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Certain antibiotics linked with upped risk for deadly aortic aneurysms

A widely used class of antibiotics has been linked to an increased risk of a potentially fatal blood vessel condition—even in younger, healthy people. In a study of millions of

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Fatal health threat to young African children reduced by innovative artistic intervention

The fatal threat from diarrhea and pneumonia to young children in the world’s poorer countries can be drastically reduced by using traditional performing arts to encourage mothers to provide youngsters

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Study reveals how one antibody blocks dangerous effects of dengue virus infection, offering potential path to prevention

A team of researchers has discovered an antibody that blocks the ability of the dengue virus to cause disease in mice. The findings open the potential for developing effective treatments

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