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UN expands Ebola mission to Mali – Sydney Morning Herald

UN expands Ebola mission to Mali – Sydney Morning Herald

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Spread of Polio Is World Health Emergency, WHO Says – Wall Street Journal

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Young blood rejuvenates older animals, studies show – CBS News

Three new medical studies show young blood may be able to improve lives. Researchers took old mice and gave them blood, and blood proteins, from young mice. They found the old mice showed improved muscle and brain function. The older animals ran faster and longer on a treadmill, had an increased rate of new brain […]

Saudi Arabia: MERS cases reach more than 400, more than 100 dead – Reuters

KUWAIT (Reuters) – Eighteen more people in Saudi Arabia have contracted the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing the number of cases in the kingdom to 414, its health ministry said on Monday, more than a quarter of whom have died. The new cases, reported in the past 48 hours, were in the […]

Novartis’ long-acting Signifor passes PhIII test for acromegaly – FierceBiotech

Novartis’ long-acting Signifor passes PhIII test for acromegaly – FierceBiotech

Novartis ($NVS) says that a pivotal study of its long-acting version of Signifor demonstrated success in treating acromegaly, a condition in which excess levels of growth hormone causes body parts like the hands and feet and face to swell. At the meeting of the European Congress of Endocrinology, investigators said that patients taking pasireotide long-acting […]

He Lost 125 Pounds, But Still Felt Fat – KUTV 2News

(CNN) If you’re overweight, slimming down will make you feel great, right? For John Janetzko, embracing his own body took more than just weight loss. The 24-year-old chemistry Ph.D. candidate at Harvard is just under 6 feet tall, and struggled with his body image for years. Even after losing 125 pounds, he still felt fat, […]

Young Blood May Hold Key to Reversing Aging – New York Times

Young Blood May Hold Key to Reversing Aging – New York Times

Young Adults Think E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Ones – Doctors Lounge

Young Adults Think E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Ones – Doctors Lounge

Survey finds young parents and non-smokers among users. SUNDAY, May 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A small number of young parents are using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), while a wide majority of young adults believe e-cigarettes are less hazardous than regular cigarettes, according to a new survey. There’s a great deal of debate over the safety […]

State officials: Man treated for MERS ‘improving’ – Chicago Tribune

A man suffering from the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is doing better today, authorities said. The victim is hospitalized at the Community Hospital in Munster, Ind., which is the first U.S. facility to admit a patient with the deadly virus. The patient, whose name is being kept confidential, remains hospitalized in […]

Helmets not helpful for treating flat skulls of infants, new study suggests – Tech Times

So are corrective or orthotic helmets a boon or a bane? Study researchers from the Netherlands say it isn’t that helpful at all, given the high costs and side effects reported. Read what they have to say. (Photo : Joe Nicora) Parents have always received advices from well-meaning family […]