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St. Jude Doctors Claim Cure for 'Bubble Boy' Disease

14 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Relying on the trickery used by the AIDS virus to infect people, doctors at two medical centers say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect...
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New Antibody May Suppress HIV for Up To 16 Weeks Without ART

15 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

A novel antibody monotherapy may maintain human immunodeficiency virus suppression for up to 16 weeks, newly published data suggest. Medscape Medical News
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Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

19 hours ago   |   BBC   |   3 articles

The study could aid medical research and fuel debate about the difference between life and death.
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Why Fridays Are So Important For My Child With Special Needs

Why Fridays Are So Important For My Child With Special Needs

21 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Friday - the designated day that my daughter Alona spends at a mainstream school each week. In contrast to Monday through Thursday when Alona attends a special school. In the...
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Tool Calculates Competing Risks of Death in Older Women With Early Breast Cancer

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

A risk calculator incorporating age, comorbidities and estrogen receptor status can estimate competing risks of death for older women with stage 1 breast cancer, potentially...
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What Air Pollution Does to Your Body

2 days ago   |   Mercola

In April 2019, London launched an ultralow emission zone in central London, which will charge motorists more than $16 a day to drive into the area, unless they meet certain...
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Speaker: Health-status improvement program can aid success in alternative payment models

2 days ago   |   Healio

LAS VEGAS - Results of a program that identifies and optimizes patients with risk factors associated with a poor outcome after total joint arthroplasty and delays their surgery...
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AP Exclusive: UN whistleblower targeted in misconduct probe

3 days ago   |   ABC News

AP Exclusive: The U.N. AIDS agency is grappling with previously undisclosed allegations of financial and sexual misconduct involving a whistleblower
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£1.8 million award to boost Crohn's disease research

3 days ago   |   News Medical

An international philanthropic trust has awarded significant funding to aid scientists' understanding of the currently incurable condition known as Crohn's disease.
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Weekly Health Quiz: Fasting, Diabetes and Wheatgrass

3 days ago   |   Mercola

1 Which of the following mimics the effects of bilirubin, which has been linked to improved weight control and a lower risk of diabetes? Spirulina Bilirubin might aid weight...
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Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied in secondary school may dramatically raise the victim's chances of mental health problems and unemployment later in life, finds a new study. Read more ...

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

A research team led by Yale School of Medicine obtained the pigs' brains from abattoirs and placed them in a system they created called BrainEx. Read more ...

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Summer is here, and it can wreak havoc on your sensitive skin and flawless hair. So, make sure to beat the heat by following simple summer skin care and hair care tips to keep... Read more ...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania successfully edited the DNA of embryonic mice just days before birth to get rid of genetic defects that cause fatal lung diseases. Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...