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MRI brain scans better ID people likely to develop Alzheimer’s

Common clinical tests are no match for MRI brain exams when it comes to predicting which patients will develop Alzheimer’s disease. That’s among the findings of a study that will be presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, running from November 25 to 30 in Chicago. According to researchers, common… Read More »

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Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026

Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was launched by… Read More »

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New bill to ban intimate piercings for people under 18

A new bill tabled in the Rail calls for intimate piercings for people below the age of 18 to be banned. Fianna Fáil TD Mary Butler has brought forward the Regulation of Intimate Piercing and Tattoo Bill 2018. According to RTE, the bill would be the ‘first ever regulation of the body art sector, banning tattoos and… Read More »

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