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Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Apr 18, 2019 , WebMD
A salmonella outbreak linked to frozen, raw ground tuna from Jensen Tuna has sickened 13 people in seven states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Artificial Intelligence Performs As Well As Experienced Radiologists In Detecting Prostate Cancer

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
FINDINGS UCLA researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence system to help radiologists improve their ability to diagnose prostate cancer. The system, called FocalNet, helps identify and predict the aggressiveness of the disease evaluating magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, scans, and i......
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St. Jude doctors claim cure for 'bubble boy' disease

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
Relying on the trickery used by the AIDS virus to infect people, doctors at two medical centers say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect that leaves children, typically boys, without an immune system....
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Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' disease

Apr 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
A study out Wednesday details how scientists turned this enemy virus into a savior, altering it so it couldn't cause disease and then using it to deliver a gene the boys...
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We're Only As Good As Our Microbiomes Are Happy

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Our guts are home to a cast of billions: bacteria, viruses, and fungi all congregate and collectively make up our microbiome. This vast gastrointestinal tribe shapes the onset, incidence, and treatment of a startling number of diseases including inflammatory bowel disease and cancer. In the past 20 ......
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Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys’

Apr 18, 2019 , WebMD
A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of gene therapy and...
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Fact Not Fiction: Measles Vaccine Is Safe, Effective And Lifesaving

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Regional and local measles outbreaks have hit communities across the country in 2019, with 555 cases reported so far this year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the second highest number of cases since 2000 when measles was declared eliminated from the United States. Measles i......
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Parkinson's Foundation Issues First Patient-Centered Research Agenda For Women Living With Parkinson's

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Recognizing long-standing gender disparities in Parkinson's research and care, the Parkinson's Foundation Women and Parkinson's Initiative has created the first patient-centered action agenda to maximize quality of life for women with Parkinson's disease. "The Parkinson's Foundation is fully invest......
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Technology Automatically Senses How Parkinson's Patients Respond To Medication

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive neurological disorder affecting approximately 6 million people globally and is expected to double by 2040. PD leads to disabling motor features including tremor, reduced speed, and gait/balance impairment leading to falls, as well as non-motor sympt......
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Doctors develop 'cure' for babies with 'bubble boy' disease

Apr 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Dannie Hawkins dreamed for her precious baby nephew, Ja'Ceon Golden, to experience the simple joys of childhood -- swimming in pools during the summer, going to birthday parties, playing in parks filled with people, having a pet -- without risk....
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Cholera cases rise in Kenya's capital, top hospital says

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
The Kenyan capital has experienced a jump in cholera cases, one of the city's top hospitals said on Tuesday, adding that eight of its own staff had been infected with the disease....
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FDA's Added-Sugar Labeling Policy to Pay Sweet Dividends

Apr 17, 2019 , RxList
Revealing the added sugars in packaged foods and beverages would prevent nearly one million cases of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the United States and save about $62 billion in societal costs, new research...
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New report and infographic offer current data on Alzheimer’s disease

Apr 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Updated numbers for 2019 show impact of the disease. The facts and figures surrounding Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. show a disease on the rise as the nation’s aging population increases. With the future of insurance coverage in flux, this news may be especially troubling to both elderly and middle-aged patients and their families. Some […] The post New report and infographic offer current data on Alzheimer’s disease appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Study Supports Limiting Eggs and Cholesterol Intake for a Healthier Heart

Apr 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Higher consumption of eggs and cholesterol are linked to increased risk for heart...
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Gilead teams up with insitro for experimental NASH treatments

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Gilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday it will partner with privately held insitro to develop therapies for a fatty liver disease called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), as the drugmaker tries to overcome its recent setback in developing NASH treatments....
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Tracking Devices, Special Apps Help Monitor Family Members With Dementia, But Technology Isn’t A Cure-All

Apr 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Families are finding they are able to keep loved ones with Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases at home longer with special apps, but if those devices fail then life becomes tricky once again. News on Alzheimer's looks at early warning signs and the burden on the African-American community, as...
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Common Diabetes Drug May Also Help Kidneys, Heart

Apr 17, 2019 , WebMD
Those who took Invokana had a 30% lower risk of developing kidney failure, a 30% lower risk of dying from kidney failure or heart disease, the researchers...
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Recordati to seek Canadian approval for kidney disease drug

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Italy's Recordati said on Tuesday it plans to seek Canadian approval for its drug Cystagon, which treats a rare kidney disease, in a potential blow to Horizon Pharma,, which makes the only drug approved for treatment in Canada....
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Rite Aid highlights MMR vaccine availability

Apr 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
As of April 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed 555 cases of measles in the country. Read More...
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Ebola is real, Congo president tells skeptical population

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nation's worst-ever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and trust health workers....
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