VOA News: Health Tue, 10 Nov 2009 20:34:40 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Cambodia Struggles to Save Mothers, Even as It Succeeds in Reducing Child Deaths Tue, 10 Nov 2009 20:34:40 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 20:34:40 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 20:34:40 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa60.cfm?rss=health Around 460 Cambodian women die in childbirth for every 100,000 births "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa60.cfm?RSS=Health" Wood-Based Bone Implants Developed In Italy Tue, 10 Nov 2009 21:58:19 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 21:58:19 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 21:58:19 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa63.cfm?rss=health Procedure offers hope of a bone replacement material that lasts a lifetime "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa63.cfm?RSS=Health" Growing Medical Marijuana Industry Sparks Debate in California Wed, 11 Nov 2009 00:06:03 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 00:06:03 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 00:06:03 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa1.cfm?rss=health Obama administration recently said it will not prosecute marijuana dispensaries that follow state laws "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa1.cfm?RSS=Health" Cape Verde Tackles 13,000 Suspected Cases of Dengue Fever Wed, 11 Nov 2009 18:10:10 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 18:10:10 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 18:10:10 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-11-11-voa39.cfm?rss=health Nearly 70 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever also reported "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-11-11-voa39.cfm?RSS=Health" Senegal Health Workers Struggle with Prenatal Care for Rural Women Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:19:37 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:19:37 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:19:37 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa44.cfm?rss=health Health workers say getting women to come in for consistent prenatal care can mean difference between life and death "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa44.cfm?RSS=Health" UNICEF: Nearly Nine Million Children Dying from Preventable Causes Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:47:09 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:47:09 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:47:09 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa46.cfm?rss=health UN Children's Fund report finds a few simple, cost-effective interventions could save lives of many children currently dying from malnutrition related illnesses "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa46.cfm?RSS=Health" Surge in H1N1 Cases Puts Strain on Hospital Emergency Rooms Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:50:34 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:50:34 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:50:34 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa48.cfm?rss=health One small hospital outside of Washington DC began planning last April for flu patients influx "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa48.cfm?RSS=Health" First Recorded Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits Cape Verde Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:54:39 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:54:39 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:54:39 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa14.cfm?rss=health Red Cross officials say an outbreak of dengue fever in Cape Verde is the worst ever in West Africa "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa14.cfm?RSS=Health" Immune-Based Therapy May Hold Key to Breast Cancer Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:54:41 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:54:41 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:54:41 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/science/2009-11-12-voa26.cfm?rss=health New approach uses patient's own cancer cells to stimulate immune system to attack tumors "www.voanews.com/english/Science/2009-11-12-voa26.cfm?RSS=Health" WHO: Antiviral Medicine Can Save Lives From H1N1 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 19:08:55 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 19:08:55 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 19:08:55 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa36.cfm?rss=health WHO issued new guidelines Thursday on clinical treatment of people who contract swine flu "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa36.cfm?RSS=Health"