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Promising Malaria Drug on the Horizon

Around the world, malaria, transmitted by mosquitoes, is the most significant parasitic disease of humans and claims the lives of more children worldwide than any

Did Lou Gehrig have Lou Gerhig's?

Because his body was cremated, we may never know if Lou Gehrig actually had the disease that was eventually named after him; he could have ...
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Sleep Disorder Linked to Parkinson's

Historically, movement disorders have been a puzzle to physicians and psychologists alike.  They are defined as “movement disorders that cannot be explained by organic damage ...
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Scientists Find Culprits that Cause Celiac Disease

Scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Victoria, Australia believe they have discovered the precise cause of Celiac disease.The Mayo Clinic describes Celiac ...
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Less is More When Restraining Calories Boosts Immunity

By Rosalie Marion Bliss Scientists funded by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) found that volunteers who followed a low-calorie diet or a very low-calorie diet not only lost weight, ...
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Link Found Between Obesity Gene and Alzheimer's

There have been several groundbreaking studies recently that may have a direct impact on treating Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, all presented at the ...
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Tea and Physical Activity Reduce Dementia Risk

Although there is still a lot of mystery surrounding Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, three new studies are shedding a little more light on ...
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Malaria Drug not Recommended for Leg Cramps

After following data reported to its adverse event reporting program from 2005-2008, the Food and Drug Administration has determined that a drug approved for treating ...
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Park Closed due to Infected Squirrel

The Los Alamos campground in the Angeles National Forest in California has been closed, due to the discovery of a squirrel that tested positive for ...
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Vets in MO may be at Risk for Hepatitis, HIV

The John Cochran Division of the St. Louis Veterans Affairs Program has announced that 1,800 vets may have been exposed to Hepatitis B and C, ...
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