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A new era for Europe?

The 2024 European Parliament highlights emerging right-wing influence and pressing issues from climate action to youth voter disengagement.

It’s sold as a procedure that empowers women, but freezing eggs is costly, time-consuming and not guaranteed to be a success.

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Indonesian researchers have tested a cheaper way of monitoring antimicrobial resistance that could be a key tool for developing countries.

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Is it possible to trick the brain into thinking a placebo will help reduce pain? The signs are good.

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Emissions that meet air-quality standards still cause illness and early death. Planning decisions need to help drive down exposure.

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Fraudulent and substandard antimalarials drive up case numbers, suffering and death. They are the main obstacle as India pursues malaria eradication by 2030.

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Buying medicines on the internet saves time and money, but it could be deadly. Indonesia is working to regulate online pharmacies and improve public safety.

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Poverty drives the market in inferior medicines just as it drives other examples of inequality. A socially integrated approach is needed to fight the problem.

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