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Heart health starts earlier than you think

A new multi-national survey reveals the extent of misconceptions about when is the right time to start taking action to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). In a four-country survey sample of 4,000 adults, 49 per cent answered ...

Sep 24, 2012
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Single hospital rooms ensure a good death? Think again

Over recent decades, we have seen a growing tendency for including more single rooms in hospital ward design. Single rooms are often favoured by patients, are highly sought after and rarely empty.  Infection control guidelines ...

Aug 28, 2012
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Salt iodization works

The world's population has never been so well supplied with iodine as today. Major progress in salt iodization is evident in a new global study in school children done by nutrition researchers at the ETH Zurich. ...

Mar 01, 2012
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