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UCSD study finds a healthy aging link between parents and daughters

LA JOLLA, CA – Researcher at the UC San Diego School of Medicine on Wednesday released a study that showed that women whose mothers lived 90 years old are more likely to live to 90 themselves. The study, which appears in "Age and Aging", found that women whose mothers lived 90 years or over are 25 percent more likely to …

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Sleep deficiency can make you alone, socially distant

If your social life suffers, bad sleep can be flushed, according to a new report. >> Read more trendy news Researchers from the University of California recently conducted a study, published in the journal Nature Communications, to establish the relationship between sleep deprived people and the feelings of loneliness. To do that, brain images and loneliness studies were used to …

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No special rules required for now-joint gene therapy studies

US. Health officials eliminate special provisions for gene therapy experiments, saying that once upon a time exotic science quickly becomes an established form of healthcare without any extraordinary risks. A special National Institutes of Health Surveillance Panel will no longer review all gene therapy applications and instead will execute a wider advisory role, according to changes proposed Wednesday. The Food …

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The number of short-term children's vaccines in China is increasing to over 900,000

In a statement, China's government announced a second set of diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus (DPT) vaccines, produced by Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology, had been found to be "substandard" – a total of 247 200 injections. A large majority had been sold to provincial authorities in Shandong, in the northeast of China, and some had already been administered to children, says the …

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Why your mother's age can be the key to longevity

According to a new study, women whose mothers lived for 90 years have a 25 percent greater chance of living for so long as compared to those whose mothers do not. SAN DIEGO – Women whose mothers lived for 90 years have a 25 percent greater chance of living too long compared to those whose mothers do not, according to …

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West Nile Detected In Marlborough, Area Sprayed

MARLBOROUGH, MA-Massachusetts Department of Public Health informed City of Marlborough officials today on Wednesday that West Nile Virus has been discovered in mosquitoes gathered in Marlborough and that the risk level has risen to moderate. No people have tested positive for the virus. Marlborough Public Health Department coordinated with Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) to spray a selected area …

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Virginia horse test positive for West Nile virus

FAUQUIER COUNTY, Va. – A horse in Fauquier County, Virginia, was the first of the year to test positively in the Commonwealth for West Nile virus. Officials with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) announced the findings Wednesday. VDACS said in the press release that the horse was unvaccinated. The department confirmed the test results at a …

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Fairs reported in 21 states, D.C., so far this year, says CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that 201 DC residents and people from several US states in 2018 have had the virus as of July 14th. (REUTERS / LUCY NICHOLSON) More than 100 people and housing in nearly two dozen states have contracted measles so far this year, said disease control and prevention centers (CDC) on Wednesday. 107 DC …

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