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  1. Ebola in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    DAY FORECAST COMING UP. DOCTORS WILL BE CONTACTING ANYONE WHO MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO AN EBOLA PATIENT IN DALLAS WELL HE WAS INFECTED.

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  2. Detroit health services control returning to cityRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WJRT

    Control of most Detroit public health services is returning to the city's health department about two years after it taken away. Health services such as immunizations, HIV testing and tuberculosis treatment were turned over to the private, nonprofit Institute for Population Health in 2012 amid problems with Detroit's Department of Health and Wellness Promotion.

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  3. Innovations: The incredible potential and dangers of data mining health recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Imagine if your doctor could compare your physical health, diet and lifestyle to a thousand Americans with similar characteristics, and realize that you need treatment to prevent heart failure next month. What if an analysis of your genome could help a physician give you a customized cancer treatment that saves your life? It's the kind of potential Google chief executive Larry Page hinted at when he told the New York Times earlier this year that "we'd probably save 100,000 lives next year," if we data mined health care data.

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  4. Technology could reduce the amount of time to determine whether a cancer drug is workingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Steve Ouellette of KinaSense works on the company's technology that could help oncologists determine faster than ever if a cancer drug works on a patient's cancer cells. KinaSense is one of more than 20 startups created in fiscal year 2014 from Purdue University innovations.

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  5. Armed contractor was on elevator with ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRCR

    Testimony given by the director of the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday appears to conflict with the news that broke hours after Julia Pierson's testimony -- that a private security contractor with a gun shared an elevator with President Barack Obama, in violation of protocol, during his trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta two weeks ago. In her testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Pierson said she is responsible for briefing the president whenever there is a serious breach of his or his family's security.

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  6. Predicting the future course of psychotic illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... as well. "Being able to predict the trajectory of psychotic illness is a kind of 'holy grail' in psychiatric medicine," says Professor Baune, who is corresponding author of a paper on the new model , to be published in the Australian & New Zealand ...

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  7. Exercise to prevent falls and fracturesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Boosting your activity levels and doing strength and balance exercises significantly reduces your risk of breaking a bone as a result of falling if you are over 60, according to experts from an international research group based at The University of Manchester. Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries among older people, but experts from across Europe argue they should not just be written off as an unavoidable consequence of aging.

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  8. First U.S. Ebola case diagnosed -- now what?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WCTI

    A man at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. Now, health officials are searching for those he came in contact with.

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  9. Stocks: 5 things to know before the openRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WCTI

    Weak economic data from Europe are keeping investors cautious in early dealing. Manufacturing in the eurozone has stalled, and is now contracting in Germany, the region's biggest economy, according to the latest survey of purchasing managers.

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  10. Survival results from phase III Break-3 study of Tafinlar ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    GSK has announced updated results for Tafinlar from a planned analysis of the phase III BREAK-3 study in 250 patients with BRAF V600E mutant metastatic melanoma . These results, which include new survival data, showed 45 per cent of patients treated with dabrafenib were still alive at two years.[1] The data were presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2014 Congress in Madrid.

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  11. Scripps Research institute scientists shed light on cause of spastic paraplegiaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered that a gene mutation linked to hereditary spastic paraplegia, a disabling neurological disorder, interferes with the normal breakdown of triglyceride fat molecules in the brain. The TSRI researchers found large droplets of triglycerides within the neurons of mice modeling the disease.

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  12. Immunotherapy could stop resistance to radiotherapyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Treating cancers with immunotherapy and radiotherapy at the same time could stop them from becoming resistant to treatment, according to a study published in Cancer Research . The researchers, based at The University of Manchester and funded by MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, and Cancer Research UK, found that combining the two treatments helped the immune system hunt down and destroy cancer cells that weren't killed by the initial radiotherapy in mice with breast, skin and bowel cancers .

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  13. Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to smaller risk of coronary heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland shows that dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease . The sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids include fish, vegetable oils, and nuts.

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  14. New understanding of emotional impact of strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    The physical challenges associated with recovery from a stroke are well documented however the impact of a stroke on emotion is less well understood. New research from the University of Aberdeen, published in the British Journal of Clinical Psychology has identified key areas in which stroke can impair emotion regulation and found that these difficulties continued 18 months after the stroke.

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  15. Ganymed Pharmaceuticals AG - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The company develops therapeutic drugs such as ideal monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of solid cancers. Its ideal monoclonal antibodies include IMAB 362, IMAB 027, 2nd gen IMAB, GT468, GT352 and GT 353.

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  16. How healthy are we as a nation? A new Welsh Government survey reveals allRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    The number of children eating both healthy and unhealthy food is on the rise in Wales, according to latest figures by the Welsh Health Survey. Nearly 30% of children admitted to eating sweets every day in 2013, up nearly 2% on the same results the previous year.

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  17. Now Available: Global Alliance for TB Drug Development -...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The company discovers and develops drugs to treat tuberculosis. Its products include natural products, isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide, ethambutol and topoisomerase I Inhibitors.

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  18. Combining experimental evolution with next-generation sequencing: a...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Heredity

    Correspondence: Professor C Schlötterer, Institut für Populationsgenetik, Vetmeduni Vienna, Veterinrplatz 1, 1210 Vienna, Austria. E-mail: christian.schloetterer@vetmeduni.ac.at Evolve and resequence is a new approach to investigate the genomic responses to selection during experimental evolution.

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  19. Malignant stroma increases luminal breast cancer cell proliferation...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Luminal, estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers represent more than 70 % of cases. Despite initial good prognoses one third of Luminal cancers eventually recur locally or at distant sites and exhibit hormone resistance.

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  20. Gene interacts with stress and leads to heart disease in some peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    A new genetic finding from Duke Medicine suggests that some people who are prone to hostility, anxiety and depression might also be hard-wired to gain weight when exposed to chronic stress, leading to diabetes and heart disease. An estimated 13 percent of people, all of whom are Caucasian, might carry the genetic susceptibility, and knowing this could help them reduce heart disease with simple interventions such as a healthy diet, exercise and stress management.

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