Family history biggest predictor of heart attacks in people with psoriasis...

People with psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease, are more likely to have heart attacks and strokes when they have a family history of cardiovascular problems, a Danish study suggests. Psoriasis was not associated...
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30 June 2016, 21:13

Want more sex? Do this chore, study says...

As two attorneys living in New York City, Alexandra Kling and her husband, Jake, barely see each other during the work week. Their solution to their hectic schedules? Divvy up the housework. Jake, 31 takes their dog,...
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300
30 June 2016, 21:12

Stretching may ease women's depression and menopause symptoms...

Stretching just 10 minutes a day might help ease menopause and depression symptoms in middle-aged women, a small study suggests. "Light-intensity exercises such as stretching have not been previously evaluated for its...
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561
30 June 2016, 18:58

Suicide rates highest in farmers, lumberjacks, fishermen...

In a study of suicide rates by occupation, the workers that killed themselves most often were farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen. Researchers found the highest suicide rates in manual laborers who work in isolation and...
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357
30 June 2016, 18:57

Yeast infection emerging around the world can be deadly...

There's a new drug-resistant infection on the rise, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alerting hospitals nationwide to be on the lookout forCandida auris,a difficult-to-identify yeast infection that...
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652
30 June 2016, 18:09

Abandoned, handicapped sheltie regains mobility with custom-made wagon...

When Roo, an abandoned 5-year-old sheltie, arrived at the Human Society of Marion County, Florida, the canine could hardly walk due to a congenital deformity. But now, Roo- short for Kangaroo- is back on his feet,...
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619
30 June 2016, 18:08

Idaho teen with cancer uses'wish'on high school weight room...

When Jared Andersen was diagnosed with stage 3 cancer in his left hand, he had a chance to fulfill any wish and chose to transform his high school gym's crumbling weight room. Andersen, then a student athlete at Firth...
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474
30 June 2016, 16:56

Surgeons perform kidney transplant without need for dialysis...

In what's reportedly a first-of-its-kind procedure, doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center performed a kidney transplant on a patient without the need for dialysis. In May, doctors removed two diseased...
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387
30 June 2016, 16:56

Timeline & # x3a; Zika's origin and global spread...

The following timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery nearly 70 years ago: 1947: Scientists researching yellow fever in Uganda's Zika Forest identify the virus in a rhesus monkey 1948:...
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655
30 June 2016, 9:17

State lawmaker tells Mississippi mom to buy her own diabetic supplies for daughter...

A Mississippi lawmaker told a woman Tuesday she should earn money for the insulin pump supplies that her 8-year-old daughter needs to survive instead of asking the for help. Nicole Nichols told The Clarion-Ledgershe...
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404
30 June 2016, 9:15

Tips on how to stop a cramp from a US Olympic triathlete...

Cramps are terrible. Even the word is awful-it's dismal and clunky and sounds funny when said by people in Chicago-so it's kind of a perfect descriptor for when your muscles tighten but do not have enough fuel or spirit...
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690
30 June 2016, 9:02

This therapy may help reverse memory loss in people with early stages of Alzheimer's...

A small new study-just 10 people-suggests that an intense and personalized approach may help reverse memory loss in people with signs of early Alzheimer's disease. RELATED: 5 Alzheimer's Myths You Probably Believe The...
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546
30 June 2016, 9:02

NYU medical school stops studies after ethical violations...

Eight psychiatric studies were quietly shut down at New York University's medical school after investigators discovered a series of violations, including falsified records. A top researcher was also dismissed. According...
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628
29 June 2016, 21:49

Dad who fatally treated son's meningitis with home remedies sentenced to jail...

A Canadian couple who treated their 19-month-old son with herbal remedies to treat his bacterial meningitis, resulting in his death, Have been sentenced to jail time and house arrest. David Stephan, 33 will serve four...
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519
29 June 2016, 21:49

Arizona man who lost over 300 pounds fundraises for skin surgery...

At his heaviest, Pasquale Brocco weighed 605 pounds and had more than 50 percent body fat. But gutting his house of food and simply walking to the grocery store every time he wanted a meal helped him shed about 325...
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768
29 June 2016, 21:37