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Evidence lacking about breast implant safety

Unclear evidence The question of whether silicone gel breast implants are safe or linked to medical problems remains unresolved by current studies. Re-analysis and a new registry could help establish a more definitive record. Image: FDA/Wikimedia Commons Evidence lacking about ...

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Promising New Cancer Vaccine Developed

Promising New Cancer Vaccine Developed by Justine Alford Photo credit: Dantecat, via Wikimedia Commons. A team of researchers at the National Center for Tumor Diseases have developed a promising new vaccine designed to target a specific mutated protein that is ...

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Parasitic Worm Discovered In Ancient Tomb

Parasitic Worm Discovered In Ancient Tomb Photo credit: David Williams, via Wikimedia Commons. Adult male schistosoma. Researchers have found evidence of a parasitic infection in the skeletal remains of an individual that lived between 6,500-6,000 years ago in an early ...

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