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UM teaches upper secondary school on concussion

In the competitive world of high school education – where a good achievement can lead to a lucrative college scholarship – many top students want to return to the game, even after being injured in a game. It may be especially true with a brain injury, a brain injury that does not always reveal immediate recognizable symptoms. Therefore, the University …

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FDR Park Spray for mosquitoes monday night

PHILADELPHIA – Weather permits, Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Vector Control staff plans to apply treatments to control adult mosquitoes after 9:00 AM Monday evening August 6th at FDR Park in South Philadelphia. Samples taken by Vector Control staff in the targeted area have shown adult mosquito populations that potentially bear the West Nile virus. The treatment will be administered …

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Does women with heart disease help patients better with female doctors?

Now, a study builds the two ideas together, indicating that female heart attack patients are more likely to survive when they tended by female emergency department physicians compared to male emergency department physicians. The study also suggests that male doctors who have treated more women or have more female colleagues are more successful in treating women. "I think it's critical …

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Worldwide recall is issued for regular blood pressure medication

DENVER – A common drug used to treat blood pressure problems is now under a massive international recall, according to FOX7 Austin. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said valsartan contains a chemical that can cause cancer NDMA (NDMA). "The presence of NDMA was unexpected and considered to be related to changes in how the active substance was …

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New protocols with highly sensitive troponin T accurately control MI

A new highly sensitive troponin T protocol precludes precise MI for patients who visited an ED, according to a research letter published in Circulation . "We anticipate that this procedure will allow many patients with chest pain to get a" yes "or" no "diagnosis of whether they have a heart attack faster," says Rebecca Vigen, MD, MSCS, Cardiologist at UT …

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Sequenced Fox Genome Tips on Genetic Behavior of Behavior

Over generations, foxes have been chosen for steady and aggressive behavior at the Russian Institute for Cytology and Genetics. Now that the reef has been sequenced, researchers can begin to identify the genetic basis for these behaviors. Credit: Darya Shepeleva, researcher at the Russian Institute of Cytology and Genetics in Novosibirsk. For almost 60 years, the Red Fox has taught …

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Plastic Surgeons Worried About & # 39; Snapchat Dysmorphia & # 39; | US

Remember the days when people would take photos of celebrities to the plastic surgeon's office and ask for Angelina Jolie's lips or Brad Pitts jaws? That's not the case anymore. Now people want to look like themselves – heavily edited or filtered versions of themselves, that is to say. Doctors have discovered a trend of people who insert themselves, usually …

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Better prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases as needed

The occurrence of tick-borne diseases in the United States is increasing at an alarming rate, officials from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases say. They urge public health and biomedical researchers to double their efforts to better understand pathogenesis of fast-paced diseases and develop improved prevention and management strategies. Cite a report released earlier this year by Centers …

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Doctors do not say microwave baby food in plastic containers

Pediatricians say that heat can lead to plastic leakage of BPA and phthalates in food and you should avoid microwave products or beverages intended for children in plastic whenever possible. (Photo: CBS Austin) The American Academy of Pediatrics says that some common food additives can pose significant health risks to children. A report issued at the end of last month …

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