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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
People who report drinking three to five cups of coffee per day are less likely to die prematurely from heart disease, suicide, diabetes or Parkinson's disease, U.S. researchers said Monday.
A treatment for alcoholism can reactivate dormant HIV, potentially allowing other drugs to spot and kill the virus hiding out in human immune cells, researchers said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Antibiotic resistance, which can turn common ailments into killers, has reached dangerous levels worldwide, the World Health Organization warned Monday, saying users still know too little about how antibiotics work.
TB case shows difficulty diagnosing, treating infants
When a 2-year-old returned sick from a visit to India, U.S. doctors suspected tuberculosis even though standard tests said no. It would take three months to confirm she had an extreme form of the disease -- a saga that highlights the desperate need for better ways to fight TB........
Monday, November 16, 2015
About 5,400 people have been diagnosed with oral cancer annually, and the death toll has reached 2,300 per year in Taiwan in recent years, the Cancer Care Foundation said Friday.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Thousands of men around the world are to be sterilized Friday in what organizers dubbed a global "vasectomy-athon," to encourage men to take a bigger role in family planning and combat resistance to the procedure.
leading U.S. hospital said Thursday it is preparing to offer women uterine transplants, a technology that has been proven in Sweden and could help those struggling with infertility.
The U.S. government Thursday proposed to ban lit tobacco products inside public housing in a push to make hundreds of thousands of units across the country smoke-free.
A highly sensitive EU report on Thursday claimed one of the world's most popular weed killers is "unlikely" to cause cancer, countering the U.N. and handing a victory to agri-business giant Monsanto.
Rite Aid adds prescription analysis to genetic test
Rite Aid is giving patients a chance to peek over their doctor's shoulder with genetic tests that help determine the effectiveness of some prescriptions.
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