Oncology & Cancer

WHO moves step closer to cheaper breast cancer treatment

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Wednesday that it had for the first time approved a "biosimilar" medicine—one derived from living sources rather than chemicals—to make breast cancer treatment affordable ...

Health

1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF

A third of the world's nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a consequence, according to a grim UN assessment of childhood nutrition released ...

Cardiology

Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study finds

A cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure in a large study, suggesting it could be a good way to help prevent heart problems especially in poor countries.

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