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Food supplements plus cash to poor families reduces rates of child malnutrition in Niger more than each intervention alone

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.In Niger, interventions that combined the distribution of supplementary food with a cash transfer to poor families prevented acute malnutrition in young children more effectively than strategies that relied on ... [Published Medical News Today - 4 hours ago]
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3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Cell & Gene Therapy, October 27-29, 2014, Las Vegas

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.The main theme of the conference is "Uncover the potential that lies within the cell".We cordially invite all the participants who are interested in sharing their knowledge and research in the arena of Cell & Gene ... [Published Medical News Today - 4 hours ago]
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Medical tourism is risky for Canada's health care system

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.Attracting medical tourists to Canada is a risk, and we need to understand the impact on our health care system before jumping in, argues Dr. Matthew Stanbrook, Deputy Editor, with Dr. John Fletcher, Editor-in-Chief, ... [Published Medical News Today - 5 hours ago]
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Eating fresh fruit every day 'could reduce risk of CVD by up to 40%'

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the US. Each year, 600,000 people die from heart disease and 130,000 die from stroke. But a new study finds that the risk of developing cardiovascular ... [Published Medical News Today - 8 hours ago]
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Infant feeding habits may predict eating behaviors in later life

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. A follow-up study of children previously included in the Infant Feeding Practices Study II expands the evidence on the long-term effects of infant nutrition.The FDA wanted to better understand how consumers ... [Published Medical News Today - 8 hours ago]
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Are molecular mechanisms to blame for how stress affects us?

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Stress affects us in different ways. While some people are able to sail through stressful situations, others are more affected. But this "stress gap" is not simply down to outlook or resiliency; a new study ... [Published Medical News Today - 8 hours ago]
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Take Home Naloxone program saves more lives

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.BC's pilot Take Home Naloxone (THN) program has reversed 125 opioid drug overdoses over the past two years, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control.Naloxone is a safe medication that can reverse the effects ... [Published Medical News Today - 10 hours ago]
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Brain scans suggest people can learn to like healthy foods

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. A small study using brain scans suggests the addictive power of unhealthy, high-calorie food can be reduced and the brain retrained to prefer healthy, lowercalorie foods. Participants who followed a 6-month ... [Published Medical News Today - 13 hours ago]
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MD Anderson cost analysis shows proton therapy less costly than IMRT for advanced head/neck cancers

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.According to research from The Proton Therapy Center at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the episodic cost of care using intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT) in advanced stage head and neck ... [Published Medical News Today - 11 hours ago]
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Why is it taking so long to revise guidance on beta blockers?

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.Published on thebmj.com is an analysis, which challenges whether beta-blockers should be given around the time of certain types of surgery for people at high risk of cardiovascular disease.There was a strong recommendation ... [Published Medical News Today - 12 hours ago]
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Electronic nose sniffs out C. diff

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. A team of chemists and a microbiologist at the University of Leicester in the UK has developed a rapid and sensitive electronic nose that sniffs out the highly infectious hospital superbug C. diff .Clostridium ... [Published Medical News Today - 13 hours ago]
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How Ebola blocks the immune system

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have identified one way the Ebola virus dodges the body's antiviral defenses, providing important insight that could lead to new therapies, in research ... [Published Medical News Today - 13 hours ago]

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In an accompanying Perspective, Marko Kerac and Andrew Seal from University College London say: "Numerous messages arise from this paper that will play a major role in informing and shaping future policy, practice, and research."
...private care to patients, perhaps such capacity should be used to treat Canadians who are waiting for the same interventions," writes Stanbrook. "Medical tourism must not become a mechanism that allows governments to evade their responsibility to fund the health care system adequately and efficiently enough to meet the needs of Canadians."
"China has a different pattern of CVD," explains Dr. Du, "with stroke as the main cause compared to Western countries where ischemic heart disease is more prevalent. Previous studies have combined ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, probably due to the limited number of stroke cases in their datasets."
"Like people, each animal has unique experiences as it goes through its life. And we suspect that these life experiences can alter the expression of genes, and as a result, affect an animal's susceptibility to stress" he says, adding:

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