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Electronic ‘tattoos’ to monitor vital signs

Once a patient has left hospital, how can doctors track his or her physical condition? Conventional technology is too bulky or obtrusive, but rub-on electronics that stick to the skin (Read the full article)

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A New Global Health Agenda

After a historic UN meeting, global efforts must be coordinated against noncommunicable diseases to thwart the world’s leading causes of death and disability. Last month (September 19-20), the General Assembly (Read the full article)

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Gene could hold key to reversing diabetes

Scientists believe they are on the way to possibly reversing type 2 diabetes after a genetic discovery. The finding centres on how a particular gene responds to high-fat diets by (Read the full article)