Every Hour in China a Baby is Born with Syphilis

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A baby is born every hour in China with syphilis.

There is a baby born every hour  in China with syphilis, as the world’s fastest-growing epidemic of the disease is fueled by men with new money from the nation’s booming economy, researchers say.The easy-to-cure bacterial infection, which was nearly wiped out in China five decades ago, is now the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease in its largest city, Shanghai.

 

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Top 10 Inventions That Changed The World

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To mark its centenary, in June the Science Museum in London had its curators select the 10 objects in its collection that had made the biggest mark on history. These then went to a public vote to find the most important invention of past centuries. Visitors to the museum and online voters cast nearly 50,000 votes. Find out the winners below.

 

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“Grandma’s Penicillin” May Help Lower High Blood Pressure

“Grandma’s Penicillin” May Help Lower High Blood Pressure 

 Chicken Soup – “Grandma’s Penicillin”

Chicken soup, that popular home remedy for the common cold sometimes known as “Grandma’s Penicillin,” may have a new role alongside medication and other medical measures in fighting high blood pressure, scientists in Japan are reporting. Their research is scheduled for the October 22 issue of ACS’ biweekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

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