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Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women did not increase risk of autism in children, study says - Washington Post

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:06

Washington Post

Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women did not increase risk of autism in children, study says
Washington Post
New research has shown that a common childhood vaccination given to pregnant women does not put their children at any increased risk of autism. A Kaiser Permanente study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics found no association between the ...
Study: Tdap shot for pregnant women doesn't increase autism riskThe Mercury News
Pregnant? Get a Whooping Cough VaccineConsumerReports.org
No link between Tdap vaccine, autism, study saysUPI.com
WebMD -WNDU-TV -Medscape -Healio
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Mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery - Phys.Org

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 19:28

Phys.Org

Mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery
Phys.Org
If you happen to have a box of spaghetti in your pantry, try this experiment: Pull out a single spaghetti stick and hold it at both ends. Now bend it until it breaks. How many fragments did you make? If the answer is three or more, pull out another ...
Scientists spent nearly three years figuring out how to snap a piece of dry spaghetti into two piecesBusiness Insider Australia

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Frozen woolly mammoth found in Siberia could be new species, researchers say - Fox News

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:56

Fox News

Frozen woolly mammoth found in Siberia could be new species, researchers say
Fox News
Fossils found in Siberia of a tiny woolly mammoth could be an entirely new species, researchers say, with some dubbing it a "Golden mammoth." The woolly mammoth is tiny and has been described as a "pygmy," at just seven-feet tall. Woolly mammoths ...
For Sale: A Hat Made of Woolly Mammoth HairAtlas Obscura
World's only 'prickly' woolly mammoth hat goes on sale in Siberia for $10kRT
Frozen mini-mammoth carcass unearthed in Siberia could be proof of a new species of ice age beastBrinkwire (press release)

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4 myths about ticks, and how to deal with them - Washington Post

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:02

Washington Post

4 myths about ticks, and how to deal with them
Washington Post
Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. When it comes to ticks, old wives' tales are in great supply. Take, for instance, the one about burning an embedded tick with a lit match or the one about covering it ...
Summer Tip: Beware of Lyme diseaseMilitary.com
What you need to know about ticks this seasonNewscenter1.tv

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Michigan county fair attendees test positive for rare strain of swine flu - Fox News

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 15:53

Fox News

Michigan county fair attendees test positive for rare strain of swine flu
Fox News
Health officials announced Friday that two children were sickened by a rare strain of influenza after coming into contact with pigs at a county fair in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said that influenza A (H1N2) has been ...
CDC seeks to educate 4-H youths about flu infections from pigsMassLive.com
Swine Flu identified in Michigan, professionals suggest taking precautionary stepsWSBT-TV
Two Michigan swine flu cases among 1st detected in US in 2018WNMU-FM

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DeepMind's AI can detect over 50 eye diseases as accurately as a doctor - The Verge

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 15:01

The Verge

DeepMind's AI can detect over 50 eye diseases as accurately as a doctor
The Verge
Step by step, condition by condition, AI systems are slowly learning to diagnose disease as well as any human doctor, and they could soon be working in a hospital near you. The latest example is from London, where researchers from Google's DeepMind ...
Artificial intelligence 'did not miss a single urgent case'BBC News
DeepMind's AI can recommend treatment for more than 50 eye diseases with 94% accuracyVentureBeat
Now DeepMind's AI can spot eye disease just as well as your doctorWired.co.uk
Telegraph.co.uk -ITV News -Financial Times -Evening Standard
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Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA - New York Times

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 15:00

New York Times

Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA
New York Times
Scientists have created a powerful new tool to calculate a person's inherited risks for heart disease, breast cancer and three other serious conditions. By surveying changes in DNA at 6.6 million places in the human genome, investigators at the Broad ...
Multigene test may find risk for heart disease, diabetes and breast cancerNBCNews.com
A Harvard Scientist Thinks He Has a Gene Test for Heart Attack Risk. He Wants to Give It Away Free.Forbes
Researchers predict risk for common deadly diseases from millions of genetic variantsEurekAlert (press release)
Telegraph.co.uk -Associated Press
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Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA - New York Times

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 15:00

New York Times

Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA
New York Times
With a sophisticated new algorithm, scientists have found a way to forecast an individual's risks for five deadly diseases. Image. A set of human chromosomes. Researchers have developed a tool that surveys alterations in DNA and millions of points in ...
Scientists hail DNA breakthrough that can detect if people are likely to have heart attacksTelegraph.co.uk

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Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA - New York Times

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 15:00

New York Times

Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA
New York Times
With a sophisticated new algorithm, scientists have found a way to forecast an individual's risks for five deadly diseases. Image. A set of human chromosomes. Researchers have developed a tool that surveys alterations in DNA and millions of points in ...
Scientists Say: RemissionScience News for Students (blog)

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Wisconsin woman's death linked to bacteria from dog saliva, doctors believe - Fox News

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 14:39

Fox News

Wisconsin woman's death linked to bacteria from dog saliva, doctors believe
Fox News
A Wisconsin woman's death has been linked to dog saliva that caused a rare infection that spread to the rest of her body. In June, Sharon Larson, 58, was rushed to the hospital days after her new puppy nipped her hand, causing a small cut. Within two ...
Woman dies after getting infection from dog lickWRAL.com
Wisconsin woman's death attributed to infection after dog nipWTVD-TV
Woman dies days after being nipped by her puppyYahoo India News
NBC2 News -www.brproud.com -Express.co.uk
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They Thought Hemophilia Was a 'Lifelong Thing.' They May Be Wrong. - New York Times

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 14:35

New York Times

They Thought Hemophilia Was a 'Lifelong Thing.' They May Be Wrong.
New York Times
Scientists are edging closer to defeating a longtime enemy of human health: hemophilia, the inability to form blood clots. After trying for decades to develop a gene therapy to treat this disease, researchers are starting to succeed. In recent ...
Hemophilia Gene Therapy Market to Expand with Significant CAGR During 2025faircolumnist.com

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Mom sounds alarm after son's mosquito bite causes seizures, brain swelling - Today.com

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 13:19

Today.com

Mom sounds alarm after son's mosquito bite causes seizures, brain swelling
Today.com
A North Carolina mother is issuing a public warning after her 6-year-old son nearly died from an infection caused by a bug bite. LoriAnne Surrett says she thinks her little boy, Noah, got bit while playing outside. But the bite came from a mosquito ...
North Carolina mother warning after mosquito bite sends 6-year-old son to ICUAtlanta Journal Constitution
Mom warns parents after mosquito bite leaves 6-year-old son in ICUfox8.com

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Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping' - WPTV.com

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:29

WPTV.com

Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping'
WPTV.com
In a jaw-dropping moment caught on video, an 18-year-old high school senior rushes to escape from the hospital that saved her life and then, she says, held her captive. At the entrance to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, the young woman's stepfather ...
Family details daughter's escape from Mayo ClinicWDIV ClickOnDetroit
What is an Aneurysm? | American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association
Parents of Justina Pelletier sue Boston Children's HospitalThe Boston Globe
Mayo Clinic
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New law seeks comprehensive approach to Alzheimer's disease - WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:28

New law seeks comprehensive approach to Alzheimer's disease
WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
BOSTON (AP) - A new Massachusetts law seeks to make improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's and dementia. The measure was approved by the Democratic-controlled Legislature and signed last week by Republican Gov. Charlie ...

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Indiana moms demand answers amid spate of kids' cancer cases - CBS News

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:49

CBS News

Indiana moms demand answers amid spate of kids' cancer cases
CBS News
An Indiana community is demanding answers after recent testing revealed toxic airborne contaminants in some homes, including three chemicals linked to cancer. Many believe the contamination has led to more pediatric cancer cases in the area. "We used ...

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Black Widow Spiders Bring Their Venom to Canada As Planet Warms - Live Science

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:21

Live Science

Black Widow Spiders Bring Their Venom to Canada As Planet Warms
Live Science
Venomous black widow spiders now range farther north than scientists expected, into an area including the most-inhabited parts of Canada. And there's good reason to suggest that warming temperatures are driving the fatal biters north. That's one ...
Black Widow Spiders Conquer Entirely New Territories As They Go NorthNature World News
Study Explains Why Black Widow Spiders Are Moving Farther North Than BeforeThe Inquisitr
Predicting the distribution of poorly-documented species, Northern black widow (Latrodectus variolus) and Black ...PLOS

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Scientists accidentally discover drug that may stop weight gain - USA TODAY

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:06

USA TODAY

Scientists accidentally discover drug that may stop weight gain
USA TODAY
A team of scientists may have discovered a drug that could let you eat anything without gaining weight. And it all happened by accident. Susana Victoria Perez has more. Buzz60. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. LendingTree · Forget Your 401k if you ...

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Brazilian Butt Lifts Are Resulting In An Alarmingly High Mortality Rate - HuffPost

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 09:46

HuffPost

Brazilian Butt Lifts Are Resulting In An Alarmingly High Mortality Rate
HuffPost
The Brazilian butt lift is on the rise. It's not surprising, considering popular culture's growing obsession with large, perky derrieres. From Jennifer Lopez to Nicki Minaj to Kim Kardashian — to paraphrase Sir Mix-a-Lot, we like big butts and we ...

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Scientists Accidentally Discover Drug That May Stop Weight Gain - WFAA.com

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 09:16

WFAA.com

Scientists Accidentally Discover Drug That May Stop Weight Gain
WFAA.com
A team of scientists may have discovered a drug that could let you eat anything without gaining weight. And it all happened by accident. Susana Victoria Perez has more. Published: 5:00 AM EDT August 13, 2018. Updated: 5:05 AM EDT August 13, 2018 ...

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Ambitious 'Human Cell Atlas' Aims To Catalog Every Type Of Cell In The Body - NPR

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 09:00

NPR

Ambitious 'Human Cell Atlas' Aims To Catalog Every Type Of Cell In The Body
NPR
Sign up for the CommonHealth newsletter to receive a weekly digest of WBUR's best health, medicine and science coverage. If you flip open a biology textbook or do a quick search on Google, you'll quickly learn that there are a few hundred types of ...
A revised airway epithelial hierarchy includes CFTR-expressing ionocytes | NatureNature
Single-cell transcriptomes from human kidneys reveal the cellular identity of renal tumors | ScienceScience Magazine
All About The Human Genome Project (HGP) - National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)National Human Genome Research Institute
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation -Klein Lab
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