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FRAX calculator issued in version 3.4

FRAX®, the widely used online fracture risk assessment calculator hosted at the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases, University of Sheffield (http://www.shef.ac.uk/FRAX), has now ...

Sep 21, 2011
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Male menopause: The lowdown on 'low T'

Is there such a thing as male menopause? In women, menopause is characterized by a cessation of fertility and a sharp drop in certain hormone levels at midlife. In that sense, men don't go through their own version of menopause. ...

Apr 12, 2011
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Beautiful creatures: Lainson and his parasites

In 1965, Ralph Lainson left London for Brazil with a three-year Wellcome Trust grant. He never came back. What was it about tropical Brazil that appealed to the young man? The parasites, of course.

Apr 12, 2011
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China hospital disposes of live baby

Health authorities in south China said Friday they were investigating a hospital medical team for mistakenly diagnosing a stillbirth and disposing of a baby that was alive.

Nov 04, 2011
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