Health

WHO Warns Coronavirus Is 'High Risk,' Stops Short of Declaring Emergency

The World Health Organization warned Thursday that the Coronavirus outbreak in China represents a "high global risk" — but stopped short of declaring a global Public Health Emergency. The number of confirmed cases rose to over 500, with at least...

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Overnight Health Care: WHO declines to declare Chinese virus a global emergency | Insurers to help...

Welcome to Thursday's Overnight Health Care.The novel coronavirus outbreak is not a public health emergency yet, Blue Cross wants to lower drug prices, and a House Democrat wants FDA to step up oversight on menthol e-cigarettes.We'll start with...
Topics: Virus, Virology, Food And Drug Administration

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Surgeon General tells Americans to stop smoking cigarettes in new report

Today US Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams released the first major report on smoking cessation in 30 years. The first (of two, total) made by the office was released three decades ago. Here in 2020, Adams said, “Today, I’m...
Topics: Smoking

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Subtle structural features in donated kidneys may predict risk of transplant failure

Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that subtle structural features in kidneys from living donors that can only be seen with a microscope may predict the risk of transplant failure in recipients. The findings are published online in the Journal...
Topics: Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, Microscopes

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Worldwide Searches For 'Virus Mask' Erupt Amid Deadly Outbreak 

Worldwide Searches For 'Virus Mask' Erupt Amid Deadly Outbreak  As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases at 830 with 25 deaths, worldwide Google searches for "virus mask" have erupted ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.  The...
Topics: Virus, Virology, Google

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Study Examines Reliability of Biopsies From Donated Kidneys Prior to Transplantation

* In analyses of biopsies of deceased donor kidneys, a repeat biopsy often showed very different findings than the initial biopsy, calling into question decisions to decline an organ based on the initial biopsy findings. * Although the first biopsy...
Topics: Medical Research, Biopsy

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Rare Disease Put This Young Mom in a Coma for 7 Months

THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2020 -- Kertisha Brabson's mom rushed to the hospital after being told her adult daughter was acting out of her mind. "She was talking out of her head, dancing like she was at a concert," recalls Kertease Williams. "She was...
Topics: Coma

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Your medical info is caught in a battle between privacy and access

There's a tug of war playing out between the government and medical record companies over your doctor's notes, and the winner could emerge any day. The head of the largest company that manages doctor records has just officially spoken out against a...

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Why cells need acidic lysosomes

Just like the body contains lungs, liver, and lymph nodes, so does each of the body's cells contain tiny specialized organs. Perhaps most peculiar among them are lysosomes—bubble-like sacks that act as part recycling bin, part stomach.
Topics: Lymph Nodes

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These Lab-Grown Snake Organoids Produce Real Venom

Oozing with poison and small enough to fit in a petri dish, the organoids could one day help provide sorely-needed antivenoms.

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Siamese Cat, Two Dogs, Mini Horse and Micro Pig Get a Pampering Spa Treatment by Their Beloved Human

Emma Massingale, a Liberty horse trainer, vlogger and television host, decided to treat her smaller animals to a much-needed spa day. Each of the animals received a series of pampering treatments designed to relax the animals. Louis the Siamese...

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Kidney Structural Features from Living Donors Predict Transplant Failure in Recipients

* Subtle structural features of donated kidneys--which were observed through biopsies taken at the time of donation--were associated with the longevity of organs after they were transplanted.

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‘Stories of Pain and Misery’ Moved Lawmaker to Take Action on Childhood Gender Transition

State Rep. Fred Deutsch didn’t set out to be a trailblazer. He just wanted to protect kids. But if his South Dakota bill stops children from being mutilated, then all of the nasty emails will have been worth it. At least in one state,...

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CDC: HIV-1/HIV-2 Differentiation Test Increasingly Used in U.S.

THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2020 -- From 2010 to 2017, use of the HIV-1/HIV-2 differentiation test increased, but the number of HIV-2 diagnoses remained very low, according to research published in the Jan. 24 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
Topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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Amazon's best-selling retinol is $10: 'It did what the most expensive products did not'

Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability are subject to...
Topics: Amazon

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Elagolix Cuts Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Women With Fibroids

THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2020 -- For women with uterine fibroids, elagolix with add-back hormonal therapy is associated with a reduction in heavy menstrual bleeding compared with placebo, according to a study published in the Jan. 23 issue of the New...
Topics: Hormones, Placebo, Medical Research

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Only 1 in 4 Older Cardiac Patients Get Rehab Therapy

THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2020 -- Cardiac rehabilitation is known to help people recover after a heart attack or heart surgery, but a new study shows only one-quarter of eligible Medicare patients actually use it. Which patients are most likely to pass...
Topics: Medical Research, Medicare

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Weight Training Plus Aerobics Is Best to Ward Off Obesity

Combining weight-bearing exercise with aerobic pursuits was the most effective way to reduce the likelihood of developing obesity in a massive survey of 1.7 million US adults. Medscape Medical News
Topics: Obesity, Polls

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Pharma Founder Gets 66 Months For Bribing Doctors To Overprescribe Deadly Opioids

Pharma Founder Gets 66 Months For Bribing Doctors To Overprescribe Deadly Opioids Millions of Americans who lived through the financial crisis probably recall that not a single executive of a major investment bank was jailed in the...

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Helping the world understand, detect and treat a devasting genetic disorder

Fragile X syndrome is a debilitating genetic neurodevelopmental disorder that affects people worldwide, but many doctors don't know anything about it, let alone have the resources to properly diagnose or treat it.
Topics: Genetics

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