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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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A tax on sugar is the bitter pill that is needed

In a week when the British Medical Association has called for a sugar tax of 20 per cent to be introduced to help combat the nation's obesity epidemic, Dr Gail Rees, Associate Professor in Human Nutrition at Plymouth University ...

Jul 14, 2015
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