Thursday, May 17, 2007

Diabetes, Fairness, Baghdad Boil

(Headlines) News you might have missed . . .

Scaling Up. The cost of diabetes drugs likely to soar as global epidemic worsens (Reuters)

Life Happens. Being treated unfairly--independent of your income level or social status--increases your risk of suffering a heart attack, according to new results from the long-running Whitehall study (British Medical Journal)

They call it "Baghdad boil." Leishmaniasis, and other parasitic diseases, are being diagnosed more often in the U.S. as the number of troops and civilian contractors deployed overseas increases. (The Boston Globe)

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