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In fluke experiment, espresso quells rare genetic disease

The parents of an 11-year-old boy with the rare genetic muscular disorder dyskinesia, carry out an accidental test that proves the efficacy of caffeine as a treatment of the disease

The parents of an 11-year-old boy with the rare genetic muscular disorder dyskinesia, ...

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In fluke experiment, espresso quells rare genetic disease

To wit: cycling, running and triathlons cause people to use different muscles. But they ...

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Scientists seek limit to human endurance

The World Health Organization says in a fresh report that every day globally there are ...

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WHO alarmed at STD spread in the era of dating apps

'The most effective way to reduce human consumption of microplastics will likely be to ...

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Humans consume 'tens of thousands' of plastic pieces each year

(UPDATED) The financial commitment puts Canada on the map as the world's leading donor to ...

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Trudeau announces landmark investments in women's sexual health rights

International NGO Health Care Without Harm wants to influence hospitals to reduce plastic ...

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Hospitals urged to reduce plastic waste

Delegates representing Philippine NGOs say the absence of health officials at the Women ...

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Delegates lament absence of PH health officials at Women Deliver conference

The findings come as the administration of President Donald Trump is renewing its efforts ...

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Obamacare led to better cancer outcomes – studies

The drug, marketed under the brand name Kisqali, costs $12,553 for a 28-day dose, says ...

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New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates by 30%

This psychologist offers 6 ways people can reduce the harm social media can do to their ...

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6 ways to protect your mental health from social media's dangers