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2014-12-14 08:53:41

Modest weight loss could dramatically improve a breast cancer patient’s chances of survival, according to new research published earlier this month at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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2012-06-03 07:22:00

Babies who are born premature have a higher risk of developing schizophrenia or other mental disorders later on life, scientists from Sweden and the UK claim in a new study.

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2012-05-06 07:30:20

Fertility injections used to help overcome male reproductive issues could increase the risks of birth defects in the children they sire.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.