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2014-02-03 20:22:40

GENEVA, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New UN Agency report shows cancer is now the world's biggest killer - with the number of cases set to explode in coming years

2013-05-15 23:27:23

Chinese malaria drugs giant, Guilin, launches effort in Africa to enable patients and consumers detect fake malaria drugs using mobile phone technology, goldkeys. Shanghai,

Health Benefits From Leaving The Car At Home
2012-06-27 12:22:49

A new study confirms that doing short journeys on foot rather than taking the car or motorbike would avoid the death of 108 men and 79 women a year in Catalonia alone.

2011-12-02 01:18:38

Researchers have discovered that over a million people worldwide diagnosed with TB go on to develop an incurable but manageable fungal infection which is usually left untreated because it is mistaken for a recurrence of the disease.

2011-11-09 10:05:25

For some time now, artemisinin, derived from a Chinese herb, has been the most powerful treatment available against malaria.

2011-10-20 22:45:18

Even though previous studies have been shown the link between regular exercises and improved health the exact dose-response relation remains unclear.

2011-06-17 13:17:44

Combining information from hospitals and police can prevent violence and make communities safer, according to a study published on bmj.com today.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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