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Limp Handshake? Study Claims You Could Be At Increased Risk Of Death

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The next time you visit the doctor, you might want to shake his or her hand.

Researchers found that poor hand grip is a sign you’re more likely to have a heart attack or stroke. 97 more words


Precision Medicine Approaches Peak Hype

No, Personalized Medicine Isn’t Going To Save $600 Billion Over 50 Years By Preventing Heart Disease

The hype over personalized medicine has now reached astonishing new heights.  

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Policy & Ethics

Smear Campaign against The Lancet’s “Open Letter” on Crimes against Humanity in Gaza

In this public response to the smear campaign and personal attacks on Richard Horton, The Lancet Editor-in-Chief, Lancet Complaint to Reed Elsevier, we assert:-

1. Richard Horton is highly regarded as an exceptional leader in global health and as a campaigning Editor of  6.099 more words

Cracks in the Armour

Strap yourselves in, we’re going to talk about vaccines. We’ll start with a crash course in how vaccines work, and then go on to address the ongoing problem with how we talk about the vaccines and the infamous “autism issue”. 1.742 more words


Israel war on critics of Gaza crimes

Norwegian doctor Mads Frederick Gilbert (C) treats a Palestinian child wounded in an Israeli airstrike at al-Shifa hospital on July 17, 2014
By KEVIN BARRETT | Press TV | April 25, 2015…
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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

Obama steps up US campaign on climate change

Volume 385, No. 9978     25 April 2015

WORLD REPORT   In recent weeks, the Obama Administration has unveiled several new initiatives to tackle climate change. The Lancet… 311 more words

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US initiative for prediabetes

24 April 2015

IN FOCUS       Health officials in the USA want physicians to help to reduce diabetes by asking at-risk patients to join diabetes prevention programmes.   83 more words

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