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Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large U.S

Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large U.S

The study says almost 57% sought medical advice from doctors after getting notified. This weekend, Stanford Medicine reported the results of the study at the American College of Cardiology's Annu...

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President Buhari: End of HIV/AIDS in sight in Nigeria

President Buhari: End of HIV/AIDS in sight in Nigeria

He said this would guide the scale up of treatment and prevention services across all age groups. "Let us work collectively and push for the last mile", Buhari said. It also accounts for the second hi...

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Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Aims to End DRC Ebola Outbreak in 6 Months

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Aims to End DRC Ebola Outbreak in 6 Months

The most widespread Ebola outbreak in history, which began in Guinea in 2013, killed over 11,00 people - mainly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - according to the World Health Organisation. "We ha...

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Bee Enn Hospital observes World Kidney Day

Bee Enn Hospital observes World Kidney Day

On the occasion of World Kidney Day , which falls on February 14, Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Center (PKLIRC) wishes to raise awareness about chronic kidney disease (CKD), wh...

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Bernie Sanders’ campaign workers unionize, marking a first in American history

Bernie Sanders’ campaign workers unionize, marking a first in American history

Sanders, who narrowly lost the 2016 Democratic nomination to Hillary Clinton, has been among the leaders in early opinion polls of prospective 2020 Democratic candidates. All campaign employees below ...

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Ciara Reveals How She & Russell Wilson Abstained From Premarital Sex

Ciara Reveals How She & Russell Wilson Abstained From Premarital Sex

And about how far she has come since splitting up with rapper Future , she told InStyle , "If you want to get somewhere in life, you've got to have a compass". The 33-year-old singer and 30-year-old...

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Eating eggs can lead to higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Eating eggs can lead to higher risk of cardiovascular disease

The average egg contains 200 milligrams - more cholesterol than is in most fast-food double cheeseburgers. A recent Chinese study even concluded cholesterol decreased the risk of cardiovascular dise...

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Proposed cuts to Medicare hospital payments spur outcry

Proposed cuts to Medicare hospital payments spur outcry

The fact that the budget says the money will be used to house children that come unaccompanied and with families certainly doesn't indicate that they've learned much from the family separation travest...

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Measles outbreak: Wellington schools, early childhood centres warned of risk

Measles outbreak: Wellington schools, early childhood centres warned of risk

According to Dr. Theresa Tam, some parents are less scared of the measles itself than they are of the prevention of it, their sources of doubt being the measles misinformation they found online ...

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CDC: 64 flu-related child deaths so far this season

CDC: 64 flu-related child deaths so far this season

Overall cases of the flu have also decreased from last year, with 2,925 total cases reported in Monroe County this season compared to over 5,000 in the data from this time last year. The CDC recentl...

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On-screen doc shocks man with death news

On-screen doc shocks man with death news

The family knew he was dying of chronic lung disease. Mr Ernest Quintana received the news last Monday at a hospital in Fremont, California , when a doctor appeared on screen in a video call and ...

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Unvaccinated Kids Are Now Banned From Schools In Italy

Unvaccinated Kids Are Now Banned From Schools In Italy

The consequences for failing to comply with the legislation reportedly varies depending on how old the child is. Italian children lacking proof that they have been vaccinated were turned away ...

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Eye Scan May Detect Alzheimer's Earlier

Eye Scan May Detect Alzheimer's Earlier

Wrenn Alzheimer's Disease Award. The test involves looking at blood vessels in the retina, but isn't something that now takes place as part of a normal eye test. The typical process for diagnosing Alz...

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Italy bans unvaccinated children from attending school

The consequences for failing to comply with the legislation reportedly varies depending on how old the child is. Italian children lacking proof that they have been vaccinated were turned away ...

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Next flu pandemic 'a matter of when, not if,' says WHO

Next flu pandemic 'a matter of when, not if,' says WHO

Among other things, Dr. Tedros warned of the risk that a new influenza virus could transmit from animals to humans to trigger such a pandemic. "We must be vigilant and prepared - the cost of a major i...

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Second HIV Patient is in Remission, Cure May Be Discovered Soon

Second HIV Patient is in Remission, Cure May Be Discovered Soon

Timothy Brown also known as The Berlin Patient . Pozniak was commenting in the aftermath of the news that a London patient appears to have been cured of HIV after a bone marrow transplant...

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Finland's cabinet quits over failure to deliver healthcare reform

Finland's cabinet quits over failure to deliver healthcare reform

The resignation came after the government's health and social care reform collapsed in parliament. "I am accepting [the government's resignation]", Niinisto said during a brief conversation with Sip...

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Hookah smokers inhale toxic chemicals that may harm the heart, says report

Hookah smokers inhale toxic chemicals that may harm the heart, says report

The statement warned of mounting evidence linking chronic hookah smoke exposure to increased cardiovascular risk. It is also because most of the tobacco marketed to hookah users does not carry a hea...

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E-cigarettes linked to depression, poor heart

E-cigarettes linked to depression, poor heart

The study is one of the largest to date looking at the relationship between e-cigarette use and health outcomes, using data from 96,467 people. But taking into account the fact that people who were ...

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A Third Person Is Reportedly HIV-Free After a Bone Marrow Transplant

A Third Person Is Reportedly HIV-Free After a Bone Marrow Transplant

The man dubbed the " London patient " has now been off his antiviral medicines for 18 months and there's been no sign of HIV in his system so far. In 2007, Timothy Ray Brown, 52, formerly referred t...

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Health officials: Measles case confirmed in Pima County

Health officials: Measles case confirmed in Pima County

Interior Health says a first and single case of measles has been discovered. "We are working with our healthcare and public health partners to make sure we quickly identify any possible exposures ...

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Congo's Ebola outbreak surpasses 900 cases: 3 updates

Congo's Ebola outbreak surpasses 900 cases: 3 updates

Tackling Ebola in DR Congo was always going to be a huge challenge - decades of conflict mean health services are weak or non-existent, different communities fear one another, and they fear the securi...

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US Food and Drug Chief to Resign

US Food and Drug Chief to Resign

He was a senior official at the FDA and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services during the George W. Bush administration. Nonetheless, his unbiased streak typically stoked stress with others ...

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Dog Walking Is Causing Higher Rate Of ER Visits For Seniors

Dog Walking Is Causing Higher Rate Of ER Visits For Seniors

The study has found that fractures among older adults are common and more frequent due to dog-walking. "There are things we should be aware of before saying, 'Hey, you should get a dog and take your...

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List of student mental health services | Calendar

List of student mental health services | Calendar

It follows work by the Department for Education to identify four key areas of risk that can affect the mental health of people going to university. "Juggling challenges like independent studying or ...

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Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know to Reduce Your Risk

Those at higher than average risk may need to begin screening prior to age 45 and more frequently and/or with specific tests. Participants also will receive a free home test to help detect the early...

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Measles: Greater Manchester reports recent spike in confirmed cases

Measles: Greater Manchester reports recent spike in confirmed cases

Public Health England said there had been 32 confirmed cases across Greater Manchester so far this year. He gained attention in November by asking about how to get vaccinated despite the opposition ...

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FDA Approves Esketamine Nasal Spray For Hard-To-Treat Depression

FDA Approves Esketamine Nasal Spray For Hard-To-Treat Depression

Johnson & Johnson is hopeful that this drug will be approved by hundreds of centers within the first year. Spravato, an esketamine-containing nasal spray developed by Johnson & Johnson, was tested...

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Teen Tells US Senate Why He Defied Anti-Vaccine Mother

Teen Tells US Senate Why He Defied Anti-Vaccine Mother

Ethan Lindenberger of Norwalk, Ohio, said his mother's "love, affection and care is apparent", but that she was steeped in online conspiracies that make him and his siblings vulnerable to vaccine-pre...

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CDC: Unvaccinated boy diagnosed with tetanus, hospitalized almost 2 months

CDC: Unvaccinated boy diagnosed with tetanus, hospitalized almost 2 months

In the case in OR, the boy cut himself on the forehead while playing and his family stitched up the wound themselves. About one week after suffering the wound, had episodes of crying, jaw clenching,...

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Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-JPMorgan name joint venture Haven

Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-JPMorgan name joint venture Haven

The key objective of using Perf Month indicator is to evaluate the actual value of shares existing in the stock market. The value of the stock decreased by -0.99% during the previous week performanc...

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Facebook steps up fight against vaccine misinformation

Facebook steps up fight against vaccine misinformation

Facebook today announced that the company is taking a range of different steps to crack down on vaccine-related misinformation on its platforms. The decision comes after health experts urged the soc...

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Starbucks rolls out new Cloud Macchiato beverage

Starbucks rolls out new Cloud Macchiato beverage

First, the popular coffee chain tweeted a message that included a series of emojis including clouds, a cup of coffee, and a green heart. The new drink is available in both iced and hot iterations,...

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Hit the gym, then shop? Kohl's links up with Planet Fitness

Hit the gym, then shop? Kohl's links up with Planet Fitness

Kohl's hopes that customers will head to Planet Fitness for a workout and visit Kohl's next door to buy new jeans or a top. The retailer has been aggressive including new athletic put on to its lineup...

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FDA has approved a new drug to treat severe depression

FDA has approved a new drug to treat severe depression

USA health officials have approved a medication related to the mind-altering drug ketamine as a new option for patients with severe depression. It may also be self-administered but only under the ...

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