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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - PSYCHOLOGY

    Placebo effect has subliminal triggers, new study shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Subconscious cues in the environment can make patients heal faster, a study shows Placebo effect has subliminal triggers Subliminal information can trigger the placebo effect and its opposite, the nocebo effect, researchers say. The finding suggests that patients with certain ailments may feel better or worse depending on subtle cues their brains pick up from ...

  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    Deadly Sars-like virus takes toll on British family

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London British household has suffered one death while another member is unconscious, widow says Sars-like virus devastates family The widow of the first person to die of a new Sars-like virus in Britain has told of the tragic circumstances of his death. Azima Hussain, 33, giving her first interview, spoke of the devastation inflicted on her family ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Three medical leaps that could transform disease treatments

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian In the past year researchers have discovered how to rewrite genes, manipulate the microbes in our bodies and profile common cancers Three breakthroughs that could transform medicine More than once last year, researchers described leaps in medical science that were so breathtaking, and held so much potential for patients, that they immediately joined the list of fields ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Genetic switches likely to help fight disease

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... challenges in the future. Johnjoe McFadden is professor of molecular genetics at the University of Surrey in England. The Guardian ...

  5. News - World - MEDICINE

    Fight against cancer is stalling, specialists told at world forum

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Learning from the fight against Aids, world forum draws up a 10-point plan to provide treatment and prevention where it is most needed The fight against cancer is stalling, doctors say Progress against cancer is stalling, with the latest targeted cancer drugs failing to live up to expectations and priced so high that treatment is becoming unaffordable even ...

  6. Common cause ruled out in 4 child deaths

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... zero to five deaths a month. Dr Tsang urged parents, guardians and child carers to protect children from the hazards of infection by teaching them to wash their hands frequently, avoid contact ...

  7. Locked up in an asylum- even if you're sane

    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... there voluntarily. Sixty per cent were taken to the facility against their will by relatives acting as their guardians, and the other 20 per cent were brought there by police. 'For the involuntary stay, ...

  8. Sexual revolution in a state of ignorance

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... abortions performed on girls under 19 require parental or guardian consent. Because of that, many pregnant girls who fear their parents' reaction go to back-street abortionists or quacks who ...

  9. Novel approach to elderly care attracts hard-to-win funding

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... they look after. The project, similar to 'adopt-a-granny' schemes in the US, allows the elderly to become the children's guardians and include them in charity work, such as visiting ...

  10. A cold-hearted way to help Sars children

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... provides the surviving spouse or guardian with no guarantees that even the next year's education costs will be met. Would it not be better to establish trusts in the names of each ...




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