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Deafness could be reversed? Scientists discover how to regrow lost cells in the ear

Deafness could be reversed? Scientists discover how to regrow lost cells in the ear

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers from the University of Rochester found that viruses, genetics and even existing drugs could cause little hairs to regrow in the inner ear. These hairs pick up on...
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'Unthinkable' that the NHS won't buy life-saving children's drug

'Unthinkable' that the NHS won't buy life-saving children's drug

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Doctors have said it is 'unthinkable' that British children can't get access to the £450,000-a-year drug Spinraza, which can improve the crippling condition spinal muscular...
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Quit-smoking drug helps addicts ditch the habit without any withdrawals

Quit-smoking drug helps addicts ditch the habit without any withdrawals

4 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Scientists from Scripps Research Institute plan to investigate the effects of NicA2-J1 in human smokers and hope to test whether the drug Chantix also blocks nicotine from...
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Study finds changes in antiepileptic drug metabolism during different trimesters of pregnancy

11 hours ago   |   News Medical

During pregnancy, the numerous physiological changes a woman's body undergoes can alter the way medications are metabolized, the rate at which they are cleared, and their...
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Mice study shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis

12 hours ago   |   News Medical

Biochemists, microbiologists, drug discovery experts and infectious disease doctors have teamed up in a new study that shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis...
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I Grew Up With A Single Mom, But I Never Missed My Dad

I Grew Up With A Single Mom, But I Never Missed My Dad

13 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

I grew up with a single mom and a more than absent father. Looking back, my relationships with the both of them couldn't have been more different. My mom and I somewhat...
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FDA Panel Oks Tegaserod for IBS-C in Women with Low CV Risk

14 hours ago   |   Medscape

The Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA recommended reintroducing tegaserod maleate for women with irritable bowel syndrome and low cardiovascular...
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WATCH: Salmonella outbreak resistant to some drugs linked to raw chicken

14 hours ago   |   ABC News

At least 92 people have been sickened in 29 states but the source of the contamination has not been found, the CDC said.
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A 150-year-old drug might improve radiation therapy for cancer

16 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy. Researchers found that the drug papaverine...
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Umbilical Cord Tissue and Meconium May Not Be Equivalent for Confirming in Utero Substance Exposure

17 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

In a retrospective study of 501 neonates with potential in utero substance exposure, the drug detection performance of a commercially available umbilical cord tissue toxicology...
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Trader Joe's salads, Mary's Harvest wraps recalled for risk from corn

Trader Joe's salads, Mary's Harvest wraps recalled for risk from corn

Mary's Harvest Fresh Foods Inc. is recalling its branded wrap sandwiches and Trader Joe's brand salads because they include corn from a third-party supplier that might be... Read more ...

Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk...

Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk of dementia

Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark believe the heightened dementia risk is caused by diseased blood vessels as a result of abnormally high blood pressure. Read more ...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may delay the development and spread of breast cancer, found new study. Read more ...

Eating late at night linked to weight gain, diabetes and heart conditions

Eating late at night linked to weight gain, diabetes and heart conditions

First experimental evidence now shows that late-night snacking can cause more than just weight gain. Eating meals late at night can increase the risk of developing diabetes and... Read more ...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea by 20%

The new study, led by Brown University in Rhode Island, found that the protective effects were only shown in caffeinated coffee. Decaf coffee did not lower participants'... Read more ...

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

The Salad, made by Caioti Pizza Cafe in Studio City, is a simple mix of romaine, watercress, walnuts, and gorgonzola, with a herb-balsamic dressing. But scores of women say the... Read more ...

Take Your Cardio to the Next Level With These Tips to Burn More Calories

Take Your Cardio to the Next Level With These Tips to Burn More Calories

Time is precious and no more so than in the gym. You want to get in, work it, and get out - well. .. and maybe hit the steam room for a quick five minutes. If cardio machines... Read more ...

Your burger probably contains dangerous levels of antibioticS

Your burger probably contains dangerous levels of antibioticS

In the 2018 Chain Reaction Report, only two chains, Shake Shack and Burger Fi, received As for serving antibiotic-free burgers. Wendy's received a D minus and the other 22... Read more ...

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Stanford University researchers found that people who were exposed to situations such as homelessness in VR developed longer-lasting compassion towards the issue in real life. Read more ...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit Workout

You only have 30 minutes? You can absolutely get in an intense calorie-burning, muscle-building session. This CrossFit workout involves running, some dumbbell moves, and box... Read more ...