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An investigation into a potentially dangerous blunder involving bird flu samples at a government lab found that a scientist kept silent about the accident and revealed it only after other employees noticed...

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Approximately two out of every five Americans will develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their adult lives, according to new U.S. government estimates. The ongoing diabetes and obesity epidemics have...

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On the heels of a push from the U.S. surgeon general to act as the number of skin cancer cases rapidly increases, researchers are testing an experimental therapy that trains the body’s immune system...

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There is a lot of confusion surrounding expiration dates on over-the-counter and prescription drugs. Some people use the stamped date as a loose guideline, others adhere to it strictly, and a few keep...

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Over half of adults are now classified as obese. That is the shocking truth of the current situation in the Western world. In recent years, we have been spoilt by fast food and office jobs, and now we...

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There is a chance the Aids epidemic can be brought under control by 2030, according to a report by the United Nations Aids agency.It said the number of new HIV infections and deaths from Aids were both...

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In a world where knowledge is power, there seems to be an increasing knowledge gap with science and medical students. It seems that there is a plethora of reasons why this is the case. Recent studies into...

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Scientists say they have developed the world’s first vaccine against dengue fever seen to work in large-scale trials.Research in the Lancet journal suggests more than 50% of children who are given the...

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More than 650,000 children worldwide develop tuberculosis each year, research in the journal Lancet Global Health suggests.The figure stands almost 25% higher than current predictions made by the World...

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Memory loss can be something of a burden. If you are suffering from memory loss, you are undoubtedly looking at ways that you can improve your memory for the better. While the feeling of memory loss can...