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Shocked grandfather diagnoses HIMSELF with motor neurone disease after he ticked off all the symptoms while watching Stephen Hawking biopic

Paul Whyley, 62, from Worcestershire, silently ticked off his symptoms as he watched The Theory of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne as Professor …

Stephen Hawking

The Truth About Cuba’s HIV ‘Breakthrough’

Cuba’s “eradication” of mother-to-infant HIV is hopeful but not groundbreaking. The risk for infants there was extremely low—and now, at 2 percent, it’s not entirely gone.

The brand new Cuba-USA love fest took another step forward this week with the loud trumpeting of Cuba’s first-in-class …

Breakthroughs

A high-fat diet may alleviate mitochondrial disease

Mice that have a genetic version of mitochondrial disease can easily be mistaken for much older animals by the time they are nine months old: they …

Healthy Eating

Young Royals fan whose cancer fight gained attention dies

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals received national attention during last year's World Series has died. He was 7.

Noah Wilson of Olathe died Tuesday night at a hospital, his family announced. Noah had his last radiation treatment in …

Cancer

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Medicine

Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A wide majority of U.S. men with low-risk prostate cancer are being treated for the disease even though …

Adenocarcinoma

Diabetes drug helps people lose weight: study

Miami (AFP) - Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that US regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of 18 pounds (eight kilograms), a yearlong study said.

Most patients were able to keep the weight off for the duration of the 56-week study on the drug …

Diabetes

‘Taking charge of yourself’: How yoga helped a US Marines vet manage her PTSD

After returning from deployment in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Yusra Kauppila would wake up in night sweats, having dreamt of being under attack. The former U.S. Marine dismissed the incidents, pushing herself at work and partying hard to distract herself. She started meditating and going …

Yoga

Nick Jonas Lashes Out After Major Company Ridicules his Chronic Illness

SourceThroughout his decade-long career, Nick Jonas has been an outspoken advocate of diabetes awareness. The 22-year-old star is a type 1 diabetic …

Nick Jonas

Study: Severe asthma fails to respond to mainstay treatment

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) The immune response that occurs in patients with severe asthma is markedly different than …

Evidence-Based Medicine

Study Links Traffic Noise and Cardiovascular Disease

Constant exposure to traffic noise may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, British researchers report.

Scientists used data on road traffic noise and hospital admissions for cardiovascular disease in London from 2003 to 2010, tracking all-cause and cardiovascular death rates for …

Cardiovascular System

Down to zero: Federal, K-P govts fight diseases affecting children

PESHAWAR: After successful campaigns against polio in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the tribal areas, the federal government once again makes plans to

Hepatitis B

Infectious disease making comeback in Galveston County, doctor says

A disease that was thought to be eradicated 60 years ago might be making a comeback in Galveston county.

Comebacks

Virginia Patient Wins $500,000 Lawsuit Against Doctors For Offensive Remarks He Unwittingly Recorded While Undergoing Colonoscopy

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A Virginia patient recorded his colonoscopy procedure and discovered the offensive remarks that …

Colonoscopy

Dan Carlson inspires people with & without disabilities

A kid from Powell dreamed of working in UT Athletics and made that dream come true

University of Tennessee

Star Kick aims to include kids with disabilities in AFL

Perth junior AFL club the Coolbinia Bombers invite kids with disabilities to come and join them on the field!

AFL

Vitiligo Skin Disorder Successfully Reversed With Unexpected Medication

For millions of people who suffer from Vitiligo, a rare skin disorder, the potential for reversing the disease with a new unexpected medication …

Vitiligo

New report: Investments in neglected tropical diseases one of the best buys in development

(Global Health Strategies) A new report by Uniting to Combat NTDs highlights dramatic health and economic benefits from investing in combating …

Poverty

Clinical Studies of Disease-Modifying Therapies & Drug Delivery Candidates Lead to New Drug Therapies & Patents for Treating Patients with Parkinson's Disease & Other Neurodegenerative Disorders

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Over one million Americans suffer from the tremors, stiffness and slurred speech of Parkinson's …

Medicine

Experts identify skin disease in Phu Tho

The health ministry's General Department of Preventive Medicine has identified the disease that two children in the northern Phu Tho Province's …

Medicine

Immediate review call into mental health wards after BBC probe

An immediate review is needed at all mental health wards run by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, an independent watchdog said.

In May, a …

Mental Health

Hope for Alzheimer's treatment as researchers find licensed drugs halt brain degeneration

Two licensed drugs have been shown to halt brain degeneration in mice, raising the prospect of a rapid acceleration in the search for a medicine to beat Alzheimer’s disease.

The results, presented on Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Society annual research conference in Manchester, have been hailed as …

The Brain

Researchers discover previously uncharted part of the eye.

The retina is a layer of tissue in the back of the eye that converts light into nerve impulses. The retina contains small, specialized neurons called …

Research

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Avril Lavigne tears up while discussing struggle with Lyme disease

Avril Lavigne is opening up on camera for the first time about her struggle with Lyme disease.

In a new interview with "Good Morning America," the 30-year-old "Complicated" singer breaks down in tears while recalling her battle just to get a proper diagnosis. Avril was bedridden for five months, and …

Avril Lavigne

Randy Rogers Opens Up About the Death of His Newborn Daughter: 'It Was Heart-Wrenching'

When Randy Rogers' baby girl, Rumer Rain, came into the world on June 3, he and his wife, Chelsea, were positively over the moon – and completely giddy about her dark hair.

"My other two babies [daughters Isabel, 5, and River, 21 months] have my light hair," Rogers tells PEOPLE. "Chelsea really …

Genetics

BHMS student to be featured at international art show

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Kacy Wyman

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Kacy Wyman, 13, is a competitive swimmer and an aspiring doctor.

She has never seen herself as …

Print Media

Record high of West Nile virus in the Coachella Valley

A record number of mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in the Coachella Valley this year, according to the Coachella Valley …

West Nile Virus

The Disgusting Disease That’s on the Bottom of Your Shoes

Even if your scrub you house from top to bottom every day, there might be a jungle of germs waiting just outside. In a recent study, researchers from the University of Houston found that 40 percent of doorsteps samples were contaminated with C. difficile bacteria, and so were 39 percent of shoe …

Shoes