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(Reuters Health) – Nearly one third of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. experience physical, psychological and/or sexual violence during their journey, a new study finds. Especially at risk are women and those who are transgender, transvestite and transsexual, according to the report published in the journal PLoS ONE. “Migrants are subjected to a […]

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Increasing numbers of middle-aged Americans appear to be developing cancers that can be associated with obesity, new data suggest. And the increase in these cancers among 50- to 64-year-olds parallels the rising rates of obesity, researchers say. In their analysis of more than six million cancer cases, researchers found that obesity-associated cancers appeared to be […]

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Revenue of $1.6 Million for the Second Quarter ended June 30, 2019, Increased by Approximately $800,000 or 94% Gross Profit of $61,545 for the Second Quarter ended June 30, 2019 Increased by Approximately $42,000 or 229% Cleaned up and strengthened the balance sheet, no debt outstanding SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Envision […]

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The project to build a new children’s hospital in Edinburgh will cost a further £90m. A new Audit Scotland report shows that £80m has been spent on “enabling and equipment works” at the site – beyond the deal with consortium IHSL. A further £11.6m was given to IHSL to end a contract dispute over construction […]

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In extreme heat, electric fans may offer some relief when it’s very humid, but when temps are dangerously high and humidity is low, fans can actually make a person feel hotter, increasing strain on the heart and raising core temperature, a new report warns. FILE PHOTO: Resident Toni Ann Gaggi uses an electric fan to […]

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A debate is raging over proposals that a second vaccine be introduced to fight Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, currently in the grip of its worst outbreak. The DR Congo Health Minister, Dr Oly Ilunga, who resigned after being stripped of management of the country’s Ebola response, said the current vaccine is the only […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout. Following the 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak that ravaged Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia and killed at least 11,300 people, the World Bank launched a […]

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(Reuters Health) – A growing proportion of American men who have sex with men know they can take a daily pill to avoid infection with HIV and more of them are using it, a U.S. study suggests. So-called HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly protective against the virus that causes AIDS, but many people worldwide […]

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(Reuters Health) – Many of the interactive information and entertainment systems turning up in newer cars may be distracting enough to increase the risk for accidents, especially for older drivers, a new AAA Foundation study finds. The systems often require drivers to take their eyes off the road for extended periods for when performing simple […]

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(Reuters Health) – Many people in the U.S. take antibiotics that weren’t prescribed for them, according to a new study that highlights one factor that may be contributing to the rise of antibiotic resistant infections. FILE PHOTO: Ten pills of the antibiotic “Amoxicillin 1000mg” are seen at a pharmacy in Hanau, Germany, May 31, 2018. […]

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