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Friday, October 20, 2017

Study: latest H7N9 strains edge closer to efficient transmission

  1. Study: latest H7N9 strains edge closer to efficient transmission  CIDRAP
  2. Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon?  HealthDay
  3. The next wave of bird flu could be worse than ever  Science News
  4. Will the World's Most Worrying Flu Virus Go Pandemic?  The AtlanticFull coverage

Boy sleeps for 11 days, baffling doctors

  1. Boy sleeps for 11 days, baffling doctors  WILX-TV
  2. Boy baffles US doctors after sleeping for 11 days straight  9news.com.au
  3. Boy Slept For 11 Days, Doctors Investigate Mysterious Illness  CBS PhillyFull coverage

Appeals court tosses $72m award in talcum powder case

  1. Appeals court tosses $72m award in talcum powder case  The Boston Globe
  2. Missouri appeals court overturns $72-mn award in J&J talc cancer risk case  domain-B
  3. Reversal of Decision in Baby Powder Case  American Council on Science and HealthFull coverage

Fasting On Consistent Basis May Help You Shed Weight and Tackle Obesity: Study

  1. Fasting On Consistent Basis May Help You Shed Weight and Tackle Obesity: Study  NDTV
  2. New study claims fasting after every 2 days aids weight loss  Deccan Chronicle
  3. Here's how intermittent fasting can help you lose weight  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFull coverage

Utah group battling Parkinson's disease with boxing

  1. Utah group battling Parkinson's disease with boxing  Charlotte Observer
  2. Fighting back against Parkinson's  Niagara AdvanceFull coverage

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined

  1. Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined  NPR
  2. Pollution linked to 9 million deaths worldwide each year  CBS News
  3. Here's How Many People Die from Pollution Around the World  TIMEFull coverage

Scientists have discovered a new link between sugar and tumor growth

  1. Scientists have discovered a new link between sugar and tumor growth  AOL
  2. Belgian study links aggressive tumor growth with sugar intake  New York Daily News
  3. Research Links Sugar and Cancer, but Proves Nothing  The Daily Meal
  4. Relationship between sugar and cancer is now clearer, scientists say  USA TODAY
  5. Scientists reveal the relationship between sugar and cancer - VIB  VIBFull coverage

HPV is Spread by Having Sex. So Why Don't People Talk About That?

  1. HPV is Spread by Having Sex. So Why Don't People Talk About That?  NBCNews.com
  2. Risk for developing HPV-related throat cancer low  EurekAlert
  3. Having oral sex with multiple partners significantly increases risk of head and neck cancer in men, study finds  The Independent
  4. Men who have performed oral sex on 5 or more partners have a far higher risk of head and neck cancer than sexually ...  Daily MailFull coverage

H7N9 study finds virus poised to become more lethal, resistant to treatment

  1. H7N9 study finds virus poised to become more lethal, resistant to treatment  CIDRAP
  2. New H7N9 bird flu strain in China has pandemic potential: study  Reuters
  3. Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon?  HealthDay
  4. Will the World's Most Worrying Flu Virus Go Pandemic?  The AtlanticFull coverage

Parents: Do you know about screen time limits?

  1. Parents: Do you know about screen time limits?  89.3 KPCC
  2. Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media  WILX-TV
  3. Mobile use is up among young kids, and almost half have their own device  Deseret News
  4. Kids under 9 spend more than 2 hours a day on screens, report shows  CNN
  5. Are your kids becoming smartphone junkies? They probably learned it watching you  Los Angeles TimesFull coverage

Could Too Much Exercise Be Bad for Men's Hearts?

  1. Could Too Much Exercise Be Bad for Men's Hearts?  WebMD
  2. Why You Probably Shouldn't Worry About Exercising Yourself to Death  TIME
  3. Excessive Exercise May Harm The Heart, Study Suggests  Forbes
  4. You can exercise yourself to death, says new study  New York PostFull coverage

Study finds 'psychopathic' hedge fund bosses make less money

  1. Study finds 'psychopathic' hedge fund bosses make less money  CNNMoney
  2. Psychopaths Aren't the Best Hedge Fund Managers After All  Discover Magazine
  3. 'Psychotic' Hedge Fund Managers Are the Worst Investors, Study Finds  FortuneFull coverage

UN says plague cases in Madagascar almost doubled in 5 days

  1. UN says plague cases in Madagascar almost doubled in 5 days  WTOP
  2. Due to plague outbreak, LDS missionaries transferred out of Madagascar  Deseret News
  3. Mormon missionaries evacuated because of Madagascar plague  Salt Lake TribuneFull coverage

West Virginia Wants Your Thoughts on Medical Marijuana

  1. West Virginia Wants Your Thoughts on Medical Marijuana  Leafly
  2. Solevo Wellness™ Hosts Medical Marijuana Educational Event  PR Newswire
  3. New Mexico Medical Pot Program Making Changes  U.S. News & World Report
  4. Medical marijuana: How IT can spark the budding cannabis industry  ZDNetFull coverage

Rare cancer linked with textured breast implants may be underreported, misunderstood

  1. Rare cancer linked with textured breast implants may be underreported, misunderstood  Science Daily
  2. 'Textured' breast implants could cause aggressive form of cancer  Deccan ChronicleFull coverage

Engineered Protein Makes Obese Mammals Shed Weight

  1. Engineered Protein Makes Obese Mammals Shed Weight  Seeker
  2. Scientists engineer proteins that caused obese animals to lose weight and lower cholesterol  Los Angeles Times
  3. Engineered protein treatment found to reduce obesity in mice, rats and primates  Medical XpressFull coverage

FDA Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

  1. FDA Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer  New York Times
  2. US Regulators Approve 2nd Gene Therapy for Blood Cancer  U.S. News & World Report
  3. FDA Approves Another Amazing And Costly Cancer-Killing Gene Therapy  Forbes
  4. Cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment approved for another deadly cancer  Washington Post
  5. FDA approves CAR-T cell therapy to treat adults with certain types of large B-cell lymphoma  FDA.govFull coverage

New H7N9 bird flu strain in China has pandemic potential: study

  1. New H7N9 bird flu strain in China has pandemic potential: study  Reuters
  2. Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon?  WebMD
  3. The next wave of bird flu could be worse than ever  Science News
  4. Will the World's Most Worrying Flu Virus Go Pandemic?  The AtlanticFull coverage

Dozens of salmonella cases linked to jambalaya fundraiser in Louisiana

  1. Dozens of salmonella cases linked to jambalaya fundraiser in Louisiana  USA TODAY
  2. When Salmonella Jambalaya Strikes Louisiana  Food Poison Journal
  3. UPDATE: What you need to know about Salmonella  Monroe News StarFull coverage

'From silent to outspoken': Why this man is speaking out about his breast cancer

  1. 'From silent to outspoken': Why this man is speaking out about his breast cancer  Today.com
  2. A Black, White Mortality Gap Much Explained by Insurance  Medscape
  3. Diagnosed at 26: Two Time Warrior Helps Young Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer, One Wish at Time  HuffPost
  4. Out of St. Hubert, West Chester, Drexel, and Penn, she's now a statewide crusader on breast cancer  Philly.comFull coverage

UN Says Plague Cases in Madagascar Almost Doubled in 5 Days

  1. UN Says Plague Cases in Madagascar Almost Doubled in 5 Days  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Due to plague outbreak, LDS missionaries transferred out of Madagascar  Deseret News
  3. Mormon missionaries evacuated because of Madagascar plague  Salt Lake TribuneFull coverage

Pearson issues apology for publishing racist theories about treating pain in nursing textbook

  1. Pearson issues apology for publishing racist theories about treating pain in nursing textbook  Mic
  2. Nursing textbook pulled for racist suggestions on treating Black, Jewish patients  The Daily Dot
  3. A Medical Textbook Is Being Called Out For Racial Bias  Refinery29Full coverage

Norwalk Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center launch unique cancer care collaboration

  1. Norwalk Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center launch unique cancer care collaboration  HamletHub
  2. Health Tech conference keynote focuses on cancer care, hospital collaboration  Westfair Online
  3. Getting ready for the 'Stache Bash  liheraldFull coverage

Influenza Pandemics More Likely to Occur Outside Flu Season

  1. Influenza Pandemics More Likely to Occur Outside Flu Season  Courthouse News Service
  2. Flu simulations suggest pandemics more likely in spring, early summer  Science DailyFull coverage

New Mexico Medical Pot Program Making Changes

  1. New Mexico Medical Pot Program Making Changes  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Solevo Wellness™ Hosts Medical Marijuana Educational Event  PR Newswire
  3. West Virginia posts online medical marijuana survey  WDTV
  4. Medical marijuana: How IT can spark the budding cannabis industry  ZDNetFull coverage

A woman's dog died, and doctors say her heart literally broke

  1. A woman's dog died, and doctors say her heart literally broke  Washington Post
  2. Distraught woman, 62, literally suffered a broken heart after the death of her beloved Yorkshire terrier  Daily MailFull coverage

Johnson & Johnson Wins Reversal Of $72 Million Verdict Over Baby Powder Cancer Risks

  1. Johnson & Johnson Wins Reversal Of $72 Million Verdict Over Baby Powder Cancer Risks  HuffPost
  2. Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case  The Denver Post
  3. Alabama woman's $72 million award tossed out in talcum powder cancer case  AL.comFull coverage

Norwalk Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center launch unique cancer care collaboration

  1. Norwalk Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center launch unique cancer care collaboration  HamletHub
  2. Health Tech conference keynote focuses on cancer care, hospital collaboration  Westfair Online
  3. In Uniondale, Memorial Sloan Kettering is beaming  Innovate Long IslandFull coverage

Groundbreaking For New Health Training Center in Camden, Run By Competing Universities

  1. Groundbreaking For New Health Training Center in Camden, Run By Competing Universities  CBS Philly
  2. Officials Break Ground on Camden Health Care Center  U.S. News & World ReportFull coverage

Hearing training boosts understanding in noisy settings by 25 percent

  1. Hearing training boosts understanding in noisy settings by 25 percent  The San Diego Union-Tribune
  2. Brain training can improve our understanding of speech in noisy places  EurekAlertFull coverage

Cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment approved for another deadly cancer

  1. Cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment approved for another deadly cancer  Washington Post
  2. US Regulators Approve 2nd Gene Therapy for Blood Cancer  U.S. News & World Report
  3. FDA Approves Another Amazing And Costly Cancer-Killing Gene Therapy  Forbes
  4. FDA approves CAR-T cell therapy to treat adults with certain types of large B-cell lymphoma  FDA.gov
  5. Kite's Yescarta™ (Axicabtagene Ciloleucel) Becomes First CAR T Therapy Approved by the FDA for the Treatment of ...  gilead.comFull coverage

What Happens After You Die? The Brain Keeps Working Long Enough for Thoughts to Form

  1. What Happens After You Die? The Brain Keeps Working Long Enough for Thoughts to Form  Newsweek
  2. Study: People are aware of when they die  wivb.com
  3. When You Die, Your Consciousness Knows That You're Dead  HuffPost UKFull coverage

Organ donation opt-out - NI 'not ready'

  1. Organ donation opt-out - NI 'not ready'  BBC News
  2. Are you an organ donor? Are you sure?  The Journal News | LoHud.com
  3. Relatives of registered organ donors block more than 100 transplants a year  Telegraph.co.ukFull coverage

Will the World's Most Worrying Flu Virus Go Pandemic?

  1. Will the World's Most Worrying Flu Virus Go Pandemic?  The Atlantic
  2. New H7N9 bird flu strain in China has pandemic potential: study  Reuters
  3. H7N9 influenza is both lethal and transmissible in animal model for flu  Medical XpressFull coverage

Mom pens touching thank you post to daughter's nurses

  1. Mom pens touching thank you post to daughter's nurses  Fox News
  2. ETX mother's letter to nurses caring for ill daughter goes viral  KLTVFull coverage

'Handful of changes' make cancer

  1. 'Handful of changes' make cancer  BBC News
  2. Suicide molecules kill any cancer cell  EurekAlert
  3. Gene circuit switches on inside cancer cells, triggers immune attack  Medical XpressFull coverage

California combats deadly hepatitis A outbreak

  1. California combats deadly hepatitis A outbreak  CNN
  2. San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak: Death Toll Rises in Largest US Scourge in Decades  NewsweekFull coverage

Could Too Much Exercise Be Bad for Men's Hearts?

  1. Could Too Much Exercise Be Bad for Men's Hearts?  HealthDay
  2. Excessive Exercise May Harm The Heart, Study Suggests  Forbes
  3. Yes, you can exercise too much — and raise your risk of an early death, study finds  Sacramento BeeFull coverage

In A Single Week, Plague Cases More Than Doubled In Madagascar

  1. In A Single Week, Plague Cases More Than Doubled In Madagascar  HuffPost
  2. Mormon missionaries evacuated because of Madagascar plague  Salt Lake Tribune
  3. Due to plague outbreak, LDS missionaries transferred out of Madagascar  Deseret NewsFull coverage

Health workers check tuberculosis at North Carolina school

  1. Health workers check tuberculosis at North Carolina school  ABC News
  2. Health department testing more than 200 potentially exposed to TB at Durham school  WRAL.com
  3. How widespread is tuberculosis exposure at Northern High?  News & ObserverFull coverage

No cure, yet, but scientists may have found the cause of dyslexia

  1. No cure, yet, but scientists may have found the cause of dyslexia  WPXI Pittsburgh
  2. Scientists may have found a cause of dyslexia  BusinessWorld Online Edition
  3. Dyslexia link to eye spots confusing brain, say scientists  BBC NewsFull coverage

HIV Cure: New Way to Find Hidden Cells Brings Scientists One Step Closer

  1. HIV Cure: New Way to Find Hidden Cells Brings Scientists One Step Closer  Newsweek
  2. Last unknown structure of HIV-1 solved, another step in efforts to disarm the AIDS virus  Phys.Org
  3. Scientists find where HIV 'hides' to evade detection by the immune system  Medical XpressFull coverage

New Jersey considers rules aimed at stemming opioid epidemic

  1. New Jersey considers rules aimed at stemming opioid epidemic  Press of Atlantic City
  2. Opioid crisis: Painkiller restrictions are helping addiction fight, attorney general says  NorthJersey.com
  3. Attorney General: Why NJ is cracking down on doctors, drugmakers in opioid fight  NJ.comFull coverage

This Common Ingredient In Herbal Supplements Can Give You Liver Cancer

  1. This Common Ingredient In Herbal Supplements Can Give You Liver Cancer  IFLScience
  2. Chinese Herbal Remedies Linked to Liver Cancer  Newsmax
  3. Supplement WARNING: Weight loss herbal remedy linked to liver cancer  Express.co.ukFull coverage

West Virginia Posts Online Medical Marijuana Survey

  1. West Virginia Posts Online Medical Marijuana Survey  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Solevo Wellness™ Hosts Medical Marijuana Educational Event  PR Newswire
  3. Shepard: Medical marijuana is necessary and should be easier to access  Lansing State JournalFull coverage

Diagnosed at 26: Two Time Warrior Helps Young Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer, One Wish at Time

  1. Diagnosed at 26: Two Time Warrior Helps Young Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer, One Wish at Time  HuffPost
  2. Dr. Dabber Announces Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness Month  PR Newswire
  3. El Paso women tell their stories for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, encourage early testing  El Paso TimesFull coverage

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