Deaths related to measles, mostly among small children, have more than tripled to 20 in the past week on the Pacific island of Samoa, the government has said, eight days after declaring a state of emergency over the outbreak.
Samoa measles epidemic kills 20
Older patients could be worst hit after family doctors voted to strip home visits from their core work.
Older UK patients will lose out as doctors vote to end home visits
A Yale-led group of doctors has developed a new mathematical model that can predict the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients undergoing a common heart procedure.
New model for predicting kidney injury after common heart procedure
An immunotherapy drug that could save some cancer patients from the ordeal of extreme chemotherapy may also help them live longer, researchers say.
Cancer immunotherapy drug 'less toxic and prolongs life'
Higher exposure to commonly used oral antibiotics is linked to an increased risk of Parkinson's disease according to a recently published study by researchers form the Helsinki University Hospital, Finland.
Higher antibiotic exposure linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease
People living with or beyond cancer are more likely to die from stroke than the general public, according to new Penn State research, and certain types of cancer may boost the risk even more.
Cancer linked with a more than doubled risk of dying from stroke
Four in five 11- to 17-year-olds around the world are not taking enough physical exercise, according to the first such analysis.
Global epidemic' of childhood inactivity
A lack of sleep may be why poor people are more at risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.
Lack of sleep may explain why poor people are more at risk of heart disease
Opioids play an important role in how cancer patients manage pain, but the ongoing opioid epidemic has raised concerns about their potential for abuse.
New study shows how cancer survivors develop opioid addictions in US
Arthritis drugs used on the NHS could prevent the fatal spread of breast cancer, research suggests.
Arthritis drugs could prevent fatal spread of breast cancer

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