Medicine

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Study shows epigenetic changes can drive cancer

( Baylor College of Medicine ) Researchers at the United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have now created a mouse model providing ... [Published Infrosoft - 25 mins ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 10 reports

Nigeria on red alert after first Ebola death

The health ministry said Friday that a 40-year-old Liberian man died at a private hospital in Lagos from the disease, which has now killed more than 650 people in four west African countries since January -- the deadliest outbreak in history.The victim, ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 2 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 33 reports

Bose sues Beats over noise-cancelling headphones patents

Apple thought it was just getting a headphone maker when it agreed to buy Beats for $3 billion, but it may have also acquired a new legal headache. Beats is being sued by Bose for patent infringement related to its noise-cancelling headphone technology. ... [Published Geek.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 10 reports

Ebola victim on the run in Sierra Leone capital

Freetown: Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease.Radio stations in Freetown, ... [Published WA Today - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 21 reports

WHO opens Ebola response centre in Guinea

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has opened a Sub-regional Outbreak Coordination Centre in here after continuing reports of new cases and deaths attributable to Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone."The centre will allow monitoring ... [Published ProKerala.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 28 reports

Nexavar fails to meet primary endpoint in HER-2–negative breast cancer

Results from a phase 3 trial have found that sorafenib plus capecitabine did not meet its primary endpoint of improving PFS for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic HER-2–negative breast cancer, manufacturers Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals ... [Published Orthopedics Today - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 31 reports

Suspected Ebola Patient Dies in Lagos

The man identified as Patrick Sawyer, arrived Lagos last Sunday from Liberia and died on Thursday night at the First Consultant Medical Centre, Obalende, Lagos, said state officials. However, during a press briefing in Abuja on Friday, the Minister of ... [Published Individual.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 34 reports

Study: People who work overnight face higher chance of diabetes

People who work odd hours may have an increased risk for type two diabetes.Researchers looked at data and found people who work overnight shifts had a 9-percent increased risk for the disease.People who had rotating shifts had a 40-percent increased risk ... [Published WHDH-TV - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Diabetes, Risk
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 25 reports

New Google Project Will Use Health Data for Earlier Disease Detection

Google has launched a project that aims to identify patterns, or "biomarkers," in the genetic and molecular data from 175 people, with such data being collected by a wide range of new diagnostic tools, the Wall Street Journal[1] reports. Project Deta ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 28 reports

Conference warns on laws undermining Aids fightDPA

MelbourneThe 20th International Aids Conference concluded in Australia yesterday with a warning that laws worldwide are undermining efforts to curb the disease.“A wave of discriminatory laws and policies are setting us back towards exclusion: limiting ... [Published Gulf Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 38 reports

Single-dose radiotherapy could transform breast cancer treatment

NICE's decision to offer patients the option of Intrabeam is good news for those with early breast cancer, and potentially for hospitals' other patients too. The treatment is actually marginally cheaper than traditional radiotherapy, and is far quicker ... [Published EIU - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 34 reports

AIDS: The Sexual Injustice That Exists in South Africa

Those living in the Republic of South Africa have the highest percentage affected by AIDS than any other country, according to a UNAIDS 2012 report. An estimated 5.6 million people were affected by this disease since 2012 and 270,190 were reported dead ... [Published The Guardian Express - 20 hours ago]
Entities: HIV/AIDS, South Africa, Sex

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...' Women may perceive a responsive stranger as less desirable for different reasons," Birnbaum cautions. "Regardless of the reasons, perhaps men should slow down if their goal is to instill sexual desire."
...  "There was no inkling of it," Devries said.  "It's one of those situations where no matter what rules or regulations or whatever you put inin place, if somebody wants to violate it secretly as this physician did, there's not a thing that institution is going to be able to do to know that."
"I had nothing left except the good grace of my family, and I was on thin ice there, anyway," she said. "I had $100 and a carton of cigarettes from my parents."

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