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Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing

Jun 14, 2019 , Forbes
By studying 20,000 people, researchers have found out the minimum amount of time in nature needed per week to improve health and...
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8 ways to generate great blog posts from doctors

Jun 06, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Have them tell you stories that start with, ‘You wouldn’t believe what happened to me today.’ A couple of years back, I was asked to help my hometown, big city newspaper build a health and science section on its website—an ambitious project that included recruiting numerous health experts to blog. Researchers. Scientists. Professors. Lawyers. Patients. Doctors. […] The post 8 ways to generate great blog posts from doctors appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Researchers Identify Maximum Human Exertion

Jun 06, 2019 , WebMD
Scientists concluded that in grueling physical activities that last for days, weeks and months, humans can burn calories at most at 2.5 times their resting metabolic...
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New Research Addresses Incidence Of Atrial Fibrillation After Aortic Valve Replacement

Jun 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Physician-scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Minnesota have published findings that conclude a substantial burden of new-onset atrial fibrillation was observed after transcatheter aortic valve implantation and aortic valve replacement. Their findings were......
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Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu

Jun 04, 2019 , Reuters
Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic....
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Radio-Wave Therapy Proves Effective Against Liver Cancer Cells

Jun 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new targeted therapy using non-thermal radio waves has been shown to block the growth of liver cancer cells anywhere in the body without damaging healthy cells, according to a study conducted by scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health. The study findings a......
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Scientists Develop an Antibiotic Alternative Against 'Superbugs'

May 31, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Scientists Develop an Antibiotic Alternative Against 'Superbugs'Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/29/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/30/2019 12:00:00...
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Scientists Tracked Evolution Of Antibiotic Resistance In Real Time

May 30, 2019 , Forbes
Microbiologists observed E. coli as the bacteria rapidly acquired new...
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New Diabetes Cases Decline, But Scientists Aren’t Celebrating. That’s Because Obesity Is Still On The Rise

May 30, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The decrease is more complicated than the simple thought: our health is improving. In other public health news: gene-editing human embryos, teens and smartphones, stress at work, exercise, CBD, single mothers, and more....
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Finding A Cell's True Identity

May 29, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists have long sorted cells into different varieties based on their appearance under a microscope or, for differences that are more visually subtle, based on the behavior of a handful of genes. But in a bid to reveal even more distinctive differences and similarities, researchers from the John......
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ALS Research Reveals New Treatment Approach

May 29, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
On June 2, 1941, at the age of 37, baseball player Lou Gehrig succumbed to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive muscle degeneration disease. Today, nearly 80 years following his death, scientists are still searching for the root cause—and an effective treatment—for the condition. ......
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Could Gold Be The Key To Making Gene Therapy For HIV, Blood Disorders More Accessible?

May 29, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center took a step toward making gene therapy more practical by simplifying the way gene-editing instructions are delivered to cells. Using a gold nanoparticle instead of an inactivated virus, they safely delivered gene-editing tools in lab models of HIV......
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Juul Aggressively Courting Scientists In Attempt To Break Away From Reliance On Experts With Tobacco Industry Ties

May 29, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Credible scientists are nervous that working for Juul will hurt their reputations, but that leaves the e-cigarette company employing researchers who have ties to the tobacco industry, which in turn calls into doubt any scientific work done by Juul. In other news: how schools are handling vaping and a study that finds the flavoring in e-cigarettes may be bad for the...
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Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever

May 28, 2019 , Reuters
Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
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Researchers Study How Brain Cells Stress Each Other Out For Their Own Good

May 24, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Inflammation can be a good thing. If you burn yourself, it helps your skin heal. If you eat contaminated food, it helps you fend off a stomach bug. But scientists don’t fully understand the role inflammation plays in neurological diseases like multiple sclerosis, stroke and dementias. And they don’t......
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Massive Sequencing Study Links Rare DNA Alterations To Type 2 Diabetes

May 24, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An international consortium of scientists has analyzed protein-coding genes from nearly 46,000 people, linking rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes. The study, one of the largest known of its type, includes data from people of European, African American, Hispanic/Latino, East Asian, and South Asi......
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Southern Research Team Targets New, Safer Drugs For Malaria

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists at Southern Research’s Drug Discovery division have joined the fight against malaria through efforts aimed at discovering new drugs and improving the safety and efficacy of current antimalarial medicines. A research team lead by Babu Tekwani, Ph.D., distinguished fellow and chair of the ......
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China has been emitting illegal greenhouse gas that destroys ozone layer, scientists find

May 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
China accounted for 40% to 60% of the global increase in trichlorofluoromethane, or CFC-11, emissions between 2014 and 2017, a study...
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Dark Matter Sheds Light To Medical Technology

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
What is dark matter? For many, it’s something that’s straight out of a science fiction novel or a "Star Trek" episode. However, for scientists, the exact definition of dark matter remains just that: dark. Dark matter doesn’t emit or interact with light or electromagnetism of any type. It’s not tangi......
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Scientists Succeed In Testing Potential Brain-Based Method To Diagnose Autism

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have taken the first step in developing an objective, brain-based test to diagnose autism. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the team was able to measure the response of autistic children to different environmental cues by imaging a spe......
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