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Breaking News: Television drug ads often misleading
   
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2013-09-17 14:16:17 -0700 | health-news

False and misleading drug advertising can harm consumers and the health care system. Past research has shown that physician-targeted drug advertisements may be misleading. However, there is insufficient research that compares consumer-targeted drug advertising to evidence to evaluate whether...
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Breaking News: FDA found arsenic present in rice products is too low for any possible health risk
   
Posted by: Mary Grace Keiner

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2013-09-09 11:27:15 -0700 | health-news

On Sept. 6, 2013, FDA released the latest results after testing 1,300 samples of rice and rice products, and found that rice is safe and should be part of a well-balanced diet. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said its...
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Posted by: Avaline

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2013-09-05 14:07:16 -0700 | health-news

Scientific research has revealed that sleep has the ability to cause genetic changes in the brain cell, which is responsible for sustaining important neurological tasks. On the contrary, if one does not get enough sleep, the ability to perform those...
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Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2013-05-23 21:03:16 -0700 | health-news

Asthma especially childhood asthma may lead to sleep apnea later on in life Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is more common among asthmatics, but whether asthma promotes development of OSA remains unknown, according to the study's abstract. Several studies have suggested...
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Breaking News: Age-related macular degeneration remains the number one cause of vision loss
   
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2013-04-05 08:20:21 -0700 | health-news

AMD remains the top cause of severe visual impairment over a twenty year span Researchers from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, examined 20-year trends in visual impairment and associations with age-related eye diseases and socioeconomic...
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Breaking News: Cellular Dynamics to receive $16 million fund by CIRM
   
Posted by: JackRobert

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2013-03-22 08:59:59 -0700 | health-news

Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) announced yesterday, via a press release, that CIRM (California Institute for Regenerative Medicine) has awarded the company with a grant of $16 million. CDI said that the money will be used to create "3 induced pluripotent...
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Source: Mother Jones

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2012-03-31 23:02:25 -0700 | political-news

Tea partiers are gung-ho to help the Wisconsin governor fend off a recall voteand their fate may well be tied to his...As soon as April, millions of Wisconsinites will vote on whether to oust Gov. Scott Walker a rising Republican...
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Breaking News: Can a stroll help ease depression?
   
Posted by: rabiazaid

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2011-12-11 17:56:36 -0800 | health-news

Dr. Madhukar H. Trivedi, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, was curious as to why his patients felt blue. So he began collecting data of his patients and asked several patients how...
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Breaking News: Heat related death in Wisconsin
   
Posted by: Mary Grace Keiner

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2012-07-27 07:00:39 -0700 | health-news

Combination of heat and humidity now caused death. In Wisconsin a 65-year-old man from Columbia County was first confirmed death in Wisconsin due to heat. Other death in Madison is still undergoing investigation whether the caused of death is heat-related....
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Breaking News: MS Walk Turn Out Shows Great Support
   
Posted by: Shadowtech

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2011-05-02 21:09:38 -0700 | health-news

Yesterday, May 1st, Madison, Wisconsin among other cities played host to the annual MS Walk. MS (Multiple Sclerosis) is a disease that attacks the nevrous system, and causes degeneration of the nerves. While the cause of MS is still unknown,...
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Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2012-07-27 20:10:18 -0700 | health-news

Injectable prescription medicine may prevent asthma from worsening during fall According to a new study asthma medication omalizumab can prevent asthma in children from worsening in the fall, that time of year when sometimes usually are usually worsening due to...
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Posted by: Muhammad Aamir Kasi

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2012-07-24 16:20:37 -0700 | health-news

Head and neck cancer patients were once primarily older heavy smokers and drinkers. Now, the majority who are diagnosed with the disease are closer to middle age (many ages 40 to 55) and developed it not from years of tobacco...
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Source: Herald News

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2010-12-21 01:11:41 -0800 | business-news

Medical laboratory operator Quest Diagnostics Inc. said Wednesday its profit grew 3 percent in the third quarter, as a tax benefit canceled out continued declines in revenue and clinical testing. Quest said net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30...
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Source: Big News Network

Aliso Viejo :: CA :: USA | updated 2010-12-16 01:17:59 -0800 | technology-news

American Society for Radiation Oncology) meeting in San Diego, Calif., on Monday, November 1, 2010, at 8:00 a.m...Analysts and institutional investors are invited to register for this event by visiting: http://www.tomotherapy.com/register/2010_astro_analyst_investor_presentation ....
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Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

Madison :: WI :: USA | updated 2010-11-02 00:18:21 -0700 | political-news

The 12-year-old girl who fell about 100-feet to the ground in a Wisconsin Dells amusement park ride has been transferred to a hospital closer to her Florida home. Teagan Marti had been treated at American Family Children's Hospital in Madison...
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