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  1. Doncaster mums-to-be urged to get their flu jabsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Thorne Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Expectant mums are being urged to get their flu jabs this festive season, as official figures reveal that 36 women have died from flu over the last three years in England.


  2. MicroRNA-29a promotion of nephrin acetylation ameliorates hyperglycemia-induced podocyte dysfunction.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Podocyte dysfunction is a detrimental feature in diabetic nephropathy, with loss of nephrin integrity contributing to diabetic podocytopathy. MicroRNAs reportedly modulate the hyperglycemia-induced perturbation of renal tissue homeostasis.


  3. Convergent functional genomics in addiction research - a...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Convergent functional genomics is a translational methodology that integrates in a Bayesian fashion multiple lines of evidence from studies in human and animal models to get a better understanding of the genetics of a disease or pathological behavior. Here the integration of data sets that derive from forward genetics in animals and genetic association studies including genome wide association studies in humans is described for addictive behavior.


  4. Winter health woes: How to protect your body and mindRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Central Ohio

    ... pressure, he says. Here's what to do: Get a flu shot, and if you have heart disease, keep taking your prescribed medicine and tracking your blood pressure. If you have symptoms of a possible heart attack or stroke , call 911, Whitfield says. "Your ...


  5. Eating Habits You Should Drop NowRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    In my one-on-one work with clients there is a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy new eating regimen, but in order for new patterns to stick, we also have to zero in on unhealthy habits that tend to keep them stuck. If you've ever uttered the phrase, "I know what I need to do, but I just can't seem to do it!" my bet is lingering detrimental habits are the culprit.


  6. Existing chemical compounds could revive failing antibiotics, says Danish scientistRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... outside funding is required to produce a drug using their compounds. They hope that as thioridazine is an approved medicine, the lengthy process required to licence new drugs can be shortened. Before the development of penicillin, minor infections ...


  7. Uzbekistan votes in parliamentary pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Uzbekistan voters cast ballots Sunday in parliamentary elections in the ex-Soviet Central Asian state where all four competing parties support President Islam Karimov's policies. More than 20 million voters have registered to elect the 150-seat lower house of parliament, the Oliy Majlis, after the authorities sent out text messages urging people to vote.


  8. Cuba's famed cigars get a foot in door of US marketRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DNA India

    Milagros Diaz has been rolling cigars for 48 years, so long she cannot even smell tobacco anymore, and she is thrilled that the US market is finally opening up for her handmade Cuban "habanos". Since U.S. President Obama announced on Wednesday he would restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and start dismantling economic sanctions, Americans have been filing into the cigar shop at the Hotel Nacional in Havana, where she hand-rolls cigars using techniques little changed since the 19th century.


  9. Local law firm continues charitable givingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Theresa is a 42-year-old woman who recently lost her job. She suffers from high blood pressure and chronic migraines, and struggles to pay for her medications each month due to lack of health insurance.


  10. Brian Wilson: Why the Press need protectedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    PRESS freedom and methods of obtaining information that matters to the public must be protected and not criminalised for the sake of society, writes Brian Wilson. Nobody bothered about the indisputable fact that the Sony emails were illegally obtained or that those who spread them were handling stolen property.


  11. New hepatitis C drug Sovaldi raises workers compensation cost concernsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Insurance

    A federal lawsuit alleging price gouging by the maker of hepatitis C drug Sovaldi mirrors a growing struggle to contain hepatitis C-related workers compensation prescription costs that can reach up to $150,000 per claimant. While Sovaldi, which entered the market a year ago, is a highly effective treatment that can cure patients of hepatitis C - unlike other treatments for the chronic liver infection - employers should carefully monitor its use to determine whether cheaper treatments are available or appropriate, experts say.


  12. Hunt criticised on ambulances planRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Streatham Guardian

    Labour today stepped up attacks on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt after it emerged that target times for ambulances to reach some seriously-ill patients could be lengthened. A leaked document, obtained by the Press Association, includes plans to change the response time for some "Red 2" patients - those with "serious but not the most life-threatening" conditions - from eight to 19 minutes in England.


  13. John Timmerman on success: Get a mentor, develop passion, build a communityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    John Timmerman owns Good Monster, a Web strategy and digital marketing firm with an office in East Syracuse. He moved back to Central New York from Virginia.


  14. New script prescribed for medical researchRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Professor Alan Pettigrew, the new chairman of the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute based at the University of Wollongong. Picture: SYLVIA LIBER The inaugural CEO of the National Health and Medical Research Council has brought his expertise to the Illawarra's independent health and medical research institute.


  15. How to cheat on your diet during the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    "During the holidays, we tend to eat more and exercise less," said Dr. Michael Aziz, author of The Perfect 10 Diet. "We also tend to eat the wrong types of foods, and before we know it, we are gaining a lot of weight.


  16. 9 baby sleep solutions for holiday travelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    Got a baby or toddler in tow as you travel this holiday season? It's likely that you're worried about making sure he naps and sleeps through the night. Between flights and road trips, a new environment, and plenty of holiday excitement, all the changes can throw a wrench in his sleep schedule.


  17. Boy raises $1 million for friend's liver diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    An 8-year-old boy's dream to raise $1 million to help find a cure for his best friend's liver disease became a reality this week when sales from his book "Chocolate Bar" reached the significant milestone. As a first-grader in 2012, Dylan Siegel of California wrote and illustrated the 14-page picture book to raise money to fight glycogen storage disease, a rare genetic disorder that affects his friend Jonah Pournazarian.


  18. Sunday Sun review of the year: A look back at the big stories making...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    It's been another BIG years for stories in the Sunday Sun. Today we look back at what was hitting the headlines in the North during the first half of 2014 It was believed that simple, everyday painkillers triggered a potentially lethal skin condition which left the 28-year-old in agonising pain.


  19. The Long-Term Care Insurance DilemmaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Morningstar

    Which would you rather do: pay thousands of dollars each year for a product you might never use or risk having to pay tens of thousands per year for an indefinite period of time? For retirees and near-retirees who are contemplating buying long-term care insurance, that is the crux of the issue. The median annual cost of a private room at a nursing facility is nearly $90,000 nationally , although this figure varies widely depending on location.


  20. Trigger Point Dry-Needling for Muscle Pain and the Relief of Back, Neck and Shoulder PainRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... ncturist with advanced training in Trigger Point Dry-Needling, holding a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Additionally, he has California (L.Ac.) and National (Dipl. O.M.) Acupuncture Board Certifications.