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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Our ancestors: More gorilla than chimp A new study that for the first time examined the internal anatomy of a fossil human relative's heel bone, or calcaneus, shows greater similarities with gorillas than chimpanzees.... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health 6M Drink Water Containing Toxic Chemicals: Report Many systems contain high levels of PFASs, which are linked to cancer, other health issues, study says more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New method for bone marrow transplants without using chemotherapy Scientists have devised a way to destroy blood stem cells in mice without using chemotherapy or radiotherapy, both of which have toxic side effects. The ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health 4 More Local Zika Cases Reported in Miami Area But aerial spraying has made a big dent in mosquito control, health officials say more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Adaptive pathways: EMA still leaves open questions unanswered A current report on the pilot project of a new accelerated path for drug approval again documents the perplexity regarding the use of real world data. ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Zika May Have Caused Death of Texas Newborn Baby had severe birth defect linked to mother's infection with the virus acquired outside U.S., officials say more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Lack of Pharmacy Access and Hospital Readmissions Problem is acute in small, rural areas of Oregon, researchers find more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Docs Urged to Give Lower Opioid Doses, No Refills Researchers cite concerns about possible long-term use and addiction more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New findings and research methods leading to elucidation of fertilization mechanism A Japanese research group has determined the crystal structure of the JUNO protein, an egg surface protein essential for fertilization. These structure-based mutational ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Can Eating Breakfast Help You Shed Pounds? Can breakfast help you slim down? WebMD has the answers. more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health No Time for Breakfast? Try These Fast, Portable Meals Don’t skip breakfast! WebMD suggests five portable morning treats to get you out the door and start your day off right.... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily How to engineer a stronger immune system With a trick of engineering, scientists have improved a potential weapon against inflammation and autoimmune disorders. Their work could one day benefit patients who suffer from inflammatory ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Two classes of medications linked to similar results in peritoneal dialysis patients A new study examined two classes of medications commonly prescribed to prevent cardiovascular events in dialysis patients and found no significant difference ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Newer Treatments Can Make Scars Less Scary But, it's better to prevent scars in the first place, dermatologist says more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Fake Xanax Cut With Potent Pain Med Can Be a Killer 1 person died, 8 were sickened when illicit pills circulated in San Francisco, doctors report more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behavior While binge eating affects about 10 percent of adults in the United States, the neurobiological basis of the disease is unclear. Researchers have found that ... Read More

09

Aug2016
WebMD Health Practical Advice for Living With Breast Cancer How can you handle life with breast cancer? Get advice from women who have lived it. more info...

09

Aug2016
WebMD Health Underweight Seniors May Have More Alzheimer's Risk Study links lower body weight to increased amounts of disease-causing plaque in the brain more info...

09

Aug2016
WebMD Health Concussion Symptoms' Return Normal During Recovery It's not a setback, pediatric specialist says more info...

09

Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Research to improve treatment for millions of lung disease patients New lung scanning technology has the potential to transform treatment for millions of people with lung disease. more info...

09

Aug2016
WebMD Health U.S. Maternal Death Rate Is Rising Up 27 percent since 2000 among pregnant women or new mothers, but better reporting may play a role more info...

09

Aug2016
WebMD Health Acupuncture May Slow Pre-Dementia Memory Loss However, definitive evidence remains lacking, experts say more info...

09

Aug2016
WebMD Health Diabetes Drug and Advanced Heart Failure Patients Study participants may have been too sick to benefit from the medication, diabetes expert says more info...

08

Aug2016
WebMD Health Sickle Cell Trait Not Linked to Early Death However, black soldiers with the gene variant face higher risk of muscle deterioration during exercise more info...

08

Aug2016
WebMD Health Why Teens Choose E-Cigarettes Kids who continue vaping cite 2 key reasons, study finds more info...

08

Aug2016
WebMD Health Is Appendix, Tonsil Removal Related to Fertility? Women Who've Had Appendix or Tonsils Removed Have Higher Pregnancy Rates: Study more info...

08

Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New drugs hope to fight neglected tropical diseases Scientists say they are a step closer to providing effective treatments for three 'neglected' diseases after making a chemical which can kill the parasites that cause ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Toe-tapping to better health: Fidgeting helps prevent arterial dysfunction from sitting Previous research has shown that sitting for an extended period of time at a computer or during a long airline flight reduces blood ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Successful treatment of rare forms of obesity As part of a phase II study, two obese patients with a rare genetic disorder were given a drug treatment to stimulate the satiety center in the ... Read More

08

Aug2016
WebMD Health 3 Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys Human trial set to begin this fall, researcher says more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Generic Biologic Drugs Seem as Effective as Originals Biologics are made from living cells and more complicated to replicate, researchers said more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Routine Genital Herpes Screening Not Recommended Unless someone has symptoms, testing offers little benefit because the sexually transmitted disease has no cure more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Stressed Dads Can Affect Kids' Development Fathers make unique contributions, pediatric expert says more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Detailed structure of cell's garbage disposal unit reveals surprise in how it is targeted by cancer drugs Cancer cells are more dependent on a cellular garbage disposal unit -- the proteasome -- than healthy ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Alzheimer fibrils at atomic resolution Elongated fibers (fibrils) of the beta-amyloid protein form the typical senile plaques present in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease. A research team has simultaneously succeeded in elucidating ... Read More

07

Aug2016
WebMD Health Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans Losing vision would be as bad or worse than losing hearing, memory, speech or a limb, survey finds more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Smog May Shorten Lives of Lung Cancer Patients Large review in California finds lower survival rates among those with most exposure to dirty air more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New dementia app helps memory loss patients find memories People suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of age-related dementia sometimes have trouble recognizing friends and family or knowing what to talk about when they ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Schizophrenia simulator: When chemistry upends sanity's balance Schizophrenia goes hand in hand with brain chemistry out of kilter, and treatment options for a major symptom aren't great. Biomedical engineers data-mined the collective scientific knowledge ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Unexpected Benefit of Amish Lifestyle: Less Asthma Finding suggests exposing kids to lots of allergens, like those found on farms, offers advantage more info...

06

Aug2016
WebMD Health Smoking Still High in Some Racial Groups: CDC Nearly 4 in 10 American Indians and Alaska Natives smoke cigarettes more info...

06

Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Novel genetic mutation may lead to the progressive loss of motor function Researchers have identified the genetic cause and a possible therapeutic target for a rare form of pediatric progressive neuropathy. more ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Babies' Sleep 'Twitching' May Aid Development Tiny movements help trigger muscle activity, researchers say more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily First next-generation sequencing test for HIV drug resistance could help combat AIDS worldwide New research demonstrates that a first-of-its-kind next-generation sequencing test can detect HIV drug resistance mutations that conventional tests fail to identify. ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New biochip-based blood test detects elevated risk for Alzheimer’s disease Researchers today unveiled results from a new blood test to help identify which patients are at an elevated risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The findings ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Study Links Sleep Problems to Stroke Risk, Recovery Treating sleep difficulties may reduce the threat, neurologist says more info...

06

Aug2016
WebMD Health Vaccines of the Future: New Tools to Treat Cancer and More New vaccines are being developed to treat cancer, heart disease, and autoimmune diseases. WebMD explains how they work.... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Vitamin D levels may drop when women stop using birth control Women risk having their vitamin D levels fall when they stop using birth control pills or other contraceptives containing estrogen, according to a ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Nearly 1 in 4 Seniors Has Some Form of Disability But federal report finds most caregivers view their role as not a 'substantial problem' more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Rx for Seniors' Health: Upbeat View, Less Stress A negative attitude may be linked to health problems, study suggests more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Aerial Spraying Working Against Miami Mosquitoes The insects are to blame for first cases of Zika infection in U.S. more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Specific brain training reduces dementia risk across 10 years While many companies have long promised that their brain-training products can sharpen aging minds, only one type of computerized brain training so far has been ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Annual Best Hospitals: Familiar Names Top List The Mayo Clinic in Rochester won the top spot on the 2016 U.S. News & World Report list of Best Hospitals. It also earned first ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily The keys to a major process in DNA repair For the first time, researchers describe in its totality the mechanisms by which DNA damaged by UV radiation is repaired, and how the proteins involved ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily 'Sandman's' role in sleep control discovered Researchers have discovered what causes the sleep homeostat -- a switch in our brains -- to flip and wake us up. The discovery brings us closer to understanding ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health 15 DNA Regions Linked to Depression Found Many are located near genes involved in brain development more info...

04

Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Alcohol advertising linked to adolescent drinking A new study finds that exposure to several different types of alcohol marketing is positively associated with the amount and frequency of drinking among adolescents across Europe.... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily PET imaging of adult neurogenesis may contribute to better diagnosis of depression, evaluation of drug therapy effectiveness A new non-invasive PET scanning technique has been used by researchers to obtain images of neuron proliferation ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Inosine treatment helps recovery of motor functions after brain injury Brain tissue can die as the result of stroke, traumatic brain injury, or neurodegenerative disease. When the affected area includes the motor cortex, impairment ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Big step towards cure for HIV and other lifelong viral infections New research has taken us a step closer to finding a cure for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), as well as other infections including ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Fentanyl-Laced 'Norco' Is Lethal, Report Warns New street drug combines two synthetic opioids more info...

04

Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily A protective cap for bacterial RNA Researchers have unraveled the structure and function of bacterial decapping enzyme. These structural investigations open up a new field of research, say the investigators. more info...

04

Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New cause of immune neuropathy discovered Wuerzburg neurologists have discovered an antibody that is involved in triggering certain forms of neuropathies. This discovery also allowed them to show a way to treat these diseases ... Read More

03

Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily The force is strong with embryo cells For a cell in an embryo, the secret to becoming part of the baby's body instead of the placenta is to contract more and carry on dancing, ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Blood sugar slumps affect how lean men treat the more rotund When slim men suffer bouts of low blood sugar, chances are that they will make unfair decisions involving the more rotund people they ... Read More

03

Aug2016
WebMD Health Is All That Flossing Really Worth It? Review of available data finds no good evidence for a benefit, despite dental groups' recommendations more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Deep Brain Stimulation for Early Alzheimer's? Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn't yet clear more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Hospitals that send the most heart patients to the ICU get the worst results, study finds Patients who suffer heart attacks, or flare-ups of congestive heart failure, can be cared for in a variety ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily More accurate prostate cancer prognosis Men diagnosed with prostate cancer can be provided with a more accurate estimate of their risk of death from the disease, and treatment planned accordingly, according to new research.... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Researchers image brain cells' reactions to concussive trauma Using a laboratory device that can deliver concussive impacts to cell cultures and image the aftermath in real time, researchers are gaining new insight into how ... Read More

03

Aug2016
WebMD Health New Guidelines on Post-Treatment Cancer Pain Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily At least 1 in 10 young people in Britain report a recent distressing sexual problem Around one in 10 young men and one in eight young women in Britain who are sexually active have ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Millennials less sexually active than Gen-X peers Since time immemorial, older generations have fretted over the sexual habits of young people. In today's world, however, elders might just be wondering why young people are ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Family Lifestyles May Be as Important to Health as Genes Shared habits and environment contribute to heart disease, high blood pressure and depression, study reports more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Later Menstruation Start, Finish May Extend Life Those with this pattern were more likely to live past 90, study suggests more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Quitting Smoking While Pregnant: What Works Nicotine patches, Zyban helped 4 out of 5 women, study says more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Heating the exterior of suitcases may decrease the spread of bed bugs through luggage New research indicates that brief heat treatment is a promising way to decrease the spread of bed bugs being transported ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Combining medications could offer better results for ADHD patients Three studies report that combining two standard medications could lead to greater clinical improvements for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than either ADHD therapy alone. ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Frequent nut consumption associated with less inflammation In a study of more than 5,000 people, investigators have found that greater intake of nuts was associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation, a finding ... Read More

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New framework for human nutrition Existing models for measuring health impacts of the human diet are limiting our capacity to solve obesity and its related health problems, nutritional scientists say. more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Hybrid treatment hunts down and kills leukemia cells Researchers have developed a hybrid treatment that harnesses a monoclonal antibody to deliver antisense DNA to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells and that may lead to ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Injuries Soar as Trampoline Parks Expand Broken bones, fractures the most common complaints more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Treating Psoriasis May Reduce Risk for Other Ills This chronic skin disease can affect overall health, dermatologist says more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Scientists identify immunological profiles of people who make powerful HIV antibodies People living with HIV who naturally produce broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) that may help suppress the virus have different immunological profiles than people ... Read More

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found more info...

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Aug2016
WebMD Health Teach Kids to Make Healthy Food Choices Kids need to learn about nutrition. Start the conversations about the best way to choose healthy foods. more info...

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Aug2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Conception timed with periods of low mosquito activity could reduce Zika virus infection Women could prevent contracting the mosquito-borne Zika virus while pregnant by timing the first months of pregnancy with seasonal declines in ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Glaucoma and driving ability Safe driving requires clear central vision and adequate peripheral vision. Glaucoma typically leads to constriction of the visual field, sparing the central vision. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Scientists grow mini human brains Mini midbrains provide next generation platforms to investigate human brain biology, diseases and therapeutics, report scientists. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Fish oil vs. lard: Why some fat can help or hinder your diet A diet high in saturated fat can make your brain struggle to control what you eat, says a new study. Consuming ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting's Toll Study found risk of early death dropped when physical activity levels went up more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Funds Boon to ALS Research Money raised during the online campaign helped scientists spot gene linked to deadly nerve disease more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Red Cross Says Blood Donation Need 'Urgent' There's currently less than a 5-day supply, group says more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Flu Shot Benefits Type 2 Diabetes Patients Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Induced Labor Won't Raise Kids' Autism Risk: Study Large study should allay fears that procedure might play a role, researchers say more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Researchers find molecular switch that triggers bacterial pathogenicity The supercoiling of bacterial chromosomes around histone-like proteins can trigger the expression of genes that make the microbe invasive, new research shows. The discovery could provide ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Two proteins safeguard skin stem cells Our skin renews, heals wounds, and regenerates the hair that covers it thanks to a small group of stem cells. Now a research team has identified two proteins ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Brain changes after menopause may lead to lack of physical activity Researchers have found a connection between lack of ovarian hormones and changes in the brain's pleasure center, a hotspot in the brain that ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Zika virus challenges for neuropsychiatry The Zika virus led the World Health Organization to declare the outbreak a global public health emergency in February 2016, but how much is really known about its neurobiology ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily How can we reduce US firearm suicide rates? Reducing firearm access, smart gun technology, and public education could reduce firearm suicides in the United States, finds a new report. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real? Study finds distinctly different biological changes than those from celiac disease, wheat allergy more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Photopharmacology and optogenetics: Lighting the way for second messengers Scientist have created photosensitive mimics of a class of signaling molecules, thus enabling their actions to be regulated by light, and affording new insights into ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Longer survival likely to be reason for increased numbers with diabetes, rather than increased incidence Overall incidence of type 2 diabetes has stabilized over recent years, according to a new study, while mortality has ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Updated position statement on noninvasive prenatal screening for detection of fetal aneuploidy Noninvasive prenatal screening using cell-free placental DNA circulating in maternal blood (NIPS) has been rapidly integrated into prenatal care since the American ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health How Families Can Practice Mindful Eating With a few easy changes, you can get your kids to slow down, eat when they’re hungry, and enjoy their food. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Scientists discover how certain proteins may help fight chlamydia Scientists have made an interesting discovery, which may help fight chlamydia infection -- one of the most widespread STDs in the world. A series of ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Human nose holds novel antibiotic effective against multiresistant pathogens A potential lifesaver lies unrecognized in the human body: Scientists have discovered that Staphylococcus lugdunensis which colonizes in the human nose produces a previously unknown ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health 2 in 10 Alzheimer's Cases May Be Misdiagnosed Missed disease identification seems more likely in men, who may develop thinking problems earlier more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New Leishmania virulence strategies Medical researchers have discovered novel virulence strategies employed by the Leishmania parasite. These scientific breakthroughs represent two important clues to understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms governing the parasitic infections ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Zika Now Tied to Miscarriage Dutch case finds woman's infection in South America may have spurred her pregnancy loss more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Apollo astronauts experiencing higher rates of cardiovascular-related deaths Members of the successful Apollo space program are experiencing higher rates of cardiovascular problems that are thought to be caused by their exposure to deep space ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Pneumonia discovery may offer way to boost body's defenses The finding may offer a new way for doctors to boost patients' ability to fight off the life-threatening infection as bacteria become more and more ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Is It Flu, or Is It Valley Fever? Potentially fatal infection is found in Southwest U.S. and is often misdiagnosed, specialists say more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Insurers May Share Blame For Generic Price Hikes News reports have led many consumers to blame drugmakers for the rapidly rising costs of some commonly used generic drugs. But changes made by insurers often ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Safer Heads Prevail With New HS Football Rule When full-contact practices were limited, blows to the head dropped, study found more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Genome-editing 'toolbox' targets multiple genes at once Scientists have designed a system to modify, or edit, multiple genes in the genome simultaneously, while also minimizing unintended effects. The gene-editing 'toolbox' provides a user-friendly solution ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Flow diversion improves vision among patients with paraclinoid aneurysms Aneurysms of the paraclinoid region of the internal carotid artery (ICA) and the interventions used to treat them often result in visual impairment. Researchers, however, ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Indicators of Parkinson's disease risk found in unexpected places Clues that point toward new risk mechanisms for developing Parkinson's disease are hiding in some unusual spots, according to a new study. more ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New model may help solve the mystery of how lithium stabilizes moods New model provides a fresh perspective that can sharpen research aimed at pinning down lithium's biochemical targets and guide design of new ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Link between carbohydrate consumption and adropin Researchers report that levels of the peptide hormone adropin vary based on carbohydrate consumption and appear to be linked to lipid metabolism. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Online intervention helps sustain weight loss Obesity is a common problem that can result in a number of health problems including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, joint problems and stroke. Aside from changes to ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health The Military Diet: Everything You Should Know Could the Military Diet really work for you? Learn the facts about the diet. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Universal genetic code may not be so universal New research is casting doubt on a commonly held belief about how cells use DNA to make proteins, suggesting the genetic code is more diverse than ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health 1 in 10 Americans Has Had Ringing in the Ears Study also found association between prolonged exposure to loud noises and tinnitus more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Process could make key biodegradable polymer stronger and longer-lasting The creation of a new polymer morphology in a material called PLA could lead to better medical implants and drug-delivery devices. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Protein insights to help find heart disease cure New insights into how the human genome gets through the daily grind with the help of RNA-binding proteins has been uncovered in a discovery that could ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Common diabetes drug may help prevent preterm birth Metformin, a medication routinely used by millions of people with type 2 diabetes, may also play an unexpected role in blocking a significant cause of preterm ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Placenta-on-a-chip Researchers have developed the first placenta-on-a-chip that can fully model the transport of nutrients across the placental barrier. The flash-drive-sized device contains two layers of human cells that model the interface between mother ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Elite cyclists are more resilient to mental fatigue As British cyclist Chris Froome celebrates his third Tour de France victory, research shows for the first time that elite endurance athletes have superior ability to ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Get Your Family Routine Back on Track Derailed by a school break or family trip? Here’s how to get everyone in your house back on schedule. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Research opens 'black box' of malignant melanoma A new study pinpoints when melanoma cells metastasize in the brain months before they develop into fatal tumors. According to the research, micro-tumor cells hijack astrogliosis, the ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health 8 'Health' Foods That Aren’t Healthy Don’t be fooled by the health halo that hangs over seemingly good-for-you foods. Many of them are anything but. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Flu vaccine reduces risk of hospital stay for stroke, heart failure for diabetes patients People with type 2 diabetes who receive the influenza vaccine may be less likely to be admitted to hospital for ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Alzheimer's disease in HIV-positive patient The first case of Alzheimer's disease diagnosed in an HIV-positive individual has been documented. The finding in a 71-year-old man triggers a realization about HIV survivors now reaching the ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health What’s the Right Sport for Your Child? Many kids aren’t born knowing they want to play soccer or be on the cheerleading squad. Parents can help them find an activity that will keep them ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Will There Be a Cure for HIV/AIDS? The status of HIV/AIDS research and what the future may hold. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Women More Resilient to Alzheimer's Gene Effects? Physical, mental fitness and socializing also seemed to help higher-risk group, research shows more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Coming to a Brew Near You: Calories, Carbs Info Best-selling beers will soon disclose nutrition facts, ingredient list, freshness dates more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health When Your Child Has Psoriasis Psoriasis is a lifelong skin disorder that can greatly impact a child's self-esteem. WebMD gives parents specific tips on how to support and empower a child living with psoriasis.... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Smoke Less, Drink Less? Study found those who tried to quit cigarettes drank less alcohol, but reasons unclear more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Does Living Near a Fracking Site Worsen Asthma? Study found association, but not cause-and-effect more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Significant pain increases the risk of opioid addiction by 41 percent What do we really know about the relationship between the experience of pain and risk of developing opioid use disorder? Results from a ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Predatory prawns eliminate a major parasite more effectively than drugs alone A new study upends the status quo to combatting schistosomiasis, which affects 250 million people worldwide. The team suggests that the spread of ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Most surgical meniscus repairs are unnecessary Three out of four people could avoid knee surgery with a new form of exercise therapy, with significant cost savings for society, say researchers in a new report.... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health 5.4M Bottles of Liquid Plumr Clog Remover Recalled 5.4M Bottles of Liquid Plumr Clog Remover Recalled more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily More doesn't mean better when it comes to trauma centers For the first time, research shows that changes over time in the volume of patients seen by trauma centers influence the likelihood of seriously ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Mice survive brain cancer tumors lacking key surface proteins A new scientific study has characterized a checkpoint protein that allows certain brain tumor cells to avoid the immune system. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Covered CA Health Plan Rates To Jump 13% In 2017 A double-digit increase, which follows two years of moderate rate hikes, is likely to resonate across the country in debate over Obamacare.... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Blood disorders cost €23 billion to European economy Healthcare costs per patient with blood cancers are two times higher than average cancer costs, due to long hospital stays and complex treatment and diagnosis, a ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily U. S. land capacity for feeding people could expand with dietary changes A new “food-print” model that measures the per-person land requirements of different diets suggests that, with dietary changes, the U.S. could feed ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily How the brain improves motor control Adaptation in reaching -- gradual improvement of motor control in response to a perturbation -- is a central issue in motor neuroscience. However, even the cortical origin of ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New intellectual disability syndrome caused by genetic damage to single gene Scientists have found a gene responsible for an intellectual disability disorder and proven how it works. The research, details the role of a ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Forms of HIV can cross from chimps to humans, study confirms The first in vivo evidence that strains of chimpanzee-carried simian immunodeficiency viruses can infect human cells has been reported by a team of ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Living Past 90 Doesn't Mean Disease, Disability Study suggests life can be long and healthy, although good genes help a lot more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New review concludes that evidence for alcohol causing cancer is strong A new review of epidemiological evidence supports a causal association between alcohol consumption and cancers at seven sites in the body: oropharynx, larynx, ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Hospital more than four times as likely for under-6s after laundry pod detergent contact Children under the age of 6 are four times as likely to end up in hospital after contact with laundry ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health How to Find Help for Your Anxious Child Treatment can change the world for your child with anxiety -- you just have to find the right therapy. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers Doctors found checking for recurrences with these low-risk tumors didn't affect survival rates more info...

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WebMD Health Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer more info...

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WebMD Health Implant Effective at Combating Opioid Dependence Doctors call it new resource for those addicted to prescription painkillers, heroin more info...

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WebMD Health Clues to Zika's Threat to Fetus, and Stopping It Scientists say the virus uses 2 routes to reach the fetus, but an antibiotic may halt that transmission more info...

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Researchers discuss challenges, successes of HIV cure research in science A better understanding of HIV latency is the key to eradicating the virus, researchers write in a new article. Worldwide, 37 million people are ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New therapeutic targets for small cell lung cancer identified Researchers have identified a protein termed ASCL1 that is essential to the development of small cell lung cancer and that, when deleted in the lungs ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New mechanisms in taste perception Researchers have discovered that the extracellular domain of taste receptor proteins undergoes a change in structure by binding together taste substances. This structure change is thought to transmit the ... Read More

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WebMD Health Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause 5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment more info...

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WebMD Health Neti Pot Beats Steam for Sinus Congestion Relief Rinsing nasal passages with saline solution may improve symptoms, study says more info...

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily How do cells recover their shape after being subjected to external forces? Human cells show deformation under the influence of external forces. But how do they recover their original shape afterwards? This mechanism, which ... Read More

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WebMD Health The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Your Dentist Your oral health can give clues about sleep apnea. more info...

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Home-cooked meals for infants not always better than shop-bought ones Home-cooked meals specifically designed for infants and young children, are not always better than commercially available baby foods. more info...

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Plant-based Polio booster vaccine Scientists have developed an oral vaccine booster for polio by manipulating plants to express a protein found in the polio virus. Tests with sera from immunized mice show that the ... Read More

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WebMD Health Bar-S Foods Hot Dog, Corn Dog Products Recalled Bar-S Foods Hot Dog, Corn Dog Products Recalled more info...

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily People estimate their own abilities based on others' performance Ratings of our own abilities are strongly influenced by the performance of others, according to a new study. Interacting with high performers makes us feel ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Using urban pigeons to monitor lead pollution Tom Lehrer sang about poisoning them, but those pigeons in the park might be a good way to detect lead and other toxic compounds in cities. A ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Changes in brain activity after mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in adolescents Researchers are studying how cognitive therapy that uses mindfulness techniques, such as meditation, quiet reflection and facilitator-led discussion, may serve as an adjunct to ... Read More

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WebMD Health Midlife Memory Lapses May Be Normal Part of Aging Midlife memory lapses may reflect a shift in how your brain forms and retrieves memories, not a decline in thinking skills, ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Potential new target identified for treating itch Researchers have found how sensory nerve cells work together to transmit itch signals from the skin to the spinal cord, where neurons then carry those signals to ... Read More

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WebMD Health Which Diabetes Drug Is Best? Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin more info...

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WebMD Health U.S. Teen Diabetes Rate Exceeds Prior Estimates Most young people unaware they have it, study finds more info...

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WebMD Health Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say more info...

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WebMD Health FDA Approves First of New Drugs for Dry Eye FDA Approves First of New Drugs for Dry Eye more info...

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WebMD Health 9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented: Study High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor more info...

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WebMD Health Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Cases Up Fourfold in U.S. CDC statistics for 2013-2014 show troubling spike in resistant strains more info...

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Liver tissue model accurately replicates hepatocyte metabolism, response to toxins A team of researchers have created a 'liver on a chip,' a model of liver tissue that replicates the metabolic variations found throughout the ... Read More

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WebMD Health Backyard Chicken Trend Can Be Risky The rise in popularity of raising your own chickens has brought a rise in health risks, particularly from illnesses caused by salmonella bacteria.... Read More

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WebMD Health Zika Outbreak May 'Burn Out' Within 3 Years As more people become immune after infection, virus will have nowhere to go, UK team predicts more info...

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WebMD Health Is There a New Way to Get Zika? CDC investigates how a caregiver for a Utah man who died of Zika got the disease. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health How to Teach Empathy to Selfie-Loving Kids Have reality TV and social media promoted a rise in narcissism and a loss of empathy in children? more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health CDC Warns About 'Medical Tourism' Dangers Report details cases of U.S. women who developed disfiguring infections after procedures there more info...

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WebMD Health 1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs more info...

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WebMD Health Over 100 Drugs Pose Risk to Heart Failure Patients More than a hundred drugs and supplements, including common medications bought over the counter, may pose a danger to people with heart failure ... Read More

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WebMD Health PTSD Goes Beyond the Battlefield Anyone can have posttraumatic stress disorder, not just war vets. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Rare fungus product reduces resistance to antibiotics Microorganisms, among them fungi, are a natural and rich source of antibiotic compounds. Scientists have succeeded for the first time in extracting the rare compound cPM from ... Read More

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WebMD Health 1st Woman-to-Man Sexual Zika Transmission Reported Woman in NYC contracted the virus on trip to endemic area, then passed it to boyfriend, health officials say more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Ecologists identify potential new sources of Ebola and other filoviruses An international team of ecologists has identified the bat species with the greatest potential to harbor filoviruses -- a family that includes Ebola virus. ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Prevalence of diagnosed sleep disorders has risen among US veterans A new study found a six-fold increase in the age-adjusted prevalence of any sleep disorder diagnosis over an 11-year period among US veterans. The ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily How can medical centers transform their patient safety culture? Though health care is not without risks or error, hospital employees can support a culture of patient safety by identifying, reporting, and learning from medical ... Read More

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WebMD Health Nick Cannon: A Warrior in the Fight Against Lupus He's changed his lifestyle, not his work ethic, to manage the autoimmune disorder. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Four steps for validating stem cells Scientists have developed a robust method for characterizing human embryonic stem cells and their potential for medical applications. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Battling toxoplasmosis: International team describes step-by-step progress Researchers from 14 leading institutions in the United States, United Kingdom and France suggest novel approaches that could hasten the development of better medications for people suffering ... Read More

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WebMD Health Do Multiple Sclerosis and Alcohol Mix? Find out how drinking can affect your MS symptoms and may interact with some of the medicines you take. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Simple method developed to characterize immune cells in tumors Despite recent achievements in the development of cancer immunotherapies, only a small group of patients typically respond to them. Predictive markers of disease course and ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Novel algorithm predicts drug combinations to treat drug resistant fungal infections Scientists have created an algorithm that can identify drug combinations to treat fungal infections that have become resistant to current drug treatments. This ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Nearly a third of Hispanics in Texas don't have health insurance The percentage of Hispanics in Texas without health insurance has dropped by 30 percent since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, but ... Read More

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WebMD Health Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts more info...

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WebMD Health Could More Fruits, Vegetables Make You Happier? Eating up to eight servings of fruit and vegetables a day could make you feel happier, new research suggests. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Many Use Antibiotics Without Consulting Doctor 1 in 20 holds onto and uses old, leftover meds, contributing to danger of drug-resistant germs more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Utah Man 1st Zika-linked Death in Continental U.S. Utah Resident Is 1st Zika-linked Death in Continental U.S. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Early Preschooler Bedtime, Healthier Weight Later? Getting shuteye by 8 p.m. appeared linked with lower obesity risk as teens, researchers say more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Alzheimer's Gene May Show Effects in Childhood Brain scans reveal slower development in certain areas more info...

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WebMD Health Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes Rising rates of prediabetes detected in slimmer Americans, study finds more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Simple method quickly tests hard-to-treat bacteria's susceptibility to different antibiotics The recent emergence of bacterial infections that are resistant to many existing antibiotics is driving an urgent need for tools to quickly identify the ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New molecules kill multidrug resistant cancer cells Newly discovered molecules can kill multidrug resistant cancer cells by blocking cells' defenses against cancer drugs, according to a new study. The lead author hopes the findings ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Checkpoint in b cell development discovered with possible implications on vaccine potency Researchers report a new quality-control checkpoint function in developing B cells, cells that produce antibodies to protect the body from pathogens.... Read More

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WebMD Health Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk? Chances were actually lower the earlier stimulants were started, and the longer they were taken more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Are Women's Cornea Transplants Riskier From Men? Study suggests incompatibility with the Y chromosome, poor outcomes more info...

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Red meat consumption linked with increased risk of developing kidney failure Red meat intake was strongly associated with an increased risk of kidney failure among Chinese adults in Singapore who were followed for an ... Read More

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WebMD Health Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Tips for a Caregiver of Someone Who's Had a Stroke Your loved one had a stroke. These caregiver tips can help you navigate the road ahead. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Nerve Zap May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment worked some for patients who weren't responding to drugs more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Promising new insights into ALS Research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has led to interesting and unexpected conclusions. When scientists were investigating the relevance of the higher expression of the IP3R2 protein in blood ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Over 20 countries environmentally suitable for Ebola transmission by bats Though the West African Ebola outbreak that began in 2013 is now under control, 23 countries remain environmentally suitable for animal-to-human transmission of the ... Read More

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WebMD Health Synthetic Pot Overdoses on the Rise in U.S. K2-type drugs far more potent than marijuana, experts warn more info...

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Self-rated health worth doctors' attention Patients' feelings are often a better predictor of illness and death than clinical tests, according to researchers. However, scientists haven't yet identified the channel that gives people a sense ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Brain cell death in Alzheimer's linked to structural flaw Researchers have identified a new biological pathway involved in Alzheimer's disease. In experiments using fruit flies, blocking the pathway reduced the death of brain cells, ... Read More

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WebMD Health Can Kids Get Too Much Exercise? Are your kids very active? Parents should watch for signs of burnout. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Study Finds It also found possible link between fever-related seizures and the behavioral disorder in kids more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S. Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Are Cancer Drugs Working? 'Liquid Biopsy' May Tell But research is still in early stages, experts note more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Gene Test For Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer? Detection of genetic flaw could help predict or prevent cancer in their relatives, study suggests more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Repaired ACL May Tear Again in Young Women Research suggests smaller grafts may be shorter lived more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Aging and Sex: How to Solve Your Problems Getting older doesn’t mean sex is over. You can enjoy a great sex life at any age and stage. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Second, Unrelated Cancers Strike 1 in 12 Patients Unfortunately, they're often deadly more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New resistance gene found in 'high risk' multidrug-resistant pathogen A team of investigators has discovered a new variant of an emerging antibiotic resistance mechanism. The new variant, dubbed mcr-1.2, confers resistance to colistin, a ... Read More

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WebMD Health Can an Antibiotic Help You? Quick Test Might Tell The screen could provide results in an hour, reducing the unnecessary use of the drugs, developers say more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Study explains how a protein deficiency causes spinal muscular atrophy Research that reveals what goes wrong in SMA and suggests that a mild version of the same genetic defect may protect relatives against infection, ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health 3-D Printed Model Helps Delicate Kidney Surgery Surgeons use the technology to better visualize and prepare for tumor-removal procedure more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds? In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Discovery could lead to treatment to better regulate insulin A recent discovery holds promise for those who are obese or diabetic and do not benefit from medications to regulate their glucose and insulin levels.... Read More

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WebMD Health ER Death Rate in U.S. Drops by Nearly Half Study points to medical advances, changes in end-of-life care more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Helping kids with brain tumors recover beyond the disease Social strains and lack of social competence are common in children recovering from malignant brain tumors. A behavioral scientist and colleagues from across the U.S. ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New study describes strategies for investigating microbial outbreaks A new study describes innovative strategies to track disease-causing pathogens like E. coli. Eppinger hopes his research will aid in halting and preventing large-scale outbreaks.... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Teen vaping could reverse progress in the control of tobacco A new study debunks the popular belief that electronic cigarettes are merely a substitute for cigarettes among teens. Instead, the study suggests that some ... Read More

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WebMD Health Blood Test May Predict Colon Cancer's Return DNA-based screen would aid treatment decisions for people with early-stage disease more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Fruit and veggies give you the feel-good factor New research suggests up to eight-a-day can make you happier. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Are Male and Female Brains Different? Some things -- size, gray matter locations, wiring patterns -- could explain why the sexes seem different. But do they really matter? more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily True impact of global diabetes epidemic is vastly underestimated There may be more than 100 million people with diabetes globally than previously thought, a landmark paper now outlines. The prevalence of global diabetes has ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Immunotherapy reduces cardiovascular risk in rheumatoid arthritis Immunotherapy reduces cardiovascular risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research. The combination of two extra-low dose anticytokine drugs reduced rheumatoid arthritis disease activity and ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Weight loss from bariatric surgery appears to reverse premature aging Weight loss from bariatric surgery appears to reverse the premature aging associated with obesity, according to new research. Patients had longer telomeres and less ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily 100s of deaths in 2 cities in 2003 heatwave due to human-made climate change Scientists have specified how many deaths can be attributed to human-made climate change during an extreme heatwave. Researchers calculate that ... Read More

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WebMD Health Exercise May Help Ease Adult ADHD Symptoms Activity won't replace standard treatments, but could be helpful add-on more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Junk Food Ads Sway Kids' Preferences Children under 8 most vulnerable to marketing's effects, study says more info...

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WebMD Health How to Get Any Kid to Exercise It’s tough to motivate kids who just don’t like exercise. But parents have more power than they realize. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health 3 Treatments May Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder Review finds these methods may aid those with the most common eating disorder in the U.S. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Some major scoliosis surgeries can be avoided, look-back study suggests In a look-back study of medical records, researchers concluded that a major operation to fuse the spines of children with a rare form of ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Researchers identify bacterial infection as a possible cause of bladder condition A research team has identified bacterial infection as a possible cause of Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OAB). OAB is a condition where the bladder ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug Differin Gel 0.1% is first retinoid medication approved for over-the-counter use more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Good indicator of cancer prognosis turned on its head by new research A molecule which, for the last 20 years has been believed to be an indicator of good prognosis in tumors, has been ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Critical care health care professionals have high rates of burnout syndrome A new report on burnout syndrome in critical care health care professionals gives key stakeholders guidance on mitigating the development of burnout syndrome ... Read More

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WebMD Health Could Statins Help Fight Cancer? Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily An epigenetic mechanism is involved in development of autoinflammatory diseases Scientists have identified an epigenetic mechanism involved in the development of autoinflammatory diseases. The observed epigenetic changes open up possibilities for the development of ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily HIV study confirms clinically viable vaccine paving the way for future treatments In the study, researchers worked with a species of Old World monkeys, rhesus macaques to reproduce the trial results of RV144, the ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Transplant drug may provide benefits after spinal cord injury New research in mice indicates that a drug commonly used to suppress the immune system in recipients of organ transplants may also reduce tissue damage ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Preconceptions predict coping, health outcomes A study into chronic kidney disease is currently underway. The work shows that people who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) form pre-conceived beliefs about their illness which can impact ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Brain inflammation linked to depression in multiple sclerosis Patients with multiple sclerosis have higher rates of depression than the general population, including people with other life-long disabling diseases. Symptoms of multiple sclerosis arise from ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Butylparaben can have several endocrine disrupting effects Research suggests that butylparaben – which is used in cosmetics and skin care products such as sunscreen – have more endocrine disrupting effects than previously thought. Researchers ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Nicotine exposure during pregnancy nearly twice as high as reported More women may be smoking and exposed to nicotine during pregnancy than previously thought, according to research. The study reveals a significant gap between ... Read More

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Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Exercise improves memory in breast cancer survivors Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity is related to improved subjective memory in breast cancer survivors, who often complain about memory problems, reports a new study. It appears the physical ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Obese Preschoolers More Likely to Be Hospitalized Study also found health care costs about 60 percent higher for these kids more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health How Parents Can Handle Teen Angst Teen angst is a bummer for parents, too. Learn how you can get through it -- and help your kid, too. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New clue to how lithium works in the brain Biologists have discovered a possible explanation for why lithium helps patients with bipolar disorder. In a study of C. elegans worms, the researchers identified a ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Children who watch lots of TV may have poor bone health later in life Consistently watching high levels of television during childhood and adolescence were linked with lower peak bone mass at age 20 ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health How P.E. Benefits Kids -- and Why Parents Should Care P.E. has changed since you were a kid. Here’s why it’s important and how to help your child love it. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily How the bacterial protective shell is adapted to challenging environments New findings on the adaptation of the bacterial cell wall have been released by scientists. The study reveals novel bacterial defense mechanisms against the ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Study looks at factors that influence retention of newly licensed nurses within hospitals An American sample of new nurses working in hospitals sought to better inform unit-level retention strategies by pinpointing factors associated with ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health 4 in 10 Sunscreens Don't Meet Sun Safety Standards Biggest problem with products was lack of resistance to sweat or water more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Obscure virus found in women with unexplained infertility The little-known member of the human herpesvirus family called HHV-6A infects the lining of the uterus in 43 percent of women with unexplained infertility but cannot ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Trials Produce Promising Breast Cancer Drugs Adaptive study design allows researchers to match medications to patients more quickly more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Could 'Zaps' to the Brain Help Fight Glaucoma? Small study found 10 days of electrical stimulation restored some lost vision for some patients more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily 'Omics' data improves breast cancer survival prediction Precise predictions of whether a tumor is likely to spread would help clinicians and patients choose the best course of treatment. But current methods fall short of ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Take Care of Yourself When You're the Caregiver Get tips on how to get keep yourself healthy and get the support you need if you're a caregiver. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Injured muscles 'shocked' back to health A recent study in rats suggests that acoustic shock waves could speed up a muscle's healing process. This technique could help injured athletes to return to training and ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New 'game plan' for oncologists reflects rapid advances, need for immediate information Getting information to oncologists in an accessible, timely and readable manner at the point of care is crucial, say the authors of ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Artificial intelligence may aid in Alzheimer's diagnosis Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that allows computer programs to learn when exposed to new data without being programmed. Now, researchers have coupled machine ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Can Bats Really Help Fight Mosquitos? Can bats help keep mosquitos at bay? The hope that they can is boosting sales of bat houses and fueling conversation on social media.... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates Farmers, fishermen and foresters have more than 5 times the average odds, CDC says more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Engineers design programmable RNA vaccines Engineers have designed programmable RNA vaccines that could be rapidly manufactured and deployed. The vaccines have been shown effective against Ebola, H1N1 influenza, and Toxoplasma gondii, in tests in ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Staph risk runs in families, especially among siblings Having a first-degree relative, especially a sibling, with a history of staph infection significantly increases a person's risk for the disease, regardless of sex of the ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Ikea Recalls Dressers Due to Tip-Over Danger Ikea Recalls Dressers Due to Tip-Over Danger more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New technique helps link complex mouse behaviors to genes that influence them Mice are one of the most commonly used laboratory organisms, widely used to study everything from autism to infectious diseases. Yet genomic ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Higher consumption of unsaturated fats linked with lower mortality rates Consuming higher amounts of unsaturated fats was associated with lower mortality rates, according to a new study. The researchers found higher consumption of saturated ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Memory Loss: Normal or a Sign of Trouble? Everyone experiences some forgetfulness, but the FDA explains when to be concerned more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Immune-based therapy in mice shows promise against pancreatic cancer While immune therapy has proven effective in treating certain types of cancer, especially lung cancer and melanoma, tumors of the pancreas remain among the most ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Three in four women starting fertility treatment will have a baby within five years Three in four women starting fertility treatment will have a baby within five years, whether as a result of the ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily CT follow-up sufficient for some lung nodules Annual low-dose computed-tomography (CT) screening can eliminate the need for biopsy or surgery in nonsolid lung nodules, according to a new study. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health New Drug Shows Promise for Rare Blood Cancers Organ damage improved in 60 percent of patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Testosterone Rx May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Unexpected finding links cell division, glucose, and insulin Proteins that play key roles in the timing of cell division also moonlight in regulating blood sugar levels, researchers have found. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Who's Most Likely to Seek Infertility Help They're more likely to be better educated, wealthier and older, study finds more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Harnessing an innate repair mechanism enhances success of retinal transplantation Cell replacement therapies hold promise for many age-related diseases, but efforts to bring treatments to patients have not been very successful -- in large ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Reasons for delays in early autism diagnoses in Australia A new study has found many Australian children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may not be diagnosed until long after initial signs appear, prompting calls ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Trauma induces more alcohol craving than stress among veterans with PTSD and co-occurring alcohol dependence Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol dependence (AD) are two of the most common and debilitating disorders diagnosed among ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Totally new kind of 'mark' discovered in human cell nucleus Scientists have verified the presence of a protein modification that is a unique mark in human cell nucleus. This protein modification, Histone H4 lysine ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily New effort uses implementation science to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission An emerging field, known as implementation science, may help reduce the nearly 150,000 instances of mother-to-child HIV transmissions that occur annually around the world, ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Your Well-Timed Diabetes Workout Find the time of day that works best with your lifestyle. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Incidence of cancer in patients with large colorectal polyps lower than previously thought For the majority of patients with large or difficult to remove colorectal polyps (growths in the colon), the incidence of cancer ... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Cravings for high-calorie foods may be switched off in the brain by new supplement Eating a type of powdered food supplement, based on a molecule produced by bacteria in the gut, reduces cravings for ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Surgery for sleep apnea What are your surgical options for sleep apnea? WebMD explains. more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health This May Help Protect Men Against Diabetes Too much, too little lowered body's ability to break down sugar, but that was not the case for women more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily A host of common chemicals endanger child brain development In a new report, dozens of scientists, health practitioners and children's health advocates are calling for renewed attention to the growing evidence that many common ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Parenting Mistakes With Grade-Schoolers: Overscheduling, Bullying, Weight, and More Are you guilty of these 7 common parenting mistakes? WebMD explains how to correct things like overscheduling your kids, ignoring weight gain, and much more.... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Epilepsy Medications: Finding the Right Drug to Control Seizures In the past 15 years, the number of epilepsy drugs available has more than doubled. Learn how to find the right epilepsy medication for controlling ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Diabetes Complications: Know the Symptoms Take note of these red flags and learn what to do. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Falls in months before surgery are common in adults of all ages Falling up to six months before an elective surgery was common and caused injuries among adults of all ages, according to researchers. ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Old Drug Boosts Brain's Memory Centers But more research needed before recommending methylene blue to those with memory loss, scientist says more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth Findings suggest a possible increase in the risk of oral disease, researchers say more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily US needs greater preparation for next severe public health threats, panel finds An Independent Panel formed to review the US Department of Health and Human Service's response to Ebola calls for increased coordination both ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Dogs May Spot Low Blood Sugar in Diabetics: Study Dogs May Spot Low Blood Sugar in Diabetics: Study more info...

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Trendy Craft Beers: What’s Really on Tap? Here’s what you need to know before you sip craft beer. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Wireless, wearable toxic-gas detector Wearable, wireless sensors have now been developed by researchers, based on carbon nanotubes, that can detect toxic gases and can be worn by soldiers to detect hazardous chemical agents.... Read More

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily A little spark for sharper sight Stimulating the brain with a mild electrical current can temporarily sharpen vision without glasses or contacts, researchers have found. more info...

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Jul2016
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily Tracking brain atrophy in MS could become routine, thanks to new software The loss of brain tissue, called brain atrophy, is a normal part of aging, but multiple sclerosis (MS) accelerates the process. Such ... Read More

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Jul2016
WebMD Health Elderly Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments Family members may pressure doctors to attempt heroic interventions, researcher says more info...

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Jul2016