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Have App, Will Find Research Recruits: More Than 20,000 People Sign Up On Facebook For ‘Genes For Good’

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Finding participants for research can be difficult, but it was relatively easy to find a large pool of people from across the country, the developers said, adding it's private, as well. Facebook doesn't have access to the data. New reports on public health news are on enteroviruses, time outdoors, insomnia, visual impairment, depression, Roundup and...
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Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
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China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever

Jun 14, 2019 , Reuters
China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
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Ebola outbreak enters 'truly frightening phase' as it turns deadly in Uganda

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the virus....
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HIV prevention pill recommended for healthy people at risk

Jun 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Healthy people at risk for HIV should take a daily pill to minimize their chances of getting the virus, according to new guidelines from an influential panel of U.S. physicians....
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2 cases of tick-borne Powassan virus confirmed in northern New Jersey

Jun 12, 2019 , CNN Health
As people head outdoors during the summer, their risk of becoming infected with tick-borne diseases rises. Two cases of a rare tick-borne disease were confirmed Saturday by the Sussex County Division of Health in northern New Jersey....
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Berries recalled over possible Hepatitis A contamination

Jun 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Federal officials are warning consumers to avoid certain brands of frozen berries sold at Kroger and other grocery stores over fears of Hepatitis A virus contamination....
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The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine

Jun 08, 2019 , Forbes
Anal cancer, a rare cancer often caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) has been brought to the forefront as an actress shares her story of her own experience with this disease. HPV vaccination will reduce risk of HPV-related cancers in the...
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Actress shines light on HPV's link to anal cancers

Jun 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Actress Marcia Cross has been public about her anal cancer diagnosis more than a year ago, now sharing that doctors suspect her cancer came from the same type of human papillomavirus, or HPV, behind her husband's throat cancer....
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Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease

Jun 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
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Can Gene Editing Stop The Bird Flu? Here Is The Latest With Chickens

Jun 06, 2019 , Forbes
This study shows how CRISPR gene editing can make chicken cells resistant to the avian influenza...
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Nipah virus resurfaces in India's Kerala after killing 17 last year

Jun 05, 2019 , Reuters
The deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus has resurfaced in the southern Indian state of Kerala a year after it killed 17 people, state officials said on Tuesday....
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Snapshot Of Chikungunya Could Lead To Drugs, Vaccines For Viral Arthritis

Jun 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected more than 1 million people in the Americas since 2013, when mosquitoes carrying the virus were discovered in the Caribbean. Most people who become infected develop fever and joint pain that last about a week. But in up to half ......
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Here Is A New Disease That You Can Get From Ticks

Jun 02, 2019 , Forbes
Add the newly discovered Alongshan virus (ALSV) to the growing list of microbes that ticks can...
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China detects African swine fever in pigs illegally transported to Guizhou

Jun 01, 2019 , Reuters
China said on Friday it had detected the African swine fever virus in pigs being illegally transported to southwestern Guizhou province....
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'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections

Jun 01, 2019 , Reuters
Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
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Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs

Jun 01, 2019 , Reuters
Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with the government ordering a cull of 4,700 animals....
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South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case

May 31, 2019 , Reuters
South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
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Millions Of Women In Low-And Middle-Income Countries Will Need Radiotherapy For Cervical Cancer Treatment Despite Vaccination

May 30, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A first of its kind study is reporting that millions of women in low- and middle-income countries will need life-saving radiotherapy to treat their cervical cancer, despite the growth of essential human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination prevention programs. The availability of radiotherapy in these......
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China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE

May 29, 2019 , Reuters
It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
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