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Women could gain weight by sleeping with TV on, study claims

The results suggest that cutting off lights at bedtime could reduce women's chances of becoming obese . The researchers analysed health and lifestyle data on almost 44,000 USA women enrolled in an ...

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Light exposure during sleep linked to weight gain in women

Light exposure during sleep linked to weight gain in women

That being said, a direct link between artificial light in a bedroom and overall weight gain is still a bit startling to see. However, the researchers found only an association, and they can't pro...

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Dog stress study: Owner and pet

Dog stress study: Owner and pet

In the 15,000 years that humans and dogs have lived together, dependence and mutual affection have deepened our bond. And science has long established that "emotional contagion" between us and our...

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Dietary supplements linked with severe medical conditions in youngsters

Dietary supplements linked with severe medical conditions in youngsters

The study's authors suggest that two things might have gone wrong in these cases: Either the supplements contained unsafe ingredients that weren't listed on the package, or they may have been consum...

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Phoenix VA launches federal program to improve health care for veterans

Phoenix VA launches federal program to improve health care for veterans

Other guidelines are more straight-forward. They worry that the department is not fully prepared to begin its new policy, which Congress adopted previous year to streamline and expand the way veterans...

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Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat smashes growth forecasts

Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat smashes growth forecasts

ET, June 7. Still, investors sent the stock soaring by more than 20% in late trading after the Los Angeles company reported revenue of $40.2 million - more than three times its revenues during the s...

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Opko Health alerts 422,600 patients of data breach

Opko Health alerts 422,600 patients of data breach

The incident is under the investigation performed by New York, Minnesota, North Carolina, and MI state attorneys. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, LabCorp revealed that t...

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Measles count surpasses 1,000 cases in US

Measles count surpasses 1,000 cases in US

This figure marks the highest annual case count since 1992, when the CDC reported 2,237 cases. "The 1,000th case of a preventable disease like measles is a troubling reminder of how important that w...

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White meat has same effect on cholesterol as red meat, study finds

White meat has same effect on cholesterol as red meat, study finds

It is well documented that saturated fats strengthen low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. A diet in high saturated fat was found to increase "bad cholesterol" regardless of the protein source. Marg...

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Three hospital patients die after listeria outbreak

Three hospital patients die after listeria outbreak

Public Health England said "a number of local authorities are now investigating the source of listeria infections linked to pre-packed sandwiches". The Good Food Company said it is "proud to be revo...

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US records 1000th case of measles, officials blame misinformation for outbreak

US records 1000th case of measles, officials blame misinformation for outbreak

The agency further advised that if symptoms appear, a person should seek immediate medical care from a doctor or local health department. Passengers are particularly wanted to be vigilant if they we...

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There Are 1 Million New STI Cases Every Day

There Are 1 Million New STI Cases Every Day

Chlamydia was next most common, with 127.2 million cases, followed by gonorrhea (86.9 million) and syphilis (6.3 million). The results mean that on average, approximately one in 25 people have at ...

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Gene calibration in the CRISPR Babies could upsurge the earlier death risk

Gene calibration in the CRISPR Babies could upsurge the earlier death risk

The analysis of the researchers poses a caution for gene editing done in somatic as well as germline cells, that would have to be considered in future by the scientific community. "Ramsus Nielsen, the...

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These 4 Alabama nursing homes have a ‘persistent record of poor care’

These 4 Alabama nursing homes have a ‘persistent record of poor care’

Pat Toomey, both from Pennsylvania, ordered the report be released. "We've got to make sure any family member or any potential resident of a nursing home can get this information, not only ahead o...

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Marcia Cross is 'feeling back to normal' after anal cancer

Marcia Cross is 'feeling back to normal' after anal cancer

She added, "I kept saying if this doesn't kill me it's the best thing that could've ever happened because the experience of being loved like that?" As Bree Van de Kamp on " Desperate Housewives ", C...

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Trump pushed on climate change in meeting with Charles

Trump pushed on climate change in meeting with Charles

In his speech, Corbyn criticized the "hatreds that are being fueled by the far-right in politics in Britain, in Europe and the United States". Another Trump supporter was attacked with a milkshake...

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Drc-records-over-2000-ebola-cases-minister

Despite the fact that more than 1,300 people have died of the disease since August , the charity Oxfam says its teams are meeting people every single day who still don't believe the virus exists, t...

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Red and White Meats Are Equally Bad for Cholesterol

Red and White Meats Are Equally Bad for Cholesterol

The study also found that plant proteins were the healthiest for blood cholesterol. Restricting meat altogether - whether red or white - could prove more advisable than previously thought for lowe...

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Less toxic drug to inhibit the growth of cancer promoting cells

Less toxic drug to inhibit the growth of cancer promoting cells

Meanwhile, the results of a current study were presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago on Saturday and would be published today, June 4, 2019, in the ...

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Trump backtracks on United Kingdom comments following backlash

Trump backtracks on United Kingdom comments following backlash

Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn , who addressed protesters in Westminister, said he was ready to engage with the US president on issues such as climate change, refugee crisis and threats to peace, but was...

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19 million patient records were stolen from Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp

19 million patient records were stolen from Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp

The lab clinic also said that it has not been able to verify the accuracy of information provided by AMCA. Close to 20 million Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp patient records were exposed in a breach ...

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Neutral News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect CVS Health (CVS) Share Price

Neutral News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect CVS Health (CVS) Share Price

The stores are meant to offer more care delivery services than the company's existing MinuteClinics and boost preventive care thereby reducing medical costs by managing existing conditions outside of ...

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Desperate Housewives star Marcia Cross reveals cancer battle

It's something she said breaks her heart. Luckily, she and her husband, Tom Mahoney , who was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2009, are both doing well. He sought treatment and entered remission, but...

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Trump ends fetal tissue research by federal scientists

Trump ends fetal tissue research by federal scientists

Claiming that "global freeloading" has driven up drug costs, Trump said his plan could save Medicare more than $17 billion over five years, with the cost of some drugs dropping by as much as 30 percen...

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United States health officials report 41 new cases of measles

United States health officials report 41 new cases of measles

The latest tally represents an increase of 41 measles cases since last week, and the highest annual case count since 1992, when 2,237 cases were reported and four people died. Public health offici...

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Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day 'will not harm heart'

Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day 'will not harm heart'

Arteries carry blood containing oxygen and nutrients from your heart to the rest of your body. "Understanding the impact that coffee has on our heart and circulatory system is something that res...

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Almost 12 million Quest Diagnostics patients affected by data breach

Almost 12 million Quest Diagnostics patients affected by data breach

A billing collections vendor notified Quest Diagnostics of the discovery of "unauthorized activity" on its online payment page. Among the information that might have been compromised includes cred...

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Flash Fire Erupts in Man's Chest Cavity During Open Heart Surgery

Chest cavity fires appear to be particularly rare, with only seven previous cases reported in the medical literature, the authors said. The 60-year-old man, from Melbourne, Australia , went to the ...

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Poultry as bad as red meats for cholesterol, says study

Experts have long studied the risks of red meat, thought to increase the risk of heart disease and cancer . U.S. dietary guidelines now suggest adults on a standard 2,000-calorie-per-day diet l...

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Rogue Chinese scientist made 'foolish' choice in gene-edited babies

Rogue Chinese scientist made 'foolish' choice in gene-edited babies

He says the genetic alterations were done to help the girls fight off infection from HIV. A preliminary Chinese government investigation released in January found that in performing what is called...

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