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Intimate kissing quadruples risk of meningitis in teenagers
Intimate kissing with multiple partners almost quadruples
a teenager's risk of meningococcal disease, finds a study published online by the BMJ today. Meningococcal disease is a life threatening condition with two incidence peaks: in early childhood and in adolescence. The incidence and fatality rate amo...
Long-term cancer risk follows stem cell transplant recipients
...eneral population. In addition, cancer risk almost quadruples
for patients who were over 40 years old at the time of transplant or for patients who received stem cells from a female donor. Myeloablative, allogeneic HSCT is an effective standard therapy for specific life-threatening diseases, such as leukemia ...