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Medicine

Second baby born with HIV cured, five additional remission cases may exist
Doctors appear to have cured a nine-month-old baby that was born with the HIV virus, marking the second time that medical professionals may have sent HIV into remission by starting treatment just hours after the child’s birth.

06.03.2014 03:46

Pro-vaccination campaigns have opposite effect, study claims
Parents who prefer not have their children vaccinated are posing a major health problem, researchers now say, but show little sign of changing ways.

04.03.2014 21:14

Doctors warn new FDA-approved painkiller is deadly dangerous
A new painkiller set to hit the market in March is coming under heavy fire from doctors and lawmakers warning of its powerful ability to kill.

28.02.2014 19:12

Medical marijuana workers start unionizing with government help
Marijuana may still be illegal at the federal level, but the US labor board believes pot workers still have the same rights as any other American employee.

27.02.2014 16:54

‘We have to sell more weed!’: Colorado county issues first-ever marijuana tax figures
A recreational marijuana store located in southern Colorado became the first business of its kind in the state to announce the tax totals from the new industry that pot advocates say will be a boon for state education and struggling local economies.

26.02.2014 02:55

Popular painkiller increases risk of ADHD in children, study finds
Over-the-counter pain relievers made with acetaminophen are among the most widely-sold in the United States, but concerns raised by a new study could possibly change all of that.

25.02.2014 19:06

Four more cancers to be covered by insurance program for 9/11 first-responders
The United States Department of Health and Human Services program that provides care to first-responders injured during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will now extend coverage to victims with four types of cancer previously not considered.

21.02.2014 20:36

​Russian pilot in US prison with serious health problems but no medical aid - diplomats
A Russian pilot imprisoned in the US on questionable charges is receiving no medical treatment, despite suffering from pre-infarction angina. His lawyer said that a review of Konstantin Yaroshenko’s case will only become possible in August.

21.02.2014 05:09

‘Living drug’ beats leukemia in nearly 9 out of 10 cases
A new technique of treating leukemia using a patient’s own immune system which is being called a ‘living drug’ has worked in 88 percent of adults a team of researchers in the US has found.

20.02.2014 14:24

Rioters thrashed, handcuffed governor of Ukrainian region to make him resign
A governor of a western Ukrainian region who tried to calm down a raging mob of rioters was severely beaten and handcuffed to a protest stage. His family could also be under threat as insurgents are reportedly looking for them.

20.02.2014 08:33

Mob lacerated captured police officer in Kiev
A bleeding and insensible police officer has been refused medical treatment in the insurgent’s camp in central Kiev, according to a video that has emerged. There are 10 police officers among the 26 victims of Kiev’s latest unrest.

20.02.2014 07:04

Popular antidepressant linked to increased breast cancer risk
​The popular antidepressant Paxil has been linked to the development of breast cancer in women, according to a study that uses new testing methods to easily detect chemicals that can upset human hormonal balance.

19.02.2014 19:55

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