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New hope for infertile women as scientists create artificial ovary

New hope for infertile women as scientists create artificial ovary

Removal of these cells left a "scaffold" of the original tissue. When a woman is diagnosed with cancer , one of the most important things she has to consider is how best to preserve her fertilit...

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Wellington baristas welcome research showing drinking coffee is linked to longer life

Wellington baristas welcome research showing drinking coffee is linked to longer life

A 10-year study released Monday showed that coffee drinkers had a lower risk of death than abstainers, including those who downed at least eight cups daily. It can just say that people who drink...

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Monday Temperatures To Linger In High 90s, No Break From Humidity

Monday Temperatures To Linger In High 90s, No Break From Humidity

With the humidity, it will feel around 105 degrees. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection also has continued to issue a code orange air quality alert for the Lehigh Valley and B...

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Coffee drinking connected to lower risk of death, study finds

Coffee lovers may not have to feel that familiar pang of guilt when pouring themselves yet another cup of joe for the day. "It doesn't even really explain why or how, you don't know whether it's t...

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Shark pulls woman overboard in Australia

Shark pulls woman overboard in Australia

Although she was quickly pulled back on board by her companions, Brunning initially thought that she'd lost her finger in the attack. "It's not the shark's fault at all, but it could have been a l...

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Pharmacy stocks fall as Amazon charges into the drug business

Pharmacy stocks fall as Amazon charges into the drug business

Its pharmacy is based in Manchester, N.H., and its business operations are located in Somerville, Mass. "Longer term, Amazon will become a key player in health care, but the timeline is likely l...

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15,000 cases of diabetes a year caused by air pollution

15,000 cases of diabetes a year caused by air pollution

The first research to quantify the contribution of air pollution to the disease finds that tiny particulates from vehicle exhausts, wood burning and industry are costing United Kingdom citizens a to...

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Coli Lawsuit Filed As Huge Outbreak That Sickened 210 Ends

Coli Lawsuit Filed As Huge Outbreak That Sickened 210 Ends

They previously connected the illnesses with romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which supplies most of the romaine sold in the USA during the winter, the Associated Press reported. The agency r...

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West Nile found in Oakland County mosquito pools

West Nile found in Oakland County mosquito pools

Up to 20 percent of the people who become infected have symptoms such as fever, headache, and body aches, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash on the chest, stomach an...

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Women relieved 50 pound weight gain was due to benign cyst

Women relieved 50 pound weight gain was due to benign cyst

Officials at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, Ala., announced the surgery in a press release this week and said Rahn had a mucinous cystadenoma, a benign cystic tumor in the ovary. Jones were able to...

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Feds charge 601 suspects in biggest healthcare fraud raid to date

Feds charge 601 suspects in biggest healthcare fraud raid to date

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 42,000 people in the U.S. died from opioid overdoses in 2016. Those charged included a Florida anesthesiologist accused of running ...

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Study says more U.S. Adults are exercising - and more are obese

HHS guidelines advise adults aged 18 to 64 should participate in some type of muscle strengthening activity at least twice a week, paired with moderate aerobic exercise for 150 minutes per week or 7...

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Cannabis Medicine To Treat Epilepsy Officially Approved By FDA

Cannabis Medicine To Treat Epilepsy Officially Approved By FDA

For medical marijuana advocates, it's a clear vindication of a fundamental premise of a decadeslong movement: that cannabis can have legitimate medical applications and it isn't the bogeyman that ...

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West Nile found in Winnipeg mosquitoes for 1st time this season

West Nile found in Winnipeg mosquitoes for 1st time this season

While WNV can infect people of all ages, people over the age of 50 are at higher risk for severe disease. How can humans get West Nile Virus? . While a vaccine is available for horses, there is no...

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Mom shares harrowing photo to warn parents about dangers of playground slides

Mom shares harrowing photo to warn parents about dangers of playground slides

If they are too young to go down alone, they shouldn't go down yet. "When I realized what was happening, I used my top hand to try to stop us and leaned to release her foot", Clare wrote on Faceboo...

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Sea lice invade Pensacola beaches

Sea lice invade Pensacola beaches

Bathing suits act like nets, trapping sea lice larvae. On Tuesday, lifeguards along Pensacola Beach posted purple flags, which warn visitors about the presence of unsafe marine life, including sea l...

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Joseph Health Department, Northwest Health Services Provide HIV Testing

Joseph Health Department, Northwest Health Services Provide HIV Testing

Everything is completely confidential, and you get your test results right on site. You do not have to be present to win. The theme for this year is "Doing it my way, Testing for HIV ", reminding ind...

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UVA Children's Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S

UVA Children's Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S

For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. 5 on the publication's "Honor Roll " for childre...

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Amazon acquires PillPack, an online pharmacy that delivers medicine to your door

Amazon acquires PillPack, an online pharmacy that delivers medicine to your door

PillPack and Amazon said they expected to close the deal by the end of the year. It has raised $121 million in capital since its founding in 2013, according to figures from Crunchbase . The compa...

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Wednesday: National HIV Testing Day

Wednesday: National HIV Testing Day

When taken daily, the medicine can reduce the risk of HIV infection in people by up to 92 percent, according to the CDC . Recently published global market study " HIV Test Kits Market " in-de...

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GE to spin off GE Healthcare into standalone company

GE to spin off GE Healthcare into standalone company

On Tuesday, drugstore chain Walgreens replaced GE in the stock index of 30 blue-chip companies. Last week, the company was dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial stock index, of which it was a foundi...

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Crews Of Commercial Flights Show Higher Cancer Rates, Says Study

Crews Of Commercial Flights Show Higher Cancer Rates, Says Study

US flight attendants may be more likely than other Americans to develop several types of cancer including tumors of the breast, uterus, cervix, thyroid, and skin, new research suggests. Disruptions in...

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Flight attendants may have increased risk for certain cancers

Other studies have linked shift work and disrupted circadian clocks to higher risk of breast and prostate cancers, possibly due to a reduced ability of DNA to fix itself and the way circadian rhythm...

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FDA approves first marijuana-derived drug- and it may spark DEA rescheduling

FDA approves first marijuana-derived drug- and it may spark DEA rescheduling

Why? Because their product and company status will no longer exist in the legal gray area, and hopefully the mass confusion over which CBD products are legal and which are not will come to an end. For...

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Walgreens pharmacist denied mother medication to end pregnancy because of his beliefs

Walgreens pharmacist denied mother medication to end pregnancy because of his beliefs

She was offered the option to go through a hospital procedure, or take prescribed medicine to terminate her two-month pregnancy . She chose the latter. "I can't help. what has happened inside of me"....

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USA approves first marijuana plant-derived drug for epilepsy

A new drug derived from marijuana just became the first of its kind to get the green light from the USA government. GW Pharma won't be able to launch the drug right away, however, because its acti...

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First West Nile cases confirmed in 2018

First West Nile cases confirmed in 2018

No vaccine or specific antiviral treatment for West Nile virus exists, and people with weak immune systems, health conditions, and people older than 60 could be at higher risk for severe illness if ...

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Study says viruses may play role in Alzheimer's

Study says viruses may play role in Alzheimer's

Readhead said the connection between finding the virus in the blood and it activating the Alzheimer's genes and triggering the disease is still not understood well. "I think they're like gas on the ...

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House Acts to Address Opioid Crisis

House Acts to Address Opioid Crisis

The House passed a massive opioids bill Friday to expand treatment options, stem the flow of deadly fentanyl into the US and reduce the number of addictive pills in circulation, setting the stage fo...

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Atul Gawande to Join Health-Care Venture Between Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan

Atul Gawande to Join Health-Care Venture Between Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan

Further, he added, "I have devoted my public health career to building scalable solutions for better healthcare delivery that are saving lives, reducing suffering, and eliminating wasteful spending ...

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Free HIV/AIDS Testing Offered at Cape May County Department of Health

Free HIV/AIDS Testing Offered at Cape May County Department of Health

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center did not respond to a request for comment. Stentiford assumed this included the HIV test because he had signed the consent form, reported the Globe. - 4 p.m. Healt...

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Alzheimer's may be triggered by herpes virus

Alzheimer's may be triggered by herpes virus

Once the viruses do become active, they appear to influence things like the accumulation of the plaques and tangles in the brain associated with Alzheimer's. The nature and significance of viruses and...

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Laser pointer burns hole in 9-year-old boy's retina

Laser pointer burns hole in 9-year-old boy's retina

As revealed by the doctors involved in this case, the patient had been gifted the laser pointer as a small toy by his father who had purchased it from one street vendor. Thomas C Lee is the director o...

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Genetic Overlap in Psychiatric Disorders? Lots. In Neurological Disorders? Not Much

By pooling their data on hundreds of thousands of genomes, these researchers found genetic connections among distinct psychiatric disorders . However, they managed to develop a study where they s...

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Lose weight with this 16:8 diet

Lose weight with this 16:8 diet

They were allowed to consume anything they liked and in whatever quantity they wanted between 10.00 a.m. and 6 p.m. The analyzed information was then compared to a different weight loss trial that...

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International Yoga Day: Shilpa Shetty performs 'Pranayam'

International Yoga Day: Shilpa Shetty performs 'Pranayam'

And it doesn't end here, the diva leaves no stone unturned to motivate more people to engage in yoga and adopt a healthy lifestyle. Yoga is not just for the body, it is for the mind as well and Boll...

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Transgenderism no longer a mental illness

Transgenderism no longer a mental illness

Dr Lale Say, coordinator of the adolescents and at-risk populations team at the World Health Organization, said that the decision to reclassify transgenderism was made based on the advocacy and fe...

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Gosport Hospital Deaths: More Than 450 Patients Died Due To Opioid Drugs

Gosport Hospital Deaths: More Than 450 Patients Died Due To Opioid Drugs

Dr Barton was employed for five sessions a week in the department of medicine for elderly people at Gosport War Memorial Hospital between 1988 and 2000, where 92 patient deaths were initially investig...

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Kate Spade Foundation donating $1 million for mental health awareness

Kate Spade Foundation donating $1 million for mental health awareness

The Kate Spade New York Foundation will start with a $250,000 donation to the Crisis Text Line, a nonprofit organization proving free crisis support. "Our thoughts are with Andy and the entire Spade...

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Oscar Health ramps up expansion to 14 markets for 2019

Oscar Health ramps up expansion to 14 markets for 2019

Administration officials say these so-called association health plans , or AHPs, will provide a more affordable option for Americans who don't get health coverage through an employer or a governmen...

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