Surrogates feel hurt by India's ban on foreign customers

For thousands of childless couples the world over, India has been the go-to destination to fulfill their dreams of becoming parents, thanks to its well-trained doctors, well-appointed fertility clinics and vast numbers of ...

Nov 18, 2015
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Why don't we feel more guilty about eating animals?

"Ham is made from pig bum, isn't it Mummy?" This was the question I was confronted with during a recent trip to the local zoo with my young daughter. She had taken a break from feeding Alice, the zoo's resident pig, to inhale ...

Nov 12, 2015
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Increasing numbers of med school applicants, enrollees

(HealthDay)—There has been a 25 percent increase in the number of medical school enrollees since 2002, with the number reaching an all-time high of 20,630 this year, according to a report published online Oct. 22 by the ...

Oct 30, 2015
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India's 'medicine man' brings pills to the poor

It's early morning but already "Medicine Baba" Omkarnath Sharma is pounding the pavement in one of New Delhi's upscale neighbourhoods, collecting the wellheeled's leftover pills, capsules and syrups.

Nov 09, 2015
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Kidney failure and its treatment may impact cancer risk

For patients with kidney failure, poor kidney function and immunosuppressant medications may increase their risk of developing different types of cancer. The findings, which are published in a study appearing in an upcoming ...

Nov 12, 2015
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