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The United States warns Pakistan against drug-resistant typhoid fever outbreaks

The United States has issued a health warning for Pakistan that warns people against an ongoing outbreak of "extensive drug-resistant" typhoid fever that does not respond to most antibiotics. In a statement issued on Wednesday for disease control and prevention, all travelers called for "Pakistan or elsewhere in South Asia" to take extra care with food and water and get …

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Your feelings of loneliness may be in your genes, reveals a new study

The way we know, or how often we want to interact, seem to be partly determined by our genetic coding, new research reveals – and it may possibly offer new ways to address health issues associated with loneliness. Due to investigations from 487,647 participants in the British biobank program, researchers identified 15 regions linked to loneliness. They also found evidence …

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5 benefits of nuts you need to know

Men who are planning to start a family soon note. If the results of a recent study are to be believed, a diet rich in nuts can improve the quality, quantity and motility of sperm. According to the study, regular dieting with 60 g of nuts may be very effective for men's reproductive health. The results will be presented at …

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This brain's "blackout" is the reason why you get migraines – Quartz

Researchers have identified the electrical activity specific to the migraine's beginning and proved to be a way to stop it in animal experiments. "Seizures and migraines are two very different states in the brain," said Professor Steven J. Schiff, engineers in neurosurgery, engineering science and mechanics and physics at Penn State. "We found that the spreading depolarization, also called proliferative …

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Nuts can increase fertility, say researchers

PARIS, France (AFP) – Nutritional "significant" increased the number of sperm in young men in a scientific study, researchers said yesterday. The results "support a positive role for chronic nutritional consumption in sperm quality," they said, but stressed the study participants were all healthy, apparently fertile men. The potential benefits of nuts for men fought for fertility have not yet …

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DOH explains leptospirosis outbreaks in parts of Metro Manila

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday declared leptospirosis outbreaks in some parts of Metro Manila after a bunch of cases in recent weeks. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III revealed this in an interview with CNN Philippines, referring to it. The current number of leptospirosis cases is higher than the average in the last five years. Affected barangays include those …

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This photo of a dad who is breastfeeding his newborn is a lesson in shared responsibility condition

Maxamillian Neubauer, a new dad from Wisconsin, shared a post with photographs of herself feeding his newborn daughter with a provisionally supplementary nursing system, reported The Bump. In the mail, Neubauer explains that his wife April could not breastfeed his children immediately after delivery due to complications with her C-section. It was then a registered nurse Cybil Martin-Dennehy suggested that …

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Beware of hot weather this summer – the Birmingham Times

By Glenn Ellis If you do not have a good understanding of how hot weather can affect your health, then summer may not be as nice as you want it to be. When the weather is warm, your body works overtime trying to stay cool. Excess heat avoids sweating, exhalation of heated air and increased blood flow to the skin. …

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Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva works to raise awareness about endocrine diseases | Immediate

It is high season for transmission of Lyme disease and other disease-borne diseases, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fall of Lyme disease in the United States has increased steadily over the past 25 years, according to the CDC. Marilyn Williams, Managing Director of the Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva, will present a presentation on fancies in Hancock …

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A handful of nuts per day turned out to improve sperm and motility

The result of a small study by a team of Spanish researchers suggests that adding a moderate amount of nut to a diet can improve both sperm and motility. The study follows on from a growing research group who finds that fertility rates in men fall in western countries. Presented this week at the annual conference of European Union for …

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