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Mail-order abortions are safe, study finds

While there are many do-it-yourself projects that a person can complete with the assistance of experts on the Internet, a home abortion seems like an unlikely candidate to fit into that category. However, new research published recently in the medical…

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‘Fat but fit’ is a myth, major study finds

While it might spare feelings in an era where people are more conscious than ever about body shaming, the idea that people can be “fat but fit” is nothing more than a myth, according to the authors of a new…

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Scientists discover what causes grey hair and baldness

Research conducted at UT Southwestern Medical Center has led to hope that scientists could one day "deliver the necessary gene to hair follicles" to put an end to baldness and graying hair. Experts accidentally discovered the cause of balding and…

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HIV life expectancy is ‘near normal’ says new study

HIV-positive 20-year-olds who began antiretroviral therapy in 2010 are now expected to live a decade longer than similarly-aged patients who started treatment less than 15 years ago, a team of researchers from the University of Bristol reported this week in…

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Common painkillers linked to heart attack risk

If you regularly use over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen or naproxen, listen up: researchers from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center have discovered a link between the use of these medications and an increased risk of suffering a…

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‘Exercise drug’ could get you fit without working out

If there’s one thing that people trying to get in better shape are used to hearing, it’s that there is no miracle cure, no shortcut to physical fitness and no way to avoid the hard work and the trips to…

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Scientists create artificial womb that could help premature babies

An artificial womb developed by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia could help extremely premature newborns survive by closely replicating the conditions within the mother, according to a study published online Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. According to the…

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Study links diet soft drinks with stroke and dementia

The notion that diet soft drinks are healthier alternatives to sugary beverages took another hit last week, as a study published Thursday in the American Heart Association journal Stroke linked the artificially-sweetened products with an increased risk of both stroke…

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Tropical diseases are finally getting the attention they deserve, WHO finds

Immense progress has been made in combating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) over the past decade, with more than a billion people receiving treatment for various conditions in 2015 alone, according to a new report released Wednesday by the World Health…

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Can we treat heroin addiction with marijuana?

While an increasing number of institutions and communities are turning to Narcan to treat heroin and opioid overdoses, some drug treatment programs are reportedly turning to a different type of substance in the hopes that it will successfully cure these…