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Biomira and Merck announce fast track status for liposome vaccine

Biomira and Merck announce fast track status for liposome vaccine

Research confirms benefits of commonly used traditional remedies for a range of illnesses

Research confirms benefits of commonly used traditional remedies for a range of illnesses

BMA calls for total ban of smoking in enclosed public places

BMA calls for total ban of smoking in enclosed public places

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway

New guidelines for the treatment of patients with stroke and TIA

New guidelines for the treatment of patients with stroke and TIA

Arsenic could be toxic at much lower levels than previously thought

Arsenic could be toxic at much lower levels than previously thought

BMA Cymru Wales to launch no smoking campaign

BMA Cymru Wales to launch no smoking campaign

Overweight children up to five times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke before age of 65

Overweight children up to five times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke before age of 65

Tarceva plus Gemcitabine improves survival compared to Gemcitabine alone

Tarceva plus Gemcitabine improves survival compared to Gemcitabine alone

Washington minority groups hit hardest by tobacco use

Washington minority groups hit hardest by tobacco use

PSA test is now all but useless for predicting prostate cancer risk

PSA test is now all but useless for predicting prostate cancer risk

Growing up in polluted towns and cities increases risk of lung health issues

Growing up in polluted towns and cities increases risk of lung health issues

Public call for legal age of smoking to be raised helps underline dire health-care consequences of long-term smoking

Public call for legal age of smoking to be raised helps underline dire health-care consequences of long-term smoking

CT scans may be delivering as much radiation as a low-dose atomic bomb

CT scans may be delivering as much radiation as a low-dose atomic bomb

Ambitious decades-long investigation into the causes of breast cancer aims to recruit 100,000 women

Ambitious decades-long investigation into the causes of breast cancer aims to recruit 100,000 women

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

African-American women are less likely to be treated with breast reconstruction after mastectomy than women of other races

African-American women are less likely to be treated with breast reconstruction after mastectomy than women of other races

Exposure to natural and man-made substances in the environment accounts for at least two-thirds of all the cases of cancer in the U.S.

Exposure to natural and man-made substances in the environment accounts for at least two-thirds of all the cases of cancer in the U.S.

Tobacco industry's efforts to influence the print media

Tobacco industry's efforts to influence the print media

Personalised medicine designed to enhance people's chances of quitting smoking

Personalised medicine designed to enhance people's chances of quitting smoking