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 2017-07-27 19:50 

Reuters

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Sleep may even help memory in very young babies... +

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Three-month-old infants have better recall when they get a brief nap after learning something new, according to sm...

 2017-07-27 19:47 

NY Times

The Machinations in Congress on Health Care... +

Readers condemn Republicans for putting on a show rather than addressing the problem and urge bipartisan cooperation....

 2017-07-27 19:04 

NY Times

Dear (Potentially Soon-to-Be-Former) Health Insurance Policyholder... +

Here are a few helpful tips for when the Republicans do whatever it is with health care....

 2017-07-27 18:42 

Reuters

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More than half of men with diabetes have erectile dysfunction... +

By Carolyn Crist(Reuters Health) - Diabetes has long been considered the number one risk factor for erectile dysfunction, and a new analysis of past...

 2017-07-27 18:39 

NY Times

I Am Totally Burned Out: Patients Watch Health Care Debate With Dread... +

The war in Congress over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has brought anxiety to the people whose health insurance is at risk....

 2017-07-27 18:35 

Reuters

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Slug slime inspires new kind of surgical glue... +

Scientists have developed an experimental surgical glue inspired by the mucus secreted by slugs that could offer an alternative to sutures and staples for closing wounds....

 2017-07-27 16:51 

ABC News (US)

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E-cigarettes may help smokers quit after all... +

A new study suggest the devices may help smokers stub out the habit....

 2017-07-27 16:11 

NY Times

Mental Health Checkups for Kids... +

A policy analyst for a mental health nonprofit writes that such checkups can go a long way toward eradicating the stigma of mental illness....

 2017-07-27 15:15 

Reuters

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Hepatitis drugs more affordable but disease still deadly: WHO... +

Prices of drugs to cure hepatitis C and to treat hepatitis B are dropping dramatically, offering affordability and hope to 325 million people living with the viral liver disease that can be fatal, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday....

 2017-07-27 13:52 

Medscape

The Environment and ASD Risk: Putting It Together... +

What do we know about the triad of genes, the environment, and autism? Medscape Pediatrics...

 2017-07-27 13:31 

ABC News (US)

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Angelina Jolie's new diagnosis: What to know about Bell's palsy... +

Bells palsy is a rare and often mysterious neurologic condition. ...

 2017-07-27 12:11 

NY Times

Skinny Cynicism on Health Care... +

Mitch McConnell knows no health care plan yet has enough support to pass the Senate. He has a devised a strategy for passing a bill anyway....

 2017-07-27 10:00 

Medical News Today

Lymphangioma: Diagnosis and treatment... +

A lymphangioma is a type of swelling usually found on the neck or head. In this article, learn about the causes, symptoms, and how it is treated....

 2017-07-27 09:59 

NY Times

The Daily: What Exactly Is a Skinny Repeal?... +

We discuss the latest on the health care bill, and the presidents announcement about barring transgender people from military service....

 2017-07-27 09:00 

NY Times

Former Obama Aides Lead Opposition to Health Care Repeal... +

As Republicans seek to repeal the Affordable Care Act, scores of former Obama aides who helped create the law are fighting to save it....

 2017-07-27 09:00 

NY Times

Senate Health Care Vote: Heres Where They Left Off and Whats Next... +

The Senate is moving closer to wrapping up debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act, but lawmakers have still not seen the bill theyre discussing....

 2017-07-27 08:37 

NY Times

Killing Obamacare Softly... +

The Trump administration and a Republican Congress havent been able to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they are doing their best to destroy it....

 2017-07-27 07:21 

NY Times

No Insurance, but for 3 Days, Health Care Is Within Reach... +

An aid group set up to help in poor nations now focuses on U.S. needs....

 2017-07-27 07:00 

Medical News Today

Letter from the Editor: Happiness... +

Managing Editor Marie Ellis gives her monthly update on the latest news behind the scenes at Medical News Today. This month's focus is happiness....

 2017-07-27 07:00 

Medical News Today

Could tai chi reduce the risk of falls in older adults?... +

A recent meta-analysis shows that tai chi, an ancient Chinese practice, might reduce the rate of falls in the elderly and at-risk population. ...

 2017-07-27 07:00 

Medical News Today

Could UV-absorbent DNA layer replace sunscreen?... +

Researchers have developed a DNA 'coating' that is highly efficient at absorbing UV light, which might make it an excellent alternative to sunscreen....

 2017-07-27 07:00 

Medical News Today

Wallenberg's syndrome: Symptoms, causes, and treatment... +

What is Wallenbergs syndrome and who may be most at risk? Learn about the causes of Wallenbergs syndrome, how it is diagnosed, and ongoing research....

 2017-07-27 04:30 

Reuters

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First editing of human embryos carried out in United States... +

Technology that allows alteration of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States, according to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, which carried out the research....

 2017-07-27 03:42 

Reuters

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South Korea to downgrade bird flu alert from highest level... +

South Korea will on Friday downgrade its bird flu alert by one notch from the highest level, the government said....

 2017-07-26 23:48 

NY Times

The Senates Lowest Common Denominator Health Debate... +

It has come to this: Republicans are looking for any kind of a health care bill that they can pass and claim as a victory....

 2017-07-26 22:33 

Medical Daily

Alzheimers Disease And Dementia Diagnoses May Improve With New Test Method ... +

A new method may provide a non-invasive way to distinguish between Alzheimers disease and frontotemporal dementia....

 2017-07-26 22:32 

Reuters

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Study links rising U.S. e-cigarette use to rise in smokers quitting... +

A rise in the use of electronic cigarettes among American adults is linked to a significant increase in the numbers of people quitting smoking, researchers said on Wednesday....

 2017-07-26 22:30 

Medical Daily

E-Cigarettes Vs. Pharmacotherapy: Why Nicotine Is Helping More Americans Quit Smoking... +

E-cigarettes found to help more Americans quit smoking with cessation rates rising to 5.6 percent from 2014 to 2015....

 2017-07-26 22:18 

Medical Daily

Maternal Obesity May Raise Risk Of Depression, Psychiatric Problems In Children ... +

A high-fat diet during pregnancy could alter children's brains, and lead to conditions such as depression and anxiety....

 2017-07-26 21:10 

Reuters

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Study questions newer treatments to help premature babies breathe... +

By Gene Emery(Reuters Health) - An analysis of extremely premature Australian babies who were tracked until their eighth birthday has concluded that...

 2017-07-26 21:09 

Reuters

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Suicide attempt risk in U.S. Army tied to unit's past... +

By Andrew M. Seaman(Reuters Health) - One suicide attempt in an army unit may foreshadow attempts by other soldiers in the same unit, suggests a new...

 2017-07-26 21:09 

Medical Daily

Analysis Of Donald Trumps Tweets Reveal Distinct Personality Traits ... +

Researchers used computer software to analyze what President Donald Trumps tweets say about his personality....

 2017-07-26 20:55 

Reuters

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BRIEF-Universal Health Q2 non-GAAP FFO per share $0.77... +

Universal Health Realty Income Trust...

 2017-07-26 20:38 

Reuters

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Better at-home drug management needed to counter rising errors... +

By Ronnie Cohen(Reuters Health) - The percentage of Americans sickened as a result of medication errors outside of healthcare facilities doubled betw...

 2017-07-26 20:33 

NY Times

Case of Zika Virus, Likely Spread by Mosquito, Is Reported in Texas... +

For the first time this year, health officials have documented a case of local mosquito transmission of the virus within the contiguous United States....

 2017-07-26 20:16 

Reuters

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U.S. Senate Republican proposal to repeal Obamacare fails... +

A plan to repeal largeportions of Obamacare failed to pass the U.S. Senate onWednesday, as several Republicans joined Democrats in refusingto vote for repealing the law without a replacement ready....

 2017-07-26 19:05 

Reuters

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Early warnings may blunt trauma of displacement due to flooding... +

By Anne Harding(Reuters Health) - Early flood warnings reduce the mental health impacts of being forced to flee home because of rising waters, a UK s...

 2017-07-26 18:58 

Medical Daily

Certain Penis Bacteria May Increase Risk Of HIV Transmission In Men... +

New research suggests that having more anaerobic bacteria on the penis may increase a man's risk of contracting HIV....

 2017-07-26 18:34 

Medical Daily

3 Tips From Fitness Experts For Working Out In Summer Heat ... +

As temperatures soar, working out can be more difficult. Here are some tips from the experts on how to beat the summer heat....

 2017-07-26 18:03 

Reuters

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Constant birth support tied to better outcomes for mothers and babies... +

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Mothers who receive continuous support during labor from a partner, friend or hospital worker may be less likely t...

 2017-07-26 17:24 

ABC News (US)

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'Healthy Living for Summer': Eating organic... +

What are the health benefits to eating and cooking organic?...

 2017-07-26 16:59 

Reuters

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Fear keeps many eczema patients from using steroid creams... +

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Many people with eczema, a common skin disease, may avoid creams and ointments that can help ease symptoms like it...

 2017-07-26 16:00 

Medical News Today

New study finds 'overfat pandemic' in the United States... +

As many as 90 percent of U.S. men and 50 percent of children are 'overfat,' according to new research. BMI measurements are misleading, scientists say....

 2017-07-26 16:00 

Medical News Today

Piriformis syndrome: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment... +

Piriformis syndrome is when there is pain in the hip and buttock. In this article, learn about the potential causes, how it is diagnosed, and treatment....

 2017-07-26 16:00 

Medscape

When Friends and Family Ambush You for Free Medical Advice... +

Here's how your colleagues try to be genuinely helpful to friends, relatives, and total strangers without overstepping professional boundaries, or gracefully decline without leaving loved ones miffed. Medscape Business of Medicine...

 2017-07-26 15:00 

Medical News Today

South African child in HIV remission without drugs... +

A South African child has been in sustained remission of HIV for 8.5 years without therapy, after receiving early treatment in infancy, scientists report....

 2017-07-26 15:00 

Medical News Today

Why does our skin age?... +

Lines, wrinkles, and dark spots are all telltale signs of aging. Find out how time and sun exposure cause irreparable damage to our skin. ...

 2017-07-26 14:00 

Medical News Today

Rural living tied to lower risk of inflammatory bowel disease... +

A study of Canadian populations finds that living in urban households is tied to a lower chance of being diagnosed with IBD, particularly in childhood....

 2017-07-26 13:50 

ABC News (US)

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The life-changing moment that turned 'couch potato' dad into vegan ultra-endurance athlete... +

Rich Roll spoke with ABC's Dan Harris for his ...

 2017-07-26 13:00 

Medical News Today

Finger infection: Types, symptoms, and treatment... +

Learn about the different types of finger infections and what may cause them. How are the infections diagnosed and can they be prevented?...

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