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#SunburnArt? Experts warn against dangerous trend

This hazardous form of body art increases the risk of skin cancer

Experts warn about "female athlete triad"

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Women and girls who participate in sports should watch out for three signs of danger to bone health

First U.S. measles death in 12 years

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Washington State officials report a rare death from a case of the measles

U.S. airstrike kills one of first Islamic State members in Syria

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U.S. airstrike kills one of first Islamic State members in Syria
Danielle HaynesWASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- One of the first militants to join the Islamic State was killed by a U.S. coalition airstrike last month in Syria, a Pentagon official said Thursday.

Want smarter kids? Genetic diversity could be key

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New study found evolutionary link for height and intelligence when parents had more distinct genetic makeups


New measurements reveal differences between stem cells for treating retinal degeneration

published about 19 hours ago
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) By growing two types of stem cells in a '3-D culture' and measuring their ability to produce retinal cells, a ... more

Experts call for 'all hands on deck' to tackle global burden of non-communicable disease

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(European Society of Cardiology) A group of the world's top doctors and scientists working in cardiology and preventive medicine have issued a call to action ... more

Launch of first European nanomedicine characterization lab

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(Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)) Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, is part of the collaborative 'European ... more

Scientists advance cancer drug design with image of 1 of key proteins of life

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(Institute of Cancer Research) Scientists have pioneered the use of a high-powered imaging technique to picture in exquisite detail one of the central proteins of ... more

Can we predict evolution?

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(Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia) Is it possible to predict the evolution of the influenza virus? Or how rapidly bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics? Or even ... more
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Improving antimicrobial prescribing in Irish primary care through electronic data collection and surveillance: a feasibility study

published about 11 hours ago
Background: The increase in the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacterial pathogens and limited availability of new antimicrobials places immense pressure on general practitioners ... more

Design of the POINT study: Pharmacotherapy Optimisation through Integration of a Non-dispensing pharmacist in a primary care Team (POINT)

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Background: In the Netherlands, 5.6 % of acute hospital admissions are medication-related. Almost half of these admissions are potentially preventable. Reviewing medication in patients at risk ... more

Treatment of hip/knee osteoarthritis in Dutch general practice and physical therapy practice: an observational study

published Sat, Jun 27 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: A multidisciplinary, guideline-based Stepped-Care-Strategy (SCS), has recently been developed to improve the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA). To date, it is unknown ... more