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High-level viruses found in Alzheimer's disease brain

High-level viruses found in Alzheimer's disease brain

Eric Reiman, executive director of ASU's Banner Alzheimer's Institute, said in a press release . "To date, research across the world has largely focused on studying the role of amyloid that appea...

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Canada sets date for legal marijuana

Canada sets date for legal marijuana

The Senate has officially passed Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act , essentially legalizing cannabis in Canada. "We heard from provinces and territories, who told us, they needed "more time" to transit...

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Health Department awards almost $500,000 for mosquito control

Health Department awards almost $500,000 for mosquito control

Hotez. There have not been any human or other animal cases reported yet this year, however, detection of WNV in the mosquito population means there is a potential for spread of the virus to humans a...

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Kingscourt man campaigning on medical cannabis

Kingscourt man campaigning on medical cannabis

She has campaigned for a change in the law to help Billy , from County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, and other children like him. While Billy was discharged from hospital on Monday, it is understood ...

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NHS spending boost will increase burden of taxation, says Jeremy Hunt

NHS spending boost will increase burden of taxation, says Jeremy Hunt

Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, tweeted yesterday: "Fantastic news on NHS funding - a down payment on the cash we will soon get back from our European Union payments". But she added: 'It is esse...

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Donald Trump to back GOP Bills on migration

Officials say parents can use a hotline to find their kids, but immigrant advocates say not all people who are being detained are able to make the calls or get through from a foreign country if they'v...

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Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

Another caveat: if healthy people flock to the new plans as expected, premiums will rise for those who need comprehensive coverage. Democrats decried it as "junk insurance", and some patient groups ...

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Yoga A "Passport" To Fitness, Wellness, Says PM Modi

He also highlighted the fact that Indian government has honored Nouf Marwaai, the first Saudi woman and certified yoga instructor, with the Padma Sri, one of the highest civilian awards of India for...

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Scientists develop way to detect pancreatic cancer in diabetic patients

Scientists develop way to detect pancreatic cancer in diabetic patients

This year, 55,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and 44,000 American will die of the disease this year, according to American Cancer Society estimates. During an average follow-up...

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Gaming Disorder is Now Considered a Mental Illness

Gaming Disorder is Now Considered a Mental Illness

Dr Bowden-Jones said gaming addictions were usually best treated with psychological therapies, but that some medicines might also work. For a diagnosis, the behavior pattern should last at least 1...

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Cigarette smoking reaches new low in the US

Cigarette smoking reaches new low in the US

Michael Cummings of the tobacco research program at Medical University of SC. It did find a disparity between large metropolitan areas such as NY, where the percentage of smokers was 11.4, compared ...

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CVS Health Corp (CVS) Stake Lowered by Principal Financial Group Inc

CVS Health Corp (CVS) Stake Lowered by Principal Financial Group Inc

The fund owned 1,731,494 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock after selling 238,561 shares during the quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 6,871,164 shares of the pharmacy oper...

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International Yoga Day 2018

International Yoga Day 2018

Extending his greetings on the occasion, the president said, "On International Yoga Day greetings to all those practising yoga across the globe". Instead of further animosity, Yoga assimilates. "Today...

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The Article That Made Atul Gawande a Household Name

The Article That Made Atul Gawande a Household Name

He practices general and endocrine surgery at the renowned Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and is a researcher and professor at Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health. This work will take ...

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World Health Organisation classifies gaming as addiction

World Health Organisation classifies gaming as addiction

On Monday, June 18th, the World Health Organization officially added " Gaming Disorder " to their 11th " Classification of Diseases " listing, and ignited a vast debate among community members in rega...

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Coalition walks for Sickle Cell Disease

Coalition walks for Sickle Cell Disease

June 19 is designated by the United Nations to draw attention and create necessary awareness to problems posed by sickle cell disorder . These sickle shaped cells do not last more than 20 days. " Sic...

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Google can now predict when a patient will die

Google can now predict when a patient will die

Google's new tool takes the form of a neural network, which is a form of artificial intelligence software that's good at using data to automatically learn and improve. They were termed as "an obviou...

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New Amazon-led health care company names surgeon Atul Gawande as CEO

New Amazon-led health care company names surgeon Atul Gawande as CEO

The group has offered few details on how it plans to tackle healthcare costs, but the companies said they would initially focus on technology solutions to provide employees and their families "simplif...

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WHO No Longer Classifies Being Transgender as a Mental Disorder

WHO No Longer Classifies Being Transgender as a Mental Disorder

The second criterion sees gamers giving increased priority to gaming, and that it takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities. "Studies suggest that gaming disorder affects onl...

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UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

She said: "The Brexit dividend tosh was expected but treats the public as fools". Sad to see Govt slide to populist arguments rather than evidence on such an important issue. "We're going to ensure ...

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U.S. woman fights off rabid bobcat, strangling it with bare hands

U.S. woman fights off rabid bobcat, strangling it with bare hands

During the struggle, Phillips says, she got her hands around the animal's neck and strangled it to death. The Athens-Banner Herald said Phillips' cousin Amy Leann Mize has set up a crowdfunding pag...

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Video gaming addiction is now a mental disorder, says WHO

Video gaming addiction is now a mental disorder, says WHO

Last year, a study from almost 30 academics opposed the gaming disorder classification, saying their addiction was best viewed as a coping mechanism associated with underlying problems such as ...

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High Vitamin D levels associated with low colon cancer risk

High Vitamin D levels associated with low colon cancer risk

McCullough also advised people to be careful with how much vitamin D they take, as taking too much can be toxic and can even cause kidney stones. What can vitamin D really do for the body? To de...

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Invasive plant found in Pennsylvania could cause blistering, blindness

Invasive plant found in Pennsylvania could cause blistering, blindness

The plant, a giant hogweed, was introduced to the United Kingdom and Europe in the late nineteenth century and to the USA in the early 20century, and its potential threat to people is the subject of r...

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ER doctor caught on video cursing out patient is suspended

ER doctor caught on video cursing out patient is suspended

Pictured Dr Beth Keegstra , California ER doctor administering help to anxiety attack patient, Samuel Bardwell . Don't try to tell me you can't move. "You have changed your story everying f--k...

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WHO classifies video game addiction as a mental health disorder

On Monday , the World Health Organization announced its eleventh International Classification of Diseases , placing "Video Game Disorder" in the same category as 'Gambling Disorder'. In addition, ...

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Video game addiction is now officially recognised as an illness

Video game addiction is now officially recognised as an illness

Visitors play video games on June 12, 2018, at a Nintendo of America Inc. booth at E3, a large-scale computer and video game event held in Los Angeles. A draft of the International Classification of ...

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Alert: Heat Advisory is in effect for much of CNY Monday

Alert: Heat Advisory is in effect for much of CNY Monday

Monday afternoon. Numerous strong to severe thunderstorms will develop again Sunday from Colorado to northern MI. A heat advisory will be effect from 1 p.m.to 6 p.m. Monday , says there may b...

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ESA Issues Statement On WHO "Gaming Disorder" Diagnosis

This decision by the World Health Organization intends to encourage those whose lives are negatively effected by video games to come forward and seek help. However, some have questioned whether gaming...

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Compulsive video-game playing labelled mental health condition by WHO

It is classified as a "pattern of gaming , either online or offline that appreciably increases the risk of harmful physical or mental health consequences to the individual or to others around this in...

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Grandmother strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

She then grabbed the cat by its throat and didn't let go. Phillips said she grew up in the country, where her father-in-law was once a trapper of bobcats. It wasn't until the next day that she found...

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UK boy with severe epilepsy gets go ahead to use medicinal cannabis

UK boy with severe epilepsy gets go ahead to use medicinal cannabis

Cannabis oil is banned in Britain. "The Policing Minister met with the family on Monday and has been working to reach an urgent solution". Billy's medication has been released by the Home Office a...

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David Spade donates to mental health organisation

David Spade donates to mental health organisation

These twin tragedies are a piece of a larger epidemic, as America has experienced a 25% increase in suicide rate during the 21st century. The numbers in Utah are even more alarming. either contribut...

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Idaho child diagnosed with plague

Idaho child diagnosed with plague

It is unknown whether they were exposed to the disease at home, or overseas in a recent trip to Oregon. The disease can spread between other animals through fleas and the humans can also get infect...

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Meds With Depression as Adverse Side Effect Commonly Used

Meds With Depression as Adverse Side Effect Commonly Used

Among the most common drugs in the study, there were pills for heart and blood pressure, birth control, or painkillers. Patients who do develop depression as a drug side effect can often switch to...

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Someone in Idaho Has the Bubonic Plague Right Now

Someone in Idaho Has the Bubonic Plague Right Now

However, it is not yet sure on whether the child got infected with the bacterial disease during his recent trip to OR or in Idaho. Myron said human plague cases in the state are rare, with the mo...

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Avoid eating unhealthy at workplace, it can add on empty calories quickly

Avoid eating unhealthy at workplace, it can add on empty calories quickly

Overall, 35, 20, 12, 11, 12, and 10 percent of those who obtained food at work had one, two, three, four, five, and more than five acquisition occasions, respectively. The study was presented at the...

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Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

More than half of people who died by suicide did not have a known mental health condition. The rate of suicide is highest in middle age - white men in particular. "A traumatic event is a strong da...

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Sugar consumption by toddlers exceeds adult recommendations

Sugar consumption by toddlers exceeds adult recommendations

From run-of-the-mill granulated white sugar to high fructose corn syrup, dietitian Dana Angelo White explained how "these sweeteners are a pure source of carbohydrate and have about 15 calories pe...

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Africa's strangest trees are stranger than thought-and they're dying mysteriously

Africa's strangest trees are stranger than thought-and they're dying mysteriously

Their growth system also allows the trees to form giant gaps in their trunks. They were surprised that most of the oldest and biggest died within those 12 years. Baobobs grow in unusual ways, often wi...

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