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Tobacco… the inside smoke
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Tobacco… the inside smoke

It is the most farmed non-foodstuff in the world and by planting it we sow to consume and end up wasting away. It is one of the most addictive substances, causing the death of 5.4 million people a year through lung cancer, heart disease and other illnesses in the world. […]

Medical Query: Postpartum
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Medical Query: Postpartum

The exit of the foetus and the placenta starts what is known in medicine as postpartum, the period which the female reproductive organs begin to ‘return’ its pre-pregnancy state, and also, all kinds of organisms including the medical, physical and anatomical sense. José A. de la Osa (*) The re-appearance […]

Fighting retinitis pigmentosa
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Fighting retinitis pigmentosa

Scientists issued news in the capital today of a protein introduced in the cone of the eyes could help to fight retinitis pigmentosa, an illness that provokes blindness. In studies with affected guinea pigs, researchers from the Friedrich Miescher Institute of Basel in Switzerland and the French centres, Inserm and […]

Antibodies vs influenza
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Antibodies vs influenza

Some strange antibodies that the human body produces have the potential to combat the flu virus, the findings released today could help to develop more effective treatments. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin and the Theraclone Science Company in Seattle indicated that proteins in the human immune system could help […]