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New 3D printing technology produces "living" 4-D material

UNSW researchers have combined 3D printing with a light-controlled process to create a "living" 4D resin. Credit: Shutterstock Repairing and reusing plastics and delivering cancer drugs more effectively are just two of many potential applications that a new 3-D / 4-D printing technique can have, thanks to the groundbreaking work in a research collaboration between UNSW Sydney and The University …

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Harris County officials announce new $ 2M program to combat opioid overdose

HOUSTON – Harris County health officials announced a new program to combat opioid overdose in the county Tuesday morning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention granted the Harris County Public Health Department a $ 2 million grant to combat opioid overdoses in the county. The department is partnering with Harris County Sheriff's Office and Baylor College of Medicine to …

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Epizootic hemorrhagic disease killed hundreds

DES MOINES, Iowa – Warren County, Iowa, is the episode of a disease that has killed at least 1,800 whitetail deer in Iowa this year. Spent on a virus, the epizootic hemorrhagic disease causes the heart and lung tissue of infected deer to weaken and rupture. In Warren County, it has killed at least 773 deer – and probably many …

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Using soup to fight malaria

A new paper suggests that some traditional mushroom broths may contain active ingredients that can help fight malaria. Share on Pinterest New research identifies several traditional broths with antimalarial activity. The research appears in the BMJ journal Archives of Disease in Childhood and Professor Jake Baum, from the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, …

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Doctors warn of Odd Malady: & # 39; Feather Duvet Lung & # 39;

(newser) – While US doctors are raising the alert about pulmonary movement caused by gunfire, medical experts in Scotland warn of lung movement caused by … feather pads. A case study published Monday in BMJ Case Reports describes a 43-year-old non-smoker who suffered from three months of "discomfort, fatigue and shortness of breath" before being diagnosed with the true "feather …

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Meningitis: Causes, symptoms and treatment

Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord, which are called the meninges. The disease is usually caused by a bacterial or viral infection. In rare cases, a fungus, parasite or ameba can also cause meningitis. There are also non-infectious causes of meningitis, such as certain cancers, lupus, head injuries, or brain …

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Omega-3 fish oil as effective for attention as ADHD drugs for some children

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers from King's College London and China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan, have found omega-3 fish oil supplements improve awareness among children with ADHD, but only among those with low levels of omega-3 in their blood. The researchers say that their results provide a personalized medical strategy for psychiatry by showing that omega-3 only works for …

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Chinese hunter catches bubonic plague after eating rabbit

A Chinese hunter in Mongolia caught the bubonic plague after eating a rabbit he killed. A Chinese investigation, reported by state media Xinhua, determined that the man had eaten the rabbit on November 5. Since then, 28 people in close proximity to the infected have been placed under quarantine to prevent the disease from spreading. Pest is an infection caused …

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Texas confirms that the first flu death is the local child

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) – Texas confirmed that its first flu death was a child from Laredo. The 5-year-old did not receive the influenza vaccine 2019-2020 and was not protected. This year's flu season, like every last season, began on October 1. The city began vaccinating in September and encourages everyone to be vaccinated with their doctor, pharmacist or the city …

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