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Yesterday | India.com

Daytime napping may lead to early death says a research study

In particular, naps were linked with an increased risk of dying from respiratory diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Yesterday | Agri Marketing

Kellogg Study: More Fiber May Help Reduce Health Care Costs

KELLOGG STUDY: MORE FIBER MAY HELP REDUCE HEALTH CARE COSTS Apr. 22, 2014 Source: Kellogg news release The number of doctor visits due to regularity and digestive issues by Americans has grown considerably in the last 20 years, contributing to an increase in health care costs.

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Related Topix: Kellogg, Food, Agriculture

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Ivanhoe

Chronic Inflammation Linked to Prostate Cancer

Chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue is associated with aggressive prostate cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, & Prevention , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

PR-inside.com

Global systemic lupus erythematosus market: New market research published

The forecast methodology and disease diagnosis criteria were consistent across all of the 7MM to allow for a meaningful comparison among them.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Rheumatology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Central Ohio

Ohio mumps outbreak grows

A majority of the reported cases - 139, or 62% - have been linked to Ohio State University, says Julie Mangino, director of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology for the OSU Health System, and a member of the university's Mumps Advisory Executive Team.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Ohio State University, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vaccinations

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Herald Gazette

How Not To Get Lyme Disease

How Not to Get Lyme Disease presented by Dr. Stephen D. Sears, state epidemiologist, at Camden Public Library, covering symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the rampant tick-borne disease.

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Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Warm weather brings uptick in rabies cases

The warmer weather has brought an increase in rabies cases, including rabid cats.

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Related Topix: Weather, Health, Vaccinations, Medicine

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Denver Post

Chickenpox outbreak increases Friday to 9 reported cases

A charter school in Wheat Ridge reported on Friday its ninth case of chickenpox in an outbreak that began last weekend.

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Related Topix: Chickenpox, Health, Wheat Ridge, CO, Medicine, Jefferson County, CO

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WVNY

Learning about the Risks of EEE

It's a disease carried by mosquitos, EEE. And if spread to horses, livestock, or even humans, it can be deadly.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, VT, Medicine, Rutland County, VT

Fort Francis Times

One-third of prescriptions unfilled

A new Canadian study suggests nearly one-in-three new prescriptions goes unfilled, with expensive drugs and medications used to control some chronic conditions more likely not to be taken as directed.

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Related Topix: Medicine

OregonLive.com

Food industry group gives William Keene, Oregon's pioneering food safety sleuth, posthumous achievement award

An Oregon food safety sleuth who broke new ground nationwide was recognized on Thursday for a career devoted to preventing illness and saving lives.

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Related Topix: Food Science

Bioscience Technology

New Model Combines Multiple Genomic Data

The difference between merely throwing around buzzwords like "personalized medicine" and "big data" and delivering on their medical promise is in the details of developing methods for analyzing and interpreting genomic data.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Brown University, Mathematics, Science

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Dallas Observer

Texas, Accused of Downplaying Cancer Fears, Grudgingly Re-examines Flower Mound Cluster

People who live in Flower Mound may or may not be at higher risk for developing cancer.

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Related Topix: Texas, Flower Mound, TX, University of Texas at Austin, Medicine

Sys-Con Media

EpiCast Report: Diabetic Neuropathy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022

Summary Diabetic neuropathy affects an estimated 50% of patients with diabetes and is one of the leading causes of morbidity in diabetic patients, often leading to foot ulcerations or amputation.

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Related Topix: Diabetic Neuropathy, Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Marketing

Honolulu

The Germinator: Hawaii State Epidemiologist Sarah Park

Sarah Park, infectious disease physician, state epidemiologist and chief of the Hawaii Department of Health's Disease Outbreak Control Division, investigates everything from measles outbreaks to the flu and leptospirosis.

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Related Topix: Creat Studios, Germinator, Video Games, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health

Martinsville Bulletin

Latino Festival expands focus

Sharon Ortiz-Garcia , Jaime Herrera and Eli Salgado are among several local leaders putting together a Latino festival Saturday at the Smith River Sports Complex.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Martinsville, VA, Henry County, VA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Thomasville Times Enterprise

Public Health investigating multi-county Whooping Cough outbreak

Southwest Health District is investigating clusters of pertussis - primarily associated with young children - in Colquitt, Mitchell and Thomas counties, Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant, said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

New epidemiology model combines multiple genomic data

A new statistical model brings critical elements -- single-nucleotide differences in DNA and data on gene expression and methylation -- into the study of associations between genetics and disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Mathematics, Science, Genetics, Biology, Brown University, Health, Brain Cancer

EurekAlert!

New epidemiology model combines multiple genomic data

A new statistical model brings critical elements -- single-nucleotide differences in DNA and data on gene expression and methylation -- into the study of associations between genetics and disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Mathematics, Science, Genetics, Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI

Mon Apr 07, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Study saying Diablo Canyon radiation poses health risk is disputed

California’s last operating nuclear power plant is under attack from opponents armed with a new study contending radiation from the Diablo Canyon facility poses a health risk to the residents of San Luis Obispo County.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, San Luis Obispo County, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Medicine

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