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Vaping linked to wheezing in adults

This was made known in a new study published recently in the journal; 'Psychiatry Research .' To this end , Co-Author of the study, Steven Silverstein, said the result of the study also suggested that research into vision problems in other groups of people, such as those with schizophrenia, who often smoked heavily, should take into account their smoking rate. [Full Article...]

Pioneering trial offers hope for restoring brain cells damaged in Parkinsons

Pioneering trial offers hope for restoring brain cells damaged in Parkinsons The study was funded by Parkinson's United Kingdom with support from The Cure Parkinson's Trust and in partnership with the North Bristol NHS Trust. However, they said the trail nonetheless offered hope for the 150,000 people in the United Kingdom who already have Parkinson's and the estimated million more who will be diagnosed during the course of their life time. [Full Article...]

Army veteran shoots doctor at VA hospital in Florida, FBI says

Army veteran shoots doctor at VA hospital in Florida, FBI says An Army veteran shot a doctor in the neck Wednesday evening just before a mental health evaluation at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Riviera Beach, Fla ., according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. A second employee was injured in the struggle, suffering a gunshot wound to the buttocks. The doctor, whose name hasn't been released, was treated and released at a West Palm... [Full Article...]

Extremely rare semi-identical twins identified in pregnancy

Extremely rare semi-identical twins identified in pregnancy They share 100 per cent of the DNA from their mother, but only 50 per cent of the DNA from their father, leaving the pair half way between identical and non-identical. An Australian brother and sister are the second pair of siblings to be identified as "semi-identical" twins, their doctors say. "It's this unusual place in between", chief author Dr. [Full Article...]

Classic Signals: Students identify signs of eating disorders

Classic Signals: Students identify signs of eating disorders Claiming anorexia was her coping mechanism, Shah said most portrayals of people with eating disorders in the media are of "young, pretty, white girls". People with bulimia nervosa usually feel ashamed and disgusted as they binge, yet also feel relieved of tension once the binge-purge cycle is complete. [Full Article...]

Catching Up on Sleep on the Weekend Doesn't Work

Catching Up on Sleep on the Weekend Doesn't Work Despite complete freedom to sleep in and nap during a weekend recovery period, participants in a sleep laboratory who were limited to five hours of sleep on weekdays gained almost three pounds over two weeks and experienced metabolic disruption that would increase their risk for diabetes over the long term. [Full Article...]

Half of children with cancer left undiagnosed, untreated

Dr Claudia Allemani, associate professor of cancer epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said estimates like those in the new study could help to spur better strategies for cancer control. Researchers took into account general levels of access to primary care and referrals to specialised care. "Cancer registries must be given the legislative, political and financi... [Full Article...]

Title X change risks patient health, says Planned Parenthood

Title X change risks patient health, says Planned Parenthood Clinics, including Planned Parenthood, that received funding in September will run out at the end of next month and the new cycle is set to start April 1. Planned Parenthood is one of many organizations that receives funding under Title X-the federal government's only program offering federal funds for family planning services. [Full Article...]


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