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  • October 27, 2016

Tobacco Companies Use Corporate Social Responsibility Programmes To Gain Access To Politicians

Tobacco Companies Use Corporate Social Responsibility Programmes To Gain Access To Politicians Companies may use corporate social responsibility programmes not just to enhance their public image, but to also gain access to politicians, influence agendas, and shape public health policy to best suit their own interests. In a study article led by Gary Fooks from […]

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  • October 17, 2016

Ticks and Lyme disease: how worried should we be?

Ticks and Lyme disease: how worried should we be? 4.52 Many of us may be taking a final opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors before the weather takes a turn for the worse. But be wary! It is not just humans that are making the most of the warmth… Wooded and bushy areas with high […]

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  • October 14, 2016

People who follow their instincts might be more trustworthy

People who follow their instincts might be more trustworthy 51 Recent research, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, hints that people who follow their gut feelings might be less likely to act immorally. A new study predicts that people who follow their instinct are less likely to cheat. Sarah Ward, psychology doctoral candidate […]

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  • October 12, 2016

What is osteomyelitis? What causes osteomyelitis?

What is osteomyelitis? What causes osteomyelitis? 4.57319 Osteomyelitis means infection of the bone or bone marrow; inflammation of the bone due to infection. Osteomyelitis sometimes occurs as a complication of injury or surgery. In some cases, the infection may get into bone tissue from the bloodstream. Patients with osteomyelitis typically experience deep pain and muscle […]

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  • October 10, 2016

Artificial pancreas for type 1 diabetes could reach patients by 2018

Artificial pancreas for type 1 diabetes could reach patients by 2018 51 A new report brings welcome news to patients with type 1 diabetes: an artificial pancreas that continuously monitors blood glucose levels and delivers insulin to the body as and when needed could be available in the next 2 years. Researchers say it is […]

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  • October 09, 2016

Children with Abnormal Breathing In Sleep – Show Tendency For Behavioral Problems

Children with Abnormal Breathing In Sleep – Show Tendency For Behavioral Problems 42 Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University studied more than 11,000 children and published their findings in today’s (5th March 2012) Pediatrics. They have shown that younger children that have sleep disordered breathing have a tendency to develop behavioral […]

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What is Prader-Willi syndrome? What causes Prader-Willi syndrome?

What is Prader-Willi syndrome? What causes Prader-Willi syndrome? 4.5452 Prader-Willi syndrome, also known as PWS is an uncommon genetic disorder (present at birth) in which seven genes (or subsets) on chromosome 15 are deleted or unexpressed. Patients with PWS may have physical, mental and behavioral problems – the main one being an unrelenting feeling of […]

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  • September 24, 2016

Exposure To Staph Bacteria Could Lead To Lupus

Exposure To Staph Bacteria Could Lead To Lupus 41 Mayo Clinic research shows that chronic exposure to even small amounts of Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria, which is frequently found on the skin or in the nose, could present a risk factor for developing the chronic inflammatory disease lupus. The study is published online in the […]

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  • September 22, 2016

Brain Lesions Can Predict Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Brain Lesions Can Predict Alzheimer’s Diagnosis 4 Damage to small blood vessels in the brain could be a secondary risk factor leading to Alzheimer’s Disease, a new study in JAMA Neurology suggests. A part of this blood vessel damage is known as white matter hyperintensities, seen in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients and appearing to […]

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  • September 13, 2016

What is Cervical Spondylosis

What is Cervical Spondylosis 3.525 Cervical spondylosis is a condition in which there is deterioration of the vertebrae, discs, and ligaments in the neck or cervical spine. It is also known as arthritis of the neck, cervical osteoarthritis, or degenerative osteoarthritis. The condition usually appears in men and women older than 40 years, and it […]

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