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Genetics Home Reference: Xia-Gibbs syndrome

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Nitazoxanide not beneficial for treatment of severe acute respiratory illness

2 hours ago   |   Healio

Adding nitazoxanide to standard of care for the treatment of children and adults with severe acute respiratory infections was safe, but it did not reduce hospital stay...
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How to block new antibiotic resistance gene

6 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new antimicrobial-resistance gene, VCC-1, a beta-lactamase gene, has been discovered in benign close relatives of virulent Vibrio cholerae, which causes cholera. Now, a team...
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The Checkup: Having Anesthesia Once as a Baby Does Not Cause Learning Disabilities, New Research Shows

1 day ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Although earlier studies in animals suggested a connection, the new research should reassure parents whose children need surgery, experts say.
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How Does Supplemental Medicare Coverage Affect the Disabled Under-65 Population?: An Exploratory Analysis of the Health Effects of States' Medigap Policies for SSDI Beneficiaries - by Philip Armour, Claire O'Hanlon

1 day ago   |   National Bureau of Economic Research   |   2 articles

A substantial portion of the costs associated with, and the value to beneficiaries of, Social Security Disability Insurance is Medicare eligibility. However, the benefits of...
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Twisted SCIENCE: Journal paper retracted after co-author found to have sexually assaulted the physically disabled author who has severe mental retardation

Twisted SCIENCE: Journal paper retracted after co-author found to have sexually assaulted the physically disabled author who has severe mental retardation

2 days ago   |   Natural News

The process of facilitated communication involves absolute trust. It requires that someone with autism or another developmental disability literally place themselves in the...
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Morbidity and mortality in preterm infants less than 29 weeks of gestational age

2 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine

Background: Preterm birth is certainly a public health problem. Aside from being an important cause of mortality, prematurity increases the risk of serious lifetime...
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1-Handed NFL Player Shaquem Griffin Met a Young Fan Missing Part of His Arm, and We Can't Stop Smiling

1-Handed NFL Player Shaquem Griffin Met a Young Fan Missing Part of His Arm, and We Can't Stop Smiling

5 days ago   |   PopSugar

If you haven't heard the story of one-handed Seattle Seahawk linebacker Shaquem Griffin yet, prepare to be inspired. He was born with amniotic band syndrome, resulting in...
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THIS Is What It Means To Be A Good Teacher

THIS Is What It Means To Be A Good Teacher

5 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

When I first started my career in education, my supervisor told me one of the best thing I could do is not own a student's problems. Well, actually, he said that I shouldn't...
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"Determined" French farmer who became disabled following exposure to Monsanto's "Lasso" weedkiller now suing chemical giant

"Determined" French farmer who became disabled following exposure to Monsanto's "Lasso" weedkiller now suing chemical giant

5 days ago   |   Natural News

For more than a decade, French farmer Paul François has been seeking justice against Monsanto, the world's most evil corporation, over injuries he incurred as a result of using...
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Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2... Read more ...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to Another Level

Thirty minutes. That's really all you need to get in a good workout and stay on top of your health goals. Yet some days even 30 minutes feels like a chore. But what if we told... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

“Trump-Russia collusion” revealed as massive hoax; Americans deserve apology...

“Trump-Russia collusion” revealed as massive hoax; Americans deserve apology from Democrats and the entire fake news media

For nearly two years, Americans have watched - some with anger, some with glee - as POTUS Donald Trump and his administration were hampered and harassed by a special counsel... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

A number of clinics are already offering transfusions of young blood plasma with the promise it stops aging, but the procedure is unproven and done by 'bad actors, the FDA... Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and depression

Scientists have learned a lot about most of the body's organs over the years. The growing body of knowledge on the liver, heart, lungs and kidneys has enabled many people to... Read more ...