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Chelsea Clinton pregnant

While at an event in New York with her mother, Chelsea Clinton announced she is pregnant. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - 2 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 6 reports

Internet can help reduce depression among elderly

Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): A new research that followed the lives of thousands of retired older Americans for six years, found that Internet use among the elderly can reduce the chances of depression by more than 30 percent.“That’s a very strong effect. ... [Published TruthDive - 14 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 11 reports

PET scans could predict extent of recovery from brain injury, trials show

LONDON — Doctors believe they may have found a reliable way to assess whether patients in a vegetative state after a severe brain injury are likely to wake up, raising ethical questions about the best treatment for those in an unresponsive state.In a ... [Published Today Online - 25 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 6 reports

Gilead's Sovaldi(R) Demonstrates Efficacy and Safety Among Chronic Hepatitis C Patients with Advanced Liver Disease

(NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Business Week -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced data from two Phase 2 studies and a compassionate access study in which a regimen containing once-daily Sovaldi® (sofosbuvir) 400 ... [Published NewsRX - 26 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 7 reports

Researchers: foreign doctors should face tougher tests before getting NHS jobs

Research by University College London, published by the British Medical Journal, found a "performance gap" between international medical graduates and UK graduates. It urged the General Medical Council, which commissioned the study, to set pass marks ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 45 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 39 reports

FDA warns about device used in gynecologic procedure

Amy Reed and her husband, Hooman Noorchashm, want power morcellation banned from gynecologic surgery.Travel DealsStacey Burling, Inquirer Staff WriterPosted: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 7:34 PMThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday discouraged ... [Published Free Internet Press - 50 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Gene increases meat-eaters' cancer risk

One in three people carry a gene that significantly raises the risk of developing bowel cancer from eating processed meat, new research shows.While it was already known that eating processed meat increased a person's risk of developing bowel cancer, the ... [Published WA Today - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 26 reports

Korean scientists create stem cells from adult skin cells

A South Korean research team has succeeded in developing embryonic stem cells from skin cells of adults.The science community hailed the research, which marked the first time adult somatic cells were used for cloning, as a major breakthrough, and said ... [Published Maekyung - 1 hour ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer

Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results of a new study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 18 reports

Malaysia quarantines 15 people over respiratory disease

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia has quarantined 15 people who came into contact with a man who died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus (MERS-CoV) disease, health officials said Friday. Health Minister S Subramaniam said 15 people were quarantined ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 29 reports

New UK trial paradigm for lung cancer

A new paradigm for testing experimental medicines is being launched in the UK under the leadership of Cancer Research UK and with the participation of AstraZeneca Plc, Pfizer Inc and the National Health Service (NHS). The project involves testing up to ... [Published MedNous - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 42 reports

People benefit from drop in complications from diabetes

Upward trends in obesity and people in the U.S. being overweight have not subsided. But medical complications from diabetes apparently have.The New England Journal of Medicine reports that the rates of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and amputations ... [Published KansasCity.com - 10 hours ago]

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...It's important to also acknowledge the financial contributions of medical practices in our state," said Russ Miller, TMA CEO, in a statement. "They not only provide an essential community service, but they also create jobs. They play a critical role in sustaining and growing local and state economies."
"DHH participates in statewide efforts to prevent infections, which we and the CDC find to be the most effective way to limit HAIs. We routinely communicate with infection prevention specialists throughout the state, including through discussions and presentations with hospitals, long-term care facilities and epidemiologists, among others. This communication is thorough and ongoing."
...The studies also point to potential targets for antimicrobial drug development. "Many of these protective mechanisms that bacteria use in response to bleach are specific to bacteria" said Jakob, potentially making it possible to target these defenses without harming human cells...
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Dear Reader,I would deeply appreciate any response to my query regarding a recent injury. Before starting, I would like to state that my condition is not too severe and even after/ during the pain, I still appreciate and respect the life I live. As told ...
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Mice Model Market - by Type, Technology, Diseas... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - 2 hours ago]
DUBLIN, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ddkpws/mice_model_market) has announced the addition of the "Mice Model Market - by Type, Technology, Disease, Service & Care Products - Forecasts ...
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Hi, i'm currently 18 years old and i've been recovering from anorexia for the past few months. It was difficult initially but recently i find it easier to 'eat normally'. I have a problem though. My cousin knows about my ED and she's trying to get me ...
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