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(Reuters) - Apple Inc said a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads.

HealthKit gathers data such as blood pressure and weight from various health apps on Apple devices, and can be viewed by doctors at one place.

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While regular mammography can be useful in early detection of breast cancer, age should be considered when weighing the risks and benefits. The United States Preventive Services Task Force currently recommends women between ages 50 and 74 go in for mammograms every other year, but a new study finds that, for women over 70, screening may do more harm than good.

The first planeload of hospital equipment in the US military's contribution to the battle against West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak will arrive in Liberia by the weekend.

The US hopes its expanded effort to contain the spread of the virus will help rally other countries in ramping up the global response to the epidemic, aid official Nancy Lindborg told a US House of Representatives committee.

Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie is willing to take a DNA test to prove her Indigenous heritage – but would that do any good?AAP Image/Lukas Coch

The body representing Australia's paramedics is pushing for professional registration for its members.

A huge national survey has thrown up some alarming headlines about Australians' attitudes to violence against women.

VicHealth's poll of 17,500 people looked at the community's knowledge, attitudes and responses to physical and other forms of violence, finding improvements since the first survey in 1995 but also some "concerning" negative findings.

Bad Measles Vaccine Kills at Least 15 Children in Northern Syria

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An Iraqi internally displaced Yazidi child receives a polio vaccine at the town of Khanke, Iraq on Aug. 17.
Image: Khalid Mohammed/Associated Press

A badly mixed measles vaccine killed between at least 15 to 50 children on Tuesday in northern Syria and caused officials to halt the vaccination campaign while multiple groups investigate the cause.

Unprotected sex between men the main cause of new infections in the four years to 2013, experts say

Detail from a poster warning about syphilis from the early 1940s.
Detail from a poster warning about syphilis from the early 1940s. Researchers say people wrongly believe it is an old and rare disease. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Syphilis has reached its highest level recorded in Australia, with the increase almost exclusively among gay men.

Apple Confirms HealthKit Bug, Delays Launch

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Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, speaks about the Apple HealthKit app at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Monday, June 2, 2014.
Image: Jeff Chiu/Associated Press
Testosterone is important for the physical changes that happen during male puberty, and features typical of adult men, such as facial and body hair.Dave 77459/Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA

Testosterone is blamed for violence in males, implicated in sport scandals, linked to sexual prowess, desired by gym devotees, and promoted as a tonic for ageing. But how many of us really understand what testosterone is, what it does, and why it’s important?