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Cambodia officially banned selling and exporting locally-pumped human breast milk on Tuesday, after reports exposed how women were turning to the controversial trade to boost meagre incomes in one of Southeast Asia's poorest countries.  The order comes after Cambodia temporarily halted breast milk exports by the Utah-based Ambrosia Labs, which claims to be the first firm to source the product from overseas and distribute it in the United …
03.28 / 12:23
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Medical NGOs mounted a new legal bid Monday to break a US pharma giant's hold on a hepatitis C drug whose price -- costing thousands of dollars for a typical course -- has unleashed a fierce patent…
03.28 / 12:23
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The wail sliced through the stuffy underground medical center in a besieged town near the Syrian capital. Dania, 14, was writhing in pain ahead of her first ever dialysis session. She was one of dozens of patients being treated for renal insufficiency inside a basement-turned-clinic in Douma, the largest town in the Eastern Ghouta rebel bastion near…
03.28 / 12:23
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The United Nations has raised less than a third of the funding needed to prevent famine in Somalia, a spokesman has said, ahead of a Security Council meeting on the crisis in the drought-hit country. The humanitarian crisis is worsening in Somalia with more than 300 deaths from cholera and diarrhea since the beginning of the year, according to U.N.…
03.28 / 12:23
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A Palestinian woman gave birth on Thursday to conjoined twin sisters who share a heart, her husband said, as he  launched an urgent search for funds to pay for their surgical separation …
03.24 / 01:21
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Young women wanting to stop the ageing process and baby boomers aiming to reverse it are turning more to fillers,... The post US plastic surgery, cosmetic spending hits record $15 billion appeared first on Oman…
03.23 / 19:19
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Older women, over 75, taking statins — cholesterol-lowering drugs — may be at 33 per cent increased risk of developing... The post Statins may up diabetes risk in older women appeared first on Oman Obs…
03.23 / 19:19
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