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|Bacterial 'bling': Adding silver to antibiotics boosts their effectiveness|
With the recent rise of deadly drug-resistant bacteria in the United States, once potent antibiotics are losing their luster as they increasingly becoming powerless in the fight against these dangerous infections. But new research suggests that an extra ingredient could help boost antibiotics’ overall effectiveness.
|Immune to cancer: Naked mole rats reveal their secret|
Apart from their hairless appearance, naked mole rats are known for several distinguishing characteristics: They have an unusually long life span for a rodent, and they seem to be protected from developing cancer.
|HPV vaccine reducing infection rates in teen girls, study shows|
Public health officials appear to be gaining significant ground in their battle against human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually-transmitted disease in the U.S.
|Hot flashes common even before menopause|
Most women expect hot flashes as a part of the "change of life," but more than half start sweating before menopause has actually begun, according to a survey.
|Obesity as a disease: What does it mean for Americans?|
Now that obesity has been officially classified as a disease by the American Medical Association (AMA), many are wondering how this will affect the 35.7 percent of Americans who are described as obese by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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