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5 things to know about the poliolike condition that has hospitalized 2 Chicago-area children
At least two children who have been diagnosed with a rare but serious condition that weakens muscles and limits mobility are being treated in Chicago, according to Lurie Children's Hospital. The parents of a Batavia 2-year-old, Julia Payne, went public ...
Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000
Globally, the number of babies born through caesarean section (C-section) almost doubled between 2000 and 2015—from 12% to 21% of all births—according to a Series of three papers published in The Lancet and launched at the International Federation ...
Obesity Doubles Younger Women's Colon Cancer Odds
By Steven Reinberg. HealthDay Reporter. THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While rates of colon cancer have declined among people 50 and older, they're on the rise for younger Americans. Now, new research suggests widening waistlines ...
Percentage of young US children who don't receive any vaccines has quadrupled since 2001
A small but increasing number of children in the United States are not getting some or all of their recommended vaccinations. The percentage of children under 2 years old who haven't received any vaccinations has quadrupled in the last 17 years ...
Detecting the breast cancer gene with a smartphone
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -. An LSU professor, along with his team of researchers have created an accessible way for women and men to test for the “BReast CAncer gene one," more commonly known as BRCA1. LSU Mechanical Engineering Assistant ...
Human Retinas Grown In A Dish Reveal Origin Of Color Vision
In order to see the red of a sunset or the green of spring leaves, developing human eyes need to get the right hormone at the right time. That's the finding of a team of scientists who studied how color vision develops using hundreds of human retinas ...
Being nice tied to financial hardship, study finds
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 -- When it comes to money, nice people really are more likely to finish last, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 3 million people and found that those who were nice were at increased risk for ...
Bovine tuberculosis detected in wild deer, cattle in Michigan
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials say bovine tuberculosis recently was confirmed in a large beef herd in Alcona County. It's the 73rd cattle herd to be identified with bovine TB in the state since 1998. Bovine TB is a bacterial disease that ...
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How big tobacco hopes to get you hooked on e-cigarettes
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As you read this article, lobbyists from big tobacco companies are stalking the corridors of Parliament House trying to persuade federal lawmakers to grant them their latest wish: permission to sell electronic cigarettes to all Australians. Their ...
Intermittent Fasting May Reverse Type-2 Diabetes And Lead To Weight Loss In Patients: Study
Intermittent fasting diet has become popular across the world as a weight loss diet. However, it may have other benefits as well, particularly to people suffering from type-2 diabetes. A new research study has shown that planned intermittent fasting ...