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What a nutritionist wants you to know about pesticides and produce

How worried should we be about pesticides? There are theoretical concerns about pesticides that, as a parent, worry me. Winter does not believe that we should say, "These concerns are based on values, not science." His research, published in the Journal of Toxicology, found that consumption of food on EWG's dirty dozen list did not constitute a real threat and …

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In opioid epidemics, some cities are able to afford the OD Antidote News

(Baltimore) – Public health workers participate in a street in Baltimore, a life-saving overdose to residents who are painfully familiar with the humility of the United States opioid epidemic. But the exercise is quicking up; All naloxone inhaler should be invoked within 20 minutes. "We could easily have distributed hundreds of doses today, but we only had 24 kits. It's …

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Updates on New Therapies in Development for Rare Liver Diseases

Promising results for three drugs for treating three rare liver diseases were presented today at The International Liver Congress 2018 in Paris, France. Sebelipase alfa, approved for the treatment of lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) deficiency in 2015, showed long-term improvements and long-term tolerance in a multitude of patient populations. Preliminary findings with two RNA interference (RNAi) treatments were also positive; …

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Researchers made skin cells in stem cells to fight brain cancer

For the first time, researchers have turned skin cells into stem cells that destroy brain tumors called glioblastoma. This development can for the first time offer a new and more effective treatment of this fatal disease. The survival rate over two years for a patient with glioblastoma is 30 percent because it is so difficult to treat. Although a surgeon …

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Against cancer survivors, raise money to the St Baldrick Foundation

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) – Olivia Cogswell, an eighth grade at Jack Jouett Middle School and her team came to the Random Row Brewery Friday afternoon to raise money for the St Baldrick Foundation and shave their heads for the cause. Cogswell is a cancer survivor and has accumulated money for the past three years. "When I was six years …

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Plan to combat the winter flu in Tasmania not good enough to ease bed pressure, say nurses

posted April 14, 2018 17:22:22 Invites the Tasmanians to get an influenza condition, will not suffice to prevent bedblocks at Tasmanian Hospital in the winter, according to the nurses' union. The Government of the State wants the Tasmanians to play their part in preparing for the busy winter season by getting flu jams. "The Tasmanian government really wants Tasmania to …

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Hashimoto's thyroid gland is no reason to avoid flu shot

Dear Dr Roach: I have never received the flu vaccine. Several years ago, it thought it was too dangerous for anyone with autoimmune conditions. They said that the body could not handle the vaccine and that it was actually dangerous to receive it. I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Please tell me if it's true. I had the flu in 1993 and …

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"Night Owls" with greater risk of dying earlier

If you are a "night owl" or one of those who likes to stay up late and having trouble pulling you out of bed in the morning, there are some bad news. A large study has found that night owls have a higher risk of dying sooner than tomorrow's "larks", people who have a natural preference to go to bed …

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