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Nanoscale syringe-like bacterial structures could be used to deliver novel drugs

2 hours ago   |   News Medical

By scraping tubeworms off the bottom of boats in the San Diego harbor to study them, San Diego State University researchers discovered that a beneficial bacterium that aids...
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As Congo's Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo's response has been uneven, and the former health minister has been jailed.
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Hearing aids lower the chance of dementia, depression, and falling

1 day ago   |   Medical News Today

A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression, and falls.
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Specular microscopy, Scheimpflug imaging may help identify potential graft rejection

3 days ago   |   Healio

PARIS - Combined assessment of specular microscopy and Scheimpflug imaging could aid in detecting eyes at risk for graft rejection following Descemet's membrane endothelial...
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Organic Psyllium Husk's Many Health Benefits

3 days ago   |   Mercola

Table of Contents What Is Psyllium Husk? Health Benefits of Psyllium Husk Uses of Psyllium Husk Studies on Psyllium Husk Does Psyllium Husk Have Side Effects? Psyllium...
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Augmented reality visual aids may improve mobility in RP patients

3 days ago   |   Healio

Use of augmented reality low-vision aids for patients with retinitis pigmentosa may assist with mobility and grasp, a recent study suggests. “When exposed to our AR low vision...
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Scientists Use CRISPR Tool in Attempt to Cure HIV

Scientists Use CRISPR Tool in Attempt to Cure HIV

3 days ago   |   Web MD

Chinese researchers used the tool to give a patient blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS-causing virus, the Associated Press reported.
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What Is Survivors Pension with Aid and Attendance

3 days ago   |   National Care Planning Council

Survivors Pension, also known as Death Pension, is a disability income program available to the single surviving spouse and/or dependent children of a deceased veteran who...
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World First Aid Day: 'First Aid and Road Safety'

World First Aid Day: 'First Aid and Road Safety'

4 days ago   |   Medindia Health

World First Aid Day is celebrated on the second Saturday of September every year. It aims to create awareness about the importance of First Aid in saving lives. The 2019 theme...
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Key to Help Treat Different Cancers Identified

Key to Help Treat Different Cancers Identified

4 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Scientists have discovered the key that helps treat different cancers. Study offers hope that drugs designed to turn down the gauge may eventually aid in treating many forms of...
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Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for...

Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for the first time

Researchers led by Hasselt University in Belgium scanned flesh from the placentas of 28 women who lived in areas with varying levels of pollution and found they all had black... Read more ...

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

You might want to avoid making any important decisions about the future while being hungry. Read more ...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of Kids Who Face Trauma

Adverse childhood experience can lead to poor health later in life. Positive experiences could work as an anecdote to counter and overcome trauma. Read more ...

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The survivors, from Lincolnshire, aged from 47 to 81 and including eight blood relatives, won their battle after 15 years. Joyce Waite, 78, was the first to be diagnosed in 2002. Read more ...

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer cells can survive chemotherapy by resorting to cannibalism. This behavior provides them with the energy resources to stay alive and cause tumor relapse after the... Read more ...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional vaccine'

Scientists from the University of Rochester gave the patch (pictured, alongside a traditional vaccine) to mice for between 18 and 36 hours. The animals 'initiated a robust... Read more ...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept alive by transfusions

Steph Davidson's daughter Adeline relies on blood transfusions while she waits for a bone marrow transplant. Adeline, from Scotland, has low levels of platelets and red and... Read more ...

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Bacteria living in your gut may negatively influence your blood sugar levels, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New imaging technology uses the way light from lasers communicates with cancerous and healthy tissues to distinguish between them in real-time. Read more ...

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Are you a night owl? Watch out, poor sleep and staying up late at night can cause excess weight gain among teen girls. Read more ...