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Friday, January 19, 2018

Excitement as early blood test for 8 types of cancer advances

  1. Excitement as early blood test for 8 types of cancer advances  CBS News
  2. Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'  BBC News
  3. Johns Hopkins-Led Team Develops Blood Test to Detect Multiple Early-Stage Cancers  GenomeWeb
  4. Liquid Biopsy: Using Tumor DNA in Blood to Aid Cancer Care - National Cancer Institute  National Cancer Institute
  5. New cancer test promises hope  The AustralianFull coverage

'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'

  1. 'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'  BBC News
  2. Scientists prolong adolescent years to 24 years old, report says  Fox News
  3. Millennials are stuck in adolescence until the age of 24, experts reveal  International Business Times UKFull coverage

Dr. Samadi: The 10 prostate cancer risk factors men need to know

  1. Dr. Samadi: The 10 prostate cancer risk factors men need to know  New York Daily News
  2. Brachytherapy Market – Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2017–2025  Coherent News (press release) (blog)Full coverage

2 More Deaths in North Dakota Attributed to Flu

  1. 2 More Deaths in North Dakota Attributed to Flu  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Forbes: Flu deaths highlight importance of Iowa Department of Public Health  DesMoinesRegister.com
  3. Oakland County Health Division urges residents to get flu vaccine  The Oakland Press
  4. Data glitch leaves Arizona without public health tool that tracks deaths  AZCentral.comFull coverage

Cannabis users 'likely to feel alienated and deceived'

  1. Cannabis users 'likely to feel alienated and deceived'  Metro
  2. Cannabis: Brain alterations may explain feelings of alienation  InfosurhoyFull coverage

Proinflammatory diet linked to increased colorectal cancer risk

  1. Proinflammatory diet linked to increased colorectal cancer risk  Medical Xpress
  2. Colon cancer: Could proinflammatory diets raise risk?  Medical News Today
  3. These foods may up your odds for colon cancer  UPI.comFull coverage

SA study reveals important link between genes and Aids

  1. SA study reveals important link between genes and Aids  Times LIVE
  2. The end of AIDS in Africa?  American Council on Science and HealthFull coverage

Zambia says new cases dropping in deadly cholera outbreak

  1. Zambia says new cases dropping in deadly cholera outbreak  New Jersey Herald
  2. Zambia's cholera outbreak: a grim reminder that corruption kills  Zambian Watchdog
  3. Cholera outbreak drops in Zambia  The Maravi PostFull coverage

Sushi lover's stomach-churning discovery: a 5-foot tapeworm living inside him

  1. Sushi lover's stomach-churning discovery: a 5-foot tapeworm living inside him  FOX 61
  2. Five-foot long tapeworm came 'wiggling out' of man's body after he ate sushi  Fox News
  3. Fresno man with ravenous appetite for sushi makes a gruesome discovery  WABC-TVFull coverage

Third-grader dies of flu in Alabama days after governor declared a State of Emergency to control the virus

  1. Third-grader dies of flu in Alabama days after governor declared a State of Emergency to control the virus  Daily Mail
  2. Alabama third-grader dies from flu  Alabama's News Leader
  3. Montgomery County third-grader died from flu complications  whnt.com
  4. First Pediatric Flu Death in Alabama: Pike Road Girl  Alabama News Network (press release)Full coverage

Male Birth Control Pills Could Be Possible, Thanks To A Deadly Plant Extract

  1. Male Birth Control Pills Could Be Possible, Thanks To A Deadly Plant Extract  The Inquisitr
  2. Kenya: African Arrow Poison Could Become Male Contraceptive  AllAfrica.com
  3. Potential male birth control pill has deadly origins  New York Daily NewsFull coverage

Bikram Yoga In Hot Room No Better Than At Ordinary Temperatures: Study

  1. Bikram Yoga In Hot Room No Better Than At Ordinary Temperatures: Study  International Business Times
  2. Don't sweat it: Bikram yoga is no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature  Medical Xpress
  3. Hot Yoga Is No Better for You Than Regular Yoga, Study Says  TIMEFull coverage

Women run faster after taking newly developed supplement, study finds

  1. Women run faster after taking newly developed supplement, study finds  Medical Xpress
  2. Scientists develop magic supplement consuming which can make women run faster: Study  International Business Times, India EditionFull coverage

Mother and daughter shot dead while immunising children from polio in Pakistan

  1. Mother and daughter shot dead while immunising children from polio in Pakistan  The Guardian
  2. Mother-daughter polio team gunned down while immunising children in Pakistan  SBS
  3. Two polio vaccinators were shot dead on Thursday by unidentified men in Pakistan's Quetta city  TheHealthSiteFull coverage

Adding Prebiotics In Infant Formula Could Boost Memory: Study

  1. Adding Prebiotics In Infant Formula Could Boost Memory: Study  NDTV
  2. New study finds prebiotics in infant formula can boost memory  Deccan Chronicle
  3. Prebiotics in formula milk may boost memory skills of babies, says study  India TVFull coverage

This anti-ageing protein may increase longevity and combat obesity, cancer

  1. This anti-ageing protein may increase longevity and combat obesity, cancer  Hindustan Times
  2. Longevity Protein Reveals its Secrets  Technology Networks
  3. Secret of longevity protein revealed!  The Siasat DailyFull coverage

Sushi lover pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from intestine, Fresno doc says

  1. Sushi lover pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from intestine, Fresno doc says  SFGate
  2. Sushi lover's stomach-churning discovery: a 5-foot tapeworm living inside him  kfor.com
  3. Fresno man with ravenous appetite for sushi makes a gruesome discovery in the bathroom  KFSN-TVFull coverage

Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown

  1. Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown  ABC News
  2. Family of UMMC patient left out in the cold, speaks out  Fox Baltimore
  3. 'A total disregard for human life': Family of Baltimore woman left in cold by hospital speaks out  FOX 5 DCFull coverage

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

  1. Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold  WDEF News 12
  2. How Many Drinks Could You Have If the Blood Alcohol Limit Is Lowered?  Live Science
  3. MADD backs recommendation to lower limit it takes for drivers to be considered drunk  Dallas News
  4. Accelerating progress to reduce alcohol-impaired driving fatalities  Science DailyFull coverage

Oakland County Health Division urges residents to get flu vaccine

  1. Oakland County Health Division urges residents to get flu vaccine  The Oakland Press
  2. Mass. docs concerned about illness' course  Boston Herald
  3. Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported  Grand Forks Herald
  4. Data glitch leaves Arizona without public health tool that tracks deaths  AZCentral.comFull coverage

Flu kills third-grade Pike Road student

  1. Flu kills third-grade Pike Road student  Montgomery Advertiser
  2. Third-grader dies of flu in Alabama days after governor declared a State of Emergency to control the virus  Daily Mail
  3. Alabama third-grader dies from flu  Alabama's News LeaderFull coverage

US Report: Medical cases of ADHD in young women are skyrocketing

  1. US Report: Medical cases of ADHD in young women are skyrocketing  USA TODAY
  2. Young Women Are Using ADHD Drugs in Greater Numbers, CDC Reports  New York Times
  3. ADHD drug use spikes among women of child-bearing age  Minneapolis Star TribuneFull coverage

Classrooms thinned by flu, Russellville cancels school

  1. Classrooms thinned by flu, Russellville cancels school  Arkansas Online
  2. Flu season causes school closings, not yet reached its peak  Mcalester News Capital
  3. Area school districts protecting against flu  WSPA.comFull coverage

Hot or not? Bikram no more beneficial than any other yoga, says vascular study

  1. Hot or not? Bikram no more beneficial than any other yoga, says vascular study  The Guardian
  2. Don't sweat it: Bikram yoga is no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature  Medical Xpress
  3. Hot Yoga Is No Better for You Than Regular Yoga, Study Says  TIMEFull coverage

Scientists develop computer program that predicts when you'll die - with 90% accuracy

  1. Scientists develop computer program that predicts when you'll die - with 90% accuracy  Mirror.co.uk
  2. When will you die? Revolutionary AI predicts with 90% accuracy how long you may live  International Business Times UK
  3. New AI can predict when you will die – with 90 percent accuracy  ThaiVisa NewsFull coverage

Public urged to donate blood

  1. Public urged to donate blood  The Daily News of Newburyport
  2. Scotland's blood stocks are seriously low - here's how you can help  Glasgow Live
  3. Cold weather creates serious blood shortage  The Daily AdvertiserFull coverage

Mother-daughter polio team gunned down while immunising children in Pakistan

  1. Mother-daughter polio team gunned down while immunising children in Pakistan  SBS
  2. Two polio vaccinators were shot dead on Thursday by unidentified men in Pakistan's Quetta city  TheHealthSite
  3. Terrorists kill mother, daughter working to eradicate polio  Zee News
  4. Anti-state elements cannot deter our resolve to end polio from Pakistan: minister  DunyaNews PakistanFull coverage

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Forget concussions. The real risk of CTE comes from repeated hits to the head, study shows

  1. Forget concussions. The real risk of CTE comes from repeated hits to the head, study shows  Los Angeles Times
  2. Head impact, not just concussion, may lead to CTE, study finds  CBS News
  3. Study: Hits to Head, Not Concussions, Cause CTE  NBC4 Washington
  4. It's not concussions that cause CTE. It's repeated hits, a study finds  CNNFull coverage

100 years after "super-flu" pandemic killed millions, universal vaccine remains elusive

  1. 100 years after "super-flu" pandemic killed millions, universal vaccine remains elusive  CBS News
  2. Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported  Grand Forks Herald
  3. More Than 1600 New Yorkers Hospitalized for Flu in One Week  Wall Street Journal
  4. Flu control: Super shot working by researcher  Week FactsFull coverage

Flu may be spread just by breathing, new study says

  1. Flu may be spread just by breathing, new study says  The Mercury News
  2. Flu Virus Can Be Spread Just From Breathing: New Study  NBC Bay Area
  3. Amid flu epidemic, more bad news about its spread  UC BerkeleyFull coverage

Baby delivered on international flight

  1. Baby delivered on international flight  CBS News
  2. Doctor delivers baby on international flight  CNN
  3. Baby delivered mid-flight between Paris and New York  Pulse NigeriaFull coverage

'A total disregard for human life': Family of Baltimore woman left in cold by hospital speaks out

  1. 'A total disregard for human life': Family of Baltimore woman left in cold by hospital speaks out  FOX 5 DC
  2. Mother of patient left in cold says she was denied care  Washington Post
  3. Family of UMMC patient left out in the cold speaks out  Fox BaltimoreFull coverage

Flu death toll jumps to 42 in North Carolina

  1. Flu death toll jumps to 42 in North Carolina  Winston-Salem Journal
  2. Health department gives tips on avoiding the flu  KSWO
  3. 7 flu-related deaths reported in Collin County  WFAA
  4. Data glitch leaves Arizona without public health tool that tracks deaths  AZCentral.comFull coverage

Second measles scare in a week at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

  1. Second measles scare in a week at Chicago's O'Hare Airport  CBS News
  2. Travelers at O'Hare Airport Exposed to 2 Measles Cases in 2 Days  TIME
  3. 2nd case of possible measles exposure at O'Hare Airport  WLS-TV
  4. Health department reports 2nd case of measles in 2 days at O'Hare  Chicago TribuneFull coverage

Ham-and-cheese choking episode turns into life-or-death nightmare for teen

  1. Ham-and-cheese choking episode turns into life-or-death nightmare for teen  Fox News
  2. Boy hospitalised for 106 days after choking on a sandwich  New Zealand HeraldFull coverage

The cancer rate in Alaska dropped, state report says

  1. The cancer rate in Alaska dropped, state report says  Alaska Dispatch News
  2. Cancer gene screening more cost effective in the general population than high-risk groups  EurekAlert (press release)
  3. Female Night Shift Workers May Have Increased Risk of Common Cancers  Sleep ReviewFull coverage

Area school districts protecting against flu

  1. Area school districts protecting against flu  WSPA.com
  2. Some Texas Districts Cancel Classes Due to Flu, Illness  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Flu not drastically affecting SE Idaho, western Wyoming school districts  LocalNews8.comFull coverage

Hope for threatened 'little tiger cat'

  1. Hope for threatened 'little tiger cat'  BBC News
  2. Vulnerable Chilean cat's main threat is habitat fragmentation  NewslineFull coverage

Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'

  1. Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'  BBC News
  2. Single blood test screens for eight cancer types  EurekAlert (press release)
  3. Study Shows Blood Test Can Detect 8 Types of Cancer  PR Newswire (press release)
  4. New cancer test promises hope  The Australian
  5. Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers  NPRFull coverage

Could this be a better way to build a flu vaccine?

  1. Could this be a better way to build a flu vaccine?  CNN
  2. A Mother's Story: Flu Killed Daughter in Two Days  WebMD
  3. Gov't scientists scramble to save research ahead of shutdown  Washington PostFull coverage

Flu hitting Minnesota nursing facilities hard

  1. Flu hitting Minnesota nursing facilities hard  Duluth News Tribune
  2. How to Tell if You Need Emergency Flu Treatment  ConsumerReports.org
  3. Flu may be spread just by breathing, new study says  The Mercury News
  4. Scientists Have Pinpointed A Method To Make The Flu Vaccine More Effective  Simplemost
  5. Flu can be spread just by BREATHING: Coughing and sneezing is not required, experts warn  Daily MailFull coverage

Doctor delivers baby on international flight

  1. Doctor delivers baby on international flight  CNN
  2. Baby delivered on international flight  CBS News
  3. Baby delivered mid-flight between Paris and New York  Pulse NigeriaFull coverage

MADD backs recommendation to lower limit it takes for drivers to be considered drunk

  1. MADD backs recommendation to lower limit it takes for drivers to be considered drunk  Dallas News
  2. How Many Drinks Could You Have If the Blood Alcohol Limit Is Lowered?  Live Science
  3. Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold  KTVU San Francisco
  4. Accelerating progress to reduce alcohol-impaired driving fatalities  Science DailyFull coverage

Family of UMMC patient left out in the cold speaks out

  1. Family of UMMC patient left out in the cold speaks out  Fox Baltimore
  2. Mother of patient left in cold says she was denied care  Washington Post
  3. 'A total disregard for human life': Family of Baltimore woman left in cold by hospital speaks out  FOX 5 DCFull coverage

Health department gives tips on avoiding the flu

  1. Health department gives tips on avoiding the flu  KSWO
  2. Oakland County Health Division urges residents to get flu shots  WXYZ
  3. 7 flu-related deaths reported in Collin County  WFAA
  4. Data glitch leaves Arizona without public health tool that tracks deaths  AZCentral.comFull coverage

Hot Yoga Is No Better for You Than Regular Yoga, Study Says

  1. Hot Yoga Is No Better for You Than Regular Yoga, Study Says  TIME
  2. Hot or not? Bikram no more beneficial than any other yoga, says vascular study  The Guardian
  3. Don't sweat it: Bikram yoga is no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature  EurekAlert (press release)Full coverage

Final Toll In Pierce County Norovirus Outbreak Released

  1. Final Toll In Pierce County Norovirus Outbreak Released  Patch.com
  2. Bad news: 542 sickened in restaurant norovirus outbreak. Good news: Reports have stopped  The News Tribune
  3. Genesee County Health Department reports increase in norovirus  MLive.comFull coverage

Ancient 'Two Brothers' mummy mystery solved thanks to high-tech DNA test

  1. Ancient 'Two Brothers' mummy mystery solved thanks to high-tech DNA test  Fox News
  2. Two Brothers Mummies Weren't Full Brothers After All  ValueWalk
  3. Scientists DNA Tested Two Famous Mummies And Figured Out How They're Related  InfosurhoyFull coverage

Obesity care often team effort between primary care, community resources

  1. Obesity care often team effort between primary care, community resources  Queen Anne News
  2. No matter what Trump's doctor says, we should all know our waist circumference  MinnPost
  3. Did Trump Fudge The Figures From His Medical Exam To Avoid The 'Obese' BMI Category?  The Debrief
  4. Is President Trump Obese?  Delish.com
  5. Stop obsessing over Trump's height and weight: Body mass index is a very limited tool anyway  New York Daily NewsFull coverage

How to Tell if You Need Emergency Flu Treatment

  1. How to Tell if You Need Emergency Flu Treatment  ConsumerReports.org
  2. Flu may be spread just by breathing, new study says  The Mercury News
  3. Nasty flu season in full swing - with long way to go  Norwich Bulletin
  4. Flu can be spread just by BREATHING: Coughing and sneezing is not required, experts warn  Daily MailFull coverage

Hospitals Overwhelmed by Flu Patients Are Treating Them in Tents

  1. Hospitals Overwhelmed by Flu Patients Are Treating Them in Tents  TIME
  2. A Mother's Story: Flu Killed Daughter in Two Days  WebMD
  3. Government scientists scramble to save research ahead of shutdown that could ruin studies  Chicago TribuneFull coverage

7 flu-related deaths reported in Collin County

  1. 7 flu-related deaths reported in Collin County  WFAA
  2. Oakland County Health Division urges residents to get flu shots  WXYZ
  3. FLU WATCH: Child care centers and long-term care facilities are vulnerable  KETV Omaha
  4. Data glitch leaves Arizona without public health tool that tracks deaths  AZCentral.comFull coverage

Young Women Are Using ADHD Drugs in Greater Numbers, CDC Reports

  1. Young Women Are Using ADHD Drugs in Greater Numbers, CDC Reports  New York Times
  2. ADHD Drug Use Soars Among Young Women  HealthDay
  3. Young women's ADHD prescriptions have soared since 2003, CDC finds  The GuardianFull coverage

Learn the 10 early signs of Alzheimer's disease at free programs offered across Northeast Ohio

  1. Learn the 10 early signs of Alzheimer's disease at free programs offered across Northeast Ohio  cleveland.com
  2. Beta-Amyloid Protein Buildup Linked to Anxiety, Depression in Older People, Study Finds  Alzheimer's News Today
  3. Awareness of dementia is rising, even as the stigma remains  Globalnews.ca
  4. Learning what Alzheimer's does to the brain could lead to personalized treatments  Genetic Literacy Project
  5. Why it's so hard to treat dementia  CNNFull coverage

Flu season causes school closings, not yet reached its peak

  1. Flu season causes school closings, not yet reached its peak  Mcalester News Capital
  2. Some Texas Districts Cancel Classes Due to Flu, Illness  U.S. News & World Report
  3. At least eleven school districts close in TX due to flu outbreak  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsFull coverage

The 10-year-old was healthy as 'an ox.' Then he caught a deadly case of the flu.

  1. The 10-year-old was healthy as 'an ox.' Then he caught a deadly case of the flu.  Washington Post
  2. Gov't scientists scramble to save research ahead of shutdown  ABC News
  3. Flu prevention: Researchers working on 'super shot'  WLS-TVFull coverage

Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers

  1. Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers  NPR
  2. A New $500 Blood Test Could Detect Cancer Before Symptoms Develop  Forbes
  3. Single blood test screens for eight cancer types  EurekAlert (press release)Full coverage

A new study shows that hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE

  1. A new study shows that hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE  Washington Post
  2. Concussion May Not Be Needed to Bring on CTE Brain Disease  HealthDay
  3. Repeated head hits, not concussions, may lead to brain damage, study says  UPI.com
  4. Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage  NPRFull coverage

Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugs

  1. Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugs  Washington Post
  2. VA Teams Up with Hospitals to Manufacture Drugs  The Fiscal Times
  3. Intermountain Healthcare, other hospitals creating their own not-for-profit drug company  Good4UtahFull coverage

How Many Drinks Could You Have If Blood Alcohol Limit Is Lowered?

  1. How Many Drinks Could You Have If Blood Alcohol Limit Is Lowered?  Live Science
  2. Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold  KFOX El Paso
  3. US Government Could Tighten Drinking and Driving Laws in Hope of Reducing Enormous Death Toll  NewsweekFull coverage

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