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Detroit Free Press
New gene therapy treatment could hit $1M per patient because of additional costsThe total costs of the country’s first gene therapy will be far higher than man
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 minutes ago
The total costs of the country’s first gene therapy will be far higher than many have imagined, reaching $1 million or more per patient, according to leading cancer experts. The therapy, a leukemia drug from Novartis called Kymriah, was approved in... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Twitter, Instagram accounts promote 'extreme thinness', says studyLondon: Posts on Twitter and Instagram often promote "bonespiration" and "thins
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 minutes ago
London: Posts on Twitter and Instagram often promote "bonespiration" and "thinspiration" - women's bodies featuring protruding bones and pencil-thin limbs - which encourage eating disorders such as anorexia, a study warns. Researchers from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Fever in Early Pregnancy Induces Heart, Facial Birth DefectsResearchers have known for decades that fevers in the first trimester of pregna
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Researchers have known for decades that fevers in the first trimester of pregnancy increase risk for some heart defects and facial deformities such as cleft lip or palate. Exactly how this happens is unclear. Scientists have debated whether a virus... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Launches Drought Mitigation Programme for Kitui EastKitui — President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched a Sh25 million drought mitigation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Kitui — President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched a Sh25 million drought mitigation programme in Kitui East Constituency, affirming Jubilee's broader agenda of cushioning Kenyans from severe drought that includes enhancing the livestock off-take exercise... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monkey Pox - Expert Advocates Ban On Importation of RodentsA veterinary doctor, Mr Mutiu Oladele-Bukola, has advocated ban on the importat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
A veterinary doctor, Mr Mutiu Oladele-Bukola, has advocated ban on the importation of rodents into the country to curtail further outbreak of monkey pox and other zoonotic diseases. Oladele-Bukola of the Institute of Agricultural Research and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim Makes Giant Strides in Cancer Data CollectionBy Sifelani Tsiko, Senior Writer Zimbabwe has made huge strides in improving t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
By Sifelani Tsiko, Senior Writer Zimbabwe has made huge strides in improving the collection of information of all new cancer cases helping to increase surveillance and the implementation cancer programmes in the country. The Zimbabwe National Cancer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman Battles Skin Cancer for 15 YearsKamuli — When you hear Ms Alaisa Naibira, who is living with albinism, speak on
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
Kamuli — When you hear Ms Alaisa Naibira, who is living with albinism, speak on phone, she sounds like a person suffering from flu or sinuses. But this is not the case. The 52-year-old widow and a mother of six has been battling skin cancer for 15... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lasuth to Begin Full Cardiac Surgery - CMDAs part of efforts to stem overseas medical tourism by Nigerians, the Lagos Sta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
As part of efforts to stem overseas medical tourism by Nigerians, the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, says it will soon begin full cardiac surgery. The Chief Medical Director, Adewole Oke, told the News Agency of Nigeria... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why You Should Sit LessIf you spend the better part of your work day sitting in front of a computer or
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
If you spend the better part of your work day sitting in front of a computer or sitting at a desk shuffling papers, you are heading for trouble. It is not for nothing that wellness doctors advise 20 minutes of exercise every day. The advances in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Have More Mentally Ill Persons On the Streets - PsychiatristThe Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, The Retreat Mental Hospital, Dr. Ol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, The Retreat Mental Hospital, Dr. Olufemi Oluwatayo has called on Nigerians to take their mental health serious, noting that, the fact someone is walking around normally does not mean he or she is mentally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sanofi Moves to Rescue 5m Nigerians From Diabetes... Holds National Summit Oct 18 Healthcare professionals, weekend in Lagos ra
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
... Holds National Summit Oct 18 Healthcare professionals, weekend in Lagos raised the alarm over increasing cases of diabetes saying not less than 5 million Nigerians are living with the disease. To this end, a National Diabetes Summit to improve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
80 Percent of Blindness Is Preventable - EntomologistAs the world weekend marked 2017 World Sight Day, Entomologist has disclosed th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
As the world weekend marked 2017 World Sight Day, Entomologist has disclosed that 80 percent of blindness could be prevented. A Consultant Entomologist at the MeCure Eye Centre, Mecure Health Care Limited, Oshodi, Lagos. Dr Kunle Alabi who made the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Well-vetted bods muscle up for a causeALONG with the first appearance of Christmas decorations in the shops or the fi
Weekly Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
ALONG with the first appearance of Christmas decorations in the shops or the first sighting of llily white legs in shorts, Back Paddock eagerly awaits that other sure sign the year is drawing to a close — publication of next year’s first nude... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One-Hour Exercise Can Prevent 12% of Depression CasesAbout 12 percent cases of depression could have been prevented if participants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
About 12 percent cases of depression could have been prevented if participants undertook just one hour of physical activity each week, a recent research has revealed. The result of the study which was published in the American Journal of Psychiatry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Childhood Cancer - Our Pains As Mothers... In 9 months, my son took 19 pints of blood --Riskat Oshagbemi ... I exhaus
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
... In 9 months, my son took 19 pints of blood --Riskat Oshagbemi ... I exhausted my savings, yet my daugther died -- Buki Oluwaojebi Cancer is a bully, worse than the playground bully. It does not only try to steal the children's lunch money but... Read more
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Weekly Times
Homegrown GM hypocrisyFOOD derived from 60 genetically modified crops can be imported into Australia,
Weekly Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
FOOD derived from 60 genetically modified crops can be imported into Australia, but local growers can only grow one GM food crop — canola. GM proponents say complex and costly regulations, state bans and Australia’s small market mean local farmers... Read more
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Weekly Times
Codeine rule a painA COMMON cold has the potential to cause a major headache for Australia’s alrea
Weekly Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
A COMMON cold has the potential to cause a major headache for Australia’s already-struggling rural health system. That’s according to pharmacists and politicians from both sides of the aisle, who urged the Federal Government to rethink the... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
One in nine American men is infected with oral HPV, study showsAbout one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillom
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 6 minutes ago
About one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Nationwide, rates for oral HPV infections are 11.5% of men and 3.2% of women:... Read more
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FOX News
Breast cancer survivors share what surprised them most about diagnosis Unless you're a breast cancer survivor yourself, there are some things about
FOX News / Posted 7 minutes ago
Unless you're a breast cancer survivor yourself, there are some things about the disease that you simply can't know or understand. Yet most of us know and love someone who has... Read more
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FOX News
Breast cancer survivors share what surprised them most about diagnosisPatients hear terms like "triple-negative" and "tumor stage" from their doctors
FOX News / Posted 7 minutes ago
Patients hear terms like "triple-negative" and "tumor stage" from their doctors over the course of their treatment. Understanding them and how they can affect you or your loved one can be an important step to getting the right help. Here are 8 breast... Read more
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The North West Star
Schoolboy thanks bionic ear inventor for giftIt was a special meeting for an eight-year-old boy - and his hero. Inspiration
The North West Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
It was a special meeting for an eight-year-old boy - and his hero. Inspirational: Felix Williams was born profoundly deaf - and on Monday met the inventor of the bionic ear he had implanted - Professor Graeme Clark. Picture: Robert Peet Windang... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Memo: Secret wait list kept for some Omaha VA appointmentsOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Documents say employees maintained a secret waiting list of
KWWL Iowa / Posted 10 minutes ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Documents say employees maintained a secret waiting list of veterans for some Omaha mental health appointments. The Omaha World-Herald reports that a compliance officer's memo to the director of the Department of Veterans Affairs'... Read more
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Daily Mail
World’s tallest 12-old towers above his peers at 7ft 5insThe world's tallest boy: 12-year-old measures 7ft 5ins and undergoes risky brai
Daily Mail / Posted 13 minutes ago
The world's tallest boy: 12-year-old measures 7ft 5ins and undergoes risky brain surgery to stop him growing - but his life is left hanging in the balance Gabriel Gomes suffers from gigantism, caused by a tumour of the pituitary gland He had an... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stress is as bad as a high-fat diet for women: Study reveals it changes gut bacteria and increases the risk of a range of di
Daily Mail / Posted 13 minutes ago
: Study reveals it changes gut bacteria and increases the risk of a range of diseases from arthritis to cancer Stressed female mice have their gut make up change as much as eating high-fat Women are more... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mom's birth control implant went MISSING inside her arm for monthsYoung mother was left traumatised after her birth control implant went MISSING
Daily Mail / Posted 13 minutes ago
Young mother was left traumatised after her birth control implant went MISSING inside her arm for five months - forcing doctors to 'dig around' before it was found under her armpit Kelly King, 23, wanted the implant removed a year after it was... Read more
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Wayne Post
Volunteer firefighters urge Gov. Cuomo to sign cancer coverage billThe state's 92,000 volunteer firefighters have been fighting for this coverage
Wayne Post / Posted 14 minutes ago
The state's 92,000 volunteer firefighters have been fighting for this coverage for at least the last two years. State lawmakers approved the bill, but Governor Cuomo has yet to sign it. "The governor should sign this bill because it's the right... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Lack of funding left us unable to care for Esidimeni patients Ethel Ncube, who owns the Precious Angels NGO in Atteridgeville Pretoria, tes
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 minutes ago
Ethel Ncube, who owns the Precious Angels NGO in Atteridgeville Pretoria, testified at the Esidimeni hearings in Parktown this morning. Founder of the Precious Angels NGO, Ethel Ncube,... Read more
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Time
3 Strange Treatments Doctors Used to Think Were Good for YouThe quest for a health is a natural human response to illness, but medical hist
Time / Posted 16 minutes ago
The quest for a health is a natural human response to illness, but medical history provides plenty of reason to think twice before you try that miracle cure. Case in point: medieval doctors would press a sacrificed puppy, kitten, rabbit or lamb on... Read more
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Business Wire
Hemodialysis Catheter Market by Product - Forecast, 2017The global hemodialysis catheters market was valued at $663 million in 2016, an
Business Wire / Posted 17 minutes ago
The global hemodialysis catheters market was valued at $663 million in 2016, and is estimated to reach at $926 million by 2023, registering a CAGR of 4.8% from 2017 to 2023. Increase in number of patients suffering from end-stage renal disease... Read more
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Business Wire
Scientific Update for Diabetes, Kidney Ischemia, Liver Perfusion, Retinal Cell Replacement, Monoclonal Antibody Production and Immune Cell Cryopreservation RecoveryPresently at the University of Alberta: 1.Diabetes (study started February 201
Business Wire / Posted 17 minutes ago
Presently at the University of Alberta: 1.Diabetes (study started February 2017) The PKX-001 (AAGP™’s clinical name) Study is treating islet cells prior to transplantation into human test subjects. The clinical trials are assessing any side effects... Read more
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