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Communicable Disease is a disease capable of being transmitted from an infected person or species to a susceptible host.
Inherited factors linked to head and neck cancers in young adults

Inherited factors linked to head and neck cancers in young adults

Sustained international efforts can help reduce premature deaths by 40% over next 20 years

Sustained international efforts can help reduce premature deaths by 40% over next 20 years

New collaborative approach could help improve diabetes care in China

New collaborative approach could help improve diabetes care in China

Viewpoints: Robin Williams' 'wakeup call'; surprise in Medicaid growth; tools to stop Ebola in U.S.

Viewpoints: Robin Williams' 'wakeup call'; surprise in Medicaid growth; tools to stop Ebola in U.S.

WHO member states recognize psoriasis as chronic, non-communicable disease

WHO member states recognize psoriasis as chronic, non-communicable disease

ISTH declares Oct.13 as World Thrombosis Day

ISTH declares Oct.13 as World Thrombosis Day

Mass urbanisation brings great health risks in China’s major cities

Mass urbanisation brings great health risks in China’s major cities

HIV/AIDS experts awarded over $5M to foster health and medical research skills in India, Africa

HIV/AIDS experts awarded over $5M to foster health and medical research skills in India, Africa

IFPA brings attention to the need for improving treatment, care for psoriasis

IFPA brings attention to the need for improving treatment, care for psoriasis

New research shows blood pressure remains major problem in China

New research shows blood pressure remains major problem in China

New report provides fracture prevention, management solutions for postmenopausal woman

New report provides fracture prevention, management solutions for postmenopausal woman

Researchers find no serious adverse effects of HPV vaccine in girls

Researchers find no serious adverse effects of HPV vaccine in girls

Hypertension affects over 40% of Chinese adults, shows WHO report

Hypertension affects over 40% of Chinese adults, shows WHO report

NIH program provides $22M for low- and middle-income countries to combat HIV/AIDS epidemic

NIH program provides $22M for low- and middle-income countries to combat HIV/AIDS epidemic

Hospital discharge data provides a population-level picture of patient safety events in Pennsylvania

Hospital discharge data provides a population-level picture of patient safety events in Pennsylvania

Weill Cornell researchers discover high burden of hypertension in sub-Saharan African country

Weill Cornell researchers discover high burden of hypertension in sub-Saharan African country

UTHealth collaborates with Rice University to save lives of CVD patients in Fiji

UTHealth collaborates with Rice University to save lives of CVD patients in Fiji

Low- and middle-income countries do too little to prevent chronic diseases

Low- and middle-income countries do too little to prevent chronic diseases

Health officials discuss new strategies to prevent rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease

Health officials discuss new strategies to prevent rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease

Pneumococcal vaccine: an interview with Graham Clarke, CEO ImmBio

Pneumococcal vaccine: an interview with Graham Clarke, CEO ImmBio