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Why women's grey matter ages better than men's

The discovery may help to explain why women tend to stay mentally sharp longer than men in their later years. However, it's possible that it could explain why "women don't experience as much cognitiv...

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Around 110 women die daily from breast cancer in Pakistan

Around 110 women die daily from breast cancer in Pakistan

On average, almost 1,364 patients died of stomach cancer every day, and that is six people every minute. The remaining 90% of those left over will develop a cancer symptom, such as a seizure r...

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Obesity-linked cancer risk rises in young

The new study may serve as a warning that if the obesity epidemic continues, there could be an explosion of these fat-sensitive cancers in the years to come, said the study's senior author, Dr. 'O...

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Detroit auto show attendee diagnosed with rubella

Detroit auto show attendee diagnosed with rubella

MDHHS says rubella is a viral illness, spread through coughing and sneezing. The MDHHS did not specify in a news release which state that resident is from, but "this individual may have been contagiou...

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WashU Expert: New Trump drug policy proposal ambitious, but is it feasible?

WashU Expert: New Trump drug policy proposal ambitious, but is it feasible?

These rebates are most commonly paid to pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) in exchange for preferred placement on the insurance plan's drug formulary (i.e. And it's not clear how the new regulation wo...

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NDDOH: State has widespread flu activity

NDDOH: State has widespread flu activity

More than 200 people have been hospitalized for the flu. This flu season started weeks earlier than expected. East Tennessee has a higher percentage of influenza-like illness compared to other reg...

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New prescription business helps fuel Anthem 2019 forecast

New prescription business helps fuel Anthem 2019 forecast

Anthem said it expects IngenioRx, which was initially slated to launch in 2020, to produce gross annual pharmaceutical savings of more than $4 billion, with at least 80% of those savings falling to it...

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January 30 is Bell Let's Talk Day

January 30 is Bell Let's Talk Day

Last fall, Red Deer Public Schools launched its Valuing Mental Health initiative after recognizing mental health and wellness had become a growing issue for students, staff and families in the communi...

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Giving statins to all older people could save 8000 lives every year

Giving statins to all older people could save 8000 lives every year

Professor Martin Marshall, of the Royal College of Global Positioning System, added: 'It's particularly reassuring to see evidence of benefit in patients over the age of 75 - the age group most likely...

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About 1,000 patients in hospital hallways on any given day

About 1,000 patients in hospital hallways on any given day

The NDP revealed the draft bill as the Premier's council on improving health care and ending hallway medicine, chaired by Rueben Devlin , released its first interim report. "Increasing capacity in th...

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Alzheimer's Patient, 84, Dumped by Hospital Outside Locked Care Facility

It's unclear who let her in. A California woman is outraged after a video showed her mother, who has Alzheimer's disease , left alone outside a locked assisted living facility in the middle of th...

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Eating Breakfast May Not Help You Shed Weight

Eating Breakfast May Not Help You Shed Weight

As a result, the researchers say caution is needed when recommending the eating of breakfast for weight loss in adults as it could have the opposite effect. Registered dietitian Dana White, from...

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PM Khan launches Pakistan Banao Certificate for overseas Pakistanis

PM Khan launches Pakistan Banao Certificate for overseas Pakistanis

It is a great opportunity for the overseas Pakistanis to invest their savings in the Pakistan Banao Certificates to make their future secure by getting higher profit rates and help Pakistan to prosp...

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High Level Of Screen Time Linked To Delays In Child Development

High Level Of Screen Time Linked To Delays In Child Development

A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) looked at 2,400 typically developing children in Canada. 6 simple ways to get a handle on your kids' screen tim...

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Bell Let's Talk mental health campaign kicks off today

Olympic, World and Canadian figure skating champion Gabby Daleman joined the Bell Let's Talk Day campaign, tweeting, "As a person who suffers with depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Learning disability and ...

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Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren't vaccinated now have the measles

Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren't vaccinated now have the measles

Health officials in Georgia, Hawaii and OR have now reported that there have been at least one - if not multiple - confirmed cases of measles in their states. They have since returned home. Thirty...

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David Torchiana, CEO of Partners HealthCare, unexpectedly announces departure

David Torchiana, CEO of Partners HealthCare, unexpectedly announces departure

One source told The Boston Globe there had been lingering tension between Dr. Torchiana and leaders at two major hospitals in the Partners system. Torchiana, a heart surgeon by training, said he w...

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Student died after eating leftover pasta in rare food poisoning case

The 20-year-old student from Belgium used to cook on Sundays to prepare his meals for the whole upcoming week to save time and money. The 20-year-old, called AJ, is said to have eaten an old portion...

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Swine Flu Death Toll Rises To 169; Over 4,500 Test Positive

Swine Flu Death Toll Rises To 169; Over 4,500 Test Positive

Advisories on the seasonal Influenza A H1N1 (swine flu) have been prepared and issued for general public in leading newspapers. Recently BJP president Amit Shah was hospitalised with swine flu. Wi...

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Vaping twice better for quitting smoking than patches, gum

Vaping twice better for quitting smoking than patches, gum

ALA officials said that equals 1 million additional kids beginning to use e-cigarettes, placing their developing bodies and lungs at risk from the chemicals in e-cigarettes as well as a lifetime of ad...

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Obesity, bad nutrition, climate change 'a triple danger'

Obesity, bad nutrition, climate change 'a triple danger'

According to the report, the issues of malnutrition and climate change are linked. The report was written by The Lancet Commission on Obesity and published in The Lancet on January 27. "The en...

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Aetna to offer Apple Watch app for members

Aetna to offer Apple Watch app for members

The Attain app will provide Aetna members personalized goals, track their daily activity levels, recommend healthy actions, and reward them for taking these actions to improve their well-being with...

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Brain imaging reveals how sleep deprivation makes pain feel worse

Brain imaging reveals how sleep deprivation makes pain feel worse

The researchers found that the neural mechanism that picks up pain signals, evaluate them and release natural pain relief are disrupted in human operating on insufficient sleep. The researchers did th...

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Scientists expect cure for cancer in 1 year

Scientists expect cure for cancer in 1 year

Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd (AEBI) chairman Dan Aridor said the company has developed a multi-target toxin (MuTaTo) that kills cancer cells, essentially working like an antibiotic. Ca...

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Measles Outbreak Worsens in Washington State

Measles Outbreak Worsens in Washington State

Thirty-five of the confirmed measles patients and all of the suspected cases are located in Clark County. The majority of the infections are in children younger than 10 years old. They announced Mon...

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Corbyn amendment defeated as MPs vote on Brexit Plan B

Corbyn amendment defeated as MPs vote on Brexit Plan B

The pound has dropped sharply after two key amendments aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit were voted down by MPs in the Commons. Mrs May called for MPs to back senior Tory Graham Brady's amendm...

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George Fernandes, Emergency activist and Vajpayee's defence minister, dies

George Fernandes, Emergency activist and Vajpayee's defence minister, dies

Fernandes' years as Defence Minister saw him visit the highest battlefield in the world, Siachen, a record 18 times, sometimes carrying Christmas cakes, sometime just to be among the soldiers. This de...

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Meet chickens laying eggs containing cancer drugs

The human protein IFNalpha2a, has powerful anticancer and antiviral effects, while the human and pig versions of the protein called macrophage-CSF, is being developed as a therapy that stimulates dama...

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Two Soldiers Killed by Ebola in DR Congo

Two Soldiers Killed by Ebola in DR Congo

So far, Kayina, a region near the populous city of Goma, already has five reported Ebola cases. The latest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the second-largest outbreak on re...

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DPH: Case of measles found in New Haven County adult

DPH: Case of measles found in New Haven County adult

The measles virus is transmitted by air very easily, and people are contagious several days before they show any symptoms. People may have been exposed to the disease at about four dozen locations...

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Scientists say they may have found ‘complete cure’ for cancer

Scientists say they may have found ‘complete cure’ for cancer

The treatment uses a combination of several cancer-targeting peptides for each cancer cell, reportedly eliminating the chance to be evaded by a mutation. A team of researchers in Israel told The Jeru...

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The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak

The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak

The vaccination status of four others who were infected is unknown. "The measles virus is a highly contagious infectious disease that can be fatal in small children, and the existence of 26 confirme...

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Measles case confirmed in Multnomah County

Measles case confirmed in Multnomah County

Vancouver, Washington has 30 confirmed cases. This week, two more confirmed measles cases pushed the outbreak total to 118 in Rockland County, New York . Measles is easily spread when an infected...

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Kamala Harris kicks off 2020 campaign, warns of divisions

Kamala Harris kicks off 2020 campaign, warns of divisions

Harris said throughout her life she has "only had one client: the people ", echoing the words she has used in courtrooms and has adopted as her campaign's slogan. Harris' campaign is filled with hist...

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Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

Clark County Public Health has identified 35 confirmed cases and 11 suspected cases since January 1, when it first began investigating the outbreak. A measles outbreak in Washington State has trig...

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