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First Chikungunya case acquired in the United States reported in Florida

Press Release For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 17, 2014Contact: CDC Media Relations (404) 639-3286 First Chikungunya case acquired in the United States reported in FloridaSeven months after the mosquito-borne virus

One third of cancer patients are killed by a 'fat-burning' process termed 'cachexia'

Contact: Nuria Noriegannoriega@cnio.esCentro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO)  One third of cancer patients are killed by a 'fat-burning' process termed 'cachexia'  VIDEO: One third of cancer patients are ...
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Kidney stones linked to cardiovascular disease

Friday July 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in American Journal of Kidney Diseases suggests that the formation of kidney stones in a person indicates ...
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Sexually transmitted diseases may raise prostate cancer risk

Thursday July 10, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new systemic review suggests that men who have contracted any sexually transmitted disease in lifetime would have to ...
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Melasma: Tips To Make It Less Noticeable

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (July 8, 2014) – Melasma is a common skin problem that causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face. More likely to affect women and ...
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NIH study finds extreme obesity may shorten life expectancy up to 14 years

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIH News National Cancer Institute (NCI) <http://www.cancer.gov/> Embargoed for Release: Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 2 p.m. EDT CONTACT: ...
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Diabetes mellitus linked to Alzheimer's disease

Wuesday July 8, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- In the Jan 2014 issue of PLOS One, Taiwanese scientists published a study suggesting that diabetes mellitus predicts the ...
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Insulin-like growth factor–1 new risk factor for Alzheimer's disease?

Sunday July 6, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Insulin-like growth factor–1 (IGF-1) may have something to do with Alzheimer's disease.  According to a new study, evidence shows ...
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WSU researchers rule out leading hypothesis for miscarriages, birth defects

Contacts: Terry Hassold, professor, Washington State University Center for Reproductive Biology, 509-335-4953, terryhassold@wsu.edu Ross Rowsey, graduate student, WSU School of Molecular Biosciences, 509-335-4932, rrowsey@wsu.edu   PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington ...
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Hyperthermia: too hot for your health

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIH News National Institute on Aging (NIA) hhttp://www.nia.nih.gov/ For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, July 2, 2014T CONTACT: Kim Calvin ...
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