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Woman has broken heart after death of her dog, say researchers – USA TODAY

October 23, 2017 5:27:00 am | 0 Comments

A 61-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency room with chest pain. Doctors confirmed she suffered from a broken heart.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Yes, there really is such a thing as suffering from a broken heart. Last year, a 61-year-old woman went to the emergency room after reporting she had severe chest pain. However, the woman…

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Flu Shots for Seniors – HuffPost

October 23, 2017 4:58:00 am | 0 Comments

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about the flu shots made for seniors? I got sick last winter after getting a standard flu shot, and am wandering if the flu vaccine for older adults would provide me better protection this year. —Almost 70 Dear Almost, There are actually two different flu shots –…

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New study reveals which factors could be increasing the risk of postpartum depression – CTV News

October 23, 2017 4:12:00 am | 0 Comments

RelaxnewsPublished Monday, October 23, 2017 8:12AM EDTLast Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 8:13AM EDT New U.S. research has revealed some of the factors that could be influencing the risk of postpartum depression (PPD), including giving birth in fall or summer, not having anesthesia, and delivering babies earlier in pregnancy. Carried out by researchers from Brigham…

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Formerly Conjoined Twins Doing 'Fantastic' 4 Months After Surgery To Separate Them – Tech Times

October 23, 2017 3:16:43 am | 0 Comments

Beyoncé reveals first photo of twins Sir Carter and Rumi, Beyhive goes into meltdown Erin and Abby Delaney, former conjoined twins who were connected at the head, are recovering well from the 11-hour surgery that separated them in June. The sisters will be back home to celebrate Thanksgiving with their parents.  ( Maarten Blokdijk |…

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Study finds pollution is more deadly than war, natural disasters, and disease – Inhabitat

October 23, 2017 2:40:42 am | 0 Comments

Environmental pollution isn’t just inconvenient, it’s also deadly. Every year, more people are killed by pollutants — from toxic air to contaminated water — than by all war and violence. Pollution is also responsible for more deaths than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. This disturbing revelation was revealed in a new study published in the…

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What Is Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy? Texas Woman Suffers Broken-Heart Syndrome After Dog's Death – International Business Times

October 23, 2017 2:30:17 am | 0 Comments

Joanie Simpson, a Texas resident is suffering from broken-heart syndrome, Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, after she lost her beloved Yorkshire terrier, Meha. Simpson, 62, was still reeling from her dog’s death when she began experiencing chest and back pain. At first, she thought that she might be having a heart attack but further medical tests at Memorial…

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GSK Wins US Shingles Vaccine Approval, UK Nod for Gene Therapy – New York Times

October 23, 2017 12:24:00 am | 0 Comments

By REUTERS October 23, 2017 LONDON — GlaxoSmithKline has won U.S. approval for a new and improved shingles vaccine, the second of three key products for which the British drugmaker expects approval this year. It also secured a recommendation from UK cost authorities for a $700,000 gene therapy for so-called “bubble boy” disease — a step…

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Vaping as harmful as smoking regular cigarettes, may cause inflammatory lung diseases – Economic Times

October 23, 2017 12:00:47 am | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON: Vaping may not only be as harmful as smoking regular cigarettes, but can also trigger unique immune responses in lungs, causing deadly inflammatory diseases, a study warns. Immune responses are the biological reactions of cells and fluids to an outside substance the body does not recognise as its own. Such immune responses play roles…

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Why Type A people often struggle with weight loss programs – CNN

October 22, 2017 11:46:52 pm | 0 Comments

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Jambalaya suspected cause of Louisiana salmonella outbreak – CNN

October 22, 2017 9:29:26 pm | 0 Comments

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