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New type of bed nets could fight malaria

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new type of bed nets could prevent millions of cases of malaria, according to new research published in The Lancet today. The two-year clinical trial in Burkina Faso, West Africa with 2,000 children showed that the number of cases of clinical malaria decreased by 12 percent with the new type of mosquito net compared to …

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Artificial intelligence model "Learns" from patient data to make cancer treatment less toxic

Artificial intelligence model "Learns" from patient data to make cancer treatment less toxic MIT researchers use new machine learning techniques to improve the quality of life for patients by reducing toxic chemotherapy and radiation therapy testing for glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. Glioblastoma is a malignant tumor that occurs in the brain or spinal cord, and the …

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Four New Congo Ebola cases as medicine prepares experimental treatment

GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo – Four new cases of ebola virus have been confirmed in the East Democratic Republic of Congo, the Ministry of Health said, as the authorities are preparing to distribute an experimental treatment. The most recent confirmed cases near the city of Mangina in the Congo north kivu province give the sum of the current …

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Men get postpartum depression as well

Just think mothers experience postpartum depression? What if. Fathers also feel that. Women are most often associated with depression due to hormonal changes during and after pregnancy, but it is only part of the picture, according to a presentation by the American Psychological Association earlier this week. [19659002] New dads are likely to experience depression or anxiety due to lack …

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Scott looks up in the west in mosquitoes

Samantha McDaniel-Ogletree, smcdaniel@myjournalcourier.com Published 4:30 PM CDT, Saturday 11 August 2018 Scott sees growth in the West The Nile in Mosquitoes WINCHESTER – The Health Care Associations in Scott County encourage residents to take extra precautions when looking for testing regained more evidence of the Western virus virus in the mosquito population. The county and several surrounding counties have been …

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