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An Apple Watch told a 46-year-old man he had an irregular heartbeat. It was right.

When Ed Dentel updated his Apple Watch on Thursday night, he didn't expect it to upend his weekend, much less change his life. Interested in Apple? Add Apple as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Apple news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Read more

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New study to examine impact screen time has on kids' brains

SEATTLE - A groundbreaking new study about the impact of screen time on adolescent brains has many parents thinking. The study is being conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It's called The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) ... Read more

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Trump Administration Scrutinizes Fetal Tissue Research

Science advocacy groups seek to make facts on research clear as Department of Health and Human Services conducts comprehensive review of research following pressure from conservatives. Read more

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How Apollo 8 'Saved 1968'

The Apollo 8 astronauts watched the desolate, crater-pocked surface of the moon pass beneath them. Then, something unexpectedly stunning happened. Rising above the horizon was a beautiful sphere, familiar and yet unfamiliar—a blue marble that ... Read more

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Alcohol abuse on the rise in Singapore, according to mental health study

A wide-ranging study on the state of mental health in Singapore found that more people are suffering from alcohol abuse, compared with a similar study done in 2010. The proportion of people in Singapore who suffered from alcohol abuse rose to 4.1 per ... Read more

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Scientists have created cells that destroy cancer – 24 Channel

Scientists at Lund University (Sweden) conducted the first successful reprogramming of skin cells, as a result, they managed to artificially create cells that will target the search and destroy cancers. The study is published in the journal Science ... Read more

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The Soy Sauce Colon Cleanse That Left a Woman Brain Dead Shows How Dangerous ...

Another day, another horrible-for-you health fad gone viral. Something called the soy sauce colon cleanse is making headlines. The extremely dangerous fad reportedly left one woman brain dead, reminding us just how dangerous viral trends like this one ... Read more

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Sleep, Don't Cram, Before Finals for Better Grades

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It's a college tradition to pull "all-nighters" during final exams. But students may get better grades if they simply go to bed early, two new studies suggest. Read more

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Vaccinations Urged As Hep A Found In Madison County Restaurant Worker

A representative of the Madison County Health Department says hepatitis A cases in the central Kentucky community have likely not peaked. The staff at the health facility are investigating a case of hep A in a food handler who worked while infectious ... Read more

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The far-reaching effects of antidepressants

When University of Ottawa biologists Marilyn Vera-Chang and Vance Trudeau began to study the effects of a popular antidepressant on reproduction levels in zebrafish, they stumbled across something that changed the course of their work. We sat down with ... Read more

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Dublin-based doctors make worldwide breakthrough in epilepsy treatment

Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) collaborated with researchers in 17 other countries as part of the major international study. The study involved the comparison of the DNA of over 15,000 people who have epilepsy versus ... Read more

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Buridan's donkey: Neuroscience resolves medieveal decision-making conundrum

The brain updates its preferences in real-time in order to choose between two equally attractive options, reveals a human neuroimaging and eye-tracking study published in JNeurosci. The research shows how we avoid becoming paralyzed by indecision like ... Read more

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Global Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Market 2018- Allergan, AstraZeneca, Amgen ...

The Global Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) market report offers statistics available on those manufacturers industry status and also is a source of tool and guidance for individuals and companies interested in the company. Even the Chronic Kidney Disease ... Read more

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7 Micronutrients That Are Important for Athletes

If you're looking to build muscle, you probably already know you need to eat a lot of calories. There's a good chance you've got your hypertrophy program figured out, if you've really done your diligence you've worked out your calories and macros, but ... Read more

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: How To Obtain An Animal Model That Resembles The ...

Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are the two main types of an autoimmune disease called Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Since the beginning of the 21st century, IBD has become a global disease with an increasing incidence in ... Read more

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World View: Ebola in DR Congo Spreads Southward to Large Cities

This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com. Ebola in DR Congo spreads southward to large cities; Uganda and South Sudan vaccinate health workers against Ebola. Ebola in DR Congo spreads southward to large cities. The city of Goma ... Read more

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California Mom With Leukemia Gives Birth to Twins While Waiting for Bone ...

A Southern California mom whose journey in fighting leukemia while pregnant went viral has given birth to twins. She shared pictures of the newborns on Dec. 7 and shared her gratitude for finding the perfect match for a bone marrow transplant. “I would ... Read more

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Some Canadian Cannabis Vendors Are Selling Placebo Weed Oils, Researchers Say

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. A biopharmaceutical company hoping to disrupt the cannabis extraction market is claiming some Canadian licensed producers are selling cannabis oils that are tantamount to placebos. Cannabis oils have ... Read more

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Simple tips to avoid holiday weight gain

From the first Christmas cookie to the last sip of New Year's champagne, this time of year is full of tasty temptations. But overdoing it on the holiday cheer can lead to stubborn weight gain that's difficult to lose. According to a new study, the ... Read more

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Measles: Vaccine available today at Palisades Center

Health officials Tuesdaywill be giving out free measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccines to residents at the Palisades Center. There are currently 91 measles cases in the county and eight under investigation, and officials said the Best Buy at the ... Read more

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An Apple Watch told a 46-year-old man he had an irregular heartbeat. It was right.

When Ed Dentel updated his Apple Watch on Thursday night, he didn't expect it to upend his weekend, much less change his life. Interested in Apple? Add Apple as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Apple news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Read more

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Link Between Red Meat and Heart Health Happens in the Gut, Study Finds

For years we've been advised to go easy on the steak dinners, because research that has shown that diets low in red meat are healthiest for our hearts. Advertising Policy. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our ... Read more

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Immune cells sacrifice themselves to protect us from invading bacteria

Immune systems are working overtime as winter approaches. Stomach flu can turn the strongest individual into a bedridden convalescent. Viruses are spreading in kindergartens. This year's flu is approaching in full swing. Knowing that a bunch of ... Read more

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Global coalition backs Imperial College London's RNA vaccine platform to fight ...

One of the first missions that the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) set when it came into being in 2017 was to facilitate development of vaccine platforms that can be quickly adopted against unknown pathogens. Now, it is shelling ... Read more

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10 foods you should be eating more of as you get older

Your metabolism and health change a lot as you get older. By your late 20s, you likely will notice that you can't eat the same things you once did and still feel good and as such, your diet may become more of a priority. It becomes all the more ... Read more

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Editing consciousness: How bereaved people control their thoughts without ...

New York, NY--December 10, 2018--People who are grieving a major loss, such as the death of a spouse or a child, use different coping mechanisms to carry on with their lives. Psychologists have been able to track different approaches, which can reflect ... Read more

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Government to offer men aged 39-56 free rubella shots

The health ministry will provide free rubella vaccinations for men 39 to 56 years old to fight the current outbreak in the Tokyo metropolitan area and elsewhere. The ministry's plan, announced Dec. 11, is expected to start next spring and continue for ... Read more

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Low-salt diet may be more beneficial for females than males

A low-salt diet may be more beneficial in lowering blood pressure in females than males, report scientists who found that while actual salt retention isn't higher in females, there is still an effect that drives pressure up. Females also might benefit ... Read more

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Diabetics, Opt For Dried Fruit Instead Of White Bread: Here's Why

Eating dried fruits such as dates, apricots, raisins and sultanas may not spike blood sugar compared to starchy foods such as white bread, suggests a study. "People often worry about sources of sugar, and fruits are one of them. But most fruits, in ... Read more

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Fish study prompts call for closer look at depression drug's hereditary effects

Biologists at the University of Ottawa have discovered exposing fish embryos to Prozac affected the aquatic creatures' ability to manage stress for generations, prompting a call for further research into the lasting effects of antidepressants on humans. Read more

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Veterans health administration hospitals outperform non-VHA hospitals in most ...

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,243 health care facilities, including 172 VA Medical Centers and 1,062 outpatient sites. Many of the 9 million veterans ... Read more

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Children account for more than one third of Ebola cases in eastern Democratic ...

KINSHASA, DAKAR, NEW YORK, GENEVA, 11 December 2018 – Children now account for more than one third of the Ebola cases in affected regions of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UNICEF said today. The UN children's agency ... Read more

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Immunotherapy Opportunities Lie in Glioma Molecular Landscape

News Dec 11, 2018 | Original story from Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Immunotherapy Opportunities Lie in Glioma Molecular Landscape. In NF-1 gliomas, the presence of immune cells (black) in the tumor suggest immunotherapy could be ... Read more

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Why the Mediterranean Diet deserves all that praise

Once again, your mother was right. You really do need to eat your vegetables. And while you are at it, put down the bacon and pick up the olive oil, because new research supports the contention that switching to a Mediterranean diet could significantly ... Read more

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Doctors acquitted of lazy people, but there are nuances

The time we spend on leisure, sleep and physical activity, partly determined by our genes. This is the conclusion reached by researchers from the University of Oxford after studying weekly activities of the 200 members of the British Biobank, reports ... Read more

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Genetic changes associated with physical activity reported

Time spent sitting, sleeping and moving is determined in part by our genes, University of Oxford researchers have shown. In one of the most detailed projects of its kind, the scientists studied the activity of 91,105 UK Biobank participants who had ... Read more

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Cases of mystery illness causing paralysis in US kids hit record

NEW YORK -- This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs ... Read more

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Stop Overdoses PA, Get Help Now

(WBRE/WYOU-TV) While there's plenty of reason to celebrate the holiday season Health officials are reminding people that the season also brings with it an increased risk of overdose. But this week an initiative is being launched that officials hope ... Read more

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All The Vaccines Parents (And Grandparents) Need In Order To Be Around Newborns

When a newborn baby is adding to a family, it's without a doubt that everyone wants to see the new bundle of joy, hold him or her, and get as close as possible. With that being said though, it's important that parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles ... Read more

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Woman accuses Facebook of 'sexist double standards' for removing photo of ...

A campaigner has accused Facebook of 'sexist double standards' for refusing a boosted advert for her mastectomy network, and, she claims, removing a photo showing mastectomy scarring. Jay Walker says that the logo of her campaign group meant she ... Read more

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The source of stem cells points to two proteins

Date: December 11, 2018; Source: Michigan State University; Summary: While other animal embryos grow outside the mother, their embryonic cells can get right to work accepting assignments, such as head, tail or vital organ. By contrast, mammalian ... Read more

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Cases of mystery illness causing paralysis in US kids hit record

NEW YORK -- This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs ... Read more

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Suspect a food allergy or sensitivity? Take these steps to find out

Updated 7 hours ago. If you are dealing with symptoms such as hives or bloating, you may suspect a food allergy or sensitivity. But how can you determine which foods are causing the reactions? There are so many food allergy and sensitivity tests ... Read more

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More than half of Americans still haven't had a flu shot this year: survey

Holiday parties make for interesting small talk, and sometimes that means answering one big health question: “Did you get a flu shot?” According to a recent survey by NORC, a research organization at the University of Chicago, nearly half of Americans ... Read more

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Fears Ebola will spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo grow as health ...

Hundreds of health workers in South Sudan will be given Ebola vaccinations amid fears the virus will spread from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Official statistics show the death toll in the African nation - battling the second biggest Ebola ... Read more

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Why the Mediterranean Diet deserves all that praise

Once again, your mother was right. You really do need to eat your vegetables. And while you are at it, put down the bacon and pick up the olive oil, because new research supports the contention that switching to a Mediterranean diet could significantly ... Read more

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Link Between Red Meat and Heart Health Happens in the Gut, Study Finds

For years we've been advised to go easy on the steak dinners, because research that has shown that diets low in red meat are healthiest for our hearts. Advertising Policy. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our ... Read more

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Regular flu shots might save heart failure patients

Annual flu vaccination is regarded as a safe and low-cost way to improve survival rate among elderly heart failure patients, according to a new research. The findings, published in the journal Circulation, showed that flu vaccination was associated ... Read more

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Cases of mystery illness causing paralysis in US kids hit record

NEW YORK -- This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs ... Read more

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Death rates from cancer will fall in Australasian countries and Russia in 2018

Researchers predict that death rates from cancer will fall in 2018 in Australasian countries and in Russia. However, a greater proportion of the population will die in Russia from the disease than in any of the other countries, mainly because of the ... Read more

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What I'm Really Thinking about having ADHD

I have ADHD. You mightn't even know what that means. I know because I had to go to this psychologist or psychiatrist or someone, who did all these tests. She was nice enough, but the main thing I remember is that she brought me back after and told me I ... Read more

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Japan to offer men aged 39 to 56 free rubella vaccinations for three years to ...

The government said Tuesday it will offer free rubella vaccinations for three years to men who were unvaccinated in their childhood amid an outbreak of the disease that threatens to dampen demand for travel to Japan. Rubella can have serious health ... Read more

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Cutting out red meat reduces your risk of deadly heart disease in just one month

BACON, burgers and steaks aren't great for us - we know that. But you can undo the damage eating them cause within just one month, if you cut them out. It's bad news for your fry up. Alamy. 3. It's bad news for your fry up. Scientists from the ... Read more

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Human papilloma virus predicts risks of cervical cancer

According to Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, human papilloma virus can cause cervical cancer & women have higher risk of pre-cancerous lesions if they carry HPV 16 or 18. Four out of five women of fertile age are infected with HPV at some point in their ... Read more

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Couple's $1m medical bill nightmare on ruined US holiday

A couple's dream holiday was ruined and to make matters worse, the bills kept piling up to an astronomical amount, writes Lauren McMah of News.com.au. In an instant, this Australian couple's idyllic holiday turned into a month-long nightmare — and a ... Read more

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Cases of mystery illness causing paralysis in US kids hit record

NEW YORK -- This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs ... Read more

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Well being: What Is Hangxiety? Your Character Signifies Your Threat For It

Now that science has given us the lowdown on what it means to feel “hangry,” get ready to understand what a “hangxiety” is. In a new study, researchers from University College London suggest that shy or introverted people are at higher risk of ... Read more

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Study: Statins' Benefits Solid, Side Effects Rare

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- The benefits of the cholesterol-lowering medicines called statins far outweigh any risk of side effects, according to a new analysis of decades of scientific research. In fact, side effects of ... Read more

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Fears Ebola will spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo grow as health ...

Hundreds of health workers in South Sudan will be given Ebola vaccinations amid fears the virus will spread from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Official statistics show the death toll in the African nation - battling the second biggest Ebola ... Read more

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High blood pressure: The one drink you must avoid if you want to lower your ...

HIGH blood pressure is a common condition among the population in the UK, but left untreated, it can lead to serious health complications. The best way to prevent the condition is by eating a healthy, balanced diet and avoiding certain food and drink ... Read more

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Woman's fatal brain-eating infection linked to tap water

People will try just about anything to combat a bad case of the sniffles. Whether it's from a cold or allergies, a runny or stuffy nose is incredibly annoying, and one of the at-home treatments that's gained traction in recent years is the use of a ... Read more

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Be the Match: In Chris Bradley's memory, a look at the lifesaving gift within ...

Kathryn Poe was 15 when her body began turning on her. "One day I would wake up and my hands were swollen and I suddenly couldn't open doors or I couldn't go up steps. And then the next day I would get a rash all over my body, and it wouldn't go away ... Read more

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Alzheimer's could be diagnosed long before symptoms appear

Scientists have developed a blood test that can accurately diagnose or even predict Alzheimer's disease before symptoms appear. Currently the only way to definitively diagnose Alzheimer's disease in life is through brain scans and tests of ... Read more

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High blood pressure: The one drink you must avoid if you want to lower your ...

HIGH blood pressure is a common condition among the population in the UK, but left untreated, it can lead to serious health complications. The best way to prevent the condition is by eating a healthy, balanced diet and avoiding certain food and drink ... Read more

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Cases of mystery illness causing paralysis in US kids hit record

NEW YORK -- This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs ... Read more

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AIDSfree: Kenya's Condom King and his mission to combat HIV taboos

Young Kenyans' ignorance around sex is helping to fuel infection. One man thinks he may have found an answer. Oliver Poole Nairobi @IndyVoices; 5 hours ago. 0 comments. Click to follow. The Independent. Kenyan pop star Tetu Shani, left, with 'King of ... Read more

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Simple tips to avoid holiday weight gain

From the first Christmas cookie to the last sip of New Year's champagne, this time of year is full of tasty temptations. But overdoing it on the holiday cheer can lead to stubborn weight gain that's difficult to lose. According to a new study, the ... Read more

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As doctors taper or end opioid prescriptions, many patients driven to despair ...

This is the first of a three-part series on the nation's struggle to address a crippling opioid crisis, and the unintended victims left in its wake. It happened slowly. The pain caused by a 1980 back fracture, the result of a tractor-trailer crash ... Read more

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New blood test can detect cancer in 10 minutes

Forward-looking: Scientists have developed what could be a revolutionary new cancer diagnoses test: a 10-minute process that detects the disease in a person's bloodstream using a color-changing fluid. Currently, a patient who is suspected to have some ... Read more

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'I'm worried that when I come round from an epileptic fit I won't remember ...

For most young mums, popping into town to do some shopping and stopping off for tea or an ice-cream is all part and parcel of being a parent. But for Lisburn woman Dawn Cairns, a trip out with her four-year-old daughter Yasmin is only possible if she ... Read more

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Spray-on gel could help fight cancer after surgery

Cancer recurrence after surgical resection remains a major problem. Now a team of scientists from UCLA have created a biodegradable spray gel that could help the body fight off cancer after surgery and stop it from spreading to other parts of the body. Read more

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Did you know? Parts of brain may help reduce social isolation

Washington: Turns out, people who misuse opioids isolate themselves from their loved ones which poses as a problem. Researchers from Arizona State University have identified a region in the brain that may be responsible for opioid-related social ... Read more

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Predicting Leaky Heart Valves with 3D Printing

News Dec 11, 2018 | Original story from the Wyss Institute. Predicting Leaky Heart Valves with 3D Printing. CT scans and a custom parametric modeling process were combined to create multi-material physical models of patients' aortic heart valves, each ... Read more

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Cases of mystery illness causing paralysis in US kids hit record

NEW YORK -- This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs ... Read more

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Poo transplants: which bacteria work to treat a type of inflammatory bowel ...

Fecal microbiota transplantation – or poo transplants – can be an effective treatment for gut conditions. Now, UNSW Sydney medical researchers and collaborators from Australia and the US have shown which bacteria work best. shutterstock_647537386.jpg. Read more

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Brain tumors may respond to immunotherapy: Study

Washington D.C. [USA]: According to a recent study, a slow-growing brain tumor in patients affected by neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, which helps to boost the immune system in fighting cancer. The study, led by ... Read more

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Sleep apnea may double odds for high blood pressure in blacks

Black adults with high blood pressure that defies standard prescription treatments might want to get screened for sleep apnea, new research suggests. Moderate or severe sleep apnea—in which a person can experience pauses in breathing five to 30 times ... Read more

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Scientists Turn Wasp Venom Into Potentially Groundbreaking Antibiotic

Decades of antibiotic overuse have bread new generations of super-bacteria that can go on living even when hit with the most potent drugs we've got. Scientists are scrambling to discover new antibiotic compounds, but it's slow going. Oh, there are ... Read more

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Mysterious paralyzing illness affecting children reached record number, health ...

NEW YORK — This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs ... Read more

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Addressing sleep disorders after traumatic brain injury

Disorders of sleep are some of the most common problems experienced by patients after traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is important to recognize and treat these problems early to allow for optimal cognitive recovery, but because they are so common, the ... Read more

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Cases of mystery illness causing paralysis in US kids hit record

NEW YORK -- This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs ... Read more

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Science Says Too Much Sleep Is Worse Than Not Enough

We already know that getting any less than six hours sleep a night is not good for you, but did you know that sleeping for too long isn't just as bad as a restless night sleep, but it's actually far, far worse? In some rather unwelcome news, a research ... Read more

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Japan to offer free rubella vaccinations to combat outbreak

The Japanese government said Tuesday it will offer free rubella vaccinations for three years to men who were unvaccinated in their childhood amid an outbreak of the disease that threatens to dampen demand for travel to Japan. Rubella can have serious ... Read more

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Dates, Apricots Better Than Starchy Foods In Lowering Diabetes, Say Experts

As per the study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes, adding dried fruits such as dates, apricots, raisins and sultanas to your daily diet may not spike your blood sugar levels, as compared to starchy foods such as white bread. Experts ... Read more

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Dates, Apricots Better Than Starchy Foods In Lowering Diabetes, Say Experts

As per the study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes, adding dried fruits such as dates, apricots, raisins and sultanas to your daily diet may not spike your blood sugar levels, as compared to starchy foods such as white bread. Experts ... Read more

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ADHD prescriptions are going up, but that doesn't mean we're overmedicating

The rate of medications dispensed for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children aged 17 and under increased by 30 per cent between 2013-14 and 2016-17. The Australian Atlas for Healthcare Variation, released today, shows around 14,000 ... Read more

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Boy dies after getting electrocuted by wearing headphones while charging

NEW DELHI: In another gadget-related accident, a 16-year-old boy in Malaysia died after getting electrocuted by headphones while they were being charged. According to a report by New Straits Times, the incident took place in Kampung Gaing Baru Pedas, ... Read more

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Researchers leap closer to quantum computing with new optical microchip

Creating an optical quantum computer with the potential to enhance computing power to engineer new drugs and optimise energy saving methods has taken a major step closer thanks to a Griffith University-led project. Associate Professor Mirko Lobino, ... Read more

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Sprayable gel developed by UCLA-led team could help the body fight off cancer ...

A scanning electron microscope image of a gel developed by UCLA researchers that could help prevent cancer from recurring after surgery. Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease — almost 95 ... Read more

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What Happens in Our Brain When We Are Yelled At?

Sight and hearing are the two main sensory modalities allowing us to interact with our environment. But what happens within the brain when it perceives a threatening signal, such as an aggressive voice? How does it distinguish a threatening voice from ... Read more

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Dates, Apricots Better Than Starchy Foods In Lowering Diabetes, Say Experts

As per the study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes, adding dried fruits such as dates, apricots, raisins and sultanas to your daily diet may not spike your blood sugar levels, as compared to starchy foods such as white bread. Experts ... Read more

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Hangover Anxiety: This Personality Trait Makes You More Likely to Suffer ...

Very shy people are more likely to suffer from anxiety caused by drinking than those who are more extroverted, according to a study. A portmanteau of “anxiety” and “hangover,” “hangxiety” describes the state of distress some people feel after drinking ... Read more

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Mysterious paralysing illness hits record number of children in the US

This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralysing illness in children, according to US health officials. Key points: The condition is called acute flaccid myelitis or AFM; It has been likened to polio, but investigators have ruled ... Read more

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Drinking orange juice could slash risk of dementia by 50 per cent, says study

A new study now suggests that drinking a glass of orange juice every day could significantly lower one's risk of getting dementia. Researchers tracked almost 28,000 men for two decades to examine how their fruit and vegetable consumption affected their ... Read more

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How scientists are using Google searches to predict heroin overdose

We all know Google search helps with looking up websites, but, in a first, scientists are using the tech for tracking heroin overdoses even before they occur. It may sound a bit weird but they have actually created a model, which uses Google search ... Read more

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Four dried fruits have lower glycemic index than starchy foods, study finds

Study suggests there's potential for food manufacturers to develop low GI foods with reformulations that include dried fruit. People with diabetes and followers of diets based on the glycemic index (GI) can enjoy dried fruits knowing they do not cause ... Read more

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In Britain, the child died after kissing a relative with herpes

A young couple from the UK lost a newborn baby, which was the usual kiss. The child contracted the herpes virus, which is a weak body of the baby was not able to cope in a timely manner. В Британии ребенок скончался после поцелуя родственника с ... Read more

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What Is Hangover Anxiety? Drinking Can Mess With You More Than You Think ...

A bad hangover can make you feel like you're legitimately going to die — a very slow, very painful death, might I add. (Me? Dramatic?) It can also, unfortunately, conjure up a whole lot of anxiety that just amplifies all of the terrible feelings you ... Read more

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9th Case Of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Reported In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There is a new case in Minnesota of a polio-like illness that's leaving children partially paralyzed. A ninth case of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (or AFM) has been confirmed. Seven cases have also been reported in Wisconsin. The ... Read more

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Sprayable gel developed by UCLA-led team could help the body fight off cancer ...

A scanning electron microscope image of a gel developed by UCLA researchers that could help prevent cancer from recurring after surgery. Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease — almost 95 ... Read more

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KS county health departments awarded nearly $900k to help fight opioid crisis

TOPEKA, Kan. (KWCH) Kansas has been awarded nearly $900,000 to fight the opioid crisis on the community-response level. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) said county health departments will work on the implementation for the ... Read more

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Regrowing damaged nerves hinges on shutting down key genes

Date: December 10, 2018; Source: Washington University School of Medicine; Summary: Neurons in the brain and spinal cord don't grow back after injury, unlike those in the rest of the body. Now, researchers have identified some of the key steps taken by ... Read more

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DNA Edit: Heart of the matter – Use of statins to lower cholesterol has fired ...

The many questions that whirl around the subject of medical ethics, there is nothing quite as consuming as those that deal with cardiovascular diseases. In India, heart diseases account for a whopping one-fourth of the total deaths annually. It is not ... Read more

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For Aging Bodies, Endurance and Resistance Training Can Help

For people entering their senior years, staying physically active is key to staying healthy. But it can be difficult to determine which type of workout is best for aging bodies. Now, two recent studies take a look at what impact endurance training ... Read more

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The 1918 Spanish Flu Killed Millions — and Experts Fear It Could Happen Again

It was a disease like no other, in terms of worldwide scope. One hundred years ago, the Spanish influenza pandemic caused the deaths of at least 50 million people around the globe, although some experts think the death toll might have been as high as ... Read more

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Hypertonic saline inhalation improves lung function in cystic fibrosis

Kids with cystic fibrosis (CF) treated with inhaled hypertonic saline showed significant improvement in lung function, according to the findings presented at North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC). PARI was the first company to obtain ... Read more

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What Is Hangover Anxiety? Drinking Can Mess With You More Than You Think ...

A bad hangover can make you feel like you're legitimately going to die — a very slow, very painful death, might I add. (Me? Dramatic?) It can also, unfortunately, conjure up a whole lot of anxiety that just amplifies all of the terrible feelings you ... Read more

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A code for reprogramming immune sentinels

For the first time, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has successfully reprogrammed mouse and human skin cells into immune cells called dendritic cells. The process is quick and effective, representing a pioneering contribution for applying ... Read more

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DNA Edit: Heart of the matter – Use of statins to lower cholesterol has fired ...

The many questions that whirl around the subject of medical ethics, there is nothing quite as consuming as those that deal with cardiovascular diseases. In India, heart diseases account for a whopping one-fourth of the total deaths annually. It is not ... Read more

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THIS Is the Best Time of Day to Have Sex

American couples are having a lot less sex than they used to. According to a study that came out last year, adults in the United States had sex about nine fewer times per year between 2010 and 2014 compared to 1995 to 1999. For all the criticism ... Read more

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New Ebola drug tried in DR Congo

Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | An international research team has begun patient enrollment in a clinical trial testing multiple investigational Ebola therapies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The randomised, controlled trial is enrolling ... Read more

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Internet therapy platforms may help fight depression: Study

Washington: Scientists have found that a series of self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce depression. Researchers from Indiana University (IU) in the US reviewed 21 pre-existing studies with a total of 4,781 participants. In ... Read more

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Research Gaps Leave Doctors Guessing About Treatments For Pregnant Women

Jenna Neikirk was nearing the end of her first pregnancy when her blood pressure shot up to dangerous levels. "I started feeling splotchy and hot, just kind of uncomfortable, so I took my blood pressure at work and it was 160 over 120," she says ... Read more

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Why Researchers Say You Might Want to Smoke Marijuana Rather Than Vape It

There are currently 10 states that allow for recreational cannabis use and more than twice as many that allow people to use the substance for medically approved reasons. Because of these changes, more people have become open to the idea of trying ... Read more