Health

FDA approves better vaccine against shingles

U.S. regulators have authorized a new, some-more effective vaccine to forestall unpleasant shingles, which is caused by the chickenpox virus. Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline pronounced the Food and Drug Administration authorized it late Friday. It will be the second shingles vaccine in the U.S. market. Merck launched the first one in 2006. Studies paid for by Glaxo found it prevents shingles in …

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Woman diagnosed with "broken-heart syndrome" after dog dies

The death of a beloved pet can be an emotionally traumatizing experience, but for one woman, it actually did mangle her heart. A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine sum the case of a 61-year-old lady who came to the E.R. with serious chest pain. “She reported mixed new stressors, including the death of her dog,” the …

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How Prozac could be killing crabs

What do crabs on Prozac in the water demeanour like? Easy pickings, according to a provocative new study from Portland State University. Researchers found that Oregon seaside crabs vaunt “risky behavior” when unprotected to fluoxetine, the active part in the anti-depressant Prozac, they reported in the biography Ecology and Evolution. The crustacean’s iffy actions make them easier chase for predators …

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Dolphins can rise Alzheimer’s disease, study says

Poor Flipper. Dolphins, famous for their extreme intelligence, have been found to rise Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from Oxford University published in the biography Alzheimer’s Dementia. In the human brain, Alzheimer’s is evidenced by amyloid plaques (sticky, folded pieces of protein) and neurofibrillary tangles (twisted proteins). These signs were seen in the smarts of dolphins who died …

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Keep kids protected from germs at the doctor’s office

Cold and influenza season is strictly on us, and while kids can collect up germs anywhere from the school train to the classroom to the playground, there’s one place you competence not consider to take additional precautions but should: the doctor’s office.  Now, a heading organisation of pediatricians is charity updated recommendation on the best ways to help little ones …

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Packaged veggies removed due to listeria risk

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Midwest tradesman Meijer Inc. says it’s recalling some finished furnish equipment in 6 states due to intensity listeria contamination.    The remember affects certain Meijer-brand furnish sole in Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. The equipment were purchased between Sept. 27 and Oct. 20 and are in plastic containers or froth trays with printed …

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Groundbreaking new cancer diagnosis approved

October 22, 2017, 6:08 PM| A second chronicle of a new cancer diagnosis that uses a patient’s own cells to fight non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma has been authorized by the FDA. Now 15,000 people may be authorised for the treatment. Dr. Tara Narula reports.

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Environmental wickedness killing some-more people than war, study says

October 22, 2017, 6:12 PM| The Lancet medical biography published a new study that says environmental wickedness contributed to the deaths of 9 million people in 2015 — that’s some-more than all forms of violence, including war. Anna Werner reports.

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New study claims wickedness contributed to 9M early deaths

October 21, 2017, 7:31 AM| Environmental wickedness contributed to the beforehand deaths of about 9 million people in 2015, scarcely 15 times as many deaths from fight and all forms of violence. That towering figure comes from a study published this week in the medical journal, The Lancet. Anna Werner reports.

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Study: Pollution is one of the world’s biggest killers

Pollution isn’t just an hapless fact of complicated life — it is a killer. In fact, pollution is related to about 9 million deaths any year — 3 times as many deaths as AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria total — according to a new immeasurable report published in The Lancet. It says wickedness played a role in one in 6 of …

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