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Deadlock over Proposed Health Care Reforms in NHS Continues

Deadlock over Proposed Health Care Reforms in NHS Continues

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley's plan to privatize the NHS health care trust has become a burning issue for the David Cameron-led government.

Skin Stem Cell to Replace Liver Transplant

Skin Stem Cell to Replace Liver Transplant

"Holy Grail" is an incredible innovation in the field of medical science that will treat people with a stem cell injection extracted from their own skin or blood instead of a liver transplant.

Pain Killer Reported to Kill Its Users

Pain Killer Reported to Kill Its Users

In the meeting of anesthetists in Hong Kong, it was reported that the number of deaths due to the consumption of Oxycodone, which is a highly prescribed pain killer, has increased from 4 in 2000 people to 97.

Researchers Identified New Bacteria Which Could Prevent the Spread of Malaria

Researchers Identified New Bacteria Which Could Prevent the Spread of Malaria

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found a bacterium in mosquito's gut which could be used to prevent the spread of malaria. The bacterium is known as Enterobacter bacterium and is a part of the naturally occurring microbial flora of the mosquito's gut. It can kill the parasite by producing reactive oxygen species.

Physically Inactive Kids Could Suffer From Heart Problems in Future

Physically Inactive Kids Could Suffer From Heart Problems in Future

A recent study conducted by the researchers from Sweden and Denmark has claimed that kids who are physically inactive at the age of 9 are at an increased risk of developing heart problems in later life.

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