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Battling for survival on frontier of climate change in Jamaica
When the rains stopped coming two years ago, transforming Denise Reid's once flourishing banana fields into an expanse of desiccated wasteland, she was bewildered at first.
Ebola drugs show ’90 percent survival rate’ in breakthrough trial
Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.
Quality improvement in emergency surgery shows no difference in patient survival
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London studied the effectiveness of one of the largest ever national quality improvement programs in the National Health Service (NHS) and found no improvement in patient survival.
Exercise may help increase cancer patient's chance for survival
Regular exercise before and after a cancer diagnosis significantly improves odds of survival, a new study finds.
Single mom shares secrets of survival to encourage others
"I see people suffering every day," said single mom Jenni Lee, from Portsmouth, England.
Cooling therapy for vulnerable newborns achieves 88 percent survival rate
Almost 90 percent of newborns who received a pioneering therapy aimed at preventing brain damage due to oxygen starvation during birth survived.
British PM fights for survival after Brexit deal sparks crisis
British Prime Minister Theresa May battled Friday to salvage a draft Brexit deal and her own political future.
Go nutty: Eating almonds, peanuts may boost colon cancer survival
The findings showed that those who regularly consumed at least two, one-ounce servings of nuts each week showed a 42 % improvement in disease-free survival and a 57 % improvement in overall survival.
Cancer survival rates up
Cancer survival rates are at the highest ever with more than 2,000 more people recovering from the disease this year able to enjoy Christmas with their families.
Improving survival chances: This new blood test can diagnose two types of cancer
It can detect biochemical changes induced by non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a solid tumorous condition of the immune system, and subcutaneous melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.
Heart surgery survival chances 'better in the afternoon'
Open heart surgery appears to be safer in the afternoon because of the body's internal clock, scientists have said.
Little evidence new cancer drugs improve survival
There’s not much evidence to show that most new cancer drugs approved in Europe in recent years can help patients live longer or improve their quality of life, a recent study suggested.
'Survival' to come alive at Moroccan filmfest
Iranian short film 'Survival', directed by Masoud Hatami, will be screened in the competition section of the Second Ouarzazate International Film Festival (OIFF) in Morocco.
Alternative medicine only treatment linked to lower cancer survival
Yale University researchers warn in a new study alternative therapies as the treatment for curable cancers are at a significantly higher risk of death.
Over 15k nukes in world threatens humanity survival
Head of international security affairs Gholamhossein Dehghani put the current estimated number of nuclear weapons in the world at more than 15,000, slamming US for promoting an arms race.
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