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Year in Review: Respiratory Infection

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]]> - Continuing improvements in influenza prevention, including progress toward a "universal" flu vaccine, as well as newly approved treatment options for nosocomial pneumonia...
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'Move Away From Texas': What We Heard This Week

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]]> - "It doesn't say everyone should move away from Texas." - Stephen Williams, MD, of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, on associations between living near...
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Drug-resistant Strains of TB Could be Controlled

Drug-resistant Strains of TB Could be Controlled

4 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

New drugs to treat strains of TB which have become resistant to treatment are now a possibility following a ground breaking discovery from the University of Surrey.
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Research shows that mites and ticks are related, but how do you get rid of them at home?

Research shows that mites and ticks are related, but how do you get rid of them at home?

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It's confirmed: Mites and ticks are closely related species. Scientists have long suspected that the two arthropods are closer than previous research had stated, but there had...
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Over 900 products contain E171, a harmful food additive that can cause IBS and even cancer

Over 900 products contain E171, a harmful food additive that can cause IBS and even cancer

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A recent study revealed the hidden dangers of titanium dioxide , an additive found in foods and medicines. Researchers from The University of Syndey and other universities in...
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Psychiatric comorbidities in psoriasis not directly linked to increased suicidality

1 day ago   |   Healio

No significant increased risk was found for suicidal behavior in a retrospective group of patients with psoriasis and potential concomitant psoriatic arthritis compared with...
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Seattle restaurants with excellent inspection histories target of expanding E. coli outbreak

1 day ago   |   Food Safety

The E.coli outbreak involving several Seattle area restaurants has grown to include 13 cases, up from the original six. The number hospitalized has reached three, up from one...
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Surgeons Transplant a Testicle From One Brother to His Twin

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The rare operation has implications for wounded soldiers, accident victims, cancer patients and those undergoing sex reassignment.
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Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart function in patients with Type 2 diabetes

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart function in patients with Type 2 diabetes

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Diabetes increases the risk of developing other chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. But in a recent study, scientists from the University of Otago in New...
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Formerly incarcerated individuals with reintegration barriers more likely to have poor physical, mental health

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Formerly incarcerated individuals with barriers to re-entry and service needs following their release are subsequently more likely to experience poor physical and mental...
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Drug-resistant Strains of TB Could be Controlled

Drug-resistant Strains of TB Could be Controlled

New drugs to treat strains of TB which have become resistant to treatment are now a possibility following a ground breaking discovery from the University of Surrey. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New Commercial

Aviation Gin nailed this one, saving Peloton Girl from herself By now, you've likely heard the backlash Peloton has gotten over their holiday ad featuring a ridiculously fit... Read more ...

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Research of the Week Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins. Social media... Read more ...

Ischemic Stroke Risk High In Taiwan Due To Air Pollution

Ischemic Stroke Risk High In Taiwan Due To Air Pollution

Long-term exposure to hydrocarbons in the air may be a risk factor for ischemic stroke development. Read more ...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help prevent 52,000 deaths a year

Every hour treatment of sepsis is delayed increases the risk of death by seven per cent, so early diagnosis is key. But current tests take up to three days to provide results. Read more ...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart function in patients with Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes increases the risk of developing other chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. But in a recent study, scientists from the University of Otago in New... Read more ...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung illness epidemic

Of those hospitalized with e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses, 56 of patients in the US used products packaged as 'Dank Vapes,' a counterfeit 'brand' of THC e-cig, the CDC... Read more ...

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most daunting varieties of the disease, with very few people surviving beyond five years after their diagnosis. With few symptoms, most patients... Read more ...

Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current...

Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current Survival Rates: Study

Using lungs from donors who are considered high risk for certain infectious diseases compared to standard risk donors results in similar one-year survival for recipients. Read more ...

Cutting air pollution brings health benefits 'within WEEKS'

Cutting air pollution brings health benefits 'within WEEKS'

Research by the American Thoracic Society found when factories or roads were closed in populated areas such as the Atlanta, Georgia, and Beijing, there were less... Read more ...