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Larger waistlines are linked to higher risk of vitamin D deficiency - Medical Xpress


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Larger waistlines are linked to higher risk of vitamin D deficiency
Medical Xpress
Higher levels of belly fat are associated with lower vitamin D levels in obese individuals, according to data presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2018. The study reports that vitamin D levels are lower in ...
People with large waistlines have lower levels of vitamin D, study findsDaily Mail
Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiencyMedical News Today

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New technique allows researchers to control heart cells growing in a dish - News-Medical.net


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New technique allows researchers to control heart cells growing in a dish
News-Medical.net
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and their collaborators have developed a technique that allows them to speed up or slow down human heart cells growing in a dish on command -; simply by shining a light on them and ...

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Salmonella found in Ziyad tahini; nationwide recall launched - Food Safety News


Food Safety News

Salmonella found in Ziyad tahini; nationwide recall launched
Food Safety News
Ziyad Brothers Importing is recalling tahini paste sold at Walmart and other retailers nationwide because state tests showed it was positive for Salmonella contamination. The Cicero, IL, company said in its recall notice that it had not yet received ...
Ziyad Brand Tahini recalled due to Salmonella riskOutbreak News Today

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Exercising regularly 'can keep heart and arteries young' - BBC News


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Exercising regularly 'can keep heart and arteries young'
BBC News
Exercising four to five times a week is necessary to stop the main arteries to the heart from stiffening up, research suggests. Two or three exercise sessions a week kept only some arteries healthy, a study of 100 people in their 60s found. The ...
Exercise to stay young: 4-5 days a week to slow down your heart's agingEurekAlert (press release)

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Your blood type influences severity of diarrhoea - Economic Times


Economic Times

Your blood type influences severity of diarrhoea
Economic Times
NEW YORK: A bacteria associated with travellers' diarrhoea and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe disease in people with blood type A but not blood type O or B, finds a study. Enterotoxigenic E. coli are responsible for ...
This blood group is at greater risk of severe E. coli infectionHindustan Times
Blood type affects severity of diarrhea caused by E. coliScienceBlog.com (blog)

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Fourth-grade teacher donates kidney to save student's life - ABC News


Fourth-grade teacher donates kidney to save student's life
ABC News
Eva Evans is 10 years old and desperately needs a new kidney to live a normal life. Mrs. Thomas, a smiling fourth-grade teacher at Eva's school, wants to give her one. They barely knew each other before. Eva was in a different fourth-grade room down ...

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A fourth-grade teacher, a donor and 'an angel on earth' - Washington Post


Washington Post

A fourth-grade teacher, a donor and 'an angel on earth'
Washington Post
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — Eva Evans is 10 years old and desperately needs a new kidney to live a normal life. Mrs. Thomas, a smiling fourth-grade teacher at Eva's school, wants to give her one. They barely knew each other before. Eva was in a different ...

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Pepe's story: How I survived Spanish flu - BBC News


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Pepe's story: How I survived Spanish flu
BBC News
José Ameal remembers his aunt and uncle would keep the curtains by his bed drawn "so I wouldn't see the funeral processions". But like any four year old, Mr Ameal - Pepe to his friends and family - was curious enough to peer outside on to the streets ...
Pepe's story: The Way I survived Spanish fluIndependent Recorder

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Synthetic Weed Likely The Reason 25 People Were Sent To The Hospital In New York - The Inquisitr


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Synthetic Weed Likely The Reason 25 People Were Sent To The Hospital In New York
The Inquisitr
Synthetic weed, also known as K2, is likely the cause of 25 people being rushed to the emergency room in Brooklyn, New York. Over the course of several hours Saturday night, patients began arriving at the hospital after having an adverse reaction to ...
Over 2 dozen people rushed to hospital after taking synthetic weedWPLG Local 10

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Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say - BBC News


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Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say
BBC News
The diagnosis of cancer and other diseases in the UK can be transformed by using artificial intelligence, Theresa May is to say. The NHS and technology companies should use AI as a "new weapon" in research, the PM will urge in a speech later. Experts ...
British PM May calls on health, tech sectors to work on cancerReuters
May to pledge millions to AI research assisting early cancer diagnosisThe Guardian
Cancer death rate to be cut by 22000 using artificial intelligence – PMITV News
Mirror.co.uk -iNews -The Sun -GOV.UK
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Fentanyl Detector could be new weapon in Opiate war - Your News Now


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Fentanyl Detector could be new weapon in Opiate war
Your News Now
Law Enforcement gets a new weapon in the war on Opioid. It's a Fentanyl Detector. The device will help officers detect the synthetic opiate that is produced in China and has made it's way to the United States, leading to thousands of overdose deaths.
The dangers of fentanylWV News

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Study: No One Is Having Sex on Tinder - Gizmodo


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Study: No One Is Having Sex on Tinder
Gizmodo
If you've been holding off on joining Tinder because it carries the stigma of being an app for hookups, have no fear: a new study published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences found no one on Tinder is actually having sex. Researchers ...
Tinder: Know why most of men and women use it forTheHealthSite

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Ziyad Brand Tahini recalled due to Salmonella risk - Outbreak News Today


Outbreak News Today

Ziyad Brand Tahini recalled due to Salmonella risk
Outbreak News Today
Ziyad Brothers Importing is voluntarily recalling certain lot codes of Ziyad Brand Tahini because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed nationwide and is sold in 8, 16, and 32 ounce and half gallon jars ...

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HIV-Positive Man Sentenced for Having Sex With Teen Boy - U.S. News & World Report


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HIV-Positive Man Sentenced for Having Sex With Teen Boy
U.S. News & World Report
A Wauwatosa man who knew he was HIV-positive has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy. May 20, 2018, at 12:24 p.m.. HIV-Positive Man Sentenced for Having Sex With Teen Boy. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.
Man with HIV sentenced to 15 years for having sexual relations with 15-year-old boyfox6now.com

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Bigger than the US: More 11-year-olds in England are now obese than in the United States - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Bigger than the US: More 11-year-olds in England are now obese than in the United States
Daily Mail
Britain is starting to overtake America in obesity rates, with the latest figures showing that more children in England are classed as obese at the age of 11 than in the US. The proportion of US children aged 9 to 11 who are obese is 18.5%. The figure ...

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'This room becomes sacred.' The heroic and heartbreaking journey of one organ donor's body - WWLTV.com


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'This room becomes sacred.' The heroic and heartbreaking journey of one organ donor's body
WWLTV.com
The woman lay draped and still on the operating table, while nurses and surgical techs bustled around the room, placing surgical equipment on the tables surrounding her. As the surgeon moved closer to the patient, a tall man in scrubs stepped forward ...

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Annotation tool provides step toward understanding links between disease, mutant RNA - Science Daily


Science Daily

Annotation tool provides step toward understanding links between disease, mutant RNA
Science Daily
Date: May 20, 2018; Source: Oregon State University; Summary: Researchers have developed a computer program that represents a key step toward better understanding the connections between mutant genetic material and disease. Share: FULL STORY ...

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Watching but not treating cancer can be hard. Sometimes it's the right approach. - Washington Post


Washington Post

Watching but not treating cancer can be hard. Sometimes it's the right approach.
Washington Post
My sister just finished 18 weeks of chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, a slog that started six months ago when she underwent an eight-hour procedure to remove all visible signs and cells of her malignancy. From the moment her primary-care doctor ...

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Watching but not treating cancer can be hard. Sometimes it's the right approach. - Washington Post


Washington Post

Watching but not treating cancer can be hard. Sometimes it's the right approach.
Washington Post
My sister just finished 18 weeks of chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, a slog that started six months ago when she underwent an eight-hour procedure to remove all visible signs and cells of her malignancy. From the moment her primary-care doctor ...
More men with low-risk prostate cancer are rejecting aggressive treatment, new study suggestsThe Keene Sentinel

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Counting calories won't reduce obesity. So why are we requiring restaurants to post them? - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Counting calories won't reduce obesity. So why are we requiring restaurants to post them?
Los Angeles Times
Counting calories is now the law of the land. This month, a long-delayed regulation came into effect requiring all food chains with 20 or more locations to list calorie information on their menus. Nutritionists fought to include the rule in the ...

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