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Scientists ID mutations that could allow bird flu strain to spread among humans

Public Release: 15-Jun-2017

Monitoring for these mutations could enable timely response to prevent pandemic

PLOS

IMAGE: Three amino acid changes promote binding to human-type receptors by H7N9 HA. 715 more words

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Many good years after heart bypass surgery -- but something happens after 10 years

Public Release: 7-Jun-2017

The probability of continuing your life following bypass surgery is close to being the same as for the population in general – once a patient has completed the procedure. 803 more words

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Aspirin does little or nothing for hard arteries, University of Florida researchers find

Public Release: 5-Jun-2017

University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For decades, aspirin has been widely used to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems. Now, a team led by a University of Florida Health researcher has found that aspirin may provide little or no benefit for certain patients who have plaque buildup in their arteries. 573 more words

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One in 5 cancers diagnosed in the United States is a rare cancer

Public Release: 19-May-2017

American Cancer Society

About one in five cancer diagnoses in the United States is a rare cancer, according to a new American Cancer Society report. 448 more words

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Low heart rate linked to stalking behaviors in men in SHSU study

Public Release: 11-May-2017

Sam Houston State University

HUNTSVILLE, TX (5/11/17) — A low resting heart rate, which has been linked to aggression and violent offending, has been implicated in stalking behavior in males, according to a recent study. 383 more words

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Medical ethics under Nazism

Public Release: 4-May-2017

Lessons in inhumanity

Charité РUniversitätsmedizin Berlin

Did Nazi-era physicians study medical ethics? Does the concept of medical ethics exist independently of political systems? 418 more words

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Widespread vitamin D deficiency likely due to sunscreen use, increase of chronic diseases

Public Release: 1-May-2017

Study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association highlights risk factors, treatment protocols

American Osteopathic Association

CHICAGO — May 1, 2017 — Results from a clinical review published in… 588 more words

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