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FIGO Dubai Congress addresses crucial maternal health issues - ZAWYA

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:59

FIGO Dubai Congress addresses crucial maternal health issues
ZAWYA
Dubai, UAE: Critical health issues pertaining to women across the world were discussed in depth at the FIGO Regional Congress of Middle East & Africa which commenced in Dubai. The three-day meeting from April 11th to 13this being held at the ...

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Smoking Pot While Breastfeeding: Can Marijuana Turn Up In Breast Milk? - Tech Times

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:28

Tech Times

Smoking Pot While Breastfeeding: Can Marijuana Turn Up In Breast Milk?
Tech Times
Women, who regularly smoke marijuana while breastfeeding, could have exposed their babies to THC, a psychoactive ingredient found in cannabis. Scientists have yet to find its effects on the baby's neurological development. ( Miguel Medina | Getty ...
A third of heavy pot users suffer severe nausea—and they've all landed on the same weird solutionPopular Science
Marijuana transfers to breast milk for moms who smoke pot, study saysAtlanta Journal Constitution
What happens if you smoke pot while breastfeedingYahoo News
POPSUGAR -Live Science -HealthDay -Healthline
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Does talcum powder cause cancer? A legal and scientific battle rages - CNN

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:22

CNN

Does talcum powder cause cancer? A legal and scientific battle rages
CNN
(CNN) Visitors who walk into Deborah Giannecchini's ranch house in Modesto, California, will notice a well-tended garden, four small dogs who greet every visitor with enthusiasm and a sign that hangs prominently displayed in her living room that reads ...

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Pay gaps persist for female and African American physicians in US - Reuters

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:21

U.S. News & World Report

Pay gaps persist for female and African American physicians in US
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Although salaries for U.S. physicians edged higher in 2018, gaps in compensation remained unchanged for females and African Americans, according to Medscape's latest Physician Compensation Report, online April 11. “The gender gap ...
Medscape's annual physician compensation report finds modest increase in physician payEurekAlert (press release)
Report: Despite Physician Salary Increases, Wage Gaps Still ExistU.S. News & World Report

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Woman's jaw regrown by 9cm in UK first operation after cancer - BBC News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 07:45

BBC News

Woman's jaw regrown by 9cm in UK first operation after cancer
BBC News
A woman who lost her jaw to cancer has had it regrown from her own skin and bone. Val Blunden had the bottom of her mouth and chin destroyed by cancer more than two years ago. The 55-year-old was left unable to eat, drink and talk, taking early ...
UK Woman, 55 who lost her jaw to cancer undergone in pioneering surgeryWeek Facts
Woman, 55, who was left unable to speak or eat after losing her jaw to mouth cancer has seen 3.5 INCHES of bone ...Daily Mail

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Kentucky food handler with hepatitis A exposes customers - Food Safety News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 04:01

Food Safety News

Kentucky food handler with hepatitis A exposes customers
Food Safety News
The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is investigating a case of Hepatitis A in a food preparation worker at a convenience store in Ashland, a Kentucky city on the southern bank of the Ohio River. Hepatitis infection can cause a yellowing of the ...
Food Worker at Kentucky Store Diagnosed With Hepatitis AU.S. News & World Report

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Mystery E. coli Outbreak in Connecticut, Idaho, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington - Food Poison Journal

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:29

Food Poison Journal

Mystery E. coli Outbreak in Connecticut, Idaho, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington
Food Poison Journal
The CDC, several states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections. This investigation ...
There's a multi-state E. coli outbreak. Here's what the FDA knows and doesn't know.Miami Herald
CDC Investigating Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 InfectionsFood Poisoning Bulletin
Source of multistate E. coli outbreak soughtDiscover Ferndale
KTVB.com
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Scientists Discover Method of Removing Genetic Risk Factor for Alzheimer's - Breitbart News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 01:07

Breitbart News

Scientists Discover Method of Removing Genetic Risk Factor for Alzheimer's
Breitbart News
A shift from mouse models to stem cell research may have unlocked a new way to help prevent one of the world's most tragic incurable diseases. Scientists have isolated the primary genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's Disease. The gene is called apoE4, a ...
Alzheimer's Disease Damage Completely Erased in Human Cells by Changing Structure of One ProteinNewsweek

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Private hospitals warned over surgeons - BBC News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:42

BBC News

Private hospitals warned over surgeons
BBC News
Some of the failings that allowed rogue surgeon Ian Paterson to harm patients have been found to be widespread across private hospitals, inspectors say. The Care Quality Commission said it was concerned about the "old-fashioned" approach to consultants ...
Two out of five private hospitals failing on patient safety, health watchdog findsThe Independent
Third of private hospitals providing substandard careiNews
Safety risk at third of private hospitalsThe Times
Duke Department of Neurology (press release) (blog) -The Kashmir Monitor (press release)
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How ancient DNA is transforming our view of the past - BBC News

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 23:34

How ancient DNA is transforming our view of the past
BBC News
Prof David Reich of Harvard Medical School is one of the leading lights in the field of ancient DNA. His team's work has cast a new perspective on human history, reconstructing the epic migrations and genetic exchanges that shaped the people of ...

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'My son was diagnosed with Parkinson's at 11' - BBC News

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 23:32

BBC News

'My son was diagnosed with Parkinson's at 11'
BBC News
When Sarah's Hill's son complained of aching legs, her GP told her not to worry. But it was one of the first signs Alex had Parkinson's disease, a condition usually associated with the over-60s. Alex Hill was just eight years old when his mother first ...
App guides Parkinson's disease patients through 'freezing'Futurity: Research News
Charity out to tackle ignorance that can leave Parkinson's sufferers upsetBelfast Telegraph
What are the early symptoms of Parkinson's disease?Metro
Geo News, Pakistan -Business Standard -TheHealthSite -Plymouth Herald
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'Despicable' cancer fraud jailed after swindling her family and friends out of $42k - NEWS.com.au

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:43

NEWS.com.au

'Despicable' cancer fraud jailed after swindling her family and friends out of $42k
NEWS.com.au
A YOUNG woman received over $40,000 in donations after convincing her parents she was dying of cancer - while using the money to fund her party lifestyle. Gavin Fernando@GavinDFernando · news.com.auApril 11, 20189:25am. Hanna Dickenson told her parents ...
Australian jailed for 'despicable' fake cancer scamBBC News
Cancer fraud jailed over 'despicable' $42k scam of family friends9news.com.au

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Number, severity of brain injuries raises dementia risk - ABC News

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:34

ABC News

Number, severity of brain injuries raises dementia risk
ABC News
A large study offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia later in life, with repeated injuries and severe ones posing the greatest danger. Researchers analyzed 36 years of health records of 2.8 million people in ...
TBI Tied to Higher Dementia RiskMedPage Today
Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Tied to DementiaNew York Times
Huge study links brain injury and higher dementia riskClacton and Frinton Gazette
Irish Times -Citizen -The Times -BBC News
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SF scientists erase Alzheimer-causing gene in human brain - SFGate

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:33

SFGate

SF scientists erase Alzheimer-causing gene in human brain
SFGate
Scientists in San Francisco may be close to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease. The key to their success was looking not at the brains of mice – a standard practice in scientific research – but of men. Researchers at Gladstone Institutes, an ...
In a first, Alzheimer's gene neutralised in the human brainDoordarshan
Alzheimer's gene has been neutralised in human brain cells for the first time, paving the way for a new treatmentDaily Mail
Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for first timeThe Week UK
Evening Standard -HuffPost UK -Week Facts -Good News Network
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Mark Zuckerberg is one of the suits now. He'd better learn to get comfortable in one. - Washington Post

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:35

Washington Post

Mark Zuckerberg is one of the suits now. He'd better learn to get comfortable in one.
Washington Post
Did anyone really think Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg would come to Capitol Hill to testify before Congress wearing a T-shirt or a hoodie? Of course he'd wear a suit. He wore a tie, too. No matter how deserved his reputation as a cultural disrupter ...
Let's Please Not Keep Mistaking Mark Zuckerberg's Assistant for His WifeSlate Magazine
Mark Zuckerberg's Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to KnowHeavy.com

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Study: Despite decline in prescriptions, opioid deaths skyrocketing due to heroin and synthetic drugs - Washington Post

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:10

Washington Post

Study: Despite decline in prescriptions, opioid deaths skyrocketing due to heroin and synthetic drugs
Washington Post
Fatalities from heroin and black-market synthetic opioids skyrocketed while the nation saw a decline in the number of opioid painkiller prescriptions and the overdose deaths attributed to them, according to a study. The research from the American ...
Myersville woman organizes second charity 5K after cousin's fatal overdoseFrederick News Post
Fentanyl-laced opioids drive jump in fatal overdosesFOX 29 News Philadelphia
Mother Overdoses On Heroin In Truck While Driving 5-Year-Old DaughterThe Daily Caller
14 News WFIE Evansville -News 12 Long Island -Delaware First Media -WHYY
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Woman dies after being given formaldehyde instead of saline - CNN

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 19:49

CNN

Woman dies after being given formaldehyde instead of saline
CNN
Waking up during surgery – Without adequate anesthesia during surgery, your brain can stay awake and aware while your muscles stay frozen. It's called anesthesia awareness, and it happens to about one out of every 1,000 patients. When you schedule ...
Woman Embalmed Alive When She Was Given Formaldehyde Instead Of Saline DripTech Times
Russia's Ekaterina Fedyaeva dies after injection of formaldehyde instead of salineNewser
Russian Woman Faces Horrific Death After Doctors Confuse Saline With FormaldehydeThe Inquisitr
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
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If you have prediabetes, here's how to prevent getting diabetes - New York Daily News

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 18:47

New York Daily News

If you have prediabetes, here's how to prevent getting diabetes
New York Daily News
If you're among the 84 million people in the U.S. with prediabetes, you should know this: Developing diabetes is not inevitable. (MementoImage/Getty Images/iStockphoto). BY Ronald Tamler, Md, Phd. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR. Tuesday, April 10 ...
Yale researcher finds novel potential diabetes treatmentWest Hartford News
New insulin 'on-the-go' patch gives Type 2 diabetes patients ease in treatmentWNDU-TV
Seven tips for living with diabetes and thrivingMontgomery Newspapers
Medical Xpress -Economic Times -Express.co.uk -Electronics360
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Life expectancy varies greatly among states - CBS News

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 17:50

CBS News

Life expectancy varies greatly among states
CBS News
How long you might live may depend on where you live. New research suggests that if you spend your days on a sunny Hawaiian island, your life expectancy is more than 81 years. Halfway across the country in Mississippi, however, you can count yourself ...
The states where disease and death are highest: A visual guideCNN
Life expectancy significantly worse in deprived areasEurekAlert (press release)
“Expedited”: New Rules for Employees with Limited Life ExpectancyFEDweek
Week Facts
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PrEP Campaign Aims To Block HIV Infection And Save Lives In DC - NPR

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:47

NPR

PrEP Campaign Aims To Block HIV Infection And Save Lives In DC
NPR
A big part of Washington D.C.'s plan to get its HIV rate down is to get more uninfected people on PrEP, a two-medicine combination pill that's also sold under the brand name Truvada. When taken daily by people who are at high risk for contracting HIV ...
CDC: Few high school students checked for HIV infectionMassLive.com
HRC Releases New Guide for HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care on CampusesWindy City Times
Prepping for PrEPOut & About Nashville
Boise State Public Radio -AJMC.com Managed Markets Network -Metro Weekly -WAFB.com
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