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Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer's Disease: NIH

Jun 22, 2018 , RxList
Analysis of large data sets from post-mortem brain samples of people with and without Alzheimer's disease has revealed new evidence that viral species, particularly herpesviruses, may have a role in Alzheimer's disease biology....
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Florida Teen First Human Case of Mosquito-Borne Virus

Jun 22, 2018 , WebMD
The first confirmed human case of Keystone virus has been diagnosed in a Florida teen, but it's likely that infection with the mosquito-borne disease is common among state residents, researchers...
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Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer's Disease

Jun 22, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer's Disease:...
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Why some women are adopting Tom Brady's anti-inflammatory diet

Jun 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Some women are adopting the Tom Brady diet to fight anti-inflammatory diseases such as arthritis....
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On Cannibals And Cardiologists

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
If you derive benefit from finding cannibals then you will find more cannibals, and if you derive benefit from finding and treating heart disease then you will find and treat more heart...
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Lyme Disease Cases Among Children Are On The Rise In Western Pennsylvania

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Lyme disease cases among children are on the rise in western Pennsylvania, according to researchers from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. The findings are published online in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in the United States and th......
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Tick Tech: Biotech Tools Give New Hope For Those With Lyme Disease

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
The most common tick-borne illness in the U.S. (30,000+ new cases a year), Lyme disease produces a wide range of symptoms ranging from fever and rash to arthritis and paralysis. Thanks to biotech, genome sequencing and precision medicine, prevention, early detection and treatment are now...
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Omada Health expands digital platform with Type 2, hypertension programs, new features

Jun 22, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Digital chronic disease management company Omada Health announced today the launch of new programs designed to support individuals with Type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Accompanying these are a set of new features for the enterprise and health plan platform focused on medication adherence and remote monitoring, all of which comprise what a representative from the company described as “the largest product expansion in Omada’s...
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Researcher Zeroes In On The Pre-Clinical Phase Of Alzheimer’s As Way To Stop Disease From Progressing

Jun 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Reisa Sperling looks at the ten to fifteen year span before the onset of the disease when patients already have build-up of a protein that is believed to trigger the deterioration of the brain. In other public health news: pancreatic cancer, gout, depression, genetic testing, grandchildren for hire, and...
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Herpes virus may play role in Alzheimer's, study says

Jun 22, 2018 , CNN Health
Doctors don't know what causes Alzheimer's or how to treat it best, but they have new evidence to suggest that a common virus may play a role in who gets it. The study, out Thursday, is running in the journal Neuron. It suggests the human herpes virus, 6A and 7 to be specific, may have a role in the disease that robs people of their memory and cognitive functions....
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There Go Those Drug Companies Inventing New Diseases Again

Jun 21, 2018 , Forbes
The biopharmaceutical industry isn’t perfect. But let’s stop with the nonsense that the industry invents diseases. It’s not...
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Severe Stress May Send Immune System Into Overdrive

Jun 21, 2018 , WebMD
Trauma or intense stress may up your odds of developing an autoimmune disease, a new study...
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Ebola outbreak in Congo is 'largely contained': World Health Organization

Jun 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak has been "largely contained" and no new cases of the disease have been confirmed since the last known sufferer died on June...
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Ebola outbreak in Congo 'largely contained', says WHO

Jun 21, 2018 , Reuters
GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak has been "largely contained" and no new cases of the disease have been confirmed since the last known sufferer died on June 9, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
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Marriage May Protect Against Heart Disease/Stroke And Associated Risk Of Death

Jun 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Marriage may protect against the development of heart disease/stroke as well as influencing who is more likely to die of it, suggests a pooled analysis of the available data, published online in the journal Heart. The findings prompt the researchers to suggest that marital status should be included......
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Severe Stress May Send Immune System Into Overdrive

Jun 20, 2018 , WebMD
Trauma or intense stress may up your odds of developing an autoimmune disease, a new study...
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Low Vitamin D Levels Associated With Scarring Lung Disease

Jun 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Reviewing medical information gathered on more than 6,000 adults over a 10-year period, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that lower than normal blood levels of vitamin D were linked to increased risk of early signs of interstitial lung disease (ILD). Interstitial lung disease is a relatively r......
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Diagnosing Diabetes From A Single Blood Sample

Jun 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, found evidence that a positive result for two standard diabetes markers in a single blood sample is a highly accurate predictor of diabetes and of major diabetes complications such as kidney disease and heart disease. About 25 million ......
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More tests are needed to develop a gene therapy for a rare genetic disease: Sarepta CEO

Jun 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
More tests are needed to develop a gene therapy for a rare genetic disease, says Sarepta Therapeutics...
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Marriage Is Good Medicine for the Heart

Jun 20, 2018 , WebMD
Add protection from heart disease and stroke to the health benefits of...
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