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New Malaria Test Can Help Predict Serious Side Effects of Treatment

Researchers at Paris Descartes University have discovered a way to predict which malaria patients will suffer from a serious — often fatal — side-effect of the usual treatment. And the cost will be relatively low, because the researchers found they could get the needed results by repurposing an existing test….

Heavy Marijuana Use Linked to Weaker Bones, Lower Body Weight

People who are heavy marijuana smokers are at a higher risk of developing weaker bones and osteoporosis, as well as more likely to have lower body weight compared to non-users. Researchers in Scotland enrolled 170 people who smoked cannabis regularly for recreational use as well as 114 people who were…

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