Zika vaccines prove 100 percent protective in mice...

CHICAGO -Mice given a single shot of one of two experimental Zika vaccines were completely protected when exposed to the virus one to two months later, a promising sign that similar vaccines under development for humans...
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28 June 2016, 21:26

A look at food makers burnishing their nutrition credentials...

Nestle named health care executive Ulf Mark Schneider as its next CEO, making him the first chief executive brought in from the outside since 1922. The move comes as the maker of bottled waters, Kit Kats and Lean...
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28 June 2016, 21:26

Gluten triggers strange delusions in woman with celiac disease...

Gluten has been implicated in a number of symptoms related to celiac disease that go beyond the digestive system, including rashes, anemia and headaches. But according to a recent case report, the wheat protein played a...
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28 June 2016, 21:05

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce risk of fatal heart attack...

Eating fish, nuts, seeds and plants with omega-3 fatty acids may significantly lower your risk of dying from a heart attack, according to the most thorough study to date on this contested nutritional topic. Previous...
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437
28 June 2016, 21:05

Tips for middle-of-the-night insomnia...

It is a frustratingly common scenario: You fall asleep easily at bedtime but are wide awake at 2 or 3 in the morning. Only after a half-hour or more of staring at the ceiling can you finally fall back to sleep. This...
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460
28 June 2016, 16:14

Families see better end-of-life care for cancer than other diseases...

Families may be happiest with end-of-life care when their loved ones have cancer or dementia, because those patients are often treated with a focus on comfort and quality of life as they reach their final days, a U.S....
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28 June 2016, 16:14

Can smartphones help improve heart attack treatment?...

Smartphones, social media and crowdsourcing all have the potential to help people get faster, better treatment for heart attacks and strokes, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Because they're so widely...
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321
28 June 2016, 16:10

FDA approves first pill to treat all forms of hepatitis C...

Federal health officials have approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus. The Food and Drug...
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481
28 June 2016, 16:09

AI boosts cancer screening to nearly 100 percent accuracy...

Diagnosing cancer is about to get more accurate, with the help of artificial intelligence. Pathologists have diagnosed diseases in more or less the same way for the past 100 years, by laboring over a microscope...
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577
28 June 2016, 15:35

Minnesota health officials warn of fatal tick bites...

Health officials in Minnesota are warning about Lyme-infected tick bites that attack the heart and cause sudden cardiac death. The state recorded the first fatal case of what is called Lyme carditis last year, and...
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613
28 June 2016, 15:35

5 foods that help your body age well...

No fountain of youth in your backyard? We did not think so. That's why we're showing you five foods that can help you age better. By making the right food choices even in your younger years, you can guarantee a...
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643
28 June 2016, 10:06

Harvard scientists design tampon that uses period blood to test for STDs and cancer...

A tampon able to test to for STIs and cancer might be on the way, according to updates from NextGen Jane, A start-up focused on putting women's health in their own hands, beginning with so-called "smart" tampons....
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501
28 June 2016, 9:20

Marathon runner survives bear attack 3 miles from finish line...

With less than three miles to the finish line, Karen Williams was attacked by a black bear during a marathon through the Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico last weekend. On her Facebook page Williams wrote,...
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28 June 2016, 9:20

Michigan woman sues doctor after unplanned pregnancy...

A Michigan woman who was told she was unable to conceive is suing her doctor for wrongful conception. Lori Cichewicz's doctor told her that if she was to get pregnant, she'd have a child with Down syndrome, Fox 2...
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626
28 June 2016, 9:04

Racially biased cancer doctors spend less time with black patients...

Racial bias on the part of a doctor can lead to poor communication and medical treatment for black cancer patients, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers who analyzed video-recorded discussions between oncologists and...
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27 June 2016, 21:30