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Medical News Today: Most physicians in Asia 'withhold life-sustaining treatment for terminally ill patients'

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 23:00
A survey of almost 1,500 physicians in Asia found most of them hold back life-sustaining treatment from patients who have 'no real chance of recovering a meaningful life.'

Medical News Today: Sun risk for children of melanoma survivors

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 07:00
New research has found that the children of melanoma survivors are not receiving optimum sun protection, despite their increased risk of developing melanoma themselves.

Medical News Today: 30-minute naps may boost infants' learning and memory development

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 07:00
A bedtime story may help a child's development more than you may think. A new study finds a 30-minute nap straight after exposure to new information may boost infants' memory.