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Popular injectable contraceptive increases risk of STD's

Popular injectable contraceptive increases risk of STD's

Researchers have discovered that many people with Bardet-Biedl syndrome can't detect odors

Researchers have discovered that many people with Bardet-Biedl syndrome can't detect odors

Dual-action compound shows promise in killing prostate cancer cells

Dual-action compound shows promise in killing prostate cancer cells

Five-in-one vaccine is an important step forward in the UK's vaccination programme

Five-in-one vaccine is an important step forward in the UK's vaccination programme

The world's population in 2050 will be 9.276 billion, currently 6.396 in 2004

The world's population in 2050 will be 9.276 billion, currently 6.396 in 2004

Kids who grow up with poor single mothers are more likely to get into trouble

Kids who grow up with poor single mothers are more likely to get into trouble

Adolescent girls that have been physically coerced into sexual intercourse are more likely to have had a sexually transmitted disease

Adolescent girls that have been physically coerced into sexual intercourse are more likely to have had a sexually transmitted disease

Scientists have uncovered the identity of the last of eight genes known to contribute to Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Scientists have uncovered the identity of the last of eight genes known to contribute to Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Pineal gland which regulates the cycles of sleep and waking evolved  to improve vision

Pineal gland which regulates the cycles of sleep and waking evolved to improve vision

African-American women are having fewer children and breastfeeding less

African-American women are having fewer children and breastfeeding less

Computerised treatment for teaching obese teenagers how to eat healthily

Computerised treatment for teaching obese teenagers how to eat healthily

Young children capable of reporting on their own health

Young children capable of reporting on their own health

A new online and searchable European register of clinical trials in children

A new online and searchable European register of clinical trials in children

Call for original research papers and other works dealing with primary health care

Call for original research papers and other works dealing with primary health care

Teen birth rate hits record low and prevalence of overweight among children has increased

Teen birth rate hits record low and prevalence of overweight among children has increased

Report shows mixed results for lead screening rates in children

Report shows mixed results for lead screening rates in children

Violence, sex, and profanity increased significantly in movies between 1992 and 2003

Violence, sex, and profanity increased significantly in movies between 1992 and 2003

Genetic mutation is a major contributor to type 1 diabetes

Genetic mutation is a major contributor to type 1 diabetes

Role of environmental risks in the development of autism

Role of environmental risks in the development of autism

Obese parents are the greatest influence for childhood obesity

Obese parents are the greatest influence for childhood obesity