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https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/doctors-halt-the-menopause-for-20-years-3p6jvkjkd
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Women can delay the menopause for up to 20 years in a medical breakthrough being offered by the fertility expert who pioneered IVF.The revolutionary procedure could transform the lives of thousands of
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http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/nanomedicine-potentially-revolutionary-class-of-drugs-are-made-in-canada-1.3531299
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It's rare for researchers to discover a new class of drugs, but a University of Calgary microbiology professor recently did so -- by accident – and now hopes to revolutionize autoimmune disease treatment.
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https://www.gq.com/story/gym-selfies-changing-workouts
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Gym selfies are an increasingly common phenomenon in just about every setting. What does science say about how Instagram is affecting our fitness?
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https://www.mhlnews.com/covid19/article/21129737/technologies-to-increase-driver-safety-during-pandemic
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https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/how-pandemic-will-change-face-retail/610738/
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The big will get bigger as mom-and-pops perish and shopping goes virtual. In the short term, our cities will become more boring. In the long term, they might just become interesting again.
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https://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2018/december/pediatric-leukemia-drug/
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Fourth study published over two-year span that analyzes key leukemia protein
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9XD8yRPxc8
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https://www.businessinsider.com/pharma-could-set-sights-on-direct-to-consumer-drug-delivery-2020-1
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Industry experts predict that pharma companies will become more active acquirers of direct-to-consumer drug delivery upstarts in 2020.
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https://hbr.org/2016/05/like-it-or-not-smart-drugs-are-coming-to-the-office
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The hard questions about performance enhancement.
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https://www.digitalhealth.net/2020/03/nhs-england-issues-48-hour-tender-for-online-primary-care-consultations/
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The accelerated tender documents were issued to a group of 33 trusted primary care suppliers, Digital Health News understands.
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https://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/gov-vaccine-bill-legislation-states-disease-outbreak.html
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As once-eradicated diseases return, more and more states are debating legislation that would make it harder, or easier, for parents to not vaccinate their kids.
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/enriquedans/2020/06/19/the-challenge-facing-healthcare-isnt-technology-its-called-management-control/?sh=5de00d4d18a5
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Is it too much to ask that, thanks to the lessons learned from this pandemic, we could now redefine medicine and healthcare based on appropriate and modernized management control criteria?
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https://www.medicalplasticsnews.com/news/what-is-the-long-term-impact-of-covid-19-on-the-medtech-sect/
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Dr. Andreas Ostrowicki, MD of BGS Beta-Gamma-Service in Germany, a company that specialises in the sterilisation of medical devices using beta and gamma rays, considers the long-term impact of Covid-19 on the medical technology sector.
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https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/01/health/clean-in-vitro-meat-food/index.html
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And other questions answered about "clean meat" produced from animal cells.
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https://phys.org/news/2020-07-crispr-cas9-tool-gene.html
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https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-06/ucl-ict062519.php
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Enhancing cancer treatment is a 'major priority' for the UK public, which also thinks that the NHS needs more resources to provide 'excellent cancer care,' finds a new national survey led by UCL.
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http://nautil.us/issue/34/adaptation/super_intelligent-humans-are-coming-rp
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Nautilus is a different kind of science magazine. We deliver big-picture science by reporting on a single monthly topic from multiple perspectives. Read a new chapter in the story every Thursday.
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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-06/revolutionary-australian-cancer-drug-given-us-approval/7819344
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An Australian drug that melts away cancer in some stage four patients is given fast-track approval in the United States, but Australian patients cannot yet access it.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/29/opinion/india-elections-disinformation.html
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Disinformation can be defeated by treating the crisis as we responded to infectious diseases in the past.
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https://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/noninvasive-spinal-stimulation-method-enables-paralyzed-people-to-regain-use-of-hands-study-finds
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The nonsurgical technique, developed by a UCLA-led team, allows them to turn doorknobs and open water bottles for the first time in years.