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Indiana Hospital: We Could Not Disinfect Surgical Tools – Health News

Published: 20 Nov. 2019 – 17:17 (EST) Updated: 20 Nov 2019 – 17:18 (EST) GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) – A Northern Indiana hospital has warned more than 1,000 surgery patients who may have been exposed to hepatitis, HIV and other infectious diseases due to a sterilization failure. The leaders at Gosen Hospital said in a letter to patients that between April …

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Genetic discovery has consequences for better immunity, longer life

Caenorhabditis elegans. Credit: Wikipedia Wrinkles on the skin of a microscopic mask can provide the key to a longer, healthier life for humans. Working with Caenorhabditis elegans a transparent nematode found in soil, researchers at Washington State University & # 39; s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine were the first to discover that the nervous system controls the small …

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Take advantage of the placebo effect to get overcooled faster

A cold that is a viral infection, there is not much you can do to make it go away. This means that most of the remedies that people swear by – think vitamin C, essential oils, apple tree syrup – just make you feel better not literally fight your cold. But since it is nice to feel better, here you …

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New brain wave study shows how DMT changes our consciousness

Researchers have completed the first ever placebo-controlled trial of the effects of hallucinogenic DMT on dormant brain activity, according to a new study. Dimethyltryptamine is a psychedelic drug, known as the active ingredient in the ayahuasca brew. Previous research has studied ayahuasca, but there are not many examples of controlled laboratory experiments on the DMT molecule itself. These new results …

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Anal Cancer Rates and Deaths Increase in the United States: Study

(newser) – The cancer that hit a Real Housewives star and killed Farrah Fawcett is increasing, and some demographics seem particularly vulnerable. CNN reports on a new study in the Journal of National Cancer Institute that discovered the incidence of anal cancer – specifically, squamous cell cancer in the region – increased 2.7% per year from 2001 to 2015, while …

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This permanent little puppy has doggie dwarf

This permanent pooch-sized pooch is not short on love. Two year old Ranger, a purebred German Shepherd, is not a puppy. His small stature is due to pituitary dwarfism, a genetic condition that occurs in some dog breeds, including German Shepherds, Corgis and Basset dogs. Ranger's owner, Phoenix-based Shelby Mayo, knew she chose the hill's movement. when she found the …

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A mosquito-borne brain virus continues to kill people in the United States

The number of deaths increases further as cases of an untreatable brain swelling virus continue to quietly occur in eastern areas of the United States . There have been 36 confirmed cases of eastern encephalitis – and at least 14 deaths – in the United States this year, according to the latest statistics from the US Centers for Disease Control …

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4-D imaging with liquid crystal microlens

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New antibiotic found in bacteria in a worm inside an insect egg

BSIP / Universal Images Group The latest antibiotics generated against gram-negative bacteria – which tend to be the more dangerous type – were developed in the 1960s. Thanks to the increase in antibiotic resistance, we need more. But rather than go through the trouble of trying to make our own, scientists have looked at other species that may need to …

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