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Cholera map to aid prediction
November 10th 2017 - Cholera has been endemic in Asia for 50 years, repeatedly crossing into Africa and Latin America, according to a major study of the disease published last night.

Placebo effect of heart stents revealed
November 3rd 2017 - The placebo effect on people who have stents inserted for stable angina may be more significant than previously realised, according to a new analysis.

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October 27th 2017 - The number of people dying from measles worldwide last year was less than 100,000 for the first time, it was announced last night.

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October 13th 2017 - Hospices in England are providing the best care of any sector in the country, inspectors say today ahead of a global campaign to improve palliative care.

Hope for lupus care improvements
October 6th 2017 - Senior rheumatologists have promised measurable improvements in care from new guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of lupus published today.

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Warning of climate impact on health
October 2017 - Climate change is already having a serious effect on health, according to an analysis published today.

Typhoid vaccine passes trial
September 2017 - A new vaccine could prevent more than half of typhoid infections, researchers report today.

Mystery of million with herpes in the genome
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New backing for GP HIV screening
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No idling zones to tackle pollution health problems
June 2017 - Motorists parking outside schools should be required to switch off engines to protect children from the effects of pollution, according to public health guidance published today.

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September 24th 2004 - The first baby has been born to a woman who underwent an ovary transplant, it was announced today.

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September 27th 2004 - The birth of a baby to a woman who had an ovarian transplant has created hope for dozens of others - despite some scientific scepticism.

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July 9th 2001 - The links between psychiatry and the arts are to be celebrated at a conference which starts in London today.
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Mad cow disease report - Lord Phillips Cover-ups that led to spread of mad cow disease
October 26th 2000 - The epidemic of so-called mad cow disease in the United Kingdom probably sprang from a genetic mutation in an animal in the early 1970s, according to a government report.

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