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  1. Study: Adding peanuts to a high fat meal improves vascular functionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    A study of peanut consumption showed that including them as a part of a high fat meal improved the post-meal triglyceride response and preserved endothelial function. "Peanuts are a healthy snack when eaten as part of a healthy diet," said lead researcher Xiaoran Liu, a graduate student in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University.

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  2. Michigan's agricultural officials issue bird flu warningRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked domestic bird owners to step up their biosecurity efforts and work to protect their birds from avian influenza. Over the past several months, the department says the U.S. has seen an increase in cases of the highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian influenza, also known as bird flu, affecting poultry in multiple states.

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  3. The Single Worst Practice of the Drug IndustryRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... Winkler said, "for years, I'd skip pills or split doses just to get by." Eventually, she stopped taking the medicine "because I could no longer afford its high price." Overall costs and the latest deals Prescription drugs vary widely in price. ...

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  4. Eurogentec Completes Manufacture of 150 ...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    Eurogentec, a custom service and contract manufacturing organization , announced today that its GMP Drug Substance manufacturing facility has completed the production of 150 grams of plasmid DNA . The GMP plasmid was manufactured and released as a single GMP batch and is the largest batch of pDNA ever manufactured.

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  5. Quintiles, Quest to combine clinical trial lab operationsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Medical tests maker Quest Diagnostics Inc and contract research company Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc said they were combining their clinical trial laboratory operations in a joint venture. Quest Diagnostics shares closed at $77.69 on Monday on the New York Stock Exchange, while Quintiles shares closed at $68.00.

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  6. HEALTH: Pro-Tumor white blood cells discovered at HadassahRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    ... study, led by Dr. Zvi Fridlender, at the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center's Institute of Pulmonary Medicine, and Dr. Zvika Granot, at the Hebrew University's Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC) in the Faculty of Medicine, ...

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  7. Research Plan Could Drive 'Culture Change' In How Mental Illness Is Diagnosed, TreatedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The National Institute of Mental Health unveiled a five-year strategic plan emphasizing research it hopes will ultimately give clinicians a better understanding of what mental illness looks like inside the brain - before a patient shows outward symptoms. The plan signals investment to figure out the genes associated with mental illness, develop new treatments based on those findings, make sure research findings are eventually implemented into practice and find brain patterns for a range of disorders.

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  8. To Avoid Extra Payments, Notify Your Marketplace Plan When You MoveRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Readers continue to have questions about how the health insurance marketplaces work and coverage requirements there. This week I answered some recent queries.

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  9. Higher levels of vitamin D decrease pain, improve function in obese patients with osteoarthritisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... fat amount in obese people can cause vitamin D to be stored instead of circulated in the body. The Institute of Medicine recommends that adults ages 18-70 get 600 international units of vitamin D per day and adults over 71 get at least 800 ...

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  10. Hormone that stimulates milk production in nursing mothers also fosters bond between parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    Research has discovered a role for prolactin, the hormone that stimulates milk production in nursing mothers, in the bond between parents. The study relied on hormone analyses of urine from cotton-top tamarins, a small, endangered monkey native to Colombia.

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  11. Researchers use fast-scanning PAM to see blood oxygenation, other functions inside living brainRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    Researchers studying cancer and other invasive diseases rely on high-resolution imaging to see tumors and other activity deep within the body's tissues. Using a new high-speed, high-resolution imaging method, Lihong Wang, PhD, and his team at Washington University in St. Louis were able to see blood flow, blood oxygenation, oxygen metabolism and other functions inside a living mouse brain at faster rates than ever before.

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  12. Drug-resistant E. coli outbreak linked to contaminated endoscopes in Washington state hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    An outbreak of a novel Escherichia coli strain resistant to antibiotics has been linked to contaminated endoscopes in a Washington state hospital. The study indicates that industry standard cleaning guidelines, which were exceeded by hospital staff, may not be sufficient for sterilizing endoscopes adequately.

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  13. Alabama lawmaker pushes repeal of law named after his dead patientRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    An Alabama doctor-turned-lawmaker is seeking to overturn a state law named for one of his patients, whose death 16 years earlier triggered legislation requiring insurers to pay for minimum post-pregnancy hospital stays, records show. "Rose's Law," named after 36-year-old Rose Church, who died of a heart attack 10 days after giving birth in 1998, requires insurers in Alabama to cover post-pregnancy hospital stays up to 48 hours.

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  14. One in five teens have tried e-cigarettes, a British study findsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    One in five teenagers have experimented with e-cigarettes, a large study of British school students showed on Tuesday, fuelling debate about the widespread availability of the electronic devices. Many experts view the metal tubes that heat nicotine-laced liquid into an inhalable vapor as a lower-risk alternative to smoking.

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  15. China aims to double doctor numbers as cure for healthcare woesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    China will almost double the number of its general doctors by 2020, trim its public sector and improve technology as it seeks to fix a healthcare system plagued by snarling queues and poor rural services, its main administrative authority has said. China's fast-growing healthcare market is a magnet for global drug makers, medical device firms and hospital operators, all looking to take a slice of a healthcare bill expected to hit $1 trillion by 2020, according to McKinsey & Co.

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  16. Canada-US researchers to jointly study effectiveness of AIO treatment ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    Canadian and American health-care professionals will work together to study the effectiveness of advanced integrative oncology treatment for patients with late stage cancer. AIO treatment includes elements of conventional and naturopathic medicine.

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  17. Pharmacist group says members shouldn't aid in executionsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    In a move that could heighten the hurdles faced by states attempting to execute prisoners, a leading association for U.S. pharmacists has officially discouraged its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections. The policy adopted by American Pharmacists Association delegates at their annual meeting Monday makes an ethical stand against providing such drugs, saying they run contrary to the role of pharmacists as health care providers.

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  18. Arizona governor signs bill blocking abortion coverage through ObamacareRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey signed a law on Monday that requires doctors to tell women that drug-induced abortions can be reversed and that blocks the purchase of insurance on the Obamacare health exchange that includes abortion coverage. The requirement that patients be told that the effects of abortion pills may be undone by using high doses of a hormone was the most hotly contested provision during legislative debate.

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  19. Ali Health pens tie-up for online health testing platformRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's healthcare subsidiary will tie-up with Zhejiang DiAn Diagnostics Co Ltd to help develop an online hospital platform, the diagnostics firm said in a filing late on Monday. The firm said it had signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Alibaba Health Information Technology Ltd to explore an online health testing platform - part of Ali Health's drive to take healthcare services online.

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  20. Study reveals link between dietary magnesium intake and diabetes-related health outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    A recent analysis published in the Journal of Human Nutrition & Food Science reveals a beneficial relationship between dietary magnesium intake and diabetes-related outcomes including decreased risk for metabolic syndrome, obesity or overweight, elevated blood pressure, and reduced HDL cholesterol. This secondary analysis examined the relationship between dietary magnesium intake from food and food combined with supplements and diabetes and other related health factors in adults using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey , 2001-2010.

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