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Friday, June 5, 2015
Women who undergo mammography screening reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer by 40 percent, an international study published in the United States showed.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Zinc supplements may help relieve some of the symptoms of autism, according to a study conducted by Taiwanese and Korean researchers that was published in the UK-based journal Nature Communication.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
3D printers getting Ugandan amputees back on their feet
Doctors amputated Ugandan schoolboy Jesse Ayebazibwe's right leg when he was hit by a truck while walking home from school three years ago.
Are you sitting down? In that case, you should probably stand up before reading this.
Breastfeeding a baby for at least six months may be linked to a lower risk of childhood leukemia, according to a review of previously published research on the topic Monday.
Their inspiration may be exotic -- the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, Rome's Colosseum -- but Rabbi Natan Alexander's vibrators have a distinctly domestic goal: giving Orthodox Jewish couples gratification without the guilt.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system in order to attack cancer, is more potent against melanoma when two agents are combined, but side effects rise too, researchers said Sunday.
Modern medicine has made huge strides when it comes to treating children with cancer, and four times as many youths now survive cancer compared to decades ago, researchers said Sunday.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Taiwan spent more than NT$600 billion (US$25.15 billion) for medical care under its national insurance program in 2014, with dialysis for patients with kidney disease accounting for the biggest share, according to information released by the National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA).
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Flaws revealed in gene testing; results often conflict
The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.
  
  
  
  
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