Epidemiology Newswire (Page 5)

Epidemiology Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Epidemiology. (Page 5)

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  1. Pregnant women with Zika are 20 times more likely to have a baby with a birth defect, CDC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Los Angeles Times

    A baby girl born with microcephaly balances on a ball during a physical therapy session. New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that Zika infection during pregnancy increases the risk of birth defects by a factor of 20. A baby girl born with microcephaly balances on a ball during a physical therapy session.

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  2. State Health Officials Report More Flu-Related DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The number of flu deaths increased by 11 in the last week, which is higher than weeks past. However, epidemiologist Kendra Dougherty with OSDH said these numbers aren't unusual.

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  3. Barry Miller Farr, 1951-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Crozet Gazette

    ... in chemistry at Ole Miss and received an MD from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Science in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He received training in internal medicine and infectious diseases at ...

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  4. Some birth defects 20 times more likely for moms with Zika, CDC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | KSL-TV

    The proportion of Zika-related birth defects during 2016 was nearly 20 times higher than the number seen during the pre-Zika years, according to a new report from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In particular, brain abnormalities or microcephaly, where a baby's head size is smaller than expected, occurred about 33 times as often in pregnancies with Zika infections than in the pre-Zika years.

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  5. Some Melanoma Survivors Are Still Getting Too Much Sun ExposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    People who have survived melanoma were more likely to protect themselves from sun exposure than those who hadn't experienced the disease, but a significant portion of them still reported getting a sunburn in the past year, among other behaviors that might increase the risk of a new cancer. The study, which appears Thursday in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention , included 724 cancer survivors who had been diagnosed with melanoma, a potentially deadly form of skin cancer, between July 2004 and December 2007.

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  6. Why are colon cancer rates in Gen Xers and millennials in Canada rising?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | GlobalNews

    While rates of colon and rectal cancer are on the decline in older people, they're steadily rising in millennials and Gen-Xers. It's a worrisome trend American doctors documented this week, but the phenomenon is occurring in Canada, too.

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  7. Colorectal cancer is becoming more common among millennials and no one knows whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Colorectal cancer mostly strikes middle-aged and older people, but new research shows a disturbing rise in cases among young adults. Tuesday's study by the American Cancer Society is a reminder that while this type of cancer is rare in the young, no one should ignore symptoms just because the person is a 20- or 30-something.

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  8. There's no evidence pet cats cause schizophreniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    As if parents of young children didn't have enough things to worry about, here's another: Some scientists say they think pet cats might increase a kid's risk of developing schizophrenia. But there's good news out of this growing field of research, which focuses on the links between a cat-borne parasite that causes toxoplasmosis and mental health disorders.

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  9. How temperature may affect your baby's weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Fox News

    Researchers found that women who experienced unusually hot or cold weather during pregnancy were at increased risk for having babies with a low birth weight , even when the baby was not born prematurely. Given that global climate change is expected to lead to an increase in extreme weather events, including unusually hot or cold weather, "these results highlight the need for more research as well as public health awareness of the potential adverse effects of extreme local temperature during pregnancy," the researchers wrote in their findings, which will be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Environmental Research.

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  10. This Technical Skill Wanted for Cancer Research JobsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 1 | BioSpace

    March 2, 2017 By Mark Terry , BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff One area that is increasingly becoming involved in cancer research is bioinformatics and computational science. For cancer researchers, data science and computational analysis are increasingly vital skills.

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  11. Colorectal cancer rare but rising among millennials, Gen XRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Jackson Hole News And Guide

    Colorectal cancer mostly strikes middle-aged and older people, but new research shows a disturbing rise in cases among young adults. Tuesday's study by the American Cancer Society is a reminder that while this type of cancer is rare in the young, no one should ignore symptoms just because the person is a 20- or 30-something.

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  12. Armijo High TB screening/testing clinic goes off without a hitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | The Reporter

    Richard Bammer -- The Reporter Teionna Cunningham, a microbiologist with Solano County Public Health, examines vials just before a Wednesday afternoon blood draw in the Armijo High gymnasium. As expected, the TB screening/testing clinic Wednesday at Armijo High came and went with the clinical proficiency any person would expect at routine visit to their primary care physician's office.

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  13. Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosed Prevalent Cases Show Prevalence Against...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | SBWire

    The ulcerative colitis epicast report for the 10-year period 2015-2025 added by MarketResearchReports.biz takes into account seven crucial markets worldwide to shed light on the prevalence of UC. Japan, the U.K., Spain, Italy, Germany, France, and the U.S. are critically studied in this report which is titled "EpiCast Report: Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology Forecast To 2025."

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  14. A Husband Loses His 'Best Friend' - Salome Karwah, Ebola HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | WGBH

    When James Harris rushed his wife, Salome Karwah, to a hospital at the edge of Monrovia on the night of February 19, he expected that she'd be treated as a priority case. Salome was a prominent Ebola survivor and ex-Doctors Without Borders employee who'd graced the cover of Time magazine in 2014 as one of the "Ebola Fighters" named persons of the year.

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  15. Colorectal Cancer Rates Rise Sharply in Younger US AdultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Yahoo!

    ... people born in 1950, the scientists found. In the study, the researchers looked at data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program, a government registry of cancer diagnoses. The data included all cases of colon and rectal ...

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  16. Gas sniffing and lead poisoning may be causing indigenous suicides...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Canada.com

    A cemetery at Attawapiskat First Nation, which declared a state of emergency over suicide attempts last year. Toronto-based researchers say the inherited, genetic effects of lead poisoning from gas sniffing may be a factor in the indigenous suicide epidemic.

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  17. Colorectal cancer rate rising among millennials, Gen Xers, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Newsday

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  18. Extreme temperatures may increase risk for low birth weight at term, NIH study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Medical News Today

    Extreme hot or cold temperatures during pregnancy may increase the risk that infants born at term will be of low birth weight, according to a study of U.S. women by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. The study was published in Environmental Research .

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  19. Right-Wingers Want Us to Accept Inequality and Move OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | IPS

    This new rationalization comes from an unlikely source, a sober and thoughtful just-published book from a distinguished historian and classicist, Stanford's Walter Scheidel. In The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century , Scheidel builds upon his considerable academic expertise on the ancient world and explores how and when societies have actually become less unequal.

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  20. Study: Same-sex marriage linked to fewer youth suicide attemptsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Toledo Blade

    People gather in Lafayette Park in 2015 to see the White House illuminated with rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington WASHINGTON - Suicide, after fatal injuries and homicides, is the most frequent cause of death for U.S. citizens between the ages of 15 and 24. Certain young Americans, in particular, are at increased risk of dying by suicide. Gay, lesbian and bisexual youth attempt to take their lives at a rate four times higher than heterosexual teenagers, according to the Trevor Project, a nonprofit that offers a national hotline and other suicide prevention efforts for young LGBT people.

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