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Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb - BBC News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 15:05

BBC News

Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb
BBC News
Scientists have been able to keep premature lambs alive for weeks using an artificial womb that looks like a plastic bag. It provides everything the foetus needs to continue growing and maturing, including a nutrient-rich blood supply and a protective ...
Simulating mom's womb in research to help earliest preemiesABC News
This Artificial Womb Could Revolutionize the Way We Treat Premature BabiesGizmodo
Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born BabiesNPR
National Geographic -Discover Magazine (blog) -Mirror.co.uk -Seeker
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Categories: Health

Eat, Sleep, Repeat: How Kids' Daily Routines Can Help Prevent Obesity - NPR

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:00

NPR

Eat, Sleep, Repeat: How Kids' Daily Routines Can Help Prevent Obesity
NPR
Nagging your kids to stick to a set bedtime each night may feel like a thankless task. But here's some justification that your efforts are setting your kids up for a healthier life: A new study finds that preschool-aged children who didn't have a set ...
Consistent bedtimes at age 3 years may reduce obesity riskHealio

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States with the highest child vaccine rates - CBS News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:00

CBS News

States with the highest child vaccine rates
CBS News
Vaccines have made huge inroads over recent decades – dramatically shrinking the numbers of people affected by potentially deadly diseases such as measles, whooping cough, influenza and polio. But an additional 1.5 million deaths could be prevented ...
Measles Outbreak in Minnesota's Somali CommunityBreitbart News

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States with the best child vaccine rates - CBS News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:00

CBS News

States with the best child vaccine rates
CBS News
Vaccines have made huge inroads over recent decades – dramatically shrinking the numbers of people affected by potentially deadly diseases such as measles, whooping cough, influenza and polio. But an additional 1.5 million deaths could be prevented ...

and more »Google News
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Bacteria May be Reason Some Foods Cause Heart Disease, Stroke - NBCNews.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 01:01

NBCNews.com

Bacteria May be Reason Some Foods Cause Heart Disease, Stroke
NBCNews.com
Researchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another possible explanation Monday: an essential nutrient found in meat and eggs might be a culprit. They found evidence that choline may feed gut bacteria that in turn ...
Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood ClottingArizona Daily Star
Choline, Common in Eggs and Liver, Raises TMAO Levels and Increases Platelet AggregationTCTMD
Researchers show dietary choline and TMAO linked with increased blood clottingMedical Xpress
Business Insider
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Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds - BBC News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 00:00

BBC News

Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds
BBC News
Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests. Thinking and memory skills were most improved when people exercised the heart and muscles on a regular basis, a review of 39 ...
Midlife Exercise Strengthens CognitionMedscape
Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your MemoryHealthDay
How Exercise Can Benefit Your BrainConsumerReports.org
Today.com -Telegraph.co.uk -EurekAlert (press release) -Belfast Telegraph
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20 measles cases in Hennepin County prompts warning: Get vaccinated - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 21:53

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

20 measles cases in Hennepin County prompts warning: Get vaccinated
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Minnesota health officials are asking parents and medical workers to be on the lookout after 20 children have come down with measles in Hennepin County. The state Department of Health requests people watch for potential cases and help make sure ...
Hennepin County measles outbreak jumps to 20 kidsMinnesota Public Radio News
Minnesota Measles Outbreak Grows to 20 CasesU.S. News & World Report

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Malaria Wiped Out In US But Still Plagues US Hospitals - NPR

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:26

NPR

Malaria Wiped Out In US But Still Plagues US Hospitals
NPR
Malaria transmission in the United States was eliminated in the early 1950s through the use of insecticides, drainage ditches and the incredible power of window screens. But the mosquito-borne disease has staged a comeback in American hospitals as ...
Malaria patients number more than 1000 in US hospitals each yearABC News
Fatal Malaria in the US More Common Than Previously KnownNew York Times
Malaria Tops Travel-Related Diseases for US HospitalizationsMedscape
Arizona Daily Star -EurekAlert (press release) -Healio
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Opioid epidemic may be underestimated, CDC report says - CNN

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:11

CNN

Opioid epidemic may be underestimated, CDC report says
CNN
(CNN) Experts say the United States is in the throes of an opioid abuse epidemic, causing 91 overdose deaths each day. Yet the total number of opioid-related deaths may still be underestimated, suggests new research from the US Centers for Disease ...
Deaths From Infections May be Masking Opioid DeathsNBCNews.com
Opioid epidemic 'is underestimated', CDC report warnsDaily Mail
Stepping Up the Fight Against Opioid AddictionBloomberg
nwitimes.com -Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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Gulp! Soda Linked to Memory Woes, Strokes and Dementia - Live Science

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 19:50

Live Science

Gulp! Soda Linked to Memory Woes, Strokes and Dementia
Live Science
People who often drink soda, with sugar or without it, may be more likely to develop memory problems and have smaller brain volumes, according to two recent studies. In one study, researchers found that people who drank diet soda every day were three ...

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Touching photo of husband taking care of wife during cancer battle goes viral - Fox 59

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 19:39

Fox 59

Touching photo of husband taking care of wife during cancer battle goes viral
Fox 59
A touching photo of a husband taking care of his wife during her cancer battle is going viral online. The photo was tweeted by California teen Mackenna Newman, according to BuzzFeed. Her mom Marci was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in October and had ...

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Photo Of Husband Supporting Wife With Cancer Has The Internet Weeping - Huffington Post

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 19:16

Huffington Post

Photo Of Husband Supporting Wife With Cancer Has The Internet Weeping
Huffington Post
This viral photo of a husband supporting his wife during her cancer treatment is a reminder of what marriage is really about. On April 14, Mackenna Newman, 17, tweeted a photo of her dad Jon posted up outside his wife Marci's bedroom, writing, “My mom ...
Man keeping wife company during cancer battle becomes viral photokfor.com

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Obesity Tops List of Causes for Lost Years of Life, Beating Tobacco - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 18:07

HealthDay

Obesity Tops List of Causes for Lost Years of Life, Beating Tobacco
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
The most common modifiable behavioral risk factors identified in the study are all treatable, suggesting that prevention could go a long way toward reducing their impact. Published Online: April 24, 2017. Mary Caffrey. Obesity causes Americans to lose ...
The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are PreventableHealthDay

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Men removing condoms during sex in disturbing online trend 'stealthing' - Fox News

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 17:58

Fox News

Men removing condoms during sex in disturbing online trend 'stealthing'
Fox News
Civil and criminal justice experts are expressing concern over “stealthing,” in which straight and gay men are removing their condoms during sex without their partners' consent. A new study published this month in the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law ...
'Stealthing' is the newest dangerous sex trendNew York Post
Stealthing: What You Need To Know About This Illegal New Sex PracticeHuffington Post UK
'Stealthing' Is A New Sex Trend Where Men Remove Condoms Without Partner's ConsentHuffington Post Canada
Broadly -Huffington Post -SSRN
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Man who was initially denied lung transplant because of marijuana use dies - WCPO

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 16:23

WCPO

Man who was initially denied lung transplant because of marijuana use dies
WCPO
Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or ...
Man denied lung transplant due to traces of marijuana dieskfor.com
Utah Man Denied New Lungs Due to Pot Use DiesU.S. News & World Report
Riley Hancey, who received lung transplant in Philly after being denied in Utah, dies at 20PhillyVoice.com

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Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution - Phys.Org

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 16:22

Phys.Org

Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution
Phys.Org
Scientists have found that a caterpillar commercially bred for fishing bait has the ability to biodegrade polyethylene: one of the toughest and most used plastics, frequently found clogging up landfill sites in the form of plastic shopping bags. The ...
A CSIC scientist discovers that wax worms eat plasticEurekAlert (press release)
Scientists Accidentally Discover Caterpillars That Can Eat PlasticNewsweek
Plastic-eating wax worm 'extremely exciting' for global pollution crisisTelegraph.co.uk
Discover Magazine (blog) -Seeker -The Australian -New Scientist
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Categories: Health

New Arkansas marijuana laws include restrictions, but no reversal of November vote - KATV

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:59

KATV

New Arkansas marijuana laws include restrictions, but no reversal of November vote
KATV
After 53% of Arkansas voters approved the state's Medical Marijuana Amendment in November, legislators passed 24 laws that changed it. But none severely restricted the availability of the drug, said David Couch, sponsor of the amendment. (Photo: MGN).
Marijuana scores badly in 'entirely predictable' reportCrux: Covering all things Catholic
Despite special regulations, entrepreneurs hope to take bite of Canada's marijuana edibles marketCBC.ca
Marijuana legalization support at all-time highCBS News
CBS News -Quinnipiac University Poll -Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
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Conjoined Connecticut twins show double-minded determination - SFGate

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:04

SFGate

Conjoined Connecticut twins show double-minded determination
SFGate
NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — With an eddy of leaves trailing behind them, Carmen and Lupita Andrade take off in their father's old truck, a couple of high school girls learning to drive. They move in a herky-jerky motion around their backyard with their ...
Conjoined twin sisters face a new fear — deportationNew York Post
Conjoined Twins: 16-Year-Olds Refuse Surgery Despite Health ConcernsInternational Business Times

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Authorities brace for more overdoses after Maryland deaths linked to elephant sedative - Baltimore Sun

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:58

Baltimore Sun

Authorities brace for more overdoses after Maryland deaths linked to elephant sedative
Baltimore Sun
Reporter Andrea McDaniels on why health and law enforcement officials around the state are bracing for a potential uptick in drug overdoses as a synthetic opioid has hit Maryland streets. It's so strong a dose the size of a grain of salt can kill a person.
Frederick man's death among first in state linked to new synthetic opioidFrederick News Post (subscription)

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Stop Freaking Out About That Study Linking Diet Soda to Alzheimer's and Strokes - Fortune

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:24

Fortune

Stop Freaking Out About That Study Linking Diet Soda to Alzheimer's and Strokes
Fortune
You may have come across some pretty alarming takes on diet soda going into this past weekend. "Daily dose of diet soda tied to triple risk of deadly stroke," blared Fox News. Outlets like the Washington Post and CNN repeated the assertion that ...
Does Diet Soda Cause Dementia And Stroke? Let's Cut Through The HypeUPROXX
Drinking diet (or regular) soda may damage your brainMen's Fitness
A diet drink a day may raise your risk of a strokeSpectator.co.uk
WNCN -Food Dive -The Indian Express -BU Today
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