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Breaking News: US researchers develop drug strategy to conquer ‘Everest' of cancer genes
 
Posted by: Nina Rai

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-11-24 04:04:47 -0800 | health-news

In a path-breaking development, the deadliest protein in cells that triggers a third of all cancers, including lung, colon and pancreatic cancers, has been conquered by US researchers. Their findings on the matter were presented in research papers published online...
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Breaking News: Study: Depression ages patients by four-to-six years
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-17 22:45:46 -0800 | health-news

A new study indicates people who suffer or have suffered from major depressive disorder (MDD), age considerably faster than those who have not. Researchers with the VU University Medical Center in the Netherlands published their results in Molecular Psychiatry and...
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Breaking News: Minnesota becomes first state to ban antibacterial soap
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-05-22 09:15:03 -0700 | health-news

In our world, where chemicals make up everything from the food we eat to our household cleaners and even eyeglasses, it could blend in as just another obscure compound. But in recent years, we’ve slowly been waking up to the...
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Breaking News: Hospital worker saw missing patient's body a week before it was 'found'
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-11-15 12:54:41 -0800 | health-news

Doesn't it seem very strange that a patient at San Francisco's largest hospital who had been missing for 17 days could have turned up dead in a stairwell not far from her room? What were members of the nursing and...
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Breaking News: Obesity up, exercise down, calorie intake steady since 1988, Stanford study finds
 
Posted by: Punditty

Palo Alto :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-11 13:38:41 -0700 | health-news

After analyzing data from more than 22,000 participants in a long-term US government health and nutrition survey, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine found a dramatic rise in physical inactivity since the late 1980s. The amount of calories...
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Breaking News: Memo to the food police: Hands off the chocolate milk
 
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Ithaca :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 19:36:43 -0700 | health-news

We are all grade-school chocolate milk drinkers now. Lending credence to the idea that a little bit of “bad” can sometimes lead to a greater good, a Cornell University study published in PLOS ONE found that when chocolate milk was...
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Breaking News: Are sensational, tragic headlines stressing you out?
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 15:04:30 -0700 | health-news

You don’t have to look far to find a tragic headline or sensational news story, especially on the Internet. They no longer just provide a glimpse into the story within, but are tasty morsels of bait designed to garner the...
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Breaking News: COPD linked to an increased risk of MCI
 
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Rochester :: MN :: USA | updated 2013-11-13 14:42:44 -0800 | health-news

Balwinder Singh, MD, Research Physician and Master’s Scholar, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester and colleagues examined the association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and MCI subtype: Amnestic MCI and non-amnestic...
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Breaking News: Fast-food companies serve up ‘healthier' advertising with misleading tactics
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-03 15:10:00 -0700 | health-news

In 2009, under pressure from health officials and parents alike, fast-food companies decided to include healthy advertising in their marketing tactics for children. But a new study indicates it may have done little good — because children didn’t understand the...
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Breaking News: Madagascar sees bubonic and pneumonic plague outbreaks
 
Posted by: April Johnson

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2013-12-21 04:35:24 -0800 | health-news

The first rumblings of the bubonic plague came during the 6th century. It killed roughly 50 million people. Then during the Late Middle Ages, the bubonic plague struck again. It killed approximately one third of the population. Things quieted down...
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Breaking News: Former FDA commissioner says proposed food labeling changes don't go far enough
 
Posted by: Punditty

Boston :: MA :: USA | updated 2014-07-18 09:28:28 -0700 | health-news

Former US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler likes what he sees in the proposed changes to food information labels announced by the FDA in February, but he’d also like to see the agency take additional steps. In “Toward...
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Breaking News: Depression, lack of sleep and how we can get more nightly Zzzs
 
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-01-17 12:59:39 -0800 | health-news

Author's note: This is the latest report in my series on learning to cope with depression. Depression and lack of sleep can go hand in hand. Feeling anxious, overwrought, restless and deeply unhappy can cause such emotional and mental turmoil...
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Breaking News: Subway bread only the beginning: 500 other foods with the yoga, shoe mat chemical
 
Posted by: VeronicaS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-10 18:25:49 -0700 | health-news

I can safely say most consumers were shocked when Subway announced in early February that it would no longer use in its bread chemicals found in yoga mats and shoe soles. Unfortunately, Subway sandwiches are just the tip of the...
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Breaking News: Study: ADHD in adults is seriously undertreated
 
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-10-19 10:17:55 -0700 | health-news

Most people remember hearing the comments, the jokes about that kid who just won’t sit still. They remember stories about the daydreaming child or the student who was brilliant, but just didn’t apply herself. Stories about attention deficit disorder or...
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Breaking News: Sodium intake exceeds recommended amount
 
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Cambridge :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-12-31 14:44:03 -0800 | health-news

Globally almost all countries have high sodium intake In 2010, the global mean sodium intake was 3.95 grams a day, which was twice the daily recommendation of the World Health Organization’s recommended limitation of two grams a day. In a new...
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