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Nov
29

Reducing Infant Mortality Thanks to…Kangaroos?

In Senegal, a practice known as kangaroo mother care keeps premature babies close to their mothers to improve health.

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Nov
27

Risk of Fatal Drug Allergy Can Now Be Assessed Through Genetic Testing

A new study from researchers in China and Singapore shows that a fatal hypersensitivity to the drug dapsone is based in genetics, and can be assessed before the drug is prescribed.

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Nov
19

E-Cigarettes: Medial Malady or Health Care Miracle?

As Britain considers approving e-cigarettes as medicine, the European Union is passing stricter regulations against this relatively untested nicotine product.

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Nov
14

The Medical Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

As the Philippines struggles to recover from one of the largest weather events on record, Typhoon Haiyan, medical personnel work hard to treat storm injuries and everyday medical issues.

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Nov
12

Genetic Prostate Test Is Good News for Men’s Health

A newly developed genetic test could help doctors decide which prostate cancer patients need surgery, and which can be spared the side effects of an unnecessary prostate removal.

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Nov
11

A Medical First for China: WHO Grants Prequalification to Chinese Vaccine

For the first time ever, the World Health Organization has approved a Chinese vaccine for U.N. distribution.

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Nov
09

Stroke: No Longer a Disease of the Rich, Nor the Old

New research shows that stroke is becoming more and more common amongst young people, and people living in developing countries.

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Nov
07

Did You Miss World Heart Day?

World Heart Day was held on September 29, and although it received far less attention than Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Movember, this global work to promote cardiovascular health is just as important to keep in mind.

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Nov
05

Behind the Scenes of Movember: the Impact on Men’s Health Research

As the annual growing and showing of all manner of mustaches gets underway, we take a look at the impact that Movember has had on the world of medical research and the practical services it helps to provide.

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Nov
04

Research Reveals Risk Genes Might Be Responsible for Alzheimer’s

New research points way to possible new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

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