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Chikungunya virus may be coming to a city near you -- learn the facts

Public Release: 26-Mar-2015

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has been the subject of increasing attention as it spreads throughout South America, Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico. 452 more words

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RDA of Vitamin D off by approximately 90% claim researchers (Video Review)

7,000 IUs/daily of Vitamin D needed claim researchers

- The recommended intake of vitamin D specified by the IOM is 600 IU/day through age 70 years, and 800 IU/day for older ages. 85 more words

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No children in the U.S. had all the markers for heart health. Sample of 8,961 children that represented about 43.6 million children nationwide

- Researchers examined BMI, healthy diet, total cholesterol and blood pressure — four of the seven components of heart health — in children ages 2-11 who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Surveys (NHANES) in 2003-10. 825 more words

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No children in the U.S. (statistically) had all the markers for heart health. Sample of 8,961 children that represented about 43.6 million children nationwide

- Researchers examined BMI, healthy diet, total cholesterol and blood pressure — four of the seven components of heart health — in children ages 2-11 who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Surveys (NHANES) in 2003-10. 824 more words

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A vaccination that is expected to prevent the spread of the disease can instead foster the spread of the disease

Paradox of Vaccination: Is Vaccination Really Effective against Avian Flu Epidemics?

  • Published: March 18, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004915
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Bladder Infection: What are the Treatments?

A urine test usually shows whether you have a bladder infection or not. If you are having frequent infections or there is a persistent blood in your urine, or if an anatomical defect is suspected as the cause of your problem, then your doctor may want you to do some other clinical testing, including a Cystoscopy. 340 more words

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The accidental release of 45 litres of concentrated live polio virus solution into the environment - Belgium

- Requested Repost from 2 September 2014

As reported to ECDC by Belgian authorities, on 2 September 2014, following a human error, 45 litres of concentrated live polio virus solution were released into the environment by the pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), in Rixensart city, Belgium. 176 more words

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