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Half of All Stillbirths Around the World Could be Prevented

About half of the two million babies who are stillborn every year could be saved by improving the medical care offered to expectant mothers, a study says.   The research,…

One in Ten Adults Obese

Obesity is gaining ground around the world as one in ten adults are now obese, according to a joint UK-US study. Researchers at Imperial College London and Harvard used data…

Study Linking MMR to Autism “Elaborate Fabrication”

A study linking the vaccination against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) to autism in children was based on fraudulent data, says a report in the British Medical Journal. The controversial…

Circumcision – A Strong Weapon against Warts and Cervical Cancer

Studies have indicated that female partners of circumcised men face 28 per cent lower risk of getting infected with the human papilloma virus. This virus causes warts and cervical cancer…

Research Establishing ADHD as a Genetic Disorder Could Lead to Better Treatments

A research study at the Cardiff University establishes the first evidence that ‘Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder’ (ADHD) is genetic in nature and might have less to do with bad…