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 2019-09-17 05:40 

Medical Daily

Scientists Find Bubbles Can Be Better Cancer Treatment Than Chemotherapy...

Researchers found a new approach that uses bubbles to deliver cancer treatments to the body, which appears more effective and safer than chemotherapy....

 2019-09-17 05:23 

Medical Daily

Looking In Your Eyes Could Predict Diabetes Years Before Development, Study Says...

Researchers from the United Kingdom found that a newly developed biomicroscope can help predict the development of diabetes through a simple eye scan....

 2019-09-17 05:06 

ABC News (US)

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As illnesses spread, fake vape gear sells on LA streets...

Want to make a counterfeit marijuana vape that looks like the real thing? The packaging and hardware to produce authentic-looking copies of popular name brands are on sale in downtown Los Angeles...

 2019-09-17 05:01 

Medical Daily

Which US States Have The Most Obesity Cases?...

Per a new report, the number of states in the U.S. with high obesity rates have increased in the last two years....

 2019-09-17 04:44 

Medical Daily

Diseases Are On The Rise Due To Climate Change...

According to a new research, diseases are now starting to be more fatal as a result of climate change and shifting weather patterns....

 2019-09-17 04:26 

Medical Daily

Dementia, Depression Risks Lowered By Hearing Aid Use...

Older people wearing hearing aids have reduced risks of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease by 18 percent....

 2019-09-17 04:09 

Reuters

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Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds...

Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major report said on Tuesday....

 2019-09-17 03:24 

Reuters

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South Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found...

South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after discovering its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, a town near its border with North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday....

 2019-09-17 02:59 

Medical Daily

Why Dolphins Are Becoming Resistant To Antibiotics...

Isolated pathogens from dolphins were resistant to several antibiotics consumed by human beings....

 2019-09-17 01:57 

Medical Daily

Kids Of 'Highly Educated' Parents Are At High Risk Of Binge Drinking...

Experts said that the children who grew in communities with high socioeconomic status or in households where parents have college degrees or secondary degrees have higher risk of alcohol abuse....

 2019-09-17 01:29 

Medical Daily

E-Cigarettes Put Mom Of Three In Coma Due To Lung Illness...

A mother of three from Texas suffered from a serious lung problem due to her vaping habit, which put her on a medically induced coma....

 2019-09-17 01:13 

Medical Daily

Study Finds Link Between Paracetamol Intake During Pregnancy And ADHD In Kids...

Researchers found that taking paracetamol during pregnancy may increase children's risk of ADHD and other behavior problems....

 2019-09-17 00:40 

Medical Daily

Texas Records New Case Of Brain-Eating Amoeba In 10-Year-Old...

A 10-year-old girl in Texas contracted the deadly brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, after swimming in the Brazos River and Lake Whitney in Bosque County, Texas....

 2019-09-17 00:30 

Medical Daily

MIT Researchers Engineer The Blackest Black In The World...

The blackest black yet engineered has been developed by researchers at MIT....

 2019-09-16 22:45 

NY Times

As Congo's Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion...

On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo's response has been uneven, and the former health minister has been jailed....

 2019-09-16 22:12 

Medscape

Physicians Still Weak on HPV Vaccine Delivery, Despite Benefits...

Adopting a more presumptive approach with parents may increase low vaccination uptake and completion, especially in younger adolescents. Medscape Medical News...

 2019-09-16 21:29 

Reuters

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It really is hard to sleep in the ER...

Patients who spend the night in the emergency room may get much less rest than patients who sleep in beds in hospital rooms, a small study suggests....

 2019-09-16 21:22 

ABC News (US)

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Oklahoma judge refuses to halt ban on abortion procedure...

An Oklahoma judge is refusing to halt a ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure following a ruling that abortion rights proponents have decried as a "rogue" decision that could threaten the reproductive rights of women...

 2019-09-16 21:12 

Reuters

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Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound - study...

A cancer-causing compound banned by U.S. regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous levels in mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, researchers said on Monday....

 2019-09-16 21:09 

Reuters

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1 in 16 US women forced or coerced into first-time sex...

Many American women are physically forced or coerced into having sex for the first time, and a new study suggests these women have a higher risk for developing sexual and general health problems....

 2019-09-16 20:57 

Reuters

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Older patients don't see diabetes recommendations same way doctors do...

Doctors' advice for starting or stopping diabetes medicines often doesn't resonate with older patients, a new study suggests....

 2019-09-16 20:31 

Reuters

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Race, income may impact U.S. oral cancer screening rates...

Only about 1 in 3 U.S. adults say a dentist has ever examined them for oral cancer - and most of those who remember getting such exams are non-Hispanic whites, a new study suggests....

 2019-09-16 20:20 

AP

Officials: Statewide outbreak in vaping-related illness...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington State Department of Health officials say two more Washington residents have received medical treatment for severe lung disease linked to vaping in what officials......

 2019-09-16 20:08 

Reuters

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Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping...

Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid increasing...

 2019-09-16 20:00 

Medical News Today

What is a colostomy bag? What to know...

A colostomy bag collects fecal waste from the digestive tract after a person has a colostomy. Learn more about the different types and life with a colostomy bag here....

 2019-09-16 19:40 

CDC

Investigation of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use, or Vaping...

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to enhance the inter-agency response to the current investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use, or vap...

 2019-09-16 19:25 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: California to spend $20M on vaping awareness...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is directing the state to spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis...

 2019-09-16 19:22 

AP

Connecticut reports first 2019 case of mosquito-borne EEE...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut health officials say laboratory testing has confirmed the state's first human case of eastern equine encephalitis this season.Public Health Commissioner......

 2019-09-16 19:04 

AP

California campaign will warn public of vaping dangers...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis products and step up efforts to halt the sale of......

 2019-09-16 19:00 

Medical News Today

How long are cold sores contagious for?...

Cold sores are highly infectious blisters that develop on the lips and around the mouth. They result from a common viral infection and tend to be contagious for around 15 days. Learn more here....

 2019-09-16 18:42 

NJ.com

Alzheimer's impact 600K people in N.J. Series of walks will raise money to help....

A Walk Against Alzheimer's series begins Sunday to benefit the 180,000 New Jerseyans who have the disease and the 400,000 family members who care for, worry about, and miss them....

 2019-09-16 18:07 

NY Times

A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World...

The International Life Sciences Institute, with branches in 17 countries, is funded by giants of the food and drug industries....

 2019-09-16 18:00 

Medical News Today

What to do if someone has food stuck in their throat...

Sometimes, food can become stuck in the esophagus or windpipe within the throat. Depending on the location of the blockage and the person's symptoms, this can be a medical emergency. Learn more here....

 2019-09-16 17:44 

ABC News (US)

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California governor plans action amid vaping illness rise...

California's governor says he's taking action to confront youth health concerns related to vaping...

 2019-09-16 17:02 

Reuters

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Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound: study...

(Reuters Health) - A cancer-causing compound banned by U.S. regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous levels in mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, researchers said on Monday....

 2019-09-16 17:00 

Medscape

Rape, Pregnancy, and Mental Health: What the Politics Ignores...

A physician argues that recently proposed restrictions on abortion access could have serious mental health consequences in rape victims. Medscape Psychiatry...

 2019-09-16 17:00 

Medical News Today

What causes numbness in the thigh?...

Causes of numbness in the thigh include lupus, some autoimmune conditions, and multiple sclerosis. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here....

 2019-09-16 16:51 

CBC

Many women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens, U.S. study says...

A study estimates for 1 in 16 U.S. women, the first time they had sexual intercourse, it was coerced....

 2019-09-16 16:10 

AP

Mississippi reports additional west Nile virus cases...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Health says four more people were confirmed to have West Nile virus, bringing the state's total this year to 13 cases.The department said......

 2019-09-16 16:06 

ABC News (US)

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Many US women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens...

The first sexual experience for many U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their teens; study says encounters may have had lasting health consequences...

 2019-09-16 16:00 

Medscape

Prostate Supplements: Buyer Beware...

Dr Gerald Chodak discusses over-the-counter prostate supplements and the need for rigorous studies investigating potential benefits. Medscape Urology...

 2019-09-16 16:00 

Medscape

PARAGON-HF: Is There a Role for the ARNI in HFpEF?...

Ileana Pia quizzes investigator Burkert Pieske on the findings for sacubitril/valsartan in patients with HFpEF, including exploratory subgroup analyses and use of mineralocorticoid-receptor antagonists. theheart.org on Medscape...

 2019-09-16 16:00 

Medscape

Nasal Glucagon a 'Huge Advance' for Caregivers...

Treating a loved one who is having an episode of severe hypoglycemia can be a frightening experience. Dr Anne Peters discusses the promising use of recently approved nasal glucagon. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2019-09-16 16:00 

Medscape

BRAF/MEK Combo Yields 'Impressive' 5-Year Survival in Melanoma...

Roughly one third of advanced melanoma patients who start out with dabrafenib plus trametinib will do well long-term, Dr Weber reports. Medscape Oncology...

 2019-09-16 16:00 

Medical News Today

Way to prevent chemotherapy hair loss in sight...

Using a mini organ model, scientists reveal how taxane chemotherapy can permanently damage hair follicles, and how a newer class of drug could prevent it....

 2019-09-16 15:47 

AP

Zoning conflict shuts down Georgia preschool's farm stand...

FOREST PARK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia preschool program that helps children sell fresh produce to local residents has been shut down by city officials who say the farm stand violates zoning......

 2019-09-16 15:06 

NY Times

Fake Clinics Are Not the Answer...

Anti-abortion lawmakers are remaking the safety net for reproductive health care in their image of God....

 2019-09-16 15:00 

Medical News Today

Scientists discover the structure of cancer molecule...

New research from the United Kingdom has now revealed the structure and function of a molecule that may help cancer develop and become treatment resistant....

 2019-09-16 14:41 

ABC News (US)

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US official urges transparency in Tanzania mystery death...

US health official urges transparency in Tanzania mystery death after Ebola-like symptoms...

 2019-09-16 14:37 

ABC News (US)

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No new measles cases reported in fading US outbreak...

U.S. health officials say there were no new measles cases reported last week...

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