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115000 immigrants to lose health coverage by Sept. 30 because of lack of

115000 immigrants to lose health coverage by Sept. 30 because of lack of … Federal health officials said Monday that more than 100,000 immigrants who bought health-care plans through the federal insurance exchange will have their coverage cut off at the end of the month, because they failed to provide proof by the Sept. 5 […]

Woman of 24 found to have no cerebellum in her brain

Woman of 24 found to have no cerebellum in her brain Doctors did a CAT scan and immediately identified the source of the problem – her entire cerebellum was missing (see scan, below left). The space where it should be was empty of tissue. Instead it was filled with cerebrospinal fluid, which cushions the … […]

Ask a doctor: At my last colonoscopy, I was told I have diverticulosis. What

Ask a doctor: At my last colonoscopy, I was told I have diverticulosis. What … A: Diverticulosis is a common condition characterized by small out-pouchings, or diverticula, in the colon. The segment of colon in the left, lower abdomen is most frequently affected. A diet low in fiber and high in red meat, refined flours […]

Raleigh Ophthalmologist Offers LASIK Surgery Discount for Teachers, Police

Raleigh Ophthalmologist Offers LASIK Surgery Discount for Teachers, Police … Raleigh, NC — (ReleaseWire) — 09/12/2014 — Do you work in the public safety or education industry and are considering LASIK eye surgery? Raleigh ophthalmology practice, Triangle Eye Physicians, PA, is excited to offer discounted pricing for the … Full News here – Read more […]

Auxilium's Board Rejects Takeover Approach From Endo

Auxilium's Board Rejects Takeover Approach From Endo It has a licensing agreement to produce Stendra, an oral treatment for erectile dysfunction. The company posted revenue of $ 400.7 million in 2013 and had about 655 employees. QLT, based in Vancouver, is a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused … Full News here – Read more on New York […]

Health Law Has Caveat on Renewal of Coverage

22 September 2014

Health Law Has Caveat on Renewal of Coverage WASHINGTON — Millions of consumers will soon receive notices from health insurance companies stating that their coverage is being automatically renewed for 2015, along with the financial assistance they received this year from the federal government. Full News here – Read more on New York Times

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Study shows one dose of antidepressants changes the brain

22 September 2014

Study shows one dose of antidepressants changes the brain … published this week in the Cell Press journal Current Biology — researchers gave 22 volunteer patients, who had never suffered from depression, a single dose of a common SSRI called escitalopram, a generic drug first sold under the brand-name Lexapro. Full News here – Read […]

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Contrast-enhanced CT scan safe for most patients

22 September 2014

Contrast-enhanced CT scan safe for most patients OAK BROOK, Ill. – According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography (CT) images can be safely used in most patients. The study appears online in the journal … Full News here – Read more on EurekAlert (press release)

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Asthma action plan advice

22 September 2014

Asthma action plan advice Children are 39 percent more likely to have an asthma attack than adults and the condition is the third-leading cause of hospitalizations for those under age 15, according to the American Lung Association of the Northeast. The organization recommended … Full News here – Read more on Buffalo News

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Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetes

22 September 2014

Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetes To gain some preliminary information on people, the researchers turned to 381 non-diabetic volunteers who filled out a questionnaire that estimated their consumption of artificial sweeteners. Forty participants who had the most showed evidence of … Full News here – Read more on 13abc Action News

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One in Three Americans has Pre-Diabetes; Are you at Risk?

22 September 2014

One in Three Americans has Pre-Diabetes; Are you at Risk? UNION COUNTY – Currently, one in three Americans (79 million people) has pre-diabetes, a condition in which a person's blood glucose is elevated, but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. Only 11 percent of those with pre-diabetes know they have it. Full News here […]

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Don't Fear the Colonoscopy

22 September 2014

Don't Fear the Colonoscopy Don't Fear the Colonoscopy. September 8, 2014 4:00 AM. Share; Comment. Does the idea of having a colonscopy leave you with a feeling of dread? Find out just how important this diagnostic test is to pinpointing early signs of colon cancer. Full News here – Read more on Boston.com

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Lundbeck launches Brintellix in first EU market

22 September 2014

Lundbeck launches Brintellix in first EU market The first EU launch of Brintellix is another important step for the Danish company as it recovers from the loss of patent protection for its antidepressant Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate), a former blockbuster that succumbed to generic competition in … Full News here – Read more on PMLiVE

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Knee pain ,arthritis and Injured Cartilage – Everything You Need To Know – Dr. Nabil Ebraheim, M.D. – Medical Informer Video

21 September 2014

knee arthritis knee pain .Educational animation video dealing with knee arthritis and explaining the difficulty the physician encounters during the treatment… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Vital Services For Diagnosed

21 September 2014

Texas Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Vital Services For Diagnosed … 1. Make certain every diagnosed victim of mesothelioma in Texas, or their family members are actually talking to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers, as opposed to a cable TV mesothelioma marketing law firm. 2. Make certain … Full News here – Read […]

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Statins May Protect against Microvascular Complications of Diabetes

21 September 2014

Statins May Protect against Microvascular Complications of Diabetes It is known that statins effectively reduce the risks of heart attack and stroke in people with type 2 diabetes by cholesterol lowering, but it is not known whether statin use affects the development of small blood vessel complications, such as eye … Full News here – […]

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Aspirin may block breast cancer spread

21 September 2014

Aspirin may block breast cancer spread Irish researchers have discovered that women who had been prescribed aspirin regularly before being diagnosed with breast cancer are less likely to have cancer that spreads to the lymph nodes than women who were not on prescription aspirin. Full News here – Read more on Irish Medical Times

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Sonoma community supports student in fight against cancer

21 September 2014

Sonoma community supports student in fight against cancer The community has stepped up to support the Seelye family as Mike battles cancer. The principal of Sonoma Valley High School along with the entire football team shaved their heads in support of Mike. Meanwhile, a fundraising page on gofundme was … Full News here – Read more […]

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Atlanta Laser Eye Surgery Center, The Atlanta Vision Institute, Hires LASIK

21 September 2014

Atlanta Laser Eye Surgery Center, The Atlanta Vision Institute, Hires LASIK … The Atlanta Vision Institute hired Melissa Smith, of Lawrenceville, GA, as a LASIK Coordinator for their offices in Atlanta and Johns Creek. Smith's primary responsibility will be to facilitate the LASIK consultation process for all patients. She will … Full News here – […]

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Study Shows Sexual Dysfunction Common in Nigeria

21 September 2014

Study Shows Sexual Dysfunction Common in Nigeria A study of the prevalence and pattern of sexual dysfunction among 212 patients attending a general hospital in Benin City showed that 36.3 per cent had female excitement dysfunction, while 35.3 per cent had female orgasmic dysfunction. The study also … Full News here – Read more on AllAfrica.com

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