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Bird flu ‘virus’ allegedly found in US retail milk

The pathogen has been detected in 33 cattle herds in eight states, officials say. Particles of bird flu have been found in samples of consumer...

The cruelty of modern death

Progress involves improving on the past. Once, we used leeches to suck out an excess of cancer-causing humors, or just blamed them on the wrath...

Scientists make Alzheimer’s breakthrough

A simple blood test could detect biological markers of the disease 15 years before symptoms develop, researchers say. Scientists have hailed a potentially ‘revolutionary’ breakthrough...

Poland probes outbreak of Legionnaires disease near Ukraine border

Legionnaires disease has killed seven in the city that is key to supplying Kiev with weapons. Poland’s Internal Security Agency (ABW) is investigating whether the...

Gut Feeling: Study shows link between anorexia and intestinal bacteria

People develop anorexia not only due to their psyche and obsessive thoughts about food or appearance that drive catastrophic weight loss mania, but their...

WHO issues monkeypox threat report

The UN health body says monkeypox is not yet a ‘public health emergency of international concern’, like Covid-19 and polio. The World Health Organization has...

Researchers Discover Origin of the Black Death

For years, researchers have been attempting to trace the origin of the Black Death, a bubonic plague that spread across the world via Oriental...

Monkeypox to get rebranded, WHO says

The UN health watchdog is also considering bumping the virus’ alert to the highest level possible. The World Health Organization (WHO) is working with “partners...

The Monkey’s Out of the Bag

Want to voice an opinion? Send us a ‘Letter to the Editor’ by email to editor@dailytelegraph.co.nz, including your name, or initials, or ‘Anonymous’, and...

Guy Hatchard: Exiting the pandemic or Evolving out of it?

An article in the UK Daily Telegraph last week illustrated a dilemma we all face. Scientists have admitted that the AstraZeneca vaccine increases the risk...

Spain sounds alarm over mysterious hepatitis in children

Worldwide, some 650 cases of acute hepatitis of unknown aetiology have been reported, WHO figures show. Spain has registered 30 cases of acute hepatitis of...

5 signs of diabetes to watch out for

Diabetes is a growing public health problem in New Zealand, particularly among Pacific, Maori and Asian people, and increasingly, among older Europeans. It's estimated...

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