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Global warming will bring climate-related health crises

Global warming will bring climate-related health crises

Immediate access to antibiotics stems spread of sexually transmitted diseases

Immediate access to antibiotics stems spread of sexually transmitted diseases

Ebola virus outbreaks linked to infected wild animal carcasses

Ebola virus outbreaks linked to infected wild animal carcasses

Blips and AIDS therapy

Blips and AIDS therapy

Expanded HIV screening can increase patient life span

Expanded HIV screening can increase patient life span

Screening for toxoplasmosis for all pregnant women and newborns is necessary

Screening for toxoplasmosis for all pregnant women and newborns is necessary

Abandoned bones suggest TB wiped out leprosy in battle of killer diseases

Abandoned bones suggest TB wiped out leprosy in battle of killer diseases

Link between heart disease and periodontal bacteria

Link between heart disease and periodontal bacteria

Eye thermal radiation can indicate a disease even before clinical signs appear

Eye thermal radiation can indicate a disease even before clinical signs appear

Infection complicates 2 to 2·5% of breast implantations

Infection complicates 2 to 2·5% of breast implantations

No association between a herpesvirus infection and pulmonary hypertension

No association between a herpesvirus infection and pulmonary hypertension

US rates of early death and disability from sexual behaviour triple those of other wealthy nations

US rates of early death and disability from sexual behaviour triple those of other wealthy nations

Health initiatives have led to Arab and Israeli cooperation in the Middle East

Health initiatives have led to Arab and Israeli cooperation in the Middle East

Monoclonal antibody therapeutics to fill vacuum left by ineffective conventional therapies

Monoclonal antibody therapeutics to fill vacuum left by ineffective conventional therapies

New technique can greatly facilitate the development of vaccines against infectious diseases such as smallpox, malaria and tuberculosis

New technique can greatly facilitate the development of vaccines against infectious diseases such as smallpox, malaria and tuberculosis

Uncircumcised men have more than twice the risk of acquiring HIV

Uncircumcised men have more than twice the risk of acquiring HIV

NIH begins Phase 1 clinical trial of HIV vaccine candidate

NIH begins Phase 1 clinical trial of HIV vaccine candidate

Newly discovered virus, New Haven coronavirus

Newly discovered virus, New Haven coronavirus

Home HIV-AIDS test could be a reality within two years

Home HIV-AIDS test could be a reality within two years

Pilgrimage to Mecca comes with a few medical risks

Pilgrimage to Mecca comes with a few medical risks