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Over a quarter of a million deaths can be averted by contraception

A new study has claimed that the use of effective contraceptive methods could prevent approximately 272,000 maternal deaths from childbirth or dangerous abortions every year. Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health used a counterfactual modelling approach to … Continue reading

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The obesity crisis may be curbed by a vaccine

The obesity epidemic currently rifer in the developed countries could be helped by a new revolutionary obesity vaccine that some have already nicknamed the ‘flab jab’.  The private American company Braasch Biotech who specialise in both animal and human vaccines, … Continue reading

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Passive smoking causes 600,000 deaths worldwide

A worldwide study into the effects off passive smoking has found it causes 600,000 deaths every year. One-third of those killed are children, who are often exposed to smoke in there homes, the World Health Organization (WHO) found. Continue reading

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