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PD: CNAs abused Alzheimer's patient

Two certified nursing assistants at a nursing home are accused of tormenting and hitting a 75-year-old patient with Alzheimer’s disease, police said. The alleged abuse took place at the Palm Gardens Nursing Home in Winter Haven, Florida and was caught ... [Published Indy Channel - 24 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 39 reports

A Glass Of Wine Just As Calorific As a Doughnut?

Home > Health and Fitness > Health > It's Friday, which for us usually means a BIG glass of wine after work, but maybe these figures will change your mind. Doctors say a large glass of wine contains about 200 calories - the same amount of calories ... [Published SoFeminine.co.uk - 39 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 21 reports

Crash Test Dummies Getting Fatter to Represent Obese US

The company that makes crash test dummies for car impact surveys has started fattening them up, taking the weight of one range of dummies up from 75kg to 120kg to reflect the fact that the average US driver has rocketed in weight.Humanetics CEO Chris ... [Published Gizmodo UK - 47 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 17 reports

Scientists Solve The Mystery Of Why Scratching Makes You Feel Even Itchier

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlineScratching an itch should make you feel better, but often times it only intensifies the feeling – and now scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered what is ... [Published Red Orbit - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Bristol-Myers’ Opdivo Improves Survival Rates For Lung Cancer Patients

Bristol-Myers announced that its experimental cancer drug Opdivo improved survival rates for late-stage lung cancer patients in trialsPage 1 of 2Click Ticker to See live coverageBristol-Myers Squibb Co ( BMY ) stock gained 8.9% in yesterday's trading ... [Published Bidness Etc - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Bassetlaw: Pregnant women urged to get flu and whopping cough vaccines

Mum-to-be are being urged to have their flu and whooping cough vaccinations to ensure any risk to their child is kept to a minimum.Pregnant women can get their flu jab during any stage of their pregnancy.The whopping cough vaccination is available to ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 13 reports

Mediterranean-style diet linked to lower risk of chronic kidney disease

A new study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology finds that following a Mediterranean-style diet could significantly lower the risk of chronic kidney disease. The Mediterranean diet[1] mainly consists of plant-based ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 9 reports

In a first, Hyderabad doctors perform rare heart surgery on foetus

Zee Media Bureau/Salome PhelameiHyderabad: In a significant medical breakthrough and a first in the country, a rare surgery on foetus was performed inside a pregnant woman's womb by doctors at a hospital in Hyderabad.Shirisha (25), a science teacher from ... [Published zeenews.com - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Hyderabad, Pregnancy
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 21 reports

Virus Sleuths Chip Away At Ebola Mysteries

Stringy particles of Ebola virus (blue) bud from a chronically infected cell (yellow-green) in this colorized, scanning electron micrograph. NIAID/Science Source hide captioni toggle caption NIAID/Science SourceVincent Racaniello, who studies viruses ... [Published NPR - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 66 reports

Genes 'play role in Ebola survival'

Genetic factors could play an important role in whether people survive the Ebola virus, say US scientists. A study of mice infected with the virus found they showed a number of different symptoms, with 19% remaining unaffected by the disease. This could ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Ebola Virus, Virus
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 58 reports

'Our drug laws are working' Cameron hits out at calls for reform

DAVID Cameron ruled out relaxing Britain's drug laws yesterday, despite Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg and Tory MPs calling for a review.The Prime Minister said the current approach to tackling drug use was working, and relaxing the law would send out the ... [Published Scottish Daily Express - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 52 reports

US nurse defies Ebola quarantine to go cycling

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that the spread of Ebola is slowing down in Liberia.Liberia is one of three West African nations which have been ravaged by the deadly diseases since June this year.WHO’s Assistant Director-General in ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - 14 hours ago]

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"These discriminatory, anti-LGBT laws call into question the democratic path that Russia ostensibly has chosen. They disregard the obligation carried by all democratic societies to respect and protect minority populations of any kind. And they deny not only the promise of equality under the law, but the fundamental freedoms of speech, assembly, and association that are core to any democratic system."
...that the genes we inherit from our parents likely play a significant role in our lifetime risk of developing pancreatic cancer," said Biankin. "Secondly, they emphasize that when assessing someone's individual risk of developing pancreatic cancer, it may be important to assess not just family history of pancreatic cancer but other malignancies too. Finally, our data emphasize the importance of smoking abstinence."
"Our original prevention budget for mental health was set by the Primary Care Trust. Since public health transitioned to the council in April 2013 we have increased this investment to ensure our residents receive the care and support that they need."
"Eating a 60-gram serving of oatmeal might lower cholesterol significantly, said the study's lead author Frank Thies from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, Britain."

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