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Herpes virus is linked to half of Alzheimer's cases, scientists claim

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African Americans who lead HIV diagnoses can get game changing treatment

African Americans could get further access to a pioneering treatment in the future to prevent HIV from collecting. The treatment, called Truvada for PrEP, stops the spread of HIV in Australia, and researchers hope to test it in populations globally, according to a new study. RELATED: Do not Believe Hype: Seven HIV / AIDS Myths We Must Stop Believing Truvada …

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Smoking marijuana may increase stroke risk | Health

If you are smoking marijuana then you are at increased risk of developing cerebrovascular effects of cannabinoids or stroke, a new study has found. The findings, presented at the World Stroke Congress in Montreal, showed a rise in stroke incidence among marijuana users from 2010-14 while overall stroke prevalence remained stable. According to the researchers from the University of Toronto, …

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Regular exercise should be included in cancer care for all patients

Quality of life is counted before and after chemotherapy in active and inactive patients. Credit: European Society for Medical Oncology Including practice or sport as part of cancer care can significantly improve symptom management, quality of life and fitness during and after treatment, French researchers have included in two presentations to be reported at the ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich. …

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Pregnancy possible after chemotherapy for breast cancer patients, but many do not wish anymore

Dr. Jérôme Martin-Babau of the Center Armoricain de Radiothérapie, Imagerie Mediale et Oncology i Plérin, France, study writer. Credit: European Society for Medical Oncology Chemotherapy is known to have a negative impact on the reproductive potential of younger cancer cancer patients. However, the effects on women's fertility after treatment are still poorly understood. A stud presented at the ESMO 2018 …

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Inflammatory bowel disease. Death risk

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the ongoing inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract. IANS Updated: October 20, 2018, 10:29 IST Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is an often painful disease that affects the digestive system that is exacerbated by stress. (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews / KatarzynaBialasiewicz / istockphoto.com) Children developing inflammatory bowel disease – ulcerative colitis or Crohn's …

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How one family used an obituary to lay out the reality of opioid addiction | US news

K ate O'Neill never thought she would be writing her own sister's obituary. Men som familien lavede forberedelser til memorial denne måneden, den opgav faldt til O'Neill. Sitting down at a kitchen table, she wrote the story of how Madelyn Ellen Linsenmeir battled drug addiction. Linsenmeir, from Burlington, Vermont, was only 30 when she died on 7 October, leaving behind …

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Methodist introduces first in-house 3D nipple tattoo for survivors of breast cancer

By Marialuisa Rincon, Personwriter Published 07:56 CDT, Friday, October 19, 2018 Houston Methodist Woodlands Steven Gordon and Benjamin Albright introduced 3D nipple tattoo at the Hospital's Institute for Reconstructive Surgery for women who have healed from unilateral and bilateral mastectomies. Their first patient, Pamela Harvey, is the first patient's procedure in mid-November. Less Houston Methodist Woodlands Steven Gordon and Benjamin …

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Sewage monitoring is the next limit in the fight against polio

(The conversation is an independent and ideal news source, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Marisa Eisenberg, University of Michigan; Andrew Brouwer, University of Michigan and Joseph Eisenberg, University of Michigan (Convergence) The world is at the verge of eradicating polio. Only three countries now have ongoing transfers: Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan. And in 2017, there were only a few …

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