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World Down Syndrome Day 2019: Theme, Significance of the Day That Believes in 'Lots of Socks'

A child with Down syndrome, people wearing colourful socks (Photo Credits: Getty Images, anyavera Instagram) World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is observed by the United Nations on March 21 every year since 2012 to raise awareness about the genetic condition. Various activities and workshops are conducted to promote the inclusion of people with Down syndrome.… Read More »

Hot flushes got you down? A new trial may help

Hot flushes, night sweats, mood disturbances, aching and painful muscles, sexual problems and urinary issues – these are just some of the debilitating menopausal symptoms experienced by women. A new trial was launched this month in response to concerns rural women are not accessing effective treatments for these symptoms. It will allow women living in remote… Read More »

White House Plan to Disclose Drug Prices May Not Drive Down Costs: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Jan. 25, 2019 — By itself, a Trump administration plan to make drug companies disclose the cost of their medicines in TV ads is unlikely to help tame drug prices, a new study shows. Researchers did find that revealing the cost of expensive drugs in ads would significantly lower patient demand… Read More »