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The teen's strep throat infection causes rare psychiatric conditions

A 15-year-old British teen who suffered from strep throat in June has since developed a rare psychiatric condition that causes involuntary outbreaks and tics. "When it happens, it's like he's been imprisoned. I'm afraid to take him out or let him go anywhere if it happens in public," Lee Wilson's mother, Lisa Bullen, said of her son. "It comes nowhere. …

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These two foods can lower the risk of breast cancer

Some foods have previously been linked to a higher risk of breast cancer, but a new report highlights some that may lower your chances. »RELATED: Breast cancer survivors are more likely to develop heart disease, the study says Researchers from the University of Buffalo and the University of Puerto Rico recently conducted a study, published in the journal Nutrition and …

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Too much butter, sugar, white bread: Study says US diets still lack in healthy foods

Snack foods, hot dogs, fatty beef, butter, sugar, white bread and artery-clogging fat. A new study suggests Americans are still eating too much bad food. Though Americans' diets are a little less sweet and a little crunchier. Overall, the authors estimated there was a modest improvement over 16 years on the government's healthy eating index, from estimated scores of 56 …

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Legionnaire Diseases at the Fair: Several cases of Legionnaires' Diseases reported at the N. C. Mountain State Fair

0 Several cases of Legionnaires 'disease reported at NC Mountain State Fair FLETCHER, NC (AP) – Two health departments in two counties in North Carolina are investigating several cases of Legionnaires' disease at the NC Mountain State Fair. [Ride shut down after braces broke loose at NC Mountain State Fair] The NC Department of Health and Human Services said in a …

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Gluten-free trend is expensive BS: new science

Gluten-free is a load of crock. According to a new study, there are zero health benefits of eating a gluten-free diet for most people. What's more, they're shelling out two- two to three times more cash to follow the needless trend. Take Matt Hopper, a 32-year-old nurse in Washington, DC, who gave up gluten and stopped eating bread and pasta …

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Diabetic patients struggle to deliver anything other than insulin as well

By Bram Sable-Smith For the first three months after receiving his Dexcom continuous glucose monitor, Ric Peralta said, he lowered his average blood sugar level by 3 percentage points. "It took me from not very well-managed blood sugar to something that was incredibly well-handled," says Peralta, a 46-year-old optician in Whittier, California, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in …

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AI equals human experts in medical diagnosis, studies | Technology

Artificial intelligence is on par with human experts when it comes to making medical diagnoses based on images, an overview has found. The potential for artificial intelligence in healthcare has caused excitement, with advocates saying it will ease the burden on resources, free up time for physician-patient interactions, and even aid the development of tailor-made care. Last month, the government …

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Woman diagnosed with "broken heart syndrome" mistook avocado wasabi

(Gray News) – Although rare, it is not uncommon for the human heart to experience takotsubo-cardiomyopathy, better known as broken heart syndrome, after extreme emotional stress. Death of a husband, loss of a pet or even experiencing a bad car wreck can trigger the temporary disruption of the heart's regular pumping function. According to a study published by BMJ Case …

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