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Anthrax drug doxycycline could stunt fetal growth

...people who may have been exposed to anthrax -- can stunt fetal growth when taken by pregnant women. Instead, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged doctors to prescribe Cipro to pregnant women. The recommendation comes as health officials worry that Cipro is being overprescribed in the genera...

Sox 18 Slows Cancers

...ood vessel development and could be manipulated to stunt the cancer by starving the tumour cells.// This discoverywas made by Peter Koopman and George Muscat at the University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience. "Tumours cannot grow above a certain size unless they attract growth of bloo...

Agencies Express Concern Over "Breast Ironing" In Africa

.... This practice is widely prevalent and is used to stunt breast growth in girls by mothers// and other relatives telling them that it is for their own good. It is aimed at warding off sexual harassment and is carried out by hard or heated objects pressed against the developing breasts in teenaged girls. ...

Using Hormone Therapy to Shape Children’s Height to Social Norm

...ealthy tall girls were given estrogen treatment to stunt their growth. While estrogen therapy today for tall girls is rare, its use to conform a child’s height to fit social norms may provide valuable insight into the present-day use of growth hormone treatment for healthy boys of short stature. In a hi...

The Long Wait ... Dying for Lack of Kidneys

...hics, finally turned out to be a do-good publicity stunt -- an actress had been hired to play the part of ...s applied to donate body parts. "We worked on this stunt for a year," said Laurens Drillich, director of BNN channel, whose founder died waiting for a kidney...

Operation on Pillow Angel Violated Laws, Says US Advocacy Group

...rilized Ashley, the pillow angel, in an attempt to stunt her growth, has violated Washington state laws, says the Washington Protection and Advocacy System (WPAS), a private group vested with federal investigative authority for people with disabilities. It found that Seattle Children's Hospital and Regi...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...ntries, decided the idea would be a good publicity stunt as well as boon to the room busters. "It was great," enthused Pablo, an IT worker aged 32, after undertaking an activity which allowed him to forget for a brief while "the bank, the lack of free time, and the home" he cannot afford as prices spiral...

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(Date:8/28/2014)... Lack of sleep not only puts teens at risk for ... obesity, researchers warn. The study authors analyzed data collected ... and 21. Nearly one-fifth of them got less than six ... and this group was 20 percent more likely to be ... eight hours of sleep per night at age 16, the ...
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