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Tue, 23 May 2017 19:03:54 +0200

After Legal Battle, Apollo 11 Moon-rock Bag Up for Auction
A piece of space memorabilia once bought for less than $1,000 is expected to fetch between $2 million and $4 million at an upcoming auction. The moon-rock bag, which also contains moon dust, is from the first manned mission to the moon, Apollo 11, and could have belonged to the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong. Sotheby’s also touts the bag as “the only such artifact in private hands.” Sotheby’s will auction the bag in New York City on July 20, the 48th anniversary of Armstrong’s...
Tue, 23 May 2017 12:22:26 -0400

Health Care Ranks Near Top of CEO Pay Trends, Again
Pay checks have remained healthy for executives in the health care industry. A year after earning the highest compensation of any industry, health care remained close to the top in 2016. The typical CEO in the industry made $12.9 million, just a touch below their counterparts in industrial goods. A look at the top and bottom-paid CEOs last year, by industry, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. Top paid: 1. Industrial goods, median compensation of...
Tue, 23 May 2017 09:33:39 -0400

Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Urgent Station Repairs
Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed. The 250-mile-high (400-kilometer-high) replacement job fell to commander Peggy Whitson, the world's most experienced female astronaut. She now ties the record for most spacewalks by an American - 10. Even though a second relay box managed the data load just fine after Saturday's breakdown, NASA scrambled to put together a spacewalk in...
Tue, 23 May 2017 09:00:29 -0400

The Benefits of Exercise, in Pill Form
The positive impact of exercise is old news. There really is no downside, mentally or physically, to getting up and moving around in any form from taking walks to lifting weights. But what if a pill could give you all those benefits. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Tue, 23 May 2017 00:19:00 -0400

Robotics Contest for Youth Promotes Innovation for Economic Growth in Africa
The hum of tiny machines fills a fenced-off obstacle course, as small robots compete to gather mock natural resources such as diamonds and gold. The robots were built by teams of young people gathered in Dakar for the annual Pan-African Robotics Competition. They're among the several hundred middle school and high school students from Senegal and surrounding countries who spent last week in Dakar building robots. Organizers of the annual robotics competition say the goal is to...
Mon, 22 May 2017 17:13:04 -0400

Outgoing WHO Director Says Agency Remains Relevant
Margaret Chan, the outgoing Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has opened this year’s World Health Assembly (WHA) by staunchly defending the organization against critics who say it has lost its relevance.   Chan’s tenure as head of WHO will soon end and after 10 years of service, she appears intent on handing her successor, who will be elected Tuesday, an organization that is viable and remains the essential leader in global health.   In addressing the...
Mon, 22 May 2017 15:00:17 -0400

Fruit Juice Consumption Discouraged for Young Children
Children younger than one should drink breast milk or formula, and should only drink fruit juice if advised by a doctor, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. The organization made the recommendation in the journal Pediatrics amid concerns about rising childhood obesity and tooth decay. This is the first time since 2001 that the doctors' group has reviewed its recommendation on fruit juice, which is a leading source of dietary sugar. Between the ages of one and four,...
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:22:39 -0400

Trans Surgeries Jump 20 Percent from 2015 to 2016
Gender confirmation surgeries jumped by 20 percent in the United States from 2015 to 2016, according to a new survey. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) survey says there were more than 3,200 “transfeminine” and “transmasculine” surgeries in 2016. Included in this number is everything from body contouring to full gender reassignment. "There is no one-size-fits-all approach to gender confirmation," said Loren Schechter, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon based...
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:02:30 -0400

As Ethiopian Seeks to Head WHO, Outbreak at Home Raises Questions
Ethiopia is battling an outbreak of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) that has affected more than 32,000 people.  At the same time, Ethiopia's former minister of health, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is a candidate to lead the World Health Organization.   The two facts are linked in that critics of Tedros say he has tried to minimize the outbreak by refusing to classify it as cholera, a label that could harm Ethiopia’s economic growth. The WHO's 194 member states will gather...
Mon, 22 May 2017 10:27:31 -0400

Study Finds that Speeding up Sepsis Care Can Save Lives
Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it's time they learn.   Sepsis is the body's out-of-control reaction to an infection. By the time patients realize they're in trouble, their organs could be shutting down.   New York became the first state to require that hospitals follow aggressive steps when they suspect sepsis is brewing. Researchers examined patients...
Mon, 22 May 2017 09:23:15 -0400


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MedicineNet Daily News

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Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT


1 in 5 U.S. Cancers Is 'Rare'
Title: 1 in 5 U.S. Cancers Is 'Rare'
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All
Title: Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Dying Patients Often Given Medicines That Won't Help Them
Title: Dying Patients Often Given Medicines That Won't Help Them
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Duterte Issues Strict Public Smoking Ban in Philippines
Title: Duterte Issues Strict Public Smoking Ban in Philippines
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?
Title: Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

 
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 21:59:56 +0200


Betaine supplement increases sprint muscle power

A study of the effects of betaine – TMG, or trimethylglycine – on muscular power during cycling found that ingesting 2.5 grams of the dietary supplement betaine for 7 days before a series of cycling sprint tests increased several measures of performance power by about 5.5 percent compared to baseline and 3.5 percent compared to […]
Sat, 11 Aug 2012 19:59:56 +0000

New Olympian-designed bone health supplements
Aging adults concerned about bone health, bone strength and integrity, and osteoporosis risk might be interested in a new, carefully formulated line of dietary supplements available at OsteoNaturals.com. What is unique about this set of bone health supplements is the quality of their ingredient formulation, which was personally designed (after extensive research) by an experienced […]
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 04:13:45 +0000

The Nrf2 knockout scare – can dietary antioxidants hurt you?
A recent UCLA study on the actions of a cellular antioxidant regulator, Nrf2, found that it had some connection to the formation of atherosclerotic plaque, and that reducing Nrf2 decreased atherosclerosis. But should these study findings scare you away from eating Nrf2-promoting dietary antioxidants found in broccoli, blueberries, and dark chocolate, or from taking the […]
Tue, 11 Jan 2011 15:21:39 +0000



MedTerms Medical Word of the Day

MedTerms Word of the Day
Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT


Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis: Inflammation of one or both tonsils, typically as a result of infection by a virus or 'bacteria.



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Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT



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BBC News - Health
Tue, 23 May 2017 19:37:49 +0200


Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus chosen as new boss of the World Health Organization
Tue, 23 May 2017 17:34:39 GMT

'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk
That's what a report says - but we look at all the risks of breast cancer for women.
Mon, 22 May 2017 23:09:21 GMT

Frozen 'space sperm' passes fertility test
Viable mouse sperm stored in space gives hope for sperm banks on the Moon, a Japanese team says.
Mon, 22 May 2017 20:23:23 GMT

Conservative social care funding cap: Theresa May defends changes
The PM says her plans will prevent the system from collapse after U-turn over cap on care costs.
Mon, 22 May 2017 22:03:54 GMT

Intersex patients 'routinely lied to by doctors'
Doctors in the UK routinely lied to patients with disorders of sex development known as intersex conditions, the BBC finds.
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:43:07 GMT


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Tue, 23 May 2017 20:13:25 +0200


Natural remedies are where it's at for head congestion

Head congestion makes life miserable. There are safe and effective natural remedies to deal with this problem.

Nasal congestion creates a great deal of misery and can be very costly in terms of lost time at school and work.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 09:53:52 +0000

Here is how mushrooms will boost your immunity, fight cancer and more

It is not secret that mushrooms are good for your health. They are rich in 15 nutrients and have abundant amounts of selenium, phosphorus, copper and B vitamins. So, Here is how mushrooms will boost your immunity, fight cancer and more.

According to many studies, mushrooms will boost your immunity, fight cancer and more in the following ways: 1) Affect cytokine production 2) b

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Tue, 23 May 2017 02:51:17 +0000

Wine Health Claims Are Bogus According To New Research

New claims about wine drinking are not going to make you happy. New research confirms the opposite to what we thought was true -- that drinking a glass of wine each night is healthy for your heart.

You may want to put that wine down for this news. Remember when people believed cigarettes were healthy, then years later discovered how disastrous they are to human health?

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Tue, 23 May 2017 00:29:31 +0000

Exercise Improves Pain Associated with Chronic Computer Use

One of the most common complaints of today’s office worker is neck pain and upper back pain due to long days in front of a computer. In addition to improve the ergonomic arrangements in your office space, you should also begin a regular exercise program.

It is thought that as many as 80% or more office workers today suffer from pain in the neck and shoulders.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 19:44:00 +0000

Science Finally Admits You Cannot Be Fat And Healthy And Here Is Why

If medical science is the judge, then finally there’s verdict on what it really means to healthy. What we intuitively know to be true has now been put into law– you cannot be fat and have good health. Period.

Obesity Classified As A Disease For Profit

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Mon, 22 May 2017 18:02:00 +0000


Physics Org

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Tue, 23 May 2017 20:13:27 +0200


Skin color no shield against skin cancer
Sidney Brown thought the mole on his nose was just an annoying pimple. He didn't consider that it could be a cancerous tumor, because, Brown thought, "skin cancer is something white people get."
Tue, 23 May 2017 13:59:08 EDT

Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's diseases share common crucial feature
A Loyola University Chicago study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's disease all share a similar ability to cause damage when they invade brain cells.
Tue, 23 May 2017 12:43:08 EDT

Study leads to breakthrough in better understanding acute myeloid leukemia
A study led by the University of Birmingham has made a breakthrough in the understanding of how different genetic mutations cause acute myeloid leukaemia.
Tue, 23 May 2017 12:42:40 EDT

Immunotherapy target suppresses pain to mask cancer
Once hailed as a breakthrough in cancer treatment, immunotherapies are now raising concerns as doctors note new side effects like severe allergic reactions, acute-onset diabetes and heart damage.
Tue, 23 May 2017 12:41:24 EDT

First study shows tie between probiotic and improved symptoms of depression
Probiotics may relieve symptoms of depression, as well as help gastrointestinal upset, research from McMaster University has found.
Tue, 23 May 2017 12:40:06 EDT


eMaxHealth - Personal Health
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Artipot: Health

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Tue, 23 May 2017 20:13:29 +0200


Set Up Your Romantic Mood with Essential Oil (miche llumb)
In case you are new to utilizing essential oils then this short and sweet guide may help you in a perfect manner. These essential oils have different uses and can offer you different advantages from healing burns to assisting with arthritis and also help to set up romantic mood.
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:03:04 +0000

Important Tips for Buying Essential Oils (miche llumb)
Essential oils can be a comfort for many people, so a good option is to invest in a box. It doesn't have to be something fancy, just a devoted box which assists keep them all together and left from ambient changes in temperature.
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:03:04 +0000

Mistakes That You should Avoid When Buying Essential Oil (miche llumb)
All we know that technology is advanced than before. With advancement in technology there are many people that ready to cheat you online when buying essential oil. You must aware about their cheating activities. If buying essential oil there are some mistakes that you should avoid.
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:03:04 +0000

Important Things to remember when planning to buy essential oil (miche llumb)
If you are going to purchase essential oil, you should first check the company's quality by purchasing a small amount. In case you test the oil and it passes these experiments than you know you have found a best supplier to purchase from.
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:03:04 +0000

Where to Purchase a good quality essential oil? (miche llumb)
In this fast moving world, buying things is easier with the help of online shopping. But sometime, it is actually tough to purchase from a trusted seller. If comes to essential oil then you must purchase it from licensed and approved seller.
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:03:04 +0000


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