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Arthritis and cancer drug may fight baldness

Researchers used the cancer and arthritis drug to test baldness on mice, showing promising results on mice researchers continues to see if this treatment could work for humans.

What it takes to be a risk taker

Risk taking is based around our thinking preferences and how comfortably we view the world. Hence, risk taking does not necessarily mean the same thing for two people. An expert reveals which of your behaviours are within your comfort zone.

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A lot of HooHa about something that occurs natural. Obviously receiving a grant that must be justified to show how dangerous living is. Next will be a study to show how radiation... Radon is a silent killer. Could it be in your home?
10 places where poop shouldn’t be found (but is found)

Did you wash your hands after using the toilet today? We can hear your resounding “yes!” Congratulations! You’re one of the health-conscious 40% men and 60% women who clean their hands after visiting the loo. Your prize is good health.

Male rape still considered a joke in South Africa

We wouldn't laugh at a female rape victim but somehow male rape is still not taken seriously in South Africa - a fact that leaves Samkelo Mabaso and many other men without treatment or support.

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