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By benim
In Children & Youth
Jan 14th, 2011
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Breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months is not necessarily best for a baby’s health, British researchers said Friday, calling into question advice given to new mothers. The team led by a paediatrician from University College London said babies fed only breast milk could suffer iron d...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Jan 12th, 2011
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Chicago – A leading medical group says there’s some evidence that probiotics, or “good” bacteria, may have limited benefits for certain illnesses in children. But the group says the science isn’t yet strong enough to advocate infant formulas containing probiotics. And probiotics sho...
By benim
In World Entertainment
Jan 4th, 2011
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Michael Jackson’s doctor tried to hide the fact that he had given the singer a powerful anaesthetic shortly before he died, a prosecutor has said. At a preliminary hearing, the prosecutor said Dr Conrad Murray phoned paramedics only after Jackson had died. Prosecutors say Dr Murray’s negl...
By benim
In World Entertainment
Dec 30th, 2010
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The defense of Dr. Conrad Murray’s involutary manslaughter case will be that Michael JacksonMichael Jackson killed himself. The Murray defense will submit that Murray only administered 25mg of the drug Propofol to Jackson and the rest was administered on his own. The huge overdose of the anesth...
By benim
In Health
Dec 28th, 2010
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Higher levels of stress hormones, weaker muscle tone noted, but significance is unclear Babies born to mothers who are depressed during pregnancy have higher levels of stress hormones, decreased muscle tone and other neurological and behavioral differences, a new study finds. “The two possibili...
By benim
In Canada
Dec 22nd, 2010
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TORONTO – A comparison of cancer survival rates in six developed countries puts Canada in the top three alongside Australia and Sweden, and ahead of Norway, Denmark and the U.K. The study, initiated in the United Kingdom and published online Tuesday in The Lancet, examined survival rates for br...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Dec 20th, 2010
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Breastfeeding may help children achieve higher scores at schools, particularly boys, research has shown. Photo: CORBIS Researchers found that children who were predominantly breastfed for six months did better in mathematics, reading, writing and spelling. The effect was strongest in boys. It is thou...
By benim
In Health
Dec 14th, 2010
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On the heels of World AIDS Day comes a stunning medical breakthrough: Doctors believe an HIV-positive man who underwent a stem cell transplant has been cured as a result of the procedure. Timothy Ray Brown, also known as the “Berlin Patient,” received the transplant in 2007 as part of a l...
By benim
In News
Dec 12th, 2010
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Pfizer hired investigators to dig up dirt on Nigeria’s then-attorney general early last year in an effort to pressure him to drop a $6 billion lawsuit against the company, according to a classified U.S. diplomatic cable. The high-profile litigation, which stemmed from a 1996 drug experiment con...
By benim
In Analysis
Dec 1st, 2010
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Both HIV prevalence rates and the numbers of people dying from AIDS vary greatly between African countries. In Somalia and Senegal the HIV prevalence is under 1% of the adult population, whereas in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe around 10-15% of adults are infected with HIV. Southern Africa is the wors...