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Measles-related death toll rises to 108 in only Vietnam's 3 large hospitals

A total of 108 deaths have been caused so far this year by measles and its related complications among Vietnamese children in only three large hospitals in capital Hanoi, instead of 25 deaths as in earlier report by Vietnam's Ministry of Health , local media reported on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Depression predicts subsequent computer use in young men

For young men, but not women, symptoms of depression at age 20 years predict subsequent computer use, according to a study published in the March issue of Preventive Medicine .

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

Circulation

NOS1 Methylation and Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Children [Original Articles]

From the Department of Preventive Medicine and Atherosclerosis Research Unit , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California

Circulation

Association of Sex Hormones, Aging, and Atrial Fibrillation in Men:...

From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's and Boston University's Framingham Heart Study, Boston, MA ; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine , Section of General Internal Medicine , Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition , Department of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA; Departments of Biostatistics , and Epidemiology , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Charlestown (Boston, MA), Medicine, Nutrition

Circulation

Sustained Sympathetic and Blood Pressure Reduction 1 Year After Renal ...

From the Neurovascular Hypertension and Kidney Disease Laboratory, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia ; Department of Hypertension and Diabetology, Medical University of Gdansk, GdaA sk, Poland ; Heart Centre Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia ; and Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health ... (more)

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Medicine, Nursing

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Independent

Food manufacturers' push to reduce salt 'has saved lives'

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

Drugs.com

Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths

MONDAY April 14, 2014, 2014 -- A drop in salt consumption likely played a big role in a recent large reduction in deaths related to heart disease and stroke in England, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Attorney: Doctor will appeal ruling on license

A Brookline doctor with Cape ties whose license was temporarily suspended Wednesday plans to appeal, his attorney said in an email Saturday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicaid, Health

San Diego NewsCape

15 Honored for Improving Health of Local Residents

Fifteen local individuals and organizations were honored for their contributions to improving the health and well-being of area residents and communities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, San Diego County, CA, UC San Diego, Non-Profit

Thu Apr 10, 2014

AlertNet

Lion dies in Hungary zoo from anthrax-infected meat

A lion in a Hungarian zoo died after it ate beef infected with the deadly anthrax disease identified in a nearby farm in the eastern region of the country, national news agency MTI reported on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Bioinformatics

CAGExploreR: an R package for the analysis and visualization of...

Cap Analysis Gene Expression is a powerful approach for revealing the multiplicity of transcription start site events across experiments and conditions.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

People You Should Know

Dakota Zimmerman, a construction inspector with Ruggles and Bohm, has received the American Concrete Institute Concrete Field testing Technician-Grade I certification.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Medicine, Wichita, KS, Sedgwick County, KS, Health

Circulation

Examining the Association of Olmesartan and Other Angiotensin...

From the Cardiovascular Center, National Taiwan University Hospital Yun-Lin Branch, Dou-Liou City, Yun-Lin County, Taiwan ; Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and Institute of Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Internal Medicine and Center of Comparative Effectiveness ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Taiwan, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas, University of North Texas

The Huffington Post

Coffee Linked With Lower Liver Cancer Risk

Your daily coffee habit could protect you from developing the most common kind of liver cancer, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: University of Southern California, Medicine

Nature China

Preventive medicine: Safety shutdown

Live poultry markets are common throughout China and much of Southeast Asia. These markets pose a huge threat to humans because they are a major source of avian influenza viruses.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Medicine, Bird Flu, Health, Asian-American, Chinese-American, Hong Kong

Tue Apr 08, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Weight loss efforts start well, but lapse over time

Learning you have an obesity-related disease motivates many to start a weight loss program, but troubling health news is often not enough to sustain weight loss efforts, finds new research in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, North Carolina

PhysOrg Weblog

Many new parents unaware of safety guidelines

A new parent's health literacy, defined as their ability to obtain, interpret and understand basic health information, can affect their ability to follow recommendations to protect infants from injury, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pediatrics, Nashville, TN

Science, Industry and Business

E-Cigarette Advertising Expenditures Tripled From 2011 to 2012, Study Finds

Electronic cigarette advertising expenditures tripled in the United States from $6.4 million in 2011 to $18.3 million in 2012, according to a study by RTI International.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, RTI International Metals, Metals, Medicine, Smoking, Health

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Sitting Too Much May Harm Health

April 7, 2014 -- The studies just keep coming. Sitting our life away, it seems, may be very bad for our health and even our life expectancy.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Women's Health, UC San Diego, Medicine

Medical News Today

Snowstorms and power outages 'increase risk of carbon monoxide poisoning'

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 430 people in the US die each year from unintentional, non-fire-related carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Health

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