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Peto’s Paradox 

What Is Cancer?  The ancient disease that is cancer has become a word intertwined with fear and dread. It is often described as the defining plague of our generation and one affecting tens of millions, killing approximately 9.5 million people…

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Antibiotics: From Saviour to Traitor 

Prior to the beginning of the twentieth century, disease ravaged the world. Even in industrialized countries, it remained a nightmare. In 1900, the average global life expectancy stood at a…