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Stroke is a danger in the summer days


During the summer time heat wave can affect anyone and can produce even fatal head stroke.
Stroke is a major medical emergency because when it happens it’s about a major reduction in the normal flow of blood to the brain. A person dies from stroke every four minutes in the U.S. (U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention said).
  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Medicine

HIV Vaccine Halted After Trials Fail to Work


An experimental HIV vaccine study has been halted after its trials failed to work. The U.S. government immediately halted the ‘HVTN 505 clinical trials’ started in 2009 after the trials failed to be effective.
  • Written by Bernadette
  • Category: Medicine

American women will have access to emergency contraception without prescription or age restrictions


A debate during oven a decade will be closed soon, when the Obama administration will eliminate age restrictions on the sale of emergency contraception pills. The morning after pill (Plan B, one dose) will be available without prescription. Women of all ages will be able to get it when needed to prevent unwanted pregnancy. The drug prevents conception if taken within 72 hours after unprotected sexual activity.
  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Medicine

Obama to Launch Brain Mapping Initiative worth $100M


President Barack Obama is set to unveil a new brain mapping initiative towards researching the human brain in a bid to unlock its limitless mysteries. President Obama proposes putting in an investment worth $100 million for the research, said the White House.
  • Written by Bernadette
  • Category: Medicine

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