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 2017-11-13 17:00 

Medical News Today

Deadly brain tumors halted by blocking telomere protein... +

By blocking TRF1, a protein involved in the protection of telomeres, researchers were able to halt the growth of glioblastoma tumors in mice....

 2017-11-13 16:49 

Men's Health News

Here's What It's Like to Break the Beer Mile World Record... +

Corey Bellemore is capable of an athletic feat like no other...

 2017-11-13 16:49 

USA Today

Who is Alex Azar? Former drugmaker CEO and HHS official nominated to head agency... +

Alex Azar, who headed drugmaker Eli Lilly, was nominated Monday to be secretary of Health and Human Services. Azar had served as general counsel for HHS....

 2017-11-13 16:33 

Men's Health News

This Is Exactly How Likely You Are To Go Into Cardiac Arrest During Sex... +

The prospect of going into cardiac arrest during sex is a scary thought—but research says not to sweat it...

 2017-11-13 16:30 

NY Times

Healthy Deviants Know the Difference Between Normal and Stupid... +

There are ways to deviate from normalized stupidity, although doing so isnt always easy. Start by calling out the crazy, from gun violence to environmental sins....

 2017-11-13 16:30 

AP

Officials surprised at extent of alleged abuse at Whiting... +

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State officials are expressing surprise at the extent of alleged abuse that took place at Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital....

 2017-11-13 16:27 

Men's Health News

6 Weird Things That Happen to Your Body When You Go on the Paleo Diet... +

Like any diet, the Paelo Diet has pros and cons — and it's up to you to decide whether the former outweighs the latter...

 2017-11-13 16:24 

Men's Health News

This Heavyweight Circuit Will Set Your Whole Body on Fire... +

Get Herculean muscles with these three intense moves...

 2017-11-13 16:05 

Reuters

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Time limit for stroke treatment may be longer in selected patients... +

(Reuters Health) - Removing a stroke-causing clot from a large blood vessel in the brain can improve outcomes in some patients, even when extraction occurs 6 to 24 hours after symptoms develop, according to results of a large new test of the technique....

 2017-11-13 16:03 

Reuters

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Nanotech, gene editing used to edit cholesterol gene: U.S. study... +

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. researchers have used nanotechnology plus the powerful CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool to turn off a key cholesterol-related gene in mouse liver cells, an advance that could lead to new ways to correct genes that cause high choleste...

 2017-11-13 16:02 

Reuters

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Trump to tap ex-pharma executive Azar as health secretary... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday said he will nominate former pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar to serve as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary, saying Azar would push to lower the price of medicines....

 2017-11-13 16:01 

Men's Health News

Kevin Hart Shows Off His Boxing Skills In a New Instagram Video... +

There's no such thing as a lazy Sunday for him...

 2017-11-13 16:00 

Medical News Today

Chronic fatigue syndrome: Changes in brain chemistry found... +

A new study identifies brain chemistry changes in people with chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War illness, making the two conditions easier to diagnose....

 2017-11-13 15:53 

AP

Visiting Nurses Association votes to join UVM Health Network... +

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle counties will join the University of Vermont Health Network next year after a unanimous vote....

 2017-11-13 15:14 

Reuters

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Trump says will nominate ex-pharma executive Azar as health secretary... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he has chosen former pharmaceutical company executive Alex Azar to serve as U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and vowed to lower the price of medicines....

 2017-11-13 15:11 

ABC News (US)

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Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary... +

Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary...

 2017-11-13 15:09 

AP

Nebraska struggles to fund mental health services... +

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says the state is struggling to offer mental health services as it moves from state-run regional centers to locally run operations....

 2017-11-13 15:03 

Men's Health News

Is It Really So Bad to Crack Your Knuckles?... +

Finally, the consensus on your most annoying habit...

 2017-11-13 15:00 

Medical News Today

Hyperarousal: Symptoms and treatment... +

Hyperarousal is common in people with post-traumatic stress disorder. What are the key signs of hyperarousal and how can people manage their symptoms?...

 2017-11-13 15:00 

Medical News Today

More TV viewing linked to higher risk of blood clots in veins... +

A large study finds that people's risk of developing blood clots in their veins rises with amount of TV viewing, even if they meet exercise guidelines....

 2017-11-13 14:54 

Men's Health News

4 Thanksgiving Turkey Mistakes That Can Make You Seriously Sick... +

Avoid a mass exodus to the bathroom by following these prep, cooking, and serving guidelines...

 2017-11-13 14:45 

Men's Health News

Is Muscle Soreness Really a Sign Of an Effective Workout?... +

Find out everything you ever wanted to know about delayed onset muscle soreness...

 2017-11-13 14:24 

Men's Health News

The Ferrari GTC4lussoT is One of the Five Greatest Ferrari V-8s... +

Now with 100% more turbocharger!...

 2017-11-13 14:22 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Skip the side of fries, order a 2nd burger, nutritionist says... +

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in ...

 2017-11-13 13:00 

Medical News Today

How to get rid of a nose piercing bump... +

Even with the best aftercare, a bump may form around a nose piercing. In this article, learn how to treat and prevent a nose piercing bump....

 2017-11-13 12:26 

Reuters

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Bill Gates makes $100 million personal investment to fight Alzheimer's... +

LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to seek treatments for the brain-wasting disease....

 2017-11-13 11:00 

Medical News Today

What birth control methods take the shortest and longest time to work?... +

A look at how long it takes for birth control to work. Included is information on a variety of methods, and the duration it takes for them to be effective....

 2017-11-13 10:15 

Reuters

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Smog chokes Indian capital as emergency measures fail to bring relief... +

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A thick cloud of toxic smog 10 times the recommended limit enveloped India's capital, New Delhi, on Monday, as government officials struggled to tackle a public health crisis that is well into its second week....

 2017-11-13 10:00 

NY Times

After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico... +

The storms violent winds and screeching rains assaulted the islands psyche for 72 hours, and public health officials say much of the population shows signs of post-traumatic stress....

 2017-11-13 08:06 

Reuters

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Microsoft founder Gates commits $100 million for fund, start-ups, to fight Alzheimer's... +

LONDON (Reuters) - Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to seek treatments for the brain-wasting disease....

 2017-11-13 08:00 

Medical News Today

What is chronic diarrhea and how is it treated?... +

Learn all about chronic diarrhea, with a focus on why it might occur and what treatments and home remedies exist to relieve symptoms....

 2017-11-13 08:00 

Medical News Today

E-cigarettes may slow down your heart rate... +

A new study examines the effects of two aerosols commonly found in electronic cigarettes on the heart rate of mice and finds an adverse cardiac reaction....

 2017-11-13 08:00 

Medical News Today

Don't worry, sex is unlikely to trigger cardiac arrest... +

A study conducted by top research institutions reassures us that sudden cardiac arrest is unlikely to occur during, or immediately after, sexual activity....

 2017-11-12 22:20 

NY Times

Trump Health Agency Challenges Consensus on Reducing Costs... +

The Obama administration sped up programs aiming to pay doctors based on quality instead of quantity. The Trump administration is slowing them down....

 2017-11-12 19:45 

ABC News (US)

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Women less likely to get CPR from bystanders, study suggests... +

Women less likely to get CPR from bystanders, study suggests...

 2017-11-12 19:45 

AP

Women less likely to get CPR from bystanders, study suggests... +

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A new study suggests that women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and are more likely to die. Researchers think that reluctance to touch a woman's chest in......

 2017-11-12 18:37 

AP

Grants aim to help Louisiana schools promote healthy eating... +

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Fifteen Louisiana schools will receive grants to help them promote healthy eating and physical activity....

 2017-11-12 18:02 

AP

Utah lawmaker looking to ban smoking in state Capitol... +

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker is pushing state officials to consider banning smoking on the grounds of the Utah State Capitol....

 2017-11-12 17:54 

AP

Maryland health officials investigate stomach flu outbreak... +

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Health officials in Maryland are investigating an outbreak of the stomach flu among people who attended a food festival....

 2017-11-12 17:00 

Medical News Today

What is phimosis?... +

Learn about phimosis, a condition where the foreskin cannot be retracted. This can cause problems for adults. We take a look at the causes and treatments....

 2017-11-12 16:58 

AP

Schwarzenegger calls on climate activists to change methods... +

BONN, Germany (AP) — Movie star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wants environmental activists to give more attention to immediate health hazards like air and water pollution....

 2017-11-12 16:48 

AP

Landlords oppose committee's tweaks to lead paint bill... +

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Some landlords aren't happy with changes to a bill aimed at reducing the hazard that lead paint poses to children's health....

 2017-11-12 16:17 

AP

Event to be held at Statehouse for World Diabetes Day... +

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A state lawmaker is inviting the public to the Statehouse to mark World Diabetes Day and raise awareness about the disease....

 2017-11-12 15:59 

AP

Missing teenage boy with autism found safe at a Sandy house... +

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — Police in Sandy say a teenage boy with autism who has been missing since Friday morning has been found safe and in good health....

 2017-11-12 15:32 

AP

Event to be held at the state house for World Diabetes Day... +

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A state lawmaker is inviting the public to the state house to mark World Diabetes Day and raise awareness about the disease....

 2017-11-12 15:32 

AP

Visiting nurse group joins university health network... +

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A regional nursing association is partnering with the University of Vermont Health Network in hopes of providing more seamless and personalized care while reducing unnecessar......

 2017-11-12 15:00 

Medical News Today

Can diabetics eat bananas?... +

Learn about how eating bananas can affect your blood sugar, as well as how to get potassium without compromising a healthful diabetes diet....

 2017-11-12 13:00 

Medical News Today

No sugar diet plan: What you need to know... +

Whether cutting sugar out of the diet completely or simply cutting back on sugar, we have eight important tips for following a no sugar diet....

 2017-11-12 11:00 

Medical News Today

Why does my body ache?... +

Body aches often occur alongside other symptoms. Recognizing other symptoms can help a person identify the cause and whether they should see a doctor....

 2017-11-12 08:00 

Medical News Today

How drinking affects brain stem cells... +

It is well-known that long-term heavy drinking affects the brain, but what does it do to brain stem cells, involved in neural regeneration and maintenance?...

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