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Pfizer Halts Research Efforts Into Alzheimer's And Parkinson's Treatments...
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Pfizer has announced plans to end its research efforts to discover new drugs for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. The pharmaceutical giant
By viper1 on 2018-01-08 18:14 UTC
Customers of Six Detroit Restaurants Warned to Get Hepatitis A Vaccinations...
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Health officials are concerned about an uptick in food workers with the infection.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-05 04:32 UTC
E. coli outbreak in US, Canada may be linked to romaine lettuce...
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Health officials are warning the public about a dangerous strain of e-coli that may be linked to romaine lettuce.
By viper1 on 2018-01-04 21:36 UTC
Flu widespread in 36 states, CDC reports...
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Cold weather and a potentially less effective flu vaccine could be contributing to the early spike.
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-12-30 02:28 UTC
Try exercise to improve memory and thinking, new guideline urges...
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For patients with mild cognitive impairment, don't be surprised if your health care provider prescribes exercise rather than medication. A new guideline for medical practitioners says they should recommend twice-weekly exercise to people with mild cog
By earlybird on 2017-12-29 08:37 UTC
Accurate celiac diagnosis in trial of new blood test...
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By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) - An experimental blood test accurately identifies people who do, or dont, have celiac disease, even if they are following gluten-free diets, researchers say. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects roughly one percent of people in the U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-12-26 18:13 UTC
How a hospital stay can make you sicker — or even kill you...
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Sometimes a visit to the hospital makes you sicker than you were than you arrived.
By earlybird on 2017-12-26 05:39 UTC
Ontario, eastern Canada advised to avoid romaine lettuce over E. coli outbreak...
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Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador have each reported 13 cases, Ontario has had 8, New Brunswick five and Nova Scotia one.
By mabat2018 on 2017-12-22 19:54 UTC
'Christmas tree syndrome': Doctors issue health warning for real tree owners...
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PHILADELPHIA (KYW-TV) - A warning this holiday season about something that is called Christmas Tree Syndrome where people get sick from being around the tree. A centerpiece of the season: the Christmas tree and the real ones are a beautiful tradition from
By rjx32 on 2017-12-20 23:01 UTC
Assisted suicide laws are creating a 'duty-to-die' medical culture...
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From misleading death certificates, to no safeguards preventing abusive caregivers, assisted-suicide laws leave the most vulnerable among us even worse off.
By rjx32 on 2017-12-17 17:27 UTC
The 11 foods that will help you sleep better tonight...
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Rick Hay, an Australian nutritional therapist and lecturer in weight management at the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London, says eating liquorice can help promote sleep.
By viper1 on 2017-12-08 18:19 UTC
Here Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Sleep Late At Night...
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Sleeping late at night is wreaking havoc on your brain
By FitnessDoctor on 2017-12-02 22:52 UTC
Europe's HIV Epidemic Growing at Alarming Rate, WHO Warns...
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The numbers for 2016 are the highest since record keeping began
By ceres on 2017-11-28 16:56 UTC
Mushrooms May Be The 'Fountain Of Youth' Food, Study Says...
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Researchers at Penn State say they've found that a wide variety of mushrooms are packed with two important anti-aging chemicals,ergothioneine and glutathione.
By viper1 on 2017-11-23 04:13 UTC
Inexplicable spasms can now be explained with hormones...
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Too low a level of a hormone in the blood which protects against stress may be the cause of epilepsy-like seizures which doctors had otherwise believed had solely psychological causes. New research results may help to improve the diagnosis and treatment o
By ceres on 2017-11-03 18:43 UTC
Could diabetes spread like mad cow disease?...
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Abnormal protein transmits symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice, study finds
By aphrodite on 2017-11-01 03:56 UTC
Plague warning in NINE countries including Brit holiday hotspots as fears grow that BLACK DEATH could spread on flights from Madagascar...
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PLAGUE warnings have been issued for NINE countries surrounding Madagascar amid fears the disease could spread via sea trade and flight routes. The outbreak is considered a much bigger threat to the region than in previous years because it has taken on it
By earlybird on 2017-10-31 06:22 UTC
Too Much Exercise May Lead To Heart Problems, If You're A White Man...
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A new study revealed that working out for too many hours a week increases the risk of coronary artery calcification, which is a warning for possible heart disease. Interestingly, the trend was only seen among white men.
By earlybird on 2017-10-18 13:53 UTC
A Cancer Tumor Turned Out To Be A Tiny Traffic Plastic Cone: Why Was The Toy Inside A Man's Lungs?...
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A British man underwent a bronchoscopy as he was suspected to have lung cancer. The tumor, however, turned out to be a tiny plastic cone, a toy that the patient inhaled during his childhood.
By viper1 on 2017-09-28 14:31 UTC
Study reveals what causes Alzheimer's and a drug that could stop it...
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Scientists at the University of North Carolina's Medical School conducted a series of experiments to look at different factors driving the disease in order to try and pinpoint a way to stop it in its tracks.
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-08-29 21:59 UTC
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