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Can Dementia Be Prevented? Education May Bolster Brain Against Risk - NPR

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Can Dementia Be Prevented? Education May Bolster Brain Against Risk
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The odds of getting Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia are declining for people who are more educated and avoiding heart disease, a study finds. The results suggest that people may have some control over their risk of dementia as they age.
Dementia can be prevented with education and a healthy heartUniversity Herald
Study finds possible way to cut down dementia riskPulse Headlines

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Back to its roots: how Zika may threaten Africa - Reuters

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Back to its roots: how Zika may threaten Africa
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PRAIA/LONDON Florzinha Amado is eight months pregnant and trying to stay calm about whether the Zika virus infection she contracted at 21 weeks could have harmed her unborn child. But Amado isn't Brazilian. She lives on the volcanic archipelago of ...
Obama Reveals His Inner Nerd, Picks Mars CompanionsJakarta Globe

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I tried and tried and tried and tried to get tested for Zika virus, but ... - CNN

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I tried and tried and tried and tried to get tested for Zika virus, but ...
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Alison Kosik is a business correspondent for CNN based in the New York bureau. (CNN) If you get sick, New York City and Long Island are among the best places to be for medical care, I've heard. I'm not feeling that at the moment. In fact, after a ...
I tried and tried and tried again to get tested for ZikaKWCH
CDC ships Zika test for pregnant women; Puerto Rico at riskSalt Lake Tribune
CDC distributes Zika test for pregnant womenColumbus Dispatch
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More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test - Philly.com

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More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test
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THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of young women with breast cancer are being tested for the BRCA gene mutations that substantially raise the risks of breast and ovarian tumors, a new study shows. Researchers found that ...
Gene Tests Up Among Young Breast Cancer Patie...WebMD
Genetic Testing For BRCA Breast Cancer Gene On The Rise In Young Women; Does It Even Influence Treatment ...Medical Daily
BRCA Testing Increasing Among Young Breast Cancer PatientsCancer Network
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Louisiana investigating 2 possible Zika virus cases - NOLA.com

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Louisiana investigating 2 possible Zika virus cases
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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes sit in a petri dish at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. The mosquito is a vector for the proliferation of the Zika virus currently spreading throughout Latin America. New ...
DHH investigating 2 possible Zika cases in LouisianaWDAM-TV
Louisiana: Likely Zika in 2 of group that visited CaribbeanWashington Times
State investigating two possible cases of ZikaThe Daily Advertiser
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Science Seeks Clues To Human Health In Neanderthal DNA - NPR

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Science Seeks Clues To Human Health In Neanderthal DNA
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If you've ever seen what a Neanderthal is supposed to have looked like, it might be hard to imagine mating with one. But modern humans did. We know because, a few years ago, scientists found stretches of Neanderthal DNA in living humans. And now ...
Neanderthal DNA may influence modern depression risk, study findsSFGate

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Imprimis Pharma to make cheaper alternative to Retrophin's Thiola - Reuters

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Imprimis Pharma to make cheaper alternative to Retrophin's Thiola
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Feb 10 Compounding pharmacy Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it plans to make a cheaper alternative to Retrophin Inc's kidney stone drug, Thiola. Retrophin, under former Chief Executive Martin Shkreli, raised the price of the drug from ...
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Make a Lower Cost Compounded and Customizable Alternative to Thiola®FiercePharma
Retrophin (RTRX) Offers Statement on Imprimis Pharma's Plans to Make Compounded Alternative to ThiolaStreetInsider.com
Drugmaker Imprimis Pharma To Market Cheaper Alternative To Retrophin Kidney Stone Drug ThiolaTech Times
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Surgery Wrongfully Performed On Baby - Science World Report

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Surgery Wrongfully Performed On Baby
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This mom is outraged because doctors mistakenly performed this surgery on her baby. Find out more, here. (Photo : Flickr/Bridget Coila). This Tennessee mom is now suing after doctors performed a major surgery on her baby that was meant for another ...
Mom says TN hospital operated on wrong babyWKYC-TV
How The Baby Mix-Up Case That Went Viral Could Have Been PreventedNewsChannel5.com
Tennessee Hospital Performs Surgery on Wrong Infant: 'It's a Horrible Dream Come to Life,' His Mom SaysPeople Magazine
The Inquisitr -AL.com
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​Venezuela says 3 dead from Zika virus complications - CBS News

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​Venezuela says 3 dead from Zika virus complications
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CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela has announced the first Zika virus-related deaths in the South American country. President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday that at least three people have died in Venezuela due to complications related to the ...
Venezuela Supreme Court Upholds Maduro Emergency Economic DecreeBloomberg

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UPDATE 1-FDA advisory panel strongly backs biosimilar Remicade - Reuters

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UPDATE 1-FDA advisory panel strongly backs biosimilar Remicade
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(Adds doctor, J&J comment, details on biosimilar, Remicade). Feb 9 A medical advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended approval of a cheaper biosimilar form of Johnson & Johnson's Remicade arthritis drug that ...
FDA panel backs lower-cost version of J&J's top-selling drugWashington Post
Johnson & Johnson Gets ExtrapolatedBloomberg
ACR encourages safe adoption of biosimilars during FDA public hearing on biosimilar to infliximabHealio

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