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Mother from UAE wakes up after 27 years in a coma

Her son says: 'Many doctors had told us not to expect much after being in a coma for 15 or 20 years, but I would not accept that... This is all in God's hands, and I never lost hope.'

Her son says: 'Many doctors had told us not to expect much after being in a coma for 15 ...

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Mother from UAE wakes up after 27 years in a coma

The guidelines from the World Health Organization may read to some parents like ...

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Tummy timetables: WHO has lifestyle advice for kids

Measles, which is highly contagious, can be entirely prevented through a two-dose ...

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Global measles cases up 300% year-on-year – World Health Organization

(UPDATED) While it remains a far way off, scientists hope to one day be able to produce ...

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'First' 3D print of heart with human tissue, vessels unveiled

(3rd UPDATE) 'The abortion ban limits women's rights to pursue their own destinies, and ...

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South Korean constitutional court orders abortion ban be lifted

The study has also confirmed that the risk of stillbirth associated with sleeping on the ...

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Mega study confirms pregnant women can reduce risk of stillbirth by sleeping on their side

The UN health agency also stresses significant gender differences in life expectancy ...

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Global life expectancy up 5.5 years since 2000 – World Health Organization

The State of Global Air report says air pollution is the fifth leading cause of early ...

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Children in South Asia hardest hit by air pollution – study

Over more than 3 decades, in a laboratory near the capital Washington, scientists fed ...

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US agriculture department closes 'kitten slaughterhouse'

China is suspected of being the main source of a painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin ...

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China lists fentanyl as controlled substance in U.S. gesture