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'Dentist of horror' on trial for mutilating French patients
'Dentist of horror' on trial for mutilating French patients

A Dutchman dubbed the 'dentist of horror' went on trial after causing horrific injuries to the mouths of more than 100 patients in France.

'Dentist of horror' on trial for mutilating French patients
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Diabetes leads to 5,000 amputations annually in Kazakhstan

Diabetes often causes complications that lead to nearly 5,000 amputations every year in Kazakhstan.

Diabetes leads to 5,000 amputations annually in Kazakhstan
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Methadone should be banned: Kazakh MP

A Member of the Kazakhstan Parliament demanded to urgently ban methadone from being used in Kazakhstan.

Methadone should be banned: Kazakh MP
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Aspirin reduces risk from some cancers, says study

Daily, long-term doses of aspirin can slash the risk of cancer of the digestive tract.

Aspirin reduces risk from some cancers, says study
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New treatment helps children with ICP walk in Kazakhstan

A recreational therapist from Pavlodar Alexander Myakota invented exercising equipment to treat infantile cerebral palsy (ICP).

New treatment helps children with ICP walk in Kazakhstan
Dr. Yasuhiko Tabata of the Kyoto University (L) and Dr. Shigeo Katsu,  President of Nazarbayev University (R).
Japanese methods of tissue regeneration in Kazakhstan

Japanese scientist presented a research on tissues and bones repair in Astana.

Japanese methods of tissue regeneration in Kazakhstan
Wounded Kharkiv mayor flown to Israel for treatment
Wounded Kharkiv mayor flown to Israel for treatment

The mayor of Kharkiv, who was left in critical condition after being shot in the back by an unknown assailant, has been flown to Israel for treatment, local officials said.

Wounded Kharkiv mayor flown to Israel for treatment
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New cancer research center in Astana: Cancer early detection

A new cancer center in Astana will provide diagnose of cancer at early stages.

New cancer research center in Astana: Cancer early detection
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Baby's HIV 'cure not a fluke,' US researchers say

A little girl who was treated for HIV shortly after birth still shows no sign of infection at age three, suggesting her apparent cure was not a fluke.

Baby's HIV 'cure not a fluke,' US researchers say
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Study suggests brain protein as Alzheimer drug target

Scientists have a new lead on a possible treatment to slow Alzheimer's disease by targeting a protein involved in limiting flexibility in the aging brain.

Study suggests brain protein as Alzheimer drug target
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New treatment could help those with Crohn's, colitis: study

A new treatment could offer relief to those with the inflammatory bowel conditions Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

New treatment could help those with Crohn's, colitis: study
US actor Dustin Hoffman hugs his wife Lisa. ©REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
US actor Dustin Hoffman was treated for cancer: spokeswoman

US actor Dustin Hoffman has undergone successful treatment for cancer.

US actor Dustin Hoffman was treated for cancer: spokeswoman
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No benefit from double dose of Tamiflu for flu: study

Tamiflu, the frontline treatment for influenza, offers no benefit for patients if it is administered in double the normal dose.

No benefit from double dose of Tamiflu for flu: study
Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. ©REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Zeta-Jones back in treatment for bipolar disorder

Oscar-winner Catherine Zeta-Jones on Monday headed back into treatment for bipolar disorder.

Zeta-Jones back in treatment for bipolar disorder
Syrian wounded to be flown to Germany for treatment: report
Syrian wounded to be flown to Germany for treatment: report

Germany is due Monday to send a specially-equipped military aircraft to bring more than 30 people seriously wounded in the Syrian conflict for treatment in the country.

Syrian wounded to be flown to Germany for treatment: report
Malawi launches stinging attack on Madonna
Malawi launches stinging attack on Madonna

Malawi has launched a stinging attack on US pop icon Madonna, accusing her of expecting "gratitude" and VIP treatment during a visit last week to her charity work in the southern African country.

Malawi launches stinging attack on Madonna
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New drug said to reduce heart damage during surgery

A single dose of an experimental anti-inflammatory treatment reduces heart muscle damage during an angioplasty operation to open blocked arteries.

New drug said to reduce heart damage during surgery
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Scientists use brain electrodes to treat anorexia

Scientists said Thursday they had, for the first time, helped women with severe anorexia through electrodes implanted into their brains.

Scientists use brain electrodes to treat anorexia
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HIV cured in baby for the first time: scientists

Researchers said Sunday they had, for the first time, cured a baby born with HIV -- a development that could help improve treatment of babies infected at birth.

HIV cured in baby for the first time: scientists
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New study finds anti-nausea drug safe for pregnancy

Morning sickness is an all-too-common side effect of pregnancy, and a new study out Wednesday said a medication used to treat the most serious cases is safe for fetuses.

New study finds anti-nausea drug safe for pregnancy