Researchers at Imperial College London have shown how the chaotic electrical signals underlying irregular heart rhythms lead to the failure of standard treatments.
Deeper understanding of irregular heartbeat  may lead to more effective treatment
Rwanda on Sunday started a voluntary Ebola vaccination program at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbor.
Rwanda begins vaccinating against Ebola at border with Congo
The holidays are upon us, and as families visit Grandma and Grandpa's and other homes that may not be used to having little ones underfoot, it's an important reminder to safely store dangerous products. Household cleaning products represent a major source of exposures reported to US poison control centers, and they commonly involve the eyes, especially among children.
Study finds decrease in eye exposures from household cleaners
Safety incidents at hospital, mental health and ambulance trusts were linked to more than 4,600 patient deaths in the last year, data showed.
Deaths of 4,600 NHS patients linked to safety incidents
The head of Iran’s Organ Transplant Management Center said the “cruel” sanctions imposed by the US against the Islamic Republic have negatively affected patients with rare diseases.
US ‘cruel’ sanctions on Iran affecting rare disease patients: Official
For older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the prospects for success of a stem cell transplant can often be predicted based on the particular set of genetic mutations within the tumor cells, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other research centers will report today at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.
Genomic features of AML in patients over age 60  can predict success of stem cell transplant
The government of American Samoa declared that the US territory has an outbreak of measles, a move that will lead to the closure of public schools starting on Monday and a ban on gatherings in parks.
American Samoa declares measles outbreak, closes schools
Long life expectancy is found in certain parts of the world, according to the National Geographic Fellow and New York Times bestselling author, and a big part of these people’s secret is the food they eat.
A ‘blue zones’ diet could increase life expectancy
Delivery by caesarean section does not increase the chance of a baby ending up overweight or obese as a young adult, researchers have found, contrary to previous research.
No link between caesarean delivery and obesity, research finds
When does something healthy, such as exercise, become an unhealthy obsession? And can apps make things worse?
What is exercise addiction?

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