Call for circumcision gets a boost

In the United States the rate of circumcision in men has increased to 81% over the past decade. In an important new study just published in advance in Mayo Clinic Proceedings authors from Australia and the United States have s ...

Apr 02, 2014
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Green tea boosts your brain

Green tea is said to have many putative positive effects on health. Now, researchers at the University of Basel are reporting first evidence that green tea extract enhances the cognitive functions, in particular ...

Apr 07, 2014
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Breakthrough in HIV and Hep C vaccine research

(Medical Xpress)—Plans for a new type of DNA vaccine to protect against the deadly HIV and Hepatitis C viruses have taken an important step forward, with University of Adelaide researchers applying for a patent based on ...

Mar 25, 2014
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Swiss building provides refuge for the hypersensitive

No smoking, no perfume, no mobile phone use—the list of rules at a newly opened apartment building on the outskirts of Zurich is long. For a reason: the structure has been purpose built for people who say exposure to everyday ...

Apr 06, 2014
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