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‘Zombie cells’ buildup in your body may play role in aging

Call them zombie cells — they refuse to die. Continue reading

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Woman develops ‘grapefruit’-sized hematoma after landing on jet ski handlebars

An unnamed woman’s vaginal injury was documented in a medical journal after she sought help for a massive hematoma on her vulva that developed after she fell off her jet ski and landed on the watercraft’s handlebars. Continue reading

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Diplomat who developed mysterious symptoms in China to donate brain for research

A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research. Continue reading

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California infant diagnosed with incredibly rare, incurable genetic disorder

The parents of a nearly 8-month-old California boy are searching high and low for answers after he became one of an estimated 50 people to ever be diagnosed with a genetic disorder that currently has no treatment or cure. Continue reading

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New blood test diagnoses preeclampsia faster, reduces risks

Preeclampsia is a potentially life-threatening complication for pregnant women worldwide. Continue reading

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Fish mucus shows promise as antibiotic, even against superbugs

After decades of antibiotic overuse, researchers are open to exploring new options. Continue reading

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Cannabis investor donates $9M to Harvard, MIT for marijuana research

A cannabis investor is giving Harvard and MIT, his alma maters, $9 million to study the health effects of marijuana. Continue reading

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Genetic test predicts middle-aged obesity risk, study finds

Can a genetic test identify newborns at risk of becoming severely obese by middle age? Continue reading

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St. Jude doctors claim cure for ‘bubble boy’ disease

Relying on the trickery used by the AIDS virus to infect people, doctors at two medical centers say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect that leaves children, typically boys, without an immune system. Continue reading

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Safe to transplant hepatitis C-infected hearts, lungs, study finds

Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a new organ, say researchers who may have found a way to protect those patients from getting the risky virus. Continue reading

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A bottle of wine a week is as bad as smoking 10 cigarettes: study

Drinking one bottle of wine a week is as cancer-causing as smoking up to ten cigarettes during the same time period, a new study claims. Continue reading

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Health officials investigate seizure risk with electronic cigarettes

U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices. Continue reading

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Number of American adults not having sex reaches all-time high, report says

A Washington Post analysis of the latest General Social Survey stated the number of U.S. adults not having sex in 2018 has reached a record high. Continue reading

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Teen suffering from seizures dies after doctors discover parasitic tapeworm eggs in his brain

An 18-year-old India man, who was not identified, complained of having pain in his groin and swelling in his eye, was found to have parasites in his brain. Continue reading

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Early test of male birth control pill shows no safety problems

After taking an experimental male birth control pill for 28 days, 30 men reported no serious side effects and the drug showed signs of decreasing sperm production, according to results of a phase 1 safety test reported Sunday in a poster session at END… Continue reading

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Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates. Continue reading

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Eggs linked to increased cholesterol, risk of heart disease in new study

It’s a finding sure to crack the heart of egg-lovers everywhere. Continue reading

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Depression and suicidal thoughts have doubled in young Americans, study says

The percentage of young Americans with mental health disorders has more than doubled over the past decade, according to a new study from the American Psychological Association. Continue reading

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Excess pregnancy weight gain tied to risk for delivery complications, study says

Women who gain more weight than recommended while pregnant may increase their chances for serious complications at delivery, a study of more than a half-million births in New York City suggests. Continue reading

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Genes may be why some women on birth control still get pregnant, study claims

 It’s long been assumed that women who get pregnant on birth control pills somehow erred, possibly by forgetting a dose. Continue reading

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