Home > News Top Headlines Villagers eating dog meat has caused Ebola to resurface in LIberia Nearly two months after Liberia was declared Ebola free, three villagers have tested positive for the disease. Officials are looking at whether the domestic animals are still carrying the virus as the villagers had eaten dog meat together. Weight-loss surgery is more successful than lifestyle changes for type 2 diabetics A small study has shown that people who have type 2 diabetes significantly improve (even reverse) their illness if they have weight loss surgery compared to those who try lifestyle changes. Order in which food is eaten affects blood sugar New research has found that having protein and vegetables before carbohydrates is linked to lower blood sugar and insulin levels after a meal. Longer schooling slows Aids spread in Botswana An extra year of schooling seems to be effective in reducing the risk of HIV infection, according to a new study from Botswana. 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