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Laron Dwarves – Ecuador – August 2008

Cyrano Media Journeyman Pictures In the isolated mountains of Ecuador, a community of four-feet tall dwarves appear to be immune from cancer and diabetes. Here, two scientists are on a mission to find the ultimate cure for cancer. Inbreeding among … Continue reading

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Scarcity of College Men Leads Women to Choose Briefcase Over Baby

Science Daily American women today are more likely to earn college degrees than men with women receiving 57 percent of all bachelor’s and 60 percent of all master’s degrees. But are there consequences to having more women than men in … Continue reading

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‘US Army suicides jumped by 80% following Iraq invasion’

Press TV American military doctors say the number of suicides in the US Army jumped by 80 percent after the Iraq invasion. Before 2003, the percentage of Army suicides was below civilian rates, but it started to climb in 2004, … Continue reading

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Pinterest: Just what exactly is on it?

Lauren Everitt BBC News Hype is growing about the social media website Pinterest, with much fanfare after it passed 10 million users in record time. But what is actually on this online pinboard? There’s still a healthily high percentage of … Continue reading

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Sex gap: Men get 32 of 35 cancers more often than women, study shows

Source: LA Times Men are at higher risk of getting 32 out of 35 cancers, according to an international study, which further suggests that the greatest reason for the gap lies in biology. “Simply being male is responsible for a … Continue reading

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Nearly Half of All Pharmaceuticals Produced Overseas, Many in Unregulated Chinese Factories

Source: Activist Post Nearly half of all pharmaceutical drugs within the United States were not only produced overseas, but a shocking 81% of the 3,765 foreign factories have never been inspected by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Of these mystery drug … Continue reading

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Doctors Look Beyond The West For Their Own Health

Source: PR-Canada A majority of doctors and nurses are using complementary and alternative medicine to achieve wellness. One manufacturer of vitamins for boosting the immune system has taken the lead by providing two immune boosting supplements that combine the Western … Continue reading

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300,000 doses of flu vaccine Preflucel withdrawn in alert over side-effects?

Source: Daily Mail A flu vaccine has been recalled from thousands of surgeries and pharmacies across Europe amid fears it is making people ill. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a warning over Preflucel, a popular … Continue reading

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