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A third person may have been ‘cured’ of HIV

A third person may have been ‘cured’ of HIV

Now, medical researchers in Germany claim they've replicated the game-changing results yet again for "the Düsseldorf patient ", another HIV-positive person diagnosed with cancer. Both patients are re...

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FDA approves new nasal spray to treat depression

FDA approves new nasal spray to treat depression

Severely depressed patients will have a new, fast-acting treatment option after the US approved a breakthrough drug that has the potential to upend how the condition is treated. The drug will be taken...

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Oregon Saw First Pediatric Tetanus Case In More Than 30 Years

Oregon Saw First Pediatric Tetanus Case In More Than 30 Years

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . After the incident, the child was "cleaned and sutured at home". It was the first instance of the life-threatening neuromuscular disease in a child in OR...

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Measles: Greater Manchester reports recent spike in confirmed cases

Measles: Greater Manchester reports recent spike in confirmed cases

Officials said the patient also was at Kol Shimshon on Squankum Road on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Individuals potentially exposed, if infected, could develop symptoms as late as Marc...

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‘Toxic’ atmosphere undermining DRC Ebola outbreak response: MSF

‘Toxic’ atmosphere undermining DRC Ebola outbreak response: MSF

A range of issues, including the fact that elections were postponed due to the Ebola outbreak and that police and armed forces have been used to force people to comply with health measures have contr...

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Dog Walking Poses a Danger for Older Adults

Dog Walking Poses a Danger for Older Adults

Between 2004 and 2017, it found, bone fractures associated with walking leashed dogs more than doubled among USA residents 65 and older. The issue comes less with actually walking the dog and more...

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Taskforce set up to help students over mental health at university

Taskforce set up to help students over mental health at university

Wellbeing - including loneliness and vulnerability to isolation, social media pressures and "perfectionism". Students may also not know how to access support for their wellbeing. Together, we can use ...

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Unvaccinated boy nearly dies of tetanus, CDC says

Case study co-author Dr. Carl Eriksson, an assistant professor of pediatric critical care at Oregon Health & Science University, who was involved in the boy's treatment, wrote in an email to TIME tha...

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Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan unveil name for healthcare venture

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan unveil name for healthcare venture

In June 2018, Atul Gawande came on as the chief executive officer of the joint venture. "We know that this work will take time, and we'll need the help of others, but we will tackle problems step-by...

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HIV "undetectable" in patient after treatment involving stem cell transplant

In 2016, he received a transplant of haematopoietic stem cells from a donor carrying a genetic mutation in the HIV receptor CCR5, which hinders the HIV virus from entering human cells. Although ...

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Facebook announces plan to fight vaccine misinformation

Facebook announces plan to fight vaccine misinformation

Representative Adam Schiff, a Democrat from California, sent a letter to Facebook and Google, asking them to address the problem because their inaction may have contributed to recent outbreaks of me...

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FDA Approves Ketamine Nasal Spray For Depression

FDA Approves Ketamine Nasal Spray For Depression

Out-of-pocket costs vary based on an individual's healthcare plans and the duration of treatment. There have been no major pharmaceutical innovations for depression since the launch of Prozac and re...

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USA approves ketamine-like drug for depression

USA approves ketamine-like drug for depression

The decision comes after an FDA advisory panel recommended approval of the drug, Spravato, which is created to treat depression in patients who have not benefited from two or more antidepressants ....

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Ariana Grande releases new coffee drink at Starbucks

Ariana Grande releases new coffee drink at Starbucks

Grande is also a spokesperson for Starbucks' newest drink , having collaborated with the coffee chain to create the new drinks (it comes in cinnamon and caramel flavor). From there, Grande revealed t...

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Hit the gym, then shop? Kohl's links up with Planet Fitness

Hit the gym, then shop? Kohl's links up with Planet Fitness

Geekwire reports that Amazon is closing "87 pop-up retail stores in malls , Whole Foods locations and Kohl's stores across 21 USA states, a sign that the tech giant is still refining its physical re...

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With Opioid Litigation Mounting, Purdue Pharma Exploring Bankruptcy

With Opioid Litigation Mounting, Purdue Pharma Exploring Bankruptcy

The state claims the company told doctors OxyContin had a low addiction risk and pushed prescribers to keep patients on the drug longer. As of 2019 not any representatives of the Sackler family are ...

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Cancer leads scientists to discover cure for HIV

Cancer leads scientists to discover cure for HIV

The patient remained on anti-HIV drugs to prevent the virus from replicating for almost 1.5 years after the transplant; because HIV tends to hide in cells in a dormant phase and reactivate years l...

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Stem cell patient 'cured' of HIV

Stem cell patient 'cured' of HIV

He then underwent the bone marrow transplant with the HIV in his blood going undetectable. A second person has been cleared of the HIV virus over 10 years after the first person to show long-term re...

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Fitbit announces four new wearables including Versa Lite Edition

Fitbit announces four new wearables including Versa Lite Edition

The Versa Lite can also display notifications for owners. The Fitbit Inspire HR will cost £89.99, while the Fitbit Inspire will cost £69.99 and both will be available at some point this month. Fi...

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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is resigning

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is resigning

The Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the FDA, announced Gottlieb's resignation on Tuesday. But Gottlieb ran into fierce opposition from anti-regulation groups, such as America...

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Consume this in order to prevent Colon cancer!

Consume this in order to prevent Colon cancer!

Many a times not visiting a doctor for your common yet daily health related issues can lead to disease like cancer and also it is that one disease that has no comeback specially for middle class or po...

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Biogen To Purchase Gene Therapy Drug Manufacturer Nightstar Therapeutics For $800 Million

Biogen To Purchase Gene Therapy Drug Manufacturer Nightstar Therapeutics For $800 Million

Often times, it may take some bad trades to get to the good ones. Trading strategies can range from very simple to highly complex. Therefore, the stated figure displays a quarterly performance of 69...

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FDA chief Gottlieb to resign

FDA chief Gottlieb to resign

Hours later, news of his resignation emerged, reported first by the Washington Post on Tuesday afternoon. One of his signature issues was confronting e-cigarette companies that targeted teens an...

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Teen tells Congress why he defied his mother to get vaccinated

Teen tells Congress why he defied his mother to get vaccinated

Most states allow parents to claim a religious exemption to vaccination requirements for their children to attend school. (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advice .) On Tuesday, L...

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20 states including Virginia aim to block Trump abortion rule

20 states including Virginia aim to block Trump abortion rule

Oregon's attorney general said her state and 20 others, including NY, plan to file a lawsuit on Tuesday. OR leaders are preparing to sue the Trump administration over a new rule they say will ...

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Social media can increase children's unhealthy food intake, research suggests

Social media can increase children's unhealthy food intake, research suggests

Recently, the Pediatrics journal published a study that proves social media has a negative impact on the food habits of children. Generally, these are people in their 20s who are successful, o...

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London man is 2nd patient to be free of HIV after transplant

London man is 2nd patient to be free of HIV after transplant

In 2016 the patient underwent haematopoietic stem cell transplant and remained on anti-viral drugs for more than a year afterwards. They chose to stop treating him with antiviral drugs after he ...

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Public Health confirms measles case in Scarborough

Vinita Dubey, the individual was an infant who was unvaccinated and travelled overseas. The parents of the infected infant took the child to two different health care centres, the Scarborough Health...

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Stem cell transplant offers hope for an HIV cure

Stem cell transplant offers hope for an HIV cure

He said: "But what we are able to say with certainty is that, through early diagnosis and access to treatment, you can live a long, healthy life with HIV and be confident you won't pass the virus to y...

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Another major study confirms no connection between autism and MMR vaccine

Another major study confirms no connection between autism and MMR vaccine

This included children who had a sibling with autism, those born premature and those born to older parents. Probably not. A number of studies over the last decade have looked at various vaccines ...

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