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AllAfrica.com
UK Funds Over 50 New Scholarships for 2015/16Kampala, Uganda — High Commissioner honours Uganda 2015 Chevening & Commonwealt
UK Funds Over 50 New Scholarships for 2015/16
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Kampala, Uganda — High Commissioner honours Uganda 2015 Chevening & Commonwealth Scholars & Fellows & invites applications for 2016 The British High Commissioner, HE Alison Blackburne, hosted a reception on 27 August to honour this year's recipients... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Two from Lehigh County charged with diverting prescription drugsHARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest
Two from Lehigh County charged with diverting prescription drugs
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 7 minutes ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two individuals from Lehigh County charged with diverting prescription drugs. One of the suspects is a woman accused of writing prescriptions for drugs without a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mugger pleads for 'mummy and daddy' after trying to rob female MMA fighter Footage has emerged of the incident on a street in Acailandia in western Braz
Mugger pleads for 'mummy and daddy' after trying to rob female MMA fighter
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 minutes ago
Footage has emerged of the incident on a street in Acailandia in western Brazil An alleged Brazilian street robber got a taste of his own medicine when the woman he attacked... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Brother-and-sister doctors returned home to serveA brother and sister who both obtain medical doctor degrees is not common. When
Brother-and-sister doctors returned home to serve
Chatham Daily News / Posted 20 minutes ago
A brother and sister who both obtain medical doctor degrees is not common. When the two agree to work together all of their lives, it’s even more uncommon. When the two doctors spend a good portion of their careers in the picturesque but rather tiny... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New findings hold promising implications for blindness caused by limbal stem cell deficiencyA number of illnesses causing blindness can be cured from transplanting cells f
New findings hold promising implications for blindness caused by limbal stem cell deficiency
News-Medical-Net / Posted 24 minutes ago
A number of illnesses causing blindness can be cured from transplanting cells from the oral cavity. New findings make the treatment accessible to the places where the condition strikes the most frequently: in developing countries. Researchers at the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mesothelioma website provides three new tips to combat diseaseMesothelioma.us, a free online resource that features comprehensive resources f
Mesothelioma website provides three new tips to combat disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 24 minutes ago
Mesothelioma.us, a free online resource that features comprehensive resources for people who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, has just unveiled three new tips for beating the disease. As a spokesperson for http://mesothelioma.us/ noted, the... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Drug take back event Sept. 26For the 10th time in five years, the Sterling Police Department is participatin
Drug take back event Sept. 26
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 40 minutes ago
For the 10th time in five years, the Sterling Police Department is participating in a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) event aimed at preventing pill abuse and theft. On Sept. 26, the SPD will accept potentially dangerous expired, unused, and... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
New Star Wars toys being released FridayFlint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take p
New Star Wars toys being released Friday
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 40 minutes ago
Flint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take place after damage to car along I-69 University Musical Society, professor getting arts honor Authorities: 2 of 4 teens caught after halfway house escape Police: Girl,... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Gull Meadow Farms corn maze openingFlint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take p
Gull Meadow Farms corn maze opening
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 40 minutes ago
Flint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take place after damage to car along I-69 University Musical Society, professor getting arts honor Authorities: 2 of 4 teens caught after halfway house escape Police: Girl,... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Investigation launched at Berrien Co. Jail over improper conductFlint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take p
Investigation launched at Berrien Co. Jail over improper conduct
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 40 minutes ago
Flint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take place after damage to car along I-69 University Musical Society, professor getting arts honor Authorities: 2 of 4 teens caught after halfway house escape Police: Girl,... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Van Buren Co. man arrested on 3rd OWI chargeFlint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take p
Van Buren Co. man arrested on 3rd OWI charge
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 41 minutes ago
Flint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take place after damage to car along I-69 University Musical Society, professor getting arts honor Authorities: 2 of 4 teens caught after halfway house escape Police: Girl,... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Riverview closed after truck hits poleFlint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take p
Riverview closed after truck hits pole
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 41 minutes ago
Flint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Increased patrols take place after damage to car along I-69 University Musical Society, professor getting arts honor Authorities: 2 of 4 teens caught after halfway house escape Police: Girl,... Read more
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The Columbian
Robinson: Going from get tough to plain crazy on immigrationIt was just a matter of time before one of the keen-eyed Republican candidates
Robinson: Going from get tough to plain crazy on immigration
The Columbian / Posted 47 minutes ago
It was just a matter of time before one of the keen-eyed Republican candidates for president spotted the menace that looms over this country, threatening our national security with blasts of Arctic air and proof that socialized medicine works:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Changes in African Traditional Medicine Research Can Benefit South AfricaBy Nox Makunga, Stellenbosch University The South African government's economi
How Changes in African Traditional Medicine Research Can Benefit South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
By Nox Makunga, Stellenbosch University The South African government's economic investment in indigenous knowledge has seen the exponential growth of research about medicinal plants and traditional medicines in South Africa. In 2014 alone, 140... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Lorne Gunter: Socialist minister wants to freeze out private labsOne of the best examples of a fundamental difference between the old Tory gover
Lorne Gunter: Socialist minister wants to freeze out private labs
Calgary Sun / Posted an hour ago
One of the best examples of a fundamental difference between the old Tory government and the Alberta's new NDP one is playing out in, of all places, medical labs. Sarah Hoffman, the new Health minister, is well on her way to reversing decades of... Read more
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Daily FX
NFP Disappoints Ahead of Looming Fed DecisionNFP printed at 173k v/s an expectation of 217k; further highlighting potential
NFP Disappoints Ahead of Looming Fed Decision
Daily FX / Posted an hour ago
NFP printed at 173k v/s an expectation of 217k; further highlighting potential signs of weakness in the global economy. The Yen continues to trade as a favored safe-haven candidate. A recent break below the 120 level highlights its attractiveness in... Read more
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Business Wire
BioTime Announces Dual Listing on the Tel Aviv Stock ExchangeALAMEDA, Calif. & TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: B
BioTime Announces Dual Listing on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
Business Wire / Posted an hour ago
ALAMEDA, Calif. & TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of cell-based therapies, announced today that the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) has approved... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Physical exercises before and during pregnancy effective in reducing low back, pelvic painPregnancy changes a woman's body in different ways, including the muscles, liga
Physical exercises before and during pregnancy effective in reducing low back, pelvic pain
News-Medical-Net / Posted an hour ago
Pregnancy changes a woman's body in different ways, including the muscles, ligaments, bones, and joints that make up the musculoskeletal system. According to a new literature review in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers document accuracy of new tests for rapid diagnosis of drug-resistant forms of RBResearchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have docu
Researchers document accuracy of new tests for rapid diagnosis of drug-resistant forms of RB
News-Medical-Net / Posted an hour ago
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have documented the accuracy of three new tests for more rapidly diagnosing drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis (TB), which are much harder and more expensive to treat and which,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Penn researchers identify viral products that trigger immune response against RSV infectionAlmost all human beings are exposed to the respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV,
Penn researchers identify viral products that trigger immune response against RSV infection
News-Medical-Net / Posted an hour ago
Almost all human beings are exposed to the respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, before their second birthdays. For most, the symptoms mimic those of the common cold: runny nose, coughing, sneezing, fever. But in some very young infants -- and some... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Medical aid agrees to once-off cancer fighting treatmentThis follows a 15-month-long battle between Judd-Stevens and the medical scheme
Medical aid agrees to once-off cancer fighting treatment
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted an hour ago
This follows a 15-month-long battle between Judd-Stevens and the medical scheme for the drug. The donation is being made on a ex-gratia basis‚ which means it is just for her and does not set a precedent for other patients‚ the medical aid told The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Epileptic girl challenges medical marijuana banMexican Graciela Elizalde plays at her house in the Guadalupe municipality, nea
Epileptic girl challenges medical marijuana ban
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
Mexican Graciela Elizalde plays at her house in the Guadalupe municipality, near Monterrey. (Carlos Ramirez, AFP) Mexico City - Just eight years old, Graciela could become Mexico's first authorized consumer of medical marijuana to alleviate the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
UTC Chancellor Stresses Ties To The Community In Address To Rtoary MembersWhen Dr. Steve Angle assumed the role of chancellor of UTC on July 1, 2013, he
UTC Chancellor Stresses Ties To The Community In Address To Rtoary Members
The Chattanoogan / Posted an hour ago
When Dr. Steve Angle assumed the role of chancellor of UTC on July 1, 2013, he set two priorities. One was to insure student success and the other was to strengthen community relations. At the meeting of the Downtown Chattanooga Rotary Club Thursday... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Astana team thrown out of anti-doping movementPARIS: The Astana cycling team were thrown out of the Movement for Credible Cyc
Astana team thrown out of anti-doping movement
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
PARIS: The Astana cycling team were thrown out of the Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC) after the Kazakh outfit failed to comply with the association's strict anti-doping rules at this year's Tour de France. "After hearing Team Astana... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Martiota Performance Cetner Planned at UOArticle & photo courtesy of UO Athletic Department: The latest cutting edge fa
Martiota Performance Cetner Planned at UO
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted an hour ago
Article & photo courtesy of UO Athletic Department: The latest cutting edge facility enhancement for Oregon athletics is designed to improve performance for all UO student-athletes, while honoring the legacy of their most distinguished recent... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Michigan Blood celebrating 60th anniversaryUniversity Musical Society, professor getting arts honor Flint plans measures
Michigan Blood celebrating 60th anniversary
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted an hour ago
University Musical Society, professor getting arts honor Flint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Authorities: 2 of 4 teens caught after halfway house escape Police: Girl, 4, injured after safety partition falls at gym Judge hearing... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Doctors: Fall allergy season will be a roller coaster(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - It's too hot to notice right now, but fall is right around th
Doctors: Fall allergy season will be a roller coaster
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted an hour ago
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - It's too hot to notice right now, but fall is right around the corner. And doctors say this year's allergy season will be a roller coaster. "Even though it's not an illness, it can make you feel pretty bad," said Pharmacist David... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Enbridge agrees to no transport heavy crude through pipeline in Straits of MackinacUniversity Musical Society, professor getting arts honor Flint plans measures
Enbridge agrees to no transport heavy crude through pipeline in Straits of Mackinac
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted an hour ago
University Musical Society, professor getting arts honor Flint plans measures to reduce lead in drinking water Authorities: 2 of 4 teens caught after halfway house escape Police: Girl, 4, injured after safety partition falls at gym Judge hearing... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Sri Lanka’s Former President Still a ThreatAlthough support for former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is waning, a
Sri Lanka’s Former President Still a Threat
Asia Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
Although support for former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is waning, as exemplified by parliamentary elections on Aug. 17, he remains a significant force and reform president Maithripala Sirisena must play his cards carefully to remain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Secretary Announces Creation of Course of AquacultureHuambo — The State secretary for Aquaculture, Zacaria Sambeny, announced Wednes
State Secretary Announces Creation of Course of Aquaculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Huambo — The State secretary for Aquaculture, Zacaria Sambeny, announced Wednesday, in central Huambo province, the creation of an aquaculture course so that this practice can be made with environmentally sustainable and accountability in relation to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Taubman's record $700m trove at Sotheby's tests art marketA. Alfred Taubman started his business with a $US5000 loan in 1950, buying auct
Taubman's record $700m trove at Sotheby's tests art market
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
A. Alfred Taubman started his business with a $US5000 loan in 1950, buying auction house Sotheby's 33 years later. Photo: Sotheby's A. Alfred Taubman, who died in April at 91, was best known as the billionaire chairman of Sotheby's who transformed... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hungary's PM: Muslim migrants will leave Europeans 'a minority'Hundreds of migrants escape from Hungarian refugee camps and head for the borde
Hungary's PM: Muslim migrants will leave Europeans 'a minority'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
Hundreds of migrants escape from Hungarian refugee camps and head for the border as country's PM says influx of Muslim refugee will leave Europeans 'a minority in our own continent' Viktor Orban described influx as 'endless' and warned 'many... Read more
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The Age
Taubman's record $700m trove at Sotheby's tests art marketA. Alfred Taubman started his business with a $US5000 loan in 1950, buying auct
Taubman's record $700m trove at Sotheby's tests art market
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
A. Alfred Taubman started his business with a $US5000 loan in 1950, buying auction house Sotheby's 33 years later. Photo: Sotheby's A. Alfred Taubman, who died in April at 91, was best known as the billionaire chairman of Sotheby's who transformed... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
He was asked to step up, so he didThough Edward Feser is taking over as interim provost amid challenging circumst
He was asked to step up, so he did
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
Though Edward Feser is taking over as interim provost amid challenging circumstances, he believes he can accomplish a lot in the next year as the top academic officer on the Urbana campus. When acting Chancellor Barb Wilson approached him, he was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Taubman's record $700m trove at Sotheby's tests art marketA. Alfred Taubman started his business with a $US5000 loan in 1950, buying auct
Taubman's record $700m trove at Sotheby's tests art market
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
A. Alfred Taubman started his business with a $US5000 loan in 1950, buying auction house Sotheby's 33 years later. Photo: Sotheby's A. Alfred Taubman, who died in April at 91, was best known as the billionaire chairman of Sotheby's who transformed... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Journal of Medical Regulation publishes 2014 census of U.S. physician workforceThe Journal of Medical Regulation has published the "Census of Actively License
Journal of Medical Regulation publishes 2014 census of U.S. physician workforce
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 hours ago
The Journal of Medical Regulation has published the "Census of Actively Licensed Physicians in the United States, 2014," which provides an analysis of the most recent physician licensure data collected from each of the state medical boards in the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers one step closer to developing synthetic and cheaper antivenomsResearchers involved in an international collaboration across six institutions,
Researchers one step closer to developing synthetic and cheaper antivenoms
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 hours ago
Researchers involved in an international collaboration across six institutions, including the University of Copenhagen and the National Aquarium of Denmark (Den Blå Planet), have successfully identified the exact composition of sea snake venom, which... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Simple checklist to help parents determine their children’s school environmentGrassroots Environmental Education, a science-based environmental health non-pr
Simple checklist to help parents determine their children’s school environment
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 hours ago
Grassroots Environmental Education, a science-based environmental health non-profit organization based in New York, has issued a simple three-point checklist for parents of school-age children to help them determine if their child's school... Read more
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WA Today
Taubman's record $700m trove at Sotheby's tests art marketA. Alfred Taubman started his business with a $US5000 loan in 1950, buying auct
Taubman's record $700m trove at Sotheby's tests art market
WA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
A. Alfred Taubman started his business with a $US5000 loan in 1950, buying auction house Sotheby's 33 years later. Photo: Sotheby's A. Alfred Taubman, who died in April at 91, was best known as the billionaire chairman of Sotheby's who transformed... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chinese War Ships Came Within 12 Miles Of U.S. CoastOn Wednesday we noted, with some alarm, that just as Xi Jinping was busy puttin
Chinese War Ships Came Within 12 Miles Of U.S. Coast
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
On Wednesday we noted, with some alarm, that just as Xi Jinping was busy putting China’s military might on display for the entire world to observe via a massive parade (a parade which, incidentally, provided China’s weary masses with some much needed... Read more
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Zero Hedge
September 4Overnight Media Digest - Friday's jobs report is likely to be scrutinized more
September 4
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
Overnight Media Digest - Friday's jobs report is likely to be scrutinized more than most, now that the U.S. Federal Reserve is poised to raise interest rates, perhaps as early as this month. Economists expect a gain of 220,000 jobs in August.... Read more
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express
Sorry cat lovers but your pet feline DOESN'T care about you!Cats don't suffer from separation anxiety And, alas, they're right - researche
Sorry cat lovers but your pet feline DOESN'T care about you!
express / Posted 2 hours ago
Cats don't suffer from separation anxiety And, alas, they're right - researchers have found that cats don't see their owners as a source of security, meaning they are much more independent and less reliant than their loyal counterparts dogs. Aloof... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eliminating Mother to Child Transmission of HIVIn Uganda, eliminating the transmission of HIV from mother to newborn child is
Eliminating Mother to Child Transmission of HIV
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
In Uganda, eliminating the transmission of HIV from mother to newborn child is no longer a dream but a possibility. Yet it remains one of the country's greatest challenges. "When we started taking antiretrovirals my wife was not pregnant," says... Read more
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Reuters
Bayer plans to list Covestro in fourth quarterThe logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the Bayer Healthcare subgroup production pl
Bayer plans to list Covestro in fourth quarter
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
The logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the Bayer Healthcare subgroup production plant in Wuppertal February 24, 2014. FRANKFURT Bayer's (BAYGn.DE) plastics maker Covestro aims to raise about 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) with an initial public... Read more
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Daily Mail
Boys and girls with autism display different symptomsSymptoms of autism differ between boys and girls because 'their brains have dif
Boys and girls with autism display different symptoms
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
Symptoms of autism differ between boys and girls because 'their brains have different structures' Scientists found girls and boys with autism display different symptoms Girls display less repetitive and restricted behaviour than boys Experts... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Shame on those who fat-shameBody-shaming bullies or health-advocates? You decide. A new group going by the
Shame on those who fat-shame
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
Body-shaming bullies or health-advocates? You decide. A new group going by the name of ThInnerBeauty has taken to social media with what they say is a message of “health, fitness and beauty.” However experts and those promoting body acceptance and... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Healthy habits for children heading off to collegeRICHMOND, Va -- Sending children off to college can be a very emotional experie
Healthy habits for children heading off to college
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 hours ago
RICHMOND, Va -- Sending children off to college can be a very emotional experience for a parent. If the child is used to having their parent take care of everything health-related -- like setting up doctor appointments -- worry can be one of those... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers find intrinsic differences in mice’s neural stem cells using image-tracking technologyOne of the longstanding debates in science, that has, perhaps unsurprisingly, p
Researchers find intrinsic differences in mice’s neural stem cells using image-tracking technology
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 hours ago
One of the longstanding debates in science, that has, perhaps unsurprisingly, permeated into the field of stem cell research, is the question of nature versus nurture influencing development. Science on stem cells thus far, has suggested that, as one... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Inhibiting key protein involved in glucose production may help in treating type 2 diabetesSome treatments for type 2 diabetes make the body more sensitive to insulin, th
Inhibiting key protein involved in glucose production may help in treating type 2 diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 hours ago
Some treatments for type 2 diabetes make the body more sensitive to insulin, the hormone that lowers blood sugar. But new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests a different strategy: slowing the production of... Read more
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Medical News Today
New type 2 diabetes drug may target glucose production in liverInstead of trying to make the body more sensitive to insulin, is it possible to
New type 2 diabetes drug may target glucose production in liver
Medical News Today / Posted 3 hours ago
Instead of trying to make the body more sensitive to insulin, is it possible to treat type 2 diabetes by slowing the production of glucose in the liver? The researchers suggest a drug that shuts down a protein that controls glucose production in the... Read more
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