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Aggressive Breast Cancer Responds to New Drug
2/20/2019
In the clinical trial of the new drug, sacituzumab govitecan, about a third of the patients responded to treatment and the effect lasted up to eight months. The research was funded by the drug's maker.
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Could Pacemakers Be Powered By Heartbeats One Day?
2/20/2019
Battery-powered pacemakers have to be replaced every five to 12 years. So, some scientists have been working an alternative: battery-free pacemakers that in theory would never have to be replaced.
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Kaiser Permanente Med School to Offer Free Tuition
2/20/2019
A new medical school will offer free tuition to its first five classes in hopes of student debt as an obstacle to enrollment.
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FDA Head: Agency May Cut Kids' Vaccine Exemptions
2/20/2019
The federal government could "mandate certain rules about what is and isn't permissible when it comes to allowing people to have exemptions," FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told CNN.
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High-Fat Diets Do No Favors for Your Gut Bacteria
2/20/2019
The study showed that a high-fat diet is linked to unfavorable changes in the type and numbers of gut bacteria, known as the microbiome, as well increasing inflammatory triggers in the body.
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Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms
2/20/2019
Compared with women who didn't get acupuncture, those who did had significant reductions in hot flashes, a recent study found.
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‘Young Blood’ Clinics Shut Down After FDA Action
2/20/2019
While the FDA did not name Ambrosia its release, it cautioned consumers that there is “no proven clinical benefit” to the transfusions. Although
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Gut Microbes May Help Drive Lupus, Study Finds
2/20/2019
Comparing gut bacteria from lupus patients with bacteria from their healthy peers, scientists learned those with lupus had about five times more of the bacteria known as Ruminococcus gnavus.
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Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes
2/19/2019
Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2 diabetes.
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Study: FDA Fell Short on Tracking Fentanyl Use
2/19/2019
Despite what should have been a very restrictive distribution system, as many as half of the patients receiving a specific form of fentanyl did not meet the requirements to get it, researchers said
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Heart Attacks Rising Among Younger Women
2/19/2019
By 2014, women younger than 55 accounted for 31 percent of hospitalizations for heart attack -- up from 21 percent in the late 1990s.
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CDC: Turkey-Linked Salmonella Cases Now at 279
2/19/2019
Cases have been reported in 41 states and the District of Columbia, and 107 people have been hospitalized. One death was previously reported in California.
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Finding LGBTQ-Friendly Health Care a Challenge
2/19/2019
Health care providers are recognizing and trying to meet the need for more inclusive and LGBTQ-friendly health care.
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Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage
2/19/2019
Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect.
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Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Deer in 24 States
2/19/2019
There is no evidence the disease can spread to people, the CDC said, but hunters should be careful around potentially infected animals.
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Apple-Shaped Body? Pear-Shaped? Your Genes May Tell
2/18/2019
While obesity is linked to a range of health conditions, excess fat around the middle seems to be a particular risk factor for certain diseases -- like type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
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Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds
2/15/2019
"Just because we detect HPV DNA in the hand doesn't necessarily mean the viral particles are viable or that there is enough to cause an infection," the study's lead author says.
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Ohio Teen Gets Himself Vaccinated, Inspires Others
2/15/2019
As he began to get various vaccinations, media reports about him multiplied, and so did the requests for information and guidance, questions and comments.
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Guys, Can You Give Us 40? It May Show Heart Health
2/15/2019
Men in their 40s who can do more than 40 push-ups at a time have a 96 percent reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease compared with men who did 10 or fewer.
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Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men
2/15/2019
Osteoporosis is a serious condition for men, too. After breaking a hip, the risk of illness and death is greater among men than women, researchers said.
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