A new technique could help nearly double the precious few hours surgeons have to carry out lung transplants.
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16 november 2016, 23:08High blood pressure big issue in developing world
19 september 2016, 15:55Four-in-10 Japanese are virgins: poll
06 september 2016, 17:23Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk
29 august 2016, 14:14Singapore wages war on Zika-bearing mosquitoes
23 august 2016, 16:56200 people fall sick after ammonia leak in Bangladesh
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08 june 2016, 16:46US obesity epidemic grows in all ages
28 april 2016, 17:44All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident
06 april 2016, 21:05Turkmenistan introduces mandatory pre-marital HIV tests
06 april 2016, 20:08Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980: WHO
05 april 2016, 14:26Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study
09 march 2016, 00:53Zika link to new, paralysing disease
08 march 2016, 23:59EU delays weedkiller decision amid cancer uproar
23 february 2016, 14:53Hollande acknowledges impact of nuclear testing in Pacific
23 november 2015, 11:13Nearly 2 million children in Sudan malnourished: UNICEF
17 november 2015, 13:53Coffee-drinkers less likely to die from certain diseases
13 november 2015, 14:49Growing obesity problem in Kazakhstan
27 october 2015, 13:12Should I stop eating meat? No need, experts say
21 october 2015, 15:10Women urged to wait until 45 for breast cancer screenings
09 october 2015, 17:18China's smoking death toll to double to 2 million in 2030: study
29 september 2015, 10:44Less than a quarter of cancer patients have access to safe surgery: study
29 august 2015, 15:18'Cure' for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal
20 august 2015, 11:56Obesity 'master-switch' in genes may be turned off: study
19 august 2015, 14:33Doctors should prescribe e-cigarettes to smokers: UK
18 august 2015, 14:15Aspirin reduces bowel cancer risk in obese patients: study
14 august 2015, 20:01Why we need to dispel myths about suicide in Kazakhstan?
13 august 2015, 13:02Music eases pain after surgery: study
28 july 2015, 11:53Michael Jackson's father suffers stroke in Brazil
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02 july 2015, 11:25Comic Carrey slams 'fascist' California vaccine order
27 june 2015, 13:26Bill Gates hopeful of AIDS vaccine in 10 years
24 june 2015, 14:39Medical marijuana may help some symptoms, but not all
22 june 2015, 11:19S. Korea reports three new MERS cases
20 june 2015, 11:01North Korea says it has 'cure' for MERS, Ebola, AIDS
18 june 2015, 13:44MERS sparks mask rush in Asia, but are they effective?
17 june 2015, 15:13WHO says MERS outbreak in S.Korea a 'wakeup call'
16 june 2015, 12:51Smoking behind half of major cancer deaths: study
15 june 2015, 13:28S. Korea reports 16th MERS death and five new cases
13 june 2015, 13:40S.Korea MERS virus outbreak "large and complex": WHO
11 june 2015, 12:33S. Korean MERS cases rise to 122
10 june 2015, 16:24Park postpones US trip as S. Korea MERS death toll hits nine
09 june 2015, 14:56S. Korea reports 7th MERS death, vows to end crisis
08 june 2015, 09:12S. Korea reports sixth MERS death, surge in infections
01 june 2015, 13:21US grandma, 92, sets record for oldest woman marathoner
01 june 2015, 10:14Kerry cuts short Europe trip after breaking leg in bike crash
27 may 2015, 13:45New study backs risk estimate for contraceptive pills
26 may 2015, 15:41Overweight in teens boosts middle age bowel cancer risk
19 may 2015, 11:24WHO chief announces shake-up of organisation after Ebola shock
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