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2017-01-21
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Jan. 21 (UPI) -- British scientists conducting a long term study found a link between exposure to the popular weed killer Roundup and severe liver damage in test rats. The study, p..
2017-01-20
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FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 -- Many U.S. patients with late-stage lung cancer do not receive treatments that could prolong their lives, a new study finds. Researchers at the University o..
FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 -- Flu activity continues to rise across the United States and there's been a slight uptick in the number of deaths in the last week, federal health officials..
FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 -- Eight people who worked at several rat-breeding facilities in Illinois and Wisconsin have been infected with a virus not commonly found in the United State..
Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a nanotechnology that could lead to faster test results for infectious diseases like HIV or Lyme di..
FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 -- A young child with asthma has a greater risk of obesity than one without the chronic respiratory condition, a new study suggests. Among nearly 2,200 elemen..
Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Shortly after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump promised a transfer of power from Washington to the people in his inaugural a..
Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Liverpool in England have developed a blood test that can determine whether patients will survive or die from the Ebola virus. The..
2017-01-19
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THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 -- People with type 1 diabetes show changes in their digestive system that aren't seen in people who don't have the autoimmune disease, a new Italian study ..
THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 -- Americans who use or are eligible for food stamps have a higher risk of premature death than people who aren't eligible for them, a new study finds. "Our..
THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 -- A new vaccine for --- herpes could be nearing human clinical trials, researchers say. The vaccine has proven effective in animals against herpes simp..
THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 -- About three of every 100 U.S. newborns have a serious birth defect, and healthcare costs tied to these difficulties total almost $23 billion annually, ne..
THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 -- Although --- milk is still considered the best nutrition for babies, a new study suggests that most cow's milk formulas don't increase the risk of dev..
THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 -- Many American men are infected with the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), but unlike women, men are more likely to stay infected throughout thei..
Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A new study has found that cholesterol-lowering statins have the potential to prevent venous thromboembolism, or VTE, blood clots. Statins are cholesterol-lowering..
THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 -- You get your blood pressure checked at your doctor's office, and it reads in the normal range. You're fine, right? Well, maybe not. A new study suggests ..
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 -- MRI scans shortly after birth might help determine which premature babies have sustained a brain injury that will affect their development, a new study ..
2017-01-18
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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 -- Scientists are reporting some early success with a "soft robotic" device aimed at treating advanced heart failure. The hope, the researchers said, is to..
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 -- An experimental drug may one day make treatment simpler for patients suffering from vision-threatening age-related macular degeneration, researchers say..
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 -- You might age a lot faster if you sit too much, a new study warns. Researchers who assessed nearly 1,500 older women found those who sat most of the day..
Texas Rangers relief pitcher Jake Diekman is scheduled to have surgery later this month to minimize the effects of ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease. The surgery wi..
TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 -- Just a half hour a day of moderate physical activity could be potent medicine for patients with advanced colon cancer, preliminary research suggests. Stud..
2017-01-17
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TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 -- Black and Hispanic Americans are less likely than whites to get high blood pressure under control, a new study suggests. Researchers reviewed data from ne..
TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 -- Planning a hiking trip in an eastern U.S. national park? Better pack tick repellent -- a new study found these parks are home to ticks that carry Lyme dis..
TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 -- A calorie-restricted diet helps monkeys live longer, healthier lives, a new study suggests. Previously, research teams from the University of Wisconsin-Ma..
TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 -- Many adults who've been diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the respiratory disease, a new study suggests. Researchers in Canada said that of more..
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A study from Oregon State University shows that people with metabolic syndrome may not be getting sufficient amounts of vitamin E, an antioxidant vital for cell pr..
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are using heart CT scans to create a more personalized treatment for patients with pre-hypertension. The..
Police in Thailand announced they've launched a manhunt for Czech national Zdenek Pfeifer, who is accused of knowingly infecting people with HIV. Pfeifer is wanted in the Czech Rep..
2017-01-16
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MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 -- A type of potentially deadly drug-resistant bacteria is more widespread in U.S. hospitals than previously thought and needs to be more closely monitored, a..
SUFFOLK, Va., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A Virginia man is giving his wife something really big for their 20th wedding anniversary instead of traditional china: his kidney. For six years, Sc..
SUNDAY, Jan. 15, 2017 -- Did you know frostbite can occur within minutes? Keeping fingers and toes warm and dry when you work or play outside is a must in icy weather, the American..