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Tampon Technology Is Making Huge Strides in HIV Prevention for Women

It’s not every day that you hear  the words “tampon” and “technology” in the same sentence, but here it goes… This “tampon technology” could change the world by preventing HIV! 317 more words

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Photo Narrative of Geriatric Camps in Kashmir, India

BY SM KADRI

Under the National Programme for Health Care of Elderly (NPHCE), geriatric camps were conducted at six villages and hamlets in the Trans Singela area of Khaltse Block, Leh Ladakh from August 1, 2013 to August 11, 2013. 169 more words

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Could VetiGel Be "The Band-Aid of the Future?"

A gel that can stop bleeding in seconds? Suneris, a Brooklyn-based bio-tech company (yes you read that correctly) has a gel technology that uses “natural polymers” to form a clot over wounds. 154 more words

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Health Politics in Focus: Dr. Norman Bethune (UofT 1916)

BY ABTIN PARNIA

While a truly boundless graduate from University of Toronto (U of T), Dr Bethune is not a familiar name to most U of T students. 1,077 more words

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One World, One Vision: providing equitable care for retinoblastoma

BY TRILLIUM CHANG, STAFF REPORTER

From October 25th to 28th, specialists from around the world met in downtown Toronto for the One Retinoblastoma World Conference. Retinoblastoma is the most common intraocular malignancy of childhood, with an incidence of around 1 in 15,000 live births.1 There are approximately nine thousand new cases per year with a global mortality rate of 70%. 518 more words

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MOM Wins James Dyson Award to Help Premature Babies in Developing Countries

We love to feature design that has a positive global impact and this invention is certainly noteworthy for the developing world. James Roberts, winner of the 2014 James Dyson Award, designed… 371 more words

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Little Moe, Gigi and Neil to the Rescue! Germ-Zapping Robots Fight Ebola Virus

In early September, we featured a gadget that alerts hospital patients whether or not their healthcare providers hands are germ-free. BioVigil’s intention was to reduce the spread of hospital associated infections (HAIs) and encourage hand-washing hygiene in a simple manner. 294 more words

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