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Alzheimer's blood test 'one step closer'

Researchers believe the blood test could be a better way to detect the disease than the "gold standard" PET brain scan and could be available in doctors' offices within several years. The researchers ...

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Bangladesh battling to contain worst-ever dengue outbreak

Bangladesh battling to contain worst-ever dengue outbreak

The number of cases of infected patient hospitalised to date crossed the 6,000 mark, a figure which is four times higher since 2000, the year dengue appeared in Bangladesh, with 6,232 in 2002, 6,060 i...

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Rwanda shuts border with DR Congo over Ebola

Rwanda shuts border with DR Congo over Ebola

Health workers responding to the outbreak have been attacked, even killed, in a region where rebel groups are active and the population is wary of outsiders. "The closure is bad for me". If this sus...

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Biden Attacks Kamala’s ‘Have-It-Every-Which-Way’ Health Care Approach

Biden Attacks Kamala’s ‘Have-It-Every-Which-Way’ Health Care Approach

Bernie Sanders , a campaign spokesperson said. After that, employers could participate in the government-run Medicare plan or offer their workers a private plan certified by Medicare. Sanders estimate...

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Tulsi Gabbard Wrecks Kamala Harris Over Abusive Prosecutorial Record

Tulsi Gabbard Wrecks Kamala Harris Over Abusive Prosecutorial Record

Gabbard went on to blast Harris for not allowing evidence to be used to get an innocent man on death row, a possible reference to the case of Kevin Cooper . "Why did you remove Tulsi from trending @T...

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Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Have Been Discovered In Ontario

Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Have Been Discovered In Ontario

Public Health staff also survey public areas for stagnant water that may be serving as mosquito breeding sites and treat identified sites with larvicide". If you suspect you have a West Nile virus inf...

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2nd confirmed Ebola case in Congo's city of Goma dies

2nd confirmed Ebola case in Congo's city of Goma dies

Goma, a lakeside city more than 350 kilometres south of where Ebola was first detected a year ago, is the largest city to be affected by the outbreak, which has infected more than 2,500 people and k...

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Facebook’s Brain-Computer Interface To Let You Type With Your Thoughts

While in the hospital, the patients reportedly allowed Chang to record their brain activity while each was asked nine questions and asked to read a list of 24 potential responses. That's very differen...

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DRC confirms 2nd Ebola case in Goma City

DRC confirms 2nd Ebola case in Goma City

According to authorities, the patient arrived in the Nyiragongo area on July 13 and developed the first symptoms on July 22. "The confirmed Ebola patient in Goma is dead, all measures to cut the c...

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New Ebola case diagnosed in DR Congo's Goma

New Ebola case diagnosed in DR Congo's Goma

According to the statement, the patient was being treated in the Goma Ebola Treatment Center after arriving in the city from a mining area of Ituri province. Containing the outbreak faces unpreceden...

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Russian Instagram star Ekaterina Karaglanova found dead in suitcase

Russian Instagram star Ekaterina Karaglanova found dead in suitcase

Karaglanova was known for her luxurious travel posts, where she posed in exotic locations such as Italy, Austria, and Barcelona. Russian police told the news outlet they are investigating that jealo...

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Lehigh Valley hospitals ranked best, high performing in Pennsylvania

Lehigh Valley hospitals ranked best, high performing in Pennsylvania

Two new measures also were added that are patient centered: patient outcome and patient experience. The Best Hospitals Honor Roll includes the 20 hospitals that deliver exceptional treatment across mu...

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Deadly mosquito-borne illness that causes brain swelling reported in Florida

Deadly mosquito-borne illness that causes brain swelling reported in Florida

Florida Department of Health officials are warning the public that mosquitoes carrying a virus that causes brain-swelling and death in humans were detected in sentinel chickens in Orange County, Flo...

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Lack of awareness behind rise in hepatitis cases

Lack of awareness behind rise in hepatitis cases

Dr Sanjeev Kumar Rastogi of Canadian Specialist Hospital shared his views with Gulf Today as July 28 is the " World Hepatitis Day ". Hepatitis C is the third most common cause of liver disease, one ...

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Saudi Arabia suspends visas to people from DR Congo over Ebola

Saudi Arabia suspends visas to people from DR Congo over Ebola

The World Bank Group is investing $300 million to support the global response to the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). "The granting of arrivals visas for people entering f...

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Beyoncé shares her diet with fans

Beyoncé shares her diet with fans

Watch Bey's video below, and learn more about the program here . Let's rephrase, she's released the video of the vegetable diet she did for an incredible 44 days to get in shape to perform. "When y...

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Due To Hot Tub Rash, A Woman Almost Loses Her Leg

Due To Hot Tub Rash, A Woman Almost Loses Her Leg

Bryant said she filed an incident report with the hotel where she stayed. What started as nausea and cramping in her leg turned to incredible pain and swelling. "Surgery, amputation, skin graft?"' D...

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West Nile Virus confirmed in Pueblo County

West Nile Virus confirmed in Pueblo County

Oxiris Barbot, the commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, said in a statement. "It is important individuals take precautions to avoid mosquitoes and protect t...

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Julio Jones Says He’s ‘Going Crazy’ This Season, Predicts 3,000 Yards

Julio Jones Says He’s ‘Going Crazy’ This Season, Predicts 3,000 Yards

I'm taking care of my body. When pressed on whether "going crazy" meant 2,000 yards, something no receiver in the history of the National Football League has accomplished, Jones elaborated. Now 2,00...

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Ovarian cancer drug "can delay disease in newly diagnosed"

The "game-changing" drug has been shown to extend lives by more than doubling the number of patients who could be offered a cure. The national Institute for Health and Care Excellence ( NICE ) reco...

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Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health

The national conversation surrounding aspirin started the past year when a large clinical trial in Australia discovered that an every day low-dose aspirin had no impact on prolonging life in healthy, ...

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Climate change may have spawned a new killer, antibiotic-resistant bug

Climate change may have spawned a new killer, antibiotic-resistant bug

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said C. auris has been found to be resistant to all three of the most common antifungal drugs, and more than a third of people afflicted w...

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Brain-eating amoeba kills swimmer

Brain-eating amoeba kills swimmer

Gray died from an amoeba called naegleria fowleri . If swallowed, the organism is harmless - but if it enters via the nose, it travels to the brain and causes primary amoebic meningoencephalitis...

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West Nile Virus detected in Hall County mosquito population

West Nile Virus detected in Hall County mosquito population

There have been no cases so far of West Nile or Eastern Equine Encephalitis - which are considered more unsafe; however those tend to appear more towards August and September. Most people with this ty...

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Too many in Congo's Ebola outbreak are dying at home

Too many in Congo's Ebola outbreak are dying at home

Last week the World Health Organization designated it an worldwide emergency, prompted partly by a case in the city of Goma, adjacent to Rwanda, and by a patient who went to a market in Uganda and sub...

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Salmonella-related deaths linked to backyard poultry — CDC

Salmonella-related deaths linked to backyard poultry — CDC

The CDC reports that 20 ill people affected by the outbreak have been hospitalized. "We have had 56 salmonella cases in Tennessee associated with the poultry outbreak and no cases associated with...

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New research on pain relief possibilities of cannabis

Tariq Akhtar , Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. The molecules are not psychoactive - they don't affect the mind, like opioids or the THC in cannabis do - and target pain directly. At th...

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Congolese Health Minister quits over change of tactic in fighting EBOLA outbreak

Congolese Health Minister quits over change of tactic in fighting EBOLA outbreak

In his letter to Félix Tshisekedi, he criticized the choice to remove him as head of the Ebola response group, and replace him by a committee "beneath your direct supervision". Since August past year,...

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Rise of Candida Auris May be Blamed on Global Warming

Rise of Candida Auris May be Blamed on Global Warming

Until recently, scientists considered it a mystery how C. auris popped up in more than 30 countries around the globe a decade after it was first discovered in 2009 It emerged simultaneously on...

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Storm warning issued for North Somerset

Storm warning issued for North Somerset

The warning reads: "Scattered thunderstorms are expected to affect parts of South West and southern England this evening, moving north quickly across the United Kingdom overnight, clearing Scotland an...

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