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Sushi lover pulled 5-foot tapeworm from intestines – CBS News

January 19, 2018 9:35:00 am | 0 Comments

The CDC has warned about the risk of tapeworm in raw salmon. istockphoto A California man with a love of raw fish had a major scare when a trip to the bathroom led to a disturbing discovery. He felt ill with diarrhea when he noticed what looked like a piece of intestine hanging out of…

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This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says – CNN

January 19, 2018 9:03:14 am | 0 Comments

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Just Breathing May Be Enough to Spread the Flu, Study Says – TIME

January 19, 2018 8:51:48 am | 0 Comments

Flu Can Be Spread By Simply Breathing, Study Shows | Time The Flu May Be Spread Just By Breathing, Study Says Search

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A Toxic Plant Might Help Us Find a Legit Male Birth Control Drug – Gizmodo

January 19, 2018 8:35:00 am | 0 Comments

Photo: Getty The quest to find an effective male birth control pill is like Charlie Brown from “Peanuts” trying to kick the football: Always seemingly within grasp, only to be stopped by Lucy (or disappointing study results) at the last second. Most recently, in 2016, a large clinical trial of a contraceptive injection was stopped…

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Flu May Be Spread By Just Breathing – HealthDay

January 19, 2018 8:04:07 am | 0 Comments

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In the midst of an especially tough flu season, here’s more bad news: Researchers say it may be possible to spread the virus simply by breathing. Until now, it was thought that people picked up a flu virus when they touched contaminated surfaces or inhaled droplets in the…

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Scientists Seek Universal Flu Shot 100 Years After Deadly Pandemic – TIME

January 19, 2018 7:49:10 am | 0 Comments

Super-Shot Sought for Flu 100 Years After Deadly Pandemic | Time Scientists Seek Universal Flu Shot 100 Years After Deadly Pandemic Search

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Music, Science, PARP And The Meaning Of A New Drug For Metastatic Breast Cancer With BRCA Mutations – Forbes

January 19, 2018 7:15:00 am | 0 Comments

Spark Media Women on stage at a N.E.D. concert, image courtesy of Spark Media A few months ago, I attended a N.E.D. concert in the Cutting Room, a Manhattan club. Previously I covered this band of talented gynecological oncologists. N.E.D. stands for “no evidence of disease,” a medical term denoting that a patient is in…

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New concerns for youth sports: Repeated hits may cause dangerous brain disease – WLS-TV

January 19, 2018 6:33:43 am | 0 Comments

The neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy can start early and without any signs of concussion, according a study released Thursday. The Alzheimer’s-like disease has been most commonly associated with former professional football players, but has also been detected in military veterans, including many who have been exposed to roadside bombs and other types of military…

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He was a big sushi fan. Then he pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from his body – Sacramento Bee

January 19, 2018 6:28:19 am | 0 Comments

A Fresno man with an obsessive appetite for raw salmon sushi provided Dr. Kenny Banh, an emergency physician at Community Regional Medical Center, with a great story to share with producers of “This Won’t Hurt A Bit,” a fast-paced podcast for the curious health consumer. But stop reading now if you are inclined to be…

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Doctor delivers baby on international flight to New York – kfor.com

January 19, 2018 5:14:00 am | 0 Comments

This definitely wasn’t what Dr. Sij Hemal was expecting when he booked a flight with Air France from India to the United States. Hemal was tired. The second-year urology resident at Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute had spent his entire day traveling. He started in New Delhi, stopped in Paris and was now headed to…

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