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US sets rules on stem cell therapies - SFGate

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:15

SFGate

US sets rules on stem cell therapies
SFGate
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration unveiled long-anticipated guidelines about stem cell therapies Thursday that are meant to clear up confusion about which treatments are appropriate and safe, and which pose the most risks and fewest rewards for ...
Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Retinal DegenerationMedscape
FDA Speeds Review of Gene Therapies, Vowing to Target Rogue ClinicsNew York Times
Some stem cell therapies would skip usual FDA rules under new guidelinesPhilly.com
WSBT-TV -CBC.ca -Axios -American Council on Science and Health
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White House says decision to lift ban on elephant hunting trophies from Africa has not been 'finalized' - Yahoo News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:55

Yahoo News

White House says decision to lift ban on elephant hunting trophies from Africa has not been 'finalized'
Yahoo News
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is planning to reverse a ban on importing elephant hunting trophies from two countries in Africa, but White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the move is not “final.” Trophies from elephants ...

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Why Did The Passenger Pigeon Go Extinct? The Answer Might Lie In Their Toes - NPR

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:36

NPR

Why Did The Passenger Pigeon Go Extinct? The Answer Might Lie In Their Toes
NPR
Martha (right), the last known passenger pigeon, died in 1914. Her preserved body is now on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption. toggle caption. Susan Walsh/AP. Martha (right) ...
A Population of Billions May Have Contributed to This Bird's ExtinctionNew York Times
Four billion passenger pigeons vanished. Their large population may have been what did them inScience Magazine
Passenger pigeon genome shows effects of natural selection in a huge populationPhys.Org
Seeker -Washington Post -The Independent
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'Gene Drives' Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists Say - New York Times

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:00

New York Times

'Gene Drives' Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists Say
New York Times
In 2013, scientists discovered a new way to precisely edit genes — technology called Crispr that raised all sorts of enticing possibilities. Scientists wondered if it might be used to fix hereditary diseases, for example, or to develop new crops. One ...
This Gene-Editing Tech Might Be Too Dangerous To UnleashWIRED
Genetically Engineering the Natural World, it Turns Out, Could Be a DisasterGizmodo
Gene drive technologies for ecosystem conservation: Use with carePhys.Org
Quanta Magazine -Futurism -The Atlantic -Stuff.co.nz
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Johnson & Johnson wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in talc caused cancer - Reuters

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:42

Reuters

Johnson & Johnson wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in talc caused cancer
Reuters
(Reuters) - A California jury on Thursday ruled in favor of Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed the cancer mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in the company's talc-based products including J&J's Baby Powder.
J&J wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in baby powder caused cancerSeeking Alpha
A Win for Johnson & Johnson in Baby Powder-Mesothelioma CaseFairWarning
J&J wins lawsuit on 'cancer-causing' talc productsEJ Insight
India TV -CVN News (blog) -Daily Mail
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Are energy drinks bad for your health? New study says yes. - Yahoo News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:35

Yahoo News

Are energy drinks bad for your health? New study says yes.
Yahoo News
Few people would ever claim that energy drinks are healthy, but it's easy to assume they're fine for your health given how popular they are. But new research suggests they're actually pretty bad for you. The study, published in Frontiers in Public ...
Expert warns that kids should be banned from buying energy drinks to protect their healthScottish Daily Record
Here's What Energy Drinks Actually Do To Your BodyMen's Health
You won't believe what energy drinks REALLY do to your bodyDaily Star
Hindustan Times -ABP LIVE -The Sun -Express.co.uk
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Vets, Cancer Patients 'Undesirable,' Man Says At Pot Meeting - Patch.com

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:36

Patch.com

Vets, Cancer Patients 'Undesirable,' Man Says At Pot Meeting
Patch.com
Oliver Curme, who appeared to be against a medical marijuana dispensary, said his comments were meant to be taken as "satire." By Alex Newman, Patch Staff | Nov 16, 2017 11:36 am ET. 0. Vets, Cancer Patients 'Undesirable,' Man Says At Pot Meeting.
Boston Man Says Offensive Comments On PTSD, Breast Cancer Were MisconstruedWBUR
'Outrageous' comments about cancer patients, vets with PTSD were 'in satire'WCVB Boston
Man Says Comments Attacking Vets With PTSD, Breast Cancer Patients Was 'Satire'CBS Boston / WBZ
WAAF.com (blog) -Boston.com -Boston magazine -MassLive.com
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FDA approves new treatment to prevent bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia A - FDA.gov

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:32

Washington Post

FDA approves new treatment to prevent bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia A
FDA.gov
FDA approves new treatment to prevent or reduce frequency of bleeding episodes in patients with hemophilia A who have Factor VIII inhibitors. Release. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh) to prevent or ...
FDA OKs new therapy for some hemophilia patientsABC News
New Hemophilia Treatment Stems Bleeding EpisodesHealthDay
FDA approves Hemlibra for hemophilia AHealio
Reuters -Endpoints News -MD Magazine -Business Wire (press release)
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Revising the results of last year's study, Posit Science still effectively combats dementia - TechCrunch

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:31

TechCrunch

Revising the results of last year's study, Posit Science still effectively combats dementia
TechCrunch
Revising the results of their headline-grabbing, decade-long study, researchers from top universities still believe that a brain training exercise from app developer Posit Science can actually reduce the risk of dementia among older adults. The ...
Study: Mental quickness exercises can lower risk of dementiaTampabay.com
Brain training game linked to lower dementia risk a decade laterNew Scientist
Higher risk of dementia among frail older adultsMedical Xpress
Daily Mail -Telegraph.co.uk -News-Medical.net -International Business Times UK
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Smokers urged to quit as Great American Smokeout is underway - Tribune-Review

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:19

Fortune

Smokers urged to quit as Great American Smokeout is underway
Tribune-Review
That's the message Thursday from Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine as she encouraged Pennsylvania residents to take part in a Great American Smokeout event near them to learn more about ways to quit cigarette smoking.
Commentary: How Can We Help People Quit Smoking? Pay Them.Fortune
Help available to those wishing to quit smokingOnline Athens
Don't Vape Your Health AwayUConn Today
WSBT-TV -Omaha World-Herald -New Jersey Herald -Medical Xpress
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Heart attack strikes American Heart Association president - CNN

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:14

CNN

Heart attack strikes American Heart Association president
CNN
(CNN) The president of the American Heart Association, Dr. John Warner, had a minor heart attack Monday during the organization's scientific conference taking place in Anaheim, California, according to a press release. Warner, CEO of UT Southwestern ...
American Heart Association president suffers mild heart attack during heart health conferenceInternational Business Times UK
American Heart Association president suffers heart attackGears Of Biz

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Doctors report first marijuana overdose - and it was an 11-month-old baby who died - Sacramento Bee

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:39

Newsweek

Doctors report first marijuana overdose - and it was an 11-month-old baby who died
Sacramento Bee
Marijuana is one of the most widespread drugs used in America today. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 22 million Americans consume marijuana in any given month, and about one in five Americans regularly uses the drug, according ...
Report from Colorado doctors finds possibility of first death attributed to marijuanaWXYZ
Doctors claim to have witnessed 'first cannabis overdose' in medical historyInternational Business Times UK

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Ohio Woman Who Posed with 20000 Bees on Her Belly in Maternity Shoot Suffers Stillbirth - PEOPLE.com

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:11

PEOPLE.com

Ohio Woman Who Posed with 20000 Bees on Her Belly in Maternity Shoot Suffers Stillbirth
PEOPLE.com
The Ohio mom of three who made headlines in August after posing with 20,000 bees on her belly in a shocking maternity shoot has suffered a stillbirth. “Yesterday evening we had to hand over our precious child and say goodbye to his physical body ...
Akron mother whose bee pregnancy photos went viral has stillborn soncleveland.com
Mom Who Took Maternity Pics With Bees Shares HeartbreakNewser
Ohio woman whose bee maternity shoot went viral suffers stillbirthWXIA-TV
New York Post -Daily Mail -Canton Repository -Vibe
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Mom Who Took Maternity Pics With Bees Shares Heartbreak - Newser

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:59

Newser

Mom Who Took Maternity Pics With Bees Shares Heartbreak
Newser
(Newser) – An Ohio mom whose photos from her maternity shoot went viral over the summer shared sad news online this weekend: The baby she'd been carrying, a little boy she and her husband named Emersyn Jacob, died in utero, reports the Cincinnati ...

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Yankees' David Robertson on the devastating toll of pancreatic cancer - CBS News

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:00

CBS News

Yankees' David Robertson on the devastating toll of pancreatic cancer
CBS News
Pancreatic cancer is the world's toughest cancer to treat, with a five-year survival rate of just 9 percent in the United States. It kills more people every year than breast cancer and is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.. Yet, unless ...
World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition Demands Better For Patients And For SurvivalPR Newswire (press release)
Know the Symptoms and Risks of the Deadliest Major CancerHuffPost
Pancreatic cancer: Is an 'electronic nose' the answer to achieving early diagnosis?EurekAlert (press release)
WPXI Pittsburgh -TheChronicleHerald.ca -NorthJersey.com -Irish Health
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Broken heart can cause same type of long-lasting damage as a heart attack - The Independent

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:12

The Independent

Broken heart can cause same type of long-lasting damage as a heart attack
The Independent
Severe emotional stress can prompt a sudden heart condition that poses the same sort of long-term damage as a heart attack, new research has found. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy – or “broken heart syndrome” - affects at least 3,000 people in the UK and is ...
'Broken heart syndrome' may lead to long-term heart damage, says studyInquirer.net
Why a broken heart can lead to heart attackIndependent Online

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Drug Firm Founder Indicted in Opioid Conspiracy Due in Court - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:26

U.S. News & World Report

Drug Firm Founder Indicted in Opioid Conspiracy Due in Court
U.S. News & World Report
The founder of a pharmaceutical company charged with leading a conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid pain medication for people who didn't need it is due in court in Massachusetts. Nov. 16, 2017, at 12:18 a.m.. Drug Firm Founder ...
Insys founder John Kapoor indicted in opioid conspiracy due in courtWXIA-TV

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Getting Doctors To Stop Prescribing Codeine To Kids Has Taken Years - NPR

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:01

NPR

Getting Doctors To Stop Prescribing Codeine To Kids Has Taken Years
NPR
For years the Food and Drug Administration has been trying to get doctors to quit prescribing codeine, an opioid painkiller, to children after getting their tonsils or adenoids out. But it can be hard to get clinicians to change their prescribing ...
Children still being prescribed codeine, despite warningsFOX 61
Black box warning slows, but doesn't stop, codeine for kids after tonsil removalEurekAlert (press release)

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Man rips army vets, MS and cancer patients during City Hall medical marijuana dispensary hearing - The Boston Globe

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:44

NECN

Man rips army vets, MS and cancer patients during City Hall medical marijuana dispensary hearing
The Boston Globe
Tuesday's Zoning Board of Appeals hearing for a medical marijuana dispensary on Newbury Street in the Back Bay started innocuously enough. Mike Ross, the attorney for Compassionate Organics, the group behind the proposal, made brief remarks.
Man's Comments At Public Hearing Attack Vets With PTSD, Breast Cancer PatientsCBS Boston / WBZ

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Back Bay Resident Responds After Making Shocking Comments at Hearing on Marijuana Dispensary - NECN

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:05

NECN

Back Bay Resident Responds After Making Shocking Comments at Hearing on Marijuana Dispensary
NECN
A Back Bay resident stunned the crowd at a zoning board meeting in Boston by making a series of shocking comments against a proposed medical marijuana facility on Newbury Street. “All my friends and I are against this because it will bring undesirable ...

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