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General Practitioners
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General Practitioners

Whether you’ve seen the posters around town or have been looking for a family doctor, Britain has a lot to offer in terms of medical care and needs. Sabina Cao Under the National Healthcare System, the publicly funded healthcare system initiated in the mid 1940s, residents are able to receive […]

Dengue in Guatemala
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Dengue in Guatemala

The widespread increase of cases of dengue reported in Guatemala in the first six months of the year are still in the red zone according to the health authorities. Beginning in May 4, 391 people have been registered infected, 98 of them with the hemorrhage variety of the illness, whilst […]

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 […]