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Only 12% of people wash their hands before eating - despite them being more unhygienic than a park bench or escalator rail

The human hand harbours more harmful bacteria than public surfaces, a new study has found. Researchers found the average pair of human hands is more…
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Workplace Stress and Your Health

If you have a cruel boss or rotten co-workers, beware. It may not be just your job that's on the line.   Clearly, a work environment that includes…
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Why all babies love peekaboo

  One of us hides our eyes and then slowly reveals them. This causes peals of laughter from a baby, which causes us to laugh in turn. Then we do it ag…
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Acupuncture Could Ease Joint Pain From Breast Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture could ease an extremely common side effect of breast cancer treatment, a new study suggests.   Researcher from the University of Penns…
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Morning sickness may mean healthier, intelligent baby

Mothers who suffer morning sickness may have a healthier pregnancy with a lower chance of miscarrying, according to a study that also suggests the bab…
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Pre-eclampsia risk predicted with new test

Pre-eclampsia (PE), which accompanies protein in urine, can quickly develop into a life-threatening condition for both mother and baby. Often, the onl…
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Rare Genetic Mutation Lets Some People Function with Less Sleep

Scientists have good and bad news for hard-driving individuals who boast they only need six hours of sleep a night.   The good news is that researcher…
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MEDTECHSERVICE LLC announces a competition for the job position as Medical Representative and Market Developer of PHILIPS Healthcare

  JOB DESCRIPTION: The MEDTECHSERVICE LLC is a leading medical importing trading company in Armenia announces a competition for the job position a…
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Male Infertility Treatments

Infertility has traditionally been thought of as a woman's problem. But as it turns out, we men don't get off that easily. About one out of every thre…
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Ebola: Man tested for deadly virus in UK - increasing fears over threat to Britons

A man has been tested for Ebola in the UK - increasing fears over the threat posed to Britain from the deadly disease. He was tested at a hospital i…
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Stress-Induced Alterations in Prefrontal Cortical Dendritic Morphology Predict Selective Impairments in Perceptual Attentional Set-Shifting

Stressful life events have been implicated clinically in the pathogenesis of mental illness, but the neural substrates that may account for this obser…
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Handshakes are a filthy, disease-spreading tradition

In a soon-to-be published study from the American Journal of Infection Control, researchers at the UK's Aberystwyth University found the fist bump tra…
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