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July 10 2015

22:18

“Safe” Plastic Alternatives Linked to Scary Health Problems | Mother Jones - Dispatch Times


Dispatch Times

“Safe” Plastic Alternatives Linked to Scary Health Problems | Mother Jones
Dispatch Times
By not microwaving food in plastic containers, avoiding the use of plastic wrap, and washing plastic containers instead of putting them in the dishwasher, it is less likely to leak plastic into food. According to a new study, two chemicals widely ...
Study has discovered some chemicals used in plastics may after all be harmful ... Benchmark Reporter
Chemicals in the Plastics Still Increase Risk for Several Health Conditions The Market Business
Studies suggest; “Safer” Replacements For Harmful Chemical In Plastics May Be ... Empire State Tribune
International Business Times -BABW News
all 53 news articles »
21:24

Smoking may be a factor in developing psychosis - UPI.com


UPI.com

Smoking may be a factor in developing psychosis
UPI.com
Study finds more than half of people experiencing their first psychotic episode are cigarette smokers. File photo by Alexis C. Glenn/UPI. | License Photo. LONDON, July 10 (UPI) -- People experiencing a first episode of psychosis are three times more ...
Can smoking cause psychosis? Study suggests links CTV News
Smoking Linked to Schizophrenia WebMD
Smoking cigarettes is associated with an increased risk of psychosis The Conversation UK
BBC News
all 174 news articles »
20:58

Survivors of teenage cancer struggle with jobs, emotions later in life - Vocal Republic


Business Insider

Survivors of teenage cancer struggle with jobs, emotions later in life
Vocal Republic
(Reuters Health) overvallen Even a long time later, mankind identified with cancer in their own teenage ages are not going to have education institution qualifications, to focus on a full time basis, to get committed and to dwell on their own, in one ...
Study: Teens who survive cancer may have trouble adapting in their adult years Business Insider

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20:05

Twitter Pulls Vine Ad After Criticism From an Epilepsy Charity - TIME


TIME

Twitter Pulls Vine Ad After Criticism From an Epilepsy Charity
TIME
Twitter pulled a brightly flashing Vine ad from its website Friday after receiving complaints from an epilepsy charity. Epilepsy Action said @TwitterUK's new #DiscoverMusic campaign — which is designed to promote new artists and loops a six second ...
Twitter Takes Heat From Epilepsy Charity For Flashing Vine Ads Fast Company
Epilepsy charity criticises Twitter for flashing ads BBC News
Twitter Inc Kills Off Vine Ads Over Concerns About Inducing Epilepsy Bidness ETC
The Guardian -The Consumerist -Yahoo Tech
all 19 news articles »
19:44

Michigan doctor gets 45-year prison sentence for healthcare fraud - Reuters


New York Post

Michigan doctor gets 45-year prison sentence for healthcare fraud
Reuters
A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Detroit-area doctor who admitted performing unnecessary procedures on hundreds of cancer patients to 45 years in prison, prosecutors said. Dr. Farid Fata, 50, who pleaded guilty in September to more than a dozen ...
Cancer doc patients say 45 years in prison not enough Detroit Free Press
Dr Farid Fata who scammed millions of cancer patients is jailed for 45 YEARS Daily Mail
Michigan Doctor Sentenced to 45 Years for Medicare Fraud Wall Street Journal
ABC News -CBS Local -Fox News
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18:26

Terminal Cancer Patient Weds From His Hospital Bed - ABC News


ABC News

Terminal Cancer Patient Weds From His Hospital Bed
ABC News
With a little help from friendly hospital staff, a terminally ill man was able to have the "best day" of his life and marry his girlfriend in his hospital room. Keith Borum and Nina Scott were married yesterday at the Good Samaritan Hospital in West ...

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15:09

How accurate are online symptom checkers? - CBS News


CBS News

How accurate are online symptom checkers?
CBS News
When you feel a pain in your side or scratch in your throat, your first reaction may be to go online and use a symptom checker to diagnose yourself. But how good is the information and advice these online programs dole out? In the first large-scale ...
Harvard researchers tested 23 online 'symptom checkers.' Most got failing ... Washington Post
Symptom Checkers: Triage of the Future? MedPage Today
Study: Online Symptom Checkers Correct in About Half of Cases iHealthBeat
Pioneer News -Empire State Tribune -The Monitor Daily
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13:33

Agfa HealthCare to launch new mobile DR system with FreeView telescopic column at AHRA 2015

Agfa HealthCare announces today that it will launch its new mobile DR system with FreeView telescopic column at AHRA 2015, the Association for Medical Imaging Management's annual meeting, in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 19-22.
13:25

Restrictive policies for blood transfusions could produce significant cost savings for NHS

Changing clinical thresholds for the single leading reason for blood transfusions could safely produce significant savings for the NHS, according to NHS Blood and Transplant research published in The Lancet tomorrow.
13:19

Anika Therapeutics announces positive results from CINGAL phase 3 trial for knee osteoarthritis

Anika Therapeutics, Inc.,, a leader in products for tissue protection, healing, and repair based on hyaluronic acid technology, today reported positive results from the CINGAL 13-02 study evaluating the safety of a repeat injection of Cingal for symptomatic relief of osteoarthritis of the knee.
11:26

Does smoking increase the risk of developing psychosis?

Research conducted at King’s College London and reported in Lancet Psychiatry today indicates that smoking is associated with an increased risk of developing psychosis; a mental health disorder that disrupts normal processing by the brain causing delusion and hallucination.
10:11

BP levels declined among US children and adolescents during the past decade

Childhood high blood pressure (HBP) is a serious public health challenge worldwide due to associated increases in risk of end organ damages and correlation with HBP in adulthood. The prevalence of elevated blood pressure (BP) has been reported to increase significantly among United States children and adolescents from 1988-1994 to 1999-2008, but little is known about recent trends in BP values and elevated BP.
10:00

Leading researchers call for support for data storage in the cloud to improve genomics research

Today in the journal Nature prominent researchers from Canada, Europe and the U.S. have made a powerful call to major funding agencies, asking them to commit to establishing a global genomic data commons in the cloud that could be easily accessed by authorized researchers worldwide.
09:53

Study discovers potential link between inherited genome-wide DNA sequences and CAD

A study to examine recessively inherited genome-wide DNA sequences has for the first time discovered a potential link with Britain's biggest killer - Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
09:24

University of Chicago Medicine named to FARE Clinical Network

The University of Chicago Medicine is among 22 centers of excellence across the country chosen by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) to be inaugural members of its FARE Clinical Network, which will work to accelerate development of therapies and raise the standard of care for people with life-threating food allergies.
09:20

Vanderbilt receives $12.8 million federal grant to develop better ways to predict effects of drugs in patients

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a five-year, $12.8 million grant from the federal government to develop better ways to predict how patients will respond to the drugs they're given.
09:12

Cedars-Sinai scientists identify genes responsible for tumor growth in high grade brain tumors

After generating new brain tumor models, Cedars-Sinai scientists in the Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute identified the role of a family of genes underlying tumor growth in a wide spectrum of high grade brain tumors.
03:07

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Anika Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from Follow-up Study Evaluating Safety of a Repeat Injection of CINGAL for Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee )--Anika Therapeutics, Inc., , a leader in products for tissue protection, healing, and repair based on hyaluronic acid technology, today reported p... Stratus Properties Inc. Elects to Purchase Canyon-Johnson Urban Fund II, L.P.'s Interest in Block 21 and Completes the Sales of Parkside Village and 5700 Slaughter )--Stratus Properties Inc. announced today that on July 6, 2015, Stratus notified its joint venture partner Canyon-Johnson Urban Fund II, L.P. --Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. has announced the retirement of President and CFO Charles Schafer.

July 09 2015

21:34

Parkinsons Disease Partnering 2010-2015 Market Research Reports Medgadget - Medgadget.com (blog)


Parkinsons Disease Partnering 2010-2015 Market Research Reports Medgadget
Medgadget.com (blog)
“The Report Parkinsons Disease Partnering 2010-2015 provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. – MarketResearchReports.biz”. The Parkinson's Disease Partnering 2010-2015 ...

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21:32

FDA Advisors Tilt Toward New Lung Ca Drug

(MedPage Today) -- One member calls it a necessary "baby step" forward in NSCLC care.
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