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published 3 days ago
Image of the Kids with insufficient sleep could see spike in blood pressure, study finds - Fox News news article
Kids with insufficient sleep could see spike in blood pressure, study finds - Fox News
Poor sleep habits have a ripple effect on all aspects of kids’ health — and a new study revealed that blood pressure is one of them. Researchers and doctors discussed the findings.

Join Fox News for access to this content Plus special access to select articles and other premium content with your account - free of charge. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are ag… [+5260 chars]

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published 3 days ago
Image of the Loss of sense of smell linked to heart failure, claims study - Geo News news article
Loss of sense of smell linked to heart failure, claims study - Geo News
Experts calculate that heart failure, a disease in which the heart is unable to adequately pump blood throughout the body, affects 64 million individuals worldwide.Other illnesses that weaken the heart muscle, like coronary heart...

Experts calculate that heart failure, a disease in which the heart is unable to adequately pump blood throughout the body, affects 64 million individuals worldwide. Other illnesses that weaken the h… [+1432 chars]

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Image of the Royal tomb in Benin has traces of human blood on its walls, hinting at human sacrifice, study finds - Livescience.com news article
Royal tomb in Benin has traces of human blood on its walls, hinting at human sacrifice, study finds - Livescience.com
Researchers examining the wall of a ceremonial tomb in Benin found proteins that could have come only from human blood.

Nearly 200 years ago, human blood is said to have been incorporated into a ceremonial tomb built within a royal palace complex in what is now Benin, according to legend. Now, an investigation into th… [+4439 chars]

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published 3 days ago
Image of the New Test Detects Parkinson's 7 Years Before Most Symptoms Show - ScienceAlert news article
New Test Detects Parkinson's 7 Years Before Most Symptoms Show - ScienceAlert
Researchers have identified a series of blood markers that betray the presence of Parkinson's disease up to seven years before most symptoms present.

Researchers have identified a series of blood markers that betray the presence of Parkinson's disease up to seven years before most symptoms present. If findings from this small study can be replicat… [+3179 chars]

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published 20 days ago
Image of the Male Birth Control Gel Kicks in Sooner Than Anticipated, Study Finds news article
Male Birth Control Gel Kicks in Sooner Than Anticipated, Study Finds
An emerging option for male birth control might be even more appealing to potential users than expected. Preliminary research released Sunday suggests that NES/T—a once-daily gel applied to the shoulders—can effectively suppress men’s fertility within a matte…

An emerging option for male birth control might be even more appealing to potential users than expected. Preliminary research released Sunday suggests that NES/Ta once-daily gel applied to the should… [+3807 chars]

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published 21 days ago
Image of the At-home saliva test may catch deadly prostate cancers news article
At-home saliva test may catch deadly prostate cancers
Research suggests cheap and simple spit tests may be better at catching the disease than blood tests.

Saliva tests carried out at home are better at identifying men who are at higher risk of prostate cancer than the standard blood test, new research suggests. The at-home test could identify genetic … [+1835 chars]

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published 14 days ago
Image of the Tick attack: BBC hunts for tiny bloodsuckers as diseases rise news article
Tick attack: BBC hunts for tiny bloodsuckers as diseases rise
A closer look at the tiny, disease-carrying pests that are becoming more common in the UK.

James Gallagher inspects some of the captured ticks Am I the hunter or the hunted? It's the question running through my mind as I stroll through the long grass and bracken. Ive come to the park l… [+6224 chars]

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published 11 days ago
Image of the Statins pioneer Akira Endo dies aged 90 news article
Statins pioneer Akira Endo dies aged 90
The Japanese scientist's work led to the creation of the life-saving drugs now used by millions.

By Michelle Roberts, Digital health editor The Japanese scientist whose pioneering work led to the creation of statins, the life-saving drugs used by millions, has died at the age of 90. Akira End… [+2852 chars]

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published 10 days ago
Image of the Design revealed for Aids memorial near Diana ward news article
Design revealed for Aids memorial near Diana ward
Former Turner Prize nominee Anya Gallaccio was selected to design the memorial.

Princess Diana visited the former Middlesex Hospital HIV/Aids ward in 1987 Artist Anya Gallaccio will design London's first permanent Aids memorial, just meters from the site of the UK's first speci… [+3158 chars]

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published 13 days ago
Image of the Michael Mosley: How the presenter changed lives news article
Michael Mosley: How the presenter changed lives
How a BBC presenter's gonzo science experiments turned him into a guru of better health.

By David Sillito, Media correspondent It is not an exaggeration to say Dr Michael Mosley transformed peoples lives. For those who feared the growing waistline bulge over a straining belt was just a… [+5674 chars]

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published 2 days ago
Image of the Global alert issued over fake-Ozempic drugs - WHO news article
Global alert issued over fake-Ozempic drugs - WHO
The World Health Organization says fake drugs, used for type-2 diabetes and weight loss, are a danger to health.

A global alert about fake Ozempic - which has become popular as a way of losing weight - has been issued by the World Health Organization (WHO). The drug is sometimes known as a "skinny jab" despite… [+2103 chars]

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published 3 days ago
Image of the Inside India’s first emergency room to fight heat crisis news article
Inside India’s first emergency room to fight heat crisis
Doctors are fighting to save people from heat strokes in a first-of-its-kind clinic in India's capital.

A construction worker drinks water during the heatwave in Delhi In one of the largest hospitals in Indias capital, Delhi, a physician says he has never seen anything like this before. This is an un… [+6766 chars]

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published 11 days ago
Image of the The town struggling to see a doctor news article
The town struggling to see a doctor
The difficulties faced by patients trying to access NHS care in Telford reflects UK-wide problems.

By Michael Buchanan and Katie Inman, BBC News Joyce cares for her mother who has dementia The experiences of a group of residents in a supported living complex in Telford illustrate the challenges … [+8151 chars]

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published 26 days ago
Image of the Artwork tells stories of babies helped by donor milk news article
Artwork tells stories of babies helped by donor milk
An art exhibition will tell the stories of people who have received donor milk for their babies.

The exhibition launches at the Taliesin Arts Centre at the Swansea University Singleton Campus When babies cannot receive their own mothers milk, donor milk can be life saving for sick and premature… [+6348 chars]

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published 17 days ago
Image of the Ancient Egyptian skull shows evidence of cancer, surgical treatment news article
Ancient Egyptian skull shows evidence of cancer, surgical treatment
“An extraordinary new perspective in our understanding of the history of medicine.”

5 The 4,000-year-old skull and mandible of an Egyptian man show signs of cancerous lesions and tool marks, according to a recent paper published in the journal Frontiers in Medicine. Those marks cou… [+3780 chars]

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published 18 days ago
Image of the London hospitals declare emergency following ransomware attack news article
London hospitals declare emergency following ransomware attack
Attack takes out third-party testing and diagnostics provider critical to care.

5 A ransomware attack that crippled a London-based medical testing and diagnostics provider has led several major hospitals in the city to declare a critical incident emergency and cancel non-emerge… [+3306 chars]

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published 22 days ago
Image of the FDA’s review of MDMA for PTSD highlights study bias and safety concerns news article
FDA’s review of MDMA for PTSD highlights study bias and safety concerns
FDA advisors will meet June 4 to discuss and vote on the therapy's effectiveness.

Enlarge/ MDMA is now in the FDA's hands. 10 The safety and efficacy data on the use of MDMA (aka ecstasy) for post-traumatic stress disorder therapy is "challenging to interpret," the Food and Drug… [+4356 chars]

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published 2 days ago
Image of the Microdosing candy-linked illnesses double; possible recall in “discussions” news article
Microdosing candy-linked illnesses double; possible recall in “discussions”
Of the 26 cases identified so far, 25 sought medical care and 16 were hospitalized.

21 Cases of illnesses linked to microdosing candies have more than doubled, with reports of seizures and the need for intubation, mechanical ventilation, and intensive care stays. But, there remains… [+4611 chars]

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published 2 days ago
Image of the Sony no longer cares about the PSVR 2 and you shouldn't either news article
Sony no longer cares about the PSVR 2 and you shouldn't either
The PlayStation VR2 launched in February 2023 to high hopes from fans, but early signs pointed to an apathetic Sony. Turns out, those feelings were more than just intuition.

Until now, the PlayStation VR2 has been a pretty darn good VR headset. Well over 200 games are currently available with several impressive releases like Horizon Call of the Mountain, Gran Turismo 7, … [+7611 chars]

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published 16 days ago
Image of the Are Those Viral Sleep Hacks Worth the Hype? We Asked an Expert - CNET news article
Are Those Viral Sleep Hacks Worth the Hype? We Asked an Expert - CNET
A sleep medicine specialist separates internet myths from tried-and-true sleep tips.

It shouldn't be that hard to fall asleep within the first few minutes of closing your eyes. Nevertheless, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three Americans has troub… [+8121 chars]

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Image of the Your Hospital Data Has Been Breached and You Feel Sick About It: What to Do Right Now - CNET news article
Your Hospital Data Has Been Breached and You Feel Sick About It: What to Do Right Now - CNET
Breaches of health care data are increasing. Here's why we're seeing so many, and how to protect yourself.

You scan the form letter with dread: Yep, it's happened again. Your hospital data was compromised. The letter may specify what was targeted (Social Security number, name, address, email), but invaria… [+9811 chars]

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published 19 days ago
Image of the Don't just blame rat fleas. Lice may have helped spread 'black death' plague news article
Don't just blame rat fleas. Lice may have helped spread 'black death' plague
The mystery: How did bubonic plague spread so rapidly? Could rat fleas have done it all? A new study points the finger at lice as possible accomplices.

The plague which in the mid-14th century was also known as the Black Death devastated swaths of Europe, killing millions in under a decade. One of the puzzles surrounding this ancient pandemic was h… [+6923 chars]

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published 8 days ago
Image of the In 'Good Energy,' a doctor lays out how to measure and boost your metabolic health news article
In 'Good Energy,' a doctor lays out how to measure and boost your metabolic health
In her new book, Dr. Casey Means argues that good metabolic function is key to preventing chronic disease. And she shares a prescription for boosting yours.<br>

In medical school, Casey Means could tell that her own health was slipping. The culprits? Crummy food, long days hunched over a desk and little sleep -- rites of passage for many future physicians. … [+11131 chars]

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published 10 days ago
Image of the African ancestry genes may be linked to Black Americans' risk for some brain disorders news article
African ancestry genes may be linked to Black Americans' risk for some brain disorders
A new genomic analysis hints at why African Americans face a higher risk of Alzheimer’s and stroke, but a lower risk of Parkinson’s.

Black Americans are known to be at higher risk of some neurological disorders, and the reasons for this disparity remain unclear. Now, after examining the postmortem brains of 151 people, researchers… [+7763 chars]

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published 7 days ago
Image of the People with HIV are aging, and the challenges are piling up news article
People with HIV are aging, and the challenges are piling up
Advances in medicine mean more people are living longer with HIV. But aging with HIV comes with increased health risks, and this growing population needs specialized care that's hard to find.

DECATUR, Ga. Malcolm Reid recently marked the anniversary of his HIV diagnosis on Facebook. Diagnosed with HIV 28 years ago, AND TODAY I THRIVE, he wrote in a post in April, which garnered dozens of … [+7307 chars]

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published about 1 month ago
Image of the Lack of staffing led to 'deeply concerning' conditions at federal prison in Oregon news article
Lack of staffing led to 'deeply concerning' conditions at federal prison in Oregon
The shortage among the biggest obstacles facing the federal prison system and contribute to challenges at FCI Sheridan and other facilities, the Justice Department's inspector general says.

The main entrance to FCI Sheridan in Oregon. Office of the Inspector General/Department of Justice Delays for medical treatment at a federal prison in Oregon reached such a dire state that an inmat… [+4901 chars]

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published 12 days ago
Image of the Blocked from asylum, many migrants juggle their choices: try to cross again or give up news article
Blocked from asylum, many migrants juggle their choices: try to cross again or give up
<strong><em>“We made the mistake of crossing illegally… But that’s the desperation of a person who fears for the safety of his loved ones,” says an immigrant deported days after crossing through the Arizona border.</em></strong>

NOGALES, Mexico Its a relatively quiet Saturday morning at the Kino Border Initiative migrant shelter. At the back of the main dining room, theres a mural that resembles Leonardo DaVincis Last Suppe… [+3551 chars]

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published 16 days ago
Image of the The Veepstakes is on. Here are 10 Republicans Trump could pick to be his running mate news article
The Veepstakes is on. Here are 10 Republicans Trump could pick to be his running mate
A lot hangs in the balance on who former President Donald Trump chooses as his running mate: the vice presidential nominee might shape the MAGA movement or could woo voters who lean moderate.

In a past life, former President Donald Trump hosted the reality competition, The Apprentice. Now, hes hiring for a new position: his running mate. With Trump as the de facto GOP nominee for the 202… [+14683 chars]

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published 6 days ago
Image of the Flesh-Eating Bacteria That Can Kill in Two Days Spreads in Japan news article
Flesh-Eating Bacteria That Can Kill in Two Days Spreads in Japan
Bloomberg reports: A disease caused by a rare "flesh-eating bacteria" that can kill people within 48 hours is spreading in Japan after the country relaxed Covid-era restrictions. Cases of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) reached 977 this year by Ju…

A disease caused by a rare "flesh-eating bacteria" that can kill people within 48 hours is spreading in Japan after the country relaxed Covid-era restrictions. Cases of streptococcal toxic shock synd… [+1016 chars]

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published 11 days ago
Image of the I'm an ICU doctor. When I needed a liver transplant I learned how vulnerable it is to be a patient. news article
I'm an ICU doctor. When I needed a liver transplant I learned how vulnerable it is to be a patient.
Donald Chalfin's wife made him take a blood test after he showed symptoms of being sick. He needed a liver transplant, which he had to advocate for.

Boy_Anupong/ Getty Images <ul><li>Dr. Donald Chalfin is an ICU physician.</li><li>He was diagnosed with liver disease and needed a transplant.</li><li>Being a patient made him a better doctor, he sa… [+3922 chars]

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