MinervaBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7381.172 (Published 18 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:172
If you think urns full of ash are macabre, but can't bear to part with your loved one's cremated remains, why not turn him or her into a diamond? A company in Chicago claims to have perfected a technique for turning human ash into diamonds which can then be made into jewellery. A thimbleful produces a quarter of a carat, costs about $4000, and takes 16 weeks (Pharoahs International 2002 vol 68(winter):38).
Hormone replacement therapy can reduce the incidence of diabetes by over a third (35%) in postmenopausal women with coronary heart disease, according to a large randomised trial …
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