worm – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/

No new medicine. Many doubted that you could eradicate a problem like this without a medical breakthrough. Sometimes medical advances are accomplished not through scientific breakthroughs, but through education and persuasion. No new therapy.

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6. Times Union – Spanish Ebola patient gets experimental drug – Times Union

http://www.timesunion.com/

The ethical questions surrounding experimental Ebola drugs and vaccines were being debated Monday during a teleconference of medical ethicists and other experts organized by the UN health agency. Medical writer Cheng reported from London.

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7. New York Post – In The News – Fitness apps are a threat to your privacy – New York Post – Schumer

http://nypost.com/

Schumer said the companies behind the fitness-oriented apps could take advantage of a loophole in a Sept 2013 law that provides specific guidelines for how mobile medical apps store data.

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8. Newsday.com – Data from fitness bracelets can be sold to 3rd parties, Schumer contends – Newsday

http://www.newsday.com/

Sen Charles E Schumer holds a news conference in Central Park during which he revealed that personal health and fitness data is being gathered and stored by fitness bracelets like FitBit, seen here, and others like it, Sunday, Aug 10, 2014.

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9. ABC – Faced with Ebola, West Africa Health System Has Collapsed – ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/

Medical staff lack protective gear like gloves, gowns and goggles and patients are turned away because centers are overcapacity, he said. “Most patients are dying with Ebola in their communities because there is simply no where to go,” said Glover, who has spent years as a medical missionary in Liberia.

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10. Newsday.com – LI scientists develop new Lyme vaccine – Newsday

http://www.newsday.com/

“Lyme disease is a problem throughout the entire Northern Hemisphere,” said Dr Benjamin Luft, the vaccine's lead developer at Stony Brook University School of Medicine.

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