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Eczema Treatment: What You Can Do To Stop The Incessant Itch

Unidentified bumps and rashes can be caused by anything from allergies to keratosis pilaris, but eczema is one of the most common culprits. Also …

Skin Care

This drugmaker is taking an unprecedented approach to getting its cancer treatment approved

One company in particular, called Loxo Oncology is building drugs that act on those mutations, so that the type of cancer someone has wouldn't matter so much as the genetic information gleaned from sequencing the tumor.<p>That's unprecedented. Most companies develop treatments for specific types of …

Cancer

Genetic breakthrough allows treatment of devastating disorder in children

A debilitating condition which robs children of the ability to control their limbs has now been identified, making treatment possible for the first time<p>Doctors have discovered a new genetic disorder that robs children of the ability to walk normally and makes it hard for them to control their other …

Medicine

The seven deadly things we’re doing to trash the planet (and human life with it)

We weep at the disappearance of endangered species but avert our eyes to the causes of Earth’s destruction<p>A baby ibex on a precipitous cliff edge. The hyenas of Harar eating from a human hand. Leopards in Mumbai, whales breaching and baby turtles heading blindly away from the sea. We are amazed by …

Sustainability

There is good news on gender equality – if you look to the developing world

From education to maternity mortality, there have been global successes for women this year. So let’s not fixate on Hillary Clinton’s loss<p>Last weekend the United Nations completed its annual 16 days of activism against gender-based violence – a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of what is …

Developing Countries