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Timing of dinner associated with breast and prostate cancer risks

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Significant racial disparities among New Jersey men also played a key role in New Jersey's involvement - the incidence of prostate cancer among African-American men is 50 percent higher than Caucasian men (113.3 per 100,000 among Caucasian men, 170.5 per 100,000 among African-American men). Read More »

Nitrates in Meat May Be Tied to Mania

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The research team found that people hospitalized for a manic episode - an abnormal mood state often identified by overly-elated emotions, insomnia , and hyperactivity - had likely consumed processed meats cured by nitrates three times greater than those with a clear history of psychiatric disorders . Read More »

Editing human embryos 'morally permissible'Naija247news

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The UK now bans the practice, but the report urges more research into the safety, effectiveness and societal impact of the practice. "There must be action now to support public debate and to put in place appropriate governance", the council added. Read More »

Britney Spears (strip)teases a whiff of a comeback

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Britney Spears performs at iHeartRadio Jingle Ball concert at Staples Center in Los Angeles , California, December 2, 2016. The singer, who is now on a mini " Piece of Me " tour of North America and Europe, is set to release her very first gender-neutral fragrance, Prerogative . Read More »

Unitedhealth Group, Inc. Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

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The fund owned 13,911 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock after buying an additional 1,061 shares during the period. The Willingdon Wealth Management holds 4,310 shares with $922,000 value, up from 76 last quarter . The Minneapolis company said Tuesday it had net income of $2.98 per share. The company has a quick ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. Read More »

Florida resident dies from bacterial infection after eating oyster

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Vibrio vulnificus is sometimes referred to as a "flesh-eating bacteria" but health officials say that label is misleading because it can not attack healthy skin. You can get infected by eating raw shellfish , particularly oysters, or by exposing open wounds to seawater. Another way of contracting the illness is from going into salt water with an open wound. Read More »

Deals For National Hot Dog Day!

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At Dog Haus , you can get a free Haus Dog on National Hot Dog Day when you download their app and register. Frankly, National Hot Dog Day brings forth hot deals on some delicious wieners. Customers can access the barcode for their free hot dog or roller grill item on Love's official Facebook , Twitter or Instagram pages from 12:01 a.m.to 11:59 p.m. Read More »

Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears

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The presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine is thought to be related to changes in the way the active substance was manufactured, according to the USDA. The ministry said it withdrew all the pharmaceutical products that contain the active substance, once it received the memo. Read More »

Death rates from heart failure higher for women than men

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In one year since they were diagnosed, 16.8% (7,156) of women died, whereas 14.9% (7,138) of men died. "The mortality for heart failure for women is not improving, the survival is not improving to the same extent as with men". Among potential reasons, she said, is that women tend to suffer from a different form of heart failure than men. Women who were examined in the investigation were additionally older and more fragile than their male colleagues and had a tendency to have a lower ... Read More »

The drug regulatory authority is recalling heart medication that could cause cancer

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The FDA said users of the recalled drugs should continue taking them until they've found a replacement, and that they should consult their health care professionals to discuss plans for their ongoing treatment. Valsartan's original developer Novartis previously told FiercePharma none of its valsartan products marketed in the US -branded or generic- are affected. Read More »

Teen recovering from burns after plant encounter

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Though the most recent report was in Virginia, the species has been reported in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and parts of the Pacific Northwest. He said the samples he had observed were most likely planted over the years, often for decorative or ornamental purposes. Known as phytophotodermatitis, this process can result in severe burns that get increasingly serious the longer the skin is exposed to UV light. Read More »

FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Drugs Due to Impurity

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The recalled finished products in the USA include all non-expired generic valsartan sold by Major Pharmaceuticals, Teva and Huahai's US subsidiary, Solco Healthcare, as well as valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) made by Teva and Solco. The U.S. recall also included valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide sold by Solco Healthcare and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. This chemical may also be unintentionally produced during chemical reactions. Read More »

West Nile virus detected in Sterling and Rock Falls

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Health officials says, if you are hiking or taking a walk in a wooded area, or cutting your lawn, be sure to check yourself afterwards for tics. If it rains, the spraying may move to Wednesday. The City of Boston, in partnership with the Suffolk County Mosquito Control Project, has placed larvicide in catch basins and wetlands, a process created to reduce the mosquito population. Read More »

NATO Calls for Sustained Pressure on North Korea to Abandon Nuclear Program

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Washington requested in a letter that the United Nations sanctions committee declare that North Korea had violated the UN-approved quota and "order an immediate halt to all transfers of refined petroleum products" to North Korea. But last month, Trump said he did not want to use the phrase "maximum pressure" any longer to describe the sanctions campaign, because the two sides were "getting along". Read More »

First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology

According to the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, it could be utilized to produce clearer, more accurate images compared to the traditional black-and-white X-rays hospital doctors have been using routinely since at least the 1930s. Read More »

STI called MG could become an antibiotic-resistant superbug

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The bacteria is called Mycoplasma genitalium (MG), and it causes similar symptoms to chlamydia , such as painful urination. The news comes after health officials a year ago warned that millions of young people are shunning protection because risky sex has become acceptable once again, three decades after the Aids epidemic made condom use essential. Read More »

Colour, 3D X-rays will help doctors give more accurate diagnoses

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Because of this innovative form of x-raying, the images produced are reliable with high contrast and high resolution making the technology flawless for use in the medical field. Traditional X-ray scans have been black-and-white since their creation, the contrast helping doctors see issues like fractures in the bones, but now a new technology will enable us to see them in color, bringing the doctors a new tool that will help them spot other problems. Read More »

Scientists use electric shocks to genetically reprogramme T cells

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Still, the study holds promising evidence that genome-edited honing cells could unlock a world of treatment for those with preliminary and reoccurring cancers . These genome-edited tumor cells are then injected back into the mice. It may take a while before this gene-editing technology becomes a standard therapy. Read More »

Trump adds more confusion to Obamacare

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The Affordable Care Act's (ACA) "risk adjustment" program is meant to incentivize health insurers to cover individuals with pre-existing and chronic conditions by collecting money from insurers with relatively healthy enrollees to offset the costs of other insurers with sicker enrollees. Read More »

Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement — Bankrate Survey

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And unfortunately for those in the northeast, NY landed at the bottom, due in large part to its cost of living being higher than any other state in the union. Weather was the only metric to hit the bottom rung of the ranking ladder. If you're thinking about retirement - or just dreaming about it - you might be wondering where you should land. Read More »

Jury Bashes Johnson & Johnson With $4.7 BILLION Verdict in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

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Ingham v. Johnson & Johnson, 1522-CC10417 . The verdict is the largest trial award by far in a host of suits claiming the company's signature Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products cause cancer. "Your voice is not just the voice of the community but the voice of the world", Lanier said. They need to know what's going on. It says that there have been worries for some years that using talcum powder on the genital area may increase the risk of ovarian cancer, but says this has not been ... Read More »

China-made medicines with Valsartan to be withdrawn

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In a release on July 9, Health Canada identified a list of 28 products containing the ingredient valsartan that are being recalled by their manufacturers. After its announcement on Saturday, the ministry launched on-site investigations of 82 pharmaceutical companies to check whether the drugs contain NDMA. Read More »

First case of West Nile found in DeKalb County

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There are no reports of any humans infected in 2018. In the other 24 states, the virus has only been found in mosquitos, birds or other animals. The Health Unit confirmed a mosquito pool in Windsor has tested positive for the virus. In addition to birds and humans, horses are also affected by West Nile virus. It's been reported in other countries for more than 50 years. Due to the high mortality rate of horses that contract the disease, owners are encouraged to make sure their horses are ... Read More »

Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

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Up next, Chhabria said, individual plaintiffs will need to present "enough evidence to warrant a jury trial on whether glyphosate caused the National Hockey League [cause non-Hodgkin's lymphoma] they developed". The California state judge who handles the most Roundup cases posted to her docket that she was attending the hearings before Chhabria in March. The ingredient in question is glyphosate, which California added to a list of chemicals known to cause cancer just past year. Read More »

This Little-Known STD Could Become The 'Next Superbug' Within A Decade

Gynaecologist Peter Greenhouse said: 'It's yet another good reason to pack condoms for the summer holidays. An estimated 2 percent of people are infected in the United Kingdom, so The British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) has released new guidelines about how to treat and diagnose MG. Read More »

Army vet and wife consider divorce to afford daughter's health care

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Jake and Maria Grey have been married for nine years, and their 6-year-old daughter Brighton has Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome. Even with health insurance, the Greys spend upwards of $15,000 a year out of pocket on her health care. 'We just have struggled and struggled with it. "It's drowning us to try to keep up with her medical expenses", Jake Grey said. Describing the situation his family finds itself in as "morally wrong", he added, "For someone to kind of make you choose between your ... Read More »

Multivitamins Don't Promote Cardiovascular Health

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The use of multivitamin and mineral supplements is widespread in the United States. That is especially true of supplement users living in Europe and Japan. Many consumers take multivitamins or supplements as a quick and easy way to improve their health. According to the Food and Drug Administration , there are no regulations in place that require dietary supplements to be approved for safety or effectiveness. Read More »

N.J. man infected with flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing, could lose limbs

Angel Perez went crabbing on July 2nd in the Maurice River. Perez-Dilan said that other family members and friends have experienced skin problems after going into the water at Matts Landing. Doctors are waiting to see if Perez responds to antibiotics, his daughter says. She now has a rash on her leg, and her leg [had] painful swelling, ' Perez-Dilan said. Read More »

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

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Just as more insurers and consumers were entering the ACA individual market and things seemed to be stabilizing, the Trump administration struck a new blow against the health-care sector over the weekend, cutting off the multi-billion dollar risk adjustment payments that compensate insurers for taking on sicker and more expensive patients. Read More »

Polar fitness app exposed location of soldiers and government agents

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Now, according to Foeke Postma of Bellingcat , it seems that Polar - fellow fitness company and maker of the first wireless heart rate monitor for athletes - is revealing similarly sensitive data an an even more unsafe and accessible way. Polar showed his runs in several military bases spread throughout the Middle East, as well as the start and finish of dozens of exercises from a house in NY state. Read More »

Heart Meds Recalled In UK, EU, For Possible Cancer Link

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In the United Kingdom, the MHRA said it is advising pharmacies to recall all batches of valsartan containing medicines made by Dexcel Pharma and Accord Healthcare (previously known as Actavis Group) as a precaution. The HPRA says not all valsartan medicines are affected and is reassuring patients that other treatments are available. The review was triggered after the company detected an impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a substance classified as "probable cancerogen". Read More »