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 2018-07-19 10:42 

Reuters

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Roche takes Tecentriq hit on survival data...

Roche's hopes of clinching more of the lung cancer treatment market with its Tecentriq immunotherapy had a major setback on Thursday, when a trial failed to deliver survival data the Swiss drugmaker needs to challenge rival Merck....

 2018-07-19 10:30 

Men's Health News

5 Superfoods That Aren't as Super as You Think...

So-called superfoods like blueberries, quinoa, and kale are healthy, but they're far from a cure-all....

 2018-07-19 10:08 

Men's Health News

Tom Brady Is Getting Body-Shamed for Not Having a Six-Pack...

People on social media are criticizing Tom Brady for not having six-packs in a newly released paparazzi photo....

 2018-07-19 10:00 

Medical News Today

Rapid increase in deaths due to alcohol-related liver disease...

Specialists are expressing concern over rising mortality due to late-stage liver disease. Most cases are caused by alcohol use, they warn....

 2018-07-19 08:00 

CBC

Single-sport kids feeling the strain of specialization, experts say...

A growing body of research suggests early sports specialization — spending eight months or more a year playing a single sport — can do young athletes more physical harm than good....

 2018-07-19 07:50 

Medical Daily

Bad Marriages Can Damage Health, Husbands' More Than Wives'...

Frequent conflicts regarding topics like children or money were linked to poorer health among married couples in a new study, particularly for husbands....

 2018-07-19 07:04 

Reuters

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Roche still awaiting Tecentriq survival data in key study...

Roche's Tecentric immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy has not yet achieved a hoped-for overall survival target in first-line lung cancer treatment, the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday....

 2018-07-19 07:00 

Medical News Today

Chronic pain: New compound may replace opioids...

Researchers have designed a drug that may soon be a safe, effective alternative to opioids for treating moderate-to-severe chronic pain....

 2018-07-19 05:50 

AP

University: Grants to bolster training for future clinicians...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona says two federal grants totaling $3.9 million will help bolster training of students to provide health care in rural communities and other areas deeme......

 2018-07-19 05:48 

AP

Health officials to give update on Hepatitis A outbreak...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Health officials plan to give updates Kentucky's Hepatitis A outbreak, including initiatives to slow it....

 2018-07-19 05:35 

AP

Alaska wants $15M back in Medicaid payments to providers...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska health officials are ordering health care providers to pay back millions of dollars in Medicaid payments they say were sent by mistake....

 2018-07-19 05:08 

Medical Daily

Early Dinner Could Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk...

In a new study from Spain, people who ate dinner before 9 p.m. were found to have a 20 percent lower risk of breast and prostate cancers....

 2018-07-19 01:52 

ABC News (US)

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Eat dinner earlier, dodge cancer?...

While we often hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and, now, new research suggests that the time we eat dinner can affect our cancer risk....

 2018-07-19 00:03 

AP

The Latest: Chair: Trust board takes leak concern seriously...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the release of a preliminary Alaska audit (all times local):4 p.m.The chair of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority's board says the trust takes seriousl......

 2018-07-18 23:45 

Reuters

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Pharmacy technician charged in case tied to U.S. meningitis outbreak...

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged a pharmacy technician who worked at a hospital with making false statements during an investigation related to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012....

 2018-07-18 23:20 

ABC News (US)

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What is PANDAS, the disorder some say can cause extreme behavioral changes in kids?...

Alexia was a normal 4-year-old when she suddenly became defiant and explosive....

 2018-07-18 22:51 

ABC News (US)

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Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-07-18 22:40 

Reuters

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Alcohol-related liver failure deaths rising among U.S. young adults...

(Reuters Health) - Over nearly a decade, deaths from liver disease have been rising rapidly in the U.S., new data show....

 2018-07-18 22:30 

NY Times

More Americans Are Dying of Cirrhosis and Liver Cancer...

Death rates from both diseases have risen sharply, particularly among young adults over the last decade. A possible villain: the Great Recession....

 2018-07-18 21:30 

Reuters

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AngioDynamics to pay $12.5 million over false claims allegations: U.S. Justice Department...

AngioDynamics Inc has agreed to pay the U.S. government $12.5 million to resolve allegations it caused healthcare providers to submit false claims to federal healthcare programs over the use of two medical devices, the Justice Department said on Wednesday...

 2018-07-18 21:15 

ABC News (US)

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A third of US adults say they or someone they know has used fertility treatments...

More than a million babies have been born with fertility treatmens, Pew research study found....

 2018-07-18 21:00 

AP

Brazil reports at least 744 infected with measles...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Health Ministry says at least 744 people have been infected with measles in a growing outbreak linked to cases imported from neighboring Venezuela....

 2018-07-18 21:00 

Medical News Today

Saw palmetto and testosterone facts...

Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone. Boosting its levels can have many effects, such as promoting muscle growth and improving libido. Saw palmetto, a plant resembling the leaves of a palm tree, may boost testosterone levels and offer other health...

 2018-07-18 20:51 

Reuters

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Pharmacy tech charged in case tied to U.S. meningitis outbreak...

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged a pharmacy technician who worked at a hospital with making false statements during an investigation related to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012....

 2018-07-18 20:01 

AP

Parasitic illness blamed in 22 St. Louis County cases...

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Health officials in St. Louis County are raising concerns about an outbreak of an intestinal illness....

 2018-07-18 20:00 

Medical News Today

Can you have a miscarriage without bleeding?...

Bleeding is usually the earliest sign of a pregnancy loss. However, some miscarriages occur without bleeding, or bleeding may follow other symptoms. It is important to remember that new symptoms do not always signal a pregnancy loss and that the risk decl...

 2018-07-18 19:21 

AP

Alaska lawmaker seeks review of document leak...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska lawmaker wants the state Department of Law to review whether the leaking of a confidential audit merits prosecution....

 2018-07-18 19:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about endometriosis during pregnancy...

Many women with endometriosis are able to get pregnant and deliver healthy babies, but they may have a higher risk of some complications. Some women experience fewer endometriosis symptoms during pregnancy, while others find that their symptoms worsen. In...

 2018-07-18 18:40 

Reuters

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In the U.S., most blacks may have hypertension by age 55...

(Reuters Health) - African American men and women are more likely to develop high blood pressure in middle age than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-07-18 18:28 

AP

County DA recuses from Oklahoma investigation into sheriff...

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — A county district attorney near Tulsa is recusing himself from investigating assault allegations against the local sheriff....

 2018-07-18 18:21 

ABC News (US)

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US judge throws out suit over health subsidy cuts...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-07-18 18:20 

AP

US judge throws out suit over health subsidy cuts...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge in San Francisco has thrown out a lawsuit over the Trump administration's decision to cut Affordable Care Act subsidies....

 2018-07-18 18:10 

CBC

UN 'sounding the alarm' on HIV progress...

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse....

 2018-07-18 18:00 

Medical News Today

What are the benefits of maca root?...

Maca root comes from Peru and is a common cooking ingredient in that region. Maca root may have a range of health benefits, especially for endurance and sexual health. In this article, we look at the evidence behind these claims, as well as whether there ...

 2018-07-18 18:00 

CDC

Del Monte Fresh Produce Vegetable Trays - Cyclospora infections...

Multistate Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis Linked to Del Monte Fresh Produce Vegetable Trays — United States, 2018...

 2018-07-18 18:00 

CDC

Salads Sold at a Fast-Food Chain - Cyclospora infections...

Multistate Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis Linked to Salads Sold at a Fast-Food Chain — United States, 2018...

 2018-07-18 17:32 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: World's 1st test-tube baby celebrates 40th birthday...

Louise Joy Brown said she's proud to be the first baby born via IVF....

 2018-07-18 17:09 

Reuters

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Shift to intensive caregiving tied to health declines...

(Reuters Health) - Becoming a caregiver for a spouse can be emotionally and physically depleting, and may lead to health declines in the caregiver, according to study from China....

 2018-07-18 17:04 

ABC News (US)

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Attorney general: Oklahoma board went too far with pot rules...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-07-18 17:01 

NY Times

Novartis Will Not Raise Drug Prices This Year, Joining Pfizer...

The move comes as drug companies scramble to show they are responding to criticism about their rising prices, including from President Trump....

 2018-07-18 17:00 

Medical News Today

How to stop shivering...

Shivering usually occurs when a person is too cold, but there are other possible causes. These include fever, stress, low blood sugar, and anxiety. Shivering generally resolves on its own, but treatment may be necessary for some underlying causes. Here, l...

 2018-07-18 16:41 

AP

Attorney general: Health board went too far with pot rules...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says the state's Board of Health overstepped its authority with several of the emergency rules it adopted last week over medical marijuana....

 2018-07-18 16:29 

ABC News (US)

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New law in Baltimore bars sodas from kids' menus...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-07-18 16:00 

Medical News Today

How do you boost testosterone naturally?...

Testosterone is a male sex hormone. Low levels can cause changes to the distribution of body fat and muscle strength. Testosterone reduces with age, but people can boost it with lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise. Adequate sleep, nutritional s...

 2018-07-18 16:00 

Medical News Today

Olfactory receptors 'do more than smell'...

Human olfactory receptors are everywhere in the body — not just in the nose — and may prove useful in healthcare and medicine once we know more about them....

 2018-07-18 16:00 

Medical News Today

The effects of anxiety on the body...

Anxiety is a common condition that impacts a person's mental health, and it can also have short- and long-term effects on the body. Anxiety can change the function of the cardiovascular, urinary, and respiratory systems. It can also lead to digestive ...

 2018-07-18 15:59 

Reuters

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Abbott Labs raises 2018 earnings forecast, shares hit record high...

Abbott Laboratories raised its full-year earnings forecast and topped estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, powered by demand for its glucose monitoring device for diabetics and gains from its multibillion dollar acquisitions....

 2018-07-18 15:57 

Medscape

Pricey Pee: Time to Regulate Vitamin and Dietary Supplements...

Multiple studies show that dietary supplements result in little more than expensive urine and in some cases may even cause harm. Melissa Walton-Shirley thinks it's high time they were better regulated. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2018-07-18 15:50 

AP

Louisiana reports first 6 West Nile infections of 2018...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's health department is reporting that six people in the state have been infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus....

 2018-07-18 15:46 

Reuters

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France needs 'food safety police' to avoid new Lactalis crisis: report...

France should appoint a "food safety police" and increase fines on those who sell contaminated products to avoid a repeat of the salmonella outbreak at a Lactalis milk factory last year that led to dozens of babies falling ill, lawmakers said....

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