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Diabetes of the brain is connected to Alzheimer's, new study shows - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:00

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Diabetes of the brain is connected to Alzheimer's, new study shows
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
There's growing evidence that Alzheimer's disease resembles a new form of diabetes known as type 3. A National Institute of Aging study now shows how high glucose concentrations in brain tissue may result from abnormal glucose metabolism, eventually ...
Alzheimer's Biomarker May Predict Early OnsetGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog)
Scientists Find Biomarker for Alzheimer's Early DetectionR & D Magazine
Study: Biomarkers May Detect Earliest Stage of Alzheimer'sSci-Tech Today
The Guardian -Express.co.uk -Technology Networks -Diabetes.co.uk
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Categories: Health

Plague outbreak feared OUT OF CONTROL as police forced to SEIZE infected bodies - Daily Star

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:21

Daily Star

Plague outbreak feared OUT OF CONTROL as police forced to SEIZE infected bodies
Daily Star
AN OUTBREAK of plague is feared to become out of control as families are refusing to hand over infectious bodies and victims are avoiding doctors. 0. By Henry Holloway / Published 10th November 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00 ...
Black Death strikes back with a vengeance in MadagascarBMC Blogs Network (blog)
Tourist thrown off cruise ship in row over cancelled stopsAOL UK
Madagascar's grave dilemmaMail & Guardian
Express.co.uk
all 6 news articles »
Categories: Health

In The Age Of Legalization, Talking To Kids About Marijuana Gets Tougher - NPR

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:01

NPR

In The Age Of Legalization, Talking To Kids About Marijuana Gets Tougher
NPR
After Yarly Raygoza attended a drug prevention program at the Boys & Girls Club in Westminster, Calif., last year, she used what she learned to talk a few friends out of using marijuana. The 14-year-old took the class again this year but worries that ...
Do You Still Need a Medical Marijuana Card in 2018?LA Magazine
Around the Country: Medical Marijuana Update, November 2017Miami's Community Newspapers
Hanover Adapts to Medical Marijuana Dispensary After Voting Against Recreational SalesBU News Service
MERRY JANE -Adams County Extra -Washington Post -Florida Times-Union
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Scientists replace skin of 'butterfly child' with rare genetic disease - CNN

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:20

CNN

Scientists replace skin of 'butterfly child' with rare genetic disease
CNN
(CNN) For the first time, doctors were able to treat a child who had a life-threatening rare genetic skin disease through a transplant of skin grown using genetically modified stem cells. The grafts replaced 80% of the boy's skin. The entire procedure ...
Skin grown in lab replaces 80% of a 'butterfly' boy's skin, saves his lifeGlobalnews.ca
Gene-Therapy Grafts Have Repaired a Child's Devastating Skin DisorderMIT Technology Review
Dying Syrian refugee given life-saving, gene-corrected skin on 80% of his bodyRT

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Tearful meeting for pair forever linked by face transplant - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 06:29

San Francisco Chronicle

Tearful meeting for pair forever linked by face transplant
San Francisco Chronicle
Lilly Ross feared seeing her husband's face on a new man would trigger painful memories of losing him to suicide. Instead, she was proud to see his face transform another life. (Nov. 10). Media: Associated Press. ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Standing in a ...
Widow meets man who has her husband's face following transplantIndependent.ie
Tearful meeting between woman and man who received face transplant from her dead husbandTelegraph.co.uk
Widow touches husband's face again after it was donated for face transplantMetro
ABC Online -Daily Mail
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Categories: Health

Tourists say they contracted Hepatitis A on San Diego trip - ABC News

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 00:19

The Daily Meal

Tourists say they contracted Hepatitis A on San Diego trip
ABC News
Two tourists from Utah who visited San Diego this summer say they believe they contracted hepatitis A on their trip. Mike Johnson and Josh Oviatt told the San Diego Union Tribune that they were in San Diego in August. They both were diagnosed with the ...
Tourists came to San Diego for Metallica, left with hepatitis AThe Daily Meal
Union-Tribune: Two San Diego Tourists Contract Hepatitis AKPBS

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Nashville General Hospital could become outpatient clinic under new plan - WKRN.com

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 23:06

WKRN.com

Nashville General Hospital could become outpatient clinic under new plan
WKRN.com
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Mayor Megan Barry sent a letter to Metro Council Thursday outlining a new plan that will turn Nashville General Hospital into a high quality clinic, providing outpatient care services. At the same time, Meharry Medical School, ...

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US drug agency to toughen stance on illicit fentanyl analogues - Reuters

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 21:15

Reuters

US drug agency to toughen stance on illicit fentanyl analogues
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Thursday that it would classify illicit versions of the synthetic opioid fentanyl at the same level as heroin, allowing criminal prosecution of anyone who possesses, distributes or ...
New DEA plan for illicit fentanyl aims to make prosecution easierCNN

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This new energy drink promises to turn you into a superhuman - New York Post

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 21:05

New York Post

This new energy drink promises to turn you into a superhuman
New York Post
San Francisco-based start-up HVMN (pronounced “human”) has developed a drink made of pure ketone ester – a supplement that some scientists are calling the fourth type of fuel, alongside carbs, fat and protein. Ketone is a shot-sized bottle of clear ...
Could ketone be the new fuel for humans? Oxford University scientists think soThe Australian Financial Review
Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans - beyond carbs, fat, or proteinBusiness Insider India
The super-fuel designed for the US military that allows you to eat carbs, burn fat and supercharges your brainDaily Mail

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Low-Calorie Diet Could Help Reverse Type 2 Diabetes - Newsweek

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 20:25

Newsweek

Low-Calorie Diet Could Help Reverse Type 2 Diabetes
Newsweek
Diabetes is responsible for one in seven deaths in the United States and can cause a myriad of other health problems including heart disease, vision loss, kidney failure and amputation. A new study indicates that a very low-calorie diet could actually ...
Study: Very-Low-Calorie Diet Rapidly Reverses Type 2 Diabetes by Multiple MechanismsSci-News.com
How type 2 diabetes can be reversed with a low-calorie dietMedical News Today
Study reveals how caloric diet may reverse type 2 diabetesNews-Medical.net
Medical Xpress -New Atlas -Reports Healthcare -Enstarz
all 15 news articles »Google News
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St. Louis Zoo Elephant Ellie Treated for Tuberculosis - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:35

CBS St. Louis

St. Louis Zoo Elephant Ellie Treated for Tuberculosis
U.S. News & World Report
One of the most popular residents of the St. Louis Zoo is being treated for tuberculosis, but zoo officials say the prognosis is good. Nov. 9, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.. St. Louis Zoo Elephant Ellie Treated for Tuberculosis ...
Ellie, St. Louis Zoo's Asian elephant, diagnosed with tuberculosisSTLtoday.com
Saint Louis Zoo elephant tests positive for tuberculosisSt. Louis Business Journal
Asian elephant at Saint Louis Zoo tests positive for TuberculosisKMOV.com
WFAA -Daily Mail
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'Miracle baby': Born at 21 weeks, she may be the most premature surviving infant - Today.com

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 17:48

Today.com

'Miracle baby': Born at 21 weeks, she may be the most premature surviving infant
Today.com
The baby girl weighed less than a pound when she was born just 21 weeks into Courtney Stensrud's pregnancy. Infants that tiny and undeveloped aren't expected to survive outside the womb, but her mother insisted that she be resuscitated. The Texas girl ...
Miracle Baby Born at 21 Weeks and 4 Days May be the Most Premature Survivor EverLifeNews.com
Born before 22 weeks, 'most premature' baby is now thrivingmyfox8.com
Miracle baby: Youngest preemie ever to survive now a thriving 3-year-oldBabyCenter (blog)
Metro -What To Expect When You're Expecting (blog)
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This pizza topper may pack anti-aging punch: study - New York Daily News

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 17:16

New York Daily News

This pizza topper may pack anti-aging punch: study
New York Daily News
Mushrooms are rich in antioxidants that scientists say could be used fight aging and boost general health, according to new Penn State findings published in the journal Food Chemistry. “What we found is that, without a doubt, mushrooms are highest ...
Mushrooms are full of antioxidants that may have antiaging potentialPenn State News
Eating mushrooms could STOP Alzheimer's disease – scientific study reveals INCREDIBLE factExpress.co.uk

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Categories: Health

Student battling cancer claims she was shamed for parking in handicapped spot - Fox News

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 17:16

Fox News

Student battling cancer claims she was shamed for parking in handicapped spot
Fox News
Lexi Baskin is receiving treatment for a brain tumor and said she returned from meeting with a professor to find her car covered in shameful messages. ("Love What Matters" Facebook). A University of Kentucky student claims her jeep was covered in ...
Student Undergoing Cancer Treatment Gets Publicly Shamed for Using Handicapped SpotThe Epoch Times
Brain tumour patient shamed for parking in disabled spotNewshub
Woman With Brain Cancer Gets Car Vandalized for Parking in Handicap SpotPopCulture.com
New York Daily News
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Is it an emergency? Insurer Anthem makes patients question ER visits - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:29

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Is it an emergency? Insurer Anthem makes patients question ER visits
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Meghan Potter Photography, Associated Press Alison Wrenne and her husband, Daniel, in their backyard in Lexington, Ky. Text size. comment. share · tweet · email. Print. more. Share on: Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest.
Anthem Gets Aggressive with ER Visits (APMedPage Today
Is it an emergency? Insurer makes patients question ER visitSentinel-Tribune
Colts, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Honor Indianapolis "Angel"Colts.com

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Large US Farm Study Finds No Cancer Link to Monsanto Weedkiller - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 15:55

U.S. News & World Report

Large US Farm Study Finds No Cancer Link to Monsanto Weedkiller
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: Monsanto's research farm is pictured near Carman, Manitoba, Canada August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zachary Prong/File Photo Reuters. By Kate Kelland. LONDON, (Reuters) - A large long-term study on the use of the big-selling weedkiller ...
California Cracks Down On Weed Killer As Lawsuits AboundKQED
Study finds no firm glyphosate-cancer linkWestern Producer
Large long-term farm study finds no statistically significant cancer link to glyphosate herbicideGenetic Literacy Project

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GMO Potatoes Provide Improved Vitamin A and E Profiles - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 15:30

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

GMO Potatoes Provide Improved Vitamin A and E Profiles
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Golden potatoes, seen at right, are far richer in vitamins A and E, and could help fight disease in developing countries.[Mark Failla]. Genetically modified crops have had no shortage of controversy over the years, much of it rooted in fear and the ...
When it comes to nutrition, this potato has the golden touchNew Atlas
'Golden' potato may boost Vitamins A, EIndia New England
'Golden' potato delivers bounty of vitamins A and EEurekAlert (press release)
Express.co.uk
all 7 news articles »Google News
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Over 3800 Sign up for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:58

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Over 3800 Sign up for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania
U.S. News & World Report
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 3,800 patients have registered for Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program in its first week. Governor Tom Wolf says more than 200 caregivers have also registered for the program. He says the demand shows the ...
More than 3800 sign up in 1st week of Pa. medical marijuana programlehighvalleylive.com
Patient response to Pa. marijuana program 'extremely positive'Philly.com
Medical marijuana caregivers are hit with a flurry of new state rulesPress Herald
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Tribune-Review -Reading Eagle -LancasterOnline
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