Guinea worm disease nearing complete eradication

Former US President, Jimmy Carter, and partners working with the Carter Center are on the verge of eradicating ‘Guinea worm disease’ - a parasite-borne disease affecting 3.5 million people in 1986 when the global effort to get rid of the disease began.

Eyelash Enhancing Drug Gets FDA Approval

An FDA advisory panel today recommended approving Latisse, a drug originally used to treat glaucoma to promote longer, thicker, darker eyelashes.

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Medical Marijuana Voted in Michigan

Medical Marijuana Voted in MichiganMedical marijuana became legal in Michigan

Study Links Combat Head Injuries to Depression

According to a U. S. panel, many of the thousands of troops who suffer head injuries stand higher risk of depression, dementia and stress disorders, problems which often go undiagnosed.


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