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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
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
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
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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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
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
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
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
(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
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
PESHAWAR: After successful campaigns against polio in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the tribal areas, the federal government once again makes plans to …Hepatitis B
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
Posted by Raissa on Jun 29, 2015 10:10 AM EDT
A Virginia patient recorded his colonoscopy procedure and discovered the offensive remarks that …Colonoscopy
A kid from Powell dreamed of working in UT Athletics and made that dream come trueUniversity of Tennessee
Perth junior AFL club the Coolbinia Bombers invite kids with disabilities to come and join them on the field!AFL
For millions of people who suffer from Vitiligo, a rare skin disorder, the potential for reversing the disease with a new unexpected medication …Vitiligo
(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
The health ministry's General Department of Preventive Medicine has identified the disease that two children in the northern Phu Tho Province's …Medicine
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
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
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
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
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
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BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Kacy Wyman, 13, is a competitive swimmer and an aspiring doctor.
She has never seen herself as …Print Media
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
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