# The Lancet

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"Every minute counts." - Study shows why treating strokes immediately is vital
Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms
Decriminalising prostitution would 'slash HIV rates among sex workers'
Death rates for HIV-positive adults have halved
Knocked out: Global players’ union want action after World Cup concussions
Portable insulin pumps prove better than insulin injections for type 2 diabetes
Child mortality decreases - but at least 18,000 children dying every day
300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction
Almost one in four Irish adults are obese, a rate worse than most of Europe
Cancer patients forced from their own countries can't access treatment
5.5 million babies are born and die each year without being recorded
Doctors say the best way to curb obesity could be... sleep
Drug experts slam reports with 'misleading statistics' on legal high deaths
Community-based schizophrenia treatment in low income countries better than facility care
New way to avoid risky biopsies in diagnosis of deadly lung disease
Gregory House MD is so amazing he's even saved a real-life patient
Russian men drink too much vodka...and it's killing them
Could building up immunity be the key to fighting peanut allergy?
If you're going to have a heart attack, Sweden is the place to do it
How football clubs helped male footie fans lose weight
Scientists find first definitive proof MERS disease infects camels
UK study reveals that one in four female prisoners self-harm
Resistance crisis looms as antibiotics 'handed out like cough sweets'
Top scientists meet to discuss how a cure for AIDS can become a reality
Strokes among younger people are increasing worldwide
Despite protective drugs, no increase in sex risks for partners of HIV-positive
New test for drug resistant malaria unveiled
How do e-cigarettes compare to nicotine patches in helping smokers quit?
Richard III suffered from roundworm infection
Cannabis 'by far' most commonly used illegal drug worldwide
People with epilepsy 11 times more likely to die prematurely
Marrying your first cousin can double the risk of birth defects in your babies
150 doctors write to Obama offering services to Guantánamo hunger strikers
A daily tablet can protect those who inject drugs from HIV
China has become one of the healthiest countries in the world in just two decades
Does 'type 2 diabetes' really exist?
More blood donations needed to meet demand of ageing populations
Major progress in the fight against osteoporosis thanks to new treatment
Delays of up to 10 years in diagnosing bipolar disorder
Smokers in Europe 'not being given enough help to quit'