Congo deploys experimental Ebola treatment as cases rise

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo/GENEVA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment to counter the latest flare-up of the virus, health officials said on Tuesday, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak. Forty-two people are believed to have died from the haemorrhagic More...

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Eating more fruits and vegetables may lower your risk of depression, study finds – Medical News Bulletin

Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, researchers aimed to determine a link between diet and depression. Depression affects around 350 million More...

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Sleep-Deprived People May Infect You With Loneliness

A lonely pug.Image: Free-Photos (Pixabay) Not getting enough or the right kind of sleep is notoriously bad for physical health. But a new study¬†out of the University of California, Berkeley suggests that More...

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Ebola 2018: 41 deaths in Congo; health officials ‘worried’

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Do antidepressants cause weight gain? – Medical News Bulletin

Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study published in The BMJ, researchers evaluated the long-term effects of antidepressant medication on weight gain. Obesity has become and continues to More...

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Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of ‘medical kidnapping’

At the entrance to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, the young woman’s stepfather helps her out of a wheelchair and into the family car. Staff members come running toward him, yelling “No! No!” More...

By Heather Bender On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Multigene test may find risk for heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE You know your cholesterol, your blood pressure … your heart gene score? Researchers More...

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Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Parents break teen out of world-famous hospital

This is the second part of the series,”Escape from the Mayo Clinic.” Read the first part here. Alyssa Gilderhus, 18 and a senior in high school, had been a patient at Mayo for about two months, ever More...

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Australia’s Nufarm shares plunge 17 percent after Monsanto weedkiller cancer finding

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A Californian court finding that a Monsanto weedkiller caused cancer in a school groundskeeper sent shares in an Australian maker of a similar product, Nufarm Ltd, tumbling almost 17 More...

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AI can adjust dosage for cancer patients – LIFE

MIT researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can help reduce toxic chemotherapy dosing for the most aggressive form of brain cancer, potentially improving the quality of life for More...

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