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The parasite that increases fertility rates

A recent study in Bolivia found that women who have intestinal worms are likely to have two more children in a lifetime than women who do not have the infection. 164 more words


Last Night

It was Christmastime, and my last night on call

I sat alone in the lounge, staring at the wall

It had been a crazy day, and my nerves were raw… 801 more words


Berlin: Famulatur, part 1

Dzisiaj chcielibyśmy opublikować pierwszy z trzech wpisów poświęconych praktykom wakacyjnym (Famulatur) w Berlinie. Ponieważ w każdym miesiącu dostaję przynajmniej kilka wiadomości z pytaniem, jak można coś takiego zorganizować, postanowiliśmy skonstruować dla Was krótki przewodnik. 1,592 more words


Did you know #1: More than 60% of today's modern drugs have herbal origin.

Want examples? Read on to see how many of these well-known drugs that you know of, are actually herbal in origin –

The Anticholinergic used in a wide variety of ailments comes from Atropa belladonna plant. 299 more words


It's HIV- think about it

Yesterday while scanning my Facebook timeline, I came across the headline “Charlie Sheen reveals he’s HIV positive”.  Subsequent to this admission came an endless stream of online jokes and memes pointing fun at Charlie Sheen. 404 more words

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