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Indian minister wants compulsory prenatal sex tests

India's children's minister has called for mandatory tests to determine the sex of an unborn child to try to counter high levels of female foeticide, sparking fierce criticism Tuesday from women's activists.

Feb 02, 2016
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How long can humans survive without food or water?

Rita Chretien, a Canadian woman survived being stranded inside a vehicle in Nevada for 48 days, by eating only some trail mix and candy, and drinking water from a stream. Apparently, she and her husband were following their ...

Dec 02, 2015
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Good medicine left on the shelf?

A controversial new paper by James Cook University scientist claims many useful new treatments are being left on the shelf by medical researchers.

Nov 30, 2015
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Maternal mortality cut by almost half in 25 years: UN

Deaths of women from pregnancy-related causes have fallen by almost half across the world in the past quarter century, but only nine countries have achieved the targets set by the UN, a report by UN agencies and the World ...

Nov 12, 2015
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New guidelines aim to enhance accuracy of medical tests

Seeking to improve the reliability of medical testing, an international team of top experts is releasing new guidelines for doctors and scientists on how to best report their assessments of new and existing diagnostic tests.

Oct 28, 2015
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BMJ is a partially open access medical journal. It is among the most influential and widely read peer-reviewed general academic journals in the field of medicine in the world.

The journal is published by the BMJ Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Medical Association that also publishes 24 other journals focusing on various medical specialties. Originally called the British Medical Journal, the title was officially shortened to BMJ in 1988.

The editor of BMJ is Fiona Godlee, who was appointed in February 2005.

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