A new World Health Organization (WHO) strategy aims to halve the impact of snakebite, which affects 5.4 million people globally each year, kills up to 138 000 and leaves 400 000 suffering permanent physical and psychological disabilities
New HIV infections in the United States could be substantially reduced by up to 67 percent by 2030 if ambitious goals for HIV care and treatment are met and targeted prevention interventions for people at risk for HIV are rapidly scaled up, according to a study by Georgia State University and the Un...
A hefty blow to the chest can have entirely opposite outcomes. While, for instance, some baseball players have died after being hit in the chest by a baseball, patients undergoing fatal cardiac tachyarrhythmias have been saved by an appropriately timed thump to the chest.
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Researchers at Yale and at the National Center for Cardiovascular Disease in China just quantified a significant opportunity to improve Chinese heart health: 1 in 10 middle-aged Chinese adults are at high risk for heart disease, yet only about 3% of those at-risk are taking either statins or aspirin...
Consumption of allium vegetables--which include garlic, leeks, and onions--was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study of men and women in China.
Data from 1.2 million people reveal how tobacco and alcohol use may be linked to your genes and to various diseases
The technology, developed by researchers at Imperial College London and The University of Hong Kong, can be used to measure hormones that affect fertility, sexual development, and menstruation more quickly and cheaply than current methods.
A study of more than 30,000 Americans since 2001 has revealed significant differences in management of heart disease risk between women and men
Eating more nuts, particularly tree nuts, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease among people with type 2 diabetes, according to new research in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal.
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