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2017-05-24
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WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 -- A new regulation requires New York state hospitals to follow a protocol to rapidly diagnosis and treat the potentially fatal infection known as sepsis, a..
May 24 (UPI) -- Scientists have created a new paper test --- to help heart failure patients closely monitor the progression of their disease from home without an office visit. Cu..
WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 -- Many new cancer drugs target genetic "biomarkers" that are specific to tumors -- wherever in the body they may appear. So on Tuesday, the U.S. Food and D..
May 24 (UPI) -- A study by the University of Michigan has identified new genetic pathways and potential treatment targets for psoriasis. Researchers aimed to find the genetic cause..
2017-05-23
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TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 -- The new U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner has called on senior agency officers to develop "more forceful steps" to control the U.S. opioid epi..
May 23 (UPI) -- Researchers have discovered that abnormal proteins in common neurodegenerative diseases share the same ability to cause damage in brain cells. The study by Loyola U..
May 23 (UPI) -- Researchers in a new study found gait and cognitive testing may be an effective predictor of progression to dementia in older adults. Researchers at Lawson Health R..
May 23 (UPI) -- In a new study, scientists argue a food's nutritional value isn't simply the sum of its nutritional parts. The health qualities of food must be evaluated holistical..
Former Kentucky and Baylor head coach Guy Morriss revealed he is battling Alzheimer's disease, WKYT-TV in Lexington reported. Morriss, who also played 15 NFL seasons as an offensiv..
TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 -- Things that keep you healthy overall, also appear to help lower a woman's risk of --- cancer, a new review says. The review found that exercising regula..
2017-05-22
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May 22 (UPI) -- Customs officials at a Texas airport said they seized 63 birds nest pieces from the luggage of a traveler arriving from Vietnam. U.S. Customs and Border Protection ..
Researchers say a test based on tumor cell DNA circulation in the blood suggests the possibility of a better, more accurate method for detecting cancer before a tumor is visible vi..
May 17 (UPI) -- A recent decision by the European Food Safety Agency, or EFSA, on the safety of the artificial sweetener used in Splenda, sucralose, has some groups crying foul. On..
2017-05-21
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May 21 (UPI) -- A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 315 people since April 27 and is spreading with "unprecedented" speed, the United Nations' World Health Organization..
May 21 (UPI) -- An outbreak of botulism from nacho cheese sauce at a northern California gas station sickened 10 people and possibly killed a man. The state Department of Health on..
2017-05-19
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The Thermia online health educational tool works as a standalone digital application or can receive a child's temperature reading through the iThermonitor worn under the arm. May 1..
May 19 (UPI) -- Lena Dunham is canceling her Lenny Letter tour due to health issues. The 31-year-old actress announced Friday that she will no longer take the newsletter on the roa..
May 19 (UPI) -- Thai wildlife officials said a massive-bellied monkey dubbed "Uncle Fatty" will be placed on a strict diet before being released back into the wild. The macaque, wh..
May 19 (UPI) -- Editor's note: President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that media reports say could obstruct nearly US$8.8 billion the U.S. spends annually to fig..
2017-05-18
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May 18 (UPI) -- Researchers found that combining a new FDA-approved drug with existing treatment may help treat a rare immunologic disease. The study by the National Institutes of ..
May 18 (UPI) -- Researchers at Universite Laval in Quebec have developed a smart T-shirt that is capable of monitoring the wearer's respiratory rate in real time. The smart T-shirt..
2017-05-17
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May 15 (UPI) -- A recent decision by the European Food Safety Agency, or EFSA, on the safety of the artificial sweetener used in Splenda, sucralose, has some groups crying foul. On..
May 17 (UPI) -- The age of a physician may increase a patient's risk of dying in the hospital, according to a new study from Harvard Medical School. The research says patients trea..