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Online pharmacy NowRx crowdfunds $7M for same-day, same-hour prescription delivery

Oct 18, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The funding will allow NowRx to offer its high-speed orders in new...
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Same-Sex Mice Can Now Have Kids. Are We Next?

Oct 14, 2018 , Forbes
Same-sex biological children were once a thing of fiction, until know. As scientists have grappled to make a viable mouse pup from two moms or dads, they have also further elucidated a molecular tug-of-war between mom and dad's genes that is behind many deadly...
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Thank To Gene Editing, Same-Sex Mice Can Now Have Kids. Are We Next?

Oct 13, 2018 , Forbes
Same-sex biological children were once a thing of fiction, until know. As scientists have grappled to make a viable mouse pup from two moms or dads, they have also further elucidated a molecular tug-of-war between mom and dad's genes that is behind many deadly...
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Could Same-Sex Couples Have Babies With Shared DNA? Study Hints It's Possible

Oct 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could Same-Sex Couples Have Babies With Shared DNA? Study Hints It's PossibleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Within A Few Years, 90% Of Americans Of European Descent Will Be Identifiable From DNA Through Genealogy Sites

Oct 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
With the growing popularity of DNA testing sites like 23andMe and , eventually it won't even matter if you've given a sample or not because a distant relative's test is enough to wipe out your anonymity....
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You might not be anonymous, thanks to genealogy databases

Oct 12, 2018 , CNN Health
More than 60% of people with European ancestry can be identified by an anonymous DNA sample, simply by using data from consumer genetic databases, new research finds. This includes those who haven't undergone DNA testing themselves....
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Researchers Have Created Healthy Mice From Same-Sex Parents. But Why?

Oct 12, 2018 , Forbes
Researchers in China have created healthy mice from two female parents. Why did they do it and could this lead to a way for gay and lesbian couples to have biological children...
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Extreme Weather Stresses Mental Health, Finds New Report That Paints Dire Picture On Climate Change

Oct 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers found that in warmer summers the mental health problems increased by about the same amount of percentage points as degrees. Short-term weather patterns, like rainy days, are also linked to an increase of self-reported symptoms. In other public health news: gene-editing, impotence, bullying, HPV, breast cancer and...
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CMS schedules HealthCare.gov downtime during open enrollment

Oct 10, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS said the scheduled downtime, which is the same as last year's, is during periods when HealthCare.gov sees the lowest...
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Lose Excess Pounds, Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

Oct 10, 2018 , WebMD
Women who lost 5 percent or more of their body weight had a 12 percent lower breast cancer risk than those whose weight remained the same, according to a study in the journal...
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What We're Doing Right And What Can Be Better About IVF

Oct 08, 2018 , Forbes
The same vision and imagination that resulted in the invention of IVF, embryo freezing, ICSI, oocyte vitrification, and preimplantation genetics will, with a bit of innovation capital and seed funding, evolve the IVF industry into one of the most important branches of medicine in the...
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Pret a Manger to label food after schoolgirl's death

Oct 04, 2018 , CNN Health
Pret a Manger will list all its ingredients, including allergens, on freshly made products following the death of a 15-year-old girl who had an allergic reaction to a sandwich containing sesame seeds, to which she was allergic....
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Ice hockey: More women's brains needed for concussion studies, says Ruggiero

Oct 04, 2018 , Reuters
American gold-medal ice hockey player Angela Ruggiero said she hopes her pledge to donate her brain to concussion research would encourage other female athletes to do the same so scientists could gain a fuller picture of the problem....
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With Retirement Of NEJM’s Editor, Doctors See A Chance For Prestigious Journal To Adjust Course

Oct 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
As Dr. Jeffrey Drazen steps down from the post he held for 18 years, doctors weigh in on changes they'd like to see rather than having it be a place to publish the "most important" studies. “The main job of journals will not be to disseminate science but to ‘speak truth to power,’ encourage debate, campaign, investigate and agenda-set — the same job as the mass media," Dr. Richard Smith told...
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Study Casts Doubt on Light Drinking's Benefits

Oct 04, 2018 , WebMD
If you drink daily -- even just one or two drinks -- you have a 20 percent increased risk of death compared with someone who drinks the same amount just two to three times a week, researchers...
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Hate Preachers Like Anjem Choudary Remain A Threat After Prison: Here's Why

Oct 03, 2018 , Forbes
The risk posed by high level extremists, and their continued celebrity appeal both online and offline, cannot be overemphasized. By strengthening the toolkit available to our security services, we can ensure that people do not fall for the same toxic ideology...
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Man Dies From ‘Brain Eating Amoeba’ After Visiting Texas Surf And Water Park

Oct 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
CDC epidemiologists have taken samples from the park in Waco, Texas to test for the presence of the Naegleria fowleri, which thrives in warm freshwater. It enters the body through the nose and moves onto the brain, destroying tissue. Cases are extremely rare and nearly always fatal. No one else who has visited the park is...
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Colds Especially Bad? Your Nose Might Be to Blame

Oct 02, 2018 , WebMD
New research suggests the amount and type of organisms residing in the nose might explain why some people's symptoms are worse than others -- even if they are infected with the same strain of...
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U.S. FDA approves Lilly migraine drug; price same as rivals

Sep 28, 2018 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co on Thursday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its migraine drug Emgality, marking the third approval from a promising new class of treatments for the often debilitating headaches....
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J&J exec: Tuberculosis is a global emergency. It's time to start treating it that way.

Sep 27, 2018 , CNBC Health
Tuberculosis is deadlier than Ebola and HIV, but it has never received the same sort of attention and focus from the global ...
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