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    Precision cancer therapy works in 3/4 of patients: study

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:56am on February 22, 2018

    A precision cancer treatment that targets rare genetic mutations that exist in about 5,000 people in the United States instead of the tumour's location in the body has shown success in three-quarters of patients, researchers said Wednesday...

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    High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumours in male rats: US study

    Reuters | Updated at 12:35pm on February 03, 2018

    Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumours in the tissues around their hearts, according to a draft report by US government researchers on the potential health risks of the devices...

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    Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day: study

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:44am on January 25, 2018

    Just one cigarette a day carries nearly half the risk for heart attack and stroke as smoking a full pack of 20, according to a large-scale...

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    Cancer blood test finds eight kinds of tumors: study

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:05am on January 20, 2018

    A new blood test for cancer has shown promise toward detecting eight different kinds of tumors before they have spread elsewhere in the body, offering hope of early detection, researchers said Thursday...

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    6,582 die of cervical cancer in Bangladesh each year

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:31pm on January 13, 2018

    Experts said on Saturday no woman should die of cervical cancer as it can be treated and cured if it is diagnosed early. About 11,956...

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    Heart attack care ‘unequal for women’

    BBC | Updated at 10:15am on January 08, 2018

    Fewer women who suffer a heart attack would die if they were given the same treatments as men, a new study found...

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    Drug Admin fixes prices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 20, 2017

    The Drug Administration on Tuesday fixed the prices of pacemaker and valve, as the lifesaving medical devices had been selling in the country for long without any regulation...

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    Philippines bans dengue vaccine as Sanofi downplays risk

    Reuters | Updated at 07:08pm on December 05, 2017

    The Philippines has ordered French drugmaker Sanofi to stop the sale, distribution and marketing of its Dengvaxia dengue vaccine in the country after the company...

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    Bangladesh detects 5,586 HIV patients since 1989

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 05, 2017

    The government on Monday disclosed that at least 865 people were newly detected HIV positive, raising the total number of AIDS patients to 5,586 since 1989 in the country...

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    HIV epidemic alarming in Europe, WHO warns

    Reuters | Updated at 03:17pm on November 28, 2017

    The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe reached its highest level in 2016 since records began, showing the region’s epidemic...