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Medical News Today: Scientists create eyeglasses that become shaded 'on command'

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 02:00
Scientists are developing a material that allows wearers of eyeglasses to make them turn from clear to shaded and back again when they want them to, rather than reacting to light.

Medical News Today: Paramedics could deliver life-saving drugs to stroke victims

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 02:00
An NIH trial shows paramedics could safely deliver drugs to stroke victims before they arrive at the hospital, reducing the delay between stroke event and treatment.

Medical News Today: Smartphone accessory diagnoses HIV and syphilis in 15 minutes

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 00:00
Researchers have developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can rapidly diagnose HIV and syphilis from just a finger prick of blood.

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of cobalt?

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 23:00
Find out about the potential health benefits of consuming cobalt in foods, including preventing abnormal development of red blood cells, which causes macrocytic anemia,

Medical News Today: '15 million unwanted pregnancies' created by low contraception in 35 poorer countries

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 23:00
Some 90% of the 16.7 million unwanted pregnancies across a third of the world's population every year are due to a failure to use modern contraception, study suggests.

Medical News Today: Researchers associate CFS with symptoms of early menopause, gynecologic problems

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 23:00
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is most common among women in their 40s. Now, researchers say they have found a link between CFS and early menopause, which may explain why.

Medical News Today: 1 in 2 people in the UK will develop cancer in their lifetime, study finds

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 07:00
A new study finds 1 in 2 people in the UK will get cancer at some point in their lives, while another study claims that in women, lung cancer claims more lives than breast cancer .

Medical News Today: Secondhand smoke exposure falls but still affects 1 in 4 nonsmokers

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 07:00
A new report from the CDC states that exposure to secondhand smoke in the US has fallen dramatically, although 1 in 4 nonsmokers are still exposed to these fumes.

Medical News Today: Health inequality 'is widening' among young people in rich countries

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:00
An international report looking at half a million adolescents finds that, despite rising wealth among high-income countries, the gap in health between rich and poor has widened.

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