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Latest Health News

Hepatitis A Symptoms: Morimoto Asia Restaurant Worker Infected, Customers Adv...
22 Nov 2018 at 2:00am

International Business Times

Hepatitis A Symptoms: Morimoto Asia Restaurant Worker Infected, Customers Advised Vaccination
International Business Times
An employee at Morimoto Asia restaurant at Walt Disney World's Disney Springs complex, Florida, was recently diagnosed with hepatitis A and health officials put out a statement Wednesday asking anyone who had meals or drinks at the outlet to seek ...
Hepatitis A case confirmed in worker at restaurant in Disney Springs complex, officials sayWSB Atl...

CDC watches adenovirus outbreak that killed University of Maryland student - ...
21 Nov 2018 at 8:03pm

NBCNews.com

CDC watches adenovirus outbreak that killed University of Maryland student
NBCNews.com
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is helping investigate an outbreak of adenovirus that has killed one student at the University of Maryland and sickened at least five more. Olivia Paregol, 18, died Nov. 18, according to ...
UMd freshman with adenovirus dies, 5 other cases confirmedSan Francisco Chronicle
CDC watches adenovirus outbreak that killed college studentWXXV N...

Probiotics Found To Be Ineffective For Easing Symptoms Of Kids' Stomach Bugs ...
21 Nov 2018 at 2:00pm

NPR

Probiotics Found To Be Ineffective For Easing Symptoms Of Kids' Stomach Bugs
NPR
Many parents give their kids probiotics when they get stomach bugs. But do these supplements really help curb the vomiting and diarrhea? The answer ? at least for two popular probiotics ? appears to be: No. "We have shown in two very large and ...
Probiotics no help to young kids with stomach virusEurekAlert (press release)
Probiotics No Better Than Placebo for GastroenteritisMedscape
Two studies find probiotic the...

'Landmark study' shows brain cells revamp their DNA, perhaps sparking Alzheim...
21 Nov 2018 at 10:26am

Science Magazine

'Landmark study' shows brain cells revamp their DNA, perhaps sparking Alzheimer's disease
Science Magazine
Unlike most cells in our bodies, the neurons in our brain can scramble their genes, scientists have discovered. This genome tampering may expand the brain's protein repertoire, but it may also promote Alzheimer's disease, their study suggests. ?It's ...
HIV drugs may stop Alzheimer's, says study proposing an undiscovered root causeThe San Diego Union-Tribune
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Insulin Need Set to Rise 20% by 2030, but Access May Be Limited - Medscape
21 Nov 2018 at 6:59am

Medscape

Insulin Need Set to Rise 20% by 2030, but Access May Be Limited
Medscape
The need for insulin is expected to rise by 20% between 2018 and 2030 predicts research that provides direct projections of insulin use and disease outcomes among people with type 2 diabetes worldwide. In fact, without major improvements in access ...
Dr. Marc Siegel: Stuff the turkey, not yourself, to avoid diabetesFox News
40 million people with diabetes will be left without insulin by 2030, study predictsCNN
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