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First Successful Uterus Transplant from Deceased Donor Leads to Healthy Baby

The mother was diagnosed with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome, a rare condition that caused her to be born without a uterus . The donor had died of subarachnoid haemorrhage - a type ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong — WashPost

Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong — WashPost

Another lawmaker, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), also pays interns $15 per hour, his office told Fox Business . Before the official announcement Tuesday, the congresswoman-elect criticized current c...

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Apple Watch ECG feature is ready to offer serious heart health monitoring

Apple Watch ECG feature is ready to offer serious heart health monitoring

The Apple Watch Series 4 stood out among previous models and competing smartwatches, thanks to the new ECG features and the new fall-detection feature. Testing takes just 30 seconds and the results ...

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Infants' Ibuprofen recalled due to potentially higher concentrations of Ibuprofen

Infants' Ibuprofen recalled due to potentially higher concentrations of Ibuprofen

It could be potentially risky for babies and could cause nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain or diarrhea. Tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding are also possible adverse effects. The recalled...

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Russian HIV Patients Deal With Persistent Stigma As Incidence Rises

Russian HIV Patients Deal With Persistent Stigma As Incidence Rises

In the video, he said: "To show our support for the children of Lesotho [where Sentebale works] and help reduce the stigma for all those affected by HIV, we are turning this World AIDS Day into a da...

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Denton County Public Health encourages residents to get flu shots

Denton County Public Health encourages residents to get flu shots

People who have not had their influenza vaccine this season should get it as soon as possible; it takes about two weeks for the vaccine to provide full protection. Thomas Dobbs. The Putnam County He...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tells Mike Huckabee To Leave 'False Statements To Sarah'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tells Mike Huckabee To Leave 'False Statements To Sarah'

In a tweet, the NY freshman lawmaker-elect wrote that her health care as a waitress was "more than TWICE" as high as what she would pay upon taking office as a congresswoman next month. "Big differe...

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First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

The baby's birth suggests that more women who suffer from uterine infertility - including those who have undergone hysterectomies for reasons ranging from cancer to endometriosis - may be able to ta...

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Scientists develop 'holy grail' blood test that detects cancer in 10 minutes

Scientists develop 'holy grail' blood test that detects cancer in 10 minutes

It would serve as an initial check for cancer , with doctors following up positive results with more focused investigations. "This unique nano-scaled DNA signature appeared in every type of breast...

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Unilever swallows GSK's Indian Horlicks business for US$3.8 billion

Unilever swallows GSK's Indian Horlicks business for US$3.8 billion

The merger will include all operations within GSK Consumer Healthcare India Ltd, which will include the consignment selling contract to distribute GSK Consumer's over-the-counter and oral health pro...

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Extremely rare blood needed to save 2-year-old South Florida girl

Extremely rare blood needed to save 2-year-old South Florida girl

Donors must have an A or O blood type, be of Pakistani, Indian or Iranian descent, and have the same missing antigen - or Zainab's body will reject the blood. The tumor inside Zainab Mughal's belly ma...

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Taoiseach takes HIV test to fight stigma

Taoiseach takes HIV test to fight stigma

Kitts and Nevis Ministries of Health tress the need for each and every person to be tested for HIV, to know his or her status and if a positive diagnosis is confirmed, that he or she be linked to care...

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Today Is World AIDS Day

Today Is World AIDS Day

The Maine Center for Disease Control says about 1,800 of the 37 million people diagnosed with HIV worldwide live in Maine. The future success of the HIV response requires us to look beyond HIV care an...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Links Her Election Win to the Moon Landing

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Links Her Election Win to the Moon Landing

We established Civil Rights. "We [dug] deep and we did it", Ocasio-Cortez continued, before lumping her own victory in with these historic national accomplishments. She is also calling on members of C...

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British MP reveals HIV positive status ahead of World AIDS Day

British MP reveals HIV positive status ahead of World AIDS Day

South Africa is known to be one of the African countries with a high prevalence rate of the disease. He made the announcement during an adjournment debate on HIV and World Aids Day , which will be ...

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Measles cases soar in Brazil and Venezuela, UN agency says

Measles cases soar in Brazil and Venezuela, UN agency says

Between 2000 and 2017, reported measles incidence dropped by 83%, saving about 21 million lives and resulting in an 80% decline in measles mortality, the new data shows. "Existing strategies need to...

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Vermont overdose rates rank 22nd in nation

Vermont overdose rates rank 22nd in nation

Robert Redfield said in a statement . Nationwide, life expectancy at birth was 78.6 years in 2017, a decrease of 0.01 years compared to 2016 levels. Declining life expectancy is linked to rising m...

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak now second largest in history

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak now second largest in history

The WHO's emergencies chief, Dr. Peter Salama, called it a "sad toll" as the Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry announced Thursday that the number of cases has reached 426. To increase...

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Life Expectancy in the U.S. Has Declined, Again

Life Expectancy in the U.S. Has Declined, Again

Heart disease and cancer were still the leading causes of death by a wide margin, killing more than 152 people out of every 100,000 in 2017-although deaths from cancer decreased significantly. Meanw...

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British MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle: I am HIV Positive

British MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle: I am HIV Positive

He's the only current Member of Parliament to reveal he has the virus. "'I can absolutely promise you that when I am, I will come to the Sunday Times to do it but it is against the editorial code ...

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Global warming will increase heat-related deaths

Global warming will increase heat-related deaths

From 2010 to 2016, air pollution worsened in 70 per cent of cities around the globe, with coal use accounting for approximately 16 per cent of premature mortality related to ambient fine particulate m...

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WHAT’S UP DOC? Polio-like illness

WHAT’S UP DOC? Polio-like illness

Xavier's story comes on the heels of a new report on the mysterious, rare "polio-like" disease popping up across the USA that has now spread to 31 states, sickening at least 250 children. "There is st...

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Some romaine lettuce safe to eat again, FDA says

Some romaine lettuce safe to eat again, FDA says

The CDC, which is the Center for Disease Control, has recently given a warning to the people of U.S. regarding an outbreak of E. coli , which has caused problems for a large number of people in the...

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Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there were more than 2.8 million deaths nationwide in 2017. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. Preliminary data f...

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USA life expectancy drops, overdoses climb - govt report

USA life expectancy drops, overdoses climb - govt report

Younger and older people died by overdose less frequently, the report indicates. Death rates rose in particular for adults ages 25 to 44. According to the report titled "Mortality in the Unite...

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Eastern Europe: number of HIV diagnoses reached a peak

Eastern Europe: number of HIV diagnoses reached a peak

This message you have received in the past year, more than 130,000 people in Eastern Europe. Rates were highest in Russian Federation, where 71 new cases were diagnosed per 100,000 people in 2017,...

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US life expectancy declines again in sobering 'wake-up call'

US life expectancy declines again in sobering 'wake-up call'

Prior to 2015, US life expectancy had not declined for several decades. Over the past decade, suicide has ranked as the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, a third new final governm...

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Pediatricians have tested the safety of LEGO, swallowing his details

Pediatricians have tested the safety of LEGO, swallowing his details

They ate a Lego head each, then timed how long it took to find the hard plastic piece in their stool. A reference, in case you haven't seen the film, to the song "Everything Is AWESOME!" as well as th...

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Gatekeeper GPs hinder progress on cancer care says professor

Gatekeeper GPs hinder progress on cancer care says professor

In order to help close the survival gap, more cancer patients must be diagnosed in the early stages of the disease, the report said, as early-stage cancer is usually much more treatable than late-st...

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CDC now confirms 116 cases of polio-like paralysis across the US

CDC now confirms 116 cases of polio-like paralysis across the US

The Center for Disease Control released a report over the weekend saying that there were 116 confirmed cases of the rare polio-like illness, also known as AFM, which leads to paralysis. There are 15...

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