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Interviews Concerning Health Politics

Interviews concerning health politics

Good health is human's most precious thing. Since that applies to everyone politics concerned with health turn into an interesting, sometimes explosive subject. speaks with managers, experts and politicians about news from health politics.


New risk factor for pregnancies

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Photo: Premature born baby [20/05/2015] Women who were born preterm have a higher risk of giving birth to preterm children, according to a study, published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, from researchers of the CHU Sainte-Justine and the University of Montreal.New risk factor for pregnancies - Read more

Heart attack: Differences between women and men

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Graphic: Heart in the human body [19/05/2015] There is a statistically significant difference in how women and men are treated following a heart attack. These gender differences are reflected in the rate of risk factor control, which was lower in women, and in the rate of hospital readmission for a further heart attack, which was higher in women than in men. The conclusions are reported in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.Heart attack: Differences between women and men - Read more

Text messages can help boost teen birth control compliance

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Photo: Young girl holding a mobile [19/05/2015] Sending teen girls periodic text messages reminding them to follow through on their clinic appointments for periodic birth control injections can go a long way toward improving timing and adherence to contraception in an age group that is notoriously noncompliant, according to a small study from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.Text messages can help boost teen birth control compliance - Read more

Gel filled with nanosponges cleans up MRSA infections

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Photo: Nanospongegel [18/05/2015] Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego developed a gel filled with toxin-absorbing nanosponges that could lead to an effective treatment for skin and wound infections caused by MRSA.Gel filled with nanosponges cleans up MRSA infections - Read more

Testosterone: More isn't always better

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Photo: Men running [18/05/2015] A study by UCSB anthropologists connects increased diabetes risk and higher levels of testosterone to prostate enlargement.Testosterone: More isn't always better - Read more


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