Stephen Hawking: I'm worried about the future of the NHS - BBC News
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Cambridge professor criticises health secretary and warns about role of private sector in the NHS.
Walnuts for Weight Loss?
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A handful of walnuts may trigger parts of the brain that make us feel satiated.
Can You Sweat Out Toxins?
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Heavy metals and BPA can be detected in sweat. But whether tiny amounts of chemicals present a health concern is unknown.
The Appointment Ends. Now the Patient Is Listening.
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Patients often don’t recall what was said in the doctor’s office. Should you record the visit to review later?
Peanut allergy could be cured with probiotics
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The vast majority of children in a large clinical trial continued to tolerate peanuts for 4 years after it had ended, new research shows.
Fears erased with pulses of light
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Scientists investigate a method of removing learned fear responses using pulses of light to weaken synaptic connections to the amygdala.
Peanut Allergy Pill Works Four Years Later
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Peanut Allergy Pill Works Four Years Later
Researchers Developing Test For Lyme Disease
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Researchers Developing Test For Lyme Disease
Surprising neural communication mechanism revealed
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Researchers have made a surprising discovery about how neurons communicate, which might upturn existing notions and help to unravel mental disorders.
Bipolar disorder: Brain mechanism could be key for prevention
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Scientists have identified a brain mechanism making siblings of bipolar people resilient to the disorder and hope it will be the key to its prevention.
Cocktail Confusion: Is Drinking Healthy or Risky?
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This article looks at the latest research studies on the health benefits of alcohol.
Rheumatoid arthritis: Birth control pill tied to reduced risk
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A large Swedish study has found that women who had used contraceptive pills had less risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than women who had not.
Reversing brain death: Far-fetched or feasible?
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Ira Pastor, CEO of Bioquark, Inc., speaks to MNT about his team's controversial plans to restore life to people who have been declared brain dead.
Could City Lights Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
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Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed
Medical exemptions soar in California as SB 277 makes personal belief exemptions unavailable
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California?s new law that eliminates personal belief exemptions has been a success, increasing vaccine uptake after just one year. That isn?t to say that there aren?t problems. On…
How do babies breathe in the womb?
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How do babies breathe in the womb? Find out here about how babies develop in the womb during pregnancy. Learn more about lung development and breath here.
Kids for life? Pros and cons of lifelong neuroplasticity, as seen via our emotional development
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The Brain?s Emotional Development (Dana Foundation?s Cerebrum): ?Humans are likely the most emotionally regulated creatures on earth. Compared to other animal species, we can modulate a?
Pickwickian syndrome: All you need to know
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Pickwickian syndrome is a condition characterized by disordered breathing when sleeping. It is common in people who are obese. Learn about this condition.
Literacy is a health care problem no one talks about
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We need to be wary of those that have limited literacy.
 Schizophrenia in children: What you need to know
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Schizophrenia in children is uncommon but serious. It may affect their thinking and behavior, and requires careful management. Learn about this condition.
FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: Vegan propaganda, exercise tones your brain, and the mysterious origins of Trader Joe's foods
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This week vegan propaganda, exercise tones your brain, and the mysterious origins of Trader Joe's foods
Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought
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Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say
Winter Weather Safe Driving Tips
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This is a guest post from ?Joe? at Survivallife.com It’s that time of year again. In the next few weeks, millions of Americans will be flooding the streets in their holiday travels. I w…
Debate: Would you?or should you?undergo medical treatments to improve your body and mind and your chances of employment?
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The future of work is medically enhanced ?elite super-workers,? report says (Ladders): ?In the future, we will be competing against medically-enhanced workers who can work longer and harder t?
5-Star Friday: Tackling the unwieldy
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Many of the health care journalists we review are brave, intrepid, or both. Health care is not an easy beat. It?s quite a mash-up of science, politics, economics, ethics, law, technology and ? well ? us. These are big topics. A bit unwieldy. The writers featured in this week?s 5-Star Friday have taken on some ?
Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?: MedlinePlus Health News
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Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed
Growing and Testing Drugs on Dozens of Tiny Guts at Once |
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In a demonstration of where the field of organ-on-a-chip technology is inevitably going, MIMETAS, a company developing organ-on-chip technology out of Leid
Gold Nanostars and Immunotherapy Combined for a Cancer Vaccine |
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Researchers at Duke University have combined an FDA approved immunotherapy and a gold nanostar/laser treatment to completely eradicate tumors and vaccinate
Efforts pick up steam to expand Medicaid dental benefits for older adults
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In a recent story for the Baltimore Sun, reporter Andrea K. McDaniels explored a dilemma getting increasing attention these days – the shortage of affordable and accessible oral health services for…
AARP survey finds most common barrier for adults to add more mentally-stimulating activities: Knowing where to start
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2017 AARP Cognitive Activity and Brain Health Survey (AARP Research): ?AARP conducted a study of adults age 40+ to characterize participation in cognitively stimulating activities (CSAs)̷?
TV Binge-Watching May Leave You Like 'The Walking Dead': MedlinePlus Health News
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Study suggests multi-episode viewers can end up sleepless and fatigued
World Humanitarian Day - Civilians Bearing Burden of Armed Conflicts | Inter Press Service
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World Humanitarian Day - Since the end of World War II, between 60-90% of war-related deaths are primarily among civilians
48 digital health companies share 2016 revenues to land on the Inc 5,000 list
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It's become an annual tradition for MobiHealthNews to parse Inc. Magazine's Inc 5,000 list of fastest growing companies in America, calling out the digital health and health tech companies that made the list. We found more companies than ever on this year's list,
Can You Return to Nursing After a Hiatus?
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Many nurses come to me for advice and career coaching when they're ready to return to the nursing workforce after a hiatus. For some, it's j...
6 Out of 7 Teens Slip Up on Contact Lens Guidelines: CDC: MedlinePlus Health News
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Infections most common for kids who skip steps or ignore rules for sleeping, swimming
Chickpea Tortilla Crepes
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A versatile vegan treat that can become part of your favorite meal or snack.
Harvard photos of eclipses through the years
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As photography developed, Harvard astronomers embraced it as a scientific means to understand the sky.
Summer journey connects Harvard students to Viking history
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While many of their peers were relaxing, a handful of Harvard students spent their summer immersing themselves in Viking history on a remote Danish island.