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Published on 25 September 2018 | 3:23 pm


Hepatitis A outbreak in Massachusetts kills 1, sickens 64 others - Fox News


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Hepatitis A outbreak in Massachusetts kills 1, sickens 64 others
Fox News
The state of Massachusetts has issued a public health alert over a rash of hepatitis A cases that have left one person dead and 64 others sickened since April. Forty of the cases were reported during the last two weeks of August and the first two weeks ...

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Published on 25 September 2018 | 2:25 pm


Gene tweak kills whole population of malaria-carrying mosquitoes in lab - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Gene tweak kills whole population of malaria-carrying mosquitoes in lab
USA TODAY
Scientists have killed a whole population of malaria-carrying mosquitoes in their lab by using modified genes that make the killer insects infertile. Researchers at London's Imperial College used “gene drive” technology to spread a genetic modification ...
Giving Malaria a DeadlineNew York Times
Mosquitoes Genetically Modified To Crash Species That Spreads MalariaNPR
No One Knows Exactly What Would Happen If Mosquitoes Were to DisappearThe Atlantic
BBC News -WIRED -Reuters -MIT Technology Review
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Published on 25 September 2018 | 1:57 pm


Did an ancient virus 'infect' some people with drug addiction? - Yahoo News


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Did an ancient virus 'infect' some people with drug addiction?
Yahoo News
An ancient retrovirus which infected our primate ancestors could be linked to people who suffer from drug addiction today. The human genome is 'littered' with remnants of ancient retroviruses – but one remnant, HK2, seems to be more frequently found in ...
Addiction could stem from ancient retrovirus, study suggestsCNN
Evidence that Addictive Behaviors Have Strong Links with Ancient Retroviral InfectionLab Manager Magazine
Ancient Retroviral Infection Linked To Addictive BehaviorsReliaWire
Weekly Observer -IFLScience -PNAS -NCBI - NIH
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Published on 25 September 2018 | 1:43 pm


WHO concerned as Congo faces 'perfect storm' for Ebola to spread - CNN


CNN

WHO concerned as Congo faces 'perfect storm' for Ebola to spread
CNN
(CNN) Ebola virus disease has sickened 150 people and caused the deaths of at least 69 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern region, the nation's Ministry of Health reported Monday. Of these 150 cases, 119 have been confirmed and ...
'Perfect storm' of risks threatens DRC Ebola response: WHOYahoo News
Ebola virus mass GLOBAL outbreak : 'Perfect storm' for worldwide epidemic brewing in CongoExpress.co.uk
Risks threaten DRC Ebola response: WHOCitizen
Reliefweb -The Sun -BBC News -Coastweek
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Published on 25 September 2018 | 1:18 pm


UN: Excessive drinking killed more than 3 million people in 2016 - Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution

UN: Excessive drinking killed more than 3 million people in 2016
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said. The U.N. health agency also warned that current policy responses are not sufficient to reverse trends predicting an increase in ...
New report finds three million people died in 2016 from excessive drinkingConsumerAffairs
Alcohol abuse kills more than three million people a year, most of the victims are menFox 59
Alcohol Causes 5% Of Deaths Worldwide, A New Study From The World Health Organization FoundBustle
The Spirits Business -Kaiser Family Foundation -Eagle Online (press release) (blog) -Techly
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Published on 25 September 2018 | 11:50 am


Fish Oil Drug May Reduce Heart Attack and Stroke Risks for Some - New York Times


New York Times

Fish Oil Drug May Reduce Heart Attack and Stroke Risks for Some
New York Times
Cardiologists may one day have a new tool to help prevent heart attacks and strokes in some high-risk patients: a prescription drug that contains large doses of EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid contained in fish oil. A large clinical trial found that the ...

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Published on 25 September 2018 | 10:12 am


10 Minutes Of Exercise A Day Can Improve Memory, This New Study Suggests - Bustle


Bustle

10 Minutes Of Exercise A Day Can Improve Memory, This New Study Suggests
Bustle
What's a slightly superfluous activity you frequently spend 10 minutes on: repeatedly checking your emails? Scrolling through the newly added section of Netflix? Taking the 9000th photo of your cat sleeping? Well, it turns out that replacing those less ...
Exercise Is Good For Memory Too, Not Just Your BodyMedical Daily
Study suggests 10 minutes of light exercise a day improves memoryThe Week Magazine
Even mild physical activity immediately improves memory function, study findsMedical Xpress
The Guardian -Inverse -Health Thoroughfare -9Coach (blog)
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Published on 25 September 2018 | 9:02 am


Roundup May Make Bees Prone to Fatal Infections - Courthouse News Service


Courthouse News Service

Roundup May Make Bees Prone to Fatal Infections
Courthouse News Service
(CN) – The active ingredient in popular weed killer Roundup may indirectly kill honey bees, according to a study published Monday that indicates the herbicide alters the balance of bacteria in the digestive tract of bees and makes them more prone to ...
Study finds common weed killer linked to bee deathsXinhua
Active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup hurts honey bee gutsEnvironmental Health News
Popular weed killer is fatal to bees, say scientistsCountryliving (UK)

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Published on 24 September 2018 | 7:01 pm


'Amazing' treatment helps paralyzed people walk again - CNN


CNN

'Amazing' treatment helps paralyzed people walk again
CNN
Homosassa, Florida (CNN) Kelly Thomas inches across the soft grass, using a walker to navigate her way. Each step is exhilarating and exhausting. She pauses amid the 90-degree Florida heat and smiles. "It only takes a little bit of try -- and by a ...
Two people with paralysis walk again using an implanted deviceThe Verge
Spinal Implant Could Be Breakthrough for Paralyzed PatientsHealthDay
Paralyzed people are beginning to walk with a new kind of therapyOregonLive.com
EurekAlert (press release) -Medscape -Scientific American -Yahoo News
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Published on 24 September 2018 | 3:04 pm


Breastfeeding better for babies' weight gain than pumping, new study says - CNN


CNN

Breastfeeding better for babies' weight gain than pumping, new study says
CNN
(CNN) Research has already shown a link between breastfeeding and lower obesity risk for babies. But a new study finds another association: "Breast is best" for them even compared with giving babies breast milk out of the bottle. The benefits of direct ...
Breastfeeding Promotes Healthier Baby Weight Than Pumped Breast MilkMedical Daily
Milk Straight From Breast Best for Baby's WeightHealthDay
Breastfed Babies Have Lower BMI Than Formula-Fed InfantsHealthline
WAVE 3 -WDTV -WLTZ 38 NBC -Newsline
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Published on 24 September 2018 | 7:21 am








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