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NBC News
Sudan accused of using chemical weapons on civiliansto breathe. Over time, many broke out in green or white blisters. Others felt t
Sudan accused of using chemical weapons on civilians
NBC News / Posted yesterday
to breathe. Over time, many broke out in green or white blisters. Others felt their skin slowly harden, then fall off. "When the bomb exploded I inhaled the poisonous air, which I am smelling even now," one survivor said — cutting an... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
A young body, but an ailing heartThe average age of those afflicted by cardiovascular diseases is falling by the
A young body, but an ailing heart
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
The average age of those afflicted by cardiovascular diseases is falling by the day. Even students, who are as young as 22-year-olds are falling prey to it. On World Heart Day, doctors say that 40-50 citizens have a heart attack on an average every... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hydrocephalus research could shed light on other brain diseasesbeing diagnosed in vitro with hydrocephalus, a life-altering, life-threatening
Hydrocephalus research could shed light on other brain diseases
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
being diagnosed in vitro with hydrocephalus, a life-altering, life-threatening condition caused by an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain, resulting in pressure on the brain. Anyone at any age may be diagnosed with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Asked Academics to Weigh in On the #FeesMustFall DebateSpeaking to the media on Thursday, Minister of Higher Education and Training, D
We Asked Academics to Weigh in On the #FeesMustFall Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Speaking to the media on Thursday, Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, said he didn't feel as pressured by the current students' protest as his intervention has widespread support. Protesting students across the country,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Hyaluronidase enzyme may be effective treatment option for spasticity caused by neurological injuryor muscle stiffness, a disabling condition in people who have had a stroke or o
Hyaluronidase enzyme may be effective treatment option for spasticity caused by neurological injury
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
or muscle stiffness, a disabling condition in people who have had a stroke or other brain injury. That is the finding of a study from NYU Langone Medical Center published in the July print issue of EBioMedicine, with a corresponding commentary... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
In mental health care, are we treating the symptom but not the cause? 26th September 2016 · 0 Comments By Anna ChalletContributing Writer (Specia
In mental health care, are we treating the symptom but not the cause?
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
26th September 2016 · 0 Comments By Anna ChalletContributing Writer (Special from New America Media) — Mental health underlies many of the issues at the forefront of our... Read more
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New Kerala
Prostate cancer poses no threat to life if detected early: newkerala.com #123882reason to worry if diagnosed with PCa. A person, even if diagnosed with the sam
Prostate cancer poses no threat to life if detected early: newkerala.com #123882
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
reason to worry if diagnosed with PCa. A person, even if diagnosed with the same, can will have a normal death and not out of cancer," Dogra, who heads Urology Department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), said. "Certain... Read more
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Boston Globe
Drug makers push ahead with novel injectable therapies for migrainesIt often starts with the aura. Zig-zagging lines come into view, everyday ligh
Drug makers push ahead with novel injectable therapies for migraines
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
It often starts with the aura. Zig-zagging lines come into view, everyday light becomes searingly bright, and vision starts to slip. These are signals that a debilitating migraine is on its way. “It’s like you’re possessed,” said Lorie Novak, who... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New initiative by UNC Hospitals expedites treatment of patients having STEMI heart attackswhen a patient is having a STEMI (ST elevation myocardial infarction) heart att
New initiative by UNC Hospitals expedites treatment of patients having STEMI heart attacks
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
when a patient is having a STEMI (ST elevation myocardial infarction) heart attack - the sudden and complete blockage of a heart artery - and to begin appropriate treatment. Now, encouraging results from that effort have been published as a... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
New Activity-Tracking App Could Improve Concussion CarePHILADELPHIA – A new app may offer new insights for millions of Americans diagn
New Activity-Tracking App Could Improve Concussion Care
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted 10 days ago
PHILADELPHIA – A new app may offer new insights for millions of Americans diagnosed with a concussion each year. Patients are usually advised to rest for the first several days after sustaining a concussion, based on what is known about the metabolic... Read more
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PhysOrg
As sea ice retreats, will wind stir up Atlantic water heat in the Arctic Ocean?Credit: Bangor University The Arctic region is warming up at twice the rate as
As sea ice retreats, will wind stir up Atlantic water heat in the Arctic Ocean?
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Credit: Bangor University The Arctic region is warming up at twice the rate as the rest of the planet, and the most obvious symptom of this warming is the retreat of the sea ice that covers the Arctic Ocean. Sea ice cover reaches its seasonal... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Howard schools keep students in class by helping them to overcome challengesA report released earlier this month revealed that the Howard County school sys
Howard schools keep students in class by helping them to overcome challenges
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
A report released earlier this month revealed that the Howard County school system had one of the lowest rates of chronic absenteeism in the region during the 2013-2014 school year. Ten percent of Howard students were absent from school for more... Read more
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Sussex Express
New focus on incurable disease that kills more than Sussex roadsPeople in the south east are more twice as likely to die from one type of lung
New focus on incurable disease that kills more than Sussex roads
Sussex Express / Posted 12 days ago
People in the south east are more twice as likely to die from one type of lung condition than in a road accident, according to a recent study. The problem is that a lack of funding mean doctors still don’t know what causes it. The incurable... Read more
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Chichester Observer
New focus on incurable disease that kills more than Sussex roadsdiagnosed each year, according to the foundation People in the south east are
New focus on incurable disease that kills more than Sussex roads
Chichester Observer / Posted 12 days ago
diagnosed each year, according to the foundation People in the south east are more twice as likely to die from one type of lung condition than in a road accident, according to a recent study. The problem is that a lack of funding mean doctors... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Menopause and its effect on cholesterol levelsMenopause seems to have an effect on cholesterol levels. While estrogen support
Menopause and its effect on cholesterol levels
Bel Marra Health / Posted 17 days ago
Menopause seems to have an effect on cholesterol levels. While estrogen supports high levels of HDL (good) cholesterol during a woman’s reproductive years, once she goes through menopause, her estrogen levels decrease. So do the levels of HDL... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mobile app helps reduce symptoms of urinary incontinence in womenand jumping is common in women. Using a self-administered treatment via a mobil
Mobile app helps reduce symptoms of urinary incontinence in women
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
and jumping is common in women. Using a self-administered treatment via a mobile app called Tät® for three months reduced symptoms, led to fewer leakages and improved quality of life. This according to a study within the project eContinence (in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Two face off again in House District 10In her rematch with Republican state Rep. Mike Holcomb, Democrat Dorothy Hall s
Two face off again in House District 10
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
In her rematch with Republican state Rep. Mike Holcomb, Democrat Dorothy Hall says she wants to improve the reading levels of young students and increase access to pre-kindergarten programs. She also said Holcomb isn’t doing much to help the House... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Manage travel anxiety associated with irritable bowel syndromeTraveling can be a lot of fun. It allows us to meet new and interesting people,
Manage travel anxiety associated with irritable bowel syndrome
Bel Marra Health / Posted 20 days ago
Traveling can be a lot of fun. It allows us to meet new and interesting people, experience different cultures, and in some cases, enjoy delicious new cuisines. However, if you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), traveling can be challenging. Many... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
National Celiac Disease Awareness Day: Inflammatory bowel disease, migraine, gluten sensitivity, gluten-free diet, and liver diseaseNational Celiac Disease Awareness Day. As it’s approaching next week, we presen
National Celiac Disease Awareness Day: Inflammatory bowel disease, migraine, gluten sensitivity, gluten-free diet, and liver disease
Bel Marra Health / Posted 20 days ago
National Celiac Disease Awareness Day. As it’s approaching next week, we present our top stories discussing various aspects of celiac disease, including inflammatory bowel disease, migraines, gluten sensitivity, gluten-free diet, and liver disease.... Read more
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CBS News
9/11 responder with cancer: "Remember that this is what happened"More than 5,000 cases of cancer have been linked to the toxic dust workers enco
9/11 responder with cancer: "Remember that this is what happened"
CBS News / Posted 21 days ago
More than 5,000 cases of cancer have been linked to the toxic dust workers encountered in lower Manhattan after the attacks. One of the heroes now fighting for his life is Sal Turturici, an EMT with the New York Fire Department. Turturici spent... Read more
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The News-Times
Patient, Quantify Thyselfcare and computer science are two separate and deeply immersive tracks. Perhaps
Patient, Quantify Thyself
The News-Times / Posted 23 days ago
care and computer science are two separate and deeply immersive tracks. Perhaps this explains, in part, why the promise of technology to disrupt health care has not yet been realized. Even as breakthroughs in DNA research, such as genome... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Patient, Quantify Thyselfcare and computer science are two separate and deeply immersive tracks. Perhaps
Patient, Quantify Thyself
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
care and computer science are two separate and deeply immersive tracks. Perhaps this explains, in part, why the promise of technology to disrupt health care has not yet been realized. Even as breakthroughs in DNA research, such as genome... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Patient, Quantify Thyselfcare and computer science are two separate and deeply immersive tracks. Perhaps
Patient, Quantify Thyself
Greenwich Time / Posted 23 days ago
care and computer science are two separate and deeply immersive tracks. Perhaps this explains, in part, why the promise of technology to disrupt health care has not yet been realized. Even as breakthroughs in DNA research, such as genome... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Patient, Quantify Thyselfcare and computer science are two separate and deeply immersive tracks. Perhaps
Patient, Quantify Thyself
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
care and computer science are two separate and deeply immersive tracks. Perhaps this explains, in part, why the promise of technology to disrupt health care has not yet been realized. Even as breakthroughs in DNA research, such as genome... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
LA's health chief calls on Congress to approve more Zika fundsLouisiana’s health chief said while spraying for mosquitoes has intensified aro
LA's health chief calls on Congress to approve more Zika funds
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 23 days ago
Louisiana’s health chief said while spraying for mosquitoes has intensified around the state because of the Zika virus, more resources are needed and Congress needs to step up and approve more funding. The southern climate tends to draw people... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Preschool Suspensions Really Happen And That's Not Okay With ConnecticutThis story is part of a series from NPR Ed exploring the challenges U.S. school
Preschool Suspensions Really Happen And That's Not Okay With Connecticut
KERA North Texas / Posted 25 days ago
This story is part of a series from NPR Ed exploring the challenges U.S. schools face meeting students' mental health needs. Every year, thousands of children are suspended from preschool. Take a second to let that sink in. According to the U.S.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Preschool Suspensions Really Happen And That's Not Okay With ConnecticutPhoto by Shreyas R. Krishnan for NPR This story is part of a series from NPR E
Preschool Suspensions Really Happen And That's Not Okay With Connecticut
KPBS San Diego / Posted 25 days ago
Photo by Shreyas R. Krishnan for NPR This story is part of a series from NPR Ed exploring the challenges U.S. schools face meeting students' mental health needs. Every year, thousands of children are suspended from preschool. Take a second to let... Read more
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walesonline
This is what it's like to suffer from hemiplegic migrainesintense pain and major speech problems, she said she was given paracetamol and
This is what it's like to suffer from hemiplegic migraines
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
intense pain and major speech problems, she said she was given paracetamol and sent home and told “this is an emergency department.” But that is the reality of living with a condition which presents symptoms such as loss of vision, complete... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Secretive foe attacks Google over government influenceMOUNTAIN VIEW -- Google's enemies are legion. It has fought bitter court battle
Secretive foe attacks Google over government influence
Silicon Valley / Posted 27 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- Google's enemies are legion. It has fought bitter court battles against Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and PayPal. It has faced a well-financed campaign by Oracle, TripAdvisor, Expedia, Nokia and others against its European operations,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Secretive foe attacks Google over government influenceMOUNTAIN VIEW -- Google's enemies are legion. It has fought bitter court battle
Secretive foe attacks Google over government influence
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- Google's enemies are legion. It has fought bitter court battles against Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and PayPal. It has faced a well-financed campaign by Oracle, TripAdvisor, Expedia, Nokia and others against its European operations,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Our son's cancer battle forced us to make impossible choices'Along with the shorter days and cooler air, September is famously a time of tra
'Our son's cancer battle forced us to make impossible choices'
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
Along with the shorter days and cooler air, September is famously a time of transition - and the promise of new adventures. Whether it's the start of primary school or making that giant leap to 'big' school, as the long summer holiday draws to an... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Skin cells derived from autistic donors grow faster than those from control subjectsBrain cells grow faster in children with some forms of autism due to distinct c
Skin cells derived from autistic donors grow faster than those from control subjects
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
Brain cells grow faster in children with some forms of autism due to distinct changes in core cell signaling patterns, according to research from the laboratory of Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, PhD, chair of the department of genetics and genome... Read more
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Lowell Sun
For Fitchburg woman, Prince Charming comes with four feet-- Up until the moment her dog saved her life, Lorelei McClure had been living
For Fitchburg woman, Prince Charming comes with four feet
Lowell Sun / Posted 1 months ago
-- Up until the moment her dog saved her life, Lorelei McClure had been living through a normal day. It was in the fall of 2014, she had been driving down Lindell Avenue in Leominster on her way to Watertower Plaza. Her dog, Prince Charming, was... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fracking and health: What we know from Pennsylvania's natural gas boomand community benefits. Yet early on, communities where fracking spread raised
Fracking and health: What we know from Pennsylvania's natural gas boom
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
and community benefits. Yet early on, communities where fracking spread raised doubts. Nearby residents reported a variety of common symptoms and sources of stress. Public health professionals trumpeted their concerns, and epidemiologists launched... Read more
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