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6 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Rotten egg gas holds key to healthcare therapies

It may smell of flatulence and have a reputation for being highly toxic, but when used in the right tiny dosage, hydrogen sulfide is now being being found to offer potential health benefits in a range of issues, from diabetes to stroke, heart attacks and dementia.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure

12 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

2 injured in Chevron Phillips fire at Galveston burn unit

Emergency vehicles sit outside the Chevron Phillips plant in Port Arthur on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Fire, Port Arthur, TX

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KBMT

Operations at a standstill following fire at Chevron Phillips

The Chevron Phillips plant in Port Arthur remained shut down Tuesday following an apparent flash fire Monday night.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

MedicineNet

venlafaxine, Effexor; Effexor XR

Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Effexor, Venlafaxine (generic), Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Depression, Health

Newswise

IARS Announces $600,000 in Anesthesia Research Awards

Newswise - July 7, 2014 - The International Anesthesia Research Society announces the recipients of $600,000 in grants for the 2014 IARS Mentored Research Awards.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Duke University, Columbia University, Texas

Wed Jul 02, 2014

MedicineNet

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors

Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Testosterone therapy does not increase heart attack risk, study shows

Testosterone prescriptions for older men in the United States have increased more than three-fold over the past decade.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Jun 30, 2014

I-Newswire.com

English Speaking Expert Doctor in Tokyo Joins HealthyIM - Nakamura Azabujuban Clinic

HealthyIM announced today that Nakamura Azabujuban Clinic , located in Tokyo's fashionable Azabu-Juban district, has signed on with the site [www.HealthyIM.com] as a premium member.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family Practice, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Health, Breast Cancer

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Shorewood

Dr. Jennifer Moralez, OB-GYN, Joins Columbia St. Mary's

Dr. Jennifer Moralez has joined the OB-GYN staff at Columbia St. Mary's. She will be practicing as a member of Water Tower OB-GYN in the Water Tower Medical Commons, 2350 N. Lake Dr. Dr. Moralez received her medical degree in 2009 from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Chron

Respiratory therapists help patients breathe easy

Respiratory therapists are an important part of the team in hospitals, nursing care facilities, or in home health, as they keep patients alive when they are recovering from serious surgery and until such point that they can breathe on their own.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Voice of America

Researchers Develop Experimental Treatment for Deadly Nipah Virus

Researchers are a step closer to developing a treatment for the deadly Nipah virus, a disease transmitted by fruit bats that has a high mortality rate.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Colon cancer survivors are more likely to have pain in the back and abdomen

Researchers from the University of Granada have discovered that colon cancer survivors are more likely to suffer future lesions related with pain in the back and lower abdomen than healthy individuals of the same gender and age.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Thu Jun 26, 2014

MedicineNet

dobutamine

Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Health

Wed Jun 25, 2014

EurekAlert!

Researchers 1 step closer to countering deadly Nipah virus

An interdisciplinary research team from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and three groups within the National Institutes of Health reports a new breakthrough in countering the deadly Nipah virus.

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Newswise

Antibody That Protects Against Hendra Virus Proves Effective Against Deadly Nipah "Contagion" Virus

Bethesda, MD - The human monoclonal antibody known as m102.4, which has proven effective in protecting against the frequently fatal Hendra virus, has now been shown in studies to protect against the closely related Nipah virus -- the basis of the 2011 movie "Contagion" -- a highly infectious and deadly agent that results in acute respiratory ... (more)

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Wed Jun 18, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Doctors Aren't Sure How To Stop Africa's Deadliest Ebola Outbreak

A health worker from Doctors Without Borders examines Ebola patient Finda Marie Kamano, 33, at her home in Conakry, Guinea, in April.

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Related Topix: World News, Guinea,

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Emotional training planned for Newport News employees

Don't get in a tizzy now, but ask instead: Does it make you happy or sad to know that the City of Newport News is seeking emotional intelligence training for 40 top City Hall officials? The city has issued a request for proposals for an organization to offer emotional intelligence assessments and coaching for department heads and other senior ... (more)

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Related Topix: Newport News, VA

CNN

Same learning curve every military has. Keep to yourself. Don't care about anyone 'cuz as soon as y

This iReport has been removed because it was flagged by the community and found to be in violation of the iReport Community Guidelines and Terms of Use .

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Related Topix: Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air, Anna Kendrick

Mon Jun 16, 2014

MedicineNet

senna

Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Senna, Medicine, Senna, Stimulant Laxatives (generic), Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

EurekAlert!

Study shows chikungunya mutation places several countries at risk of epidemic

For the first time, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers were able to predict further adaptations of the chikungunya virus that recently spread from Africa to several continents that will likely result in even more efficient transmission and infection of more people by this virus strain.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Genetics, Medicine

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