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Study destroys link between vaccination and autism

The latest study examined every child born in Denmark between 1999 and 2010 and found no evidence that the vaccine triggered autism in children with risk factors such as having a sibling with the deve...

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‘London patient’: second case ever of HIV remission

‘London patient’: second case ever of HIV remission

Such transplants are unsafe and have failed in other patients. Gupta's patient, a male resident of the United Kingdom who prefers to remain anonymous, was diagnosed with HIV infection in 2003 and be...

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'London Patient' Appears to Become the Second Person Ever Cured of AIDS

'London Patient' Appears to Become the Second Person Ever Cured of AIDS

He developed cancer and agreed to a stem cell transplant to treat the cancer in 2016. " There is no virus there that we can measure ". An Indian nurse carries out a test for HIV/AIDS during an eve...

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Lilly to sell cheaper version of top-selling insulin

Lilly to sell cheaper version of top-selling insulin

The list price for Insulin Lispro, to be sold only in the United States, would be $137.35 per vial, Lilly said, adding that could make insulin more affordable for uninsured patients or those with high...

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Spike in flu cases in Chicago-area schools; 1 child dead

Spike in flu cases in Chicago-area schools; 1 child dead

If you are sick, stay home and avoid contact with others. That message is being echoed by administrators at the Maysville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Compared with last season, Americans coul...

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Ebola treatment centre in Congo reopens after attack - ministry

Ebola treatment centre in Congo reopens after attack - ministry

No case of Ebola outbreak has been confirmed in Uganda so far, but government says an extra 1,170 doses of the Ebola-rVSV vaccine have been stocked at National Medical Stores for rapid use in case an ...

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More blood pressure medicine recalled

More blood pressure medicine recalled

The latest recalls are for 38 lots of Valsartan and Amlodipine and Valsartan tablets produced by AurobindoPharma USA due to "the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in the finis...

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Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure at Chicago's Midway Airport

Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure at Chicago's Midway Airport

The unvaccinated patient then visited the ER at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva a couple of days later; health officials say anyone in that facility's ER on February 24 between 11:...

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Ebola Treatment Center in DRC Attacked

Ebola Treatment Center in DRC Attacked

There were 57 patients housed in the ETC - of these 14 are confirmed Ebola cases. This attack has not only put the lives of Ebola patients and their families in danger, but also those of MSF and Minis...

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Unidentified group attacks Ebola treatment center in DR Congo

Butembo Mayor Sylvain Kanyamanda said unidentified raiders burned tents and other equipment at the centre on Wednesday. "In light of these two violent incidents, we have no choice but to suspend o...

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More Blood Pressure Medication Recalled Due To Potentially Cancer-Causing Ingredient

Two drug companies recalled more than 100 lots of popular blood pressure medications this week after discovering trace amounts of potentially cancer-causing ingredients known as N-Nitroso N-Methyl 4-a...

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UN warns of 'complacency' as measles cases soar worldwide

UN warns of 'complacency' as measles cases soar worldwide

In fact, the number of measles cases increased six-fold between 2017 and 2018, reaching 791 cases. UNICEF said that globally, just 10 countries accounted for more than 74% of the total increase. I...

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Patients Have Options For Colon Cancer Screenings

Patients Have Options For Colon Cancer Screenings

Now new research shows home testing is a good screening option. Right now patients in the US are mostly screened by colonoscopy, an invasive and costly procedure. Of the one-third who remained unscr...

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MSF suspends Ebola centres in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The decision was made after unknown assailants burned tents and other equipment Wednesday at the treatment center in the eastern city of Butembo. MSF emergency desk manager Hugues Robert said: "We a...

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Radiation contamination at a crematorium

Radiation contamination at a crematorium

Nelson learned of the man's death with a bit of a delay, as he had died in another hospital. Given more than half of all Americans eventually get cremated, postmortem management of individuals who...

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'Heroic' doctor subdues gunman at veterans hospital, authorities say

'Heroic' doctor subdues gunman at veterans hospital, authorities say

Shortly thereafter, he pulled out a small handgun from his electric wheelchair and started firing as he was about to undergo a mental health evaluation around 6:30 p.m. Another hospital employee was...

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Scientists Find Second Set of Semi-Identical Twins

Scientists Find Second Set of Semi-Identical Twins

They share 100 per cent of the DNA from their mother , but only 50 per cent of the DNA from their father, leaving the pair half way between identical and non-identical. But doctors think something ...

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Eating disorders may affect 10% of NJ's population at some point

Eating disorders may affect 10% of NJ's population at some point

Fifty percent of individuals with an eating disorder also struggle with substance abuse, compounding both physical and mental symptoms. There is no "eating disorder" gene, but a person who develops an...

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Parents' sleep doesn't recover for years after having a baby, study finds

Parents' sleep doesn't recover for years after having a baby, study finds

Factors such as "age, household income, and dual vs. single parenting were unrelated, or only very weakly related , to improved sleep", the researchers wrote in the study. "These were incredibly heal...

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One of two new measles cases reported was in Vancouver daycare facility

One of two new measles cases reported was in Vancouver daycare facility

After a cluster of measles cases appeared in Vancouver earlier this month, Saskatchewan's health officials say there are no confirmed cases in the province to date. Experts say 90 to 95 per cent of th...

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Parents Sue Planned Parenthood for Failing to Abort Now-Toddler Son

Parents Sue Planned Parenthood for Failing to Abort Now-Toddler Son

The Trump administration's new rule also mandates a physical wall between family planning services and abortion services ― an undertaking requiring separate entrances and exits, duplicate records ...

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Nearly half of all childhood cancer cases go undiagnosed

In contrast, in North America and Europe only three per cent of cases remain undiagnosed. Further, the team estimates that between 2015 and 2030 there will be 6.7 million new cases of childho...

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Vt. Health Commissioner responds to current measles outbreak

Vt. Health Commissioner responds to current measles outbreak

Pinterest confirmed to AFP Monday it changed its policy past year on anti-vaccine content. An unvaccinated boy from France has just been suspected of reintroducing measles to Costa Rica, after it ha...

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Girl dies of flu-related complications amid peak season | Society

Girl dies of flu-related complications amid peak season | Society

Fewer deaths have been attributed to pneumonia and the flu this season compared with recent years, the CDC said. The other six deaths reported last week were patients aged 51-80 who suffered from ...

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How pharmaceutical executives explained rising drug prices to Senate committee

How pharmaceutical executives explained rising drug prices to Senate committee

Seven executives of top pharmaceutical companies were grilled before a congressional panel Tuesday about the nation's skyrocketing drug prices, with one senator accusing Big Pharma of blaming everyone...

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Brie Larson poses with mini Captain Marvel at movie's London premiere

Brie Larson poses with mini Captain Marvel at movie's London premiere

At a recent press conference , Brie Larson talked up the "tight-knit bond" between Carol and Maria. "That's just what it's like". "This is really low blow type of stuff, to be going in lying first ...

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Crematoriums warned cancer patients may pose radiation risk

Just one day earlier, in fact, he had been injected with a radioactive compound at another hospital to treat his tumour - and when his mortal remains were incinerated, this radioactive and potentially...

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This At-Home Stool Test Is Just as Effective as a Colonoscopy

This At-Home Stool Test Is Just as Effective as a Colonoscopy

Imperiale is the Lawrence Lumeng Professor in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at IU School of Medicine, a health services research scientist with Regenstrief Institute and a member of the Indiana Un...

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General Electric Stock Is Soaring and Analysts Are Backing It Up

General Electric Stock Is Soaring and Analysts Are Backing It Up

He said management now plans to focus on closing the biotech sale to Danaher this year, while re-evaluating plans for an IPO of the rest of the health-care division, which primarily makes MRI mach...

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Senate Democrats block infanticide bill

Senate Democrats block infanticide bill

President, that the frustration that I felt being late to that vote was one that incredibly irritating and infuriating that I had planned to be on the floor of the Senate voting yes on a commonsense p...

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