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Breast Milk May Cure Cancer, Scientists Say

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Thursday May 18, 2017 – The accidental discovery of the effects of a compound found in breast milk could mean a more effective and targeted way of killing cancerous cells, Swedish researchers say. Scientists from the University of […]

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Venezuela Health Minister Sacked After Revealing Sharp Rise In Infant And Maternal Deaths

Venezuela has fired Health Minister Antonieta Caporale after her department released statistics revealing a shocking increase in infant and maternal mortality. Vice-Minister of Hospitals Luis Lopez has been appointed

Some Antibiotics Linked To Miscarriage In Early Pregnancy

MONTREAL, Canada, Wednesday May 10, 2017 – Many classes of antibiotics are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage when used in early pregnancy, according to a Canadian

Does baby powder cause cancer?

NEW JERSEY, United States (AP) — Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict for the fourth time over whether the talc in its

Plastic-Eating Caterpillar Could Hold Key To Tackling Plastic Pollution

CAMBRIDGE, England, Tuesday May 2, 2017 – Plastic waste fouls the ocean, poisons marine life, defaces the environment and clogs gutters and landfills; sticking around for years without

Bajan nears cure for breast cancer

A LEADING BARBADIAN scientist and her team of researchers in Canada are unearthing vital answers to a medical mystery that surrounds a deadly form of breast cancer that’s

Vaccination campaign necessary to stop the spread of cholera in Haiti, says researcher

GAINESVILLE, USA - A mathematical model of cholera transmission in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake suggests that current approaches to cholera control and elimination, which focus primarily on

Promising Zika Vaccine Moves To Next Phase Of Human Trials

With projections putting the regional cost of the ongoing spread of the Zika virus at billions of dollars, the news that we are one step closer to a

Zika Cost In the Region Will Be in the Billions

The Zika outbreak could cost the Caribbean and Latin America US$7-18 billion over 2015–2017 alone, a new report has found. And while larger economies such as Brazil could bear

Cuban scientists to present results of clinical trials of new drug

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Experts from different branches of medicine in Cuba were on Thursday due to present the latest results of the application of Hebervital, a product

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