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USA measles rely nears 1000, surpassing 25-year-old…

Measles is a highly contagious, severe viral illness with symptoms like fever and skin rash. Even though the NY mayor began requiring city residents in heavily affected areas, many with large Orthod...

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Quest Diagnostics Warns Nearly 12 Million Patient Records May Have Been Breached

Quest Diagnostics Warns Nearly 12 Million Patient Records May Have Been Breached

But AMCA hasn't yet provided it with "detailed or complete" information about the securiy breach, including which information may have been affected, it said. We have also advised law enforcement of...

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Burnout officially recognized as a disease by the World Health Organization

Burnout officially recognized as a disease by the World Health Organization

Experts say a gaming addiction is characterized when playing video games takes "precedence over other life interests" and in order for the disorder to be diagnosed the behavior must result in ...

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Even 25 cups of coffee a day not bad for heart

Fung admitted that the average in the heavy-drinkers group of the study was five cups a day, nowhere near the max of 25. "What we found was that drinking more than three cups of coffee a day did not...

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Drug extends life of younger women with advanced breast cancer, study finds

Drug extends life of younger women with advanced breast cancer, study finds

The risk of death was cut by nearly a third (29%), compared to those treated with hormone therapy alone, according to the study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology ( ASCO ) annu...

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Consumers can improve heart health by eating blueberries

Consumers can improve heart health by eating blueberries

Because of previous studies that have shown how effective blueberries can be in improving health outcomes, the researchers chose to focus this study on a group that was at an increased risk of dev...

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Latest CDC Update Shows Steady Increase in Measles Cases

The program reportedly has repeatedly refused to turn over medical and attendance records at the request of city officials, according to a report by the New York Post . United Talmudical Academy in...

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Ultra-processed food linked to early death, health problems: scientists

Factoring in behaviours such as smoking, as well as age, body mass index and gender, they found that the heaviest consumers of ultra-processed foods (upwards of four servings daily) were 62 per cent m...

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New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates

New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates

Addition of a drug known as a cyclin inhibitor increased survival rates to 70 per cent among patients with the most common form of breast cancer, researchers say A new form of drug drastically improv...

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Genetically Modified Fungus Kills 99% Of Malaria Mosquitoes

Genetically Modified Fungus Kills 99% Of Malaria Mosquitoes

Trials by the University of Maryland in the United States - and the IRSS research institute in Burkina Faso in the African country showed mosquito populations collapsed by 99 per cent within 45 days...

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‘Ultra-processed’ foods linked to cardiovascular disease and death

People who have four daily servings of ultra-processed foods such as candy, soft drinks or pizza are increasing their risk of early death by 62 per cent, according to a new study from Spain. Researc...

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Ultra-processed foods up risk of early death by 62 per cent

Ultra-processed foods up risk of early death by 62 per cent

A series of studies have recently linked consumption of processed foodstuffs to a number of diseases , including cancer and heart disease, but scientists still do not fully understand the exact cause...

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Energy drinks directly linked with heart problems

Energy drinks directly linked with heart problems

Shah, Pharm.D., professor of pharmacy practice at University of the Pacific , Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Stockton, California. That's considered statistically significan...

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U.N.’s World Health Organization Removes ‘Transgender’ as Mental Disorder

U.N.’s World Health Organization Removes ‘Transgender’ as Mental Disorder

In the WHO's latest manual - called the ICD-11 - transgender will be listed in a chapter under sexual health. "It was taken out from mental health disorders because we had better understanding that ...

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'Ultra-processed' foods linked to early death, scientists say

French and Spanish researchers have studied the diets of thousands of people and found that those who ate greater amounts of ultra-processed food were likely to die earlier and have worse heart health...

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LAPD officer contracts typhoid fever

LAPD officer contracts typhoid fever

Fewer than 350 Americans contract typhoid each year, and usually only after traveling to underdeveloped countries, according to the CDC. The agency said it is working to disinfect any work areas tha...

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Beyond Meat Soars Midday as It Expands Production to Europe

Beyond Meat Soars Midday as It Expands Production to Europe

JPMorgan analysts expect Beyond Meat to strike a deal with a major fast-food restaurant this year. Like their Jefferies counterparts, JPMorgan's analysts highlighted Thompson's presence on Beyond Me...

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Viewpoint: The $2.1M drug price record won't last long

Viewpoint: The $2.1M drug price record won't last long

As Congress considers measures to lower drug prices, its efforts so far could have a minimal impact on products meant to treat rare diseases in children. After having argued past year that the drug co...

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Vaping these popular flavors may cause 'significant' health damage

Vaping these popular flavors may cause 'significant' health damage

Cigarettes have always been associated with lung cancer-however, they're also a leading cause of heart attacks. As vaping has become popular among young people, some researchers wanted to learn abou...

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2019 Measles Outbreak Is Worst Since 1994 — CDC

2019 Measles Outbreak Is Worst Since 1994 — CDC

A total of 971 cases of measles have been reported in the USA since the beginning of 2019, compared to 963 cases during the entirety of 1994, according to the agency . "Your decision to vaccinate wil...

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New Measles Cases Have Surpassed US Record Set in 1994 — CDC

New Measles Cases Have Surpassed US Record Set in 1994 — CDC

Media captionWhat exactly is behind the USA measles outbreak? Widespread vaccination efforts overseen by the CDC had virtually eliminated measles from the United States by 2000. "Your decision to va...

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FDA to hold its first public hearing Friday on regulating CBD

FDA to hold its first public hearing Friday on regulating CBD

The TSA has updated their cannabis policies to be more in line with changes to federal law that saw certain cannabis products legalized nationally at the end of previous year. Many medical cannabis ...

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Pakistani man kills HIV positive wife in south

Pakistani man kills HIV positive wife in south

The biggest reason for the spread of the virus, apart from target communities, is the reuse of syringes, he said. A majority of them are children and young people: more than half of those affected are...

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High ‘bad’ cholesterol levels linked to early-onset Alzheimer’s

Elevated low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels were tied to a higher probability of early-onset Alzheimer's disease, a case series showed. Researchers looked at the link between LDL chole...

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Licorice tea causes hypertensive emergency in patient

Licorice tea causes hypertensive emergency in patient

One case saw a 35-year-old man develop severe muscle weakness and high blood pressure after drinking over 1 liter of erk sous per day. At the ER, the man's systolic blood pressure (the "top" numbe...

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World Health Organization officially recognizes 'burnout' as a medical condition

World Health Organization officially recognizes 'burnout' as a medical condition

The change has been reflected in the WHO's International Classification of Diseases ( ICD ), a list used by health providers as a guideline for diagnosing patients. Additionally, burnout have been...

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World Health Organization labels 'burn-out' as workplace ailment

World Health Organization labels 'burn-out' as workplace ailment

This weekend, the World Health Organization announced that video game addiction would now be classified as a qualified mental health disorder in their International Classification of Diseases. The...

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Burnout Is Now Recognized as an Official Medical Condition, WHO Says

Burnout was also included in the previous version of WHO's disease handbook, the ICD-10, in the same category as it now appears. "This is the first time" burnout has been included in the classific...

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World Health Organization classifies 'gaming disorder' as a disease

World Health Organization classifies 'gaming disorder' as a disease

The global body reached the decision to categorize burnout as a medical condition during its recently concluded World Health Assembly in Geneva. Since previous year, World Health Organization ha...

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Most e-cigarette users want to quit

Most e-cigarette users want to quit

About 10 million US adults smoke e-cigarettes. It is a leading cause of heart attacks , too, and little is known about e-cigarettes and heart disease. The scientists warned the sweet or fruity flavou...

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