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 2018-05-21 17:04 

NY Times

For First Time, W.H.O. Names Some Lab Tests 'Essential'...

Forty years after creating its "essential medicines" list, which revolutionized the struggle to get drugs to the poor, the agency tackles diagnostics....

 2018-05-21 17:01 

Medscape

Detect Diabetes Sooner With Expanded Criteria...

Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a study showing that the current screening criteria are missing many patients with prediabetes or diabetes. Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2018-05-21 16:16 

Reuters

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Nabriva shares tumble as safety worries plague pneumonia drug...

(Reuters) - Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic drug to treat a common form of pneumonia met the main goal of a key clinical trial, but concerns over its side effects sent the drug developer's shares down 13 percent on Monday....

 2018-05-21 16:08 

Reuters

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Strong grip may predict longer life at all ages...

(Reuters Health) - Grip strength may be a better predictor of future health than some measurements doctors currently use to gauge risk, a large UK study suggests....

 2018-05-21 16:00 

Medscape

Extreme Diets: Fads and Facts...

Radical diets have exploded in popularity since the 19th century. We dig into notable examples -- from Fletcherism to liquid diets to Beverly Hills -- reviewing their history, claims, and impact. Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2018-05-21 16:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about tricompartmental osteoarthritis...

Tricompartmental osteoarthritis, or osteoathrosis, is a form of osteoarthritis that affects all three compartments of the knee. It can be more painful and debilitating than other forms. Here, we give an overview of tricompartmental osteoarthritis, includi...

 2018-05-21 16:00 

Medical News Today

Could Viagra and a flu shot kill cancer?...

A Viagra, Cialis, and inactivated flu vaccine combination reduced cancer spread in a mouse model of post-surgery metastasis by helping the immune system....

 2018-05-21 15:58 

AP

Judge: Planned Parenthood shooter remains incompetent...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado judge says a man who acknowledges killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic remains mentally incompetent....

 2018-05-21 15:57 

CBC

New book documents the rise and fall of Silicon Valley wunderkind Elizabeth Holmes...

Elizabeth Holmes was heralded as the next Steve Jobs — and then she was revealed by the Wall Street Journal to have overseen one of the biggest corporate frauds since Enron....

 2018-05-21 15:46 

Reuters

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Dova Pharma's blood disorder drug gets FDA approval...

(Reuters) - The U.S Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it had approved Dova Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to treat low blood platelet count in chronic liver disease (CLD) patients, who are scheduled to undergo a medical procedure....

 2018-05-21 15:25 

ABC News (US)

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Romanian children sickened after eating school sandwiches...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-05-21 15:00 

Medical News Today

This 'natural antioxidant' may protect heart health...

Bilirubin, a byproduct of red blood cell breakdown, may speak to cardiovascular health, researchers argue. Further studies should investigate mechanisms....

 2018-05-21 14:53 

NY Times

New Cancer Treatments Lie Hidden Under Mountains of Paperwork...

Guideposts to powerful treatments may be buried in the nation's medical records. But there is no easy way to gather those records or to get them into a usable format....

 2018-05-21 14:43 

Reuters

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Congo begins giving experimental Ebola vaccine to medics...

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Congo began administering an experimental Ebola vaccine to medical staff in the northwestern city of Mbandaka on Monday to tackle an outbreak of the virus believed to have killed 26 people since early Apr...

 2018-05-21 14:23 

Reuters

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PM May challenges scientists to help transform Britain after Brexit...

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's prime minister challenged scientists on Monday to help diagnose cancer earlier and create zero-emission cars, trying to reboot an industrial strategy all but eclipsed by Brexit, while acknowledging Britain's reliance o...

 2018-05-21 14:02 

CBC

Experimental vaccine in Congo marks 'paradigm shift' in how to fight Ebola virus...

A vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed....

 2018-05-21 14:00 

Medical News Today

Lung cancer destroyed with tea leaf nanoparticles...

Researchers destroyed up to 80 percent of lung cancer cells using a type of nanoparticle called 'quantum dots,' which they derived from tea leaves....

 2018-05-21 13:43 

ABC News (US)

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Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-05-21 13:35 

AP

North Dakota chooses medical marijuana laboratory company...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota has chosen a Pennsylvania-based company to perform laboratory testing for the state's medical marijuana program....

 2018-05-21 13:25 

Medscape

What Did the Autopsy of Mary Jo Kopechne Reveal?...

There's a very good reason why the autopsy details are so mysterious. Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2018-05-21 13:24 

Reuters

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China considers scrapping birth limits by 2019: Bloomberg...

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China is considering ending the limits it sets on the number of children a family can have, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....

 2018-05-21 13:24 

Reuters

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Nabriva's pneumonia drug succeeds late-stage study, shares surge...

(Reuters) - Nabriva Therapeutics Plc said on Monday its antibiotic to treat adults with a common form of pneumonia met the main goal of a second late-stage study, putting the company on track to file for the drug's approval in the fourth quarter of 20...

 2018-05-21 13:12 

Medscape

Inhaled Steroids in Childhood Asthma: Does Dose Matter?...

Can increasing a child's inhaled corticosteroid dose at the first hint of an asthma attack head off a worsening exacerbation? Medscape Pediatrics...

 2018-05-21 13:05 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Inside Cigna's Health Improvement Tour van...
 2018-05-21 13:00 

Medical News Today

Ten facts about why we fart...

Although we rarely talk about it, all human beings fart. In fact, healthy people fart between 12 and 25 times a day. In this article, we look at why people fart and which foods are the most likely to cause flatulence. We also list ten interesting facts ab...

 2018-05-21 12:57 

Reuters

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First Ebola vaccines given as WHO seeks to beat Congo outbreak...

LONDON, (Reuters) - A vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed....

 2018-05-21 12:45 

Men's Health News

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running...

If you hate running, there are plenty of other cardio activities that can burn calories and fat at a fast rate....

 2018-05-21 12:38 

AP

Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote...

DUBLIN (AP) — Debate is raging in homes, pubs and streets across Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion....

 2018-05-21 12:30 

Men's Health News

Gluten-Free Condoms Are Now Available, But Are They Really Necessary?...

Does the world really need a gluten-free condom?...

 2018-05-21 12:00 

Medical News Today

How is ADHD rated?...

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, is a complex condition that can be difficult to diagnose. There are several different types of ADHD rating scale used to diagnose the condition. These all look at the symptoms and behaviors that the...

 2018-05-21 11:58 

Reuters

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Nabriva's pneumonia drug succeeds in late-stage study...

(Reuters) - Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's pneumonia drug for adults met the main goal of a late-stage study, the company said on Monday, putting it on track to file a marketing application with U.S. regulators later this year....

 2018-05-21 11:32 

Reuters

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AstraZeneca potassium drug finally approved, threatening Vifor...

LONDON (Reuters) - The decision by U.S. regulators to finally approve AstraZeneca's much-delayed excess potassium drug Lokelma gives the group another new medicine launch, boosting its portfolio as it strives to offset declining sales of older product...

 2018-05-21 11:32 

Medical Daily

Rise In Accidental Or Unnecessary Exposure Of ADHD Drugs Among Children, Teenagers...

A new report has highlighted a surge in calls regarding cases of accidental and intentional misuse of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs....

 2018-05-21 11:10 

Men's Health News

10 Father's Day Gifts for the Great Outdoorsman In Your Life...

Looking for the best outdoor gifts to give him for Father's Day? Check out the most creative presents to give dad this holiday, including cool gifts for outdoorsy, adventurous, or active dads....

 2018-05-21 11:05 

ABC News (US)

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Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign starts...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-05-21 11:04 

AP

Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign starts...

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural northwestern town where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign....

 2018-05-21 11:00 

Medical News Today

What happens when calcium levels are low?...

Calcium is an essential mineral, and when the body is chronically deficient, serious complications can arise, including muscle and dental problems, depression, and osteoporosis. We describe these issues in detail and explore symptoms and when to seek trea...

 2018-05-21 11:00 

Medical News Today

Sitting positions for good posture...

A person's sitting position can have a significant impact on their posture and back health. Many people have to sit down for extended periods during the day and should take care to maintain a good posture, especially when working at a desk. Learn how ...

 2018-05-21 10:59 

ABC News (US)

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Medical teams sent to south India amid deadly virus outbreak...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-05-21 10:59 

AP

Medical teams sent to south India amid deadly virus outbreak...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Officials say a deadly virus has killed at least three people in southern India, and medical teams have been dispatched to the area amid reports that up to six other people could h......

 2018-05-21 10:51 

Reuters

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Ebola preparedness much better now than for 2014 outbreak: WHO...

GENEVA (Reuters) - The spread of Ebola to a major city in Democratic Republic of Congo is worrying but the outlook is much more optimistic than when a major outbreak was reported in West Africa in 2014, the head of the World Health Organization said on Mo...

 2018-05-21 10:51 

Men's Health News

Tinder Users Have Way Less Casual Sex Than You'd Think...

People on dating apps don't hook up and have more sex, according to study....

 2018-05-21 10:39 

ABC News (US)

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Suicide-related hospital visits for children and teens up sharply...

Suicide-related hospital visits for children and teens are up sharply, particularly for 15- to 17-year-olds....

 2018-05-21 10:09 

Medical Daily

6 Risks Of Leaving Hypothyroidism Untreated...

When was the last time you took a TSH test, which measures the level of thyroid hormones in your body? An underactive thyroid can result in various health complications if left untreated for a long period....

 2018-05-21 10:01 

Reuters

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WHO says Ebola preparedness much better now than in 2014...

GENEVA (Reuters) - The spread of Ebola to a major city in Democratic Republic of Congo is worrying but the outlook is much more optimistic than when a major outbreak was reported in West Africa in 2014, the head of the World Health Organization said on Mo...

 2018-05-21 10:00 

Men's Health News

The Keto Diet May Be Giving You High School-Level Acne...

A low-carb diet like the Keto Diet may do wonders for your waistline, but it can take a serious toll on your skin....

 2018-05-21 09:04 

Men's Health News

Terry Crews' Secret to Looking Ripped: Intermittent Fasting and Lots of Body Oil...

Terry Crews said he uses intermittent fasting and plenty of body oil to keep his impressive physique in top shape....

 2018-05-21 09:00 

NY Times

What Barbershops Can Teach About Delivering Health Care...

One reason that an experiment to reduce high blood pressure in a high-risk population succeeded is that it adapted its approach to encourage trust....

 2018-05-21 08:13 

Medical Daily

How Everyday Products May Contribute To Obesity...

A new review offered seven recommendations to reduce the indoor exposure to obesogens from sources such as diet, plastics, and house dust....

 2018-05-21 08:00 

CBC

Canadian scientists track Lyme disease threat...

Health officials combine surveillance of human cases, dogs and ticks in the field to track the spread of the disease across the country....

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