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Asthma breakthrough: potential cause and corrective treatment are identified

Asthma breakthrough: potential cause and corrective treatment are identified

A paper published yesterday in Science Translational Medicine reports that the root cause of asthma has been found and a potential treatment to reverse all symptoms has been proposed...

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Advances in thoracic surgery

Without a doubt, one of the most significant developments in thoracic surgery was the advent of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery or VATS in the 1990s...

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Current challenges in tackling macular degeneration

There are two forms of macular degeneration: the wet form and the dry form. The dry form is less challenging as it affects a smaller number of people and the disease progression is far slower...

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Countering Ebola misinformation

People tried to avoid a healthcare situation and in doing so, they propagated it through the community because instead of being in isolation they remained around the family group and relied on usual cultural health remedies...

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Women in science

Professor Dame Carol Robinson was the first female Professor of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge and then the first female Professor of Chemistry at the University Oxford. She has just been announced as the “L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science” European Laureate for 2015...

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Neuroendocrine tumors and radiopeptide imaging

Neuroendocrine tumors and radiopeptide imaging

Despite the relatively high occurrence of neuroendocrine tumors, for many years they have proved difficult to diagnose and treat...

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Health A to Z

Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Dementia with Lewy bodies is now widely recognised as the second most common type of degenerative dementia after Alzheimer disease.

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Endometriosis: Delayed Diagnosis Impacts Disease Management and Patient Well-Being

Endometriosis is a common yet poorly understood illness that affects women of reproductive age and is often under and misdiagnosed. It is believed that endometrial cells that normally line the uterus grow...

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Idiopathic Anaphylaxis

Idiopathic Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is the most extreme form of severe allergic reactions which can be life threatening and requires emergency medical treatment. It can affect anyone of any age, sex, race and stature.

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Art as Therapy

Art as Therapy

The most common misconception held about art therapy, is that it involves the therapist interpreting the artwork, and deciphering and unravelling the meanings hidden within; on the contrary, it is the creator of the image, not the therapist, who has this pleasure.

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The Quest for an Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

The Quest for an Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States, contributing to as many as a third of injury-related deaths. When a patient presents to the emergency department with a TBI in isolation or as part of multi-system injury, he or she is stabilized, evaluated and a treatment...

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Global travel and antibiotic resistance

Global travel and antibiotic resistance

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called antibiotic resistance one of the biggest threats to human health today - and international travel is contributing to the problem.

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