The Malta Independent 23 March 2019, Saturday

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Officials see no link between miscarriage risk and flu shots

Friday, 22 March 2019, 09:23 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Health officials say further research has not found a miscarriage risk for women who get annual flu shots. Two years ago, a puzzling study found women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012...

Celebrating the Doctorate in Pharmacy

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 11:39 Last update: about 2 days ago

The year 2018 marked the fifth intake of students for the Doctorate in Pharmacy degree (https://www.um.edu.mt/courses/overview/PPDPHRFTT6-2018-9-O) at UM. This important milestone was...

How old is too old to drive?

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 09:21 Last update: about 5 days ago The Conversation

When Britain’s Prince Philip crashed his Land Rover into another vehicle on Jan. 17, 2019, many people were surprised that he was still driving at age 97. Many thought that surely someone...

Malta’s first DOK and IĠT Wines Appreciation Event

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 09:10 Last update: about 2 days ago

In a unique first of its kind event, 10 prestigious wineries unite hosting a wine appreciation spectacular; celebrating the reds, whites, rosés and sparkling wines which illustrate...

Haunting 'Roma' scene shines a rare spotlight on stillbirths

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 09:19 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Of all the little moments of joy and strife that fill the top-nominated Oscar film "Roma," the most gut-wrenching takes place in a Mexico City hospital room, where a doctor coolly tells a frightened...

Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 09:16 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly's immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, researchers said...

To understand life expectancy fall, start in West Virginia

Monday, 28 January 2019, 15:52 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

If you want to understand why U.S. life expectancy is declining, West Virginia is a good place to start. The state is a bellwether of bad health, portending major problems years before they...

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