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No es gripe todo lo que usted cree

 03/04/2015 - 17:39
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Puede que usted sea una de esas personas que todos los inviernos sufre de fiebre, dolor de cabeza o garganta y mocos, síntomas que, sin ninguna duda achaca a la gripe. Sin embargo, ha de saber que el origen de ese malestar no siempre es consecuencia de una gripe; al menos según revela un estudio del Imperial College London, el cual concluye que una persona adulta tan solo coge la gripe a lo largo de una década, una media de dos veces. 

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Measles are also a concern for Europe

 03/04/2015 - 12:13
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The US is not the only country that, in the wake of the outbreak unleashed in an amusement park in the state of California at the end of 2014, is leading a crusade against the measles: in the European continent this disease has also become a health problem that raises concerns.

This has been stated by the World Health Organization in a press release in which it urges governments as well as health officials and parents to collaborate in its efforts to eradicate the disease in the continent through vaccination, especially in those groups at an age of risk.

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Pennsylvania taxpayers join the fight against breast cancer

 03/04/2015 - 12:12
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The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) will award the funds obtained from donations made by taxpayers during their tax payments. In all, over three million were raised in their Refunds for Research campaign –an initiative enabling citizens of Pennsylvania to directly donate the money from tax refunds to this cause. 

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Congreso de Latinos Unidos educates on health

 03/04/2015 - 12:00
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Last February 27, Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Gateway Health met to address the Spanish-speaking population of Philadelphia, on the occasion of American Heart Month.

The forum, which gathered over fifty people, revolved around the informal lectures presented by three professional physicians. The first, by Dr. M. Angeles Gonzalez-Prado, addressed the unknown and at times undervalued work of general practitioners: preparing the clinical record, performing an analysis, evaluating the risk factors and a long etcetera.

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The Epigenome: the latest biomedical breakthrough

 02/25/2015 - 09:45

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February 2001, the prestigious specialized journals Nature and Science echoed that which could be classified as one of the great biomedical projects of our era: the mapping of the human genome. February 2015, although with much less commotion outside the biological and medical setting, Nature again published another great milestone in the field: deciphering the epigenome.

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