• Haemochromatosis 'bigger threat than we thought'

    Added On : 21st January 2019

    A "stealth disease" which can cause liver failure, diabetes and severe arthritis may be much more common than previously thought, research has shown.

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  • Cheap common drugs may help mental illness

    Added On : 10th January 2019

    Cheap and widely used drugs for diabetes and heart health have potential for treating severe mental illness, a study hints.

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  • Flu shot may be more effective than nasal vaccine, study says

    Added On : 8th January 2019

    When it comes to vaccinating yourself -- or your kids -- against the flu, there are two options in the United States: a traditional shot or a nasal spray

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  • Heart drug recall expanded again

    Added On : 7th January 2019

    The recall of popular heart drugs has expanded yet again.

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  • Why are more boys than girls born every single year?

    Added On : 25th December 2018

    There are normally around 105 male births for every 100 female ones

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  • FDA approves two cancer treatments after expedited reviews

    Added On : 29th November 2018

    FDA approves an oncology drug that targets a key genetic driver of cancer, rather than a specific type of tumor

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  • China baby gene editing claim 'dubious'

    Added On : 27th November 2018

    Significant doubts have emerged about claims from a Chinese scientist that he has helped make the world's first genetically edited babies.

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  • Diabetes: A ‘ticking time bomb’ for Saudi Arabia

    Added On : 18th November 2018

    Saudi Arabia has an 18.5 percent prevalence rate in the adult population, which ranks the country among the top 10 in the world with the highest prevalence of diabetes. (SPA)

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  • Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer

    Added On : 14th November 2018

    A new discovery could explain why obese people are more likely to develop cancer, scientists say

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  • 3 million common procedures in England could become 'life threatening' without antibiotics

    Added On : 23rd October 2018

    Antibiotics are used to prevent bacterial infections related to a range of medical procedures, such as surgery, but overusing them can lead to the bacteria becoming resistant

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