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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 study published last week. Researchers said that macrolides, quinolones, tetracyclines, sulfonamides and […]

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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

Breast Cancer Survivor Using Memoir to Help Build Oncology Centre in St Vincent

In 2007, not long after fulfilling her dream of living in Paris, France, Karla Baptiste was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at the age of 34. She

BVI health system commended

The government of the British Virgin Islands has been commended on its achievements, as its health system is said to be setting the example for the Eastern Caribbean

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