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For the past 20 years Sanofi Pastuer Pharmaceutical has been working on a Dengue vaccine, which showed a 56% effectiveness rate in a Phase III study. Sanofi Pasteur is the vaccines division of the multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company in the world devoted entirely to vaccines. News about the recent...
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Boryung Pharmaceutical Company’s proprietary hypertension pill Kanarb finally made its way to Mexico, the first occasion to be sold in overseas market, in the company’s history. Boryung announced on August 28 that it has successfully shipped the first batch of the new drug Kanarb to Mexico after receiving approval from the Mexican Federal Commission for...
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Representatives of several Ibero-American governments agreed during a forum in Mexico to implement policies favoring exercise in order to halt the growing problem of obesity and overweight among their populations. Delegates from Mexico, Spain, Chile, Cuba, Uruguay, Guatemala and Belize taking part in the International Forum “Ponte al 100 sobre Balance Energetico” signed the “Declaration...
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A team of Mexican Social Security Institute, or IMSS, doctors removed a 60.2-kilo (132-pound) tumor from a 51-year-old woman’s ovaries, health officials said. No intra-abdominal tumor this size has been documented before in the world, Moises Aaron Nuñez Gonzalez, director of IMSS Medical Unit No. 26 in the Cabo San Lucas Subzone, told reporters. The...
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Dr. Mehmet Oz said diet sodas can fuel heart attacks, hamper weight loss, slow metabolism, and give you a thick waist on the Aug. 6 episode of the Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Oz said the dangerous combination of caramel coloring and artificial sweeteners in diet sodas increase the risk of high blood pressure, high blood...
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Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico’s efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the United Nations in compliance with international agreements, officials said. The Cabinet official will discuss achievements under the National Strategy against Obesity and Diabetes at the United Nations High-level Meeting for the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable...
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Chikungunya Virus The Health Secretariat has confirmed the first Mexican case of a person infected with the chikungunya virus, a disease like dengue that has spread in recent weeks to several countries in Central America and the Caribbean. Health authorities on June 20 diagnosed a woman in Jalisco state after she presented with chikungunya symptoms...
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Late studies demonstrate that enhanced memory is only one of numerous brain boosting benefits you can reel in by consuming more fish. You’ve likely heard that omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial to your health. In any case, one specifically, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), goes straight to your head. “DHA is actually present at the nerve endings...
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Between June 8-14, Jalisco reported 20 more cases of dengue fever, bringing the total of cases to 358 in 2014; 264 classic and 94 hemorrhagic, as reported by the local health department. Puerto Vallarta was the municipality the most new cases recorded, with eight, followed by Tomatlán, five, Zapotiltic with three and Cihuatlán, Casimiro Castillo...
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Let’s face it: it’s not all that difficult to start a fitness routine. After all, most of us have done it more than once. The trouble, of course, comes with sticking with it. All too often, our initial enthusiasm and energy wanes, we get distracted by other things going on in our lives, or we...
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Study shows a walk around the park can boost mental fitness. People who rely on walks to overcome writer’s block or solve a tricky problem seem to have it right: new research shows that walking – whether indoors or outdoors – can encourage creative thought. Researchers at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, United States,...
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