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'Breakthrough' blood test could detect cancer years before you fall ill

For both ovarian and pancreatic cancer , only 10 cases were detected, while only five people with hepatobiliary cancer were identified. The t...

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Virginia set to expand Medicaid, as Senate OKs proposal

Virginia Republicans had long opposed accepting federal funding to expand the Medicaid program over fears that the federal government would repe...

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A High Protein Diet Can Lead to Problems of The Heart

The most "deadly", the experts identified proteins obtained from dairy products the risk of diabetes or obesity, and to heart problems in th...

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Five people die in United States romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the last shipments of romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region were harvested on April 1...

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Smoking causing millions of 'heart breaks' :: Kenya

The current law allows for text health warning on 20% of the package. To date e-cigarettes have been freely marketed and sold anywhere to anyone...

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Wearing a pair of glasses could mean you are more intelligent

It's been a commonly held stereotype that smart people wear glasses, but a new genetic study found there is some truth to the famous trope. Th...

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More deaths in the E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce

Two of the victims were from Minnesota, with the other three from Arkansas, California and NY. While almost 90 percent of those who fell ill rep...

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Relay kicks off Saturday

The survivors then will be joined by family members and other caregivers. This year the fundraising goal was $50,000. As of eight days before ...

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Do We Need to Worry About Nipah Virus?

Prasad, who was from Kerala's Palakkad, died five days after he was admitted to Alipore's Command hospital on May 20. NDTV is one of the lea...

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US doctors: Colon cancer screening should begin at 45

The recommendation reflects a lowering of the starting age for individuals of average risk, from age 50, and is based on data that indicate incr...

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First 3D-Printed Human Corneas Created, Prospect Of Unlimited Supply For Transplants

Their technique could eventually lead to a cornea mass-production system that could help the millions of people waiting for a transplant. The ...

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New report hopes to tackle the UK’s childhood obesity problem

According to figures obtained from the Local Government Association (LGA ) 18.7 per cent of year six children in the borough are obese. Dr Ma...

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Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin

According to the researchers, this is the first study that looked at the effects of chewing gum while walking. They tested two groups, one whi...

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Another Indian state reports Nipah virus death, fanning fears of spread

He was working as a Senior superintendent in the Kozhikode District Court. With samples of insectivores bats testing negative for the virus...

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Vitamin, Mineral Supplements May Not Boost One’s Health

The authors of the paper entitled " Enough Is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements ", wrote at the time that "despite...

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Take a swig of cockroach milk, the next great food trend

These particular bugs give birth to live young rather than laying eggs, and they produce a crystalline "milk" to feed the embryos. The new repor...

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John Goodman breaks his silence on Roseanne Barr's tweet

And when Sara Gilbert, who plays Barr's daughter, said: 'Roseanne's recent comments about Valerie Jarrett , and so much more , are abhorrent...

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Health Benefits Of Walking And Chewing Gum

One paper also found that munching on gum can help to alleviate stress, which, the study authors hypothesized, may be due to increased blood f...

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Virginia Senate passes budget with Medicaid expansion

The Virginia Senate passed the budget that includes Medicaid expansion. Ralph Northam (D), who campaigned in favor of Medicaid expansion past ...

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Don't Wait Till 50 for Your Colon Cancer Screening

In updated guidelines released Wednesday, it inched the recommended age to 45. Groups known to suffer disproportionately high rates of colon...

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AI better at finding skin cancer than doctors, study says

Lead researcher Professor Holger Haenssle , from the University of Heidelberg , said: "It works like the brain of a child". An global team...

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AI outperforms doctors in detecting skin cancer

A CNN is an artificial neural network that is inspired by the biological processes of the human brain's nerve cells. Some 30 of the dermatolog...

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RECALL ALERT: TAYTULLA birth control packaging error

The FDA's statement said that Allergan had identified the packaging mistake through a physician report. The capsules were placed where the ac...

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Purdue Pharma unlikely to pay for opioid crisis: Judge Nap

They based this determination on their findings that internal company documents and emails indicated they knew addicts were stealing OxyContin f...

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Popular vitamin, mineral pills provide no health benefit

The scientists point to increasing the amount of fruits, vegetables, and other plant foods as an easy way of boosting the amounts of vitamins an...

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How High-protein diet can help heart failure patients to live longer?

Looking at the data, researchers tried to see how protein affected 2,281 patients with an average age of 68. In general, one portion of protei...

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Who's up for a glass of cockroach milk?

Food trends such as charcoal and cronuts come and go, but one unexpected " Superfood " is back in trend, after 2 years and i.e. " cockroach milk...

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What is cockroach milk? Is it healthier than regular milk?

Interestingly, the Pacific beetle doesn't lay eggs; instead it gives birth to live young. The report stated, "a single crystal is estimated to...

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World Medical Association calls for vigorous response to New Ebola Outbreak

Without a vigorous response, "the situation is likely to deteriorate significantly", he added. Health professionals have pinpointed people who...

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South African firm sells ‘insect milk’ as next superfood

They use the milk to feed their young. The milk is very nutritious as it consists 3-4 times more protein than the regular milk. The new repo...

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