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By 2060 of patients with Alzheimer’s disease would be three times more

Robert Redfield added. In order for people who don't have Alzheimer's symptoms to participate in studies, they'll need to be tested for some o...

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Researchers Dosed Octopuses Ecstasy, and Here's What Happened Next

This has led to speculations that humans and octopuses could have an evolutionary link. They have a complex nervous system that has evolved in a...

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No time for flu shot? Glynn County offers drive-thru vaccinations

The CDC recommends that you get your vaccination now, on the eve of the 2018-19 flu season, before it picks up steam in October. The vaccine t...

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Supermarket yoghurts contain more sugar than Coke, study warns

Bernadette Moore, first author of the research from the University of Leeds . Moore suggests that using a natural yogurt sweetened with fresh...

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Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds

The minimum age was 70; 65 in the United States for African-American and Hispanic individuals due to their higher risk for dementia and cardiov...

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Two mental-health patients in sheriff’s van drown in S.C. floodwaters

They remained in the van as of early Wednesday, and Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson said authorities would not be able to retrieve thei...

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Kids May Be Overweight Because of Household Disinfectants

The research can't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests that household disinfectants might be promoting childhood obesity by altering the gut ...

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Low-dose aspirin doesn't extend healthy living in older people

Lead researcher Professor John McNeil, of Monash University, Australia, said the study proves many older people may be taking the medicine "un...

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An Emergency Physician Explains the Apple Watch ECG

At the same time pre-order for Apple's iPhone X and iPhone XS Max also opened today. "iPhone Xs is packed with next-generation technologie...

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Low-dose aspirin offers no benefit for healthy older people

A team of researchers from Monash University in Melbourne published their findings from a seven-year study in the prestigious New England Journ...

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Apple unveils new iPhones, with cheapest model starting at $1029

It retains the key advances of the first iPhone X - facial recognition and an edge-to-edge display - but is cheaper while being noticeably lar...

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Know the differences between iPhone XS and iPhone XR

The iPhone XR , the handset most people will want to buy this year , will be about a month late to the party. Unlike the dual-SIM setups we ...

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FDA takes ‘historic action’ on youth e-cigarette ‘epidemic’

Makers argue that e-cigarettes can help adult smokers transition away from burnt tobacco products. Under Wednesday's announcement, the five la...

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Painkiller linked to increased risk of heart problems

A study published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology focusing on 57,000 people residing in Taiwan also found that taking paink...

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Launch of new global estimates on levels of physical activity in adults

According to this first study to estimate global physical activity trends over time, there has been little progress in improving physical acti...

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Theranos Gone for Good - Company Says It Will Disolve

In a new Wall Street Journal piece , John Carreyrou-the journalist who exposed Theranos' misleading claims about the efficacy of its tests-re...

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Plane quarantined at Kennedy Airport amid reports of 100 ill passengers

Emirates announced Wednesday, September 5, that 10 passengers were taken ill on a 14-hour flight from Dubai to NY, where U.S. health authoritie...

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Captain Marvel's Brie Larson Teases Internet-Breaking News for Tomorrow

Brie Larson is suited up in the first official look at the Oscar-winning "Room" star as Captain Marvel . Captain Marvel is directed by...

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12 die of leptospirosis in Kerala

Commenting on the health crises in state Health Minister K K Shailaja has assured that there is no need to panic as remedial measures have been ...

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Polony can come back into your diet: listeria outbreak declared over

WHO, along with worldwide and local food safety experts agree that no new listeriosis cases have been identified since the first week of June ...

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Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve

Theranos did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment. The end is nigh for Theranos, the allegedly fraudulent blood testing fi...

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Pence: ‘John McCain served his country honorably’

Speaking to a national conference of the American Legion in Minneapolis, Pence said he wanted to address "a particular veteran that I know is on...

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Source Identified as Hampton Hotel in Legionnaires' Outbreak

Meyers issued the order after initial tests conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) detected the presence of the Legi...

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Blood pressure medication recalled over labeling error

The tablets are supposed to be light orange or peach in color and round. If the tablets in a bottle of Accord hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg do n...

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In the Future, We'll All Have STDs. Just like in the Past

According to the CDC, the US saw just under 2.3 million people diagnosed with syphilis , gonorrhea , or chlamydia in 2017. This figure was bo...

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Coconut oil is poison says Harvard professor

Coconut oil's rise to fame began after two studies by Columbia University which looked at medium-chain fatty acids, a type of fat present in coc...

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A blockbuster primary in Florida and three-way fight in Arizona

The race is to succeed retiring Sen. Republicans are trying to defend the seat vacated by retiring GOP senator Jeff Flake , whose persistent ...

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Sanders congratulates Gillum after Florida primary win

Jay Inslee, D-Wash., in a statement. He is now the Florida's first African-American major-party gubernatorial nominee and, if elected in Nov...

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White House lowers flags to half-staff to honor McCain following outcry

Trump first sent a tweet that offered condolences to McCain's family but did not praise McCain. Trump's White House lowered its flag on S...

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To stay healthy, avoid alcoholic drinks - including red wine

Regular consumption has adverse effects on organs and tissues, acute intoxication can lead to injuries or poisoning, and alcohol dependence ma...

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