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THONYOR, South Sudan (Reuters) - Like thousands of other South Sudanese families caught up in famine, Sara Dit and her 10 children are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the riv
A potentially life-saving treatment for sepsis has been under our noses for decades in the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) most people have in their medicine cabinets, a new study sugge
Should more hospitals be led by physicians?
Aging is a complex process that involves multiple metabolic and regulatory pathways. Previous studies have identified hundreds of genes whose deletion can significantly increase lifespan in model orga
Long discouraged, for-profit medical education has established a renewed foothold in the US, leading a trio of Brown University scholars to examine in JAMA what that rise could mean.
A bioinformatics study identifies genetic variants with differing effects on risk of rheumatoid arthritis and schizophrenia.
Many recent reports have found multidrug resistant bacteria living in hospital sink drainpipes, putting them in close proximity to vulnerable patients. But how the bacteria find their way out of the d
With so many people touting the benefits of yoga, you have to wonder whether it’s deserving of its reputation as a cure-all for just about everything. From claims of relieving the aches and
More than 670 rural hospitals are at risk for closure and that could worsen if Republicans scale back the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved another option to treat obesity: a grapefruit-size gastric balloon that takes up as much as half the volume of the stomach.
Aging is a complex process that involves multiple metabolic and regulatory pathways. Previous studies have identified hundreds of genes whose deletion can significantly increase lifespan in model orga
Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. citizens gets food poisoning every year, but very few report it. Twitter communications between the public and the proper government authorities could improve foodborne illness repo
The high level of genetic diversity between individual tumors suggests that if it were to be developed, a broad cancer vaccine would be unlikely to work for more than 0.3 percent of the population, ac
A small study in 16 people suggests that deep brain stimulation is safe and might help improve mood, anxiety and well-being, while increasing weight.
Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have pain modulation patterns that might help lower their risk of developing chronic pain, reports a study.
Scientists have devised a novel DNA vaccine approach through molecular design to improve the immune responses elicited against one of the most important cancer antigen targets.
A bioinformatics study identifies genetic variants with differing effects on risk of rheumatoid arthritis and schizophrenia.
Many recent reports have found multidrug resistant bacteria living in hospital sink drainpipes, putting them in close proximity to vulnerable patients. But how the bacteria find their way out of the d
Cutting-edge research and development can help solve some of the challenges associated with drug delivery, say researchers.
Second Opinion is a vital dose of the week's news in health and medicine from reporter Kelly Crowe and CBC Health.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals is expected to earn $1.24/share on $2.35 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $1.27. The Whisper number is the Street's unofficial view on earnings.
The responsibility of caring for sick patients in busy hospitals can cause stress that leads to burnout and depression among doctors, but training ad
Delays in treatment are forcing transgender patients to get help from private doctors.
A quarter of all patients smoke and Public Health England wants to help them quit their habit.
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A study demonstrates that the cholesterol present in cell membranes can interfere with the function of an important brain membrane protein, through a previously unknown mode of interaction. Specifical
More than 8,400 radiology exams are being reviewed after inconsistencies were found in the reading and reporting of medical images at a Terrace hospital. The Northern Health authority s
The last Neanderthal died 40,000 years ago, but much of their genome lives on, in bits and pieces, through modern humans. The impact of Neanderthals' genetic contribution has been uncertain. Researche
Wastewater from oil and gas operations -- including fracking for shale gas -- at a West Virginia site altered microbes downstream, according to a new study. The study showed that wastewater releases,
A group of researchers have developed a new methodology that uses nuclear magnetic resonance to study the metabolism. It is a tool that makes it possible to monitor metabolic fluxes and, in just 10 mi
New research has resolved a 195-year old confusion regarding relationships between the species of Asian Horned Frogs, an enigmatic group of frogs often with horn-like projections over their eyes. Usin
More than 8,400 radiology exams are being reviewed after inconsistencies were found in the reading and reporting of medical images at a Terrace hospital. The Northern Health authority s
Florida avocados bring a $100 million-a-year impact to Florida’s economy, economists say. They grow almost entirely in southern Miami-Dade County, but growers have battled the laurel wilt fungus, whic
Many ischemic stroke patients do not get tPA, which can decrease their chances for recovery. Blacks, Hispanics, women and 'Stroke Belters' are less likely to get tPA. Patients treated in large, urban
Eating fish and seafood with higher levels of mercury may be linked to a higher risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a preliminary study. However, fish and seafood consumption as
Researchers say their new study represents hope for a complication considered incurable and deadly.
New research suggests too much working out can have a negative effect on the male libido.
It has long been thought that each copy of our DNA instructions -- one inherited from mom and one from dad -- is treated the same. A new study shows that it is not uncommon for cells in the brain to p
Fewer opioid deaths, lower drug cartel and gang activity, growing state taxes and employment- what happens when cannabis is legalized and regulated
We all do it; we all need it -- humans and animals alike. Neuroscientists have been studying Mexican cavefish to provide insight into the evolutionary mechanisms regulating sleep loss and the relation
Every cell in our body contains the complete DNA library. So-called methyl groups regulate that in body tissues only the genetic information is expressed that is indeed needed in this tissue. Now, for
A fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.
Despite living in strong and supportive families for over 20 years, many children exposed to severe early deprivation in Romanian institutions aged 0-3 experience a range of mental health problems in
A weight loss drug has reduced the risk of type 2 diabetes by 80 per cent compared to placebo, report investigators.
Our tax system is a mess. High taxes put us at a comparative disadvantage to our international competitors. We must nullify the advantage we gave them by imposing punitive border taxes.
If you were not nominated for an Oscar this year, here's what you'll be missing...
Republican governors want to reverse what they consider an incentive not to work, but critics say putting employment before health care is backward.
The human whipworm, which infects 500 million people and can damage physical and mental growth, is killed at egg and adult stage by a new drug class.
MIT researchers find that sneeze droplets spread farther than previously thought — aided by a swirling puff cloud             
Public health officials in Toronto are concerned an effective anti-HIV drug known as PrEP could give users a false sense of invincibility and make th
Healthcare is a human right. No one should be denied the opportunity to see a doctor because of how much money is in their pocket or where they live. Our loved ones shouldn’t die from easily
A hospital-wide communication training program, outlining best practices for doctors to follow in interactions with patients, improved patients' perception of doctor communication by 9 percent, accord
The cerebellum, contrary to what was thought, fulfils functions that go beyond the motor sphere and can be co-responsible for the brain alterations associated with addictive consumption of drugs, rese
Bioengineers have developed a new tool to identify RNA-DNA interactions. The tool can provide a full account of all the RNA molecules that interact with a segment of DNA, as well as the locations of a
Between 1990 and 2000, the average distance from any point in the United States to the nearest forest increased by 14 percent, a new study shows. The distance can present challenges for wildlife and h
Researchers screened 10,000 colonies of bacteria found on the epidermis to determine how many had antimicrobial properties and at what rate these are found on healthy and non-healthy skin. In a new pa
The mystery that is the origin of flowering plants has been partially solved thanks to a team of scientists. Their discovery sheds light on a question that much intrigued Darwin: the appearance of a s
ABC News' Diane Macedo reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
It was Tuesday morning at the Plaza del Sol in San Pancho, Mexico and a three-piece band was playing while tourists and locals wandered in and out of vendor stalls at the weekly farmer’s market.
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