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Cancer turns blood vessels over to its cause

Cancer requires a blood supply to deliver the nutrients and oxygen it needs to grow and survive. It had been thought that tumours create the blood supply they need by stimulating the formation of new blood ...

Dec 01, 2014
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UK sees a fall in maternal deaths

Maternal deaths in the UK have dropped from 11 per 100,000 women giving birth in 2006–08 to 10 per 100,000 women giving birth in 2010–12, according to a report led by the National Perinatal Epidemiology ...

Dec 09, 2014
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The ethics of brain boosting

(Medical Xpress) -- The idea of a simple, cheap and widely available device that could boost brain function sounds too good to be true.

Jan 26, 2012
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