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For World No-Tobacco Day WHO makes a stand against illicit tobacco trade

For World No-Tobacco Day WHO makes a stand against illicit tobacco trade

May 31 2015 is World No Tobacco Day and the World Health Organization (WHO) is using this opportunity to bring attention to the illicit trade in tobacco...

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Clinical trial suggests HIV patients should start therapy sooner rather than later

Clinical trial suggests HIV patients should start therapy sooner rather than later

Findings from a large-scale clinical trial have shown that people with HIV should start antiretroviral therapy as soon as they have been diagnosed, irrespective of what their CD4+ count is...

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Understanding the antimicrobial action of borrelidin

Borrelidin is a naturally occurring antibiotic isolated from the Streptomyces species and initially from Streptomyces rochei in 1949. It is called Borrelidin because it was firstly discovered as having anti-Borrelia activity. Borrelia is a type of bacteria...

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Breastfeeding duration and intelligence

Our research shows a benefit of breastfeeding on performance in IQ tests that was similar to the benefit reported in previous tests among children and adolescents, suggesting that the benefits of breastfeeding are still observed in adulthood...

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Type IV pili influence swarming of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Type IV pili influence swarming of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is a Gram-negative bacteria that often occurs in soil and ground water. This opportunistic pathogen rarely affects healthy people and mainly causes infection in susceptible populations...

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Just think about it: Giving natural movement to a patient with quadriplegia

Just think about it: Giving natural movement to a patient with quadriplegia

Paralysis is often the result of nerve damage that prevents commands from the brain being relayed to muscle to cause movement...

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Health A to Z

Occupational Therapy: Your Life by Design

The role of an occupational therapist is often not fully understood, or is confused with the role of a physical therapist. What’s the differentiator? Cue the “your life by design” approach.

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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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