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Sleeping on stomach increases risk of sudden death in epilepsy

Those who suffer from epilepsy should avoid sleeping on their stomach as they may be at higher risk of sudden unexpected death, similar to sudden infant death syndrome in babies, say scientists. Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes repeated seizures and affects an estimated 50 million people all over the world. “Sudden unexpected death is the main cause of death ...

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Swine Flu Hits Hyderabad, Telangana on Alert

Hyderabad hospitals reported three deaths of swine flu in one day sending authorities to distribute Oseltamivir or the Tamiflu anti-viral vaccine drugs to people in and around the city. Since 2009, about 3,900 people have died of the deadly virus in India and 157 in combined Andhra Pradesh and Telangana region. Officials said a 30-year-old man from Padmavathi Colony in ...

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Ebola Death in US Triggers Nation-wide Alert; World Wakes up to Outbreak Possibility

Soon after the news of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States on Wednesday reached the public, creating nationwide alert about the impending spread of the disease, with an incubation period from time of infection to symptoms varying between 2 to 21 days. America’s five busiest airports — New York’s JFK, ...

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