Babies are normally vaccinated against measles at 12 months old. But doctors are now suggesting having the shot as early as six months might be worthwhile for youngsters traveling overseas.
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25 Jan 2017
WASHINGTON, USA: Violent video games glorifying antisocial characters could increase teenage gamers' risk of criminal and other risky behavior like smoking and alcohol use, a US study claims.
5 Aug 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: GlaxoSmithKline's controversial diabetes drug Avandia, restricted in the US and banned in Europe over concerns it raises heart attack risk, is getting a second look this week by US medical experts.
6 Jun 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: An experimental therapy that uses Listeria bacteria to infect pancreatic cancer cells and deliver tumour-killing drugs has shown promise in laboratory animal research, US scientists said on Monday (22 April).
23 Apr 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: IBM is putting its Watson super-computer to work fighting cancer, in what is described as the first commercial computer program of its kind to use "big data" to help patients with the disease.
12 Feb 2013
CHICAGO, US: Researcher Diana Derval, founder and president of the international firm DervalResearch, has never been afraid of controversy. And that's a good thing, because the science that is her life's work has been known to stir up debate in scientific and marketing circles alike.
2 Nov 2011
RESTON, and MOUNT LAUREL, US: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, and ImpactRx, a pharmaceutical insights company, has released the second in a series of public reports from the comScore/ImpactRx Physician Behavioral Measurement Solution.
7 Mar 2011