Medicine Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Sleep-Dementia Link Found When Sleeping 9-Plus HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    Too much sleep has been linked to dementia, according to a new study that suggests snoozing for nine hours or more each night could double the risk. Those who slept longer than nine hours each night for 10 years had twice the risk of developing dementia as compared to those who slept less, said the study from Boston University School of Medicine researchers which was published in the science journal Neurology.

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  2. 10 portions of fruits, veggies daily may cut premature deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    London: Intake of 10 portions or 800 grammes of fruit and vegetables a day may potentially prevent approximately 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide every year, say researchers. The results, published in the journal International Journal of Epidemiology, revealed that eating up to 800g fruit and vegetables a day - or 10 portions - was associated with a 24 percent reduced risk of heart disease, a 33 per cent reduced risk of stroke, a 28 per cent reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, a 13 per cent reduced risk of total cancer, and a 31 per cent reduction in dying prematurely.

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  3. Teachers Are Heroes: Patrick McConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC2 Maryland

    Have trouble remembering the six prominent elements of the human body? Just think of SPONCH, says science teacher Patrick McConnell. SPONCH stands for sulfur, phosphorus, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon and hydrogen.

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  4. What is VX nerve agent, and what could North Korea do with it?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | GantDaily.com

    VX, the nerve agent said by Malaysian police to have killled Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, is a highly toxic substance that can lead to death within minutes. Nerve agents are the most toxic and fast-acting substances known in chemical warfare and, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , VX is the most potent of all of them, including Sarin, which was developed in Germany in 1938 as a pesticide.

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  5. Swedish politician: officials should have sex in lunchbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    A politician in northern Sweden wants to list sex as an officially approved activity for civil servants during their daily paid lunchbreak. Per-Erik Muskos of the city council of Overtornea on the Arctic Circle says he made "a serious and formal" proposal Monday to add sex to the list of acceptable activities, which also include going to the gym or getting a massage, as well as eating.

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  6. Optimum Performance: NFL Combine testing might need an upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    Along with the post combine college workouts, how these 300 athletes perform during the medical screenings and assessments, as well as, the psychological and physical performance tests, will help to determine not only each athlete's draft position, but also his agent's ability to increase the player's net worth. Having had a pre-Katrina, ten-year, successful NFL draft preparation program, I can attest to this fact first hand.

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  7. Face of Defense: Navy Corpsman Steps Closer to Life's GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    And, although it's a loss to the center, it's a gain for the U.S. Navy's Nurse Corps. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sutarto Soeng, a hospital corpsman, poses for photo at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Va., Feb. 10, 2017.

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  8. Shock Wave Therapy for AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Herald Gazette

    Horse & Hound Veterinary Services offers shock wave therapy for dogs and horses. We use the Versatron PulseVet unit that delivers high energy, focused shock waves to customizable depths to aide in the healing of muscle, ligament, tendon and bone injuries.

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  9. Quick Strikes: Bolts not as hot as the FlamesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Raw Charge

    In the words of Saima: "Even after a tough loss, Brayden Point went out of his way to support the Girl Scouts." The AHL race to the playoffs is heating up.

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  10. Equine Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Herald Gazette

    Horse & Hound Veterinary Services has an in-house blood test to screen horses and ponies for Lyme disease and Anaplasmosis - 2 distinct tick-transferred diseases. This test is very simple and only requires a tiny sample of blood and 8 minutes of your time for the results! You will know if your horse has had any exposure to these 2 diseases before we leave your farm.

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  11. Canine Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Herald Gazette

    Horse & Hound Veterinary Services has an in-house blood test to screen dogs for Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis, and Ehrlichiosis - 3 distinct tick-transferred diseases. This test is very simple and only requires a tiny sample of blood and 8 minutes of your time for the results! You will know if your dog has any of these 3 diseases before leaving our clinic.

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  12. Analysts Set $3.25 Price Target for Renesola Ltd.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IntersportsWire

    Shares of Renesola Ltd. have earned an average broker rating score of 5.00 from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong sell rating.

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  13. Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (ONCE) Issues FY16 Earnings GuidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IntersportsWire

    Spark Therapeutics, Inc. issued an update on its FY16 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of -$4.29 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of .

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  14. Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH) Sees Strong Trading Volume Following Analyst UpgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IntersportsWire

    Community Health Systems, Inc. shares saw strong trading volume on Wednesday after Robert W. Baird upgraded the stock from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Robert W. Baird now has a $9.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $5.00.

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  15. LifePoint Health, Inc. (LPNT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IntersportsWire

    According to Zacks, "LifePoint Health's earnings per share of $1.09 outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 1.9% but dipped 1.8% year over year, due to an anticipated decrease in electronic health record incentive income and higher depreciation and interest expense associated with the company's recent acquisitions. LifePoint Health faces a number of headwinds with respect to the possibility of Trump repealing ObamaCare, increasing bad debts, expenses rising faster than revenue growth.

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  16. Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) to Release Earnings on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IntersportsWire

    Universal Health Services, Inc. is scheduled to be releasing its Q416 earnings data on Tuesday, February 28th. Analysts expect Universal Health Services to post earnings of $1.81 per share and revenue of $2.47 billion for the quarter.

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  17. Life expectancy will jump over the next two decades in much of the world - but not the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Post

    According to a new Lancet study, life expectancy will jump across much of the industrialized world in the next two decades. By 2030, women in South Korea can expect to live to 90, up from 84 in 2010.

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  18. FMC Corp (FMC) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IntersportsWire

    According to Zacks, "FMC Corp. swung to a profit on a reported basis in fourth-quarter 2016. However, its adjusted earnings and sales trailed the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate.

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  19. UI gets $1.8 million from CDC to study bug-borne diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The News-Gazette

    ... be for vector-borne diseases," said Marilyn O'Hara Ruiz, a pathobiology professor at the UI College of Veterinary Medicine. The UI got a $1.8 million share of the grant money from the CDC that establishes an Upper Midwestern Center of Excellence in ...

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  20. Wright Medical Group Inc (WMGI) Shares Gap Up on Earnings BeatRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IntersportsWire

    Wright Medical Group Inc shares gapped up before the market opened on Wednesday following a better than expected earnings announcement. The stock had previously closed at $25.47, but opened at $26.86.

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