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This new drug can maintain acid-hearted hearts

A new oxygen delivery therapeutically restored the function of oxygenated cardiac tissue in an animal model of global hypoxia in new studies conducted at UC San Francisco. The study has been published in the Journal of PLOS Biology. For body tissues that run low on oxygen is a big danger, especially for the heart. Such hypoxic conditions can lead to …

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Whatcom urged to get a flu shot after last year's deadly flu season

Months out of the country's deadliest influenza season for decades, public health professionals urge people to get their influenza conditions, including in Whatcom County where flu already makes people sick. "It begins," says Cindy Hollinsworth, Communicable Disease Manager for Whatcom County Health Department. About 80,000 people in the United States died of the disease and its complications last flu season, …

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Herpes virus is linked to half of Alzheimer's cases, scientists claim

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African Americans who lead HIV diagnoses can get game changing treatment

African Americans could get further access to a pioneering treatment in the future to prevent HIV from collecting. The treatment, called Truvada for PrEP, stops the spread of HIV in Australia, and researchers hope to test it in populations globally, according to a new study. RELATED: Do not Believe Hype: Seven HIV / AIDS Myths We Must Stop Believing Truvada …

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Smoking marijuana may increase stroke risk | Health

If you are smoking marijuana then you are at increased risk of developing cerebrovascular effects of cannabinoids or stroke, a new study has found. The findings, presented at the World Stroke Congress in Montreal, showed a rise in stroke incidence among marijuana users from 2010-14 while overall stroke prevalence remained stable. According to the researchers from the University of Toronto, …

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Regular exercise should be included in cancer care for all patients

Quality of life is counted before and after chemotherapy in active and inactive patients. Credit: European Society for Medical Oncology Including practice or sport as part of cancer care can significantly improve symptom management, quality of life and fitness during and after treatment, French researchers have included in two presentations to be reported at the ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich. …

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