(Medical Xpress)—Cilantro or coriander as it's known in Britain and some other places, is a leafy green herb commonly used in Mexican food and has a history of having one of those kinds of flavors that ...
Genetics Sep 13, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 10 |
While Australia has recently passed legislation to ban logos from cigarette packages and to make plain packaging mandatory, other countries are still considering whether or not to take similar measures. New research published ...
Addiction Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A drug candidate that is nearing clinical trials against a Latin American parasite is showing additional promise as a cure for hookworm, one of the most widespread and insidious parasites afflicting developing nations, according ...
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved Abbott Laboratories' ESA test for Chagas disease, which could be a useful tool in protecting the nation's blood supply from contamination.
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The number of young people having unprotected sex in the West has risen sharply over the past two years, a survey said Monday, with health professionals concerned the safe sex message is falling on deaf ears.
Health Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Latin America is facing an alarming increase in cancer rates, and unless urgent action is taken to prevent cancers, improve health-care systems and facilities, access to vital medical care, and treatment of poor people, the ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Alzheimer's disease is the fastest growing threat to health in the US. HIV/AIDS and alcohol are severely eroding the health of Russians. Violence is claiming the lives of young men in large swaths of Latin America, constituting ...
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Today, The Lancet Infectious Diseases published a new report that examines the global economic burden of Chagas disease. In the first study of its kind, researchers measured the health and economic impact of Chagas diseas ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In 2010, almost 50 million couples worldwide were unable to have a child after five years of trying. Infertility rates have hardly changed over the past 20 years, according to a study by international researchers published ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Danish researchers have developed a new and sensitive method that makes it possible to diagnose malaria from a single drop of blood or saliva. The method might eventually be used in low-resource areas without ...
Medical research Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
One million people die by their own hand each year, accounting for more deaths than wars and murders put together, the World Health Organisation said Friday, calling for urgent action to address the problem.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 07, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (5) | 1
Trials in Thailand with a candidate vaccine for dengue, a potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease, have shown it to protect against three of the four virus strains, its French maker said Wednesday.
Medications Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- As many as 300,000 people in the United States may have chronic Chagas disease -- mostly spread by blood-sucking insects -- health officials report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
From liposuction in Athens to an eye operation in Dubai, the lucrative market in medical tourism is on the up, tempting ever more countries to look for ways to profit from foreign patient care.
Health May 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Holed up at his home in the south of France, the founder of troubled breast implant manufacturer PIP is fighting back against a growing international scandal over his allegedly faulty products.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0