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Endocrine disruptors are believed to have a role in many health conditions, from obesity to infertility, and are found in many common goods such as cosmetics or even toys
Francia Papamija is one of five blind or visually impaired women trained at Cali, Colombia's San Juan de Dios Hospital to use their fingertips to detect breast cancer
Sriyono has asbestosis -- an incurable scarring of the lungs that often leads to cancer, caused by decades of inhaling asbestos fibres at his work in an Indonesian factory
On November 1, Teva replaced interim chief executive Yitzhak Peterburg with Danish healthcare industry veteran Kare Schultz in what chairman Sol J. Barer called "the start of a new chapter" for the company
Phosphates are largely banned in food in Europe, but exceptions are made for some dishes including certain types of sausage -- and now kebabs
UK surgeon admits signing initials on patients' liversA British surgeon has admitted assaulting two patients by burning his initials into their livers during transplant operations
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According to the study, a high level of so-called 'bad cholesterol' is the main reason why seemingly healthy people suffer heart attacks or strokes in middle age
Dutch retailer Kruidvat, a location of which is seen in 2002, said other baby products were not affected by the recall of their own brand of infant milk
Three-week-old Vanellope Hope Wilkins who was born with an extremely rare condition in which the heart grows on the outside of the body, at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, Monday Dec. 11, 2017. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
Baby's heart placed back inside her chest in rare surgeriesBritish officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived surgery to place her heart inside her chest
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Andrei Ivanov of Russia's Rosatom state nuclear corporation speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Ivanov said that an inspection of the Mayak plant has proven that it wasn't the source of Ruthenium-106, a radioactive isotope spotted in the air over Europe and Russia in late September and early October. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotopeThe Russian nuclear processing plant suspected of being behind a spike of radioactivity over Europe this fall has admitted that the isotope that was recorded in the Ural mountains emerges as part of the production cycle but said its levels are negligible
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European Parliament President Antonio Tajani chairs the session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Wednesday, Dec.13, 2017. European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Wednesday there will be "no turning back" for Britain on commitments made during an initial divorce deal between the two, after his U.K. counterpart insisted it was merely a "statement of intent." (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
EU Parliament votes against banning key kebab additiveThe European Parliament narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive which is considered key in industrial meats for the ubiquitous doner kebab
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Froome said the UCI was "absolutely right" to scrutinise the test results.
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