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Obesity is blamed for childhood asthma rise

Obesity is blamed for childhood asthma rise

For the retrospective study, researchers analyzed data for 507,496 children from more than 19 million doctor's visits at six major children's health centers. Researchers in the United States discovere...

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Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials

Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials

In a 30-minute talk Wednesday at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong, He Jiankui of South University of Science and Technology of China , in Shenzhen, laid out the steps he took to perform the f...

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Grand Rapids Woman Encounters Gofundme Goal Now Wishes For Heart Transplant

According to a GoFundMe page set up by her son Alex, 60-year-old Hedda Martin developed congestive heart failure after receiving chemotherapy for aggressive breast cancer in 2005. "We thoughtfully r...

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'I can not square the circle on mental health' - PCC

'I can not square the circle on mental health' - PCC

The scale of the problem is illustrated by the fact that the Metropolitan Police - the UK's largest force - sends an officer to respond to a mental health call every 12 minutes. It cost the force an...

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U.S. doctor warns against backlash to gene-edited baby claim

U.S. doctor warns against backlash to gene-edited baby claim

He Jiankui of Southern University of Science and Technology says he used a powerful gene editing tool to alter the DNA of twin girls who were just born this month. Some see the whole concept of ge...

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Implant files: global journalism body creates database to track faulty medical devices

Implant files: global journalism body creates database to track faulty medical devices

It includes findings on regulation, a look into corruption in the industry as well as reports on faulty devices and their recall. "With devices, that rigour is not there". She said patients "can't r...

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FDA gives OK to eat some romaine lettuce

FDA gives OK to eat some romaine lettuce

Now the FDA has linked the tainted lettuce to the "end of season" harvest in California's Central Coast Region. Several major romaine lettuce producers have agreed to label products with a harvest dat...

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Burnley vs Newcastle delayed by half an hour due to medical emergency

Burnley vs Newcastle delayed by half an hour due to medical emergency

The Newcastle team v Burnley has just been confirmed. Newcastle, 15th in the Premier League, are looking to record a third successive victory. Wales defender Paul Dummett is out for the Magpies af...

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Millions of diabetics could be left without insulin by 2030

Millions of diabetics could be left without insulin by 2030

Projection Stanford University researchers developed a microsimulation of type 2 diabetes management from 2018-2030 across 221 countries using data from the International Diabetes Federation. Research...

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Mental health disorders affect one in eight children and teens in England

Mental health disorders affect one in eight children and teens in England

NHS Digital , which collected information from more than 9,000 youngsters, also found emotional disorders have become more common in five to 15-year-olds - rising from 4.3% in 1999 to 5.8% in 2017. "T...

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Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns

Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns

This warning comes just eight months after the deadly outbreak centered around the Yuma, Ariz. cultivation region. Thirty-two people, including 13 who have been hospitalized, have been infected with...

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FDA approves Pfizer's treatment for rare blood cancer

Erivedge has been discontinued for AML and other blood cancers, but remains in mid-stage development for solid tumours including beast, gastric, pancreatic and lung cancer, according to Adis Insight, ...

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Boston Scientific Offers $4.2 Billion for British Medical Technology Specialist BTG

Boston Scientific Offers $4.2 Billion for British Medical Technology Specialist BTG

BTG's products include tiny glass "microspheres" that deliver targeted radiation doses in the treatment of cancer. The company also wants to snap up BTG's profitable portfolio of lifesaving drugs an...

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Walgreens in talks with Humana

Walgreens in talks with Humana

It's an average volume stands with 5732.95K shares. It is calculates as Net Profit/No. of Shares Outstanding. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.03. While looking at the Stock's...

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Huge dust storm hits Sydney

Huge dust storm hits Sydney

Here are some of the photos people took of the threatening skies early today. Conditions are expected to be at their worst this afternoon, before steadily clearing. Dust particles may aggravate exis...

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Millions left without insulin as diabetes increase drives demand

Millions left without insulin as diabetes increase drives demand

Over half of them will be living in just three countries - China (130 million), India (98 million), and the USA (32 million), researchers said. During that time, the biggest spike in need could come...

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This "Breakthrough" Drug for People With Peanut Allergies May Soon Change Lives

Under medical supervision, the dose was gradually increased over the course of six months, exposing the children to higher and higher amounts of peanut protein until a dosage of 300 milligrams was rea...

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Sobeys, Loblaws pull romaine lettuce from shelves across Canada

Sobeys, Loblaws pull romaine lettuce from shelves across Canada

USA health officials are warning people to stay away from romaine as an investigation into the link between the lettuce and an E. coli outbreak takes place. coli poisoning in 11 states, with 13 of ...

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CDC: Do not eat any romaine lettuce

CDC: Do not eat any romaine lettuce

This includes all types of lettuce, such as whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, and bags and boxes of precut lettuce and salad mixes, such as Caesar salad. Follow these five steps to clean yo...

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Peanut allergy treatment 'in sight'

The study involved exposing children diagnosed with the allergy to small amounts of peanut, gradually building up the amount over 12 months. Researchers from Evelina London Children's Hospital and K...

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Peanut allergy could be beaten by building up tolerance, study finds

Doses were gradually increased every two weeks for a period of six months, before continuing on a "maintenance dose" of peanut for a further six months. Emily has had a peanut allergy since she was on...

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Surprising Study Shows Sucking On Your Baby's Pacifier Might Prevent Allergies

Surprising Study Shows Sucking On Your Baby's Pacifier Might Prevent Allergies

The new study involved 128 mothers who were asked about how they cleaned their baby's pacifier: Sterilizing it in boiling water or dishwasher, cleaning it with soap and water and sucking on it. "Alt...

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Man With Persistent Runny Nose Learns He Had Leaking Brain Fluid

Man With Persistent Runny Nose Learns He Had Leaking Brain Fluid

Finally he saw Dr. Alfred Iloreta at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY. "I was preparing a meal and standing in the kitchen and it just added itself to the ingredients - it screwed up the whole dinner", Gr...

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California wildfires: Thousand missing as fire ravages malibu

California wildfires: Thousand missing as fire ravages malibu

Mr Trump tweeted last weekend: "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor". Another woman, living in a shelter, told...

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Denmark creates global research hub for antibiotics resistance

Denmark creates global research hub for antibiotics resistance

And it's not just patients and doctors who are at fault: decades of liberal use of antibiotics to promote the health of farm animals headed for our tables and environmental contamination by the ubiq...

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Number of people missing in California wildfires spikes to more than 600

Number of people missing in California wildfires spikes to more than 600

Those trying to identify the dead from California's most destructive wildfire say many of remains are so badly burned even DNA analysis won't work; Claudia Cowan reports from Chico, California. "I thi...

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California wildfire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump visit

California wildfire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump visit

Almost 200 miles to the south, in San Francisco, the smoke was so thick that health warnings prompted widespread school closings. "The big problem we have is management". With winter coming on, surviv...

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Withings reveals new Pulse HR fitness tracker

Withings reveals new Pulse HR fitness tracker

Since the Withings Pulse HR is primarily a fitness tracker , it is created to automatically track 10 activties. Withings is not just making stainless steel analog watches with health-tracking fea...

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‘Batkid,’ now 10, cancer free 5 years after 'saving' San Francisco

‘Batkid,’ now 10, cancer free 5 years after 'saving' San Francisco

Miles Scott , who made headlines at five years old when he "saved" the city of San Francisco as " Batkid " in back in November 2013, is still cancer free five years later, according to the San Fran...

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Google To Take Over Controversial NHS App

Google To Take Over Controversial NHS App

It will be interesting to see how the Google Health division plans on consolidating its health initiatives, including work done by parent company Alphabet's other health research groups such as Veri...

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