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Teenagers' eyes reveals their future heart-disease risk

TEENAGERS' EYES REVEALS THEIR FUTURE HEART-DISEASE RISK

Researchers from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Australia, found that for every one point increase in a person's health...

Michael J. Fox Recovering From Spinal Surgery ''Unrelated'' to Parkinson's Disease

MICHAEL J. FOX RECOVERING FROM SPINAL SURGERY ''UNRELATED'' TO PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Michael J. Fox recently underwent spinal surgery, a rep for the actor announced Friday. The procedure was "unrelated" to his Parkinson's...

 
 
 
E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce expands

E. COLI OUTBREAK FROM ARIZONA LETTUCE EXPANDS

The U.S. Centers for Disease expanded its warning Friday surrounding a multistate E. coli outbreak tied to tainted romaine lettuce...

 
 
 
Low Testosterone Levels Linked to Increased Risk Of Long-Term Disease

LOW TESTOSTERONE LEVELS LINKED TO INCREASED RISK OF LONG-TERM DISEASE

Low Testosterone Levels Could Put You At Increased Risk Of Long-Term Diseases, finds a new study.

Don't Leave the Highly Prevalent Chronic Diseases Behind

DON'T LEAVE THE HIGHLY PREVALENT CHRONIC DISEASES BEHIND

There is a lot to be excited about in biotech right now as we are coming off the heels of a near record year for new drug approvals...

 
 
 
Early Warning Signs of Parkinson's Disease

EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Parkinson's disease is a tricky disease, in that the first symptoms don't even develop until 80% of the damage that causes the disease...

Losing teeth in middle age could raise heart disease risk

LOSING TEETH IN MIDDLE AGE COULD RAISE HEART DISEASE RISK

The risk of heart disease rose by nearly a quarter among people who had 25-32 natural teeth but lost two in middle age, according to...

 
 
 
Concussions of Severe Type can Increase the Risk of Parkinson's Disease

CONCUSSIONS OF SEVERE TYPE CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Concussions from Football and accidental injury can increase the risk of Parkinson's disease, finds a new study. These injuries from...

World Liver Day: Simple Foods For a Healthy Liver

WORLD LIVER DAY: SIMPLE FOODS FOR A HEALTHY LIVER

World Liver Day observed on 19 April every year, aims to spread awareness about increasing trend of liver diseases. Here are some simple...

 
 
 

WHAT IS YOUR TEAM'S "URBAN LEGEND"?

I'll start with the Chicago Bears, although this is less "urban legend" and more fact. The Walter Payton Game Walter Payton shed his...

After FDA Approves Bone Disease Drug, Ultragenyx Sets $200K Price

AFTER FDA APPROVES BONE DISEASE DRUG, ULTRAGENYX SETS $200K PRICE

Patients who have rickets experience a softening and weakening of their bones traced to a vitamin deficiency. In a rare, inherited...

 
 
 
Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

FORMER FIRST LADY BARBARA BUSH DIES AT AGE 92

Former first lady Barbara Bush died on Tuesday at her home in Houston at the age of 92 after suffering from the lung disease COPD and...

Media Advisory: Physician/researcher to give April 23 lecture on reexamining how chronic pain is managed in primary care

MEDIA ADVISORY: PHYSICIAN/RESEARCHER TO GIVE APRIL 23 LECTURE ON REEXAMINING HOW CHRONIC PAIN IS MANAGED IN PRIMARY CARE

What: Erin E. Krebs, M.D., M.P.H., an internist and health services researcher at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic...

 
 
 
Scientists Aim to Develop “Genomic Ark” of High-Quality Bat Genomes

SCIENTISTS AIM TO DEVELOP “GENOMIC ARK” OF HIGH-QUALITY BAT GENOMES

Pop quiz: Which animal accounts for around 20% of all living mammals, harbors some of the world's deadliest diseases, lives proportionately...

IDENTIFICATION OF MISSING VARIANTS BY COMBINING MULTIPLE ANALYTIC PIPELINES

After decades of identifying risk factors using array-based genome-wide association studies , genetic research of complex diseases...

 
 
 
Education Decreases Risk of Dementia in African-Americans

EDUCATION DECREASES RISK OF DEMENTIA IN AFRICAN-AMERICANS

Study examines the potential impact of education on diseases of the elderly including dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Japanese scientists are developing a URINE TEST to detect breast, bowel and childhood cancers

JAPANESE SCIENTISTS ARE DEVELOPING A URINE TEST TO DETECT BREAST, BOWEL AND CHILDHOOD CANCERS

The engineering company Hitachi, which developed the technology two years ago, will analyse 250 urine samples for breast, colon and...

 
 
 
African Americans are at greater risk of heart disease because they are more exposed to air pollutants

AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE AT GREATER RISK OF HEART DISEASE BECAUSE THEY ARE MORE EXPOSED TO AIR POLLUTANTS

New research showed that African Americans are more exposed to air pollution than whites, placing them at higher risk for heart disease...