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Incans Were Masters at Grisly Practice of Drilling Holes in People's Skulls - Live Science

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:33

Live Science

Incans Were Masters at Grisly Practice of Drilling Holes in People's Skulls
Live Science
Ancient skulls from Peru show signs of trepanation. The chances of surviving trepanation were better in ancient Peru than during the American Civil War. Credit: University of Miami. If you had a hole drilled through your skull in historical times, the ...
Inca Doctors Were Better at Skull Surgery Than American Surgeons 400 Years LaterScienceAlert

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Researchers develop pill alternative to weight loss surgery - Boston Herald

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:50

Boston Herald

Researchers develop pill alternative to weight loss surgery
Boston Herald
ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS: Study authors Dr. Ali Tavakkoli, Jeff Karp and Yuhan Lee have come up with surgery in a pill that could potentially treat diabetes. The oral medication temporarily coats the intestine and reduces blood sugar spikes. Placeholder ...

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Researchers develop pill alternative to weight loss surgery - Boston Herald

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:50

Boston Herald

Researchers develop pill alternative to weight loss surgery
Boston Herald
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital are developing a surgery in a pill that has the potential to replace invasive weight loss procedures, they say. “Bariatric surgery has been utilized increasingly over the last 15 to 20 years for weight ...
Gastric bypass "surgery in a pill" points to inspired new treatment for diabetesNew Atlas

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Researchers Studying The Penis Found That Erectile Dysfunction Can Lead To Heart Disease - Tech Times

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 02:37

Tech Times

Researchers Studying The Penis Found That Erectile Dysfunction Can Lead To Heart Disease
Tech Times
There are numerous risk factors for heart disease that men should watch out for, including one sign that can be significant for older men. What's The Link Between Erectile Dysfunction And Heart Disease? A new study provided a link between erectile ...
Impotent? Maybe You Should See a Heart DoctorHealthDay
Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Future CVD EventsMedscape
Men With Erectile Dysfunction Are Twice As Likely to Have Heart Disease, Study SaysTIME
Medical News Today -Miami Herald -Medical Xpress -Medical Daily
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Bundling Mosquito Services Makes Sense - PCT Magazine

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:21

PCT Magazine

Bundling Mosquito Services Makes Sense
PCT Magazine
More and more PCOs are bundling mosquito control services with monthly or quarterly general pest control services. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn Share to Email. Subscribe. June 10, 2018
“I could barely walk,” Oklahoma woman talks about West Nile Virus diagnosiskfor.com
Mosquito fight ramps up as West Nile arrivesFOX 8 News WVUE-TV
2018 Mosquito-borne Diseases Drug Development Pipeline ReviewPR Newswire (press release)
Patch.com -WBNG-TV -KTRK-TV -NOLA.com
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A Science Writer Explores The 'Perversions And Potential' Of Genetic Tests - WGCU News

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:11

WGCU News

A Science Writer Explores The 'Perversions And Potential' Of Genetic Tests
WGCU News
As a science columnist for The New York Times, Carl Zimmer had reported extensively about genetics and the role gene mutations play in various ailments. After a while, he got to wondering about what secrets his own genetic code holds. "I wanted to know ...
'The Powers, Perversions, And Potential Of Heredity'WBEZ

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Baby Who Underwent Pioneering Face Surgery Survives To 1st Birthday - Tech Times

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:10

Tech Times

Baby Who Underwent Pioneering Face Surgery Survives To 1st Birthday
Tech Times
A newborn baby boy was given small chances of surviving a facial surgery that would save his life from his deformity. The baby was able to celebrate his first birthday after beating the odds of survival following the pioneering surgery. The baby would ...

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Gene-Editing Startups Downplay Potential of Cancer Side Effect - Bloomberg

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 20:42

Bloomberg

Gene-Editing Startups Downplay Potential of Cancer Side Effect
Bloomberg
Medical researchers say two new studies suggest that a cutting-edge therapy to repair defective genes could promote cancer-causing mutations in cells, a possible safety concern that some of the hottest companies in biotechnology may have to account for ...
Gene editing tool may raise cancer risk in cells, scientists warnReuters
Genome-editing tool could increase cancer riskMedical Xpress
Major research reveals CRISPR gene-editing could increase cancer risk in cellsNew Atlas
Nature -STAT
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As an HIV Prevention Drug Surged in Australia, Condom Use Fell - New York Times

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 19:58

New York Times

As an HIV Prevention Drug Surged in Australia, Condom Use Fell
New York Times
Infection rates declined despite an rise in unprotected sex, suggesting widespread use of the drug may mitigate the effects of riskier behavior. By Emily Baumgaertner. June 11, 2018. Image. Increasing use of Truvada was linked to declining rates of HIV ...
Many at risk for HIV despite lifesaving pillMedical Xpress
Everything You Need To Know About HIV Prevention Drug PrEPHuffPost
AIDS Free Pittsburgh breaking down barriers to HIV/AIDS care and treatmentNew Pittsburgh Courier
Hudson Valley News Network
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Mother's stand-off with British authorities over medicinal cannabis stirs debate - AOL

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 19:07

AOL

Mother's stand-off with British authorities over medicinal cannabis stirs debate
AOL
LONDON, June 11 (Reuters) - The mother of an epileptic boy who journeyed to Canada to buy cannabis-based medication she says is keeping her son alive had her supplies confiscated by British customs officials upon her return on Monday. The case has ...
British mother pleads for return of son's seized cannabis oilFox News
Mother of severely autistic boy has 'life-saving' cannabis oil confiscated at HeathrowEvening Standard
'We will not stop' warns mother who tried to bring cannabis into UK to treat epileptic sonITV News

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Food at work adds up to a lot of extra, often empty, calories: Study - ABC News

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 18:56

ABC News

Food at work adds up to a lot of extra, often empty, calories: Study
ABC News
Donuts, cookies, pastries, the candy dish, the vending machine and more -- are office foods making people fat? Perhaps. The first national study looking at what people eat at work and found that workers took in an average of 1,200 calories worth of ...
Free cupcakes at work are ruining your waistlineNBCNews.com
Study says people eat a lot at work — and it's not too healthyThe Boston Globe
Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?WebMD
Medical Xpress
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Fatal opioid overdoses increased in 2017 in Cuyahoga County, medical examiner says - cleveland.com

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 18:13

cleveland.com

Fatal opioid overdoses increased in 2017 in Cuyahoga County, medical examiner says
cleveland.com
In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a reporter holds up an example of the amount of fentanyl that can be deadly after a news conference about deaths from fentanyl exposure, at DEA Headquarters in Arlington, Va. The chief justice of the Massachusetts ...
Report Shows Record Number of Drug Overdose Deaths in CountyU.S. News & World Report
Medical examiner: Rate of overdose deaths has decreased in Cuyahoga CountyWKYC.com

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Girl, 5, is left paralyzed and unable to speak for 12 hours after being bitten by a tick in Mississippi - Daily Mail

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 17:24

Daily Mail

Girl, 5, is left paralyzed and unable to speak for 12 hours after being bitten by a tick in Mississippi
Daily Mail
A five-year-old girl was left temporarily paralyzed and unable to speak after she was bitten by a tick. Jessica Griffin said her daughter, Kailyn Kirk, fell out of bed when she woke up for school on Wednesday morning but she just assumed the little ...

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Girls, young women fall short on exercise: study - Medical Xpress

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:45

Medical Xpress

Girls, young women fall short on exercise: study
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)—Many teens and young adults in the United States—particularly women and girls—are physically inactive, a new study reveals. This is a concern, experts say, because exercise is a component of lifelong good health. Girls, black people and ...

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After High School, Young Women's Exercise Rates Plunge - NPR

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:24

NPR

After High School, Young Women's Exercise Rates Plunge
NPR
Young women, especially young women of color, get less exercise than their male counterparts, and the disparities worsen after high school ends. This is the finding of a new study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. As teens, 88 percent of ...
Girls, young women fall short on exercise: studyMedical Xpress
Boys do more exercise than girls, research findsThe Guardian
How physically active are adolescents, young adults?EurekAlert (press release)

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Red Cross seeks more blood with #MissingType campaign - NBCNews.com

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:14

NBCNews.com

Red Cross seeks more blood with #MissingType campaign
NBCNews.com
Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE. Domino's has lost its O's. No A's or O's for the New York Yankees. No B in IBM? Major brands are losing the letters A, B and O in ...
Blood Drives Coming To Avon, Surrounding CommunitiesPatch.com
Missing Types Campaign to raise awareness for life-saving blood donationsGood4Utah
Missing letters A, B and O on social media could boost blood donationsWTVD-TV
FOX 61 -Times Herald-Record -WLKY Louisville -TAPinto.net
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Here's Why You Get Hangry, According to Science - TIME

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 15:45

TIME

Here's Why You Get Hangry, According to Science
TIME
There's a difference between being hungry—a feeling we all get between meals—and being “hangry“. If you get hangry, you probably already know it: your hunger pangs put you in a very bad mood that you (and your family and friends) have a hard time ...
How Hunger Pangs Can Make Nice People 'Hangry'WAMC
When does hungry become hangry?The Conversation US
Why Do We Get Hangry? Study Offers New Explanation for Why You're Not Yourself When You're HungryNewsweek
EurekAlert (press release)
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Gene editing tool may raise cancer risk in cells, scientists warn - Reuters

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 15:10

Belfast Telegraph

Gene editing tool may raise cancer risk in cells, scientists warn
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - A gene-editing technology that is being explored by scientists worldwide as a way of removing and replacing gene defects might inadvertently increase cancer risk in cells, scientists warned on Monday. Researchers from the Britain's ...
Genome-editing tool could increase cancer riskMedical Xpress
Precision gene editing tool could increase cancer risk in patientsClacton and Frinton Gazette
“Revolutionary” gene editing tool may increase cancer riskThe Outline
New Scientist
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Boy who underwent 'miracle' facial surgery beats odds to celebrate first birthday - Fox News

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:06

Fox News

Boy who underwent 'miracle' facial surgery beats odds to celebrate first birthday
Fox News
Noah, who just turned 1, has already undergone eight grueling operations in his short life. (SWNS). A baby boy who became the first in the world to undergo a miracle face operation has celebrated his first birthday against the odds. Noah Connell was ...
Baby who received pioneering face operation celebrates unlikely first birthdayMetro

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