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This gene links red meat to cancer, and now we finally know where it came from

There's already an established link between eating red meat and a higher risk of cancer. Now a study on the CMAH gene

CHRISTMAS MIRACLE: Chance treatment saves Christmas

THREE-YEAR-OLD twins Chloe and Zara Filtness have always been inseparable. Zara had forever been boisterous and full of beans but, recently,

Sustaining Your Smile

I had a kind of upsetting realization the other day: I have no idea when I last went to the dentist.

Taking folic acid in pregnancy may up risk of allergies, says study

Melbourne: Taking folic acid in late pregnancy may increase the risk of allergies in offspring affected by intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR),

Putting allergy vacuum cleaners to the test

These cleaners are remarkably quiet considering their sucking power, and also light and manoeuvrable, which makes cleaning those corners, cracks, carpets

Folic acid supplements ups allergy risk in babies

Outlook December 22, 2017 10:07 IST Folic acid supplements ups allergy risk in babies 1970-01-01T05:30:00+0530 Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 23

Zika pandemic remains formidable challenge to medicine and public health, say experts

December 22, 2017 Since 2016, when Zika was declared by the World Health Organization as a public health emergency of international

Incredible graphene sheets could turn harder than diamond when hit by a bullet

Some wonder-materials you hear from once, and that's it. But not graphene. A month barely goes by these days without us

Common blood pressure drug tied to increased risk of skin cancer

(Reuters Health) - People who take a certain water pill prescribed to control fluid retention and treat high blood pressure may

Research identifies cells that may be responsible for prostate cancer recurrence

Slide illustrating resistance to androgen-deprivation therapy in a newly identified population of dormant prostate luminal stem cells. Credit: Roswell Park Cancer

Claims of serious breaches at Bundy Blue Care facility

BLUE Care has refuted claims by the Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union that residents are suffering due to chronic understaffing. The

Vic parents lose appeal to stop vaccines

A Victorian mother has lost a legal bid to stop her three children from receiving vaccinations for measles.The mother went to

study reveals genetic, environment influence

DOES your toddler chuck tantrums? Your preschooler throw punches? Your first-grader always in fights?Unfortunately, when it comes to such aggressive impulses,

Online resources about kidney transplant too complex for most patients

By Mary Gillis (Reuters Health) - - Online health education materials about transplant options are far too complex for chronic kidney

Govt offers guidance on medical cannabis

The federal government is set to release information on how effective medical cannabis is for five uses: palliative care, multiple sclerosis,

Children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have higher IQ scores

December 21, 2017 Children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have IQ scores that are 4

NSW coal lung disease cases investigated

Two new cases of dust disease linked to NSW's coal industry have state regulators worried about possible breaches of health and

DOH partners with UP-PGH to validate dengue vaccine deaths

The expert panel is composed of pediatricians, pathologists, and other specialists with 'no financial or intellectual ties' to Sanofi Pasteur, the

Chocolate poisonings in dogs peak during the holidays, experts warn

As families fill their homes with festive treats leading up to the holidays, experts are warning pet owners not to unknowingly

The Dengvaxia brouhaha | Inquirer Business

Note: The author, a senior partner of Accralaw, is part of the legal team assisting Sanofi. Sanofi Pasteur (Sanofi), a world

Canberra patients face some of the country’s longest elective surgery wait times

The median wait time for surgery to repair a perforated ear drum was 431 days - more than six months longer

WHO releases US$1.5 million to fight diphtheria in Bangladesh

The World Health Organization has deployed additional staff and resources to respond to a rapidly spreading outbreak of diphtheria among Rohingya

New scalp device delivering electric fields improves survival in patients with glioblastoma

December 19, 2017 A device attached to a patient's scalp that delivers a continuous dose of low-intensity electric fields improves survival

Electric fields therapy shows promise for brain cancer patients: study – ABC News

ABC NewsElectric fields therapy shows promise for brain cancer patients: studyABC NewsHome-based electrical field treatment known as tumor-treating fields, or TTFields,

Christmas spent away from home

As the festive season comes at us at a rate of knots it is a time to be at home surrounded

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