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Possible side effects of Pueraria mirifica supplements for breast enlargement

Many women who consume Pueraria mirifica supplements in hopes of gaining larger breasts have been found to suffer serious side effects including menstrual irregularities and other disorders. Pueraria mirifica Pueraria mirifica (野葛根) is...
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Lifestyle choices that could reduce your risk of dementia

A new international study published in The Lancet medical journal suggests that roughly one third of dementia cases could potentially be prevented through healthier lifestyle choices. The study, entitled “Dementia prevention, intervention,...
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Oral sex spreading new strains of super-gonorrhoea

According to two recent papers from the World Health Organization (WHO), oral sex is producing dangerous new strains of gonorrhoea, and decreased condom use is helping these new strains to spread. What is gonorrhoea Gonorrhoea (also sometimes...
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HIV life expectancy ‘near normal’ because of new drugs

According to The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and best known general medical journals, young people using the latest HIV drugs now have ‘near-normal’ life expectancy. The study, entitled “Survival of HIV-positive...
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Dental tourism in Thailand – “Searching for Adventure, and Dentistry”

In a series of New York Times articles published this week entitled “Searching for Adventure, and Dentistry” and “Being a Savvy Medical Tourist While Enjoying a Vacation,” one American journalist chronicled her family’s...
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WHO issues new guidance on HIV self-testing

In advance of World AIDS Day 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing to improve access to and uptake of HIV diagnosis. According to a new WHO progress report lack of an HIV diagnosis is a major...
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Experimental blood test could help treat depression

As reported in the International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, scientists in the United Kingdom have developed an experimental blood test that could help psychiatrists select more-effective drugs for patients suffering from depression. Effects...
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Zika Virus: What you need to know about the global outbreak

As the 2016 Olympic Games approach (August 5 – 21) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the World Health Organization (WHO) has downplayed public safety concerns regarding the spread of the Zika virus. Many have called for the Olympics to be postponed,...
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HIV Transmission: Facts and Fictions

The truth about HIV transmission Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can, over time, cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), for which there is currently no known cure or vaccine. HIV has existed in society since at...

Study finds that post-menopausal women remain sexually active

A new study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine has found that although the physical mechanics of sex may become a bit more difficult after menopause, most women will continue to be sexually...