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Arizona Game and Fish hopes to ward off elk and deer disease

PINETOP, Ariz. (AP) – Arizona wildlife workers are taking precautionary measures against a disease that can kill deer, moose and other animals. The Arizona Game and Fish Department states that chronic waste disease has been reported in several neighboring states including Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. Officials crack down on the rules for the transportation and possession of elk and …

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The first human cases of West Nile infection in Idaho were confirmed

WEISER, Idaho (AP) – Idaho public health authorities say they have confirmed two human cases of the West Nile virus infection. Idaho Stateman reports that the two Washington County adults in western Idaho are the first known human cases in the state in 2019. A person older than 30 was diagnosed with neuroinvasive disease in the West Nile virus. The …

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A vaccine against cat allergies: here's the latest

<div _ngcontent-c15 = "" innerhtml = " Guess what, cats? There may soon be a vaccine for you. But that's for a problem that people have. (Photo: Getty Images) Getty Hey, cats. You know how about 10% of people in the US start coughing, wheezing, sneezing and getting rashes and noses all around you? It's not them. It's you. They're …

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Canton Health officials issue warning after 4 people deadly overdose

CANTON, Ohio – Health officials in Canton have issued a warning after four people recently died of suspected overdoses. According to Canton City Public Health, overdoses occurred in recent days. CCPH recommends anyone using drugs to: • Never use alone • have naloxone (Narcan) readily available • use fentanyl test strips • make a test shot • know symptoms of …

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Swiss researchers develop new cat allergy vaccine

Swiss researchers have developed a vaccine for cats that can protect animal lovers who are allergic to them. The Swiss-based company HypoPet AG said that the newly developed HypoCat vaccine works by "immunizing cats against their own large allergen, Error d 1," an allergen found in cat dancers. A report from Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology said that ten …

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Teenage abdominal mass was malformed twin: case report

A 17-year-old with a history of abdominal pain and a growing lump landed in a medical journal after doctors discovered that the mass was actually her malformed twin, marking what they believe is the first case of her kind to occur in a woman in her age. In a published BMJ case report, the unidentified woman treated by doctors in …

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Intermittent fasting which is beneficial for weight loss and glycemic control

Intermittent fasting that is good for weight loss: how is it that meals, regardless of calorie intake, can promote weight loss? Dietary trends continue to emerge and have been phased in and out over the years from Atkins, Paleo to the Ketogenic diet. These trendy diets seem to catch the attention of many people, including patients with diabetes. Clinicians are …

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Researchers find that "silent" strokes are common for the elderly after surgery

HAMILTON – Canadian researchers say so-called "silent" strokes are common in the elderly after choosing, non-cardiac surgery and doubling their risk of cognitive decline a year later. Cardiologist and lead researcher PJ Devereaux of Hamilton Health Sciences states that "silent" or secret strokes are actually more common than open strokes in surgical patients 65 years of age or older. While …

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