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Women cancer patients learn makeup tips in new Egypt workshop

When cancer patient Merhan Khalil had a bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy in 2012, her hair started to fall out in the shower. On Saturday she joined a Cairo workshop that teaches female cancer patients how to conceal signs of cancer treatment. Read more

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Parkinson's disease warning - the one drink you should AVOID with the brain ...

Parkinson's disease affects about 127,000 people in the UK, according to the NHS. It's caused by parts of the brain becoming increasingly damaged over a number of years. But making some small dietary changes could help to prevent Parkinson's disease ... Read more

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Deadly African virus now threatens Europe

The reason for the aggravation of the situation was the migration of people. A caravan of African migrants now heading to North America to escape from local attempts of justice. So, the Congo now, the rebels kill as ordinary people and health workers ... Read more

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Pneumonia is a neglected problem: it is now time to act

Nov 12, 2018, marks World Pneumonia Day, the purpose of which is to increase awareness that pneumonia is a major global clinical and public health issue. The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2015 showed that lower respiratory ... Read more

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50% of older women suffer incontinence in silence - US study

Nearly half of older American women have urinary incontinence, but many have not talked to a doctor about it, a new national poll shows. More than 1 000 women, aged 50 to 80, were asked questions about their bladder control. The poll found that 43% of ... Read more

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Steven Nissen, MD: Takeaways from the Updated Cholesterol Guidelines

Michaela Fleming. Earlier this week, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released updated guidelines for clinicians on the management of blood cholesterol. The updated guidelines, which were last updated in 2013, were ... Read more

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How mitochondria deploy a powerful punch against life-threatening bacteria

The constant battle for dominance between disease-causing bacteria and our immune systems has led to the evolution of some crafty warfare tactics on both sides. One particularly nasty bacteria: methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA. Read more

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Government funds trial of artificial intelligence to help with breast cancer ...

The government has given funding to a new medical trial which uses artificial intelligence technology to automate part of the screening process for breast cancer. A grant has been given to London-headquartered technology start-up Kheiron Medical, which ... Read more

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Blood pressure drug recall expands again

The US Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical. The recall includes one lot of Sandoz's losartan potassium ... Read more

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Multicity study of 12 air pollutants probes health effects

SALT LAKE CITY — A recent study that is one of the first of its kind looked at a dozen major air pollutants and their link to visits to emergency rooms or doctors in five major cities. Not surprisingly, the study published this month in Environment ... Read more

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What You Need to Know About the Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products

A salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products has officially turned deadly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Friday. This is the latest update in an outbreak the CDC has been tracking for almost exactly a year. The ... Read more

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Mutations, CRISPR, and the biology behind movement disorders

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science (CBS) in Japan have discovered how mutations related to a group of movement disorders produce their effects. Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study found three ways in ... Read more

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Fine Treatment Reveals Enlarged Prostate Cause Treatment Without Side Effects ...

(MENAFN - GetNews) Thermobalancing therapy and Dr Allen's Device for men with enlarged prostate is effective as it treats the cause of these common disorder. It should be noted that 1 in 3 men over the age of 50 have urinary symptoms because enlarged ... Read more

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Diabetes: Breaking The Family Cycle

Over 199 million women are living with diabetes, and by 2040 it will be 313 million. Hyperglycemia – dangerously high blood sugar – is one of the most common medical conditions seen during pregnancy, with an estimated one in seven cases brought on by ... Read more

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News in numbers: cholera outbreak in Nigeria, 'Thugs of Hindostan' collection ...

Number of people who reportedly died of a cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps. 8,045. Points secured by Novak Djokovic in the latest men's Association of ... Read more

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DRC Ebola cases climb to 334 amid fresh violence in Beni

Over the weekend and through today, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) noted 15 new Ebola cases, amid a report of another violent attack in Beni, the outbreak's epicenter. In other developments, plans are taking shape to test experimental Ebola ... Read more

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Risk score-guided care reduces mortality rate in heart failure patients by ...

New team-based care guided by a personalized risk score for heart failure patients reduced the mortality rate of high-risk heart failure patients by nearly 50 percent, according to new research from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in ... Read more

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How mitochondria deploy a powerful punch against life-threatening bacteria

The constant battle for dominance between disease-causing bacteria and our immune systems has led to the evolution of some crafty warfare tactics on both sides. One particularly nasty bacteria: methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA. Read more

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Addressing the Nation's Primary Care Shortage: Advanced Practice Clinicians ...

Primary care is the foundation of the U.S. health care system. It includes the treatment of common conditions, illnesses, and accidents, as well as preventive services and the ongoing treatment of individuals with chronic disease. Effective primary ... Read more

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Spectrum of cardiovascular toxicities with immune checkpoint inhibitors revealed

In the first large-scale analysis of cardiovascular complications linked to immune checkpoint inhibitors, Vanderbilt researchers have shown that heart and vessel complications include myocarditis, pericarditis, vasculitis and arrhythmias, and that they ... Read more

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Cancer stem cells get energy from protein, and it's proving to be their ...

Think of energy metabolism like a party popper: Ripping something apart releases a bang. Most of your cells rip apart sugar to release the "bang" of energy. Sometimes they rip apart fats, and in a pinch, cells can even metabolize protein. Cancer cells ... Read more

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New treatment significantly reduces cardiovascular events when combined with ...

Statins are the most commonly used treatment for cardiovascular disease. Despite reducing certain risk factors, if triglyceride levels remain high with use of statins, there is still a significant risk for heart attack, stroke or other ischemic events. Read more

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Steven Nissen, MD: Takeaways from the Updated Cholesterol Guidelines

Michaela Fleming. Earlier this week, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released updated guidelines for clinicians on the management of blood cholesterol. The updated guidelines, which were last updated in 2013, were ... Read more

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Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD

If you're feeling shortchanged because the sun now sets at about 5 p.m., consider this: The sun set for the last time this year on people in Barrow, Alaska, the nation's northernmost city, on Sunday night, Nov. 11. The darkness there will last nine ... Read more

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As millennials strive for perfection, anxiety and depression increase

When he was in eighth grade, Benjamin Cherkasky quit the swim team. He loved swimming. But he wasn't winning every time, and he felt he should already be an Olympic-like talent. "I'm not Michael Phelps at swimming, so why am I even on the team? Read more

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New Cholesterol Management Guidelines Call For Personalized Risk Assessments

Leading heart experts released new cholesterol management guidelines Saturday that call on doctors to tailor treatment to more personalized risk assessments of each patient and recommend the use of two new kinds of drugs for those at the greatest ... Read more

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Mutations, CRISPR, and the biology behind movement disorders

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science (CBS) in Japan have discovered how mutations related to a group of movement disorders produce their effects. Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study found three ways in ... Read more

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British tourist dies of rabies after cat bite in Morocco

A Briton has died after being bitten by a rabid cat while on holiday in Morocco. Health chiefs have warned holidaymakers to avoid cats and dogs overseas after the first death from the disease in Britain for 16 years. They said yesterday that there was ... Read more

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Genetic factors link Alzheimer's, cardiovascular disease, study says

Researchers report that managing cholesterol and other aspects of heart disease may help stave off the development of Alzheimer's disease. By. Tauren Dyson. (0). While the risk factors appear more frequently in people with Alzheimer's disease in their ... Read more

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AliveCor Heats up Mobile ECG Market with New Data

A research version of AliveCor's mobile ECG technology could help rapid diagnosis and treatment of heart attacks, according to a study presented at the 2018 American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions in Chicago. The ST LEUIS International ... Read more

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Drug matched to patients according to tumour gene testing shows signs of being ...

Dublin, Ireland: Treatment with capivasertib, a drug designed to work against a particular gene mutation found in some tumours, shows signs of being effective in a trial of 35 patients presented today (Tuesday) at the 30th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on ... Read more

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Heart and Vascular with Dr. Haqqani: Effective stress management helps the heart

Long-term or chronic stress can have a negative impact on the heart and the entire cardiovascular system. The specific results of chronic stress have been identified as contributors to heart disease, high blood pressure, increased cholesterol rates and ... Read more

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Genetic factors link Alzheimer's, cardiovascular disease, study says

Researchers report that managing cholesterol and other aspects of heart disease may help stave off the development of Alzheimer's disease. By. Tauren Dyson. (0). While the risk factors appear more frequently in people with Alzheimer's disease in their ... Read more

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More than 80 percent of Americans are concerned with antibiotic resistance ...

Nearly two thirds of Americans (65%) say antibiotic resistance is a public health problem and a strong majority (81%) say they are concerned that antibiotic resistance will make more infections difficult or impossible to treat and even deadly ... Read more

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Why grief is bad for the heart

Sleep disturbance among people grieving the recent loss of a spouse may put them at increased risk for cardiovascular illness and death, a study has warned. Recently widowed people are more likely to suffer from sleep disturbances, such as insomnia ... Read more

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Want to Pack On Muscle? Chill Out On HIIT.

You want bulging biceps and a bigger, broader chest. You want superheroic shoulders, and a ripped, chiseled back. What should your next move be? Get out of that high-intensity interval training class you keep attending. At the very least, you should ... Read more

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AHA/ACC Release Updated Guidelines for Cholesterol Management

New cholesterol-lowering guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC), as well as several other nationally recognized health and medical organizations, were presented at the 2018 AHA Scientific ... Read more

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Sharing Selfies Doesn't Make You A Narcissist – But It Might Turn You Into One

Taking an Instagram selfie doesn't make you a narcissist – but it might just turn you into one. That's according to a study recently published in The Open Psychology Journal. Researchers at Swansea University, UK, and Milan University, Italy, found ... Read more

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Major Injuries Take a Toll on Mental Health

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People who've suffered major traumatic injuries are at much greater risk for mental health problems and suicide, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from more than 19,000 people in the Canadian ... Read more

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Blood pressure drug recall expands again

(CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical. The recall includes one lot of Sandoz's losartan potassium ... Read more

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Childhood obesity may increase risk for pancreatic cancer in adulthood

Photo (c) dementevajulia - Fotolia As nearly 20 percent of children in the United States suffer from childhood obesity, researchers continue finding health risks that could prove to be troublesome for both adolescents in the short- and long-term.. A ... Read more

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What are the first symptoms of rabies in humans? Can you be vaccinated, how is ...

RABIES is a rare but serious infection of the brain and nerves, and is often caught from a bite or scratch by an infected animal. Here's the lowdown on this deadly illness. Rabies is often caught from the bite of an infected dog but other mammals carry ... Read more

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Antibiotic Awareness Week - Talk vs. Action?

This is antibiotic awareness week. To mark this week, there has been a great deal of talk and the publication of several important papers and workshops on antibiotics and resistance. At the same time, just after having achieved approval for their new ... Read more

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Don't count on vitamin D or fish oil supplements to reduce your risk of cancer ...

A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems — such as heart attacks and strokes — in healthy older people. Although hundreds of studies of these supplements ... Read more

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Vaccine research offers fresh hope against Ebola

Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. More videos from. Share. Include playlist. An error occurred while retrieving sharing information ... Read more

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Blood pressure drug recall expands again

(CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical. The recall includes one lot of Sandoz's losartan potassium ... Read more

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WHO Finds Wide Disparities in Antibiotic Use Between Countries

A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) published Monday reveals major differences in the amount of antibiotics consumed by countries around the world and calls for changes in how countries monitor and use antimicrobial drugs. “Overuse ... Read more

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Flexible biopatch uses nanoneedles for precision drug delivery

Biomedical engineers at Purdue University have created a flexible, transparent biopatch that uses nanoneedles for precise drug delivery to cells. nanoneedles The nanoneedles are embedded in a stretchable and translucent elastomer patch that can be worn ... Read more

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Non-opioid Pain Patch Market: Growth Opportunity Assessment and Worldwide ...

Non-opioid Pain Patch Market Report gives big time operator, sponsors and senior organization with the fundamental information they need to assess the Global Non-opioid Pain Patch Market. Nearby intentionally separating the key little scale Market, the ... Read more

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You can vape vitamins, but should you?

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Many people are looking at a certain vitamin to make it through the day: B12. You may have heard about people getting B12 injections for a boost in energy. What about vaping it? Some worry you could end up inhaling too much. Read more

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Concussions may increase suicide risk

Sustaining a concussion and/or a mild traumatic brain injury was tied to a higher risk for suicide, according to findings of a systematic review recently published in JAMA Neurology. “Although there has been anecdotal evidence reported in newspaper ... Read more

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How is PTSD treated, what are the signs of trauma and how was shell shock ...

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect anyone and can have a major impact on someone's life. Those suffering from the condition can have nightmares and flashbacks - what other signs are there and how is it treated? Following the tragic ... Read more

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New cholesterol guidelines are for everyone

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Patients of part-time clinicians may be less likely to obtain timely appointments

Part-time clinicians may be less able to offer timely appointments to their patients than their full-time counterparts, according to a new study. Researchers examined the relationship between appointment backlog, panel size (the number of patients ... Read more

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Zinc Deficiencies During Pregnancy Or Infancy May Impact Autism, Study Finds

When it comes to the brain and all that it controls, from behavior to language and beyond, there's a lot that doctors still don't understand. Conditions like autism are often shrouded in mystery, as people struggle to understand what exactly causes ... Read more

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Fightin' words: ER docs vs. NRA over gun violence

Emergency room physicians did not take kindly to being scolded last week by the National Rifle Association to "stay in their lane" and not get involved in the nation's gun debate. As of Monday morning, 26,000 doctors, nurses, paramedics, social workers ... Read more

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Simple Ovarian Cysts on Ultrasound Need No Further Monitoring

Simple ovarian cysts that are discovered when a woman undergoes pelvic ultrasound are not associated with an increased risk for ovarian cancer and do not need to be followed with subsequent ultrasounds, according to a new study. However, if the ... Read more

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Genetic factors link Alzheimer's, cardiovascular disease, study says

Researchers report that managing cholesterol and other aspects of heart disease may help stave off the development of Alzheimer's disease. By. Tauren Dyson. (0). While the risk factors appear more frequently in people with Alzheimer's disease in their ... Read more

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Start testosterone therapy today

Roman Garcia is here to tell you about his experience with Male Medical Group and why you should get your testosterone checked with them. Start your new healthy journey today. Male Medical Group Call or text (210) 908-5231 MaleMedicalGroup.com. Read more

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Research brings personalized medicine to treat leukemia one step closer

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have revealed the roles that different types of gene mutations play in causing blood cancers in a study that was the culmination of a decade's research. The findings of the team, led by Professor Constanze ... Read more

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Study shows how pneumococci challenge the immune system

Pneumococci are the most common cause of respiratory tract infections, such as otitis and sinusitis, as well as of severe infections like pneumonia and meningitis. A new study from Karolinska Institutet published in Nature Microbiology shows how the ... Read more

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Sildenafil Drug Market – Key Growth Factors and Forecast

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is also termed as impotence, and it is characterized by the inability to build up or achieve the satisfactory erection of penis during sexual intercourse. Sexual arousals are liable for initiation of this process which is ... Read more

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FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of First Ebola Fingerstick Test With Portable Reader

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces that an emergency use authorization (EUA) has been issued for a rapid, single-use test for the detection of Ebola virus (Zaire ebolavirus). This is the second Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test ... Read more