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Research aims to improve the health and safety of construction workers

Research aims to improve the health and safety of construction workers

First epidemiological study to assess the impact of the civil war in Darfur

First epidemiological study to assess the impact of the civil war in Darfur

Vitamin supplements not effective in protecting against gastro-intestinal cancer

Vitamin supplements not effective in protecting against gastro-intestinal cancer

Even health conscious Americans report low rates of endoscopic screening for colorectal cancer

Even health conscious Americans report low rates of endoscopic screening for colorectal cancer

Mortality rate from injuries, such as falls, drowning and fires, increased three-fold since 1960 in the Philippines

Mortality rate from injuries, such as falls, drowning and fires, increased three-fold since 1960 in the Philippines

Black men in the United States are significantly less likely to be screened for prostate cancer

Black men in the United States are significantly less likely to be screened for prostate cancer

Every minute of every day, at least one woman in developing countries dies in childbirth

Every minute of every day, at least one woman in developing countries dies in childbirth

Chiron CEO to appear before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Chiron CEO to appear before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

PAHO outlines health challenges ahead

PAHO outlines health challenges ahead

Bionomics licences childhood epilepsy test

Bionomics licences childhood epilepsy test

Researchers reduce the toxicity of water-soluble buckyballs by a factor of more than ten million

Researchers reduce the toxicity of water-soluble buckyballs by a factor of more than ten million

Vietnam veterans had higher death rates in the first five years after discharge

Vietnam veterans had higher death rates in the first five years after discharge

Elderly African American men are less likely to get tested for prostate cancer

Elderly African American men are less likely to get tested for prostate cancer

Soy-rich foods could reduce the spread of breast cancer

Soy-rich foods could reduce the spread of breast cancer

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Ireland’s alcohol related problems cost in excess of €2.65 billion

Ireland’s alcohol related problems cost in excess of €2.65 billion

New recommendations which will help pre-empt drinking water contamination

New recommendations which will help pre-empt drinking water contamination

Obesity makes surgery more difficult and risky

Obesity makes surgery more difficult and risky

Imperative that strategies to control tuberculosis include measures to treat individuals with MDR disease

Imperative that strategies to control tuberculosis include measures to treat individuals with MDR disease

Liver cancer, cirrhosis of the liver and other diseases related to hepatitis B infection will continue to increase

Liver cancer, cirrhosis of the liver and other diseases related to hepatitis B infection will continue to increase