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Kidney Disease Claiming More Lives

Dec 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Kidney Disease Claiming More LivesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Aricept vs. Razadyne

Dec 09, 2018 , RxList
Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) and Razadyne ER (galantamine hydrobromide) are cholinesterase inhibitors used to reduce symptoms of mild to moderate dementia like that found in patients with Alzheimer's disease....
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Aricept vs. Exelon

Dec 09, 2018 , RxList
Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) and Exelon (rivastigmine tartrate) are cholinesterase inhibitors used to reduce symptoms of mild to moderate dementia like that found in patients with Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease....
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Even When Not In Rome, Eat A Mediterranean Diet To Cut Heart Disease Risk

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
New research not only confirms the heart health benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet, but also tracks these benefits over the long...
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Influenza Activity in US Rises Slightly

Dec 08, 2018 , RxList
Influenza activity in the United States rose slightly, exceeding the national baseline for the first time this season, during the week ending November 24 (week 47), according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Memory B Cells In The Lung May Be Important For More Effective Influenza Vaccinations

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Seasonal influenza vaccines are typically less than 50 percent effective, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studies. Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, published this week in Nature Immunology, may point a path to more effective vaccines. Researchers led by T......
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One Million Mosquitoes And 500,000 Tests Later, New Buzz About A Malaria Prevention Drug

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Most malaria drugs are designed to reduce symptoms after infection. They work by blocking replication of the disease-causing parasites in human blood, but they don’t prevent infection or transmission via mosquitoes. What’s worse, the malaria parasite is developing resistance to existing drugs. “In ......
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Breakthrough In Blood Vessel Engineering

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When someone has a deadly disease or sustains a life-threatening injury, a transplant or graft of new tissue may be the best — or only — treatment option. Transplanted organs, skin grafts and other parts need blood vessels to bring oxygen-rich blood their way, but for tissue engineers and regenera......
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Too Much Sleep May Bring Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Death: Study

Dec 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Too Much Sleep May Bring Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Death: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00...
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Breast cancer survivors may have lingering mental health effects

Dec 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Breast cancer survivors may be more likely to experience anxiety, depression, sleep troubles and other mental health issues than women who have not been diagnosed with the disease, a research review suggests....
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Four emerging STDs that you can't afford to ignore

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
New diseases emerge all the time, and sexually transmitted infections, also known as sexually transmitted diseases, are no exception. Here are four bacteria that could become serious public health threats. (Warning: contains a description of animal auto-fellatio.)...
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CDC says nine more people added to E.coli infection investigation

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday an additional nine people are being investigated in connection with the multistate outbreak of E. coli infections related to romaine lettuce....
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Study Again Links Obesity, Heart Failure Survival

Dec 07, 2018 , WebMD
A new study is the latest to confirm the so-called "obesity paradox," a puzzling pattern that researchers have noted for years: Obese patients with heart disease tend to survive longer than their normal-weight...
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Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak tied to 9 more illnesses, FDA says

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The agency also reported Thursday that nine additional people have been reported ill since November 26....
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Gene Therapy For Blood Disorders

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Gene therapy holds a lot of promise in medicine. If we could safely alter our own DNA, we might eliminate diseases our ancestors passed down to us. Now, a team of University of Delaware researchers has demonstrated a major step forward in gene therapy by engineering microparticles that deliver ge......
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Sleeping too much linked to a greater risk of disease and death

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours a night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, says a global study published Wednesday in the European Heart Journal....
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Federal officials call out FDA over lapses in rare-disease drug approval

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
The Food and Drug Administration has failed to ensure that drugs given prized rare-disease status meet the intent of a 35-year-old law, federal officials revealed in a report Friday....
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Too Much Sleep May Bring Heart Disease, Death Risk

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
The authors of the study published Dec. 5 in the European Heart Journal also found that daytime napping was associated with an increased risk of heart disease and death among those who slept more than six hours a night, but not among those who got less...
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Vietnam steps up measures to prevent African swine fever

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
Vietnamese authorities on Wednesday conducted drills to prevent the spread of African swine fever should there be an outbreak of the disease in the country, as the risks of transmission from neighboring China increase....
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Asian longhorned tick spreading in U.S

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - The Asian longhorned tick has spread across nine states since it first appeared in the U.S. last year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....
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