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Rising global temperatures may threaten diabetics

The World Health Organization estimates that of the 500 million people worldwide thought to have diabetes, 90 percent have type 2 diabetes and the number diagnosed with diabetes by 2020 will increase dramatically. As the ...

Apr 01, 2016
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How cancer stem cells thrive when oxygen is scarce

Working with human breast cancer cells and mice, scientists at The Johns Hopkins University say new experiments explain how certain cancer stem cells thrive in low oxygen conditions. Proliferation of such cells, which tend ...

Mar 28, 2016
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New report reveals hundreds still dying in detention

An ongoing culture of secrecy, poor access to specialist mental health services and a lack of high quality independent investigations has contributed to hundreds of non-natural deaths in detention, according to a new report ...

Mar 18, 2016
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