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Algeria and Argentina are officially malaria-free, says World Health Organization

May 23, 2019 , CNN Health
Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the mosquito-borne disease....
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Early Life Exposure To Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain To Addiction Later In Life

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in a study published “in press” April 24, 2019 in Biological Psychiatry. A......
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Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
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Behold The Bili-Ruler: A Novel, Low-Cost Device For Screening Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, commonly known as newborn jaundice, is a condition that affects up to 80% of newborns in the first week of life. Severe hyperbilirubinemia (bilirubin levels >20mg/dL) affects an estimated 1 million infants around the world annually. If diagnosed early, severe hyperbiliru......
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Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and doctors who had expected five babies....
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Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor

May 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're born...
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More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who need it....
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1 in 7 babies is born underweight, with dire consequences for their health, global study says

May 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Over 20 million babies around the world -- about 1 out of every 7 -- were born underweight in 2015, a slight improvement over rates in 2000 but not enough to meet goals and prevent global health consequences, according to a new study....
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Researcher Studies Incurable Blood Disease Usually Diagnosed In Children

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Treating a stubborn blood disease that strikes children may come down to tweaking energy production in stem cells, suggests research out of West Virginia University. Wei Du, an assistant professor in the School of Pharmacy, is investigating the link between how stem cells make energy and how Fancon......
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People Tend To Put Themselves At Risk For Lyme Disease Without Even Knowing It, Says Researcher

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Binghamton University's Tick-borne Disease Center have been studying Lyme disease for nearly ten years. One of their primary research goals is to develop a model to predict human risk of infection that can be broadly applied to areas endemic for Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses, an......
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Emma and Liam are the most popular baby names -- again

May 11, 2019 , CNN Health
The Social Security Administration just released its list of most popular baby names for babies born in the United States last year....
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Physical And Mental Health Of Seniors Linked To Optimism, Wisdom And Loneliness

May 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Ten thousand Baby Boomers turn 65 every day. By 2029, the entire generation born between 1946 and 1964 will be at least that old. What happens next concerns millions of Americans. Advancing age is broadly associated with declining cognitive, physical and mental health. In a new study of older adult......
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About 1 in 1,000 Babies Born 'Intersex,' Study Finds

May 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: About 1 in 1,000 Babies Born 'Intersex,' Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Study: About 1 in 1,000 Babies Born 'Intersex'

May 04, 2019 , WebMD
Among nearly 14,200 newborns studied, 8 had genitals that did not make their gender clear. That's a rate of 1.3 in 1,000 births -- much higher than the one in 4,500 to 5,500 reported in previous...
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Flesh-eating bacteria strike two men in Florida

May 02, 2019 , CNN Health
Beach season has begun, and with it comes an increase in waterborne dangers. Two recent examples from the Sunshine State highlight the gruesome possibilities....
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Experts in UK and Jordan aim to develop a device to enable wireless monitoring of respiratory rate

May 02, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
The team hopes the new sensor will enable faster identification of conditions in areas with scarce resources in order to help families and their...
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Dads' smoking linked with fetal heart problems

May 01, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Unborn babies are at higher risk of heart defects not just when mothers smoke, but when fathers smoke, too, a new study suggests....
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Spending Time Outside This Spring Comes With A Caveat - Check For Ticks Before You Go Inside.

May 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It's time to start talking ticks. Spring signals a particularly active time for ticks, just when gardeners get antsy to get their hands dirty, working in their gardens. For anyone looking forward to spending time outdoors Be Warned: tick-borne disease is on the rise. Each year, approximately 30,0......
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Brains Of Blind People Adapt To Sharpen Sense Of Hearing, Study Shows

Apr 27, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Research has shown that people who are born blind or become blind early in life often have a more nuanced sense of hearing, especially when it comes to musical abilities and tracking moving objects in space (imagine crossing a busy road using sound alone). For decades scientists have wondered what ......
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Parents bring newborns to ER for many non-urgent reasons

Apr 27, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - One of the hardest things about being a new parent is figuring out when babies are so sick they need to go to the emergency room and when worrisome signs or symptoms might actually be perfectly normal, doctors say....
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