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Science Diplomacy Is More Vital Than Ever

0SHARESShare The U.S. appears to be plunging headlong into a new era of isolationism. The White House wants to pull out of international agreements, including the Paris climate deal and the North American Free Trade Agreement. It has issued executive orders trying to halt or slow the flow of refugees and immigrants to the nation. This is bad for the ...

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When Emergency Pediatric Surgery Is Anything But

Perhaps the most terrifying aspect of parenthood is the realization that, at some point, you’re going to screw up. From birth methods to feeding types, from sleeping arrangements to education and daycare options, raising a child is a veritable minefield of choice. Nowhere are parental decisions more fraught than for the caregivers of intersex children—kids who are born with biological ...

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Chilli so hot it can kill you is to be used as an anaesthetic

Mr Smith and his fiery creation (Picture: Ian Cooper/Daily Post Wales) The world’s hottest chilli pepper is so hot it can kill, but doctors are going to use it as an anaesthetic. Most of us are partial to the taste of chilli, but this new pepper, created in North Wales, is so hot it would burn and close up your ...

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Mum gives birth hungover after not realising she was pregnant

Abigail thought she had a bladder infection (Picture: PA Real Life) A young mother gave birth while hungover because she didn’t realise she was pregnant and went drinking the night before. Abigail Avery, who had no idea she was expecting, went on a binge drinking session the evening before her daughter’s birth. Diets of meat, gravy and beer causing resurgence of Victorian-era diseases ...

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More than half of world's deaths still have no recorded cause: WHO

0SHARESShare By Kate Kelland | LONDON More than half of all deaths have no recorded cause, making effective health monitoring and policymaking far more difficult, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. However, improved collection of statistics meant that 27 million of the world’s 56 million estimated deaths in 2015 were registered with a cause compared with only about ...

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Bayer gets FDA priority review for blood cancer drug

0SHARESShare The logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the Bayer Healthcare subgroup production plant in Wuppertal, Germany February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender/File Photo 0SHARESShare Click here to Read from the source

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FDA places clinical hold on Concert Pharma's hair loss drug

0SHARESShare A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed 0SHARESShare Click here to Read from the source

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Even with free sunscreen, most people don't use enough

0SHARESShare By Lisa Rapaport Offering free sunscreen to people at public events might not be enough to motivate them to properly protect themselves from harmful rays, a recent experiment suggests. Researchers set up complimentary sunscreen dispensers at 10 information booths at the Minnesota State Fair, which typically draws more than 1.7 million attendees each August. About 17,000 people used the ...

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