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Sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s disease

A new study has revealed that people with obstructive sleep apnoea or those who snore at night are more at risk of dementias and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Self-Preservation: How to Work with a Narcissist

You're reading Self-Preservation: How to Work with a Narcissist, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Working with a narcissist is very difficult and given that we are living through a narcissistic epidemic, you probably work alongside one. If you let the behaviour of a full-blown narcissist get to you, it can wear you down, ruin your working life and impact on your mental well-being...
Tags: Psychology, Career, Featured, Happiness, Communication, Workplace Culture, Career Development, Portsmouth, Annie, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Workplace Happiness, Productivity Tips, NPD, Narcissist, Self Preservation


Chemicals at home responsible for decreased fertility in men and dogs

A new study has found that chemical and environmental contaminants at home and diet could be responsible for decreasing fertility of the men and the domestic pet dogs living in the house. The results of the new study were published in the latest issue of the journal Scientific Reports.
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This time when my water breaks, take me to a hospital without surprise bills

When it comes to having a baby, that bundle of joy may bring an unexpected price tag that can affect parents' future health care choices.
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‘London Patient’ Appears to Become the Second Person Ever Cured of AIDS

The man, who had a bone marrow transplant in 2016 and stopped taking antiretroviral drugs 18 months ago, shows no signs of the infection
Tags: Health, London, News, Uncategorized, Hiv/aids, Overnight, Onetime


HIV is reported cured in a second patient, a milestone in the global AIDS epidemic

Scientists have long tried to duplicate the procedure that led to the first long-term remission 12 years ago for Seattle-born Timothy Ray Brown.
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California sues to stop new abortion obstacles by Trump administration

Twenty other states plan to sue separately against Trump’s effort to block a rule that would shift funding to faith-based groupsCalifornia and 20 other Democratic-led states announced they were challenging the Trump administration’s effort to set up obstacles for women seeking abortions, including barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers.California attorney general Xavier Becerra said Monday that the state filed its own federal lawsuit in San...
Tags: Health, California, Women, San Francisco, US news, US politics, Abortion, Trump, Xavier Becerra, Trump Administration, US Health and Human Services Department Opponents


Apple, PC, HD, DM: No, we’re talking about health care

I was in the hospital when I heard the word “apple.”  Without hesitating, I reached into my pocket to see if I had my phone.  But the person speaking was referring to the fruit, not the product.  This got me thinking: “Has technology and our products now become more important than our health?” Technology surrounds […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Tech, Diabetes, Mobile Health, Cardiology, PA NP, CRNA


Tests on London patient offer hope of HIV 'cure'

Man becomes second person in world to be cleared of virus after stem cell donationA man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of HIV after he received a bone marrow transplant from a virus-resistant donor, his doctors said.Almost three years after receiving bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resists HIV infection – and more than 18 months after he came off antiretroviral drugs – highly sensitive tests still show no trace of the ma...
Tags: Health, Science, London, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Britain, Aids and HIV


London patient becomes second adult to be cleared of HIV

Tests show no trace of man’s previous infection after stem cells donation A man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of HIV after he received a bone marrow transplant from a virus-resistant donor, his doctors said.Almost three years after receiving bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resists HIV infection – and more than 18 months after he came off antiretroviral drugs – highly sensitive tests still show no trace of the man’s prev...
Tags: Health, Science, London, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Britain, Aids and HIV


London patient becomes second man to be cleared of Aids virus

Tests show no trace of the man’s previous HIV infection after stem cells donation A man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV-resistant donor, his doctors said.Almost three years after receiving bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resists HIV infection – and more than 18 months after he came off antiretroviral drugs – highly sensitive tests still show no trace of t...
Tags: Health, Science, London, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Britain, Aids and HIV


Cocaine, meth on rise in Pennsylvania’s early warning areas

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Methamphetamine and cocaine use are on the rise in Pennsylvania while prescription drug and heroin deaths are leveling off in some areas, data that appears to reflect nationwide trends. Jennifer Smith, secretary for Pennsylvania’s Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, told a state Senate committee Monday that the state is seeing […]
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A Good Sample Size - to disprove vaccines 'cause' autism...

...unless one is wedded to anti-vaxx dogma.* "A new study of more than half a million children has found no link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination and autism. "The Danish study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine journal today, looked at all children born in the country between 1999 and 2010. The children were followed through to the end of August 2013. "It found the MMR vaccine did not increase the risk of autism, even in children with other autism risk factors or in ...
Tags: Health, MMR, Weapon, Copenhagen, Fitness and First Aid, Statens Serum Institut, Annals of Internal Medicine


Women call ambulances for their men but not for themselves finds study

The Polish Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes (PL-ACS) presented two studies this week at the Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress.
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No link between autism and MMR, affirms major study

Danish research again dispels link with vaccine at a time of surging measles cases globallyThe measles, mumps and rubella vaccine does not cause autism, according to a major study carried out in an attempt to reassure growing numbers of vaccination-doubters, as measles outbreaks surge.Doubts about MMR were sown by the gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield, who hypothesised in 1998 that it was linked to autism. The symptoms of the condition often begin to manifest at about the time the jab is given...
Tags: Health, Children, World news, Autism, MMR, Vaccines and immunisation, Andrew Wakefield


Heart attack symptoms must be kept in mind while travelling says study

A new study presented at the Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress at Malaga, Spain, warns that people should not neglect the symptoms of heart attack while travelling and the outcome of such incidences could be good with timely and early management.
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Kindness Counts: Here’s Why

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” – Dalai Lama In my opinion, there isn’t enough attention paid to the recommendation to be kind. While we may read or hear the advice to “Be kind to yourself” or “Be kind to others,” how many times do we take the words to heart and act accordingly? Kindness, research shows, has many benefits to both body and mind. It also makes the giver and receiver of the kindness feel better. A deeper dive into how and why kindness counts reveals th...
Tags: Psychology, Self-help, Dalai Lama, University Of California, Motivation And Inspiration, Social Psychology, University of Sussex, Monash University, Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Oncology Practice, NeuroImage


High-IQ people tend to choke under pressure. Here’s how to avoid that.

A recent study examined how goal-setting interacts with performance among people of varying intellectual capabilities. People with higher general mental abilities appear to perform worse when being directly measured along the lines of performance. Interestingly, these individuals' performance greatly improves when they were encouraged to simply do their best. None Smart people are more likely to choke in high-pressure situations, but interestingly this disadvantage seems to vanish when goal...
Tags: Psychology, Work, Productivity, Intelligence, Innovation, Stanford University, Carol S Dweck


Heart attack patients who are taken to heart care centres directly survive longer

A large observational study was presented at the Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. It has found that heart attack patients survive longer if they are taken to heart centres early.
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The term “elderly” must be avoided in medicine

According to Dr Javad Hekmat-Panah, a neurologist from University of Chicago, doctors may soon need to watch when they term a patient “elderly”.
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Practical Astrology - taking charge of your life. New, full colour version now available.

Regardless of whether you're new to astrology or not, do you ever stop and ask yourself what you're actually doing astrology FOR? Are you doing it for yourself? Or are you using it to help others better understand themselves and their lives? If the answer to the second question is "yes" then the answer to the first question should also be "yes". How can you begin to help someone else understand their chart/life if you've not already done some intensive work on yourself and your own chart? In m...
Tags: Psychology, Astrological Psychology, The Living Birth Chart, Joyce Hopewell, Living Birth Chart, Sun Moon


The medical school personal statement struggle

If you are in the same boat as I and aspiring to become a physician, you are likely in the process of compiling an application for medical school. If you are like me, then one of the most intimidating parts of the application process is the personal statement segment of the American Medical College Application […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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From whence does the lonliness epidemic spring?

 Photo is by Gianpaolo La Paglia and is from the March, 2019 issue of The Sun Magazine, [Author: David G. Markham]
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Growing up in nature reduces mental issues by up to 55%

A childhood spent in green spaces reduces the chance of acquiring adult mental disorders by 15% to 55%. A comprehensive study tracked the life stories of one million Danes to reach this conclusion. Humanity is moving to cities, and the report underscores the need for ample green spaces for children. None In 1950, two-thirds of us lived in rural settings, with just one-third living in cities. That balance is rapidly shifting, and experts now expect that by 2050 the numbers will be turned all th...
Tags: Children, Mental Health, Nature, Innovation, Urban Planning, Denmark, Npr, Urbanization, Green space, Public Spaces, Danes, PNAS, Aarhus University, Cognitive Science, Engemann, Jens Christian Svenning


Ethan Lindenberger's vaccine debate heads to congress

Ethan Lindenberger, 18 from Norwalk, Ohio, started rebelling against his parents, like many other teenagers. The reason behind this making news is that his parents were against vaccination and he got himself inoculated against their wishes.
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FDA chief calls out Walgreens over tobacco sales to minors

A top U.S. regulator wants to meet with Walgreens leaders to discuss whether the drugstore chain has a problem with illegal tobacco sales to minors. Scott Gottlieb of the Food and Drug Administration said Monday Walgreens is a top violator among drugstores that sell tobacco products including cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes. He says inspectors […]
Tags: Health, Business, News, Walgreens, Nation, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Scott Gottlieb


New poll: Many older adults feel lonely, especially those with health issues

One in four older adults say they feel isolated from other people at least some of the time, and one in three say they lack regular companionship, according to a new national poll.
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Researchers find how common oral bacteria accelerates growth of colon cancer

Researchers at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have determined how F. nucleatum -- a common oral bacteria often implicated in tooth decay -- accelerates the growth of colon cancer. The study was published online in the journal EMBO Reports.
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Machine learning model can achieve pathologist-level classification of lung cancer slides

Machine learning has improved dramatically in recent years and shown great promise in the field of medical image analysis.
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Recommending adults to get pneumococcal vaccine at age 50 may be effective guidance

If mitigating racial disparities in those who contract pneumococcal diseases, such as meningitis and pneumonia, is a top public health priority, then recommending that all adults get a pneumococcal vaccine at age 50 would likely be effective guidance, according to a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine analysis published today in the journal Vaccine.
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