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South Americas Articles


Adult ADHD linked to dementia

25th January 2011

Adults diagnosed with ADHD are three times as likely to develop a common form of dementia.

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Cubans a boon in Haiti cholera outbreak

7th December 2010

The medics from the socialist island are available to help, well-trained and speak the local language.

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Boost for fertility treatments

14th September 2010

Researchers have found a better way of storing sperm for use in artificial insemination.

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Rabid bats attack Peruvians

17th August 2010

Officials rush relief supplies to a remote area after four children reportedly die of rabies.

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Caribbean hit by dengue fever

20th July 2010

Hospitals are flooded with new cases and are struggling to cope amid an explosion in the mosquito population.

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Costa Rica closes stem cell clinic

8th June 2010

The authorities move to close down a clinic, although some former patients report excellent results.

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Coffee cuts diabetes risk

9th March 2010

More than one cup of coffee at lunchtime could cut the risk of type 2 diabetes by a third.

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New dengue control method

20th July 2009

Adult mosquitoes carry insecticide back to breeding grounds, killing their own larvae.

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Google Earth used to fight dengue

10th October 2008

Researchers have used Google Earth to create a simple mapping tool to help fight dengue fever.

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Traditional medicine in Bolivia

8th September 2008

Synergy is possible between Western doctors and traditional practitioners, study finds.

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