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Death rates far higher for ‘alternative’ cancer cures — study

PARIS, France (AFP) — People who choose alternative cures for common cancers are up to five times more likely to die compared to those opting for standard treatments, the lead scientist of a new study told AFP Friday. The risk […]

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Baptist Health South Florida Hospitals Named Among the Best in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report

MIAMI, FL – August 8, 2017 – Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News &

Jamaican scientist’s marijuana-based anti-cancer drug is now FDA approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted orphan drug approval for Chrysoeriol, a cannabis-based drug used to treat acute myeloid leukaemia, which was developed by Jamaican

Macaroni and Cheese Linked To Birth Defects, Study Claims

Packaged macaroni and cheese is convenient and easy to store and prepare and comes in handy for a quick snack or menu addition, but it may have its

Coconut Oil Health Food Myth Debunked By Experts

A recent trend promoting the health benefits of coconut oil has been trashed by the American Heart Association (AHA) which claims it is as unhealthy as animal fats. In

Cuban anti-diabetic foot ulcer drug produces more good results

PINAR DEL RÍO, Cuba (ACN) -- The ongoing use of Heberprot-P, a drug developed in Cuba for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, has produced more good results

HIV-Positive Jamaican Who Infected Women in Canada Extradited To Face Charges

Four years after Canadian authorities demanded the extradition of Jamaican George Flowers, he has finally returned to Toronto. On Thursday, law enforcers escorted the 48-year-old HIV-infected man to Canada

Future Waves of Zika Epidemic Likely, PAHO Chief Warns

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) director Carissa Etienne says future epidemic waves of the Zika virus, which will put additional people at risk, remain likely. She issued the warning

Suspected Air Quality Hazard on Commercial Aircraft Confirmed In Latest Research

Flying could be hazardous to your health in more ways than one, according to the findings of a new study of more than 200 aircrew, which show links

Eating Red Meat Raises Risk of Death from Nine Major Diseases

The consumption of red meat increases the likelihood of dying from nine major diseases, a new American study claims. Eating beef, lamb and pork hikes susceptibility to death from

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