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Asia's rising tobacco epidemic

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect of no-smoking policies in Asia, where both high- and low-income countries are belatedly waking up to a growing tobacco-related health ...

Sep 18, 2014
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Moles linked to risk for breast cancer

Cutaneous nevi, commonly known as moles, may be a novel predictor of breast cancer, according to two studies published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Jiali Han and colleagues from Indiana University and Ha ...

Jun 10, 2014
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'Minor infection' impacts women's social lives

(Medical Xpress)—New research has shown that a common vaginal infection, often regarded as minor, is having a major effect on women's lives, with recurrent sufferers avoiding sex and even social activities.

Sep 11, 2013
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Psychotherapy's benefits for depression

Treatments for depression that don't involve antidepressant drugs but rather focus on different forms of talking therapy (referred to as psychotherapeutic interventions) are all beneficial, with no one form of therapy being ...

May 28, 2013
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Air pollution and hardening of arteries

Long term exposure to air pollution may be linked to heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis, or "hardening of the arteries", according to a study by U.S. researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine.

Apr 23, 2013
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PLoS Medicine

PLoS Medicine is a scientific journal covering the full spectrum of the medical sciences. It began operation on October 19, 2004. It was the second journal of the Public Library of Science (PLoS) a non-profit organization which releases scientific content under open access terms. All content in PLoS Medicine is published under the Creative Commons "by-attribution" license [1]. To fund the journal, the publication's business model requires that, in most cases, authors will pay publication costs.

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