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  1. Alzheimer's Protein Found in Young Brains for the First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago |

    For the first time, scientists have found evidence of a protein found in Alzheimer's disease, called amyloid, in the brains of people as young as 20. In a report published in the journal Brain , Changiz Geula, a professor at the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, reveals that the protein - which gradually builds up and forms sticky plaques in the brain in Alzheimer's disease - starts appearing early in life. Amyloid is normally made by the brain and has important functions; it's an antioxidant and promotes the brain's ability to remain adaptable by forming new connections and reinforcing old ones, especially those involving memory.


  2. E-cigarettes and the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | KCRG

    University of Iowa cardiologist Milena A Gebska, M.D., tells her patients that it doesn't make a difference which kind of cigarette they're smoking - traditional or electronic - the risks to heart health suggest that her patients stop smoking immediately. Nicotine, found in traditional and electronic cigarettes, has proved to constrict blood vessels, temporarily raise blood pressure and heart rate, and elevate glucose levels.


  3. Glenmark Generics Ltd. v. Ferring B.V.,Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | JD Supra

    Case Name: Civ. No. 3:14-cv-422-HEH, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 146528 Drug Product and Patent -in-Suit: DDAVP ; U.S. Pat.


  4. Sister Mary Rosalie Tapley, R.S.M.Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Sister Mary Rosalie Tapley, R.S.M., age 82, died Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Mercy Center, Dallas PA where she had been a resident since 2008. Sister was born June 22, 1932 in Watertown, NY the daughter of Francis and Rosalie Tapley.


  5. Beware of high blood pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | This is South Wales

    KNOWN as the "silent killer", high blood pressure rarely has obvious symptoms. Around 30 per cent of people in the UK have high blood pressure but many don't know it.


  6. The FlagueRead the original story

    49 min ago | Iceland Review

    So far, in the year 2015, one of the most prominent topics in discussion in Iceland has been the flu. More so than in previous years, it has made its mark on society, striking one family member after another.


  7. Cardinal Health buying Johnson & Johnson cardiovascular unit for $1.9BRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Business Journal

    Cardinal Health Inc. plans to acquire the Cordis business making stents and other supplies for procedures within blood vessels from Johnson & Johnson for $1.9 billion - adding to a product portfolio focused on helping hospitals control supply costs with more standardization. The acquisition, expected to close by the end of the year pending regulatory approval in some 20 countries, will cost a net $1.6 billion after tax benefits.


  8. Americans getting less sleep, due to chronic painRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

    A poll from the National Sleep Foundation finds those suffering from chronic pain sleep an average 42 minutes less than others. 65 percent of people without any pain issues say they usually get a good night's sleep, yet just over a third of those with chronic pain say the same thing.


  9. Boston Scientific's $1.65B acquisition expands into men's urology businessRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Star Tribune

    The deal will combine Minnetonka-based American Medical Systems' men's urologic products with Boston's existing line of devices for female urologic conditions. Boston Scientific is expanding its Twin Cities workforce, acquiring Minnetonka -based American Medical Systems' men's urology business for $1.65 billion from Endo International PLC.


  10. News Anchor Ditches CNN to Create Life-Changing Clothes for Autistic KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The New York Observer

    The mental strain stems from both the constant feeling that "anything can happen" and the frustrations associated with the seemingly simple day-to-day activities that most of us take for granted. One such activity that the majority of people can't even fathom to be so difficult is getting dressed.


  11. In Drug Trial, Parents Weigh Life and LossRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    Andrew Marella, a 15-year-old who suffers from a rare genetic disease called Niemann-Pick Type C, is in a clinical trial for a drug that may extend his life, but could damage his hearing. . Andrew Marella, 15, talks with his parents at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., before getting his monthly infusion of cyclodextrin, an experimental drug being tested in a clinical trial of patients with the fatal cholesterol metabolism disorder, Niemann-Pick Type C. Lexey Swall for The Wall Street Journal Andrew Marella waits before getting an infusion of cyclodextrin.


  12. Akili Interactive Labs Announces Clinical Collaboration Agreement...Read the original story

    54 min ago | Digital Game Developer

    DELSIA is a not-for-profit venture philanthropy affiliate of Autism Speaks , the leading autism science and advocacy organization. DELSIA will fund a controlled study to determine the efficacy of Akili's cognitive gaming intervention platform in children with co-occurring high-functioning autism and ADHD.


  13. Peanuts may lower risk of death from heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Reuters

    ... said senior study author Dr. Xiao-Ou Shu, a professor of epidemiology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, in a phone interview. Shu's team studied 71,764 people in the southeastern U.S. - mostly low-income, and about two-thirds ...


  14. Study: Smokers Who Quit Early May Not Qualify For Lung Cancer ScreeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago |

    A decrease in smoking rates may increase deaths from lung cancer, according to a new study. The problem is that many former smokers don't qualify for lung scans that can detect the cancer early when it's most curable, says a New York thoracic surgeon.


  15. Newton, Cambridge, Boston Rank High in ObesityRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago |

    In a list led by Provo-Orem, UT, Boston-Cambridge-Newton ranked high in a report of the country's metro areas with the biggest weight problems. It's National Nutrition Month, and WalletHub analyzed 100 of the most populated metro areas in the country "to identify those where weight-related problems call for heightened attention."


  16. Judge Approves Protective Order In Woodard-Thompson Suit Against ErlangerRead the original story

    55 min ago |

    Circuit Court Judge Neil Thomas has approved a protective order requested by Erlanger Health System in the lawsuit filed by former Erlanger CEO Charlsetta Woodard-Thompson against the hospital.


  17. Temporary nurses bill almost doublesRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Essexcounty Standard

    Figures released by the Royal College of Nursing show the trust which runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital shelled out A 2,282,000 in 2012/13. The college says the figures show hospitals across the East of England are struggling to recruit permanent staff, which is why they are having to fork out to cover the cost of temporary staff.


  18. Nurse who survived Ebola suing hospital where she caught itRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Feb. 25, 2015, photo, Ebola survivor Nina Pham walks in a park with her dog Bentley in Dallas. Pham told The Dallas Morning News in the interview that she is preparing to file a lawsuit Monday, March 2, in Dallas County against Texas Health Resources.


  19. How to Make Healthy Eating HappenRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | A Weight Lifted

    I think most of us want to eat healthy. We hear plenty about its importance to achieving and maintaining health and healthy weights.


  20. Kim Kardashian spurs increase in butt lift plastic surgery, say surgeonsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago |

    Celebrities with big butts such as Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose have fueled a dramatic increase in patients seeking butt lifts and butt implant plastic surgeries, WTOP reported Monday . Surprisingly, butt augmentation procedures are now outpacing other plastic surgeries such as face lifts and breast implants.