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Lab model reveals the formation of new blood vessels

To provide sufficient oxygen to tissues and organs within the body, blood vessels need to sprout new offshoots to form a widespread blood supply network, much like the trunk, branches, and twigs of a tree.
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Antimicrobial resistance and foodborne diseases pay no heed to national frontiers

The project is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to the tune of seven million euros will run for five years and will be implemented in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Live from D.C.: A look ahead at health policy in 2019

The 2020 presidential campaign has begun and health is a big part of it, with Democratic candidates pledging their support for "Medicare-for-all" and many of its variations.
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Researchers identify regulatory mechanism underlying obesity

Obesity − as research in the past decade has shown − is first and foremost a brain disease. Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München, partners in the German Center for Diabetes Research, have now discovered a molecular switch that controls the function of satiety neurons and therefore body weight. The findings were published in the journal 'Nature Metabolism'.
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Canbiola announces launch of revolutionary Sustained Acoustic Medicine wellness solution

Canbiola, Inc. a developer, manufacturer and seller of a variety of Cannabidiol based products such as oils, creams, moisturizers, chews, isolate, gel caps, concentrate and water, announced today the launch and availability of a revolutionary Sustained Acoustic Medicine wellness solution.
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Gut immune cells could be responsible for metabolism changes finds study

A new study has shown that the immune cells within the gut could be related to the rate of metabolism. The results of the new study titled, “Gut intraepithelial T cells calibrate metabolism and accelerate cardiovascular disease,” are published in the latest issue of the journal Nature.
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Scientists turn brain waves into speech using AI

Scientists have figured out how to translate brain waves into speech using Artificial Intelligence (AI). The results of this latest breakthrough were published in the latest issue of Scientific Reports.
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Vaping twice as good as gum for quitting smoking finds study

A new study has revealed that using e-cigarettes are twice as effective as chewing nicotine containing gum or using nicotine skin patches in quitting smoking. The results of the study were published in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
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Senior Living: How to choose cooking oils that are heart healthy

By Emily Burritt, MS, RD, CNSC Contributing writer In honor of February’s American Heart Month, let’s discuss how to choose cooking oils that are heart healthy. The type of fat we eat impacts our blood cholesterol levels and risk of developing heart disease. Cooking with heart healthy fat is very important for heart health. The type of fat we eat impacts our blood cholesterol levels and risk of developing heart disease. Eating plant-based oils (i.e. unsaturated fats) lowers blood cholesterol and...
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California could insure many more people – but it will come at a price

By Michael Finch II and Sammy Caiola, The USC Center for Health Journalism Collaborative State lawmakers are expected to receive a first look Friday at the costs tied to an ambitious plan to provide health insurance for more California residents. The report represents California’s response to the Trump administration’s retreat on the Affordable Care Act, analyzing how to provide more generous consumer subsidies to pay for costly health insurance, subsidies for insurance companies and a state pen...
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Advice on stomach/gut issue

I'm back......got some great advice on the natural BP question, thought I'd try another. Some wise alternative medicine people on here :-) Hope it helps others, not only me. So I've had a mystery going on for a few years, started with loose bowels.....Family Dr suggested trying a Gluten free diet and it helped....somewhat and for a while. I still eat GF because I like it and it's healthier. But I have been GF now for a couple months and have the exact same problems.... Then a year ago the sto...
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Kentucky delays start time for some new Medicaid rules

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State officials in Kentucky have delayed the start of some new eligibility rules for a portion of its Medicaid population. Kentucky is one of 36 states to expand its Medicaid program under former President Barack Obama’s health care law to cover more people. President Donald Trump’s administration gave Kentucky permission to […]
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“P” stands for physician

Medical practice in England in the 1500s was poorly regulated, and there was no way to distinguish between various medical practitioners. A small group of distinguished physicians petitioned King Henry VIII to form a College to grant licenses to those qualified to practice medicine and to penalize charlatans. King Henry VIII thus granted a royal […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Working out regularly boosts appetite for healthier foods, new research suggests

The study examined the dietary choices of students who were asked to begin regular workouts over a 15-week period.Although students were asked not to significantly change their diets, most began choosing healthier foods.Interestingly, the types of foods they chose seemed to be associated with the intensity and lengths of their workouts. None Many people want a healthier lifestyle, but working toward one can seem daunting because it usually involves simultaneously changing two sets of habits: die...
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Lawsuit: Opioid maker considered move into addiction drugs

BOSTON (AP) — Newly public court documents allege that the company behind OxyContin considered selling anti-addiction drugs even as its powerful prescription painkillers were being blamed for helping spark a national opioid crisis. On Thursday, the state attorney general’s office in Massachusetts made public its full allegations against Purdue Pharma, some of the company’s executives […]
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Americans take girls' pain less seriously than that of boys

Our long-held notions of boys as being more stoic and girls as being more expressive may lead Americans to overrate the severity of male physical pain.
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Americans take girls' pain less seriously than that of boys, study finds

Our long-held notions of boys as being more stoic and girls as being more expressive may lead Americans to overrate the severity of male physical pain.
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Statins benefit all ages including the elderly, study says

A new study reverses current thinking on giving statins to people over 75, finding the cholesterol-lowering drugs benefit all ages with minimal risk.
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Will tech companies change the way we manage our health?

Cyrus Radfar Contributor Cyrus Radfar is the founding partner at V1 Worldwide. More posts by this contributor Amazon isn’t to blame for the Postal Service’s woes, but it will need to innovate to survive Dear United: Autonomous cars will pull you out of your seat As of September 2018, the top 10 tech companies in the U.S. had spent a total of $4.7 billion on healthcare acquisitions since 2012. The number of healthcare deals undertak...
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How to Talk to a Friend Struggling With Their Mental Health

When a friend is trying to open up to you about their depression, anxiety, or other mental health issue, it can be hard to know how to respond. We’ve come a long way, but there is still considerable stigma to admitting that you’re coping with mental health issues. If your friend is talking to you at all, they’re…Read more...
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Does alkaline water live up to the hype?

Everyone knows that drinking water is good for you, but could there be a way to make it even better?
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A Therapist Reveals the Surprising Truth about Older Men Marrying Younger Women

Aspen Colorado is a playground for many billionaires and celebrities. Also, the surrounding towns are full of “young for their age” fit and attractive mountain men. And so, as a therapist in the area, I have counseled a large number of heterosexual couples with a significant age gap between them. There are always exceptions to any rule, but a clear pattern has emerged over my many years in practice that has truly surprised me. I am not proud to say that years ago I had a strong stereotype in...
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The Importance of Personal Hygiene for Healthy Living

A lot of people overlook the importance of personal hygiene which can be a huge mistake. You see, we interact with different organisms on a daily basis, exposing us to a wide range of infectious or communicable diseases. In 2016, 3 infectious diseases have been included in the top ten causes of death worldwide They are diarrheal diseases, lower respiratory diseases, and tuberculosis. Failure to look after yourself and your hygiene can increase your risk of developing any of the conditions above....
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Internet Access and Hypertension Management Among the Elderly Population: A Nationally Representative Cross-Sectional Survey in China

Background: Hypertension is a rapidly growing epidemic in China. Yet, it remains inadequately controlled, especially in rural areas. The internet has shown potential for better health management in different settings; however, few studies have investigated its role in hypertension management in China. Objective: This study aims to examine the association between internet access and hypertension awareness, treatment, and control among elderly Chinese adults and to investigate whether the associat...
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We need disagreeable people to fix our dishonest institutions

Eric Weinstein is a mathematician, economist and managing director of Thiel Capital.In a recent interview with Rebel Wisdom, Weinstein spoke about the origins of the Intellectual Dark Web, and his theory of how our institutions are plagued by an "embedded growth obligation."Disagreeable people, Weinstein says, could help institutions correct themselves. None We are living in a fever dream from which we cannot wake up, and it is because we cannot figure out whom to trust, says Eric Weinstein, a m...
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Why medical students should develop and increase self-awareness

The most important piece of advice I can give to incoming medical students is to be vigilant about how you are feeling day-to-day and to be aware of your actions. As is often said, our personalities, the distinctive makeup that makes us who we are, are set in stone. If you are a mindful person, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Kentucky attorney general warns abortion bill is unlawful

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general says a bill moving through the Republican-controlled legislature to outlaw abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat is unconstitutional. Attorney General Andy Beshear, who is running for governor, sent a letter to legislative leaders saying the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled at least eight times that […]
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Is An ‘Unhealthy’ Lawyer An Unethical Lawyer?

Let’s be clear. The mere fact of struggling with a mental health issue does NOT, in itself, make a lawyer 'unethical.' 
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I Don’t Want to Be Alive But I Don’t Want to Die

It’s so weird. I don’t see anything exciting about living anymore. I feel like something is missing? I just can’t get excited over anything anymore. Someone wants to pay me 20 dollars for a bad drawing? Great. I’m actually doing well in school? Fantastic. I have a whole weekend to do whatever I want? Awesome. I usually enjoy the little things in life. Now I can’t even enjoy my hobbies. I don’t know what’s wrong with me. Scarily enough I wouldn’t mind dying as long as it is quick and painless. He...
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Study: Many small kids in US are using too much toothpaste

NEW YORK (AP) — Too many young kids are using too much toothpaste, increasing their risk of streaky or splotchy teeth when they get older, according to a government survey released Thursday. About 40 percent of kids ages 3 to 6 used a brush that was full or half-full of toothpaste, even though experts recommend […]
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