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HPV vaccine: teen sexual behaviour not affected

Mon, 2014-12-08 11:47

Sexual behaviour of teenage girls does not appear to have been affected by routine human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination, according to a large study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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Canadian Embassy in Cairo closes

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:23

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Sovereignty v. neoliberalism: trial over a treasure

Fri, 2014-12-05 12:01

In 2007, a treasure hunting company found a 19th Century shipwreck in the Atlantic, off the coast of Portugal. The company, Odyssey Marine Exploration, claimed property of the shipwreck and its cargo, some 600,000 silver and gold coins.

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Top events in 2014

Thu, 2014-12-11 09:04

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Possible link between air pollution and breast cancer

Fri, 2014-12-05 10:40

A new study of over 3,400 Canadian women provides further evidence that exposure to air-pollution may increase the risk of developing breast cancer, especially among women who have not yet had their menopause.

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Obesity may shorten life expectancy up to 8 years

Canadian researchers put numbers on health risk
Fri, 2014-12-05 10:09

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Organization: Julie Robert Public Affairs & Strategic planning, McGill University Health Centre
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UN Climate Change Conference - COP 20 - Experts

Wed, 2014-12-03 10:56

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Parasites and the evolution of primate culture

Study examines ‘costs’ of innovation, learning from others
Wed, 2014-12-03 10:15

Learning from others and innovation have undoubtedly helped advance civilization. But these behaviours can carry costs as well as benefits. And a new study by an international team of evolutionary biologists sheds light on how one particular cost – increased exposure to parasites – may affect cultural evolution in non-human primates.

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Story ideas for the Holidays

Thu, 2014-12-11 09:07

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