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Tattoo Inks End Up in the Lymph Nodes

Tattoos are fashionable but not without risk: they cause long-term deposition of pigments and toxic elements in the body that penetrate into it in the form of...

Europe Tainted Eggs

Europe’s Tainted Eggs Scandal Spread to Non-EU Countries

Europe’s tainted eggs scandal is spreading. According to Brussels, 34 countries, including 22 in the EU, are affected by the scandal of fipronil, a banned...

Beef Imports From Brazil Banned by the US

The US Department of Agriculture has banned beef imports from Brazil for health reasons. The United States have suspended imports of fresh Brazilian beef Thursday due to...

One Human Out of Ten Suffers From Obesity

The proportion of the obese population in the world has been increasing worldwide since 1980, doubling in 73 countries, according to a large study published yesterday...

‘Real Fake’ Skin Tan Chemical Could Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Real skin tanning without the risk of cancer could soon be a reality. After more than ten years of effort, researchers have discovered a substance capable of penetrating...

Russian Toddler Sleeps for Days Without Being Hungry or Thirsty

A little girl in Russia has been suffering from a strange “disorder” that has left both parents and doctors perplexed. Nicknamed “Sleeping...

Old Antibiotic Molecule Rendered 1000 Times More Efficient

The threat of antimicrobial resistance may have just been pushed back by a few years. Antibiotic resistance, one of the most serious threats to global health, is due to...

Couple Gives Birth to Sextuplets After 17 Years of Infertility

The mother gave birth to three boys and three girls in perfect health. After a series of desperate attempts to have a child for seventeen years, a couple from Richmond...

Ohio Sues Pharmaceutical Giants for Misleading Patients on the Risks of PainkillersĀ 

Ohio has decided to file a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson or Teva, accused of lying to consumers about the risks of addiction to certain drugs. The United States...

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Tobacco Kills More Than 7 Million People Per Year

The World Health Organization has revealed on Tuesday that tobacco use kills more than 7 million people every year in the world. The organization is calling for a ban on...