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Millions of people unknowingly infected with hepatitis

Millions of people unknowingly infected with hepatitis

People who are not already infected with hepatitis B can prevent hepatitis D by getting vaccinated against hepatitis B. The prevalence rate of hepatitis B ( HBV ) in Bangladesh is 5.1%, while th...

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Aurora woman diagnosed with West Nile after trip to Wisconsin Dells

Aurora woman diagnosed with West Nile after trip to Wisconsin Dells

The state health department routinely tracks and responds to mosquito-borne infections, including Zika virus, and no other locally acquired arboviral infections have been identified this year. The tra...

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Toxoplasma gondii May Impact Human Decision-Making and Cultural Behaviors

Toxoplasma gondii May Impact Human Decision-Making and Cultural Behaviors

The discovery suggests there may be a freaky advantage to being infected by the parasite, also known as T. gondii . "Countries with higher T. gondii prevalence generally had a lower fraction of r...

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Kaley Cuoco is legitimately being shamed for having nipples

Kaley Cuoco is legitimately being shamed for having nipples

And given the current state of her shoulder, it was hard enough getting regular clothing over it, let alone a fitted bra. After seeing the comment, Cuoco replied, "Don't be jealous". She shared a ...

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HIV response affected by

HIV response affected by "Prevention crisis" -UNAIDS

Teenagers, and particularly girls, are bearing the brunt of the global AIDS epidemic with around 30 adolescents becoming infected with HIV every hour. "HIV thrives among the most vulnerable and margin...

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CDC issues alert about salmonella tied to chicken, ducks in backyard flocks

CDC issues alert about salmonella tied to chicken, ducks in backyard flocks

Included in the Goldfish recall are four different types of crackers: "Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar", "Flavor Blasted Sour Cream & Onion", " Goldfish Baked with Whole Grain Xtra Cheddar" and " Go...

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Ohio reports 1st human West Nile virus case for 2018

Ohio reports 1st human West Nile virus case for 2018

Residents that live in the affected area will receive a yellow door hanger stating they are in the area of concern. Mosquitoes need very little water to breed. Lanre Medu, from the Saskatchewan He...

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Fresh scandal erupts over vaccine safety in China..

Fresh scandal erupts over vaccine safety in China..

At the moment the authorities say that the vaccines are only ineffective; it is still unknown if they are harmful to health. Regulators found that the company had fabricated production records and...

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Queensland Viagra study halted after 11 babies die in Dutch trial

Queensland Viagra study halted after 11 babies die in Dutch trial

It was created to look at possible beneficial effects of increased blood flow to the placenta in mothers whose unborn babies were severely underdeveloped. The trial there was started in 2017 and was s...

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NI boys should be included in cancer virus vaccination scheme, says charity

NI boys should be included in cancer virus vaccination scheme, says charity

The vaccination will protect boys from HPV-related diseases, such as oral, throat and anal cancer, and will also help reduce the number of cervical cancers in women through "herd immunity". There has ...

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Dementia risk linked to the number of children a woman has

Dementia risk linked to the number of children a woman has

The imbalance means that female patients appear to deteriorate more quickly following diagnosis, when in fact they have already been suffering for some time. Because age is also a factor, doctors used...

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FDA approves first malaria drug in 60 years

FDA approves first malaria drug in 60 years

This is because P Vivax is the kind of malaria that's particularly tough to get rid of as it has the capability to stay dormant in the liver for several years to be able to recur many times. Those who...

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Bayer to phase out Essure birth control device in U.S.

Bayer to phase out Essure birth control device in U.S.

Essure consists of two sets of small metal coils that are inserted through the vagina and cervix into the fallopian tubes. At the time, Essure was manufactured and marketed by Conceptus Inc., which Ba...

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'Zombie' raccoons infest NYC's Central Park

The Health Department and NYC Parks have confirmed that raccoons in Central Park have been infected with "distemper". In addition to unvaccinated dogs, other animals at risk include Central Park sku...

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Outrage in China Over Latest Vaccine Safety Scandal

Outrage in China Over Latest Vaccine Safety Scandal

The disclosure was the company's second major scandal in a week: just days earlier, a probe by state food and drug regulators announced that Changsheng had distributed more than 250,000 doses of a "su...

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Transgender woman says Arizona pharmacist REFUSED to fill her hormone treatment

Transgender woman says Arizona pharmacist REFUSED to fill her hormone treatment

Her doctor's office tried to intervene, but to no avail, so the physicians sent a new prescription to a local Walgreens where the pharmacist filled it without question, according to Hall. Pop culture ...

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Peak season for West Nile virus approaches

Peak season for West Nile virus approaches

In the past week, some of the mosquitoes that were caught in traps in the Estevan areas were infected with the deadly virus. "Even though serious West Nile Virus cases in humans are rare, it is im...

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Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not raising drug prices

Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not raising drug prices

The statement came after Pfizer reversed and froze price increases on some drugs in the USA following president Donald Trump's social media spree. The company also said it will not raise the ave...

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Having late dinners increases the risk of diabetes

Having late dinners increases the risk of diabetes

Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, a research professor at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain and lead author of a new study on the topic said, "The mechanisms are not clear". The most noticea...

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West Nile virus found in San Diego County

West Nile virus found in San Diego County

People who have had the virus before are considered immune. But during that family BBQ or camping trip, the health authority said there are ways to prevent getting hit by the virus - wear clothing t...

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UnitedHealth puts up big profit numbers in 2Q

UnitedHealth puts up big profit numbers in 2Q

The Cognios Capital Llc holds 4,271 shares with $914,000 value, down from 9,621 last quarter. The stock, up almost 17 percent this year, fell 3.5 percent to $248. On Tuesday, UnitedHealth Group sa...

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Having Dinner Before 9 PM Lowers Breast And Prostate Cancer Risk

This study is the first to analyse the connection between cancer risk and the timing of meals and sleep. What we know from experimental studies is that we are conditioned to function in different part...

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Australia scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test

Australia scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test

Scientists from Perth 's Edith Cowan University say thousands of lives could be saved every year thanks to the "breakthrough" test. While the initial blood test was trialled on 209 people, the next...

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Officials looking at raw turkey products as source of Salmonella outbreak

Officials looking at raw turkey products as source of Salmonella outbreak

Don't spread germs from raw turkey around food preparation areas. Samples of raw turkey pet food, raw turkey products and live turkeys have tested positive for the outbreak strain of salmonella...

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Teen Dies Of Nut Allergy After Mistakenly Eating Chips Ahoy Cookie

Teen Dies Of Nut Allergy After Mistakenly Eating Chips Ahoy Cookie

It was too late — she died within 90 minutes of eating the cookie despite two Epipens administered by her family, according to her Facebook post . "The company has different colored packaging to in...

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Genetically Modified Babies Move A Step Closer To Reality In The UK

Genetically Modified Babies Move A Step Closer To Reality In The UK

The UK now bans the practice, but the report urges more research into the safety, effectiveness and societal impact of the practice. The body, which explores ethical questions raised by advances i...

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Britney Spears has a new fragrance in the works

Britney Spears has a new fragrance in the works

Sam has been full of love for Britney since they first met and previously revealed he is "humbled" by his girlfriend. Spears is now touring North America and Europe as part of her Piece of Me li...

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Soy 'milk' may soon be targeted for not coming from cow

Soy 'milk' may soon be targeted for not coming from cow

In the U.S., standards of identity have been the source of industry spats as diets have evolved, including fights about what gets to be called mayonnaise and yogurt. The Good Food Institute, which adv...

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Man dies after eating raw oyster, Florida Health said

Man dies after eating raw oyster, Florida Health said

The illness is rare but can cause vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain, according to the agency . " Vibrio vulnificus is a naturally occurring bacteria in warm, salty or brackish water", Florida ...

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White House says ‘threat’ from Russian Federation still exists

White House says ‘threat’ from Russian Federation still exists

Donald Trump reiterated the statement that Democrats and the press are the enemy just before his summit with Putin kicked off earlier this week, launching into them in a tweet while he was en rout...

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