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DNA reveals first-known child of Neanderthal and Denisovan, study says

DNA reveals first-known child of Neanderthal and Denisovan, study says

Their research might also shed more light on the sudden disappearance of both relatives of modern humans. But the new study is the first to identify a first-generation child with Neanderthal and ...

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Coconut Oil 'Pure Poison,' Harvard Professor Claims

Coconut Oil 'Pure Poison,' Harvard Professor Claims

Among other things, she told her audience that 'coconut oil is pure poison , ' and 'it is one of the worst foods you can eat , ' according to a translation by Business Insider Deutschland . Accordi...

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Death toll in DR Congo from Ebola outbreak now at 61Naija247news

Death toll in DR Congo from Ebola outbreak now at 61Naija247news

The health ministry says ZMapp , Remdesivir, Favipiravir and Regn3450 - 3471 - 3479 now can be used. Giving the latest figures on the epidemic , which was declared just days after an outbreak in n...

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Former CDC head Tom Frieden charged with forcibly touching woman

Former CDC head Tom Frieden charged with forcibly touching woman

It said she reported it in July. He is expected to appear in court later Friday. Frieden, who also once served as New York City's health commissioner, turned himself in to a Brooklyn police statio...

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British women now among top drinkers in the world

Kiwi men didn't feature in the top 10. British men, meanwhile, came 62nd in the male category, drinking a similar amount to British women. In an accompanying editorial, Dr. "There is no safe level...

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Several children's medicines recalled for microbial contamination

Several children's medicines recalled for microbial contamination

All of the products are now being recalled out of an abundance of caution. The contamination may result in increased infections that could require medical intervention and possibly result in life th...

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Harvard professor: Coconut oil is pure poison

Harvard professor: Coconut oil is pure poison

Dr Karin Michels , a medical professor at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health , claims that it's more risky to consume than lard due to the amount of fatty acids in the product. Despite the ...

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‘Flesh-eating’ STD diagnosed in England for the first time

‘Flesh-eating’ STD diagnosed in England for the first time

Her case, which was diagnosed in the past year, was discovered as a result of a freedom of information request. Health officials say the disease spreads through sexual intercourse with an infected p...

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New cervical cancer guidance: Use HPV tests

New cervical cancer guidance: Use HPV tests

From 21 to 29, women should get screened every three years with a Pap test, which detects abnormal cells but can not detect HPV. HPV causes the vast majority of cervical cancer cases, according to ...

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Jesus Take The Wheel! Coconut Oil Reportedly ‘Pure Poison’

Jesus Take The Wheel! Coconut Oil Reportedly ‘Pure Poison’

While three quarters of the U.S. public considered coconut oil to be healthy, the review noted that only 37% of nutritionists agreed. Kevin Klatt, a molecular nutrition researcher at Cornell Univers...

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Gut enzyme could open door for creation of universal blood donations

Gut enzyme could open door for creation of universal blood donations

If the antigens injected into an individual doesn't match the antigens already in the body, the immune system attacks and kills the cells - rendering the donated blood useless and even harmful. Resear...

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Dead ravens in B.C. test positive for West Nile virus

Dead ravens in B.C. test positive for West Nile virus

Dead birds have tested positive for West Nile virus in the Interior Health region. To report suspected cases of human WNV, call the DPH Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at 888-295-5156. Hom...

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Workers with open office seating are less stressed

Workers with open office seating are less stressed

Importantly, workers who were more physically active at the office had 14 percent less physiological stress outside of the office compared to those with less physical activity at the office. Sternberg...

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Two new cases of West Nile Virus in Mississippi

Two new cases of West Nile Virus in Mississippi

The first human case in IL is not usually reported until July or later. The health department urged residents of Tooele County to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites and the spread of the vir...

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Facebook, NYU Pin Hope of Faster MRIs on Artificial Intelligence

To realize those benefits, NYU is exploring using technology to reconstruct data generated during fast MRI scans. "We have some great physicists here and even some hot-stuff mathematicians, but Face...

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Using Electronic Cigarettes Can Damage DNA

While e-cigarettes are generally considered safer than traditional cigarettes, are they really safe enough? According to a 2016 U.S. Surgeon General report, 13.5% of middle school students, 37.7% of...

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Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Mollie Tibbetts Case

Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Mollie Tibbetts Case

For 34 days, federal, state and local authorities had scoured Poweshiek County for Tibbetts, and sifted through electronic data from her Fitbit, cellphone and social media accounts for any clue about ...

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Europe's rise in measles kills at least 37 people

Europe's rise in measles kills at least 37 people

Experts blame this surge in infections on a drop in the number of people being vaccinated. The global health body said France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine have had more than 1...

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Harvard professor slams coconut oil as ‘pure poison’

Harvard professor slams coconut oil as ‘pure poison’

During a lecture at the University of Freiburg in Germany, Karin Michels , a professor at the department of epidemiology at Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health proclaimed that "coconut oil is...

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Ariana Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy

Ariana Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy

We have schedules, jobs, kids, places to be, pressures to fit in, Instagram Stories - whatever the f**k, facade you're trying to put on, trying to keep up. "You want to not be afraid, because of cours...

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Google Fit gets all-white redesign, new activity rings

Google Fit gets all-white redesign, new activity rings

Before, Google Fit let you set any goal threshold for your activity, but with the redesign it is now more guided and is based on the U.S. government's physical activity guidelines . This system giv...

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Metro Vancouver Air Quality Moves To Highest Risk, Levels Worse Than Delhi

Metro Vancouver Air Quality Moves To Highest Risk, Levels Worse Than Delhi

Some improvement is expected by Wednesday. As seen on the images below, the index for Vancouver has unhealthy levels in nearly all areas. Massive clouds of choking smoke from the wildfires has pro...

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Pete Davidson Pulled Over and Passenger Busted for Drugs

Pete Davidson was reportedly pulled over by police as his friend was arrested for possession of weed earlier this month. But his friend was arrested for "felony possession of a controlled substance a...

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Eating carbohydrates in moderation leads to long life, study finds

Eating carbohydrates in moderation leads to long life, study finds

If your low-carbohydrate eating pattern sees you replacing a lot of carbohydrate rich foods for a high quantity of animal-based proteins, you may be unknowingly shortening your life span. Although...

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Child victims of DR Congo Ebola outbreak need 'special care'

Child victims of DR Congo Ebola outbreak need 'special care'

Insecurity linked to armed conflicts and violence coincides with the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the region. Already recorded 78 cases, 51 of which are confirmed and 27 others are under ques...

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Both low and high carbohydrates in diet could lead to early death

Both low and high carbohydrates in diet could lead to early death

The researchers then performed a meta-analysis of other studies to confirm that those who follow low-carb diets and eat high amounts of animal-derived protein such as lamb, beef, pork, and chicken exp...

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FDA Warns of People Using Pets to get Opioids

FDA Warns of People Using Pets to get Opioids

Last Wednesday, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb published a statement online highlighting a rarely considered access point for illicit access to opioid medications. Veterinarians, beware - the Food ...

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Best Buy makes big healthcare buy

Best Buy makes big healthcare buy

Best Buy has agreed to buy GreatCall, the maker of senior-focused Jitterbug mobile phones, from buyout firm GTCR for a whopping $800m. The acquisition may not seem like a natural fit for a retail...

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'Insecticide DDT may increase autism risk in babies'

'Insecticide DDT may increase autism risk in babies'

The researchers also examined the levels of PCBs ( polychlorinated biphenyls ), which are chemicals used in industrial application, but found no association between the chemicals and autism in childre...

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Nurse Talks About West Nile Virus Found Here

Nurse Talks About West Nile Virus Found Here

As the drought worsens in rural areas of the county, mosquitos will search for water nearer to residences. To ensure spray effectiveness, winds should be 10 miles per hour or less and no inclement wea...

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E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist MPs

E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist MPs

A report from the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee says ministers should "urgently" review the prescribing restrictions on e-cigarette products, which MPs conclude are 95% less harm...

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CT overdose death increase exceeds most other New England states

The report , which the CDC noted was based on preliminary data , revealed that in 2017 nearly 30,000 people died of overdoses of synthetic opioids, an increase of more than 9,000 from the previous y...

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Doctors find contact lens lost for 28 years in woman's eye

Doctors find contact lens lost for 28 years in woman's eye

After an MRI scan, doctors were able to see a lump had formed under the woman's eyelid. A team of doctors in Britain performed surgery on a woman with a swollen eyelid and found the cause - a cont...

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Florida urges vaccinations after 3 measles cases reported

Florida urges vaccinations after 3 measles cases reported

The majority of those cases were in people who were not vaccinated. Measles is a virus that spreads easily because it travels in air droplets when an infected person breathes, coughs or sneezes. T...

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ICU nurses pregnant at the same time in Arizona

ICU nurses pregnant at the same time in Arizona

And the majority of them are due between October and January. Those looking for nursing jobs in Arizona will likely find employment opportunities at the center when all of these future mothers take th...

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