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Blood type may indicate heart attack risk from pollution

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By: IANS | New York | Published:November 16, 2017 12:23 pm Staying indoors, exercising indoors, compliance with heart medication may help reduce risks. (Source: File Photo)If you have A, B, or AB blood type, you might be more at risk of suffering a heart attack during periods of ...

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WATCH: This tablet can make sure you are taking your pills correctly

🕔16.11.2017 10:52

WASHINGTON, DC - A new digital tablet has been approved by the FDA (US. Food and Drug Administration) which can monitor if you're taking your medication correctly. The first digital pill called Abilify MyCite, tracks if patients have taken their medication. A tiny indigestible sensor is fitted ...

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Rare genetic mutation found in Amish community makes some live 10 years longer

🕔16.11.2017 10:52

The discovery of a rare genetic mutation that prolongs human life has raised hopes for new treatments to combat ageing and prevent age-related disorders from heart disease to dementia.Researchers spotted the mutation in an Amish population in Indiana where carriers were found to have better ...

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Get professional advice before taking antibiotics, ministry urges

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JAMAICANS are being urged to seek advice from a professional before taking antibiotics, as misuse could lead to antibiotic resistance, which can have devastating effects on the population. The call was made on Tuesday at the opening ceremony and media launch of Antibiotic Awareness Week at the ...

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November is American Diabetes Month

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Eating a Plant-based Diet Could Help Reduce The Risk of Heart Failure

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New US research has found more evidence to suggest that eating a mostly plant-based diet could have benefits for health, finding that the diet is associated with a lower risk of developing heart failure among those with no diagnosed heart disease or heart failure. Heart failure is a chronic, ...

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First gene-editing in human body attempt

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By James Gallagher Health and science correspondent, BBC News Image copyright Children's Hospital Oakland Image caption Brian Madeux and his fiancé Marcie Humphrey Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.Brian Madeux, 44 ...

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Know the Symptoms and Risks of the Deadliest Major Cancer

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Can you name a symptom or risk factor of pancreatic cancer? The disease is the deadliest major cancer with a five-year survival of just 9 percent. And although pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, Americans are still unfamiliar with the ...

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Don't Let New Guidelines Raise Your Blood Pressure, But Do Take Them Seriously. Here's How

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The American Heart Association's new guidelines on blood pressure move the goalposts for healthy levels. The short version: "Hypertension" now begins above 130 over 80, instead of 140 over 90.With the shift announced on Monday, Dr. Harlan Krumholz of Yale writes, many people who did not have ...

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Legionnaires' disease sickens Disneyland visitors

🕔13.11.2017 07:49

Disneyland has shut down two bacteria-contaminated cooling towers after health officials discovered several cases of Legionnaires' disease in people who had visited the Anaheim theme park, authorities said.The 12 cases of the bacteria-caused illness were discovered about three weeks ago and ...

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