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FOX News
Ebola returns to Liberia: Where did it come from, and could it spread?The return of Ebola in Liberia — with three new cases reported this week in the
Ebola returns to Liberia: Where did it come from, and could it spread?
FOX News / Posted yesterday
The return of Ebola in Liberia — with three new cases reported this week in the previously Ebola-free country — is worrisome, and raises questions about whether Liberia was really free of the disease to begin with, experts say. Liberian health... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Suffered a Concussion? Get Some Sleep, Study Says New research from Georgetown University Medical Center indicates that resting
Suffered a Concussion? Get Some Sleep, Study Says
Doctors Health Press / Posted 2 days ago
New research from Georgetown University Medical Center indicates that resting for at least a day after sustaining an injury to the head is indeed a good idea. Neuroscientists who conducted the... Read more
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Science Daily
First-of-its-kind study explains why rest is critical after a concussionGeorgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists say rest -- for more than
First-of-its-kind study explains why rest is critical after a concussion
Science Daily / Posted 3 days ago
Georgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists say rest -- for more than a day -- is critical for allowing the brain to reset neural networks and repair any short-term injury. The new study in mice also shows that repeated mild concussions with... Read more
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New Kerala
Rest after concussion can ward off sustained brain damageWashington D.C, Feb 6 : You may want to rest for a few days after banging your
Rest after concussion can ward off sustained brain damage
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Washington D.C, Feb 6 : You may want to rest for a few days after banging your head as a new study revealed that doing so may be vital to let the brain recover and prevent lasting damage. The Georgetown University Medical Center study in mice showed... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Rest after concussion can ward off brain damageWashington D.C.: You may want to rest for a few days after banging your head as
Rest after concussion can ward off brain damage
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Washington D.C.: You may want to rest for a few days after banging your head as a new study revealed that doing so may be vital to let the brain recover and prevent lasting damage. The Georgetown University Medical Center study in mice showed that... Read more
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New Kerala
Why rest is imperative after suffering a concussionNew York, Feb 6 : Individuals who suffer concussion -- the most common type of
Why rest is imperative after suffering a concussion
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
New York, Feb 6 : Individuals who suffer concussion -- the most common type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or a fall -- should rest for several days to allow the brain to recover and rebalance itself, says a new study. Rest -- for more... Read more
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Daily Mail
The mystery syndrome that causes obesity and learning difficultiesMystery syndrome that causes obesity and learning difficulties is found in six
The mystery syndrome that causes obesity and learning difficulties
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Mystery syndrome that causes obesity and learning difficulties is found in six separate families - and the genetic condition is so unusual it doesn't yet have a name The syndrome affects a region of the brain called the hypothalamus This controls... Read more
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Science Daily
Newly identified syndrome causes obesity, intellectual disabilityDr Siddharth Banka, Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Manchester Centre for Genom
Newly identified syndrome causes obesity, intellectual disability
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
Dr Siddharth Banka, Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, who led the study, explained: "Our team has identified that this new syndrome is caused by a small deletion on chromosome 6 that affects the function of... Read more
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FOX News
its-kind study explains why rest is crucial after a concussionResearchers who created an animal model to observe how the brain recovers from
its-kind study explains why rest is crucial after a concussion
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Researchers who created an animal model to observe how the brain recovers from repeated head trauma concluded that doctors who order several days rest after a concussion are following proper protocol. Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC)... Read more
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Medical News Today
Rest after concussion to avoid 'sustained brain damage'With the Super Bowl upon us once again and Will Smith's new film "Concussion" r
Rest after concussion to avoid 'sustained brain damage'
Medical News Today / Posted 5 days ago
With the Super Bowl upon us once again and Will Smith's new film "Concussion" receiving critical acclaim, head injury is a hot topic. Results from a new study, examining repeated head injuries, reiterate how vital it is to rest after a... Read more
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Newswise
Georgetown Infectious Disease Expert Comments on Possible Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — WASHINGTON (Feb. 2, 2016)
Georgetown Infectious Disease Expert Comments on Possible Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus
Newswise / Posted 7 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — WASHINGTON (Feb. 2, 2016) – Today, a Texas health department reported a case of Zika virus that may... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
National Sports TBI Awareness Month, Concussion, High fructose diet, brain injuryJanuary is National Sports TBI (traumatic brain injury) Awareness Month which d
National Sports TBI Awareness Month, Concussion, High fructose diet, brain injury
Bel Marra Health / Posted 10 days ago
January is National Sports TBI (traumatic brain injury) Awareness Month which discusses topics like concussions, high fructose diets and brain injuries. Although sports are a mode to keep active and can be an enjoyable pastime they can pose a risk to... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
BP drug offers hope in Alzheimer's fightWashington: An FDA-approved blood pressure drug is casting a ray of hope for th
BP drug offers hope in Alzheimer's fight
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Washington: An FDA-approved blood pressure drug is casting a ray of hope for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. In laboratory neuronal cultures, the drug reduced cell damage often linked to Alzheimer's disease, said the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
BP drug could help cure Alzheimer'sWashington D.C.: An FDA-approved blood pressure drug is casting a ray of hope f
BP drug could help cure Alzheimer's
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Washington D.C.: An FDA-approved blood pressure drug is casting a ray of hope for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. In laboratory neuronal cultures, the drug reduced cell damage often linked to Alzheimer's disease, said the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
FDA-approved blood pressure drug reduces cell damage linked to Alzheimer's diseaseIn laboratory neuronal cultures, an FDA-approved drug used to treat high blood
FDA-approved blood pressure drug reduces cell damage linked to Alzheimer's disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
In laboratory neuronal cultures, an FDA-approved drug used to treat high blood pressure reduced cell damage often linked to Alzheimer's disease, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) and the National Institutes of... Read more
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Daily Journal
Deadly Ebola outbreak ends in West Africa — for nowMore than two years after it began, an Ebola outbreak that claimed 11,315 lives
Deadly Ebola outbreak ends in West Africa — for now
Daily Journal / Posted 27 days ago
More than two years after it began, an Ebola outbreak that claimed 11,315 lives — the deadliest in history — appears to be over, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The WHO reported all three of the hardest-hit West African countries —... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Deadly Ebola outbreak ends in West Africa — for nowMore than two years after it began, an Ebola outbreak that claimed 11,315 lives
Deadly Ebola outbreak ends in West Africa — for now
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
More than two years after it began, an Ebola outbreak that claimed 11,315 lives — the deadliest in history — appears to be over, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The WHO reported all three of the hardest-hit West African countries —... Read more
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York Daily Record
Deadly Ebola outbreak ends in West Africa — for nowMore than two years after it began, an Ebola outbreak that claimed 11,315 lives
Deadly Ebola outbreak ends in West Africa — for now
York Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
More than two years after it began, an Ebola outbreak that claimed 11,315 lives — the deadliest in history — appears to be over, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The WHO reported all three of the hardest-hit West African countries —... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Breast cancer screening recommendations clarify science but muddy political watersThe experts who sparked a passionate debate over the value of mammograms as a t
Breast cancer screening recommendations clarify science but muddy political waters
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
The experts who sparked a passionate debate over the value of mammograms as a tool to screen for breast cancer are doubling down on the recommendations that earned them the ire of cancer groups, women’s groups and a large contingent in Congress. The... Read more
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WBEZ91.5
How a Simple Bump Can Cause an Insidious Brain InjuryIt’s not just football players or troops who fought in the wars who suffer from
How a Simple Bump Can Cause an Insidious Brain Injury
WBEZ91.5 / Posted 1 months ago
It’s not just football players or troops who fought in the wars who suffer from brain injuries. Researchers estimate that hundreds of thousands of ordinary people in the U.S. get potentially serious brain injuries every year, too. Yet they and even... Read more

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