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LONDON (Reuters) – One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of these mental illnesses. FILE PHOTO: A woman sits on a bench overlooking Aleppo’s ancient citadel and the old city, Syria April 13, 2019. […]

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UK surgeons have drawn up guidance for gay men on how long they should abstain from sex before and after prostate cancer treatment. It warns of potential risks to sexual partners from exposure to radiation after some treatments. Most cancer surgeons don’t ask patients about their sexual practices, which means they may not get any […]

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A new study has revealed that more middle-aged men than women may have osteopenia, a condition that causes weakened bones that can eventually lead to osteoporosis.(iStock) Osteoporosis typically affects seniors, placing them at much greater risk of fractures. But there’s another condition called osteopenia, which can happen at virtually any age. Traditionally considered a woman’s disease, men […]

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(Reuters) – Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said here on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeutics for an upfront payment of $245 million and potential milestone payments of up to $750 million. Exonics Therapeutics develops gene editing therapies to treat patients with severe genetic neuromuscular diseases. Shareholders of Exonics Therapeutics will also be eligible for […]

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eli Lilly and Co’s migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said reut.rs/2QMtzVE. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Lilly on a wall of Lilly France, part of Eli Lilly and Co, […]

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Scientists have uncovered an evolutionary paradox where men damage their ability to have children during efforts to make themselves look more attractive. Taking steroids to get a buff physique or anti-baldness pills to keep a full head of hair can damage fertility. It has been named the Mossman-Pacey paradox after the scientists who first described […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party’s 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states. Many of the restrictions are intended to draw legal challenges, which religious conservatives hope will lead the nation’s top court to […]

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You don’t have to smoke to get lung cancer. In fact, as many as 20 percent of people with lung cancer have never smoked. And many of those people are diagnosed with the disease when it’s at a stage where it’s incurable. Cancer experts have set off some alarm bells after publishing a report in […]

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(Reuters Health) – More U.S. adults are dying from heart failure today than a decade ago, and the sharpest rise in mortality is happening among middle-aged and younger adults, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on deaths from heart failure between 1999 and 2017 […]

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – His bearded face was half-covered by a shawl, but Hameedullah Khan’s fear and ignorance was on full display as he delivered a chilling message for anyone who tries to vaccinate his children against polio. A police officer walks outside a Polio Vaccination centre in Peshawar, Pakistan April 26, 2019. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz […]

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